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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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What happens when criminals outgun the regular police force? Or when they threaten innocent hostages? Or when a riot spins out of control? In dangerous situations like these, SWAT teams are often the answer. With special training and gear, SWAT teams are ready to tackle whatever comes their way.
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U.S. leaders need accurate information to make important decisions. They turn to the CIA to get it. Around the clock, members of the CIA are hard at work. As covert officers secretly gather intelligence, analysts are busy studying it. CIA scientists develop high tech spy gear. But no matter their job, CIA members share a common goal of keeping the country safe.
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When dangerous missions call for an elite team of soldiers, the Green Berets are ready at a moment’s notice. From counterterrorism operations to enemy raids and spying missions, the highly trained and skilled men of the U.S. Army Special Forces are ready to do whatever it takes.
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When missions call for a team of highly trained warriors, Rangers lead the way. Clearing airfields, conducting rescue missions, or engaging the enemy, the men of the 75th Ranger Regiment are ready to do whatever it takes.
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When missions call for an elite team trained for quick, secret operations, they call in the Marines Special Operations Regiment. Training foreign soldiers, destroying weapons, or gathering enemy information, the men of MARSOC are ready to do whatever it takes.
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When difficult missions require highly skilled, specially trained military men, the Navy SEALs are up for the task. SEAL teams are trained to complete missions from the sea, land, and air. Gathering secret enemy information, training foreign soldiers, or conducting an ambush, SEALs are ready to do whatever it takes.
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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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Tells the story of First Lady Dolley Madison's actions during the War of 1812. Written in graphic-novel format.
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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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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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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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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 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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A biography telling the story of the life, education, and political career of the thirty-fifth President of the United States, John F. Kennedy. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his leadership in the civil rights movement to stop racism, segregation, and discrimination in the United States. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography discussing the life story of explorer Matthew Henson and his expedition to the North Pole with Robert Peary. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Describes the legend of Revolutionary War heroine Molly Pitcher. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the story of Mary "Mother" Jones, a leading labor union and child labor activist in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Revolutionary War hero and spy Nathan Hale. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the life story of Patrick Henry, who is known as the "Voice of the American Revolution." Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the life story of American patriot Samuel Adams and his role in the events that led to the Revolutionary War. Written in graphic-novel format.
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A biography telling the story of the life, education, and political career of the twenty-sixth president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the life story of President Thomas Jefferson, the individual who authored the Declaration of Independence. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the story of Quaker leader William Penn, founder of the Pennsylvania Colony, whose ideas about government influenced the U.S. Constitution. Written in graphic-novel format.
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When Anton Fox is sentenced to community service on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, he thinks it's just a punishment fit for someone who'll never do any better. But as he learns more about his community, and watches the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, he begins to realize that he, too, has the power to change the world and himself.
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A fortune teller warns Caesar to beware the Ides of March - that Caesar will die on this day. Follow the conspirators Cassius and Brutus as they plan Caesar's assassination. Caesar's allies Mark Anthony and Octavius flee when Caesar is killed. Using the immortal words "Friends, Romans, countryman, lend me your ears..." Mark Anthony turns the citizens of Rome against the assassins Brutus and Cassius. The tale ends with Mark Anthony and Octavius meting out retribution against Brutus and Cassius. Beautifully illustrated, a classic you will enjoy and treasure.
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This series features classic Shakespeare retold with graphic color illustrations. Educators using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 64-page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original play. Research shows that the more students read, the better their vocabulary, their ability to read, and their knowledge of the world. Lear, the aging king, decides to relinquish his throne and divide his kingdom evenly among his three daughters as determined by their affirmations of love. Enraged and disappointed over daughter Cordelia’s declaration, he banishes her and divides his kingdom equally between her two sisters. Jealousy and pride consume the two as they seek to control the kingdom. Treachery and betrayal lead to tragedy as the king slowly loses his grip on reality. 64 pages, FC
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A monumental classic dedicated to the oppressed, the underdog, the laborer, the rebel, the orphan, and the misunderstood, "Les Miserables" is a rich, emotional novel that captures nothing less than the entirety of life in nineteenth-century France. Les Miserables is primarily a great humanitarian work that encourages compassion and hope in the face of adversity and injustice. It is also a historical novel of great scope, and provides a detailed vision of nineteenth-century French politics and society. Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, "Les Miserables" is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed. 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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Tells the true story of the 1831 Virginia slave rebellion led by slave Nat Turner, who believed he was a prophet. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Tells the story of Paul Revere's ride to Lexington in April 1775 to warn colonists in Massachusetts of approaching British troops. Written in graphic-novel format.
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Southern General Robert E. Lee felt that it was a mistake for the South to fight in the U.S. Civil War. In spite of his doubts, he led his men to victory in several important battles. But eventually the South lost the war, and Lee had to surrender. Join him as he recalls the biggest battles of the war and teaches his men that they can have dignity even in defeat.
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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair" Set in the year 1775, between the cities of London and Paris, we are thrown into the turmoils of the time, where love, intrigue and self-sacrifice all lead up to the guillotine. A Tale of Two Cities is Charles Dickens' unforgettable story of love and ultimate sacrifice. Beautifully illustrated, this tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of reading and literature. A must-have classic for your digital library!
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