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Up and Away!: How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon Cover Image
$16.95
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


Discovering Titanic: Searching for the Stories Behind the Shipwreck Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781783124121
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Published: Carlton Kids - April 2nd, 2019

Using objects recovered from the Titanic's shipwreck, this book tells the tale of the doomed ship's discovery, the disaster that sank her, and the human stories behind the tragedy.


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.


A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters Cover Image
$19.99
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.


Ada Lovelace: My First Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS #10) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781786032591
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 5th, 2019

This board book version of Ada Lovelace—an international bestseller from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the world's first computer programmer.

As a child, Ada had a big imagination and a talent for mathematics. She grew up in a noble household in England, where she dedicated herself to studying.


Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062419255
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Published: HarperCollins - October 27th, 2015

Celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy with this repackage of award-winning author Diane Stanley's tribute to the world-famous playwright William Shakespeare.


DKfindout! World War I (DK findout!) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781465469304
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Published: DK Children - January 16th, 2018

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.


Little Guides to Great Lives: Leonardo Da Vinci Cover Image
By Isabel Thomas, Katja Spitzer (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781786271884
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - June 5th, 2018

Most famous as the painter who created the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci is also one of history's greatest geniuses—he was a mathematician, architect, astronomer, scientist, and musician. and he even invented the helicopter!


Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627792998
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 20th, 2018

A picture book biography of Ada Lovelace, the woman recognized today as history’s first computer programmer—she imagined them 100 years before they existed!


The Sinking of the Vasa: A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions Cover Image
By Russell Freedman, William Low (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627798662
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 14th, 2018

In full sail with flags flying, the mighty warship capsized and began to sink.


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)
$17.99
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
$4.99
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.


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