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A Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor WinnerAt the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested. But their efforts were not in vain: the boys' exploits and eventual imprisonment helped spark a full-blown Danish resistance. Interweaving his own narrative with the recollections of Knud himself, The Boys Who Challenged Hitler is National Book Award winner Phillip Hoose's inspiring story of these young war heroes.This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.

Hardcover:

9780374300227 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 12, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A Robert F.

Paperback:

9781250104236 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, April 18, 2017), cover price $12.99
9780373710911, titled "Dreamless" | Harlequin Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $5.25 | also contains Dreamless | About this edition: PAPERBACK

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Product Description: A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.When Fredrika Bremer asked the Swedish Consulate to find her a quiet home in the Cuban countryside, she expected a rustic thatched hut, not this luxurious mansion in Matanzas, where Elena, the daughter of the house, can barely step foot outside...read more

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9781250110961 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, March 7, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.

Miscellaneous:

9781429959452 | 1 edition (Henry Holth & Co, March 16, 2010), cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780805090826 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 16, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The freedom to roam is something that women and girls in Cuba do not have.

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Product Description: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” –Robert CapaRobert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle―the fight against fascism...read more

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9780805098358 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, February 21, 2017, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.

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Product Description: Early in life, Joseph Stalin became convinced of the inevitability of social revolution. And in it, he was determined to play a prominent role. He carefully masked his great personal ambition during his long climb to power and devoted all this energies to furthering the cause of Lenin and Bolshevism...read more
By Jules Archer and Brianna Dumont (foreword by)

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9781634501774 | Sky Pony Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Early in life, Joseph Stalin became convinced of the inevitability of social revolution.

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Product Description: Benito Mussolini was a man of many contradictions but with one driving ambition: to rule Italy and restore it to the power and splendor of the ancient Roman Empire, with himself as the new Caesar. He became the founder of the Fascist movement and dictator of all of Italy...read more
By Jules Archer and Iain C. Martin (foreword by)

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9781634501996 | Sky Pony Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Benito Mussolini was a man of many contradictions but with one driving ambition: to rule Italy and restore it to the power and splendor of the ancient Roman Empire, with himself as the new Caesar.

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Product Description: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past. This book presents 50 of Benjamin Franklin's famous "wise words" from Poor Richard's Almanack, his personal letters, and other writings, with sage advice on everything from good citizenship and manners to friendship and being happy...read more
By H. W. Brands (foreword by)

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9781426326998 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past.

Library:

9781426327001 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past.

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Product Description: A fun and interactive Key Stage 1 beginners look at Guy Fawkes, and the Gunpowder Plot.This book tells the story of Guy Fawkes and his part in the Gunpowder Plot. Find out about Guy Fawke's early life, how and why he joined the plot to kill James I and what happened afterwards...read more

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9780750279161 | Gardners Books, September 26, 2013, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: A fun and interactive beginners look at some of the most amazing people that have shaped history.

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9780750283724 | Wayland, January 31, 2017, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: A fun and interactive Key Stage 1 beginners look at Guy Fawkes, and the Gunpowder Plot.

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Product Description: Edwin Booth and his younger brother John Wilkes Booth were, in many ways, two of a kind. They were among America’s finest actors, having inherited their father’s commanding stage presence along with his penchant for alcohol and impulsive behavior...read more

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9780618096428 | Clarion Books, May 23, 2005, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Through a review of their family and an examination of their political ideologies, a biography presents a look at two brothers who stood on opposing sides during the Civil War and how one, John Wilkes Booth, became the infamous assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.

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9780544809741 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Edwin Booth and his younger brother John Wilkes Booth were, in many ways, two of a kind.

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Product Description: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did! This rhyme is thought to have been written about Mary Anning, an amazing fossilist and dinosaur expert, who was almost unknown at the time she lived. This biography explores the life of Mary Anning, from her first fossil finds at the age of ten to her sales of important discoveries to wealthy scientists...read more

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9780750288477 | Wayland, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did!

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9780750299145 | Wayland, January 10, 2017, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did!

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Product Description: National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms...read more

Hardcover:

9781426326851 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.

Library:

9781426326868 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 10, 2017, cover price $34.90 | About this edition: National Geographic presents the 44 individuals who have led the U.

By James Ransome (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780802723680 | Bloomsbury USA, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465458520 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House.

Paperback:

9781465458513 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, January 3, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House.

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Product Description: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump...read more

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9780789488985 | 2 edition (Dk Pub, September 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.
9780789452436 | Dk Pub, April 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

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9781465457707 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump.

Library:

9781465458377 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump.
9780789488992 | 2 edition (Dk Pub, September 1, 2003), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.
9780789469922 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

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Product Description: Now in paperback. The inspirational story of African-American inventor Garrett Morgan, whose incredible safety hood became the forerunner to the gas mask that saved thousands of soldiers in the trenches of World War I.The son of freed slaves, Garrett Morgan was determined to have a better life than laboring in the Kentucky fields with his parents and ten siblings...read more
By David Parkins (illustrator)

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9781770495203 | Tundra Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The son of freed slaves, Garrett Morgan was determined to have a better life than laboring in the Kentucky fields with his parents and ten siblings.

