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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

The girl who thought in pictures : the story of Dr. Temple Grandin —Mosca, Julia Finley, author.

Describes the life and accomplishments of the animal scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, from her early life and autism diagnosis through her journey to become a livestock expert.

Dolly Parton —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

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...

Who is Kamala Harris? —Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-American person to be elected to the vice presidency. While her nomination for this pos...

The oldest student : how Mary Walker learned to read —Hubbard, Rita L., author.

"A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--Provided by publisher.

Bruce Lee —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was a talented actor, appearing in his first of many films at just three months old. By harnessing his skill as a martial artist, Bruce created, directed, and act...

Thomas Edison : lighting the way —Houran, Lori Haskins.

Learn about the life of Thomas Edison.

Wilma Rudolph —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

"Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she re...

Kamala Harris : rooted in justice —Grimes, Nikki, author.

"The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"-- Provided by publisher.

Grace Hopper : queen of computer code —Wallmark, Laurie, author.

This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.-- Provided by publisher.

One dead spy : the life, times, and last words of Nathan Hale, America's most famous spy —Hale, Nathan, 1976-
Graphic Novel
2012
Availability: 2 of 4

Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In th...

Benjamin Franklin —Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

SERIES: MAGIC TREE HOUSE FACT TRACKER - BOOK 40 (COMPANION TO: TO THE FUTURE, BEN FRANKLIN! ISBN 9780525648321) Track the facts about the great printer, inventor, and Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin! Ages 7 to 10

Who was Ben Franklin? —Fradin, Dennis B., author.

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Space heroes —Dolan, Hannah, author.

Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.

Snowflake Bentley —Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.

A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

Women who launched the computer age —Calkhoven, Laurie.

True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). -- Provided by publisher.

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