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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.

Paperback:

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: * “The most complete and successful biography of the Führer available for this audience.”—SLJ, starred review Many people believe Hitler was the personification of evil. In this Sibert Medal–winning biography, James Cross Giblin penetrates this façade and presents a picture of a complex person—at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man...read more

Hardcover:

9780395903711 | Clarion Books, April 22, 2002, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Traces Hitler's life from his childhood in Austria to his final days in Berlin, exploring how his promises of prosperity and power along with anti-Semitic rhetoric allowed him to lead the nation of Germany into World War II.

Paperback:

9780544455917 | Houghton Mifflin, June 16, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: * “The most complete and successful biography of the Führer available for this audience.

Prebinding:

9780606368308 | Turtleback Books, June 2, 2015, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

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9780060258542 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

Paperback:

9780064461955 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1997), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

Library:

9780060258641 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1995, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

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9780606120807 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, May 1, 1997), cover price $17.90 | also contains When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS, When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS, When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS | About this edition: Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

Prebinding:

9781439502419 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $18.99 | also contains When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS, When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS, When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS
9780613021029 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history

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Product Description: Now available in paperback for the first time, James Cross Giblin and Michael Dooling tell the story of the man known as the "wisest American."Benjamin Franklin was one of seventeen children, and the youngest of 10 sons. To help out with the family, he was put to work when he was 10 years old in his father's candle and soap-making shop...read more
By Michael Dooling (illustrator)

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9780439810654, titled "Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin" | Reprint edition (Scholastic, January 1, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the eighteenth-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

School and Library:

9780590485340 | 1 edition (Scholastic, March 1, 2000), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States

Prebinding:

9781435274532, titled "Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 9, 2008), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Now available in paperback for the first time, James Cross Giblin and Michael Dooling tell the story of the man known as the "wisest American.

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Product Description: Jason is stuck with the most boring subject for a research paper— Alexander Fleming, the scientist who invented penicillin. Then he comes across the story about how Fleming rescued Winston Churchill from drowning. But the story circulating on the Internet might not be true...read more
By Erik Brooks (illustrator) and James Cross Giblin

Hardcover:

9780805081831 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Jason is stuck with the most boring subject for a research paper— Alexander Fleming, the scientist who invented penicillin.

From his humble days as the son of a French immigrant through his significant involvement in the insurgency against England, this comprehensive biography provides readers with an in-depth look at the life and many accomplishments of this celebrated American hero.

School and Library:

9780439572903 | Scholastic Pr, October 1, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From his humble days as the son of a French immigrant through his significant involvement in the insurgency against England, this biography provides a look at the life and accomplishments of an American hero.

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Discusses some of Egypt's most famous artifacts and monuments, including the pyramids, the Rosetta Stone, and, especially, the Great Sphinx, presenting research and speculation about their origins and their future.

Paperback:

9780590098526 | 1 edition (Scholastic, January 1, 2007), cover price $0.95 | About this edition: Discusses some of Egypt's most famous artifacts and monuments, including the pyramids, the Rosetta Stone, and, especially, the Great Sphinx, presenting research and speculation about their origins and their future.

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As the city of Cleveland suffered from a malaria epidemic in 1798 and the entire population faced the threat of pending death, a young boy, Seth Doan, took matters into his own hands by taking heroic steps needed to keep the remaining survivors alive and well until the horrific situation finally passed. 25,000 first printing.
By Michael Dooling (illustrator) and James Cross Giblin

School and Library:

9780805073553 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 4, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: During a malaria epidemic in late eighteenth-century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-year-old Seth Doan surprises his family, his neighbors, and himself by having the strength to carry and grind enough corn to feed everyone.

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Product Description: While personally editing almost 500 published books, Jim Giblin helped develop many talented newcomers into frequently published authors, and he is still helping authors today as Contributing Editor at Clarion. Jim is especially sensitive to what aspiring writers want and need because he was once one himself...read more

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9781889715261 | Writer''s Bookstore, April 1, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: While personally editing almost 500 published books, Jim Giblin helped develop many talented newcomers into frequently published authors, and he is still helping authors today as Contributing Editor at Clarion.

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Thomas Jefferson's legacy as America's third president is captured in this story of his contributions to American democracy. Original.
By Michael Dooling (illustrator) and James Cross Giblin

Paperback:

9780439810678 | Updated edition (Scholastic, January 1, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the third president of the United States.

School and Library:

9780590448383 | Scholastic, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the third president of the United States and discusses his many non-political accomplishemts

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Discusses some of Egypt's most famous artifacts and monuments, including the pyramids, the Rosetta Stone, and, especially, the Great Sphinx, presenting research and speculation about their origins and their future.

School and Library:

9780590098472 | 1 edition (Scholastic, October 1, 2004), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Discusses some of Egypt's most famous artifacts and monuments, including the pyramids, the Rosetta Stone, and, especially, the Great Sphinx, presenting research and speculation about their origins and their future.

