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Harlem Hellfighters
Harlem Hellfighters
by J Patrick Lewis
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"Lewis's poetics are perfectly complemented by Kelley's evocative pastel illustrations, which both inspire and unsettle." –New York Times They went by many names, but the world came to know them best as the Harlem Hellfighters. Two thousand strong,... (read more)

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A Single Pebble: A Story of the Silk Road
A Single Pebble: A Story of the Silk Road
by Bonnie Christensen
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In 9th century China, a little girl sends a small jade pebble to travel with her father along the Silk Road. The pebble passes from his hand all the way to the Republic of Venice, the end of the Silk Road, where a boy cherishes it and sees the value of... (read more)

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Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road
Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road
by Priscilla Galloway
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A gripping account of three dramatic journeys that changed history. The fabled Silk Road conjures up the sights, smells and sounds of faraway lands. But traveling the Silk Road took years, and those who set out encountered bandits, starvation and... (read more)

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Australia in Pictures (Visual Geography, 2nd)
Australia in Pictures (Visual Geography, 2nd)
by Ann Kerns
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Oh, Yikes!: History's Grossest, Wackiest Moments
Oh, Yikes!: History's Grossest, Wackiest Moments
by Joy Masoff
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From the author of "Oh, Yuck!," the perennial bestseller about science with over 610,000 copies in print, comes an illustrated encyclopedia of history's messiest, dumbest, grossest, wackiest, and weirdest moments.... (read more)

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My World of Wicked Pirates (My World of)
My World of Wicked Pirates (My World of)
by Meg Clibbon
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Delightfully engaging, this picture book follows the adventures of Pirate Billy and teaches about being a buccaneer, from sailing the seven seas to hunting for treasure. Highly decorative and distinctive illustrations pair with charming and humorous... (read more)

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100 Things You Should Know about Pirates (100 Things You Should Know About...)
100 Things You Should Know about Pirates (100 Things You Should Know About...)
by Andrew Langley
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100 Things You Should Know series opens up to children the fascinating world of science. Children will gain a valuable appreciation of the basics of science and its impact on their world, as well as seeing science at work firsthand, in simple experiments... (read more)

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Castles and Forts (Kingfisher Knowledge)
Castles and Forts (Kingfisher Knowledge)
by Sam Adams
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Castles and Forts is rich with factual and visual details about life inside the world's many different types of fortifications.... (read more)

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Knights and Castles
Knights and Castles
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Another title in this series which explores history through the eyes of a family living at the time. Lots of colour illustrations. Readership level: 6+ Hardback issued at the same time.... (read more)

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Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude
Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude
by Louise Borden
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John Harrison, an Englishman with no scientific training, worked for nearly 40 years to design a clock that could keep accurate time while at sea. Ultimately, he changed the course of seafaring and science forever. Full color.... (read more)

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Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq
Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq
by Mark Alan Stamaty
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Ghosts of the Twentieth Century
Ghosts of the Twentieth Century
by Cheryl Harness
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Imagine traveling through the past 100 years to witness some of the most dramatic events of the twentieth century.... It's not your usual field trip. Josh and his class are at a history museum when an Albert Einstein mannequin comes to life and invites... (read more)

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Bodies from the Bog
Bodies from the Bog
by James M Deem
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One morning in April 1952, Danish workmen digging in a peat bog near the town of Grauballe made an astonishing discovery: the body of a man preserved in the bog, his face Xattened by the weight of the peat and his skin as brown as the earth in which he... (read more)

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Pirates (Amazing World Of...)
Pirates (Amazing World Of...)
by Philip Steele
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This series is both fun and educational, with projects to intensify the learning experience. Stirring fact-packed text and a useful timeline and glossary make the series an ideal supplement to school work, or as additional learning tool at home.... (read more)

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Big Wig: A Little History of Hair
Big Wig: A Little History of Hair
by Kathleen Krull
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History has never been hairier. Did you know that kings AND queens wore fake beards in Ancient Egypt? Or that hair was used in medicine at the height of the Incan Empire? Or that Queen Elizabeth I had more than 80 wigs in various shades of red? Kathleen... (read more)

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Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
by Marc Aronson
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The amazing story of the trapped Chilean miners and their incredible rescue that Publishers Weekly calls “a riveting, in-depth recounting of the events that held the world rapt.” In early August 2010, the unthinkable happened when a mine... (read more)

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Imagine You're a Pirate! (Imagine This!)
Imagine You're a Pirate! (Imagine This!)
by Meg Clibbon
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Shiver me timbers ... A wickedly sinful peek at life on the rolling seas. Did you know that some pirates are big and strong while others are tall and thin and cunning? Pirates can come in many different shapes and sizes, but all are very, very wicked If... (read more)

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The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story from the Netherlands
The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story from the Netherlands
by Louise Borden
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andlt;Bandgt;"You're a strong skater, Piet, and you have a quick mind. This is why I know you'll succeed in this important task. I wouldn't ask you to do this if I didn't know it could be done."andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In 1941 Piet, a young Dutch... (read more)

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Spies
Spies
by Clive Gifford
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Spies explores the undercover world of espionage, part of the intelligence-gathering operations of nations and global organizations. Learn more about the first spies, and find out what motivated these men and women to take such an unusual and often... (read more)

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A World War II Timeline (Smithsonian War Timelines)
A World War II Timeline (Smithsonian War Timelines)
by Elizabeth Raum
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"World War II begins in an economic depression and grows into a fight about tyrants and dictators. In the end, it is the deadliest, most destructive war in history. Explore the events of World War II and witness the struggle between power and peace."... (read more)

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