Social Studies Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 1

Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America Cover Image
By Steve Sheinkin, Bijou Karman (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626721302
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 24th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin, Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America is the gripping true story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies—and beyond.

Featuring illustrations by Bijou Karman.


Little Rock Girl 1957: How a Photograph Changed the Fight for Integration (Captured History) Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780756545123
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Published: Compass Point Books - August 1st, 2011

Nine African American students made history when they defied a governor and integrated an Arkansas high school in 1957. It was the photo of a young girl trying to enter the school being taunted, harassed and threatened by an angry mob that grabbed the world's attention and kept its disapproving gaze on Little Rock, Arkansas.


Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805098761
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 14th, 2017

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!


Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women Cover Image
By Catherine Thimmesh, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328772534
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2018

This updated edition of the bestselling Girls Think of Everything, by Sibert-winner Catherine Thimmesh and Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet, retains all the integrity of the original but includes expanded coverage of inventions (and inventors) to better reflect our diverse and technological world.

In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basemen


Frozen in Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385372442
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 11th, 2014

Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark Kurlansky’s adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man.
 


It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582168
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller

The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers' adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.


Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Wintor (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762465927
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Published: Running Press Kids - September 25th, 2018

New York Times bestseller

Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things.


Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By James Buckley, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399542619
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 5th, 2018

The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century!


Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.


Who Was Alexander Hamilton? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399544279
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 22nd, 2017

Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.


Eleven Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9780991181001
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Published: Alto Nido Press, LLC - January 14th, 2014

Alex Douglas always wanted to be a hero. But nothing heroic ever happened to Alex. Nothing, that is, until his eleventh birthday. When Alex rescues a stray dog as a birthday gift to himself, he doesn't think his life can get much better. Radar, his new dog, pretty much feels the same way. But this day has bigger things in store for both of them.


Who Is J.K. Rowling? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448458724
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 2nd, 2012

Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator!


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