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Sterling Point Books®: Joan of Arc: Warrior Saint
Sterling Point Books®: Joan of Arc: Warrior Saint
By Sterling
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$54.94

ean: 9781402751202, isbn: 1402751206,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Could any story be more inspiring than that of Joan of Arc, the courageous maiden who fought for the glory of France and God? Guided by what she firmly believed were visions of saints, this young Frenchwoman—still just 16 years old—led her people in battle against the British occupiers. Though she proved victorious in war, Joan ultimately became a martyr when some of her own countrymen betrayed her to the English. Jay Williams captures all the tragedy and pathos of the fearless country girl


A Boy Named Giotto
A Boy Named Giotto
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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$75.43

ean: 9780374309312, isbn: 0374309310,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A sparkling celebration of the pre-Renaissance master Centuries ago, a shepherd boy drew pictures of his sheep in the sand and on stones. Today, everyone knows him as Giotto, the pre-Renaissance master whose magnificent frescoes illuminate the Church of St. Francis in Assisi and the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. In A Boy Named Giotto, Paolo Guarnieri tells a story of how young Giotto might have been apprenticed to the great master Cimabue and taught how to paint frescoes. In legendary fashion,


Biographies 9-Book Set (Classroom Library Collections)
Biographies 9-Book Set (Classroom Library Collections)
By Teacher Created Materials
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$85.91

mpn: 24708, ean: 9781493827084, isbn: 1493827081,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Relive important historical time periods with some of the world's most inspiring leaders. This collection leads its readers through diverse history with content-area vocabulary, facts, and primary photographs..


How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine
How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine
By Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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$17.99
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ean: 9781534410978, isbn: 153441097X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Giselle Potter come together to tell the inspiring story of autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin and her brilliant invention: the hug machine.As a young girl, Temple Grandin loved folding paper kites, making obstacle courses, and building lean-tos. But she really didn’t like hugs. Temple wanted to be held—but to her, hugs felt like being stuffed inside the scratchiest sock in the world; like a tidal wave of dentist drills, sandpaper, and awful cologne,


Of Numbers And Stars: The Story of Hypatia
Of Numbers And Stars: The Story of Hypatia
By Holiday House
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$89.99

ean: 9780823416219, isbn: 0823416216,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Presents the life of a Egyptian woman who lived in fifth century Alexandria and became a respected scholar in mathematics and philosophy..


Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
By Random House Books for Young Readers
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$11.61
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ean: 9780399555312, isbn: 0399555315,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Pride Flag with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history!In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images,


Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
By Perfection Learning
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$53.62

ean: 9780756914530, isbn: 0756914531,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Now abridged for young people, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima–and into history. The son of one of the flag raisers has written a powerful account of six very different


Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan 1858 (The Royal Diaries)
Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan 1858 (The Royal Diaries)
By Scholastic Inc.
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$100.00

ean: 9780439164856, isbn: 0439164850,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Intrigue and danger increase as Princess Kazunomiya's once-sheltered life in nineteenth-century Japan changes, in Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's latest addition to THE ROYAL DIARIES series.Kazunomiya, along with her royal family, is thought to be a divinity, descended from the goddess of the sun, and she lives an extremely sheltered life. However, when a Japanese general signs a treaty with the white-faced men from America, uncertainty and turmoil erupt in the kingdom. But the external


Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (Food Heroes)
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (Food Heroes)
By READERS TO EATERS
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$9.95
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ean: 9780983661597, isbn: 0983661596,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Chef Roy Choi calls himself a “street cook.”He wants outsiders, low-riders,kids, teens, shufflers and skateboarders,to have food cooked with care, with love,with sohn maash.''Sohn maash'' is the flavors in our fingertips. It is the love and cooking talent that Korean mothers and grandmothers mix into their handmade foods. For Chef Roy Choi, food means love. It also means culture, not only of Korea where he was born, but the many cultures that make up the streets of Los Angeles, where he was


Beyond the Heather Hills (Little House Prequel)
Beyond the Heather Hills (Little House Prequel)
By HarperCollins
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$746.28

ean: 9780060279868, isbn: 0060279869,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
In this fourth book in the Martha Years series, ten-year-old Martha journeys to the bustling city of Perth to visit her newly married sister Grisie. This is Martha's first time away from the Scottish Highlands, and the fair city on the River Tay is more exciting than she could have ever imagined!.


