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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Biographies"

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NEW! *7NF - Contemporary Bios - Gr. 2-5: Big Buddy Bios (#7 NF Best-Sellers)

This dynamic group of kid-friendly superstars will get your READERS READING! Each book highlights a star's background, claim to fame, and dreams for the future. Colorful graphics, over sized photos, and short, engaging sentences and paragraphs will encourage RELUCTANT READERS to dive into these fascinating lives!

 OA524754A   |  40 Books in Set
NEW! -(High-Interest) Gr. 3+: Sports Bios (All The Stars!)

Stephen Curry. LeBron James. Neymar. Patrick Mahomes. All are ATHLETES your kids are clamoring to learn more about! These high-interest, easy-to-read biographies follow the development of a famous athlete's career-from the very beginning through current achievements. The ideal choice of reluctant, as well as proficient, readers!

 OA525142A   |  57 Books in Set
NEW! BIOS - Gr K-3: LOWER-LEVEL Biographies (Unbelievable Selection!)

Finally, Historical Biographies at a Lower Reading level! These series cover important individuals in past and present history through very simple text matched closely with eye-catching images and detail description for your students understanding.

 OA890120A   |  118 Books in Set
NEW! Contemporary Bios - Gr. 3+: Movie Heroes

Most superheroes have an alter ego. Some, like Superman's Clark Kent, work a day job. Or, like Star-Lord's Peter Quill, they might fly around the galaxy when not saving it. But the superheroes on movie screens are played by talented men and women who work hard to look and sound exactly right to play both the hero and alter ego. This set takes your readers behind the scenes of these actors' lives, from their beginnings on screen to the preparation they went through to become our favorite heroes. Full-color images showcase incredible transformations, costumes, and more.

 OA525322   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Contemporary Bios - Gr. 3+: Star Bios

See Hollywood through the eyes of its biggest stars with these electrifying and revealing books. Go behind the scenes with celebrities like Camila Cabello, Dwayne Johnson, and Millie Bobby Brown. The titles highlight their careers, early life, and legacy through easy text and captivating pictures. These hi-lo books will have your readers feel like they are walking the red carpet!

 OA524760   |  6 Books in Set
Contemporary Bios - Gr. 3-7: Movie Makers

FROZEN. JURASSIC PARK. Your Students love MOVIES! These books cover the biggest Directors in the industry - from childhood to how they got involved in films to the movies that made them famous. Plus, there is a behind the scenes look including Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Frozen! An Academy Award Winning Series!

 OA524296   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Contemporary Bios - Gr. 3-7: YouTubers

Your students will learn all about social media stars in YouTubers! This series explores some of today's most popular celebrities. Each title features a different individual or group, providing a look at their childhood, family, and career, including how they got their starts on YouTube, rose to fame, and became pop culture influencers. Fun facts about viral videos, popular posts, and subscriber counts enrich the text while dynamic photos gives your readers a behind-the-screens look at each YouTube Star.

 OA525262   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Female Bios: Arts - Gr. 3-7: Women In The Arts

Women have created amazing works in every category of art. From film to literature, and from dance to fashion, their creativity has inspired the world. Women in the Arts explores these innovative women and their creations. Your readers learn about their lives and how they have influenced the world of art.

 OA525219   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Female Bios: Contemporary - Gr. 3-7: Boss lady Bios

Featuring figures from a variety of backgrounds, these books celebrate women who dominate their respective fields—big-time change-makers, influencers, and disrupters who aren’t afraid to shake up the system. Each title highlights the subject’s accomplishments, showcases her beliefs using her own words, and calls your young readers to action with practical advice so they can take charge in their own lives. From Malala Yousafzai defending girls’ right to education around the world to Ariana Grande using her powerful voice not only to sing but to advocate for others, these strong leaders are truly inspirational.

 OA525442   |  6 Books in Set
Female Bios: History - Gr K-3: First Ladies (Best-Seller!)

This series takes a look at some of the women who helped shape history from the White House. Though often overshadowed by their husbands, these remarkable individuals made significant contributions to America.

 OA525073   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Female Bios: History - Gr. 2-5: Change Maker Biographies

Who are some of women who changed the course of history? From freeing slaves to being the first American woman astronaut, these incredible women stood up for what they believed and inspired others to do the same.

