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Eleanor Roosevelt, A Life of Discovery

By: Roosevelt/Freedman, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CLARION BOOKS: 11/10/2011

Seller ID: 9780395845202

ISBN: 0395845203

Condition: USED


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To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Roosevelt/Rappaport, Doreen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HYPERION BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781423124887

ISBN: 142312488X

Condition: USED


President Theodore Roosevelt is known as "the man with a plan," the "rough rider." His figure stands tall in American history; his legacy stretching him to larger-than-life proportions. But before his rise to fame, he was just "Teedie," a boy with ambitious dreams to change the world, and the conviction to see his stupendous imaginings brought to fruition. As an American president, he left an impressive mark upon his country. He promised a "square deal" to all citizens, he tamed big businesses, and protected the nation's wildlife and natural beauty. His fearless leadership assured that... View more info

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Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our Nation

By: Roosevelt/Rosenstock, Barb

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DIAL (CHILDREN):

Seller ID: 9780803737105

ISBN: 0803737106

Condition: USED


Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the majestic redwoods of Yosemite in this little-known but important story from our nation's history. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a trip to Yosemite. Camping by themselves in the uncharted woods, the two men saw sights and held discussions that would ultimately lead to the establishment of our National Parks. View more info

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: Roosevelt/Venezia, Mike

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780531179451

ISBN: 0531179451

Condition: USED


- Fans of Venezia's highly praised artist biography series will be drawn to this new series- Author presents the lives of U.S. presidents in an entirely fresh way with his unique format--a blend of casual prose, historical reproductions, and amusing original illustrations- Special sales potential in historical museums and in schools to celebrate Presidents' Day View more info

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Eleanor Roosevelt: A Photographic Story of a Life (DK Biography:)

By: Rossevelt/Sawyer, Kem Knapp

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DK PUB:

Seller ID: 9780756614966

ISBN: 0756614961

Condition: USED


DK's Biography series for young readers features one of the best-known and most inspiring women of the 20th century -- Eleanor Roosevelt. A biography of the First Lady who, despite her shyness, followed her conscience and devoted her life to helping others and working for peace. Supports the Common Core State Standards. View more info

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Who Is J.K. Rowling?

By: Rowling/Pollack/Belviso

Price: $2.50

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC: 2/7/2018

Seller ID: 9780448458724

ISBN: 0448458721

Condition: USED


Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic. View more info

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Story of Sacajawea

By: Sacajawea/Copeland, Peter

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486423241

ISBN: 0486423247

Condition: USED


Assembled at the turn of the 20th century by a Crescent City newspaper, "The Picayune, " this volume is the bible of many a Louisiana cook and a delight to gourmets everywhere. Hundreds of recipes include fine soups and gumbos, seafoods, all manner of meats, rice dishes and jambalayas, and many other dishes. View more info

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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revoluti

By: Schatz, Kate

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780399578861

ISBN: 0399578862

Condition: USED


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War Spies (Profiles)

By: Scholastic/Polansky, Daniel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC BK SERVICES:

Seller ID: 9780545576550

ISBN: 0545576555

Condition: USED


Six bios in one Profiles is so much more than just your typical biography. The next book in our six-in-one, full-color bio series will focus on war spies. Kids will learn all of the biographical information they want to know about some of the most famous spies in history. Featuring Sir Francis Walsingham, Nathan Hale, Belle Boyd, Kim Philby, Virginia Hall, and Allen Dulles. Find out how and why they grew up to be spies View more info

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Boy on Fairfield Street

By: Seuss/Geisel/Krull, Kathleen

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780375822988

ISBN: 0375822984

Condition: USED


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Shaka, King of the Zulus

By: Shaka/Stanley, Diane/Vennema

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 4/9/2018

Seller ID: 0688073425

ISBN: 0688073425

Condition: USED


Born in 1787, Shaka was just a boy when he and his mother were banished from their tiny Zulu clan, one among many clans that dotted the hillsides of southern Africa. By sheer will and military genius Shaka rose to lead a mighty nation, but he never forgot his outcast childhood.In this companion to Diane Stanley's lauded "Peter the Great, " the authors have researched African history to evoke the dramatic events of Shaka s time. Shaka dreamed of becoming a warrior, and he proved himself again and again--against a springing leopard, in one-on-one combat with a fearsome opponent, and as a gene... View more info

