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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324015741
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

An Amazon Best Book of the Month.

Caldecott Honoree and Sibert Medalist Peter Sís honors a man who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis.

 


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RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534452282
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustration Award! From a New York Times bestselling author and an acclaimed illustrator comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R-E-S-P-E-C-T this Queen of Soul deserves.

Aretha Franklin was born to sing.


Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Bonnie Bader, Who HQ, Elizabeth Wolf (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448447230
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2007

The story of one of the most influential civil rights activist of our time. 


Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524793531
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 3rd, 2019

You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.


The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia Cover Image
By DK
$16.99
ISBN: 9780744037104
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Published: DK Children - January 12th, 2021

Discover America’s rich history through the eyes of its commanders-in-chief, as well as notable first ladies, famous speeches, and major constitutional events, with this visual reference guide to the leaders of the United States. 


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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733329293
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Published: Rebel Girls - October 13th, 2020

The latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children.


Who Was Ben Franklin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448424958
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 18th, 2002

Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring.


The Diary of a Young Girl Cover Image
By Anne Frank, B.M. Mooyaart (Translated by), Eleanor Roosevelt (Introduction by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780553296983
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Published: Bantam - June 1st, 1993

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. 


The Who Was? History of the World Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524788001
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 8th, 2019

Based on The New York Times Best-Selling series, this timeline of world history gives a fresh take on global events, from King Tut to Malala Yousafzai.


Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448448862
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 20th, 2008

Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated.


What Is the Story of Scooby-Doo? (What Is the Story Of?) Cover Image
By M. D. Payne, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524788247
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 16th, 2019

Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library!

Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings--and then the world--in this debut title in the What Is the Story Of? series.


Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250050649
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Published: Square Fish - January 9th, 2018

Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Buildand Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.


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