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War Dogs
War Dogs
Written by Kathryn Selbert, Illustrated by Kathryn Selbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894142
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War Dogs
Churchill and Rufus
Written by Kathryn Selbert
Illustrated by Kathryn Selbert


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $17.95

Winston Churchill, the prime minister of England during World War II, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. While he is often likened to the English bulldog due to his tenacious personality and even his physical resemblance to the breed, Mr. Churchill was actually a devoted poodle... Read more >
Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Manikandan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741215
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Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Campfire Heroes Line
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Manikandan


Format: Trade Paperback, 108 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

One of the most courageous and esteemed presidents of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln is known mainly for abolishing slavery and his leadership during the Civil War. He grew up in a single-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kenrucky. His mother died when he... Read more >
Heart and Soul
Heart and Soul
Written by Gena K. Gorrell
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ISBN: 9781770490307
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Heart and Soul
The Story of Florence Nightingale
Written by Gena K. Gorrell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

In Florence Nightingale’s day, if a person was sick – and lucky – he or she was nursed at home with caring family members tending the bedside. Hospitals were horrible places from which few emerged alive. The nurses were often drunks and prostitutes. Doctors had rudimentary skills.

Thus the privileged Nightingale family... Read more >
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Written by Michael Teitelbaum and Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380028699
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Campfire Biography-Heroes Line
Written by Michael Teitelbaum and Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Not even half a century ago America was segregated, when everything depended on teh color of one's skin. Access to schools, restaurants, parks, buses or even water fountains was segregated. And born into this segregated world was Martin Luther King Jr..

The son of a black preacher, King was taught from a... Read more >
Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307591
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $18.95

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307607
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $27.90

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426310898
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the Presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the President--waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job... Read more >
Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310904
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $28.90

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867125
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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ISBN: 9780449810149
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375967122
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375868443
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375987823
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968440
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426310850
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $3.99

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310867
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $13.90

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln and... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Kitson Jazynka
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ISBN: 9781426310874
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National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by Kitson Jazynka


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $3.99

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.
National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Kitson Jazynka
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310881
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National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by Kitson Jazynka


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $13.90

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

In this level two... Read more >
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664596
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $14.99

A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of America’s most beloved jazz singers.

When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry... Read more >
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763664589
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Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Candlewick Biographies
Ella Fitzgerald
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $4.99

A swinging bio of young Ella Fitzgerald, who pushed through the toughest of times to become one of America’s most beloved jazz singers.

When Ella Fitzgerald danced the Lindy Hop on the streets of 1930s Yonkers, passersby said good-bye to their loose change. But for a girl who was orphaned and hungry... Read more >
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Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World
Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Francois Roca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307983541
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Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Francois Roca


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: December 19, 2012
Price: $9.99

In the history of legendary boxers, there was Joe Louis and Sonny Liston . . . and then, “the heavens opened up, and there appeared a great man descending on a cloud, jump-roping into the Kingdom of Boxing. And he was called Cassius Clay.” Clay let everyone know that he was... Read more >
Do You Dream in Color?
Do You Dream in Color?
Written by Laurie Rubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804244
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Do You Dream in Color?
Insights from a Girl Without Sight
Written by Laurie Rubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

Colors, Rubin tells us, affect everyone through sound, smell, taste, and a vast array of emotions and atmospheres. She explains that although she has been blind since birth, she has experienced color all her life.

In her memoir Do You Dream in Color?, Laurie Rubin looks back on her life as an international opera... Read more >
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Do You Dream in Color?
Insights from a Girl without Sight
Written by Laurie Rubin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

Colors, Rubin tells us, affect everyone through sound, smell, taste, and a vast array of emotions and atmospheres. She explains that although she has been blind since birth, she has experienced color all her life.

In her memoir Do You Dream in Color?, Laurie Rubin looks back on her life as an... Read more >
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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869730
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Harlem's Little Blackbird

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Christian Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.99

Zora and Langston. Billie and Bessie. Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she... Read more >
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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375985379
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Harlem's Little Blackbird

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Christian Robinson


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.99

Zora and Langston. Billie and Bessie. Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
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