Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs

Keena Roberts split her adolescence between the wilds of an island camp in Botswana and the even treacherous halls of an elite Philadelphia private school In Africa, she slept in a tent, cooked over a campfire, and lived each day alongside the baboon colony her parents were studying She could

Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me

National Book Award winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets of the biographical art In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist and recently

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter

William Monroe Trotter 1872 1934 , though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized black working class citizens to wield their political power despite the

She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman

In the bestselling tradition of The Notorious RBG comes a lively, informative, and illustrated tribute to one of the most exceptional women in American history Harriet Tubman a heroine whose fearlessness and activism still resonates today.Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous

Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the

A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z

From Audra McDonald to Liza with a Z, this is a rythmic alphabet book featuring your favorite leading ladies of the Broadway stage Start with A for six time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, then sing and dance your way through the alphabet with entertainers like Carol Channing, Angela

Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History

Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong Arthur Ashe FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, VASHTI HARRISON Meet the little leaders They re brave They re exceptional They changed the world Did you know that the father of