Children - Social Studies

Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome - Book Review

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$17.95
ISBN: 9780823420476
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Published: Holiday House - November 7th, 2017

A story to inspire us, and remind us - never stop trying to change our world! Harriet had many names - Conductor, Spy, Daughter, Moses - and this book tells them all, and shows us, with beautiful illustration and text, the life of a great women and hero! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore


Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Irresistible illustrations bring to life trailblazing black women's stories of breaking boundaries and struggling against adversity. making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Inspiring generations to come. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Dangerous Jane by Suzanne Slade - Book Review

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781561459131
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - September 1st, 2017

An inspiring biography of Jane Addams told with gorgeous illustrations, original photographs, and newspaper snippets and her pacifist work that lead her to be the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton by Sherri Duskey Rinker - Book Review

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By Sherri Duskey Rinker, John Rocco (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780544715578
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 5th, 2017

Delightful fiction telling of how some of Virginia Lee Burton’s classic tales, such as Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and Choo Choo, came to be. Also highlights of her life are beautifully shown in illustrations reminiscent of Burton’s own making this well on its way to becoming a classic, too. A mini-biography has been included as well. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Ugly by Robert Hoge - Book Review

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$8.99
ISBN: 9780425287774
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Published: Puffin Books - February 7th, 2017

This is a true story about a boy who was born with a disfigured face. For those who read Wonder, this is a must read. We can all learn so much from Robert about overcoming adversity. The ending will surprise you! ~ Reviewed by Fran Tobia


Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780544319592
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 4th, 2016

An utterly charming account of E.B. White and his life. Punctuated by Sweet’s charming illustrations along with photographs, letters and quotes, this volume illuminates the formative years of one of the most beloved writers of our time. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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