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The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkawmba and Bryan Mealer This is the true story of a real life hero. When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba’s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season’s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began ... Read More »

Frozen In Time : Clarence Birdseye’s Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food

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              Frozen In Time : Clarence Birdseye’s Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food by Mark Kurlansky Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, ... Read More »

Stubby the War Dog

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              Stubby the War Dog : The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum Documents the heroic wartime achievements of a World War I mascot who was adopted by a soldier as an orphaned pup and who gained military honors and a display in the Smithsonian Institution for his brave ... Read More »

The Family Romanov

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              The Family Romanov : Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming Traces the story of the Russian Revolution, the lives of the Romanov family, and the story of their tragic deaths, in an account that draws on primary source materials and includes period photography. It is a tumultuous, heartrending, ... Read More »