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jacket/cover - click for larger view Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
David A. Adler
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A comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of the heroic former slave details how after managing her own escape, Harriet Tubman returned thirteen times to guide other slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, in a portrait that also relates her subsequent contributions as a wartime cook, nurse, spy, and suffragist
2013; 140 p.; isbn:9780823423651 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The real story about government and politics in colonial America
by Kristine Carlson Asselin
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"Describes the government and political climate in colonial America"-- Provided by publisher
2012; 32 p.; isbn:9781429661393 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Electric trains and trolleys (1880-present)
John Bankston
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2013; 47 p.; isbn:9781612282916 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Do stars have points? : questions and answers about stars and planets
Melvin and Gilda Berger ; illustrated by Vincent Di Fate
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Questions and answers explore various aspects of stars and our solar system, including the sun, planets, moons, comets, and asteroids
1998; 48 p.; isbn:0590130803 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Pelé, king of soccer = Pelé, el rey del fútbol
by Monica Brown ; illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez ; translated by Fernando Gayesky.
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A biography of the soccer star describes his impoverished boyhood in Brazil, his relationship with his father, who taught him the sport, his role on the first Brazilian team to win the World Cup, and scoring his thousandth goal.
2009; 40 p.; isbn:006122779X More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard
Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz.
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Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
2012; 80 p.; isbn:0805090622 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Seahorses
Jennifer Keats Curtis ; illustrated by Chad Wallace.
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Presents basic information about sea horses, how they move about, how they hide from enemies, and how they reproduce.
2012; 1 v.; isbn:0805092390 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Lincoln's Gettysburg address : a pictorial interpretation painted by James Daugherty
Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974
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2013; 1 v.; isbn:9780807545508 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Master George's people : George Washington, his slaves, and his revolutionary transformation
by Marfe Ferguson Delano with Mount. Vernon
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61 p; isbn:9781426307591 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Mohawk history and culture
Helen Dwyer and Sierra Adare
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A discussion of the history, culture, and contemporary life of the Mohawk Indians
2012; 48 p.; isbn:9781433966682 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Navajo history and culture
Helen Dwyer and D. L. Birchfield
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A discussion of the history, culture, and contemporary life of the Navajo Indians
2012; 48 p.; isbn:9781433966729 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Nez Perce history and culture
Helen Dwyer and Mary A. Stout
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Chronicles the story of the Nez Percé Indians using firsthand accounts of historical events, traditional Nez Perce folktales, and important religious beliefs
2012; 48 p.; isbn:9781433966767 More Information

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