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Product Description: “A finely told, beautifully illustrated biography that saves a world class scientist from obscurity.” —School Library Journal, starred review “An ideal introduction to a lesser-known scientist and an important understanding about how the Earth works...read more
By Robert Burleigh and Raul Colon (illustrator)

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9781481416009 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: “A finely told, beautifully illustrated biography that saves a world class scientist from obscurity.

By Robert Burleigh and Raul Colon (illustrator)

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9781416958192 | Simon & Schuster, February 19, 2013, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: No punches are pulled in this fascinating biography that covers the life and work of the prolific artist George Bellows. Having spent most of his adult life in New York City, Bellows left behind an extraordinary body of work that captures life in this dynamic city: bustling street scenes, ringside views of boxing matches, and boys diving and swimming in the East River...read more

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9781419701665 | Harry N Abrams Inc, June 1, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: No punches are pulled in this fascinating biography that covers the life and work of the prolific artist George Bellows.

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Product Description: As a young man, John James Audubon, the renowned American woodsman and artist, had to make a choice between following his father's dreams for him and discovering his own special destiny. In this beautifully conceived book, Robert Burleigh imagines a conversation in which Audubon tells his father why he has chosen to forgo the ordinary life of a shop-keeper and instead live out in nature to develop his art and his relationship with the world...read more
By Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor (illustrator)

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9781442453371 | Atheneum, December 20, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: As a young man, John James Audubon, the renowned American woodsman and artist, had to make a choice between following his father's dreams for him and discovering his own special destiny.

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9780689830402 | 1 edition (Atheneum, February 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An illustrated biography of the renowned American naturalist and artist reveals his life's work studying and drawing the birds of the world.

Calvin Curbhopper, a bicycle messenger, makes his way through the city in all kinds of conditions to make sure that his messages get delivered on time
By Robert Burleigh and Barry Root (illustrator)

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9780689821035 | 1 edition (Atheneum, May 1, 2000), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Calvin Curbhopper, a bicycle messenger, makes his way through the city in all kinds of conditions to make sure that his messages get delivered on time

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9781442453357 | Atheneum, December 20, 2011, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Tiki Can’t Believe It when the ball is knocked out of his hand in the Cave Spring Viking’s last preseason game against their rival Knights. And when nobody wants to talk to him the next day at lunch, he feels even worse. So Ronde and Paco start “secret” practices with Tiki, and Coach shows him a special four point ball carry...read more
By Ronde Barber, Robert Burleigh (contributor) and Barry Root (illustrator)

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9781442412620 | Simon & Schuster, August 30, 2011, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Tiki Can’t Believe It when the ball is knocked out of his hand in the Cave Spring Viking’s last preseason game against their rival Knights.

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9781416924890 | Simon & Schuster, August 29, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: 'A story of teamwork and perseverance based on the childhood of National Football League stars and twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber'--Provided by publisher.

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Vividly brings to life the fascinating true story of Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay who, realizing his own dreams, helped Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest--an event that changed history and caused both of these men to become heroes.
By Robert Burleigh and Ed Young (illustrator)

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9780689830426 | Atheneum, April 25, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes the first successful climb to the top of Mount Everest by the Sherpa Tenzing Norkey and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953.

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Product Description: Jorge loved the feel of the ball in his glove, the bat in his hand, and the game of baseball. Day and night he would play with his sister, his father, and his friends. At night he dreamed of baseball. When he and his mother visit New York and he sees Yankee Stadium for the first time, he knows there is only one way to get there: work hard and play ball...read more
By Robert Burleigh (contributor), Raul Colon (illustrator) and Jorge Posada

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9781416998259, titled "Play Ball" | Simon & Schuster, February 23, 2010, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Jorge loved the feel of the ball in his glove, the bat in his hand, and the game of baseball.

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9781416906872 | Simon & Schuster, February 28, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents a story of right-handed Jorge Posada being coached by his father to bat left-handed, and how it leads right to the major leagues.

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Product Description: Poetry comes alive on the basketball court. Feel the rough roundness of the ball. Celebrate the soaring freedom of the dunk. Savor the moment when all eyes focus on the long three-pointer. In dynamic words and pictures, award-winning author Robert Burleigh and Caldecott Honor-artist Stephen T...read more
By Robert Burleigh and Stephen T. Johnson (illustrator)

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9780152163808 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2001), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: Illustrations and poetic text describe the movement and feel of the game of basketball.

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9780152014506 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Illustrations and poetic text describe the movement and feel of the game of basketball

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9780606226042 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Illustrations and poetic text describe the movement and feel of the game of basketball.

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9781435265219 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poetry comes alive on the basketball court.

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A biography illustrated by period artworks and artifacts describes the remarkable rise and fall of the charismatic and unusual man whose countless military victories unified half a continent. 15,000 first printing.

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9780810913783 | Harry N Abrams Inc, June 1, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A brief introductory biography of Napoleon.

