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. . . If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King

By: Ellen Levine; Beth Peck

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 1994-01-01


If you lived at the time of Martin Luther King--When did the civil rights movement begin?--Were children involved in civil rights protests?--What was the March on Washington? This book tells you what it was like during the exciting era when Martin Luther King led the fight against segregation. View more info

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. . . If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad

By: Levine, Ellen; Larry Johnson

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 1993-02-01


If you traveled on the Underground Railroad--Where was the safest place to go?--Would you wear a disguise?--What would you do when you were free? This book tells you what it was like to be a slave trying to escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad. View more info

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. . . If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution

By: Levy, Elizabeth; Holub, Joan [Illustrator]

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks, 1992-06-01


If you were there when they signed the Constitution you would see--Why the Constitution is called a miracle.--The first big argument.--What was missing from the Constitution.This books takes you behind the locked doors of Philadelphia's State House during the history-making summer of 1787. You will meet the key delegates and find out what is going on. View more info

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100 Songs for Kids: Easy Guitar with Notes & Tab

By: Hal Leonard Corp. [Creator]

Price: $13.43

Publisher: Hal Leonard, 2002-07-01


(Easy Guitar). A massive collection of 100 easy arrangements of such classics as: A-Tisket A-Tasket * Alouette * America, the Beautiful * Baa Baa Black Sheep * Bingo * Eensy Weensy Spider * The Farmer in the Dell * Hickory Dickory Dock * Home on the Range * I've Been Working on the Railroad * If You're Happy and You Know It * John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt * London Bridge * The Muffin Man * Oh Susanna * Old MacDonald * On Top of Old Smoky * Pop Goes the Weasel * Skip t... View more info

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26 Fairmount Avenue (Newbery Honor Book, 2000)

By: dePaola, Tomie; dePaola, Tomie [Illustrator]

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Puffin Books, 2002-03-06


Tomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year. Tomie has many adventures all his own, including eating chocolate with his Nana Upstairs, only to find out--the hard way--that they have eaten chocolate laxative. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade. "I'll be back next year," he says. When Tomie goes to see Snow White, he create... View more info

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A Boy Called Slow (Paperstar Book)

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Puffin Books, 1998-03-23


Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull. Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist?Bruchac's sensitively told history of Sitting Bull's coming-of-age reassures young boys that success comes through effort, not... View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Tudor, Tasha [Illustrator]

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999-02-01


Here is a delightful look at childhood, written by master poet and storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson. In this collection of sixty-six poems, Stevenson recalls the joys of his childhood, from sailing boats down a river, to waiting for the lamplighter, to sailing off to foreign lands in his imagination. Tasha Tudor's watercolor paintings evoke a simpler time in the past, and celebrate two of the things she loves most -- children and nature. Her talents are the perfect mat... View more info

A Coloring Book of Heroines of the American Revolution

By: Archambault, Alan; Canon, Jill [Illustrator]

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bellerophon Books, 1993-12-01


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A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women

By: Cheney, Lynne; Glasser, Robin Preiss [Illustrator]

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 2003-09-01


Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser collaborated on "America: A Patriotic Primer, " which captured the imagination of American children and became a national best-seller. Now they turn their hands to "A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women" and bring the great women of American history to life. Filled to the brim with words and pictures that celebrate the remarkable (although often unmarked) achievements of American women, this is a book to relish and t... View more info

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A Ladybug's Life (Nature Upclose)

By: Himmelman, John; Himmelman, John [Illustrator]; Stewart, Melissa [Editor];

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Childrens Pr, 1998-08-01


Strikingly original watercolors depict each creature's world from its unique perspective. Simple text describes the creatures' movements and activities. View more info

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A Million Dots

By: Clements, Andrew; Reed, Mike [Illustrator]

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006-07-01


It's a long way to a million, right? Of course it is. But do you really know what a million looks like? If you'd like to see -- actually see, right now, with your own eyes -- what a million looks like, just open this book. Be prepared to learn some interesting things along the way. Like how many shoe boxes it would take to make a stack to Mount Everest. And be prepared to do some number wondering of your own. But, most of all, b... View more info

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A Monarch Butterfly's Life (Nature Upclose)

By: Himmelman, John

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Childrens Pr, 2000-03-01


Strikingly original watercolors depict each creature's world from its unique perspective. Simple text describes the creatures' movements and activities. View more info

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A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution

By: Maestro, Betsy; Maestro, Giulio [Illustrator]

Price: $8.18

Publisher: HarperCollins, 2008-04-08


This easy-to-understand book tells why and how the Constitution of the United States was created. "Simple, attractive, informative....The most accessible history of the Constitution to date."--School Library Journal. View more info

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Abe Lincoln : The Boy Who Loved Books

By: Winters, Kay; Carpenter, Nancy

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2003-01-01


In a tiny log cabin a boy listened with delight to the storytelling of his ma and pa. He traced letters in sand, snow, and dust. He borrowed books and walked miles to bring them back. When he grew up, he became the sixteenth president of the United States. His name was Abraham Lincoln. He loved books. They changed his life. He changed the world. View more info