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Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92

Vaccine Innovators Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever been vaccinated against a particular disease? As children, Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering both suffered from whooping cough, a life-threatening illness. As adults, they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 579.30922

Luis Paints the World

Luis wishes Nico wasn't leaving for the Army. To show Nico he doesn't need to go, Luis begins a mural on the alleyway wall. Their house, the river, the Parque de las Ardillas—it's the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land

With lyrical text and thought-provoking photography, Their Great Gift explores the experiences of immigrants in the twenty-first century, focusing on the lives of children. Images of families… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 305.9/06912

Don't Call Me Grandma

Great-grandmother Nell eats fish for breakfast, she doesn't hug or kiss, and she does NOT want to be called grandma. Her great-granddaughter isn't sure what to think about her. As she slowly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Facebook Founder and Internet Entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you have friends or family members who use Facebook? That social networking website is the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg. He has helped Facebook grow into a company that has almost one and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 302.30285

Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Diana Trujillo was little, working for NASA was her greatest dream. She loved to gaze at the stars in the sky. She also enjoyed math and art. Then she learned that engineers use math and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.43092

Minecraft Creator Markus "Notch" Persson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play computer games? If you do, you've probably played Minecraft. When Minecraft creator Markus Persson was young, he wasn't very interested in the games themselves. He was more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8092

Nintendo Video Game Designer Shigeru Miyamoto

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play video games? If you do, you've probably played a game designed by Shigeru Miyamoto. Miyamoto pioneered a new kind of game based on story and characters, rather than competition… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to gaze at the stars? So did the young Stephen Hawking. Eventually, he turned his fascination with the night sky into a career of trying to figure out how the universe began and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 530.092

Urban Biologist Danielle Lee

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

After earning degrees studying animal behavior, Danielle Lee wanted to share her love of science with young people. Through urban outreach she has brought budding scientists into professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 570.92

See No Color

"Transracial adoption is never oversimplified, airbrushed, or sentimentalized, but instead, it's portrayed with bracing honesty as the messy institution it is: rearranging families, blending… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch—a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

Out of Darkness

A 2016 Michael L. Printz… "This is East Texas, and there's lines. Lines you cross, lines you don't cross. That clear?" New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know abou Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her… Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.72880966

Aerospace Engineer Aprille Ericsson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever built a cool science project? In middle school, Aprille Ericsson won second place in a science fair. She knew she wanted to keep creating amazing science projects. As an adult… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.4092

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

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Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they're unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $151.92
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Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different — Paperback Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

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Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they're unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $45.54
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different — eBook Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

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Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they're unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $231.90
  • Your Price: $173.93
  • 6 titles

Computer Engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever scrolled through a news feed on Facebook? Ruchi Sanghvi helped design this and other Facebook features. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 621.39092

Genetics Expert Joanna L. Kelley

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever solved a tricky puzzle? As kids, Joanna Kelley and her siblings had fun solving the math and science challenges their parents invented at the dinner table. Later, Kelly's love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 576.5092

GoPro Inventor Nick Woodman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy snapping photos or taking movies of your adventures? So does Nick Woodman—but when he was growing up, most of his activities weren't camera-safe. Woodman was a diehard surfer. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 600

My Clothes, Your Clothes

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

Chloe gets to pick a special outfit for school! Should she wear her karate uniform? Her firefighter's helmet? Her bunny slippers? To decide, she talks with family and friends about clothes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 391