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The Story of George Washington Carver - Eva Moore; Alexander Anderson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780590426602
Publication Date: 1990-02-01
Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer.

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A River Ran Wild - Lynne Cherry
ISBN: 9780152163723
Publication Date: 2002-04-01
From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree, A River Ran Wild tells a story of restoration and renewal. Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts.

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Exploring the Titanic - Robert D. Ballard
ISBN: 9781897330531
Publication Date: 2010-05-01
A century after the great ship sank to the ocean floor, the Titanic still captivates the imagination. More than just a collection of the superlative facts associated with the ship —largest, tallest, fastest—Robert Ballard’s Exploring the Titanic tells the tale of the doomed ocean liner through the eyes of those who lived the tragedy and those who discovered the ship 74 years later. The book is brought to life with dozens of engaging illustrations by renowned artist Ken Marschall.

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Outside and Inside Snakes - Sandra Markle
ISBN: 9780689819988
Publication Date: 1998-06-01
The text clearly presents material on the anatomy and behavior of snakes, with amazing color photographs.

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Honus and Me - Dan Gutman
ISBN: 9780380788781
Publication Date: 2003-01-21
Joe Stoshack lives for baseball. He knows everything there is to know about the game -- except how to play well. His specialty is striking out. Stosh feels like a real loser, and when he takes a low-paying job cleaning a bunch of junk out of his neighbor's attic, he feels even worse -- until he comes across a little piece of cardboard that takes his breath away. His heart is racing. His brain is racing. He can hardly believe his eyes. Stosh has stumbled upon a T-206 Honus Wagner -- the most valuable baseball card in the world! And he's about to find out that it's worth a lot more than money....

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We'll Never Forget You, Roberto Clemente - Trudie Engel
ISBN: 9780590688819
Publication Date: 1997-05-01
The biography of this star hitter tells of his youth in Puerto Rico and his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Jackie and Me - Dan Gutman
ISBN: 9780380800841
Publication Date: 2000-02-02
Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoscack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin -- and forever change his view of history and his definition of 01-02 Golden Sower Award Masterlist (YA Cat.) and 00 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award (Intermed. Cat.) Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

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All about Owls - Jim Arnosky (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439058520
Publication Date: 1999-10-01
Part of a major reprinting of renowned naturalist Jim Arnosky's beloved All About series, All About Owls is a thorough and colorful introduction to the world of owls. In Spring 08, Scholastic Nonfiction is relaunching Jim Arnosky's treasured All About series with all-new paperback covers! In All About Owls, Arnosky shows how owls grow and live, answering kids' biggest questions about owls, such as: Where do owls live? How do they see so well at night? What do owls eat? How can you tell if an owl lives near you? Packed with intriguing information and brought to life by Arnosky's vibrant watercolors, this book will fascinate young readers.

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