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Maria Montessori (Little People, BIG DREAMS #28) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786037558
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 5th, 2019

From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher.

Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys. But Maria's mother was supportive of her dreams, and Maria went on to study medicine.


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.


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!


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 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!


Who Was Julius Caesar? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448480831
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 30th, 2014

He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier. Born in Rome in 100 BC, he quickly climbed the ladder of Roman politics, making allies--and enemies--along the way. His victories in battle awarded him the support of the people, but flush from power, he named himself dictator for life.


What Was Pompeii? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448479071
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 13th, 2014

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years.


DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Greece: Step into the World of Ancient Greece from Greek Gods, Myths, and Festivals to t Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781465420497
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Published: DK Children - June 16th, 2014

Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece. From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates — explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today.


Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust Cover Image
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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.


Where Is the Colosseum? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399541902
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 24th, 2017

A marvel of engineering that proclaimed the might of the Emperor of Ancient Rome.


Where Is the Eiffel Tower? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Dina Anastasio, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451533845
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 16th, 2017

Learn about the Eiffel Tower, beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world!


What Was D-Day? (What Was?) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448484075
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 21st, 2015

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, an armada of 7,000 ships carrying 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. Up until then the Allied forces had suffered serious defeats, yet D -Day, as the invasion was called, spelled the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany and the Third Reich.


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