A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.
Profiles twenty notable pirates throughout history and describes their adventures, the battles they fought, and the riches and cultural legacies they left behind.
Author Kathleen Krull tells the story of 20 extraordinary women who rarely behaved. Everyone from Cleopatra and Joan of Arc to Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman, these women were anything but quiet and weren't afraid ...
Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.
"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What p...
An illustrated collection of twenty mini-biographies of such rock music legends as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, and Carlos Santana.
A collection of stories, folklore, poetry, and songs from Ireland.
This picture-book biography explains how Farnsworth held on to his dream to develop television and the scientific concepts behind it.