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Product Description: Inspired by the rhythms of American folk music, this moving account of Pete Seeger's life celebrates his legacy, showing kids of every generation that no cause is too small and no obstacle too large if, together, you stand up and sing!Pete Seeger was born with music in his bones...read more
By Adam Gustavson (illustrator)

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9780802738127 | Bloomsbury USA, March 21, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Inspired by the rhythms of American folk music, this moving account of Pete Seeger's life celebrates his legacy, showing kids of every generation that no cause is too small and no obstacle too large if, together, you stand up and sing!

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Product Description: Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change. The automobile has always symbolized freedom, and in this book we meet the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women...read more

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9781426326974 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change.

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9781426326981 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 7, 2017, cover price $28.90 | About this edition: Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change.

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Product Description: 2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten ListDouble Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II. In these pages young readers meet a range of remarkable women: war workers, political activists, military women, volunteers, and entertainers...read more

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9781569768082 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Winner of:2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten List“Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won’t be necessary.

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9781613735237 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: 2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten ListDouble Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II.

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Product Description: The lives of soldiers in World War II is explored through first hand-evidence including posters, newspapers, diaries, letters, speeches, poems and songs. This title looks at recruitment and training of soldiers, how morale was kept up with entertainment, the medical care that soldiers received, and demobilisation...read more

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9780750288842 | Wayland, January 31, 2017, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The lives of soldiers in World War II is explored through first hand-evidence including posters, newspapers, diaries, letters, speeches, poems and songs.

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9781936333240 | Brown Bear Books/Joe Hollander, January 1, 2012, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: Describes the life of a soldier in World War II, from recruitment efforts around the world, to the daily life during the fighting.

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Product Description: A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin...read more
By Connie Hsu (editor) and Steve Sheinkin

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9781596439542 | Roaring Brook, January 17, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin.

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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: James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr...read more

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9781426326653 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement.

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9781426326660 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $28.90 | About this edition: James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement.

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Product Description: Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights...read more
By Anna Divito (illustrator)

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9780062381071 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of .

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9780062381064 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 3, 2017), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of .

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Product Description: A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes--now in paperback will an all-new discussion guide. As the youngest marcher in the 1965 voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Albama, Lynda Blackmon Lowery proved that young adults can be heroes...read more
By P. J. Loughran (illustrator)

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9780147512161 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 27, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes--now in paperback will an all-new discussion guide.

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Product Description: "The story is a good and important one, and it is well told for an elementary-school audience. . . . Cardinale's folksy, woodcut-style paintings include several memorable images."—New York Times"Cardinale's digitally colored scratchboard art is dynamic...read more
By Christopher Cardinale (contributor)

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9781941026588 | Reprint edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: "The story is a good and important one, and it is well told for an elementary-school audience.
9781941026069 | Cinco Puntos Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Which Side Are You On?

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Product Description: Fannie Sellins (1872–1919) lived during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization, when the Carnegies and Morgans wore jewels while their laborers wore rags. Fannie dreamed that America could achieve its ideals of equality and justice for all, and she sacrificed her life to help that dream come true...read more

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9781419718847 | Harry N Abrams Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Fannie Sellins (1872–1919) lived during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization, when the Carnegies and Morgans wore jewels while their laborers wore rags.

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Product Description: In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake.One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake—one that registered 7...read more
By Ted Hammond (illustrator)

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9780399541599 | Dgs edition (Grosset & Dunlap, October 25, 2016), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: In this addition to the What Was?

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9780399542121 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 25, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In this addition to the What Was?

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Product Description: World War II: 1939–1945 takes readers on a vivid journey through the most important events of the conflict, with illustrations by Mort Künstler—one of American’s foremost historical painters—and an inquiry-based text by renowned historian James I...read more

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9780789212610 | Abbeville Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: World War II: 1939–1945 takes readers on a vivid journey through the most important events of the conflict, with illustrations by Mort Künstler—one of American’s foremost historical painters—and an inquiry-based text by renowned historian James I.

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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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Product Description: In June of 1964, three idealistic young men (one black and two white) were lynched by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. They were trying to register African Americans to vote as part of the Freedom Summer effort to bring democracy to the South...read more

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9780545477253 | Scholastic Pr, April 29, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, this will be the first book for young adults to explore the harrowing true story of three civil rights workers slain by the KKK.

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9781338115895 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, October 25, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In June of 1964, three idealistic young men (one black and two white) were lynched by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi.

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Product Description: A New York Times Best Illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis.   John wants to be a preacher when he grows up—a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action...read more
By E. B. Lewis (illustrator)

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9780399168567 | Nancy Paulsen Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Best Illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.

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Product Description: John F. Kennedy was a popular, charismatic president, beloved by many. But he didn't always believe he had the strength or courage for that office. As a child he was sickly, and overshadowed by his strong, capable, athletic older brother Joe...read more
By Matt Tavares (illustrator)

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9781484749616 | Disney Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: John F.

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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

Product Description: Through Rosa Park’s powerful story of taking a stand―refusing to give up her seat on the bus―a grandfather is able share his own story of making a difference with his grandson.
By Maurizio Quarello (illustrator)

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9780735842601 | North South Books, October 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Through Rosa Park’s powerful story of taking a stand―refusing to give up her seat on the bus―a grandfather is able share his own story of making a difference with his grandson.

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Product Description: Decode the story of the Sioux who helped win the war. In World War II, code making and code breaking reached a feverish peak. The fabled Enigma cipher had been broken, and all sides were looking for a secure, reliable means of communication...read more

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9781455622436, titled "Sioux Code Talkers of World War II" | Pelican Pub Co Inc, September 29, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Decode the story of the Sioux who helped win the war.

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Product Description: Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific tells the incredible story of America's little known "war within a war" -- US submarine warfare during World War II.Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the US entered World War II in December 1941 with only 44 Naval submarines -- many of them dating from the 1920s...read more

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9780545425582 | Scholastic Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Dive!

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Product Description: A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin   Just seventy-five years ago, the American government did something that most would consider unthinkable today: it rounded up over 100,000 of its own citizens based on nothing more than their ancestry and, suspicious of their loyalty, kept them in concentration camps for the better part of four years...read more

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9780553509366 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin   Just seventy-five years ago, the American government did something that most would consider unthinkable today: it rounded up over 100,000 of its own citizens based on nothing more than their ancestry and, suspicious of their loyalty, kept them in concentration camps for the better part of four years.

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9780735287693 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, October 25, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin   Just seventy-five years ago, the American government did something that most would consider unthinkable today: it rounded up over 100,000 of its own citizens based on nothing more than their ancestry and, suspicious of their loyalty, kept them in concentration camps for the better part of four years.

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9780553509373 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 25, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin   Just seventy-five years ago, the American government did something that most would consider unthinkable today: it rounded up over 100,000 of its own citizens based on nothing more than their ancestry and, suspicious of their loyalty, kept them in concentration camps for the better part of four years.

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Product Description: A Booklist Editor's ChoiceA Parents' Choice Gold AwardA Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Award Honor BookJonathan Daniels, a white seminary student from New Hampshire, traveled to Selma, Alabama, in 1965 to help with voter registration of black residents...read more

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9781629790947 | Calkins Creek, September 13, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A Booklist Editor's ChoiceA Parents' Choice Gold AwardA Eureka!

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