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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Biographies"

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Amazing Inventors And Innovators - Gr. K-3

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
Beginning Biographies - Gr. K-3

Readers explore the incredible lives of some of the most influential figures of the past and present. From amazing inventors to pioneering political figures, the biographies in this series chronicle the lives and accomplishments of fascinating people. Readers get an in-depth look at the lives of men and women as diverse as Helen Keller, the Wright brothers, and Barack Obama. Detailed photographs of these men and women accompany fascinating facts about their lives.

 OA522947   |  6 Books in Set
Big Buddy Biographies - Gr. 2-5

Contemporary Biographies. 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, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences and paragraphs will encourage RELUCTANT READERS to dive into these fascinating lives! - Gr. 2-5

 OA524422A   |  58 Books in Set
Children's Favorite Authors - Gr. 3-7

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
Core Library: Great American Authors - Gr. 3-7

“If you done it, it ain’t bragging.” – Walt Whitman 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.

 OA523330   |  6 Books in Set
Core Library: Great Minds Of Science - Gr. 3-7

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
Core Library: Newsmakers - Gr. 3-7

Good series on Incredible People that have, in their on way, changed the course of History. What would we we do withou 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 conclutions.

 OA523802   |  8 Books in Set
Core Library: Presidential Perspectives - Gr. 3-7

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
Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans - Gr. 2-5

With an engaging text, colorful layout, these biographies cover the basics on the individual - who, what, where, why, and how. Ideal books for supplementing classroom learning or to simply learn more about a Famous American.

 OA524068   |  12 Books in Set
Eyewitness To History - Gr. 3-7

Great Concept! Your students will not only learn about an individual's life but HOW They IMPACTED HISTORY! Through Diaries and Letters, readers will "eavesdrop" on each historical figure's thoughts. Think about it Sitting Bull in his own words! Ideal for supplementing classroom learning.

 OA524072A   |  18 Books in Set
Fact Or Fiction? - Gr. 3+

FACT OR FICTION? Many famous people throughout history have enormous bios written about them. But how much is the truth and how much may have been made up over time? These books sort it out and present the FACTS and the FICTION—a GREAT series concept. Based on curriculum, these titles make the reader think. (You don’t think they’ll tell us the adventures of Captain Kirk weren’t real?? Say, it isn’t so!! )

 OA523898   |  8 Books in Set
Famous African Americans - Gr. K-3

These biographies of contemporary nineteenth and twentieth century African Americans, written by award-winning authors Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, are simple and authoritative. Great for character education, these titles are colorful and easy-to-read.

 OA523165   |  12 Books in Set
Famous Lives - Gr. K-3

History is full of extraordinary people! Some were pioneers and organization founders, others stood up against injustice, and other even rules empires! Their lives serve as inspiration to each generation that learns about their accomplishments. Readers will be introduced to Clara Barton, Rosa Parks, Ben Franklin, and other amazing individuals from the past through accessible language and social studies content.

 OA523520   |  12 Books in Set
Famous Pirates - Gr. 3+

YO-HO MATEY! These books present GREAT, Fast-Moving stories about Famous Pirates in history. Your students will learn what is true and what might have been exaggerated. The concluding chapter of each book actually recounts whether that pirate is more legend or mostly truth.

 OA523899   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! First Ladies - Gr. K-3

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. - Gr. K-3

 OA524424   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! First Look At America's Presidents - Gr. K-3

Thomas Jefferson helped create a new nation when he wrote the Declaration of Independence. Abraham Lincoln worked to keep the country together when the North and the South fought against each other in the Civil War. Franklin D. Roosevelt helped millions of Americans who were suffering during the Great Depression. In this colorful, dramatic new series, beginning readers will learn about several remarkable presidents, including their childhood experiences and their amazing achievements as leaders of our nation. Each 24-page book in this series features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. The lively text, colorful design, and rich photos and illustrations are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

 OA524294   |  18 Books in Set
NEW! Food Dudes/ Fashion Pioneers/ Toy Creators - Gr. 3-7

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! - Gr. 3-7

 OA734567   |  32 Books in Set
Great Explorers - Gr. 5-9

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
History Maker Biographies - Gr. K-3

History Maker Biographies takes a look into the lives of past and present distinguished people who have gone down in history for contributing to sports, society, science, entertainment, and more. Each title features relevant and/or historical photographs, photo captions, and a timeline. OA990120 - Gr. K-3

 OA524426A   |  12 Books in Set
I Like Inventors! - Gr. K-3

These easy-to-read biographies of inventors explain how the idea of the particular invention came about, what it is, and how it is used today. Each title includes an activity to demonstrate or celebrate the science or technology behind the invention.

