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Product Description: All the grim, gruesome and gory bits of history they never teach you in school!From the betrayal and murder of Julius Caesar by Marcus Brutus to the gunpowder plot to overthrow the English government of Guy Fawkes to the outlandish trials of witches, this book is packed with men, women, and historical events that involve unfair trials and unspeakable treachery...read more

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9781499800814 | Little Bee Books Inc, July 5, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: All the grim, gruesome and gory bits of history they never teach you in school!

Product Description: Examines 12 of the spookiest unsolved mysteries. Each spread provides information about a mystery and its origins paired with interesting sidebars and questions to consider.

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9781632353481 | 12-Story Library, July 1, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Examines 12 of the spookiest unsolved mysteries.

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Product Description: Readers will enjoy exploring hidden aspects of their personality in the Best Quiz Ever series, an engaging set of quiz books. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along...read more

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9781634706285 | 45th Parallel Pr, January 1, 2016, cover price $14.21

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9781634705080 | 45th Parallel Pr, January 1, 2016, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: Readers will enjoy exploring hidden aspects of their personality in the Best Quiz Ever series, an engaging set of quiz books.

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Product Description: What happened to the people of the Roanoke Colony? Why did the crew of the Mary Celeste abandon ship? Who wrote the mysterious Voynich Manuscript and what does it mean? History is filled with many unexplained and baffling mysteries...read more

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9781491443408 | Edge Books, August 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: What happened to the people of the Roanoke Colony?

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9781491442647 | Edge Books, August 1, 2015, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: What happened to the people of the Roanoke Colony?

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Product Description: We love to root for the underdog, and that's part of why we're drawn to the stories of revolutionaries. Whether they fail, succeed, or succeed only to become what they once fought against, people who can rally others to their cause and shake up the status quo tend to be inherently interesting...read more

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9781936976744 | Zest Books, March 3, 2015, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: We love to root for the underdog, and that's part of why we're drawn to the stories of revolutionaries.

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Product Description: This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more...read more

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9780778780779 | Crabtree Pub Co, February 28, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Discusses mysterious disappearances and other historical cases that seem to be unexplained, from the princes in the tower to Malaysia Airlines flight 370, including the undeciphered writing from Easter Island and the lost colony of Roanoke.

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9780778780731 | Crabtree Pub Co, February 28, 2015, cover price $27.60 | About this edition: This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history.

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Product Description: Readers will be amazed to learn the history of how crisps were invented and why pirates really wore eye patches! With dozens of fascinating images and fun trivia facts, The World's Wackiest History provides young readers an interesting look into strange and little-known events through history...read more

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9781406292046 | Gardners Books, February 5, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Readers will be amazed to learn the history of how crisps were invented and why pirates really wore eye patches!

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9781491420188 | Edge Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Readers will be amazed to learn the history of how potato chips were invented and why pirates really wore eye patches!

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Product Description: Do you think spies are stupendous? Ninjas are neat? Mysteries are more than meet the private eye? Then you'll love That's Sneaky, the most surprising and suspenseful information that we’re legally permitted to print. Jam-packed into this top secret title is the most classified and downright dangerous information you’ll ever get your amateur detective hands on...read more

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9781426317835, titled "That's Sneaky: Stealthy Secrets & Devious Data That Will Test Your Lie Detector!" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, November 11, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Do you think spies are stupendous?

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Product Description: Do you think spies are stupendous? Ninjas are neat? Mysteries are more than meet the private eye? Then you'll love That's Sneaky, the most surprising and suspenseful information that we’re legally permitted to print. Jam-packed into this top secret title is the most classified and downright dangerous information you’ll ever get your amateur detective hands on...read more

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9781426317842, titled "That's Sneaky!: Stealthy Secrets and Devious Data That Will Test Your Lie Detector" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, November 11, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Do you think spies are stupendous?

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Product Description: Clothes, toys, gadgets, family heirlooms - we are surrounded by possessions. Many of them look ordinary, yet they may have surprising stories to tell. When were they made, and who first used them? Who was awarded a medal, and why? This book will help you discover these hidden tales for yourself...read more

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9781432995911 | Not Applicable, January 1, 2014, cover price $9.99

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9781432995867 | Heinemann/Raintree, January 1, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Clothes, toys, gadgets, family heirlooms - we are surrounded by possessions.

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Product Description: Fresh (or not so fresh) from swimming through the sewers of science, our charming host--Dwayne, the rat--hurtles into history for more Interpipe Adventures. What’s the Interpipe? We’re glad you asked! Copying how computers have been connected to form the Internet, four mad-scientist-plumbers (Plumb Bob, Phyllis Tanks, P...read more

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9781607109044 | Act csm edition (Portable Pr, September 10, 2013), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Fresh (or not so fresh) from swimming through the sewers of science, our charming host--Dwayne, the rat--hurtles into history for more Interpipe Adventures.

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Product Description: Egypt's first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE -- was she murdered? Find out how DNA closes the case. The ancient Arabian Peninsula city of Ubar vanishes, seemingly without trace. Find out how old maps and modern space shuttles help solve the mystery...read more
By Michael Wandelmaier (illustrator)

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9781554533633 | Reprint edition (Kids Can Pr, September 1, 2013), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Egypt's first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE -- was she murdered?

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Product Description: Did the Ancient Romans eat chips? Who was the first queen to use a toilet? Have a city's streets ever been paved with gold? This book takes a fun look at history by asking and answering a series of quirky yet thought-provoking questions such as these! Although primarily a recreational read, the book nevertheless contains a wealth of fascinating information and bizarre facts about history that readers will be sure to find captivating...read more

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9781410952042 | Capstone Pr Inc, July 1, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Did the Ancient Romans eat chips?

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9781410951984 | Heinemann/Raintree, July 1, 2013, cover price $29.32 | About this edition: Did the Ancient Romans eat chips?

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Product Description: Deadly plagues, pirates on the high seas, and shootouts in the Wild West. No matter when you're born, death is certain. But some time periods were more dangerous than others. Journey through time to learn about some of history's most troubled eras.

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9781476501260 | Edge Books, July 1, 2013, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Deadly plagues, pirates on the high seas, and shootouts in the Wild West.

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Product Description: A small percentage of people believe in conspiracy theoriesstories about secret plans to commit crimes and hide the truth. Readers will be shocked by such outrageous claims as Queen Victoria's grandson was Jack the Ripper, U.S. President Roosevelt allowed the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor, billionaire Howard Hughes left his fortune to a stranger who gave him a lift one night, and the moon landing was a hoax...read more

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9780778711308 | Crabtree Pub Co, January 30, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A small percentage of people believe in conspiracy theoriesstories about secret plans to commit crimes and hide the truth.

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9780778711261 | Crabtree Pub Co, January 30, 2013, cover price $27.60 | About this edition: A small percentage of people believe in conspiracy theoriesstories about secret plans to commit crimes and hide the truth.

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Product Description: Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick? Can't get enough of foul food and flies? Get ready to gross out all of your friends with these hysterically nauseating facts about all things gross and gruesome...read more

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9781426310669 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 11, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick?

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9781426311277 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 11, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick?

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Product Description: Theyre ancient and modern. Theyre lost and found. What are they? History mysteries, of course! Get ready to crack the cases and the real history info wide open. You might need your time machine for this one.

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9781429676267 | Fact Finders, January 1, 2012, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Theyre ancient and modern.

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