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Thomas Paine

By: Albert Marrin

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a compelling look at the life and impact of Thomas Paine and the profound power of ideas.Uneducated as a boy, Thomas Paine grew up to become one of...

Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

George, Thomas, and Abe!

By: Frank Murphy, Martha Brenner
illustrated by: Richard Walz, Donald Cook

This collection features three of our most popular biographies: Washington, the stoic general with a soft spot for animals; Jefferson, the brilliant statesman who was a foodie at heart, and Lincoln, the...


Dinosaur Hunters

By: Kate McMullan
illustrated by: John R. Jones

Less than 200 years ago, nobody knew that dinosaurs had ever existed. Now, scientists who study fossils know about many kinds of dinosaurs and where they lived. The hunt is on for new information about...

Wild, Wild Wolves

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. A fascinating introduction to the world of wolves, one of nature's most enduring and misunderstood creatures. Wolf-pack behavior, body language, and the meaning of howls are all demystified...

Heavy-Duty Trucks

By: Joyce Milton
photographs by: Michael J. Doolittle

Did you know that monster dump trucks are so tall that drivers have to use ladders just to get to their seats? Or that cherry picker trucks don't pick cherries? Through easy-to-read text and realistic...


Dinosaur Days

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Franco Tempesta

Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics.

Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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...


Resources

China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

By: Adeline Yen Mah

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons...

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Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

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How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...