On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein


Chronicle Books - Chronicle Books Childrens. Parents and children alike will appreciate this moving story of the powerful difference imagination can make in any life. Travel along with Einstein on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and scientific discovery.

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The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams


Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - Henry Holt Company. This is the story of jane addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, who transformed a poor neighborhood in Chicago by opening up her house as a community center. This title has Common Core connections.

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Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball


Carolrhoda Books ® - The last two teachers of this class quit in frustration. Naismith needs something new, exciting, and fast to keep the class happy―or someone's going to get hurt. Taking over a rowdy gym class right before winter vacation is not something James Naismith wants to do at all. Saving this class is going to take a genius.

Henry Holt Company. Discover the true story of how Naismith invented basketball in 1891 at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts. The students―a bunch of energetic young men―are bored with all the regular games and activities.

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Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci


Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - Used book in Good Condition. Then he realized that many things in nature, from the number of petals on a flower to the spiral of a nautilus shell,  seem to follow a certain pattern. The boy who was once teased for being a blockhead had discovered what came to be known as the Fibonacci Sequence! Blockhead is a 2011 Bank Street College -- Best Children's Book of the Year.

Blockhead has been translated into Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Catalan. Be sure to check for those editions of this title, if appropriate for your classroom! Henry Holt Company. He was such a daydreamer that people called him a blockhead. When leonardo grew up and traveled the world, he was inspired by the numbers used in different countries.

Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci - . Breaking news: in april 2015 Blockhead was named a Mathical Honor Book. As a young boy in medieval Italy, Leonardo Fibonacci thought about numbers day and night.

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The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos


Roaring Brook Press - But paul erdos never followed the usual path. A kirkus reviews best book of 2013 a new york Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2013 Henry Holt Company. Used book in Good Condition. At the age of four, he could ask you when you were born and then calculate the number of seconds you had been alive in his head.

Instead, he traveled around the world, from one mathematician to the next, collaborating on an astonishing number of publications. But he didn't learn to butter his own bread until he turned twenty. Roaring Brook Press. With a simple, lyrical text and richly layered illustrations, this is a beautiful introduction to the world of math and a fascinating look at the unique character traits that made "Uncle Paul" a great man.

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos - And, it's true, many of them do. Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation.

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What Really Happened to Humpty? Nursery-Rhyme Mysteries


Charlesbridge - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Then, humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Or—as his brother detective joe Dumpty thinks—was he pushed?  Suspects are aplenty as are the puns in this scrambled noir. In this fast-paced, nursery-rhyme caper, hardboiled detective, Joe Dumpty does his darnedest to crack the case.

Henry Holt Company. A mother goose mystery that will have readers wondering ‘Who done it?”. Used book in Good Condition. This fractured fairy-tale mystery is full of whimsy and wordplay that will delight readers of all ages. Roaring Brook Press. It all started when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Detective dumpty works his way through the list of suspects, that hail from the pages of Mother Goose, in order to get to the bottom of what really happened to his brother.

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I Wonder Why Penguins Can't Fly: And Other Questions About Polar Lands


Kingfisher - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! . Roaring Brook Press. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. A highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. Readers will learn about animals that live at the poles, penguins and seals; and also discover how plants survive at the Poles, such as polar bears, why the polar ice caps are in danger of melting, and how scientists gather important information about the climate and more in the harshest environment.

100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Used book in Good Condition. Henry Holt Company. I wonder why penguins can't fly by Pat Jacobs takes a look at the coldest places on Earth – the Poles. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.

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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale


Peachtree Publishing Company - Also in spanish and audio, carmen agra Deedy delivers a deliciously inventive Cuban version of the beloved Martina folktale, complete with a dash of café cubano. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! . Soon, a tiny brown mouse, only the gardener Pérez, is left.100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn’t know coffee beans about love and marriage. That’s where her Cuban family comes in. But what will happen when martina offers him café cubano?After reading this sweet and witty retelling of the Cuban folktale, readers will never look at a cockroach the same way again.

Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale - At first, martina is skeptical of her abuela’s unorthodox suggestion, but when suitor after suitor fails the Coffee Test, she wonders if a little green cockroach can ever find true love. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Used book in Good Condition. Roaring Brook Press. While some of the cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, her grandmother, only Abuela, gives her something really useful: un consejo increíble, some shocking advice.

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When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson


Scholastic Press - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Marian anderson is best known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, which drew an integrated crowd of 75, 000 people in pre-Civil Rights America. Used book in Good Condition. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

Henry Holt Company. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Like the operatic arias marian would come to sing, Ryan's text is as moving as a libretto, and Selznick's pictures as exquisitely detailed and elaborately designed as a stage set. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson - While this momentous event showcased the uniqueness of her voice, the strength of her character, and the struggles of the times in which she lived, it is only part of her story. Roaring Brook Press. What emerges most profoundly from their shared vision is a role model of courage.

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Infinity and Me Carolrhoda Picture Books


Carolrhoda Books ® - She begins to wonder about infinity. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Infinite. Henry Holt Company. How could i even think about something as big as infinity? Uma can't help feeling small when she peers up at the night sky. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!

When i looked up, I shivered. Roaring Brook Press. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! . 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! I started to feel very, very small. Used book in Good Condition. How many stars were in the sky? A million? A billion? Maybe the number was as big as infinity. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

Infinity and Me Carolrhoda Picture Books - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Is infinity a number that grows forever? is it an endless racetrack? Could infinity be in an ice cream cone? Uma soon finds that the ways to think about this big idea may just be. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever


Beach Lane Books - Now, more than 100 years after kate first arrived in San Diego, her gorgeous gardens and parks can be found all over the city. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Kate decided that San Diego needed trees more than anything else. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Used book in Good Condition. Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens.

Katherine olivia Sessions never thought she’d live in a place without trees. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Where there were almost no trees. Henry Holt Company. So this trailblazing young woman singlehandedly started a massive movement that transformed the town into the green, garden-filled oasis it is today.

The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Part fascinating biography, part inspirational story, this moving picture book about following your dreams, using your talents, and staying strong in the face of adversity is sure to resonate with readers young and old.100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!

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