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Picture Books (age 5-9)

Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman by Reeve Lindbergh and illustrated by Pam Paparone Brave, Black History Month Poems, Bessie Coleman, Best Biographies, Becoming A Pilot, American Children, Lindbergh, Children's Literature, American Literature

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#commoncore Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman, by Reeve Lindbergh. As a young black woman in the 1920s, Bessie Coleman's chances of becoming a pilot were slim. But she never let her dream die and became the first licensed African-American aviator. Reeve Lindbergh honors her memory with a poem that sings of her accomplishment. With bold illustrations by Pamela Paparone, NOBODY OWNS THE SKY will inspire readers to follow their dreams. ISBN 9780763603618 Ages 6-9, GRL M

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies: Ella Fitzgerald by Roxane Orgill Ella Fitzgerald, Black History Month Activities, Music Activities, Preschool Music, Movement Activities, Kindergarten Science, Preschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Music Classroom

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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat, by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Sean Qualls. When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry, with raggedy clothes and often no place to spend the night, small change was not enough. With lively prose, Roxane Orgill follows the gutsy Ella from school-girl days all the way to her number-one radio hit "A-Tisket, A-Tasket." ISBN 9780763664589 Ages 6-9

<b>The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine.</b><br><br>Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was always different. And she vowed to prove that being different was an advantag. Coco Chanel, Bags Online Shopping, Online Bags, Poster Retro, Rags To Riches Stories, Mademoiselle Coco, Stylish Handbags, How To Make Clothes, Making Clothes

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The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine. Now an icon of fashion and culture, Coco Chanel continues to inspire young readers, showing just how far a person can come with spunk, determination, and flair. HC 9780763625481 Ages 5-9 #commoncore

Booktopia has Anything But Ordinary Addie, The True Story of Adelaide Herrmann, Queen of Magic by Mara Rockliff. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Anything But Ordinary Addie online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Magicians Assistant, Mighty Girl, 2016 Pictures, Book Challenge, The Conjuring, Change The World, The Magicians, The Ordinary, True Stories

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Addie was anything but ordinary. She longed for thrills and excitement! When Addie married the world-famous magician Herrmann the Great, she knew she had to be part of his show. Addie wanted to shock and dazzle! She would do anything to draw the crowds, even agree to be shot out of a cannon. But when Herrmann the Great died, Addie couldn’t disappoint her loyal fans — the show had to go on. What could she do? She would perform the show all by herself! 9780763668419 / 6-9 yrs

The Hardcover of the Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and Miles by Mara Rockliff, Hadley Hooper Suffrage Movement, Stuck In The Mud, Mighty Girl, Hadley, Women In History, Girl Scouts, Teaching Kids, Nonfiction, Childrens Books

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In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! #womensrights #humanrights 9780763678937 / 5-8 yrs

Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, Illustrated by Matt Tavares _Best Childrens Books Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Kid Books, Aviation Accidents, Female Pilot, Thing 1, Shy Girls, Inspiration For Kids, Inspirational Books

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In eighteenth-century France, “balloonomania” has fiercely gripped the nation . . . but all of the pioneering aeronauts are men. The job of shattering that myth falls to a most unlikely figure: a shy girl from a seaside village, entirely devoted to her dream of flight. Sophie Blanchard is not the first woman to ascend in a balloon, nor the first woman to accompany an aeronaut on a trip, but she will become the first woman to climb to the clouds and steer her own course. 9780763677329 / 6-9…

Middle Grade

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) by Almost Astronauts Tanya Lee Stone Degree in English from Oberlin College Hardcover This Is A Book, The Book, Thing 1, Air And Space Museum, Reading Levels, Women In History, Nonfiction Books, Book Publishing, Dares

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#commoncore Almost Astronauts, by Tanya Lee Stone. They had the right stuff. They defied the prejudices of the time. And they blazed a trail for generations of women to follow. This is the story of thirteen true pioneers of the space age; even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules. HC 9780763636111 / PB 9780763645021 Age 10 & up, GRL Y

Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad by Monica Edinger, illustrated by Robert Byrd - the famous slaveship mutiny, trial (with John Quincy Adams for the defense!), and aftermath through the eyes of a captive child Robert Byrd, Chapter Books, Children's Literature, West Africa, South Africa, Historical Fiction, Sierra Leone, Book Lists, Nonfiction

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Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad -- and eventually makes her way home to Africa. HC 9780763650384 / Age 10 & up

Read "Roman Diary The Journal of Iliona, Young Slave" by Richard Platt available from Rakuten Kobo. "Like Platt’s previous ‘diaries’ about castles, pirates, and ancient Egypt, this offers an accessible introduction to hi. Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Best Books To Read, Good Books, 6th Grade Social Studies, Roman History, Greek History, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt

Roman Diary: The Journal of Iliona, Young Slave, by Richard Platt, illustrated by David Parkins. Iliona never imagined that her sea voyage from Greece to Egypt would lead to Rome, but when she is captured by pirates and auctioned off as a slave, that’s where she lands. Readers are invited to view the wonders of Rome through Iliona’s eyes -- the luxury, the excess, and the politics. PB 9780763670535 / Ages 8+

The Hardcover of the Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Susan Goldman Rubin, Bagram Ibatoulline Art Books For Kids, Childrens Books, Books To Read, My Books, Julia Margaret Cameron, Build A Better World, Book Girl, Children's Literature, Kids Reading

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The lens turns to Julia Margaret Cameron, an ambitious and fascinating early photographer of 1800s celebrities and romantic staged tableaux. Featuring more than a dozen vintage photographs as well as gorgeous illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline, this engrossing biography illuminates the very beginnings of photography —and the determined woman who made the art form her own. HC 9780763657536/ Age 8-12

Librarian Pick: In her new book, “The Fairy Ring, or Elsie and Frances Fool the World: A True Story,” author Mary Losure presents a compelling account of how the friendship and fancy of two cousins sparked a decadeslong search for the truth. Paranormal, Fairy Dust, Fairy Tales, New Books, Books To Read, Steampunk, Fairies Photos, Fairy Ring, Books For Teens

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Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. Her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took photographs of them "dancing" around Frances to make the grown-ups stop teasing. The girls promised each other they would never tell that the photos weren't real. Mary Losure presents this enthralling true story as a fanciful narrative featuring the original Cottingley fairy photos and previously unpublished images from the family's archives. HC 9780763656706 / ebook 9780763659653 Age 10 & up…

Directed by Debbie Allen. With Lynn Whitfield, Vanessa Williams, Jasmine Guy, Mario Van Peebles. Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the Harlem. Lindy Hop, Lynn Whitfield, Swing Dancing, Dance Art, Biographies, Black History Month, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Childrens Books

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Stompin' at the Savoy: The Story of Norma Miller, by Alan Govenar. Through extensive interviews with jazz dancer Norma Miller, acclaimed author Alan Govenar captures the vitality, wry humor, and indomitable spirit of an American treasure. HC 9780763622442 / Ages 9-12 #commoncore

Footwork: Candlewick Biographies: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire: Roxane Orgill, Stephane Jorisch Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Story Arc, Story Time, Free Books, My Books, Library Books, Us History, The Life

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Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire, by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch. In 1905, four-and-a-half-year-old Fred Astaire put on his first pair of dancing shoes -- and from that moment, his life was filled with singing, dancing, and fancy footwork. This fascinating story of child stars who hoof their way to knockout success on Broadway and beyond captures the sophistication, fluidity, and grace of two of the biggest names in dance history. ISBN 9780763662158 8-12…

CLEOPATRA: QUEEN OF EGYPT by Clint Twist. This gorgeous, amazing interactive biography presents the life of this powerful queen with flaps to lift, maps to unfold and envelopes to open. History Book Club, World History, Ancient Egypt For Kids, 6th Grade Social Studies, Mighty Girl, Common Core Curriculum, World Geography, Ancient Civilizations, Cleopatra

Cleopatra : Queen of Egypt by Clint Twist, illustrated by Candlewick Press, RL 4

#commoncore The story of Cleopatra’s life has captured the imagination of countless writers and artists for centuries. As one of history’s most enduring figures, much lore has obscured the real woman behind the myth. Was she a beautiful and heartless schemer who stopped at nothing to get what she wanted? Or was Cleopatra a tragic victim of her own heart? This volume offers a fascinating look into the world of one of Egypt’s most notorious leaders. ISBN 9780763660956 Ages 8-12

