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Describes in words and pictures how William Penn came to found Pennsylvania

Hardcover:

9780138504465 | Prentice Hall, January 1, 1964, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Describes in words and pictures how William Penn came to found Philadelphia.

Paperback:

9780671886462 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, June 1, 1994), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Describes in words and pictures how William Penn came to found Pennsylvania

School and Library:

9780671885588 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1994), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Describes in words and pictures how William Penn came to found Pennsylvania

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The story of the farm boy whose foresight earned him millions of dollars in the rubber industry

School and Library:

9780672500756 | Bobbs-Merrill Co, June 1, 1968, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A biography concentrating on the childhood of Harvey Firestone, who was among the first to recognize the importance of rubber in making automobile tires and who founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.

Portraits of five Black women and the kind of music they sang during a period of social change; includes Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin.

Hardcover:

9780670856213 | Revised edition (Viking Childrens Books, February 1, 1995), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Looks at the origins and characteristics of the blues and explores the distinctive singing styles of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin

Paperback:

9780140377477 | Reprint edition (Puffin, February 1, 1997), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Explores the contribuions of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin to the blues and popular music

School and Library:

9780670164080 | Viking Pr, January 1, 1974, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Portraits of five black women and the kind of music they sang during a period of social change.

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This personal, inspirational account of the history of the Civil Rights Movement describes the author's relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing their marriage, the events of the 1960s, and King's tragic assassination. Reprint. SLJ.

Hardcover:

9780805024456 | Rev sub edition (Henry Holt & Co, January 1, 1993), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An account of the lives of Martin Luther King jr.

Paperback:

9780140368055, titled "My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr" | Revised edition (Puffin, January 1, 1994), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: An inside look at the life and work of the noted civil rights leader, from the viewpoint of his wife Coretta Scott King
9780380013500 | Avon Books, June 1, 1978, cover price $1.50 | About this edition: The widow of the dynamic and beloved civil rights leader recounts the history of the movement and offers an inside look at Dr.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781559943802 | Harperaudio, February 1, 1991, cover price $17.00

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This account of Prince Charles' boyhood shows what life is like as Queen Elizabeth's eldest son, growing up at Buckingham Palace

Library:

9780895650290 | The Childs World Inc, September 1, 1978, cover price $21.36 | About this edition: Briefly describes the childhood of the heir to the British crown.

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Recounts the story of the Indian princess who came to the aid of Captain John Smith and the English settlers of Jamestown

Library:

9780895650351 | The Childs World Inc, September 1, 1978, cover price $21.36 | About this edition: A brief account of the life of the Indian princess who befriended Captain John Smith and the English settlers of Jamestown.

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Soon after learning he is to be the first president, George Washington holds a discussion with his grandchildren, telling them about past events

Library:

9780895650344 | The Childs World Inc, September 1, 1978, cover price $21.36 | About this edition: Brief accounts of several incidents in the military career of George Washington.

A guide to investing explains how to keep a budget, build a savings program, invest in real estate, get started in art collection, purchase a diversified portfolio in gold or silver for only fifty dollars, and more.

Paperback:

9780793104673 | Dearborn Trade Pub, November 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explains how to build wealth regardless of income level and spending habits and suggests investment strategies that require as little as $100 to begin building wealth
9780553250374 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, April 1, 1981), cover price $3.50 | also contains The Great Doodler

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Fiorello La Guardia, immigrants' son who became mayor of New York City, is the subject of this biography, which highlights his years in the city battling crime and doing good works

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9780689308697 | Atheneum, September 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A biography of Fiorello La Guardia who started his political career in the House of Representatives before gaining national fame as the mayor of New York City from 1934 to 1945.

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Eighteen-year-old Alesia Revis, almost totally disabled in a traffic accident at age nine, tells about the struggles faced, her life at home and at school, and her feelings

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9780399208317 | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A physically handicapped girl discusses her daily activities, the accident which left her crippled, and her feelings about her disability.

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Recounts the life of the French chemist whose work helped transform many of the undocumented scientific beliefs of the Middle Ages into an exact science.

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9780698205598 | Putnam Pub Group, November 1, 1982, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A biography of the father of modern chemistry documents the achievements of French scientist Antoine Lavoisier, who was executed during the French Revolution

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A detailed look at Russia's intelligence agency from Stalin's regime to the present, provides case studies of its operations and an assessment of its effectiveness

Hardcover:

9780385153904 | Book Sales, August 1, 1984, cover price $7.98 | also contains The Making of a Navy Seal: My Story of Surviving the Toughest Challenge and Training the Best | About this edition: A detailed look at Russia's intelligence agency from Stalin's regime to the present, provides case studies of its operations and an assessment of its effectiveness

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Product Description: A systematic study of commodity purchasing analysed from an operational research viewpoint and based on numerous case studies.

