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Marching to the Mountaintop
Marching to the Mountaintop
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by Jim Lawson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309403
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Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by Jim Lawson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $28.90

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
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Marching to the Mountaintop
Marching to the Mountaintop
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309397
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Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Marching to the Mountaintop
How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by Jim Lawson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309373
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Stolen into Slavery
The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $18.95

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.
 
Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night... Read more >
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Stolen into Slavery
The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.
 
Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night... Read more >
Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309380
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Stolen into Slavery
The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $27.90

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.
 
Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night... Read more >
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309151
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309168
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $25.90

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
What Color Is My World?
What Color Is My World?
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763645649
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What Color Is My World?
The Lost History of African-American Inventors
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford


Format: Hardcover, 44 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.99

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup
of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book.


Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375870248
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $5.99

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375988615
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $5.99

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375970245
Our Price: $12.99
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25: Abraham Lincoln
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
They Stood Alone!
25 Men and Women Who Made a Difference
Written by Sandra Mcleod Humphrey


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

Imagine this: For centuries everyone has believed that the sun and all the planets revolve around the earth. But by studying the old books and observing the heavens, you have concluded that the earth and all the other planets revolve around the sun. Your theory is so radical that you are... Read more >
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They Stood Alone!
They Stood Alone!
Written by Sandra Mcleod Humphrey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144852
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They Stood Alone!
25 Men and Women Who Made a Difference
Written by Sandra Mcleod Humphrey


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $14.00

Imagine this: For centuries everyone has believed that the sun and all the planets revolve around the earth. But by studying the old books and observing the heavens, you have concluded that the earth and all the other planets revolve around the sun. Your theory is so radical that you are... Read more >
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Hudson
Hudson
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by David Craig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490963
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Hudson

Written by Janice Weaver
Illustrated by David Craig


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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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Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375983856
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $10.99

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read more >
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375861970
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Born and Bred in the Great Depression

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.99

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest, and utterly accessible to young readers, accompanied by Kimberly... Read more >
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Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
Written by Catherine Wells-Cole, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763655679
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Charles Dickens
England's Most Captivating Storyteller
Written by Catherine Wells-Cole
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $19.99

Celebrate the bicentenary of Dickens's birth in 2012 by stepping into his world.

See the world of Charles Dickens spring to life in his fascinating notebook. Excerpts from his personal letters, guides to his major works, and enthralling facts about his life and times--including Dickens's own amazing rags-to-riches story--are accompanied by fascinating... Read more >
In the Bag!
In the Bag!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492394
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In the Bag!
Margaret Knight Wraps It Up
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.95

Tundra’s Great Idea Series is comprised of biographies of inventors for early readers. The third book in the series introduces the fascinating Margaret Knight. Known as Mattie, she was different from most American girls living in 1850. She loved to make things with wood and made the best kites and sleds... Read more >
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Franklin and Winston
Franklin and Winston
Written by Douglas Wood, Illustrated by Barry Moser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633837
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Franklin and Winston
A Christmas That Changed the World
Written by Douglas Wood
Illustrated by Barry Moser


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.99

A compelling look at two leaders who held the world's fate in their hands-- and the holiday visit that sealed a friendship and steered the course of World War II.

At the height of World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill held an extraordinary month-long visit, during... Read more >
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375984341
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

Read more >
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869600
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

Read more >
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Magic Trash
Magic Trash
Written by J. H. Shapiro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893855
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Magic Trash

Written by J. H. Shapiro


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2011
Price: $15.95

Vacant lots. Abandoned houses. Trash--lots of trash. Heidelberg Street was in trouble!

Tyree Guyton loved his childhood home--that's where his grandpa Sam taught him to "paint the world." So he wanted to wake people up... to make them see Detroit's crumbling communities.

Paintbrush in hand, Tyree cast his artistic spell, transforming everyday junk... Read more >
The Incredible Life of Balto
The Incredible Life of Balto
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375988882
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The Incredible Life of Balto

Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $10.99

Most people know the story of Balto, the world famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in 1925. Balto shot to instant stardom—a company named dog food after him, a famous sculptor erected a statue of... Read more >
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