Malala A Hero for All

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ISBN: 9780553537635
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Number of pages: 48
Author: Shana Corey
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Malala A Hero for All in PDF and EPUB This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an education and silencing anyone who disagreed with their laws, this was very dangerous. Malala was shot, but she survived the attack and it did not silence her. In fact, she spoke at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday, just nine months after she was shot. Malala’s resolve has only magnified her voice, delivering her message of human rights to millions of people. Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.


Take a Hike Teddy Roosevelt

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ISBN: 9780375983221
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Number of pages: 48
Author: Frank Murphy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Take a Hike Teddy Roosevelt in PDF and EPUB A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about Teddy Roosevelt and his efforts to protect our environment and establish national parks. Teddy battled asthma all his life, and the list of things he shouldn’t do was long. But when people told him “you can’t,” he set about proving them wrong. This book focuses on his inexhaustible enthusiasm and his commitment to preserving America’s natural resources. Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. These books are for children who are ready to read on their own. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Barack Obama Out of Many One

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ISBN: 9780385374781
Release Date: 2013-11-27
Number of pages: 48
Author: Shana Corey
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Barack Obama Out of Many One in PDF and EPUB Children who are ready to read on their own will want to get ready for President's Day with this leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States! A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With clear and accessible language, independent readers can learn how the lessons and love from Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped him; how the places he lived influenced him; and how he turned his childhood feeling of being an outsider into a positive driving force that propelled him into the history books!


Hillary Clinton The Life of a Leader

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ISBN: 9781101932377
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Number of pages: 48
Author: Shana Corey
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Hillary Clinton The Life of a Leader in PDF and EPUB Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally became a politician herself. She has been our First Lady, a U.S. senator, the secretary of state, and a presidential candidate. Hillary Clinton has achieved so many “firsts” in her life. Will she add “first woman president” to her list of achievements? Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics—for children who are ready to read on their own.


How Not to Start Third Grade

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ISBN: 9780385374651
Release Date: 2013-06-26
Number of pages: 48
Author: Cathy Hapka
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online How Not to Start Third Grade in PDF and EPUB Will should be excited to start third grade. But his little brother, Steve, is starting kindergarten. The same laugh-out-loud writing and hilarious illustrations that brought us How Not to Babysit Your Brother now portray the tribulations and embarrassments of starting school with a very troublesome little brother. School will never be the same!Cathy Hapka and Ellen Titlebaum are the authors of many books for children. This is their second book about Will and Steve. They live in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and New York City, respectively.Debbie Palen has illustrated many books for children, including How Not to Babysit Your Brother and the first four books in the Andrew Lost series. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.


Anne Frank s Chestnut Tree

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ISBN: 9780375981135
Release Date: 2013-09-24
Number of pages: 48
Author: Jane Kohuth
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Anne Frank s Chestnut Tree in PDF and EPUB Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne hope and courage. It inspired her writing, which, in turn, inspired the whole world. Jane Kohuth explores Anne Frank's strong belief in the healing power of nature in this Step 3 leveled reader biography for newly independent readers ages 5–8.


Ballerina Dreams

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ISBN: 9780571329724
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Number of pages: 48
Author: Michaela DePrince
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Download and read online Ballerina Dreams in PDF and EPUB One windy day, a magazine blew down the road. I reached out and caught it. A pretty picture of a woman was on the front cover of the magazine. She wore a short pink dress that stuck out around her in a circle. She looked very happy. At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by a family and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since, and after a spell as a principal dancer in New York, now dances for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam. Beautifully and gently illustrated by Ella Okstad, Ballerina Dreams is the younger-reader edition of Michaela DePrince's highly moving memoir, Hope in a Ballet Shoe.


Escape North The Story of Harriet Tubman

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ISBN: 9780385374798
Release Date: 2013-11-27
Number of pages: 48
Author: Monica Kulling
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Escape North The Story of Harriet Tubman in PDF and EPUB An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models.


Soccer Sam

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ISBN: 1442008970
Release Date: 2009-07-10
Number of pages: 48
Author: Jean Marzollo
Publisher: Paw Prints

Download and read online Soccer Sam in PDF and EPUB Illus. in full color. In a perceptive tale of friendship and sports, Sam's visiting Mexican cousin overcomes the language barrier by teaching soccer to his new friends.


I Am Malala

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ISBN: 9780297870937
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Number of pages: 320
Author: Malala Yousafzai
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online I Am Malala in PDF and EPUB *Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.


Nelson Mandela From Prisoner to President

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ISBN: 9780553513448
Release Date: 2016-06-14
Number of pages: 48
Author: Suzy Capozzi
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Nelson Mandela From Prisoner to President in PDF and EPUB This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize–winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages. As conversations about race, prejudice, and injustice pervade classrooms and homes, teachers and parents need books that can bring those discussions within the grasp of kids. Nelson Mandela’s story, told honestly and accessibly, is just such a book. The subjects of apartheid and racism are handled with aplomb, and readers will find much to discuss with their classmates, friends, and families. Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence. From the Trade Paperback edition.


First Kids

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ISBN: 9780375822186
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 48
Author: Kathryn Gibbs Davis
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online First Kids in PDF and EPUB Discusses what life is like in the White House and presents anecdotes about the children of presidents Lincoln, Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Kennedy, and Clinton.


Helen Keller

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ISBN: 9780307556684
Release Date: 2010-05-26
Number of pages: 48
Author: Johanna Hurwitz
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Helen Keller in PDF and EPUB When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level. From the Hardcover edition.


Spooky Spookier

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ISBN: 0553533967
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Number of pages: 48
Author: Lori Haskins Houran
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Spooky Spookier in PDF and EPUB "Recounts four fact-based tales of hauntings, including a ghost horse on the coast of Massachusetts, a haunted painting at a Virginian plantation, a skeleton in Colorado, and a ghostly sea captain in California"--


Dear Malala We Stand with You

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ISBN: 9780553521221
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Number of pages: 32
Author: Rosemary McCarney
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Dear Malala We Stand with You in PDF and EPUB An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world. Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after she survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of a girl's right to an education. She survived this brutal attack and has emerged as a very powerful voice for social justice in the world. Dear Malala, We Stand with You captures the impact Malala has had on girls from all walks of life. In powerfully simple language and stunning photographs, the struggles from poverty and violence faced by girls everywhere become a catalyst for change. The book includes an excerpt from Malala’s UN speech and provides readers with ways they can help and participate. Malala’s bravery has shown that one person and one voice is enough to change the world. As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, the terrorists are most afraid of "the girl with a book." Author Rosemary McCarney has over 20 years of international development work and runs the Canadian operations of Plan International as President and CEO. From the Hardcover edition.