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Introduction

Click on the tabs above for more heroes eBooks or search the database for other ebooks - there are over 250 kids ebooks available 24/7 in the database! Copy and paste any title in this guide into the database search box and it will show up. 

National Geographic is a proud parter of CSLP. The CSLP 2015 theme for summer reading is "Every Hero Has a Story."

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Happy summer reading!

      
     

    Sample eBooks

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    Anne Frank - Elizabeth Carney; Alexandra Zapruder
    ISBN: 9781426313523
    Publication Date: 2013-08-06
    Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
    Young readers will learn about the brave and tragic life of the young girl whose diary kept while in hiding from Nazis is one of the most important and insightful books of the World War II era. Anne Frank explores not just the diary, but her life and the important role she played in 20th-century history.

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    Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Final Hours - Ann Bausum
    ISBN: 9781426309397
    Publication Date: 2012-01-10
    Grades 5 and Up; Ages 10 and Up
    The connection between the Memphis sanitation strike and King's death has not received the emphasis it deserves, especially for younger readers. Marching to the Mountaintop explores how the media, politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death.

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    Nelson Mandela - National Geographic Kids Staff; Barbara Kramer
    ISBN: 9781426317637
    Publication Date: 2014-08-05
    Ages 6-9
    Nelson Mandela, who courageously dealt with adversity and emerged a world leader, has been an inspirational role model for millions of people around the world, from students to presidents.

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    Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog - Ann Bausum
    ISBN: 9781426314865
    Publication Date: 2014-05-13
    Grades 5-Up; Ages 10-Up
    Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military rank and honors along the way.

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    Thomas Edison - National Geographic Kids Staff; Barbara Kramer
    ISBN: 9781426314766
    Publication Date: 2014-04-08
    Grades K-3; Ages 5-8
    Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow!

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