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I am Temple Grandin

This book spotlights female scientist Temple Grandin, whose experience being on the autism spectrum has informed her advocacy and her work as an animal behaviorist.

Mahalia Jackson

freedom's voice
"Mahalia Jackson was known as the queen of gospel music. A close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s, she was also a civil rights activist who sang at the March on Washington. And she traveled the world, too! Experience all the . . . moments in Mahalia's . . . life in this . . . biography"--Provided by publisher.

Megan Rapinoe

making a difference as an athlete
"Athletes inspire people both on and off the field, and Megan Rapinoe understands her responsibility to use her fame and visibility to push for positive changes in her sport and in the world as a whole. Young sports fans are sure to be captivated by stories of Rapinoe's soccer stardom, but as they learn about her game-winning goals, they'll also learn about her advocacy for equal pay, racial equality, and LGBT+ rights. These topics are all presented in an age-appropriate way, with the help of Rapinoe's own words highlighted in quote boxes and bright photographs of this superstar in action"--Provided by publisher.

Chris Evans

making a difference as an actor
"Chris Evans is best known for playing a superhero on the big screen. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), he played Steve Rogers--also known as Captain America. In the movie Captain America: The First Avenger, this hero is described as 'not a perfect soldier, but a good man.' 'A good man' is a way many people have described Chris Evans too. He uses his voice to speak out about causes that matter to him. He also gives his time and money to help kids who are sick. These things and many more help make Chris Evans a real-life superhero!"--Provided by publisher.

Brie Larson

making a difference as a superhero
"Brie Larson plays a superhero on the big screen, and she's also done many heroic things in her real life too. Readers explore her . . . biography--from her casting as Captain Marvel to her work on behalf of women's rights and equality"--Provided by publisher.

The story of Misty Copeland

"Misty Copeland is the first Black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre. Before she made history and became a symbol of change in the world of ballet, she was a determined girl who loved watching gymnastics and dancing on the drill team. She worked hard and overcame many obstacles to fulfill her dream of becoming a great ballerina. This book helps kids explore how Misty went from being a shy young girl growing up in California to a world-famous ballet dancer and a role model to many people"--Back cover.

The miracle on ice

"Exciting illustrations follow the events of the Miracle on Ice hockey game. The combination of brightly colored panels and leveled text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--.


""Engaging images accompany information about Coca-Cola. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--Provided by publisher"--.

The space shuttle

a mission-by-mission celebration of NASA's extraordinary spaceflight program
"Stories and breathtaking photos of previous NASA space missions from monumental events to historical first"--.


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