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Product Description: Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot―the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia, Tomás River...read more
By Margarita Engle and Rafael Lopez (illustrator)

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9780805098761 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot―the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!

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By Margarita Engle and Rafael Lopez (illustrator)

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9781250113665, titled "Bravo!: Poemas de Latinos Increíbles" | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.99

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9781626722866 | Roaring Brook, February 28, 2017, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: Nicola appeared in a BBC list of 100 top inspirational women, and reading her story you can see why. After joining an all-boys boxing club in Leeds, it soon became clear she was a natural. But then her mum became ill, and she had family responsibilities to take on, and her trainer couldn't get her a proper fight...read more
By Chris King (illustrator)

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9781445141367 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, January 10, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Nicola appeared in a BBC list of 100 top inspirational women, and reading her story you can see why.

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9780553537192 | Random House Childrens Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Find out how David Attenborough became the face of natural history over the course of 60 years. Named the greatest broadcaster of our time, this book spans his entire career, exploring his broadcasting and wildlife film making as well as his prestigious career within the BBC as a whole, and his other inspiring efforts towards environmental causes today...read more

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9780750285698 | Wayland, December 20, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Find out how David Attenborough became the face of natural history over the course of 60 years.

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Product Description: Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation’s heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship...read more

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9780062457929 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible.

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Product Description: This must-read biography of Steve Jobs provides an “absorbing, detailed account of Apple’s first heady days” (School Library Journal) and beyond, and is specially written for a younger audience.Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur...read more

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9781481435291 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, June 9, 2015), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This must-read biography of Steve Jobs provides an “absorbing, detailed account of Apple’s first heady days” (School Library Journal) and beyond, and is specially written for a younger audience.
9781442453944 | Aladdin Paperbacks, February 7, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Written especially for a young audience, a must-read biography of Steve Jobs: visionary, entrepreneur, inventor, and cofounder of Apple.

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9781481435307 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, December 6, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This must-read biography of Steve Jobs provides an “absorbing, detailed account of Apple’s first heady days” (School Library Journal) and beyond, and is specially written for a younger audience.
9781442453937 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, February 7, 2012), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Written especially for a young audience, a must-read biography of Steve Jobs: visionary, entrepreneur, inventor, and cofounder of Apple.

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9780606237031 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, February 7, 2012), cover price $18.40

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Product Description: Regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein, Stephen Hawkins has also defied the odds and this book explores his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through his career at Cambridge, to his current work as an author...read more

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9780750290142 | Gardners Books, February 12, 2015, cover price $22.35

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9780750292092 | Wayland, November 15, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein, Stephen Hawkins has also defied the odds and this book explores his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through his career at Cambridge, to his current work as an author.

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Product Description: Jeremy Clarkson is the original petrolhead! Driving the latest, fastest cars, taking on incredible challenges, and travelling all over the world is all in a day's work for him. Known to be funny, honest and outspoken, the famous ex-Top Gear star leaves people in no doubt as to what he thinks! Find out about the man behind the wheel: what inspires Jeremy, where he went to school, how he went from selling teddy bears to TV presenter and even what he has for breakfast! A fantastic resource for biography based project work...read more

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9780750289238 | Wayland, October 25, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Jeremy Clarkson is the original petrolhead!

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Product Description: "When a war ends it does not go away," my mother says."It hides inside us . . . Just forget!" But I do not want to do what Mother says . . . I want to remember.In this groundbreaking memoir set in Ramallah during the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, Ibtisam Barakat captures what it is like to be a child whose world is shattered by war...read more

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9781250097187 | Square Fish, October 25, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: "When a war ends it does not go away," my mother says.

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9780374357337 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 20, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The author remembers her childhood in Ramallah and as a Palestinian refugee in the late 1960s.

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Product Description: From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II—now adapted for a younger audience...read more
By Mary Cronk Farrell (adapted by)

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9781481449915 | Margaret K McElderry, September 27, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II—now adapted for a younger audience.

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Product Description: Get to know your favorite historical figures in a brand-new way with Mad Libs! Our Mad Libs is the perfect interactive book for fans of the Who Was? series. It features 21 original stories about some of the most popular subjects in the series, from Abraham Lincoln and Marie Curie to Jeff Kinney and Bruce Lee...read more

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9780843183672 | Csm edition (Price Stern Sloan, September 20, 2016), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Get to know your favorite historical figures in a brand-new way with Mad Libs!

