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Lets Fly Wilbur And Orvil
Series/Author: Peter
$1.75

Let's Fly Wilbur and Orville! by Peter Roop, Connie Roop Wilbur and Orville Wright ran a printing business from their childhood home. As young men, they opened a bicycle shop. And in December 1903, the Wright brothers became the first to fly. What were Wilbur and Orville like as boys? Did they know that one day they would soar into history? In this book, you will find out all about the Wright brothers before they made history. Learn More

Jackie Robinson
Series/Author: Joshua
$4.75

Hardcover Joshua Hanft Jackie Robinson (Heroes of America Illustrated Lives) Young Reader Nonfiction Teaches students the life stories of great American heroes while enhancing reading skills. By providing students with this important foundation, this title offers a fresh approach to teaching American culture while expanding fluency. Learn More

It Happened In The White
Series/Author: Kathleen
$2.00

Paperback It Happened in the White House: Extraordinary Tales From America's Most Famous Home It Happened Inside the White House by Kathleen Karr This collection of extraordinary tales presents some fun, little-known facts about the White House, including the fact that Thomas Jefferson stored prehistoric bones from the Lewis and Clark expedition in the East Room. Children can also read about the rumors of hauntings of some of the bedrooms. Learn More

More Than Me
Series/Author: Matthew
$6.50

Hardcover - Great More Than Me by Matthew Espinosa You may think you know everything about multiplatform entertainer Matthew Espinosa—but he’s here to tell you so much more in his debut book, full of hundreds of brand-new pictures from a series of exclusive photo shoots. You know Matthew is burning up the internet with more than 18 million fans across YouTube, Vine, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. You know about his starring role in the hit movie Be Somebody. And you know he makes you laugh every time. More Than Me tells you what you don’t know, with tons of photos, Q&As, and more that offer an inside look at Matthew’s life and a new side of him that’s hilarious and heartfelt. For the first time, Matthew wants to let the world in on the true story of his wild ride to success and why he loves what he does. In this must-have for any fan, Matthew is ready to share how legendary you can all be—together. Learn More

At Her Majestys Request
Series/Author: Walter
$1.75

Paperback - Great At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England by Walter Dean Myers In 1849, a young African girl came within moments of being sacrificed in the bloody Dahomian ritual called the watering of the graves. But Commander Frederick E. Forbes, the young British captain of the HMS Bonetta, intervened, provoking Dahomian King Gezo to offer the girl as a gift to Queen Victoria instead. Forbes named the girl Sarah Forbes Bonetta and took her back to England, where she became Queen Victoria's protege. Walter Dean Myers discovered the kernel of Sarah's story in a bundle of original letters he purchased from a London book dealer. From these letters, along with excerpts from Queen Victoria's diary, newspapers, and Forbes's published account of the Dahomans, Myers pieced together Sarah's life. In his unembellished narrative we learn about Sarah's capture by the slave-trading Dahomans; her rescue by Forbes; her life in England under the Forbes' care; her regular visits to the Queen; her stay at a missionary school in Sierra Leone and abrupt return to England; her marriage and early death. Yet, as horrific and miraculous as the events of Sarah's life are, Myers can only pose questions about who Sarah really was (What were her dreams for her own future...? What images came to her as she rode in the pony cart with the royal children? How often did she think of Dahomey? Of King Gezo?). Sarah's chatty, unprovocative letters, which hint at the upperclass Englishwoman she became, reveal nothing about her African heritage or about the traumatized girl she must have been (Myers could not even discover her African name). Ironically, this seeming weakness proves the ultimate testimony to Sarah's life-the very absence of her voice bears undeniable witness to her story. Learn More

Witnesses To War
Series/Author: Michael
$2.00

Paperback - Good Witnesses to War by Michael Leapman Eight children who grew up during the Second World War tell their stories. Chapters include growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto, hiding in a convent, being stolen from one's country for Germanization, and Gypsies being sent to concentration camps. A chapter is included on Anne Frank, since her legacy is so vital. Learn More

The Untold History Of The
Series/Author: Oliver
$6.50

Paperback - Like New The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1: Young Readers Edition, 1898-1945 by Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick A people’s history of the American Empire, adapted for the next generation of young history buffs. There is history as we know it. And there is history we should have known. Adapted by Newbery Honor recipient Susan Campbell Bartoletti from the bestselling book (and companion to the Showtime documentary) The Untold History of the United States by Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and renowned historian Peter Kuznick, this first of four volumes presents young readers with a powerful and provocative look at the past century of American imperialism. This is not the kind of history taught in schools or normally presented on television or in popular movies. This riveting young readers’ edition challenges prevailing orthodoxies to reveal the dark reality about the rise and fall of the American empire for curious, budding historians who are hungry for the truth. Based on the latest archival findings and recently declassified information, this four-volume series will come as a surprise to the vast majority of students and their teachers—and that’s precisely why these books are such crucial counterpoints to today’s history textbooks. Complete with photos, illustrations, and little-known documents, this first of four volumes covers crucial moments in American history from the late nineteenth century to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Learn More

