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    When plague strikes

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    When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS

    Giblin, James.

    Details the stories of the three most serious and damaging diseases in history: the Black Death, smallpox, and AIDS.

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    Secrets of the Sphinx

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    Secrets of the Sphinx

    Giblin, James.

    Discusses some of Egypt's most famous artifacts and monuments, including the pyramids, the Rosetta Stone, and, especially, the Great Sphinx, presenting research and speculation about their origins and their future.

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    The century that was

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    The century that was : twelve authors look back on the twentieth century

    A collection of essays by well-known authors for young people, reflecting on various aspects of life in twentieth-century America, including politics, the environment, sports, fashion, and civil rights.

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    Good brother, bad brother

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    Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

    Giblin, James.

    Most people know the name John Wilkes Booth, but few likely have heard of his elder brother Edwin. Find out about the brothers through first-hand accounts. Learn how alike and how different they were, and how each made a lasting impression on American history.

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    The life and death of Adolf Hitler

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    The truth about unicorns

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    The truth about unicorns

    Giblin, James.

    Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world.

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    The riddle of the Rosetta Stone

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    The riddle of the Rosetta Stone : key to ancient Egypt : illustrated with photographs, prints, and drawings

    Giblin, James.

    Describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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    The mystery of the mammoth bones

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    The mystery of the mammoth bones : and how it was solved

    Giblin, James.

    Describes the efforts of the artist, museum curator, and self-taught paleontologist, Charles Willson Peale, to excavate, study, and display the bones of a prehistoric creature that is later named "mastodon."

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    When plague strikes

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    When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS

    Giblin, James.

    Details the stories of the three most serious and damaging diseases in history: the Black Death, smallpox, and AIDS.

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    Be seated

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    Be seated : a book about chairs

    Giblin, James.

    Text and photographs chronicle the history, technological development, and social significance of chairs, in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United States, from prehistory to the present.

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    The amazing life of Benjamin Franklin

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    The amazing life of Benjamin Franklin

    Giblin, James.

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

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    Thomas Jefferson

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    Thomas Jefferson : a picture book biography

    Giblin, James.

    Reveals many faceted character of the third president of the U.S. and the author of the Declaration of Independence.

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    Charles A. Lindbergh

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    Charles A. Lindbergh : a human hero

    Giblin, James.

    A biography of the pilot whose life was full of controversy and tragedy, but also fulfilling achievements.

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