Social Studies Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 5

The Story of the Second World War for Children Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781783124503
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Published: Carlton Kids - April 2nd, 2019

Published in association with Imperial War Museums, The Story of the Second World War for Children sensitively teaches kids about history's deadliest conflict.


Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, True Kelley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448443010
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 8th, 2005

Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters.  Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to.  Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized noteb


For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters Cover Image
By Jeff Foster, Julie McLaughlin (Illustrator), Yolanda Renee King (Foreword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338643084
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 2020

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about how the government really works with this accessible, highly designed and illustrated handbook from Marjory Stoneman Douglas AP government teacher Jeff Foster.

Now more than ever, it's so important for everyone to understand our government: where it came from, how it works, and how we can bring about change.


Who Was Stephen Hawking? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451532480
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 4th, 2019

Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?"


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

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.


Who Was Charles Darwin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448437644
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 19th, 2005

As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded forconducting “useless” experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard The Beagle.


The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525644774
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Published: Yearling - February 18th, 2020

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of the New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.


Who Was Dr. Seuss? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448455853
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Published: Penguin Workshop - July 7th, 2011

Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books- like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings an amazingly gifted author/illustrator to life.


The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250024602
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Published: Square Fish - February 19th, 2013

New York Times bestselling author, Newbery Honor recipient, and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin presents both the heroism and the treachery of one of the Revolutionary War's most infamous players in his biography of Benedict Arnold.

Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction


Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sherri L. Smith, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399541940
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 7th, 2018

It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.


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Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change (Kid Legends #6) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781683691419
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Published: Quirk Books - September 24th, 2019

Moving, relatable, and totally true childhood biographies of Martin Luther King Jr., Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Malala Yousafzai, and 12 other inspiring activists.
 


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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