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Product Description: Ludacris knew from a young age that he wanted to work in the music industry. But while most rappers don’t usually go this route, attending college was a choice that seemed very logical for Ludacris. In this hip-hop biography on Ludacris, everything from his childhood to his move to Atlanta to the internship that changed his life will be covered...read more

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9781622851966 | Speeding Star, September 1, 2014, cover price $14.95

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9781622851973 | Speeding Star, September 1, 2014, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Ludacris knew from a young age that he wanted to work in the music industry.

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Product Description: Regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all-time, Jay-Z didn’t always have the greatest life. In fact, growing up he faced more hardships and conflicts than any person should ever have to deal with. But this hip-hop biography will show how Jay-Z took those hardships and turned them into success by becoming arguably the best rapper ever and a very wise businessman...read more

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9781622851911 | Speeding Star, September 1, 2014, cover price $16.95

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9781622851928 | Speeding Star, September 1, 2014, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all-time, Jay-Z didn’t always have the greatest life.

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Product Description: Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in all of sports and one of the most iconic figures in international soccer. This biography covers the hardships that Ronaldo faced as a child, and how he overcame them to become the face of the powerhouse soccer club Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team...read more

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9781622852222 | Speeding Star, January 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in all of sports and one of the most iconic figures in international soccer.

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9781622851140 | Speeding Star, April 1, 2014, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in all of sports and one of the most iconic figures in international soccer.

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Product Description: Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has had an amazing and colorful career. Playing for FC Barcelona and AC Milan, as well as the Brazilian national team, Ronaldinho has been on some of the greatest teams in soccer history. This biography will show that even as he nears the end of his career, his continued production on the field has led fans to consider Ronaldinho to be one of the all-time greats...read more

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9781622852239 | Speeding Star, January 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has had an amazing and colorful career.

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9781622851775 | Speeding Star, April 1, 2014, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho has had an amazing and colorful career.

Considered by some to be the greatest soccer star of all time, Lionel Messi’s story is nothing short of spectacular. As this sports biography highlights the biggest moments of his career, it becomes quite clear why he is the most important player to Argentina’s national squad and his club team, FC Barcelona.

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9781622852215 | Speeding Star, January 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Considered by some to be the greatest soccer star of all time, Lionel Messi’s story is nothing short of spectacular.

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9781622851102 | Speeding Star, April 1, 2014, cover price $10.53

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Product Description: On the basketball court, Lakers center Dwight Howard is intimidating. A three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, and a five-time selection to the All-NBA First Team, Howard is widely considered the best center in the game today...read more

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9781464405334 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $10.53

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9780766042940 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: On the basketball court, Lakers center Dwight Howard is intimidating.

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Product Description: Whether he's flying up a half-pipe on his skateboard or whizzing through the air on a gold-medal snowboard run, Shaun White is one of the most exciting athletes in the world. In a competition, or making a public appearance, White's bright-red hair makes him hard to miss...read more

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9781464405358 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Whether he's flying up a half-pipe on his skateboard or whizzing through the air on a gold-medal snowboard run, Shaun White is one of the most exciting athletes in the world.

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9780766042957 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: Whether he's flying up a half-pipe on his skateboard or whizzing through the air on a gold-medal snowboard run, Shaun White is one of the most exciting athletes in the world.

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Product Description: Would you like to throw a football like all-pro quarterback Peyton Manning? Or would you rather learn to slash through defenders like superstar running back Adrian Peterson? It takes a lot of hard work and practice to reach the professional ranks, but even the greatest players have to learn the basics first...read more

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9781598453553 | Enslow Pub Inc, August 1, 2011, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Would you like to throw a football like all-pro quarterback Peyton Manning?

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9780766038585 | Enslow Pub Inc, August 1, 2011, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: Would you like to throw a football like all-pro quarterback Peyton Manning?

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Product Description: LeBron James dribbles around defenders before flying in the air for a thunderous dunk. Kobe Bryant watches the game clock tick down to one second before firing a game-winning jump shot. Would you like to play like a pro? Author John Albert Torres provides the skills you need to get you on your way to becoming a superstar...read more

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9781598453560 | Enslow Pub Inc, July 1, 2011, cover price $10.53

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9780766038578 | Enslow Pub Inc, July 1, 2011, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: LeBron James dribbles around defenders before flying in the air for a thunderous dunk.

