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CLARA BARTON Angel of the Battlefield

By: Bains, Rae

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Troll Associates: 1982

Seller ID: 532


Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; A childhood biography of the girl who became known as a fearless battlefield nurse during the Civil War and was the founder of the American Red Cross. View more info

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO AMELIA EARHART?

By: Blau, Melinda

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Raintree Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 882


8vo; 48 pages; She was born a daredevil, saw her first plane at the age of 4, and from that age on she knew what she was going to do. And she reached her goal when they moved to California and she her first flight with Frank Hawks who later would become a famous racing pilot. She went ahead to become the first daredevil woman pilot. Until she came up missing was on a flight around the world. They still wonder if she was shot down, as it was at the time of the start of Wa... View more info

HEALING WARRIOR A Story about Sister Elizabeth Kenny

By: Crofford, Emily

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Carolhoda Books: 1989

Seller ID: 4932


Ex-Library; 64 pages; A biography of the Australian nurse who developed a successful method of treating and rehabilitating polio patients and persisted in the struggle, despite ridicule and opposition, to have her methods accepted. View more info

LEWIS AND CLARK Western Trailblazers

By: Grant, Matthew G.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1974

Seller ID: 4396


Gallery of Great American Series; 32 pages View more info

OSCEOLA

By: Gridley, Marion E.

Price: $3.49

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 2341


A See and Read Beginning to Read Biography; Ex-Library; 61 pages; A brief biography of the early nineteenth-century Seminole chief who fought a long battle to keep his people from being deported from their Florida homes. View more info

CLARA BARTON Founder, American Red Cross

By: Hamilton, Leni

Price: $4.49

Publisher: Chelsea House: 1988

Seller ID: 495


For intermediate readers. ; American Women of Achievement; Ex-Library; 8vo; 112 pages; Historical fiction based on lives of famous explorers and inventors. View more info

MARIE CURIE Discoverer of Radium

By: Henry, Joanne Landers

Price: $3.99

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1966

Seller ID: 4408


Ex-Library; 44 pages View more info

GERTRUDE STEIN Author

By: La Farge, Ann

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Chelsea House: 1988

Seller ID: 497


For intermediate readers. ; American Women of Achievement; Ex-Library; 8vo; 112 pages View more info

JOHN MARSHALL

By: Martin, Patricia Miles

Price: $4.99

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1967

Seller ID: 3624


A See and Read Beginning to Read Biography; Ex-Library; 64 pages View more info

MEET THE PILGRIM FATHERS

By: Payne, Elizabeth

Price: $3.69

Publisher: Random House: 1966

Seller ID: 5236


Step Up Books; 86 pages; Endpapers show map of tribes at the time of Columbus. Five tribes discussed in detail in this book: the Creek, Hopi, Mandan, and Makah. View more info

RUFUS PUTNAM Father of Ohio

By: Phillips, Josephine E.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Row, Peterson & Company: 1950

Seller ID: 4608


Real People; Ex-Library; 36 pages View more info

TELLING TOMMY ABOUT FAMOUS INVENTORS

By: Pim, Paul

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Cupples & Leon: 1942

Seller ID: 4613


Ex-Library; 93 pages; 40 Mini biographies of famous inventors for children from Archimedes to the Wright Brothers View more info

MEET ROBERT E. LEE

By: Trow, George Swift

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Random House: 1969

Seller ID: 5237


Very nice and clean! ; Step Up Books; 64 pages; About 4th grade level for student to read himself and learn about history. Good home school book. Step-Up Books fill a need for precise informational material written in a simple readable form which children can and will enjoy. The words are harder, but not too hard; there's a lot more text, but it's in bigger print; and there are plenty of illustrations, but they are not just picture books. The subject matter has been care... View more info