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Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain Cover Image
By Cheryl Bardoe, Barbara McClintock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316278201
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

The true story of eighteenth-century mathematician Sophie Germain, who solved the unsolvable to achieve her dream.


Who Was Napoleon? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488608
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 4th, 2018

Learn more about Napoleon Bonaparte, the decorated French military leader who conquered much of Europe in the early nineteenth century.


One Fun Day with Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and a Girl Named Alice Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Júlia Sardà (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544348233
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

The wordsmith Lewis Carroll is famed for the freewheeling world of Wonderland in his beloved classics Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. In this gloriously illustrated picture book, Carroll's childlike love of life is showcased alongside his brilliance at creating and adapting playful words and phrases.


Who Was Leif Erikson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488615
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 5th, 2018

Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!


Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544699489
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Published: Clarion Books - April 24th, 2018

The true story of British cousins who fooled the world for more than 60 years with a remarkable hoax, photographs of “real” fairies. Exquisitely illustrated with art by Eliza Wheeler as well as the original photos taken by the girls.

In 1917, in Cottingley, England, a girl named Elsie took a picture of her younger cousin, Frances.


D-Day: The World War II Invasion that Changed History (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545682480
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - August 28th, 2018

Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings her signature action-packed narrative style to one of the most crucial battles of WWII.


Where Is the Tower of London? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ, David Malan (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786069
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 18th, 2018

The Tower of London holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets!


Who Was Henry VIII? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Ellen Labrecque, Who HQ, Jake Murray (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488547
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 6th, 2018

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Travel to the age of the Renaissance and learn why Henry VIII is one of the most famous kings in English history.


Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780439669962
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 2005

Gripping and inspiring, these true stories of bravery, terror, and hope chronicle nine different children's experiences during the Holocaust.

These are the true-life accounts of nine Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war.


Who Was Jane Austen? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488639
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 5th, 2017

Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author.


Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's
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ISBN: 9781580893374
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Published: Charlesbridge - July 2010

One WWII pilot’s mission to lift the spirits of children living in war-torn Berlin in 1945 comes to life in this moving middle-grade historical account. After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering.


Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas Cover Image
By Cheryl Bardoe, Jos. A. Smith (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781419718403
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 18th, 2015

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