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Product Description: Famed for his supposed encounter with a falling apple that inspired his theory of gravity, Isaac Newton (1642–1727) grew from a quiet and curious boy into one of the most influential scientists of all time. Newton's Rainbow tells the story of young Isaac―always reading, questioning, observing, and inventing―and how he eventually made his way to Cambridge University, where he studied the work of earlier scientists and began building on their accomplishments...read more
By Kevin Hawkes (illustrator) and Kathryn Lasky

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9780374355135 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 18, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Famed for his supposed encounter with a falling apple that inspired his theory of gravity, Isaac Newton (1642–1727) grew from a quiet and curious boy into one of the most influential scientists of all time.

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Product Description: Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that’s who!Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and tweaked and tested until he invented a steel plow that sliced into the prairie easy as you please?Long before the first tractor, who changed farming forever? John Deere, that’s who!Beautiful illustrations―including spectacular landscapes―reflect the time period and bring John Deere's remarkable story to life...read more
By Tim Zeltner (illustrator)

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9781627791298, titled "John Deere, That’s Who!" | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 28, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history?

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Product Description: Women of Steel and Stone features 22 thoroughly researched and engaging profiles of architects, engineers, and landscape designers, describing these groundbreakers' strengths, interests, and challenges as they were growing up and starting their careers, and what they achieved...read more

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9781613745083 | 1 edition (Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An inspiration for young people who love to design, build, and work with their hands, Women of Steel and Stone tells the stories of 22 female architects, engineers, and landscape designers from the 1800s to today.

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9781613736678 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, March 1, 2017), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Women of Steel and Stone features 22 thoroughly researched and engaging profiles of architects, engineers, and landscape designers, describing these groundbreakers' strengths, interests, and challenges as they were growing up and starting their careers, and what they achieved.

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Product Description: “A thorough and engaging study of two female scientists worth their weight in radium.” —Booklist, starred review   In 1934, Irène Curie and her husband won the Nobel Prize for their breakthrough discovery of artificial radioactivity...read more

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9781616206413, titled "Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World" | Algonquin Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: “A thorough and engaging study of two female scientists worth their weight in radium.

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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.

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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: 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)

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9781770495203 | Tundra Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: 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.

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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: Ground up mummy bones, dried toads tied around the neck, and a morning breakfast of lice and pee. It sounds like a horror movie but those are actual medicines prescribed by early doctors. Medical students studied anatomy on bodies stolen from graves, and had to operate on people while they were awake...read more

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9781618215727 | Prufrock Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Ground up mummy bones, dried toads tied around the neck, and a morning breakfast of lice and pee.

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9781618215703 | Prufrock Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $8.95

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Product Description: Brian Cox, star scientist! The professor of particle physics is probably best known for his hugely popular BBC programmes about our solar system and the universe. But did you know that he is also a member of the chart-topping pop group D:Ream and that he got a D in his maths A level? Find out about the TV professor and pop star: what inspires Brian, where he grew up, his interests and his work in broadcasting and the world of science...read more

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9780750282635 | Gardners Books, September 11, 2014, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Brian Cox, star scientist!

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9780750289542 | Wayland, December 13, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Brian Cox, star scientist!

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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 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Soar to new heights with the story of the world's most famous female pilot, Amelia Earhart!Even as a kid, Amelia Earhart was always looking for adventures. She had mud ball fights, explored caves, and even built a roller coaster in her backyard! And the adventures continued as she grew up...read more
By Jez Tuya (illustrator)

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9780448487618 | Penguin USA, November 8, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Soar to new heights with the story of the world's most famous female pilot, Amelia Earhart!

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9780448487601 | Penguin USA, November 8, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Soar to new heights with the story of the world's most famous female pilot, Amelia Earhart!

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Product Description: Whether they’ve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacson’s biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovator’s life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created...read more

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9780307982957 | Schwartz & Wade Books, July 21, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Whether they’ve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacson’s biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovator’s life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created.
9780395944899, titled "A History of World Societies" | 5th edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, August 1, 1999), cover price $103.56 | also contains A History of World Societies | About this edition: This best-selling world history survey uses political history as the main framework of its narrative, while emphasizing social history to a greater extent than in any comparable text.

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9780307982988 | Ember, October 11, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Whether they’ve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacson’s biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovator’s life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created.
9780395943724, titled "Speech Preparation" | Workbook edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, January 1, 1999), cover price $14.95 | also contains Speech Preparation

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9780307982964 | Schwartz & Wade Books, July 21, 2015, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: This fascinating Step 3 History Reader describes the invention of the first Ferris wheel—an engineering marvel. The 1893 World’s Fair organizers wanted something big to draw people to Chicago . . . something that would rival the Eiffel Tower...read more
By Gene Barretta (illustrator)

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9781101934524 | Random House Childrens Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: This fascinating Step 3 History Reader describes the invention of the first Ferris wheel—an engineering marvel.

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9781101934531 | Random House Childrens Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: This fascinating Step 3 History Reader describes the invention of the first Ferris wheel—an engineering marvel.

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Product Description: In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on his first voyage. Though he was a scientist by profession, he was an explorer at heart. While journeying around South America for the first time aboard a ninety-foot-long ship named the Beagle, Charles collected insets, dug up bones, galloped with gauchos, encountered volcanoes and earthquakes, and even ate armadillo for breakfast! The discoveries he made during this adventure would later inspire ideas that changed how we see the world...read more

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9781419721205 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on his first voyage.

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Product Description: Why is Earth called the Blue Planet? Because there’s so much water on the surface that the planet looks blue from outer space!Marine biology is the study of the plant and animal life in salt water environments, from microscopic plankton to the largest animal on earth, the blue whale...read more
By Lena Chandhok (illustrator)

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9781619304314 | Nomad Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Why is Earth called the Blue Planet?

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9781619304352 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Why is Earth called the Blue Planet?

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9781426325366 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 13, 2016, cover price $3.99

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9781426325373 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 13, 2016, cover price $13.90

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Product Description: Florence Nightingale. Sally Ride. Ada Lovelace. These names and others are etched in history and included here as part of an awe-inspiring collection of profiles of thirty-three of the most influential women in science—women whose vision, creativity, passion, and dedication have changed the world...read more

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9780399553967 | Delacorte Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Florence Nightingale.

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9780399554162 | Delacorte Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Florence Nightingale.

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Product Description: Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it? Aviation is the study of the design, development and production, and operation of aircraft. In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, children ages 9 to 12 learn about this fascinating field and meet three successful women working in aviation...read more
By Lena Chandhok (illustrator)

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9781619304369 | Nomad Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it?

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9781619304406 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it?

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Product Description: An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.**Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!**   Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight...read more
By Boris Kulikov (illustrator)

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9780449813379 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.

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9780449813386 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 6, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.

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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 | About this edition: Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work—and maybe even dull.

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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: An African-American scientist and conservationist, George Washington Carver changed the world with his inventions. Historic photos and easy-to-read text take readers into the athletes life. Zoom in even deeper with quick stats, a timeline, and bolded glossary terms.

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9781680792294 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: An African-American scientist and conservationist, George Washington Carver changed the world with his inventions.

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Product Description: This title examines Snapchat, the photo and video sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Snapchat operates, issues the company faces such as inappropriate content, and its impact on society...read more

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9781680781922 | Checkerboard Library, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: This title examines Snapchat, the photo and video sharing website.

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