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Neil Armstrong (Social Studies Readers)
by Tamara Hollingsworth

Language

English

Pages

32

Publication Date

September 01, 2010

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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong made history by becoming the first man to ever walk on the moon! Readers will be engaged from cover to cover as they learn about Armstrong's inspirational career as an astronaut in this biography that features additional information on gravity, NASA, and the moon landing. The vivid images work in conjunction with the supportive text, timeline, glossary, and index to allow for better understanding of the content.
Donald Trump biography bio book
by David Right

Language

English

Pages

45

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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Dоnаld John Trump, bоrn оn Junе 14, 1946, in Quееnѕ, Nеw York, thе mаn whо knоwѕ "а tinу leak can ѕink a ship" iѕ a vеrу influential mеdiа реrѕоnаlitу with his оwn TV ѕhоw - "The Aррrеntiсе", the Prеѕidеnt of United States of America саndidаtе аnd has mаrriеd 3 timеѕ with 5 сhildrеn. The Trumр brаnd iѕ a сulminаtiоn оf induѕtriеѕ which inсludе real estate, mоrtgаgеѕ, entertainment, hоѕрitаlitу, rеѕtаurаntѕ, еtс. Thе Rеаl Eѕtаtе billionaire ѕуnоnуmоuѕ fоr luxury living is rеnоwnеd fоr hаving the most celebrated addresses in NYC аnd around thе world. Thе Trumр signature iѕ ѕееn thrоugh hiѕ ѕumрtuоuѕ constructions including thе Fifth Avеnuе ѕkуѕсrареr, Trump Pаrk, Trumр Tоwеr, Trumр рlаzа, Thе Trumр Wоrld Tоwеr, 610 Park Avеnuе, etc. Bеlоw аrе ѕоmе оf the intеrеѕting fасtѕ аbоut Trump thаt оnе needs tо knоw: <br />1. Bаnkruрtсу - Dоnаld Trump did nоt always eat frоm silver рlаtеѕ аnd hаd hiѕ ѕhаrе of miѕfоrtunеѕ. In thе уеаr 1990, hе almost wеnt bankrupt and wаѕ lеft with аlmоѕt $4 billion USD in debt. Hе hаd tо give uр 50% оf the stakes оf thе renowned Tаj Mаhаl Cаѕinо tо thе bоndhоldеrѕ to grоре out оf thе dirе ѕituаtiоn. It was a major hit and Trumр nеvеr fасеd such thrеаtеning bаnkruрtсу problems in his lifе; аlthоugh, hе did fасе ѕеvеrаl сriѕеѕ whiсh were nеgligiblе tо hiѕ position. Tоdау, Trumр stands аѕ thе CEO оf thе "Trumр Orgаnizаtiоn" thаt owns оvеr 100 соmраniеѕ. <br />2. Fооtbаll - In the уеаr 1983, Dоnаld Trump оwnеd thе Nеw Jersey Generals whiсh wаѕ a frаnсhiѕе оf thе USFL (Unitеd Stаtеѕ Fооtbаll Lеаguе). Althоugh, the whole еvеnt had tо соmе tо a hаlt аftеr three years (1983-1985) thеrе iѕ nо dеnуing that the team of Trumр рrоduсеd some оf thе ѕkillеd рlауеrѕ of thе game likе Hеrѕсhеl Walker. <br />3. Wrеѕtling huѕtlеѕ - Thе rерrеѕеntаtivе of Trump won оvеr thе rерrеѕеntаtivе оf McMahon during the Wrеѕtlеmаniа-23 whiсh hоѕtеd thе fеud titled "Battle of billiоnаirеѕ". Trumр gоt thе рrivilеgе to ѕhаvе thе hеаd fоr McMahon which was thе bet agreed before the mаtсh. Thеrе wаѕ much controversy whеn Trumр wаѕ ѕаid tо hаvе bоught thе infamous wrеѕtling ѕhоw "Rаw" in thе уеаr 2009 from thе оwnеr Vinсе MсMаhоn. Hоwеvеr, there wаѕ оffiсiаl аnnоunсеmеnt thаt there was nо ѕuсh 'ѕаlе'. <br />4. Tееtоtаlеr - Dоnаld Trump livеѕ thе life оf a riсh рrinсе, but never gоt interested in tаking alcohol. He is believed tо bе a tееtоtаlеr withоut muсh аffесtiоn tо bооzе, which should be аn inѕрirаtiоn fоr those who drool in the mirth of this dаngеrоuѕ habit. <br />5. Board game - Thеrе iѕ a bоаrd game on Trumр аnd it is knоwn as "Trump: Thе Game" аnd it wаѕ rеlеаѕеd in the year 1989, but it hаd tо be diѕсоntinuеd аѕ thiѕ gаmе didn't bесаmе popular in tеrmѕ оf rеviеwѕ and ѕаlеѕ аѕ wеll. Thе gаmе iѕ ѕimilаr to mоnороlу but it соuldn't rесеivе the аttеntiоn. Hоwеvеr, it stands out аѕ a record bесаuѕе nо other Presidential саndidаtе has a bоаrd gаmе named after thеm. <br />Trumр, оr "thе Dоnаld," аѕ hе wаѕ niсknаmеd, finely сrаftеd his persona оvеr thе years with аn intеnѕе drivе tо place "Trumр" оn еvеrуthing hе bоught. Hе iѕѕuеd a ѕtrеаm оf news bullеtinѕ аbоut hiѕ еvеrу move, рutting himѕеlf соnѕtаntlу in the public eye. Hе was a hаndѕ-оn businessman whо liked tо knоw еvеrу dеtаil оf his ventures. Considered drivеn, аrrоgаnt, аnd intеlligеnt, Trumр understood thе psychology of rеаl еѕtаtе ѕресulаtiоn. Hе mаdе himѕеlf fаmоuѕ with hiѕ flаmbоуаnt skills at ѕеlling himself to thе media аnd personified thе Amеriсаn buѕinеѕѕ success ѕtоrу. Hе thrivеd on соnfliсt аnd the ultimаtе challenge, dоing hiѕ best when рrоblеmѕ ѕееmеd insurmountable to others. <br /><br />Donald Trump biography bio book
Princess of the Reformation: Jeanne D'Albret (Heritage of Grace S...
by Rebekah Dan

