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Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico
3.53
really liked it
Review copy from Lerner Publishing

April 2010: The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, about 50 miles off of the Louisiana c
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Apr 09, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
 
The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon
3.93
it was amazing
Review copy from Lerner Publishing
Just in time for our annual trip to DC! Every painted portrait of George Washington is a little different -- no one
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Apr 09, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
 
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science
3.71
really liked it
Now that is one ambitious title! Both authors have family connections to the sugar industry, and those led them to research the history of sugar. Turn ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
 
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery
3.87
it was amazing
Riding in front of the line, his eyes flashing, pointing with his sword to the advancing for, with a voice that rang as clear as a trumpet and electri ...more
Dec 20, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I
3.85
it was amazing
It took only 18 minutes for the ship to go down.
On May 7, 1915, the luxury passenger ship Lusitania was nearing the Irish coast, bringing nearly 2,000
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Dec 16, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
3.91
really liked it
"She helped the cause of women by giving them the feeling that there was nothing they could not do."
Amelia Earhart was America's most famous woman p
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Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
Silk and Venom: Searching for a Dangerous Spider
3.71
really liked it
The ability to adapt to a wide variety of habitats. A tool kit filled with an array of silks. Venomous fangs. Sensitive, hairy legs. Put it all togeth ...more
Nov 08, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Trapped
3.56
it was amazing
August 5, 2010: the earth shifts in Copiapo, Chile and 700,000 tons of rock collapse in the San Jose copper mine, trapping 33 miners 2,000 feet below ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion
3.55
really liked it
On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed the American fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This was the reason the US entered World War II. On June 7, 1942, Japan ...more
Nov 10, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
Scribbling Women
3.75
really liked it
None
Dec 09, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
4.07
it was amazing
None
Dec 2011
Aug 08, 2011
 
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)
3.85
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None
Dec 18, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids, The Ultimate Handbook
4.31
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None
Nov 29, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
50 Poisonous Questions: A Book With Bite
3.12
it was ok
None
Dec 02, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
A Girl Named Faithful Plum: A True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
4.03
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None
Dec 11, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
A Stranger at Home
4.15
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None
Dec 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Africans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations
3.44
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None
Dec 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell
4.12
None
not set
Oct 15, 2011
 
Autism Spectrum Disorders
3.31
liked it
None
Dec 05, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Bloody Times: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Manhunt for Jefferson Davis
3.73
it was amazing
None
Nov 19, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
3.71
really liked it
None
Dec 17, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Can I See Your I.D.?: True Stories of False Identities
3.39
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None
Dec 05, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Dan Eldon: Safari as a Way of Life
4.27
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None
Dec 04, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Dealing with Stress: A How-To Guide
3.50
None
Nov 30, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Digging for Troy: From Homer to Hisarlik
3.67
really liked it
None
Dec 11, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Elizabeth I, the People's Queen: Her Life and Times, 21 Activities
3.91
really liked it
None
Dec 06, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Eye-Popping 3-D Bugs: Phantogram Bugs You Can Practically Touch!
4.27
really liked it
None
Dec 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste: More Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun
4.25
it was amazing
None
Dec 18, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
Food for a Greener Planet: What You Can Do
2.50
liked it
None
Dec 15, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
 
From Then to Now: A Short History of the World
3.69
liked it
None
Dec 10, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
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