 OA523015   |  6 Books in Set
Inventors At Work - Gr. 2-5

Written for the upper elementary student, these are fun biographies of inventors of major items young readers’ know or use in their daily lives. Each title includes anecdotes and details the inventor’s journey from childhood to when their invention was created.

 OA523521   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Life Or Death: True Stories, Real People - Gr. 3-7

Unbelievable Stories. Straight From The Headlines! Each title features a compelling narrative bringing readers into the real-lives of people who have overcome the unthinkable and survived! True page-turners, your students will learn about overcoming obstacles & persevering. A Great Series!

 OA524295   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Movie Makers - Gr. 3-7

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! - Gr. 3-7

 OA524296   |  6 Books in Set
My First Bio - Gr. K-3

These biographies for the earliest readers. The books examine the lives of famous historical men and women in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. OA990120 - Gr. K-3

 OA524427A   |  18 Books in Set
NEW! Native American Leaders - Gr. K-3

Learn about six Native American leaders who influenced American history. Each book is broken down into easy-to-read-chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos, key dates, and quick stats grab visual learners' attention and help bring each leader to life. - Gr. K-3

 OA524428   |  6 Books in Set
Playmakers - Amazing Athletes - Gr. 3+

Playmakers introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. These brief narratives summarize each player's life and career to date and draw attention to accomplishments beyond their athletic skill as well as career highlights thus far. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library!

 OA524429A   |  63 Books in Set
Pop Bios - Gr. K-3

Designed for your Yougest Readers! They will love these easy-to-read bios on their favorite stars. With large, full-color photos, each title covers a star's early life, entry into standom, and future plans.

 OA523804   |  6 Books in Set
Presidents Of The United States: Bio-Graphies - Gr. 3+

These Graphic Nonfiction titles are an easy way to get those hard to reach kids into Presidential Biographies. Bright illustrations and clear text present a chronology of the president’s life, campaign trial, and his influence on history.

 OA522777   |  6 Books in Set
Robbie Reader & Randy's Corner: Biographies - Gr. 3+

Contemporary Biographies. Featuring biogrpahies your kids will WANT to read on the HOTTEST actors, singers, and athletes going. These inviting, easy-to-read chapter books are ideal for book reports or pleasure reading.

 OA523923   |  25 Books in Set
Technology Pioneers - Gr. 5-9

This unique series examines the fascinating lives of those whose extraordinary efforts have shaped and created today’s world of technology businesses. Readers will learn about the vision, talent, and drive of these incredible entrepreneurs. Each book highlights the family and educational background, early career and contributions to developing new technologies, as well as the company history and lasting legacy of each pioneer. Beautiful design, captivating photos, and informative sidebars complement easy-to-read, engaging text. Readers are left with a deeper, more meaningful understanding of technology companies and their impact on society and culture.

 OA523524   |  8 Books in Set
United States President Biographies - Gr. K-3

These titles will 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.

 OA523741   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! United States Presidents - Gr. 2-5

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. - Gr. 2-5

 OA524431A   |  45 Books in Set
United States Presidents - Gr. 3-7

Historical Biographies. 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.

 OA521540   |  44 Books in Set
Villains! - Gr. 3-7

Villains introduces the most vile criminals, killers, and corrupt leaders the world has ever seen. Narratives weave together the freakish facts and antics of these tyrants, exposing the filthy rotten scoundrels that each set of characters truly was. Engaging visuals and fast-paced, accessible text are sure to appeal to kids who want their high-interest subjects served up with an edge.

 OA523237   |  6 Books in Set

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. - Gr. 3-7

 OA524096   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Women Innovators - Gr. 2-5

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


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