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The Birdman

by Troon Harrison & François Thisdale

He walked the plantation fields, freely and with the owners' permission. He was an ornithologist after all, touring the Deep South of the 1850s to study the birds. But Alexander Milton Ross was no ordinary birdman....


Out of Hiding: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America (With a Foreword by Alan Gratz)

by Ruth Gruener

Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. At the end of the war, she and her parents were overjoyed to be free. But their struggles as displaced people had just begun.

In war-ravaged Europe, they...


My Survival

by Joshua M. Greene & Rena Finder

Rena Finder was only eleven when the Nazis forced her and her family -- along with all the other Jewish families -- into the ghetto in Krakow, Poland. Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and...


Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963)

by Sharon Robinson

In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns thirteen the night before George Wallace declares on national television "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" in his inauguration speech as governor...


Scholastic Reader Level 3: When I Grow Up: Benjamin Franklin

by Annmarie Anderson & Gerald Kelley

Meet one of America's Founding Fathers! These brand-new easy readers are the perfect introductory biography series for young children. Each book will feature a recognizable figure and will take the reader on...


Here Come the Girl Scouts! The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure

by Shana Corey & Hadley Hooper

The amazing, all-true story of the first Girl Scouts and their visionary founder. Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era. Prim and proper? BOSH! Dainty...


Scholastic Reader Level 3: When I Grow Up: Abraham Lincoln

by Annmarie Anderson & Gerald Kelley

Meet one of America's favorite presidents! Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He led the country through the Civil War, helped end slavery, and wore a stovepipe hat. But there's a lot...


Clara and Davie

by Patricia Polacco

From bestselling author Patricia Polacco's family tree -- the true story of young Clara Barton. Animals and flowers were Clara's best friends. She had a special way with critters and found joy in the beauty...


Profiles #4: Freedom Heroines

by Frieda Wishinsky

There are six bios in one in this full-color series! Profiles is so much more than just your typical biography series. The next book in this six-in-one, full-color bio series will focus on Civil Champions--some...


Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America's First Private Eye

by Samantha Seiple

"From Samantha Seiple, the award winning author of Ghosts in the Fog, comes the first book for young adults to tell the story of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye. Lincoln's Spymaster tells the dangerous...


Native American Heroes

by Ann Mcgovern

November is Native American Heritage month!Osceola, Cochise, and Tecumseh are three Native American heroes who fought valiantly for their land and for their people. This book is divided into three parts--each...


I Am #5: George Washington

by Grace Norwich

The inspiring tale of an American hero's journey to become the first President of the United States. Just in time for President's Day, children will be moved by Washington's revolutionary vision for our country....


Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure

by Samantha Seiple

From the author of Ghosts in the Fog comes a story that will appeal to lovers of history, adventure, and dogs.BYRD & IGLOO is the first narrative nonfiction book to tell the daring adventures of legendary polar...


Chasing Lincoln's Killer

by James L. Swanson

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives...


Caligula

by C. Suetonious Tranquillus

Caligula is a classic biographical short story by C. Suetonious Tranquillus.

A supernatural horror tale set in ancient Rome, exploring the madness, violence, and depravity of the infamous Roman emperor, Caligula....


Anna Strong

by Sarah Glenn Marsh & Sarah Green

The thrilling true story of the female spy who helped save the American Revolution

 

Anna Smith Strong (1740?1812) was a fearless woman who acted as a spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War....


Amelia Earhart (The First Names Series)

by Andrew Prentice & Mike Smith

See how Amelia Earhart went from a little Kansas tomboy to a high-flying feminist icon

 

Before Amelia Earhart (1897?1939) became a world-famous pilot, she was a little tomboy from Kansas with a taste for adventure....


Susan B. Anthony

by Teri Kanefield

In the fourth installment in the Making of America series, Susan B. Anthony, Teri Kanefield examines the life of America?s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man...


Andrew Jackson

by Teri Kanefield

Andrew Jackson tells the story of one of our most controversial presidents.

 

Born in the Carolina backwoods, Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of...


Pathfinders

by Tonya Bolden

Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African...