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Burgan, Michael

Summary: "What are the stories behind the men and women who have wreaked havoc in the name of wealth, power, and prestige? Is there any excuse for the actions of those who have been responsible for the deaths of so many? These sixteen biographies of the world's most notorious and dangerous people--including Attila the Hun, Vlad the Impaler, Queen Mary I of England, Ivan the Terrible, Hernán Cortés, Pol...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.02 BUR

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Discusses the life of the famous African American track and field star who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Blk Hist Sport Burgan

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Vivid storytelling brings American history to life and place readers in the shoes of people who experienced one of the most notorious moments in American history - the Salem Witch Trials. In the spring of 1692, girls in Salem, Massachusetts, accused several local women of witchcraft. The events that followed were marked by mass hysteria and religious extremism and ultimately led to trials,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.4 BUR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.4 BUR

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Everything that happens in this book was a real event in history, but you can choose what side you are on, and what to do next as the events play out. Your choices could lead you to survival or death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: An introduction to the life and death of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Discusses his powerful political family, the key events and policy of his presidency, his medical problems and personal life, and his assassination and the intrigue that still surrounds the event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEN

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Describes the history, development, and design of the various models of Porsche 911s that have been made since its introduction in 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RiverFront Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2222 BUR

Burgan, Michael.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Explores various perspectives on espionage in World War I. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 BUR

Burgan, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: You choose which path you would take if you were an immigrant arriving at Ellis Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "The book explains the life of Princess Grace."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "Weird But True! Know-It-All titles take the same classic branding of Weird But True and dive deeper to provide kids with a comprehensive overview of everything they need to know about a single subject, while packing in all the wacky, weird tidbits! This edition explores a complicated and timely subject: the government of the United States!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2024

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Burgan, Michael

Summary: What would you do with a billion dollars? This question gets a definitive answer from billionaire Richard Branson: do everything! Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia and was a poor student. Still, his knack for business started early with a successful parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11. The charismatic entrepreneur launched his first major business, Virgin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET BRANSON

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Born on a small farm in rural Michigan, Henry Ford’s humble beginnings were no match for his ambition. Ford quickly created a manufacturing dynasty, bringing affordable cars to the masses and forever changing America and the American workplace. Who Was Henry Ford? details his meteoric rise, and explains how the genius behind the assembly line and the Model T shaped modern American industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FOR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FOR

Burgan, Michael.

Contents: From the farm to the factory -- New power source, new factories -- On the move -- A revolution spreads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.94025 BUR

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "The Middle Ages come to life in this latest installment in the hit Weird But True Know-It-All series, featuring stories of legendary rulers, epic castles, menacing weaponry, and more!Vikings are known for being fierce warriors. But did you know that they used tug-of-war to train for battle-and that the losing team got pulled into a pit of fire? Europe was ravaged by the plague during the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Partners, LLC 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 909.07 BUR

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "The epic story of William Ash and the escape from Stalag Luft III German POW camp during World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "Explores various perspectives on the Vietnam War and those involved in it. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "Born in 551 BC, Confucius was a young man when he set his heart and mind on learning as much as he could. By his thirties, he'd become a brilliant teacher who shared his knowledge of several subjects, including arithmetic, history, and poetry, with his students. Confucius wanted to make sure that everyone in China had access to an education and devoted his whole life to learning and teaching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CON

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT People Who Confucius

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Presents the life of the business mogul who turned a small food packagaing company into a booming business known for its fair treatment of workers and pioneering safe food preparation standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Burgan, Michael.

Summary: "Describes the people and events of the Great Depression. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of a Bonus Army marcher, a teenager riding the rails, and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Describes the history, design, weapons, and missions of nuclear submarines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone High-Interest Books 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 359.9 BUR

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Describes the history, production, and different models of the Toyota Land Cruiser, a vehicle originally created to allow police and military to travel off paved roads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RiverFront Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2222 BUR

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Discusses the life and career of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, highlighting the iconic photograph of the 1965 championship bout versus Sonny Liston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Blk Hist Sport Burgan

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Just slightly smaller than the state of Alaska, Peru is home to ocean beaches, snow-capped mountains, humid jungles, dry deserts, and more. Readers will cross the country’s incredible landscapes and visit its towns and cities as they learn how Peruvians live today. They will also explore Peru’s fascinating history, learn how it is governed and how its economy works, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic 2018

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Burgan, Michael

Summary: "Next set in A TRUE BOOK series. Young readers rediscover the story of the largest and most luxurious ship ever built, The Titanic. Featuring historical imagery, first-hand accounts, and lively text"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.9163 BUR

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