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Although in 1947 Major League Baseball was only open to white players, the extraordinary talent of Jackie Robinson could not be denied and, after being given the opportunity to play, proved to everyone that he was just as capable--sometimes even more so--than the rest.
By Robert Burleigh and Mike Wimmer (illustrator)

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9780689862762 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, January 9, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the baseball player who became the first African American to play in the major leagues and who led the Brooklyn Dodgers to six National League pennants and one World Series championship.

Presents a depiction of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in cartoon form.
By Robert Burleigh and Bill Wylie (illustrator)

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9780152168285 | Silver Whistle, October 1, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A depiction of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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9780152168223 | Sandpiper, October 1, 2006, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A depiction of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Introduces the life and work of the French painter, discussing the struggles of his early life, his friendships with other artists, and his lifelong commitment to developing his own unique style.

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9780810957848 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Introduces the life and work of the French painter, discussing the struggles of his early life, his friendships with other artists, and his lifelong commitment to developing his own unique style.

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Having gotten all the glory for his many great touchdowns during the season, Ronde becomes jealous of his best friend, teammate, and brother Tiki and it starts to affect their game, but soon Ronde gets his moment to shine and all his hard work is quickly recognized by all in this inspirational tale of two brothers who worked together to make their dream of reaching the NFL come true!

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9781416900931 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, August 30, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Having gotten all the glory for his touchdowns, Ronde becomes jealous of his best friend, teammate, and twin Tiki and it starts to affect their game, but soon Ronde gets his moment to shine in a story of two brothers who make it to the NFL.

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Accompanied by stunning reproductions, posters, and drawings, a fascinating glimpse into the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec details how he overcame a childhood disease to become a legendary artist.

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9780810958678 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents the life of the French artist, discussing how he overcame childhood injuries and went on to become one of the acknowledged masters of French painting of the nineteenth century.

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Presents aerial photographs of various scenes from around the world including fishermen in Morocco, a farm on the island of Crete, and a mangrove forest in New Caledonia.

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9789706519108 | Oceano De Mexico, March 2, 2005, cover price $17.75 | About this edition: Presents aerial photographs of various scenes from around the world including fishermen in Morocco, a farm on the island of Crete, and a mangrove forest in New Caledonia.

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Describes how the twentieth-century African-American poet Langston Hughes affirms his vocation as a writer through the composition of his famous 1921 poem, 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers.'
By Robert Burleigh and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

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9780439352390 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Describes how the twentieth-century African American poet Langston Hughes affirms his vocation as a writer through the composition of his famous 1921 poem 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers.

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An attention-grabbing primer on mankind's direct and indirect effects on the natural world explains how such topics as global trends, economic disparity, and invasive species, among others, have changed the world in which we live.

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9780810950184 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Aerial photographs show mankind's direct and indirect effects on the natural world and help to illustrate issues confronting environmentalists as well as efforts to balance technology with the need to conserve natural resources.

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Provides the true story of two brothers who spent much of their childhood together, working hard, struggling for a better life through football, and then finding great success after both winning a spot on the same major NFL team during the same season. 100,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.

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9780689865596 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, August 31, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.

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An analysis of Georges Seurat's famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, includes where and when it was made, interesting details, and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness.

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9780810948112 | Harry N Abrams Inc, May 1, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An analysis of Georges Seurat's famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, including where and when it was made, interesting details, and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness.

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A nonfictional picture book looks at a cross-section of people and events in American history from 1621 to 2001 representing the many facets of American life, including the Wright brothers' first flight and the very first Thanksgiving. 15,000 first printing.
By Robert Burleigh and Bruce Strachan (illustrator)

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9780805070828 | 1 edition (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, June 1, 2004), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A look at a cross-section of people and events in American history from 1621 to 2001 representing the many facets of American life.

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An illustrated biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights.

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9780606294423 | Demco Media, October 1, 2003, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: An illustrated biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights.

Prebinding:

9780613705226, titled "Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies" | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An illustrated biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights.

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A biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights is told in a graphic novel format. Jr Lib Guild. Simultaneous.
By Robert Burleigh and Bill Wylie (illustrator)

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9780152168100 | Sandpiper, August 1, 2003, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: An illustrated biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights.

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9780152024987 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An illustrated biography of the world-famous woman pilot known for her long and daring flights.

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Text and photographs of storms, ports, pollution, diving, rescues, surfing, lighthouses, tides, and many kinds of boats, plants, and animals reveal the world's oceans and the people who live on or near them.

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9780810945913 | Harry N Abrams Inc, August 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Text and photographs of storms, ports, pollution, diving, rescues, surfing, lighthouses, tides, and many kinds of boats, plants, and animals reveal the world's oceans and the people who live on or near them.

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Over thirty photographs and accompanying text reveal facts about the world's volcanoes, explaining how volcanoes form, why eruptions occur, and how the layers of the earth are structured.

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9780810945906 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Over thirty photographs and accompanying text reveal the facts about the world's volcanoes.

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