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  • Abigail Adams in Her Own Words
    Abigail Adams holds an honored place in American history, not only for being a First Lady of the United States, but for the invaluable letters she left behind. Through her writings, people today can experience what it was like to be a woman, a mother, and an American in the early days of the United ..
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  • Adolf Hitler vs. Winston Churchill
    The legacies of Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill stand in stark contrast. While Churchill is touted as the tenacious hero who refused to let Great Britain fall to the enemy, Hitler will forever be reviled for his oppressive dictatorship of Germany. Readers will learn what happened when these two l..
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  • Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness
    The passage of the Eighteenth Amendment in 1920 ushered in the era of Prohibition. It also induced many crime syndicates to produce and distribute alcohol. It was during this time that the infamous crime boss Al Capone rose to power through violence, cunning, and widespread bribery of government off..
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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein's biography encompasses danger, romance, and a secret government project that could have destroyed the world. Readers discover that Einstein was defined not only by his equation E=mc2 and scientific theories that rewrote views of time, energy, and the universe, but also by his speaki..
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  • Alexander Hamilton vs. Aaron Burr
    Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr came from differing backgrounds, but rose to great stature in the years following the American Revolution. As Secretary to the Treasury, Hamilton tackled the fragile finances of the new nation. Burr became the third US vice president in 1800. Readers may wonder how ..
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  • Angry Birds and Rovio Entertainment
    Since its release for Apple's iPhone in 2009, Angry Birds has been one of the most successful video games in history. Although Angry Birds seemed to be an overnight success, the game was actually the result of years of struggle by Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish company that created it. The company..
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  • Anne Frank in Her Own Words
    Anne Frank's youthful optimism was a stark contrast to the terrible monstrosities of World War II. While Anne and her family hid from the world in a secret annex, she confided in her diary, nicknamed Kitty, providing the world with an inside view of what it was like to grow up fearing the wrath of N..
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  • Anthony van Dyck
    Sir Anthony van Dyck was known for his paintings of some of the most important people in 17th century England, including King Charles I and his family. Van Dyck was sent to school to learn to be a painter when he was only 10 years old! Readers follow van Dyck’s career from those first years as a stu..
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  • Aung San Suu Kyi
    Aung San Suu Kyi was born to lead. Following in the footsteps of her dissident father, Aung San, she has resisted the machinations of a corrupt government for yearsラand paid dearly for it. In a largely biographical format, this book details Aung's rise as an opposition leader in Myanmar (formerly Bu..
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  • Bill and Hillary Clinton
    Few political figures are as polarizing as Bill and Hillary Clinton. This power couple has generated fiercely mixed reactions since their first appearance on the political stage. A new Clinton era may be dawning, as Hillary again tests the waters for a presidential bid. Uncovering all the layers of ..
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  • Bill and Melinda Gates
    The names Bill and Melinda Gates are often in the headlines, whether it's for the newest Microsoft innovation or, more recently, for their inspiring philanthropic donations and endeavors. This book offers young readers a lively, accessible overview of the lives of these high-profile leaders, includi..
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  • Call of Duty
    The video-game franchise Call of Duty has earned millions of fans through its realistic, engaging representation of both contemporary and historical wars. The story behind the game’s development is just as contentious. Vince Zampella, Grant Collier, Jason West, and their development studio Infinity ..
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