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By Tim Jessell (illustrator) and Gary Paulsen

Hardcover:

9781481451505 | Simon & Schuster, September 29, 2015, cover price $16.99

Paperback:

9781481451512 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, September 27, 2016), cover price $7.99

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Product Description: "A biography of American writer Ernest Hemingway, examining his international adventures and succinct style of writing, as well as some of his greatest works"--

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9781608187171 | Creative Educ, July 15, 2016, cover price $42.80 | About this edition: "A biography of American writer Ernest Hemingway, examining his international adventures and succinct style of writing, as well as some of his greatest works"--
9781583416617 | Creative Co, July 15, 2008, cover price $38.50 | About this edition: A biography of American writer Ernest Hemingway, examining his international adventures and succinct style of writing, as well as some of his greatest works.

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By Lou Fancher (illustrator), Steve Johnson (illustrator) and Kate Klimo

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9781101935514 | Random House Childrens Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $12.99

Paperback:

9780553497601 | Random House Childrens Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $3.99

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9780375973765 | Random House Childrens Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $15.99

Product Description: Satisfying part of the Common Core English Language Arts Standard in writing, this book looks into the life of one of the most revered childrens authors today: Lois Lowry. This book brings readers into her captivating world. They learn about the Newbery Medalwinners upbringing and how she writes...read more

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9781499462708 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Satisfying part of the Common Core English Language Arts Standard in writing, this book looks into the life of one of the most revered childrens authors today: Lois Lowry.
9780823937752 | Rosen Pub Group, March 1, 2003, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: This book provides fascinating insight into the life and writing of popular children's author Lois Lowry.

Product Description: Best-selling author James Patterson is best known for his popular adult thrillers, mysteries, and romances. But the wildly famous writer was once a kid who hated to read. When he noticed his young son shared the same problem, Patterson devoted himself to writing books that would engage young adults...read more

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9781499462746 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Best-selling author James Patterson is best known for his popular adult thrillers, mysteries, and romances.

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Product Description: As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s. Her works became instant classics of childrens literature and a valued teaching tool for comprehending the obstacles facing settlers in that time, including malaria outbreaks, droughts and blizzards, and conflicts with Native Americans...read more

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9781482440706 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s.

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9781482440720 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s.

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Product Description: F. Scott Fitzgeralds books may reflect the glitz and glamour of the 1920s, but was his life anything like that of his characters? Through direct quotations and intriguing biographical information, this text helps readers understand how the era in which Fitzgerald wrote influenced his writing...read more

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9780766073463 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $39.93 | About this edition: F.

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9781508100638, titled "Dr. Seuss: Imaginative Children's Book Writer and Illustrator" | Reprint edition (Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016), cover price $12.90

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9781680482584, titled "Dr. Seuss: Imaginative Children's Book Writer and Illustrator" | Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $23.45

Product Description: As the author of There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom and Sideways Stories from Wayside School, and the Newbery Award winner for Holes, Louis Sachar has become a perennial favorite for young readers. This well-written, easy-to-read biography is a fascinating account of the author's life...read more

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9781499462647 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: As the author of There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom and Sideways Stories from Wayside School, and the Newbery Award winner for Holes, Louis Sachar has become a perennial favorite for young readers.

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9780448488530 | Grosset & Dunlap, January 12, 2016, cover price $5.99

Prebinding:

9780606383974 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 12, 2016), cover price $16.00

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9780803740433 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 16, 2014, cover price $17.99

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9780147509185 | Speak, October 6, 2015, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: Laura Ingalls Wilder is the original pioneer girl, and her Little House books were inspired by the events of her life. This keepsake volume discusses how her real life was different from her stories, and it also focuses on her adult life and how she came to write the Little House series...read more

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9780062430496 | Revised edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 6, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Laura Ingalls Wilder is the original pioneer girl, and her Little House books were inspired by the events of her life.

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9780444998507, titled "Solid-Liquid Phase Equilibria" | Elsevier Science Ltd, June 1, 1977, cover price $120.00 | also contains Solid-Liquid Phase Equilibria

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Product Description: ”Rubini frames the story as a mystery, asking why, despite Nancy Drew's fame, most people have never heard of Benson and tracking down clues and evidence to uncover more information about the life of this little-known author…...read more

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9780821421833 | Ohio Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: ”Rubini frames the story as a mystery, asking why, despite Nancy Drew's fame, most people have never heard of Benson and tracking down clues and evidence to uncover more information about the life of this little-known author….

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9780821421840 | Ohio Univ Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Growing up in Ladora, Iowa, Mildred “Millie” Benson had ample time to develop her imagination and sense of adventure.

