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The Kids Books department at Indigo.ca is your one stop shop for all kids’ reading needs. Introduce your kids to inspiring role models and heroes of our time through biographies geared towards children and young readers. With books spanning historical figures as well as modern day heroes, introducing your child to biographies at an early age will surely inspire a love of reading and engage them in learning. We’ve got a wide assortment of biographies from Malala Yousafzai, Mother Teresa, and Steve Jobs, to Rosa Parks, Helen Keller, and J.K. Rowling. Not to mention books about Bold Women in Black History, professional athletes, and Hidden Figures, there truly is a book for every child in all areas of the world.

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|November 1, 2016

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“Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” reinvents the fairy tale by telling heroic stories of 100 real women who’ve changed the world." “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” is a collection of 100 illustrated stories that celebrate extraordinary women. From Elizabeth…
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|September 11, 2018

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"We are a people who matter." Inspired by President Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing , Go Show the World is a tribute to historic and modern-day Indigenous heroes, featuring important figures such as Tecumseh, Sacagawea and former NASA astronaut John Herrington.…
I Am Not a Number
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|September 6, 2016

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When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from, despite the efforts of the nuns who are in charge at…
Hana's Suitcase
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|August 7, 2002

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New edition with foreword by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu: “How extraordinary that this humble suitcase has enabled children all over the world to learn through Hana’s story the terrible history of what happened and that it continues to…
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Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different: True Tales Of Amazing Boys Who Changed The World Without…

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New York Times bestseller Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things. You won't find any stories of…

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The bestselling memoir by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the…
Fatty Legs: A True Story
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|June 3, 2010

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The moving memoir of an Inuit girl who emerges from a residential school with her spirit intact. Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing pressure, her…
Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History
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|December 5, 2017

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This beautifully illustrated book introduces reader of all ages to 40 women who changed the world. Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundaries and achieving…
Scholastic Canada Biography: Meet Chris Hadfield
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|August 1, 2018

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Meet Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space — and make a music video while in orbit! When Chris Hadfield was a boy, growing up on a farm in Milton, Ontario, Canada didn’t have a space program. But from the moment he saw a man…
Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?
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|September 8, 2005

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Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters.  Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to.  Only thirteen…
Who Was Anne Frank?
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|January 18, 2007

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In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. Who Was Anne Frank? looks closely at Anne’s life before the secret annex,…
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