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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: the story of Dr. Temple Grandin
by Julia Finley Mosca
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: the story of Dr. Temple Grandin
Illustrated by: Daniel Rieley
Ages 5-10
If you’ve ever felt different, if you’ve ever been low,if . . . more
What’s the Big Deal About First Ladies?
by Ruby Shamir
What’s the Big Deal About First Ladies?
Illustrated by: Matt Faulkner
Ages 4-8
First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! . . . more
National Geographic Readers: Ibn al-Haytham
by Libby Romero
National Geographic Readers: Ibn al-Haytham
Ages 6-up
During the golden age of science, knowledge, and invention in . . . more
Nefertiti, The Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider who Learned to Hunt in Space
by Darcy Pattison
Nefertiti, The Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider who Learned to Hunt in Space
Illustrated by: Valeria Tisnes
Ages 6-up
Most spiders spin a web and passively wait for prey . . . more
Around America to Win the Vote
by Mara Rockliff
Around America to Win the Vote
Illustrated by: Hadley Hooper
Ages 5-8
In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out . . . more
Radioactive!: How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World
by Winifred Conkling
Radioactive!: How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World
Ages 12-up
The fascinating, little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists’ . . . more
The Life and Times of Martin Luther
by Meike Roth-Beck
The Life and Times of Martin Luther
Illustrated by: Klaus Ensikat
Ages 7-up
Wittenberg, Germany, 1517: Martin Luther publishes 95 theses criticizing the . . . more
Preaching to the Chickens
by Jabari Asim
Preaching to the Chickens
Illustrated by: E.B. Lewis
Ages 5-8
Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. . . . more
Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace: The World’s First Computer Programmer
by Fiona Robinson
Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace: The World’s First Computer Programmer
Ages 6-9
Ada Lovelace (1815–1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a . . . more
Mama Africa!
by Kathryn Erskine
Mama Africa!
Illustrated by: Charly Palmer
Ages 6-10
Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award–winning South African singer, rose to . . . more
Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist
by Philip Dray
Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells: The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist
Illustrated by: Stephen Alcorn
Ages 10-up
In 1863, when Ida B. Wells was not yet two . . . more
Mei Ling in China City
by Icy Smith
Mei Ling in China City
Illustrated by: Gayle Garner Roski
Ages 8-up
Based on a true story of events during World War . . . more
The Streak
by Barb Rosenstock
The Streak
Illustrated by: Terry Widener
Ages 8-11
Set on the brink of World War II, this is . . . more
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz
by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz
Ages 12-up
Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived . . . more
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Brad Meltzer
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.
Illustrated by: Christopher Eliopoulos
Ages 5-8
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of . . . more
The Book of Heroines
by Stephanie Warren Drimmer
The Book of Heroines
Ages 8-up
Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, . . . more
Wisdom, The Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Disasters for Over 60 Years
by Darcy Pattison
Wisdom, The Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Disasters for Over 60 Years
Illustrated by: Kitty Harvill
Ages 5-12
This is the first book in an award series of . . . more
Schomburg
by Carole Boston Weatherford
Schomburg
Illustrated by: Eric Velasquez
Ages 9-12
Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo . . . more
Newton and Me
by Lynne Mayer
Newton and Me
Illustrated by: Sherry Rogers
Ages 4-8
While at play with his dog, Newton, a young boy . . . more
Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective
by Marissa Moss
Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective
Illustrated by: April Chu
Ages 5-12
When Kate Warne applied for a job with the Pinkerton . . . more
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
by Jen Bryant
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet
Ages 7-up
For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best . . . more
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
by Teri Kanefield
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
Ages 10-up
The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and . . . more
Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution
by Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution
Ages 12-up
In the Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, Independent congressman, . . . more
We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March
by Cynthia Levinson
We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March
Ages 10-up
The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March was a turning point in . . . more
Three Years and Eight Months
by Icy Smith
Three Years and Eight Months
Illustrated by: Jennifer Kindert
Ages 10-up
Based on true events during World War II, Three Years and . . . more
Babe Conquers the World
by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Babe Conquers the World
Ages 9-up
Babe Didrikson Zaharias had one driving goal: to become the . . . more
I Want To Be Like Poppin’ Joe/ Yo quiero ser como Joe Palomitas
by Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
I Want To Be Like Poppin’ Joe/ Yo quiero ser como Joe Palomitas
Illustrated by: Mary Birdsell (Photographer)
Ages 4-8
A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/ Una historia que . . . more
What’s the Big Deal About Freedom?
by Ruby Shamir
What’s the Big Deal About Freedom?
