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Be Seated: A Book About Chairs

James Giblin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1993 - 136 pages
Chronicles the history, technological development, and social significance of chairs, in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United States, from prehistory to the present.
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Thomas Jefferson: A Picture Book Biography

James Giblin, Michael Dooling - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1994 - 48 pages
Traces the life of the third president of the United States and discusses his many non-political accomplishemts
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The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler

James Giblin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 246 pages
Hitler was a man many believe to be the personification of evil. This Sibert Medal-winning biography penetrates this fašade and presents a picture of a complex person--at once ...
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Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

James Giblin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 244 pages
Through a review of their family and an examination of their political ideology, a biography presents a look at two brothers who stood on opposing sides during the Civil War ...
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George Washington: a picture book biography

James Giblin - Presidents - 1992 - 48 pages
Examines the family life and career of the first American president, also discussing myths and legends, monuments to Washington, and Mount Vernon.
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The mystery of the mammoth bones: and how it was solved

James Giblin - Mastodons - 2000 - 97 pages
Describes the efforts of the artist, museum curator, and self-taught paleontologist, Charles Willson Peale, to excavate, study, and display the bones of a prehistoric creature ...
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The Century that was: Reflections on the Last One Hundred Years

James Giblin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 166 pages
A collection of essays by well-known authors for young people, reflecting on various aspects of life in twentieth-century America, including politics, the environment, sports ...
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The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy

James Giblin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 294 pages
Documents the meteoric rise of the controversial politician whose name has become synonymous with modern day witch-hunting tactics, profiling the Cold War tensions that shaped ...
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Chimney sweeps: yesterday and today

James Giblin - Juvenile Fiction - 1982 - 56 pages
Traces the history and folklore of the chimney-sweeping profession from the fifteenth century to the present day, emphasizing the plight of the often abused climbing boys of ...
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