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Shackleton's Journey
Shackleton's Journey
by William Grill
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Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica. Grill's beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the... (read more)

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The Usborne Book of World History (Picture World)
The Usborne Book of World History (Picture World)
by Anne Millard
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A brilliant overview of world history from prehistoric times to the early 20th... (read more)

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Nazi Hunters (13 Edition)
Nazi Hunters (13 Edition)
by Neal Bascomb
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What happens when a personand#39;s reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond... (read more)

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Life: Our Century in Pictures for Young People
Life: Our Century in Pictures for Young People
by Richard B Stolley
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Drawing from "LIFE" magazine and the greatest photo archives of our time, "Our Century in Pictures for Young People" chronicles the past 100 years, with more than 350 spellbinding images in color and black & white collected within these pages. The book... (read more)

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Knights
Knights
by Philip Steele
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From the battlefields of Flanders, to the banquet halls of the great English manor houses, this gloriously appointed book offers page after page of splendorous illustration and information. Everything a young person could want to know about knights is... (read more)

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How I Survived the Irish Famine
How I Survived the Irish Famine
by Laura Wilson
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The tragedy of the famine, seen through one girl's eyes During the terrible years of the "great hunger," thousands of Irishpeople faced death from starvation and disease. The faminebegan in 1845, and by 1850, a million people had died and afurther one... (read more)

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The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
by Edward T Sullivan
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When the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. But the story started long before that fateful day, and here Edward T. Sullivan delves into all that led up to it: the scientific developments of the Manhattan... (read more)

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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
by Peter Jennings
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Through the vivid first-person accounts, the most thrilling--and terrifying--events of the past 100 years come to life in his age-appropriate volume adapted from the bestseller "The Century."... (read more)

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World of Mummies and Tombs
World of Mummies and Tombs
by Fiona Macdonald
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Dig deep to unearth the the macabre secrets and glittering treasures held by mummies in their tombs for thousands of years. Discover page by page who was mummified and why. You will find the most and least successful ways to preserve a body, magic charms,... (read more)

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The Most Brilliant, Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever... By the Brainwaves
The Most Brilliant, Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever... By the Brainwaves
by Lisa Swerling
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The Brainwaves are back and they're taking young readers back in time as they discover the world and its many explorers. From Christopher Columbus to Magellan, The Most Brilliant, Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever... by the Brainwaves discusses the... (read more)

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The Usborne History of the Twentieth Century
The Usborne History of the Twentieth Century
by Christina Hopkinson
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Valuable reference source providing a historical background to today's... (read more)

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We're Riding on a Caravan
We're Riding on a Caravan
by Laurie Krebs
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Explore the world of stunning silk, delicious spices and exotic trade locations in this rhyming tale about a Chinese family's journey along the Silk Road, the trade route that runs thousands of miles through Asia.... (read more)

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A Medieval Feast
A Medieval Feast
by Aliki
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The Story of Salt
The Story of Salt
by Mark Kurlansky
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From the team that created the ALA Notable Book The Cod's Tale comes the fascinating history of salt, which has been the object of wars and revolutions and is vital for life. Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World History,... (read more)

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Atlas of Exploration
Atlas of Exploration
by Dk
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Have you ever dined on mouse stew? Or lived for a year on Antarctic pack ice? These hardships and many, many more were endured by the world's greatest explorers. This comprehensive guide to human exploration of the continents, oceans, and space is based... (read more)

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101 Things You Should Know about Social Studies (101 Things You Should Know About...)
101 Things You Should Know about Social Studies (101 Things You Should Know About...)
by Jane Roberts
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How do ideas spread between societies in today's interconnected world? What are the common characteristics across cultures? How can I make my brain retain all these confusing FACTS?  Social studies is all around us, from the communities we live in... (read more)

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The Story of Salt
The Story of Salt
by Mark Kurlansky
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"Excellent ink drawings, brightened with colorful washes, illustrate incidents from the text with clarity, a flair for the dramatic, and a sense of humor." (Booklist, starred review) "Kurlansky is a masterful storyteller. . . . Schindler's pictures, from... (read more)

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Medieval Messenger (Newspaper Histories)
Medieval Messenger (Newspaper Histories)
by Fergus Fleming
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Cunningly disguised as a tabloid newspaper, this book depicts in detail the terror, trials, tribulations and triumphs experienced by the people of the Middle Ages. Tabloid-style spreads are accompanied by illustrations, diagrams and photographs.... (read more)

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Exploring the World (Voyages of Discovery)
Exploring the World (Voyages of Discovery)
by Fiona Macdonald
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Exploring the World tells of Christopher Columbus' expedition around the world and his landing in America, of Ferdinand Magellan's journey to establish a trade route from Spain to the Spice Islands, and of Francis Drake's perilous voyage around the Cape... (read more)

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After the Holocaust
After the Holocaust
by Howard Greenfeld
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With excerpts from personal interviews and more than sixty-five of the survivors' own black-and-white photographs as well as archival pictures, Howard Greenfeld's landmark book presents an important chapter in history: the story of young men and women... (read more)

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