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The World of Disasters (World Of...)
The World of Disasters (World Of...)
by Ned Halley
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The World of Disasters is divided into three sections--Natural Disasters, Man-Made Disasters, and Future Disasters. Each section includes several page spreads focusing on specific themes and topics related to the relevant catastrophe. A glossary and... (read more)

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Animals Christopher Columbus Saw: An Adventure in the New World
Animals Christopher Columbus Saw: An Adventure in the New World
by Sandra Markle
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In this new series by award-winning author Sandra Markle, famous explorers take a back seat to the animals they encountered along the way. While nothing about Christopher Columbus' journey was expected, he couldn't have imagined feasting on roasted... (read more)

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The Discovery of the Americas: From Prehistory Through the Age of Columbus
The Discovery of the Americas: From Prehistory Through the Age of Columbus
by Betsy Maestro
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From the crossing of the Bering Land Bridge over 20,000 years ago to the arrival of the Europeans, this classic picture book paints the early discoveries of America in grand strokes. The text is useful for both the classroom and at home as it combines... (read more)

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Pirate's Handbook (Handbooks)
Pirate's Handbook (Handbooks)
by Sam Taplin
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Whizzing cannonballs, howling storms, rare diseases Being a pirate isn't all fun and games. But if the thought of a ton of loot spurs you on, take a firm grip on your cutlass and open this book. It's bursting with hints on everything from fearsome... (read more)

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Pyramids and Mummies
Pyramids and Mummies
by Anne Bolton
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Welcome to the world of Pharaohs, mummies, and untapped secrets Welcome to ancient Egypt! On the northeast of Africa, divided by the river Nile, lies a majestic land that was once home to powerful kings such as King Tutankhamun and King Ramesses II and... (read more)

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Wow! Surprising Facts about Pirates
Wow! Surprising Facts about Pirates
by Philip Steele
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Set sail on a high sea adventure with Wow! Surprising Facts About Pirates. Fascinating facts about notorious pirates, long lost buried treasure, swashbuckling encounters, and many more aspects of a pirate's life fill this entertaining and informative... (read more)

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The Good Fight: How World War II Was Won
The Good Fight: How World War II Was Won
by Stephen E Ambrose
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Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the finest historians of our time, has written an extraordinary chronicle of World War II for young readers. From Japanese warplanes soaring over Pearl Harbor, dropping devastation from the sky, to the against-all-odds Allied... (read more)

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Spying and the Cold War (On the Front Line)
Spying and the Cold War (On the Front Line)
by Michael Burgan
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This series examines wars and conflicts in the 20th Century including the causes, major incidentsm and results from the point of view of the people who lived through it. Featuring primary and secondary sources, each book describes the sequence of events... (read more)

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Very Bloody History of Britain Without T
Very Bloody History of Britain Without T
by John Farman
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A Promise Fulfilled: Theodor Herzl, Chaim Weitzmann, David Ben-Gurion, and the Creation of the State of Israel
A Promise Fulfilled: Theodor Herzl, Chaim Weitzmann, David Ben-Gurion, and the Creation of the State of Israel
by Howard Greenfeld
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Here are the stories of three very different men -- a journalist, a scientist, and a labor leader -- who shared the same seemingly impossible dream. They were determined to create a Jewish state in the land God promised to Abraham and his descendants... (read more)

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Archie's War
Archie's War
by Marcia Williams
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Marcia Williams captures the Great War through a childs eyes with a fascinating fictional scrapbook including real mementos of the day. Meet ten-year-old Archie, his family, and best friend in a scrapbook Archie has made himself, full of comic strips and... (read more)

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Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories
Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories
by Ronald J Drez
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Remember D-Day combines compelling narrative, dramatic archival photographs and memorabilia, detailed maps, and a timeline to bring readers the exciting story of one of the world's most daring invasions. This landmark book will provide children with... (read more)

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Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures: The Stories of Hidden Marvels and Lost Treasures
Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures: The Stories of Hidden Marvels and Lost Treasures
by Claire Llewellyn
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Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures looks at the moment of discovery and the deeper stories behind some of the world's most astonishing finds. Archaeologists, explorers, naturalists, and even ordinary people have all made discoveries that have... (read more)

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The War to End All Wars: World War I
The War to End All Wars: World War I
by Russell Freedman
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Nonfiction master Russell Freedman illuminates for young readers the complex and rarely discussed subject of World War I. The tangled relationships and alliances of many nations, the introduction of modern weaponry, and top-level military decisions that... (read more)

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Warriors: All the Truth, Tactics, and Triumphs of History's Greatest Fighters with Poster
Warriors: All the Truth, Tactics, and Triumphs of History's Greatest Fighters with Poster
by James Harpur
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Whether they're fighting single-handed or shoulder-to-shoulder with others < P> in strict formation, warriors have given their lives to win land, cities, < P> and empires.< P> < P> From the ferocious ancient Assryians to the... (read more)

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Poop Happened!: A History of the World from the Bottom Up
Poop Happened!: A History of the World from the Bottom Up
by Sarah Albee
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Did lead pipes cause the fall of the Roman Empire? How many toilets were in the average Egyptian pyramid? How did a knight wearing fifty pounds of armor go to the bathroom? Was poor hygiene the last straw before the French Revolution? Did Thomas Crapper... (read more)

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World War II (DK Eyewitness Books)
World War II (DK Eyewitness Books)
by Simon Adams
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Discover the turbulent events of World War II-from the Blitz to the atomic bomb. World War II was one of the most destructive episodes in human history. Never before, or since, has the world witnessed such widespread bloodshed. Beginning with the events... (read more)

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And the Soldiers Sang
And the Soldiers Sang
by J Patrick Lewis
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You will be home before the leaves have fallen from the trees. So said Kaiser Wilhelm II to his German army in August 1914. But World War I would rage for more than 4 years, taking the lives of nearly 10 million soldiers. Some of the most unrelenting... (read more)

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Marguerite Makes a Book
Marguerite Makes a Book
by Bruce Robertson
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Paris in the 1400s. A young girl named Marguerite delights in assisting her father, Jacques, in his craft: illuminating manuscripts for the nobility of France. His current commission is a splendid book of hours for his patron, Lady Isabelle, but will he... (read more)

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The Usborne Book of Kings & Queens: From Tutankhamun to Elizabeth II
The Usborne Book of Kings & Queens: From Tutankhamun to Elizabeth II
by Philippa Wingate
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-- Looks at men and women whose discoveries and achievements have changed the world -- Charts, diagrams and archival photographs provide detailed historical... (read more)

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