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Right Word, The: Roget and His Thesaurus

by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Author Guest Blog Posts (2)
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Rosa

by Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2005
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (10), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Before She Was Harriet

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
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Firefly Letters, The: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba

by Margarita Engle
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Noisy Paint Box, The: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

by Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPre
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker's Story

by Joseph Bruchac and Liz Amini-Holmes
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    American Indian
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Boys Who Challenged Hitler, The: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

by Phillip Hoose
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

by Steve Sheinkin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

by Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American, American Indian
  • Year Published:
    2009
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    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Pocahontas

by Joseph Bruchac
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    American Indian
  • Year Published:
    2003
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Boy Called Slow, A: The True Story of Sitting Bull

by Joseph Bruchac and Rocco Baviera
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    American Indian
  • Year Published:
    1994
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

by Deborah Heiligman
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
  • Author Resources:
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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

by Walter Dean Myers and Floyd Cooper
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Story of Ruby Bridges, The

by Robert Coles and George Ford
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1995
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Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

by Alan Schroeder and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
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Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves, and Other Female Villains

by Jane Yolen
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
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First Step, The: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial

by Susan E. Goodman and E.B. Lewis
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Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

by Ji-li Jiang
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Health, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1997
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Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth

by Anne Rockwell and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

by Candace Fleming
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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House That Jane Built, The: A Story about Jane Addams

by Tanya Lee Stone and Kathryn Brown
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Toussaint L'Ouverture: The Fight for Haiti's Freedom

by Walter Dean Myers and Jacob Lawrence
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Latino
  • Year Published:
    1996
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Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

by Jen Bryant and Boris Kulikov
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Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly

by Walter Dean Myers and Leonard Jenkins
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2000
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Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Stephen Alcorn
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2000
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What to Do about Alice?

by Barbara Kerley and Edwin Fotheringham
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Ain't Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry

by Scott Nelson and Marc Aronson
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Dear Benjamin Banneker

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1994
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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (with a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)

by Sue Macy
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Physical Education, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2011
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    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Camping Trip That Changed America, The

by Barb Rosenstock and Mordicai Gerstein
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

by Jabari Asim and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower

by Greg Pizzoli
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Rad American Women

by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

by Mara Rockliff and Vincent X. Kirsch
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Quest for Z, The: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon

by Greg Pizzoli
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Hana's Suitcase: A True Story

by Karen Levine
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2002
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Through My Eyes

by Ruby Bridges and Margo Lundell
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Blackbeard the Pirate King

by J. Patrick Lewis
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Independent Dames: What You Never Knew about the Women and Girls of the American Revolution

by Laurie Halse Anderson and Matt Faulkner
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Johnny Appleseed: The Legend and the Truth

by Jane Yolen and Jim Burke
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World

by Penny Colman
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea

by Alice B. McGinty and Thomas Gonzalez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
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Nelson Mandela

by Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Girl from the Tar Paper School, The: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement

by Teri Kanefield
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

by Kathryn Gibbs Davis and Gilbert Ford
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Math, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World

by Charles R. Smith, Jr. and Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Sonia Sotomayor

by Kathleen Krull and Angela Dominguez

Part of the Women Who Broke the Rules Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Latino
  • Year Published:
    2015
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