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Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud

Suzanne Jurmain

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were good friends with very different personalities. But their differing views on how to run the newly created United States turned them into the worst of friends. They each became leaders of opposing political parties... (read more)


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Magic Tree House Research Guides #03: Mummies & Pyramids: A Companion to Mummies in the Morning

Will Osborne

How were pyramids built? Why did people make mummies? What magic charms were buried with mummies? Who discovered King Tut's tomb? Unwrap the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide #3: Mummies and Pyramids, Jack and Annie's... (read more)


Women in History
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Very Classy: Be a Lady, Not a Tramp

Derek Blasberg

Derek Blasberg is back with more brilliant commentary on what makes a lady truly classy. With all the razor-sharp insights of Classy plus new, never-before-seen pages packed with Derek's signature wit and timeless tips, VeryClassy is the best - and the... (read more)


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A Picture of Freedom (Dear America (Reissues))

Patricia C Mckissack

Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack's inspiring A PICTURE OF FREEDOM is now back in print with a gorgeous new cover! It's 1859 and Clotee, a twelve-year-old slave, has the most wonderful, terrible secret. She knows... (read more)


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What Was Ellis Island? (What Was...)

Patricia Brennan Demuth

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead... (read more)


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The Real Revolution

Marc Aronson

This extensively researched and groundbreaking account by Sibert medalist Marc Aronson centers on events in the mid-18th century that enabled Americans to give up their loyalty to England and form their own nation. Shedding new light on familiar aspects... (read more)


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