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August 27, 2001:
PAPA WAS A BOY IN GRAY
This book is featured in our Online Store. You've followed Robert E. and Prize-Winning Author Mary W. Schaller's summer travels, now read the book that started it all -- PAPA WAS A BOY IN GRAY. Robert E. and all the IMA Hero™ Bears can't put down this one-of-a-kind book as they learn the fascinating tales of twenty-one Confederate veterans through the eyes of their daughters. For more entertainment, get your PAPA BOOK & BEAR Gift Set, and you'll have a friend to share in the memorable moments. Relive the Launch of the PAPA Book Tour in Front Royal, Virginia.

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August 20, 2001:
100 Women Who Shaped World History
This book is featured in the Millennium Bookstore. Read about the most influential women in world history from Cleopatra to Mother Teresa in this GREAT COLLECTION. Who was Catherine the Great, Louisa May Alcott, and Helen Keller? What did Marie Curie, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Valentina Tereshkova accomplish? This book tells the tales of these and other inspirational women throughout history.

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August 13, 2001:
Mozart, Young Music Genius UNDER $5.00
This book is featured in Wolfgang's Books. How old was Wolfgang when he first starting playing music? How and why did his father give him his first music lesson? What types of audiences attended Wolfgang's performances? These questions are all answered in this GREAT BOOK to INTRODUCE YOUNG READERS to the life and times of young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. And for UNDER $5.00, it's a GREAT DEAL too!

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August 6, 2001:
What the Moon Is Like (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out-Science) UNDER $5
This book is featured in our Moon Bookstore. It's a FUN and ENTERTAINING book that teaches all about the Moon. Are there craters, valleys, rocks, or dust? Is it hot or cold? Why is the sky always black even during the day? How many humans have experienced the Moon first hand (or foot)? This book uses simple words and great pictures. There's also a drawing of the Moon and the landing sites for Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17. Beware -- after reading this book, you may want to sign up for Space Camp!
From Your Page: July 16, 2001.

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July 30, 2001:
Sacajawea Wilderness Guide UNDER $5.00
This book is featured in Sacagawea's Books. Sacagawea (spelled "Sacajawea" in this book) lived an ADVENTUROUS LIFE, and this book covers all her different relationships. She was a Shoshone princess, Minetaree slave, wife of Charbonneau, mother of Pomp, guide for Lewis & Clark, and symbol of peace. You'll get a glimpse of Sacagawea's strength and courage. There's also a useful map of the Expedition's route in the back. And, it's all for UNDER $5.00!

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July 23, 2001:
William Shakespeare & the Globe
This book is featured in Bard of Avon's Books. A UNIQUE look at one of the world's greatest playwrights -- William Shakespeare. This biography presents Shakespeare's story as a play. There are 5 Acts, and each act describes a different part of Shakespeare's life. It contains many drawings showing his life, his plays, the times, the theaters, and his fellow playwrights and actors. The last act shares the story of the re-building of the Globe Theatre which opened in 1997.

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July 16, 2001:
What the Moon Is Like (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out-Science) UNDER $5
This book is featured in our Moon Bookstore. It's a FUN and ENTERTAINING book that teaches all about the Moon. Are there craters, valleys, rocks, or dust? Is it hot or cold? Why is the sky always black even during the day? How many humans have experienced the Moon first hand (or foot)? This book uses simple words and great pictures. There's also a drawing of the Moon and the landing sites for Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17. Beware -- after reading this book, you may want to sign up for Space Camp!

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July 9, 2001:
The Yosemite Fun-Book: A Kid's Guide to Yosemite
This book is featured in John Muir's Books. This title says it all -- A FUN BOOK and KID'S GUIDE TO YOSEMITE! Whether or not you vacation in Yosemite, this book offers hours of coloring, games, riddles, puzzles, activities, and pure enjoyment. Did you know Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in North America? My favorite part of the book is the cartoon map of Yosemite Valley in the centerfold; it has everything including Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, the Merced River, El Capitan, and even the Visitor Center.

 

July 2, 2001:
The Declaration of Independence (Cornerstones of Freedom)
This book is featured in Ben's Books. Cornerstones of Freedom is a SUPERB SERIES to learn about any historical document, event, or journey. Why is the Declaration of Independence one of the world's most important political documents? This book answers that question along with several others, including who wrote it, why it was written, what it meant at the time, and why it had such an impact on the world? There's also a timeline and glossary in the back for easy reference. It's a PERFECT GIFT on this 4th of JULY!

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June 25, 2001:
Biography - Henry VIII
This video is featured in King Hal 's Books. The folks at A&E Biography have done it again. This video biography of Henry VIII and the times he lived is a great way to learn about Henry and his reign, especially since most books about Henry VIII are long and detailed. This Biography is ENTERTAINMENT and EDUCATION wrapped into one video.

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June 18, 2001:
A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C.
This book is featured in our Washington, D.C. Travel Bookstore. A MUST BUY for touring Washington, D.C. with kids. It's a complete TRAVEL DIARY! Read this book before you go, and carry it with you in D.C. You can write in it, color the pictures, use the maps for directions, and read about the landmarks and buildings. There are games, puzzles, and fill-in-the-blanks all designed to make this historic vacation both fun and memorable. As a BONUS, your kids will have their very own Travel Diary of their vacation to our Nation's Capital to keep for years to come.

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June 11, 2001:
da Vinci (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)
This book is featured in King Hal's Books. A FUN and FACTUAL introduction to one of the world's greatest artists, Leonardo da Vinci. It tells da Vinci's life story and combines pictures of his works along with colorful cartoon drawings. Leonardo da Vinci's works include Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and Madonna and Child.

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June 4, 2001:
Elizabeth Blackwell: The First Woman Doctor UNDER $5.00
This book is featured in Florence's Books. Elizabeth Blackwell was raised differently than most girls in England in the 1820's. Find out how in this book about her life as a young girl, student, teacher, and find out how she became the FIRST WOMAN DOCTOR! And it's UNDER $5.00!

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