Documents the life and achievements of the nineteenth-century Northern Paiute leader, examining how her aptitude for languages and diplomacy enabled her to advocate on behalf of her tribe.
- Auteur:Ray, Deborah KoganSommaire:
- Auteur:Freedman, RussellSommaire:
A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.
- Auteur:Vickers, Roy HenrySommaire:
"A retelling of an ancient story that will captivate readers young and old."--Inside jacket cover
- Auteur:Masoff, JoySommaire:
An alphabetical collection of articles about disgusting things, from acne, ants, and bacteria to worms, x-periments, and zits.
- Auteur:Rogers, StanSommaire:
A retelling of Canadian folk singer Stan Rogers's song "Northwest Passage" with illustrations, maps, bibliographical information of the key explorers involved, a timeline and sheet music for the original song.
- Auteur:Shea, Pegi DeitzSommaire:
Presents the life and accomplishments of the American lexicographer, who wrote the first American dictionary, published the first daily newspaper, created the first American insurance company, and was responsible for the first copyright...
- Auteur:Walker, NikiSommaire:
Provides information on the lives of Native Americans in North America with a focus on such topics as food, transportation, hunting and fishing, beliefs, and more.
- Auteur:Smithyman, KathrynSommaire:
Explores how the waters, mountains, and forests of the Pacific Northwest have provided food and shelter for groups such as the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl for thousands of years.
- Auteur:Crump, Martha L.Sommaire:
Describes how scientists tracked, studied, and escaped the Komodo dragon and tells the true story of the world's deadliest lizard.
- Auteur:Slade, Arthur G.Sommaire:
A collection of profiles about monsters such as Dracula, Medusa and Sasquatch.
- Auteur:Novesky, Amy.Sommaire:
Discusses American Jazz singer Billie Holiday and her dogs, especially her pet boxer, Mister.
- Auteur:Raven, Margot TheisSommaire:
The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.
- Auteur:Wechsler, DougSommaire:
The salt marsh is not so friendly to humans, but it's the only place to be for many creatures and plants. Fascinating facts reveal the secrets of the salt marsh and celebrate this squishy and surprising habitat.
- Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hoursAuteur:Bausum, Ann.Sommaire:
Bausum revisits 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, to examine how the sanitation workers' strike set the scene for one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches. It would also be the site of his tragic death, an event that dramatically...
- Auteur:Caron, Ken, Caron, AngelaSommaire:
- Auteur:Shabazz, IlyasahSommaire:
Describes how young Malcolm's optimism and faith were challenged by intolerance and a series of tragedies that compelled him to learn self-reliance and how to embrace his individuality to reach his highest potential.
- Auteur:Shapiro, J. H.Sommaire:
A picture book biography of urban environmental artist Tyree Guyton, discussing his childhood in 1950s Detroit and the way he used art to transform his decaying, crime-ridden neighborhood into an internationally-recognized exhibit.
- Auteur:Ritchie, ScotSommaire:
An engaging introduction to buildings, with a deft mix of nonfiction and fiction elements.
- Auteur:Krull, KathleenSommaire:
Do you have a favorite sports hero? If so, have you ever wondered about what kind of zany things things he or she likes to do when not competing? Have you ever wondered what the great athletes like to eat, or what they like to drink?...
- Auteur:Walker, NikiSommaire:
Beautiful artwork helps illuminate the daily lives of the Anishinabe, or first people, also known as the Chippewa or Ojibwa. Living in the Western Great Lakes region, the Anishinabe adapted to each season by changing camp locations to...