56 Results
56 Results
Harriet Tubman —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
1 available of 8 items

Presents information about Harriet Tubman, from her childhood in slavery to brave escape to the North and her work to help others escape slavery.

L. M. Montgomery —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
4 available of 9 items

Born in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery lost her mother when she was very young. Left in the care of less-than-encouraging grandparents, she found comfort in reading, writing, and her ...

Frida Kahlo —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2016
1 available of 6 items

Frida Kahlo's desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative...

Muhammad Ali —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2019
1 available of 6 items

Introduces Muhammad Ali, detailing how young Cassius Clay learned how to box and became a legendary athlete, civil rights activist, and global icon.

Dolly Parton —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2019
0 available of 4 items

Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing d...

Anne Frank —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
7 available of 9 items

Presents information about Anne Frank, including her childhood in Holland, her years in hiding, her death, and her legacy.

Audrey Hepburn —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2017
0 available of 6 items

In the Little People, Big Dreams series, kids and parents will discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists, to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet all of them began life as a ...

Jane Austen —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
1 available of 5 items

Presents information about Jane Austen, from her childhood in the English countryside to how her own heartbreak became the inspiration for "Pride and Prejudice."

Josephine Baker —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
1 available of 6 items

Presents information about Josephine Baker, from her childhood in St. Louis and her early career in New York to her rise to fame in France and her role as a spy in World War II.

Stephen Hawking —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2019
2 available of 5 items

"When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambr...

Jane Goodall —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
2 available of 8 items

Presents the life and accomplishments of the zoologist who studied and cared for chimpanzees.

Marie Curie —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2017
5 available of 9 items

"In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child ...

Amelia Earhart —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2016
2 available of 6 items

Follows Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This inspiring and informative little...

Mother Teresa —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
1 available of 6 items

"Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion. She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the ...

Georgia O'Keeffe —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
4 available of 7 items

Presents information about Georgia O'Keeffe, from her childhood in Wisconsin where she developed her fascination with nature to her exhibits around the world.

Mahatma Gandhi —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2019
1 available of 6 items

As a young man, Mohandas Gandhi dreamed of unity for all peoples and religions. Inspired by this idea, he led peaceful protests to free India from British rule and unite the country--ending violence and unfair treatment....

Ella: my first Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
4 available of 7 items

Introduce your little one to the pioneering jazz singer. Told in simple sentences, this young reader edition of the best-selling series is perfect to read aloud to little dreamers.

Simone de Beauvoir —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
0 available of 5 items

"When Simone de Beauvoir was a little girl, her father would proudly boast that she had the brain of a man--whatever that meant. But later, after years of studying, Simone would write a book that challenged the role of w...

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