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Famous People In History By Drum Publication Group
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A small reference book in Sgaw Karen language with brief profiles of 38 famous people in history from Cleopatra to Mozart to Nelson Mandela.
Famous People of Illinois By Adam Fichtner
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4th grade project about famous Illinoisans.
Famous People from Illinois By Tyler Piron
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A brief biography of several different famous figures from Illinois.
Fifty Famous People By James Baldwin
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Offers stories about real persons who actually lived and performed their parts in the great drama of the world's history. Some of these persons were more famous than others, yet all have left... More > enduring footprints on the 'sands of time,' and their names will be long remembered. Though not strictly biographical, each of the stories contains a basis of truth and an ethical lesson which cannot fail to have a wholesome influence. Each also possesses elements of interest that will delight the children with whom it is shared.< Less
Rejected Works of Famous People By Vincent Lewis
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EVERY famous author has encountered rejection of his work. Therefore, you have not had access to these never before published works... until now. For the first time, in Volume One, you may now read... More > these recently discovered literary treasures: “Incident at a Drycleaner” by Ernest Hemingway; Edgar Allan Poe’s “Letter to the Editor protesting local nuisance dogs;” “Third Grade Diary Entry” from Sigmund Freud; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Sherlock Holmes at Wal-Mart;” Captain James T Kirk’s letter to a teacher, “Please excuse my son next Thursday;” The uncensored ending of “Gone With the Wind;” and many more. Each selection includes: A brief biography, including a portrait of the author; the work itself in its original form; and the official reason for the rejection.< Less
Rejected Works of Famous People By Vincent Lewis
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EVERY famous author has encountered rejection of his work. Therefore, you have not had access to these never before published works... until now. For the first time, in Volume One, you may now read... More > these recently discovered literary treasures: “Incident at a Drycleaner” by Ernest Hemingway; Edgar Allan Poe’s “Letter to the Editor protesting local nuisance dogs;” “Third Grade Diary Entry” from Sigmund Freud; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Sherlock Holmes at Wal-Mart;” Captain James T Kirk’s letter to a teacher, “Please excuse my son next Thursday;” The uncensored ending of “Gone With the Wind;” and many more. Each selection includes: A brief biography, including a portrait of the author; the work itself in its original form; and the official reason for the rejection.< Less
Serious Mistakes of Famous People By Kekionga Press
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Learn: how Hans Christian Andersen wore out his welcome with Charles Dickens; how Lewis Carroll's love for Alice in Wonderland went sour; how Walt Disney killed his mother; how Thomas Edison tried to... More > pollute the world; why Alexander Hamilton lost his duel with Aaron Burr; how J. Edgar Hoover let the mafia grow; how Abe Lincoln violated the Constitution; how General William T. Sherman targeted civilians; why Charles "Lucky" Luciano had to go; how Nikola Tesla was cheated by Thomas Edison / 163 source notes / Indexed / 13 point text for easy reading.< Less
Serious Mistakes of Famous People By Kekionga Press
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Learn: how Hans Christian Andersen wore out his welcome with Charles Dickens; how Lewis Carroll's love for Alice in Wonderland went sour; how Walt Disney killed his mother; how Thomas Edison tried to... More > pollute the world; why Alexander Hamilton lost his duel with Aaron Burr; how J. Edgar Hoover let the mafia grow; how Abe Lincoln violated the Constitution; how General William T. Sherman targeted civilians; why Charles "Lucky" Luciano had to go; how Nikola Tesla was cheated by Thomas Edison / 163 source notes / Indexed / 13 point text for easy reading.< Less
Normal Famous People By Olive Edon
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Fame is the game, and the foul-mouthed aspiring child star Cindy and her mother are determined to win. Watch as they rampage through the competition with professionally hatched publicity stunts in... More > their quest to land Cindy the ultimate starring role. Rumor has it Roman Polanski’s casting his last film, an Olsen twins biopic that's already generating Oscar buzz from the script alone, but he’s not interested in acting chops these days. He wants stars. And Cindy’s on his radar. The only thing standing in Cindy's way is her biggest rival, the squeaky-clean, ever more popular Paulina Drake, who is dead set on conquering the same market that Cindy's staked out. But Cindy and the mother are determined to crush the competition, and there's nothing they won't do to stay in the spotlight.< Less
Cleopatra: Biography of Famous People for Children By Jacob Abbott
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Cleopatra was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, a family of Greek origin that ruled Egypt after Alexander the Great's death during the Hellenistic period. The Ptolemies, throughout their dynasty,... More > spoke Greek and refused to speak Egyptian, which is the reason that Greek as well as Egyptian languages were used on official court documents such as the Rosetta Stone. By contrast, Cleopatra did learn to speak Egyptian and represented herself as the reincarnation of an Egyptian goddess, Isis. While the female name "Cleopatra" was common in this dynasty, none of the earlier Cleopatras gained the lasting fame which the last did. Cleopatra originally ruled jointly with her father, Ptolemy XII Auletes, and later with her brothers, Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV, whom she married as per Egyptian custom, but eventually she became sole ruler. As pharaoh, she consummated a liaison with Julius Caesar that solidified her grip on the throne. She later elevated her son with Caesar, Caesarion, to co-ruler in name.< Less