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9780689876325 | Margaret K McElderry, December 31, 2013, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: Jimmy Murphy’s sixth grade teacher, Sister Angelica Rose, is out to get him. She humiliates him in class and punishes him when he hasn’t done anything wrong. She even forces him to perform onstage with second-graders, wearing a giant green banana costume...read more

Hardcover:

9780544786776 | Clarion Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Jimmy Murphy’s sixth grade teacher, Sister Angelica Rose, is out to get him.

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Product Description: It is 1776, and George Washington and his army of rebellious American colonists are emboldened by its stunning victories over the British at Lexington and Concord. But now, the Americans face the threat of a brutal British retaliation...read more

Paperback:

9780439691871 | Scholastic, September 27, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It is 1776, and George Washington and his army of rebellious American colonists are emboldened by its stunning victories over the British at Lexington and Concord.

School and Library:

9780439691864 | Scholastic Pr, December 1, 2010, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: With his engaging and timeless narrative prose, two-time Newbery Honor Book author Jim Murphy tells the awe-inspiring story of George Washington's glorious fight for an independent America.

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Product Description: A hat that can tip itself. A suitcase that opens and turns into a bathtub. A pair of protective eyeglasses for chickens. These are just three of the hundreds of unusual inventions that people have dreamed up over the last two centuries...read more

Hardcover:

9781616084752, titled "Weird & Wacky Inventions" | Sky Pony Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Even crazier inventions for kids to learn about!
9780517533185, titled "Weird & Wacky Inventions" | Random House Childrens Books, July 1, 1978, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Includes drawings of unusual inventions submitted to the patent office with clues to aid the reader in guessing the purpose of each invention.

Paperback:

9781634502030 | Reprint edition (Sky Pony Pr, February 16, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A hat that can tip itself.

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Product Description: A talking watch. An overcoat for two people. A pair of training pants for poodles. In his companion to Weird & Wacky Inventions, Jim Murphy shows kids some additional baffling and utterly silly inventions in the form of a guessing game that is both challenging and fun...read more

Hardcover:

9781616084745 | Sky Pony Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Crazy inventions for kids to learn about!

Paperback:

9781634501521, titled "Baffling and Bizarre Inventions" | Sky Pony Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A talking watch.

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Product Description: In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been painstakingly developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions...read more

Hardcover:

9780547821832, titled "Breakthrough!: How Three People Saved "Blue Babies" and Changed Medicine Forever" | Clarion Books, December 8, 2015, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome.

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Product Description: When a 10-foot tall purported "petrified man" is unearthed from a backyard in upstate New York in 1869, the discovery immediately turns into a spectacle of epic proportions. News of the giant spreads like wildfire, and well over a thousand people come to view him in the first five days alone!Everyone has their own idea of his true origin: Is he an ancient member of the local Onandaga Indian tribe? Is he a biblical giant like Goliath? Soon the interests of world-renowned scientists and people from around the globe are piqued as arguments flare over who he is, where he came from, and if he is real--or just a hoax...read more

Hardcover:

9780439691840 | Scholastic, October 1, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: When a 10-foot tall purported "petrified man" is unearthed from a backyard in upstate New York in 1869, the discovery immediately turns into a spectacle of epic proportions.

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Product Description: The Civil War JOURNAL OF JAMES EDMOND PEASE is now in paperback with an exciting repackaging!Ignorant to the bitter realities of military life, 16-year-old James enlists in the Union Army at the dawn of the Civil War. When his lieutenant assigns him to be the company historian of the G Company of the 122nd Regiment, New York Volunteers, he is initially at a loss as to what exactly he is supposed to record...read more

Paperback:

9780545398879 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, September 1, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The Civil War JOURNAL OF JAMES EDMOND PEASE is now in paperback with an exciting repackaging!

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. James enlists in the Union Army at the dawn of the Civil War. When he is addigned to be the company historian he is initially at a loss as to what he is supposed to record. As the days pass, James settles into his role, but he cannot take comfort in it...read more

School and Library:

9780590438148, titled "The Journal of James Edmond Pease: A Civil War Union Soldier" | Scholastic, September 1, 1998, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A sixteen-year-old Union soldier is ordered by his commanding officer to keep a written record of 'G' company during the most brutal year of the Civil War

Library:

9780439555371 | Scholastic, November 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: James Edmond, a sixteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his experiences and those of 'G' Company which he joined as a volunteer in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Prebinding:

9780606265386, titled "The Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier" | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2012, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: *"Who knew the biography of a germ could be so fascinating?”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years: tuberculosis. After centuries of ineffective treatments, the microorganism that causes TB was identified and the cure was thought to be within reach—but drug-resistant varieties continue to plague and panic the human race...read more

Hardcover:

9780618535743 | 1 edition (Clarion Books, July 10, 2012), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years:tuberculosis.

Paperback:

9780544455948 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, July 7, 2015), cover price $10.99 | About this edition: *"Who knew the biography of a germ could be so fascinating?

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Product Description: It has become clear o those paying attention that America is in a downward spiral of moral decay and is spinning out of control. It is time to wake up the uninformed and to expose the causes of this moral decline. The future of America is at stake, and, unfortunately, the minds of America's youth are the battleground...read more

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9781615079162 | Cross Books Pub, October 25, 2011, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: It has become clear o those paying attention that America is in a downward spiral of moral decay and is spinning out of control.

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Product Description: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN FOR EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS Now more than ever, you need a competitive edge to succeed-no matter what your field or profession. This step-by-step training manual from one of North America's top performance coaches taps into the winning mindsets of Olympic stars, professional sports teams, and Navy Seals among others to help you achieve higher levels of performance than you ever thought possible...read more

Hardcover:

9780071635042 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill, November 24, 2009), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN FOR EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS Now more than ever, you need a competitive edge to succeed-no matter what your field or profession.

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Product Description: On July 29th 1914, the world’s peace was shattered as the artillery of the Austria-Hungary Empire began shelling the troops of the country to its south. What followed was like a row of falling dominoes as one European country after another rushed into war...read more

School and Library:

9780545130493 | Scholastic, October 1, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: On July 29th 1914, the world’s peace was shattered as the artillery of the Austria-Hungary Empire began shelling the troops of the country to its south.

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Product Description: In September 1862, two great armies faced off across Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, knowing that the fate of the United States and the future of millions of slaves were at stake. From behind-the-scenes conversations to the action on the front lines, renowned nonfiction writer Jim Murphy provides an in-depth look at the battle that prompted Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and changed America forever...read more

School and Library:

9780689876332 | Margaret K McElderry, July 7, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In September 1862, two great armies faced off across Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, knowing that the fate of the United States and the future of millions of slaves were at stake.

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Product Description: While some singularity or egotism may be unavoidable in poetry, not every poet chooses, as Jim Murphy does, to temper subjectivity with sensitivity to the world around him. Murphy's choice-or his compulsion-to attend to his community, its geographies and histories, is a gift to all readers: this poetry concerns us as much as anything else...read more

Paperback:

9781933483207 | Kennesaw State Univ Pr, February 28, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: While some singularity or egotism may be unavoidable in poetry, not every poet chooses, as Jim Murphy does, to temper subjectivity with sensitivity to the world around him.

Product Description: In the summer of 1776, Joseph Plumb Martin was a fifteen-year-old Connecticut farm boy who considered himself "as warm a patriot as the best of them." He enlisted that July and stayed in the revolutionary army until hostilities ended in 1783...read more

Hardcover:

9780395605233, titled "A Young Patriot: The American Revolution As Experienced by One Boy" | Clarion Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts skirmishes and major campaigns by a soldier who enlisted at age fifteen and served seven years with Washington's Continental Army

Paperback:

9780395900192, titled "A Young Patriot: The American Revolution As Experienced by One Boy" | Houghton Mifflin, March 23, 1998, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Recounts skirmishes and major campaigns by a soldier who enlisted at age fifteen and served seven years with Washington's Continental Army

Reinforced:

9780606139410, titled "A Young Patriot: The American Revolution As Experienced by One Boy" | Demco Media, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.60 | About this edition: Recounts skirmishes and major campaigns by a soldier who enlisted at age fifteen and served seven years with Washington's Continental Army

Prebinding:

9781439578520, titled "A Young Patriot: The American Revolution As Experienced by One Boy" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In the summer of 1776, Joseph Plumb Martin was a fifteen-year-old Connecticut farm boy who considered himself "as warm a patriot as the best of them.
9780613376860 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Recounts skirmishes and major campaigns by a soldier who enlisted at age fifteen and served seven years with Washington's Continental Army

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Product Description: First-hand accounts that include diary entries and personal letters describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Hardcover:

