Social Studies Books

Endurance, Young Readers Edition: My Year in Space and How I Got There Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524764272
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Published: Yearling - February 11th, 2020

Discover what it's like to spend a year in space in this awe-inspiring memoir from a real-life NASA astronaut who did just that!

Prepare to blast off with astronaut Scott Kelly as he takes readers on a journey through his year aboard the International Space Station and his life prior to becoming a true American hero.


The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525644774
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Published: Yearling - February 18th, 2020

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of the New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.


Flight for Freedom: The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany (Berlin Wall History for Kids book; Nonfiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Kristen Fulton, Torben Kuhlmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452149608
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2020

An Inspiring True Story about One Family's Escape from Behind the Berlin Wall!


Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780449812914
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 25th, 2020

A stunning picture book about Mary "Mother" Jones and the 100 children who marched from Philadelphia to New York in a fiery protest against child labor.


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Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell Cover Image
By Selina Alko, Selina Alko (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062671295
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Published: HarperCollins - February 25th, 2020

“Colors burst across each page, with layers of collage-work emphasizing the richness of Mitchell’s influences and imagination. Will speak to readers just starting their own exploration of artistic expression." Booklist (starred review)


Raise Your Voice: 12 Protests That Shaped America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525518303
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Published: Philomel Books - March 10th, 2020

Twelve stories of protests and marches--and the people, movements, and moments behind them--that shaped our country's history, told by the bestselling author of Apollo 13! Perfect for today's young activists.

Rise up! Speak out! March!


Ready to Fly: How Sylvia Townsend Became the Bookmobile Ballerina Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062888785
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Published: HarperCollins - January 28th, 2020

An inspiring picture book for little ballerinas everywhere!

Ready to Fly is the true story of Sylvia Townsend, an African American girl who falls in love with ballet after seeing Swan Lake on TV.


The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver Cover Image
By Gene Barretta, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062430151
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden is brought to life in this picture book biography by the author-illustrator team behind Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born.

When George Washington Carver was just a young child, he had a secret: a garden of his own.


Honey, the Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln Cover Image
By Shari Swanson, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062699008
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

Based on a little-known tale from Abraham Lincoln’s childhood, this charming picture book written by debut author Shari Swanson and illustrated by acclaimed artist Chuck Groenink tells a classic story of a boy, his dog, and a daring rescue.


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The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story Cover Image
By Jim Di Bartolo, Jim Di Bartolo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338134117
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Published: Graphix - February 4th, 2020

The astonishing story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee . . . told in spectacular graphic form.


A Black Woman Did That Cover Image
By Malaika Adero, Chanté Timothy (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781941367513
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - February 18th, 2020

A Black Woman Did That! spotlights vibrant, inspiring black women whose accomplishments have changed the world for the better.

A Black Woman Did That! is a celebration of strong, resilient, innovative, and inspiring women of color.


Catching a Russian Spy: Agent Leslie G. Wiser Jr. and the Case of Aldrich Ames (FBI Files #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250199171
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 21st, 2020

In Catching a Russian Spy, Bryan Denson presents the story of the FBI's investigation of Aldrich Ames, and brings to life Agent Les Wiser, Jr., the agent who helped bring him to justice.


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