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by Ruth C Howard
He came to America seeking freedom. He went to war to give it to others.
Germany, 1934:. Dr. Hans Cohn sees a frightening future in a country run by Nazis. With Hitler in power and anti-Semitism on the rise, the young Jewish physician and his fiancée Hilde flee to America. Out of money but full of hope, they leave leave New York City and at last find refuge in the growing arts mecca of Woodstock, N.Y.
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by Betty BolteDuring the 1800s, daring and courageous girls across America left their unique mark on history. Milly Cooper galloped 9 miles through hostile Indian Territory to summon help when Fort Cooper was under attack. Belle Boyd risked her life spying for the Rebels during the Civil War. Kate Shelly, when she was 15, crawled across a nearly washed-out railroad bridge during a ferocious thunderstorm to warn the next train. Lucille Mulhall, age 14, outperformed cowboys to become the World’s First Famou... more
by Peter Aronson
This is a middle-grade book for our times. The story follows Jeannette Rankin’s path from a Montana ranch to social work to the halls of Congress in 1916, the first woman elected to the House of Representatives, a full century before Hillary Clinton made her historic run for president. Rankin was a suffrage leader, a women’s rights activist, a pacifist – considered, perhaps, the first and foremost feminist of the 20th century. This is the story of a woman who stood up for wh... more
by Karl PorfirioMy Daddy's Heart is Purple was inspired by a father who lost his son after receiving a Purple Heart. Though the heartache of the loss always remains, so goes along with it the pride of knowing his son sacrificed for the country we so love. Because his son also left behind a son, the goal was for all children who have experienced this loss can also share the pride of their parents who loved and served their country.
by arjun shankarThe past century saw a rapid growth in the field of specialized agriculture based on machines, chemical technologies, and plant breeding. Sustainable agriculture has become one of the most sought-after means to attain development. Many traditional farming practices have embraced genetic modification. Biotech Laboratories from across India are working on innovative and sustainable agriculture solutions. Historical records suggest that ancient Egyptians are pr... more
by Katina RankinIn "March On Children! The Story of James Meredith’s March Against Fear” — Katina Rankin teaches children that one person can make a difference. The text traces what was supposed to be Meredith’s lone journey on foot from Memphis, Tenn. to Jackson, Miss. Each page filled with Meredith’s own words is based on countless interviews with him. The storytelling provides insight for children on how to be bold and brave.
by Regina SparrowCan you teach a cow to bow? Can you hear a marmot meow? I Wonder, takes readers on an adventure through the imagination by exploring silly ideas. Have fun building language while stretching vocabulary with delightful rhymes. Enjoy asking and answering questions that highlight rare and endangered species.
by Katina RankinEmmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out of a Bad Situation is an immersive, thought-provoking story about a family passing on the legacy of the civil rights movement by learning about a 14-year-old boy who was murdered for whistling at a woman. The author gently but boldly diverges a story from Mississippi’s once racially, hatred-filled atmosphere to create her first in a series of children’s civil rights books set in the Magnolia State. Emmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out of a Bad Sit... more
by Katina Rankin
In Medgar Evers: “He Taught His Kids To Crawl So We Could Stand” — Katina Rankin teaches children that history’s mistakes can linger if we aren’t willing to stand up and tell the truth — that there will always be abuses of power, unless we jointly take a knee to prove a point, and that the arc of the universe doesn’t bend toward justice unless we’re willing to do the work even if it includes crawling to get the pendulum of justice to swi... more
by EPHRAIM NWABUOKEIThe History of Onicha-Olona Kingdom: This is the first volume of the history of a kingdom of warriors, farmers, hunters, intellectuals, politicians, and craftsmen and women who share high religious and cultural values. This is also about their wars, settlements, formation, the rise of the kingdom and subsequent leadership tussles.
Bronislaw Huberman: From Child Prodigy to Hero, the Violinist Who Saved Jewish Musicians from the Holocaustby Peter AronsonBRONISLAW HUBERMAN: FROM CHILD PRODIGY TO HERO, THE VIOLINIST WHO SAVED JEWISH MUSICIANS FROM THE HOLOCAUST First in my Groundbreaker Series: Books for middle-grade readers about extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. Bronislaw Huberman was a child prodigy who played his violin before kings and queens. As an adult, he became one of the greatest violinists in the world. And then came the horrors of Nazi Germany and the violence and hatred towards the Jews of Europe. The time period was... more
by Maitri Shah
by Gregory B. Edmonds"The REAL Story of Pirates" features a genuinely unique collection of interesting facts, personality profiles, and fun pastimes for children and anyone interested in Pirates. Its 70 pages are filled with hours of reading and stimulating activities - with over 40 illustrations, coloring pages, a treasure map maze, a word search puzzle, a true/false quiz, and even suggestions for hosting an inexpensive children’s pirate party!
by Anne GregoryFrom a squiggly ball of jelly to a cute leaf-hopper, watch Fredrick the Frog grow up in a lush green pond. Along the way, he makes friends and discovers new things he can do as his body changes. An artfully illustrated book celebrating God's perfect plan in nature's life cycle.
by David EastisLeonardo Da Vinci—The Boy Who Loved Circles introduces readers to the “universal genius” and focuses on the childhood years of the brilliant artist, inventor, scientist and innovator. Within the beautifully illustrated pages, author David Eastis brings to light Leonardo’s fascination with circles and orbs, their reoccurrence in nature and relevance to mathematics, physics and other realms of science. In the pages of Leonardo Da Vinci—The Boy Who Loved Circles, we learn what Da Vinci discov... more