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Who was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Explores the life and work of the prolific eighteenth-century Austrian composer who began life as a child prodigy, composing music at the age of five, and died a pauper at age thirty-five.

What was the Underground Railroad? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book ...

Where were the Seven wonders of the ancient world? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

"More than 2,000 years ago, travelers wrote about the incredible sights they saw while on their journeys. They told tales of hanging gardens that were built for a Babylonian queen, and a colossal statue that guided ships...

Who was Harriet Tubman? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

A narrative portrait of the author of the Little House series details her real life as a young pioneer traveling west with her family and homesteading on new territories, revealing how her actual life differed from the a...

The bicycle spy —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Twelve-year-old Marcel loves riding his bicycle, and dreams of competing in the Tour de France, but it is 1942 and German soldiers are everywhere, stopping him as he delivers bread from his parents' bakery around Aucoin-...

What are the ten commandments? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

"Here is the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief. Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments we...

Courageous : a novel of Dunkirk —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

"It is the end of May 1940, the British government has put out a call for fishing boats to help rescue the British soldiers trapped at Dunkerque and Aiden is the son of a fisherman with access to his father's dory--his p...

The woodcarver's daughter —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

"When a pogrom forces Batya's Russian Jewish family to leave their home for America, Batya hopes her new life will give her a chance to become a woodcarver like her father." -- Provided by publisher.

Who Was Rosa Parks? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil R...