Miss Emily by Burleigh Muten and illustrated by Matt Phelan Discover the mischievous and affectionate side of a revered poet in this adventure about Emily Dickinson, four young friends, and a traveling circus. The Neighbor, Mentor Texts, Chapter Books, Book Girl, Women In History, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Childrens Books, Teen Books

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Miss Emily by Burleigh Muten Discover the mischievous and affectionate side of a revered poet in this adventure about Emily Dickinson, four young friends, and a traveling circus. HC 9780763657345/ebook 9780763670108 Age 7-10

Hoop Queens by Charles R. Great book to hook reluctant poetry readers! Basketball T Shirt Designs, I Love Basketball, Basketball Birthday, Basketball Pictures, Basketball Jersey, Basketball Shoes, Basketball Players, Basketball Court Flooring, Best Poems

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Hoop Queens, by Charles R. Smith, Jr. A dynamic group of poems honoring some of the best female players in professional basketball. With action photographs and kinetic lyrics illustrating each player’s style, HOOP QUEENS will grab the attention of any kid who loves basketball -- and score a slam-dunk with teachers of poetry. PB 9780763635619 Ages 8 & up #commoncore

Minuteman Library Network – Find -- Messenger : the legend of Joan of Arc : a graphic novel / written by Tony Lee ; illustrated by Sam Hart ; colored by Sam Hart with Flavio Costa ; lettered by Cadu Simões. Nonfiction Books For Kids, Legend Of King, Fight For Freedom, Joan Of Arc, Story Of The World, Prayer Warrior, Shelfie, Good Books, Comics

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It is 1424, and Jehanne D’Arc experiences her first saintly vision. From a small town to the besieged city of Orleans and on to the cathedral of Reims, Joan follows her faith and leads the French to victory after victory. But not everyone believes in the divine voices she hears. Some call her a heretic and want her burned at the stake. An action-packed story of a young woman facing the men who lead her country, her enemies’ deadly arrows, and her own fears. 9780763676131/10 & up

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Young Adult

Disguised: A Wartime Memoir by Rita La Fontaine De Clercq Zubli Silence In The Library, Great Books To Read, Prisoners Of War, Fiction And Nonfiction, Penguin Random House, D Day, Another World, World War Ii, Memoirs

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#commoncore Disguised, by Rita la Fontaine de Clercq Zubli. With the Japanese army poised to invade their Indonesian island in 1942, Rita's family knew that they would soon become prisoners of war. Fearing for twelve-year-old Rita, they launch a desperate plan to turn Rita into "Rick," cutting her hair short and dressing her in boy’s clothes. Sixty-five years later, Rita describes a war experience like no other: a remarkable tale of integrity, fortitude, and honor. ISBN 9780763633295 Age 14…

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls, edited by Jessica Spotswood / fiction / short stories / history / fantasy Ya Books, Books To Read, Lindsay Smith, Create Your Own Book, Bank Robber, Marissa Meyer, Young Adult Fiction, Thing 1, Books For Teens

A Tyranny of Petticoats Chapter Sampler

A Tyranny of Petticoats Chapter Sampler - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls edited by Jessica Spotswood From an impressive sisterhood of YA writers comes an edge-of-your-seat anthology of historical fiction and fantasy featuring a diverse array of daring heroines. Crisscross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast…

Buy Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina at Mighty Ape NZ. Meg Medina transports readers to a time when New York seemed balanced on a knife-edge, with tempers and temperatures running high: the infamous summer. Ya Books, Good Books, Free Books, American Library Association, Young Adult Fiction, New Teen, Ya Novels, National Book Award, Books 2016

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Learn about the Feminist Movement in the 1970s through the eyes of seventeen year-old Nora Lopez in this historical fiction YA novel. 9780763674670 / 14 & up

Picture Books (ages 8-12)

