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Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: Follows Lincoln from his childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 921 Lin

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Lincoln 2014

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Each picture book in this series is a biography of a significant historical figure, told in a simple, conversational, vivacious way, and always focusing on a character trait that makes the person a role model for kids. The heroes are depicted as children throughout, telling their life stories in first-person present tense, which keeps the books playful and accessible to young children. And each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Goodall 2016

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Ball 2015

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Jim Henson, for example, was always dreaming up something new, and always expressing his belief in the goodness of people. Henson was a born performer with a terrific sense of humor, and he used those talents to help create two of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Henson 2017

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: " We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Keller 2015

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Highlights the life and career of the Indian statesman and nationalist, from his youth to his civil disobedience to his assassination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921Gandhi 2017

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "A biography of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Sets Armstrong 2018

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: "Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Einstein 2014

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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Meltzer, Brad

Summary: George Washington was one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known. He was never afraid to be the first to try something, from exploring the woods around his childhood home to founding a brand new nation, the United States of America. With his faith in the American people and tremendous bravery, he helped win the Revolutionary War and became the country’s first president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2016

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Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad."--Provided by publisher

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the man who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books For Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 King 2016

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "A biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who served as a translator for the Lewis and Clark Expedition."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SAC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Sacagawea 2017

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: "Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Robinson 2015