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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $5.99

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893350
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $6.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893343
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Renaissance Man
Leonardo Da Vinci: The Renaissance Man
Written by Dan Danko, Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741208
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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Renaissance Man
A Graphic Novel
Written by Dan Danko
Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $9.99

Painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer, Leonardo da Vinci was a genius who was well ahead of his time and the best example of the Renaissance man. This is the story of one of the greatest painters of all time, and perhaps the... Read more >
Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741239
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Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
A Graphic Novel
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma


Format: Trade Paperback, 92 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.99

Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in 1942. A three-time World Heavyweight Champion he is widely considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. But Ali's legacy reaches far beyond the world of sports. He changed his name from Clay to Ali after joining the Nation of Islam... Read more >
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741161
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Nelson Mandela
The Unconquerable Soul
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

Nelson Mandela had very simple dreams as a young man growing up in a small South African village; he dreamed of being free to choose his own path in life. But being a black man in South Africa, even the simple dream of freedom could never become a reality.

South Africa was...

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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Written by Condoleezza Rice
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385738804
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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me

Written by Condoleezza Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $8.99

In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.
Her life began in the comparatively placid 1950s in Birmingham, Alabama, where black people lived in a segregated parallel universe to their white neighbors. She grew up during the violent... Read more >
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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
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 >
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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.
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
Our Price: $27.90
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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 >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
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 >
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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: 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
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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

Nicolaus Copernicus and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are just two of the twenty-five extraordinary men and women whom you will have a chance to meet in this inspiring book that explores and celebrates people who had the courage to follow their own convictions, even when everyone around them said they were wrong... 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

Nicolaus Copernicus and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are just two of the twenty-five extraordinary men and women whom you will have a chance to meet in this inspiring book that explores and celebrates people who had the courage to follow their own convictions, even when everyone around them said they were wrong... Read more >
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Hudson
Hudson
Written by Janice Weaver, Illustrated by David Craig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490963
Our Price: $11.99
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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
Our Price: $9.99
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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: $9.99

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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