Social Studies Books

Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593303740
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Michelle Obama’s worldwide bestselling memoir, Becoming, is now adapted for young readers.


The Worlds of Tomie dePaola: The Art and Stories of the Legendary Artist and Author Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781534412262
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

Barbara Elleman’s insightful biography on Tomie dePaola captures the essence of the beloved author-illustrator through engaging stories, childhood photos, countless illustrations, and thoughtful analysis of decades of celebrated books.

Tomie dePaola is one of the best-known and most beloved creators of books for children.


Earth Squad: 50 People Who Are Saving the Planet Cover Image
By Alexandra Zissu, Nhung Lê (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762499212
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Published: Running Press Kids - March 2nd, 2021

Inspire young activists with stories about 50 inspiring and extraordinary environmental crusaders working to save our planet.

Kids across the globe will be moved by the passion of these amazing eco-warriors who have dedicated their lives to making our world a better place.


Kidstory: 50 Children and Young People Who Shook Up the World (Stories That Shook Up the World) Cover Image
By Tom Adams, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534485150
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

Learn about fifty amazing kids who changed the world in this beautifully illustrated collection of inspiring short biographies sure to empower and motivate in equal measure.

You don't have to be an adult to make a difference!


Escape the Mummy's Tomb: Crack the codes, solve the puzzles, and make your escape! Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781681885490
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Published: Earth Aware Editions Kids - March 23rd, 2021

The first in an innovative new series of choose your own adventure escape books. A puzzle, reference, and story book in one!

BEWARE! You are about to enter into a book in which you could become trapped forever. It's an escape room in the form of a book!

It is 1300BCE in the Valley of the Kings and you’ve fallen into the shaft of a long forgotten tomb.


Keeping the City Going Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534493773
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 27th, 2021

Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book.

We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows. Outside we see the city we know, but not as we’ve seen it before. The once hustling and bustling streets are empty.


Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581203
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 2nd, 2021

A must-have--Booklist (starred review)


The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338647235
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

An unbelievably hilarious middle-grade true story from bestselling author Jordan Sonnenblick.

In a typical school year, every kid has one or two things go wrong. But for Jordan, there's A LOT going wrong ALL THE TIME.

Take this year. Here are some of the thing going wrong:

-- His teacher hates him. Like, really hates him.


Amazing Treasures: 100+ Objects and Places That Will Boggle Your Mind (Our Amazing World) Cover Image
By David Long, Muti (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781912920501
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Published: What on Earth Books - February 2nd, 2021

Explore history, culture, geology, and the environment through treasures ancient and modern Discover 100+ of the world's most extraordinary man-made and natural treasures, objects and places.


Goodnight, Astronaut Cover Image
By Scott Kelly, Izzy Burton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524764289
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

“Beautifully written, making a prominent figure readily accessible to children.” -School Library Journal
 
The second picture book from astronaut Scott Kelly follows his adventure-seeking travels through some of the wild places he's slept! Young readers will be delighted by the playful text and encouraging message to dream of the stars.


Just Being Dalí: The Story of Artist Salvador Dalí Cover Image
By Amy Guglielmo, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816580
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 9th, 2021

This kid-friendly picture book biography celebrates the irrepressible individuality of Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí.


Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers (Kid Legends #7) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781683692270
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Published: Quirk Books - February 16th, 2021

Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators. 


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