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Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early ageliterally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Fords Theaterthe first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death from an assassin's bullet in 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous
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Who was Anne Frank? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. "Who Was Anne Frank?" looks closely at Anne's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding, and the legacy of her diary. Black-and-white illustrations including maps and diagrams provide historical and visual reference in an easy-to-read biography written in a way that is appropriate and accessible for y
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Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages. Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time - Italy during
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Who were the Beatles? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole store? Geoff Edgers, a "Boston Globe" reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this "Who Was...?" book. Readers will learn about their Liverpudlian childhoods, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up. It's all here in an easy-to-read narrative with plenty of black-and-white illustrations!
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Who Was William Shakespeare? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and made him a famous and wealthy man. With black-and-white illustrations that include a diagram of the famous Globe theater, Celeste Davidson Mannis puts together the pieces of Shakespeare's life and work for young readers.
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Who was Louis Armstrong? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs? Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrong?s own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new and exciting realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American musi
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Who was Thomas Jefferson? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The third U.S. president, Jefferson was also an architect, inventor, musician, farmer, and-what is certainly the most troubling aspect of his life-a slave owner. Finally, here's a biography for kids that unveils the many facets of this founding father's
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Who was Helen Keller? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things. This inspiring illustrated biography is perfect for young middle-grade readers. Black-and-white line drawings throughout, sidebars on related topics such as Louis Braille, a timeline, and a bibliography enhance readers' understanding of
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Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World. He was right, but what he didn't know was that the treacherous voyage would take him three years and cost him his life. Black-and-white line drawings illustrate Magellan's life and voyage, with sidebars and a time line that enhance readers' understanding of the period.
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Who Was Amelia Earhart? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world, readers will find Amelia Earhart's life a fascinating story.
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Who Was Harry Houdini? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail cells, and locked trunks. But do they know that the ever-ambitious and adventurous Houdini was also a famous movie star and the first pilot to fly a plane in Australia? This well-told biography is full of the details of Houdini's life that kids will really want to know about and illustrated throughout with beautiful black-and-white line drawings.
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Who Was Ben Franklin? (ISBN: , Подробнее)


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Аннотация к книге: Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring.
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Галерея знаменитых мастеров. Энциклопедия живописи для детей (ISBN: 978-5-7793-1983-6, Подробнее)


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Автор: Наталья Ермильченко, Людмила Жукова, Анна Новгородова
Издательство: Белый город,Воскресный день
ISBN: 978-5-7793-1983-6
Год: 2013 г.

Аннотация к книге: Сборник "Галерея знаменитых мастеров" - это 175 ярких творческих биографий известных европейских и русских художников, это легенды, связанные с рождением шедевров мировой живописи, это более 670 цветных репродукций бессмертных полотен, которые позволят юному читателю получить яркое представление об истории мировой живописи последних семи столетий.
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Людвиг ван Бетховен. Жизнь и творчество (ISBN: 978-5-7793-2358-1, Подробнее)


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ISBN: 978-5-7793-2358-1
Год: 2012 г.

Аннотация к книге: Творческая мощь одного из величайших композиторов - Людвига ван Бетховена, - разнообразие и оригинальность, страстная сила и смелость, философская глубина и гуманистическая суть его сочинений кажутся еще более невероятными, если принять во внимание страшный недуг, поразивший творца еще в молодости - его глухоту.
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