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Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages (Yesterday's Clas...
by George Hodges

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English

Pages

310

Publication Date

April 04, 2010

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An excellent introduction to the history of the church through portraits of twenty of the most important saints and heroes of the faith from the third century A.D. to the time of the Reformation. Includes Cyprian, Athanasius, Ambrose, Chrysostom, Jerome, Augustine, Benedict, Greg-ory the Great, Columba, Charlemagne, Hildebrand, Anselm, Bernard, Becket, Langton, Dominic, Francis, Wycliffe, Hus, and Savonarola. Suitable for ages 11 and up.
From an Idea to Nike: How Marketing Made Nike a Global Success
by Lowey Bundy Sichol

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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<DIV><B><I>From an Idea to Nike </I>is a fully-illustrated look into how Nike stepped up its sneaker game to become the most popular athletic brand in the world. Humorous black & white illustrations throughout.</B><BR /><BR /> Ever wonder how Nike became the athletics empire it is today? <I>From an Idea to Nike</I> digs into the marketing campaigns and strategy that turned this running-shoe company into the outfitter for many athletes as well as the iconic American brand. With infographics and engaging visuals throughout, this behind-the-scenes look into the historical and business side of Nike will be an invaluable resource for kids interested in what makes this business <I>run.</I><ul><li>Find out where the name <I>Nike</I> came from and how the famous swoosh became the signature logo.</li><li>Learn about the company's first marketing campaign with a star athlete. (Hint: It wasn’t Michael Jordan!) </li><li>Explore the ways Nike expanded marketing from running to basketball, soccer, golf, and beyond!</li></ul></DIV>
Saints and Heroes Since the Middle Ages (Yesterday's Classics)
by George Hodges

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English

Pages

358

Publication Date

April 11, 2010

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An engaging introduction to the history of the church from the Reformation to modern times, taking up the story where Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages leaves off. Relates the stories of 14 saints and heroes and the contributions they made to their faith traditions. Covers Luther, More, Loyola, Cranmer, Calvin, Knox, Coligny, William the Silent, Brewster, Laud, Cromwell, Bunyan, Fox, and Wesley. Suitable for ages 11 and up.
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story (Scholastic Reader, Le...
by Ruby Bridges

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English

Pages

32

Publication Date

May 31, 2016

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The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate a New Orleans school--now with simple text for young readers!<br /><br />In 1960, six-year-old Ruby Bridges walked through an angry crowd and into a school where she changed history.<br /><br />This is the true story of an extraordinary little girl who helped shape our country when she became the first African-American to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. With simple text and historical photographs, this easy reader explores an amazing moment in history and the courage of a young girl who stayed strong in the face of racism.
Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware...
by Kathleen Krull

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

August 15, 2017

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<p>Every kid knows that pirates talk funny, swing a big sword, and seek buried treasure—don’t they? What do we really know about Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, Sir Francis Drake, and other men and women of pirate history? What drove them to sail the high seas? What were their bad habits, favorite foods, and silly quirks? And did they actually talk like that?</p><p>     A lively style, lots of surprises, and solid research have made the Lives of . . . series of collective biographies popular with both kids and adults. Now the series returns, spanning the globe with profiles of the nineteen most notorious pirates in history.</p>
Frida: ¡Viva La Vida! Long Live Life!
by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand

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English

Pages

66

Publication Date

February 12, 2013

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"Wearing the white huipil with the lavender tassel,<BR>hiding my amputated leg in red-leather boots,<BR>I wheel the wheelchair to the Blue House studio<BR>that Diego so lovingly built for me.<P>I dip the brush in blood-red paint<BR>and, embracing life with all its light,<BR>I print on a watermelon cut open—like I am—<BR>¡Viva la vida!—<BR>a hymn to nature and life."<P>Frida Kahlo, a native of Mexico, is described here in biographical poems accompanied by her own artwork. Both text and images reveal the anguish and joy of her two marriages to muralist Diego Rivera, her life-long suffering from a crippling bus accident, and her thirst for life, even as she tasted death. Her favorite motto was: ¡Viva la vida! (Long live life!)<P>Back matter includes excerpts from Frida’s diary and letters, a prose biography, a chronology of the artist’s life, a glossary of Spanish words, sources, and notes.
Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving
by Eric Metaxas

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

August 27, 2012

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<p><b>Experience the true story from American history about the spiritual roots and historical beginnings of Thanksgiving.</b></p> <p>This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a twelve-year-old Indian, Squanto, and sold him into slavery. He was raised by Christians and taught faith in God. Ten years later he was sent home to America. Upon arrival, he learned an epidemic had wiped out his entire village. But God had plans for Squanto. God delivered a Thanksgiving miracle: an English-speaking Indian living in the exact place where the Pilgrims landed in a strange new world.</p>
They Have Their Exits: A Classic World War Two Memoir of Action a...
by Airey Neave (DSO OBE MC)

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

September 01, 2007

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The author, who as a senior member of Mrs. Thatcher's Government was tragically assassinated by the IRA, had the most distinguished of war records. Wounded and taken prisoner in the desperate fighting at Calais in 1940, he became a compulsive escaper and the first one of the very few to make a 'home-run' from Colditz Castle. <br /><br />Thereafter he rejoined the fighting, serving in France and Holland before becoming a member of the International Military Tribunal at the Nuremburg War Crimes trials. There he was to meet the most notorious members of the Nazi hierarchy as they faced justice and, in many cases, death. For the quality of its writing and the breadth of its author's experiences, They Have Their Exits is arguably the finest memoir to emerge from the Second World War, and one for which the sobriquet 'classic' seems wholly inadequate.
Gifted Hands, Kids Edition: The Ben Carson Story (ZonderKidz Biog...
by , Deborah Shaw Lewis

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English

Pages

153

Publication Date

January 26, 2010

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Ben Carson used to be the class dummy. Today he is one of the world’s most brilliant surgeons.Gifted Hands Kids Edition tells the extraordinary true story of an angry, young boy from the inner city who, through faith and determination, grew up to become one of the world’s leading pediatric neurosurgeons. When Ben was in school, his peers called him the class dummy. But his mother encouraged him to succeed, and Ben discovered a deep love of learning. Ben found that anything is possible with trust and determination.
Florence Nightingale (Yesterday's Classics)
by Laura E. Richards

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

December 02, 2010

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Inspiring story of Florence Nightingale from her earliest days as privileged daughter of an English squire to her role as Angel of the Crimea. Even as a young girl her nursing talents were evident as she doctored her dolls and ministered to sickly animals. With the training she received at hospitals on the Continent, she was ready when the call to the Crimea came. Facing unspeakable filth and disorganization, she and her staff of nurses cared for thousands of sick and wounded soldiers, earning their undying gratitude. Focuses on her preparation, her heroic and patriotic service during the Crimean war, and her life of service thereafter. Suitable for ages 11 and up.

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