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Journeys: Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives

ISBN: 9780763681012
Grades: Teacher Resource

This inspiring anthology contains fifty-two letters selected from the twenty-fifth annual Letters About Literature contest of the American Library of  Congress…...

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A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn
Wilson, John
ISBN: 9781770498549
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Russell Hughes (R.H.) Rabjohn was just eighteen years old when he joined the Canadian Army in World War I.  As…...

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The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano
Rusch, Elizabeth
ISBN: 9781481444842
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Telling the story of Bartolomeo Cristofori and his invention of the pianoforte (the piano), Elizabeth Rusch writes of challenges and triumphs had…

Balderdash! John Newberry and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books
Markel, Michelle
ISBN: 9780811879224
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Kindergarten

Telling the story of John Newberry, and how he wrote and published children’s books, this is an intriguing look at…

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Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler’s Army
Rauch, Georg/ Rauch, Phyllis (Translator)
ISBN: 9781250073709
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

Georg Rauch’s powerful memoir, lovingly translated from German by his wife Phyllis, gives a first-hand account of his horrific experiences…...

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Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy
Michelson, Richard
ISBN: 9781101933305
Grades: 9 to 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

He was a boy who became a legend. This story of an immigrant’s child who was inspired to follow his…...

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ZAP! Nikola Tesla Takes Charge
Kulling, Monica
ISBN: 9781770495227
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

With the current news about battery-powered cars arriving in the not-so-distant future, my grade 2 grandson, and other car enthusiasts…

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The Darkest Dark
Hadfield, Chris & Fillion, Kate
ISBN: 9781101918647
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Astronaut Chris Hadfield was not always brave.  In fact, when he was a little boy he was very afraid of…...

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Splat! The Most Exciting Artists of All Time
Richards, Mary
ISBN: 9780500650653
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12, Teacher Resource

This entertaining and informative art history book includes a timeline from the beginnings of art in caves to street graffiti,…...

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Hidden Like Anne Frank
Prins, Marcel & Steenhuis, Peter Henk
ISBN: 9780545543644
Grades: Grades 7-12

14 true stories of survival (by children during WWII) This collection of short stories, (gathered from first-hand interviews with people…...

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