Chasing Lincoln’s Killer

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Scholastic Press #ad - Chasing Lincoln's Killer #ad - Scholastic Press. New york times bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.

C. Across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.

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A Single Shard

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HMH Books for Young Readers HO-9780547534268 #ad - A Single Shard #ad - Classics. Or arriving at the royal court with nothing but a single celadon shard. Tree-ear is fascinated by the celedon ware created in the village of Ch’ulp’o. He is determined to prove himself to the master potter, Min—even if it means making a solitary journey to present Min’s work in the hope of a royal commission.

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The "The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

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Scholastic Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book is illustrated with archival photos, source notes, places to visit, diagrams, bibliography, and index. Classics. A yalsa-ala excellence in young adult nonfiction award finalist a breathtaking and dramatic account of the jfk assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER!In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history.

The "The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. Kennedy #ad - As he did in his bestselling scholastic ya book, ticking-clock pace, swanson deploys his signature "you are there" style -- a riveting, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

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Study Guide: Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson SuperSummary

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Independently published #ad - Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 10 important quotes, discussion topics and timeline of the assassination. Supersummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. Used book in Good Condition. Swanson includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 19 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis.

Study Guide: Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson SuperSummary #ad - Classics. This 29-page guide for “Chasing Lincoln's Killer” by James L.

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Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin

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Scholastic Press #ad - Swanson's masterful work. Classics. Used book in Good Condition. Swanson. Naacp image award nomineechicago public library Best Book of the YearKirkus Reviews Best Young Adult Book of the Year* "James L. Reveals, in gripping style, how one individual can impact history. Booklist, starred reviewIn his meteoric, thirteen-year rise to fame, Dr.

. Martin Luther King Jr. King's life, a bizarre, racist, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, prison escapee who tragically ends King's life. As he did in his bestselling scholastic mg/ya books chasing lincoln's killer and "THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!", sad, Swanson transports readers back to one of the most shocking, and terrifying events in American history.

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin #ad - With an introduction by congressman John Lewis, various source notes, bibliography, and over 80 photographs, captions, and index included. Led a mass movement for civil Rights -- with his relentless peaceful, public demonstrations, non-violent protests, and eloquent speeches. But as violent threats cast a dark shadow over Dr.

An astonishing account of the assassination of America's most beloved and celebrated civil rights leader, by NY Times bestselling author, Martin Luther King, James L.

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Al Capone Does My Shirts Tales from Alcatraz

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Puffin Books #ad - The newbery honor book and new york times bestseller that is historical fiction with a hint of mystery about living at Alcatraz not as a prisoner, but as a kid meeting some of the most famous criminals in our history. Puffin. I never knew prisons could be picky, but I guess they can. And then there are a ton of murderers, burglars, con men, kidnappers and maybe even an innocent man or two, hit men, rapists, stickup men, connivers, embezzlers, though I doubt it.

Used book in Good Condition. The convicts we have are the kind other prisons don't want. I came here because my mother said I had to. A newbery honor booka new york times bestsellera people magazine "best kid's book"an ala book for young adultsan ala notable booka school library journal best book of the YearA Krikus Reviews Editor's ChoiceA San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Parents' Choice Silver Honor BookA New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" SelectionA New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age*"Choldenko's pacing is exquisite.

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A great read.

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The Last Book In The Universe

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Blue Sky Press #ad - Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. This fast-paced action novel is set in a future where the world has been almost destroyed. Scholastic Signature. Classics. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past.

The Last Book In The Universe #ad - . Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best. It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. With ryter as his companion, spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister -- and in the process, perhaps the world.

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Midnight Without a Moon

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Scholastic Signature. A powerful story. Kirkus reviews   it’s mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. When till’s murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change and that she should be part of the movement.

Midnight Without a Moon #ad - Linda jackson’s moving debut seamlessly blends a fictional portrait of an African American family and factual events from a famous trial that provoked change in race relations in the United States. For now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation. Classics.

Then, one town over, an african American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. Puffin.

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A Northern Light

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Sixteen-year-old mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true. Puffin. Classics. Desperate for money, she takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown entrusts her with the task of burning a secret bundle of letters. Used book in Good Condition. Hmh books for Young Readers.

A Northern Light #ad - Scholastic Signature. But when grace's drowned body is fished from the lake, Mattie discovers that the letters could reveal the grim truth behind a murder. Set in 1906 against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy, and real, history, and a murder mystery into something moving, Jennifer Donnelly's astonishing debut novel effortlessly weaves romance, and wholly original.

Includes a reader's guide and an interview with the author.

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Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

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Graphia #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Scholastic Signature. Classics. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, donned men’s clothing, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, and enlisted in the Union Army. Great product! Hmh books for Young Readers. In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers.

Posing in turn as a slave, washerwoman, and fop, peddler, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines. Puffin.

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The Outsiders

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Speak #ad - Puffin. Great product! Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. The outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world.

The new york times"Taut with tension, filled with drama. The chicago Tribune"A classic coming-of-age book. Philadelphia daily newsa new york herald tribune best teenage booka Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsWinner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award Classics.

The Outsiders #ad - No one ever said life was easy. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. Scholastic Signature. Hmh books for Young Readers. E. S. But ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. Used book in Good Condition. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit.

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