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    Top 10 worst wicked rulers you wouldn't want to know!

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    Top 10 worst wicked rulers you wouldn't want to know!

    Macdonald, Fiona, 1958-

    Explores the history and lives of ten of the most ruthless rulers of history, including Cleopatra, Ivan the Terrible, and Henry VIII, and includes humorous illustrations, fact boxes, and sidebars.

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    Han Wu Di and ancient China

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    Han Wu Di and ancient China

    Greenblatt, Miriam.

    Presents a short history of ancient China and the Han dynasty's leading emperor, Han Wu Di, and describes the cultural and social life in ancient China, family traditions, scientific discoveries, inventions, and more.

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    King Henry VIII

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    King Henry VIII

    Green, Robert, 1969-

    A biography of the English monarch who challenged the Pope's authority, established a state religion, married six wives, and presided over the beginnings of the Renaissance in England.

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    Kamehameha the Great

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    Kamehameha the Great

    Williams, Julie Stewart, 1928-

    Highlights commonly accepted accounts of events and personal characteristics of the leader who united separate island chiefdoms into one Hawaiian nation.

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    Sundiata

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    Sundiata : lion king of Mali

    Wisniewski, David.

    The story of Sundiata, who overcame physical handicaps, social disgrace, and strong opposition to rule Mali in the thirteenth century.

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    Napoleon

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    Napoleon

    McGuire, Leslie.

    A biography of the military genius who crowned himself Emperor of the French and whose empire covered most of western and central Europe.

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    Saladin

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    Saladin : noble prince of Islam

    Stanley, Diane.

    A biography of the Moslem leader who opposed the crusaders under King Richard the Lionheart.

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    Tutankhamun

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    Tutankhamun

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    Offers a brief introduction to the life and legacy of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun.

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    Who was King Tut?

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    Who was King Tut?

    Edwards, Roberta.

    An introduction to the life and family of Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamen.

    Due 08/30/19

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    William the Conqueror

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    William the Conqueror

    Green, Robert, 1969-

    Profiles the Duke of Normandy whose victory at Hastings in 1066 established him as the English king responsible for unifying the system of government and law.

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    Patience, Princess Catherine

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    Patience, Princess Catherine

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    In 1501 fifteen-year-old Catharine of Aragon arrives in England to marry Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII, but soon finds her expectations of a happy settled life radically changed when Arthur unexpectedly dies and her future becomes the subject of a bitter dispute between the kingdoms of England and Spain.

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    The true story of Alexander the Great

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    The true story of Alexander the Great

    In the year 334 BC, a 20-year-old military commander from northern Greece set out to conquer what was then the known world. His name was King Alexander of Macedon. During the next 12 years, he led 40,000 troops more than 20,000 miles, defeating the most powerful ruler on Earth, King Darius of Persia, and conquering all of Asia. He died of a battle wound at the age of 32, but his conquests have been celebrated and studied for more than 2,000 years.

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