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Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek
Abe Lincon’s Hat
Abraham Lincoln (Cohn and Schmidt)
Across a Dark and Wild Sea
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science
Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer
The Adventurous Chef: Alexis Soyer
All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever
America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle
Annie and Helen
Around the World (Phelan)
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare
Before She Was Harriet
Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington
Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci
Bon Appetit!: The Delicious Life of Julia Child
A Boy Called Dickens
The Boy who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdös
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909
Brave Jane Austen: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel
The Bravest Woman in America
Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni  Gaudi
Calling the Doves
Caroline’s Comets
Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony Inspired by Historical Facts
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Through the Gates and Beyond
Chuck Close: Face Book
Claude Monet: The Painter Who Stopped the Trains
Cook’s Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook
Dangerous Jane
The Daring Nellie Bly: America’s Star Reporter
Dark Fiddler: THe Life and Legend of Nicolo Paganini
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer’s Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors
Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Do Re Mi: If You Can Read Music, Thank Guido d”Arezzo
Dolley Madison
Dolley Madison Saves George Washington
Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers
Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, One-Armed Explorer
The Dreamer
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music
Edward Hopper: Painter of Light and Shadow
Electric Ben
Elephant Man
Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Emmaline Pankhurst
Enormous Smallness: A Story of E.E. Cummings
Extraordinary People
Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau
Far Beyond the Garden Gate
Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
Finding Narnia: The Story of C.S. Lewis and His Brother
First Mothers
Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse
The Flower Hunter: William Bartram, America’s First Naturalist
Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire
For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson
Frederick Douglas: A Noble Life
Fredericks’ Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass
Freedom Song: The Story of Henry “Box” Brown
Fruitlands: Louisa May Alcott Made Perfect
George Bellows: Painter with a Punch!
George Did It
George Washington (Harness)
George Wahsington, Spymaster
Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies:How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
Heart of a Samurai
Here Come the Girl Scouts: The Amazing All-true Story of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low and her Great Adventure
Hidden Figures: The Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Hokusai: The Man who Painted a Mountain
The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China
The House that Jane Built: A Story about Jane Addams
How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
I Have a Dream: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told
Into the Deep: The Life of Naturalist and Explorer William Beebe
Into the Unknown: How Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air
The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse
I’ve Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jim Thorpe: Original All-American
Joan of Arc
John Muir: America’s First Environmentalist
John, Paul, George, and Ben
The Journey that Saved Curious George
Jump: From the Life of Michael Jordan
Just Being Audrey
Karl, Get Out of the Garden: Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything
Knockin’ On Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger
The Life and Times of Martin Luther
Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle
Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, First Woman Pilot
Lincoln and His Boys
Lincoln: A Photobiography
Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer
Looking at Lincon
Lost Boy: The Story of the Man Who Created Peter Pan
Lucy Maud Montgomery
The Mad Potter: George Ohr, Eccentric Genius
Make Your Mark, Franklin Roosevelt
Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education
Marcel Marceau: Master of Mime
Marco Polo
Marie Curie
Marooned: The Strange but True Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe
Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert
Maya Angelou
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines
Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and her Cat
Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children
Monet Paints a Day
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
Mother Teresa
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Music for the End of Time
My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign Language
My Name is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth
A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic
No Easy Way: The Story of Ted Williams and the Last .400 Season
Noah Webster’s Fighting Words
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero
Odetta: Queen of Folk
Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen
Out of School and into Nature: The Story of Anna Comstock
Paiute Princess: The Story of Sarah Winnemucca
Peace and Me: Inspired by the Lives of Nobel Peace Laureates
The People Awards
The Perfect Wizard: Hans Christian Andersen
Pippo the Fool
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai
The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero
Queen of the Falls
Rachel Carson and Her Book that Changed the World
The Revolutionary John Adams
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
The Road to Oz: Twists, Turns, Bumps and Triumphs in the Life of L. Frank Baum
Romare Bearden: Collage of Memories
Saint Valentine
Sandy’s Circus: A Story about Alexander Calder
Sarah Gives Thanks
Sebastian: A Book About Bach
Seurat and La Grand Jatte: Connecting the Dots
Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story
The Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright
Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist
Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald
Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre & His World of Insects
Snow Baby: The Arctic Childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary’s Daring Daughter
Snowflake Bentley
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement
Squanto’s Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving
Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln
Stand There!She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Tallchief: America’s Prima Ballerina
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embrace Autism and Changed the World
Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving
Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library — Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by John O’Brien
Thomas Jefferson — Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything
Through My Eyes
Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History
Tito Puente: Mambo King
To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta 1325-1354
The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
Twenty-two Cents: Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank
The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Loved to Draw
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
Washington at Valley Forge
What Charlie Heard
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
When Paul Met Artie: The Story of Simon and Garfunkel
When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky: Two Artists, Their Ballet, and One Extraordinary Riot
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir
William Shakespeare and the Globe
William Shakespeare: Scenes from the Life of the World’s Greatest Writer
With Books & Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School
Women Explorers: Perils, Pistols, and Petticoats
Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers and Rebels
Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People
The World is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid