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Jackie Robinson

From the Series On My Own Biography

The first African American to break the color barrier in modern major league baseball, Jackie Robinson was one of the greatest players of all time. Forced to put up with angry, hateful fans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Pocahontas

From the Series On My Own Biography

As the young daughter of a powerful Powhatan leader, Pocahontas befriended the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. Although she helped them survive their difficult first years, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.5'01'092

Prickly Porcupines

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

What kind of animal looks like a hairbrush, but feels like a cactus? A porcupine! With sharp, prickly quills to help keep them safe, porcupines live and grow in forests where they can find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.35'974

The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft

From the Series On My Own History

On December 21, 1848, Ellen Craft and her husband, William, slipped out into the cold, dark night and took their first steps towards freedom. They were runaway slaves. Posing as a white man… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092273

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

Family

In this heartwarming sequel to the highly acclaimed Hope, Aunt Poogee and Hope return with their delightful, multiculutural family for a special dinner at Aunt Poogee's farm. The whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

George Washington Carver

From the Series On My Own Biography

Born a slave near the end of the Civil War, George Washington Carver was a small and sickly child. Too frail to work in the fields of the Missouri farm where he grew up, George did chores… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 630'.92

Jesse Owens

From the Series On My Own Biography

From the time he was a young boy on a farm in Alabama until he received his fourth Olympic gold medal in Berlin in 1936, all Jesse Owens wanted to do was run. Overcoming sickness, poverty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

On My Own Biography — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

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 History — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own History

Set

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these books capture readers' interest and imagination. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,314.10
  • Your Price: $985.58
  • 34 titles

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Pull Ahead Books — Animals — Paperback Set

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Set

Perfect for young animal lovers, these rich resources explore a wide range of wild creatures--their physical features, habitats, and life cycles. The conversational text prompts the reader to… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $223.36
  • Temporarily out of stock
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On My Own Biography — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Biography

Set

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
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine

From the Series On My Own History

In 1957, nine teenagers were chosen to be the first black students to attend all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. A small group of people in Little Rock, including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 379.2'63'0976773

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad

From the Series On My Own History

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Go Free or Die: A Story about Harriet Tubman

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

For the first twenty-eight years of her life. Harriet Tubman lived as a slave on a southern plantation. Finally, with the help of a Quaker woman, she was able to escape to Philadelphia by way… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924

Walking the Road to Freedom: A Story about Sojourner Truth

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York in 1797 or 1798. She never knew for sure which year she was born or even whether it was summer or winter. By the time she was a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924

What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story about Benjamin Banneker

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1791 plans for the new capital city, Washington, D.C., were in the works, but someone was needed to help with the surveying. Thomas Jefferson recommended Benjamin Banneker for the job… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 520.92'4

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4

Shoes for Everyone: A Story about Jan Matzeliger

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Jan Matzeliger felt anything but welcome in Philadelphia in 1873. As well as being a foreigner, Jan was half African American, which meant that most doors were closed to him. Although the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 685'.31'0028

On My Own History — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own History

Set

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these books capture readers' interest and imagination. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $215.73
  • Your Price: $204.94
  • 26 titles