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Tells the story of the Civil War photographer, Mathew Brady, and the band of field photographers he hired to travel with the troops and record images of the time.

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9780689857850 | Atheneum, April 1, 2005, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Tells the story of the Civil War photographer, Mathew Brady, and the band of field photographers he hired to travel with the troops and record images of the time.

Paperback:

9780689857867 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 19, 2015, cover price $11.95

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By Tim Zeltner (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781627791298, titled "John Deere, That’s Who!" | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, March 28, 2017, cover price $17.99

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Work for a New York newspaper Fall in love Marry a millionaire Change the world   Young Nellie Bly had ambitious goals, especially for a woman at the end of the nineteenth century, when the few female journalists were relegated to writing columns about cleaning or fashion. But fresh off a train from Pittsburgh, Nellie knew she was destined for more and pulled a major journalistic stunt that skyrocketed her to fame: feigning insanity, being committed to the notorious asylum on Blackwell's Island, and writing a shocking exposé of the clinic’s horrific treatment of its patients.   Nellie Bly became a household name as the world followed her enthralling career in “stunt” journalism that raised awareness of political corruption, poverty, and abuses of human rights. Leading an uncommonly full life, Nellie circled the globe in a record seventy-two days and brought home a pet monkey before marrying an aged millionaire and running his company after his death.   With its sensational (and true!) plot, Ten Days a Madwoman dares its readers to live as boldly as its remarkable heroine.

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9780803740174, titled "Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original "Girl" Reporter, Nellie Bly" | Viking Childrens Books, February 23, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Work for a New York newspaper Fall in love Marry a millionaire Change the world   Young Nellie Bly had ambitious goals, especially for a woman at the end of the nineteenth century, when the few female journalists were relegated to writing columns about cleaning or fashion.

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9780147508744, titled "Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original "Girl" Reporter, Nellie Bly" | Dgs edition (Puffin, February 7, 2017), cover price $8.99

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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. Abe is only seven years old, and his pal, Austin Gollaher, is ten. Abe and Austin decide to journey down to Knob Creek. The water looks scary and deep, and Austin points out that they don’t know how to swim. Nevertheless, they decide to traverse it. I won’t tell you what happens, but let’s just say that our country wouldn’t be the same if Austin hadn’t been there to help his friend.   An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book A Booklist Editors’ Choice A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book   “Rewarding on many levels, this high-spirited picture book is an engaging example of metafiction for the younger set.” —Booklist, Starred   “A lively, participatory tale. . . . This is a book you should add to your shelves.” —School Library Journal, Starred   “It’s a winner.” —The Bulletin, Starred
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.

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9781524701581 | Reprint edition (Schwartz & Wade Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $7.99

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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

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Product Description: A massive bomb explosion destroys the battleship USS Arizona and pitches Cassin Young, captain of the nearby USS Vestal, overboard into a flaming oil slick. The dazed commander must find a way back to his ship and save her before she sinks too...read more

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9780545872768 | Scholastic, October 25, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A massive bomb explosion destroys the battleship USS Arizona and pitches Cassin Young, captain of the nearby USS Vestal, overboard into a flaming oil slick.

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Product Description: Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series.On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames...read more

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9780399541582 | Dgs edition (Grosset & Dunlap, October 25, 2016), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn?

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9780399542381 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 25, 2016, cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes? Think again!Welcome to Terrible But True, where you'll dig deep into America's forgotten past to uncover some creepy, disgusting, and just plain bizarre stories...read more

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9780545909723 | Scholastic Nonfiction, October 25, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Think American history is all boring battles and snooze-worthy old dudes?

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By Gene Barretta (illustrator)

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9781101934524 | Random House Childrens Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $3.99

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9781101934531 | Random House Childrens Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940. Following the passage of legislation requiring the screening of immigrants, "the other Ellis Island" processed around one million people from Japan, China, and Korea...read more

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9780547903781 | Clarion Books, January 7, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940.

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9780544810891 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940.

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Product Description: More than 120,000 orphans were placed with Midwestern families during the 19th Century thanks to the Orphan Train Movement and the Children's Aid Society. With extensive research, real photos, and carefully crafted narrative nonfiction, Orphan Trains tells the stories of seven of those children...read more

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9781623706302 | Capstone Pr Inc, October 1, 2016, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: More than 120,000 orphans were placed with Midwestern families during the 19th Century thanks to the Orphan Train Movement and the Children's Aid Society.

