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A Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor WinnerAt the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested. But their efforts were not in vain: the boys' exploits and eventual imprisonment helped spark a full-blown Danish resistance. Interweaving his own narrative with the recollections of Knud himself, The Boys Who Challenged Hitler is National Book Award winner Phillip Hoose's inspiring story of these young war heroes.This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.

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9780374300227 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 12, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A Robert F.

Paperback:

9781250104236 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, April 18, 2017), cover price $12.99
9780373710911, titled "Dreamless" | Harlequin Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $5.25 | also contains Dreamless

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Product Description: A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.When Fredrika Bremer asked the Swedish Consulate to find her a quiet home in the Cuban countryside, she expected a rustic thatched hut, not this luxurious mansion in Matanzas, where Elena, the daughter of the house, can barely step foot outside...read more

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9781250110961 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, March 7, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.

Miscellaneous:

9781429959452 | 1 edition (Henry Holth & Co, March 16, 2010), cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780805090826 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 16, 2010, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” –Robert CapaRobert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle―the fight against fascism...read more

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9780805098358 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, February 21, 2017, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.

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Product Description: Early in life, Joseph Stalin became convinced of the inevitability of social revolution. And in it, he was determined to play a prominent role. He carefully masked his great personal ambition during his long climb to power and devoted all this energies to furthering the cause of Lenin and Bolshevism...read more
By Jules Archer and Brianna Dumont (foreword by)

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9781634501774 | Sky Pony Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Early in life, Joseph Stalin became convinced of the inevitability of social revolution.

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Product Description: Benito Mussolini was a man of many contradictions but with one driving ambition: to rule Italy and restore it to the power and splendor of the ancient Roman Empire, with himself as the new Caesar. He became the founder of the Fascist movement and dictator of all of Italy...read more
By Jules Archer and Iain C. Martin (foreword by)

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9781634501996 | Sky Pony Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Benito Mussolini was a man of many contradictions but with one driving ambition: to rule Italy and restore it to the power and splendor of the ancient Roman Empire, with himself as the new Caesar.

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Product Description: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past. This book presents 50 of Benjamin Franklin's famous "wise words" from Poor Richard's Almanack, his personal letters, and other writings, with sage advice on everything from good citizenship and manners to friendship and being happy...read more
By H. W. Brands (foreword by)

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9781426326998 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past.

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9781426327001 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past.

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Product Description: A fun and interactive Key Stage 1 beginners look at Guy Fawkes, and the Gunpowder Plot.This book tells the story of Guy Fawkes and his part in the Gunpowder Plot. Find out about Guy Fawke's early life, how and why he joined the plot to kill James I and what happened afterwards...read more

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9780750279161 | Gardners Books, September 26, 2013, cover price $16.75

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9780750283724 | Wayland, January 31, 2017, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: A fun and interactive Key Stage 1 beginners look at Guy Fawkes, and the Gunpowder Plot.

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Product Description: Edwin Booth and his younger brother John Wilkes Booth were, in many ways, two of a kind. They were among America’s finest actors, having inherited their father’s commanding stage presence along with his penchant for alcohol and impulsive behavior...read more

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9780618096428 | Clarion Books, May 23, 2005, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Through a review of their family and an examination of their political ideologies, a biography presents a look at two brothers who stood on opposing sides during the Civil War and how one, John Wilkes Booth, became the infamous assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.

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9780544809741 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Edwin Booth and his younger brother John Wilkes Booth were, in many ways, two of a kind.

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Product Description: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did! This rhyme is thought to have been written about Mary Anning, an amazing fossilist and dinosaur expert, who was almost unknown at the time she lived. This biography explores the life of Mary Anning, from her first fossil finds at the age of ten to her sales of important discoveries to wealthy scientists...read more

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9780750288477 | Wayland, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did!

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9780750299145 | Wayland, January 10, 2017, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: 'She sells sea shells on the sea shore' - and she really did!

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National Geographic presents the 44 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 44 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included.   Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing a presidential letter. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and fascinating facts help kids get to know each leader. This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages.

Hardcover:

9781426326851 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.99

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9781426326868 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 10, 2017, cover price $34.90 | About this edition: National Geographic presents the 44 individuals who have led the U.

