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    Who was first?

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    Who was first? : discovering the Americas

    Freedman, Russell.

    Examines the evidence that indicates others may have traveled to the Americas before Columbus in 1492 including Viking ruins, Mayan stonework, and other mysterious objects found in New England that date before Columbus.

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    Who is Muhammad Ali?

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    Who is Muhammad Ali?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    "Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing"--OCLC.

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    Who was Maya Angelou?

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    Who was Maya Angelou?

    Labrecque, Ellen.

    Introduces Maya Angelou, author and civil rights activist.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Louis Armstrong?

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    Who were the Beatles?

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    Who were the Beatles?

    Edgers, Geoff.

    A brief illustrated biography of the Beatles, one of world's most famous rock bands, providing information on each individual member, and tracing how the band started to when they broke up.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Alexander Graham Bell?

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    Who was Alexander Graham Bell?

    Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

    "An illustrated biography of the inventor of the telephone"--Provided by publisher.

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    Who was George Washington Carver?

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    Who was George Washington Carver?

    Gigliotti, Jim.

    A biography of agriculturist George Washington Carver, who invented peanut butter.

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    Who was Christopher Columbus?

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    Who was Christopher Columbus?

    Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

    Chronicles the life and accomplishments of Italian navigator, colonizer, and explorer Christopher Columbus.

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    Who was Jacques Cousteau?

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    Who was Jacques Cousteau?

    Medina, Nico, 1982-

    A brief biography of French deep sea diver and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau.

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    Who was Charles Dickens?

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    Who was Charles Dickens?

    Pollack, Pam.

    A biography of nineteenth-century novelist Charles Dickens.

    Due 08/30/19

    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Who was Walt Disney?

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    Who was Walt Disney?

    Stewart, Whitney, 1959-

    An illustrated biography of Walt Disney, covering his childhood, fondness for drawing, and work in various fields before creating the Mickey Mouse character and starting his own company.

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    Who was Frederick Douglass?

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    Who was Frederick Douglass?

    Prince, April Jones.

    An illustrated look at the life of African-American abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

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    Who was Amelia Earhart?

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    Who was Amelia Earhart?

    Jerome, Kate Boehm.

    Examines the life of pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart, who mysteriously disappeared during an around-the-world flight in 1937.

    Due 08/30/19

    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Who was Albert Einstein?

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    Who was Albert Einstein?

    Brallier, Jess M., author.

    Recounts the life of the scientist whose theories of relativity revolutionized the way we look at space and time.

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    Who was Ben Franklin?

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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?

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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 Gandhi?

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    Who was Gandhi?

    Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

    Provides a brief biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who lead his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

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    Who is Bill Gates?

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    Who is Bill Gates?

    Demuth, Patricia.

    A biography of Bill Gates, an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author.

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    Who was Genghis Khan?

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    Who was Genghis Khan?

    Medina, Nico, 1982-

    A biography of Genghis Khan, the Mongolian leader who, by conquest, created an empire that stretched from Mongolia through the Middle East, the largest empire in history.

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    Who was Alexander Hamilton?

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    Who was Alexander Hamilton?

    Pollack, Pam, author.

    Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Milton Hershey?

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    Who was Milton Hershey?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    A biography of Milton Hershey, founder of the world's biggest chocolate company.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

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    Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

    Pollack, Pam.

    Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and films that featured suspenseful plots.

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    Who was Harry Houdini?

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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?

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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?

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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 Joan of Arc?

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    Who was Joan of Arc?

    Pollack, Pam.

    Presents the life of Joan of Arc, a devout Roman Catholic girl from France who led an army into battle and died for her beliefs.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was John F. Kennedy?

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    Who was John F. Kennedy?

    McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

    Presents a short illustrated biography of John F. Kennedy and discusses his early childhood and education, military experiences, entrance into politics, election to the presidency, and assassination.

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    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

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    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

    An illustrated biography introducing students to the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., discussing his childhood, schooling, beliefs, role in the civil rights movement, and other related topics.

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    Who is George Lucas?

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    Who is George Lucas?

    Pollack, Pam.

    A biography of director and screenwriter George Lucas, creator of "Star Wars" and Indiana Jones.

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    Who was Ferdinand Magellan?

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    Who was Ferdinand Magellan?

    Kramer, Sydelle.

    Presents a children's study into the life of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who in 1519, set out from Spain to circumnavigate the world.

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    Who was Annie Oakley?

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    Who was Annie Oakley?

    Spinner, Stephanie.

    An account of the life and exploits of the sharpshooting entertainer.

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    Who is Michelle Obama?

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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 Jesse Owens?

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    Who was Jesse Owens?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    Describes the life of track-and-field athlete Jesse Owens, from his childhood in Alabama and his family's move to Cleveland to his athletic career which culminated in his winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany.

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    Who was Pablo Picasso?

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    Who was Pablo Picasso?

    Kelley, True.

    An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the twentieth-century Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, and describes his youth, artistic phases and periods, and more.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

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    Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

    Gigliotti, Jim.

    A biography of nineteenth century American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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    Who was Jackie Robinson?

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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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    Who was Eleanor Roosevelt?

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    Who was Eleanor Roosevelt?

    Thompson, Gare.

    A biography of the woman who served as First Lady for the longest time, and who was the first President's wife to speak out about important issues of the day, by writing newspapers articles and books, giving radio interviews and speeches, and teaching classes.

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    Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

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    Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

    Burgan, Michael.

    A biography of United States President Theodore Roosevelt.

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    Who is J.K. Rowling?

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    Who is J.K. Rowling?

    Pollack, Pam.

    "Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic."--Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Babe Ruth?

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    Who was Babe Ruth?

    Holub, Joan.

    Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Maurice Sendak?

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    Who was Maurice Sendak?

    Pascal, Janet B.

    A brief, illustrated biography of children's book illustrator and author Maurice Sendak.

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    Who was Dr. Seuss?

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    Who was Dr. Seuss?

    Pascal, Janet B.

    Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings an amazingly gifted author/illustrator to life.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Who was Ernest Shackleton?

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    Who was Ernest Shackleton?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    A brief biography of Ernest Shackleton, famous for his historic 1914 journey to the South Pole aboard the Endurance.

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    Who was Blackbeard?

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    Who was Blackbeard?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    A biography of the pirate known as Blackbeard, who may have been Edward Teach, describing how his appearance frightened enemies, and how he has been an inspiration for pirate lore and legend for almost three hundred years.

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    Who was Harriet Tubman?

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    Who was Harriet Tubman?

    McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

    A biography of the ninteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

    Due 08/30/19

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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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    Who was Jules Verne?

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    Who was Jules Verne?

    Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-

    Looks at the life of nineteenth-century French novelist Jules Verne.

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    Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?

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    Who was Frank Lloyd Wright?

    Labrecque, Ellen.

    "Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture and the greatest American architect of all time, having designed more than 1,100 buildings during his lifetime"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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