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Trailblazers (Summer 2014)

This showcase is chock-full of fiction and nonfiction titles about innovators, trendsetters and ground breakers. Peruse this list for tales of daring and adventure, of people (both real and imagined) who have changed the course of history, and books that will inspire kids to do the same! List published summer 2014

 
Jim Curious: A Voyage to the Heart of the Sea in 3-D Vision

Jim Curious

By: Matthias Picard
ISBN: 9781419710438
 
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History

Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson

By: Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by:
James E. Ransome
ISBN: 9780823423620
 
The Great Greene Heist

The Great Greene Heist

By: Varian Johnson
ISBN: 9780545525527
 
A Home for Mr. Emerson

A Home for Mr. Emerson

By: Barbara Kerley
Illustrated by:
Edwin Fotheringham
ISBN: 9780545350884
 
The Great Wide Sea

The Great Wide Sea

By: M. H. Herlong
ISBN: 9780142416709
 
Bristol Bay Summer

Bristol Bay Summer

By: Annie Boochever
ISBN: 9780882409948
 
Tudley Didn’t Know

Tudley Didn’t Know

By: John Himmelman
Illustrated by:
John Himmelman
ISBN: 9780976494362
 
Dare the Wind

Dare the Wind

By: Tracey Fern
Illustrated by:
Emily Arnold McCully
ISBN: 9780374316990
 
Grace for President

Grace for President

By: Kelly DiPuccio
Illustrated by:
LeUyen Pham
ISBN: 9781423139997
 
She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader

She Sang Promise

By: J.G. Annino
Illustrated by:
Lisa Desimini
ISBN: 9781426305924
 
The Town that Fooled the British: A War of 1812 Story

The Town that Fooled the British

By: Lisa Papp
Illustrated by:
Robert Papp
ISBN: 9781585364848
 
Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

Stand There! She Shouted

By: Susan Goldman Rubin
Illustrated by:
Bagram Ibatoulline
ISBN: 9780763657536
 
DK Biography: Thomas Edison

DK Biography

By: Jan Adkins
ISBN: 9780756652074
 
Rules to Rock By

Rules to Rock By

By: Josh Farrar
ISBN: 9780802720795
 
Hatshepsut of Egypt

Hatshepsut of Egypt

By: Shirin Yim Bridges
Illustrated by:
Albert Nguyen
ISBN: 9780984509805
 
Trailing Tennessee

Trailing Tennessee

By: Cory Wheeler Mimms
ISBN: 9781940052007
 
Runaways on the Inside Passage

Runaways on the Inside Passage

By: Joe Upton
ISBN: 9780882405650
 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

By: Jaqueline Kelly
ISBN: 9780312659301
 
Ordinary Dogs, Extraordinary Friendships: Stories of Loyalty, Courage, and Compassion

Ordinary Dogs, Extraordinary Friendships

By: Pam Flowers
Illustrated by:
Jason Baskin
ISBN: 9780882409160
 
Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

By: Katherine Marsh
ISBN: 9781423135005
 
To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt

To Dare Mighty Things

By: Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by:
C.F. Payne
ISBN: 9781423124887
 
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Hand in Hand

By: Andrea Pinkney
Illustrated by:
Brian Pinkney
ISBN: 9781423142577
 
A Mad, Wicked Folly

A Mad, Wicked Folly

By: Sharon Biggs Walker
ISBN: 9780670014682
 
The Quirks in Circus Quirkus

The Quirks in Circus Quirkus

By: Erin Soderberg
Illustrated by:
Kelly Light
ISBN: 9781599907901
 
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

Beyond Magenta

By: Susan Kuklin
ISBN: 9780763656119
 
The Freedom Summer Murders

The Freedom Summer Murders

By: Don Mitchell
ISBN: 9780545477253
 
Geronimo Stilton #14: “The First Mouse on the Moon”

Geronimo Stilton #14

By: Geronimo Stilton
ISBN: 9781597077316
 
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake Adventure

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

By: Matt Luckhurst
ISBN: 9781419704208
 
Regards to the Man in the Moon

Regards to the Man in the Moon

By: Ezra Jack Keats
ISBN: 9780670011377
 
The Scarlet Stockings Spy

The Scarlet Stockings Spy

By: Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrated by:
Robert Papp
ISBN: 97781585362301
 
Alex the Ant Goes to the Beach

Alex the Ant Goes to the Beach

By: Eric Wayne Dickey
Illustrated by:
Abbey Paccia
ISBN: 9781940052083
 
Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective

Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective

By: Jason Edwards
Illustrated by:
Jeffrey Friedman
ISBN: 9780978951207
 
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors

What Color Is My World?

