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    The planet hunters : the search for other worlds

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Provides historical information on astronomy, the discovery of the planets, and the people who have made such discoveries.

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    Bound for the North Star : true stories of fugitive slaves

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Twelve true accounts of slaves who escaped to freedom from slavery in the American South before the Civil War.

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    Wells

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    Bound for the North Star : true stories of fugitive slaves

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Twelve true accounts of slaves who escaped to freedom from slavery in the American South before the Civil War.

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    Explorers

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Discusses the reasons people go exploring, and traces the history of exploration from ancient civilization through the space program.

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    Pioneers

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Discusses the reasons people had for going to live in newly-discovered or newly-settled lands, as the American West of the nineteenth century, the hardships they faced, and their influence on history.

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    The flag of the United States

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Traces the history of the American flag, explains why the flag is an important symbol of our country, and illustrates ways people observe and care for the flag.

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    930.1
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    Archaeology

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Briefly discusses the techniques and tools archaeologists use to locate and study artifacts from the past and highlights milestones in the history of archaeology.

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    The Netherlands

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Discusses the history and culture of a country in which nearly half the land is below sea level, protected from flooding only by a network of man-made dikes and dams.

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    Ethiopia

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Discusses the geograpy, history, government, people, and culture of this triangular east African country.

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    The Cheyenne

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    A brief history of the Cheyenne Indians, who call themselves "The People."

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    The Pawnee

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Describes the history, beliefs, customs, homes, and day-to-day life of the Pawnee Indians. Also discusses their present-day status.

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    Hiawatha : messenger of peace

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Recounts the life of the fifteenth-century Iroquois Indian who brought five tribes together to form the long-lasting Iroquois Federation.

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    The Declaration of Independence

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Examines the political situation in America at the time of the troubles between England and her colonies there and describes how the Declaration of Independence was written and accepted.

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    Duel! : Burr and Hamilton's deadly war of words

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Examines the Burr-Hamilton duel which occurred on July 11, 1804, in which vice-president Aaron Burr and the secretary of treasury, Alexander Hamilton, used dueling pistols to settle their political grievances.

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    The price of freedom : how one town stood up to slavery

    Fradin, Judith Bloom.

    Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.

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    The Shoshoni

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Describes the history, beliefs, customs, homes, and day-to-day life of the Shoshoni Indians. Also discusses how they live today.

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    ADAMS

    Samuel Adams : the father of American Independence

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Presents the life and accomplishments of the colonist and patriot who was involved in virtually every major event that resulted in the birth of the United States.

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    Who was Ben Franklin?

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

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    HURSTON

    Zora! : the life of Zora Neale Hurston

    Fradin, Judith Bloom.

    A biography of African American author Zora Neale Hurston.

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    Who was Thomas Jefferson?

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Tells founding father Thomas Jefferson's life story, describing his childhood in Virginia, his marriage to Martha Wayles Skelton, his relationship with Sally Hemings, his writing of the Declaration of Independence, his years as president, and his legacy.

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    JEFFERSON

    Who was Thomas Jefferson?

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Tells founding father Thomas Jefferson's life story, describing his childhood in Virginia, his marriage to Martha Wayles Skelton, his relationship with Sally Hemings, his writing of the Declaration of Independence, his years as president, and his legacy.

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    NORTHUP

    Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup, free Black man

    Fradin, Judith Bloom.

    Recounts the experiences of Solomon Northup, an African American man who was kidnapped into slavery and suffered through twelve years of bondage before being rescued from the Louisiana cotton plantation by friends from New York.

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    SAUTUOLA

    Maria de Sautuola : the bulls in the cave

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    The true story of Mar’a de Sautuola, an eight-year-old Spanish girl who discovered the first known prehistoric cave paintings in 1879 while working with her father in Altamira Cave.

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    STILL

    My family shall be free! : the life of Peter Still

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Shares the story of Peter Still, a boy left behind in slavery when his mother decided to flee north with her baby daughters in 1806; discussing how he was able to purchase his freedom after forty years in bondage, and telling about his risky attempts to win freedom for his wife and children.

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    Fight on! : Mary Church Terrell's battle for integration

    Fradin, Dennis B.

    Profiles the first black Washington, D.C. Board of Education member, who helped to found the NAACP and organized pickets and boycotts that led to the 1953 Supreme Court decision to integrate D.C. area restaurants.

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