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Journeys: Young Readers' Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives
By Candlewick
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mpn: 9780763681012, ean: 9780763681012, isbn: 0763681016,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Books can change lives — and here are more than fifty powerful letters from young readers to authors revealing some of the ways that is true.Annie Schnitzer tells Elie Wiesel, “Reading your story allowed me to connect with my own history,” explaining how reading his memoir deepened her understanding of her grandparents’ plight during the Holocaust. After reading The House on Mango Street, Julia Mueller writes to Sandra Cisneros, “You didn’t tell me how to pull myself back together;


An Inconvenient Alphabet: Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's Spelling Revolution
By Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
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ean: 9781534405554, isbn: 1534405550,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 242 reviews
“Delightful, relatable, and eye-catchingly illustrated.” —School Library Journal “Deelytful and iloominaating for noo and seesuned reeders alyk.” —Kirkus Reviews “Thought-provoking and entertaining.” —School Library Connection “Engaging...A comprehensible, lively read.” —Publishers Weekly Do you ever wish English was eez-ee-yer to spell? Ben Franklin and Noah Webster did! Debut author Beth Anderson and the New York Times bestselling illustrator of I Dissent, Elizabeth


A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
By Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
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mpn: FBA-|280470, ean: 9780802853028, isbn: 0802853021,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
2009 Caldecott Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookA New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s BookA Charlotte Zolotow Honor BookNCTE Notable Children’s Book When he wrote poems, he felt as free as the Passaic River as it rushed to the falls. Willie’s notebooks filled up, one after another. Willie’s words gave him freedom and peace, but he also knew he needed to earn a living. So he went off to medical school and became a doctor -- one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing


The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie
By Owlkids
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ean: 9781771472678, isbn: 1771472677,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 171 reviews
When he was a child in the 1840s, Andrew Carnegie and his family immigrated to America in search of a new beginning. His working-class Scottish family arrived at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Carnegie worked hard, in factories and telegraphy. He invested in railroads, eventually becoming the richest man in the world during his time. Carnegie believed strongly in sharing his wealth, and one of the ways he did this was by funding the construction of over 2,500 public libraries around


Our Story Begins: Your Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Fun, Inspiring, and Occasionally Ridiculous Things They Wrote and Drew as Kids
By ATHENEUM
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ean: 9781481472081, isbn: 1481472089,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews
From award-winning author Elissa Brent Weissman comes a collection of quirky, smart, and vulnerable childhood works by some of today’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators—revealing young talent, the storytellers they would one day become, and the creativity they inspire today.Everyone’s story begins somewhere… For Linda Sue Park, it was a trip to the ocean, a brand-new typewriter, and a little creative license. For Jarrett J. Krosoczka, it was a third grade writing assignment


Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy
By Square Fish
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mpn: FBA-|297623, ean: 9780374400231, isbn: 0374400237,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 271 reviews
An unforgettable true story of an orphan caught in the midst of warOver a million South Vietnamese children were orphaned by the Vietnam War. This affecting true account tells the story of Long, who, like more than 40,000 other orphans, is Amerasian -- a mixed-race child -- with little future in Vietnam. Escape from Saigon allows readers to experience Long's struggle to survive in war-torn Vietnam, his dramatic escape to America as part of ''Operation Babylift'' during the last chaotic days


Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope
By Candlewick
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ean: 9780763689155, isbn: 0763689157,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Meet the boy who made up his own language — and brought hope to millions.Once there was a town of many languages but few kind words. Growing up Jewish in Bialystok, Poland, in the late 1800s, young Leyzer Zamenhof was surrounded by languages: Russian, Yiddish, German, Polish, and many others. But the multiethnic Bialystok was full of mistrust and suspicion, and Leyzer couldn’t help but wonder: If everyone could understand each other, wouldn’t they be able to live in peace? So Zamenhof set


Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia
By Beach Lane Books
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mpn: FBA-|279928, ean: 9781416997788, isbn: 1416997784,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution--a traveling library! He buys two donkeys--Alfa and Beto--and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages. Beautiful! Complete with an author's note about the real man on whom this story is based..


Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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ean: 9780374304560, isbn: 0374304564,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
The Newbery Award–winning author of Dead End in Norvelt shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical creative writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book.With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, Jack Gantos instructs young writers on using their ''writing radar'' to unearth story ideas from their everyday lives. Incorporating his own misadventures as a developing writer, Gantos


Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez
By Rayo
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mpn: FBA-|289771, ean: 9780061227813, isbn: 0061227811,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 261 reviews
A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights ''the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens.''*Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they motivated the workers to fight for their rights and, in the process, changed history.Award-winning


Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White (Ala Notable Children's Books. All Ages)
By Harcourt Brace and Company
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mpn: 9780544319592, ean: 9780544319592, isbn: 0544319591,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
6 Starred Reviews! New York Times Bestseller! A People Magazine Best Children’s Book! A Washington Post Best Book! A Publishers Weekly Best Book! Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Award Honor recipient Caldecott Honor winner  Sweet mixes White’s personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell the story of this American literary icon. Readers young and old will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children’s book


Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller (A Center for Cartoon Studies Graphic Novel)
By Disney-Hyperion
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ean: 9781368027076, isbn: 1368027075,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 217 reviews
Helen Keller lost her ability to see and hear before she turned two years old. But in her lifetime, she learned to ride horseback and dance the foxtrot. She graduated from Radcliffe. She became a world famous speaker and author. She befriended Mark Twain, Charlie Chaplin, and Alexander Graham Bell. And above all, she revolutionized public perception and treatment of the blind and the deaf.The catalyst for this remarkable life's journey was Annie Sullivan, a young woman who was herself visually


Cameron Townsend Audiobook: Good News in Every Language (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) (Christian Heroes Then and Now)
By YWAM Publishing
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ean: 9781576587911, isbn: 1576587916,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
The Cakchiquel man became indignant when Cam offered him a tract in Spanish. ''Do you have one in Cakchiquel?'' he asked. ''There are none, I'm sorry,'' replied Cam. ''Well,'' retorted the man, ''if your God is so great, why can't he speak my language?''In one decisive moment, Cameron Townsend understood that God had called him to translate the Bible into the language of his Guatemalan friends. For Cam, the obstacles were small when compared to the growing reward of helping the diverse people


Sign Language Man: Gallaudet and His Incredible Work (Genius at Work! Great Inventor Biographies)
By Enslow Elementary
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ean: 9780766034471, isbn: 076603447X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
When he was a young man, Thomas Gallaudet saw a young girl who could not hear, and he taught her how to spell ''hat'' and her name, ''Alice.'' The girl's father encouraged him to start a school for the deaf. Gallaudet traveled to Europe, where he learned French sign language. He became instrumental in the development of American Sign Language, or ASL, and the teaching of the deaf..


Time For Kids: Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Leader in Troubled Times (Time For Kids Biographies)
By Harper Collins
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mpn: 9780060576158, ean: 9780060576158, isbn: 0060576154,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Leader in Troubled Times Through his fireside chats, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the way the President interacted with his fellow Americans. He also led our country out of the Great Depression and through World War II, despite his physical disabilities. Readers will be amazed by his courage and his insight in developing Social Security and other innovative programs that still exist today..


Time For Kids: Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage (Time For Kids Biographies)
By Harper Collins
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mpn: 9780060576073, ean: 9780060576073, isbn: 0060576073,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
As a teenage slave, Harriet Tubman stood up to an overseer who was trying to harm another slave. From that time forward, Tubman (above left) fought against unfairness and for what she believed was right. She helped hundreds of African Americans escape on the Underground Railroad.TIME For Kids® Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Harriet Tubman's courage and ideals have inspired generations of Americans to fight for equal rights and to


Defensa Apasionada Del Idioma Espanol/ a Passionate Defense of the Spanish Language (Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Punto de Lectura
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ean: 9788466319560, isbn: 8466319565,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 175 reviews
Every language holds the essence of the people that speak and have spoken them since their origin. With each word that disappears an idea originated by humankind dies. In this book, Álex Grijelmo looks to defend the Spanish language from all that threatens it ―schooling, the colonizing power of the English language, the apathy of those that are in control of the political, economic and informative powers. Through progress and coexistence of all the different cultures that constitute the


Mis 15 Anos/My 15 Birthday (More for Kids) (Spanish Edition)
By Pauline Books & Media
SKU: #20-E-3-00318
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sku: 20-E-3-00318, ean: 9780819848505, isbn: 0819848506,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 209 reviews
Por medio de un programa flexible de cinco semanas, las jóvenes se preparan para la celebración de su quinceañera relexionando sobre su cultura hispana y renovando su compromiso de fé Catolica. Ambos libros bilingües tartan lo siguente: el significado religioso de la celebración de los quince años profundización de una relación con Jesus a través de un camino de auto-conocimiento varias opciones para preparar una liturgia para los Quince Años Through a flexible five-week program,


Time For Kids: Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World (Time For Kids Biographies)
By Harper Collins
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mpn: FBA-|280538, ean: 9780060576134, isbn: 0060576138,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 227 reviews
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World Meet Eleanor Roosevelt, one of America's most powerful first ladies. Learn about her youth and her career helping those less fortunate than she..



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