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  • The Boy on the Wooden Boxby Leon Leyson; Marilyn J. Harran; Elisabeth B. Leyson

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013; US$ 8.99

    ?Much like The Boy In the Striped Pajamas or The Book Thief ,? this remarkable memoir from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler?s list, ?brings to readers a story of bravery and the fight for a chance to live? ( VOYA ). This, the only memoir published by a former Schindler?s list child, perfectly... more...

  • Left for Deadby Peter Nelson

    Random House Children's Books 2002; US$ 8.95

    For fans of Unbroken , Left for Dead is the incredible story of a boy inspired by Jaws to help bring closure to the survivors and their families of the World War II sinking of the USS Indianapolis .    Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship sank in 14 minutes. More than... more...

  • It's True! Burke And Wills Forgot The Frying Panby David Greagg

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 10.86

    An accessible, humorous retelling of Australia's most stirring stories, detailing the accomplishments and personalities of the brave, obsessive and sometimes foolish men who mapped Australia. more...

  • I Have Lived a Thousand Yearsby Livia Bitton-Jackson

    Simon Pulse 2011; US$ 7.99

    What is death all about? What is life all about? So wonders thirteen-year-old Elli Friedmann as she fights for her life in a Nazi concentration camp. A remarkable memoir, I Have Lived a Thousand Years is a story of cruelty and suffering, but at the same time a story of hope, faith, perseverance, and love. It wasn?t long ago that Elli led... more...

  • Cambridge IGCSE Modern World Historyby Ben Walsh; Michael Scott-Baumann; Ray Ennion

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 35.18

    Provide complete support for the 20th Century section of the latest syllabus with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. This new edition of Ben Walsh's best-selling GCSE Modern World History provides a comprehensive textbook for Cambridge IGCSE History covering the 20th Century core content and developing... more...

  • Young Children and the Environmentby Julie M. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    This is an essential text for students, teachers and practitioners in a range of early childhood education and care settings. more...

  • World War II for Kidsby Richard Panchyk; Senator John McCain

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    Now more than ever, kids want to know about our country's great struggles during World War II. This book is packed with information that kids will find fascinating, from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945. Much more than an ordinary history book, it is filled with excerpts from actual wartime letters written to... more...

  • Jamaican Americansby Heather A. Horst; Andrew Garner; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    From Colin Powell, the first African American to be appointed US secretary of state in 2000, to former NBA star Patrick Ewing and Grammy Award winner Harry Belafonte, Jamaican Americans have made important contributions to American society. Drawing on personal stories, this book focuses on this dynamic people and assesses their lasting impact. more...

  • Indian Americansby Padma Rangaswamy; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 27.95

    Barely 40 years after beginning a major immigration movement to the United States, Indian Americans have established thriving communities in major metropolitan areas across the country. This work traces their history, from the early days of the Punjabi pioneers in California to the triumphs of the "dot-com generation." more...

  • Mexican Americansby Michael J. Schroeder; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    How have Mexican immigrants reshaped the US? What is their history and culture? Why did they leave their homeland? Focusing on the human side of the story, this work probes these questions by tracing the lives of ordinary and not-so-ordinary people. Featuring photographs, it points the way to a journey into the Mexican-American experience. more...