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Product Description: Nero was the ruthless ruler who fiddled while Rome burned, or was he? The fifth Roman emperors reputation is unsavory at best. However, in this detailed biography, Neros reign is thoroughly examined, casting doubt on some of the criticisms of the leader...read more

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9781482448016 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Nero was the ruthless ruler who fiddled while Rome burned, or was he?

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9781482449341 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $22.60

Product Description: Describes the features and characteristics of six frequently spotted birds.

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9781482442854 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $151.50 | About this edition: Describes the features and characteristics of six frequently spotted birds.

Product Description: Feared, revered, honored, and hated at various points throughout history, the gray wolf has always seemed to provoke strong responses. By the twentieth century, human beings had killed or driven off wolf populations throughout most of the animals historic range...read more

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9781508100553 | Reprint edition (Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016), cover price $12.90 | About this edition: Feared, revered, honored, and hated at various points throughout history, the gray wolf has always seemed to provoke strong responses.

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9781680482508 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $23.45 | About this edition: Feared, revered, honored, and hated at various points throughout history, the gray wolf has always seemed to provoke strong responses.

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Product Description: American goldfinches are much beloved across North America, as evidenced by their status as state bird of Iowa, New Jersey, and Washington. These acrobatic little creatures seem to bounce through the air, making them a popular subject for backyard bird watchers...read more

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9781482439038 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: American goldfinches are much beloved across North America, as evidenced by their status as state bird of Iowa, New Jersey, and Washington.

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9781482439052 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $25.25 | About this edition: American goldfinches are much beloved across North America, as evidenced by their status as state bird of Iowa, New Jersey, and Washington.

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Four men probe the life and death of Cathy Collins, a young Catholic nun tortured and killed by the soldiers of a Latin American dictator

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9780517623787, titled "Virgin and Martyr" | Reprint edition (Random House Value Pub, February 1, 1988), cover price $4.99 | also contains Virgin and Martyr | About this edition: Four men probe the life and death of Cathy Collins, a young Catholic nun tortured and killed by the soldiers of a Latin American dictator

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9781482427387 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $25.25

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Product Description: Washington Irving's scary Headless Horseman has become a notorious fictional character. This appealing book, highlighting a popular example of early American fiction, features fun facts about the legend and its author as well as carefully chosen photographs and illustrations...read more

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9780517624746, titled "Dayworld" | Reissue edition (Random House Value Pub, January 1, 1985), cover price $1.99 | also contains Dayworld | About this edition: In the thirty-fifth century, when individuals are frozen for six days and allowed to live for one day a week, "day-breakers" like Jeff Caird, illegally steal entire weeks by juggling daily identities

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9781482427547 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $25.25 | About this edition: Washington Irving's scary Headless Horseman has become a notorious fictional character.

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Product Description: The remarkable Cheyenne have adapted to many changes throughout their history. In the 1700s, they shifted from an agricultural lifestyle to one focusing on hunting buffalo on the Great Plains. They had to adapt again in the 1870s after they were forced onto reservations...read more

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9780394491318, titled "Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made" | Random House Inc, September 1, 1974, cover price $17.50 | also contains Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made | About this edition: This landmark history of slavery in the South—a winner of the Bancroft Prize—challenged conventional views of slaves by illuminating the many forms of resistance to dehumanization that developed in slave society.

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9781482419825 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2015, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: The remarkable Cheyenne have adapted to many changes throughout their history.
9781482419818 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2015, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: The remarkable Cheyenne have adapted to many changes throughout their history.

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9781482419832 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2015, cover price $25.25 | About this edition: The remarkable Cheyenne have adapted to many changes throughout their history.
9780394922584, titled "Mammal" | Eyewitness Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $20.99 | also contains Mammal | About this edition: Photographs and text examine the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.
9780394922560, titled "Shell" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1989, cover price $20.99 | also contains Shell | About this edition: Photographs and text examine different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected

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Product Description: One of the few organized team sports that can be enjoyed either indoors or against a backdrop of sun and surf on the beach, volleyball has become a beloved game around the world. International competitions have fueled volleyballs global appeal and earned the sport a dedicated fan base...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622755943 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2015, cover price $31.70 | About this edition: One of the few organized team sports that can be enjoyed either indoors or against a backdrop of sun and surf on the beach, volleyball has become a beloved game around the world.

Product Description: Whether on a field, on ice, or underwater, athletic activity is much more than an exhibition of physical dexterity or a battle of brawn. Athletes, both amateur and professional, must synthesize strategy and grace to succeed. These exciting volumes examine the evolution of various sportsfrom the camaraderie of team sports, such as hockey, volleyball, and lacrosse, to the more individualized pursuits of racecar driving, martial arts, and extreme sportsand the journeys of their most exceptional competitors...read more
By Adam Augustyn (editor), Meredith Day (editor), Hope Lourie Killcoyne (editor), Natalie Regis (editor) and Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622755981 | Pck edition (Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2015), cover price $190.20 | About this edition: Whether on a field, on ice, or underwater, athletic activity is much more than an exhibition of physical dexterity or a battle of brawn.