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9780062439314 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | also contains Heroes for My Son

Families can learn together what makes a fulfilling and impactful life from this inspiring collection of heroes. In Heroes for MyDaughter, the New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer brings together the stories of fifty-five remarkable people, a diverse set of individuals from across time and from all walks of life: artists and inventors, scientists and explorers, who each dedicated their life to making our world a better place. From Eleanor Roosevelt to Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank to Randy Pausch, Theodore Roosevelt to Lucille Ball, Rosa Parks to the passengers on United Flight 93, the lives of these men and women offer lessons to guide our daughters on their journey to adulthood-lessons sure to inspire them as they take their place as citizens in our society and in the world. The stories told in Heroes for My Daughter are perfect for families to listen to and treasure together.

Hardcover:

9780062439277 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | also contains Heroes for My Daughter

CD/Spoken Word:

9781619697119 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, April 9, 2013), cover price $19.98 | About this edition: Families can learn together what makes a fulfilling and impactful life from this inspiring collection of heroes.

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Since the birth of his son in 2003, bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer (The Book of Fate, The Tenth Justice, The Book of Lies) has been collecting heroes from whom his son can learn how to live a good life. In Heroes for My Son, Meltzer shares, with parents everywhere, the stories of 52 such heroes—from Dr. Seuss and Mr. Rogers to Mother Theresa and Mohandas Gandhi.

Hardcover:

9780062439314 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | also contains Heroes for My Son
9780061905285 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, May 11, 2010), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Since the birth of his son in 2003, bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer (The Book of Fate, The Tenth Justice, The Book of Lies) has been collecting heroes from whom his son can learn how to live a good life.

Hardcover:

9780062439277 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | also contains Heroes for My Daughter
9780061905261 | Harpercollins, April 10, 2012, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: The twentieth-anniversary edition of Marion Blumenthal Lazan’s acclaimed Holocaust memoir features new material by the author, a reading group guide, a map, and additional photographs. “The writing is direct, devastating, with no rhetoric or exploitation...read more

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9780062489968 | Reprint edition (Greenwillow, September 13, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The twentieth-anniversary edition of Marion Blumenthal Lazan’s acclaimed Holocaust memoir features new material by the author, a reading group guide, a map, and additional photographs.
9780380731886 | Reprint edition (Greenwillow, November 1, 1999), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Provides a factual reflection of the life of a young girl and her family during the Holocaust

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9780688142940 | 1 edition (Greenwillow, March 1, 1996), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Provides a factual reflection of the life of a young girl and her family during the Holocaust

Reinforced:

9780606179713 | Demco Media, April 1, 1999, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Provides a factual reflection of the life of a young girl and her family during the Holocaust

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9781439519059 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The twentieth-anniversary edition of Marion Blumenthal Lazan’s acclaimed Holocaust memoir features new material by the author, a reading group guide, a map, and additional photographs.

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Product Description: The Dr. Seuss holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas is now a major motion picture from Illumination Presents – Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch!   Grow your heart three sizes and get in on all of the Grinch excitement with this hardcover collectible activity book that gives kids the chance to write (and draw) about their favorite holiday traditions—with a little help from Dr...read more

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9780553524468 | Random House Childrens Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The Dr.

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Product Description: Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work—and maybe even dull. But take another look. Did you know that it’s believed Galileo was scolded by the Roman Inquisition for sassing his mom? That Isaac Newton loved to examine soap bubbles? That Albert Einstein loved to collect joke books, and that geneticist Barbara McClintock wore a Groucho Marx disguise in public? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, the subjects of Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt’s Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) are revealed as creative, bold, sometimes eccentric—and anything but dull...read more
By Kathryn Hewitt (illustrator)

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9780544810877 | Harcourt Childrens Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work—and maybe even dull.

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9780152059095 | Houghton Mifflin, July 9, 2013, cover price $20.99

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Product Description: Who is Darth Vader? How did the once great Jedi become a fearsome villain? Who are the allies and foes Darth Vader has faced? In this biography -- complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and character profiles -- young readers will delight in learning the complete history of the Sith Lord...read more
By Scholastic Inc. (corporate author)

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9781338029826 | Scholastic Paperbacks, August 30, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Who is Darth Vader?

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Product Description: Who is Princess Leia? How did a princess become a rebel leader? And what happened to her after the Empire was defeated? In this biography--complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and character profiles--young readers will delight in learning the complete history of Star Wars' royal rebel...read more
By Scholastic Inc. (corporate author)

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9781338029802 | Scholastic Paperbacks, August 30, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Who is Princess Leia?

By Evan Turk (illustrator)

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9781481442657 | Atheneum, August 30, 2016, cover price $18.99

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Product Description: On a day that changed a nation, one young man found his calling. Welles Crowther didn’t see himself as a hero. He was just an ordinary kid who played sports, volunteered for the fire department in his town, and eventually headed off to college and then to Wall Street to start a career...read more

Hardcover:

9780425287620 | Viking Childrens Books, August 29, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On a day that changed a nation, one young man found his calling.

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