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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!


Clever Hans: The True Story of the Counting, Adding, and Time-Telling Horse Cover Image
By Kerri Kokias, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514985
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

The true story of the incredible horse whose smarts stumped all of Berlin and changed science, brought to life by NYT #1 bestselling illustrator, Mike Lowery.

Clever Hans was a horse who could do math problems, tell time, read, spell, and more . . . or could he?


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.


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.


Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419741029
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 26th, 2020

The little-known and inspiring story behind the national anthem and the stars and stripes
 
“O say can you see” begins one of the most recognizable songs in the US. Originally a poem by Francis Scott Key, the national anthem tells the story of the American flag rising high above a fort after a night of intense battle during the War of 1812.


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

This board book version of Maria Montessori—from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of this pioneering teacher and researcher.

Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys.


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.


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

This board book version of Vivienne Westwood—from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of this flame-haired fashion designer and impresario.

When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England could make a living in the art world.


Roman Adventure Activity Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781787080430
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Published: Button Books - April 1st, 2020

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