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Ribke, Simone T.

Summary: Thomas Jefferson was our nations third president, but his contributions to the United States started years before. Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independencethe document that is the foundation of country. Throughout his life he continued to work for the betterment of the nation. The well-organized chapters help students identify key details while the photographs,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JEF

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Founding Father Benjamin Franklin is one of the most extraordinary human beings to have ever lived. One of Americas greatest statesman, Franklin was also a scientist, an inventor, and a printera man who always worked to make life better for his fellow citizens. The well-organized chapters help students identify key details while the photographs, timelines and other text features encourage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FRA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces the children to Rosa Parks who is a true American hero.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A simple biography of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOB

Shepherd, Jodie

Summary: A biography of Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 JEM

Mara, Wil.

Summary: When Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers he became the fir st African American to play on a white Major League Baseball team. Read about how Robinson changed the face of baseball when he broke the color barrier and opened the door for the non-white players that followed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientistand how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Ribke, Simone T.

Summary: A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2015

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Shepherd, Jodie.

Summary: Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLI

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Traces the life and achievements of the Baptist pastor who became a driving force behind the African American civil rights movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: From the time he was a little boy, Neil Armstrong dreamed of flying bout how he turned his dream into realityand how his incredible drive, determination, and talent took him all the way to the moon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ARM

Mara, Wil.

Summary: This book is a brief overview of the life of the man who was President of the United States during the difficult years of the Civil War, and who issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Wade, Mary Dodson.

Summary: Christopher Columbus was looking for a faster trade route to China. Instead of finding spices, he opened the way to a part of the world no one in Europe even knew existed! The well-organized chapters help students identify key details while the photographs, timelines and other text features encourage students to make connections between historical events and enable students to better understand...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 COL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 COL

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces to readers the life and legacy of the first female air pilot who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 while on a flight around the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EAR

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A biography of Barack Obama for early readers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OBA

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A simple biography of the animator and famous entrepreneur, from his early life and career to his rise to fame and the legacy of the Disney company after his death.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIS