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Product Description: A DIET THAT WORKS BETTER THAN BOTOX . . . IN JUST 30 DAYS A NUTRITION GUIDE designed to make you look and feel better just in time for that big event, The High School Reunion Diet integrates good science, great recipes, and achievable goals...read more

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9781439128633 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 22, 2011), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A DIET THAT WORKS BETTER THAN BOTOX .

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Product Description: In rich first-person narrative, Dogtown tells the strange, dark story of a wilderness ghost town that has enthralled artists, writers, and eccentrics—and of a brutal murder committed there. Documenting its history and lore, East explores the possibility that certain landscapes wield their own unique power...read more

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9781416968047 | Aladdin Paperbacks, October 30, 2016, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In rich first-person narrative, Dogtown tells the strange, dark story of a wilderness ghost town that has enthralled artists, writers, and eccentrics—and of a brutal murder committed there.

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9781439583142 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 22, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In rich first-person narrative, Dogtown tells the strange, dark story of a wilderness ghost town that has enthralled artists, writers, and eccentrics—and of a brutal murder committed there.

In the latest biography in the innovative 10 Days series, author David Colbert takes you through the ten most important days in the life of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican painter. Her colorful canvases introduced the American and European art world to the cultures of her native country. Kahlo survived a serious bus accident and began painting to pass the time during her difficult recovery. Drawing on personal experiences, Kahlo used bright colors and vivid symbolism to reflect classic religious Mexican tradition and indigenous Mexican culture—along with images that reflected her often turbulent life.

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9781416968092 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 30, 2016, cover price $6.99

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9781439583173 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 7, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In the latest biography in the innovative 10 Days series, author David Colbert takes you through the ten most important days in the life of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican painter.

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Product Description: You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Thomas Edison's life, including: An instinctive moment of bravery that launched a career A lucky break that freed him for a life of invention An incredible boast that he quickly proved true A flash of insight that lit the world And the creation of our favorite pastime, the movies...read more

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9781416964445 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 2, 2008, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Thomas Edison's life, including: An instinctive moment of bravery that launched a career A lucky break that freed him for a life of invention An incredible boast that he quickly proved true A flash of insight that lit the world And the creation of our favorite pastime, the movies.

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9781439554159 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Thomas Edison's life, including: An instinctive moment of bravery that launched a career A lucky break that freed him for a life of invention An incredible boast that he quickly proved true A flash of insight that lit the world And the creation of our favorite pastime, the movies.

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Product Description: Bestselling author David Colbert creates a new form of biography as he examines the life of Anne Frank by looking at the ten most important days of her life.You're about to be an eyewitness to ten crucial days in Anne Frank's life, including: A wrenching decision to flee Germany A chilling letter that sent her family into hiding The gift of her one true confidante - her diary A sickening betrayal to the Nazis And a tragedy in the concentration camps just before liberation...read more

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9781439554166 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Bestselling author David Colbert creates a new form of biography as he examines the life of Anne Frank by looking at the ten most important days of her life.

Product Description: You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, including: A tragic loss that sets a boy on a course for greatness A career sacrificed to protest an unjust war A state resorting to treason to preserve slavery A president who learns the most difficult decisions are made alone And a promise made to every citizen that American's salves will be free...read more

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9781416968078 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 6, 2009, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, including: A tragic loss that sets a boy on a course for greatness A career sacrificed to protest an unjust war A state resorting to treason to preserve slavery A president who learns the most difficult decisions are made alone And a promise made to every citizen that American's salves will be free.

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9781439583159 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Abraham Lincoln's life, including: A tragic loss that sets a boy on a course for greatness A career sacrificed to protest an unjust war A state resorting to treason to preserve slavery A president who learns the most difficult decisions are made alone And a promise made to every citizen that American's salves will be free.

You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Ben Franklin's life, including: A cunning escape from a cruel brother. A shrewd plan to save the colonies. A treacherous spy game in Paris. A shocking battle with a vengeful aristocrat. And a last-minute triumph that bound American together. These days and five others shook Franklin's world - and yours.

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9781416964469 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 2, 2008, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Ben Franklin's life, including: A cunning escape from a cruel brother.

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9781416998891 | Aladdin Paperbacks, June 2, 2009, cover price $5.99

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9781439554142 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the top ten days in Ben Franklin's life, including: A cunning escape from a cruel brother.

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9781416968085 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 30, 2012, cover price $6.99

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9781439575130 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish. This look at Michelle Obama's life and the turning points that shaped her shows how a girl from a working class background could rise to become one of the most influential women of her day...read more

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9780547247700 | Houghton Mifflin, December 29, 2008, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.

Miscellaneous:

9780547349930 | Houghton Mifflin, January 20, 2009, cover price $6.99

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9780547249414 | Houghton Mifflin, January 20, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.

