50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing and True Stories

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ISBN: 9780698411005
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Number of pages: 288
Author: Saundra Mitchell
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online 50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing and True Stories in PDF and EPUB From Stevie Wonder to Emma Watson, and Pocahontas to Pablo Picasso , 50 amazing kids who shaped history! A collection of biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. Prodigies, proteges, and kids with huge ambition, these youngsters prove that fulfilling your dreams and making a difference in the world isn't just for grown-ups. Some of the most phenomenal musicians, inventors, athletes, authors, actors, and even world leaders achieved greatness during their childhood years, beating the odds and making their mark on history. With loads of facts and trivia, activities, jokes, and a complete glossary, discover fifty of the most inspiring, impressive, incredible kids!


50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing And True Stories

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ISBN: 9780147518132
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Saundra Mitchell
Publisher: Puffin Books

Download and read online 50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing And True Stories in PDF and EPUB "A collection of short biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. From inventors, athletes, and musicians, to artists, actors, and even world leaders"--


50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing and True Stories

Filename: 50-impressive-kids-and-their-amazing-and-true-stories.pdf
ISBN: 1101998326
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Number of pages: 320
Author: Saundra Mitchell
Publisher: Puffin Books

Download and read online 50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing and True Stories in PDF and EPUB From Stevie Wonder to Emma Watson, and Pocahontas to Pablo Picasso , 50 amazing kids who shaped history! A collection of biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. Prodigies, proteges, and kids with huge ambition, these youngsters prove that fulfilling your dreams and making a difference in the world isn't just for grown-ups. Some of the most phenomenal musicians, inventors, athletes, authors, actors, and even world leaders achieved greatness during their childhood years, beating the odds and making their mark on history. With loads of facts and trivia, activities, jokes, and a complete glossary, discover fifty of the most inspiring, impressive, incredible kids!


50 Unbelievable Women and Their Fascinating and True Stories

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ISBN: 9780698410992
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Number of pages: 288
Author: Saundra Mitchell
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online 50 Unbelievable Women and Their Fascinating and True Stories in PDF and EPUB From Tina Fey to Vera Wang, and Oprah Winfrey to Maria TallChief, 50 incredible ladies who shaped our history! "The arrangement of contemporary figures alongside those from the distant past should help give readers the sense that history is unfolding all around them."--Publishers Weekly A compilation of biographies profiling some of the most intrepid women in history and today. From athletes, comediennes, and TV personalities, to world leaders, political figures, and activists, these women paved the way for future generations and have proven that hard work and passion will help you achieve just about anything. Chock full of interesting facts and bursts of trivia, plus a glossary and a fun quiz are sure to entertain and inform! From the Trade Paperback edition.


Kid President s Guide to Being Awesome

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ISBN: 9780062358691
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Number of pages: 240
Author: Robby Novak
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Kid President s Guide to Being Awesome in PDF and EPUB "This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! That means it's time to do something!" announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. From YouTube sensation (75 million views and counting!) to Hub Network summer series star, Kid President—ten-year-old Robby Novak—and his videos have inspired millions to dance more, to celebrate life, and to throw spontaneous parades. In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyoncé!), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer. Grab a corn dog and settle in to your favorite comfy chair. Pretend it's your birthday! (In fact, treat everyone like it's THEIR birthday!) Kid President is here with a 240-page, full-color Guide to Being Awesome that'll spread love and inspire the world.


101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up

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ISBN: 9781633221697
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Number of pages: 144
Author: Bianca Schulze
Publisher:

Download and read online 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up in PDF and EPUB 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up is a fun handbook for book lovers and their families to read, check off, and give their own book reviews. 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up provides a comprehensive list of kid-friendly books for children to read before they grow up. This must-read review list acts as an interactive journal where kids can document the books they read, why they like them, and how they rate them. Divided into sections by subject, from fairy tales and fantasy to sports and nonfiction, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up celebrates the importance of reading and encourages family participation to develop lifelong readers. The perfect reference guide for book lovers of all ages, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up helps both kids and parents decide which books to read next!


A Long Walk to Water

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ISBN: 0547532849
Release Date: 2010-11-15
Number of pages: 128
Author: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Long Walk to Water in PDF and EPUB The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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ISBN: 9780141986012
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Elena Favilli
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in PDF and EPUB THE SENSATIONAL NO.1 BESTSELLER 'The real-life children's fairy tale book so inspiring adults are reading it' I newspaper 'Absolutely beautiful - get one for yourself and one to inspire a woman in your life' Stylist 'In an ideal world, not only would mothers read this aloud to their daughters, but teachers would read it to schoolboys' Sunday Times What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.


