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The true story of eighteenth-century mathematician Sophie Germain, who solved the unsolvable to achieve her dream. When her parents took away her candles to keep their young daughter from studying math...nothing stopped Sophie. When a professor discovered that the homework sent to him under a male pen name came from a woman...nothing stopped Sophie. And when she tackled a math problem that male scholars said would be impossible to solve...still, nothing stopped Sophie. For six years Sophie Germain used her love of math and her undeniable determination to test equations that would predict patterns of vibrations. She eventually became the first woman to win a grand prize from France's prestigious Academy of Sciences for her formula, which laid the groundwork for much of modern architecture (and can be seen in the book's illustrations). Award-winning author Cheryl Bardoe's inspiring and poetic text is brought to life by acclaimed artist Barbara McClintock's intricate pen-and-ink, watercolor, and collage illustrations in this true story about a woman who let nothing stop her.Show more
Soar to the stars with Dr. Mae Jemison in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true—and amazing—stories of some of history's greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world! Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to travel to space. She’s also a medical doctor who once joined the Peace Corps. And a trained dancer, too! Experience all the exciting moments in Dr. Jemison's thrilling life in this exciting biography, packed with two-color illustrations and fun facts, including the secrets of NASA. Short and engaging chapters are interspersed with special lists and other information made to order to engage kids, whether they're already biography fans or 'have to' write a report for school. The special sections in VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison include 'Answers to Some Big Questions Mae Wondered About'; '10 Things Women Couldn’t Do in the 1960s and 1970s'; and 'QUIZ: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Astronaut?' The VIP series features inspiring adventures and fun facts about some of history's greatest trailblazers—smart, tough, persevering innovators who will inspire today's kids. Featuring underappreciated historical figures and groups, with a focus on leaders in science and technology, the nonfiction biographies in the VIP series are fun and engaging. Just looking at the cover will make kids want to learn more about these VIPs, and once they dive in they will zoom through stories that read like adventures. Each book in the VIP series allows your middle grader to experience all the exciting moments in some very important but lesser known lives. These biographies for kids age 9-12 include: VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard; VIP: Mahalia Jackson: Freedom's Voice; and VIP: Lydia Darragh: Unexpected Spy. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.Show more
"An engrossing introduction for young adult readers to the chillingly topical subject of man vs. microbe." -The Wall Street Journal Did the Black Death destroy medieval Europe? Did cholera pave the way for modern Manhattan? Did yellow fever help end the slave trade? Remarkably, the answer to all of these questions is yes. Time and again, diseases have impacted the course of human history in surprisingly powerful ways. From influenza to smallpox, from tuberculosis to yellow fever, Bryn Barnard describes the symptoms and paths of the world's worst diseases-and how the epidemics they spawned have changed history forever. Filled with fascinating, often gory details about disease and history, Outbreak! is a wonderful combination of science and history.Show more
God has a purpose for you. But maybe what you're meant to be is still a mystery. So where do you start? Jess Connolly will help you get answers to this question and more, no matter where you are in your journey. Glory Girl will jumpstart your search for purpose. In each meaningful chapter, Jess's wise words will help you: discover the things you are really passionate about, understand your strengths and weaknesses, face your fears, catch the vision, make a plan, and find the confidence you need to make your move-all in the bold belief that God has called you to every step of the journey. Glory Girl helps girls ages 8-12: - Recognize their unique, God-given gifts. - Fight their fears with faith and truth. - Deal with distractions that throw them off course from God's plan for them. - Stop trying to be "the best" at everything and trust that God has a plan for them. - Stop comparing themselves to others. Reflective journaling prompts are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.Show more
While most of her peers were obsessed with their iPhones, Instagramming and Snapchatting their lives, and glued to streaming TV, nineteen-year-old Amy Crouch was growing up with minimal technology. In My Tech-Wise Life, she and her father, Andy Crouch, share how intentional and controlled use of modern devices, apps, and services has helped her avoid many of the negative experiences of her peers and cultivate positive experiences interacting with the real world. With writing that connects on a teen-to-teen level, Amy and Andy unpack tech temptations-such as the temptation to distract ourselves from any potentially boring or awkward situation, or to stay up-to-date with every notification and trend-and then offer antidotes that lead to more patience, wisdom, honesty, and wonder in life. If you're in high school or college and devices and social media are affecting your friendships and family life, your sense of self-worth, or even how well you think you know yourself, this book will help you reevaluate your relationship with technology-and renew your relationship with the world around you.Show more
