Social Studies Books - Biography

My Journey to the Stars Cover Image
By Scott Kelly, Andre Ceolin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524763770
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly was the first to spend an entire year in space Discover his awe-inspiring journey in this fascinating picture book memoir (the perfect companion to his adult book Endurance) that takes readers from Scott's childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars.


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Malala's Magic Pencil Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316319577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai's first picture book, inspired by her own childhood.


A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider--The Story of E. B. White Cover Image
By Barbara Herkert, Lauren Castillo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627792455
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt and Comp - October 24th, 2017

A lyrical biography of E. B. White, beloved author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, written by Barbara Herkert and illustrated by Caldecott honoree Lauren Castillo.


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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

This beautifully illustrated book introduces reader of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.


Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask about Having a Disability Cover Image
By Shane Burcaw, Matt Carr (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626727717
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 7th, 2017

Not So Different offers a humorous, relatable, and refreshingly honest glimpse into Shane Burcaw's life tackles many of the mundane and quirky questions that he's often asked about living with a disability, and shows readers that he's just as approachable, friendly, and funny as anyone else.


Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419726040
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Published: Amulet Books - October 31st, 2017

In this riveting historical fiction narrative, National Book Award Finalist John Demos shares the story of a young Puritan girl and her life-changing experience with the Mohawk people.


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Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780399554186
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Published: Yearling Books - September 12th, 2017

Florence Nightingale. Sally Ride. Ada Lovelace. These names and others are etched in history and included here as part of an awe-inspiring collection of profiles of thirty-three of the most influential women in science--women whose vision, creativity, passion, and dedication have changed the world.


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Dangerous Jane Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781561459131
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - September 1st, 2017

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680466
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 12th, 2017

In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children's literature's top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg's quest to correct history.

Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked.


Shoe Dog: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534401181
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 26th, 2017

"This book, a young reader's edition of Knight's autobiography, is an eye-opening look into the story of Knight before his multibillion dollar company. His tenacity is inspiring and will be a valuable lesson for young entrepreneurs." --School Library Journal


Imagine That!: How Dr. Seuss Wrote the Cat in the Hat Cover Image
By Judy Sierra, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553510973
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017

A lively new picture-book biography of the most beloved children's book author of all time: Dr. Seuss


Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481465663
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 19th, 2017

This "evocative and beautiful" (School Library Journal) novel "vividly imagines the lives of three girls" (Booklist, starred review) in three different time periods as they grow up to become groundbreaking scientists.


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