A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet - By: Kathryn Lasky Illustrated By: Paul Lee Black History Books, Black History Month, Modern History, British History, Kathryn Lasky, Reading Is Thinking, Phillis Wheatley, Female Poets, Illustrator

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In 1761, a young girl was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston, who named her Phillis after the slave schooner that had carried her. Kidnapped from her home in Africa, she’d had everything taken from her, but amid the tumult of the Revolutionary War, Phillis Wheatley became a poet and ultimately established herself as the first African-American woman poet this country had ever known. PB 9780763660918 / HC 9780763664275 Ages 8-12, GRL U

Beautiful little black girl Black Girl Art, Black Women Art, Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Art Girl, Black Women Quotes, Black Child, Natural Hair Art, Pelo Natural

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Born December 23, 1867, Sarah Breedlove Walker was the youngest and first freeborn child in her family. As sharecroppers, their lives were hard, but slavery had ended, and the Breedlove family was free. And if you were free, you could dream. An inspiring biography of a woman who rose from a bleak world of poverty and discrimination to unprecedented success as an influential businesswoman and philanthropist. PB 9780763660925 / HC 9780763664282 Ages 8-12, GRL U

Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. AR Level: Lexile: Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Black History Month, Women In History, History Books, Art History, Nonfiction Books, Martin Luther, New Books

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Despite prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that aired on national TV and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats. Voice of Freedom celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer’s life and legacy with an inspiring message of hope, determination, and strength. 9780763665319/10 & up #weneeddiversebooks #civilrights

Yom HaShoah / Days of Remembrance: 50 Mighty Girl Books About The Holocaust Mighty Girl Books, Holocaust Books, Books Australia, Who Book, How To Make Toys, Author Studies, Fiction And Nonfiction, Children's Picture Books, Children's Literature

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Let the Celebrations Begin: A Story of Hope for the Liberation As World War II nears an end, everyone says the soldiers are coming, so Miriam joins the women in planning a celebration. Every night, while the guards sleep, they busy themselves crafting toys out of scraps of their clothing to surprise the younger children.HC 9780763670139 / Age 7-10

Buy Martina and Chrissie by Phil Bildner at Mighty Ape NZ. A fascinating dual biography of tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert celebrates the power of equality, respect, and sportsmanship. Mighty Girl, Challenge, Play Tennis, Historical Pictures, Women In History, Country Girls, Nonfiction, Cover, New Books

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Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert come from completely different places and play tennis in completely different ways. Everything about them is different, except one thing: they both want to be the best. A fascinating dual biography of tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert celebrates the power of equality, respect, and sportsmanship. 9780763673086 / 7-10 yrs

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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) by Almost Astronauts Tanya Lee Stone Degree in English from Oberlin College Hardcover This Is A Book, The Book, Thing 1, Air And Space Museum, Reading Levels, Women In History, Nonfiction Books, Book Publishing, Dares

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#commoncore Almost Astronauts, by Tanya Lee Stone. They had the right stuff. They defied the prejudices of the time. And they blazed a trail for generations of women to follow. This is the story of thirteen true pioneers of the space age; even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules. HC 9780763636111 / PB 9780763645021 Age 10 & up, GRL Y

Disguised: A Wartime Memoir by Rita La Fontaine De Clercq Zubli Silence In The Library, Great Books To Read, Prisoners Of War, Fiction And Nonfiction, Penguin Random House, D Day, Another World, World War Ii, Memoirs

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#commoncore Disguised, by Rita la Fontaine de Clercq Zubli. With the Japanese army poised to invade their Indonesian island in 1942, Rita's family knew that they would soon become prisoners of war. Fearing for twelve-year-old Rita, they launch a desperate plan to turn Rita into "Rick," cutting her hair short and dressing her in boy’s clothes. Sixty-five years later, Rita describes a war experience like no other: a remarkable tale of integrity, fortitude, and honor. ISBN 9780763633295 Age 14…

Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad by Monica Edinger, illustrated by Robert Byrd - the famous slaveship mutiny, trial (with John Quincy Adams for the defense!), and aftermath through the eyes of a captive child Robert Byrd, Chapter Books, Children's Literature, West Africa, South Africa, Historical Fiction, Sierra Leone, Book Lists, Nonfiction