9780899198934, titled "The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Clarion Books, October 22, 1990, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Draws on letters and diaries to describe the experiences of boys as young as nine who fought in the Civil War

Paperback:

9780395664124, titled "Boys War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Reissue edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 22, 1993), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Draws on letters and diaries to describe the experiences of boys as young as nine who fought in the Civil War

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788738340, titled "The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, August 1, 1999), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: First-hand accounts that include diary entries and personal letters describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Reinforced:

9780606051705, titled "Boys War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Demco Media, March 1, 1993, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Draws on letters and diaries to describe the experiences of boys as young as nine who fought in the Civil War

Prebinding:

9781439578841, titled "Boys War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: First-hand accounts that include diary entries and personal letters describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.
9780785709503, titled "The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: Draws on letters and diaries to describe the experiences of boys as young as nine who fought in the Civil War

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Product Description: A description of the Battle of Gettysburg as seen through the eyes of nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.

Hardcover:

9780395559659 | Clarion Books, April 20, 1992, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 as seen through the eyes of two actual participants, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.

Paperback:

9780618051571 | Houghton Mifflin, September 18, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 as seen through the eyes of two actual participants, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.

Prebinding:

9781439579060 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A description of the Battle of Gettysburg as seen through the eyes of nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.
9780613300100 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: Describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 as seen through the eyes of two actual participants, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.

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Product Description: Vivid firsthand descriptions by persons who lived through the 1871 Chicago fire are woven into a gripping account. . . Absorbing and riveting reading. The Horn Book, starred review

Miscellaneous:

9781605148076 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, August 1, 2008), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Vivid firsthand descriptions by persons who lived through the 1871 Chicago fire are woven into a gripping account.

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Provides a comprehensive look at the life of this American army officer and hero who turned traitor and the motives that led him to do what he did through letters, memoirs, and political documents from that period in history. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780395776094 | Clarion Books, September 17, 2007, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: 'Drawing on Arnold's surviving writings and on the letters, memoirs, and political documents of his contemporaries .

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With accounts from the survivors and period photos, a tale by the author of the Newbery Honor book, The Great Fire tells what is was like to live through the Great Blizzard of 1888 that crippled New York City with its fierce winds and blinding snow. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780590673105, titled "Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America" | Reprint edition (Scholastic, October 1, 2006), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781883332914, titled "Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Audio Bookshelf, January 1, 2003), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781883332853, titled "Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Audio Bookshelf, January 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

School and Library:

9780590673099, titled "Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America" | Scholastic, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

Prebinding:

9781417768363, titled "Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2006, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

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An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents. A Newbery Honor Book & ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780590472678 | Scholastic Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents

Paperback:

9780439203074 | Scholastic, October 1, 2006, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents.
9780590472661 | Scholastic, June 30, 1995, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781883332921 | Unabridged edition (Audio Bookshelf, January 1, 2003), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The Great Fire of 1871 was one of the most colossal disasters in American history--with damage so profound that few people believed the city of Chicago could ever rise again.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781883332860 | Unabridged edition (Audio Bookshelf, January 1, 2003), cover price $19.95

Prebinding:

9781417759439, titled "Great Fire" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2006, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: An account of the Great Chicago Fire combines archival photographs and drawings with personal accounts by its survivors and historical documents.

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When their father loses his wages and their best mules in a bet and then is suddenly sent to jail, twelve-year-old Maggie, with the help of her brother, must struggle to load their cargo, save their remaining mules, and find a way to recoup financially in order to save the family from certain ruination.

School and Library:

9780439078061 | 1 edition (Scholastic, October 1, 2006), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In the mid-1800s, with both her father and her uncle in jail on an assault charge, Maggie, her brother, and her ailing mother rush their barge along the Erie Canal to deliver their heavy cargo or lose everything.

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On his way to town to have some fun, a lazy but clever young man named Fergus O'Mara faces a terrible demon, who declares that his time has come. By the author of An American Plague.
By John Manders (illustrator) and Jim Murphy

School and Library:

9780618339556 | Clarion Books, September 18, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: On his way to town to have some fun, a lazy but clever young man faces a terrible demon, who declares that his time has come.

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Part wolf and part dog, orphaned White Fang relies on his instincts as well as his inborn strength and courage to survive in the Yukon wilderness despite both animal and human predators, but eventually comes to make his peace with man. Reprint.
By Jim Murphy (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781416914143 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, February 7, 2006), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.

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