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Terrible But True: Awful Events In American History
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Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes? Think again! Welcome to Terrible But True, where you'll dig deep into America's forgotten past to uncover some creepy, disgusting, and just plain bizarre stories. From America's first serial killers and deadly vampire-like diseases...
 
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World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons...
 
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Scholastic Book of Presidents
Kids Nonfiction 179   0
Get ready to meet all of our nation's presidents, from George Washington (our founding father) to Donald Trump (the newest President-Elect), and everyone in between! This easy-to-read book offers mini biographies and fun facts about each president's accomplishments in the Oval Office, accompanied by photographs and lists of key events....
 
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Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
Kids Nonfiction 519   0
Some people had rights, while others had none. Why shouldn't they have them, too? Two friends, Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, get together for tea and conversation. They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans. The premise of this particular exchange between the...
 
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uoting from John Muir's diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America's most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows's evocative, dramatic acrylic paintings. From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land....
 
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Jubilee!: One Man's Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace
Kids Nonfiction 878   0
An exuberant picture book applauds the man behind the 1869 National Peace Jubilee, the largest and loudest concert the world had ever seen — or heard. As a young boy growing up in Ireland, Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore loved music — the louder, the better! This love of music followed him...
 
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Byrd and Igloo: A Polar Adventure
Kids Nonfiction 1036   0
From the author of Ghosts in the Fog comes a story that will appeal to lovers of history, adventure, and dogs. BYRD & IGLOO is the first narrative nonfiction book to tell the daring adventures of legendary polar explorer and aviator Richard Byrd and his lovable dog explorer, Igloo. Byrd...
 
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers
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They became America’s first black paratroopers. Why was their story never told? Sibert Medalist Tanya Lee Stone reveals the history of the Triple Nickles during World War II. World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by...
 
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Mr. President: A Book of U.S. Presidents
Kids Nonfiction 954   0
The new edition of a popular favorite, this digest-sized, easy-to-read book features summaries of each president and his term of office--from George Washington to the president elected in 2012! Hail to the chief! The highest title in the United States belongs to the president. Here, readers will...
 
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Scholastic Discover More: World War II
Kids Nonfiction 1567   0
A comprehensive modern reference book all about World War II for expert readers. It’s nearly 70 years since World War II ended, but its after effects are still shaping our world. Nicknamed THE DEADLIEST CONFLICT IN HISTORY, it claimed at least 50 million lives. It was also...
 
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I Am #5: George Washington
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The inspiring tale of an American hero's journey to become the first President of the United States. Just in time for President's Day, children will be moved by Washington's revolutionary vision for our country. Celebrated war hero, George Washington used his progressive ideals to become the first...
 
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