Be the ChangeBe the Change
by Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus
In this breathtaking companion to the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, with Bethany Hegedus, tells a poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness, gorgeuously illustrated by Evan Turk.At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The village ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2016-08-30 | ISBN-13: 9781481442657

Alabama SpitfireAlabama Spitfire
Bethany Hegedus
The inspiring true story of Harper Lee, the girl who grew up to write To Kill a Mockingbird, from Bethany Hegedus and Erin McGuire. Perfect for fans of The Right Word and I Dissent. Nelle Harper Lee grew up in the rocky red soil of Monroeville, Alabama. From the get-go she was a spitfire.Unlike most girls at that time and place, Nelle preferred ove ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2018-01-23 | ISBN-13: 9780062456700

Rise!Rise!
Bethany Hegedus
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, this beautiful biography of Maya Angelou describes how she rose above a childhood of trauma and emotional pain to become one of the most inspiring voices of our lifetime. Writer, activist, trolley car conductor, dancer, mother, and humanitarianMaya Angelou ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2019-08-13 | ISBN-13: 9781620145876

Hard Work, but It's Worth ItHard Work, but It's Worth It
Bethany Hegedus
Even before Jimmy Carter became president, he knew the value of hard work. Living on his family’s peanut farm, Jimmy saw how hard work yielded strong results. At least it did for some people. But growing up in the segregated South, Jimmy also saw firsthand how white people and black people were not treated equally. None of it was right. None of i ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2020-01-14 | ISBN-13: 9780062643780

The Word CollectorThe Word Collector
Peter H. Reynolds
From the beloved bestselling creator of The Dot and our own Happy Dreamer comes an inspiring story about the transformative and profound power of words.A New York Times BestsellerNamed an Outstanding Literary Work for Children by the NAACPSome people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And Jerome? Jerome collected w ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780545865029

Grandfather GandhiGrandfather Gandhi
by Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus
Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson tells the story of how his grandfather taught him to turn darkness into light in this uniquely personal and vibrantly illustrated tale that carries a message of peace.How could he—a Gandhi—be so easy to anger? One thick, hot day, Arun Gandhi travels with his family to Grandfather Gandhi’s village. Silence fills the ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2014-03-11 | ISBN-13: 9781442423657

Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane AustenOrdinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen
Deborah Hopkinson
A gorgeous and inspiring picture book biography of Jane Austen, one of the most beloved writers of all time, from award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson.It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of our greatest writers.But before that, she was just an ordinary girl.In fact, young Jane was a bit quiet and shy; if you had met her ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2018-01-23 | ISBN-13: 9780062373304

Truth with a Capital TTruth with a Capital T
Bethany Hegedus
Lots of families have secrets. Little-Known Fact: My family has an antebellum house with a locked wing—and I’ve got a secret of my own. I thought getting kicked out of the Gifted & Talented program—or not being “pegged,” as Mama said—­was the worst thing that could happen to me. W-r-o-n-g, wrong.I arrived in Tweedle, Georgia, to spend ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2010-10-12 | ISBN-13: 9780385738378

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