Social Studies Books - Biography

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.


Girl Genius (Generation Girl) Cover Image
By Carla Sinclair, Georgia Rucker (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781941367827
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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


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.


Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business (Rebel Girls Chapter Books) Cover Image
By Rebel Girls, Salini Perera (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781733176194
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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 life of Madam C.J. Walker: America’s first female self-made millionaire.

Sarah is the first person in her family who wasn’t born into slavery in Delta, Louisiana. But being free doesn’t mean that Sarah doesn’t have to work.


Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson Cover Image
By Jen Bryant, Cannaday Chapman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419736537
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 12th, 2019

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.


This Is How I Do It: One Day in the Life of You and 59 Real Kids from Around the World Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781452174600
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 15th, 2019

Building on the success of the internationally acclaimed This Is How We Do It, this activity book invites readers to document their lives and daily rituals alongside 59 real kids. Complete with sticker sheets, punch-out postcards, and a fold-out map, this interactive activity book will get kids writing, drawing, sharing, and learning about cultures and countries other than their own.


Who Did It First? 50 Scientists, Artists, and Mathematicians Who Revolutionized the World Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Caitlin Kuhwald (Illustrator), Alex Hart (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250211712
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 15th, 2019

A boldly illustrated and fascinating collection of profiles featuring the women and men who were pioneers of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.


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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.


What Is the Story of The Wizard of Oz? (What Is the Story Of?) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524788308
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 15th, 2019

Who HQ brings you the stories behind the most beloved characters of our time.

We're off to see the Wizard...along with Dorothy, Toto, and all of her friends as they make their way onto the What Is the Story of? list.


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