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Product Description: In the new Lost World and Mysterious Civilizations set, readers will journey to these places through captivating narrative and vivid photographs and illustrations, learning about the citizens and cultures of these lost worlds, what happened to them, and what impact they have had on history, whether true or fictional...read more

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9780791099872 | Chelsea House Pub, January 31, 2012, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: In the new Lost World and Mysterious Civilizations set, readers will journey to these places through captivating narrative and vivid photographs and illustrations, learning about the citizens and cultures of these lost worlds, what happened to them, and what impact they have had on history, whether true or fictional.

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Product Description: First described by the Greek philosopher Plato in the year 360 bce, Atlantis was a naval power located at the Pillars of Hercules (today's Strait of Gibraltar) that had successfully conquered large swaths of Western Europe. After its defeat, Atlantis then sunk into the sea, never to be seen or heard from again...read more

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9781604139693 | Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: First described by the Greek philosopher Plato in the year 360 bce, Atlantis was a naval power located at the Pillars of Hercules (today's Strait of Gibraltar) that had successfully conquered large swaths of Western Europe.

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Product Description: Though the automated assembly line seems the most logical and natural of ideas, its development took place over a long period of time. It would take Henry Ford and his dream of building an affordable Model T automobile to put all the pieces together...read more

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9781604137729 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Though the automated assembly line seems the most logical and natural of ideas, its development took place over a long period of time.

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Product Description: As a child, Angelina Jolie was teased about her unusual looks, and while making her way in the acting world, she was often overshadowed by her Academy Award-winning father, Jon Voight. But Jolie soon came into her own. Hailed as one of Hollywood's greatest beauties, she won an Academy Award of her own, along with a reputation for being an actress of uncommon commitment and bravery...read more

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9781604139099 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: As a child, Angelina Jolie was teased about her unusual looks, and while making her way in the acting world, she was often overshadowed by her Academy Award-winning father, Jon Voight.

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9781604139129 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2011, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: The early life of Herbert George Wells was filled with poverty, injuries, failed apprenticeships, brief periods of schooling, and the breakdown of his parents' marriage. Yet, somehow, he overcame it all to become one of the world's most famous authors...read more
By Dennis Abrams and Kyle Zimmer (foreword by)

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9781604137705 | Chelsea House Pub, May 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The early life of Herbert George Wells was filled with poverty, injuries, failed apprenticeships, brief periods of schooling, and the breakdown of his parents' marriage.

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Product Description: In this new biography, discover what makes Lemony Snicket's novels about the adventures of the three Baudelaire children so wildly popular and explore the curious relationship between Daniel Handler and his alter ego, Lemony Snicket.
By Dennis Abrams and Kyle Zimmer (foreword by)

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9781604137262 | Chelsea House Pub, November 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this new biography, discover what makes Lemony Snicket's novels about the adventures of the three Baudelaire children so wildly popular and explore the curious relationship between Daniel Handler and his alter ego, Lemony Snicket.

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Product Description: Barbara Walters is the most unexpected of television pioneers. The daughter of a nightclub owner, she possessed a pronounced Boston accent and a slight speech impediment making her an unlikely candidate for a career in the polished world of television journalism, especially at a time when jobs for women in television news were few and far between...read more

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9781604136869 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Barbara Walters is the most unexpected of television pioneers.

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Product Description: Cotton Mather was the most prominent minister of his time, one whose sermons influenced generations of religious believers. Married three times and the father of 15 children, Mather was an extraordinarily prolific writer and involved in politics and science...read more

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9781604137361 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Cotton Mather was the most prominent minister of his time, one whose sermons influenced generations of religious believers.

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Product Description: Examines the life of Ernesto Che Guevara, who was a trained doctor, writer, military leader and radical activist.

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9781604137323 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Examines the life of Ernesto Che Guevara, who was a trained doctor, writer, military leader and radical activist.

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Product Description: Best known for his books chronicling the adventures of Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey has built a reputation as one of his generation's most inventive writers and illustrators. Yet as a young boy, he seemed unlikely to ever become a success...read more

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9781604135008 | Chelsea House Pub, June 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Best known for his books chronicling the adventures of Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey has built a reputation as one of his generation's most inventive writers and illustrators.