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Presents stories, profiles, and summaries of the struggle for independence of Texas, including time line, key figures, and major battles.

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9781598450118 | Myreportlinks.Com, December 1, 2006, cover price $34.60 | About this edition: Presents stories, profiles, and summaries of the struggle for independence of Texas, including time line, key figures, and major battles.

Examines the history of the Cherokee Trail of Tears, as well as the events that led up to it, the aftermath, and the ways that the event has been commemorated.

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9781598450194 | Myreportlinks.Com, December 1, 2006, cover price $34.60 | About this edition: Examines the history of the Cherokee Trail of Tears, as well as the events that led up to it, the aftermath, and the ways that the event has been commemorated.

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Created especially for readers in the elementary grades, this series explains in clear terms the science and hardship of historic natural disasters, and to aid with school reports, includes a chronology, website addresses, glossary, index, and suggestions for further reading.

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9781584154952 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 15, 2006, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Describes the history of a remote island in the Pacific Ocean that was discovered by Dutch sailors on Easter Sunday, 1722, and offers an analysis of its famous statues and how they were constructed and transported.

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Describes the events the occurred after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2005, including the relief effort and work done to help rebuild the city.

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9781584154983 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 15, 2006, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Describes the events the occurred after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2005, including the relief effort and work done to help rebuild the city.

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Describes the hurricane that destroyed New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2005 and the efforts of local, state, and federal governments to rebuild the city.

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9781584154730 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, May 15, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 'Examines the devastation of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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Written especially for young readers in the elementary grades, the books in this series explain in clear terms the science and hardships of the histories of natural disasters, and include color photos throughout, glossary, chronology, index, and lists of web addresses and suggestions for further reading.

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9781584154150 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, November 15, 2005, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Describes the massive tsunami that struck countries in the Indian Ocean in December, 2004, the arrival of relief efforts, and the devastation the disaster left behind.

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Presents the life and accomplishments of the musician known for his rhythm and blues music and being deemed the next 'King of Pop.'

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9781584153795 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 1, 2005, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the musician known for his rhythm and blues music and being deemed the next 'King of Pop.

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Product Description: The disaster in the Indian Ocean started with a massive undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia. What followed was a surge of water called a tsunami that killed thousands of people in nearly a dozen countries. Water rose up miles inland and destroyed everything in its path...read more

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9781584153443 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, June 15, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The disaster in the Indian Ocean started with a massive undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.

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A biography of the rap artist and Grammy Award winner P. Diddy, who has also worked as a producer with many other recording artists.

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9781584153153 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, December 1, 2004, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: A biography of the rap artist and Grammy Award winner P.

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Traces the life and career of Toronto Raptors star, Vince Carter.

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9780766021730 | Enslow Pub Inc, August 1, 2004, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Traces the life and career of Toronto Raptors star, Vince Carter.

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Examines the life and career of the pop singer who rose to fame as a contestant on the television series 'American Idol.'

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9781584153160 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, July 1, 2004, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Examines the life and career of the pop singer who rose to fame as a contestant on the television series 'American Idol.

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Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the African elephant, as well as threats to their existence and plans to protect them from extinction.

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9780766051744 | Myreportlinks.Com, June 21, 2004, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the African elephant, as well as threats to their existence and plans to protect them from extinction.

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Discusses the personal life and basketball career of the star guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, Allen Iverson.

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9780766021747 | Enslow Pub Inc, May 1, 2004, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: Discusses the personal life and basketball career of the star guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, Allen Iverson.

Discusses what manatees are, why they are endangered, what their current status is, and what is being done to help them. Includes Internet links to Web sites related to manatees.

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9780766051737 | Myreportlinks.Com, May 1, 2004, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses what manatees are, why they are endangered, what their current status is, and what is being done to help them.

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Presents the life and accomplishments of the New York Yankee's shortstop, who joined the major leagues in 1996.

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9781584153337 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, February 5, 2004, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the New York Yankee's shortstop, who joined the major leagues in 1996.
9781584150312 | Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A biography of the premier shortstop who helped lead the New York Yankees to three World Series championships in the 1990s.

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Discusses the personal life and basketball career of the star center for the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O'Neal.

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9780766021754 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: Discusses the personal life and basketball career of the star center for the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O'Neal.

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