Social Studies Books - Biography

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306505
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Published: Random House Studio - January 11th, 2022

Congressman and civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings dedicated his life to public service. This comprehensive and visually stunning biography details his humble beginnings and unwavering faith as he waged an endless battle for truth, justice, and equality.

We can do better.


A Raven Named Grip: How a Bird Inspired Two Famous Writers, Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593324721
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Published: Dial Books - December 7th, 2021

The endearing true story of how a love of birds connected and inspired two literary giants--Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe.

Years before Edgar Allan Poe's raven said "Nevermore," Charles Dickens' pet raven, Grip, was busy terrorizing the Dickens children and eating chipped paint. So how exactly did this one mischievous bird make a lasting mark on literature?


Scribbles, Sorrows, and Russet Leather Boots: The Life of Louisa May Alcott Cover Image
By Liz Rosenberg, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780763694357
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Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2021

Insightful, exciting, and deeply moving, Liz Rosenberg’s distinctive portrait of the author of Little Women reveals some of her life’s more complex and daring aspects.


We Are All Different Cover Image
By Tracey Turner, Åsa Gilland (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780753477090
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Published: Kingfisher - November 16th, 2021

There are BILLIONS of wonderful ways to be human—as many ways as there are people on planet Earth. We Are All Different is an inspiring celebration of the fact that all of us are individuals, and has been created in conjunction with several Inclusive Minds Inclusion Ambassadors.


We Can: Portraits of Power Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389666
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 28th, 2021

"When I was born, the doctors told my mom that if I did survive I would have lots of health problems and be blind, deaf and severely mentally delayed . . . Boy were they wrong!" —Tyler Gordon


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Rosie the Riveter: The Legacy of an American Icon Cover Image
By Sarah Dvojack, Sarah Dvojack (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250774507
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Published: Imprint - October 26th, 2021

This gorgeous picture book highlights how an iconic image of a working woman evolved into an inspirational symbol of hope and strength for all girls and women.


Right Now!: Real Kids Speaking Up for Change Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Bea Jackson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358137320
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Published: Clarion Books - September 7th, 2021

A joyful, inspiring picture book that introduces readers to eleven young people from around the world who didn’t wait until they were grown to speak up about things that matter to them and change the world for the better, from an award-winning author and New York Times best-selling illustrator.

From climate activist Greta Thunberg to anti-bullying advocate


A Seat at the Table: The Nancy Pelosi Story Cover Image
By Elisa Boxer, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593372517
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

This inspiring picture-book biography about Nancy Pelosi shows her journey from the child of Baltimore's mayor to her marble-ceiling-shattering four terms as Speaker of the House, including the historic events of January 6th, 2021. 
 


Three Lines in a Circle: The Exciting Life of the Peace Symbol Cover Image
By Michael G. Long, Carlos Vélez (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781947888326
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Published: Flyaway Books - August 31st, 2021

One line straight down. One line to the right. One line to the left, then a circle. That was all--just three lines in a circle.


One Life: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593203415
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Published: Razorbill - September 7th, 2021

Adapted for young readers! Join two-time Women's World Cup champion, Olympic gold medalist, and trailblazing activist Megan Rapinoe in the fight for equality and justice in this middle grade adaptation of her New York Times bestselling memoir, One Life.
 


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Cover Image
By Lilly Workneh (Editor), CaShawn Thompson (Foreword by), Jestine Ware (Text by), Diana Odero (Text by), Sonja Thomas (Text by), Lilly Workneh (Text by), Rebel Girls (Created by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781953424044
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Published: Rebel Girls - September 28th, 2021

The latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 barrier-breaking Black women and girls who showcase the spirit of Black Girl Magic.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic, edited by award-winning journalist Lilly Workneh with a foreword by #BlackGirlMagic originator Ca


Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi Calls the House to Order Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811896
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Published: little bee books - September 7th, 2021

"The text is accessible and clever. . . .