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Product Description: Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to ensure the education of all children around the world...read more
By Aur‚lia Fronty (illustrator)

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9781580897853 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education.

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Product Description: Discover the world of one of America's most celebrated abolitionists, writers, and orators in this inspirational biography of Frederick Douglass. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way...read more

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9781426327568 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 17, 2017, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Discover the world of one of America's most celebrated abolitionists, writers, and orators in this inspirational biography of Frederick Douglass.

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9781426327575 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 17, 2017, cover price $13.90 | About this edition: Discover the world of one of America's most celebrated abolitionists, writers, and orators in this inspirational biography of Frederick Douglass.

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Product Description: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there...read more

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9781445143552 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, January 17, 2017), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families.

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Product Description: Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African descent who made their mark on American history in the 18th to 20th centuries...read more

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9781419714559 | Harry N Abrams Inc, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds.

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Product Description: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there...read more

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9781445143569 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, December 20, 2016), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families.

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Product Description: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there...read more

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9781445143583 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, December 6, 2016), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families.

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Product Description: Who was the real Charlie Chaplin? Kids will learn all about the comic genius who created "The Little Tramp"!Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty...read more

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9780448490168 | Dgs edition (Grosset & Dunlap, December 6, 2016), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Who was the real Charlie Chaplin?

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9780399542411 | Grosset & Dunlap, December 6, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Who was the real Charlie Chaplin?

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Product Description: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential leaders in the Civil Rights Movement. Influenced by Gandhi, Thoreau, and Jesus, he used nonviolent resistance to become a social activist. Martin led civil rights marches and gave powerful and influential speeches, like his I Have a Dream speech at the March on Washington...read more

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9781681570914 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: Frederick Douglass was born into slavery, but successfully escaped to the north in 1832 after teaching himself to read and write. He became a masterful lecturer for the American Anti-Slavery Society and dedicated his life to equality...read more

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9781681570907 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Frederick Douglass was born into slavery, but successfully escaped to the north in 1832 after teaching himself to read and write.

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Product Description: In search of a freer place where every child can go to school, a family moves from Fascist Portugal to Communist Czechoslovakia. Different as this new country is, however, it is far from ideal. In this new, gray world, the lack of freedom is felt in the simplest things, such as the colors one can and cannot wear...read more
By Yara Kono (illustrator)

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9781592702206 | Enchanted Lion Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In search of a freer place where every child can go to school, a family moves from Fascist Portugal to Communist Czechoslovakia.

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Product Description: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there...read more

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9781445143576 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, November 22, 2016), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families.

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Product Description: "This award-winning picture book biography for the elementary grades is a remarkable introduction to the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the concept of self-expression in art." - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorWinner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardJean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen...read more

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9780316213882 | Little Brown & Co, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "This award-winning picture book biography for the elementary grades is a remarkable introduction to the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the concept of self-expression in art.

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Product Description: Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. A Junior Library Guild SelectionA Palestine Book Award Shortlist SelectionA VOYA Nonfiction Honor Roll SelectionA Skipping Stones Honor BookAn Arab-American National Museum Honor BookA Bank Street College of Education Best BookAn American Library Association/Amelia Bloomer Project Top Ten BookA Notable Book for a Global SocietyA News & Observer Newspaper's Wilde Best Book Award WinnerIn this follow-up to Tasting the Sky, a young Ibtisam finds inspiration through writing letters to pen pals and from an adult who encourages her to keep at it, but the most surprising turn of all for Ibtisam happens when her mother decides that she would like to seek out an education, too...read more

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9780374302511 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Picking up where Tasting the Sky left off, Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer.

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Product Description: Resilience shines throughout Michael Gruenbaum’s “riveting memoir” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) about his time in the Terezin concentration camp during the Holocaust, in this National Jewish Book award finalist and Parents Choice Gold Medal Award–winning title, an ideal companion to the bestselling Boy on the Wooden Box...read more
By Todd Hasak-Lowy (contributor)

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9781442484863 | Aladdin Paperbacks, August 25, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Resilience shines throughout Michael Gruenbaum’s “riveting memoir” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) about his time in the Terezin concentration camp during the Holocaust, in this National Jewish Book award finalist and Parents Choice Gold medal award winning title, an ideal companion to the bestselling Boy on the Wooden Box.

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9781442484870 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, January 10, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Resilience shines throughout Michael Gruenbaum’s “riveting memoir” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) about his time in the Terezin concentration camp during the Holocaust, in this National Jewish Book award finalist and Parents Choice Gold Medal Award–winning title, an ideal companion to the bestselling Boy on the Wooden Box.

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Product Description: Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains...read more

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9781419721328 | Amulet Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself.

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Product Description: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man primary source reader. This fascinating text takes a look at the life of the self-educated mathematician, scientist, astronomer, and civil rights advocate who became an almanac writer and land surveyor for the nation's capital...read more

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9781493830824 | Teacher Created Materials, August 30, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man primary source reader.

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Product Description: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend primary source reader. This fascinating text explores the life of the historical figure that helped create peace between the American Indians and European settlers...read more

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9781493830725 | Teacher Created Materials, August 30, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend primary source reader.

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Product Description: In the popular imagination, the cowboy has long been identified as white--but at the height of the cattle-ranching period in the 19th century, more than one third of cowboys were African American. Black cowboy culture is still thriving today, but is little known to the general public...read more

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9788416248544 | LA Fabrica, August 23, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the popular imagination, the cowboy has long been identified as white--but at the height of the cattle-ranching period in the 19th century, more than one third of cowboys were African American.
9780984504282 | Board book edition (Home Grown Books, August 1, 2015), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Black Cowboys explores a culture that has been largely written out of history, but is still thriving today all over the United States.

Product Description: Each book in this series introduces readers to a Native American tribe. Text covers homeland and traditional ways of life, including social structure, shelters, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today...read more

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9781680781960 | Big Buddy Books, August 15, 2016, cover price $228.00 | About this edition: Each book in this series introduces readers to a Native American tribe.

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Product Description: Presents the life of the Mexican American activist, who fought for migrant workers' rights in California, and discusses his legacy.

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9781680792362 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Presents the life of the Mexican American activist, who fought for migrant workers' rights in California, and discusses his legacy.

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Product Description: Trailblazing Athletes covers the lives of six athletes whose feats are still being felt today. Each book is broken down into easy-to-read chapters, with engaging photos for visual learners. Plus, quick stats and key dates sections make these books perfect for reports.

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9781680792478 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $162.42 | About this edition: Trailblazing Athletes covers the lives of six athletes whose feats are still being felt today.

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9781680792355 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07

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Product Description: By writing a diary about her life in hiding in Nazi Germany, Anne Frank made history when she was just a teenager. Her honest writing impacted thousands of people. Zoom in on her life through historic photos and easy-to-read text, complete with quick stats, key dates, and bolded glossary terms...read more

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9781680792201 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: By writing a diary about her life in hiding in Nazi Germany, Anne Frank made history when she was just a teenager.

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Product Description: Oprah Winfrey hosted the most successful television talk show in history. Her warm personality and inspiring interviews impacted many people. Zoom in on her life through engaging photos and easy-to-read text, complete with quick stats, key dates, and bolded glossary terms.

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9781680792249 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Oprah Winfrey hosted the most successful television talk show in history.

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Product Description: Before he was South Africas first black president, Nelson Mandela was an activist who opposed apartheid. Zoom in on his inspiring story of fighting for civil rights through historic photos and easy-to-read text, complete with quick stats, key dates, and bolded glossary terms.

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9781680792393 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Before he was South Africas first black president, Nelson Mandela was an activist who opposed apartheid.

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