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9781439589076 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.
9781442000179 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest. Police injustice shocks the nation awake. A personal sacrifice challenges prejudice and racism. A fearless march demands rights for all Americans. And an immortal speech inspires the world. These days and five others shook King's world - and yours.

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9781416968054 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 25, 2008, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr.

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9781439583166 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

Product Description: Enter the realm of His Dark Materials-soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. After exploring the worlds of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Narnia, David Colbert turns to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy...read more

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9780425207901 | Berkley Pub Group, April 4, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Presents the fantasy world created by author Philip Pullman in His Dark Materials novels, examining the sources and meanings of the philosophy and themes behind the stories, as well as the characters, myths, and plots.

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9781439556474 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Enter the realm of His Dark Materials-soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig.

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Product Description: After revealing the inspirations behind Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, David Colbert takes a tour of C.S. Lewis's Narnia-from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Last Battle-in this indispensable guide to the origins of the classic book

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9780425205631 | Berkley Pub Group, November 1, 2005, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Examines the origins and hidden meanings of the characters and plots within C.

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9781439556450 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: After revealing the inspirations behind Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, David Colbert takes a tour of C.

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Product Description: The author who revealed the myths behind J.K. Rowling's creatures now tackles literature's most beloved epic fantasy, by bringing to light the legends that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien-and answering pertinent questions ranging from "Why do Hobbits live in holes?" to "When in the world is Middle-earth?" This book was not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the estate of J...read more

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9780425187715 | Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 2002, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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9781439519578 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The author who revealed the myths behind J.

Product Description: Thomas Jefferson complains about haggling over the Declaration of Independence ... Jack London guides us through the rubble of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake ... Langston Hughes visits the Scottsboro Boys on death row ... Andy Warhol paints the scene at Studio 54 ...read more
By David Colbert (editor)

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9780679442240 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, February 1, 1997), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Three hundred eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials, the Stonewall riot, and the Scopes trial

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9780679767244 | Vintage Books, July 1, 1998, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Hundreds of eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials and the Scopes trial

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9781439502211 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Thomas Jefferson complains about haggling over the Declaration of Independence .

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Complemented by a richly illustrated poster-size map, a intriguing study of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter tales provides a close-up look at the mythical creatures, legendary characters, magical places, real-life history, and autobiographical details that inform the best-selling series. 40,000 first printing.
By Virginia Allyn (illustrator) and David Colbert

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9780312340506 | Har/map edition (Griffin, July 1, 2005), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents a study of J.

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9780941807364 | Welcome Enterprises, April 1, 2004, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: This is the indispensable source guide to J.K. Rowling?s Harry Potter novels?revised and updated with information relating to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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9780425223185 | Updated edition (Berkley Pub Group, May 6, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This is the indispensable source guide to J.
9781843173021, titled "The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts" | Gardners Books, November 1, 2007, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: J K Rowling's 'Harry Potter' books have entranced millions of people all over the world.
9780425198919 | Berkley Pub Group, April 10, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.
9780141317380, titled "The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends And Fascinating Facts" | Gardners Books, November 27, 2003, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: The Harry Potter books are full of references to history, myths, legends and literature.
9780425187012 | Berkley Pub Group, June 1, 2002, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780606302470 | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780613495776 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $22.25 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

Product Description: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J. K. Rowling's novels explores the fascinating historical meanings buried within the names, characters, creatures, and places in Harry Potter's magical world. Chapter headings are intriguing questions such as "Have Witches Always Flown on Broomsticks?" "Why Would Chocolate Help After Escaping a Dementor?" and "Are Any of the Famous Witches and Wizards Real?" and tabs in the margins of each chapter guide readers to specific subjects within...read more

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9780613932189 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $30.60 | About this edition: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J.

Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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9781417655052 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $24.60 | About this edition: Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780606248419 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9781417628315 | Turtleback Books, May 4, 2004, cover price $25.80 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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A guide to J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' books, including 'The Hobbit'. The book is written in a question-and-answer format which lets the reader discover the ancient myths, legends and events that fired Tolkien's imagination and led to him creating his fantastical world.

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9780141315744 | Gardners Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $11.35 | About this edition: A guide to J.

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Product Description: Everyone seems to love to hate lawyers, and it's easy to shake your head at the profession given its dark side: painstakingly detailed and convoluted documents, the notorious practice of twisting the truth in an effort to win, and exorbitant fees...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erin Barrett, David Colbert (foreword by) and Jack Mingo

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9781573247184 | Conari Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Everyone seems to love to hate lawyers, and it's easy to shake your head at the profession given its dark side: painstakingly detailed and convoluted documents, the notorious practice of twisting the truth in an effort to win, and exorbitant fees.

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