Illustrated by: Matt Faulkner
Ages 4-8
From the Constitution to civil rights, from women’s rights to . . . more
The Book of Heroes
by Crispin Boyer
The Book of Heroes
Ages 8-up
Everybody needs a role model! Discover the true stories of superheroes, rebels, world leaders, action heroes, sports legends, and many more daring dudes, all of . . . more
Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub
by Darcy Pattison
Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub
Illustrated by: Kitty Harvill
Ages 4-6
To humans, pumas are invisible. Can scientists learn to be . . . more
Martina and Chrissie
by Phil Bildner
Martina and Chrissie
Illustrated by: Brett Helquist
Ages 7-10
Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert come from completely different places . . . more
Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant
by Songju Ma Daemicke
Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant
Illustrated by: Christina Wald
Ages 4-9
How much does an elephant weigh? How do you know? . . . more
Rumors
by Denys Cazet
Rumors
Ages 6-up
In this time of fake and real news, rumors taking . . . more
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
by Jen Bryant
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet
Ages 7-up
Willie loved to write — words gave him freedom and . . . more
Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender
by S.D Nelson
Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender
Ages 8-up
The award-winning author and illustrator of Black Elk’s Vision and . . . more
The Firefly Letters
by Margarita Engle
The Firefly Letters
Ages 10-up
A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights . . . more
Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage
by Claire Rudolf Murphy
Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage
Illustrated by: Stacey Schuett
Ages 6-10
All Bessie wants is to go hiking with her father . . . more
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide
by Icy Smith
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide
Illustrated by: Sopaul Nhem
Ages 9-up
Nine-year-old Nat is forced out of his Cambodian home and . . . more
Dorothea’s Eyes
by Barb Rosenstock
Dorothea’s Eyes
Illustrated by: Gerard Dubois
Ages 8-12
This powerful and inspiring biography tells the emotional story of . . . more
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: the Story of Dr. Patricia Bath
by Julia Finley Mosca
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: the Story of Dr. Patricia Bath
Illustrated by: Daniel Rieley
Ages 5-10
If you like to think big, but some say you’re . . . more
Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
by Anita Silvey; Foreward by Jane Goodall
Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
Ages 8-up
Jane Goodall, one of the most recognized scientists in the . . . more
Wheels of Change
by Sue Macy
Wheels of Change
Ages 10-up
Take a lively look at women’s history from aboard a . . . more
Voice of Freedom
by Carole Boston Weatherford
Voice of Freedom
Illustrated by: Ekua Holmes
Ages 10-up
Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within . . . more
Lighter Than Air
by Matthew Clark Smith
Lighter Than Air
Illustrated by: Matt Tavares
Ages 6-9
Behold the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who . . . more
Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over
by Mark P. Friedlander
Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over
Ages 10-up
This book imagines that the great Renaissance Master Leonardo da . . . more
The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
by Chris Barton
The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
Illustrated by: Don Tate
Ages 7-up
John Roy Lynch spent most of his childhood as a . . . more
Look to the Stars
by Buzz Aldrin
Look to the Stars
Illustrated by: Wendell Minor
Ages 6-8
Buzz Aldrin takes readers on a journey through the history . . . more
Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls
by Tonya Bolden
Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls
Ages 10-up
Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women . . . more
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
by Steve Sheinkin
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
Ages 10-up
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team . . . more
14 Cows for America
by Carmen Agra Deedy, in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah
14 Cows for America
Illustrated by: Thomas Gonzalez
Ages 6-10
A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 . . . more
Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights
by Deborah Kops
Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights
Ages 11-up
