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Banners of Courage: The Lives of 14 Heroic Men and Women

By: Elliot, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02236

Condition: Very Good+


Very light edge wear and a few light spots. Jacket is price-clipped with a few light spots and very light wear at the head of the spine and corners. Clean copy with no marks or tears. Biographical sketches for young readers. Fourteen men and women from a variety of backgrounds are included, such as Winston Churchill, Susan B. Anthony, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rachel Carson, Anne Frank, Amelia Earhart, Jacques Cousteau, and others. View more info

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Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)

By: Krull, Kathleen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Children's Books: 1993

Seller ID: 08548

ISBN: 0152480102

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages, including Musical Terms, Index of Composers, and Further Reading. Watercolor illustrations, one for each musician. From the publisher: "Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made." View more info