Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was one of the most remarkable and influential women of her time. Blessed with an astonishing array of talents, she was at once a mystic, theologian, scientist, doctor, nutritionist, composer, writer, linguist, and artist.
Robert M. Edsel brings the story of his #1 NYT bestseller for adults The Monuments Men to young readers for the first time in this dynamic, narrative nonfiction project packed with photos.$19.99ISBN: 9780763681531Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2019
What do set design, sound effects, and showmanship have to do with winning World War II? Meet the Ghost Army that played a surprising role in helping to deceive — and defeat — the Nazis.$4.99ISBN: 9781534417656Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon Spotlight - May 2018
Discover what it’s like to grow up in Russia in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!
Zdravstvuyte! My name is Katia, and I’m a kid just like you living in Russia. Russia is a massive country, located in two continents—Europe and Asia.$11.99ISBN: 9781771389877Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Kids Can Press - October 2nd, 2018
Twins Josh and Emma Binkerton swore they'd never return to the Good Times Travel Agency. Only now, a terrible storm has driven them and their little sister, Libby, right through its doors. Worse, Libby's opened another of Julian T. Pettigrew's guidebooks, and the Binkertons find themselves hurtling back in time --- to the Viking Age.$16.99ISBN: 9780545682480Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Nonfiction - August 28th, 2018Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings her signature action-packed narrative style to one of the most crucial battles of WWII.$14.99ISBN: 9781786030764Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 2018Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the colorful life of Lord Byron’s daughter, from her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program.$5.99ISBN: 9780448483047Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Workshop - March 2016
Joan of Arc was born in a small French village during the worst period of the Hundred Years' War. For generations, France had been besieged by the British. At age 11, Joan began to see religious visions telling her to join forces with the King of France. By the time she was a teenager, she was leading troops into battle in the name of her country.$6.99ISBN: 9780316320573Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2016History comes alive for kids like no textbook can in this epic account of the time of the Vikings that's perfect for history buffs and reluctant readers! Contains awesome illustrations!$5.99ISBN: 9780448479675Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014
As a child, Charles Dickens worked in a shoe polish factory where his gritty surroundings inspired some of the most memorable characters and settings in literary history. Known for his masterful storytelling in books like Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, and A Christmas Carol, Dickens toured the globe as one of the most famous people of his era.$5.99ISBN: 9780448483108Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - October 6th, 2015
From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food. But her taste for excess ruffled many feathers.$5.99ISBN: 9780448488677Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - October 3rd, 2017
Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum!