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The Port Chicago 50
The Port Chicago 50
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804167420
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The Port Chicago 50
Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $27.00

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows... Read more >
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Stolen into Slavery
Stolen into Slavery
Written by Judith Bloom Fradin and Dennis Brindell Fradin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426318351
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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: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
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 >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Beyond Courage
Beyond Courage
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763669287
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Beyond Courage
The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Written by Doreen Rappaport


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2014
Price: $15.99

In a stirring chronicle, Doreen Rappaport brings to light the courage of countless Jews who organized to sabotage the Nazis and help other Jews during the Holocaust.

Under the noses of the military, Georges Loinger smuggles thousands of children out of occupied France into Switzerland. In Belgium, three resisters ambush a train... Read more >
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The Port Chicago 50
The Port Chicago 50
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804167437
Our Price: $18.00

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The Port Chicago 50
Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.00

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows... Read more >
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Cause
Cause
Written by Tonya Bolden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375827969
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Cause
Reconstruction America 1863-1877
Written by Tonya Bolden


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with... Read more >
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Cause
Cause
Written by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792884
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Reconstruction America 1863-1877
Written by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $9.99

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: George Washington
National Geographic Readers: George Washington
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314681
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National Geographic Readers: George Washington

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $3.99

Learn all about George Washington, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the historians of tomorrow!

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: George Washington
National Geographic Readers: George Washington
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314698
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National Geographic Readers: George Washington

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $13.90

Learn all about George Washington, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the historians of tomorrow!

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. Read more >
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A Passion for Victory
A Passion for Victory
Written by Benson Bobrick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375872525
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A Passion for Victory
The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times
Written by Benson Bobrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the barefoot races of 8th century BC to the underwater obstacle courses in the early 20th century to the high-tension Berlin Games preceding World War II, the Olympics have always been exciting dramas of athletic prowess and human interest.  In A Passion for Victory, award-winning author Benson Bobrick tells the... Read more >
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Under the Freedom Tree
Under the Freedom Tree
Written by Susan VanHecke, Illustrated by London Ladd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895507
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Under the Freedom Tree

Written by Susan VanHecke
Illustrated by London Ladd


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Taut free verse tells the little-known story of the first contraband camp of the Civil War—seen by some historians as the "beginning of the end of slavery in America." One night in 1861, three escaped slaves made their way from the Confederate line to a Union-held fort. The runaways were declared... Read more >
As Good as Anybody
As Good as Anybody
Written by Richard Michelson, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385753883
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As Good as Anybody

Written by Richard Michelson
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2013
Price: $7.99

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister... Read more >
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As Good as Anybody
As Good as Anybody
Written by Richard Michelson, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385753876
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As Good as Anybody

Written by Richard Michelson
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $7.99

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister... Read more >
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey, Illustrated by James Bernardin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374781
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by James Bernardin


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
Price: $3.99

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With... Read more >
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A Time to Break Silence
A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033180
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A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

The first collection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential writings for high school students and young people—with eighteen selections including "I Have a Dream," "Letter from Birmingham Jail," and "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?"
 
“[Students] are in reality standing up for the best in the American dream. . . ... Read more >
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A Time to Break Silence
A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033050
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A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.00

The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people
 
A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.00

The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people
 
A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students...

Read more >
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Written by Tanya Lee Stone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665487
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
America's First Black Paratroopers
Written by Tanya Lee Stone


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, discrimination against African Americans... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780449812556
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375981135
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $3.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375971150
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree
Written by Jane Kohuth, Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307975799
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Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

Written by Jane Kohuth
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $3.99

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches of a tall chestnut tree. This small glimpse of nature gave Anne... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker, Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375966798
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The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs

Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $19.99

Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and... Read more >
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The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker, Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375859588
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The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs

Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.99

Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies
Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies
Written by M.T. Anderson, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763665999
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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies

Written by M.T. Anderson
Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $14.99

A droll biography reveals the high notes—and the low notes—in the life of the world’s foremost composer of Baroque music.

This is not your usual picture book biography. Nor was George Frideric Handel your everyday eighteenth-century composer. This witty and yet rigorously researched and accessible biography captures Handel’s essential spirit—from a child... Read more >
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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies
Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies
Written by M.T. Anderson, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763666002
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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked: Candlewick Biographies

Written by M.T. Anderson
Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $4.99

A droll biography reveals the high notes—and the low notes—in the life of the world’s foremost composer of Baroque music.

This is not your usual picture book biography. Nor was George Frideric Handel your everyday eighteenth-century composer. This witty and yet rigorously researched and accessible biography captures Handel’s essential spirit—from a child... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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