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The World of William Penn
The World of William Penn
By Beautiful Feet Books
SKU: #I9781893103306
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sku: I9781893103306, ean: 9781893103306, isbn: 1893103307,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Continuing her unique approach to ''horizontal history'', Genevieve Foster explores the wide world of William Penn - a world reaching across the courtyards of the Sun King to the Great Wall of China. Penn's contemporaries included such colorful figures as Louis XIV, Peter the Great, Edmund Halley, Sir Issac Newton, Shah Jahan ( who built the Taj Mahal), and the great explorers Marquette, Jolliet, and La Salle. Penn's life spans a fascinating age of exploration and discovery. Penn's Quaker


The Circuit
The Circuit
By Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
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mpn: 9780395979020, ean: 9780395979020, isbn: 0395979021,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
'''La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind.'' So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks, from picking grapes to topping carrots and thinning


Frederick Douglass Freedom Fighter
Frederick Douglass Freedom Fighter
By Garrard Pub Co
SKU: #1001-WS1801-A03012-0811662853
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sku: 1001-WS1801-A03012-0811662853, ean: 9780811662857, isbn: 0811662853,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
A simple biography of Frederick Douglass which describes his childhood as a slave, his escape to the North, and his efforts to help other Negroes gain their freedom and rights during and after the Civil War..


Leaving Glorytown: One Boy's Struggle Under Castro
Leaving Glorytown: One Boy's Struggle Under Castro
By Farrar Straus Giroux
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780374343941, isbn: 0374343942,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Eduardo F. Calcines was a child of Fidel Castro's Cuba; he was just three years old when Castro came to power in January 1959. After that, everything changed for his family and his country. When he was ten, his family applied for an exit visa to emigrate to America and he was ridiculed by his schoolmates and even his teachers for being a traitor to his country. But even worse, his father was sent to an agricultural reform camp to do hard labor as punishment for daring to want to leave Cuba.


Children of the Great Depression
Children of the Great Depression
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780547480350, isbn: 0547480350,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression. Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, children whose families found themselves struggling for survival . . . all Depression-era young people faced challenges like unemployed and demoralized parents, inadequate food and shelter, schools they couldn’t


Jim Bowie (Jr. Graphic American Legends)
Jim Bowie (Jr. Graphic American Legends)
By Powerkids Pr
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ean: 9781448851966, isbn: 1448851963,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Jim Bowie, known for his famous knife and for his famous demise at the Alamo, lived a life full of adventure. From duels, land speculation schemes, and a hunt for the San Saba silver mines, his life was ready-made to become a legend. Readers will be fascinated by the facts about this American legend. The graphic illustrations lend to the action for a fun ride through history that young readers won't soon forget..


Ethan Allen: Revolutionary Hero (Revolutionary War Leaders)
Ethan Allen: Revolutionary Hero (Revolutionary War Leaders)
By Brand: Chelsea House Publications
SKU: #1200831100
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sku: 1200831100, ean: 9780791059746, isbn: 079105974X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
A biography of the Revolutionary War hero and leader of the Green Mountain Boys.Used Book in Good Condition.


Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall's Life and Art
Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall's Life and Art
By Knopf Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9781524717513, isbn: 1524717517,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
A gorgeous, expressive picture-book biography of Marc Chagall by the Caldecott Honor team behind The Noisy Paint Box.Through the window, the student sees . . .His future--butcher, baker, blacksmith, but turns away.A classmate sketching a face from a book. His mind blossoms.The power of pictures. He draws and erases, dreams in color while Papa worries.A folder of pages laid on an art teacher's desk. Mama asks, Does this boy have talent?Pursed lips, a shrug, then a nod, and a new artist is


Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) (Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux)
Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) (Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux)
By Carolrhoda Books
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mpn: 9780822567646, ean: 9780822567646, isbn: 0822567644,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Sitting tall in the saddle, with a wide-brimmed black hat and twin Colt pistols on his belt, Bass Reeves seemed bigger than life. As a U.S. Marshal - and former slave who escaped to freedom in the Indian Territories - Bass was cunning and fearless. When a lawbreaker heard Bass Reeves had his warrant, he knew it was the end of the trail, because Bass always got his man, dead or alive. He achieved all this in spite of whites who didn't like the notion of a black lawman. For three decades, Bass


Time For Kids: Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage (Time For Kids Biographies)
Time For Kids: Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage (Time For Kids Biographies)
By Harper Collins
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mpn: 9780060576073, ean: 9780060576073, isbn: 0060576073,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
As a teenage slave, Harriet Tubman stood up to an overseer who was trying to harm another slave. From that time forward, Tubman (above left) fought against unfairness and for what she believed was right. She helped hundreds of African Americans escape on the Underground Railroad.TIME For Kids® Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Harriet Tubman's courage and ideals have inspired generations of Americans to fight for equal rights and to


Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution
Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution
By Simon Pulse
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ean: 9780689819162, isbn: 0689819161,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
The wife of one president and the mother of another, Abigail Adams was an extraordinary woman in her own right. She experienced the gathering storm of the Revolutionary War and saw the battle of Bunker Hill from a hilltop near her home. The letters written by Abigail Adams to her friends and family bring the Revolutionary period alive, mingling details of everyday life with the momentous events of her time. Abigail Adams is given her own place in history in this award-winning biography, which


