This book profiles the iconic life of Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican artist. The illustrations include many of Frida’s famous works, as well as her distinct style and tragic life.
Diego by Jeanette Winter
This book profiles the life of Diego Rivera, the famous muralist and husband of Frida Kahlo. He lived from 1886-1957. They were wed in 1929.
Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This showed American women they can do anything.
Eleanor Roosevelt "First Lady"
Eleanor Roosevlet was the first lady in 1933 during the Great Depression. She was an extrodinary role mode! Eleanor was an activisit for women and human rights. Many called her a women ahead of her time!
Amelia and Eleanor
Amelia and her husband were invited to spend the night at the White House. Amelia arranged to take Eleanor for a flight over Washington, D.C.
Amelia the First Lady
Amelia wanted to be the first women to fly around the world. Amelia and her plane vanished somewhere over the South Pacific.
World War II
American declares war on Japan after Japan attacks America one day prior. World War II affected every American. More than 16 million Americans served in the military. On September 2, 1945 Japan surrenders.
Lily's Victory Garden
Lily loves planting gardens, so she applies to Victory Gardens. The garden club president tells her she is too young but she refuses to give up her dream.
Who Was Ann Frank? by Ann Abramson
The diary of the Holocaust, as described by a young girl who goes into hiding and later dies in a death camp. Her diary covers 12 June 1942 (her birthday when she received the journal) until 1 August 1944. She was born on June 12, 1929 and died sometime in mid-March 1945 of typhus.
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
In 1943 the All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was formed. The team names were the Peaches, Blue Sox, Belles, Comets, Chicks, Lassies, and Daisies. The league lasted until 1954. The teams were in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota.
Mama Played Baseball
Amy's dad is away serving in World War II. Her mother takes a job on a professional women's baseball league.
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot
A true story about the Berlin airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky. A little girl named Mercedes is worried about her chickens laying eggs but when the Chocolate Pilot starts dropping candy she believes it will make everything better.