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Leonardo Da Vinci: Young Artist, Writer, and Inventor

By: DaVinci/Stanley, George E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: ALADDIN PAPERBACKS: 5/29/2012

Seller ID: 9781416905707

ISBN: 1416905707

Condition: USED


Leonardo Da Vinci is best known as the Renaissance painter who created the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper." he also made great contributions as a sculptor, architect, engineer. and scientist. But Leonardo wasn't always famous. Leonardo grew up in Vinci, a small town in Italy, and when he was only a few years old he was separated from his mother and sent to live with his grandparents and uncle Francesco. Although Leonardo only receiced a formal education for a few years, Francesco taught Leonardo about nature. Leonardo loved to sketch the world around him. When he was a teenager, Leonard... View more info

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Boy Called Dickens, A

By: Dickens/Hopkins, Debora

Price: $4.00

Publisher: SCHWARTZ & WADE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780375867323

ISBN: 0375867325

Condition: USED


"For years Dickens kept the story of his own childhood a secret. Yet it is a story worth telling. For it helps us remember how much we all might lose when a child's dreams don't come true . . . "As a child, Dickens was forced to live on his own and work long hours in a rat-infested blacking factory. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of London, where they will learn how Dickens got the inspiration for many of his characters. The 200th anniversary of Dickens's birth was February 7, 2012, and this tale of his little-known boyhood is the perfect way to introduce kids to the great auth... View more info

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Frederick Douglas: The Last Day of Slavery

By: Douglas/Miller, William

Price: $1.50

Publisher: LEE & LOW BOOKS INC:

Seller ID: 9781880000427

ISBN: 1880000423

Condition: USED


Named a Smithsonian magazine "Notable Children's Book" and a Hungry Mind Review "Children's Books of Distinction" Finalist, this inspiring story exemplifies how--as Douglass himself said--books and learning are "the pathway from slavery to freedom." A teacher activity guide is available to accompany this book. Full color. View more info

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780439597906

ISBN: 0439597900

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Frederick Douglass Fights for Freedom

By: Douglass/Davidson, Margaret

Price: $1.50

Publisher: 10/31/2015

Seller ID: 0590422189

ISBN: 0590422189

Condition: USED


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Amelia Earhart: A Photographic Story of a Life

By: Earhart/Stone, Tanya Lee

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DK PUB: 10/12/2015

Seller ID: 9780756625528

ISBN: 0756625521

Condition: USED


With more than 100 full-color photographs and illustrations and detailed sidebars, this entry in DK's acclaimed Biography series celebrate a pioneer who changed how the world is viewed: aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Supports the Common Core State Standards. View more info

Sky Pioneer A Photobiography of Amelia Earhart

By: Earhart/Szarbo, Corinne

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780590767934

ISBN: 0590767933

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Amelia Earhart (My Life)

By: Earhart/Wearing, Judy

Price: $1.50

Publisher: WEIGL PUBL INC:

Seller ID: 9781616900595

ISBN: 1616900598

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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

By: Edison/Frith, Margaret

Price: $3.00

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC: 6/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780448437651

ISBN: 0448437651

Condition: USED


One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison's inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly Here's an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Thomas Edison: His Electrifying Life

By: Edison/Time Magazine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: TIME INC HOME ENTERTAINMENT:

Seller ID: 9781618930576

ISBN: 1618930575

Condition: USED


The name Thomas Edison is synonymous with inventions that changed our world: the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph and the motion picture camera. But Edison's genius extended beyond inventions, patents and technologic improvements. What transformed the tireless pragmatic inventor into the "Wizard of Menlo Park" was his dogmatic, prescient emphasis on industrial research and development as well as marketing and promotion. As TIME" demonstrates here, Thomas Edison was the uber-Steve Jobs of his day, advancing the technological revolution and ushering in the first era of electronic won... View more info

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Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein

By: Einstein/Brown, Don

Price: $2.50

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: 9780547014357

ISBN: 054701435X

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Albert Einstein: The Miracle Mind

By: Einstein/Yeatts, Tabitha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: STERLING PUBL CO INC:

Seller ID: 9781402732287

ISBN: 1402732287

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Duke Ellington (Caldecott)

By: Ellington/Pinkney, Andrea & Br

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 4/18/2016

Seller ID: 0439109949

ISBN: 0439109949

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I Am a Secret Service Agent: My Life Spent Protecting the President

By: Emmett, Dan

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781250181800

ISBN: 1250181801

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Anne Frank's Story: Her Life Retold for Children

By: Frank, Ann/Lee

Price: $1.50

Seller ID: 0816774277

ISBN: 0816774277

Condition: USED


Millions of people throughout the world have read Anne Frank's unforgettable diary. But most readers don't know much about Anne's life before she went into hiding. This remarkable biography, written especially for young readers, chronicles Anne's life from her earliest days. The book includes remembrances from Anne's family and friends and features rare photos of Anne from infancy to adolescence. A powerful, moving tribute to an ordinary girl whose life has inspired millions. View more info

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Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary

By: Frank/Van der Rol, Ruud

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PUFFIN BOOKS: 9/19/2014

Seller ID: 0140369260

ISBN: 0140369260

Condition: USED


Anne Frank lived a life filled with the enthusiasms and hopes shared by many young women coming into adulthood. But the times Anne lived in and wrote of in her diary made her simple life extraordinary. In over one hundred photographs, many which have never been published, this poignant memoir brings to life the harrowing story of one young Jewish woman's struggle to survive during a period of history which must never be forgotten. "All libraries will want this: for classroom units studying the Holocaust, for kids reading the diary, for everyone who remembers it." "- Booklist" View more info

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Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin/Giblin, James Cross

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780590485340

ISBN: 0590485342

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Just Being Audrey

By: Hepburn/Cardillo, Margaret

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BALZER & BRAY:

Seller ID: 9780061852831

ISBN: 006185283X

Condition: USED


From Roman Holiday to Breakfast at Tiffany's, when Audrey Hepburn starred in a movie, she lit up the screen. Her unique sense of fashion, her grace, and, most important, her spirit made her beloved by generations. But her life offscreen was even more luminous. As a little girl growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, she learned early on that true kindness is the greatest measure of a person--and it was a lesson she embodied as she became one of the first actresses to use her celebrity to shine a light on the impoverished children of the world through her work with UNICEF. This is Audrey Hepb... View more info

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Harry Houdini

By: Houdini/Cobb, Vicki

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DK PUB: 12/16/2012

Seller ID: 9780756612450

ISBN: 0756612454

Condition: USED


DK's acclaimed DK Biography series tackles one of history's most colorful figures in Harry Houdini. Perfect for book reports or summer reading, the DK Biography series brings a new clarity and narrative voice to history's most colorful figures. Supports the Common Core State Standards. View more info

Escape! The Story of The Great Houdini

By: Houdini/Fleischman, Sid

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780062670236

ISBN: 0062670239

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