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Our Flag
Our Flag
Written by Carl Memling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375865244
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Our Flag

Written by Carl Memling


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $3.99

The youngest readers will enjoy this concise but informative history of the American flag with beautiful and exciting illlustrations of colonial life, Betsy Ross and George Washington, Fort McHenry, and more! Included are illustrated instructions on flag etiquette, as well as the Pledge of Allegiance. Read more >
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Meet Abraham Lincoln
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Written by Barbara Cary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786944
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Meet Abraham Lincoln

Written by Barbara Cary


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $4.99

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.  


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Meet George Washington
Meet George Washington
Written by Joan Heilbroner
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ISBN: 9780307786951
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Meet George Washington

Written by Joan Heilbroner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
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This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country's struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history--and on the life of a revolutionary hero.   Read more >
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Into the Unknown
Into the Unknown
Written by Stewart Ross, Illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649487
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Into the Unknown
How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air
Written by Stewart Ross
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $19.99

Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys.

Open this dynamic book and discover how the greatest explorers in history — from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong — plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs
National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426307751
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National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
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There's nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! They'll be wowed by new information and eye-popping illustrations from National Geographic, a trusted source of children's nonfiction content.

National Geographic supports... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs
National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307768
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National Geographic Readers: Dinosaurs

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $13.90

There's nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! They'll be wowed by new information and eye-popping illustrations from National Geographic, a trusted source of children's nonfiction content

National Geographic supports... Read more >
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Discovery in the Cave
Discovery in the Cave
Written by Mark Dubowski, Illustrated by Bryn Barnard
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ISBN: 9780307771582
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Discovery in the Cave

Written by Mark Dubowski
Illustrated by Bryn Barnard


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $3.99

This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!

 

In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep...

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The Genius of Islam
The Genius of Islam
Written by Bryn Barnard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375840722
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The Genius of Islam
How Muslims Made the Modern World
Written by Bryn Barnard


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $17.99

The Middle Ages were a period of tremendous cultural and scientific advancement in the Islamic Empire—ideas and inventions that shaped our world. 
Did you know that:
• The numbers you use every day (Arabic numerals!) are a Muslim invention?
• The marching band you hear at football games has its roots in the... Read more >
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Meet Thomas Jefferson
Meet Thomas Jefferson
Written by Marvin Barrett, Illustrated by Pat Fogarty
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786968
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Meet Thomas Jefferson

Written by Marvin Barrett
Illustrated by Pat Fogarty


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $4.99

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and... Read more >
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From Then to Now
From Then to Now
Written by Christopher Moore, Illustrated by Andrej Krystoforski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887765407
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From Then to Now
A Short History of the World
Written by Christopher Moore
Illustrated by Andrej Krystoforski


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $25.95

Just 50,000 years ago, our hunter-gatherer ancestors ventured off the African savannah and into the wider world. Now, our technology reaches far out into the cosmos. How did we get to where we are today?

With lively text and colorful illustrations, From Then to Now explains how individual societies struggled to find... Read more >
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Marco Polo
Marco Polo
Written by Clint Twist, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652869
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Marco Polo
History's Great Adventurer
Written by Clint Twist
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.99

Immerse yourself in this interactive introduction to one of history’s greatest adventurers.

Travel along the Silk Road to medieval China with Marco Polo as your guide. Meet the warlord Kublai Khan and sail through pirate-infested seas in search of riches beyond measure. Including booklets, foldouts, and maps, as well as excerpts from... Read more >
A Primer About the Flag
A Primer About the Flag
Written by Marvin Bell, Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649913
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A Primer About the Flag

Written by Marvin Bell
Illustrated by Chris Raschka


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $15.99

What is a flag? Noted poet Marvin Bell and award-winning illustrator Chris Raschka offer a whimsical investigation.

