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Lets Fly Wilbur And Orvil
Series/Author: Peter

Let's Fly Wilbur and Orville! by Peter Roop, Connie Roop Wilbur and Orville Wright ran a printing business from their childhood home. As young men, they opened a bicycle shop. And in December 1903, the Wright brothers became the first to fly. What were Wilbur and Orville like as boys? Did they know that one day they would soar into history? In this book, you will find out all about the Wright brothers before they made history. Learn More

For Girls Only
Series/Author: Laura

Hardcover Laura Dower For Girls Only Everything Great About Being a Girl Young Reader Nonfiction Hey, Girls! Wanna have some fun? Here is a collection of everything great about being a girl! Are you ready to give the best sleepover party ever? Or the best pedicure? Make fortune-tellers, friendship bracelets, and collages? You'll learn about the coolest women in history, sports, and science. The greatest chick flicks to watch with your girlfriends and the best girl songs for dancing. Plus, there's real-life advice: how to be a responsible baby-sitter, get a summer job, remember your locker combo, and . . . save the world (as only a girl could do). You go, girl! Learn More

Outcasts United
Series/Author: Warren

Paperback Sports Soccer Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town by Warren St. John For readers who followed Enrique's Journey, Outcasts United is another equally moving account of refugees finding a new life in the U.S. Based on the adult bestseller, Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference, this young people's edition is a complex and inspirational story about the Fugees, a youth soccer team made up of diverse refugees from around the world, and their formidable female coach, Luma Mufleh. Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical southern town until it became a refugee resettlement center. The author explores how the community changed with the influx of refugees and how the dedication of Lumah Mufleh and the entire Fugees soccer team inspired an entire community. Learn More

The Greatest Muhamm
Series/Author: Walter

Paperback Walter Myers The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Young Reader Nonfiction An award-winning author presents a riveting account of the extraordinary career and accomplishments of boxer Muhammad Ali. This biography chronicles Ali's impact on race realtions inside and ouside the sports world. Learn More

Jackie Robinson
Series/Author: Joshua

Hardcover Joshua Hanft Jackie Robinson (Heroes of America Illustrated Lives) Young Reader Nonfiction Teaches students the life stories of great American heroes while enhancing reading skills. By providing students with this important foundation, this title offers a fresh approach to teaching American culture while expanding fluency. Learn More

It Happened In The White
Series/Author: Kathleen

Paperback It Happened in the White House: Extraordinary Tales From America's Most Famous Home It Happened Inside the White House by Kathleen Karr This collection of extraordinary tales presents some fun, little-known facts about the White House, including the fact that Thomas Jefferson stored prehistoric bones from the Lewis and Clark expedition in the East Room. Children can also read about the rumors of hauntings of some of the bedrooms. Learn More

Tony Romo Ben Roethlisber
Series/Author: Richard

Paperback - Great Tony Romo * Ben Roethlisberger by Richard J. Brenner A dual-biography of two football stars. This book includes 16 pages of action-packed color photographs. Learn More

Facts Figures And Fun
Series/Author: Gonn

Hardcover - Like New Gonn Iggulden Facts, Figures and Fun (Dangerous Books for Boys) Young Reader Nonfiction A collection of fascinating facts that every boy should know selected from The Dangerous Book for Boys and The Dangerous Book for Boys Yearbook. This edition is a perfect pocket format for readers to take everywhere with them. Learn More

More Than Me
Series/Author: Matthew

Hardcover - Great More Than Me by Matthew Espinosa You may think you know everything about multiplatform entertainer Matthew Espinosa—but he’s here to tell you so much more in his debut book, full of hundreds of brand-new pictures from a series of exclusive photo shoots. You know Matthew is burning up the internet with more than 18 million fans across YouTube, Vine, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. You know about his starring role in the hit movie Be Somebody. And you know he makes you laugh every time. More Than Me tells you what you don’t know, with tons of photos, Q&As, and more that offer an inside look at Matthew’s life and a new side of him that’s hilarious and heartfelt. For the first time, Matthew wants to let the world in on the true story of his wild ride to success and why he loves what he does. In this must-have for any fan, Matthew is ready to share how legendary you can all be—together. Learn More

At Her Majestys Request
Series/Author: Walter

Paperback - Great At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England by Walter Dean Myers In 1849, a young African girl came within moments of being sacrificed in the bloody Dahomian ritual called the \"watering of the graves.\" But Commander Frederick E. Forbes, the young British captain of the HMS Bonetta, intervened, provoking Dahomian King Gezo to offer the girl as a gift to Queen Victoria instead. Forbes named the girl Sarah Forbes Bonetta and took her back to England, where she became Queen Victoria's protege. Walter Dean Myers discovered the kernel of Sarah's story in a bundle of original letters he purchased from a London book dealer. From these letters, along with excerpts from Queen Victoria's diary, newspapers, and Forbes's published account of the Dahomans, Myers pieced together Sarah's life. In his unembellished narrative we learn about Sarah's capture by the slave-trading Dahomans; her rescue by Forbes; her life in England under the Forbes' care; her regular visits to the Queen; her stay at a missionary school in Sierra Leone and abrupt return to England; her marriage and early death. Yet, as horrific and miraculous as the events of Sarah's life are, Myers can only pose questions about who Sarah really was (\"What were her dreams for her own future...? What images came to her as she rode in the pony cart with the royal children? How often did she think of Dahomey? Of King Gezo?\"). Sarah's chatty, unprovocative letters, which hint at the upperclass Englishwoman she became, reveal nothing about her African heritage or about the traumatized girl she must have been (Myers could not even discover her African name). Ironically, this seeming weakness proves the ultimate testimony to Sarah's life-the very absence of her voice bears undeniable witness to her story. Learn More

Stay Strong
Series/Author: Sharie

Paperback - Like New Stay Strong! (Mindful Kids, #3) by Dr. Sharie Coombes, Katie Abey (Illustrator) An activity book for young people who are experiencing bullying. The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle the feelings of being bullied, teased and overwhelmed; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings and work out how to cope with these emotions through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing. The quirky illustrations will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful range of activity books for children from Studio Press that includes No Worries, Hello Happy and Be Brave. Learn More

Witnesses To War
Series/Author: Michael

Paperback - Good Witnesses to War by Michael Leapman Eight children who grew up during the Second World War tell their stories. Chapters include growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto, hiding in a convent, being stolen from one's country for \"Germanization\", and Gypsies being sent to concentration camps. A chapter is included on Anne Frank, since her legacy is so vital. Learn More