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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" 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 Was Mother Teresa? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Mother Teresa? (Who Was...?)
by Jim Gigliotti
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Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine... (read more)

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Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Rosa Parks? (Who Was...?)
by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough
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Susan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for womens rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York, Anthony refused to settle for less pay than her male colleagues which ignited her lifelong devotion to womens... (read more)

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Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? (Who Was...?)
by Gare Thompson
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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 Galileo? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Galileo? (Who Was...?)
by Patricia Brennan Demuth
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Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He... (read more)

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Snowflake Bentley
Snowflake Bentley
by Jacqueline B Martin
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"A warm period look at a cold subject - snow - and one self-made scientist, Wilson A. Bentley, affectionately know as Snowflake. . . . The book exhibits a beautiful blend of Azarian's splendid woodcuts, a lyrical text, and factual sidebars. Bentley's... (read more)

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Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids: Mighty Muckrakers from the Golden Age to Today, with 21 Activities (For Kids)
Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids: Mighty Muckrakers from the Golden Age to Today, with 21 Activities (For Kids)
by Ellen Mahoney
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An interactive activity book that details the muckraking era   Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids brings to light the evolving world of American journalism, from the late 1800s to today. Focusing on the bold, audacious investigative... (read more)

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Albert Einstein (DK Biography)
Albert Einstein (DK Biography)
by Dk Publishing
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"Another standout in a uniformly stellar series.and#8221; and#151;Kirkus Reviews, starred review and#147;[An] engrossing and remarkably accessible biography.and#8221; and#151;The Horn Book and#160; Albert Einstein. His name has become a synonym for... (read more)

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I Have a Dream [With CD (Audio)]
I Have a Dream [With CD (Audio)]
by Martin Luther King Jr. and Kadir Nelson
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CN... (read more)

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Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
by Patricia Lauber
About the Author
Pat Lauber has lived in southwestern Connecticut almost all her life; her family moved there just a few years after her birth in 1924. Growing up, she loved to read and also to write her own stories. After graduating from Wellesley College, where she... (read more)

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Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau
by Jennifer Berne
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Once upon a time in France, a baby was born under the summer sun. His parents named him Jacques. As he grew, Jacques fell in love with the sea. He dreamed of breathing beneath the waves and swimming as gracefully as a fish. In fact, he longed to become a... (read more)

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Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson and the American People
Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson and the American People
by Albert Marrin
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“Marrin gives readers an Andrew Jackson who is both a product and a shaper of his times….And by deliberately showing Jackson’s contradictions…Marrin lets readers judge the worth of Jackson the man as well as Jackson the general... (read more)

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The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon / Jacqueline Davies; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon / Jacqueline Davies; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
by Jacqueline Davies
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This winsomely imagined account of an episode when Audubon was 18 years old joins the flocks of commemorative works. Sweet's illustrations soar. Kirkus Reviews, Starred Davies related her story with immediacy, evoking Audobon's keen curiosity and the... (read more)

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Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? (Who Was...?)
by Patricia Brennan Demuth
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Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books, based on her own childhood and later life, are still beloved classics almost a century after she began writing them. Now young readers will see just how similar Laura's true-life story was to her books. Born in... (read more)

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My Daddy, DR. Martin Luther King, JR. (13 Edition)
My Daddy, DR. Martin Luther King, JR. (13 Edition)
by Martin Luther King
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My sister Yolanda, who we called Yoki, and I wanted to go to Funtown more than anything. "Well, kids, you know Daddy is working very hard so that you and all children can go to Funtown, but it's not possible today," Daddy would say. "... (read more)

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Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures
Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures
by Erin Hagar
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Julia Child knew how to have fun, and she also knew how to whip up a delightful meal. After traveling around the world working for the U.S. government, Julia found her calling in the kitchen and devoted her life to learning, perfecting, and sharing the... (read more)

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Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? (Who Was...?)
by Margaret Frith
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First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University, served as governor of New Jersey after that,... (read more)

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Walt Whitman: Words for America
Walt Whitman: Words for America
by Kerley
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Booklist<br></br>November 15, 2004<br></br><br></br>Gr. 4-8. Although Whitman is most known for poetry "as free-ranging as his big, robust country," much of this... (read more)

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Who Is J.K. Rowling? (Who Was...?)
Who Is J.K. Rowling? (Who Was...?)
by Pam Pollack
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Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two became... (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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