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What's So Special About Dickens?
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Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Dickens, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers. From the Artful Dodger to Miss Havisham to Scrooge, Charles Dickens brought some of our favorite fictional characters to life. But what inspired him? Who was the man behind...
 
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What's So Special About Shakespeare?
Kids Nonfiction 399   0
Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Shakespeare, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers. More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers...
 
4.7
 
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42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero
Kids Nonfiction 646   0
Baseball, basketball, football — no matter the game, Jackie Robinson excelled. His talents would have easily landed another man a career in pro sports, but such opportunities were closed to athletes like Jackie for one reason: his skin was the wrong color. Settling for playing baseball in the Negro Leagues,...
 
3.8 (2)
 
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Isaac The Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd
Kids Nonfiction 864   0
A surprising true story of Isaac Newton’s boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science. Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary’s...
 
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The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes, and Ferrets!
Kids Nonfiction 905   0
Travel back to Tudor times with Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I’s favorite scribe, and his pet ferret, Smudge, who lives (and offers commentary) in the margins of the book. Meet the handsome and headstrong Henry VIII and his six wives, as well as the clever and beautiful Elizabeth I, who...
 
4.3
 
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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
Kids Nonfiction 784   0
In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans...
 
4.3
 
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The Death of the Hat
Kids Nonfiction 1191   0
A book-eating moth in the early Middle Ages. A peach blossom during the Renaissance. A haunted palace in the Victorian era. A lament for the hat in contemporary times. Poetry has been a living form of artistic expression for thousands of years, and throughout that time poets have found inspiration...
 
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Discover how Benjamin Franklin’s scientific method challenged a certain Dr. Mesmer’s mysterious powers in a whimsical look at a true moment in history. The day Ben Franklin first set foot in Paris, France, he found the city all abuzz. Everyone was talking about something new—remarkable, thrilling, and strange. Something called...
 
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Japan (Panorama Pops)
Kids Nonfiction 1188   0
Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects. Want to remember a trip to Japan? Looking forward to visiting someday? This beautifully illustrated guide highlights a dozen of the country’s most famous locations, including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Meiji Shrine, Rainbow...
 
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Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues
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Before Pedro Martínez pitched the Red Sox to a World Series championship, before he was named to the All-Star team eight times, before he won the Cy Young three times, he was a kid from a place called Manoguayabo in the Dominican Republic. Pedro loved baseball more than anything, and...
 
4.3
 
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The Maine Coon's Haiku and Other Poems for Cat Lovers
Kids Nonfiction 1207   1
In evocative haiku, Michael J. Rosen depicts twenty different breeds of cats—whether mischievous or mysterious, comical or commanding. Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon....
 
5.0
 
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Space Exploration (Panorama Pops)
Kids Nonfiction 1505   0
Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects. Zoom in on a dozen key moments in the history of space exploration—from Sputnik 1 (the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth) to the Curiosity rover, a car-size device sent to Mars to see...
 
4.7
 
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The Story of Flight (Panorama Pops)
Kids Nonfiction 1110   0
Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects. Take to the skies with an exciting guide featuring twelve innovations—from hot-air balloons, gliders, and the Wright brothers’ early planes to the aircraft of war and modern passenger planes to small and luxurious private...
 
4.7
 
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Super Supper Throwdown (Fizzy's Lunch Lab)
Kids Nonfiction 1418   0
Welcome to Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, a kitchen where Professor Fizzy and his friends cook up delicious, nutritious meals while learning the science behind healthy foods. A cooking showdown between Professor Fizzy and his nemesis, Fast Food Freddy, owner of Greasy World, is about to begin. The challenge: cook the...
 
4.3
 
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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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