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Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.

"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What p...

Reporting under fire 16 daring women war correspondents and photojournalists —Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.
EBook
2014

"The tremendous struggles women have faced as war correspondents and photojournalists A profile of 16 courageous women, Reporting Under Fire tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from...

Betty Cornell's teen-age popularity guide —Cornell, Betty, author.

"Available again for a whole new generation of readers, the original 1950s popularity guide that was the inspiration for teen author Maya Van Wagenen's memoir Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek! Filled with fun ti...

Crazy Horse And Custer : Born Enemies —Nelson, S. D., author.
EBook
2021

"In 1876, Lakota chief Crazy Horse helped lead his people's resistance against the white man's invasion of the northern Great Plains. One of the leaders of the US military forces was Army Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer...

Robert Goddard —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2006

A brief look at the life of the man responsible for creating the first rocket to travel faster than the speed of sound.

Dr. Seuss : the great doodler —Klimo, Kate.

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"-- Provided by publisher.

Dear Nobody The True Diary of Mary Rose. —McNeil, Legs.
EBook
2014

Go Ask Alice was a hoax. But Dear Nobody is a true teen diary so raw and so edgy its authenticity rings off every page ""I am a freak."" The words and drawings of Mary Rose present a gritty, powerful, no-holds-barred tru...

Jeff Bezos : founder of Amazon.com —Weil, Jamie.

"Learn who Jeff Bezos is, how he started Amazon, and even how he came up with company's name."--Publisher's website.

Becoming Maria : love and chaos in the South Bronx —Manzano, Sonia.

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bron...

William Penn —Walsh, Kieran.
EBook
2005

Discusses the life of William Penn, his Quaker background, and his relationship with the American Indians, and his religious leadership.

Kid President's guide to being awesome —Montague, Brad.

"This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! 'That means it's time to do something!' announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. From YouTube se...

Awesome minds : the inventors of LEGO toys —Hagar, Erin.

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into t...

Eleanor Roosevelt —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2003

Discusses a person, who in her daily life, considered lives beyond her own to make the world a better place, particularily for the poor, oppressed, and underrecognized.

Tiger Woods —Armentrout, David, 1962-
EBook
2004

A brief look into the life and career of golfer Tiger Woods.

Francisco Coronado —Kline, Trish.
EBook
2003

A biography of the sixteenth century Spanish explorer who searched for cities of gold in parts of the American Southwest, but discovered only Indian villages.

Hernán Cortés —Kline, Trish.
EBook
2003

Introduces the life of Hernán Cortés, the Spanish explorer who discovered Baja California and explored the Pacific coast of Mexico, but who is best remembered for conquering the Aztec Empire.

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