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Who Was Albert Einstein? (Who Was?)
by Jess Brallier

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English

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108

Publication Date

February 18, 2002

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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story of Albert Einstein's life, told in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he lived in and changed.
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was?)
by Janet Pascal

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English

Pages

116

Publication Date

November 20, 2008

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Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?)
by Roberta Edwards

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English

Pages

110

Publication Date

November 08, 2012

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A life in the wild! <br /><br />Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age twenty-six, off she went to Africa! Goodall's up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about them and paved the way for many female scientists who came after her. Now her story comes to life in this biography with black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Who Is George Lucas? (Who Was?)
by , Meg Belviso

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English

Pages

114

Publication Date

May 01, 2014

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As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time.  He is a producer, screenwriter, director and entrepreneur whose company Lucasfilms pioneered the movie effects that changed the world of animation. He founded Industrial Light and Magic, which transformed special sound and visual effects throughout the Hollywood film industry. He is best known, of course, as the creator of the Star Wars movie, television, gaming, toy and merchandise empire, as well as the archeologist-adventure series Indiana Jones.  Discover the man behind the magic in <i>Who Is George Lucas?</i>
Who Was King Tut? (Who Was?)
by Roberta Edwards

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English

Pages

110

Publication Date

March 02, 2006

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Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This Who Was . . . ? is complete with 100 black-andwhite illustrations and explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb’s discovery, as well as myths and so-called mummy curses.
Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars (...
by David Stabler

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

October 09, 2018

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<b>Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, and 12 other brilliant scientists.</b><br /><br />Every great scientist started out as a kid. Before their experiments, inventions, and discoveries that changed the world, the world's most celebrated scientists had regular-kid problems just like you. <b>Stephen Hawking</b> hated school, and preferred to spend his free time building model airplanes, inventing board games, and even building his own computer.<b> Jane Goodall </b>got in trouble for bringing worms and snails into her house. And <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> had to start a dog-walking business to save up money to buy a telescope. <i>Kid Scientists</i> tells the stories of a diverse and inclusive group—also including <b>Temple Grandin, Nikola Tesla</b>, <b>Ada Lovelace, Benjamin Franklin</b>, <b>Isaac Newton, Rosalind Franklin, Sally Ride</b>, <b>Rachel Carson</b>,<b> George Washington Carver</b>, and <b>Vera Rubin</b>—through kid-friendly texts and full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page.
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? (Who Was?)
by Sydelle Kramer

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English

Pages

111

Publication Date

August 03, 2004

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When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World. He was right, but what he didn't know was that the treacherous voyage would take him three years and cost him his life. Black-and-white line drawings illustrate Magellan's life and voyage, with sidebars and a time line that enhance readers' understanding of the period.
Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends (Kid L...
by David Stabler

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English

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208

Publication Date

August 09, 2016

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<b>Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations reveal how Leonardo da Vinci, Beatrix Potter, Keith Haring, and other great artists in history coped with regular-kid problems.</b><br /><b> </b><br />Every great artist started out as a kid. Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world’s most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. <b>Jackson Pollock’s</b> family moved constantly—he lived in eight different cities before he was sixteen years old. <b>Georgia O’Keeffe</b> lived in the shadow of her “perfect” older brother Francis. And <b>Jean-Michel Basquiat</b> triumphed over poverty to become one of the world’s most influential artists. <i>Kid Artists</i> tells their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page. Other subjects include <b>Claude Monet</b>, <b>Jacob Lawrence</b>, <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b>, <b>Vincent</b> <b>van Gogh</b>, <b>Pablo Picasso</b>, <b>Frida Kahlo</b>, <b>Beatrix Potter</b>, <b>Yoko Ono</b>, <b>Dr. Seuss</b>, <b>Emily Carr</b>, <b>Keith Haring</b>, <b>Charles Schulz</b>, and <b>Louise Nevelson</b>.
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.
Kid Authors: True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers (Kid Leg...
by David Stabler

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English

Pages

199

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<b>Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of J. K. Rowling, Beverly Cleary, J. R. R. Tolkien, and 12 other great writers.</b><br />  <br /> Every great author started out as a kid. Before the best sellers, fan clubs, and beloved stories we know today, the world's most celebrated writers had regular-kid problems just like you. <b>Sam Clemens</b> (aka Mark Twain) loved to skip school and make mischief, with his best friend Tom, of course! A young <b>J. R. R. Tolkien</b> was bitten by a huge tarantula—or as he called it, “a spider as big as a dragon.” Toddler <b>Zora Neale Hurston</b> took her first steps when a wild hog entered her house and started chasing her! <i>Kid Authors</i> tells their stories and more—the diverse and inclusive cast that includes <b>Roald Dahl</b>, <b>Beverly Cleary</b>, <b>J. K. Rowling</b>, <b>Jules Verne</b>, <b>Lewis Carroll</b>, <b>Stan Lee</b>—through kid-friendly texts and full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page.

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