Social Studies Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 3

The Who Was? History of the World Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524788001
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 8th, 2019

Based on The New York Times Best-Selling series, this timeline of world history gives a fresh take on global events, from King Tut to Malala Yousafzai.


Who Was Albert Einstein? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448424965
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 18th, 2002

Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story of Albert Einstein's life, told in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he lived in and changed.


The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147516855
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Published: Puffin Books - August 2nd, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller freshly adapted for the next generation, now with brand new content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographs

Inspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary 'The Boys of '36'

 


Who Was Seabiscuit? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483092
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 20th, 2015

In the middle of the worst depression in U.S. history, one young racehorse lifted a nation's spirits. Seabiscuit was born in 1933 on a farm in Kentucky. Though bred for racing, he was weak and undersized. He slept too long and ate too much. Against the odds, he began to win local races. He was given a new coach who trained him to race in larger circuits.


Who Was George Washington? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, True Kelley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448448923
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2009

In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.


Who Was Thomas Jefferson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448431451
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Published: Penguin Workshop - July 28th, 2003

Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S.


What Was the Ice Age? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, David Groff (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399543890
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 10th, 2017

A mesmerizing overview of the world as it was when glaciers covered the earth and long-extinct creatures like the woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats battled to survive.


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.


Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dinah Brown, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448489377
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2015

Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.


Who Was Blackbeard? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483085
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 10th, 2015

Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne’s War.


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!


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895827
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 20th, 2017

"This amazing book shows girls they can be anything they want." - Melinda Gates

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

This sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, showcases 100 brand-new bedtime stories of incredible women throughout history and around the world.

In this book, readers will embar


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