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Flags of Our Fathers
ean: 9780756914530, isbn: 0756914531,
Now abridged for young people, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that h...
The Legionary (The Roman World)
sku: VIB0199104255, ean: 9780199104253, isbn: 0199104255,
With the ingenuity of a detective, Peter Connolly has brilliantly reconstructed the life of a Roman soldier--who lived less than a hundred years after the death of Christ--by using a vast array of archaeological material, including tombstones and ori...
Sterling Point Books®: Joan of Arc: Warrior Saint
ean: 9781402751202, isbn: 1402751206,
Could any story be more inspiring than that of Joan of Arc, the courageous maiden who fought for the glory of France and God? Guided by what she firmly believed were visions of saints, this young Frenchwoman—still just 16 years old—led her people...
Achilles (Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology)
ean: 9781584157069, isbn: 1584157062,
Achilles was a powerful Greek warrior and hero famed for his swift-footedness. His mother, the sea goddess Thetis, tried to make him immortal, but one spot his heel was vulnerable. His role in the Trojan War was the center of Homer s The Iliad in fac...
Of Numbers And Stars: The Story of Hypatia
ean: 9780823416219, isbn: 0823416216,
Presents the life of a Egyptian woman who lived in fifth century Alexandria and became a respected scholar in mathematics and philosophy....
Biographies 9-Book Set (Classroom Library Collections)
mpn: 24708, ean: 9781493827084, isbn: 1493827081,
Relive important historical time periods with some of the world's most inspiring leaders. This collection leads its readers through diverse history with content-area vocabulary, facts, and primary photographs....
James K. Polk (The United States Presidents)
ean: 9781604534702, isbn: 1604534702,
A biography of the eleventh president of the United States, discussing his personal life, education, and political career....
Dalí and the Path of Dreams
mpn: FBA-|288943, ean: 9781845072827, isbn: 1845072820,
The paintings of Salvador Dali, with their dreamy imagery, have a special appeal to children, who respond to the sense of imagination and whimsy they see. In Dali and the Path of Dreams, author Anna Obiols and illustrator Joan Subirana create an adve...
The Obamas in the White House: Reflections on Family, Faith and Leadership
mpn: 1603201068, ean: 9781603201063, isbn: 1603201068,
The Obamas are a quintessential American success story. Barack Hussein Obama and his wife Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama defied great odds to become the nation's first African-American president and First Lady. From the moment they settled into the...
The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend
sku: 9780618959747, mpn: 9780618959747, ean: 9780618959747, isbn: 0618959742,
What if you loved music more than anything? Suppose you had just learned to play the piano. Imagine that your family has to move to a new city and you have to leave your piano behind. People don’t like you in the new city because of what you lo...
Beyond the Heather Hills (Little House Prequel)
ean: 9780060279868, isbn: 0060279869,
In this fourth book in the Martha Years series, ten-year-old Martha journeys to the bustling city of Perth to visit her newly married sister Grisie. This is Martha's first time away from the Scottish Highlands, and the fair city on the River Tay is m...
Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan 1858 (The Royal Diaries)
ean: 9780439164856, isbn: 0439164850,
Intrigue and danger increase as Princess Kazunomiya's once-sheltered life in nineteenth-century Japan changes, in Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's latest addition to THE ROYAL DIARIES series.Kazunomiya, along with her royal family, is thought to ...
1000 Years of Famous People
sku: 9780753455401, ean: 9780753455401, isbn: 0753455404,
Meet the movers and shakers of the last millennium in this comprehensive and detailed look at the famous and the notorious, along with their achievements, and their legacies.Organized by theme—explorers, inventors, leaders, artists, athletes, music...
Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci
mpn: 9781592239085, ean: 9781592239085, isbn: 1592239080,
I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly,” wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his journal alongside a sketch for an impossibly ingenious invention he called his Flying Machine. Though never built, it takes flight...
Beatrix Potter: a Journal (Peter Rabbit)
mpn: 9780723258056, ean: 9780723258056, isbn: 0723258058,
This lavish, illustrated journal describes Beatrix Potter’s life as a young woman in Victorian England as she struggles to achieve independence and to find artistic success and romantic love. Using witty, observant commentary taken from Beatrix’s...
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