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This 1993 Coretta Scott King Honor Book chronicles the life of African-American Sojourner Truth, a nineteenth-century preacher, abolitionist, and activist for the rights of African Americans and women. Reprint. PW....Read More
Publication Date: Jan 1994
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The author, who was imprisoned in Auschwitz as a teenager, describes her terrible experiences as one of the camp's few adolescent inmates and the miraculous twists of fates that enabled...
Publication Date: Mar 1999
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In 1966 Ji-li Jiang turned twelve. An outstanding student and leader, she had everything: brains, the admiration of her peers, and a bright future in China′s Communist Party. But that...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1998
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'It is like a fairyland.' So Laura Ingalls Wilder described her 1915 voyage to San Francisco to visit her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Laura's husband, Almanzo, was unable to...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1976
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In a story that is as gripping as it is historical, Jean Fritz reveals the true life of Pocahontas. Though at first permitted to move freely between the Indian and...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2002
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From the time she was a small child, Harriet Tubman was forced to work in the fields and was treated badly by her owner. Finally, leaving her family behind, she...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 1990
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Even before Tiger Woods stunned the world with his amazing victory at Augusta, he was impressing the golfing community with his perfect swing and pleasing crowds with his mile-wide smile...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 1998
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Dear Reader: The Childhood of Famous Americans series, sixty-five years old in 1997, chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book...Read More
Publication Date: May 1999
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A master of those embarrassing, gloppy, painful, and suddenly wonderful things that happen on the razor's edge between childhood and full-fledged adolescence' (The Washington Post), Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 1998
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The name J.K. Rowling is one that is on the lips of millions of readers worldwide, but before 1997 few people knew the brilliant woman behind the phenomenally successful Harry...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2001
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"WE ARE FREE!" When Russian soldiers liberate Grafenort, the Nazi labor camp where she is a prisoner, nineteen-year-old Riva discovers that liberation doesn't mean the end of her hardship and...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2000
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Make every student a #1 fan of reading with these high-interest books about sports heroes. Each title highlights a famous athlete of today, from his or her upbringing and school...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2000
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THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Examines the life and times of the multifaceted man who wrote the Declaration of Independence and later became the...
Publication Date: Jan 2004
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Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, readers march...Read More
Publication Date: May 2009
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Profiles of 9 NBA stars: Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas), Steve Nash (Phoenix), Gilbert Arenas (Washington D.C.), Dwyane Wade (Miami), Manu Ginobili (San Antonio), Ben Gordon (Chicago), Emeka Okafor (Charlotte), Grant Hill...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2006
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Carolrhoda's best-selling Creative Minds Biographies series appeals to a wide range of readers. Written in story format, these biographies also include inviting black-and-white illustrations.
Publication Date: Jan 1993
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Based on first-hand information. Here is the first English biography for middle graders on Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan who, at Auschwitz, offered himself in exchange for the life of...Read More
Publication Date: May 1997
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This time-honored classic, written in 1790, is William Bligh's vivid account of a routine voyage to Tahiti that turned into a world-famous mutiny. Cast from his ship by ringleader Fletcher...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 2000
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Perfect for book reports or summer reading, DK's acclaimed Biography series tackles two of history's most inspiring human rights figures: Mohandas Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.
Publication Date: Aug 2006
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William Shakespeare was the son of a glovemaker, a small-town boy with a grammar school education. Yet he grew up to become the greatest English-speaking playwright in the world. 'Bard...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1998
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This remarkable collection highlights the art and inspirational paths of 14 outstanding artists who, over the course of 20 years, have shared their art and lives with children. Each spread...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1997
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Publication Date: Apr 1996
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Lively, poignant, and utterly winning, The Diary of Latoya Hunter is a timely portrait of adolescence--about the universal challenges of youth and about the ways it is shaped by the...Read More
Publication Date: Aug 1993
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An up close and very personal look at life as a Backstreet GIRL! Marisa Jackson went out with A.J. McLean for six years. She knows him better than anyone!...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1999
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Publication Date: Dec 2010
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Matt Christopher, the number one sports writer for kids, profiles basketball superstar Michael Jordan, covering his childhood, college career, rookie years, professional career highlights, and his short stint in minor...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2008
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A pop biography of the first American boy band to make it big in Europe since the New Kids on the Block. It offers profiles of the band members, interviews...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 1999
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How did Leonardo da Vinci become interested in flight? What are some of his most famous paintings? Do his scientific ideas measure up to what we know today? Find out...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2009
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This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller 'Three Cups of Tea' has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2009
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aIt does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live.a These were the words of Amos Fortune, born the son of a king of the...Read More
Publication Date: May 1989
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