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Two Brothers, One Mission

Two brothers who answered God's call to missions--in two different ways! The true story in this children's book has a delightful surprise ending.

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Butterfly, The
Polacco, Patricia

During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom. In the tradition of "Pink and Say, " Polacco once again dips into her own family's history to reveal her Aunt Monique's true story of…

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Abraham Dee Bartlett knew from a young age that he wanted to spend his life working with animals. But in Victorian London, there weren't many jobs that provided an opportunity to do that. Still, Abraham spent years gaining knowledge and pursuing his dream until he eventually became superintendent in…

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Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times--From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year-old become the last…

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PA ACTS 195/90/35 - NPIS
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Daly, Niki

"Pweew! Pweew!" Malusi's shrill whistling drives the sheep out of grandfather's kraal. By the time they reach the grazing slopes, the earth is hot beneath his bare feet.
He keeps the sheep and goats from straying towards the deep donga, which is easy to fall into but hard…

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Preacher Matthew Grady could feel the people of Los Ebanos watching him. "Father Costa hates you because people leave his church to listen to what you say about God," Matthew's friend Juan said. "Father Costa says he will chase you out of town."
"I will love everybody," Matthew Grady…

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Young Benjamin Holmes, a slave in Charleston, secretly taught himself to read. When his master flees Charleston, Ben and other slaves are sent to the slave prison to be resold. Someone bribed a guard to bring in a newspaper, and late at night, Ben reads Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation to…

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Enzo, a young boy living in the Italian town of Siena during the Renaissance, discovers the first bank. Through this story, young readers can learn about the origins and fundamental economic concept of banking.

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Thomas, Isabel

Explorer, sailor, and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty.

Join Magellan's amazing adventure in this colorful guide, encountering mutineers and…

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Ji-yun Jang

Wong Chung is thrilled when he has the chance to join his father’s caravan and embark on a journey along the Silk Road. But with the harsh terrain, brutal sandstorms, and marauding bandits, the journey is not an easy one. With so many obstacles will they ever be able…

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Shin, Hye-eun

The Warli people, who live in ancient India, work hard throughout the year. They plant seeds in the spring so that the summer monsoons will help the plants grow, and they harvest their crops in the fall and store the food for the long winter ahead. But despite the hardships…

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Barbara Kiely Miller

A peaceful leader of the Nez Perce Indians, Chief Joseph was forced to guide his people on a long, dangerous journey to escape the U.S. Army. Find out how his courage and speaking skills made him a respected and powerful voice for the rights of all Native Americans.

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Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) rescued hundreds of women and children, first in Irish slums and then in India, by fearing God and nothing else. 32 pages.

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Alexander the Great
Bingham, Jane

Alexander has a dream. He means to rule the world. Leading a massive army from his home in Europe, he sets out on a quest to conquer Asia. Nothing, not rebel armies, vast rivers, or herds of elephants can stop him. 64 pages.

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Around the World in a Hundred Years

"These ten true tales of 15th-century explorers bring history to life, with accounts of the exploits of Christopher Columbus, Bartholomew Diaz, Ponce de Leon, and others.
Annotation: These ten true tales of 15th-century explorers bring history to life, with accounts of the exploits of Christopher Columbus, Bartholomew Diaz, Ponce de…

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Milek and his brother Munio live in a sleepy village in Poland, where nothing exciting seems to happen. They reluctantly do as their mother asks when she asks them to visit their neighbor Anton, knowing that the rest of the village laughs at him because of his strange habits of…

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Abraham Lincoln
D'Aulaire, Ingri

An illustrated biography of the great American president chronicles Honest Abes rise from impoverished son of a Kentucky farmer to president of a nation at war with itself.

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Henner's Lydia
de Angeli, Marguerite

Henner's Lydia is a 1936 children's story book written and illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli, winner of the 1950 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature for another book, The Door in the Wall.

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Meet Abraham Lincoln
Cary, Barbara

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.

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Squanto Friend of the Pilgrims

Squanto goes to England with early English explorers. When he returns after many years of adventures, his family and people are gone. But he soon meets new people, the Pilgrims, whom he helps to learn how to live in this new land.

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Wee Sing Around the World

Contains over forty international songs, sung in their native languages with English translations. Includes songs from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia and Oceania.

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If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620

This popular book in the If You series answers a variety of questions about Pilgrim life--both on the ship and on shore--helping readers understand what it was like to have lived at that time. Four-color illustrations.

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Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?

Fritz makes history accessible once more in this wry biography of a legendary explorer. A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year. Illustrations.

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If You Lived at the time of the Civil War

If You Lived At the Time of the Civil War features an accessible question-and-answer format that answers questions about the Civil War from both Northern and Southern perspectives. Includes large, full-color illustrations.

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Thee, Hannah!
De Angeli, Marguerite

The delightful story of a young Quaker girl who finds her place among her people.
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Benjamin Franklin
D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin

An intuitive understanding of the things children love to know, combined with the d'Aulaire's extraordinary artistic ability make this book on the life of one of America's most beloved founders a perennial classic. Folk art style illustrations are enhanced with pert aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanac…

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Picture Book of Rosa Parks, A

This book is a picture book biography on Rosa Parks. It paints a picture of what life was like for Rosa as a child and through adulthood. It starts in segregated America and hits on key points in the civil rights movement and Rosa's life. The book does a…

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Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World

This picture book explores the life of the 16th-century monk who was the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Readers learn the historic background to a significant time in the church, and what God can do with a willing vessel. Full color.

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Columbus
Parin d'Aulaire, Edgar and Ingri

A life of the Genoese weaver's son who sought to prove the world is round, telling how he studied map-making in Portugal, waited long years for financial and material support from Isabella of Spain, and finally made four voyages to the New World.

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Miller, Lucinda

For many years an arrowhead lay hidden, buried in the soil of an Indiana farm. The Indian who had shot it was long forgotten. The generations of settlers who followed, chopping down trees and planting corn, never found it. Decades passed, and other families who worked the land never found…

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Survivors: The Night the Titanic Sank

Will Tate and his family set sail for America. But they are on board the Titanic, the "unsinkable" ship, which is heading for disaster! Stunning DK images combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories in this ebook - a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while…

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Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?

Using her trademark humorous style, Jean Fritz tells the story of Plymouth Rock--the granite boulder upon which it was decided the Pilgrims must have set foot upon their arrival in the New World--telling how it came to be the impressive monument it is today.

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