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Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad -- and eventually makes her way home to Africa. HC 9780763650384 / Age 10 & up

Read "Roman Diary The Journal of Iliona, Young Slave" by Richard Platt available from Rakuten Kobo. "Like Platt’s previous ‘diaries’ about castles, pirates, and ancient Egypt, this offers an accessible introduction to hi. Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Best Books To Read, Good Books, 6th Grade Social Studies, Roman History, Greek History, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt

Roman Diary: The Journal of Iliona, Young Slave, by Richard Platt, illustrated by David Parkins. Iliona never imagined that her sea voyage from Greece to Egypt would lead to Rome, but when she is captured by pirates and auctioned off as a slave, that’s where she lands. Readers are invited to view the wonders of Rome through Iliona’s eyes -- the luxury, the excess, and the politics. PB 9780763670535 / Ages 8+

The Hardcover of the Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Susan Goldman Rubin, Bagram Ibatoulline Art Books For Kids, Childrens Books, Books To Read, My Books, Julia Margaret Cameron, Build A Better World, Book Girl, Children's Literature, Kids Reading

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The lens turns to Julia Margaret Cameron, an ambitious and fascinating early photographer of 1800s celebrities and romantic staged tableaux. Featuring more than a dozen vintage photographs as well as gorgeous illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline, this engrossing biography illuminates the very beginnings of photography —and the determined woman who made the art form her own. HC 9780763657536/ Age 8-12

A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet - By: Kathryn Lasky Illustrated By: Paul Lee Black History Books, Black History Month, Modern History, British History, Kathryn Lasky, Reading Is Thinking, Phillis Wheatley, Female Poets, Illustrator

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In 1761, a young girl was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston, who named her Phillis after the slave schooner that had carried her. Kidnapped from her home in Africa, she’d had everything taken from her, but amid the tumult of the Revolutionary War, Phillis Wheatley became a poet and ultimately established herself as the first African-American woman poet this country had ever known. PB 9780763660918 / HC 9780763664275 Ages 8-12, GRL U

Librarian Pick: In her new book, “The Fairy Ring, or Elsie and Frances Fool the World: A True Story,” author Mary Losure presents a compelling account of how the friendship and fancy of two cousins sparked a decadeslong search for the truth. Paranormal, Fairy Dust, Fairy Tales, New Books, Books To Read, Steampunk, Fairies Photos, Fairy Ring, Books For Teens

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Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. Her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took photographs of them "dancing" around Frances to make the grown-ups stop teasing. The girls promised each other they would never tell that the photos weren't real. Mary Losure presents this enthralling true story as a fanciful narrative featuring the original Cottingley fairy photos and previously unpublished images from the family's archives. HC 9780763656706 / ebook 9780763659653 Age 10 & up…

Beautiful little black girl Black Girl Art, Black Women Art, Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Art Girl, Black Women Quotes, Black Child, Natural Hair Art, Pelo Natural

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Born December 23, 1867, Sarah Breedlove Walker was the youngest and first freeborn child in her family. As sharecroppers, their lives were hard, but slavery had ended, and the Breedlove family was free. And if you were free, you could dream. An inspiring biography of a woman who rose from a bleak world of poverty and discrimination to unprecedented success as an influential businesswoman and philanthropist. PB 9780763660925 / HC 9780763664282 Ages 8-12, GRL U

Directed by Debbie Allen. With Lynn Whitfield, Vanessa Williams, Jasmine Guy, Mario Van Peebles. Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the Harlem. Lindy Hop, Lynn Whitfield, Swing Dancing, Dance Art, Biographies, Black History Month, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Childrens Books

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Stompin' at the Savoy: The Story of Norma Miller, by Alan Govenar. Through extensive interviews with jazz dancer Norma Miller, acclaimed author Alan Govenar captures the vitality, wry humor, and indomitable spirit of an American treasure. HC 9780763622442 / Ages 9-12 #commoncore

Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman by Reeve Lindbergh and illustrated by Pam Paparone Brave, Black History Month Poems, Bessie Coleman, Best Biographies, Becoming A Pilot, American Children, Lindbergh, Children's Literature, American Literature

