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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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Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History
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|December 5, 2017

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A NEW YORK TIMES INSTANT BESTSELLER! A USA TODAY BESTSELLER! This beautifully illustrated New York Times bestseller introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world. An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it…
The Story of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition

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The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry…
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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…
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: 100 Tales Of Extraordinary Women

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from…
Hidden Figures: The True Story Of Four Black Women And The Space Race

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Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA…
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…
Brown Girl Dreaming
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|October 11, 2016

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Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems. Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature A President Obama "O" Book Club pick Raised in South…
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
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|December 27, 2007

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful…
Scholastic Canada Biography: Meet Viola Desmond

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Meet Viola Desmond, community leader and early civil rights trailblazer! On the night of November 8th 1946, Nova Scotia businesswoman Viola Desmond stood up for her right to be in the "unofficial" whites-only section of a New Glasgow movie theatre . . . and was…
Who Was Rosa Parks?
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|December 23, 2010

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In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has…
Young Gifted And Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past And Present

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“...to be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” –The New York Times “...diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly illustrated…beautifully crafted…
She Persisted Around The World: 13 Women Who Changed History

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The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted . Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world. Women around the world have long dreamed big, even when…
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