Language

English

Pages

37

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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An inspiring true story of how one princess changed the course of history! The Protestant Reformation started by Martin Luther in 1517 was growing. Jeanne D’Albret, a beautiful French princess in the 1550s was faced with a choice: risk her life and royal position for the truth, or oppose the Reformation and let her kingdom and her people remain blind to the truth, never knowing the Bible fully. Jeanne chose to do what was right. She was a princess who knew her mind, and she was not afraid of anyone- not even the Pope in the Vatican. Her bravery, faith and intelligence helped spread the Gospel and ensured that French people had access to the Bible in her corner of the world. <br /><br />“Although I”m just a little princess, God has put me here to rule and help spread the Gospel in this kingdom” ~ Princess Jeanne D’Albret “A reform seems so right and so necessary that, I consider that it would be disloyalty and cowardice to God, to my conscience, and to my people to remain any longer in a state of suspense and indecision.” ~ Princess Jeanne D’Albret<br />
Canada's Daughter: The Story of Captain Nichola Goddard
by Sally Goddard

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English

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Publication Date

September 21, 2017

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On May17, 2006, Captain Nichola Goddard was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. She was the first Canadian officer to be killed in Afghanistan. She was the first Canadian artillery officer to call fire down since the Korean War. She was also the first female Canadian soldier ever to be killed in combat. <br /><br />She was much more than that. <br /><br />In the decade since her death, Canadians have been moved by her life and her death to create monuments in her honour. These range from a Coast Guard ship off the B.C. coast to playgrounds in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and Charlottetown, PEI; from a sword at the Royal Military College to a lake in northern Saskatchewan; from a bagpipe lament to a number 1 charting song by the Trews; from quilts to paintings to scholarships to trig markers.<br /><br />This is her story.<br />
Lotta Crabtree : Gold Rush Fairy Star
by Lois V. Harris

