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"Scribbling Women"
"Scribbling Women"
Written by Marthe Jocelyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769528
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"Scribbling Women"
True Tales from Astonishing Lives
Written by Marthe Jocelyn


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

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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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375841989
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $19.99

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart.

In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and... Read more >
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375945984
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $21.99

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart.

In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and... Read more >
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Wheels of Change
Wheels of Change
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307614
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Wheels of Change
How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $18.95

NCSS—Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011

Finalist YALSA Excellence in Non Fiction for Young Adults

SLJ’s 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2011

Amelia Bloomer List

Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and... Read more >
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Wheels of Change
Wheels of Change
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307621
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Wheels of Change
How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $27.90

NCSS—Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011

Finalist YALSA Excellence in Non Fiction for Young Adults

SLJ’s 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2011

Amelia Bloomer List

Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and... Read more >
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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by James T. de Kay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772176
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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by James T. de Kay


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $4.99

Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional dynamic photos. Reading level: 2.2.  


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Hudson
Hudson
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by David Craig
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768149
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Hudson

Written by Janice Weaver
Illustrated by David Craig


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $22.95

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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All Aboard!
All Aboard!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769450
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All Aboard!
Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $17.95

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 was... Read more >
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Helen Keller
Helen Keller
Written by Johanna Hurwitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307556684
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Helen Keller
Courage in the Dark
Written by Johanna Hurwitz


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $3.99

When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level.  


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Driven
Driven
Written by Don Mitchell, Foreword by Lee Iacocca
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301551
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Driven
A Photobiography of Henry Ford
Written by Don Mitchell
Foreword by Lee Iacocca


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $18.95

Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford is a riveting profile of the man whose invention revolutionized American life: the industrial visionary who changed the automobile from rich man’s toy into affordable necessity. Don Mitchell weaves archival images from the Benson Ford Research Center with quotes from Ford’s writings, speeches, and interviews... Read more >
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Driven
Driven
Written by Don Mitchell, Foreword by Lee Iacocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301568
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Driven
A Photobiography of Henry Ford
Written by Don Mitchell
Foreword by Lee Iacocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $27.90

Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford is a riveting profile of the man whose invention revolutionized American life: the industrial visionary who changed the automobile from rich man’s toy into affordable necessity. Don Mitchell weaves archival images from the Benson Ford Research Center with quotes from Ford’s writings, speeches, and interviews... Read more >
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Johnny Appleseed: My Story
Johnny Appleseed: My Story
Written by David L. Harrison, Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307533470
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Johnny Appleseed: My Story

Written by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2010
Price: $3.99

Johnny Appleseed was an important historical figure, well known for planting apple orchards across the new frontier. But he was also a master storyteller! In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells his story to a couple of entranced children in this fictionalized Step 2 title. Readers learn how he started... Read more >
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Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305900
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Liberty or Death
The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $18.95

Liberty or Death is the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom. Motivated by the 1775 proclamation by Virginia’s Royal Governor that any slaves who took up... Read more >
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Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair
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ISBN: 9781426305917
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Liberty or Death
The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $27.90

Liberty or Death is the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom. Motivated by the 1775 proclamation by Virginia’s Royal Governor that any slaves who took up... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737678
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The Century for Young People
1901-1936: Becoming Modern America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted especially for young people by Jennifer Armstrong from the #1 national bestseller!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
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ISBN: 9780385737685
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The Century for Young People
1936-1961: Defining America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
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ISBN: 9780385737692
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The Century for Young People
1961-1999: Changing America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
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ISBN: 9780375893957
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The Century for Young People
1901-1936: Becoming Modern America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375893964
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The Century for Young People
1936-1961: Defining America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating... Read more >
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The Century for Young People
The Century for Young People
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375893971
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The Century for Young People
1961-1999: Changing America
Written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.

Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!

The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating... Read more >
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It's a Snap!
It's a Snap!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768811
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It's a Snap!
George Eastman's First Photo
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $17.95

In 1877 in Rochester, New York, George Eastman couldn’t understand why picture-taking was so difficult. Having left school at fourteen to support his mother and two sisters, George decided to find out by making photography his hobby. He packed up glass plates, a plate holder, a tent, a heavy tripod, a... Read more >
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Out of Slavery
Out of Slavery
Written by Linda Granfield, Illustrated by Janet Wilson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769153
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Out of Slavery
The Journey to Amazing Grace
Written by Linda Granfield
Illustrated by Janet Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.95

The story of slavery, a man, and the world’s most beloved hymn.

John Newton led a rich life. He was a God-fearing man and a successful seafaring trader; his cargo was a lucrative business, for his wares were human beings. In 1748, Newton’s ship, the Greyhound, sailed the triangular trade route from... Read more >
She Dared
She Dared
Written by Ed Butts, Illustrated by Heather Collins
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ISBN: 9781770490086
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She Dared
True Stories of Heroines, Scoundrels, and Renegades
Written by Ed Butts
Illustrated by Heather Collins


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2009
Price: $7.99

From a true-life “Survivor Island” tale to the women who flew fighters and bombers for the Allies in World War II, Ed Butts invites you to meet twelve women who dared to live their lives on a tightrope. She Dared takes the reader to the Far North, where a single Native... Read more >
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Silent in an Evil Time
Silent in an Evil Time
Written by Jack Batten
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490055
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Silent in an Evil Time
The Brave War of Edith Cavell
Written by Jack Batten


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2009
Price: $10.99

Dutiful nurse, hospital matron, courageous resistance fighter, Edith Cavell was all of these. A British citizen, the forty-eight-year-old Cavell was matron of an institute for nurses in the suburbs of Brussels at the outbreak of World War I. Dedicated to the methods of Florence Nightingale, her intelligence and ferocious sense of... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
World History Biographies: Anne Frank
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304149
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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story
Written by Ann Kramer


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

Anne Frank takes young readers back to the dark days of World War II through the story of the famous young diarist. Like teenagers everywhere, Anne wrote about friends, family, movies, her greatest joys, and her deepest fears. Through her vivid, tender entries we experience Anne’s changing world as persecution, hiding... Read more >
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