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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671143
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671150
Our Price: $4.99
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Spic-and-Span!

(Available August 5, 2014)
Spic-and-Span!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493803
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Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder Kitchen
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867828
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $18.99

Called "thrilling and highly readable" as well as "a superb history" by the Wall Street Journal, here is the tumultuous, heartrending, and utterly mesmerizing true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing.

Award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $10.99

Called "thrilling and highly readable" as well as "a superb history" by the Wall Street Journal, here is the tumultuous, heartrending, and utterly mesmerizing true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing.

Award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375967825
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $21.99

Called "thrilling and highly readable" as well as "a superb history" by the Wall Street Journal, here is the tumultuous, heartrending, and utterly mesmerizing true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing.

Award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming, Read by Kimberly Farr and Various
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553395280
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming
Read by Kimberly Farr and Various


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $50.00

Called "thrilling and highly readable" as well as "a superb history" by the Wall Street Journal, here is the tumultuous, heartrending, and utterly mesmerizing true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing.

Award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming, Read by Kimberly Farr and Various
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ISBN: 9780553395297
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming
Read by Kimberly Farr and Various


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $25.00

Called "thrilling and highly readable" as well as "a superb history" by the Wall Street Journal, here is the tumultuous, heartrending, and utterly mesmerizing true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing.

Award-winning author Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The... Read more >
Stubby the War Dog
Stubby the War Dog
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426314865
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Stubby the War Dog
The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $17.99

Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed 
terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military honors along the way. Private Robert 
Conroy casually adopted the orphan pup while... Read more >
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Stubby the War Dog
Stubby the War Dog
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314872
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Stubby the War Dog
The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.90

Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed  terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military honors along the way. Private Robert Conroy casually adopted the orphan pup while... Read more >
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Going Up!
Going Up!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495166
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Going Up!
Elisha Otis's Trip to the Top
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $7.99

 In 1818, seven-year-old Elisha was fascinated by farm machinery. As a young man, he tried a variety of ways to make a living, but nothing fired his imagination more than the job he found in a bed-frame factory. Soon he invented a machine that made frames four times faster than ever...

Read more >
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385753401
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $10.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780307981530
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307981523
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Submarines
Submarines
Written by Sydelle Kramer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560285
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Submarines

Written by Sydelle Kramer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $3.99

Young readers are in for the most exciting trip of their lives as they venture into a nuclear submarine! While touring the vessel from bow to stern, they learn about the history and mechanics of subs, their military and scientific uses, and the incredible discomfort–and danger–of life onboard. Illustrated with photographs... Read more >
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307978486
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
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ISBN: 9780307978509
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Written by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780307978493
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The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Written by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $20.99

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowers—like a proper artist.
 
But as Vasya opened... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426318351
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Stolen into Slavery
The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.
 
Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night... Read more >
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George Washington's Rules to Live By
George Washington's Rules to Live By
Written by George Washington, Adapted by K. M. Kostyal, Illustrated by Fred Harper, Foreword by Lizzie Post
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426315008
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George Washington's Rules to Live By
How to Sit, Stand, Smile, and Be Cool! A Good Manners Guide From the Father of Our Country
Written by George Washington
Adapted by K. M. Kostyal
Illustrated by Fred Harper
Foreword by Lizzie Post


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious caricature illustrations provide a lighthearted and fun way to learn about history and good manners at the same time. Featuring the Rules... Read more >
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George Washington's Rules to Live By
George Washington's Rules to Live By
Written by George Washington, Adapted by K. M. Kostyal, Illustrated by Fred Harper, Foreword by Lizzie Post
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426315015
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George Washington's Rules to Live By
How to Sit, Stand, Smile, and Be Cool! A Good Manners Guide From the Father of Our Country
Written by George Washington
Adapted by K. M. Kostyal
Illustrated by Fred Harper
Foreword by Lizzie Post


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.90

This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious caricature illustrations provide a lighthearted and fun way to learn about history and good manners at the same time. Featuring the Rules... Read more >
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Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman
Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Teresa Flavin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374798
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Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman

Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Teresa Flavin


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
Price: $3.99

An easy-to-read, page-turning account of Harriet Tubman's life--from her childhood in slavery to her years as a conductor on the Underground Railroad to her later work as a suffragette and as a spy in the Civil War. This remarkable true story brings to life one of America's greatest female role models... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780449812556
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375981135
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $3.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375971150
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
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