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Product Description: Over the course of history, countless healers and medical professionals have bravely endeavored to combat the physiological and psychological illnesses that plague us. This detailed volume humanizes these scientific quests by presenting the biographies of 100 individuals responsible for everything from vaccinations to gene therapy...read more
By Monica Gill (editor)

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9781680482812 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Over the course of history, countless healers and medical professionals have bravely endeavored to combat the physiological and psychological illnesses that plague us.

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Product Description: Technology has existed for as long as humankind has invented items that improve and enhance daily living. The innovators of technology profiled in this comprehensive resource have affected nearly every facet of life, from transportation and communication to science and entertainment...read more
By Bailey Maxim (editor)

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9781680482805 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Technology has existed for as long as humankind has invented items that improve and enhance daily living.

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Product Description: Showcases the work and achievements of 12 of the worlds most influential scientists. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each scientist and how their accomplishments helped change the world.

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9781632351494 | 12-Story Library, January 1, 2016, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Showcases the work and achievements of 12 of the worlds most influential scientists.

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Product Description: Discover the history of the space race in this exciting and riveting nonfiction title! Elementary readers will learn about the Kennedy Space Station, the Cold War, Sputnik, the first astronauts and cosmonauts to make it into space, and the first landing on the moon...read more

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9781433374227 | Shell Education, January 15, 2013, cover price $31.96 | About this edition: Discover the history of the space race in this exciting and riveting nonfiction title!

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9781433348990 | 2 edition (Shell Education, November 1, 2012), cover price $10.99

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9780385382847 | Random House Childrens Books, August 26, 2014, cover price $4.99

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9780385382854 | Random House Childrens Books, August 26, 2014, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities...read more
By April Chu (illustrator)

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9781939547200 | Creston Books, October 13, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math.

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9781499462821 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $35.60

Inside this volume, readers learn about the life of the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace. This book covers Lovelaces early childhood, as the highly intelligent and inquisitive daughter of famous poet Lord Byron, as well as her forays into developing the first computer program, over a hundred years before computers as we know them were in use. Readers will learn how Lovelaces work set the stage for other computer pioneers and how it still impacts us today. This engaging biography pairs information-rich text with vivid artwork to give readers a firm grasp on Lovelaces life and legacy. Sidebars and a timeline provide additional information. This biography is an excellent supplement to both STEM instruction and history curricula.

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9781508148302 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Inside this volume, readers learn about the life of the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace.

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9781508148104 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25

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Product Description: ALA NOTABLE BOOK AMELIA BLOOMER TOP TEN BOOK “Stanley has been delighting and informing readers with her biographies for years, and here, her considerable talents are once again on display…Hartland’s charmingly busy art, reminiscent of Maira Kalman’s work, is full of wit...read more
By Jessie Hartland (illustrator)

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9781481452496 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, October 4, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: ALA NOTABLE BOOK AMELIA BLOOMER TOP TEN BOOK “Stanley has been delighting and informing readers with her biographies for years, and here, her considerable talents are once again on display…Hartland’s charmingly busy art, reminiscent of Maira Kalman’s work, is full of wit.

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Product Description: Ada Lovelace (1815–1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron’s “mad” love of poetry...read more

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9781419718724 | Harry N Abrams Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Ada Lovelace (1815–1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician.

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9781433941504 | Gareth Stevens Pub Secondary Lib, August 1, 2010, cover price $84.30

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An authorized biography of a courageous and renowned marine biologist shows her in action as she rides whale sharks, explores the ocean in a tiny submersible craft, and much more. Original.

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9780590457125 | Scholastic Paperbacks, April 1, 1999, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: A biography of the courageous and renowned marine biologist shows her in action as she rides whale sharks and explores the ocean in a tiny submersible craft

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Product Description: Float into outer space with women in search of discovery, in Aerospace.

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9781615709403 | Scobre Pr Corp, August 1, 2014, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Float into outer space with women in search of discovery, in Aerospace.

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9781615709397 | Scobre Pr Corp, August 1, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Float into outer space with women in search of discovery, in Aerospace.

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9781467761185 | Lernerclassroom, March 1, 2015, cover price $7.99

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9781467757935 | Lerner Pub Group, March 1, 2015, cover price $26.65

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Product Description: Vivien Theodore Thomas was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. He was an assistant to surgeon Alfred Blalock in Blalock's experimental animal laboratory at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and later at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland...read more

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9781464402104 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $10.53 | About this edition: Vivien Theodore Thomas was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s.

