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Dunkirk: Great Battles (Traditional History for Children Book 18)
by William Burke

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English

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Publication Date

April 23, 2017

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In May 1940, the British Army was surrounded by the Germans during the collapse of its allies, France and Belgium. But the British made a miraculous escape by sea from a town called Dunkirk. The army survived to defend Britain and eventually, with America’s help, to make the world free again.
The Life of Presidents Vol 2
by Colin Burke

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English

Pages

2006

Publication Date

April 18, 2017

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After buying his school-books and some other necessary articles, James<br />found his small amount of funds rapidly decreasing. But this did not<br />discourage him in the least.<br /><br />"I have never yet had any difficulty in finding work, and I don't<br />believe I shall now," he said to his cousins, as he started off one<br />Saturday afternoon to find a carpenter's shop.<br /><br />In those days planing was always done by hand, and Mr. Woodworth, the<br />one carpenter at Chester, was very glad to engage so willing and capable<br />an assistant as the young student.<br /><br />By working at his shop before and after school, and all day upon<br />Saturday, James earned enough money to pay all his bills that term, and<br />carry home a few dollars besides. From that time forward he never failed<br />to pay his own way, although to do it he was obliged to work very hard<br />and deny himself many comforts.<br />
Segunda Oportunidad (Spanish Edition)
by Ángeles Ferreyra

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Spanish

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Publication Date

April 23, 2017

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música loca que a menudo sonaba en mi cabeza desde que volví de la guerra de las puestas y salidas del sol, me capturó de nuevo - bajos golpes rítmicos, acompañados de campanillas. Atronador con más insistencia, la música se convirtió en una sinfonía de la locura y la destrucción, mientras que, de la mano sobre las orejas, no es suficiente. Ahora, la única luz que se escuchó tintineo de campanas de cientos, quienes los invitaron a sucumbir al encanto. Pero no le di, y se fueron a ciegas sonido profundo, bajo, de una gran campana, para dar resonancia a lo largo de mi ser. El sonido no se detuvo, me llamó. Abrí los ojos y se dio cuenta de que era la campana de la nave en el río. Todo cayó en su lugar tan pronto como me di cuenta de donde sale el sonido. Y todo esto juez, este hijo puta calvo de puta me llevó a esto. Aún así, no estoy tan insensible. No puede ser tan malo ... ¿Y si era verdad?
Discover the DaVinci in You: Book 1
by , Matt Boggs

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English

Pages

25

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Discover the inventions, art, and wisdom of one of the greatest inventors of all time; Leonardo Da Vinci. <br />The Discover the DaVinci in You series has been developed by the masterminds behind 'The Da Vinci Machines Exhibition and the national touring 'Museum Theater' show titled; Da Vinci and Michelangelo: The Titans Experience <br />Join us in our book journey specifically designed for curious minds from 8-12 filled with information, drawings and links to video content that explains Da Vinci's art, inventions, studies and philosophy.<br /><br /><br />Open the DaVinci door to your child in fun and exciting ways bringing this incredible Renaissance Man to life. There is a DaVinci inside of each and every one of us. Unlock the potential and Discover the DaVinci in You.<br />
Bruce Catton's America
by Bruce Catton

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English

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Publication Date

February 07, 2017

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No one has ever told America's story with more grace, clarity, and emotional power than Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton. In his books, ranging from the celebrated Civil War trilogies to the account of his boyhood in back-country Michigan, Catton brought the people of the past to such vivid life that he became the nation's best-loved and most widely read historian.<br /><br />Bruce Catton's friend and associate for many years, Oliver Jensen, has assembled this volume of selections of Catton's works - as a memorial to the man and a tribute to the historian. The excerpts chosen for Bruce Catton's America include portions of A Stillness at Appomattox, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; The American Heritage History of the Civil War, awarded a special Pulitzer Prize Citation; and representative selections from many other books and articles. The book also includes several previously unpublished pieces.<br /><br />Bruce Catton helped to create American Heritage magazine in 1954 and continued to influence it for the next twenty-four years - first as editor, then as senior editor and a frequent contributor. He spent much of his adult life as a newspaperman in the Midwest and Washington, D.C., and became a historian "by logical extension." Although best known as the greatest writer on the Civil War, he had wide-ranging interests.<br /><br />To those who are familiar with Bruce Catton's work, these selections will appear as old friends whose company never fails to provide enjoyment, stimulation, and a deep sense of worth. For those who have not yet read him, Bruce Catton's America will be an introduction to historical writing at its best.
People and their journey that changed the world
by Theodore Johnston

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English

Pages

1939

Publication Date

April 17, 2017

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Luis de Mendoza, Captain of the Victoria, the treasurer of the<br />expedition, was a leader of the mutiny. Another disturbing spirit was<br />Gasper de Queixada, Captain of the Concepcion.<br /><br />Magellan, of the kind heart, had, as we have seen, the resolution to<br />meet emergencies. This expedition was his life. It must not be opposed,<br />hindered, or thwarted. He lived in his purpose. He must stamp out the<br />mutiny. He no more used gentle and courteous words. He thundered his<br />will.<br />
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for...
by Duncan Tonatiuh