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#commoncore Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman, by Reeve Lindbergh. As a young black woman in the 1920s, Bessie Coleman's chances of becoming a pilot were slim. But she never let her dream die and became the first licensed African-American aviator. Reeve Lindbergh honors her memory with a poem that sings of her accomplishment. With bold illustrations by Pamela Paparone, NOBODY OWNS THE SKY will inspire readers to follow their dreams. ISBN 9780763603618 Ages 6-9, GRL M

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies: Ella Fitzgerald by Roxane Orgill Ella Fitzgerald, Black History Month Activities, Music Activities, Preschool Music, Movement Activities, Kindergarten Science, Preschool Curriculum, Homeschooling, Music Classroom

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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat, by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Sean Qualls. When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry, with raggedy clothes and often no place to spend the night, small change was not enough. With lively prose, Roxane Orgill follows the gutsy Ella from school-girl days all the way to her number-one radio hit "A-Tisket, A-Tasket." ISBN 9780763664589 Ages 6-9

Footwork: Candlewick Biographies: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire: Roxane Orgill, Stephane Jorisch Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Story Arc, Story Time, Free Books, My Books, Library Books, Us History, The Life

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Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire, by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch. In 1905, four-and-a-half-year-old Fred Astaire put on his first pair of dancing shoes -- and from that moment, his life was filled with singing, dancing, and fancy footwork. This fascinating story of child stars who hoof their way to knockout success on Broadway and beyond captures the sophistication, fluidity, and grace of two of the biggest names in dance history. ISBN 9780763662158 8-12…

<b>The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine.</b><br><br>Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was always different. And she vowed to prove that being different was an advantag. Coco Chanel, Bags Online Shopping, Online Bags, Poster Retro, Rags To Riches Stories, Mademoiselle Coco, Stylish Handbags, How To Make Clothes, Making Clothes

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The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine. Now an icon of fashion and culture, Coco Chanel continues to inspire young readers, showing just how far a person can come with spunk, determination, and flair. HC 9780763625481 Ages 5-9 #commoncore

CLEOPATRA: QUEEN OF EGYPT by Clint Twist. This gorgeous, amazing interactive biography presents the life of this powerful queen with flaps to lift, maps to unfold and envelopes to open. History Book Club, World History, Ancient Egypt For Kids, 6th Grade Social Studies, Mighty Girl, Common Core Curriculum, World Geography, Ancient Civilizations, Cleopatra

Cleopatra : Queen of Egypt by Clint Twist, illustrated by Candlewick Press, RL 4

#commoncore The story of Cleopatra’s life has captured the imagination of countless writers and artists for centuries. As one of history’s most enduring figures, much lore has obscured the real woman behind the myth. Was she a beautiful and heartless schemer who stopped at nothing to get what she wanted? Or was Cleopatra a tragic victim of her own heart? This volume offers a fascinating look into the world of one of Egypt’s most notorious leaders. ISBN 9780763660956 Ages 8-12

Miss Emily by Burleigh Muten and illustrated by Matt Phelan Discover the mischievous and affectionate side of a revered poet in this adventure about Emily Dickinson, four young friends, and a traveling circus. The Neighbor, Mentor Texts, Chapter Books, Book Girl, Women In History, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Childrens Books, Teen Books

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Miss Emily by Burleigh Muten Discover the mischievous and affectionate side of a revered poet in this adventure about Emily Dickinson, four young friends, and a traveling circus. HC 9780763657345/ebook 9780763670108 Age 7-10

Hoop Queens by Charles R. Great book to hook reluctant poetry readers! Basketball T Shirt Designs, I Love Basketball, Basketball Birthday, Basketball Pictures, Basketball Jersey, Basketball Shoes, Basketball Players, Basketball Court Flooring, Best Poems

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Hoop Queens, by Charles R. Smith, Jr. A dynamic group of poems honoring some of the best female players in professional basketball. With action photographs and kinetic lyrics illustrating each player’s style, HOOP QUEENS will grab the attention of any kid who loves basketball -- and score a slam-dunk with teachers of poetry. PB 9780763635619 Ages 8 & up #commoncore