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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Biographies"

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#6 - 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! Gr-3+

 OA524429A   |  28 Books in Set
#8 - 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   |  32 Books in Set
Amazing Inventors And Innovators - Gr. K-3

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. Gr.K-3

 OA523876   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Before They Were Presidents - Gr. 2-5

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. Gr.2-5

 OA524643   |  6 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.) Gr.3-7

 OA523800   |  7 Books in Set
Core Library: Great American Authors - Gr. 3-7

“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
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! Gr.3-7

 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 conclusions. Gr.3-7

 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. Gr.3-7

 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. Gr.2-5

 OA524068   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Essential Library: Unknown Heroes - Gr. 5-9

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
NEW! Essential Library: Women In Science - Gr. 5-9

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
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. The design off-sets any concern on reading level - closer to a five. Gr.3-7

 OA524072A   |  18 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. Gr.K-3

 OA523520   |  12 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
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. Gr.K-3

 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

 OA734567A   |  37 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. Gr.5-9

 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. OA790120 Gr.K-3

 OA524426A   |  16 Books in Set
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! Gr.3-7

 OA524295   |  6 Books in Set
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. OA790120 - 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. OA790120 - Gr. K-3

 OA524428   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! STEM: Superstar Women Bios - Gr. 3-7

Readers will 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
NEW! Superwomen in STEM - Gr. 3-7

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. Gr.3-7

 OA524642   |  6 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. Gr.K-3

 OA523741A   |  7 Books in Set
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   |  44 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. Gr.3-7

 OA521540   |  44 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. Gr.2-5

 OA524432   |  8 Books in Set


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