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Harriet Tubman

The author of Tituba of Salem Village renders a compelling portrait of Harriet... The author of Tituba of Salem Village renders a compelling portrait of Harriet Tubman, one of the pioneers of the Underground Railroad--the system of safe houses and routes that led hundreds of slaves to freedom. more

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Red Scarf Girl

When China's Communist Party detained Ji-li's father, the 12-year-old was face... When China's Communist Party detained Ji-li's father, the 12-year-old was faced with the most difficult choice of her life. She could denounce her father and break with her family--or she could refuse to testify and sacrifice her future in her beloved... more

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How Do You Go to the Bathroom in Space?

Based on the questions the former Skylab astronaut is most frequently asked, t... Based on the questions the former Skylab astronaut is most frequently asked, this book satisfies the curiosity of those who wonder what life in space is really like more

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Doing Battle

In this highly praised autobiographical work, the author of 'The Great War' an... In this highly praised autobiographical work, the author of 'The Great War' and 'Modern Memory' recounts his own experience of combat in World War II and how it became a determining force in his life. 'Doing Battle' is at once a summing-up of one man's... more

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Lincoln : A Photobiography

In this 1988 Newbery Medal Book, Freedman tells the story of Abraham Lincoln w... In this 1988 Newbery Medal Book, Freedman tells the story of Abraham Lincoln with photographs and prints, providing a vivid look at the life and times of one of our nation's great leaders. 90 black-and-white photos and prints. more

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Warriors Don't Cry : A Searing Memoir of the ...

Melba Patillo Beals was one of nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Little... Melba Patillo Beals was one of nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock, Arkansas's Central High School in 1957. For Melba and her friends it marked their transformation into reluctant warriors--on a battlefield that helped shape the civil... more

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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

'Thoroughly enjoyable . . . an important document drawing more much-needed att... 'Thoroughly enjoyable . . . an important document drawing more much-needed attention to the hidden history of a people both African and American'.--Los Angeles Times Book Review. more

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If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Wo...

Forty-one poems that look at ordinary things in unusual ways. 'Viorst takes ev... Forty-one poems that look at ordinary things in unusual ways. 'Viorst takes everyday situations that frustrate, bewilder, or bemuse and turns them into fodder for her audience's personal laugh tracks. . . . (She) succeeds in bringing out the fun in... more

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The North Carolina Experience

The North Carolina Experience: An Interpretive and Documentary History is desi... The North Carolina Experience: An Interpretive and Documentary History is designed to introduce the reader to the process of history. Simply stated, history is the recorded past interpreted, and this work presents to the reader brief interpretive... more

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Small World

Veteran rivals for an exclusive academic chair (recently endowed with $100,000... Veteran rivals for an exclusive academic chair (recently endowed with $100,000 a year) do scholarly battle with each other in what the Washington Post Book World called a 'delectable comedy of bad manners . . . infused with a rare creative exuberance'.... more

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The Good Master

Young Jancsi and his cousin Kate from Budapest race across the Hungarian plain... Young Jancsi and his cousin Kate from Budapest race across the Hungarian plains on horseback, attend country fairs and festivals, and experience a dangerous run-in with gypsies, in a author of The White Stag. more

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Ashanti to Zulu : African Traditions

Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for ... Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. 'Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded... more

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A First Cookbook for Children

A First Cookbook for Children contains a wide variety of yummy, mouthwatering ... A First Cookbook for Children contains a wide variety of yummy, mouthwatering recipes that kids love and love to fix: cheeseburgers, chicken, pizza, salads, sauces, desserts, dips, and much more. more

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If You Lived With The Cherokees

The third title in a series about Native American people, this book reveals wh... The third title in a series about Native American people, this book reveals what it was like to grow up in a Cherokee family long ago. Full-color illustrations by a Cherokee artist complement facts about Cherokee games, language, dwellings, medicine,... more

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The Age of Extremes

Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, 1914-1950, the Golden Age, 1... Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, 1914-1950, the Golden Age, 1950-1973, and the Landslide, 1973-1991, Hobsbawm marshals a vast array of data into a volume of unparalleled inclusiveness, vibrancy, and insight, a work that ranks with his... more

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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

First published in 1932, 'The Dream Keeper' is Langston Hughes's only collecti... First published in 1932, 'The Dream Keeper' is Langston Hughes's only collection of poems for children. It includes some of Hughes's best-known, best-loved and most powerful works, poems filled with spiritual energy. more

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The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songha...

Examines the civilizations of the Western Sudan which flourished from 700 to 1... Examines the civilizations of the Western Sudan which flourished from 700 to 1700 A.D., acquiring such vast wealth that they became centers of trade and culture for a continent. more

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English: Grade 2

This exciting full-color workbook series is well-known for bright illustration... This exciting full-color workbook series is well-known for bright illustrations and lessons that are both contemporary and challenging. -- Designed by educational experts -- Reinforces skills through practice -- Brilliant, dynamic illustrations --... more

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It Looked Like Spilt Milk

The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. I... The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. Is it a rabbit, a bird, or just split milk? Children are kept guessing until the surprise ending--and will be encouraged to improvise similar games of their own. Blue and... more

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