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Leonardo da Vinci: Meet the Artist!

Patricia Geis · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 16
Format: Hardcover

Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet the Artist! series. Leonardo's full range of work, from his exquisite paintings and sculptures to his brilliant inventionsandcodes, is included in this pop-up activity...
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Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

Alice Faye Duncan · Calkins Creek
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This historical fiction picture book for children ages 9-12 presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker,...
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Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice

Veronica Chambers · HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers's inspiring collection of profiles - along with Senator Cory Booker's stirring foreword - will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what's right.You may only be one person, but you have...
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Food Fight!: A Mouthwatering History of Who Ate What and Why Through the Ages

Tanya Steel · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Grab your knife and fork and get ready to dig in to human history through the lens of food and the struggle to acquire it with award-winning celebrity food editor and author Tanya Steel. This book includes 30 kid-tested and approved recipes inside!Did you know that Christopher Columbus...
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Questions and Answers About Women's Suffrage

Kate Light · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Throughout history, women in many countries have been denied suffrage, or the right to vote. Women's suffrage was first highlighted as an issue in Britain with the publication of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792. In the following century, people...
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Questions and Answers About the Gold Rush

Brianna Battista · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

The California gold rush of 1849 was a defining era in U.S. History. The discovery of gold led to a mass migration to the country's west coast not only from the East Coast, but from all over the world. Travellers thronged to the area in the hope of becoming rich, but the truth is, few did....
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Questions and Answers about Ellis Island

Myrna Nau · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Between 1892 and 1954, millions of immigrants passed through the threshold of Ellis Island and became American citizens. From Ellis Island, these immigrants spread out all over the country. Many helped build the U.S. infrastructure and helped make the country one of the greatest in the world....
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Lifeboat 12

Susan Hood · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The War That Saved My Life and Stella By Starlight, this poignant novel in verse based on true events tells the story of a boy's harrowing experience on a lifeboat after surviving a torpedo attack during World War II.With Nazis bombing London every night, it's...
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The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler

John Hendrix · Amulet Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Interweaving handwritten text and art in his signature style, John Hendrix tells the fascinating story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the oppression of the German people during World War II. Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor and theologian who was shocked to watch the German...
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The Hotel Between

Sean Easley · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A magical hotel, a mysterious tree, and a cryptic story about their missing father leads twins Cam and Cass on a worldly adventure in this enchanting debut novel that's perfect for fans of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and Wildwood. Twins Cam and Cass have never known their...
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