 OA525309   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Female Bios: History - Gr. 5-9: Women Who Made History

From human rights activists to scientists, it's no secret that some of the most important figures in history have been women. This engaging and informative series introduces readers to strong female leaders they may be unfamiliar with and provides deeper insight on those they likely already know about. Short, but detailed biographies tell what each featured person did to make history. Colorful illustrations are paired with stimulating and factual texts, making for high-interest volumes that are an essential supplement to elementary social studies curricula.

 OA525326   |  4 Books in Set
Female Bios: Science - Gr. 2-5: Women Innovators

I am constantly asked for more biographies on women. But the titles don’t typically sell well or circulate because no one is familiar with her. This series is the solution. Each book clearly focuses on an important invention and the remarkable achievements the individual made in her respective field. With great photo-text match, this series is very enjoyable, and your students will love learning about the important contribution each women made to our society and will be happy they made her acquaintance.

 OA524432   |  8 Books in Set
Female Bios: Science - Gr. 3-7: Superstar Women Bios (Hot Topic)

Your readers meet some of history's most influential female scientists, inventors, and mathematicians in this appealing series! Titles examine how each smart, determined woman overcame cultural barriers to make important scientific breakthroughs.

 OA524680   |  6 Books in Set
Female Bios: Science - Gr. 3-7: Superwomen In STEM

History is rich with the incredible accomplishments of women in STEM fields, but their stories often go untold. This innovative series shines a spotlight on remarkable women pioneers throughout history, from the ancient mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria to contemporary figures such as Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Each book features six inspiring biographies of real-life superwomen in science, focusing on the challenges they overcame and how their work has shaped the world.

 OA524642   |  6 Books in Set
Female Bios: Science - Gr. 5-9: Women In Science

Women play an essential role in science and have made a lasting impact on how we understand our world. Women in Science provides junior high and high school readers with biographical information on some of the greatest women in science, as well their discoveries and contributions to their respective fields of science and the world.

 OA524672   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Bios - Gr. 3+: True Survival! (Outstanding Reads!)

Readers will enjoy these books because THEY ARE TRUE! Stranded at Sea. Trapped in a Volcano. Lost in a Jungle. Featuring a dynamic layout with survival tips, interesting captions, mini-bios, graphics, timelines, the text makes these books ideal for all your readers – including Reluctant Readers. The shocking survival stories are engrossing, and they will circulate. Amazing what these individuals went through.

 OA525141   |  12 Books in Set
Gen. Bios - Gr. 3-7: Children's Favorite Authors

Your kids love reading the Diary of A Wimpy Kid books. Now, you can EASILY get them into biographies. Name a student who wouldn’t want to learn more about the people who write their favorite books? (And especially Jeff Kinney.)

 OA523800   |  7 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Bios - Gr. 3-7: Newsmakers

Good series on Incredible People that have, in their on way, changed the course of History. What would we we do without Facebook? (Thank you Mark Zurckerman or maybe not!) Or iPads? (A Thanks to Steve Jobs.) Spiritual leader Pope Francis & Russian leader Vladimir Putin have certainly made an impact, and some do not. An interesting series which allows readers to draw their own conclusions.

 OA523802A   |  14 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Bios - Gr. 3-7: People In The News

This set features some of today’s most famous or newsworthy celebrities, activists, politicians and scholars. Each information-packed title tells the story of a public figure, exploring childhood, early life lessons, career challenges and accomplishments.

 OA524758   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. Bios - Gr. 3-7: Royal Family Biographies

Who are the British royal family? How did they achieve their current status? What are their official duties? What role do they play in the United Kingdom and worldwide? With this fascinating set, your readers learn the answers to these questions and more. Each illuminating book focuses on a particular member of the family. Your readers study Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Harry and Meghan, and William and Kate. Understanding each person's role in the family and their place in history, your readers gain insight into the lives and work of each royal. This dynamic series seamlessly interweaves history and pop culture.

 OA525087   |  4 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios - Gr. 3-7: Parallel Lives

The Parallel Lives series explores the lives and legacies of two important figures born in the same year--the different struggles they faced and the way they responded to and shaped the world they were born into. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Civic Literacy, Health Literacy, and Economic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and hands-on activities encourage critical thinking and civic engagement.

 OA525364   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr K-3: Founding Fathers (Library Must!)

At a Lower-Level with a solid design, these books allow your younger readers to explore each person’s childhood, achievements and legacy.

