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Kid Presidents
Kid Presidents
Written by David Stabler, Illustrated by Doogie Horner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747311
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled with dyslexia. Teddy Roosevelt had a bedroom “museum&rdquo... Read more >
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled with dyslexia. Teddy Roosevelt had a bedroom “museum&rdquo... Read more >
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Friends for Freedom
Friends for Freedom
Written by Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895682
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Friends for Freedom
The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
Written by Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it. Despite naysayers, hecklers, and even arsonists, Susan and Frederick became fast friends... Read more >
Inside and Out: New York
Inside and Out: New York
Written by Josh Cochran, Illustrated by Josh Cochran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763675202
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Inside and Out: New York

Written by Josh Cochran
Illustrated by Josh Cochran


Format: Trade Paperback, 16 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

See New York unfold in this stunning first title from Inside and Out, a series of double-sided wall charts that open out to more than two and a half feet. Take a stroll past iconic buildings and spot more than eighty objects in a compelling game of search and find. Then... Read more >
Pop-up New York
Pop-up New York
Written by Jennie Maizels, Illustrated by Jennie Maizels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671624
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Pop-up New York

Written by Jennie Maizels
Illustrated by Jennie Maizels


Format: Hardcover, 12 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $19.99

Start spreading the news! A 3D journey explores the Big Apple’s most exciting sites in this inviting novelty book.

Welcome to New York City! Open this engrossing, large-format book and set off on a tour that wends its way from the Statue of Liberty to Yankee Stadium, with many must-see stops along... Read more >
The Star Spangled Banner
The Star Spangled Banner
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375972096
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The Star Spangled Banner

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 56 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $20.99

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The Star-Spangled Banner
The Star-Spangled Banner
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385376181
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The Star-Spangled Banner

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.99

Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes illustrated lyrics; the fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words; musical notation; historical photographs... Read more >
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We the People
We the People
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385376174
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We the People

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.99

In this visual celebration of the U.S. Constitution and its framers, Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier tells the stirring American tale of how this most important document came to symbolize freedom, justice, equality, and hope for all citizens. This fact-filled volume includes: an illustrated preamble to the Constitution, illuminating its signifcance from... Read more >
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We the People
We the People
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375972089
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We the People

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $20.99

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Portland ABC
Portland ABC
Illustrated by John Skewes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619205
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Portland ABC

Illustrated by John Skewes


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

This modern, colorful alphabet book comes on the heels of the regional best-selling Larry Gets Lost in Portland. Larry and his friend Pete see Portland from A (Art Museum) to Z (Portland Zoo), and everything in between. H is for Hawthorne Bridge, P is for Powell’s Books, and W is for... Read more >
Children of Native America Today
Children of Native America Today
Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirschfelder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570919657
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Children of Native America Today

Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirschfelder


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $9.95

Come along on a photographic journey through America's native nations as seen through the eyes of children.

CHILDREN OF NATIVE AMERICA TODAY invites readers to explore Native nations, focusing on the children who live, learn, and play in tribal communities throughout the United States. These children celebrate a proud heritage, a rich... Read more >
Why Do I Sing?
Why Do I Sing?
Written by Jennifer Blomgren, Illustrated by Andrea Gabriel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570618451
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Why Do I Sing?
Animal Songs of the Pacific Northwest
Written by Jennifer Blomgren
Illustrated by Andrea Gabriel


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.99

Animals sing for all kinds of reasons and make all kinds of sounds in the process. The spotted owl sings at night, high above the treetops. A honeybee's buzzing is the sound of summer. And the low voices of fin whales broadcast in the blue Pacific Ocean. Why Do I Sing?... Read more >
San Francisco: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
San Francisco: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Charlotte Trounce, Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664718
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San Francisco: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Charlotte Trounce
Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $8.99

Revisit the sites of San Francisco — or explore them for the first time — with this foldout, slipcased keepsake.

Whether or not you left your heart there, San Francisco will live on in your memory when you unfold this attractive cutpaper guide. Take a tour of such favorite spots as the... Read more >
Yes! We Are Latinos!
Yes! We Are Latinos!
Written by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy, Illustrated by David Diaz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893831
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Yes! We Are Latinos!

Written by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy
Illustrated by David Diaz


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2013
Price: $18.95

Juanita lives in New York and is Mexican. Felipe lives in Chicago and is Panamanian, Venezuelan, and black. Michiko lives in Los Angeles and is Peruvian and Japanese. Each of them is also Latino.

Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of... Read more >
Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!
Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!
Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Richard Walz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385373470
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Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!

Written by Frank Murphy
Illustrated by Richard Walz


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

Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out? Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867125
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780449810149
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375967122
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804848
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $40.00

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804169
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids United States Atlas
National Geographic Kids United States Atlas
Written by National Geographic
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426310522
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National Geographic Kids United States Atlas

Written by National Geographic


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.95

The award-winning National Geographic Kids United States Atlas features lively maps, and graphics; updated essays and statistics; 8 thematic map spreads, on topics such as immigration, natural hazards, the water crisis, and the "greening" of America; same-size physical and political maps for each region for easy comparison; vibrant photo essays on... Read more >
Out on the Prairie
Out on the Prairie
Written by Donna M. Bateman, Illustrated by Susan Swan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893787
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Out on the Prairie

Written by Donna M. Bateman
Illustrated by Susan Swan


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $7.95

Mixed media art transports readers to the rolling grasslands of Badlands National Park. Learn about the animals that inhabit this semiarid environment where baby critters and their mothers wallow, run, call, bark, hop, scurry, nod, slither, howl, and jump all day long and all through the night.

Count animals from one to... Read more >
White House Kids
White House Kids
Written by Joe Rhatigan, Illustrated by Jay Shin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140800
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White House Kids

Written by Joe Rhatigan
Illustrated by Jay Shin


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 >
Hidden New Jersey
Hidden New Jersey
Written by Linda J. Barth, Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781934133231
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Hidden New Jersey

Written by Linda J. Barth
Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $17.95

Explore the great state of New Jersey, from the capital of Trenton to the Crossroads, from the Pine Barrens to the Watchungs, from the Lower Delaware to the popular shore. New Jersey has it all—history, culture, nature, industry, and fun! Children and their families will love learning about the amazing past... Read more >
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