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Beyond Courage
Beyond Courage
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763669287
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Beyond Courage
The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Written by Doreen Rappaport


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2014
Price: $15.99

In a stirring chronicle, Doreen Rappaport brings to light the courage of countless Jews who organized to sabotage the Nazis and help other Jews during the Holocaust.

Under the noses of the military, Georges Loinger smuggles thousands of children out of occupied France into Switzerland. In Belgium, three resisters ambush a train... Read more >
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey, Illustrated by James Bernardin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374781
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by James Bernardin


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

Reading on your own

This is the story of a skinny little boy with a funny name and how he became part of America’s history.

In very clear and accessible language, newly independent readers can learn how the lessons and love of Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped him; how the places he... Read more >
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A Boy Named FDR
A Boy Named FDR
Written by Kathleen Krull, Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307982520
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A Boy Named FDR
How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Written by Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $10.99

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born into one of the wealthiest families in America, yet this ultimate rich kid grew up to do more for ordinary Americans than any other president. This appealing picture book biography shows how, from childhood on, FDR  was compassionate, cheerful, determined, and enormously likable. Though he had...

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Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426310898
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the Presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the President--waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job... Read more >
Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310904
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $28.90

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more >
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Beyond Courage
Beyond Courage
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629762
Our Price: $22.99
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Beyond Courage
The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Written by Doreen Rappaport


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.99

In a stirring chronicle, Doreen Rappaport brings to light the courage of countless Jews who organized to sabotage the Nazis and help other Jews during the Holocaust.

Under the noses of the military, Georges Loinger smuggles thousands of children out of occupied France into Switzerland. In Belgium, three resisters ambush a train... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
George, Thomas, and Abe!
George, Thomas, and Abe!
Written by Frank Murphy and Martha Brenner, Illustrated by Richard Walz and Donald Cook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449812884
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George, Thomas, and Abe!
The Step into Reading Presidents Story Collection
Written by Frank Murphy and Martha Brenner
Illustrated by Richard Walz and Donald Cook


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

This collection features three of our most popular biographies: Washington, the stoic general with a soft spot for animals; Jefferson, the brilliant statesman who was a foodie at heart, and Lincoln, the absentminded lawyer whose compassionate caseload foretold his presidency. Beginning readers will learn about little-known, illuminating events in the earlier... Read more >
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George, Thomas, and Abe!
George, Thomas, and Abe!
Written by Frank Murphy and Martha Brenner, Illustrated by Richard Walz and Donald Cook
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375981449
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George, Thomas, and Abe!
The Step into Reading Presidents Story Collection
Written by Frank Murphy and Martha Brenner
Illustrated by Richard Walz and Donald Cook


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

This collection features three of our most popular biographies: Washington, the stoic general with a soft spot for animals; Jefferson, the brilliant statesman who was a foodie at heart, and Lincoln, the absentminded lawyer whose compassionate caseload foretold his presidency. Beginning readers will learn about little-known, illuminating events in the earlier... Read more >
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White House Kids
White House Kids
Written by Joe Rhatigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140800
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White House Kids

Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

Living in America's most famous residence might seem glamorous at first--it's the most fun place any kid could live! There's a bowling alley in the basement, chefs are always available to prepare whatever you're craving, and sometimes presidential aides will even help you with your homework! But life isn't always easy... Read more >
Master of Deceit
Master of Deceit
Written by Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650254
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Master of Deceit
J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies
Written by Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $25.99

A fascinating and timely biography of J. Edgar Hoover from a Sibert Medalist.

"King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. . . . You better take it before your filthy, abnormal, fraudulent self is bared to the nation."
Dr. Martin Luther King received... Read more >
Franklin and Winston
Franklin and Winston
Written by Douglas Wood, Illustrated by Barry Moser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633837
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Franklin and Winston
A Christmas That Changed the World
Written by Douglas Wood
Illustrated by Barry Moser


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.99

A compelling look at two leaders who held the world's fate in their hands-- and the holiday visit that sealed a friendship and steered the course of World War II.

At the height of World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill held an extraordinary month-long visit, during... Read more >
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Written by Barbara Cary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786944
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Meet Abraham Lincoln

Written by Barbara Cary


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $4.99

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.  


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Meet George Washington
Meet George Washington
Written by Joan Heilbroner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786951
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Meet George Washington

Written by Joan Heilbroner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $4.99

This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country's struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history--and on the life of a revolutionary hero.   Read more >
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A Boy Named FDR
A Boy Named FDR
Written by Kathleen Krull, Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375857164
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A Boy Named FDR
How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Written by Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $17.99

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born into one of the wealthiest families in America, yet this ultimate rich kid grew up to do more for ordinary Americans than any other president. This appealing picture book biography shows how, from childhood on, FDR  was compassionate, cheerful, determined, and enormously likable. Though he had...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
A Boy Named FDR
A Boy Named FDR
Written by Kathleen Krull, Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375957161
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A Boy Named FDR
How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Written by Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $20.99

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born into one of the wealthiest families in America, yet this ultimate rich kid grew up to do more for ordinary Americans than any other president. This appealing picture book biography shows how, from childhood on, FDR  was compassionate, cheerful, determined, and enormously likable. Though he had...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303333
Our Price: $32.90
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $32.90

With painstaking research, an unerring eye for just the right illustration, and her unique narrative style, award-winning author Ann Bausum makes the history of immigration in America come alive for young people. The story of America has always been shaped by people from all corners of the Earth who came in... Read more >
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303326
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Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $21.95

With painstaking research, an unerring eye for just the right illustration, and her unique narrative style, award-winning author Ann Bausum makes the history of immigration in America come alive for young people. The story of America has always been shaped by people from all corners of the Earth who came in... Read more >
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Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303753
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $24.95

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more >
Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303760
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 216 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $35.90

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Akira to Zoltan
Akira to Zoltan
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915802
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Akira to Zoltan
Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $7.95

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltán Kodály, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives. Read more >
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Amelia to Zora
Amelia to Zora
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915239
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Amelia to Zora
Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $7.95

Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her. Detailed collages and illustrations draw from various events in the women's lives. Read more >
World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
Written by Simon Adams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301728
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World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
The Outcast Who Became England's Queen
Written by Simon Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $7.99

No one thought that Elizabeth would live to become Queen of England. Her father, Henry VIII, beheaded her mother, Anne Bolyn, for treason in 1536. He then disowned his daughter, declaring her illegitimate. But in 1544, Parliament reestablished the young princess in the line of succession after her half brother and... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mandela
World History Biographies: Mandela
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301735
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World History Biographies: Mandela
The Hero Who Led His Nation to Freedom
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $6.95

Nelson Mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time’s Man of the Year honor. The son of a Thembu chief in South Africa, Mandela began his life-long campaign against white colonial rule while a college... Read more >
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History Chapters: Ben Franklin
History Chapters: Ben Franklin
Written by Pamela Rushby
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301919
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History Chapters: Ben Franklin
Printer, Author, Inventor, Politician
Written by Pamela Rushby


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

His is one of the most famous faces in our history. We see his image on coins, notes, souvenirs, and logos. But how well do we know Benjamin Franklin, famous politician, statesman, writer, activist, and inventor? Take a fresh look at the man behind the genius. Find out the real story... Read more >
World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301322
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
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