 AO524997   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 2-5: Amazing Young People Bios

This series explores the stories of young people whose inventions and accomplishments changed the course of history. Each book gives a basic overview of the person's life and legacy. Critical thinking questions encourage students to consider the impact young people can have on the world. QR codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning.

 OA524720   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 3-7: Black History Heroes

Whether working in politics, entertainment, or sports, leaders in the black community can make a difference. Muhammad Ali was a great boxer, but he was also a philanthropist. Oprah Winfrey has had hit television shows, but she also champions civil rights and increasing minority representation in entertainment. With this set, your readers explore the lives of these heroes, some of whom are making history today. Their hardships, triumphs, and dedication to their beliefs inspire your readers and encourage them to embrace diverse perspectives.

 OA525347   |  12 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 3-7: Great American Authors

“If you done it, it ain’t bragging.” – Walt Whitman. Historical Biographies. In this unique series, students will become acquainted with some of the greatest American authors in our history. Each book informs the reader of the author’s life, key works, and what inspired him (or her) to write the literary pieces that have become classics. And after the student finishes the book and tells others, it isn’t considered bragging… at least not to Walt. Gr.3-7

 OA523330   |  6 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 3-7: WANTED! FAMOUS OUTLAWS (Perennial Seller)

Great Series! What kid doesn't want to read about Billy The Kid or Jesse James! Each well-researched book gives complete information on their lives - how they came to a life of crime, their complete story and how it all ended - some startling facts included. Historical photographs, illustrations and quotations all make these titles very interesting to kids who normally wouldn't read nonfiction. See the History section for more on the Wild West.

 OA524096   |  6 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 5-9: Great Explorers

From Marco Polo to Christopher Columbus to Neil Armstrong, what discoveries! Throughout history, exploration has shaped civilization. This series takes your reader on some of history’s greatest adventures. Clear writing & colorful photos explain the various aspects of the journey, what was discovered, and how it impacted mankind.

 OA523331   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 5-9: Spanish & Latino American Historical Figures

Few know about the Cuban woman who, disguised as a man, fought for the Confederates in the American Civil War. Or the 1947 federal court case brought on by a Mexican–Puerto Rican woman that desegregated schools in California—seven years before Brown v. Board. Or the Spanish general whose decisive victories against the British in the American Revolutionary War ensured the Colonies' success. These biographies highlight the contributions of these incredible—and too often unrecognized—Spanish and Latino figures to American history, celebrating the pivotal moments where historical figures with a Spanish or Latino background indelibly changed U.S. history.

 OA525103   |  6 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Gen. - Gr. 5-9: Unknown Heroes

History is filled with people who overcame adversity in pursuit of social justice, equality, and fairness. But their stories are often lost or ignored--sometimes because these figures are women or members of minority groups. Unknown Heroes cover several of these important people, showing how the legacy of their work and activism remains relevant today.

 OA524664   |  5 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Presidents - Gr K-3: United States President Biographies

These titles introduce your little readers to American Presidents, past and present. They'll learn introductory information about each president's early life, family life, basic ideals, and term through easy-to-read, simple text alongside beautiful, historic photographs. Complete with a More Facts section and bold glossary terms.

 OA523741A   |  7 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Presidents - Gr. 2-5: United States Presidents (The President Set)

Time to Look At Your President Series! Worn-out? Poorly Designed? Unattractive Covers? this series is your answer! Each title explores a President's childhood, decision to run, time in office, and accomplishments. Compelling text, strong design features, and striking photos make these a must for your report writers.

 OA524431A   |  44 Books in Set
Historical Bios: Presidents - Gr. 3-7: Presidential Perspectives

Your Students will be able to see the Civil War from Abraham Lincoln's perspective or the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of Lyndon Johnson. This is a chance for your orders to actually see history through the viewpoint of a President - Democrat or Republican - who made the decisions that changed our country forever. Very engaging. Over time, we will be able to see how America changed through the eyes of President Obama.

 OA524067   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Presidents - Gr. 3-7: United States Presidents

The United States Presidents series examines the lives of the individuals who preserve, protect, and defend the U.S. Constitution. Each book in this comprehensive collection tells the story of a president's challenges and triumphs from childhood to the White House and beyond. Expanded content includes a section that outlines the function, responsibility, and organization of the office of the president, including the branches of government, the Electoral College, term of office, and the line of succession. Lists of each president's cabinet members and Supreme Court appointments are also included. With eight additional pages to the Checkerboard Library format there's more information, more fascinating stories, and more facts for research and reports.

