Carole Boston Weatherford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 40 pages
From award-winners Carole Boston Weatherford and Raul Colón comes the story of a little girl from Mississippi who became a beloved star—one whose song soared on the breath of her ancestors and paved the way for those who followed.
Renee Watson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2012 - 40 pages
Fans of When Marian Sang and Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa will jump at the chance to discover another talented performer whose voice transcended and transformed the circumstances society placed on her.
James Bradley, Ron Powers - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2012 - 224 pages
Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima–and into history.
Jonah Winter - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2013 - 40 pages
Complete with sidebars filled with stats, here is a book for all baseball lovers, young and old. "The Say Hey Kid had style to spare, and so does this irrepressible book." —Booklist, Starred From the Hardcover edition.
Eric Haney - History - 2003 - 403 pages
Inside Delta Force brings honor to these singular men while it puts us in the middle of action that is sudden, frightening, and nonstop around the world. From the Hardcover edition.
Walter Dean Myers - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 192 pages
We meet Angela, who starts having prophetic dreams after her father is killed and Big Joe, who wants a bang-up funeral while he's still around to enjoy it. Some of these stories are private, and some are the ones behind the headlines.
Condoleezza Rice - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 336 pages
Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Parents and Me is a fascinating and inspirational story for young people. Includes a 16-page photo insert. From the Hardcover edition.
Maya Angelou - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 166 pages
You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you all. Here is my offering to you.” –from Letter to My Daughter From the Hardcover edition.
Jack Gantos - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 208 pages
This colorful and comic new collection of interrelated stories featuring the author's hapless alter ego is the first of five books in the Jack Henry series, praised by Booklist for their "hilarious, exquisitely painful, and utterly on ...
Amelie Sarn - Juvenile Fiction - 2014 - 160 pages
For readers of The Tyrant’s Daughter, Out of Nowhere, and I Am Malala, this poignant story about two Muslim sisters is about love, loss, religion, forgiveness, women’s rights, and freedom.
Karen Schwabach - Juvenile Fiction - 2010 - 320 pages
Young readers who like their fiction filled with exciting historical details, rich characters, and action-packed adventures will be drawn to The Storm Before Atlanta. From the Hardcover edition.