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Dangerous Jane
Kids Fiction 515 0
Jane's heart ached for the world, but what could she do to stop a war? This energetic and inspiring picture book biography of activist Jane Addams focuses on the peace work that won her the Nobel Peace Prize. From the time she was a child,...
 
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Silent Days, Silent Dreams
Kids Fiction 528 0
James Castle was born two months premature on September 25, 1899, on a farm in Garden Valley, Idaho. He was deaf, mute, autistic, and probably dyslexic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read, or use sign language. Yet, today...
 
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Kids Fiction 882 0
How did a child from another planet named Kal-El become farm boy Clark Kent? What happened to his planet and family? What powers does he possess and what are his weaknesses? Who are his most trusted allies and fearsome foes? In this biography--complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and fact boxes--young...
 
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Kids Fiction 910 0
What was Bruce Wayne's childhood like? Why does he dress up like a bat? What compels him to protect Gotham City? How did he become the world's greatest detective? Who are his most trusted allies and fearsome foes? In this biography--complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and fact boxes--young readers will...
 
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Ira's Shakespeare's Dream
Kids Fiction 809 0
Ira Aldridge dreamed of being on stage one day performing the great works of William Shakespeare. He spent every chance he got at the local theaters, memorizing each actor s lines for all of Shakespeare s plays. Ira just knew he could be a great Shakespearean actor if only given...
 
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Brown Girl Dreaming
Kids Fiction 862 0
National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid...
 
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The Hero Two Doors Down
Kids Fiction 3938 0
Based on the true story of a boy in Brooklyn who became neighbors and friends with his hero, Jackie Robinson. Steven Satlow is an eight-year-old boy living in Brooklyn, New York, which means he only cares about one thing-the Dodgers. Steve and his father spend hours reading the sports pages...
 
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Harriet Tubman (I Am #6)
Kids Fiction 1956 0
A straightforward biography about Harriet Tubman's struggles and success for both civil and women's rights. With a forward-thinking attitude, Harriet Tubman escaped slavery and risked her life countless times to help free 70 others. She became monumental in both the civil rights movement and the women's...
 
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Marvin Makes Music
Kids Fiction 1241 0
A true story from one of America's most beloved composers Marvin loves to play the piano and compose his own songs. But performing music over and over that's composed by some old guys name Ludwig and Wolfgang just gives him knots in his stomach. When his father...
 
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Discovering Wes Moore
Kids Fiction 2580 0
Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult title The Other Wes Moore) explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints his story with another man, someone who shared the same name, was almost the same age, grew up...
 
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Wacky Jacky: The True Story of An Unlikely Beauty Queen
Kids Fiction 1149 0
Wacky Jacky isn't like the other kids...With her crazy hair, silly clothes and strange lunches, how will she ever fit in? Follow Wacky Jacky on her exciting journeys as she learns You Don't Need a Crown to Sparkle.
 
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Mila Kunis: The Multifaceted Actress - A Woman of Talent, Beauty and Passion
Kids Fiction 1156 0
From the teenager of the American sitcom “That '70s Show”, Mila Kunis is now known as the hot and versatile actress who impressed us in her roles in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, “Max Payne”, “The Book of Eli” and “Black Swan”. Though showbiz had been unkind to her in her first...
 
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Lost Boy: The Story of the Man Who Created Peter Pan
Kids Fiction 2055 0
People around the world know the story of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up, but not many know the story of his creator, J. M. Barrie. Barrie’s young childhood was marked by sorrow, but also held great adventure. His adult life and relationship with the Davies family...
 
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