Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer.
An inspiring and kid-accessible biography of one of the world's most famous poets.
In this book from the critically acclaimed, mulitmillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover how Astrid Lindgren grew up to become one of the world’s best-loved authors, and the creator of the irresistible Pippi Longstocking.
Little Astrid grew up on an old farm in Sweden.$17.99ISBN: 9780358033684Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Versify - March 24th, 2020A beautifully illustrated and lyrical picture-book biography of eccentric and beloved writer and artist Edward Gorey
In this lyrical biography of one of literature’s most creepily creative authors and illustrators, kids will learn about the inspiration behind a generation of creators, from Lemony Snicket to Tim Burton.
Known for, among other things, w$18.99ISBN: 9781328585523Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020Honoring the path of a slave, this dramatic picture-book biography and concise anthology of Aesop’s most child-friendly fables tells how a child born into slavery in ancient Greece found a way to speak out against injustice by using the skill and wit of his storytelling—storytelling that has survived for 2,500 years.$12.95ISBN: 9781616208486Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Algonquin Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
“Raina Telgemeier fans will lap this up.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
A laugh-out-loud funny and empowering graphic memoir about growing up and finding your voice.
Twelve-year-old Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama—with its complicated friendships, bullies, and cute boys&md$17.99ISBN: 9781499809602Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: little bee books - January 28th, 2020
"Fans of Beatrix Potter will delight in this tribute to her dedication and talent, encapsulating a legacy that reaches far beyond the pages of her beloved books."-Foreword Reviews in a STARRED REVIEW
"Empowering and fresh."-School Library Journal
"The life of the British picture-book author and illustrator makes a serendipitous$17.99ISBN: 9781419734113Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harry N. Abrams - April 7th, 2020$17.99ISBN: 9780062798565Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Balzer + Bray - May 19th, 2020
A lyrical nonfiction picture book about the inspired life of C. S. Lewis, the beloved author of the Chronicles of Narnia—from Free as a Bird author-illustrator Lina Maslo. Perfect for fans of The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown and Some Writer!: The Story of E.B.$19.99ISBN: 9780763690663Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Candlewick Studio - April 14th, 2020
Are you a word person? A curiosity seeker? An explorer? Take a look at these twenty-six extraordinary individuals for whom love of language is an extreme sport.$17.99ISBN: 9781525300561Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Kids Can Press - March 3rd, 2020
Here's an insider's tour of the fascinating lives of Gertrude Stein and her partner, Alice B. Toklas, amusingly addressed directly to the reader ("The next time you go to Paris ..."). It explores the couple's art collection, their famous writer and artist friends and even their dog, Basket. It also describes how Gertrude's book The Autobiography of Alice B.$4.99ISBN: 9781443460262Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Collins - January 21st, 2020