Paperback:

9781101918821 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Now in paperback.

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Product Description: Votes for Women! This biography tells the story of Emmeline Pankhurst, from her early campaigns for the rights of women to vote, through the formation of the Women's Social and Political Union, to the triumph following the First World War of the granting of rights for women...read more

Hardcover:

9780750288507 | Wayland, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Votes for Women!

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Product Description: Now in paperback. Meet Frank Zamboni, whose determination and persistence led to his invention of the now-famous Zamboni ice-resurfacing machine.When Frank Zamboni, along with his brother and cousin, opened their own skating rink in 1940 in Paramount, California, it could take an hour and a half for a crew to resurface the ice...read more
By Renne Benoit (illustrator)

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9781770497955 | Tundra Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When Frank Zamboni, along with his brother and cousin, opened their own skating rink in 1940 in Paramount, California, it could take an hour and a half for a crew to resurface the ice.

Paperback:

9781770497962 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Now in paperback.
9780553232332, titled "Crossfire Trail" | Bantam Dell Pub Group, June 1, 1983, cover price $10.01 | also contains Crossfire Trail | About this edition: World adventurer Rafe Caradec promises a dying rancher that he will keep the powerful locals from taking over his Wyoming ranch

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Product Description: At twenty-six, Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt. His courageous leadership of the Rainbow Division during World War I made him a general. At the same time, his reluctance to heed any authority but his own gained him a reputation of arrogance and insubordination that was to shadow his entire career...read more
By Jules Archer and Iain C. Martin (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781634501682 | Sky Pony Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: At twenty-six, Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Product Description: As German troops and bombs descended upon Poland, Krysia struggled to make sense of the wailing sirens, hushed adult conversations, and tearful faces of everyone around her. Within just days, the peaceful childhood she had known would disappear forever...read more

Hardcover:

9781613734414 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: As German troops and bombs descended upon Poland, Krysia struggled to make sense of the wailing sirens, hushed adult conversations, and tearful faces of everyone around her.

Hardcover:

9781426326615 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99

Library:

9781426326622 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, December 27, 2016, cover price $27.90

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Product Description: An approachable way to introduce young children to this important civil rights figure This little book of only about 200 words introduces Rosa Parks, called the mother of the civil rights movement. Here is the story of her courageous decision to remain on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, an action that resulted in her arrest and, ultimately, a victory for civil rights...read more
By Patricia A. Pingry and Steven Walker (illustrator)

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9780824919870 | Board book edition (Ideals Childrens Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: An approachable way to introduce young children to this important civil rights figure This little book of only about 200 words introduces Rosa Parks, called the mother of the civil rights movement.
9780824966874 | Board book edition (Candy Cane Pr, February 15, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A biography of the African American woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a bus boycott.

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Product Description: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. But what you might not know is that Abe would never have become president if it hadn’t been for Austin Gollaher. Learn the story of what really happened to Honest Abe when he was just a kid in this nonfiction picture book that's perfect for President's Day and every day!   The year is 1816...read more
By John Hendrix (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375837685, titled "Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend)" | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States.

Paperback:

9781524701581 | Reprint edition (Schwartz & Wade Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States.

Library:

9780375937682, titled "Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend)" | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book and Booklist Editors' Choice is an ingenious historical fiction picture book about the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

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Product Description: An engaging introduction to these famous brothers, vital to aviation and innovation This little book of about 200 words introduces very young children to the Wright brothers, innovators in the world of flight. Here is the story of their childhoods, their fascination with planes, and their dedication to creating a machine that would fly them through the air...read more

Hardcover:

9780824919863 | Board book edition (Ideals Childrens Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: An engaging introduction to these famous brothers, vital to aviation and innovation This little book of about 200 words introduces very young children to the Wright brothers, innovators in the world of flight.
9780824967291 | Board book edition (Candy Cane Pr, March 1, 2008), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Do you ever wonder how airplanes fly?

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Product Description: No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it...read more
By Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781580895682 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, September 9, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: No one thought Susan B.

Paperback:

9781580895699 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: No one thought Susan B.

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Product Description: Amelia Earhart gained world fame as the most skilled pilots of her time. As a daring and courageous aviator, she was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Although flight would always be closest to Amelia's heart, she had other interests too...read more

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9781681570860 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Amelia Earhart gained world fame as the most skilled pilots of her time.

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Product Description: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential leaders in the Civil Rights Movement. Influenced by Gandhi, Thoreau, and Jesus, he used nonviolent resistance to become a social activist. Martin led civil rights marches and gave powerful and influential speeches, like his I Have a Dream speech at the March on Washington...read more

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9781681570914 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Dr.

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