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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

12 Architects Who Changed the World

12 Architects Who Changed the World

9781632357120
Vicki C. Hayes
From Spain’s Antonio Gaudi to France’s Le Corbusier, Iraq’s Zaha Hadid, and America’s Norma Sklarek, the first black woman to get a degree in architecture, this book profiles 12 prominent architects from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Artists Who Changed the World

12 Artists Who Changed the World

9781632357137
Allan Morey
From real Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci to revolutionary American artist Georgia O’Keeffe, Chinese activist Ai Weiwei, and the mysterious, anonymous Banksy, this book profiles 12 influential artists from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars and thought-provoking prompts keep readers interested. Four more mini-bios pique readers’ curiosity.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Athletes Who Changed the World

12 Athletes Who Changed the World

9781632357144
Paula Solien
From Jim Thorpe, the first Native American to win Olympic gold, to tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King, soccer superstar Pelé, and Chinese badminton champ Lin Dan, this book profiles 12 legendary athletes from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Chefs Who Changed the World

12 Chefs Who Changed the World

9781632357151
Jamie Kallio
From Julia Child, who taught America the art of French cooking, to TV personality Giada De Laurentiis, Ethiopian Swedish American chef Marcus Samuelsson, and Iron Chef Masaru Morimoto, this book profiles 12 top chefs from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Educators Who Changed the World

12 Educators Who Changed the World

9781632357168
Vicki C. Hayes
From Booker T. Washington to Maria Montessori, Head Start creator Edmund Gordon, and Savitribai Phule, who is fighting for girls in India, this book profiles 12 leading educators from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Military Leaders Who Changed the World

12 Military Leaders Who Changed the World

9781632357175
Matthew McCabe
From Julius Caesar to the fierce Celtic Queen Boudica, British admiral Horatio Nelson, and Michelle Howard, the first female admiral in the US Navy, this book profiles 12 powerful military leaders from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Musicians Who Changed the World

12 Musicians Who Changed the World

9781632357182
Jamie Kallio
From Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, to Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan, civil rights activist Nina Simone, and rapper Tupac Shakur, this book profiles 12 famous musicians from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Poets Who Changed the World

12 Poets Who Changed the World

9781632357199
Allan Morey
From the ancient Greek poet Homer to American poet Walt Whitman, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and Gwendolyn Brooks, a Chicago poet who chronicled black culture, this book profiles 12 outstanding poets from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

retail $32.80 your price $22.95

12 Architects Who Changed the World
9781632357120
12 Artists Who Changed the World
9781632357137
12 Athletes Who Changed the World
9781632357144
12 Chefs Who Changed the World
9781632357151
12 Educators Who Changed the World
9781632357168
12 Military Leaders Who Changed the World
9781632357175
12 Musicians Who Changed the World
9781632357182
12 Poets Who Changed the World
9781632357199

Change Makers

Change Makers highlights the work of some of the world’s most influential people. It features more than 100 individuals from history and the present, and from countries around the world. Each title includes a diverse selection of 12 men and women who had a lasting impact: architects, artists, athletes, chefs, educators, military leaders, musicians, and poets.

PRICE

Complete Series of 8: retail $262.40 your price $183.60

READING LEVEL: GRADE 3 AND UP
Series Lexile Levels: 640L–780L; A/R: 4.8–5.2
  • Formats: Reinforced Library Binding, eBook

  • Pages: 32

  • Trim Size: 7" x 9"