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9780766041400 | Enslow Elementary, September 1, 2013, cover price $25.27 | About this edition: Vivien Theodore Thomas was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists is described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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9780844672151 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, December 1, 2002, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.
9781850899051 | Large print edition (Abc-Clio Inc, April 1, 1988), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: On a bridge in New England, schoolchildren are being held hostage, and drawn into the intrigue are the sixteen-year-old terrorist Miro, the young bus driver named Kate, and fifteen-year-old Ben whose father, the General, heads a secret government agency
9780394841229 | Random House Childrens Books, April 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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9780141300535 | New edition (Gardners Books, November 25, 2004), cover price $10.60 | About this edition: A bus load of children held hostage by terrorists is at the heart of this novel.
9780521485616 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 28, 1996, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms.
9780440208358 | Reissue edition (Laurel Leaf, March 1, 1991), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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9780394625546 | Abridged edition (Random House, November 1, 1982), cover price $13.20 | also contains Small Wonders: Jean-henri Fabre and His World of Insects

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9780394941226 | Random House Childrens Books, April 1, 1979, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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9780606048552 | Demco Media, March 1, 1991, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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9781435280465 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780808516125 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Events of the hijacking of a bus of children by terrorists seeking the return of their homeland are described from the perspectives of a hostage, a terrorist, an Army general involved in the rescue operation, and his son, chosen as the go-between.

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Examines the lives of the Wright brothers and discusses their experiments and triumphs in the field of flight.

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9781426322341 | Reissue edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, August 4, 2015), cover price $17.90
9780792269571 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Examines the lives of the Wright brothers and discusses their experiments and triumphs in the field of flight.
9780405074837, titled "Social Security and Public Policy" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1976, cover price $23.95 | also contains Social Security and Public Policy
9780405074943, titled "Applied Christianity Moral Aspects of Social Questions: Moral Aspects of Social Questions" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, February 1, 1976), cover price $26.95 | also contains Applied Christianity Moral Aspects of Social Questions: Moral Aspects of Social Questions

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9781426322211 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, August 4, 2015), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This is the inspiring photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, whose determination and curiosity led them to create the first working airplane.

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Product Description: Looks at the life, work, and influence of the Arab polymath scholar who made important contributions to a wide range of fields during the Islamic Golden Age.

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9781508171393 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: Looks at the life, work, and influence of the Arab polymath scholar who made important contributions to a wide range of fields during the Islamic Golden Age.

Product Description: Tenth-century mathematician al-Karaji is best known for his writings on algebra and for freeing algebra from geometry. The scholar spent most of his life in Baghdad, where he established a school for algebra and served as a vizier for the Abbasid government...read more

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9781508171430 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: Tenth-century mathematician al-Karaji is best known for his writings on algebra and for freeing algebra from geometry.

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Product Description: One of the elite scholars in Baghdads prestigious House of Wisdom, al-Khwarizmi is best remembered for his famous work Al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala, the text that defined the branch of mathematics known as algebra. He was also an accomplished astronomer and geographer...read more

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9781508171447 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: One of the elite scholars in Baghdads prestigious House of Wisdom, al-Khwarizmi is best remembered for his famous work Al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala, the text that defined the branch of mathematics known as algebra.

Product Description: Al-Kindi is believed by many scholars to be the first Islamic philosopher. At a time when Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages, the Islamic world was experiencing an important time of cultural growth and scientific advancement. While many considered Muslim students of ancient Greek philosophers to be infidels, al-Kindi was able to master the scholarship while interpreting it through his Muslim faith...read more

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9781508171386 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: Al-Kindi is believed by many scholars to be the first Islamic philosopher.

Product Description: Not only was Turing one of the founders of computer science, he also helped the British military break Nazi codes, allowing them to decipher messages that helped the Allies win World War II. Turing was a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence; he developed the Turing test, which determines whether a machine is capable of intelligence like that of a human being...read more

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9781499462807 | Rosen Young Adult, January 15, 2016, cover price $35.60 | About this edition: Not only was Turing one of the founders of computer science, he also helped the British military break Nazi codes, allowing them to decipher messages that helped the Allies win World War II.

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Product Description: This book explores the life of Alan Turing, the man regarded as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. Readers will discover the fascinating facts of Turings exciting code breaking career during World War II, which helped the Allies win many important battles...read more

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9781508148296 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: This book explores the life of Alan Turing, the man regarded as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.

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9781508148111 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: This book explores the life of Alan Turing, the man regarded as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.

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Product Description: Before Albert Einstein was an internationally renowned genius, he was a kid—learn all about his childhood and what makes him an all-star in American history!Albert Einstein is a household name synonymous with genius around the world...read more

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9781481414975 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, December 30, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Before Albert Einstein was an internationally renowned genius, he was a kid—learn all about his childhood and what makes him an all-star in American history!

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9781481414968 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, December 30, 2014), cover price $6.99

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