By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Illustrated by:
Ben Boos and A. G. Ford
ISBN: 9780763645649
 
Dive!: My Adventures in the Deep Frontier

Dive!

By: Sylvia A. Earle
ISBN: 9780792271444
 
Dare to Dream … Change the World

Dare to Dream … Change the World

By: Jill Corcoran, anthologist
Illustrated by:
J. Beth Jepson
ISBN: 9781610670654
 
Sacajawea of the Shoshone

Sacajawea of the Shoshone

By: Natasha Yim
Illustrated by:
Albert Nguyen
ISBN: 9780984509867
 
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt

By: David A. Adler
ISBN: 9780823429509
 
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom

Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom

By: Brendan Halpin and Emily Franklin
ISBN: 9780802723451
 
When I Grow Up I Want To Be…a Teacher!

When I Grow Up I Want To Be…a Teacher!

By: Wigu Publishing
ISBN: 9781939973085
 
The Adventuring Set

The Adventuring Set

By: Kyla Ryman
Illustrated by:
Case Jernigan
ISBN: 9780984504237
 
Douggie

Douggie

By: Pam Flowers
Illustrated by:
Jon Van Zyle
ISBN: 9780882406558
 
First Fire

First Fire

By: Nancy Kelly Allen
Illustrated by:
Sherry Rogers
ISBN: 9781628552072
 
The Pilot and the Little Prince

The Pilot and the Little Prince

By: Peter Sis
ISBN: 9780374380694
 
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat

By: Roxanne Orgill
Illustrated by:
Sean Qualls
ISBN: 9780763617332
 
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird: My Adventures Photographing Wild Animals from a Helicopter

I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird

By: Robert B. Haas
Illustrated by:
Robert B. Haas
ISBN: 9781426306945
 
100 People Who Made History

100 People Who Made History

By: Ben Gilliland
ISBN: 9780756690038
 
UFiles #1: A Dark Inheritance

UFiles #1

By: Chris d'Lacey
ISBN: 9780545608763
 
Terra Tempo: Ice Age Cataclysm!

Terra Tempo

By: David R. Shapiro
Illustrated by:
Chris Herndon
ISBN: 9780984442218
 
The Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil

The Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil

By: Barnas Monteith
Illustrated by:
Min-Chun Huang
ISBN: 9780985000851
 
When I Grow Up I Want To Be…a Firefighter!

When I Grow Up I Want To Be…a Firefighter!

By: Wigu Publishing
ISBN: 9781939973115
 
Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize

Alfred Nobel

By: Kathy-jo Wargin
Illustrated by:
Zachary Pullen
ISBN: 9781585362813
 
Freddie & Gingersnap

Freddie & Gingersnap

By: Vincent X. Kirsch
Illustrated by:
Vincent X. Kirsch
ISBN: 9781423159582
 
Bronto, Friend of Ceratops

Bronto, Friend of Ceratops

By: Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
Illustrated by:
Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
ISBN: 9780984442294
 
Ellie’s Long Walk

Ellie’s Long Walk

By: Pam Flowers
Illustrated by:
Bill Farnsworth
ISBN: 9780882408859
 
How Do You Burp in Space?

How Do You Burp in Space?

By: Susan E. Goodman
Illustrated by:
Michael Slack
ISBN: 9781599900681
 
Leonardo’s Horse

Leonardo’s Horse

By: Jean Fritz
Illustrated by:
Hudson Talbott
ISBN: 9780399235764
 
LEGO Legends of Chima #1: High Risk!

LEGO Legends of Chima #1

By: Yannick Grotholt
ISBN: 9781629910727
 
Pappy’s Handkerchief

Pappy’s Handkerchief

By: Devin Scillian
Illustrated by:
Chris Ellison
ISBN: 9781585363162
 
Will Allen and the Ring of Terror

Will Allen and the Ring of Terror

By: Jason Edwards
Illustrated by:
Jeffrey Friedman
ISBN: 9780978951221
 
John Muir: America’s First Environmentalist

John Muir

By: Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by:
Stan Fellows
ISBN: 9780763664701
 
DK Biography: Marie Curie

DK Biography

By: DK Publishing
ISBN: 9780756638313
 
Artemisia of Caria

Artemisia of Caria

By: Shirin Yim Bridges
Illustrated by:
Albert Nguyen
ISBN: 9780984509812
 
The Incredible Charlotte Sycamore

The Incredible Charlotte Sycamore

By: Kate Maddison
ISBN: 9780823427376
 
The Roaring Twenty: The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women

