The Hero Schliemann. The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy by Laura Amy Schlitz

By Laura Amy Schlitz

Archaeologist? Mythmaker? criminal? This enticing, illustrated biography of Heinrich Schliemann—a nineteenth-century romantic who such a lot think did locate the traditional urban of Troy—reveals him to be a desirable mix of all three.

From the time Heinrich Schliemann was once a boy—or so he said—he knew he used to be destined to dig for misplaced towns and locate buried treasure. And if Schliemann had his manner, historical past books may honor him to this present day as one of many maximum archaeologists who ever lived. yet a bit digging into the lifetime of Schliemann himself finds that this nineteenth-century self-made guy had a humorous behavior of taking liberties with the reality. just like the well-known personality of his hero, the poet Homer, Schliemann was once a artful fellow and an inventor of reports, a traveller who have been shipwrecked and stranded and by some means survived. And Heinrich Schliemann was resolute to develop into a legend like Homer—but in his personal time. Following this larger-than-life...

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Ouch! by Richard Walker

By Richard Walker

From blistering bee stings to pus-filled acne, this eye-popping ebook takes readers on a digital journey of all the grossest, gooiest, and such a lot attention-grabbing occasions that our bodies need to undergo. that includes wonderful 3D pics that show the motion and body's reaction in microscopic aspect, Ouch! Combines kid-friendly gross-out price with state-of-the-art anatomical and organic services.

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The Iroquois by Barbara Graymont

By Barbara Graymont

An agricultural and matrilineal (the ladies owned all estate and decided kinship) society, the Iroquois Confederacy was once made of six nations--Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora. The time of issues -- the good peace -- The prolonged resort prospers -- Iroquois and Europeans -- the growth of Iroquois energy -- struggle and international relations -- Decline and revival -- the fashionable Iroquois -- The Iroquois this day and the following day

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