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Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

by Nikki Grimes and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (10), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

by Debbie Levy and Elizabeth Baddeley
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Her Right Foot

by Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Ballots for Belva: The True Story of a Woman's Race for the Presidency

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and Courtney A. Martin
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws That Affect Us Today

by Cynthia Y. Levinson and Sanford Levinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Birmingham, 1963

by Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Saving the Ghost of the Mountain: An Expedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia

by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop

Part of the Scientists in the Field Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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When You Grow Up to Vote: How Our Government Works for You

by Eleanor Roosevelt, Michelle Markel, and Grace Lin
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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I Am Gandhi

by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Part of the Ordinary People Change the World Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2017
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1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln, A

by David A. Adler, John Wallner, and Alexandra Wallner

Part of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1989
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Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought)

by Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt

Part of the Lives of ... Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1998
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Unsettled: The Problem of Loving Israel

by Marc Aronson
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Middle Eastern
  • Year Published:
    2008
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We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World

by Stuart Stotts and Terrance Cummings
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Untold History of the United States, The: 1898-1945

by Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick, and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Underground Railroad, The: Navigate the Journey from Slavery to Freedom

by Judy Dodge Cummings and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
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Woman For President, A: The Story of Victoria Woodhull

by Kathleen Krull and Jane Dyer
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2004
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John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement

by James Haskins, Kathleen Benson, and Benny Andrews
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
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After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance

by Anne Sibley O'Brien and Perry Edmond O'Brien
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud

by Suzanne Jurmain and Larry Day
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America

by Russell Freedman
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If I Ran for President

by Catherine Stier and Lynne Avril Cravath
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2007
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What Is the Declaration of Independence?

by Michael Harris, Kevin McVeigh, and Jerry Hoare

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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On Our Way to Oyster Bay: Mother Jones and Her March for Children's Rights

by Monica Kulling and Felicita Sala
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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What's the Big Deal about Freedom

by Ruby Shamir and Matt Faulkner
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight

by Kathleen Krull and Amy June Bates
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Kids on Strike!

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1999
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With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote

by Ann Bausum
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2004
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Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President

by Ann Malaspina and Steve James
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Declaration of Interdependence: Poems for an Election Year

by Janet S. Wong
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Poetry
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This Little President: A Presidential Primer

by Joan Holub and Daniel Roode
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American Revolution, The: Experience the Battle for Independence with 20 Projects

by Judy Dodge Cummings and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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U.S. Constitution: Discover How Democracy Works with 25 Projects

by Carla Mooney and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

by Susan Zimet and Todd Hasak-Lowy
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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide

by Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
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Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

by Kirsten Gillibrand and Maira Kalman
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Don't Know Much about George Washington

by Kenneth C. Davis and Rob Shepperson

Part of the Don't Know Much About Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
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Heroes for Civil Rights

by David A. Adler and Bill Farnsworth
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Savage Thunder, A: Antietam and the Bloody Road to Freedom

by Jim Murphy
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

by Ann Bausum
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor

by Russell Freedman and Lewis Wickes Hine
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1994
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Dark Game, The: True Spy Stories

by Paul B. Janeczko
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Mystery, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country

by Ilene Cooper and Elizabeth Baddeley
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Art of the Possible, The: An Everyday Guide to Politics

by Edward Keenan and Julie McLaughlin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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What's the Big Deal about First Ladies

by Ruby Shamir and Matt Faulkner
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Residential Schools: The Devastating Impact on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Fin

by Melanie Florence

Part of the Righting Canada's Wrongs Series

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We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin

by Larry Dane Brimner
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Margaret Chase Smith: A Woman for President

by Lynn Plourde and David McPhail
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See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House

by Susan E. Goodman and Elwood H. Smith
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Humor, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa

by Jeanette Winter
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2008
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