Michelangelo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities (For Kids series)
Michelangelo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities (For Kids series)
By Road Runners Press
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ean: 9781613731932, isbn: 1613731930,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Michelangelo Buonarroti—known simply as Michelangelo—has been called the greatest artist who has ever lived. His impressive masterpieces astonished his contemporaries and remain some of today’s most famous artworks. Young readers will come to know Michelangelo the man as well as the artistic giant, following his life from his childhood in rural Italy to his emergence as a rather egotistical teenager to a humble and caring old man. They’ll learn that he did exhausting, back-breaking


Wise Guy: The Life and Philosophy of Socrates
Wise Guy: The Life and Philosophy of Socrates
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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ean: 9780374312497, isbn: 0374312494,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Greek philosophy for kids''I know that I know nothing.''With this classic statement, uttered over two thousand years ago, Socrates set the standard for the future of Western philosophy. By day, he soaked up the sun in the Athenian marketplace, where he'd converse for hours on end about the meaning of wisdom, right and wrong, courage, justice, and love. By night, he feasted and danced with friends. He was charming, but not handsome, happy, but not rich. Unfortunately, his method of thinking did


Davy Crockett: His Own Story: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett
Davy Crockett: His Own Story: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett
By Applewood Books
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mpn: FBA-|304247, ean: 9781557092182, isbn: 1557092184,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee. Written in 1834, this autobiography is like a tall tale of the life of a frontiersman, and established Davy Crockett as a larger-than-life American hero.Used Book in Good Condition.


U.S. History, Grades 6 - 8: People and Events: 1607-1865 (American History Series)
U.S. History, Grades 6 - 8: People and Events: 1607-1865 (American History Series)
By Mark Twain Media
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ean: 9781580373364, isbn: 1580373364,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Bring history to life for students in grades 6 and up using U.S. History: People and Events (1607–1865)! This 128-page book provides a full-spectrum view of some of the most fascinating and influential lives and occurrences in U.S. history. It features biographical sketches and overviews from the arrival of the Mayflower to the end of the Civil War. The book includes time lines and reinforcement questions and works perfectly as a full unit or classroom supplement. It supports NCSS standards


Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus
Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus
By Knopf Books for Young Readers
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mpn: FBA-|290852, ean: 9780679806288, isbn: 0679806288,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Illus. in full color. The 15th century comes alive in this splendidly original picture book about Christopher Columbus. ''The illustrations, executed in a variety of media, show scenes from the explorer's life as well as some imaginary creatures that populated the Europeans' picture of the outside world at that time. The details on each page invite individual readers to pay close attention, but the brief, clear text and framed illustrations lend themselves equally well to group sharing. Make


What Really Happened in Ancient Times: A Collection of Historical Biographies
What Really Happened in Ancient Times: A Collection of Historical Biographies
By Knowledge Quest, Inc.
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ean: 9781932786590, isbn: 1932786597,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
This collection of historical biographies geared toward 8-14 year olds presents the lives of ordinary people who accomplished extraordinary deeds during the Ancient time period. Illustrated with stunning portraits, this inspiring compilation of stories describes with historical accuracy and age-appropriate content the quality character and unbending determination of Eve, Noah, Gilgamesh, Imhotep, Daniel, Cyrus the Great, Eratosthenes, and Constantine..


Cuentos para niños que se atreven a ser diferentes / Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different (Spanish Edition)
Cuentos para niños que se atreven a ser diferentes / Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different (Spanish Edition)
By Aguilar
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ean: 9786073169363, isbn: 6073169361,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Una colección inspiradora de 100 hombres famosos y no tan famosos que hicieron del mundo un lugar mejor a través de la compasión, la generocidad y la confianza en sí mismos. Los niños al crecer pueden ser todo lo que ellos deseen ser. Este libro llega en un momento oportuno para ampliar el diálogo sobre los roles de género y ofrecer a los niños un mensaje alternativo: la masculinidad es amplia y puede significar muchas cosas. En Cuentos para niños que se atreven a ser diferentes no


Vincent Can't Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky
Vincent Can't Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky
By Knopf Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9781101937105, isbn: 1101937106,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
A gorgeous, lyrical picture-book biography of Vincent van Gogh by the Caldecott Honor team behind The Noisy Paint Box.   Vincent can’t sleep . . . out, out, out he runs!               flying through the garden—marigold, geranium, blackberry, raspberry— past the church with its tall steeple, down rolling hills and sandy paths meant for sheep, He dives at last into the velvety, violet heath, snuggles under a blanket of sapphire sky,  and looks up, up, up . . . to visit with


Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam
Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam
By Brand: HarperCollins
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ean: 9780688171353, isbn: 0688171354,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Forty years before the boy was born, a horde of bloodthirsty barbarians thundered out of the west and conquered his native land. They had succeeded because his people, ever at war with one another, had not fought together to defend their cities. In time the boy was destined to become the very leader that was needed, a man with the courage and vision to unite his people and face the most fearsome and brilliant warrior of the age.The time was the twelfth century; the barbarian horde was the



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