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George Washington and the General's Dog
George Washington and the General's Dog
Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Richard Walz
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ISBN: 9780385372817
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George Washington and the General's Dog

Written by Frank Murphy
Illustrated by Richard Walz


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $3.99

Boom! Bang! Guns fire! Cannons roar! George Washington is fighting in the American Revolution. He
sees a dog lost on the battlefield. Whose dog is it? How will it find its master? Early readers will be surprised to find out what happens in this little-known true story about America’s first... Read more >
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War Dogs
War Dogs
Written by Kathryn Selbert, Illustrated by Kathryn Selbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894142
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War Dogs
Churchill and Rufus
Written by Kathryn Selbert
Illustrated 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 >
Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Manikandan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741215
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Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Campfire Heroes Line
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Manikandan


Format: Trade Paperback, 108 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

One of the most courageous and esteemed presidents of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln is known mainly for abolishing slavery and his leadership during the Civil War. He grew up in a single-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kenrucky. His mother died when he... Read more >
Heart and Soul
Heart and Soul
Written by Gena K. Gorrell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490307
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Heart and Soul
The Story of Florence Nightingale
Written by Gena K. Gorrell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

In Florence Nightingale’s day, if a person was sick – and lucky – he or she was nursed at home with caring family members tending the bedside. Hospitals were horrible places from which few emerged alive. The nurses were often drunks and prostitutes. Doctors had rudimentary skills.

Thus the privileged Nightingale family... Read more >
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Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307591
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $18.95

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307607
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $27.90

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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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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Going Up!
Going Up!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492400
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Going Up!
Elisha Otis's Trip to the Top
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

This is the fourth book in Tundra's Great Idea Series of biographies for young readers. The story behind the invention of the elevator is one that all young children can relate to! The previous books in the series have been well reviewed, and this new book will be equally compelling.
 
A short... Read more >
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Laura Secord
Laura Secord
Written by Janet Lunn, Illustrated by Maxwell Newhouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770493841
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Laura Secord
A Story of Courage
Written by Janet Lunn
Illustrated by Maxwell Newhouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $9.95

The war between Great Britain and the United States was a bitter one. For two years, from the summer of 1812 to the winter of 1814, fierce and bloody battles were fought.

Laura Secord never thought of herself as brave. She was gentle, shy, and soft-spoken. But she was brave. When American... Read more >
The Notorious Benedict Arnold
The Notorious Benedict Arnold
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Mark Bramhall
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449014967
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The Notorious Benedict Arnold
A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Mark Bramhall


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $45.00

On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country’s greatest war heroes. Fearless in the line of fire, a genius at... Read more >
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The Notorious Benedict Arnold
The Notorious Benedict Arnold
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Mark Bramhall
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449014974
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The Notorious Benedict Arnold
A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Mark Bramhall


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $22.50

On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country’s greatest war heroes. Fearless in the line of fire, a genius at... Read more >
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I, Galileo
I, Galileo
Written by Bonnie Christensen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867538
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I, Galileo

Written by Bonnie Christensen


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $17.99

Acclaimed author-illustrator Bonnie Christensen adopts the voice of Galileo and lets him tell his own tale in this outstanding picture book biography. The first person narration gives this book a friendly, personal feel that makes Galileo's remarkable achievements and ideas completely accessible to young readers. And Christensen's artwork glows with the... Read more >
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I, Galileo
I, Galileo
Written by Bonnie Christensen
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ISBN: 9780307974402
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I, Galileo

Written by Bonnie Christensen


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $10.99

Acclaimed author-illustrator Bonnie Christensen adopts the voice of Galileo and lets him tell his own tale in this outstanding picture book biography. The first person narration gives this book a friendly, personal feel that makes Galileo's remarkable achievements and ideas completely accessible to young readers. And Christensen's artwork glows with the... Read more >
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I, Galileo
I, Galileo
Written by Bonnie Christensen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375967535
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I, Galileo

Written by Bonnie Christensen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $20.99

Acclaimed author-illustrator Bonnie Christensen adopts the voice of Galileo and lets him tell his own tale in this outstanding picture book biography. The first person narration gives this book a friendly, personal feel that makes Galileo's remarkable achievements and ideas completely accessible to young readers. And Christensen's artwork glows with the... Read more >
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Meet Christopher Columbus
Meet Christopher Columbus
Written by James T. de Kay, Illustrated by John Edens
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814944
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Meet Christopher Columbus

Written by James T. de Kay
Illustrated by John Edens


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $4.99

Schoolchildren will be fascinated by this clear account of Columbus's voyages and his encounters with storms, Indians, and political intrigue.  A map of the world in Columbus's time and a detailed drawing of the Santa Maria add depth to this exciting, real-life adventure tale.  


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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Written by Alicia Potter, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375844485
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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

Written by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $16.99

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.

But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda.  She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard. Impossible, even.  But she intended to... Read more >
Tell No One Who You Are
Tell No One Who You Are
Written by Walter Buchignani
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ISBN: 9781770490062
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Tell No One Who You Are
The Hidden Childhood of Regine Miller
Written by Walter Buchignani


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $8.99

During the days of Nazi terror in Europe, many Jewish children were taken from their families and hidden. Régine Miller was one such child, who left her mother, father, and brother when she was 10 years old. Utterly alone as she is shunted from place to place, told to tell no... Read more >
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Marching to the Mountaintop
Marching to the Mountaintop
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by Jim Lawson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309403
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Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by Jim Lawson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $28.90

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
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Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by Jim Lawson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
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Marching to the Mountaintop
Marching to the Mountaintop
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309397
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Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
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Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309373
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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: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $18.95

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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Stolen into Slavery
The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
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 >
Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309380
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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: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $27.90

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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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
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