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People and Places, Non-Fiction eBooks

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  • It's OK to be Different

    A Children's Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness

    Illustrated by Sujata Saha ...
    Gold Award Winning Book - Literary TitanIt's OK to be Different written by Sharon Purtill and illustrated by Sujata Saha presents individuality. Everything about it is inspiring. Children will enjoy the fun and clever rhymes, as they are drawn in by the bright and cheerful illustrations. It is one of those books that both children and adults can enjoy, asit delivers the perfect message to young ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World

    Illustrated by Ricard Zaplana Ruiz ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From world-renowned historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, the bestselling author of Sapiens, comes an exciting, illustrated book for middle school readers that looks at the early history of humankind."Gripping and thought-provoking." —The New York Times**Even though we’ll never outrun a hungry lion or outswim an angry shark, humans are pretty impressive—and we ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Out of Darkness

    The Story of Louis Braille

    Illustrated by Kate Kiesler ...
    A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille. The book spans Braille's life from childhood through his days at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth and into his final years, when the alphabet he invented was finally gaining acceptance. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • What Is Congress?

    Illustrated by David Malan ...
    series What Was?
    Whether Congress is in session or not, here is an enthralling overview about the branch of our government closest to average Americans.Best-selling adult author and the first woman to become executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson is a self-confessed political junkie. Now she has written the book she wishes she'd had as a young reader. Explaining clearly and concisely what exactly ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • What Is the Supreme Court?

    Illustrated by Gregory Copeland ...
    series What Was?
    Hear ye, hear ye! Get ready to learn all about the most powerful court in the United States.Ever since it was established in 1789, the United States Supreme Court has had a major impact on the lives of all Americans. Some of its landmark decisions have helped end segregation, protected a person’s privacy, and allowed people to marry whomever they love.Best-selling author, former executive editor ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • 2nd Grade US History: Native Americans to Early Settlers

    Second Grade Books

    series Children's American History Books
    Why is it important to know who the early settlers were? To trace our culture and traditions, of course! This educational book presents what would otherwise be a boring subject for young children. The use of pictures creates a definite scenario that would stick to the memory well. So if you're looking for a more effective method of teaching history, this book is what you need! ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Sachiko

    A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

    by Caren Stelson ...
    "What happened to me must never happen to you."—Sachiko YasuiAugust 9, 1945, began like any other day for six-year-old Sachiko. Her country was at war, she didn't have enough to eat. At 11:01 a.m., she was playing outdoors with four other children. Moments later, those children were all dead. An atomic bomb had exploded just half a mile away.In the days and months that followed, Sachiko lost ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Who Is Michael Jordan?

    Illustrated by Dede Putra ...
    series Who Was?
    Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.Meet the man who changed the game forever. Michael Jordan has always been competitive--even as a young boy, he fought for attention. His need to be the best made him a star player on his college basketball team and helped him become an NBA legend, both for his skills and his endorsements. His Nike ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune

    Illustrated by Gareth Hinds ...
    Minamoto Yoshitsune should not have been a samurai. But his story is legend in this real-life saga.This epic warrior tale reads like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history.When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family—and lost. His father was killed, his mother captured, and his surviving half-brother banished. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Claudia and Crazy Peaches (The Baby-Sitters Club #78)

    by Ann M. Martin ...
    Book 78 - The Baby-Sitters Club
    When Claudia's wacky Aunt Peaches moves to Stoneybrook, full of fun and expecting a baby, Claudia thinks she will have the time of her life, until one of Peaches's antics gets Claudia in trouble and a fight ends in tragedy. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7)

    A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid

    by Nathan Hale ...
    Book 7 - Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
    Nathan Hale tackles a topic fans have been asking about for years: World War II.On December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, officially bringing the United States into World War II. A new generation of pilots were recruited to fly bombing missions for the United States, and from that group, volunteers were requested for a dangerous secret assignment. For the first time in American ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Old Hickory:Andrew Jackson and the American People

    Andrew Jackson and the American People

    by Albert Marrin ...
    From a childhood steeped in poverty, violence, and patriotic pride, Andrew Jackson rose to the heights of celebrity and power. The first popularly elected president, he won admiration by fighting corruption, championing the common man, shaping the power of the executive office, and preserving the fragile union of the young United States.Yet Jackson's ruthless pursuit of what he believed to be ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Sisters of the War: Two Remarkable True Stories of Survival and Hope in Syria (Scholastic Focus)

    An extraordinary true account of the enormous tragedy of the Syrian civil conflict.Since the revolution-turned-civil war in Syria began in 2011, over 500,000 civilians have been killed and more than 12 million Syrians have been displaced. Rania Abouzeid, one of the foremost journalists on the topic, follows two pairs of sisters from opposite sides of the conflict to give readers a firsthand ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Balcony on the Moon

    Coming of Age in Palestine

    Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer.A Junior Library Guild SelectionA Palestine Book Award Shortlist SelectionA VOYA Nonfiction Honor Roll SelectionA Skipping Stones Honor BookAn Arab-American National Muse... ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Black Birds in the Sky

    The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

    A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre. Winner, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched across the train tracks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and into its predominantly Black Greenwood ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Alive in the Killing Fields

    Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide

    Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.In this captivating memoir, a young Nawuth defies the odds and survives the invasion of his homeland by ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Flowers in the Gutter

    The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis

    by K. R. Gaddy ...
    The true story of the Edelweiss Pirates, working-class teenagers who fought the Nazis by whatever means they could.Fritz, Gertrud, and Jean were classic outsiders: their clothes were different, their music was rebellious, and they weren’t afraid to fight. But they were also Germans living under Hitler, and any nonconformity could get them arrested or worse. As children in 1933, they saw their ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Chanda's Secrets

    Chanda’s mother is not herself, her younger sister is acting out, and her best friend needs help. A powerful story set amid the African HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this sensitive, swiftly paced story, readers will find echoes of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as Chanda, a 16-year-old, astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang in Africa, must confront the undercurrents of shame and stigma ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Polar Bears and the Arctic

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #12: Polar Bears Past Bedtime

    Book 16 - Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #16: Polar Bears Past Bedtime, they had lots of questions. Why is the Arctic so cold? What did the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Who Is Stevie Wonder?

    Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi ...
    series Who Was?
    Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful singer-songwriter-musicians of our time. Signing his first record deal when he was only eleven, he had his first No.1 hit when he was thirteen. Since then he has had thirty US top ten hits, won a range of awards for his music ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Kid Innovators

    True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers

    Illustrated by Allison Steinfeld ...
    Book 7 - Kid Legends
    Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators.Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. Kid Innovators tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant thinkers in fields like technology, education, business, science, art, and entertainment, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • What Color Is My World?

    The Lost History of African-American Inventors

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone from soy, easing untold ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • South Korea

    series Countries We Come From
    Busy. Beautiful. Ancient. Welcome to South Korea! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about South Korea’s cities, food, holidays, history, and wildlife. They even learn how to speak a few words in Korean! This 32-page book features controlled text with age ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • South Korea

    series Country Explorers
    Pack your bags! We’re headed to South Korea. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore coastal islands and mountain ranges, enjoy traditional pansori music, and try a popular dish of pickled vegetables. A special section introduces South Korea’s capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at ... Read more

    $4.99 USD