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Up and Away!: How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454923602
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 7th, 2018

"It will . . . sweep readers away." --Kirkus Reviews
"Henry's lush, digital artwork depicts the splendors of eighteenth-century France . . . a good addition to units on aviation and inventors." --Booklist

Living in . . . Russia (Living in...) Cover Image
By Jesse Burton, Tom Woolley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534417656
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Published: Simon Spotlight - May 2018

Discover what it’s like to grow up in Russia in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!

Zdravstvuyte! My name is Katia, and I’m a kid just like you living in Russia. Russia is a massive country, located in two continents—Europe and Asia.

Stowing Away with the Vikings Cover Image
By Linda Bailey, Bill Slavin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781771389877
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Published: Kids Can Press - October 2nd, 2018

Twins Josh and Emma Binkerton swore they'd never return to the Good Times Travel Agency. Only now, a terrible storm has driven them and their little sister, Libby, right through its doors. Worse, Libby's opened another of Julian T. Pettigrew's guidebooks, and the Binkertons find themselves hurtling back in time --- to the Viking Age.

A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316482158
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 23rd, 2018

Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more.

How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481472067
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 2018

An incredibly moving picture book biography of the man behind the hymn “Amazing Grace” and the living legacy of the song Caldecott Honor–winning author Carole Boston Weatherford and award-winning illustrator Frank Morrison.

One stormy night at sea, a wayward man named John Newton feared for his life.

Sylvia's Bookshop: The Story of Paris's Beloved Bookstore and Its Founder (As Told by the Bookstore Itself!) Cover Image
By Robert Burleigh, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481472456
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 25th, 2018

Meet the trailblazer and book lover who started the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris, France, in this beautifully illustrated picture book that celebrates stories, reading, and the importance of sharing ideas.

National Geographic Readers: Vikings (L2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426332180
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - July 24th, 2018

Meet the seafaring adventurers, storytellers, and famous figures of Norse history in this new Leveled Reader, perfect for independent readers and kids who love learning about ancient cultures.

Learn how the Vikings lived, worked, and played (...and pillaged!). Explore the rich history, culture, mythology and newest findings of the ever interesting Viking world.

DK Eyewitness Books: Titanic: Learn the Full Story of This Tragic Ship from its Famous Passengers to the Explo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465420572
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Published: DK Children - June 16th, 2014

Now in Paperback!

In Eyewitness: Titanic young readers will discover the triumphs and tragedies of this "unsinkable" luxury liner.

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.

Who Was Lewis Carroll? (Who Was?) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780448488677
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 3rd, 2017

Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum!

Mary and the Little Shepherds of Fatima Cover Image
ISBN: 9780819849595
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Published: Pauline Books & Media - March 2017

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at F tima, Portugal with this charmingly illustrated true story designed to delight and educate children ages 5 to 8. Answering the Blessed Mother's call to pray the Rosary and make small sacrifices to help bring an end to World War I, Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia faced persecution and doubt with unwavering faith and confidence.

Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419718724
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 2nd, 2016

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