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Wall, The: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

by Peter Sís
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France

by Mara Rockliff and Iacopo Bruno
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Knights and Castles: A Companion to the Knight at Dawn

by Will Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca, and Mary Pope Osborne

Part of the Magic Tree House Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2000
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Boys Who Challenged Hitler, The: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

by Phillip Hoose
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

by Deborah Heiligman
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain

by Cheryl Bardoe and Barbara McClintock
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Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2005
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Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer

by Fiona Robinson
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2016
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At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England

by Walter Dean Myers
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1999
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We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler

by Russell Freedman and Laura Williams McCaffrey
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Fairy Ring, The: Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World

by Mary Losure
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Who Was Marie Antoinette?

by Dana Meachen Rau and John O'Brien

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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¡Ole! Flamenco

by George Ancona
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Physical Education
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Sports
  • Cultural Areas:
    Latinx
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron

by Mary Losure and Timothy Basil Ering
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic

by Leslie Kimmelman and Victor Juhasz
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Where Is Stonehenge?

by True Kelley, John Hinderliter, and David Groff

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Frank Morrison
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Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Companion to a Ghost Tale for Christmas Time

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, and Salvatore Murdocca
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark

by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb

by Neal Bascomb
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Explore Norse Myths!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda and Bryan Stone
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Who Was Galileo?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Where Is the Eiffel Tower?

by Dina Anastasio and Tim Foley

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

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Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real

by Marc Tyler Nobleman and Eliza Wheeler
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Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2001
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War to End All Wars, The: World War I

by Russell Freedman
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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What Was D-Day?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth, David Grayson Kenyon, and Scott Anderson

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Where Is the Parthenon?

by Roberta Edwards, John Hinderliter, and David Groff

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Green City: How One Community Survived a Tornado and Rebuilt for a Sustainable Future

by Allan Drummond
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Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

by Catherine Reef
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Where Is the Colosseum?

by Jim O'Connor, John O'Brien, and David Groff

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Who Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess

by Bridget Heos and Migy
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Who Was Jane Austen?

by Sarah Fabiny and Jerry Hoare

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

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William Shakespeare & the Globe

by Aliki
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1999
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1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

by Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac
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Secret Cave, The: Discovering Lascaux

by Emily Arnold McCully
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Come to the Castle!: A Visit to a Castle in Thirteenth-Century England

by Linda Ashman and S.D. Schindler
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg

by Louise Borden
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944

by Rick Atkinson and Kate Waters
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Anastasia's Album

by Hugh Brewster, Shelley Tanaka, and Peter Christopher
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1996
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Who Was Joan of Arc?

by Meg Belviso, Pam Pollack, Andrew Thomson, and Nancy Harrison

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, French, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Irena's Children: Young Readers Edition

by Tilar J. Mazzeo and Mary Cronk Farrell
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Who Was Lewis Carroll?

by Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso, and Joseph J.M. Qiu

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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One Fun Day with Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and a Girl Named Alice

by Kathleen Krull and Júlia Sardà
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
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Who Was Henry VIII?

by Ellen Labrecque and Jake Murray

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace

by Tanya Lee Stone and Marjorie Priceman
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Grand Escape, The: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century

by Neal Bascomb
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Joan of Arc

by Shana Corey and Dan Andreasen
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2003
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Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby, The: The Story of Jimmy Winkfield

by Crystal Hubbard and Robert McGuire
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Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's 'Chocolate Pilot'

by Michael O. Tunnell
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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