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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 >
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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.
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307975799
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Trade Paperback, 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 >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Making Contact!
Making Contact!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Richard Rudnicki
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493780
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Making Contact!
Marconi Goes Wireless
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Richard Rudnicki


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $17.95

  The fifth book in Tundra's Great Idea Series, Making Contact! tells the story of Guglielmo Marconi, who became the father of wireless communication.

     As a boy, Marconi loved science and invention. Born in 1874 in Bologna, Italy, to a wealthy family, Marconi grew up surrounded by books in his father's library... Read more >
All Aboard!
All Aboard!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495142
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All Aboard!
Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

In the second of Tundra's Great Idea Series, biographies for children who are just starting to read, Monica Kulling presents the life of an extraordinary man. There were few opportunities for the son of slaves, but Elijah McCoy's dreams led him to study mechanical engineering in Scotland. He learned everything there...

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In the Bag!
In the Bag!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495159
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In the Bag!
Margaret Knight Wraps It Up
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

Tundra's Great Idea Series are early-reader biographies. The third book in the series introduces the fascinating Margaret Knight. Known as Mattie, she was different from most American girls living in 1850. She loved to make things with wood and made the best kites and sleds in town. Her father died when...

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It's a Snap!
It's a Snap!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495135
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It's a Snap!
George Eastman's First Photograph
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

George Eastman had a new hobby: photography. The year was 1877, and photography was not as easy as you might think. It cost a lot and the equipment was bulky, but George was about to change all that. What he lacked in formal education, George more than made up for in...

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National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank
National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank
Written by Alexandra Zapruder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426313523
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National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank

Written by Alexandra Zapruder


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $3.99

Anne Frank is one of the first of many National Geographic Readers that highlight important historical figures. This level-3 reader brings an understanding of her historical significance to a whole new audience. Young readers will learn about the brave and tragic life of the young girl whose diary kept while in hiding from Nazis is... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank
National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank
Written by Alexandra Zapruder
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426313530
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National Geographic Readers: Anne Frank

Written by Alexandra Zapruder


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.90

Anne Frank is one of the first of many National Geographic Readers that highlight important historical figures. This level-3 reader brings an understanding of her historical significance to a whole new audience. Young readers will learn about the brave and tragic life of the young girl whose diary kept while in hiding from Nazis is... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314506
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


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

Born in England in 1643, Isaac Newton grew up in the age when Renaissance thinkers were challenging accepted ideas throughout Europe. Fascinated by all earthly science, Newton developed laws of motion and universal gravitation which also furthered our understanding of the movement of celestial bodies. This vibrant biography profiles the famed... Read more >
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Beyond the Moongate
Beyond the Moongate
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493834
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Beyond the Moongate
True Stories of 1920s China
Written by Elizabeth Quan


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

MOONGATES DOTTED THE LANDSCAPE OF OLD CHINA. Ancient Chinese architects had sculpted stone piled on sculpted stone to form round doorways, with the spiritual symbolism of the full moon. To step through one of these doorways was to step into a world of peace and happiness...

And so it was in the... Read more >
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Beyond the Moongate
Beyond the Moongate
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770493827
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Beyond the Moongate

Written by Elizabeth Quan


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $10.99

MOONGATES DOTTED THE LANDSCAPE OF OLD CHINA. Ancient Chinese architects had sculpted stone piled on sculpted stone to form round doorways, with the spiritual symbolism of the full moon. To step through one of these doorways was to step into a world of peace and happiness...

And so it was in the... Read more >
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The Hero Schliemann
The Hero Schliemann
Written by Laura Amy Schlitz, Illustrated by Robert Byrd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665043
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The Hero Schliemann
The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy
Written by Laura Amy Schlitz
Illustrated by Robert Byrd


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $7.99

Archaeologist? Mythmaker? Crook? This engaging, illustrated biography of Heinrich Schliemann — a nineteenth-century romantic who most believe did find the ancient city of Troy — reveals him to be a fascinating mixture of all three.

From the time Heinrich Schliemann was a boy — or so he said — he
knew he... Read more >
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