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Product Description: With a unique insider’s perspective, John O’Brien explores two decades of political activism by the NTEU, from its successes in navigating enterprise bargaining and vital role during the Rights to Work campaign; to its work on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, women, LBGTI members and casual workers during a time of constant change within the education sector...read more

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9781742234588 | New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd, June 1, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: With a unique insider’s perspective, John O’Brien explores two decades of political activism by the NTEU, from its successes in navigating enterprise bargaining and vital role during the Rights to Work campaign; to its work on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, women, LBGTI members and casual workers during a time of constant change within the education sector.

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Product Description: Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author--a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe inspiring...read more

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9780606389167 | Turtleback Books, March 4, 2016, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity.

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Product Description: Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author--a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe inspiring...read more
By Dennis B. Fradin and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631138515, titled "¿Quién fue Benjamín Franklin?/ Who Was Benjamn Franklin?" | Loqueleo, March 4, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity.

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Product Description: In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British. This event went largely unnoticed in history until Longfellow celebrated it in a poem in 1861. So who was Paul Revere? In addition to being an American patriot, he was a skilled silversmith and made false teeth from hippo tusks! This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings to life Paul Revere's thrilling ride as well as the personal side of the man and the exciting times in which he lived...read more
By Roberta Edwards and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631134272, titled "Quién fue Paul Revere? / Who was Paul Revere?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British.

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Product Description: If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs' Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631134227, titled "¿Quién fue Louis Armstrong?/ Who was Louis Armstrong?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician.

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Product Description: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war...read more
By Buckley and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631134203, titled "Quién fue Betsy Ross?/ Who was Betsy Ross?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule.

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Product Description: Robert E. Lee seemed destined for greatness. His father was a Revolutionary War hero and at West Point he graduated second in his class! In 1861, when the Southern states seceded from the Union, Lee was offered the opportunity to command the Union forces...read more
By Bonnie Bader and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631134289, titled "Quién fue Robert E. Lee?/ Who was Robert E. Lee?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Robert E.

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Product Description: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Dana Meachen Rau

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9781631134234, titled "Quién fue María Antonieta? / Who Was Marie Antoinette?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life.

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Product Description: Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression and served as president during World War II. Elected four times, he spent thirteen years in the White House. How he led the country through tremendously difficult problems, much like the ones facing America today, makes for a timely and engrossing biography...read more
By Margaret Frith and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781631134333, titled "Quién fue Franklin Roosevelt?/ Who was Franklin Roosevelt?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression and served as president during World War II.

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Product Description: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president, he needed great wisdom to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the Union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun demeanor and humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Alan Schroeder

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9780823435753 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | also contains Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-z | About this edition: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages.

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9780823424207 | Holiday House, January 1, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages.

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Product Description: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president, he needed great wisdom to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the Union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun demeanor and humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about his life and accomplishments...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780823435753 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | also contains Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z | About this edition: Abe Lincoln spoke many memorable adages.

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Product Description: As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball...read more
By Gail Herman and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780448455570 | Grosset & Dunlap, December 23, 2010, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports.

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9780606153645 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, December 23, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Long before Citizens United and modern debates over corporations as people, such organizations already stood between the public and private as both vehicles for commerce and imaginative constructs based on groups of individuals. In this book, John O’Brien explores how this relationship played out in economics and literature, two fields that gained prominence in the same era...read more

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9780226291123 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 29, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Long before Citizens United and modern debates over corporations as people, such organizations already stood between the public and private as both vehicles for commerce and imaginative constructs based on groups of individuals.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Explores how a tough black kid from New Orleans became an amazing jazz musician and band leader at a pivotal time in American history.
By Yona Zeldis McDonough and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780606380355 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 1, 2016), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war...read more
By Buckley and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780606380317 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 1, 2016), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Dana Meachen Rau

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9780606380362 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 1, 2016), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In recent decades, trade unions have suffered major reversals and experienced declining memberships. Transnational corporations and state-owned multi-nationals have increasingly implemented deteriorating terms and conditions of employment, with vulnerable and insecure job contracts...read more

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9780415416641 | Routledge, July 27, 2011, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: In recent decades, trade unions have suffered major reversals and experienced declining memberships.

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9781138960633 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 3, 2015), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In recent decades, trade unions have suffered major reversals and experienced declining memberships.

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Product Description: This book studies Islam's place in Pakistani history and how it has been continually exploited by successive regimes. Using Islam as a final political argument weakened it as a basis of national integration. Playing the Islamic card led to ever increasing Islamist demands...read more

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9783643907011 | Lit Verlag, November 25, 2015, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: This book studies Islam's place in Pakistani history and how it has been continually exploited by successive regimes.

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Product Description: J Martin Littlejohn was a person who stood literally and figuratively shoulder to shoulder with the founder of osteopathy, A T Still. A proud presbyterian Scot who made his career and reputation in the USA, only to have it questioned and discredited after returning to pursue his osteopathic practice in London, Littlejohn was a controversial character...read more

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9781848291386 | Anshan, October 12, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: J Martin Littlejohn was a person who stood literally and figuratively shoulder to shoulder with the founder of osteopathy, A T Still.

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Product Description: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant food...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator) and Dana Meachen Rau

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9780448483108 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 6, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life.

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9780606375542 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, October 6, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two became fascinated with folktales and folk songs...read more
By John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780395553183, titled "Ebbings General Chemistry Discover IBM 5" | Houghton Mifflin College Div, June 1, 1990, cover price $73.95 | also contains Ebbings General Chemistry Discover IBM 5

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9780448483146 | Dgs edition (Grosset & Dunlap, August 11, 2015), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories.

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Product Description: A gust of wind… And the storm descends… Twilight crept across the surface, the sun dipping below the horizon. Darkness closed in, a hush settling upon the world. For most, dinners were devoured, shows watched, and alarms for the next day set...read more

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9781515313960 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 31, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A gust of wind… And the storm descends… Twilight crept across the surface, the sun dipping below the horizon.
9781499552270 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 13, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The sun touches the horizon… A hush before the storm… The sun set as it had every other day.

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Product Description: Jack, Mike and Trip were ripped from their loved ones and thrown into a dangerous world they know nothing about, relentlessly pursued by Night Runners, Zombies and a terrifying new creature known only as Whistlers. Like their own worlds, civilization has collapsed and danger lurks around every corner...read more

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9781515114925 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 15, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Jack, Mike and Trip were ripped from their loved ones and thrown into a dangerous world they know nothing about, relentlessly pursued by Night Runners, Zombies and a terrifying new creature known only as Whistlers.

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Product Description: In the fall of 1723, two London theaters staged, almost simultaneously, pantomime performances of the Faust story. Unlike traditional five-act plays, pantomime—a bawdy hybrid of dance, music, spectacle, and commedia dell'arte featuring the familiar figure of the harlequin at its center-was a theatrical experience of unprecedented accessibility...read more

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9781421416939 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 25, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the fall of 1723, two London theaters staged, almost simultaneously, pantomime performances of the Faust story.
9780396093060, titled "English Step-By-Step for Spanish Speaking People" | Dodd Mead, May 1, 1988, cover price $10.95 | also contains English Step-By-Step for Spanish Speaking People | About this edition: Book by Berlitz, Charles

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Product Description: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war...read more
By Buckley and John O'Brien (illustrator)

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9780448482439 | Grosset & Dunlap, December 26, 2014, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule.

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9780606361811 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, December 26, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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