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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 VisionJim Curious
by Matthias Picard
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in HistoryBenny Goodman & Teddy Wilson
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
The Great Greene HeistThe Great Greene Heist
by Varian Johnson
A Home for Mr. EmersonA Home for Mr. Emerson
by Barbara Kerley
The Great Wide SeaThe Great Wide Sea
by M. H. Herlong
Bristol Bay SummerBristol Bay Summer
by Annie Boochever
Tudley Didn’t KnowTudley Didn’t Know
by John Himmelman
Dare the WindDare the Wind
by Tracey Fern
Grace for PresidentGrace for President
by Kelly DiPuccio
She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal LeaderShe Sang Promise
by J.G. Annino
Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret CameronStand There! She Shouted
by Susan Goldman Rubin
DK Biography: Thomas EdisonDK Biography
by Jan Adkins
Rules to Rock ByRules to Rock By
by Josh Farrar
Hatshepsut of EgyptHatshepsut of Egypt
by Shirin Yim Bridges
Trailing TennesseeTrailing Tennessee
by Cory Wheeler Mimms
The Evolution of Calpurnia TateThe Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
by Jaqueline Kelly
Jepp, Who Defied the StarsJepp, Who Defied the Stars
by Katherine Marsh
To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore RooseveltTo Dare Mighty Things
by Doreen Rappaport
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed AmericaHand in Hand
by Andrea Pinkney
A Mad, Wicked FollyA Mad, Wicked Folly
by Sharon Biggs Walker
The Quirks in Circus QuirkusThe Quirks in Circus Quirkus
by Erin Soderberg
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak OutBeyond Magenta
by Susan Kuklin
The Freedom Summer MurdersThe Freedom Summer Murders
by Don Mitchell
Geronimo Stilton #14: “The First Mouse on the Moon”Geronimo Stilton #14
by Geronimo Stilton
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake AdventurePaul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox
by Matt Luckhurst
Regards to the Man in the MoonRegards to the Man in the Moon
by Ezra Jack Keats
The Scarlet Stockings SpyThe Scarlet Stockings Spy
by Trinka Hakes Noble
Alex the Ant Goes to the BeachAlex the Ant Goes to the Beach
by Eric Wayne Dickey
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American InventorsWhat Color Is My World?
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Dive!: My Adventures in the Deep FrontierDive!
by Sylvia A. Earle
Dare to Dream … Change the WorldDare to Dream … Change the World
by Jill Corcoran, anthologist
Sacajawea of the ShoshoneSacajawea of the Shoshone
by Natasha Yim
Colonel Theodore RooseveltColonel Theodore Roosevelt
by David A. Adler
Tessa Masterson Will Go to PromTessa Masterson Will Go to Prom
by Brendan Halpin and Emily Franklin
The Adventuring SetThe Adventuring Set
by Kyla Ryman
by Pam Flowers
First FireFirst Fire
by Nancy Kelly Allen
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella FitzgeraldSkit-Scat Raggedy Cat
by Roxanne Orgill
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird: My Adventures Photographing Wild Animals from a HelicopterI Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
by Robert B. Haas
100 People Who Made History100 People Who Made History
by Ben Gilliland
UFiles #1: A Dark InheritanceUFiles #1
by Chris d'Lacey
Terra Tempo: Ice Age Cataclysm!Terra Tempo
by David R. Shapiro
Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace PrizeAlfred Nobel
by Kathy-jo Wargin
Freddie & GingersnapFreddie & Gingersnap
by Vincent X. Kirsch
Bronto, Friend of CeratopsBronto, Friend of Ceratops
by Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
Ellie’s Long WalkEllie’s Long Walk
by Pam Flowers
How Do You Burp in Space?How Do You Burp in Space?
by Susan E. Goodman
Leonardo’s HorseLeonardo’s Horse
by Jean Fritz
LEGO Legends of Chima #1: High Risk!LEGO Legends of Chima #1
by Yannick Grotholt
Pappy’s HandkerchiefPappy’s Handkerchief
by Devin Scillian
Will Allen and the Ring of TerrorWill Allen and the Ring of Terror
by Jason Edwards
John Muir: America’s First EnvironmentalistJohn Muir
by Kathryn Lasky
DK Biography: Marie CurieDK Biography
by DK Publishing
Artemisia of CariaArtemisia of Caria
by Shirin Yim Bridges
The Incredible Charlotte SycamoreThe Incredible Charlotte Sycamore
by Kate Maddison
The Roaring Twenty: The First Cross-Country Air Race for WomenThe Roaring Twenty
by Margaret Whitman Blair
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought DifferentSteve Jobs
by Karen Blumenthal
The Revolution of Evelyn SerranoThe Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
by Sonia Manzano
A Girl Called ProblemA Girl Called Problem
by Katie Quirk
Nancy Drew Diaries #2Nancy Drew Diaries #2
by Stefan Petrucha
Clara and DavieClara and Davie
by Patricia Polacco
Nelson Mandela: “No Easy Walk to Freedom”Nelson Mandela
by Barry Denenberg
The Story of Fish and SnailThe Story of Fish and Snail
by Deborah Freedman
Starbird Murphy and the World OutsideStarbird Murphy and the World Outside
by Karen Finneyfrock
Gopher to the Rescue: A Volcano Recovery StoryGopher to the Rescue
by Terry Catasús Jennings
Three Little BeaversThree Little Beavers
by Jean Heilprin Diehl
Our Children Can SoarOur Children Can Soar
by Michelle Cook
Alone Across the ArcticAlone Across the Arctic
by Pam Flowers
Eliza Bing is (NOT) a Big, Fat, QuitterEliza Bing is (NOT) a Big, Fat, Quitter
by Carmella Van Vleet
The Qwikpick Papers: Poop Fountain!The Qwikpick Papers
by Tom Angleberger
DK Biography: Laura Ingalls WilderDK Biography
by DK Publishing
Terra Tempo: The Four Corners of TimeTerra Tempo
by David R. Shapiro
The Harrowing Case of the Hackensack HackerThe Harrowing Case of the Hackensack Hacker
by Barnas Monteith and Roberta Baxter
Isabella of CastileIsabella of Castile
by Shirin Yim Bridges
The Port Chicago 50The Port Chicago 50
by Steve Sheinkin
Ladies First: 40 Daring American Women Who Were Second to NoneLadies First
by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Bronto & The Pterodactyl EggsBronto & The Pterodactyl Eggs
by Charlotte Vivian Rodenberg
Roller Derby RivalsRoller Derby Rivals
by Sue Macy
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra: The Sound of Joy Is EnlighteningThe Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
by Chris Raschka
DK Biography: Barack ObamaDK Biography
by Stephen Krensky
Will Allen and the Hideous ShroudWill Allen and the Hideous Shroud
by Jason Edwards
A Wrinkle in TimeA Wrinkle in Time
by Madeline L’Engle
The Cryptic Case of the Coded FairThe Cryptic Case of the Coded Fair
by Barbara Tinker, Robert Tinker, Pendred Noyce
Friends of LibertyFriends of Liberty
by Beatrice Gormley
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