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Thomas Jefferson (Bio-Graphics Set 2 (Graphic Planet))
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ean: 9781602701748, isbn: 1602701741,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Thomas Jefferson has been plucked from history books and his life and accomplishments have been depicted in an informative nonfiction graphic novel. The subject's birth, childhood, education, and presidency...
Sacagawea (Bio-Graphics Set 2 (Graphic Planet))
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ean: 9781602701762, isbn: 1602701768,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Sacagawea has been plucked from history books and her life and accomplishments have been depicted in an informative nonfiction graphic novel. The subject's early life, education, contributions have been ski...
Harley Quinn: Wild Card (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Backstories)
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ean: 9780606391481, isbn: 0606391487,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Who is Harley Quinn? How did she go from being the Joker's sidekick to joining the Suicide Squad? Will she ever side with the good guys or is she a Super-Villain through and through? In this biography--complete ...
Louis Armstrong: Jazz Legend (American Graphic)
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ean: 9781429686228, isbn: 1429686227,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Louis Armstrong, also known as “Satchmo” and “Pops”, became an American jazz legend in the 1920s. His voice and skill with instruments helped him become a popular musician in a time where America was racially divided. Watch as this skilled mu...
Spartacus: The Life Of A Roman Gladiator (Graphic Nonfiction)
By Brand: Rosen Pub Group
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ean: 9781404202405, isbn: 1404202404,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
In graphic art format, presents the life of Spartacus, a Thracian slave and gladiator who led a rebellion against the Romans from 73-71 B.C....
Gandhi: His Life, His Struggles, His Words (Great Spiritual Figures of Modern Times)
By Brand: Enchanted Lion Books
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ean: 9781592700943, isbn: 1592700942,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Speaking after Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, Albert Einstein remarked that in the future people would surely wonder that one such as Gandhi had walked among us. This is because Gandhi was an uncommon person in all respects. Outraged by human suffer...
Batman: Gotham City's Guardian (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Backstories)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780606380980, isbn: 0606380981,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. What was Bruce Wayne's childhood like? Why does he dress up like a bat? What compels him to protect Gotham City? How did he become the world's greatest detective? Who are his most trusted allies and fearsome foe...
The Dumbest Idea Ever!
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780545453462, isbn: 0545453461,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down?At thirteen, Jimmy was popular, at the top of his class, and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when chicken pox forced him to miss the championship game. Things ...
The Z-Boys and Skateboarding (Inventions and Discovery)
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ean: 9781429601504, isbn: 1429601507,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Describes the birth of the Z-Boys skateboarding team and how they influenced modern skateboarding. Written in graphic-novel format....
Supersorda - El Deafo (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9788417108168, isbn: 8417108165,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoi...
Saint Nicholas and the Mouse of Myra
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mpn: chiefly illustrations, ean: 9781612614700, isbn: 1612614701,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
This graphic novel illustrates the life of St Nicholas from his beginnings as a young priest in Asia Minor in the late 3rd century until just before his death in the mid 4th century. As with St Francis and Brother Duck this story needed a 'set up cha...
Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11's Third Man
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ean: 9780884484523, isbn: 0884484521,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
*Junior Library Guild Selection 2017*A unanimous selection to the 2018 Maverick Graphic Novel List!This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the ...
FIELDHOUSE - 2nd edition
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ean: 9780976835332, isbn: 0976835339,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
"The perfect book to help you inspire your kids and grandkids... while re-inspiring yourself!" - Rick "Shaq" Goldstein, author of 669 reviews for Amazon "Novosel's autobiographical narrative of self-determination inspires and delights, in large part...
Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness
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mpn: FBA-|279631, ean: 9780892729456, isbn: 0892729457,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Donn Fendler's harrowing story of being lost in the Maine wilderness when he was just twelve, was made famous by the perennial best-seller, Lost on a Mountain in Maine. In Lost Trail, more than 70 years after the event, Donn tells the story of surviv...
A Year Without Mom
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781554986927, isbn: 1554986923,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A Year Without Mom follows 12-year-old Dasha through a year full of turmoil after her mother leaves for America. It is the early 1990s in Moscow, and political change is in the air. But Dasha is more worried about her own challenges as she negotiates...
Roller Coaster Grandma
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ean: 9781681155326, isbn: 168115532X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This graphic novel-style autobiography for ages 8-12 depicts the ups and downs of Dr. Ruth's life from her escape from the Nazis at age 10 aboard a Kindertransport, to her training as a sniper with the Hagganah in Israel, through her immigration to t...
Older Than Dirt: A Wild but True History of Earth
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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mpn: 9780544805033, ean: 9780544805033, isbn: 0544805038,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Almost 14.5 billion years ago, it all started with a BIG BANG and what began as a cloud of gas, dust, and rock eventually took shape and bloomed into a molten sphere. Battered by asteroid collisions, ice ages, and shifting tectonic plates, our fledgl...
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