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Woods – Young Orville and Wilbur Wright: first to fly

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Wright

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young Orville and Wilbur Wright : first to fly / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by Ellen Beier.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the brothers who launched the air age in 1903 when their flying machine stayed in the air for twelve seconds.

Personal subject:

Wright, Orville, 1871-1948–Juvenile literature.

Personal subject:

Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Aeronautics–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Aeronautics–Biography–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725438

Tags:

airplanes, aviationbiography, famous people, flight, flying ,history, inventors, social studies, transportation, US History, Wright Brothers

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Woods – Young George Washington: America’s first president

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Washington

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young George Washington : America’s first president / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by John Himmelman.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the man who was in charge of America’s army during the Revolution and became the new nation’s first president.

Personal subject:

Washington, George, 1732-1799–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725411

Tags:

America, American History, American Revolution, Biographies, biography, George Washington, history, Presidents, Presidents’ Day, Revolutionary War, social studies, US History, Washington

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Woods – Young Abraham Lincoln: log-cabin president

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Lincoln

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young Abraham Lincoln : log-cabin president / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by Pat Schories.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the man who was president of the United States during the Civil War.

Personal subject:

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725330

Tags:

Abraham Lincoln, America, American History, Biographies, biography, Civil War, famous people, history, Lincoln, Presidents, Presidents’ Day, social studies, US History

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Ludwig – Winner of the Northwest: Jason Lee

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Lee

Personal author:

Ludwig, Charles, 1918-

Title:

Winner of the Northwest:  Jason Lee / by Charles Ludwig.  Illustrated by Peggy Trabalka.

Publication info:

Milford MI:  Mott Media, c1992

Physical description:

168 p. :  illus.; Biblio. & Index (pp.163-168).

Summary:

Jason loved the Northwest when he read about it, and then loved it more when he helped open the Northwest Trail and the state of Oregon.

Subject term:

Biography—Lee, Jason, 1803-1845—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Lee, Jason,—Biography—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0880621613

Tags:

biography, children, history, Northwest, Northwest trail, Oregon, pioneer

 

 

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Tiner – Robert Boyle: trailblazer of science

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Boyle

Personal author:

Tiner, John Hudson

Title:

Robert Boyle: Trailblazer of Science / by John Hudson Tiner.  Illustrated by Michael L. Denman.

Publication info:

Milford MI:  Mott Media, c1989

Physical description:

186 p.:  col. ill. ; Biblio. & index (pp. 182-186)

Summary:

Boyle became the best known and most respected scientist of his day. He lived a devout Christian life, using his science to glorify God.  He was a  seventeenth-century Anglo-Irish scientist who, among his other accomplishments, is considered to be the founder of modern chemistry.

Subject term:

Biography—Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Boyle, Robert—Biography—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0880621550

Tags:

biography, chemistry, children, Christian life, science, scientist

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Taylor-Boyd – Sojourner Truth: the courageous former slave whose eloquence helped promote human equality

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Truth

Personal Author:

Taylor-Boyd, Susan

Title:

Sojourner Truth : the courageous former slave whose eloquence helped promote human equality/  by  Susan Taylor-Boyd.

Publication info:

Harrisburg PA: Morehouse Publishing, c199o.

Physical description:

68 p. : index (p.68), ill.

Summary:

Follows the life of the former slave who gained renown as an abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights.

Personal subject:

Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

African Americans–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Abolitionists–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Reformers–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0819215414

Tags:

abolitionists, African Americans, biography, famous women, history, prejudice, racism, slavery, youth

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Watson – Serving the poorest of the poor: Teresa of Calcutta

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Teresa

Personal author:

Watson, D. Jeanene

Title:

Teresa of Calcutta:  Serving the poorest of the poor / by D. Jeanene Watson.  Illustrated by Robert Lawson.

Publication info:

Milford MI:  Mott Media, c1984

Physical description:

172 p.:  ill. ; Biblio. & index (pp. 163-172).

Summary:

A biography of the founder of the Missionary Sisters and Brothers of Charity, known for her work with the destitute and dying in the streets and slums of Calcutta and other cities.

Subject term:

Biography–Teresa of Calcutta, 1910,—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Teresa of Calcutta, 1910,—Biography—Juvenile literature.

ISBN;

0880620129

Tags:

biography, Calcutta, children, India, nun, sisters, Sisters of Charity, Teresa

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