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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford

Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford is a book that will inspire young athletes.  It is a great book that contains information for all young athletes, male and female. It is a … Continue reading

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Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd by Kyle Keiderling

Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd by Kyle Keiderling the stories of two runners, who took very different paths to that fateful moment. Through exhaustive research and interviews with many people who worked with or were close … Continue reading

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Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler

Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler is a book of just that American presidents when they were kids. The book is an excellent source of information about the childhood lives of many American presidents. … Continue reading

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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet!

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet by Dennis Denenberg & Lorrain Roscoe is absolutely amazing. I loved every part of this book. It covers a wide variety of American heroes. There are civil war heroes, turn of the century … Continue reading

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