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Product Description: You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherford's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator)

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9780802723680 | Bloomsbury USA, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: You can be a King.

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Product Description: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465458520 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House.

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9781465458513 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, January 3, 2017), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House.

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Product Description: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump...read more

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9780789488985 | 2 edition (Dk Pub, September 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.
9780789452436 | Dk Pub, April 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

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9781465457707 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump.

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9781465458377 | Dk Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it, and features a spread about the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump.
9780789488992 | 2 edition (Dk Pub, September 1, 2003), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.
9780789469922 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

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Product Description: Now in paperback. The inspirational story of African-American inventor Garrett Morgan, whose incredible safety hood became the forerunner to the gas mask that saved thousands of soldiers in the trenches of World War I.The son of freed slaves, Garrett Morgan was determined to have a better life than laboring in the Kentucky fields with his parents and ten siblings...read more
By David Parkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781770495203 | Tundra Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99

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9781101918821 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Now in paperback.

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Product Description: Votes for Women! This biography tells the story of Emmeline Pankhurst, from her early campaigns for the rights of women to vote, through the formation of the Women's Social and Political Union, to the triumph following the First World War of the granting of rights for women...read more

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9780750288507 | Wayland, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Votes for Women!

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Product Description: Now in paperback. Meet Frank Zamboni, whose determination and persistence led to his invention of the now-famous Zamboni ice-resurfacing machine.When Frank Zamboni, along with his brother and cousin, opened their own skating rink in 1940 in Paramount, California, it could take an hour and a half for a crew to resurface the ice...read more
By Renne Benoit (illustrator)

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9781770497955 | Tundra Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When Frank Zamboni, along with his brother and cousin, opened their own skating rink in 1940 in Paramount, California, it could take an hour and a half for a crew to resurface the ice.

Paperback:

9781770497962 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Now in paperback.
9780553232332, titled "Crossfire Trail" | Bantam Dell Pub Group, June 1, 1983, cover price $10.01 | also contains Crossfire Trail | About this edition: World adventurer Rafe Caradec promises a dying rancher that he will keep the powerful locals from taking over his Wyoming ranch

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Product Description: At twenty-six, Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt. His courageous leadership of the Rainbow Division during World War I made him a general. At the same time, his reluctance to heed any authority but his own gained him a reputation of arrogance and insubordination that was to shadow his entire career...read more
By Jules Archer and Iain C. Martin (foreword by)

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9781634501682 | Sky Pony Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: At twenty-six, Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt.

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Product Description: As German troops and bombs descended upon Poland, Krysia struggled to make sense of the wailing sirens, hushed adult conversations, and tearful faces of everyone around her. Within just days, the peaceful childhood she had known would disappear forever...read more

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9781613734414 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: As German troops and bombs descended upon Poland, Krysia struggled to make sense of the wailing sirens, hushed adult conversations, and tearful faces of everyone around her.

Hardcover:

9781426326615 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99

Library:

9781426326622 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, December 27, 2016, cover price $27.90

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A biography of the African American woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a bus boycott.
By Patricia A. Pingry and Steven Walker (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780824919870 | Board book edition (Ideals Childrens Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $6.99
9780824966874 | Board book edition (Candy Cane Pr, February 15, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A biography of the African American woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a bus boycott.

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Product Description: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. But what you might not know is that Abe would never have become president if it hadn’t been for Austin Gollaher. Learn the story of what really happened to Honest Abe when he was just a kid in this nonfiction picture book that's perfect for President's Day and every day!   The year is 1816...read more
By John Hendrix (illustrator)

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9780375837685, titled "Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend)" | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States.

Paperback:

9781524701581 | Reprint edition (Schwartz & Wade Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Now, I’m sure you know lots about Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States.

Library:

9780375937682, titled "Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend)" | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book and Booklist Editors' Choice is an ingenious historical fiction picture book about the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

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Hardcover:

9780824919863 | Board book edition (Ideals Childrens Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $6.99
9780824967291 | Board book edition (Candy Cane Pr, March 1, 2008), cover price $6.99

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Product Description: No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it...read more
By Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

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9781580895682 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, September 9, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: No one thought Susan B.

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9781580895699 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: No one thought Susan B.

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Paperback:

9781681570860 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99

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