Social Studies Books

Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Cover Image
By Valentina Camerini, Moreno Giovannoni (Translated by), Veronica Carratello (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534468771
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Published: Aladdin - November 26th, 2019

The inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.

You are never too young to make a difference.

Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency.


Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history.


An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history.


How Did I Get Here?: Your Story from the Big Bang to Your Birthday Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316423441
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

From the Big Bang to your birthday, and (almost) everything in between, this funny and informative book tells your story.


Imagine You Were There... Sailing on the Mayflower Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780753475294
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Published: Kingfisher - November 26th, 2019

The Imagine You Were There... series celebrates events that changed the world and the people who made them happen. November 2019 sees the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower, with its cargo of pilgrim families, on the shores of Massachusetts. Sailing on the Mayflower celebrates this milestone by helping readers imagine what it was like to actually be there.


Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code (Rebel Girls Chapter Books) Cover Image
By Rebel Girls, Marina Muun (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781733176187
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 12th, 2019

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the exciting adventures of Ada Lovelace: one of the world’s first computer programmers.

Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly.


Girl Genius (Generation Girl) Cover Image
By Carla Sinclair, Georgia Rucker (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781941367827
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - January 7th, 2020

The 40 profiles of scientists, doctors, engineers, inventors, innovators, and disrupters in Girl Genius are sure to energize any teen or tween with a desire to solve problems, improve lives, and save the world (or maybe just make it run a little more smoothly). 

Each mini-biography tells a story of a woman who identified a problem and fixed it through some combination of ingenuity, exp


Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316353779
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

The bestselling, long-secret, and page-turning story of the young American women who cracked codes during World War II, perfectly adapted for young readers.


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 1st, 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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Make Trouble Young Readers Edition: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead Cover Image
By Cecile Richards, Lauren Peterson (With), Ruby Shamir (Adapted by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451957
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 15th, 2019

From former Planned Parenthood president and activist Cecile Richards comes the young readers edition of her New York Times bestselling memoir, which Hillary Rodham Clinton called an “inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere.”

To make change, you have to make trouble.

Cecile Richards has been fighting for what she believes in ever since she was ta


Mighty Moe: The True Story of a Thirteen-Year-Old Women's Running Revolutionary Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374311605
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 15th, 2019

Rachel Swaby and Kit Fox present Mighty Moe, the untold true story of runner Maureen Wilton, whose world record-breaking marathon time at age 13 was met first with misogyny and controversy, but ultimately with triumph.


Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders: The Power of Human Migration and the Way That Walls and Bans Are No Match for Bravery and Hope Cover Image
By ICPBS, Various (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536209617
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Published: Candlewick Studio - October 8th, 2019

In a show of strength for migrants during a daunting time, more than fifty artists from around the world have created postcard images of birds, along with messages of hope. Featuring an introduction by Shaun Tan.


Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627795548
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 8th, 2019

From award-winning author Deborah Heiligman comes Torpedoed, a true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.


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