Hi voice, born in the soft tones of the slave population, truly became a lion's roar.
This book is long, but is very important to America's history. Reading this book is several times would be good for an elementary classroom.
This book tells the fascinating life story of Frederick Douglass. He made several wise decisions in his life including learning to read, escaping slavery, speaking out for justice and even aid the union army. He was among the first African American men to be notable in America's history and it's important to recognize his story.
Sarah was so filled with grief, she insisted on wearing a black dress every day for the rest of her life.
This book would be perfect around Thanksgiving time. A lot of this holiday is a big question mark to many students and this book would answer a lot of questions.
This book tells the story of Sarah Hale making Thanksgiving an official holiday in America. At the end of the book ,it is found that she also turned bunker hill and Mount Vernon into national landmarks. This women, who was widowed a couple of time, experienced plenty of grief and was a great women for America.
Carl was curious. He imagined what he could find if he could travel to the stars.
This book would be perfect for an early childhood classroom. The text is short and big and quickly shows how Carl Sagan became the person he is.
This book is really short and to the point. Shown as a mix of a graphic novel and picture book, it represents the life of Carl Sagan and his fascination of stars and space. It's a great book that shows young readers that if they put their minds to it, they can accomplish anything they want.
This story tells the story of Jerry and Joe, two buddies from high school, and the process it took them to create superman just after high school. It was interesting to find out how Superman saved a lot of people from the Great Depression. The life story of these two men was very interesting and unique.
But, says I, Sam's adventures and Sam's stories is for everyone. PERIOD.
This book would be very interesting in an elementary classroom. In the beginning, the author explains why there is such weird language in this book.
This book was very fascinating. Using Huckleberry Fin's language, this book reverses the role of now Huckleberry telling the story of Mark Twain. It goes through his life from start to finish and doesn't hide the hard issues in Mark's life, like his later years. A very good read for someone who wants a different perspective.
For such a creative person, it took the world fifty years to catch up to George E. Ohr's vision. This book tells the story of the eccentric American maverick who was determined to make his mark and who never stopped believing that even the unlikeliest dreams can come true.
The curtain parted...and Marian sang.
This would be a great book to read in an elementary classroom. It is very well made book that captivates anyone of any age reading it.
Marian Anderson went against all odds of her times and became a huge success for her singing voice. This book shows the life story of Marian and her struggles and triumphs of how she became the voice of the twentieth century. This picture book biography is one that shouldn't be missed.
Using a portion of her mother's inheritance, 19 year old Amelia headed off to Rydal, Pennsylvania, where she attended the Ogontz school.
This book is quite long, but I believe it would be good for a middle school classroom. The pictures and items in the book are very fascinating.
With stunning photographs and primary sources, this book makes the disappearance of Amelia Earhart feel as real as it did back in 1937. I found it very interesting that Amelia's radio waves were heard way in Florida when she crashed in the Pacific Ocean. This book is very driven and tells an amazing story.
Sequoyah was not a chief, but her loved his people like one.
He wanted them to stand as tall as any people on earth.
This book would be really great for an elementary classroom. I would for sure read this to a class. It has a really great theme that one person can go far with just an idea.
This book did a very wonderful job telling the story of Sequoyah. He was an extraordinary man that created a writing system for the Cherokee people and made written language for his people. This biography is in poem format. It has a theme of people struggling to stand tall and proud and showing that you can go far with one idea.
We didn't worry too much until the guys on the moon started jumping up and down.
The visuals in this book are hard to pass by. This boo should be in every classroom, even if your children can't read.
Though real life images and visuals, this book wonderfully explains how 400,000 people worked together to make the Apollo 11 land on the moon. It's very interesting to look through this book as see the stress on people's faces and amazement in others faces when the rocket actually launched into space.
This book is a really neat mix of storytelling, graphic novel and informative book. The book aspires to make bird watching not a boring event, but rather a very enjoyable hobby. The story is captivating and makes the reader want to actually go outside and “look up“.
This book is a very great visual for people to conceptualize animals in the world. Many of the facts in this book are incredibly interesting and can be visualized by the infographics presented. Anyone could enjoy this book because of the aesthetic colors and the informative facts.
This book describes the real life experiences throughout Hurricane Katrina through the eyes of Don Brown. The images are mostly drawn, but make the reader imagine very deeply how terrible Katrina really was. The book appears as a graphic novel and is a great read for anyone curious on hurricanes.
How to woo an eve like a mountain sheep
This book would be great in an early childhood classroom. Very silly and yet, educational.
This book is very interesting. It provides a “guide“ for different animals and how they get their food. For a human, it's very educational on how animals eat and what they eat. The pictures are mainly drawn out which creates a sort of aesthetic throughout the book. Very fun read!
This book was a great way for young children to visualize how diverse life on Earth is. Being young, many children probably believe there are only the animals at their home and the zoo int he world. This book demonstrated that all animals eat and that there are all sorts of animals in the world.
High in the melting glaciers of South America's Andes Mountains, the most amazing bodies found in the ice are not accident victims, but deliberate burials of centuries-old Ince children, sacrificed to appease their gods.
This book would be very cool to put in an older elementary classroom. The images and the captions are very intriguing and would make anyone interested in reading.