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December, 2001:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers)
This book is featured in Wolfgang's Bookstore. Wolfgang A. Mozart is a musical genius, and his story comes to life in this FUN and FACTUAL introduction. You can also read about Beethoven, Bach, and other amazing composers in the Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers Series.

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November 26, 2001:
Michaelangelo (Famous Children)
This book is featured in King Hal's Bookstore. Great for the beginning reader. Learn all about the famous Renaissance artist, Michelangelo, with this EASY-TO-READ and COLORFULLY ILLUSTRATED Book. Makes the perfect Holiday Gift for anyone interested in art, Michelangelo, or the Renaissance!

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November 19, 2001:
Thanksgiving Day
This book is featured in the American Colonies Bookstore. Fun and Colorful book to teach any youngster about the meaning, origin, and traditions of Thanksgiving. The bright pictures and simple sentences make it EASY-TO-READ even for the youngest readers. You'll also learn how Thanksgiving is celebrated today, including the feasting on turkey and pumpkin pie!

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November 12, 2001:
The Gettysburg Address
This book is featured in Abe's Bookstore
. Celebrate the 138th Anniversary of the Gettysburg address on November 19! This book has very simple text and big pictures. Each page contains a few words from the Gettysburg Address and an image which relates to those words. Kids can remember the words and the images together. And pretty soon they will memorize "Four score and seven years ago…" This is a GREAT IDEA and a MUST HAVE BOOK!

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November 5, 2001:
How the U.S. Government Works
This book is featured in Ben's Bookstore. What are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches? How do they fit together? This book explains it all. It takes the big, complex nature of the U.S. government and simplifies it for young and old readers alike. It also has drawings of the different buildings in the glossary, so you'll see the Capitol, the White House, the Oval Office, and the Pentagon.

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October 29, 2001:
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
This video is featured in Sacagawea's Bookstore. Another great documentary by Ken Burns who brought you the video series about the Civil War, Baseball, the West, and Jazz. You'll feel like you are traveling up the Missouri River with the Lewis and Clark Expedition as the experts paint a complete picture of the journey.

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October 22, 2001:
Mozart (Famous Children Series)
This book is featured in Wolfgang's Bookstore. The musical genius of young Wolfgang A. Mozart comes alive through this EASY-TO-READ and colorfully illustrated book. The print is big. The stories are true and humorous. You get the sense of sitting along side Wolfie in 18th-century Austria while he plays the clavier with a black cloth covering the keyboard.

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October 15, 2001:
Thomas Alva Edison: Young Inventor ONLY $3.95
This book is featured in Alva's Bookstore. At age nine, Thomas Alva Edison sold vegetables in nearby towns. At age twelve, he sold goods to passengers on a train from Port Huron to Detroit. Find out more about the childhood of one of the world's greatest inventors, Thomas Alva Edison. And it's ONLY $3.95.

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October 8, 2001:
Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?
This book is featured in Christopher's Books. A book full of facts about the life of Christopher Columbus, including the time Christopher was thrown overboard and had to swim six miles to shore, the financing of his voyage across the Ocean Sea, and his four voyages to the New World. Be sure to check out the great maps showing 1) the world as Christopher Columbus imagined it and 2) the world as it is.

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October 1, 2001:
Project Mercury (True Books-Space)
This book is featured in our Manned Missions/Space Bookstore. EXPLORE PROJECT MERCURY -- the first U.S. manned space program. In April, 1959, the first seven U.S. astronauts were selected. The "MERCURY SEVEN" are Scott Carpenter, L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Alan B. Shepard, Jr., and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton.

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September 24, 2001:
The Constitution (Cornerstones of Freedom)
This book is featured in Ben's Books. Another great book from the Cornerstones of Freedom series. Starting with the RINGING OF THE LIBERTY BELL, this book looks at the American Revolution, the birth of the United States, and the adoption of the U.S. CONSTITUTION. It explains the different parts of the Constitution (the Preamble, Articles, and Amendments), and discusses the "GREAT COMPROMISE" and "CHECKS & BALANCES" of the government. Be sure to check out the timeline and glossary in the back.

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September 10, 2001:
A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin
This book is featured in Ben's Books. GREAT INTRODUCTION to Ben Franklin, a Founding Father. Easy text, big pictures, and lots of fun. The Picture Book Series by David Adler is a great way to read biographies. For more fun, join our
Back-to-School Reading Program featuring Frederick Douglass, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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September 3, 2001:
Schoolhouse Rock! - America Rock
This video is featured in the Schoolhouse Rock! Bookstore. Learn all about America in this musical and educational video. Just pop it in the VCR and relax as you learn about the Founding of America to How a Bill Becomes a Law. PERFECT for people of ALL AGES!

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