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Akira to Zoltan
Akira to Zoltan
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915802
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Akira to Zoltan
Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $7.95

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltán Kodály, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives. Read more >
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Amelia to Zora
Amelia to Zora
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915239
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Amelia to Zora
Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $7.95

Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her. Detailed collages and illustrations draw from various events in the women's lives. Read more >
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 >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
World History Biographies: Mandela
World History Biographies: Mandela
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301735
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World History Biographies: Mandela
The Hero Who Led His Nation to Freedom
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $6.95

Nelson Mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time’s Man of the Year honor. The son of a Thembu chief in South Africa, Mandela began his life-long campaign against white colonial rule while a college... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
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 >
World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301322
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301339
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World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
The Girl Who Became a Great Pharaoh
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

She was the Egyptian girl who became a master politician and a supreme stateswoman. Inheriting her father's throne along with her young stepson, Hatshepsut was soon crowned pharaoh in her own right. This is the startling tale of a woman's rise to power within the patriarchal society of ancient Egypt: Hatshepsut... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America
The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300080
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The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $16.95

The eagerly awaited third title in the Cheryl Harness Histories series paints a vibrant portrait of Theodore Roosevelt—Rough Rider, trustbuster, explorer, President, and more—whose bullish attitude forever changed America.

How did a sickly boy transform himself into one of the country's boldest leaders? You'll get the full story—front page and behind-the-scenes—as... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America
The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300097
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The Remarkable Rough-Riding Life of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Empire America

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $25.90

The eagerly awaited third title in the Cheryl Harness Histories series paints a vibrant portrait of Theodore Roosevelt—Rough Rider, trustbuster, explorer, President, and more—whose bullish attitude forever changed America.

How did a sickly boy transform himself into one of the country's boldest leaders? You'll get the full story—front page and behind-the-scenes—as... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
George vs. George
George vs. George
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426300424
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George vs. George
The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $6.95

There are two sides to every story. Rosalyn Schanzer's engaging and wonderfully illustrated book brings to life both sides of the American Revolution.

The narrative introduces anew the two enemies, both named George: George Washington, the man who freed the American colonies from the British, and George III, the British king... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
George Washington, Spymaster
George Washington, Spymaster
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426300417
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George Washington, Spymaster
How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $7.95

Now in paperback—the award-winning National Geographic book that presents the untold story of the invisible war behind the American Revolution. A riveting tale of intrigue, spies, counterspies and secret agents, George Washington, Spymasteris a unique and entertaining account of one of the most important chapters in our nation's history. The compelling... Read more >
Our Country's First Ladies
Our Country's First Ladies
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300066
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Our Country's First Ladies

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $19.95

The award-winning author of National Geographic's widely acclaimed Our Country's Presidents now brings young readers the perfect companion piece—Our Country's First Ladies.

Step inside the White House and meet the women who have played the roles of partners, confidantes, hostesses, and activists in the midst of American history. Read of fascinating... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Our Country's First Ladies
Our Country's First Ladies
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300073
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Our Country's First Ladies

Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $28.90

The award-winning author of National Geographic's widely acclaimed Our Country's Presidents now brings young readers the perfect companion piece—Our Country's First Ladies.

Step inside the White House and meet the women who have played the roles of partners, confidantes, hostesses, and activists in the midst of American history. Read of fascinating... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426300431
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Thomas Jefferson

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $7.95

In her sixth presidential biography for National Geographic, Cheryl Harness illuminates the many sides of Thomas Jefferson: scientist, lawyer, farmer, architect, diplomat, inventor, musician, philosopher, author of the Declaration of Independence, founder of the University of Virginia, and third president of the United States. Readers meet this extraordinary man of contradictions... Read more >
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Akira to Zoltan
Akira to Zoltan
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee, Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570915796
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Akira to Zoltan
Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World
Written by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $15.95

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltán Kodály, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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