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Enemies of Slavery

By: Adler, David A/Smith, Donald A

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780439728201

ISBN: 0439728207

Condition: USED


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I Shook Up the World: The Incredible Life of Muhammad Ali

By: Ali/Ali, Maryum

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781582700908

ISBN: 1582700907

Condition: USED


"I Shook Up the World" is an illustrated tribute to Muhammad Ali written by his oldest daughter, Maryum. The book tells Ali's story from the beginning to the present--how he started boxing, earned an Olympic Gold Medal, won the heavyweight championship, worked for civil rights, and made a principled stand against the Vietnam War. Ali's trademark rhyming, a joy to him and the bane of his opponents, in interspersed throughout the "rounds" (chapters). Young readers will appreciate Patrick Johnson's colorful illustrations and the introduction provided by the great man himself. A historical timelin... View more info

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Who Is Muhammad Ali?

By: Ali/Buckley, James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC:

Seller ID: 9780448479552

ISBN: 0448479559

Condition: USED


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Clay V. United States: Muhammad Ali Objects to War (Landmark Supreme Court Cases

By: Ali/Freedman, Suzanne

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 0894908553

ISBN: 0894908553

Condition: USED


-- A library of the most important United States Supreme Court cases.-- Examines the issues leading up to the case, the people involved in the case, and the present-day effects of the Court's decision. View more info

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Greatest: Muhammad Ali

By: Ali/Myers, Walter

Price: $2.50

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC BK SERVICES: 9/16/2010

Seller ID: 9780590543439

ISBN: 0590543431

Condition: USED


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Neil Armstrong

By: Armstrong/Pocket Bios

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9781250166197

ISBN: 1250166195

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Joseph and Chico: The Life of Pope Benedict XVI as Told by a Cat

By: Benedict/Perego/Casagrande

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781586172527

ISBN: 1586172522

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God Bless America: The Story of an Immigrant Named Irving Berlin

By: Berlin/Nuchu, Adah

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781368015769

ISBN: 136801576X

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Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achi

By: Bernstein, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: YEARLING:

Seller ID: 9780375871580

ISBN: 0375871586

Condition: USED


In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was 11 years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But Zhongmei, whose name means Faithful Plum, persisted, traveled for three days and two nights to get to Beijing and eventually beat out 60,000 other girls. But getting in was easy compared to staying in, as Zhongmei soon learned. Without those all-important connections, she was just a little... View more info

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Building a Dream Mary Bethune's School

By: Bethune/Kelso, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 8/13/2015

Seller ID: 9780811480574

ISBN: 0811480577

Condition: USED


America's historical heroes are distinguished by their determination View more info

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Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot

By: Blanchard/Smith, Matthew Clark

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780763677329

ISBN: 0763677329

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Boy Who Changed the World

By: Borlaug/Andrews, Andy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NELSONWORD PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9781400316052

ISBN: 1400316057

Condition: USED


Did you know that what you do today can change the world forever? "The Boy Who Changed the World" opens with a young Norman Borlaug playing in his family's cornfields with his sisters. One day, Norman would grow up and use his knowledge of agriculture to save the lives of two billion people. Two billion Norman changed the world Or was it Henry Wallace who changed the world? Or maybe it was George Washington Carver? This engaging story reveals the incredible truth that everything we do matters Based on "The Butterfly Effect," Andy's timeless tale shows children that even the sma... View more info

Out of DarknessL The Story of Louis Braille

By: Braille/Freedman, Russell

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 1/18/2014

Seller ID: 9780590634748

ISBN: 0590634747

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George Washington Carver

By: Carver/Bolden, Tonya

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 10/1/2014

Seller ID: 9780545136716

ISBN: 0545136717

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Girl from Yamhill

By: Cleary, Beverly

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 3/10/2013

Seller ID: 0380727404

ISBN: 0380727404

Condition: USED


Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. For everyone who has enjoyed the pranks and schemes, embarrassing moments, and all of the other poignant and colorful images of childhood brought to life in Beverly Cleary books, here is the fascinating true story of the remarkable woman who created them. View more info

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We'll Never Forget You, Roberto Clemente

By: Clemente/Engel, Trudie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC BK SERVICES: 3/27/2012

Seller ID: 0590688812

ISBN: 0590688812

Condition: USED


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Cleopatra: Goddess of Egypt, Enemy of Rome

By: Cleopatra/Brooks, Polly

Price: $4.50

Publisher: 3/16/2010

Seller ID: 9780060236083

ISBN: 0060236086

Condition: USED


"For her actual beauty was not itself remarkable . . . but the contact of her presence . . . was irresistible; the attraction of her person, joining with the charm of her conversation . . . was something bewitching. it was a pleasure merely to hear her voice, with which, like an instrument Of many strings, she could pass from one language to another."--PlutarchCLEOPATRA, last of the Ptolemy rulers of Egypt and mother to both Julius Caesar's and Mark Antony's children, inspired countless myths and legends as well as the greatest poets and dramatists throughout the ages. Intriguing both to... View more info

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Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight

By: Clinton/ Krull, Kathleen

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781481451130

ISBN: 1481451138

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Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman

By: Coleman/Grimes, Nikki

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 5/24/2014

Seller ID: 0439573424

ISBN: 0439573424

Condition: USED


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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

By: Columbus/Bader, Bonnie

Price: $2.50

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC: 8/22/2017

Seller ID: 9780448463339

ISBN: 0448463334

Condition: USED


Learn all about Christopher Columbus' early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies. Kids will read about why he called himself the "Great Admirald of the Seas" and learn of all his struggles to find finacial support for his voyage. View more info