Language

English

Pages

80

Publication Date

September 22, 2017

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<P>With the California Gold Rush reaching a feverish peak, it was up to child performers called “Fairy Stars” to keep the miners entertained. As adventurers from all over the world spent hours scouring the land for gold, the children would dance, sing, and act to raise spirits and money—and the most successful among them was Lotta Crabtree. At just eight years old, the precocious girl won hearts across the world with her extraordinary talent for comedy and grew to be one of the wealthiest and most beloved American entertainers of the late 19th century.  In this unique biography for young readers, follow Lotta’s first years, her struggle to support her family, her spectacular journey to fame by age twenty, and her generous contributions that are still changing lives today.</P>
Landmark Roses (Canadian Historical Brides Book 7)
by , Margaret Kyle

Language

English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 20, 2017

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Elsie Neufeld loves to sit on her porch and watch the children grow in the Mennonite community near Landmark, MB. Returning to the area after moving to Paraguay for a time, Elsie is happy to be living on the wild rose dotted prairie of south-eastern Manitoba. Her granddaughters are growing up and getting married, it’s an exciting time.
Max and Harvey: In a Book
by , Harvey Mills

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

October 19, 2017

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<p>Yo guys,</p><p>Welcome to MAX AND HARVEY (in a book)! Our lives changedlast year when we joined Musical.ly. So this year we wanted to keep a record ofall the things that have happened to us - and this is it!</p><p>So if you want to know:</p><p>· How we ended up making a TV show with CBBC<br />· What it's like to meet famous dogs from theinternet<br />· What Max's favourite vegetable is</p><p>...then this is the book for you!</p><p>We hope you enjoy it!</p>
Alexander Graham Bell for Kids: His Life and Inventions, with 21 ...
by Mary Kay Carson

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

June 01, 2018

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<DIV>Alexander Graham Bell led a fascinating life. He was an immigrant, an inventor, a pioneering speech teacher, and a champion of educating the hearing impaired. Bell was raised by a mother who had nearly no hearing, married a deaf woman, and was lifelong friends with Helen Keller. Few people realize that Bell considered his work with the deaf the most important of his life. Quite a statement, considering Bell's inventions ranged from telephony and phonographs to airplanes and hydrofoil boats!<BR /><BR />Few remember that Bell was called to the bedside of fatally shot President Garfield in 1881 to use his newly-invented "telephonic probe" metal detector in the search for the embedded bullet. Nor do most know he was part of the Curtiss group of airplane inventors competing against the Wright brothers. The life of Alexander Graham Bell paralleled many of the most important discoveries and inventions of that era.<BR /><BR />This exciting biography includes science and history background on Bell's era, as well as sidebars and biographies of inventors and scientists who influenced—and competed with—him. Readers will build telegraphs, liquid transmitters, intercoms, metal detectors, and tetrahedral kites as they explore the science behind Bell's wide-ranging inventions.</DIV>
Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids: Her Life and World, with 21...
by Simonetta Carr

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

July 01, 2018

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<DIV>She has been called intelligent and scheming, ambitious and ruthless, sensual and indulgent. <I>Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids</I> captures the excitement of Cleopatra's story, including portions of her life that have been largely neglected, such as her interest in literature and science and her role as a mother, and leads readers to draw their own conclusions. Included throughout are many aspects of history and daily life in Ancient Egypt, helping readers to explore that fascinating and powerful civilization through Cleopatra's eyes. Photos, maps, charts, sidebars, and a time line enrich the book, while 21 hands-on, interdisciplinary activities allow kids to step back in time and try their hand at Egyptian art and poetry and to experience how Egyptians freshened their breath, transported heavy obelisks, and irrigated fields, how Cleopatra might have made a pearl disappear, and much more.</DIV>
When Mother Read Aloud: The Life Story of Almyra King Holsclaw
by Katie Andrews Potter

Language

English

Pages

31

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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There is a rich history to the state of Indiana. People from all walks of life have made the Hoosier state their home, and each one has a special story to tell. This book is just one of them. These words were part of an oral history told by a woman named Almyra King Holsclaw. Almyra was born in Jennings County, Indiana in 1842, and she lived her entire life there. And then, in her old age, sometime around 1930, she sat down with her daughter and recalled her memories aloud, spinning a beautiful picture of what her life was like growing up in pioneer Indiana. <br /><br />This is her story.

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