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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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651176
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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: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

They became America’s first black paratroopers. Why was their story never told? Sibert Medalist Tanya Lee Stone reveals the history of the Triple Nickles during World War II.


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on... Read more >
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Black Gold
Black Gold
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375859687
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Black Gold
The Story of Oil in Our Lives
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.

Thick and slippery, crude oil has an evil smell. Yet without it, life as we live it today would be impossible. Oil... Read more >
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Bomb
Bomb
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Roy Samuelson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804122191
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Bomb
The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Roy Samuelson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the... Read more >
Also available as a audio CD.
Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307591
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $18.95

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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Master George's People
Master George's People
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano, Contribution by Mount Vernon, Photographed by Lori Epstein
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307607
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Master George's People
George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Contribution by Mount Vernon
Photographed by Lori Epstein


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $27.90

As the first President of the United States of America and the Commander in Chief who led a rebel army to victory in the Revolutionary War, George Washington was a legendary leader of men. He had high expectations of his soldiers, employees, and associates. At his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, his...

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Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426310898
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the Presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the President--waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job... Read more >
Our Country's Presidents
Our Country's Presidents
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310904
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Our Country's Presidents
All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $28.90

Ladies and Gentlemen: the next President of the United States will soon be included within the pages of one of our perennial favorites. National Geographic Children’s Books will publish this fully revised and updated edition of Our Country’s Presidents in time for the Inauguration of our 44th head of state—the first... Read more >
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Valentine Be Mine
Valentine Be Mine
Written by Jacqueline Farmer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893909
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Valentine Be Mine

Written by Jacqueline Farmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $7.95

Chocolate, flowers, poems, gifts—all of these things are readily associated with Valentine’s Day, the most romantic holiday of the year. But how did this day devoted to the celebration of love come to be? How have the traditions associated with February 14th changed over the years, and how do people in... Read more >
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426310850
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $3.99

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310867
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National Geographic Readers: Abraham Lincoln

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $13.90

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of our 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln and... Read more >
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1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426312588
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1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426312625
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1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $23.90

We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and... Read more >
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How We Crossed the West
How We Crossed the West
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426313288
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How We Crossed the West
The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $27.00

The book begins with Lewis's letter to Clark proposing a "trip to explore those western rivers which may run all the way across North America to the western ocean" and Clark's reply "to cheerfully join you in this rewarding endeavor." From there, every stage of the journey is illustrated--from the building... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely... Read more >
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The Skull in the Rock
The Skull in the Rock
Written by Marc Aronson and Lee Berger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426310102
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The Skull in the Rock
How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins
Written by Marc Aronson and Lee Berger


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

"A fascinating account of an Indiana Jones–style fossil hunter and how his discoveries have changed the way we see human evolution." —Kirkus Reviews

In 2008, Professor Lee Berger--with the help of his curious 9-year-old son--discovered two remarkably well preserved, two-million-year-old fossils of an adult female and young male, known as Australopithecus sediba; a... Read more >
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The Skull in the Rock
The Skull in the Rock
Written by Marc Aronson and Lee Berger
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310539
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The Skull in the Rock
How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins
Written by Marc Aronson and Lee Berger


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $27.90

"A fascinating account of an Indiana Jones–style fossil hunter and how his discoveries have changed the way we see human evolution." —Kirkus Reviews

In 2008, Professor Lee Berger--with the help of his curious 9-year-old son--discovered two remarkably well preserved, two-million-year-old fossils of an adult female and young male, known as Australopithecus sediba; a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804169
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804848
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $40.00

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Rescuing the Children
Rescuing the Children
Written by Deborah Hodge
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492561
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Rescuing the Children
The Story of the Kindertransport
Written by Deborah Hodge


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.95

This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain.

The book includes... Read more >
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Rescuing the Children
Rescuing the Children
Written by Deborah Hodge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770493667
Our Price: $10.99
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Rescuing the Children
The Story of the Kindertransport
Written by Deborah Hodge


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $10.99

This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain.

The book includes... Read more >
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Beyond Courage
Beyond Courage
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629762
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Beyond Courage
The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Written by Doreen Rappaport


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.99

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 Dark Game
The Dark Game
Written by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660666
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The Dark Game
True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles
Written by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

From clothesline codes to surveillance satellites and cyber espionage, Paul B. Janeczko uncovers two centuries’ worth of true spy stories in U.S. history.

Ever since George Washington used them to help topple the British, spies and their networks have helped and hurt America at key moments in history. In this fascinating collection... Read more >
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The Impossible Rescue
The Impossible Rescue
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650803
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The Impossible Rescue
The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.99

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure.

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that... Read more >
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Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Illustrated by Nina Cosford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763661533
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Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Illustrated by Nina Cosford


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $8.99

Explore the sights in Ireland’s capital city with this foldout keepsake tucked into a stylish slipcase.

Traveling to Dublin? Just returned? Wish you could go? Discover a dozen popular spots, from Dublin Castle (now a convention center) to the lofty St. Patrick’s Cathedral, from the handsome brick townhouses of Merrion Square to... Read more >
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Written by Cynthia Y. Levinson, Read by Ervin Ross
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385361514
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We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March

Written by Cynthia Y. Levinson
Read by Ervin Ross


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $40.00

By May 1963, African Americans in Birmingham, Alabama, had had enough of segregation and police brutality. But with their lives and jobs at stake, most adults were hesitant to protest the city’s racist culture. Instead, children and teenagers—like Audrey, Wash, James, and Arnetta— marched to jail to secure their freedom.
     At... Read more >
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