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Abraham Lincoln, also known as "Honest Abe", was one of America's most prolific presidents, frontiersman, and statesman, known best as the man who freed the slaves. Before his heroic stand against slavery and heartbreaking assassination there is much to learn. Would you be surprised to know that the revolutionary president, often appearing stern and rigid in historical photographs, was actually well known for his sense of humor and practical jokes? Many interesting facts about the legendary Abraham Lincoln are revealed in this beautifully illustrated classic.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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In 1927, Babe Ruth stepped up to the plate and looked history in the eye. With each swing of the bat his towering legacy grew larger. Ball after ball sailed into the seats and the race for 60 home runs was on. Join the Bambino as he swings for the fences chasing down one of the greatest baseball records of all time.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica'. He formed both the first public lending library in America and the first fire department in Pennsylvania. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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The greatest adventure story of all time is the story of the American West and the men who won its untold riches for America. Of all the scouts whose unflinching courage blazed the trail of that wilderness, the most celebrated was William Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill. William F. Cody was born in the middle of the nineteenth century on the plains of Kansas Territory where his family had settled to trade with the friendly Kickapoo Tribe. These Natives were Bill's childhood playmates and at a tender age he traded his brand-new buckskin suit for a little wild Indian pony that he learned to ride like the wind. By the time he was twelve, he was doing the work of a grown man as a cattle driver, camping under the stars each night. When he was caught in a buffalo stampede his horsemanship saved his life. Then he met wilderness scout Kit Carson who taught him how to read the language of the plains. When daredevil riders were needed to carry the mail on the new Pony Express, Bill was one of the first to sign up. Then the Civil War began and Bill went East to fight for Kansas, since that state wanted nothing to do with slavery. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Follow this riveting history of one of America's own best known wilderness frontier pioneers, Daniel Boone. Daniel was born in Pennsylvania to a family of Quakers, learned how to hunt and fish, fight Indians and moved all over America lookin' for "elbow room". Daniel survived many encounters with hostile Indians at the time and lived to a ripe old age
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An American frontier hero! Davy Crockett wasn't just a frontier survivalist and expert hunter, he was also a soldier and an American Congressman. While alive, Davy inspired the adventurous spirit, not only of American patriots, but people around the world. His legend and inspiration has lived on for over a century and a half. Classics Illustrated presents the true biography of Davy Crockett. Learn how this young run-away survived alone in the wilderness and grew to be the heroic Congressman who had the guts to stand up against his own President for the rights of Native Americans and bravely defend his young country in the Spanish-American war. Beautifully illustrated, this classic, comic graphic novel captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading. A must-have for your digital library.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Elvis Presley was the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. But his career was not all glitter and glory. The hip-shaking stardom of the 1950s sank into an embarrassing string of bad movies in the 1960s. Could Elvis kick-start his career and reconnect with his audience? Join him on his ’68 Comeback Special and witness the King rise again.
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No actor on the planet is hotter right now than Chris Pratt. His work showcases his affable sense of humor, his boy-next-door good looks, and his improvisational style that has won him fans from around the world. He's able to do comedy, drama, horror, and science fiction because his work defies genre. Read the story behind his meteoric rise from a guest-stint on "Parks and Recreation" that turned into a permanent spot to starring in the biggest film of 2015, "Jurassic World."
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Bridging the gap between comic storytelling and scholarly biography, Bluewater’s Fame line of books features the stories of the famous and infamous. This volume collects the portraits of the people that shape our politics, pop culture, and literature.
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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro rose from poverty in Portugal to become one of the wealthiest men to ever play football. His father, a poor gardener who drank too much, and his mother, who waited tables and other odd jobs to provide care for four children, recognized his talent early and pulled him from school at a young age so he could devote his boundless energy to the game he loved. Wearing the number seven worn by David Beckham, Ronaldo’s speed, footwork, and skills as a forward and a winger have forged him one of the sport’s most respected players of all time.
