The Ana & Andrew Series

Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Sheroes Series

Sheroes welcomes young readers to explore a few of history’s greatest heroines and learn how they earned their reputations as warriors, spies and more! Each title will introduce the shero, then provide any necessary historical context, the figure’s most prominent heroic deeds, and her greatest impact. The first four books in the series are Harriet Tubman, Joan of Arc, Cleopatra, and Sacagewea. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Biography Books for New Readers

Trailblazers: Martin Luther King Jr.

Bring history home and meet some of the world’s greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of the civil rights leader whose peaceful fight for justice still motivates people today. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to more than 250,000 people in Washington, DC about his dream of racial equality. His message of peaceful protest inspired a generation to stand up for their rights. Find out how a boy who was not allowed to go to school or the movies with white people blazed a trail in civil rights.

Trailblazers is a biography series that celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. 

Literary Fiction