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Stubby the War Dog

(Available May 13, 2014)
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

(Available May 13, 2014)
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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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 >
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Written by Tanya Lee Stone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665487
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
America's First Black Paratroopers
Written by Tanya Lee Stone


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, discrimination against African Americans... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Alexander
World History Biographies: Alexander
Written by Simon Adams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314490
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World History Biographies: Alexander
The Boy Soldier Who Conquered the World
Written by Simon Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $7.99

Now in paperback: This concise, visual biography of one of the world's most fascinating historical figures, engages kids by using colorful photographs, illustrations, maps, and archival objects, as well as lively narrative.

Using period artwork, primary source accounts, photographs, artifacts and a lively, engaging text, this book examines the life of Alexander the Great, from his childhood to his major achievements and victories in... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
Written by John Perritano and James Spears
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426311000
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National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
Arm Yourself with Fierce Photos and Fascinating Facts
Written by John Perritano and James Spears


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $12.95

NG Kids Everything Battles captures all of the action and valor of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations, as they peruse fascinating facts and information about armor, weapon, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top secret intellgence... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
Written by John Perritano and James Spears
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426311017
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National Geographic Kids Everything Battles
Arm Yourself with Fierce Photos and Fascinating Facts
Written by John Perritano and James Spears


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $25.90

NG Kids Everything Battles captures all of the action and valor of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations, as they peruse fascinating facts and information about armor, weapon, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top secret intellgence and more... Read more >
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There Goes Ted Williams
There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665579
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $6.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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War Dogs
War Dogs
Written by Kathryn Selbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894142
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War Dogs
Churchill and Rufus
Written by Kathryn Selbert


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $17.95

Winston Churchill, the prime minister of England during World War II, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. While he is often likened to the English bulldog due to his tenacious personality and even his physical resemblance to the breed, Mr. Churchill was actually a devoted poodle... Read more >
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Written by Tanya Lee Stone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651176
Our Price: $24.99
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
America's First Black Paratroopers
Written by Tanya Lee Stone


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

They became America’s first black paratroopers. Why was their story never told? Sibert Medalist Tanya Lee Stone reveals the history of the Triple Nickles during World War II.


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on... Read more >
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The Dark Game
The Dark Game
Written by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660666
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The Dark Game
True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles
Written by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuries’ worth of true spy stories in U.S. history.

Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection... Read more >
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Swords
Swords
Written by Ben Boos, Illustrated by Ben Boos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763650988
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Swords
An Artist's Devotion
Written by Ben Boos
Illustrated by Ben Boos


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $12.99

Be smitten by the sword! An extraordinary young artist brings the history of this noble weapon — and its skillful masters — into stunningly sharp relief.

Brave men and women have taken up the sword since ages of old, and a fascination with this formidable weapon grips dedicated followers to this day... Read more >
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Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
Written by James Bradley and Ron Powers, Adapted by Michael French
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307979261
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Flags of Our Fathers
Heroes of Iwo Jima
Written by James Bradley and Ron Powers
Adapted by Michael French


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $6.99

Now abridged for young people, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable... Read more >
There Goes Ted Williams
There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763627898
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley, Adapted by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800169
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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley
Adapted by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $10.99

They fought on Lexington Green the first morning of the Revolution and survived the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge. They stormed San Juan Hill with Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and manned an anti-aircraft gun at Pearl Harbor. They are the black Americans who fought, often in foreign lands, for freedoms... 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 >
The American Revolution
The American Revolution
Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778192
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The American Revolution

Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

In the American colonies of the 1770s, people were fed up with British laws. Local farmers and tradesmen secretly formed a militia. In 1775, when the British marched into Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, the Americans were ready. From that first battle to the final showdown at Yorktown, the Americans fought against... Read more >
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The Dark Game
The Dark Game
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629151
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The Dark Game
True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuries’ worth of true spy stories in U.S. history.

Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection... Read more >
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Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893367
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $18.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
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ISBN: 9781580893374
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $9.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $8.99

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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The War to End All Wars
The War to End All Wars
Written by Jack Batten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768798
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The War to End All Wars
The Story of World War I
Written by Jack Batten


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $22.95

A brilliant, concise history of The War to End All Wars.

In the decade leading up to 1914, Europe had never known such prosperity. But the times were not good enough for the continent’s most powerful nations: Germany wanted a navy that matched England’s; Russia wanted an army as large and as... Read more >
War in the Middle East
War in the Middle East
Written by Wilborn Hampton, Photographed by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643768
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War in the Middle East
A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War
Written by Wilborn Hampton
Photographed by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

"Immediate and accessible. . . .The best volume yet for readers wanting to learn about this region that affects the whole world." — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)

In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304156
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
The Teenager Who Saved Her Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $7.99

Around 1412, a baby girl was born in the village of Domrémy who would change France forever. A farmer’s daughter, she seemed destined for an unremarkable life. But as the dramatic narrative of this World History Biography reveals, Joan’s life was anything but ordinary. By the age of 13, she knew... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304019
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2008
Price: $5.95

Thomas B. Allen’s follow-up to the multi-award-winning George Washington, Spymaster is now available in paperback. This compelling biography tells the amazing tale of Harriet Tubman using details uncovered from military and intelligence archives, diaries and little-known memoirs from ex-slaves. In a compelling narrative, surprising new facts about Harriet’s story are brought... Read more >
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