Listen and relive the exciting tales from Highlights, now on audio! Learn why decorator crabs cover themselves in ocean scraps and about a dolphin who learns to swim with an artificial tail, along with other stories about aquatic animals. Stories include: A Crab's Clever Costume by Sudipta Bardhan, A Sea Turtle's Quiet Miracle by Lorraine A. Jay, A Whale of a Baby by Kim Valice, Alligators Are Really Shy by Pringle Pipkin, Baby Dolphins in Shark Bay by Sharon T. Pochron, Ph.D., Bowhead Whales with Talent! by Laura Lane, Can Dolphins Do Math? by Sherry North, Dr. Octopus by Dana Church, Flying Jellyfish by Andy Boyles, High-Tech Fish by Jack Myers, and more!Show more
Listen and relive the exciting tales from Highlights, now on audio! Learn why hummingbirds are called "nature's top athlete" and about colorful jumping spiders' ability to jump, along with other stories about birds and insects. Stories include: A New Look at Hummingbirds by Jack Myers, Ph.D., A Peep Inside a Hatchery by Lisa Amstutz, Birds That Flock to Fires by Sneed Collard III, Bringing Back the Bluebirds by Brett Mahoney, Bug-zilla on the Hunt by Mary Meinking, Chatty Birds by Stephanie Logue, Emme Loves Bees by Jane Resides, Flying Copycats by Patricia M. Newman, Hanging by a Thread by Sharon T. Pochron, Ph.D., Jumping Spiders by Bryan Reynolds, and more!Show more
Listen and relive the exciting tales from Highlights, now on audio! Learn how the arctic squirrel survives the winter and about the warning signs and habits of porcupines, along with other stories about land animals. Stories include: A Black Bear in My Yard by Lynn Murray, A Lifeline for Lions by Pamela S. Turner, A Moo-ving Experience by Judy Wolfman, Aleck's Amazing Talking Dog by Kelly Barson, Baboons Mean Mischief by Cecil Dzwowa, Backyard Bunnies by Michelle Lord, Camels Join the Army! by Carol D. Greathouse, Columbus, the Traveling Bear by Sharlene P. Nelson, Do You Speak Prairie Dog? by Cheryl M. Reifsnyder, PhD, Elephant's Trunk: An All-in-One Tool by Marie Robinson, and more!Show more
Make a Living With Blog Writing: The Ultimate Guide on How to Become a Top Blogger, Learn All the Effective Strategies and Tips on How to Become a Successful Blogger and Influencer There is no question that working online is one of the most popular ways of earning money these days. Many are quitting their nine to five jobs in favor of being their own boss and working freelance. But while working online is great, there are a lot of different forms and unfortunately, not all online working opportunities are created equal. You may be a freelancer but in some cases, you might still have a boss especially if you’re providing service like web design, copywriting or coding. It’s almost the same as your office job except it’s a little more flexible and you’re working from home. But if you truly want to be your own boss, then being a top blogger is the ultimate way to go. If you want to be a top blogger, this audiobook is the ultimate guide that can help you get into the blogging lifestyle that would earn you massive profits. You will get a step-by-step guide on how to create your own blog and you will also learn the effective strategies to monetize your blog. This audiobook will discuss the following topics: - What is it Like to be a Top Blogger? - Strategy - Choosing a Niche - Creating Your Brand - Building a Top Blog - Creating a Personal Brand - Creating Content - YouTube - Promoting Your Blog and Videos - Profiting What’s better than writing about your passion and earning money from it? To learn more on how you can be a top blogger, scroll up and click “add to cart” now!Show more
The Farewell meets Erin Entrada Kelly's Blackbird Fly in this empowering middle grade memoir from debut author Waka T. Brown, who takes readers on a journey to 1980s Japan, where she was sent as a child to reconnect to her family’s roots. When twelve-year-old Waka’s parents suspect she can’t understand the basic Japanese they speak to her, they make a drastic decision to send her to Tokyo to live for several months with her strict grandmother. Forced to say goodbye to her friends and what would have been her summer vacation, Waka is plucked from her straight-A-student life in rural Kansas and flown across the globe, where she faces the culture shock of a lifetime. In Japan, Waka struggles with reading and writing in kanji, doesn’t quite mesh with her complicated and distant Obaasama, and gets made fun of by the students in her Japanese public-school classes. Even though this is the country her parents came from, Waka has never felt more like an outsider. If she’s always been the “smart Japanese girl” in America but is now the “dumb foreigner” in Japan, where is home...and who will Waka be when she finds it?Show more
Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story-which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey-is nothing short of remarkable. Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people-but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled. Thompson's lyrical prose offers a powerful celebration of triumphing over adversity. Includes an author's note with more information about Emmanuel's charity.Show more
Are you ready for Vision Collision? In her first book, authored at 12-years-old, Reagan B. Nevels inspires you to bring forth the vision for your life. She encourages you to create a vision board of your dreams. As a Sunday school teacher, Reagan shares her Christian faith and her concepts of ‘vision’ and ‘collision’. She walks you through her four-step process, Think. Write. Believe. Achieve., to help you identify the vision for any season of your life. You will discover: • what a vision is • how to create a vision board • how to make visions work “No matter your age, you are never too young or too old to accomplish your goals.” Vision Collision will have you bursting with positivity and new possibilities.Show more
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