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The Story of Abraham Lincoln

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Patricia A. Pingry Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description Through simple words and illustrations a young child can meet Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States. The story introduces the most memorable events of Lincoln’s life; his childhood in Indiana, his leadership during the Civil War, and his writing […]

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela : With Connections (MacMillan Profiles)

Rating: (136 reviews) Author: Nelson Mandela Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description An international hero, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and leader of South Africa’s antiapartheid movement chronicles his life, including his tribal years, his time spent in prison, and his return to lead his people. 175,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Amazon.com Review The famously […]

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Johnny Ray Moore Publisher: Ideals Publications Book Description This little boardbook uses only approximately 200 words to tell about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to explain, in simple terms, how he ended segegation in America