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The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
Written by Candace Fleming, Illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375841972
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The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum

Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by Ray Fenwick


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $18.99

Step right up! Meet the astounding . . . the amazing . . . P. T. Barnum!

The award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, Amelia Lost, and Our Eleanor brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known far and wide for... Read more >
Secret Subway
Secret Subway
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304620
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Secret Subway
The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $17.95

This is the incredible story of the visionary engineer who built New York City’s first subway. The Secret Subway is the gripping tale of a man whose vision was years ahead of his time; a man whose dream was crushed by the greed and political jockeying for power that characterized the... Read more >
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Secret Subway
Secret Subway
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304637
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Secret Subway
The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $26.90

This is the incredible story of the visionary engineer who built New York City’s first subway. The Secret Subway is the gripping tale of a man whose vision was years ahead of his time; a man whose dream was crushed by the greed and political jockeying for power that characterized the... Read more >
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How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
Written by Tod Olson, Illustrated by Scott Allred and Gregory Proch, Introduction by Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304125
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How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail

Written by Tod Olson
Illustrated by Scott Allred and Gregory Proch
Introduction by Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $18.95

This next volume in the charmingly tongue-in-cheek How to Get Rich series hits the jackpot once again. How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail continues the winning combination of authentic historical facts and entertaining fictional voices. The narrative offers good-humored and practical advice for a trip out west along the... Read more >
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How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
Written by Tod Olson, Illustrated by Scott Allred and Gregory Proch, Introduction by Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304132
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How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail

Written by Tod Olson
Illustrated by Scott Allred and Gregory Proch
Introduction by Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $27.90

This next volume in the charmingly tongue-in-cheek How to Get Rich series hits the jackpot once again. How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail continues the winning combination of authentic historical facts and entertaining fictional voices. The narrative offers good-humored and practical advice for a trip out west along the... Read more >
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Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304361
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Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
1837-1865
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $7.95

Now with an updated paperback cover, Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington paints a vivid picture of the Springfield, IL years, when Abe met and married a pretty Kentucky woman, and made his name as a lawyer and politician. Cheryl Harness gives readers a moving account of Lincoln’s rise and the tensions... Read more >
The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304385
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The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
American Storyteller
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $17.95

Cheryl Harness once again pours the full range of her creative talents into another compellingly illustrated mix of history and biography. This time the result is an inspiring true-life account of the life of one of America’s first celebrity authors.

Follow the narrative from Washington Irving’s birth in New York City to... Read more >
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The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304392
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The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving
American Storyteller
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $27.90

Cheryl Harness once again pours the full range of her creative talents into another compellingly illustrated mix of history and biography. This time the result is an inspiring true-life account of the life of one of America’s first celebrity authors.

Follow the narrative from Washington Irving’s birth in New York City to... Read more >
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Young Abe Lincoln
Young Abe Lincoln
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304378
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Young Abe Lincoln
The Frontier Days: 1809-1837
Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $7.95

Ten score years ago, a remarkable boy was born into a remarkable country. Young Abe Lincoln tells the story of that boy, who went on to play an historic role in the shaping of his country. Written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness, this classic picture biography is now being reissued with... Read more >
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How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush
How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush
Written by Tod Olson, Afterword by Marc Aronson, Illustrated by Scott Allred
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303166
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How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush
An Adventurer's Guide to the Fabulous Riches Discovered in 1848
Written by Tod Olson
Afterword by Marc Aronson
Illustrated by Scott Allred


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $25.90

How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush follows the adventures of the charming, witty, fictitious Thomas Hartley as a way of offering a fascinating and fully historical portrait of life in the California gold fields. Archival imagery pairs with delightful and humorous artwork to produce a visual feast for... Read more >
Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763625306
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Lady Liberty
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $19.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
The Erie Canal
The Erie Canal
Written by Martha E. Kendall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300226
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The Erie Canal

Written by Martha E. Kendall


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $18.95

The Erie Canal tells the story of one of America’s most ambitious public-works projects. The canal, stretching from New York to Lake Erie, opened up the West in the early 1800s. Martha E. Kendall’s illustrated history brings into focus the enormous geographic and social impact of this stunning technological feat.

Personal... Read more >
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The Erie Canal
The Erie Canal
Written by Martha E. Kendall
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300233
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The Erie Canal

Written by Martha E. Kendall


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $28.90

The Erie Canal tells the story of one of America’s most ambitious public-works projects. The canal, stretching from New York to Lake Erie, opened up the West in the early 1800s. Martha E. Kendall’s illustrated history brings into focus the enormous geographic and social impact of this stunning technological feat.

Personal... Read more >
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The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301964
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The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

The multitalented hand of Cheryl Harness creates another winning combination of history, biography, and illustration: the inspiring story of a man who rose from slavery to worldwide fame as America’s Plant Doctor.

Follow the action as Confederate raiders kidnap young Carver—along with his mother and siblings—and sell them to Arkansas slaveholders... Read more >
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The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301971
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The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $25.90

The multitalented hand of Cheryl Harness creates another winning combination of history, biography, and illustration: the inspiring story of a man who rose from slavery to worldwide fame as America’s Plant Doctor.

Follow the action as Confederate raiders kidnap young Carver—along with his mother and siblings—and sell them to Arkansas slaveholders... Read more >
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
Written by Anne Broyles, Illustrated by Anna Alter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916755
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks

Written by Anne Broyles
Illustrated by Anna Alter


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Priscilla is only four years old when her mother is sold to another master. All Priscilla has to remember her mother by are the hollyhocks she planted by the cow pond. At age ten, Priscilla is sold to a Cherokee family and continues her life as a slave. She keeps hope... Read more >
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300004
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $18.95

Who was the real John Henry? The story of this legendary African-American figure has come down to us in so many songs, stories, and plays, that the facts are often lost. Historian Scott Nelson brings John Henry alive for young readers in his personal quest for the true story of the... Read more >
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300011
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $27.90

Who was the real John Henry? The story of this legendary African-American figure has come down to us in so many songs, stories, and plays, that the facts are often lost. Historian Scott Nelson brings John Henry alive for young readers in his personal quest for the true story of the... Read more >
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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 >
History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents
History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents
Written by Anita Garmon
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301896
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History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents

Written by Anita Garmon


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

Alexander Graham Bell led an amazing life, before and after he invented the telephone. Look into the inquisitive mind of the young inventor as a child; learn what sparked his curiosity; and discover how his mother’s deafness inspired his lifelong interest in communication. Discover the rich contribution this pioneering scientist and... Read more >
History Chapters: Riding With The Mail
History Chapters: Riding With The Mail
Written by Gare Thompson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301926
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History Chapters: Riding With The Mail
The Story of the Pony Express
Written by Gare Thompson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

This was how America communicated in the dangerous days of the Wild West: by a courier service demanding daring dashes through the badlands. The Pony Express was a long, tortuous gauntlet for the brave riders who dared to deliver. Riding with the Mail: The Story of the Pony Express is an... Read more >
Muckrakers
Muckrakers
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301377
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Muckrakers
How Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $21.95

Hold the presses! Here's the sensational story of the birth of investigative journalism in America. At the turn of the 20th century, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborate to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, and political corruption. Many of these stories become instant bestsellers in... Read more >
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Muckrakers
Muckrakers
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301384
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Muckrakers
How Writers Exposed Scandal, Inspired Reform, and Invented Investigative Journalism
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $32.90

Hold the presses! Here's the sensational story of the birth of investigative journalism in America. At the turn of the 20th century, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborate to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, and political corruption. Many of these stories become instant bestsellers in... Read more >
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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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