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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous is a fascinating and gruesome look at the deaths of such historical figures as Henry VIII, Marie Curie and Albert Einstein, as well as many others. Those who love to read about history or those who are reluctant to read about history will want to read it cover to cover. Great non-fiction read for grades 5 and up.

His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg. This is a well-written, fascinating biography of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who saved hundreds of Hungarian Jews from the Nazi's by issuing them Swedish letters of protection. He was a true hero of the Holocaust and there are many Americans do not know about him. Great for grades 6-8.

The Sky's the Limit: Stories of Discovery by Women and Girls - Be inspired and wonder at the accomplishments of some of the great explorers and scientists in history. (ages 10 to 13)

The Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess: A Mighty Girl's special selection of books starring princesses who are smart, daring, and aren't waiting around to be rescued!


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statue of C. S. Lewis and the famous Wardrobe stands outside the public library in Belfast, Northern Ireland