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Product Description: In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many. This book highlights people such as Okello, a former child soldier in Uganda, who founded a school for children like himself whose education was derailed by war; Julia Bolton Holloway who realized that the only effective way to educate Roma children was to teach literacy to their parents at the same time; Shannen Koostachin, a passionate 13-year-old whose fight for the right of First Nations children to have proper schools endured even after her untimely death...read more

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9781554517985 | Annick Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many.

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9781554517978 | Reprint edition (Annick Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many.

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Product Description: Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom. Eleven-year-old Tenzin hasn’t seen his older brother, Pasang, in five years, so he is thrilled when Pasang unexpectedly returns to their Tibetan village late one night...read more

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9781554516636 | Annick Pr, July 18, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom.

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9781554516629 | Annick Pr, July 18, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom.

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Product Description: When saying no is the right thing to do. Sometimes it’s okay to ignore the rules or break the law. In fact, it’s essential! This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and Hans Scholl, siblings who distributed antigovernment pamphlets in Nazi Germany; and Andrei Sakharov, who helped develop the nuclear bomb in Cold War Russia, but then spoke out against its use...read more

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9781554513833 | Annick Pr, June 21, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When saying no is the right thing to do.

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9781554513826 | Annick Pr, June 21, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When saying no is the right thing to do.

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By John Mantha (illustrator) and Laura Scandiffio

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9781554511464, titled "Crusades: Kids at the Crossroads" | Annick Pr, September 1, 2009, cover price $14.95

Product Description: Seven dramatic accounts of ancient and modern tyrants. History is full of evil rulers who rose to power despite the widespread suffering they caused. Though they ruled in different countries and often at different times, their behavior and actions have been frighteningly similar...read more

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9781550378955 | Annick Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Discusses the lives of seven dictators throughout history, including Nero, Adolf Hitler, and Saddam Hussein.

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9781550378948 | Annick Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Discusses the lives of seven dictators throughout history, including Nero, Adolf Hitler, and Saddam Hussein.

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9780606342490 | Demco Media, November 1, 2005, cover price $23.29 | About this edition: Seven dramatic accounts of ancient and modern tyrants.

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Provides an overview and history of martial arts such as karate, taekwando, and judo, and offers facts on each of the disciplines and anecdotes about famous martial artists.

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9781550377774, titled "The Martial Arts Book" | Annick Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides an overview and history of martial arts such as karate, taekwando, and judo, and offers facts on each of the disciplines and anecdotes about famous martial artists.

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9781550377767, titled "The Martial Arts Book" | Annick Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Provides an overview and history of martial arts such as karate, taekwando, and judo, and offers facts on each of the disciplines and anecdotes about famous martial artists.

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9780613679138 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: Provides an overview and history of martial arts such as karate, taekwando, and judo, and offers facts on each of the disciplines and anecdotes about famous martial artists.

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Offers ten stories about great escapes throughout history, including a hot-air balloon escape over the Berlin Wall and the freeing of Lady Nithsdale's husband from the Tower of London in 1716.

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9781550378238 | Annick Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Offers ten stories about great escapes throughout history, including a hot-air balloon escape over the Berlin Wall and the freeing of Lady Nithsdale's husband from the Tower of London in 1716.

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9780613784160, titled "Escapes!" | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Offers ten stories about great escapes throughout history, including a hot-air balloon escape over the Berlin Wall and the freeing of Lady Nithsdale's husband from the Tower of London in 1716.

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Offers the story of great escapes throughout history, including the hot-air balloon escape over the Berlin Wall, the freeing of Lady Nithsdale’s husband from the Tower of London in 1716, the journey to freedom for runaway slaves, and more. Simultaneous.

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9781550378221 | Annick Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Offers ten stories about great escapes throughout history, including a hot-air balloon escape over the Berlin Wall and the freeing of Lady Nithsdale's husband from the Tower of London in 1716.

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