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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
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Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis... (read more)

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I Am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change World)
I Am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change World)
by Brad Meltzer
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We can all be heroes. Thats the inspiring message of this lively, collectible picture book biography series from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer.   “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,”... (read more)

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Who Was Albert Einstein?
Who Was Albert Einstein?
by Jess M. Brallier
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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story... (read more)

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Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was...?)
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was...?)
by Roberta Edwards
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A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age twenty-six, off she went to Africa! Goodall's up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about... (read more)

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I Am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change World)
I Am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change World)
by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos
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We can all be heroes. Thats the inspiring message of this lively, collectible picture book biography series from New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer. “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad... (read more)

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Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists (Sharing Nature with Children Book)
Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists (Sharing Nature with Children Book)
by Jeannine Atkins
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The six women portrayed in this book--Maria Merian (b. 1647), Anna Comstock (b. 1854), Frances Hamerstrom (b. 1907), Rachel Carson (b. 1907), Miriam Rothschild (b. 1908) and Jane Goodall (b. 1934)--all grew up to become award-winning scientists, writers... (read more)

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Who Was Ben Franklin? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Ben Franklin? (Who Was...?)
by Dennis Brind Fradin
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Sure, almost all kids know Benjamin Franklin as one of America’s Founding Fathers, a man with a hand in both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. And they may even have some vague idea that he once flew a kite during a... (read more)

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I Am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World)
I Am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World)
by Brad Meltzer
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"We can all be heroes" is the message entertainingly told in this picture-book biography series from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer. “Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer... (read more)

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Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Who Was...?)
Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Who Was...?)
by Roberta Edwards
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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a ?giant leap for mankind.? This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for... (read more)

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Who Was Dr. Seuss? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Dr. Seuss? (Who Was...?)
by Janet Pascal
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Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books-?like his classic The Cat in the... (read more)

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Who Was Walt Disney? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Walt Disney? (Who Was...?)
by Whitney Stewart
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Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family?s white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri... (read more)

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Who Was Steve Jobs? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Steve Jobs? (Who Was...?)
by Pam Pollack
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Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and... (read more)

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Who Was William Shakespeare? (Who Was...?)
Who Was William Shakespeare? (Who Was...?)
by Celeste Davi Mannis
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The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and made... (read more)

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Who Was Queen Victoria? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Queen Victoria? (Who Was...?)
by Jim Gigliotti
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Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industrial, cultural, scientific, and political change that was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire.  But Victoria was raised under close supervision and... (read more)

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Small Steps, the Year I Got Polio
Small Steps, the Year I Got Polio
by Peg Kehret
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In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again.... (read more)

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Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was...?)
by Janet Pascal
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As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world.  Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution.  He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of... (read more)

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Who Was Harriet Tubman? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Harriet Tubman? (Who Was...?)
by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough
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Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she... (read more)

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Who Was King Tut? (Who Was-- ?)
Who Was King Tut? (Who Was-- ?)
by Roberta Edwards
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Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities... (read more)

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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
by Catherine Thimmesh
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An inspired ode to women inventors, this book documents the inventive collages of Catherine Thimmesh that use mirrors and found objects to create fantastic images. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Who Was Sacagawea? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Sacagawea? (Who Was...?)
by Dennis B Fradin
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Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling 4500 miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Through... (read more)

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