The Port Chicago 50

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ISBN: 9781596439832
Release Date: 2014-01-21
Number of pages: 208
Author: Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Download and read online The Port Chicago 50 in PDF and EPUB An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the dust settled, fifty were charged with mutiny, facing decades in jail and even execution. This is a fascinating story of the prejudice that faced black men and women in America's armed forces during World War II, and a nuanced look at those who gave their lives in service of a country where they lacked the most basic rights. This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.


GOA Kids Goats of Anarchy Polly and Her Duck Costume

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ISBN: 9781633224186
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Number of pages: 32
Author: Leanne Lauricella
Publisher:

Download and read online GOA Kids Goats of Anarchy Polly and Her Duck Costume in PDF and EPUB Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends. The perfect tale to inspire and delight animal lovers, Polly and Her Duck Costume pairs beautiful illustrations with a truly heartwarming tale readers of all ages will adore.


A is for Abigail

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ISBN: 9781442424081
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Number of pages: 48
Author: Lynne Cheney
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online A is for Abigail in PDF and EPUB Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser collaborated on America: A Patriotic Primer, which captured the imagination of American children and became a national best-seller. Now they turn their hands to A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women and bring the great women of American history to life. Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and to read again and again. Mothers, daughters, schoolchildren, generations of families -- everyone -- will take Abigail Adams's words to heart and "remember the ladies" once they read the stories of these astonishing, astounding, amazing American women.


The Astronaut Wives Club

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ISBN: 9780755362615
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Number of pages: 224
Author: Lily Koppel
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Astronaut Wives Club in PDF and EPUB As American astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from shy military spouses to American royalty: having tea with Jackie Kennedy, attending high society galas, and being featured on the cover of Life magazine. They quickly grew into fashion icons, donning sherbet-swirled Pucci dresses and lacquering their hair into extravagant rocket styles (to match their husbands' spaceships). Annie Glenn was the envy of the other wives, with her many magazine features; platinum-blonde bombshell Rene Carpenter was proclaimed JFK's favourite; homely Betty Grissom worried her husband was having affairs; Louise Shepard just wanted to be left alone to her card games; and licensed pilot Trudy Cooper arrived on base with a dirty secret. Together they rallied to form the Astronaut Wives Club, which has now turned into over 40 years of enduring friendship. Sexy and sophisticated, rich in melodrama, and set against the uniquely atmospheric backdrop of the Space Age, THE ASTRONAUTS' WIVES CLUB tells the real story behind some of the biggest heroes in American history, chronicling their romantic, domestic, and public dramas during the Mad Men era.


The Cocaine Kids

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ISBN: 9780306820861
Release Date: 1990-01-22
Number of pages: 160
Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Cocaine Kids in PDF and EPUB Since 1982, sociologist Terry Williams has spent days, weeks, and months “hanging out” with a teenage cocaine ring in cocaine bars, after-hours clubs, on street corners, in crack houses and in their homes. The picture he creates in The Cocaine Kids is the story behind the headlines. The lives of these young dealers in the fast lane of the underground economy emerge in depth and color on the pages of this book.


One Thousand White Women

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ISBN: 1429938846
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Jim Fergus
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online One Thousand White Women in PDF and EPUB One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial "Brides for Indians" program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white man's world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime. Jim Fergus has so vividly depicted the American West that it is as if these diaries are a capsule in time.


The Billion Dollar Spy

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ISBN: 9781785781988
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Number of pages: 400
Author: David E. Hoffman
Publisher: Icon Books

Download and read online The Billion Dollar Spy in PDF and EPUB 'An astonishingly detailed picture of espionage in the 1980s, written with pacey journalistic verve and an eerily contemporary feel.' Ben Macintyre, The Times ‘A gripping story of courage, professionalism, and betrayal in the secret world.’ Rodric Braithwaite, British Ambassador in Moscow, 1988-1992 ‘One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.’ Washington Post January, 1977. While the chief of the CIA’s Moscow station fills his gas tank, a stranger drops a note into the car. In the years that followed, that stranger, Adolf Tolkachev, became one of the West’s most valuable spies. At enormous risk Tolkachev and his handlers conducted clandestine meetings across Moscow, using spy cameras, props, and private codes to elude the KGB in its own backyard – until a shocking betrayal put them all at risk. Drawing on previously classified CIA documents and interviews with first-hand participants, The Billion Dollar Spy is a brilliant feat of reporting and a riveting true story from the final years of the Cold War. 'So gripping at times it reads like spy fiction' Los Angeles Times