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Product Description: European explorers searched in vain for a northwest waterway through the North American continent. French traders living in the northeast heard of a great river that the natives called Messi-Sipi to the west. Was this river the Northwest Passage? Or was the Messi-Sipi really the Rio Grande, the river that Hernando de Soto had discovered a century earlier? That s what Father Jacques Marquette and his companion explorer Louis Jolliet hoped to discover in 1673...read more

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9781584155287 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, December 1, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: European explorers searched in vain for a northwest waterway through the North American continent.

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Product Description: William, the son of a duke and a peasant, spent his childhood in hiding, raised among the Norman peasantry. Lords owing fealty to him would have murdered him if they had found him. He spent his early adult years fighting rebel lords for his birthright...read more

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9781584157007 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 15, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: William, the son of a duke and a peasant, spent his childhood in hiding, raised among the Norman peasantry.

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Product Description: Presents biographies highlighting the lives and accomplishments of twenty-seven Americans, from Abigail Adams and Alexander Hamilton to Clara Barton and Stephen F. Austin.

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9781584156680 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 1, 2008, cover price $808.65 | About this edition: Presents biographies highlighting the lives and accomplishments of twenty-seven Americans, from Abigail Adams and Alexander Hamilton to Clara Barton and Stephen F.

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Product Description: Richard I, king of England from 1189 to 1199, was a brilliant soldier and military strategist. His fierceness in battle during the Third Crusade won him the title of Coeur de Lion, or Lionheart. Even his most formidable enemy, Saladin, respected Richard and feared his army...read more

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9781584156994 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 1, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Richard I, king of England from 1189 to 1199, was a brilliant soldier and military strategist.

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Product Description: Pocahontas was just a child when her world changed forever. White men from across the ocean built a fort near her village. Most likely, Pocahontas had never seen a white man before. Some of her people feared the settlers, but Pocahontas wanted to know more about them...read more

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9781584156826 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, October 1, 2008, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Pocahontas was just a child when her world changed forever.

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9781584156697 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, October 1, 2008, cover price $25.70

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Product Description: At age nine, Tutankhamen became pharaoh, ruler of Egypt. His most important act was to reestablish his people s religion of multiple gods. Before age twenty, he was dead. For over three thousand years, Egypt s desert sand hid the tomb of Tutankhamen, and Egyptians forgot about the ancient king...read more

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9781584156819 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 15, 2008, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: At age nine, Tutankhamen became pharaoh, ruler of Egypt.

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Product Description: Learn all about the tall, noisy whooping crane see it dance, follow its flight path, and watch the stages as a chick hatches and grows into a cinnamon-colored juvenile and then into a stunning white bird with black wing tips and a red crown...read more

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9781584156857 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, May 15, 2008, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Learn all about the tall, noisy whooping crane see it dance, follow its flight path, and watch the stages as a chick hatches and grows into a cinnamon-colored juvenile and then into a stunning white bird with black wing tips and a red crown.

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Product Description: A new twist on the old pet care books! These delightful books will help beginning readers reach informed decisions as to whether an animal would make an acceptable pet. Not all the animals covered in the series are suitable for every family...read more

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9781584156598, titled "How To Convince Your Parents You Can... Care for a Pet Bunny" | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, May 15, 2008, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: A new twist on the old pet care books!

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Product Description: People all around the world enjoy the hobby of gardening. They love planting tiny seeds in the soil and watching them sprout into mature plants. Gardening isn t just for adults, however. Kids can plan, create, and maintain their own gardens, too...read more

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9781584156383 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, May 15, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: People all around the world enjoy the hobby of gardening.

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Product Description: In the eighteenth century, a woman had few choices. If she was lucky, she received a decent education. Then she got married. In an era when women didn t work, Clara Barton was one of the nation s first career women. Not only did she work, she did a man s job and demanded a man s wage...read more

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9781584156673 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, May 15, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the eighteenth century, a woman had few choices.

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Highlights the life of the woman credited with creating the first flag of the United States of America.

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9781584154464 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 29, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Highlights the life of the woman credited with creating the first flag of the United States of America.

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Describes England's efforts to build a colony in Georgia using the poor and debtors as the first settlers, and discusses the importance of the colony in the fight between England and Spain for land in the New World.

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9781584154655 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, September 15, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 'Learn about the founding and early history of Georgia.

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A biography of the only man to serve as a member of congress and governor in one state, as a senator and governor in another state, and as president of an independent republic.

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9781584154822 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, September 15, 2006, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: A biography of the only man to serve as a member of congress and governor in one state, as a senator and governor in another state, and as president of an independent republic.

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Presents a historical look at King Arthur, covering the known historical record, different legends about the man that were changed or embellished over the years, and possible reasons why his grave has not been found.

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9781584155133 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 30, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a historical look at King Arthur, covering the known historical record, different legends about the man that were changed or embellished over the years, and possible reasons why his grave has not been found.

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Describes the efforts of settlers to create an English colony in seventeenth-century Virginia.

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9781584154587 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 15, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 'Discusses the early development of the colony of Jamestown.

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Examines the life of the man whose words led Americans to war.

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9781584154389 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, April 30, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Describes the life of Patrick Henry and his role in the American Revolution.

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