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Product Description: Lets you find out about the people behind your favorite tales and why they felt compelled to write for children. This title offers insights with 'Did You Know?' boxes that highlight interesting facts about the authors. It contains the 'Popular Books' and 'Popular Characters' sections that allow students to discover works by their favorite authors...read more

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9781604136838 | Chelsea House Pub, May 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Lets you find out about the people behind your favorite tales and why they felt compelled to write for children.

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Product Description: Lets you find out about the people behind your favorite tales and why they felt compelled to write for children. This title offers insights with 'Did You Know?' boxes that highlight interesting facts about the authors. It contains the 'Popular Books' and 'Popular Characters' sections that allow students to discover works by their favorite authors...read more

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9781604135015 | Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Lets you find out about the people behind your favorite tales and why they felt compelled to write for children.

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Product Description: Since the publication of her first book, "The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts", Maxine Hong Kingston has been a presence on the literary scene. With a mix of autobiography, fiction, and Chinese myths and legends, Kingston's work reflects her cultural heritage and upbringing...read more

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9781604135688 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Since the publication of her first book, "The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts", Maxine Hong Kingston has been a presence on the literary scene.

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Product Description: From an early age, Sandra Day O'Connor challenged the traditional gender role assigned to women. In 1981, she ascended to the US Supreme Court as the first female associate justice, appointed by President Ronald Reagan. This title examines her life and the decisions she made while serving on the nation's highest court...read more

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9781604133370 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From an early age, Sandra Day O'Connor challenged the traditional gender role assigned to women.

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Product Description: Known for her remarkable paintings and her mystique, Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's finest artists, created evocative paintings that reflected her adopted home of New Mexico. This title lets you read about the journey of this artist.

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9781604133363 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, July 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Known for her remarkable paintings and her mystique, Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's finest artists, created evocative paintings that reflected her adopted home of New Mexico.

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9781604130775 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, February 1, 2009), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: When one of her recipes calls for 'EVOO', cooks knowingly reach for the extra-virgin olive oil. 'Rachael Ray' tells the story of a woman who has made a career of encouraging others to cook, eat, and love food.

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9781604130782 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When one of her recipes calls for 'EVOO', cooks knowingly reach for the extra-virgin olive oil.

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9781604133875 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2009), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Judy Blume is one of America's most popular authors of books for teens and adults. Fans of her work may not be aware, however, that this successful author was a wife and a mother before she tested her writing abilities. This work deals with Judy Blume.

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9781604133349 | 2 edition (Chelsea House Pub, February 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Judy Blume is one of America's most popular authors of books for teens and adults.

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Product Description: When teenager Susan Eloise Hinton sat down at her father's typewriter in 1965 and wrote 'The Outsiders', she could little have realised that she was creating a new genre of fiction - the young adult novel. This title tells the story of S...read more

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9781604130881 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, May 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When teenager Susan Eloise Hinton sat down at her father's typewriter in 1965 and wrote 'The Outsiders', she could little have realised that she was creating a new genre of fiction - the young adult novel.

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Product Description: Nicolas Sarkozy was born an outsider. A child of immigrants who grew up outside the circles of the French political elite, Sarkozy beat the odds by slowly climbing up the political mountain until he reached France s highest peak--the office of the presidency...read more

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9781604130812 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, March 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Nicolas Sarkozy was born an outsider.

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Product Description: Spike Lee has established himself as one of the United States' premier filmmakers, a director whose films explore the many aspects of the African-American experience. Never one to shy away from controversy, Lee uses film to raise tough questions and to provoke discussion...read more

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9781604130430 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2008), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Spike Lee has established himself as one of the United States' premier filmmakers, a director whose films explore the many aspects of the African-American experience.

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Product Description: Distilling personal background, personality, and historical perspective, each title in this series about leaders making headlines today includes full-color photographs, a chronology, a bibliography, suggestions for further reading, and an index.

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9780791097618 | 1 edition (Chelsea House Pub, September 1, 2008), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Distilling personal background, personality, and historical perspective, each title in this series about leaders making headlines today includes full-color photographs, a chronology, a bibliography, suggestions for further reading, and an index.

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