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Hauntings

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207018

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In Urban Legends: Hauntings, part of Full Tilt’s Origins series, students will learn the origins of spooky ghost stories, poltergeists, exorcisms, and major historical hauntings. Are these legends simply stories . . . or could they be real?

My Friend is Muslim

Khadija Ejaz (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690969

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Layla Reed is only twelve years old, but she has a big project ahead of her. Her teacher has asked her to speak to her seventh grade class about Islam. Layla's best friend, Nancy Winters, is going to help her with the project, and she's going to learn a lot about her friend's religion along the way. Who was Muhammad? What exactly is in the Quran? What is jihaad? Islam is only 1,500 years old, but Muslims believe its message is older than Creation itself. Layla's family is busy fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, and the festival of Eid Al-Fitr is only a week away. Will she and Nancy be ready?

Musician

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801409

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Learn about the many different paths to becoming a professional musician and find out if it's the right career for you.

Hanley Ramírez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291641

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Hanley Ramrez has become one of baseball's biggest stars. The young player has only been in the Majors since 2005, but he's already done many things other players only dream of doing. He was named Rookie of the Year, he's played in the All-Star Game three times, he has won awards, and he's made millions playing in the Major Leagues. Read about Ramrez's journey from the Dominican Republic to the MLB. Learn how Ramrez became the player fans love to watch today!

Sirens and Smoke: Firefighter's Folklore

Thomas Arkham (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292549

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Do you know who started the first volunteer fire company in the United States? Do you know who the first woman firefighter was? Or did you know that firefighters trace their heritage back to the knights of the Crusades? Sirens and Smoke is full of stories of bravery and tradition. Youll read about: the brave guards who fought fire in ancient Greek and Roman communities. the long-ago firefighters who battled the great fires that swept through Europes big cities. the community spirit that grew in the New World. the African Americans and women who added their strengths to fighting fires. September 11, 2001, when firefighters demonstrated their heroism. Fire can be an enemybut down through the ages, firefighters have risked their lives to protect others against it. Their folklore reveals a long tradition of courage.

Siddharta Gautama: The Buddha

Lisa Zamosky

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743904315

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Siddhartha Gautama was born to the king of a tribe in Northern India. An astrologer told his father that Gautama would either become a king or he would leave his riches behind to save humanity. His father sheltered him from all of the poverty in the streets. When Gautama finally left his palace he saw the suffering of people and wanted to change the world. He started the religion called Buddhism.