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Who was Levi Strauss? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"As a young working-class German immigrant, Levi Strauss left his family's dry goods business in New York City to journey out west for the California Gold Rush. Only Levi wasn't looking for gold: he wanted to provide the...

Who was Princess Diana? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fairytale princess. Although the storybook marriage didn't have a happy en...

Who was Kobe Bryant? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Kobe Bryant was just an eighteen-year-old high-school basketball player when he decided to enter the National Basketball Association's draft. Though he was the thirteenth overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets, he would ...

Who was Frank Lloyd Wright? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture and the greatest Ame...

Who was Maya Angelou? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able t...

Who was Henry VIII? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated, and athletic. When Henry Tudor ascended to the English thrown at ...

Mysteries of moons and moon phases —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Full moons in folklore and legends are said to have magic power. Does a full moon really affect our planet and people living on it? Get a closer look at the moons in our solar system, from the known moons to the ones th...

Who is David Beckham? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United ...

Mysteries of meteors, asteroids, and comets —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"What are asteroids, comets, and meteors made of? What can scientists do if an asteroid is headed toward Earth? Learn how astronomers prepare for space objects hitting Earth, from tracking them to building asteroid-hunti...

Mary Anderson and windshield wipers —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Mary Anderson and Windshield Wipers examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to automot...

Mysteries of black holes and dark matter —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"What is a black hole? What is dark matter and what is it made of? How do scientists discover black holes and dark matter if they can't be seen? What do scientists know about these mysterious parts of the universe and wh...

Who was Henry VIII? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated, and athletic. When Henry Tudor ascended to the English thrown at ...

Who was Kobe Bryant? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Kobe Bryant dominated the world of basketball as an 18-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. This biography details his life and legacy.

Carpenter —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a carpenter. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars includ...

Permaculture —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, these books explore environmentalism through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. In Permaculture, the text and photos look at the history, bas...

Do vampire bats really drink blood? : answering kids' questions —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Vampires are made-up creatures that drink blood. But vampire bats are real! Do they really need to drink blood to survive? You have questions and this book has the answers. Find out about vampire bats, including what th...

Who is David Beckham? —Labrecque, Ellen, author.

"Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United ...

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