Usborne World of Shakespeare: With Over 50 Internet Links

By: Shakespeare/Claybourne, Miftre

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780439357593

ISBN: 0439357594

Condition: USED


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Sitting Bull

By: Sitting Bull/ Roop, Peter

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 6/11/2011

Seller ID: 9780439263221

ISBN: 0439263220

Condition: USED


With these words, Sitting Bull surrendered to the U.S. government on July 20, 1881, after spending most of his life trying to protect his people. A proud father and brave warrior, Sitting Bull wanted the Lakota Sioux to continue hunting buffalo and roaming the Plains. Although he lost this battle, Sitting Bull is remembered for his brave actions and notable accomplishments. In this new biography of Sitting Bull, kids will marvel at this man who lived a life full of adventure and who was noted for his courage. View more info

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Sitting Bull: Warrior of the Sioux

By: Sitting Bull/Fleischer, Jane

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 2/11/2013

Seller ID: 9780893751449

ISBN: 0893751448

Condition: USED


These informative biographies address an important and timely topic -- Native American men and women and their struggle to protect their land and freedom. View more info

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Sitting Bull

By: Sitting Bull/Stevenson, August

Price: $1.50

Publisher: ALADDIN PAPERBACKS:

Seller ID: 9780689806285

ISBN: 0689806280

Condition: USED


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Who is Steven Spielberg?

By: Spielberg, Steven

Price: $3.00

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC: 10/17/2016

Seller ID: 9780448479354

ISBN: 0448479354

Condition: USED


While other kids played sports, Steven Spielberg was writing scripts and figuring out camera angles. He went from entertaining his Boy Scout troop with home movies to amazing audiences around the world with epic blockbusters. He has directed four of the most successful films of all time and has won two Academy Awards for Best Director. From "Jaws" to "Lincoln," young readers and aspiring filmmakers will be fascinated by the life of this famous director. View more info

Knots in My Yo-yo String

By: Spinelli, Jerry

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 10/25/2010

Seller ID: 0439162203

ISBN: 0439162203

Condition: USED


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Knots in My Yo-Yo String: The Autobiography of a Kid

By: Spinelli, Jerry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF: 10/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780679887911

ISBN: 0679887911

Condition: USED


" A master of those embarrassing, gloppy, painful, and suddenly wonderful things that happen on the razor's edge between childhood and full-fledged adolescence" (The Washington Post), Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli has penned his early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of his best-selling fiction. From first memories through high school, including first kiss, first punch, first trip to the principal's office, and first humiliating sports experience, this is not merely an account of a highly unusual childhood. Rather, like Spinelli's fiction, its appeal lies in the accessibil... View more info

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Joseph Stalin (A Wicked History)

By: Stalin/McCollum, Sean

Price: $4.00

Publisher: FRANKLIN WATTS:

Seller ID: 9780531223550

ISBN: 0531223558

Condition: USED


- Opening quote by or about the featured villain/villainess- Historical map, annotated with key locations from person's life- "A Wicked Web" featuring allies and enemies- Historical photos and etchings- Boxes with additional information- Photo documentaries: six to eight pages of photos and captions telling the person's life- Timeline, glossary, additional sources- Engaging narrative nonfiction written at a very accessible reading level View more info

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You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

By: Stanton/Fritz, Jean

Price: $2.50

Publisher: PUFFIN BOOKS: 3/24/2012

Seller ID: 9780698117648

ISBN: 0698117646

Condition: USED


Who says women shouldn't speak in public? And why can't they vote? These are questions Elizabeth Cady Stanton grew up asking herself. Her father believed that girls didn't count as much as boys, and her own husband once got so embarrassed when she spoke at a convention that he left town. Luckily Lizzie wasn't one to let society stop her from fighting for equality for everyone. And though she didn't live long enough to see women get to vote, our entire country benefited from her fight for women's rights. "Fritz?imparts not just a sense of Stanton's accomplishments but a picture of the greater s... View more info