Women Who Broke the Rules Judy Blume

Women Who Broke the Rules  Judy Blume Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802737953
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 48
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults.



Women Who Broke the Rules Judy Blume

Women Who Broke the Rules  Judy Blume Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802737960
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 48
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults.



Women Who Broke the Rules Sonia Sotomayor

Women Who Broke the Rules  Sonia Sotomayor Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802737984
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 48
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"Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court"--



Judy Blume

Judy Blume Author Kathleen Tracy
ISBN-10 0313342725
Release 2008
Pages 127
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Highlights the life and achievements of the author who is best known for her candid works about children going through puberty and other life changes.



Women Who Broke the Rules Coretta Scott King

Women Who Broke the Rules  Coretta Scott King Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802738264
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 48
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." --Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many aweinspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our country, women have left a lasting mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this delightful young biography series. Coretta Scott King played a vital role in the Civil Rights movement. She gave concerts to raise funds and awareness for her causes, winning people's hearts with music in addition to marches, politics, or demonstrations. After MLK Jr.'s assassination Coretta kept on marching and stepped in to fill his shoes, at first using his words to carry on the work, and then finding her own.



Women Who Broke the Rules Dolley Madison

Women Who Broke the Rules  Dolley Madison Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802737939
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 48
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this accessible young biography series. Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!



Women Who Broke the Rules Mary Todd Lincoln

Women Who Broke the Rules  Mary Todd Lincoln Author Kathleen Krull
ISBN-10 9780802738257
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 48
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"Well-behaved women seldom make history." --Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Many aweinspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our country, women have left a lasting mark on our past, present, and future. But it's not easy to affect change, and these women didn't always play by the rules to make a difference! Kathleen Krull blends history and humor in this delightful young biography series. Mary Todd Lincoln's determined spirit made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. She was witty and highly educated, although that wasn't popular for women of her time. Though born and raised in the South, she opposed slavery and supported her husband's quest to save the Union. No matter what criticism or hardship she faced, including her husband's assassination, she remained loyal to her country.



I Dissent

I Dissent Author Debbie Levy
ISBN-10 9781481465601
Release 2016-09-20
Pages 40
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Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.



Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Author Patricia Lakin
ISBN-10 9781481435314
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 192
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This must-read biography of Steve Jobs provides an “absorbing, detailed account of Apple’s first heady days” (School Library Journal) and beyond, and is specially written for a younger audience. Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur. Inventor. College dropout. Creative genius. These are just a few of the words used to describe the late Steve Jobs, cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. In this comprehensive biography for middle grade readers, discover the story of the “Thomas Edison of our time.” Originally published in 2012, this revised edition includes eight pages of photos as well as a timeline and index.



Blubber

Blubber Author Judy Blume
ISBN-10 9781481410137
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 208
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Jill goes along with the rest of the fifth-grade class in tormenting a classmate and then finds out what it is like when she, too, becomes a target. Reissued with a fresh new look and cover art. Simultaneous.



Tiger Eyes

Tiger Eyes Author Judy Blume
ISBN-10 9781481413879
Release 2014-04-29
Pages 256
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When Davey Wexler's father is killed in a holdup in Atlantic City, her mother moves Davey and her brother to Los Alamos to get away from the memories--but Davey is a girl frozen in fear and anger, until she meets an older boy called Wolf who can read hertiger eyes.



Iggie s House

Iggie s House Author Judy Blume
ISBN-10 9781447280248
Release 2014-06-02
Pages 224
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Winnie's best friend, Iggie, has just moved away - and Winnie's bored out of her mind without her. So she's determined to be friends with the new family, the Garbers, who've moved into Winnie's old house - especially Glenn, who's kind of cute. But certain people don't want the Garbers to be there, and have started a petition to get rid of them. You see Glenn and his family are black, and Grove Street is stuck in the past. And the toughest thing of all is that Winnie's terrified her parents might sign the petition - and there's nothing she can do to stop them. Iggie's House is a moving novel that tackles neighbourhood prejudice, from celebrated children's author, Judy Blume.



Breaking Clean

Breaking Clean Author
ISBN-10 9780375701306
Release 2003-01
Pages 303
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The author describes her life in the contemporary American West and the skills she developed to survive in a man's world as she details her experiences with blizzards, prairie fires, and extreme isolation in the harsh western landscape.



Shelf Discovery

Shelf Discovery Author Lizzie Skurnick
ISBN-10 9780061878664
Release 2009-07-21
Pages 448
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Remember that book you read at that time in your life when everything seemed to be going crazy—the one book that brought the world into focus and helped soothe your raging teenage angst?



The Catholic Enlightenment

The Catholic Enlightenment Author Ulrich L. Lehner
ISBN-10 9780190232917
Release 2016-02-03
Pages 272
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"Whoever needs an act of faith to elucidate an event that can be explained by reason is a fool, and unworthy of reasonable thought." This line, spoken by the notorious 18th-century libertine Giacomo Casanova, illustrates a deeply entrenched perception of religion, as prevalent today as it was hundreds of years ago. It is the sentiment behind the narrative that Catholic beliefs were incompatible with the Enlightenment ideals. Catholics, many claim, are superstitious and traditional, opposed to democracy and gender equality, and hostile to science. It may come as a surprise, then, to learn that Casanova himself was a Catholic. In The Catholic Enlightenment, Ulrich L. Lehner points to such figures as representatives of a long-overlooked thread of a reform-minded Catholicism, which engaged Enlightenment ideals with as much fervor and intellectual gravity as anyone. Their story opens new pathways for understanding how faith and modernity can interact in our own time. Lehner begins two hundred years before the Enlightenment, when the Protestant Reformation destroyed the hegemony Catholicism had enjoyed for centuries. During this time the Catholic Church instituted several reforms, such as better education for pastors, more liberal ideas about the roles of women, and an emphasis on human freedom as a critical feature of theology. These actions formed the foundation of the Enlightenment's belief in individual freedom. While giants like Spinoza, Locke, and Voltaire became some of the most influential voices of the time, Catholic Enlighteners were right alongside them. They denounced fanaticism, superstition, and prejudice as irreconcilable with the Enlightenment agenda. In 1789, the French Revolution dealt a devastating blow to their cause, disillusioning many Catholics against the idea of modernization. Popes accumulated ever more power and the Catholic Enlightenment was snuffed out. It was not until the Second Vatican Council in 1962 that questions of Catholicism's compatibility with modernity would be broached again. Ulrich L. Lehner tells, for the first time, the forgotten story of these reform-minded Catholics. As Pope Francis pushes the boundaries of Catholicism even further, and Catholics once again grapple with these questions, this book will prove to be required reading.



There Goes Ted Williams

There Goes Ted Williams Author Matt Tavares
ISBN-10 9780763627898
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 40
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Profiles the iconic baseball hitter, including his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars, and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941.



Just as Long as We re Together

Just as Long as We re Together Author Judy Blume
ISBN-10 9781447280323
Release 2014-05-29
Pages 224
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Stephanie and Rachel have been best friends for years, in spite of their differences. Alison is new in town, and immediately becomes an integral part of their group. But is it possible to have two best friends? And how can you call anyone a friend if you can't tell them your most painful secrets? Just as Long as We're Together is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about changing friendships, and is followed by the sequel Here's to You, Rachel Robinson.