Malala A Hero for All

Malala  A Hero for All Author Shana Corey
ISBN-10 9780553537635
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 48
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This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an education and silencing anyone who disagreed with their laws, this was very dangerous. Malala was shot, but she survived the attack and it did not silence her. In fact, she spoke at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday, just nine months after she was shot. Malala’s resolve has only magnified her voice, delivering her message of human rights to millions of people. Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.



Hillary Clinton The Life of a Leader

Hillary Clinton  The Life of a Leader Author Shana Corey
ISBN-10 9781101932377
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 48
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Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally became a politician herself. She has been our First Lady, a U.S. senator, the secretary of state, and a presidential candidate. Hillary Clinton has achieved so many “firsts” in her life. Will she add “first woman president” to her list of achievements? Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics—for children who are ready to read on their own.



Thomas Jefferson s Feast

Thomas Jefferson s Feast Author Frank Murphy
ISBN-10 9780385372787
Release 2013-02-12
Pages 48
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Whether they're preparing for President's Day or whether they just like to eat, children will find much to devour in this leveled reader about Thomas Jefferson's role in America's culinary history! Did you know that every time you munch on a french fry or snack on ice cream, you have Thomas Jefferson to thank? It’s true! This founding father was one of America’s first foodies. After a visit to France, he introduced all sorts of yummy treats to America—including one that upset more than just tummies and created a culinary controversy! Get the scoop in this deliciously funny, true story—guaranteed to tempt even the most reluctant readers!



Barack Obama Out of Many One

Barack Obama  Out of Many  One Author Shana Corey
ISBN-10 9780385374781
Release 2013-11-27
Pages 48
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Children who are ready to read on their own will want to get ready for President's Day with this leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States! A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With clear and accessible language, independent readers can learn how the lessons and love from Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped him; how the places he lived influenced him; and how he turned his childhood feeling of being an outsider into a positive driving force that propelled him into the history books!



Babe Ruth Saves Baseball

Babe Ruth Saves Baseball Author Frank Murphy
ISBN-10 9780385373470
Release 2013-02-27
Pages 48
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Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?



Pupunzel

Pupunzel Author Maribeth Boelts
ISBN-10 9781101934494
Release 2016-07-26
Pages 48
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Pupunzel is locked in a tower by a witch but the cocker spaniel puppy and her family are determined to set things right in this twist on Rapunzel.



Little Lucy Goes to School

Little Lucy Goes to School Author Ilene Cooper
ISBN-10 9780375981647
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 48
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With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans! Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy! What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom takes her there, Lucy takes off! She finds the lunchroom. She finds the library. But can she find Bobby? Step 3 (Reading on Your Own) is for children who are ready to read independently. Step 3 titles have stories with easy-to-follow plots and engaging characters.



Anne Frank s Chestnut Tree

Anne Frank s Chestnut Tree Author Jane Kohuth
ISBN-10 9780375981135
Release 2013-09-24
Pages 48
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Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne hope and courage. It inspired her writing, which, in turn, inspired the whole world. Jane Kohuth explores Anne Frank's strong belief in the healing power of nature in this Step 3 leveled reader biography for newly independent readers ages 5–8.



I Am Malala

I Am Malala Author Malala Yousafzai
ISBN-10 9780297870937
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 320
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*Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.



For the Right to Learn

For the Right to Learn Author Rebecca Langston-George
ISBN-10 9781491460719
Release 2015-08-01
Pages 40
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"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--



Ballerina Dreams From Orphan to Dancer Step Into Reading Step 4

Ballerina Dreams  From Orphan to Dancer  Step Into Reading  Step 4 Author Michaela DePrince
ISBN-10 9780385755177
Release 2014-10-14
Pages 48
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Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas. At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by a family and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and quickly decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. She has been dancing ever since and is now a principal dancer in New York City and has been featured in the ballet documentary First Position, as well as Dancing with the Stars, Good Morning America, and Oprah magazine. Young readers will love learning about this inspiring ballerina in this uplifting and informative leveled reader. This Step 4 Step into Reading book is for newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.



Helen Keller

Helen Keller Author Johanna Hurwitz
ISBN-10 9780307556684
Release 2010-05-26
Pages 48
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When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level. From the Hardcover edition.



Amazing Armadillos

Amazing Armadillos Author Jennifer Mckerley
ISBN-10 9780553534962
Release 2014-11-26
Pages 48
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Reading on your own Armadillos may look funny, move oh-so-slowly, and smell a little stinky but mostly they are extraordinary! For example, they can jump three feet in the air to scare away any predators (especially the human variety), they can hold their breath underwater for 10 minutes, and they’ve been known to eat 40,000 bugs in a single meal. Amazing Armadillos follows a female armadillo as she forages for food, builds a home, and prepares for the birth of her baby pups. It is perfect for newly independent readers who love to learn fun, quirky, and cool facts about amazing animals, like the armadillo.



Dr Seuss The Great Doodler

Dr  Seuss  The Great Doodler Author Kate Klimo
ISBN-10 9780553497618
Release 2016-01-26
Pages 48
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A Step 3 Biography Reader about Theodor Geisel and his transformation from a doodler into the beloved Dr. Seuss. Little Ted Geisel always had a sketchpad and pencil in hand. He was a Boy Scout with a penchant for creating zany creatures. He grew up with a love of books and words from his mother, and his inventor father spawned a wildly imaginative and perfectionist side. It’s no wonder that these qualities led to the beloved work of Dr. Seuss, the Great Doodler. Follow his career as an ad man, political cartoonist, creator of forty-five indelible children’s books, and Pulitzer Prize winner. Not bad for a lifelong doodler! Includes fun facts and several of Dr. Seuss’s original sketches and artwork! Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.



Batman s Hero Files DC Super Friends

Batman s Hero Files  DC Super Friends Author Billy Wrecks
ISBN-10 9780553508109
Release 2015-01-06
Pages 24
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A Step 2 Step into Reading reader is the perfect way to introduce boys and girls ages 4 to 6 to Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and all the DC Super Friends. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.



Malala Activist for Girls Education

Malala  Activist for Girls  Education Author Raphaele Frier
ISBN-10 9781580897853
Release 2017-02-07
Pages 48
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Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to ensure the education of all children around the world. Malala's courage and conviction will inspire young readers in this beautifully illustrated biography.



Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez Author Gary Soto
ISBN-10 1439108897
Release 2008-06-25
Pages 80
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¡Viva la causa! ¡Viva César Chávez! Up and down the San Joaquin Valley of California, and across the country, people chanted these words. Cesar Chavez, a migrant worker himself, was helping Mexican Americans work together for better wages, for better working conditions, for better lives. No one thought they could win against the rich and powerful growers. But Cesar was out to prove them wrong -- and that he did.