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Traces the social history behind America's celebration of Independence Day and explains the background of such national symbols as the flag, the bald eagle, the Liberty Bell, and Uncle Sam. (view table of contents)

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9780899191744 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1983, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Discusses the meanings and backgrounds of the traditional Fourth of July symbols, including the flag, bald eagle, Uncle Sam, and the Liberty Bell

School and Library:

9780899191461 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1983, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the meanings and backgrounds of the traditional Fourth of July symbols, including the flag, bald eagle, Uncle Sam, and the Liberty Bell

Prebinding:

9780613355070, titled "Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: Discusses the meanings and backgrounds of the traditional Fourth of July symbols, including the flag, bald eagle, Uncle Sam, and the Liberty Bell

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Provides middle readers with an insightful review of the great changes that were made, such as immigration and civil rights, through a collection of works from diverse well-known authors, such as Albert Marrin and Jim Murphy. (view table of contents)
By James Cross Giblin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780689822810 | Atheneum, May 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays by well-known authors for young people, reflecting on various aspects of life in twentieth-century America, including politics, the environment, sports, fashion, and civil rights

Describes how, in 1801, Charles Willson Peale came across the skeleton of a creature that no one had ever seen before and explains how it greatly stirred the scientific community and changed previous scientific opinions that nothing God created could ever become extinct.

Hardcover:

9780060274931 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the efforts of the artist, museum curator, and self-taught paleontologist, Charles Willson Peale, to excavate, study, and display the bones of a prehistoric creature that is later named 'mastodon'

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9780060274948, titled "The Mystery of the Mammoth Bones: And How It Was Solved" | Harpercollins, March 1, 1999, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Describes the efforts of the artist, museum curator, and self-taught paleontologist, Charles Willson Peale, to excavate, study, and display the bones of a prehistoric creature that is later named 'mastodon'

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This story is a moving portrait of the gentle, fair-minded man whose strength as a leader in the American Revolution led him to become the country's first president. Reissue.
By Michael Dooling (illustrator) and James Cross Giblin

Paperback:

9780590481014 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, January 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Examines the family life and career of the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon

School and Library:

9780590425506 | Scholastic, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Examines the family life and career of the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon

Examines the family life and career of the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon

Reinforced:

9780606134170 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, January 1, 1998), cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Examines the family life and career of the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon

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A biography of the pilot whose life was full of controversy and tragedy, but also fulfilling achievements

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9780395633892 | Clarion Books, October 20, 1997, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A biography of the pilot whose life was full of controversy and tragedy, but also fulfilling achievements

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One of the few unicorn stories in which the unicorn is portrayed as female follows the young King Arthur's adventures on a mysterious island with a dwarf, the dwarf's giant son, and a mother unicorn.
By Claire Ewart (illustrator) and James Cross Giblin

School and Library:

9780395605202 | Clarion Books, June 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When his ship runs aground on a strange island during a storm, Arthur sets off on his charger to look for help and meets a dwarf who tells a curious story about his son and the unicorn who has befriended them both.

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Product Description: "Ranging from ancient Greece and China to medieval Europe, and from Hindu myth and the Bible to contemporary greeting cards, Giblin traces the history of the belief about the fabulous unicorn and its enduring hold on the human imagination...read more

Hardcover:

9780060224783 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world

Paperback:

9780064461474 | Trophy Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: "Ranging from ancient Greece and China to medieval Europe, and from Hindu myth and the Bible to contemporary greeting cards, Giblin traces the history of the belief about the fabulous unicorn and its enduring hold on the human imagination.

Library:

9780060224790 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1991, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world

Reinforced:

9780606099967 | Demco Media, March 1, 1996, cover price $14.60 | About this edition: Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world

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Product Description: Book by Giblin, James Cross

Paperback:

9780871161758 | Rev exp su edition (Writer, May 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Giblin, James Cross
9780871161581 | Writer, January 1, 1990, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Looks at the children's publishing market, discusses nonfiction, fiction, and genre fiction, and describes each step of the writng process from initial idea to submission, contract, and publication

A biography of the First Lady who gave vital support to her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, and to the nation during and after World War I
By James Cross Giblin and Michele Laporte (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140342499 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 1, 1993), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: A biography of the First Lady who gave vital support to her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, and to the nation during and after World War I

School and Library:

9780670830053 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1992, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: A biography of the First Lady who gave vital support to her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, and to the nation during and after World War I

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Traces the evolution of the chair throughout human history and around the globe, utilizing photographs, artworks, and advertisements to reveal how the styles of chairs influence and reflect the people who use and design them

Hardcover:

9780060215378 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1993, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the history, technological development, and social significance of chairs, in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United States, from prehistory to the present.

Library:

9780060215385 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1993, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Chronicles the history, technological development, and social significance of chairs, in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United States, from prehistory to the present.

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Describes the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone, and explores the culture and history of ancient Egyptian civilation

Paperback:

9780064461375 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 1993), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Library:

9780690047998 | Ty Crowell Co, November 1, 1990, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Prebinding:

9780785704430 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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Describes the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone, and explores the culture and history of ancient Egyptian civilation

Hardcover:

9780690047974 | Ty Crowell Co, August 1, 1990, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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