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9780080299761 | Pergamon Pr, March 1, 1985, cover price $100.00 | also contains Who Was Ferdinand Magellan, Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? | About this edition: A systematic study of commodity purchasing analysed from an operational research viewpoint and based on numerous case studies.

Paperback:

9780080299754 | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1984, cover price $71.00 | also contains Bone Detective: The Story of Forensic Anthropologist Diane France | About this edition: A systematic study of commodity purchasing analysed from an operational research viewpoint and based on numerous case studies.

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Traces the history of fashion, offers brief biographical profiles of top artists, photographers, and designers, and shows a variety of modern fashions

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9780135668450, titled "McDowell's Directory of Twentieth Century Fashion" | New edition (Prentice Hall Direct, June 1, 1985), cover price $24.95 | also contains Goodbye Buffalo Bay | About this edition: Traces the history of fashion, offers brief biographical profiles of top artists, photographers, and designers, and shows a variety of modern fashions

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Product Description: Book by Cowles, Virginia

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9780553248821, titled "Stirling's Desert Raiders" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, July 1, 1985), cover price $3.50 | also contains Take a Hike, Teddy Roosevelt! | About this edition: Book by Cowles, Virginia

Lovely Kelly O'Brien, journeying to Denver to seek a new life after the death of her father, and Civil War veteran Dan Sullivan encounter a host of perils as their stagecoach journeys through hostile Indian territory to Last Chance

Paperback:

9780553248876 | Bantam Books, July 1, 1985, cover price $2.50 | also contains Take a Hike, Teddy Roosevelt! | About this edition: Lovely Kelly O'Brien, journeying to Denver to seek a new life after the death of her father, and Civil War veteran Dan Sullivan encounter a host of perils as their stagecoach journeys through hostile Indian territory to Last Chance

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781588072023 | Unabridged edition (Americana Pub Inc, October 1, 2004), cover price $25.00

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Recounts the story of Benjamin Franklin's life and his many activities and achievements.

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9780135560198 | Prentice Hall, November 1, 1985, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: A simple biography of Benjamin Franklin emphasizing his contributions to American literature, politics, and science.

Paperback:

9780671664916 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, May 1, 1988), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A picture-book biography of one of our greatest statesman, writers, and inventors follows Franklin's life from his childhood days in Boston to his ambassadorship to France

School and Library:

9780671661199 | Reissue edition (Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1988), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A picture-book biography of one of our greatest statesman, writers, and inventors follows Franklin's life from his childhood days in Boston to his ambassadorship to France

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Provides biographical data on pioneers in the fields of medicine, science and technology, the arts, history, and space

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9780671604769 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 1985, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An illustrated question and answer book providing concise biographical sketches of famous people in history, in the areas of world events, medicine, space, exploration, the arts, and myths and legends.

Product Description: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Hardcover:

9780670531073 | Viking Pr, April 1, 1984, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Paperback:

9780140321043 | Reprint edition (Viking Childrens Books, May 1, 1986), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Reinforced:

9780606017046 | Demco Media, May 1, 1986, cover price $12.41 | About this edition: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Prebinding:

9780808574200 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

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Product Description: With the development of accurate molecular calculations in recent years, useful predictions of molecular electronic properties are currently being made. It is therefore becoming increasingly important for the non-theoretically oriented chemist to appreciate the underlying principles governing molecular orbital formation and to distinguish them from the quantitative details as­ sociated with particular molecules...read more

Hardcover:

9780387962719 | Springer Verlag, August 1, 1986, cover price $99.00 | also contains Real Bios | About this edition: With the development of accurate molecular calculations in recent years, useful predictions of molecular electronic properties are currently being made.

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By Peter B. Moens (editor)

Hardcover:

9780125033657 | Academic Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $109.00 | also contains Sam Walton: Business Genius of Wal-Mart

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Critical commentary accompanies the story of Antonio who risks his life to borrow money from his enemy, Shylock, and is saved by Portia, an heiress posing as a lawyer. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780198320166, titled "The Merchant of Venice" | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $7.95 | also contains Hitch-22: A Memoir, Hitch-22: A Memoir | About this edition: Critical commentary accompanies the story of Antonio who risks his life to borrow money from his enemy, Shylock, and is saved by Portia, an heiress posing as a lawyer.
9780391034693 | Humanities Pr, March 1, 1987, cover price $9.95 | also contains Popular: How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence

A humorous biography recounting the true story of the beloved folk hero who was one of the defenders of the Alamo

Hardcover:

9780137497553, titled "Quit Pulling My Leg: A Story of Davy Crockett" | Prentice Hall Direct, December 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A brief illustrated biography of the renowned American frontiersmen.

Paperback:

9780671694418 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, March 1, 1990), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A brief illustrated biography of the renowned American frontiersmen.

School and Library:

9780671665166 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1987, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A brief illustrated biography of the renowned American frontiersmen.

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