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Who Was Roald Dahl? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Roald Dahl? (Who Was...?)
by True Kelley
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Just in time for Roahl Dahl Month! Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was . . . ? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an... (read more)

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Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World
Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World
by Elizabeth Rusch
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Who Is Dolly Parton? (Who Was...?)
Who Is Dolly Parton? (Who Was...?)
by True Kelley
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Born in a little cabin in Tennessee, Dolly Parton always dreamed big, and she was right to! She wrote her first song at age five and became a country music star by the time she was in her early twenties. Of course, her success didn't stop there. Dolly... (read more)

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U.S. Presidents (Ken Jennings Junior Genius Guides)
U.S. Presidents (Ken Jennings Junior Genius Guides)
by Ken Jennings
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Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from andlt;Iandgt;Jeopardy! andlt;/Iandgt;champ and andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling author Ken Jennings.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;With this book about U.S. Presidents... (read more)

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Desmond and the Very Mean Word
Desmond and the Very Mean Word
by Desmond Tutu
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Based on a true story from Archbishop Desmond Tutus childhood in South Africa, Desmond and the Very Mean Word reveals the power of words and the secret of forgiveness. When Desmond takes his new bicycle out for a ride through his neighborhood, his pride... (read more)

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Daisy and the Girl Scouts: The Story of Juliette Gordon Low
Daisy and the Girl Scouts: The Story of Juliette Gordon Low
by Fern Brown
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In this fascinating biography of Juliette Gordon Low, who loved to be called Daisy, readers will learn about her Civil War childhood, her almost complete hearing loss, and her unhappy married life.... (read more)

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101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History
101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History
by Michele (edt) Bollinger
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In the great tradition of Howard Zinn, 101 Changemakers offers a “peoples history” version of the individuals who have shaped our country for middle school students. In the place of founding fathers, presidents, and titans of industry, are... (read more)

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Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans)
Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans)
by Augusta Stevenson
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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics of childhood have been praised by parents, teachers, and libraries. The lively, inspiring, and believable biographies sweep today's young readers right into history... (read more)

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Genghis Khan: 13TH-century Mongolian Tyrant (08 Edition)
Genghis Khan: 13TH-century Mongolian Tyrant (08 Edition)
by Enid A. Goldberg
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Features: - Engaging biographies of famous and infamous figures in history - Sophisticated design will attract high-school and middle-school struggling readers, yet on-target reading level makes these books accessible to readers of all levels... (read more)

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Sitting Bull (In Their Own Words)
Sitting Bull (In Their Own Words)
by Connie Roop
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In Their Own Words: Sitting Bull tells the exciting story of Sitting Bull's life using real drawings, letters, and speeches from him and from his friends and family. A warrior I have been. / Now, it is all over. / A hard time I have. With these words... (read more)

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Lincoln: A Photobiography
Lincoln: A Photobiography
by Russell Freedman
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Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and... (read more)

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Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy
Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy
by Rhoda Blumberg
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In the 1800s, the Japanese government had strict isolation laws. By decree, foreigners and ideas from outside Japan were forbidden. So when fourteen-year-old Manjiro and four other fishermen were shipwrecked on a small rocky island three hundred miles... (read more)

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George Washington: Young Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans)
George Washington: Young Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans)
by Augusta Stevenson
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Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of the man who grew up to become an integral part of the American colonies' fight for freedom.... (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 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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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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A Valuetales Treasury: Stories for Growing Good People
A Valuetales Treasury: Stories for Growing Good People
by Spencer Johnson
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Growing Good People One Story at a Time Before #1 New York Times megabestselling author Spencer Johnson wrote Who Moved My Cheese? and Peaks and Valleys, he created ValueTales ®, a series of storybooks that encouraged children to grasp important... (read more)

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Actual Times #5: He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln
Actual Times #5: He Has Shot the President!: April 14, 1865: The Day John Wilkes Booth Killed President Lincoln
by Don Brown
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The headline that shocked the nation: President Lincoln Shot by Assassin John Wilkes Booth! One of the most exciting stories in American history told with full color illustrations. The fifth installment in Don Brown's Actual Times series featuring... (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 Ronald Reagan?
Who Was Ronald Reagan?
by Joyce Milton
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What's better than one Who Was...? book? Five Who Was...? books! Hail to the Chiefs is a boxed set that includes Who Was George Washington?, Who Was Abraham Lincoln?, Who Was John F. Kennedy?, Who Was Ronald Reagan?, and Who Is Barack Obama? With 80... (read more)

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