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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley, Adapted by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800169
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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley
Adapted by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

They fought on Lexington Green the first morning of the Revolution and survived the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge. They stormed San Juan Hill with Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and manned an anti-aircraft gun at Pearl Harbor. They are the black Americans who fought, often in foreign lands, for freedoms... Read more >
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 >
The American Revolution
The American Revolution
Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307778192
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The American Revolution

Written by Bruce Bliven, Jr.


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

In the American colonies of the 1770s, people were fed up with British laws. Local farmers and tradesmen secretly formed a militia. In 1775, when the British marched into Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, the Americans were ready. From that first battle to the final showdown at Yorktown, the Americans fought against... Read more >
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Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893374
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $9.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893367
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $18.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $8.99

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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The War to End All Wars
The War to End All Wars
Written by Jack Batten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768798
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The War to End All Wars
The Story of World War I
Written by Jack Batten


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $22.95

A brilliant, concise history of The War to End All Wars.

In the decade leading up to 1914, Europe had never known such prosperity. But the times were not good enough for the continent’s most powerful nations: Germany wanted a navy that matched England’s; Russia wanted an army as large and as... Read more >
War in the Middle East
War in the Middle East
Written by Wilborn Hampton, Photographed by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643768
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War in the Middle East
A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War
Written by Wilborn Hampton
Photographed by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

"Immediate and accessible. . . .The best volume yet for readers wanting to learn about this region that affects the whole world." — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)

In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304156
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World History Biographies: Joan of Arc
The Teenager Who Saved Her Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $7.99

Around 1412, a baby girl was born in the village of Domrémy who would change France forever. A farmer’s daughter, she seemed destined for an unremarkable life. But as the dramatic narrative of this World History Biography reveals, Joan’s life was anything but ordinary. By the age of 13, she knew... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304019
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2008
Price: $5.95

Thomas B. Allen’s follow-up to the multi-award-winning George Washington, Spymaster is now available in paperback. This compelling biography tells the amazing tale of Harriet Tubman using details uncovered from military and intelligence archives, diaries and little-known memoirs from ex-slaves. In a compelling narrative, surprising new facts about Harriet’s story are brought... Read more >
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How to Be a Revolutionary War Soldier
How to Be a Revolutionary War Soldier
Written by Thomas Ratliff
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ISBN: 9781426302473
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How to Be a Revolutionary War Soldier

Written by Thomas Ratliff


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $5.95

These are tense times between Britain and her American colonies. In Boston, tea has been dumped in the harbor and revolution is brewing in the streets. Militias are drilling in town squares and all around you can hear the call of freedom. But how will you be trained? How will you... Read more >
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Lost Childhood
Lost Childhood
Written by Annelex Hofstra Layson and Herman J. Viola
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303210
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Lost Childhood
My Life in a Japanese Prison Camp During World War II
Written by Annelex Hofstra Layson and Herman J. Viola


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $15.95

Lost Childhood is the vivid, first-hand account of the horrors of war through the eyes of a child. This real-life memoir breaks a 60-year silence to tell one woman’s riveting story of prisoner life during World War II. As a little Dutch girl in Indonesia, Annelex Hofstra’s comfortable world was torn... Read more >
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Lost Childhood
Lost Childhood
Written by Annelex Hofstra Layson and Herman J. Viola
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303227
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Lost Childhood
My Life in a Japanese Prison Camp During World War II
Written by Annelex Hofstra Layson and Herman J. Viola


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $23.90

Lost Childhood is the vivid, first-hand account of the horrors of war through the eyes of a child. This real-life memoir breaks a 60-year silence to tell one woman’s riveting story of prisoner life during World War II. As a little Dutch girl in Indonesia, Annelex Hofstra’s comfortable world was torn... Read more >
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The Donkey of Gallipoli
The Donkey of Gallipoli
Written by Mark Greenwood, Illustrated by Frane Lessac
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763639136
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The Donkey of Gallipoli
A True Story of Courage in World War I
Written by Mark Greenwood
Illustrated by Frane Lessac


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $16.99

Two unlikely heroes rescue hundreds of men wounded in war in a poignant picture book based on a true tale of World War I.

