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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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Perfect Wizard, The: Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen/Yolen, Jane/Nolan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 4/9/2018

Seller ID: 9780525469551

ISBN: 0525469559

Condition: USED


He was the son of a cobbler-awkward, funny-looking, and perhaps a bit crazy. But Hans Christian Andersen went on to become the most beloved children's writer of all time. Here in rich detail that includes quotes from Andersen's own stories, Jane Yolen explores his youth and how his words were inspired by life experiences. His was a childhood that saw the death of his father, an early love for the theater, and the burning passion to become a writer against all odds. Lushly illustrated by Dennis Nolan, "The Perfect Wizard" is the ideal selec- tion to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Anders... View more info

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Trombone Shorty

By: Andrews, Troy

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781419714658

ISBN: 1419714651

Condition: USED


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Neil Armstrong

By: Armstrong/Pocket Bios

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9781250166197

ISBN: 1250166195

Condition: USED


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Who Were the Beatles?

By: Beatles/Edgers, Geoff

Price: $3.00

Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC: 6/12/2010

Seller ID: 9780448439068

ISBN: 0448439069

Condition: USED


Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story? Geoff Edgers, a "Boston Globe" reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this "Who Was...?" book. Readers will learn about their Liverpudlian childhoods, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up. It's all here in an easy-to-read narrative with plenty of black-and-white illustrations View more info

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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

Condition: USED


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Snowflake Bentley (Caldecott)

By: Bentley/Martin, Jacqueline

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN: 9/19/2016

Seller ID: 9780547248295

ISBN: 0547248296

Condition: USED


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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

Condition: USED


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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

Condition: USED


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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

By: Blawckwell/Stone, Tanya Lee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HENRY HOLT & CO:

Seller ID: 9780805090482

ISBN: 0805090487

Condition: USED


In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors. But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs that women weren't smart enough to be doctors, or that they were too weak for such hard work. And she would not take no for an answer. Although she faced much opposition, she worked hard and finally--when she graduated from medical school and went on to have a brilliant career--proved her detractors wro... 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

Condition: USED


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Story of Ruby Bridges, The

By: Bridges/Coles, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 3/2/2014

Seller ID: 0590572814

ISBN: 0590572814

Condition: USED


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Flora and Tiger: 19 Very Short Stories from My Life

By: Carle, Eric

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 3/24/2018

Seller ID: 0439159423

ISBN: 0439159423

Condition: USED


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Amelia to Zora: Twenty-six Women Who Changed the World

By: Chin-Lee, Cynthia

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 4/19/2011

Seller ID: 9781570915222

ISBN: 1570915229

Condition: USED


Twenty-six amazing women--twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her. Detailed collages and illustrations draw from various events in the women's lives. View more info

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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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