Here is the story of extraordinary leader Alice Paul, from . . . more
She Persisted
by Chelsea Clinton
She Persisted
Illustrated by: Alexandra Boiger
Ages 4-8
Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids . . . more
The March Against Fear
by Ann Bausum
The March Against Fear
Ages 12-up
James Meredith’s 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man’s . . . more
Enormous Smallness
by Matthew Burgess
Enormous Smallness
Illustrated by: Kris Di Giacomo
Ages 4-8
Enormous Smallness is a nonfiction picture book about the poet E.E. . . . more
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
by Chris Raschka
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
Illustrated by: Chris Raschka
Ages 6-9
Jazz musician Sun Ra (1914–1993) always said that he came . . . more
The Wolves of Currumpaw
by William Grill
The Wolves of Currumpaw
Illustrated by: William Grill
Ages 7-up
The Wolves of Currumpaw is a beautifully illustrated modern re-telling . . . more
Manjhi Moves a Mountain
by Nancy Churnin
Manjhi Moves a Mountain
Illustrated by: Danny Popovici
Ages 5-up
Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and . . . more
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo
by Cassandre Maxwell
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo
Ages 5-7
Abraham Dee Bartlett knew from a young age that he . . . more
Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure
by Jennifer Thermes
Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure
Ages 5-7
In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on his first voyage. Though . . . more
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality
by Jonah Winter
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality
Illustrated by: Stacy Innerst
Ages 6-9
To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the . . . more
Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space
by Tam O’Shaughnessy
Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space
Ages 10-up
A fascinating glimpse into the life of the first American . . . more
Miguel’s Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote
by Margarita Engle
Miguel’s Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote
Illustrated by: Raúl Colón
Ages 8-up
This fictionalized first-person biography in verse of Miguel de Cervantes . . . more
Blood Brother
by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Blood Brother
Ages 10-up
This is the powerful story of Jonathan Daniels, a white . . . more
I Am Jane Goodall
by Brad Meltzer
I Am Jane Goodall
Illustrated by: Christopher Eliopoulos
Ages 5-8
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of . . . more
Shackles of the Deep
by Michael Cottman
Shackles of the Deep
Ages 10-up
A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in . . . more
Burn: Michael Faraday’s Candle
by Darcy Pattison
Burn: Michael Faraday’s Candle
Illustrated by: Peter Willis
Ages 4-up
WHAT MAKES A CANDLE BURN?Solid wax is somehow changed into . . . more
42 Is Not Just a Number
by Doreen Rappaport
42 Is Not Just a Number
Ages 8-up
Baseball, basketball, football — no matter the game, Jackie Robinson . . . more
Shackleton’s Journey
by William Grill
Shackleton’s Journey
Illustrated by: William Grill
Ages 7-up
Grill’s impeccably researched, detailed and atmospheric illustrations recreate all the . . . more
Lovely
by Jess Hong
Lovely
Illustrated by: Jess Hong
Ages 4-8
A celebration of diversity, Lovely shows how we’re all beautiful, . . . more
Eva’s Story: A Survivor’s Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank
by Eva Schloss
Eva’s Story: A Survivor’s Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank
Ages 14-up
Many know the tragic story of Anne Frank, the teenage . . . more
Danza!: Amalia Hernandez and El Ballet Folklorico De Mexico
by Duncan Tonatiuh
Danza!: Amalia Hernandez and El Ballet Folklorico De Mexico
Ages 6-10
Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of . . . more
Bravo!
by Margarita Engle
Bravo!
Illustrated by: Rafael Lopez
Ages 7-up
Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in this collection, . . . more
Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton
by Don Tate
Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton
Illustrated by: Don Tate
Ages 6-10
George loved words. But George was enslaved. Forced to work . . . more
Dangerous Jane
by Suzanne Slade
Dangerous Jane
Illustrated by: Alice Ratterree
Ages 6-10
From the time she was a child, Jane Addams’s heart . . . more
The Music in George’s Head
by Suzanne Slade
The Music in George’s Head
Illustrated by: Stacy Innerst
Ages 9-11
George Gershwin heard music all the time—at home, at school, . . . more

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