World History Biographies: Gandhi: The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation National Geographic World History Biographies

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. A shy, serious boy, mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. He returned to india in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule.

World History Biographies: Gandhi: The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation National Geographic World History Biographies #ad - Philip wilkinson's lively narrative takes us through his remarkable life, up to India's independence in 1947, and the tragic conclusion; in 1948 Gandhi was assassinated by a fanatic opposed to his program of tolerance for all creeds and religions.

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Mandela: The Hero Who Led His Nation to Freedom National Geographic World History Biographies

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - The son of a thembu chief in South Africa, Mandela began his life-long campaign against white colonial rule while a college student. Kramer’s eloquent, yet approachable text describes the leader’s dedication to nonviolence, his role in the African National Congress and his arrest in 1962 for sabotage and conspiracy.

Mandela: The Hero Who Led His Nation to Freedom National Geographic World History Biographies #ad - . Nelson mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time’s Man of the Year honor. During his 27 years in prison, mandela continued his fight for a democratic and free society, and ultimately was released and elected president of South Africa.

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I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King

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Scholastic Paperbacks #ad - From his childhood encounters with racial prejudice to the Montgomery bus boycott and the Voting Rights drive, the private side of Martin Luther King's life and the historical events of the time are revealed.

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The Hoover Dam: The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and The Taming of a Wild River Wonders of the World Book

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Mikaya Press #ad - Now in paperback! They called the river the Red Bull. Outstanding in the genre, geography, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, and architecture. But what if the red bull could be tamed? Farmlands irrigated by the Colorado's waters could bloom in the desert.

The hoover dam grew from this dream and with it much of the modern American west. Speeding down from the high Rockies, the Colorado would flood without warning, wiping out any farmer foolish enough to settle near its banks. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element.

Yet, during those hard times and in that desolate place, there rose an extraordinarily sophisticated feat of modern engineering. Cities electrified by the Colorado's power could grow and prosper. Desert silt gave the colorado its distinctive color, but it was its power and unpredictability that made its fierce reputation.

The Hoover Dam: The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and The Taming of a Wild River Wonders of the World Book #ad - Built in the middle of the great depression, the Hoover Dam was set in an unforgiving landscape whose climate defied habitation much less intense, backbreaking physical labor. Wonders of the world series the winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language.

. The hoover dam is the dramatic story of the danger, suffering, courage and genius that went into the building of one of America's most famous landmarks.

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Who Was Gandhi?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Who Was Gandhi? #ad - Though he studied law in london and spent his early adulthood in South Africa, he remained devoted to his homeland and spent the later part of his life working to make India an independent nation. Gandhi is recognized internationally as a symbol of hope, peace, and freedom. Used book in Good Condition. Calling for non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights around the world.

Mohandas karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in British-occupied India. Grosset Dunlap.

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The Brooklyn Bridge: The story of the world's most famous bridge and the remarkable family that built it. Wonders of the World Book

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Mikaya Press #ad - It took 15 years to convince people it would work. John roebling had a dream. The brooklyn bridge is about a legendary feat of engineering and an extraordinary family. Wonders of the world series the winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language.

Outstanding in the genre, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, geography, and architecture. And then, just as construction was to begin, John Roebling was killed in a freak accident. Grosset Dunlap. The brooklyn bridge is the story of a bridge across a great river and a bridge across generations, a bridge of stone and steel and one of the human spirit.

The Brooklyn Bridge: The story of the world's most famous bridge and the remarkable family that built it. Wonders of the World Book #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element. He would build the world's longest bridge and he would build it in a new way. A classic in children's non-fiction -- now in paper. For john wasn't the only Roebling who could dream.

From the roeblings, sacrifice, courage, we learn of loyalty, and commitment.

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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Harcourt Brace and Company. It belongs to the flight directors, engineers, aerospace technicians, photo developers, camera designers, telescope crew, suit testers, software experts, and navigators. Gathering direct quotes from some of these folks who worked behind the scenes, Catherine Thimmesh reveals their very human worries and concerns.

To the engineers who created a special heat shield to protect the capsule during its fiery reentry. For apollo 11, is a story that belongs to many, the first moon landing, not just the few and famous. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for each space suit. Used book in Good Condition.

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon #ad - Grosset Dunlap. Here is a rare perspective on a story we only thought we knew. Used book in Good Condition. Culling nasa transcripts, and stunning nasa photos from apollo 11, ingenuity, she captures not only the sheer magnitude of this feat but also the dedication, national archives, and perseverance of the greatest team ever—the team that worked to first put man on that great gray rock in the sky.

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Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell Photobiographies

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - With a foreword by Gilbert M. Used book in Good Condition. Grosvenor, bell's great-grandson, Always Inventing features over 70 period photographs and drawings from Bell's notebooks. Grosset Dunlap. From his first invention at age 11—a tool to clean husks from wheat kernels—to his patent of the hydrofoil 64 years later, Bell was always inventing.

Harcourt Brace and Company. Now in paperback—national Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. Bell was also one of the original founders of the National Geographic Society. Awards include: notable social studies trade book for young people—ncss/CBC New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Best Book of the Year—School Library Journal Used book in Good Condition.

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Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included. National Geographic Society. National geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U. S. Authoritative, school, and lavishly illustrated family, in this up-to-date, plus America's newest commander-in-chief, and library reference. Harcourt Brace and Company.

Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency #ad - This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and fascinating facts help kids get to know each leader. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing a presidential letter. Used book in Good Condition.

Grosset Dunlap. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Used book in Good Condition.

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Empire State Building: When New York Reached for the Skies Wonders of the World Book

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Mikaya Press #ad - One of the ten best non-fiction series for young readers. Booklist Used book in Good Condition. Fascinating profiles describe the individuals who dreamed of and built this architectural marvel. Wonders of the world series the winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language.

Used book in Good Condition. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element. National Geographic Society. Harcourt Brace and Company. Used book in Good Condition. From start to finish, engineering, Mann tracks the wonders of architecture, and construction that went into the creation of the tallest building in the world for the time.

Empire State Building: When New York Reached for the Skies Wonders of the World Book #ad - Outstanding in the genre, geography, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, and architecture. Grosset Dunlap. Archival photographs recreate the heady world of the steelworkers out on the girders, high above the city streets.

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George Mueller: He Dared to Trust God for the Needs of Countless Orphans

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Moody Press #ad - Grosset Dunlap. It began with george Mueller—rebellious, absorbed in the world and its pleasures. Harcourt Brace and Company. Used book in Good Condition. Taking his biographical details and putting them in novel form, this short volume will stir your heart, move you to greater faith, and lead you to worship the God who answers prayer.

George Mueller: He Dared to Trust God for the Needs of Countless Orphans #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. National Geographic Society. It became george mueller—miraculously transformed by the power of Christ, daring to dream a dream and to trust God to bring it to pass. Discover the incredible true story of the man of faith who still inspires us today.

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