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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
 
DouggieDouggie
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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