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Product Description: Gaining momentum in the early decades of the 20th century, a number of fascist and other authoritarian regimes could be found around the world by the 1950s. Many persist into the present day. Often led by oppressive dictators, these regimes share many characteristics, though each differ in various ways as well...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622753505 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Gaining momentum in the early decades of the 20th century, a number of fascist and other authoritarian regimes could be found around the world by the 1950s.

Product Description: Aimed toward upper level readers, this series seamlessly blends the history, theory, and practice of the most significant political and economic systems from antiquity through modern times in engaging and all-encompassing guides. Each book thoroughly addresses the philosophical origins and implementations of major political systems, the key stages of their development in a variety of governments, and an assessment of their contemporary prevalence in the global political arena...read more
By Nicholas Croce (editor), Zoe Lowery (editor), John Murphy (editor), Jeanne Nagle (editor) and Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622753659 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2014, cover price $315.00 | About this edition: Aimed toward upper level readers, this series seamlessly blends the history, theory, and practice of the most significant political and economic systems from antiquity through modern times in engaging and all-encompassing guides.

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Product Description: Bridging astronomy and physics, cosmology seeks to examine the nature of the universe as a whole. Scientific investigation of cosmology began in ancient times and progressed rapidly after the Scientific Revolution, which produced the discovery of gravity and the heliocentric model of Copernicus...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622754120 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: Bridging astronomy and physics, cosmology seeks to examine the nature of the universe as a whole.

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Product Description: This high interest book delves into the compositions, command structures, and histories of the greatest armies in the world. Beginning with ancient armies from Egypt, Greece, and Assyria, this title takes readers on a tour through the development of armies in the Middle Ages, early modern history, and during the most notable conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751396 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: This high interest book delves into the compositions, command structures, and histories of the greatest armies in the world.

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Product Description: By combining both naval and terrestrial tactics, marine forces have formed a key part of many armed forces in history and are notably often among the first to fight. This thorough guide to the worlds most prominent marine corps covers the use of amphibious assaults in the major conflicts of the last two centuries, including the Napoleonic Wars, both World Wars, the Korean War, the Falklands War, and conflicts of the 21st century, among others...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751488 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: By combining both naval and terrestrial tactics, marine forces have formed a key part of many armed forces in history and are notably often among the first to fight.

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Product Description: An essential guide for all readers interested in high seas combat, this book covers the history of navies from the time of ancient Greek galleys to the development of battleships in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the present day...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751426 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: An essential guide for all readers interested in high seas combat, this book covers the history of navies from the time of ancient Greek galleys to the development of battleships in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the present day.

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Product Description: While much in the history of music builds on what came before it, each generation witnesses musical innovations that define a genre and can endure long after their creation. The individuals profiled in this lively volume have been responsible for some of the most inspired and lasting works in the history of music, those that have remained timeless even as musical styles, genres, instruments, and technologies have evolved...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751211 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: While much in the history of music builds on what came before it, each generation witnesses musical innovations that define a genre and can endure long after their creation.

Product Description: Between ancient times and the present day, various branches of armed forcesarmies, navies, marine corps, and air forceshave evolved to meet the needs of leaders and countries the world over. From Sumerian battles to more recent global conflictsthe Afghanistan and Iraq wars, for examplethe role of armed forces has grown alongside the emergence of more advanced technology and transportation...read more

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9781622751518 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $141.00 | About this edition: Between ancient times and the present day, various branches of armed forcesarmies, navies, marine corps, and air forceshave evolved to meet the needs of leaders and countries the world over.

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Product Description: The influence of art on culture and society at large is irrefutable, and the 101 artists included in this book are some of the most recognizable names in the history of Western art. These biographies will help readers gain entry to the lives of many of the individuals who have defined art in its various mediums throughout the ages...read more
By Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751297 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: The influence of art on culture and society at large is irrefutable, and the 101 artists included in this book are some of the most recognizable names in the history of Western art.

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Product Description: The introduction of aircraft to the worlds armed forces helped produce some of the greatest advances in modern warfare and the led to the creation of air forces in many of the worlds militaries. This titles comprehensive coverage of these developments makes it a must-read for history buffs, military enthusiasts, and fans of aeronautics alike...read more
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9781622751457 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: The introduction of aircraft to the worlds armed forces helped produce some of the greatest advances in modern warfare and the led to the creation of air forces in many of the worlds militaries.

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Product Description: Neither success nor achievement is limited by profession, gender, race, or creed. Individuals of every stripe have been recognized for the ways in which they have broken boundaries, persevered against incredible odds, elevated their respective crafts, and left a lasting imprint on the world at large...read more
By Jeanne Nagle (editor), Rosen Publishing Group (corporate author) and Shalini Saxena (editor)

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9781622751389 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $211.50 | About this edition: Neither success nor achievement is limited by profession, gender, race, or creed.

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Product Description: Anthony Horowitz is a highly acclaimed writer of young adult fiction. This book offers a glimpse into the world of the author of the "Alex Rider" series, among many other works. Readers learn what makes his imagination soar. Readers will learn about his childhood, his inspirations, and his ambitions for the future...read more

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9781448869404 | Rosen Pub Group, August 10, 2012, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Anthony Horowitz is a highly acclaimed writer of young adult fiction.

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