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  • The Boy on Fairfield Streetby Kathleen Krull; Steve Johnson; Lou Fancher

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    Award-winning author Kathleen Krull zeros in on the formative first 22 years of the life of Ted Geisel. This is the first picture book biography of Dr. Seuss, written especially for his young fans who want to know what made him tick. The animals in the zoo that his father ran and his fondness for drawing them, the injustices he suffered as the child... more...

  • Who Was Blackbeard?by James Buckley; Nancy Harrison

    Penguin Young Readers Group 2015; US$ 5.99

    Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne?s War. He eventually settled in the Bahamas under Captain Benjamin Hornigold who taught the young sailor to go "a-pirating." Soon enough, Blackbeard... more...

  • U. S. Grant and the American Military Traditionby Bruce Catton

    Open Road Media Teen & Tween 2015; US$ 9.99

    A fascinating and insightful examination of the life and times of the victorious Civil War general who became a controversial American president   In U. S. Grant and the American Military Tradition , Pulitzer Prize?winning historian Bruce Catton explores the life and legacy of one of the nation?s greatest and most misunderstood heroes, before,... more...

  • W Is For Websterby Tracey Fern; Boris Kulikov

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2015; US$ 18.99

    From an early age, Noah Webster was an odd fellow who liked to talk big and loved learning. He thought America needed its own national language and knew he was just the man to create it. He started with a speller, including everyday words like "scab," "grub," and "mop," and moved on to create a small dictionary. He rode around on a horse, selling... more...

  • Kid Athletesby David Stabler; Doogie Horner

    Quirk Books 2015; US$ 13.95

    The author and illustrator of Kid Presidents have reteamed to share 20 true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes. From Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle), Kid Athletes is packed with inspirational stories from the... more...

  • Dare to Disappointby Ozge Samanci

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2015; US$ 17.99

    Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer. She tried to hear her own voice over his and the religious and militaristic tensions of Turkey and the conflicts between secularism and fundamentalism.... more...

  • Poor Pioby Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2008; US$ 2.75

    Poor Pio. Sometimes his parents didn't have enough money to buy him shoes. But, that didn't bother Pio. He liked to wear his older brother's hand-me-downs with their scars. Pio did wish he could grow big and strong like others his age. His frail health made him wonder if he would live to see his next birthday. But he did live--for eighty-one years.... more...

  • Caught by the Seaby Gary Paulsen

    Random House Children's Books 2007; US$ 5.99

    Another such wave could easily be the end of us. I had to do something, fix something, save the boat, save myself. But what? Gary Paulsen takes readers along on his maiden voyage, proving that ignorance can be bliss. Also really stupid and incredibly dangerous. He tells of boats that have owned him?good, bad, and beloved?and how they got him through... more...

  • My Own Two Feetby Beverly Cleary

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99

    The New Yorker called Beverly Cleary's first volume of memoirs, A Girl From Yamhill , a warm, honest book, as interesting as any novel. Now the creator of the classic children's stories millions grew up with continues her own fascination story. Here is Beverly Cleary, from college years to the publication of her first book. It is a fascinating look... more...

  • Who Was Neil Armstrong?by Roberta Edwards; Nancy Harrison; Stephen Marchesi

    Penguin Young Readers Group 2008; US$ 5.99

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a ?giant leap for mankind.? This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before becoming an astronaut. Over 80 black-and-white illustrations bring Armstrong?s... more...