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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: eBook0
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: eBook0
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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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309151
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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: Hardcover, 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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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309168
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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: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $25.90

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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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375870248
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $5.99

Track the Facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375988615
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $5.99

Track the Facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375970245
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

Track the Facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Hudson
Hudson
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by David Craig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490963
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Hudson

Written by Janice Weaver
Illustrated by David Craig


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

History has not been kind to Henry Hudson. He's been dismissed as a short-tempered man who played favorites with his crew and had an unstoppable ambition and tenacity. Although he gave his name to a mighty river, an important strait, and a huge bay, today he is remembered more for the... Read more >
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375983856
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read more >
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375861970
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.99

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read more >
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In the Bag!
In the Bag!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492394
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In the Bag!
Margaret Knight Wraps It Up
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.95

Tundra’s Great Idea Series is comprised of biographies of inventors for early readers. 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... Read more >
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The Incredible Life of Balto
The Incredible Life of Balto
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375988882
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The Incredible Life of Balto

Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in 1925. Balto shot to instant stardom—a company named dog food after him, a famous sculptor erected a statue of... Read more >
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The Incredible Life of Balto
The Incredible Life of Balto
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375844607
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The Incredible Life of Balto

Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $16.99

Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in 1925. Balto shot to instant stardom—a company named dog food after him, a famous sculptor erected a statue of... Read more >
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The Wright Brothers
The Wright Brothers
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380028460
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The Wright Brothers
A Graphic Novel
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

Everyone knows the story of the Wright Brothers. Or do they? This biography conveys the well-known and the lesser-known facts about Orville and Wilbur's lives, and does so by weaving the biographical information into a wonderful story. The evocative illustrations combine with the storytelling prowess of Lewis Helfand to relate the... Read more >
Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653019
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Lady Liberty
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $7.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
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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 Thomas Jefferson
Meet Thomas Jefferson
Written by Marvin Barrett, Illustrated by Pat Fogarty
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786968
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Meet Thomas Jefferson

Written by Marvin Barrett
Illustrated by Pat Fogarty


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $4.99

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and... Read more >
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"Scribbling Women"
"Scribbling Women"
Written by Marthe Jocelyn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770492301
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"Scribbling Women"
True Tales from Astonishing Lives
Written by Marthe Jocelyn


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $10.99

In 1855, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote to his publisher, complaining about the irritating fad of “scribbling women.” Whether they were written by professionals, by women who simply wanted to connect with others, or by those who wanted to leave a record of their lives, those “scribbles” are fascinating, informative, and instructive.

Margaret Catchpole... Read more >
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