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Author=O'Brien, John, 1953- ill.

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    More true lies : 18 tales for you to judge

    Shannon, George.

    Presents a collection of eighteen brief folktales in which the reader is asked to explain how the folk character lied and told the truth at the same time.

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    Accidents may happen

    Jones, Charlotte Foltz.

    Describes how a wide variety of things such as nursery rhymes, the national anthem, anesthesia, cellophane, raisins, and dynamite came into being.

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    Mistakes that worked

    Jones, Charlotte Foltz.

    Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, Frisbees, Silly Putty, and Velcro.

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    Daffy down dillies : silly limericks

    Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.

    A collection of limericks comically illustrated.

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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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    Who was Galileo?

    Demuth, Patricia.

    "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system."--Provided by publisher.

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    Who was Galileo?

    Demuth, Patricia.

    "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system."--Provided by publisher.

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    Who was Harry Houdini?

    Sutherland, Tui, 1978-

    A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.

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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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    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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    Who is Barack Obama?

    Edwards, Roberta.

    An illustrated biography of Barack Obama that discusses his parents, childhood, education, work in Chicago, accomplishments throughout his political career, as well as his victorious 2008 presidential campaign against Senator John McCain.

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    Who is Michelle Obama?

    Stine, Megan.

    A biography of First Lady of the United States and lawyer Michelle Obama.

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    Who was Jackie Robinson?

    Herman, Gail, 1959-

    A biography of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in major league baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, discussing his family, college and military years, athletic abilities, career in the Negro Leagues, move to the majors, and activism on behalf of African-Americans.

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