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National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela
National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317637
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National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $3.99

Nelson Mandela, who courageously dealt with adversity and emerged a world leader, has been an inspirational role model for millions of people around the world, from students to presidents. After being imprisoned for 27 years, in 1994 he became South Africa's first democratically-elected president and shared the Nobel Peace Prize. Mandela... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela
National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317644
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National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.90

Nelson Mandela, who courageously dealt with adversity and emerged a world leader, has been an inspirational role model for millions of people around the world, from students to presidents. After being imprisoned for 27 years, in 1994 he became South Africa's first democratically-elected president and shared the Nobel Peace Prize. Mandela... Read more >
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
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ISBN: 9780763671174
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

Enter the fascinating world of reclusive nature-lover Walter Anderson — perhaps the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or... Read more >
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson
The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671167
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The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

Enter the fascinating world of reclusive nature-lover Walter Anderson — perhaps the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or... Read more >
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Spic-and-Span!
Spic-and-Span!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493803
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Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder Kitchen
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to... Read more >
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375973710
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.99

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With... Read more >
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867828
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $18.99

“[A] superb history... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with his parents and four sisters, would be murdered by the Bolsheviks in... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $10.99

“[A] superb history... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with his parents and four sisters, would be murdered by the Bolsheviks in... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375967825
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $21.99

“[A] superb history... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with his parents and four sisters, would be murdered by the Bolsheviks in... Read more >
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming, Read by Kimberly Farr and Various
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553395280
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming
Read by Kimberly Farr and Various


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $50.00

“[A] superb history... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with his parents and four sisters, would be murdered by the Bolsheviks in... Read more >
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Written by Candace Fleming, Read by Kimberly Farr and Various
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553395297
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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Written by Candace Fleming
Read by Kimberly Farr and Various


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $25.00

“[A] superb history... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with his parents and four sisters, would be murdered by the Bolsheviks in... Read more >
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They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla
They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Naresh Kumar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741871
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They Changed the World: Bell, Edison and Tesla

Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Naresh Kumar


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.99

Three lives, one epic story. Find out how Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesla changed the world we live in forever! Three men, three great minds and three completely different approaches to science. Find out how these men tamed the forces of science in order to share its power... Read more >
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385386296
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385386319
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385386302
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $12.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
Written by Chris Raschka, Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658069
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The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra
The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening
Written by Chris Raschka
Illustrated by Chris Raschka


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.99

Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka shares his love of jazz great Sun Ra, just in time to mark the centennial of the musician’s birth.

Jazz musician Sun Ra (1914–1993) always said that he came from Saturn. Being from another planet, he was naturally intrigued by everything earthly — especially music, because music... Read more >
Stubby the War Dog
Stubby the War Dog
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426314865
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Stubby the War Dog
The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $17.99

Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed 
terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military honors along the way. Private Robert 
Conroy casually adopted the orphan pup while... Read more >
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Stubby the War Dog
Stubby the War Dog
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314872
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Stubby the War Dog
The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.90

Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That German shepherd star of the silver screen may have been born behind enemy lines during World War I, but Stubby, the stump-tailed  terrier, worked behind enemy lines, and gained military honors along the way. Private Robert Conroy casually adopted the orphan pup while... Read more >
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Going Up!
Going Up!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495166
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Going Up!
Elisha Otis's Trip to the Top
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $7.99

 In 1818, seven-year-old Elisha was fascinated by farm machinery. As a young man, he tried a variety of ways to make a living, but nothing fired his imagination more than the job he found in a bed-frame factory. Soon he invented a machine that made frames four times faster than ever...

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Jubilee!
Jubilee!
Written by Alicia Potter, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658564
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Jubilee!
One Man's Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace
Written by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.99

An exuberant picture book applauds the man behind the 1869 National Peace Jubilee, the largest and loudest concert the world had ever seen — or heard.

As a young boy growing up in Ireland, Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore loved music — the louder, the better! This love of music followed him to Boston... Read more >
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385743198
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $8.99

Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314766
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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $3.99

Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow! Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314773
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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $13.90

Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow! Read more >
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Stone Giant
Stone Giant
Written by Jane Sutcliffe, Illustrated by John Shelley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892957
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Stone Giant
Michelangelo's David and How He Came to Be
Written by Jane Sutcliffe
Illustrated by John Shelley


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one wanted the "giant." The hulking block of marble lay in the work yard, rained on, hacked at, and abandoned—until a young Michelangelo saw his David in it. This is the story of how a neglected, discarded stone became a masterpiece for all time. It is also a story about... Read more >
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385753401
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $10.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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