No one expected Rose Greenhow to be a war hero. But when the American Civil War split the nation apart, this beautiful and popular hostess played an important role in the Confederate South's most important battle victory.
Updated for 2020, this math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they learn about comparing things in a group by more than and less than.
Camila Cabello was once a shy girl who was terrified of singing in public. She loved music so much that she overcame her fears and auditioned for the popular TV show The X Factor. As part of the singing group Fifth Harmony, Cabello became successful around the world. This talented singer wanted more. Learn how Cabello found the courage to go out on her own and become one of the most popular performers of her time in this inspiring biography.
While reading Mount Rushmore, students will learn all about the infamous carving made into the Black Hills of South Dakota. This 32-page title uses a variety of teaching components to help young readers strengthen their reading comprehension skills. The Symbols of Freedom series will allow students to explain events or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause versus effect....
5) Dak Prescott
Dak Prescott always worked hard. Although his family did not have much money, his mother taught him to keep trying and reach for his dreams. Dak's biggest dream was to play for the Dallas Cowboys. All through high school and college, Dak worked to make his dream come true. When he finally got the chance, Dak faced many challenges before he could rise to the top. Through it all, Dak showed that he is truly a champion!
Caesar grew up to be a powerful politician, general and leader. He expanded the already powerful Roman Republic into new lands, creating one of the most important civilizations in world history. He fought against pirates, other nations and powerful politicians who wanted to destroy him, before meeting a bloody end at the hands of his fellow citizens. In his amazing career, Caesar changed the world and introduced many of the customs we still use today....
Ezekiel Elliott always dreamed of being a football player. His parents were both star athletes, and they expected a lot from Ezekiel. He delivered in style, becoming a three-sport star in high school and going on to an amazing college career on the football field. But the best was yet to come for Ezekiel when he was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys as their starting running back. Follow the ups and downs of Ezekiel's life on and off the field in this...
Hailee Steinfeld decided she wanted to be an actress when she was just a little girl. After a few years of playing small parts, she tried out for a big role in a famous film called True Grit. Hailee not only got the part, she became one of the most respected and popular young actresses of her time! Follow Hailee's life and career in both movies and music in this fact-filled biography of a bright young talent.
9) James Harden
James Harden wanted to be a basketball player from the time he could bounce the ball. However, this future star faced many challenges. He had to overcome poor health and a lazy attitude. He had to learn to listen to his teammates and become a leader. He even struggled with being the center of attention as a celebrity star. Through it all, James Harden worked hard and learned from his mistakes. He became one of the best basketball players in the world...
10) Gal Gadot
Before 2017, a woman had never starred as the lead role in a superhero movie. All that changed when Gal Gadot exploded onto the screen in Wonder Woman. Gadot is a lot like her character. Smart and strong, Gadot was a soldier in the Israeli army and also had a successful modeling and acting career. Learn about Gadot's many powerful roles and learn why this superhero actress has become a role model for young people all over the world.
11) Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner was born into a famous family, but she has taken the fashion world by storm all on her own! As the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family, Jenner has lived her life in the spotlight and been featured on countless TV shows, fashion magazines, and social media outlets. But the real Kylie is a private person who loves her family and has worked hard to create an empire that has made her one of the richest women in the world. Learn...
12) Frogs and Toads
Webbed feet. Slimy or dry. Lives on dry land or in water. Is it a frog or a toad? Learn how these cold-blooded animals are alike and how they differ.
Colorful or dull. Wings up or wings down. Active at night or prefers daylight. Is it a butterfly or moth? Learn how these beautiful insects are alike and how they differ.
14) Make It 100!
Updated for 2020, make It 100! teaches how to count to 100 by ones, fives, and tens.
Long snout. Big teeth. Hard scales. Lives in warm climates. Is it an alligator or a crocodile? Readers will learn how these beasts from the age of dinosaurs are alike and how they differ.
Long floppy ears. Big teeth. Running or hopping. Is it a rabbit or a hare? Learn how these popular and cuddly animals are alike and how they differ.
Describes the thrilling sport of BMX racing and its riders and includes information on equipment, technique, and races.
Likes living in trees or on the ground? Herbivore or omnivore. Is it a porcupine or a hedgehog? Readers will learn how these adorable spiky mammals are alike and how they differ.
Thick fur. Thin face or wide face. Long howls or short yips. Is it a wolf or a coyote? Learn how these beautiful wild creatures are alike and how they differ.
20) New York City FC
Major League Soccer began in North America in 1996. Ten years later, the league decided it needed a team in New York City. After years of work, the New York City FC played its first game in 2015, and they have been exciting fans ever since. Led by several World Cup-winning players from Europe plus some great American talent, the FC has gone on to become a great team! This book explains the history of soccer and MLS and features all the excitement...