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BISAC Subject JNF007110

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists

President of the Underground Railroad: A Story about Levi Coffin

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in a Quaker family in the South in 1830, Levi Coffin did not support slavery, but he was exposed to its atrocities. Convinced that every person deserved to be free, Levi began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'115'092

Prudence Crandall: Teacher for Equal Rights

From the Series On My Own Biography

When Prudence Crandall opened a school for young girls in 1831, she didn't expect trouble. But that is just what she got when she allowed African American girls to attend. A Quaker and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 371.1'0092

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Ša, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist

"I remember the day I lost my spirit." So begins the story of Gertrude Simmons, also known as Zitkala-Ša, which means Red Bird. Born in 1876 on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 978.004'975243

Remember the Ladies: A Story about Abigail Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Abigail Adams lived through the Revolutionary War and became the First Lady of the second president of the United States. Though women of her time could not vote, govern, or own property… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973.4'4'092

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Ely Parker grew up on the Tonawanda Reservation in New York in the 1830s. There he learned the ways of his people, the Seneca Indians. Ely worked many years to save his reservation from a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 974.7004'9755

Setting the Stage for Fluency — eBook Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $426.50
  • Your Price: $319.88
  • 10 titles

Setting the Stage for Fluency — Library Bound Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 10 titles

Setting the Stage for Fluency — Paperback Set

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

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Reading dramatic literature is a fun way to put the reader into the writer's mind—and the director's role. Setting the Stage for Fluency gives readers a front-row seat to visualize a story… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $76.86
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  • 9 titles

Sojourner Truth

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Sojourner Truth chose her own name. True! When Sojourner Truth decided to change her life to become a traveling preacher, she changed her name. A freed slave, she wanted her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 305.5'67092

STEM Trailblazer Bios Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $419.85
  • Your Price: $314.89
  • 9 titles

STEM Trailblazer Bios — eBook Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,519.62
  • Your Price: $1,139.71
  • 38 titles

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $986.05
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STEM Trailblazer Bios — Paperback Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $341.62
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STEM Trailblazer Bios Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

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Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

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  • List Price: $159.90
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Taking Action for Civil and Political Rights

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about people being treated unfairly? Do you wish you could help make things better? The civil rights activists profiled in this book do that every day. One teenager… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323

Taking Action to Help the Environment

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about the environment? Do you wish you could help make things better? The environmental activists profiled in this book do that every day. One eleven-year-old sold drawings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 363.7

Taking Action to Improve People's Health

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Have you ever wished you could stop the spread of diseases? Or help fight hunger? It can be as easy as taking a picture of your school lunch and posting it online. That's what a nine-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 362.0425

Taking Action to Improve Schools

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever think about the kids who don't have school supplies? Do you wonder what you could do to make their school year better? The education activists in this book saw problems like this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 371.2/07

The American Indian Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

The Civil Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904

The Dalai Lama: A Life of Compassion

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

How old was the Dalai Lama when he became the leader of Tibet? Why did the Dalai Lama leave Tibet to live in India? When did the Dalai Lama win the Nobel Peace Prize? Find out in this… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 294.3'923092

The Gay Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973

The Road to Seneca Falls: A Story about Elizabeth Cady Stanton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a little girl in the early 1800s, she realized that most people seemed to think that boys were better than girls. As Stanton grew up, she saw that women had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 305.42'092