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Who Was Amelia Earhart?
Who Was Amelia Earhart?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448428563
Examines the life of pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart, who mysteriously disappeared during an around-the-world flight in 1937.
Akira to Zoltan: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World
Akira to Zoltan
Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World
Paperback      ISBN: 1570915806
Profiles the lives of twenty-six men who, through their acts and writings, helped shape and change the world during their lifetime, including South African president Nelson Mandela and poet Langston Hughes, arranged in alphabetical order. Reprint.
Harry Houdini
Harry Houdini
Paperback      ISBN: 0756612454
Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts; definitions of key words; and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of famous lives, creating a unique reading experience about people youngsters should know.
Mark Twain: Young Writer
Mark Twain
Young Writer
Paperback      ISBN: 0689714807
Describes the boyhood of Samuel Clemens in Missouri and how he came to begin a writing career under the pen name Mark Twain
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War
No Pretty Pictures
A Child of War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688159354
The author, a Caldecott Honor winner for On Market Street, describes her horrifying experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden after the war through archival photographs and touching narrative.
George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British And Won the Revolutionary War
George Washington, Spymaster
How the Americans Outspied the British And Won the Revolutionary War
Paperback      ISBN: 1426300417
A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focuses on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war. Reprint.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Paperback      ISBN: 0756603420
A biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., includes illustrations of people, places, and artifacts of the times.
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."
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Paperback      ISBN: 0756621097
A biography of the first black South African president, who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs, discussing the struggle to end apartheid, his country's former system of racial segregation and oppression.
Who Was King Tut?
Who Was King Tut?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448443600
Explains the life and times of King Tutankhamen, an ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of his tomb's discovery by Howard Carter in 1922 as well as myths and so-called mummy curses. Original.