When Jack Simpson was a boy in England, he loved leading donkeys along the beach for a penny a ride. So when he enlists as a stretcher bearer... Read more >
The Brothers' War
The Brothers' War
Written by J. Patrick Lewis, Photographed by Civil War Photographers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300370
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The Brothers' War
Civil War Voices in Verse
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Photographed by Civil War Photographers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $25.90

The wonderful wordplay of J. Patrick Lewis breathes new life into the speeches of Lincoln, the letters of Grant and Lee, and the moving human drama of our country's Civil War. Lewis' poignant poetry gives young readers a vivid insight into the brutal conflict that tore America apart. The author draws... Read more >
Remember Valley Forge
Remember Valley Forge
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301490
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Remember Valley Forge
Patriots, Tories, and Redcoats Tell Their Stories
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.95

Remember Valley Forge tells the ultimate survival story. Travel the trail of defeat that leads Washington's ragtag army to seek winter refuge at Valley Forge. Read from a teenage soldier's diary and a doctor's gruesome accounts of disease, hunger, and cold. Learn of plots against Washington and spies who aid the... Read more >
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Remember Valley Forge
Remember Valley Forge
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301506
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Remember Valley Forge
Patriots, Tories, and Redcoats Tell Their Stories
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $27.90

Remember Valley Forge tells the ultimate survival story. Travel the trail of defeat that leads Washington's ragtag army to seek winter refuge at Valley Forge. Read from a teenage soldier's diary and a doctor's gruesome accounts of disease, hunger, and cold. Learn of plots against Washington and spies who aid the... Read more >
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War in the Middle East
War in the Middle East
Written by Wilborn Hampton, Photographed by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763624934
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War in the Middle East
A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War
Written by Wilborn Hampton
Photographed by Various


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $19.99

An award-winning journalist offers a reporter’s-eye view of the Middle East conflict, from Black September to the Yom Kippur War to events of the present day.

In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up in... Read more >
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Disguised
Disguised
Written by Rita de Clercq Zubli
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633295
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Disguised
A Wartime Memoir
Written by Rita de Clercq Zubli


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.99

Told in her own words, here is the true story of a girl who posed as a boy during World War II — and dared to speak up for her fellow prisoners of war.

With the Japanese army poised to invade their Indonesian island in 1942, Rita la Fontaine’s family knew that... Read more >
Remember the Alamo
Remember the Alamo
Written by Paul Robert Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300103
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Remember the Alamo
Texians, Tejanos, and Mexicans Tell Their Stories
Written by Paul Robert Walker


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $17.95

Remember the Alamo presents a fresh look at one of the most famous battles in American history. The story has been told countless times in everything from comic books to feature films. Always it is the brave Americans—Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, William Travis, and others—fighting the overwhelming forces of a cruel... Read more >
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Remember the Alamo
Remember the Alamo
Written by Paul Robert Walker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300110
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Remember the Alamo
Texians, Tejanos, and Mexicans Tell Their Stories
Written by Paul Robert Walker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $27.90

Remember the Alamo presents a fresh look at one of the most famous battles in American history. The story has been told countless times in everything from comic books to feature films. Always it is the brave Americans—Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, William Travis, and others—fighting the overwhelming forces of a cruel... Read more >
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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 >
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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 >
Hero of the High Seas
Hero of the High Seas
Written by Michael Cooper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792255475
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Hero of the High Seas
John Paul Jones and the American Revolution
Written by Michael Cooper


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $21.95

In a marble crypt in Annapolis, Maryland, at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel, lies an American hero. In death, as in life, John Paul Jones commands the deepest affection of his fellow countrymen.

Veteran children's writer Michael Cooper takes a fresh look at one of the most colorful characters of the... Read more >
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Hero of the High Seas
Hero of the High Seas
Written by Michael Cooper
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792255482
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Hero of the High Seas
John Paul Jones and the American Revolution
Written by Michael Cooper


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $32.90

In a marble crypt in Annapolis, Maryland, at the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel, lies an American hero. In death, as in life, John Paul Jones commands the deepest affection of his fellow countrymen.

Veteran children's writer Michael Cooper takes a fresh look at one of the most colorful characters of the... Read more >
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