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Helen's Eyes
Helen's Eyes
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302107
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Helen's Eyes
A Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's Teacher
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $27.90

The epic story of Annie Sullivan’s perseverance and triumph in the face of hardship will enthrall readers of every age. This pioneering teacher overcame disability and misfortune before achieving her success as one of the most famous educators of all time.

This is the inspiring photobiography of Anne Mansfield Sullivan, a... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
Written by Simon Adams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301728
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World History Biographies: Elizabeth I
The Outcast Who Became England's Queen
Written by Simon Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $7.99

No one thought that Elizabeth would live to become Queen of England. Her father, Henry VIII, beheaded her mother, Anne Bolyn, for treason in 1536. He then disowned his daughter, declaring her illegitimate. But in 1544, Parliament reestablished the young princess in the line of succession after her half brother and... Read more >
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History Chapters: Ben Franklin
History Chapters: Ben Franklin
Written by Pamela Rushby
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301919
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History Chapters: Ben Franklin
Printer, Author, Inventor, Politician
Written by Pamela Rushby


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

His is one of the most famous faces in our history. We see his image on coins, notes, souvenirs, and logos. But how well do we know Benjamin Franklin, famous politician, statesman, writer, activist, and inventor? Take a fresh look at the man behind the genius. Find out the real story... Read more >
History Chapters: Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott Race to the South Pole
History Chapters: Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott Race to the South Pole
Written by Gare Thompson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301872
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History Chapters: Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott Race to the South Pole

Written by Gare Thompson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

Two men! One dream! Which one will become the first to reach the South Pole and bring the honor and glory home to their country? Trek along the route of discovery and adventure, deep into Antarctic wastelands. Relive the harrowing trials of Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott in a story of... Read more >
Silent in an Evil Time
Silent in an Evil Time
Written by Jack Batten
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767371
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Silent in an Evil Time
The Brave War of Edith Cavell
Written by Jack Batten


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $16.95

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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The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road
The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301452
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The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $16.95

Daniel Boone's story is every young adventurer's fantasy: A childhood in Pennsylvania spent hunting on lands shared with Native Americans; a coming-of-age fighting in the French and Indian War; and the fulfillment of a life's dream with the blazing of the Wilderness Road across the Appalachian Mountains and the settling of... Read more >
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The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road
The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301469
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The Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone and How Early Americans Took to the Road

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $25.90

Daniel Boone's story is every young adventurer's fantasy: A childhood in Pennsylvania spent hunting on lands shared with Native Americans; a coming-of-age fighting in the French and Indian War; and the fulfillment of a life's dream with the blazing of the Wilderness Road across the Appalachian Mountains and the settling of... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301148
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $17.95

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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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301155
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $27.90

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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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301162
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
The Teenager Who Saved her Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $17.95

Around 1412, a baby girl was born in the village of Domremy who would change France forever. A farmer's daughter, she seemed destined for an unremarkable life. But as the dramatic narrative of this World History Biography reveals, Joan’s life was anything but ordinary. By the age of 13, she knew... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301179
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
The Teenager Who Saved her Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $27.90

Around 1412, a baby girl was born in the village of Domremy who would change France forever. A farmer's daughter, she seemed destined for an unremarkable life. But as the dramatic narrative of this World History Biography reveals, Joan’s life was anything but ordinary. By the age of 13, she knew... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300646
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
The Boy Who Conquered an Empire
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $17.95

Born in Rome around 100 B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300653
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
The Boy Who Conquered an Empire
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $27.90

Born in Rome around 100 B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
Written by Flora Geyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300622
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
The Rebel Who Led a Revolution
Written by Flora Geyer


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $17.95

Born in Southern China in 1893, this farmer's son would rule the world's most populous country. The young Mao Zedong grew up in a world desperate to break with the ancient rules of the Qing dynasty. Mao challenged convention early in life, and was expelled from school. He joined China's new... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
Written by Flora Geyer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300639
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
The Rebel Who Led a Revolution
Written by Flora Geyer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $27.90

Born in Southern China in 1893, this farmer's son would rule the world's most populous country. The young Mao Zedong grew up in a world desperate to break with the ancient rules of the Qing dynasty. Mao challenged convention early in life, and was expelled from school. He joined China's new... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
World History Biographies: Anne Frank
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300042
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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $17.95

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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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
World History Biographies: Anne Frank
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300059
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World History Biographies: Anne Frank
The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $27.90

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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Henry David's House
Henry David's House
Written by Steven Schnur
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780881061178
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Henry David's House

Written by Steven Schnur


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

Young readers are introduced to Henry David Thoreau's masterpiece, Walden, through excerpts from the original work. Read more >
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278894
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

It's 1863. Harriet Tubman is facing one of the biggest—and most dangerous— challenges of her life. She has survived her master's lash, escaped from slavery, and risked her life countless times to lead runaway slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Now she has a new role—that of Union spy! The... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278900
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $25.90

It's 1863. Harriet Tubman is facing one of the biggest—and most dangerous— challenges of her life. She has survived her master's lash, escaped from slavery, and risked her life countless times to lead runaway slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Now she has a new role—that of Union spy! The... Read more >
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John Smith Escapes Again!
John Smith Escapes Again!
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792259305
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John Smith Escapes Again!

Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

Long before Harry Houdini thrilled the world with his impossible deeds, America had produced an escape artist whose biography reads like an adventure novel.

Many readers will know John Smith as the man rescued from death by Pocahontas, but Smith's story included a series of fantastic episodes: escape from imprisonment, ambush... Read more >
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John Smith Escapes Again!
John Smith Escapes Again!
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259312
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John Smith Escapes Again!

Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $25.90

Long before Harry Houdini thrilled the world with his impossible deeds, America had produced an escape artist whose biography reads like an adventure novel.

Many readers will know John Smith as the man rescued from death by Pocahontas, but Smith's story included a series of fantastic episodes: escape from imprisonment, ambush... Read more >
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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259190
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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
Barbary Pirates, the Mayflower, the First Thanksgiving, and Much, Much More
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $25.90

Say hello to Myles Standish, a fiery man with short legs and an even shorter temper. When he got mad his face turned as red as his hair, earning him the nickname "Captaine Shrimpe."

It's a story that has been told for almost 400 years—how a brave band of people set... Read more >
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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792259183
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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
Barbary Pirates, the Mayflower, the First Thanksgiving, and Much, Much More
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

Say hello to Myles Standish, a fiery man with short legs and an even shorter temper. When he got mad his face turned as red as his hair, earning him the nickname "Captaine Shrimpe."

It's a story that has been told for almost 400 years—how a brave band of people set... Read more >
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The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail
The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792259206
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The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

When she was a young girl, Narcissa loved nothing better than to read heroic tales about brave men and women risking their lives to bring Christian ideas to "barbarians" in far-off places. In 1831, her dream of doing the same was about to come true. That's when some Indians arrived in... Read more >
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