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Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?
Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448443015
Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.
Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
Lost Star
The Story of Amelia Earhart
Paperback      ISBN: 0590411594
Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world
Conversations With J. K. Rowling
Conversations With J. K. Rowling
Paperback      ISBN: 0439314550
From her birth in Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England, to stories about her favorite teachers, to her first fan letter, the author of the Harry Potter books discusses her life and her writing.
Who Were the Beatles?
Who Were the Beatles?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448439069
An easy-to-read narrative brings the Fab Four to life, discussing their childhoods in Liverpool, England, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, why they broke up, and more. Original.
George Washington: Soldier, Hero, President
George Washington
Soldier, Hero, President
Paperback      ISBN: 0789473771
Profiles the farmer's son whose interest in military strategy and leadership ability led him to become a soldier during the French and Indian War, a leader during the Revolutionary War, and the America's first president.
Oh, the Places He Went: A Story About Dr. Seuss-Theodor Seuss Geisel
Oh, the Places He Went
A Story About Dr. Seuss-Theodor Seuss Geisel
Paperback      ISBN: 0876146272
Recounts the life and career of Theodore Geisel, a cartoonist and writer who became world-famous as an author of children's books under the name "Dr. Seuss."
Faith Ringgold
Faith Ringgold
School & Library      ISBN: 0316856525
A biography of African-American artist Faith Ringgold describes her creation of the painted story quilt, an art form combining rich oral history with colorful paintings on quilted fabric and canvas
To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers
To Fly
The Story of the Wright Brothers
School & Library      ISBN: 061813347x
Beginning with Orville and Wilbur's childhood fascination with flight, brief, accessible chapters trace the work that the two Wright brothers did together to develop the first machine-powered aircraft.
Cleopatra: The Queen of Kings
Cleopatra
The Queen of Kings
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789477610
Describes the life of Cleopatra, including the wars over Egypt, daily life during that time, and her tragic end.
Helen Keller
Helen Keller
Paperback      ISBN: 0756603390
Recounts the life and efforts of Helen Keller as she struggled with being both blind and deaf with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and became an author and a campaigner for the rights of disabled people.