Social Studies Books - Biography

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419729430
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 13th, 2018

The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers.


The Flying Girl: How Aaida de Acosta Learned to Soar Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481445023
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018

In this beautiful picture book filled with soaring words and buoyant illustrations, award-winners Margarita Engle and Sara Palacios tell the inspiring true story of A da de Acosta, the first woman to fly a motorized aircraft.


The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316388283
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2018

A young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary stories behind one of the greatest scientific tools in existence: the periodic table.


The Golden Thread: A Song for Pete Seeger Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062368256
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 5th, 2018

With dazzling, lyrical verse in the folk revival style and stunning cut-paper illustrations, Colin Meloy and Nikki McClure pay tribute to Pete Seeger, a visionary who changed the world with song.

Pete Seeger once sang that if he had a golden thread, he would use it to weave people from all over the world to one another. That golden thread, for Pete, was music.


They Lost Their Heads!: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780802737458
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - April 3rd, 2018

All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781328740977
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 20th, 2018

Two-time FIFA Player of the Year Carli Lloyd tells her inspirational story of going from nearly quitting soccer to the number one player in the world in this young reader's edition of her memoir When Nobody Was Watching, now available in paperback.


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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250183392
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Published: Square Fish/Henry Holt and Company - February 20th, 2018

A nonfiction picture book telling the inspiring story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor, by the author of Elizabeth Leads the Way.


Marie Curie Cover Image
By Demi, Demi (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627793896
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 20th, 2018

Celebrated author and artist Demi beautifully portrays the life and story of Marie Curie, the revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel Prizes.

Maria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November 7, 1867. Her family called her Manya, but the world would remember her by another name: Marie Curie, one of the greatest scientists who ever lived.


100 Scientists Who Made History Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781465468895
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 6th, 2018

Through the life stories of scientists and innovators like Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and more, STEAM concepts come to life engaging readers of all ages.


Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884484042
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - February 6th, 2018

Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean


The Secret Kingdom: NEK Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art Cover Image
By Barb Rosenstock, Claire A. Nivola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763674755
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 13th, 2018

The incredible story of the world's largest visionary environment: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, kept secret by outsider artist Nek Chand for fifteen years.


Who Was Booker T. Washington? (Who Was...? (Quality Paper)) Cover Image
By James Buckley, Who Hq, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488516
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 6th, 2018

Learn how a slave became one of the leading influential African American intellectuals of the late 19th century.


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