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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: $15.99
              • $12.79
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              • Pub Date
                1 Mar 21

              How an extraordinary patriot made soaring accomplishments but then met a devastating end, the life of Alexander Hamilton for picture book readers.

              ISBN 9780823447275
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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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 (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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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
              • $20.69
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              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 Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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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
              • $13.70
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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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              Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut

              Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut (Hardback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $31.49
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              A full-color picture book biography about Bonnie Dunbar, a young girl who made her dream of going to space a reality through hard work and determination-includes several hands-on science experiments for real-world learning connections. When Bonnie Dunbar spotted Sputnik traveling... across the sky from where she stood on her family's farm, she knew that's what she wanted to do when she got older. In Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut, readers ages 5 to 8 learn about the hard work Bonnie tackled throughout her life to make it aboard NASA's space shuttle Challenger. From planting crops and driving the tractor on her family's homestead to devouring all the books she possibly could to applying to NASA three times, Bonnie refused to give up! All her hard work and passion for science led her to a job that launched her into the stars as an astronaut. * 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 drawing a scene from another planet, 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 Space Adventurer 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 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 th
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              ISBN 9781619307667
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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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
              • $20.69
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              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 Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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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: $17.50
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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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              Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut

              Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut (Paperback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $20.69
              • Save $2.30
              • Delayed Release

              A full-color picture book biography about Bonnie Dunbar, a young girl who made her dream of going to space a reality through hard work and determination-includes several hands-on science experiments for real-world learning connections. When Bonnie Dunbar spotted Sputnik traveling... across the sky from where she stood on her family's farm, she knew that's what she wanted to do when she got older. In Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut, readers ages 5 to 8 learn about the hard work Bonnie tackled throughout her life to make it aboard NASA's space shuttle Challenger. From planting crops and driving the tractor on her family's homestead to devouring all the books she possibly could to applying to NASA three times, Bonnie refused to give up! All her hard work and passion for science led her to a job that launched her into the stars as an astronaut. * 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 drawing a scene from another planet, 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 Space Adventurer 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 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 th
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              ISBN 9781619307698
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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              Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer

              Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer (Paperback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $20.69
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              • Delayed Release

              A full-color picture book biography about Mary Jackson, who became the first female African American engineer at NASA--includes several STEM activities for some real-world learning connections! When Mary Jackson was growing up, she thought being an engineer was impossible for her.... Why? After all, she was fantastic at math and science. She worked really hard to learn all she could in school. Why did this smart little girl think she couldn't be an engineer? In Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer, readers ages 5 to 8 explore the life of Mary Jackson, who overcame the challenges of segregation and sexism to become the first female African American engineer at NASA! - 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 designing paper airplanes, 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 Human Computer 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; Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut; 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 perceptions of the roles of scientist, artist, explorer, and innovator by meeting women, people of color, and other minorities in the profession. Nomad's unique approach simultaneously grounds
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              ISBN 9781619307773
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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              Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer

              Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer (Hardback)

              By Diehn, Andi; Illustrated by Mazeika, Katie

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $31.49
              • Save $3.50
              • Delayed Release

              A full-color picture book biography about Mary Jackson, who became the first female African American engineer at NASA--includes several STEM activities for some real-world learning connections! When Mary Jackson was growing up, she thought being an engineer was impossible for her.... Why? After all, she was fantastic at math and science. She worked really hard to learn all she could in school. Why did this smart little girl think she couldn't be an engineer? In Human Computer: Mary Jackson, Engineer, readers ages 5 to 8 explore the life of Mary Jackson, who overcame the challenges of segregation and sexism to become the first female African American engineer at NASA! - 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 designing paper airplanes, 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 Human Computer 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; Space Adventurer: Bonnie Dunbar, Astronaut; 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 perceptions of the roles of scientist, artist, explorer, and innovator by meeting women, people of color, and other minorities in the profession. Nomad's unique approach simultaneously grounds
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              ISBN 9781619307742
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 5-6 years
              Series Picture Book Biography
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