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WHO IS WAYNE GRETZKY?   WHO IS WAYNE GRETZKY?
After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gretzky is known as "The Great One." Born in Brantford, Ontario, on January 26, 1961, in a nation obsessed with the sport, he threw himself into the game practically from the time he first laced up a pair ...
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WHO WAS ULYSSES S GRANT (PREM)   WHO WAS ULYSSES S GRANT (PREM)
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WHO WAS JACQUES COUSTEAU?   WHO WAS JACQUES COUSTEAU?
Jacques Cousteau is the most famous and beloved name in the world of deep-sea exploration. Cousteau discovered his passion in 1938, when he first used a pair of goggles to dive off the coast of France. During his time as a French naval officer, he carried out many deep-sea experiments and improved u ...
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WHO WAS ROBERT RIPLEY?   WHO WAS ROBERT RIPLEY?
Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After pu ...
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WHO WAS J. R. R. TOLKIEN?   WHO WAS J. R. R. TOLKIEN?
Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was natura ...
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WHO WAS BEATRIX POTTER?   WHO WAS BEATRIX POTTER?
Born into wealth in 1860s London, Beatrix Potter always had a vivid imagination. Her early interests included natural history and archaeology, and Potter delighted in sketching fossils and fungi. After briefly illustrating Christmas cards with her brother, Bertram, Potter wrote and illustrated her well ...
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WHO WAS JULIA CHILD?   WHO WAS JULIA CHILD?
Born in California in 1912, Julia Child enlisted in the Army and met her future husband, Paul, during World War II. She discovered her love of French food while stationed in Paris and enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu cooking school after her service. Child knew that Americans would love French food as much as ...
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WHO WAS MOTHER TERESA?   WHO WAS MOTHER TERESA?
Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa sh ...
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WHO WAS WINSTON CHURCHILL?   WHO WAS WINSTON CHURCHILL?
Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of the encroaching German Nazis. Churchill served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 ...
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WHO WAS SEABISCUIT?   WHO WAS SEABISCUIT?
In the middle of the worst depression in U.S. history, one young racehorse lifted a nation's spirits. Seabiscuit was born in 1933 on a farm in Kentucky. Though bred for racing, he was weak and undersized. He slept too long and ate too much. Against the odds, he began to win local races. He was given a ...
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WHO WERE THE BROTHERS GRIMM?   WHO WERE THE BROTHERS GRIMM?
Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, the Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two became fascinated with folktales and folk songs. Together, ...
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WHO IS DEREK JETER?   WHO IS DEREK JETER?
When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for the New York Yankees. Jeter earned the attention of major league scouts in high school and was drafted to the New York Yankees in 1992. Named Rookie of the Year, he helped the Yankees win the World Series five time ...
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The Amazing Book is Not on Fire   The Amazing Book is Not on Fire
Hello reader, In this book is a world. A world created by two awkward guys who share their lives on the internet! We are Dan and Phil and we invite you on a journey inside our minds! From the stories of our actual births, to exploring Phil’s teenage diary and all the reasons why Dan’s a fail. Learn h ...
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WHO WAS MARIE ANTOINETTE?   WHO WAS MARIE ANTOINETTE?
From the palaces of Austria to the mirrored halls of Versailles, Marie Antoinette led a charmed life. She was born into royalty in 1755 and married the future king of France at age 15. By 21 she ascended to the throne and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle of masquerade balls, sky-high wigs, and extravagant ...
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WHO WAS WOODROW WILSON?   WHO WAS WOODROW WILSON?
First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University, served as governor of New Jersey after that, and was then elected president of the United ...
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WHO IS JEFF KINNEY?   WHO IS JEFF KINNEY?
Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. ...
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BOYS IN THE BOAT   BOYS IN THE BOAT
Berlin, 1936. The Olympic finals of the eight-oared rowing race. Germany, Italy, USA. The American boat touches the finish line first, beating all odds and sending Hitler away in a silent rage. In the midst of the Great Depression, the nine rowers showed the world what true grit really meant. They we ...
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TAKE A HIKE, TEDDY ROOSEVELT!   TAKE A HIKE, TEDDY ROOSEVELT!
A Step 3 Step Into Reading Biography Reader about Teddy Roosevelt and his efforts to protect our environment and establish national park lands. Teddy battled asthma all his life and the list of things he shouldn't do was long. But when people told him "you can't," he set about proving t ...
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BAD GIRLS   BAD GIRLS
Veteran author Jane Yolen joins forces with Heidi E. Y. Stemple to present women through history, each of whom has a rotten reputation. The reader decides whether Tituba was really a conspiring witch or just a humble housemaid and analyzes the evidence stacked for and against Lizzie Borden. Each chapter ...
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INVENTOR'S SECRET   INVENTOR'S SECRET
Both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors--with very different results. As Thomas invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work. Witnessin ...
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Meet the Artist Alexander Calder   Meet the Artist Alexander Calder
No artist can put a smile on your face quicker than Alexander Calder. A sense of playfulness animates all of his work-from his signature hanging mobiles to his endlessly creative toys, drawings, and jewellery. Alexander Calder: Meet the Artist is an exciting hands-on introduction to this American scul ...
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Shakespeare   Shakespeare
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King John and Magna Carta: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book   King John and Magna Carta: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book
John was probably the worst King ever to occupy the throne of England. He tried to deceive everybody, and was trusted by none. His reign was disastrous, but it remains one of the most important in the history of the English-speaking people: this book will tell you why. ...
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Rachel Carson   Rachel Carson
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Uncle Andy's   Uncle Andy's
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So You Want to Be President?   So You Want to Be President?
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Charles Darwin   Charles Darwin
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Albert Einstein   Albert Einstein
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Helen Keller   Helen Keller
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?Quien fue Abraham Lincoln?   ?Quien fue Abraham Lincoln?
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Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors (Smart About Art)   Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors (Smart About Art)
Keesia and Henri Matisse have the same birthday—New Year’s Eve! That’s why she picks him for her artist report. She finds out that over his long career Matisse made paintings, sculpture, books, costumes, and her favorite—his cut-outs, or what Matisse called “drawing with scissors.” The report is fill ...
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George Ferris, What a Wheel!   George Ferris, What a Wheel!
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George Ferris, What a Wheel!   George Ferris, What a Wheel!
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Isaac Newton   Isaac Newton
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Leonardo da Vinci   Leonardo da Vinci
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Marie Curie   Marie Curie
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Jeff Corwin: a Wild Life   Jeff Corwin: a Wild Life
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Quien fue Marco Polo?   Quien fue Marco Polo?
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Quien fue Pablo Picasso?   Quien fue Pablo Picasso?
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Sigmund Freud   Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud ...
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So You Want to Be an Inventor?   So You Want to Be an Inventor?
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Who Was Maria Tallchief?   Who Was Maria Tallchief?
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Who Was Harry Houdini?   Who Was Harry Houdini?
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Who Was Amelia Earhart?   Who Was Amelia Earhart?
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Who Was Harriet Tubman?   Who Was Harriet Tubman?
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Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?   Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?
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Who Is J.K. Rowling?   Who Is J.K. Rowling?
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Who Is Jane Goodall?   Who Is Jane Goodall?
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Who Was Steve Jobs?   Who Was Steve Jobs?
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Who Was Maurice Sendak?   Who Was Maurice Sendak?
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