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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Amelia Earhart HC (2014 Dial) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Bestselling author Brad Meltzer is on a mission to give kids the right role models in this lively, funny picture book biography series. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a vivacious, conversational, accessible way. And each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that person heroic. Amelia Earhart refused to accept no for an answer; she dared to do what no one had ever done before. Engaging and collectible, these biographies will inspire young kids to strive and dream. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Abraham Lincoln HC (2014 Dial) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. "Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it," Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography - for his own kids, and for yours. Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that person heroic. Abraham Lincoln always stayed true to what he knew was right, and thus he freed the country from slavery. Engaging and collectible, these biographies will inspire young kids to strive and dream. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I am Rosa Parks HC (2014 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Bestselling author Brad Meltzer is on a mission to give kids the right role models in this lively, collectible biography series. "Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it," Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in an entertaining, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers. Rosa Parks dared to stand up for herself and other African Americans by staying seated, and as a result she helped end public bus segregation and launch the country's civil rights movement. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Albert Einstein HC (2014 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Never stop dreaming is the message of this fourth picture book in the lively, collectible biography series. Brad Meltzer, New York Times bestselling author, is on a mission to give kids the right role models. His engaging picture book series, playfully illustrated by comic book artist Christopher Eliopoulos, shares the stories of heroes in a way that will inspire every reader to strive for greatness. Such as the tale of Albert Einstein, who struggled in school and was called a foolish dreamer by one of his teachers, but whose dreaming led to a theory of relativity that showed us a whole new view of our universe. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Jackie Robinson HC (2015 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Lucille Ball HC (2015 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Humor is at the heart of the newest biography in this New York Times-bestselling series. "Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it," Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in an entertaining, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who aren't quite ready for the Who Was series. Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that role model heroic. For example, Lucille Ball could make any situation funny. By making people around the world laugh, she proved that humor can take on anything. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Helen Keller HC (2015 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. The seventh addition to this New York Times-bestselling series shows kids that obstacles can create heroes. When Helen Keller was very young, she got a disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who would change her life forever: her teacher Anne Sullivan. With Miss Sullivan's help, Helen learned how to speak sign language and read Braille. Armed with the ability to express herself, Helen grew up to be come a social activist, leading the fight for people with disabilities and so many other causes. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Martin Luthor King, Jr. HC (2015 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. The eighth biography in this New York Times-bestselling series features one of America's greatest civil rights heroes. Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African-American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about it, peacefully, with powerful words. He helped gather people together for nonviolent protests and marches, and he always spoke up about loving other human beings and doing what's right. He spoke about the dream of a kinder future, and bravely led the way toward racial equality in America. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am George Washington HC (2016 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Children will want to read about our first president while discussing the current presidential election. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great - the traits that kids themselves can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This is the ninth book in the New York Times-bestselling biography series that inspires while it informs and entertains. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Jane Goodall HC (2016 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. This tenth book in the New York Times-bestselling biography series profiles Jane Goodall, the scientist and conservationist who is famous for her work with chimpanzees. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great - the traits that kids themselves can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Jim Henson HC (2017 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. The eleventh book in this inspiring, New York Times-bestselling biography series features an unusual hero from the entertainment world who will be familiar to children and parents: the creator of the Muppets. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great, the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Jim Henson, for example, was always dreaming up something new, and always expressing his belief in the goodness of people. Henson was a born performer with a terrific sense of humor, and he used those talents to help create two of the most beloved programs in television history: The Muppet Show and Sesame Street. Through his Muppets, Jim showed the world that there's nothing more beautiful than imagination, especially when it's accompanied by laughter and kindness. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $14.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I Am Harriet Tubman HC (2018 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth picture book in this New York Times-bestselling biography series This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great, the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This volume focuses on Harriet Tubman's brave heroism as part of the movement to abolish slavery. As one of the key players in the Underground Railroad, she helped enslaved African Americans escape and find freedom. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $14.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I am Gandhi HC (2019 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST Ordinary People Change World: I am Gandhi HC (2019 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Written by Brad Meltzer. Art by Art Adams, John Cassaday, Amanda Connor, Carlos D'Anda, Michael Gaydos, Gene Ha, Stephanie Hans, Bryan Hitch, Phil Jimenez, Siddharth Kotian, David LaFuente, David Mack, Alex Maleev, Francis Manapul, David Marquez, Steve McNiven, Rags Morales, Saumin Patel, Nate Powell, Stephane Roux, Marco Rudy, Kamome Shirahama, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Abhishek Singh. Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

    Twenty-five exceptional comic book creators join forces to share the heroic story of Gandhi in this inspiring graphic novel biography.

