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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists

Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir's First Crusade

Even at the age of nine, little Golda Meir was known for being a leader. As the president of the American Young Sisters Society, she organizes her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 956.94053092aB

Helen Keller

From the Series On My Own Biography

Trapped in silence and darkness, Helen Keller longed to communicate with the world. Both deaf and blind, she struggled to express the thoughts locked in her mind. When Annie Sullivan became… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 362.4'1'092
Spring 2019

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ®) Audisee® eBooks with Audio Collection (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $527.88
  • Your Price: $395.91
  • 12 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

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Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $351.84
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Intermediate Grades Nonfiction Audiobook Collection — Audiobook Set

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Titles in this collection foster enthusiasm for nonfiction through a high-interest blend of biographies (including sports heroes and STEM trailblazers), cutting edge science, fascinating… Read More →

  • Audiobook
  • List Price: $1,495.95
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Jane Addams: A Life of Cooperation

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

How did Jane Addams help poor people? Why did Jane Addams open a house to help others? What did Jane Addams do to demonstrate compassion? Find out in this introduction to the life of Jane… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 361.92

Listening to Crickets: A Story about Rachel Carson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a very young girl, Rachel Carson felt a bond with nature. Growing up in Pennsylvania, she spent hours exploring meadows and woods, dreaming of seeing the ocean. As… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 574'.092

Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Swat Valley, Pakistan, when she was shot in the head by members of the Taliban. Though she was only fifteen years old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 371.822095491

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 625.7092
Spring 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]

Mary McLeod Bethune: A Life of Resourcefulness

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

How did Mary McLeod Bethune solve problems? How did she make life better for other people? What did Mary do to help African Americans gain equal rights? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 370.92

Mohandas Gandhi: A Life of Integrity

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Do you know… • how Gandhi used peaceful ways to make changes? • how Gandhi helped poor people in India? • how Gandhi helped India become a free country? Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

Mother Teresa: A Life of Caring

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

What did Mother Teresa want to be when she was 12 years old? How did Mother Teresa help the poor? Why did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize? Find out in this introduction to the life of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 271'.97

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

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This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

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This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles

Nat Love

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False: After Nat Love became a cowboy, he never gave up riding the trails. False! After many years as a cowboy, Nat saw that railroads were connecting towns across the country. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 978'.02092

Nelson Mandela: A Life of Persistence

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Why was Nelson Mandela jailed for twenty-seven years? How did Nelson Mandela helped to bring peace to South Africa? How did Nelson Mandela become the first black president of South Africa?… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 968.06'5092

Nelson Mandela: World Leader for Human Rights

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On December 5, 2013, former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. People around the world mourned the death of this human rights activist. Thousands of South… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 968.06'5092
Spring 2019

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

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Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,159.50
  • Your Price: $869.63
  • 30 titles

On My Own Biography Set III — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

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Engage readers' interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.13
  • Your Price: $53.13
  • 7 titles

Peace and Me

What does peace mean to you? This collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.5