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Elizabeth Blackwell

trailblazing woman doctor
"Elizabeth Blackwell shattered the glass ceiling as the first woman doctor. Learn how she defied stereotypes and opened a medical practice to treat female patients"--.

Amanda Gorman

inspiring hope with poetry
"Poet Amanda Gorman delivered her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the 2021 presidential inauguration, winning wide acclaim. Read about Gorman's early life, her children's and poetry books, and what she plans to do next"--.

J. R. R. Tolkien

epic fantasy author
"The robust, imaginative works of J.R.R. Tolkien have sparked the imaginations of readers around the world. From World War I soldier to bestselling author, trace the life of the man behind Middle Earth"--.

Stacey Abrams

champion of democracy
"Stacey Abrams is a lawyer, entrepreneur, and voting rights activist. After working in government, she founded Fair Fight Action to improve voting access. Learn about Abrams's early life and what she plans to do next"--.

Deb Haaland

first Native American cabinet secretary
"In 2021, Deb Haaland made history as the first Indigenous cabinet secretary. Serving as Secretary of the Interior, Haaland has championed climate and the rights of Native peoples. Discover Haaland's early life, her political career, and more"--.

Volodymyr Zelensky

heroic leader of Ukraine
Explores the life and career of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, focusing on his childhood and education, his career in the entertainment industry, his unlikely rise to the presidency, and his bravery and leadership during the 2022 Russian invasion. Includes color photographs, a timeline, and additional resources.

Martin Luther King Jr.

walking in the light
Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The minister and social activist won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He was assassinated in 1968.

Anne Frank

out of the shadows
While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the start of World War II, as well as the legacy she left behind.

Harry Styles

chart-topping musician and style icon
"Harry Styles is more than an English singer and songwriter. Follow his career from performing with One Direction to becoming a solo artist. Then discover his acting career and how he became a fashion icon"--Provided by publisher.

Stephen Curry

basketball's greatest shooter
"Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is the NBA's greatest long-range shooter. Catch an inside glimpse of his life, including his athletic family, his journey to the NBA, and more"--Provided by publisher.


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