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Who Was Albert Einstein?
Who Was Albert Einstein?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448424967
Traces the life and work of the famous physicist, from his childhood in Germany through the development of his theories of relativity to his campaign for peace after World War II.
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Paperback      ISBN: 0756635268
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.
We'll Never Forget You, Roberto Clemente
We'll Never Forget You, Roberto Clemente
Paperback      ISBN: 0590688812
Chronicles the life and accomplishments of baseball star Roberto Clemente, from his youth in Puerto Rico, through his record-breaking career in Pittsburgh, to his tragic death during a mission of mercy
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.
Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy
Behind Rebel Lines
The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy
Paperback      ISBN: 0152164278
Recounts the story of the Canadian woman who disguised herself as a man and slipped behind Confederate lines to spy for the Union army.
Dark Fiddler: The Life and Legend of Nicolo Paganini
Dark Fiddler
The Life and Legend of Nicolo Paganini
Hardcover      ISBN: 156846200x
Retells the life and accomplishments of the virtuoso violinist, who had nearly died and been buried due to a measles outbreak at the age of four and developed to become one of the most celebrated musicians of his time.
Who Was Sacagawea?
Who Was Sacagawea?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448424851
A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on their expedition in the early 1800s.
Lucy's Hero: Remembering Paul Wellstone
Lucy's Hero
Remembering Paul Wellstone
Hardcover      ISBN: 0980104572
Lucy is a Minnesota farm girl who met Paul†Wellstone when he came to her small town on his campaign for senator. When a flood devastates her family's cropland, Lucy writes a letter to Paul asking for help. Paul visits the flood-stricken area and invites Lucy to Washington, DC, to help him seek funds for disaster relief. Later on, Lucy and her family are horrified by the plane crash that kills Paul. But the inspiration Lucy received from him has grown into something more and provides an affirming end to this uplifting story.
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 Is Barack Obama?
Who Is Barack Obama?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448453304
A latest entry in the series that renders famous historical figures accessible to primary students shares the 44th president's life story while offering insight into his achievements as a political leader. Original.