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The History of Money: From Bartering to Banking

Martin Jenkins · Candlewick
Format: Print book

With clarity and humor, Martin Jenkins and Satoshi Kitamura take readers on a fascinating tour of the history of money.What can take the form of a stone with a hole in the middle, a string of shells, a piece of paper, or a plastic card? The answer is money, of course. But when did we start...
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Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Third Case

Shane Peacock · Tundra Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The third case in the compelling Boy Sherlock Holmes series is full of as many twists and turns as the backstreets of Victorian London. When a wealthy young girl vanishes as if by magic in Hyde Park, Sherlock is once again driven to prove himself. In a heart-stopping race against time,...
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Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His First Case

Shane Peacock · Tundra Books
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless,...
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Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case

Shane Peacock · Tundra Books
Format: Hardcover

The surprising and shocking conclusion to the unique BOY SHERLOCK HOLMES series. Becoming Sherlock is the final book in Shane Peacocks award-winning Boy Sherlock Holmes series, combining brilliant storytelling with fascinating historical detail, and a mystery worthy of one of the greatest...
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The Dragon Turn: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fifth Case

Shane Peacock · Tundra Books
Format: Paperback

Summer 1869, and Sherlock Holmes and his friend Irene celebrate her sixteenth birthday by attending the theater to watch a celebrated magician make a real dragon appear on stage. It is the London sensation. Sherlock and Irene meet the magician, Alistair Hemsworth - just as he is arrested...
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