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Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet
By Chronicle Books
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mpn: FBA-|280474, ean: 9780811867795, isbn: 081186779X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler who works to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective e-waste recycling programs. Plenty of photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story

The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
By Arthur A. Levine Books
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mpn: 9780545478533, ean: 9780545478533, isbn: 0545478537,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race different from their own. That was the year that the Supreme Court issued its decision in Loving v. Virginia.This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington, D.C. But when they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were

The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans
By Calkins Creek Books
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ean: 9781590787540, isbn: 1590787544,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
When American soldiers entered World War I, Moina Belle Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act. Some of the soldiers were her students and friends. Almost single-handedly, Moina worked to establish the red poppy as the symbol to honor and remember soldiers. And she devoted the rest of her life to making sure the symbol would last forever. Thanks to her hard work, that symbol remains strong today. Author Barbara Elizabeth Walsh and artist Layne Johnson worked with experts,

Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan: Two Stories of Bravery
By Beach Lane Books
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781481422949, isbn: 1481422944,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
Meet two heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the rights to freedom and education in these inspirational nonfiction tales from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. Two stories of bravery in one beautiful book—including the story of Malala Yousafzai, a winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize!One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend

Sarah Gives Thanks: How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday
By Albert Whitman & Company
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780807572399, isbn: 080757239X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
During the nineteenth century, Sarah Josepha Hale dedicated her life to making Thanksgiving a national holiday, all while raising a family and becoming a groundbreaking writer and women's magazine editor. Sarah Hale's inspiring story, accompanied by luscious watercolor illustrations, tells the tale of one woman who wouldn't take no for an answer..

When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a Community
By Magination Press
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ean: 9781433827365, isbn: 1433827360,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This is a picture book about Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco’s most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. In this story, Phyllis and Del point out landmarks through the city that can be seen out their window. The “Reader’s Note” describes how Phyllis and Del left their mark on each of these sites. This is a unique way to introduce children to untold stories in history while also being a clever tribute to two notable women..

Michelle Obama (Bullfrog Books: In the Spotlight)
By Jump!, Inc.
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ean: 9781641280495, isbn: 1641280492,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
In Michelle Obama, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of former first lady and public figure Michelle Obama. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life..

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low
By Clarion Books
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mpn: 9780547243948, ean: 9780547243948, isbn: 0547243944,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts in 2012, comes this lavishly illustrated account of the fascinating life of the woman who started it all. Juliette (Daisy) Gordon Low was a remarkable woman with ideas that were ahead of her time. She witnessed important eras in U.S. history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to westward expansion to post-World War I. And she made history by founding the first national organization to bring girls from all backgrounds into the

The Golden Thread: A Song for Pete Seeger
By Balzer + Bray
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ean: 9780062368256, isbn: 0062368257,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
With dazzling, lyrical verse in the folk revival style and stunning cut-paper illustrations, Colin Meloy and Nikki McClure pay tribute to Pete Seeger, a visionary who changed the world with song.Pete Seeger once sang that if he had a golden thread, he would use it to weave people from all over the world to one another. That golden thread, for Pete, was music.Born into a family of traveling musicians, Pete picked up his first instrument at age seven. From then on, music was his life, whether he

Malala Yousafzai (Bullfrog Books: In the Spotlight)
By Jump!, Inc.
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ean: 9781641280464, isbn: 1641280468,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
In Malala Yousafzai, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of activist Malala Yousafzai. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life..

Paul Robeson
By Brand: Lee n Low Books
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ean: 9781600602566, isbn: 1600602568,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
An updated and redesigned edition of an award-winning* biography of Paul Robeson, who overcame racial discrimination to become an international entertainer and civil rights activist. Includes a new introduction and afterword by the author, focusing on Robeson’s legacy.Used Book in Good Condition.

Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
By Flash Point
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mpn: FBA-|322623, ean: 9781596435667, isbn: 1596435666,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Nelson Mandela's autobiography, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, offers a glimpse into the mind of a great leader, admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggles against apartheid in South Africa. Now the youngest readers can discover the remarkable story of Mandela's long walk from ordinary village boy, to his dynamic leadership of the African National Congress, to his many long years in prison-and, at last, his freedom and astonishing rise to become the leader of his country.Used Book in

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
By HarperCollins
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mpn: 26719600, ean: 9780062699459, isbn: 0062699458,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
“Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own.” —Shelf Awareness (starred review)“This book has definitely made an impact on my life.” —Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha KittFresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women—each paired with a noteworthy female artist—to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers.From the award-winning author of Ada’s Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic

People of Peace: Meet 40 amazing activists (40 Inspiring Icons)
By Wide Eyed Editions
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ean: 9781786031440, isbn: 1786031442,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Dreamers, leaders, fighters for our rights... meet 40 amazing activists for peace! From Martin Luther King’s dream to Gandhi’s protest to Nelson Mandela’s struggle, discover how each of these people dedicated their lives to making the world a better place in their own unique, and peaceful, way. Learn how these heroes from history changed the world in this inspiring book packed with hundreds of incredible facts. Who will you choose as your hero?.

The Women's Rights Movement (Movements That Matter (Alternator Books))
By Lerner Pub Group
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ean: 9781541523326, isbn: 1541523326,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848--but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What are the main concerns of women's rights activists today? And what challenges have women faced in the 1800s, 1900s, and 2000s in their fight for equality? Find out how Susan B. Anthony, Betty Friedan, and other groundbreaking activists paved the way for the women's rights movement today. And learn how

The True Tale of a Giantess: The Story of Anna Swan
By Kids Can Press
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ean: 9781771383769, isbn: 1771383763,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
?When I was small, I was already big news,? Anna Swan tells readers in this picture book biography. When she was born in Nova Scotia in 1846, people for miles around chattered about her. They whispered over tea and gossiped across fences. Because even when she was small, Anna was TREMENDOUS. At four years old, she was higher than a rain barrel. At six, she was taller than her mother, and by ten she towered over her father. Anna grew up feeling like she poked and bulged and jutted out from all

L. M. Montgomery (Little People, Big Dreams)
By Lincoln Children's Books
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ean: 9781786032331, isbn: 1786032333,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the famous Canadian author of Anne of Green Gables. Born in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery lost her mother when she was very young. Left in the care of less-than-encouraging grandparents, she found comfort in reading, writing, and her imagination. When Maud grew up, she wrote about the childhood she wished she had, creating one of the

I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World)
By WaterBrook Press
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mpn: 076882, ean: 9780525428527, isbn: 0525428526,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer.  Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African-American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about it—peacefully, with powerful words. He helped gather people together for nonviolent protests and marches, and he always spoke up about loving other human beings

Sewing the Rainbow: A Story About Gilbert Baker
By Magination Press
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ean: 9781433829024, isbn: 1433829029,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Sewing the Rainbow is the powerful story of Gilbert Baker and the creation of the rainbow flag. This book takes readers from Gilbert’s childhood in a small town in Kansas where he didn’t fit in, to his historic artistic career in San Francisco. Today the flag is everywhere, even in the small town where Gilbert grew up! This book shows that when you see a rainbow flag, you’ll know it’s okay to be your colorful self. Includes a “Note to Parents and Caregivers” with more about Gilbert

Little Heroes: Courageous People Who Changed the World
By Familius
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ean: 9781945547751, isbn: 1945547758,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
From the intrepid efforts of Susan B. Anthony to the quiet courage of Rosa Parks, Little Heroes: Courageous People Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brave people who fought to make the world a better place. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of eight champions of freedom: Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Malala Yousafzai, Harriet Tubman, William Wilberforce, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr. A quote from each

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