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Narragansett Bookfair - People in History

See below for a selection of recommended books about people in history!

The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons Cover Image
By Natascha Biebow, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328866844
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

The Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat Cover Image
By Anne Renaud, Milan Pavlovic (Illustrator), Milan Pavlovi? (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781525300288
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Ships in 4-8 Business Days
Published: Kids Can Press - October 1st, 2019

Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062937407
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593303740
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

The Story of John Lewis: A Biography Book for Young Readers Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781648766978
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Published: Rockridge Press - January 26th, 2021

Maryam’s Magic: The Story of Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Cover Image
By Megan Reid, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062915962
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 19th, 2021

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536208979
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Ships in 4-8 Business Days
Published: Candlewick - August 6th, 2019

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 Cover Image
By Helaine Becker, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250137524
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Ships in 4-8 Business Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 19th, 2018

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807530177
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Ships in 4-8 Business Days
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - February 1st, 2015

Leaders & Dreamers: A Collection of Prints Cover Image
By Vashti Harrison (By (artist))
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316702652
Availability: At Our Partner Warehouse - Usually Ships in 4-8 Business Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Free as a Bird Cover Image
By Lina Maslo, Lina Maslo (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063020344
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 22nd, 2020

Rescuing the Declaration of Independence: How We Almost Lost the Words That Built America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062740328
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Published: HarperCollins - April 14th, 2020

The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555148
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Published: Kokila - March 24th, 2020

Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women (Rebel Girls Minis) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781953424068
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Published: Rebel Girls - January 26th, 2021

VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062889706
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062889669
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021