Social Studies Books

I Color Myself Different Cover Image
By Colin Kaepernick, Eric Wilkerson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338789621
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.

When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your family.


What Is Juneteenth? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Kirsti Jewel, Who HQ, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593384695
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 5th, 2022

Discover more about Juneteenth, the important holiday that celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States.


I Will Protect You: A True Story of Twins Who Survived Auschwitz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316460637
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

The illuminating and deeply moving true story of twin sisters who survived Nazi experimentation, against all odds, during the Holocaust.

Eva and her identical twin sister, Miriam, had a mostly happy childhood.


Advancing Technology: Women Who Led the Way  (Super SHEroes of Science) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338800395
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Published: Children's Press - May 17th, 2022

This brand-new series highlights some of the major contributions women have made in the world of science.

Did you know that the technology behind cell phones was based on an idea developed during World War II by the Hollywood star Heddy Lamar to prevent the enemy intercepting radio messages?


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Alias Anna: A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063083899
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Published: HarperCollins - March 22nd, 2022

The moving true story of how young Ukrainian Jewish piano prodigies Zhanna (alias “Anna”) and her sister Frina outplayed their pursuers while hiding in plain sight during the Holocaust. A middle grade nonfiction novel-in-verse by award-winning author Susan Hood with Greg Dawson (Zhanna’s son).


Dorothy the Brave Cover Image
By Meghan P. Browne, Brooke Smart (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593116999
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 29th, 2022

The empowering story of a real-life Rosie the Riveter who served as a Women Airforce Service Pilot.


She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593353295
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Published: Philomel Books - March 1st, 2022

A STEM-focused addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling She Persisted series!


That's Betty!: The Story of Betty White (Who Did It First?) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250796608
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 22nd, 2022

An innovative and joyful picture book biography that celebrates the life and achievements of TV legend, pioneer, and activist Betty White.

Betty White is a legend and icon (but you already knew that).


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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights Cover Image
By Kate Hannigan, Alison Jay (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781635925555
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Published: Calkins Creek - February 1st, 2022

"An excellent example of picture-book biography." --Booklist, starred review

For fans of the best-selling titles I DISSENT and SHE PERSISTED, here is a nonfiction picture-book biography of Belva Lockwood, a lawyer, activist and presidential candidate who devoted her life to overcoming obstacles and demanding equality for women.


Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth Cover Image
By Barb Rosenstock, Gerard Dubois (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781635925630
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Published: Calkins Creek - February 1st, 2022

"An excellent beginner's resource for biography, U.S. history, and women's studies." —Kirkus Reviews

Here is the powerful and inspiring biography of Dorothea Lange, activist, social reformer, and one of the founders of documentary photography.


After a childhood bout of polio left her with a limp, all Dorothea Lange wanted to do was disappear.


Epic Adventures: Explore the World in 12 Amazing Train Journeys Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780753478011
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Published: Kingfisher - March 8th, 2022

A beautiful and informative title encapsulating the excitement and wonder of adventure and travel—all seen through the world's most wondrous train journeys.


In Harm's Way (Young Readers Edition): The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Story of Its Survivors (True Rescue Series) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250771322
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 8th, 2022

A young readers edition of Doug Stanton and Michael J. Tougias' New York Times bestseller In Harm’s Way—a riveting World War II account of the greatest maritime disaster in US naval history.

"A masterful account of one of history's most poignant and tragic secrets." —#1 New York Times-bestelling author Lee Child