The Untold History Of The
Series/Author: Oliver
$6.50

Paperback - Like New The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1: Young Readers Edition, 1898-1945 by Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick A people’s history of the American Empire, adapted for the next generation of young history buffs. There is history as we know it. And there is history we should have known. Adapted by Newbery Honor recipient Susan Campbell Bartoletti from the bestselling book (and companion to the Showtime documentary) The Untold History of the United States by Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone and renowned historian Peter Kuznick, this first of four volumes presents young readers with a powerful and provocative look at the past century of American imperialism. This is not the kind of history taught in schools or normally presented on television or in popular movies. This riveting young readers’ edition challenges prevailing orthodoxies to reveal the dark reality about the rise and fall of the American empire for curious, budding historians who are hungry for the truth. Based on the latest archival findings and recently declassified information, this four-volume series will come as a surprise to the vast majority of students and their teachers—and that’s precisely why these books are such crucial counterpoints to today’s history textbooks. Complete with photos, illustrations, and little-known documents, this first of four volumes covers crucial moments in American history from the late nineteenth century to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Learn More

Strong Is The New Pretty
Series/Author: Kate
$6.50

Paperback - Like New Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves by Kate T. Parker Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls being 100% themselves. Real beauty isn’t about being a certain size, acting a certain way, wearing the right clothes, or having your hair done (or even brushed). Real beauty is about being your authentic self and owning it. Kate T. Parker is a professional photographer who finds the real beauty in girls, capturing it for all the world to see in candid and arresting images. A celebration, a catalog of spirit in words and smiles, an affirmation of the fact that it’s what’s inside you that counts, Strong Is the New Pretty conveys a powerful message for every girl, for every mother and father of a girl, for every coach and mentor and teacher, for everyone in the village that it takes to raise a strong and self-confident person. Learn More

Craig And Fred
Series/Author: Craig
$3.50

Paperback - Like New Craig & Fred Young Readers' Edition Craig Grossi A heartwarming story of a stray dog and a US marine who met under the unlikeliest circumstances in Afghanistan - and who changed each other's lives forever. As part of an elite team of marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. What he didn't expect was to meet a stray dog, with a big goofy head and little legs - a dog all on his own, filthy and covered in bugs, in a bomb-ridden district, but who carried himself with confidence. And even though the marines have a rule against approaching strays, Craig couldn't help but offer some food and a pat - and was shocked when the dog wagged his tail. From that moment on, they were inseparable; whether out on missions or back at the base, the dog, named Fred, went along. When the time came for Craig to leave Afghanistan, he knew that Fred had to leave with him no matter what. And as Craig tried to get acclimated to civilian life, Fred was there for him. This audiobook tells the inspiring story of two friends who ultimately rescued each other and the stubborn positivity and love that continue to shape their world. Craig Grossi is an eight-year Marine Corps veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart. After returning from Afghanistan, he worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency and attended Georgetown University. When not travelling with Fred, he works intensively with veteran organizations, including the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program and the Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors (TAPS). He and Fred live in Washington, DC. Learn More

Booty Girl Pirates On The
Series/Author: Sara
$4.50

Paperback - Like New Booty: Girl Pirates on the High Seas by Sara Lorimer, Susan Synarski (Illustrations) A treasure trove of high adventure and bad behavior, Booty tells the all-true tales of real women pirates who prowled the seas from the 9th to early-20th centuries in search of easy prey and easy profit. Raiding ships, boozing, brawling, and looting, they struck terror in the hearts of men from the Mediterranean to the South China Sea to the rivers of New York. Meet Rachel Wall, who traded her devout religious upbringing for lewd and wicked company; Cheng I Sao, who led a fleet of 2,000 ships and made her men drink cocktails of wine and gunpowder; Mary Read, who killed one pirate for the love of another; and Sadie the Goat, who headbutted her victims before fleecing them of cash. Their exploits and those of many more swashbuckling women fill these pages, along with salty illustrations and an informative look at the finer points of pirate life (grog, flogging, fashion, and more). Arrrrr. Learn More

Bad Pets Save Christmas
Series/Author: Allan
$2.50

Paperback - Great Bad Pets Save Christmas! by Allan Zullo Do you ever get the feeling that sometimes we drive our pets crazy during the holidays? No wonder that on Christmas Day, our lovable pets just want to bury themselves under mounds of wrapping paper or curl up in empty gift boxes. Ah, but what about the scamps, scoundrels and stinkers during the holidays? You know the ones - the bad pets that tear into presents at night, or knock over the Christmas tree, or swipe a slice of turkey when no one is looking. Well, these rascally creatures might not be so terrible after all. In their own zany, annoying, devilish ways, they too can make Christmas extra special. In this book, you'll read stories about outrageously naughty dogs, cats, a monkey, a horse, a pig and a raccoon that turned the holidays into an unforgettable time. The stories are loosely based on, or inspired by, true-life events. These tales prove that no matter how absurd, annoying or harebrained bad pets are, they can still create wonderful holiday memories that last a lifetime. Learn More

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