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Sir Francis Drake —Kline, Trish.
EBook
2003

A biography of the English seaman and explorer who became the first man from England to sail around the world.

Awesome minds : the inventors of LEGO toys —Hagar, Erin.

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into t...

Morris and Buddy the story of the first seeing eye dog —Hall, Becky, 1950-
EBook
2007

The story of how Frank Morris used Buddy, the first seeing eye dog, to live with a degree of independence from other people.

Women aviators 26 stories of pioneer flights, daring missions, and record-setting journeys —Gibson, Karen Bush.
EBook
2013

Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who sought out and met challenges both in the sky and on the groun...

William Tecumseh Sherman —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2006

Profiles the life and military career of the Union general who was hated by the South and a hero to the North.

Louis Daguerre discover the life of an inventor —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2006

A brief introduction to the life of the man responsible for making improvements to the preservation of photographs.

Thurgood Marshall —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2003

Briefly describes the life of this famous African American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall.

Lance Armstrong —Armentrout, David, 1962-
EBook
2004

A biography of a star cyclist, Lance Armstrong.

Jonas Salk —McLeese, Don.
EBook
2006

A brief introduction to the life of the man responsible for the creating the polio vaccine.

That's not fair! Emma Tenayuca's struggle for justice = No es justo! : la lucha de Emma Tenayuca por la justicia —Tafolla, Carmen, 1951-
EBook
2008

Biography of Emma Tenayuca, who, in 1938, led 12,000 poor Mexican-American workers in a strike for better wages and living conditions.

Four Perfect Pebbles : A True Story of the Holocaust —Perl, Lila, author.
EBook
2016

The twentieth-anniversary edition of Marion Blumenthal Lazan's acclaimed Holocaust memoir features new material by the author, a reading group guide, a map, and additional photographs. "The writing is direct, devastating...

Five pages a day a writer's journey —Kehret, Peg.
EBook
2014

Peg Kehret, who told of her childhood battle with polio in Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio, now shares the story of her writing career. It began at the age of ten when she wrote and sold the Dog Newspaper. The paper wa...

The survivorship net a parable for the family, friends, and caregivers of people with cancer —Owens, Jim, 1962-2009.
EBook
2010

Colorful and whimsical, this tale aims to put fears to rest and emphasize the important role of family, friends, and caregivers in the life of every cancer patient. On one level, it is a children's story that allays anxi...

Women in space 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures —Gibson, Karen Bush.
EBook
2014

Twenty-three women from 10 different countries whose careers span a half century of human spaceflight are profiled in this educational book for young readers. Women in Space features such figures as Sally Ride, the first...

Mark Twain —Armentrout, David, 1962-
EBook
2004

Presents a simple biography of Mark Twain.

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