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Inspiring Stories for Kids of All Ages

Readers of all ages can find role models and heroes in these moving stories.
 
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Princess, a Pirate, and One Wild Brother, A
by Cornelia Funke

Featuring three classic storybooks by bestselling author Cornelia Funke and acclaimed illustrator Kerstin Meyer.

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Story of Ruby Bridges, The (Rev)
by Robert Coles Illustrated by George Ford

This beautiful picture book, illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award-illustrator George Ford, and written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles, tells the true story of six-year-old Ruby Bridges. In 1960, Ruby, a young African-American girl, entered a whites-only school in New Orleans.

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Babe: The Gallant Pig
by Dick King-Smith Illustrated by Mary Rayner
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Growing Up In Coal Country
by Rachel Carter , Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Holes
by Louis Sachar

This winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award features Stanley Yelnats, a kid who is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats.

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If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King
Series: If You
by Ellen Levine Illustrated by Anna Rich
The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s is brought to life for young readers. Full-color art and an engaging question-and-answer format help children learn what it was like to participate in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter, join the famous March on Washington, and more!
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Promises to Keep
by Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm, loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Jackie Robinson was an outstanding athlete, a devoted family man and a dedicated civil rights activist.

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World at Her Fingertips, The
by Joan Dash
In a "clear-sighted and absorbing" narrative, Joan Dash's recounting of Helen Keller's triumphant life is exceptional, truly illuminating - far from a typical biography.
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Ironman
by Chris Crutcher
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Uncommon Champions
by Marty Kaminsky
Fifteen motivating stories prove that integrity and honor are not entirely missing from the playing fields. Despite facing incredible adversity, these athletic stars found the heart and stamina to persevere.
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My Name Is Asher Lev
by Chaim Potok

Since its original publication in 1972, this stirring, luminous novel that lets readers into a little-known and less understood world has been recognized as a modern classic. Asher Lev is born in 1943 Brooklyn to devoutly religious Jewish parents.

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