    As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant way to fight back through quiet, peaceful protest. He used his methods in South Africa and India, where he led a nonviolent revolution that freed his country from British rule. Through his calm, steady heroism, Gandhi changed the lives of millions and inspired civil rights movements all over the world, proving that the smallest of us can be the most powerful.

    Galvanized by Gandhi's example of gentle, peaceful activism, New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer asked his friends in the comic book world to help him make a difference by creating this philanthropic graphic novel. Twenty-four illustrators-including many of the most acclaimed artists in comics today-enthusiastically joined the project, agreeing to donate their work so that their royalties can go to Seeds of Peace, a non-profit organization that inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders. This extraordinary biography is a glorious team effort that truly exemplifies Gandhi's selflessness and love for humanity.

    Hardcover, 64 pages, full color.

    Cover price $18.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I am Gandhi GN (2018 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST Ordinary People Change World: I am Gandhi GN (2018 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Written by Brad Meltzer. Art by Art Adams, John Cassaday, Amanda Connor, Carlos D'Anda, Michael Gaydos, Gene Ha, Stephanie Hans, Bryan Hitch, Phil Jimenez, Siddharth Kotian, David LaFuente, David Mack, Alex Maleev, Francis Manapul, David Marquez, Steve McNiven, Rags Morales, Saumin Patel, Nate Powell, Stephane Roux, Marco Rudy, Kamome Shirahama, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Abhishek Singh. Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

    Twenty-five exceptional comic book creators join forces to share the heroic story of Gandhi in this inspiring graphic novel biography.

    As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant way to fight back through quiet, peaceful protest. He used his methods in South Africa and India, where he led a nonviolent revolution that freed his country from British rule. Through his calm, steady heroism, Gandhi changed the lives of millions and inspired civil rights movements all over the world, proving that the smallest of us can be the most powerful.

    Galvanized by Gandhi's example of gentle, peaceful activism, New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer asked his friends in the comic book world to help him make a difference by creating this philanthropic graphic novel. Twenty-four illustrators-including many of the most acclaimed artists in comics today-enthusiastically joined the project, agreeing to donate their work so that their royalties can go to Seeds of Peace, a non-profit organization that inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders. This extraordinary biography is a glorious team effort that truly exemplifies Gandhi's selflessness and love for humanity.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 64 pages, full color.

    Cover price $8.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I am Sonia Sotomayor HC (2018 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST Ordinary People Change World: I am Sonia Sotomayor HC (2018 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos.

    Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times-bestselling series of biographies about heroes.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $14.99.

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    Ordinary People Change World: I am Billie Jean King HC (2019 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST Ordinary People Change World: I am Billie Jean King HC (2019 Dial Books) By Brad Meltzer 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos.

    Billie Jean King is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great, the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences.

    At the back are an excellent timeline and photos.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $15.99.

  • Issue #SET#1
    Ordinary People Change World HC Gift Set (2015 Dial) By Brad Meltzer SET#1

    Set Includes: Amelia Earhart, Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, and Rosa Parks - Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. The New York Times bestselling series is now available in a boxed set of four. What makes a hero? This irresistible, New York Times bestselling biography series answers that question, one great role model at a time. Amelia Earhart, whose adventurous spirit knew no bounds. Abraham Lincoln, who always spoke his mind about fairness. Albert Einstein, whose curiosity made him ask big questions about the world. And Rosa Parks, who dared to stand up for herself and those around her. Four people just like us, who didn't take no for an answer and ended up changing the world. Hardcover (4 Volumes with Slipcase), 8-in. x 8-in., 160 pages (Total), full color. All Ages Cover price $50.00.