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              A Picture Book of Alexander Hamilton
                

              A Picture Book of Alexander Hamilton (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Collins, Matt

              • RRP: $17.50
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              • Pub Date
                8 Sep 20

              How the extraordinary patriot made soaring accomplishments but then met his devastating end, the life of Alexander Hamilton for picture book readers. From his youth in the Caribbean to his immigration to New York City, this picture book covers the highlights of Alexander Hamilton...'s legacy, including his part in the American revolution, his influence on the monetary system we still use today, and his tragic death. Matt Collin's hyperrealistic art style will transport readers right alongside Hamilton, while David A. Adler deftly chronicles pivotal moments in the Founding Father's short but hugely influential life. A timeline of important events is included. For almost thirty years, David Adler's Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler's expert mixtures of facts and personality (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.
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              ISBN 9780823447275
              Released NZ 8 Sep 2020
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Mar 2021
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              A Picture Book of Louis Braille

              A Picture Book of Louis Braille (Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Wallner, John; Wallner, Alexandra

              • RRP: $15.99
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              As a child, Louis Braille lost his sight in a tragic accident - but he was determined not to let that limit him.

              ISBN 9780823444571
              Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
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              A Picture Book Of Jesse Owens
               

              A Picture Book Of Jesse Owens (Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Casilla, Robert

              • RRP: $17.50
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              A simple biography of the noted black track star who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

              ISBN 9780823442706
              Released NZ 14 May 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              A Picture Book of Alexander Hamilton

              A Picture Book of Alexander Hamilton (Hardback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Collins, Matt

              • RRP: $37.00
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              How the extraordinary patriot made soaring accomplishments but then met his devastating end, the life of Alexander Hamilton for picture book readers.

              ISBN 9780823439614
              Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
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              A Picture Book Of Florence Nightingale
               

              A Picture Book Of Florence Nightingale (Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Wallner, John; Wallner, Alexandra

              • RRP: $19.50
              • $17.77
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              The founder of modern nursing comes to life in this accessible biography for young readers.

              ISBN 9780823442713
              Released NZ 14 May 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist

              Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist (Paperback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $22.99
              • Delayed Release

              A fascinating picture book biography about Mary Leakey, a paleontologist who worked long hours in the fields of Tanzia--includes STEM activities for real-world learning! What was the world like millions of years ago? Did early humans walk on all fours? Did giant sloths lie in tre...es? Did dinosaurs have feathers? Even as a young girl, Mary Leakey was fascinated by questions like these! In Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist, readers ages 5 to 8 meet Mary as a girl growing up in France and visiting the site of archeological wonders, such as Pech Merle, Fond de Gaume, and La Mouthe. As an adult, Mary spends much of her life working in the field in Tanzania, making discoveries that change the face of paleontology forever. True grit, passion, and high standards for scientific rigor made Mary a pioneer in the field of paleontology! - In the Picture Book Biography series, children encounter real-life characters who are thrilled to learn and experiment, eager to make a difference, and excited about collaborating with crew members. - Age-appropriate vocabulary, detailed illustrations, a timeline, simple STEM projects, such as exploring trace fossils and drawing specimens, and a glossary all support foundational learning for kids ages 5 to 8. - Perfect for beginner readers or as a read aloud nonfiction picture book! About Picture Book Biography books and Nomad Press Fossil Huntress is part of a set of four books in the Picture Book Biography series that introduces pioneers of science to young children. The other titles in this series include Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut; Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer; and Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughn, Computer Scientist. Nomad Press books in the Picture Book Biography series bring real-world figures to life through fun, engaging narratives paired with dynamic, brightly colored illustrations and quick activities that reinforce foundational learning. Elementary-aged children are encouraged to expand their perc
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              ISBN 9781619307735
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Nomad Press
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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              A Picture Book of George Washington Carver
               

              A Picture Book of George Washington Carver (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Brown, Dan

              • RRP: $17.50
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              From his birth into slavery to his many achievements in inventions, George Washington Carver worked tirelessly for the benefit of his people. This picture book focuses more on his life than his achievements, telling a remarkable story. Full-color illustrations.

              ISBN 9780823416332
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2000
              Publisher Holiday House
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
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              Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist

              Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist (Paperback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $22.99
              • Delayed Release

              A full-color picture book biography about Dorothy Vaughn, one of NASA's first African American managers and one of the groundbreakers on the front line of electronic computing--includes hands-on STEM activities for an introduction to coding. Dorothy Vaughn loved things that made ...sense--especially numbers! In Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughn, Computer Scientist, elementary aged children follow Dorothy's journey from math teacher to human computer and beyond, a journey made difficult because she was an African American woman working during a time of segregation. Dorothy worked incredibly hard to meet the challenges that greeted her at every turn and rose to the level of supervisor, the first black supervisor in the history of her company! But another challenge awaited when a mechanical computer threatened to replace the teams of human computers. How will Dorothy figure out this problem? - In the Picture Book Biography series, children encounter real-life characters who are thrilled to learn and experiment, eager to make a difference, and excited about collaborating with crew members. - Age-appropriate vocabulary, detailed illustrations, a timeline, simple STEM projects, such as coding a name on a bracelet, and a glossary all support foundational learning for kids ages 5 to 8. - Perfect for beginner readers or as a read aloud nonfiction picture book! About Picture Book Biography books and Nomad Press Computer Decoder is part of a set of four books in the Picture Book Biography series that introduces pioneers of science to young children. The other titles in this series include Fossil Huntress: Mary Leakey, Paleontologist; Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer; and Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut. Nomad Press books in the Picture Book Biography series bring real-world figures to life through fun, engaging narratives paired with dynamic, brightly colored illustrations and quick activities that reinforce foundational learning. Elementary-aged children are enco
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              ISBN 9781619307650
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Nomad Press
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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              A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark
               

              A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Himler, Ronald

              • RRP: $17.50
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              This picture book chronicles the expedition across the American West conducted by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, spawned by President Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Full color.

              ISBN 9780823417957
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2003
              Publisher Holiday House
              Interest Age 6-9 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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              A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass
               

              A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Adler, David A.; Illustrated by Byrd, Samuel

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              A biography of the man who, after escaping slavery, became an orator, writer, and leader in the abolitionist movement in the nineteenth century.

              ISBN 9780823412051
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1993
              Publisher Holiday House
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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