 OA525446   |  44 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Presidents - Gr. 3.7: Before They Were President (Best-Seller)

The path to the presidency is different for everyone. This timely series explores that path and the many reasons why people aspire to become president. Your students will learn how an ordinary person gains the trust of the American people, and about their lives before becoming commander-in-chief.

 OA524643   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Science - Gr K-3: STEM Superstars

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have changed the world. STEM superstars explores the diverse lives and careers of people who have made amazing breakthroughs. Your student learns more about these people and their all-star work.

 OA525115A   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Science - Gr. 3-7: Space Crusader Bios (Extremely Engaging!)

Space. The Final Frontier. This bio set helps readers better understand space and Earth’s place in the universe. A diverse group representing astronauts, engineers, astronomers, each book focuses on the individual’s childhood, education, career and scientific achievements. Another great design featuring outstanding photos, interesting captions, graphics, Fun Facts.

 OA524759   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Historical Bios: Science - Gr. 3-7: World-Changing Scientists

Your students learn about people who changed the world by using science is a great way to get your young readers interested in learning about science themselves. Each volume in this engaging series includes details of a particular scientist’s life and examples of their work. Vibrant images and eye-catching sidebars hold the attention of readers of many ages and levels. Each stimulating book invites your readers to try their hand at a science project based on the particular scientist’s work, perhaps inspiring the next generation of world-changing scientists.

 OA525217   |  6 Books in Set
Inventor Bios - Gr K-3: Amazing Inventors & Innovators

Historical Biographies. COMMUNICATION. TRANSPORTATION. LIGHTS, CAMERAS, ACTION! Well, they didn’t really create action, BUT these individuals made HUGE contributions to how your students live today. Some of our most amazing inventors are covered in these easy reader biographies. Written simply with interesting photos, your young students will learn the history behind these inventions.

 OA523876   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Inventor Bios - Gr. 3+: Food Dudes / Fashion Pioneers / Toy Creators (GREAT COLLECTION!)

LEGOS! MONOPOLY! BARBIE! PIZZA! CHEESEBURGERS! SNEAKERS! From Barbie & LEGOS to COKE & Pizza to Sunglasses & Miniskirts. These ARE the BIOS your students will ENJOY Reading! From childhood, education, and early career, your readers will learn how these talented people created items everyone enjoys. Kids will learn how HARD WORK, DETERMINATION, and Sacrifice leads to SUCCESS!

 OA834567A   |  55 Books in Set
Inventor Bios - Gr. 3-7: Great Minds Of Science

Though the series name & covers aren’t the most creative in the world, the interior design & text are outstanding! Each book depicts the life of a well known scientist—covering their personal life, important work, and how their discoveries impacted science and society. Easy-to-understand & very engaging!

 OA523907   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Inventor Bios - Gr. 3-7: History Of Key Discoveries (Don't Overlook!)

All the items we take for granted – cars, computers, electricity, medicine – had to come from somewhere. These books trace the history of a key discovery from the very beginning to modern day. Each title includes bios of both the well-known inventors as well as those who contributed but are less familiar. Images break-up the text making for a more enjoyable experience.

 OA525112   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Sports Bios - Gr K-3: Sports Superstars

Introduces your emergent readers to the lives of their favorite sports players! High-interest topics, eye-catching images, and accessible text are sure to excite your kids as they learn more about notable athletes.

 OA525108   |  10 Books in Set
NEW! Sports Bios - Gr. 2-5: Epic Sports Legends

Some athletes’ careers are so impressive that they become near-mythical figures! Your students learn about the lives of sports heroes and legends from the past and present. These biographies of the biggest superstars in sports history cover each athlete’s rise to the top, their greatest games and successes, and other moments that cemented their status as sports legends.

 OA525443   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Sports Bios - Gr. 3-7: Greatest Of All Time

The acronym G.O.A.T. is splashed across sports magazines, fan websites, and stadium bleachers. Sports fans love to debate which athletes are the Greatest Of All Time. They'll love to compare their opinions with the athletes featured in this energetic set, which covers wrestling, baseball, basketball, hockey, football, and track. Along with incredible feats and jaw-dropping records, your readers learn biographical information about famous—and not so famous—athletes. Vivid images of competitors in action thrills sports enthusiasts of all ages.

 OA525325   |  6 Books in Set

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