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The Dog Patrol: Our Canine Companions and the Kids Who Protect Them Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781772781038
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Published: Pajama Press - April 14th, 2020

From the award-winning author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs and Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night comes an immersive compendium about dogs and dog guardianship.


For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for
By Nancy Churnin, Olga Baumert (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807525302
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2020

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.


Billie Jean King (Little People, BIG DREAMS #39) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711246935
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 5th, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring life of Billie Jean King, the tennis star who has dedicated her life to breaking barriers both on and off the tennis court.

Billie Jean began playing tennis at the age of 11.


We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419741111
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 7th, 2020

Mahatma Gandhi: My First Mahatma Gandhi (Little People, BIG DREAMS #25) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711246096
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 26th, 2020

This board book version of Mahatma Gandhi—from the critically acclaimed, mulitimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of the father of India.

As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his parents' values.


Greta Thunberg (Little People, BIG DREAMS #40) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711256453
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 26th, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist.

When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth.


Jacob Riis's Camera: Bringing Light to Tenement Children Cover Image
By Alexis O'Neill, Gary Kelley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781629798660
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Published: Calkins Creek - March 18th, 2020

This revealing biography of a pioneering photojournalist and social reformer Jacob Riis shows how he brought to light one of the worst social justice issues plaguing New York City in the late 1800s--the tenement housing crisis--using newly invented flash photography.


All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything Cover Image
By Annette Bay Pimentel, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Foreword by), Nabi Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492688976
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - March 10th, 2020

This is the story of a little girl who just wanted to go, even when others tried to stop her.

Jennifer Keelan was determined to make a change--even if she was just a kid. She never thought her wheelchair could slow her down, but the way the world around her was built made it hard to do even simple things. Like going to school, or eating lunch in the cafeteria.


I Am Susan B. Anthony (Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593096390
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - April 14th, 2020

An 8x8 with 2 sticker sheets based on an episode from the PBS KIDS animated television series Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum starring Susan B. Anthony.


Who Was Ida B. Wells? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593093351
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020

The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black female journalist in nineteenth-century America.


When I Grow Up...Great Leaders: Kids Like You that Became Inspiring Leaders Cover Image
By DK, Lucy Semple (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781465491404
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Published: DK Children - March 10th, 2020

How do little kids grow up to become inspiring leaders? Find out in this beautiful board book for little ones with big dreams.


Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419737596
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 10th, 2020

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