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Product Description: This biography examines the life of Harper Lee using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking historical and contemporary images and photographs and informative sidebars, readers will learn about Lees family background, childhood, education, and time as a Pulitzer Prize-Winning author...read more

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9781624038945, titled "Harper Lee: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author" | Essential Library, September 1, 2015, cover price $35.64 | About this edition: This biography examines the life of Harper Lee using easy-to-read, compelling text.

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Product Description: This Badger Bio shares the story of author Sterling North – his adventures and misadventures as a young boy growing up in Edgerton, Wisconsin. Young readers will learn how North’s early experience in Wisconsin influenced him in writing some of his best loved children’s books – such as Rascal and So Dear To My Heart...read more

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9780870207358 | Wisconsin Historical Society, January 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This Badger Bio shares the story of author Sterling North – his adventures and misadventures as a young boy growing up in Edgerton, Wisconsin.

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Product Description: The author of My Name Is María Isabel offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees Bloom, Under the Royal Palms, five new stories, and more.These true autobiographical tales from renowned Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada are filled with family love and traditions, secrets and deep friendships, and a gorgeous, moving picture of the island of Cuba, where Alma Flor grew up...read more
By Alma Flor Ada and Antonio Martorell (illustrator)

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9781481429009 | Atheneum, August 25, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The author of My Name Is María Isabel offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees Bloom, Under the Royal Palms, five new stories, and more.

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9780606378437 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, August 25, 2015), cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: He created smiles that went on for miles by spending his time writing endless rhymes. Dr. Seuss has produced many American classics, including The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and Green Eggs and Ham. Learn all about one of the worlds favorite doctors in this beginner book...read more

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9780444814197, titled "Circumventricular Organs and Brain Fluid Environment: Molecular and Functional Aspects" | Elsevier Science Ltd, May 1, 1992, cover price $260.00 | also contains Circumventricular Organs and Brain Fluid Environment: Molecular and Functional Aspects | About this edition: This volume provides a picture of the state of the art and of the perspectives opened by new powerful approaches to the study of the structure and function of "Circumventricular Organs" (CVOs).

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9781626172654 | Blastoff Reader, August 1, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: He created smiles that went on for miles by spending his time writing endless rhymes.

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Product Description: Known for writing Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein wrote stories, poetry, and even music. Silverstein was a busy man, offering soundtracks to motion pictures and creating albums of his own. Enjoy learning about his many talents in this inspiring title for young students...read more

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9780444819185, titled "Hadrontherapy in Oncology: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Hadrontherapy, Como, Italy, 18-21 October 1993" | Elsevier Science Ltd, December 1, 1994, cover price $321.00 | also contains Hadrontherapy in Oncology: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Hadrontherapy, Como, Italy, 18-21 October 1993 | About this edition: The aim of the October 1993 symposium was to get an overview and critical analysis of the present state of research and development in the field, at a time when important initiatives are being taken, nationally as well as internationally, with the intention of promoting the clinical introduction of ion accelerator technology for the benefit of cancer patients in various parts of the world.

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9781626172715 | Blastoff Reader, August 1, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Known for writing Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein wrote stories, poetry, and even music.

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9781626172685 | Blastoff Reader, August 1, 2015, cover price $22.95

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Paperback:

9781250082213 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, July 14, 2015), cover price $8.99

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9780805083347 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2008, cover price $19.99

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9780516218090, titled "Caterpillars" | Capstone Pr Inc, April 1, 1999, cover price $13.25 | also contains Caterpillars

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Product Description: "Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher UlrichMany awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past, present, and future...read more
By David Leonard (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780802737953 | Bloomsbury USA, June 9, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "Well-behaved women seldom make history.

Paperback:

9780802737960 | Bloomsbury USA, June 9, 2015, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: "Well-behaved women seldom make history.

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Product Description: The autobiography of RL Stine, creator of the Goosebumps series, now a motion picture in theaters October 16, 2015! Has he had a horrifying life? -Was RL Stine a SCARY kid? -Did he have a WEIRD family? -Did his friends at school think he was STRANGE? - Why does he like to TERRIFY his readers? -Where does he get the frightening ideas for his stories? All of your questions about best-selling your favorite author are answering in this STINE-TINGLING life story! For the first time ever, RL Stine reveals what he was like when he was YOUR age--and what his scary life is like TODAY! Plus: Private snapshots and photos from his family album! Â...read more

Hardcover:

9780545828918 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, April 28, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The autobiography of RL Stine, creator of the Goosebumps series, now a motion picture in theaters October 16, 2015!

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9781407157306, titled "It Came from Ohio: My Life As a Writer" | Gardners Books, May 7, 2015, cover price $8.25 | also contains It Came from Ohio: My Life As a Writer | About this edition: The autobiography of RL Stine, creator of the Goosebumps series, now a motion picture in theaters October 16, 2015!

Prebinding:

9780606370356 | Turtleback Books, April 28, 2015, cover price $17.20 | also contains It Came from Ohio: My Life As a Writer | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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