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Few footballers are honored to wear the number 10 on their jersey. Pelé, Diego Maradona, and now, Lionel Messi have felt the weight of that number, and all have excelled. With five Ballon d’Ors (French for “golden balls”), awarded for meritorious achievement by FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association), this shy player from Argentina, one of the youngest ever to play the game professionally, proves that to excel, one must know yourself and push yourself to succeed.
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The expanded graphic novel verison of the sold out comic book. Millions of fans, numerous Grammys, and a load of good press- Taylor Swift's meteoric rise has given her the sweet taste of fame at a very young age. Her fans love her, radio and television adore her, and young men everywhere wish they could date her. Join us for a look at her life, from the very beginning all the way through today.
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The sequel to the sold-out Fame series comes the story all Gleeks were waiting for: more biographies of the cast of Glee. From Diana Argron, Darren Criss, Naya Rivera and fan favorite Heather Morris, Fame takes a look at how all of these men and women became part of a global phenomenon. From the hit FOX series; it's your turn to be a Gleek.
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For the first time a special yearbook edition combing all the biographies of the cast of Glee! Fame takes a look at how all of the cast of Glee including the history of how this global phenomenon was created by Ryan Murphy. it's your turn to be a Gleek. You know you want to! Featuring most of your favorites! A special tribute forward for Cory Monteith is written by Ravital Zabarsky from the " Montourage".
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Bluewater's Female Force line features the famous and infamous women who have influenced politics and pop culture. This volume collects the beautifully rendered portraits that graced their covers.
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TidalWave Comics is proud to present a graphic nonfiction portrayal of one of the most outspoken members of the Senate and respected voices in the Democratic Party, Elizabeth Ann Warren, the first female senator from the state of Massachusetts. Collecting issues 1 and 2, the graphic novel tells the story of Warren’s formative years growing up in Oklahoma, battling poverty while balancing family and school, to becoming one of the most well-known liberal voices in America today.
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“The Ragged Edges.” Elizabeth Warren, the first female U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, has experienced first-hand the struggle of the middle class. In this issue, she takes on the mentality that some financial institutions are “too big to fail” while battling Congress to relieve the burden of crushing student loan debt which holds back prosperity for millions as they struggle in the ragged edge of the middle class to achieve the American dream.
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As the country prepares itself for the 2016 presidential elections, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton decides to make a second attempt to become the nation's first female President. Can she run on her record? Her likability? And how will lingering questions about Benghazi and her email inform her choice?
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As the country prepares itself for the 2016 presidential elections, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton decides to make a second attempt to become the nation's first female President. Can she run on her record? Her likability? And how will lingering questions about Benghazi and her email inform her choice?
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Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, works to inform professional women how to be more successful in their professional lives while leading fulfilling, personal ones. The story behind the American businesswoman (the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook), her book, and her success is as compelling as any self-help book and as “liked” as any post.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Tells the story of Amelia Earhart, the daring female aviator who disappeared while attempting to become the first woman to fly a plane around the world. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of Benedict Arnold, the man who betrayed his country and became known as a traitor. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography examining the life of Benjamin Franklin and his leadership as a statesman, scientist, inventor, and printer. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the story of Bessie Coleman, who became the first African American women to earn a pilot's license. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Booker T. Washington, along with his accomplishments toward promoting the education of African Americans. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of labor leader Cesar Chavez and the boycotts that he led to gain fair working conditions for farmworkers. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the story of the explorer Christopher Columbus and his discoveries of the Americas. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Clara Barton, who served as a Civil War nurse, and started the American Red Cross. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography describing the childhood, private life, and years of public service of the popular First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a staunch supporter of women's rights including women's right to vote. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the life story of Florence Nightingale, the English nurse who reformed military hospitals during the Crimean War and became the founder of modern nursing. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of George Washington, the leader of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and the first president of the United States. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the story of plant scientist and inventor George Washington Carver. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life of Hellen Keller, a blind and deaf women who became an author and advocate for the blind. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the personal life and baseball career of the legendary player, Jackie Robinson. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the life story of animal scientist, Jane Goodall. Written in graphic-novel format.
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