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  • Item #: 004123
    ISBN: 9780981856636
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    Justinian I, Theodora, Richard I (The Lionheart), Leif Eriksson, William I (The Conqueror), Genghis Khan, Francis of Assisi, Marco Polo, and Joan of Arc

  • Item #: 004136
    ISBN: 9780981856629
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    Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross, Daniel Book, George Washington, John Adams, Molly Pitcher, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, Soldier of the continental Army, and Thomas Jefferson.

  • Item #: 002079
    ISBN: 9780486284996
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    This "bare-bones" edition features a preface by William Lloyd Garrison. 76 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 049578
    ISBN: 9781481403948
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    Some of the best stories are the ones that come from real people in history. One such story starts with a boy who was raised a Quaker in the Pennsylvania region before the founding of the United States. Benjamin West enjoyed painting so much he did what most would never think of doing: He made paint from clay, plants, and dirt, and fashioned paintbrushes from the tail of his cat, Grimalkin! Follow the great American writer Marguerite Henry as she traces the early years of this young man and his cat in this exciting tale. 147 pgs, pb. John

  • Item #: 044446
    ISBN: 9780981856605
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    Narmer, Khufu, Sargon the Great, Hammurabi, Moses, King David, Ashurbanipal, Nebuchadnezzar II, Cyrus the Great, a Greek Hoplite, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Qin Shi Huangdi, Hannibal (and his elephant), Julius Caesar, Caesar Augustus, Jesus, Constantine, and Augustine.

  • Item #: 045029
    ISBN: 9780981856667
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  • Item #: 000668
    ISBN: 9780395249079
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    This book was designed specifically to bring the story of this great man to a level enabling younger children to enjoy it while not compromising on information or interest. This story of Paul Revere's life begins when he was just a young boy and continues through his career to the role most familiar, the part he played in the events leading up to the Revolutionary War. The pages hold quite a bit of text, and colorful illustrations enhance the story. 46 pgs.

  • Item #: 031920
    ISBN: 9780981856650
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    Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Soldier of the confederate army, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Soldier of the union army
  • Item #: 000669
    ISBN: 9780140556124
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    The famous story of Paul Revere and his midnight ride to warn the Americans of the arrival of the British is recounted through rhyme in this storybook. The flowing paragraphs on each page are accompanied by beautiful illustrations of the night by Ted Rand.

  • Item #: 068555
    ISBN: 9781623413125
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     The teacher component of the Medieval History Based Writing Lessons course, this resource contains teaching information, reduced format student pages, games, quizzes and answer keys. Please note that this is also sold in a Student & Teacher Set.

  • Item #: 035415
    ISBN: 9780300087017
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    Includes a chronology of Douglass's life, a 33-page introduction by the Douglass scholar John Blassingame, historical notes, and reader responses to the first edition in 1845; 148 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 000673
    ISBN: 9780698116214
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    Though small in stature, James Madison was a powerful influence in our country's past. His eloquence and political intelligence greatly contributed to the shaping of the Constitution and our nation and led young America through two wars. This 159-page Jean Fritz biography recounts the industrious life of this great president through captivating text and black and white photographs.

  • Item #: 000672
    ISBN: 9780876145050
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    Born a slave, Sojourner Truth suffered the fate which befell so many enslaved families - her family was separated and sold off and promises of freedom made to her were rescinded. She decided to claim her own freedom, but the journey from that point to get back her family and free other slaves, too, was long and difficult. 64 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 038070
    ISBN: 9780451529947
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    Includes a preface, an introduction by Peter J. Gomes, and an afterword by Gregory Stephens; 144 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 008287
    ISBN: 9780316517294
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    Paul Revere is undeniably best known for his famous midnight ride to Lexington preceding the first battle of the American Revolution. Author Robert Lawson introduces young readers to this period of American history from a unique viewpoint, that is, straight from the horse's mouth.

  • Item #: 006551
    ISBN: 9780698114395
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    In her usual engaging style, Jean Fritz presents the life of Patrick Henry from his carefree childhood, through the "bumbling and mumbling" of his early law career, to his development into one of the most memorable orators in American History. ~ Rachel P.

  • Item #: 003532
    ISBN: 9780689809958
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    What was George Washington like when he was young? This series of books is about children who became famous figures in American History. They are a diverse group, and they all provide inspiring stories.
  • Item #: 000815
    ISBN: 9780698115538
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    Known for his recklessness, Benedict Arnold just didn't know when to quit. Even as a young boy he was already pulling crazy stunts like climbing up on a burning roof and picking a fight with the town constable. As an adult, this same reckless determination drove him to obsession with becoming a leader and a hero in every battle. His efforts were rewarded in 1777 when George Washington pronounced him "the bravest of the brave." Arnold might have gone down in history as one of the bravest war heroes of all time, but in the years following, his greed led him down a tragic path of treachery. ~ Rachel P.

