August 26, 2020

History, Biographies, & Social Studies

Browse this selection of non-fiction books for readers of all ages below. Just click the cover with a direct link to our website for more information and easy online ordering. Please note that books that are not yet published are marked with release dates.

We The People: The United States Constitution Explored and Explained We the People: The United States Constitution Explored and Explained by Aura Lewis and Evan Sargent

Her Right Foot (American History Books for Kids, American History for Kids) Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers illustrated by Shawn Harris

Stay Curious!: A Brief History of Stephen Hawking Stay Curious! A Brief History of Stephen Hawking by Kathleen Krull with Paul Brewer illustrated by Boris Kulikov 

 When You Grow Up to Vote: How Our Government Works for You by Eleanor Roosevelt with Michelle Markel illustrated by Grace Lin 

I Am Alexander Hamilton (Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum) Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I am Alexander Hamilton by Nancy Parent

Yellowstone (Wonders of America) Cover Image Wonders of America:Yellowstone by Marion Dane Bauer illustrated by John Wallace

 I am Sonia Sotomayor by Brad Meltzer illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

Hard Work, but It's Worth It: The Life of Jimmy Carter Hard Work, But It’s Worth It: The Life of Jimmy Carter by Bethany Hegedus illustrated by Kyung Eun Han

Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence (My Super Science Heroes) Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence by Karla Valenti illustrated by Annalisa Beghelli

Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution Stonewall: A Building, an Uprising, a Revolution by Rob Sanders illustrated by Jamey Christoph

The Story of Barack Obama: A Biography Book for New Readers (The Story Of: A Biography Series for New Readers) The Story of Barak Obama: A Biography Book for New Readers by Tonya Leslie

 The Story of Jane Goodall: A Biography Book for New Readers by Susan B. Katz

Big Ideas For Young Thinkers: 20 questions about life and the universe Big Ideas for Young Readers by Jamia Wilson illustrated by Andrea Pippins 

I Am Not a Label: 34 artists, thinkers, athletes and activists with disabilities from past and present I am Not a Label: 34 Disabled Artists, Thinkers, Athletes, and Activists by Cerrie Burnell illustrated by Lauren Mark Baldo 

 Stand Up, Stand Out! 25 Rebel Heroes Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs by Kay Woodward

The Earth under Sky Bear's Feet: Native American Poems of the Land The Earth Under Sky Bears Feet: Native American Poems of the Land by Joseph Bruchac and Thomas Locker 

What the Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal What the Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger

For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters For Which We Stand by Jeff Foster

The Presidents: Portraits of History The Presidents: Portraits of History by Leah Tinari

History Smashers: The Mayflower History Smashers: The Mayflower by Kate Messner illustrated by Dylan Meconis 

World War II (Blast Back!) Blast Back! World War II by Nancy Ohlin illustrated by Roger Simó

 Blast Back! Ancient Egypt by Nancy Ohlin illustrated by Adam Larkum

History’s Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past by Kitson Jazynka

Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (Who Was?) Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? by Sherri L. Smith

What Were the Roaring Twenties? (What Was?) What Were the Roaring Twenties? by Michele Mortlock  

What Is LEGO? (What Was?) What is Lego? by Jim O’Connor

Where Is Broadway? Where is Broadway? by Douglas Yacka

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin 

Most Dangerous Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of Vietnam by Steve Sheinkin