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Kid Presidents

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              Kid Presidents : True Tales of Childhood From America’s Presidents by David Stabler ; illustrations by Doogie Horner Presents twenty stories featuring the United States presidents when they were children, including William Taft’s dance lessons, Lyndon Johnson’s classroom pranks, and Gerald Ford’s struggles with dyslexia. Read More »

It Came From Ohio!

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              It Came From Ohio! : My Life As a Writer by R.L. Stine as told to Joe Arthur and Susan Lurie A portrait of the author of the Goosebumps series, shares insight into his childhood, education, and literary inspirations, with answers to frequently asked questions about his life, books, and writing style. Read More »

Awesome Minds

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              Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO Toys by Erin Hagar; art by Paige Garrison You love to play with LEGOs and now you can discover how they were¬†invented. Learn how Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen made it through hardship¬†to develop this beloved toy. Read More »

Whoosh!

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              Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson’s Super-soaking Stream of Inventions / Chris Barton ; illustrated by Don Tate Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun. Read More »