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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Paperback      ISBN: 0448447231
From organizing the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the launching of the Civil Rights Movement, a fascinating biography traces the life of this extraordinary man who was an advocate of the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until he was assassinated in 1968. Original.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My Life With the Chimpanzees
My Life With the Chimpanzees
Paperback      ISBN: 0671562711
The celebrated naturalist recounts her childhood wish to work with animals and her excursions into the wilds of Africa, where she performed history-making studies on the leopards, lions, and, especially, chimpanzees there. Simultaneous.
A Place to Hide
A Place to Hide
Paperback      ISBN: 059045353x
A collection of true accounts of the rescue of Jews during the Holocaust describes the hiding of Anne Frank and her family in Amsterdam, businessman Oskar Schindler's rescue of Jews, and Jewish refugees hidden in Assisi, Italy's monastery. Original.
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary : A Photographic Remembrance
Anne Frank
Beyond the Diary : A Photographic Remembrance
Paperback      ISBN: 0140369260
More than one hundred photographs, many never before published, make up a poignant memoir of Anne Frank's struggle to survive during a time that must never be forgotten. Reprint. SLJ. PW. AB.
Diego
Diego
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679819878
An inspiring picture-book biography discusses in English and Spanish Diego Rivera's childhood and how it influenced his art. Reissue. K. SLJ.
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.