The Roaring Twenty

By: Margaret Whitman Blair
ISBN: 9780792253891
 
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

Steve Jobs

By: Karen Blumenthal
ISBN: 9781250014450
 
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

By: Sonia Manzano
ISBN: 9780545325066
 
A Girl Called Problem

A Girl Called Problem

By: Katie Quirk
ISBN: 9780802854049
 
Nancy Drew Diaries #2

Nancy Drew Diaries #2

By: Stefan Petrucha
Illustrated by:
Sho Murase, Vaughn Ross
ISBN: 9781597077781
 
Clara and Davie

Clara and Davie

By: Patricia Polacco
Illustrated by:
Patricia Polacco
ISBN: 9780545354776
 
Nelson Mandela: “No Easy Walk to Freedom”

Nelson Mandela

By: Barry Denenberg
ISBN: 9780545669115
 
The Story of Fish and Snail

The Story of Fish and Snail

By: Deborah Freedman
ISBN: 9780670784899
 
Starbird Murphy and the World Outside

Starbird Murphy and the World Outside

By: Karen Finneyfrock
ISBN: 9780670012763
 
Gopher to the Rescue: A Volcano Recovery Story

Gopher to the Rescue

By: Terry Catasús Jennings
Illustrated by:
Laurie O’Keefe
ISBN: 9781607181316
 
Three Little Beavers

Three Little Beavers

By: Jean Heilprin Diehl
Illustrated by:
Cathy Morrison
ISBN: 9781607185246
 
Our Children Can Soar

Our Children Can Soar

By: Michelle Cook
Illustrated by:
AG Ford, Bryan Collier, Charlotte Riley-Webb, Cozbi Cabrera, Diane Dillon, E. B. Lewis, Eric Velasquez, Frank Morrison, James Ransome, Leo Dillon, Pat Cummings, R. Gregory Christie, and Shadra Strickland
ISBN: 9781599904184
 
Alone Across the Arctic

Alone Across the Arctic

By: Pam Flowers
ISBN: 9780882408361
 
Eliza Bing is (NOT) a Big, Fat, Quitter

Eliza Bing is (NOT) a Big, Fat, Quitter

By: Carmella Van Vleet
ISBN: 9780823429448
 
The Qwikpick Papers: Poop Fountain!

The Qwikpick Papers

By: Tom Angleberger
ISBN: 9781419704253
 
DK Biography: Laura Ingalls Wilder

DK Biography

By: DK Publishing
ISBN: 9780756645083
 
Terra Tempo: The Four Corners of Time

Terra Tempo

By: David R. Shapiro
Illustrated by:
Chris Herndon
ISBN: 9780984442263
 
The Harrowing Case of the Hackensack Hacker

The Harrowing Case of the Hackensack Hacker

By: Barnas Monteith and Roberta Baxter
Illustrated by:
Yu-Yu Chin
ISBN: 9780985000882
 
Isabella of Castile

Isabella of Castile

By: Shirin Yim Bridges
Illustrated by:
Albert Nguyen
ISBN: 9780984509843
 
The Port Chicago 50

The Port Chicago 50

By: Steve Sheinkin
ISBN: 9781596437968
 
Ladies First: 40 Daring American Women Who Were Second to None

Ladies First

By: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
ISBN: 9780792253938
 
When I Grow Up I Want To Be…in the U.S. Navy!

When I Grow Up I Want To Be…in the U.S. Navy!

By: Wigu Publishing
ISBN: 9781939973023
 
Bronto & The Pterodactyl Eggs

Bronto & The Pterodactyl Eggs

By: Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
Illustrated by:
Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
ISBN: 9780984442249
 
Roller Derby Rivals

Roller Derby Rivals

By: Sue Macy
Illustrated by:
Matt Collins
ISBN: 9780823429233
 
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra: The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening

The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra

By: Chris Raschka
ISBN: 9780763658069
 
DK Biography: Barack Obama

DK Biography

By: Stephen Krensky
ISBN: 9780756658052
 
Will Allen and the Hideous Shroud

Will Allen and the Hideous Shroud

By: Jason Edwards
Illustrated by:
Jeffrey Friedman
ISBN: 9780978951245
 
A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

By: Madeline L’Engle
ISBN: 9780312367541
 
When I Grow Up I Want To Be…in the U.S. Army!

When I Grow Up I Want To Be…in the U.S. Army!

By: Wigu Publishing
ISBN: 9781939973054
 
The Cryptic Case of the Coded Fair

The Cryptic Case of the Coded Fair

By: Barbara Tinker, Robert Tinker, Pendred Noyce
Illustrated by:
Yu-Yu Chin
ISBN: 9780989792424
 
Friends of Liberty

Friends of Liberty

By: Beatrice Gormley
ISBN: 9780802854186
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