Social Studies Books

Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted Cover Image
By Susan Wood, Sarah Green (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419731624
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

Elizabeth Warren shares the incredible story of the first female senator of Massachusetts. Elizabeth came from a struggling middle-class family in Oklahoma City. After a heart attack put Elizabeth’s father out of work, she helped out by babysitting, waitressing, and sewing, all while shining as a star member of her school’s debate team.


Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626728196
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 14th, 2018

From the creator of Star Stuff comes a picture book biography of Rachel Carson, the iconic environmentalist who fought to keep the sounds of nature from going silent.


What's the Big Deal About Elections Cover Image
By Ruby Shamir, Matt Faulkner (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524738075
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Published: Philomel Books - August 28th, 2018

From ballots to bonfires, from suffrage to stumping, this kid-friendly picture book filled with fun facts and historical trivia shows why voting is so important and why America gets to call its government a body of, by, and for the people.


Ancient Warriors Cover Image
By Iris Volant, Joe Lillington (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781911171935
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Published: Flying Eye Books - August 7th, 2018

History is full of epic, violent battles, incredible weaponry, fierce soldiers and warriors from all over the globe.


Capitals Cover Image
By Taraneh Ghajar Jerven, Nik Neves (Illustrator), Nina de Camargo (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781499806960
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Published: Blueprint Editions - August 28th, 2018

Journey to Italy, the US, Thailand, Japan, the United Kingdom, and many more countries around the world! See the amazing sights and learn the secrets and the histories of their capital cities.

Get ready to embark on an epic adventure to see capitals around the world! Whether it's Washington, D.C., Rome, or Bangkok, there's so much to see and learn.


Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb Cover Image
By Tracey Fern, Boris Kulikov (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374303051
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 7th, 2018

A captivating picture book biography about Howard Carter, the discoverer of King Tut's tomb in 1922.


Grandad Mandela Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781786031365
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Published: Lincoln Children's Books - July 5th, 2018

..".profoundly moving..." -Publishers Weekly


My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250134868
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 17th, 2018

Before landing a spot on the megahit Netflix show Orange is the New Black; before wow-ing audiences as Lina on Jane the Virgin; and before her incredible activism and work on immigration reform, Diane Guerrero was a young girl living in Boston. One day, while Guerrero was at school, her undocumented immigrant parents were taken from their home, detained, and deported.


Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented Cover Image
By Tanya Lee Stone, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627791687
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 17th, 2018

Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in Tanya Lee Stone and Steven Salerno's Pass Go and Collect $200, a riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games.


Boats: Fast & Slow Cover Image
By Iris Volant, Jarom Vogel (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781911171928
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Published: Flying Eye Books - July 3rd, 2018

From the haunting Viking longships, to Native American log canoes, and onwards to Chinese Dragon Boats and pirate ships, to modern racing sailboats, Boats helps to tell the story of humankind in this artfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.


I Spy the 50 States Cover Image
By Sharyn Rosart, Sol Linero (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781847809919
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 2nd, 2018

Up and Away!: How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454923602
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 7th, 2018

"It will . . . sweep readers away." --Kirkus Reviews
"Henry's lush, digital artwork depicts the splendors of eighteenth-century France . . . a good addition to units on aviation and inventors." --Booklist


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