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9781491485514 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $30.65 | About this edition: Tells the story of seven orphans who were settled with families in the Midwest by the Children's Aid Society

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Product Description: Neta Lohnes Frazier's story of the seven Sager children and their travails on the Western frontier in a new, illustrated edition.An almost incredible true tale of tragedy, persistence, and youthful courage on the Western frontier...read more

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9781402731884 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 28, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Recounts the adventures of the seven Sager children, orphaned during their journey to Oregon where they were adopted by Marcus and Narcissa Whitman.

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9780760352243 | Reprint edition (Voyageur Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Neta Lohnes Frazier's story of the seven Sager children and their travails on the Western frontier in a new, illustrated edition.

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9780760352267 | Voyageur Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $12.99
9781402751240 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2007, cover price $6.95

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9780760352274 | Reprint edition (Voyageur Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $12.99

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A biography of Lincoln whose success story became the symbol of the American dream--the backwoods boy who by honesty, dignity, and kindness won the highest office in the country.

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9780760352250 | Reprint edition (Voyageur Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $12.99
9781402751172 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2007, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A biography of Lincoln whose success story became the symbol of the American dream--the backwoods boy who by honesty, dignity, and kindness won the highest office in the country.

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9781435279414 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $15.95

A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

Paperback:

9780062459329 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 2017), cover price $6.99 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography

Reinforced:

9780606129770 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, May 1, 1995), cover price $15.64 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

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9781435204331 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 28, 2007), cover price $15.99 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books.
9781417824113 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $17.20 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

Hardcover:

9780060201135 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

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9780062459329 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 2017), cover price $6.99 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography
9780060885526 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books.
9780064461030 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1995), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

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9780060201142 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1992, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

Prebinding:

9781435204331 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 28, 2007), cover price $15.99 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books.
9781417824113 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $17.20 | also contains Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780613138109 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her 'Little House' books

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Product Description: A spectacular full-color scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and the Little House books featuring historic family photos, reproductions of original documents, and other special memorabilia. Beloved by millions as the author of the classic Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich life that spanned almost a century of American history...read more

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9780062459343 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 2017, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A spectacular full-color scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and the Little House books featuring historic family photos, reproductions of original documents, and other special memorabilia.

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By David C. Gardner (illustrator)

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9781585369560 | Sleeping Bear Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Provides information on the Erie Canal, including its history and what the area surrounding the canal is like.

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9781482449556 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Provides information on the Erie Canal, including its history and what the area surrounding the canal is like.

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9781499421156 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75

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9781499421170 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25

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Product Description: The Hershey Company has been selling chocolate and candies for more than a century. The story of the candy giant begins with the man who gave it is name: Milton Hershey. Born in rural Pennsylvania, Hershey spent years building a business whose sweet legacy continues to delight us today...read more

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9781499421354 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75

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9781499421378 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: The Hershey Company has been selling chocolate and candies for more than a century.

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Product Description: President Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation was much more than just a series of words on a page, it was a document that promised freedom for those living in the United States as slaves. The history behind the Emancipation Proclamation is presented to readers in a way that sheds new light on this common social studies curriculum topic...read more

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9781508151661, titled "La Proclamación De Emancipación/ Emancipation Proclamation" | Bilingual edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: President Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation was much more than just a series of words on a page, it was a document that promised freedom for those living in the United States as slaves.

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9781508151692, titled "La Proclamación De Emancipación/ Emancipation Proclamation" | Bilingual edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $26.25 | About this edition: President Abraham Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation was much more than just a series of words on a page, it was a document that promised freedom for those living in the United States as slaves.

Product Description: - Historic Photographs- Primary Source Documents- Timeline- Fast Facts- Benefits and Perks- Chart of All Presidents' Terms

Miscellaneous:

9781616131074 | Checkerboard Library, January 1, 2010, cover price $27.07

Library:

9781680780970 | Big Buddy Books, August 15, 2016, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: - Historic Photographs- Primary Source Documents- Timeline- Fast Facts- Benefits and Perks- Chart of All Presidents' Terms
9781604534559 | Checkerboard Library, January 1, 2009, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Discusses the private life and political career of the grandson of the ninth president of the United States who was elected to be the twenty-third president in 1888.

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Product Description: In the years that followed the end of the American Revolution, the United States faced numerous difficulties, including another war with Great Britain. This title presents the War of 1812 through a historical lens, using primary sources, photographs, and documents to explain the contributing factors and the wars legacy...read more

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9781508149613 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: In the years that followed the end of the American Revolution, the United States faced numerous difficulties, including another war with Great Britain.

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9781508149477 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: In the years that followed the end of the American Revolution, the United States faced numerous difficulties, including another war with Great Britain.

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