Social Studies Books

Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America Cover Image
By Steve Sheinkin, Bijou Karman (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626721302
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 24th, 2019

Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies—and beyond.


Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.


Girl Under a Red Moon: Growing Up During China's Cultural Revolution (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
By Da Chen
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338263862
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - September 3rd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Da Chen weaves a deeply moving account of his resolute older sister and their childhood growing up together during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.


Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338282801
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 3rd, 2019

An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.


Hi, I'm Norman: The Story of American Illustrator Norman Rockwell Cover Image
By Robert Burleigh, Wendell Minor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442496705
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 2019

“An inviting and admiring introduction to an important American artist.” —Kirkus Reviews

From award-winning author Robert Burleigh comes a striking, intimate picture book biography about an American icon—beloved artist Norman Rockwell.


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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250180834
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Published: Square Fish - September 24th, 2019

Most Dangerous is the award-winning nonfiction account of an ordinary man who wielded the most dangerous weapon: the truth.

In 1964, Daniel Ellsberg was a U.S. government analyst, helping to plan a war in Vietnam. It was the height of the Cold War, and the government would do anything to stop the spread of communism—with or without the consent of the American people.


Awesome Achievers in Science: Super and Strange Facts about 12 Almost Famous History Makers Cover Image
By Alan Katz, Chris Judge (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780762463381
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Published: Running Press Kids - August 6th, 2019

Part of a super fun middle grade series, Awesome Achievers in Science puts the spotlight on lesser-known heroes and their contributions in major scientific fields.


A Meeting in the Sky Cover Image
By Rina Singh, Jordi Vila Delclòs (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568463100
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Published: Creative Editions - August 6th, 2019

On December 20, 1943, a German pilot escorted an American bomber to safety; this remarkable, secret meeting in the sky inspired a lifelong quest to reunite as the two former enemies became friends.


From an Idea to Google: How Innovation at Google Changed the World Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781328954923
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019

From an Idea to Google is a behind-the-computer-screen look into the history, business, and brand of the world's largest search engine.


Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534440838
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11.

As a young girl, Katherine Johnson showed an exceptional aptitude for math. In school she quickly skipped ahead several grades and was soon studying complex equations with the support of a professor who saw great promise in her.


From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781328954947
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019

For fans of the successful Who Was series, From an Idea to Lego is a behind-the-bricks look into the world's famous toy company, with humorous black & white illustrations throughout.

Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea.


Heroism Begins with Her: Inspiring Stories of Bold, Brave, and Gutsy Women in the U.S. Military Cover Image
By Winifred Conkling, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062847416
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Published: HarperCollins - August 6th, 2019

For fans of Rad American Women A–Z, Rebel Girls, and Women Who Dared comes an inspiring collection of more than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military who fought hard for their country and even harder for what they believed in.


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