National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
By National Geographic
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$4.99
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mpn: SG-USB-81, ean: 9781426319174, isbn: 1426319177,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about a world of possibilities and taps into their natural curiosity about fascinating role models from education advocate Malala Yousafzai to astronaut Neil


The Legionary (The Roman World)
The Legionary (The Roman World)
By Oxford University Press
SKU: #VIB0199104255
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$55.00

sku: VIB0199104255, ean: 9780199104253, isbn: 0199104255,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
With the ingenuity of a detective, Peter Connolly has brilliantly reconstructed the life of a Roman soldier--who lived less than a hundred years after the death of Christ--by using a vast array of archaeological material, including tombstones and original Roman documents written on papyrus found in the sands of Egypt and Syria. The soldier's name was Tiberius Claudius Maximus and he served under the emperor Trajan, in his great wars in Central Europe and the Middle East. Maximus was decorated


The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists)
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists)
By The Innovation Press
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$14.00
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ean: 9781943147427, isbn: 1943147426,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Meet Raye Montague―the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted―finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship


The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
By Roaring Brook
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$11.87
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mpn: 9781596433076, ean: 9781596433076, isbn: 1596433078,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual path. At the age of four, he could ask you when you were born and then calculate the number of seconds you had been alive in his head. But he didn't learn to butter his own bread until he turned twenty. Instead, he traveled around the world, from one mathematician to the next, collaborating on an astonishing number of publications. With a simple,


A Child Through Time: The Book of Children's History
A Child Through Time: The Book of Children's History
By DK Children
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ean: 9781465444936, isbn: 1465444939,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
An original look at history that profiles 30 children from different eras so that children of today can discover the lives of the cave people, Romans, Vikings, and beyond through the eyes of someone their own age.History books often focus on adults, but what was the past like for children? A Child Through Time is historically accurate and thoroughly researched, and brings the children of history to life—from the earliest civilizations to the Cold War, even imagining a child of the future.


Biographies: World Cultures through Time 8-Book Set (Social Studies Readers)
Biographies: World Cultures through Time 8-Book Set (Social Studies Readers)
By Teacher Created Materials
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$71.92

mpn: 22814, ean: 9781493808144, isbn: 1493808141,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Discover what made Moctezuma the most famous ruler of the powerful Aztec empire, why Confucius is considered the greatest philospher in Chinese history, and more with this 8-book collection focused on world leaders!.


Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
By Puffin Books
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$6.99
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ean: 9780425287552, isbn: 0425287556,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai, and John Legend.   Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 40,000 girls across America. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes! Bursting with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life stories of girls and women


An Unofficial Guide to New Zebedee: People, Places, and Things in the Lewis Barnavelt series Created by John Bellairs
An Unofficial Guide to New Zebedee: People, Places, and Things in the Lewis Barnavelt series Created by John Bellairs
By BrushMush Books
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$12.99

ean: 9781732457010, isbn: 1732457018,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
John Bellairs, author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls and other young-adult thrillers, died in 1991. His son chose Brad Strickland to finish two books his father had begun. Later, the estate gave Brad permission to write more books in Bellairs's series. This is Brad Strickland's memoir of writing books in the Lewis Barnavelt series, with guides to the people, places, and things in each volume. With wit and humor, he describes the process of writing the novels, giving a lively literary


Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (People Who Shaped Our World)
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (People Who Shaped Our World)
By STERLING
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$16.95
$10.49
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ean: 9781454920007, isbn: 1454920009,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
“If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.”The inspiring story of Grace Hopper—the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science—is told told in an engaging picture book biography.   Who was Grace Hopper? A software tester, workplace jester, cherished mentor, ace inventor, avid reader, naval leader—AND rule breaker, chance taker, and troublemaker. Acclaimed picture book author Laurie Wallmark (Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking


Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama
Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama
By HighBridge Company
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$65.28

mpn: FBA-|275602, ean: 9781565110052, isbn: 1565110056,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
When this series was first broadcast on National Public Radio in 1981, it generated the largest response in the network's history: 50,000 letters and phone calls in a single week, an audience of 750,000 per episode, and a subsequent 40-percent jump in NPR listenership.This landmark production, perhaps the most ambitious radio project ever attempted, began when Star Wars creator George Lucas donated the story rights to an NPR affiliate. Writer Brian Daley adapted the film's highly visual script



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