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Hans Christian Andersen: The Journey of His Life Cover Image
By Heinz Janisch, Maja Kastelic (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735843882
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Published: NorthSouth Books - September 1st, 2020

“If you like, I’ll tell you the story of a boy who learned to fly.”

Through an enchanted conversation with a young girl in a horse-drawn coach, Hans Christian Andersen shares his life’s struggles, dreams, and triumphs—whose threads can be found woven into his greatest stories.


Titanic Q&A: 100+ Fascinating Facts for Kids Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781647396800
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Published: Rockridge Press - September 8th, 2020

100+ Interesting facts about the Titanic for ages 8 to 12


Lotte's Magical Paper Puppets: The Woman Behind the First Animated Feature Film Cover Image
By Brooke Hartman, Kathryn Carr (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624149412
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 20th, 2020

Lotte thinks the cinema is magic. But Lotte doesn’t just want to watch the magic: she wants to make it.


Ferdinand Magellan (The First Names Series) Cover Image
By Candy Gourlay, Tom Knight (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419746789
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Meet the first explorer who went around the world
 
Before he led the first expedition to circumnavigate the Earth, Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521) was a Portuguese sailor known for his incredible navigation skills. After years of sailing, he was chosen to lead a crew to circle the globe—a trip that no other ship had ever completed.


Who Made England?: The Saxon-Viking Race to Create a Country Cover Image
By Chip Colquhoun, M J. Trow (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780750993746
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Published: The History Press - November 1st, 2020

Did you know English people were around before the country of England was invented? It’s true: just over 1,000 years ago, English people lived in several smaller countries all over the island of Britain. A Saxon king called Alfred is famous for starting to bring these countries together—but who finished the job? Another Saxon king? A monk? Or was it . . . a Viking?


Jonas Hanway's Scurrilous, Scandalous, Shockingly Sensational Umbrella Cover Image
By Josh Crute, Eileen Ryan Ewan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624148859
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 12th, 2020

Sometimes in London it drizzles. Sometimes it mizzles. Other times it pelts and showers and spits. And Jonas Hanway hates getting wet. How can he go about his day as a proper London gentleman when his shoes are soggy, his coat is always collecting puddles, and his wig looks like a wet cat? Fed up with damp and dreary London, Jonas sails far away, to places where the sun always shines.


Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer Cover Image
By Lisa Robinson, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579977
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 24th, 2020

A stunning picture book biography about the tightrope walker who dazzled Paris as she danced across the sky with impeccable balance and unparalleled skill during the French Revolution.


Brother Francis of Assisi Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781621643692
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Published: Ignatius Press - March 5th, 2020

A new edition of a beloved book on Brother Francis of Assisi by internationally acclaimed illustrator and author of children's books, Tomie dePaola. Among his many wonderful books on saints, this one fulfilled his lifelong ambition to bring the story of St. Francis to people of all ages and cultures.


Flight for Freedom: The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany (Berlin Wall History for Kids book; Nonfiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Kristen Fulton, Torben Kuhlmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452149608
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2020

An Inspiring True Story about One Family's Escape from Behind the Berlin Wall!


Maria Montessori: My First Maria Montessori (Little People, BIG DREAMS #23) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711245938
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

Vivienne Westwood: My First Vivienne Westwood (Little People, BIG DREAMS #24) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711245952
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

Clara the Rhino Cover Image
By Katrin Hirt, Laura Fuchs (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735843950
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 3rd, 2020

Based on the true story and friendship between an orphaned rhino and a sea captain in the mid-18th century.

When a baby rhino is orphaned in India with nowhere to go, a gentle sea captain from Holland—Douwe van der Meer—decides to take her to Europe with him. Clara wins the hearts of everyone—from villagers to princes, kings, and queens who have never seen a rhino before.


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