We see all sorts of flags every day. But why do we have them, and what are they for? In a book at once playful and thought provoking, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka illustrates Marvin Bell’s... Read more >
The Story of Britain from the Norman Conquest to the European Union
The Story of Britain from the Norman Conquest to the European Union
Written by Patrick Dillon, Illustrated by P.J. Lynch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651220
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The Story of Britain from the Norman Conquest to the European Union

Written by Patrick Dillon
Illustrated by P.J. Lynch


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $21.99

Stunningly illustrated by P.J. Lynch, Patrick Dillon’s accessible narrative brings the dramatic history of a nation to life.

The history of Britain is a thrilling story of kings and queens, battles and truces, discoveries and inventions, expansion and diplomacy. From William the Conqueror’s arrival in 1066 to the end of the twentieth... Read more >
Terezin
Terezin
Written by Ruth Thomson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649630
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Terezin
Voices from the Holocaust
Written by Ruth Thomson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $18.99

Through inmates’ own voices and artwork, Terezín explores the lives of Jewish people in one of the most infamous of the Nazi transit camps.

Between 1941 and 1945, Nazi Germany turned the small town of Terezín, Czechoslovakia, into a ghetto, and then into a transit camp for thousands of Jewish people. It... Read more >
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Written by Candace Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375841989
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $19.99

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart.

In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and... Read more >
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Written by Candace Fleming
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ISBN: 9780375945984
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Written by Candace Fleming


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $21.99

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart.

In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and... Read more >
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Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375868894
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Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
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On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six people—mostly women—perished; it was one of the most lethal workplace fires in American history until September 11, 2001.

But the story... 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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Busing Brewster
Busing Brewster
Written by Richard Michelson, Illustrated by R.G. Roth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375985553
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Busing Brewster

Written by Richard Michelson
Illustrated by R.G. Roth


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

A New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book
A New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book

Brewster is excited about starting first grade . . . until Mama announces that he'll be attending Central—a school in the white part of town. Mama says they have art and music and a library bursting...

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The Landing of the Pilgrims
The Landing of the Pilgrims
Written by James Daugherty
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ISBN: 9780307778734
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The Landing of the Pilgrims

Written by James Daugherty


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

In England in the early 1600s, everyone was forced to join the Church of England. Young William Bradford and his friends believed they had every right to belong to whichever church they wanted. In the name of religious freedom, they fled to Holland, then sailed to America to start a new... Read more >
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village
The Witchcraft of Salem Village
Written by Shirley Jackson
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ISBN: 9780307779885
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village

Written by Shirley Jackson


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

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba.  When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused... Read more >
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Paula Young Shelton, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375982811
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Paula Young Shelton
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2011
Price: $7.99

In this Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child’s unique perspective to an important chapter in America’s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did... Read more >
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Five Thousand Years of Slavery
Five Thousand Years of Slavery
Written by Marjorie Gann and Janet Willen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769146
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Five Thousand Years of Slavery

Written by Marjorie Gann and Janet Willen


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $27.95

When they were too impoverished to raise their families, ancient Sumerians sold their children into bondage. Slave women in Rome faced never-ending household drudgery. The ninth-century Zanj were transported from East Africa to work the salt marshes of Iraq. Cotton pickers worked under terrible duress in the American South.

Ancient history? Tragically... Read more >
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Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Written by Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated by Greg Couch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375865442
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Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Greg Couch


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $7.99

Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone agrees: her mama, her daddy, her teacher, even the policeman. But when Buddy Walker, the play leader on Althea's street in Harlem, watches her play paddle tennis, he sees something more: pure possibility. Buddy buys Althea her very own stringed tennis racket, and before long... Read more >
Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes
Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes
Written by Ed Butts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770492066
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Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes

Written by Ed Butts


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $14.95

In 1679, a French ship called the Griffon left Green Bay on Lake Michigan, bound for Niagara with a cargo of furs. Neither the Griffon nor the five-man crew was ever seen again. Though the Griffon’s fate remains a mystery, its disappearance was probably the result of the first shipwreck on... Read more >
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