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|January 27, 1997

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Newbery Honor-winning author and preeminent biographer for young people, Jean Fritz, brings to life our colorful 26th president. Conservationist, hunter, family man, and politician, Teddy Roosevelt commanded the respect and admiration of many who marveled at his…
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|February 2, 1998

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A fun take on history from Newbery Honor-winning author, Jean Fritz! George Washington Allen, a boy who never gives up until he finds out what he wants to know, is determined to learn all there is to know about his namesake, including what the first president ate…
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|July 20, 1998

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Colorful Sam Houston leaps to life in the pages of this fresh and funny biography, set against the story of Texas?s fight for independence from Mexico.?Lively, readable, and solidly researched, this is the kind of biography every child needs.? ? Booklist ,…
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|May 24, 2004

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The Lost Colony of Roanoke is one of the most puzzling mysteries in America's history. In 1587, 115 colonists sailed to the new world, eager to build the brand new Cittie of Raleigh, only to disappear practically without a trace. Where did they go? What could…
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|March 1, 2007

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A Newbery Honor book! Jean Fritz’s award-winning account of her life in China, and to honor this story, it is only fitting that it be added to our prestigious line of Puffin Modern Classics. This fictionalized autobiography tells the heartwarming story of a…
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|February 23, 1998

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In the days before microphones and TV interviews, getting people to listen to you was not an easy task. But James Madison used his quiet eloquence, intelligence and passion for unified colonies to help shape the Constitution, steer America through the turmoil of…

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Abraham Lincoln was one busy man. He had a country to run. And a war to win. And a family to care for. But when it came time to honor all the soldiers who had died in the great battle of Gettysburg, President Lincoln still took time to say a few words. Two…

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Newbery Honor author Jean Fritz takes us on a historic tour of Christopher Colubus! "In a simple, short biography of Columbus she has been extraordinarily successful in extracting the essence of the man."— The Horn Book Christopher Columbus thought he…

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Harriet Beecher Stowe grew up in a family in which her seven brothers were expected to be successful preachers and the four girls were never to speak in public. But slavery made Harriet so angry she couldn't keep quiet. Although she used a pen rather than her…
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|July 1, 1998

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|February 15, 1999

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Who says women shouldn't speak in public? And why can't they vote?These are questions Elizabeth Cady Stanton grew up asking herself. Her father believed that girls didn't count as much as boys, and her own husband once got so embarrassed when she spoke at a…
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|August 7, 1992

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Everyone has a mother. Even George Washington. But Mary Washington is nothing like you'd think! She hates to dress up. And she always thinks she knows what's best for George. After all, she's his mother! You can read more about her in this true story by Jean…