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1000 Years of Famous People
By Brand: Kingfisher
SKU: #9780753455401
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sku: 9780753455401, ean: 9780753455401, isbn: 0753455404,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Meet the movers and shakers of the last millennium in this comprehensive and detailed look at the famous and the notorious, along with their achievements, and their legacies.Organized by theme—explorers, inventors, leaders, artists, athletes, musicians, politicians, scientists, writers, and reformers—each section is arranged chronologically by birth date. From Pedro Alvares Cabral to Charlie Chaplin, the fact-filled entries illuminate the life and accomplishments of key figures who helped


Henri Matisse (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)
By Childrens Pr
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ean: 9780516261461, isbn: 0516261460,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Discusses the life and work of French post-impressionist artist Henri Matisse.


The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
By Beach Lane Books
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mpn: 9781442414020, ean: 9781442414020, isbn: 1442414022,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens.Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she’d live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew up among the towering pines and redwoods of Northern California. But after becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California with a degree in science, she took a job as a teacher far south


Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity!
By Museum of Modern Art, New York
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ean: 9781633450394, isbn: 1633450392,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in it—the plants, the people, the sky—were covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and even her body with dots. As she grew up, she traveled all around the world, from Tokyo to Seattle, New York to Venice, and brought her dots with her. Different people saw these dots in different ways—some thought


Beatrix Potter: a Journal (Peter Rabbit)
By Warne
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mpn: 9780723258056, ean: 9780723258056, isbn: 0723258058,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
This lavish, illustrated journal describes Beatrix Potter’s life as a young woman in Victorian England as she struggles to achieve independence and to find artistic success and romantic love. Using witty, observant commentary taken from Beatrix’s own diaries, the journal features a wealth of watercolor paintings, sketches, photographs, letters and period memorabilia to recreate the world in which she lived.Used Book in Good Condition.


Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci
By Silver Dolphin Books
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mpn: 9781592239085, ean: 9781592239085, isbn: 1592239080,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
“I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly,” wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his journal alongside a sketch for an impossibly ingenious invention he called his Flying Machine. Though never built, it takes flight here in Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci. This fascinating book is an exquisite collection of elaborate 3-D pop-ups and detailed illustrations based on the personal notebooks and sketches of the Renaissance’s most influential mind.


Achilles (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology)
By Mitchell Lane Publishers
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ean: 9781584157069, isbn: 1584157062,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Achilles was a powerful Greek warrior and hero famed for his swift-footedness. His mother, the sea goddess Thetis, tried to make him immortal, but one spot his heel was vulnerable. His role in the Trojan War was the center of Homer s The Iliad in fact, it was prophesied that the Greeks couldn t win the war without him. Once he arrived, however, his wrath began to take over. This brave and confident warrior let pride and a hot temper get in his way, and it led to tragedy. Read how the great hero


Time For Kids: Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World (Time For Kids Biographies)
By Harper Collins
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mpn: FBA-|280538, ean: 9780060576134, isbn: 0060576138,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World Meet Eleanor Roosevelt, one of America's most powerful first ladies. Learn about her youth and her career helping those less fortunate than she..


The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend
By Ingalls, Ann/ MacDonald, Maryann/ Potter, Giselle (ILT)
SKU: #9780618959747
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sku: 9780618959747, mpn: 9780618959747, ean: 9780618959747, isbn: 0618959742,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
What if you loved music more than anything? Suppose you had just learned to play the piano. Imagine that your family has to move to a new city and you have to leave your piano behind. People don’t like you in the new city because of  what you look like. How will you make yourself feel better? Mary Lou Williams, like Mozart, began playing the piano when she was four; at eight she became a professional musician. She wrote and arranged music for Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy


A. A. Milne (Children's Authors)
By Brand: Checkerboard Library
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ean: 9781591976073, isbn: 1591976073,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Discusses the life and works of the prolific English author who is best remembered for his children's poetry and books about Winnie-the-Pooh.Used Book in Good Condition.


I Am Jazz
By Dial Books
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mpn: 40751053, ean: 9780803741072, isbn: 0803741073,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere''This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book like this when I was a kid struggling with gender identity questions. I found it deeply moving in its simplicity and honesty.''—Laverne Cox (who plays Sophia in “Orange Is the New Black”)From the time she was


The Obamas in the White House: Reflections on Family, Faith and Leadership
By Essence
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mpn: 1603201068, ean: 9781603201063, isbn: 1603201068,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
The Obamas are a quintessential American success story. Barack Hussein Obama and his wife Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama defied great odds to become the nation's first African-American president and First Lady. From the moment they settled into the White House on January 20, 2009, with their daughters Malia and Sasha, the first couple has moved the nation and world with their commitment to excellence and to each other. ESSENCE has provided readers with detailed coverage of their first


The Complete Adventures of Curious George: 70th Anniversary Edition
By HMH Books
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mpn: 9780547391007, ean: 9780547391007, isbn: 0547391005,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
''This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious.'' With these words, H.A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George, and the world has loved him ever since. The tales of this cheerful and resilent little heror have kept generations of readers enthralled and entertained. This lavish edition includes an introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, Publisher's Perspective by Anita Silvey, retrospective essay by Dee Jones with photographic album of


Dalí and the Path of Dreams
By Brand: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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mpn: FBA-|288943, ean: 9781845072827, isbn: 1845072820,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The paintings of Salvador Dali, with their dreamy imagery, have a special appeal to children, who respond to the sense of imagination and whimsy they see. In Dali and the Path of Dreams, author Anna Obiols and illustrator Joan Subirana create an adventure story for young Dali inspired by the famous painter's style. Little Salvi, as he's known, rides on a long-legged elephant, encounters a chef who tosses clocks like pancakes, finds a magic key, flies on a floating boat, and does much more in


Wild Horse Annie: Friend of the Mustangs
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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ean: 9780374303068, isbn: 0374303061,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
''Velma Bronn Johnston earned the nickname Mustang Annie after she took up the cause to save these magnificent wild horses from certain death in the name of progress. This lively true story of one woman who, with the help of a brigade of children, fought for what she believed in, is sure to engage independent readers.'' - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorWild Horse Annie was the nickname of Velma Bronn Johnston (1912–77), loved mustangs all her life. When she saw mustangs being rounded up and


Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?)
By Penguin Workshop
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ean: 9780451532459, isbn: 0451532457,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Grab your Js and hit the court with this Who Was? biography about NBA superstar Michael Jordan.Meet the man who changed the game forever. Michael Jordan has always been competitive--even as a young boy, he fought for attention. His need to be the best made him a star player on his college basketball team and helped him become an NBA legend, both for his skills and his endorsements. His Nike contract for Air Jordan basketball shoes set an unmatched precedent for professional athletes. Author


Justin Bieber Test Your Super-Fan Status: Packed with Puzzles, Quizzes, Crosswords, and More!
By B.E.S. Publishing
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ean: 9781438003405, isbn: 1438003404,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Get ready for a brand new edition of the top selling super-fan favorite! Are you a true Justin Bieber SUPER-FAN? You can't get enough of his adorable smile. His pictures and posters decorate your bedroom walls. You follow him on Twitter and treasure his YouTube videos. And of course, you buy every bit of his merchandise and love every single one of his songs. Now you have another chance to test your Bieber-IQ with an all new edition of Justin Bieber Test Your Super-Fan Status! This latest



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