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

May 06, 2014

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Duncan Tonatiuh’s first book, Dear Primo, won the 2011 Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration, and Diego Rivera won the 2012 Pura Belpré Illustration Award. Tonatiuh lives in Mexico.
What Is Earth Day?: A Good Answer to a Good Question (Who HQ Pres...
by Who HQ

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English

Pages

20

Publication Date

April 21, 2017

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Direct from Who HQ, the team that brings you the <i>New York Times </i>Best-Selling Who Was? biography series, comes Who HQ Presents. These short illustrated e-Books provide quick, simple answers to the important questions being asked today about politics, social issues, the environment, and more!<br /><br />What is Earth Day? Wonder no more: Who HQ Presents answers about how this environmental celebration came about, and how you can join in.
Kids Book: Sacred Tales (Moral Stories for Children Series Book 2...
by Morris Fenris

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English

Pages

110

Publication Date

January 16, 2014

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Sacred Tales is a collection of sixty (60) ancient folklore myths and legends and short stories collections and bedtime story books for kids by all ages, told with a fresh perspective. Each story has a moral at the end.<br /><br />The 60 stories in the book have been around since the dawn of human civilization. These moral stories for kids were passed from generation to generation in an oral tradition that spanned thousands of years. They have since been written down, translated and have traveled the world, encompassing many languages and cultures over the millennia. These 60 stories can be read and enjoyed by all ages and all cultures. <br /><br />Some of the stories are popular while others are little known. These tales span heaven and earth and many have their origin in age-old tribal lore. This book is a timeless gem of fables and parables that can be enjoyed by the whole family.<br /><br />*****<br /><br />Summary of reader reviews of ‘Kids Book: Sacred Tales (Folktale Book with Bedtime Stories and Fables for Children) Kids Book with Short Stories Collections and Fairy Tales for Kids’:<br /><br />...kids book is wonderful bedtime story for children of all ages... top kids books… self-read childrens ebook will definitely make the top sellers list.<br /><br />..excellent set of kids best sellers... self-read children’s ebook. My children...love self-read kids book...great bedtime story books for kids by all ages…good kids picture books and best sellers kids books.<br /><br />...enjoyed the folk tale collections...great animal stories for kids 9-12...an ideal bed time story book and free kids books for kindle ages 9-12…kids of all ages will enjoy.<br /><br />...liked this collections of kids short stories.. self-read childrens ebook...great bedtime story books for kids by all ages, kids picture adventure books.<br /><br />..love these animal stories for kids 9-12 from the top ten best sellers list and one of the top kids books...folklore myths and legends...the best childrens picture books for kindle..great free kids books for kindle ages 4-8 and the best childrens books by ages 9-12.<br /><br />... kids picture adventure books for kindle, asian kids books…bedtime story books for kids by all ages or children’s picture books for kindle...really good self-reading book.<br /><br />...good as delivering kids picture adventure books as the other folklore, myths, and legends in the previous books in the series...top kids books is appropriate as a bedtime story book for kids by all ages... kids chapter books...great addition to our collection of children’s picture books for Kindle and . animal adventure book…<br /><br />..love these kids book ages 9-12 free and one of the top animal stories for kids 9-12... animal adventure book...the best childrens picture books for kindle..great free kids books for kindle ages 4-8 and the best childrens books by ages 9-12.<br /><br />... kids picture adventure books for kindle, best animal books for kids 9-12…bedtime story books for kids by all ages or kids picture adventure books for kindle...really good animal stories for kids 9-12.<br /><br />... Kids books are appropriate as a bedtime story book for kids by all ages... kids chapter books... animal books for kids 9-12, great addition to our collection of kids picture adventure books for kindle.<br /><br />Excellent kids book ages 9-12 free, animal books for kids 9-12, animal adventure book, animal stories for kids 9-12, kids picture adventure books for kindle.<br /><br />The stories combine elements of Eastern and Western cultures, which is a good way to introduce children to Asian kids books and self-read childrens ebook and preteen books.<br />
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . ....
by Leon Leyson

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

August 27, 2013

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“Much like <I>The Boy In the Striped Pajamas</I> or <I>The Book Thief</I>,” 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” (<I >VOYA</I>).<BR><BR>This, the only memoir published by a former Schindler’s list child, perfectly captures the innocence of a small boy who goes through the unthinkable. Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the demonic Amon Goeth, commandant of Plaszow, the concentration camp outside Krakow.<BR> <BR>Ultimately, it was the generosity and cunning of one man, Oskar Schindler, who saved Leon Leyson’s life, and the lives of his mother, his father, and two of his four siblings, by adding their names to his list of workers in his factory—a list that became world renowned: Schindler’s list.<BR> <BR>Told with an abundance of dignity and a remarkable lack of rancor and venom, <I>The Boy on the Wooden Box</I> is a legacy of hope, a memoir unlike anything you’ve ever read.

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