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Saving the day

Garrett Morgan's life-changing invention of the traffic signal
"The story of Garrett Morgan, an African American inventor, who created the first automatic three-way traffic signal system"--.

From foxholes and flight decks

letters home from World War II : the remarkable story of Americans at war as revealed in their personal correspondence
2002
Presents excerpts from letters written by American servicemen and -women in World War II and background on the topics and themes covered, such as Pearl Harbor and long-distance love, and includes removable, miniature copies of several of the handwritten letters discussed.

Inside the San Francisco Giants

"How much do you know about the iconic San Francisco Giants? Readers will love learning about the Giants' history, best players and coaches, impressive stats, and more in this action-packed book"--.

Who is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson?

Details superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's career from the wrestling ring to the big screen.

Who is Tom Brady?

Profiles the life and career of professional football player Tom Brady.

Tiny dancer

"Siena Cherson Siegel dreamed of being a ballerina. Her love of movement and dedication to the craft earned her a spot at the School of American Ballet.. Siena has worked hard her whole life to be a professional ballet dancer, then makes the difficult decision to quit dancing and tries to figure out what comes next. But what do you do when you have spent your entire life working toward a goal, having that shape your identity, and then decide it's time to move on? How do you figure out what to do with your life? And how do you figure out who you are?"--.

National parks maps

illustrated maps of America's 62 national parks
A collection of artistic maps capturing the geography and notable sights in each of the United State's 62 national parks, each accompanied by facts about the park's history and ecology.

I color myself different

This joyful celebration of black and brown lives is based on real events in the famous athlete and activist's young life and reveals the power of radical self-love and knowing your self-worth.

Juneteenth

Simple text, photographs, and illustrations introduce Juneteenth, the American holiday which honors African-American heritage and commemorates the abolition of slavery.

I am I.M. Pei

"This picture book biography follows I. M. Pei's start as an architect and his lasting impact on buildings all around the world"--Provided by publisher.

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