  • Item #: 000671
    ISBN: 9780876145043
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    She wanted to be free from the injustices of slavery. However, she did not just want this for herself - when her escape from slavery was helped along by a Quaker woman, she didn't just sit back and enjoy a new life in Philadelphia. She ventured again and again into the South to free other slaves. In fact, she spent eleven years going back and forth, never failing to bring other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. 63 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 071413
    ISBN: 9781481479592
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  • Item #: 067800
    ISBN: 9780998943503
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    Learn about the life of a brave man used by God to build the Kingdom of Christ in China.

  • Item #: 067092
    ISBN: 9780451533364
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  • Item #: 065011
    ISBN: 9780718041786
    Retail: $14.99
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       Combine your Bible learning and knowledge with your puzzle skills in the Big Fun Bible Puzzle Book. There are 213 pages of puzzles – mazes, crosswords, word searches, code breakers, and more. You need your Bible to do the puzzles, so here is an opportunity to practice looking up passages, and the puzzle answers immediately follow the puzzle section. Pages 352 to 448 are topical quizzes with the answers. Topics include: Angels, Bible Translations, Famous Figures, Miracles, Other Gods of Other Nations, Promises and Covenants, and Say a Little Prayer for Me (Paul). Quizzes are short answer, multiple choice, true/false, and matching. The quizzes include information found in the puzzles and info you looked up in the Bible. Use this with your Bible curriculum, as daily Bible time, or just to test your Bible knowledge.  

  • Item #: 050369
    ISBN: 9780312665494
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    Ever wonder where the Treasure Islands are hiding in today's sorry lot of children's literature? If your children crave good, old-fashioned storytelling and a wild adventure, look no further than this series by Ted Bell which pits a young, patriotic hero against a band of pirates. Mix in a hearty dose of time travel, famous historical figures and set it all in the tumultuous backdrop of pre-World War II and whew, you are in for a wild ride. It all begins in 1939 on Graybeard Island, a small island strategically located in the English Channel between England and France. 12-year-old Nick McIver, his 6-year-old sister Kate, his WWI pilot father and his brave mother live in and man the island's lighthouse. In Nick of Time, Nick, his sister and his friends discover a German U-boat beneath the waters of their island. As they risk their lives to investigate further, Nick discovers a time machine in a chest belonging to his ancestor, Captain Angus McIver. In addition to the Nazi threat, he becomes the target of Billy Blood, a pirate who owns a twin time machine and travels through time capturing children and holding them for ransom. As Nick travels between his own time and 1805, he meets Captain McIver and Lord Nelson, commands a warship, tries to outwit Billy Blood, and attempts to rescue the captured children. Nick's adventures continue in the sea and in the air in Time Pirate, where Nick restores his father's old Sopwith Camel and tries to take out a German airbase on a neighboring island. Then Billy Blood resurfaces, kidnaps Kate, and hatches a plan to intercept the wealthy French warships as they travel to Yorktown to aid the American troops during the Revolutionary War. Drawn into Billy's schemes, Nick travels to 1781, meets George Washington and Lafayette, and struggles with the ethics of helping the Americans battle his own country so they'll be around in 1940 to become allies with England in WWII. Please note there is some mild language, primarily a few "damns" spoken by the pirates. 400+ pgs each, pb. Jess

  • Item #: 039217
    ISBN: 9781935570233
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    His inventions changed the future of the young American nation, but where was his reward? Join Eli Whitney and find out what it takes to travel the long road to recognition – and why it's worth it in the end. Although originally written in 1953, the ink illustrations and writing style of this book are reminiscent of Eli Whitney's 18th century. History buffs will enjoy the references to famous figures and events, while those who aren't as well-versed will still be able to follow along as characters explain definitions and concepts that readers may not know. 192 pages, soft cover. – Rachel
  • Item #: 038846
    ISBN: 9780692382486
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    The story of a young woman who dedicated her life to having the Word of God recorded in as many languages as possible so those from many lands could hear the truth of Scripture.

     

  • Item #: 038843
    ISBN: 9780692605646
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     Read about the life of George Mueller, a man from England who ministered to orphans and widows while trusting God to supply for his work.

  • Item #: 021169
    ISBN: 9780486447384
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  • Item #: 019494
    ISBN: 9780142419861
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    Learn more about the man on the $20 bill. Did you know that he was a whiz at math? Read about his parents getting to America, and his life as a patriot. Hamilton was a man of many quirks and complexities. His sense of justice was ever present in his life and he was insistent on defending it. He served his country in the Revolutionary War and became our first Secretary of the Treasury. Add this to any study of the Constitution or Early America for some in depth information on this interesting, real life character in American history. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 018021
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    16 ebooks for grade school/middle school on boy-friendly topics like weather, space, astronomy, rocks/minerals, transportation, Wild West, pioneers, North American Indians, the armed forces, famous figures and more.