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Illus. in full color with black-and-white photos. "Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise and fall of black baseball and some of its star players…

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When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the…

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Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "

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A biography of Harry Houdini concentrating on his earlier years and the training that made him a master magician and escape artist.

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John Wycliffe (1328-84) pursued his vision of an English Bible for the common man. A fictionalized biography of John Wycliffe, set in medieval England. Readers will share in Wycliffe's student days at Oxford Universityand see him work toward his goal of…

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My Son Jimi

by James al Hendrix

|December 1, 1999

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(Book). "He was an ordinary, run-of-the-mill kid coming along," James "Al" Hendrix remembers about his son, "but he had an imagination." Many books have been written about Jimi Hendrix's guitar techniques, amps and whammy bars, but none explores his humanity in…

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Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever - and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame - and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. 'Krull hits another home run.' - American Bookseller

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Lyons offers the biography of one of the greatest African-American woman writers, Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote Mules & Men and Their Eyes Were Watching God. "A necessary enhancement for any collection that wants to present the depth and diversity of black…

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In 1946, Francesca Cabrine was canonized as the first saint of the United States. This Vision Book tells the exciting story of this missionary from Italy who came to America to spread the Faith and to found the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart.

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Today's preeminent biographer for young people 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 energy, drive and achievements. An…

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Abraham Lincoln endured much suffering in his lifetime, but he was a true sower of faith and freedom. The life of Abraham Lincoln is well recorded for history - through his own journals and the detailed research of countless historians. But sadly, the spiritual…