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Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Recounts the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1996

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3 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN DEM

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, an armada of 7,000 ships carrying 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. Up until then the Allied forces had suffered serious defeats, yet D-Day, as the invasion was called, spelled the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany and the Third Reich. Readers will dive into the heart of the action and discover how it was planned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 DEM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality and women's rights when few others did. She gained attention for the cases she won when arguing in front of the Supreme Court, before taking her place on the bench in 1993. Author...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 GIN

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

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Recounts the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1996

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Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Shares coverage of the events surrounding the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, offering insight into the devastation that sank four battleships and killed more than two thousand servicemen before propelling the United States into World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 DEM

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Looks at the physical characteristics, behavior, family structure, and life cycle of gorillas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1994

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DEM

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing. But its construction came at a huge cost: it is believed that more than a million Chinese died building it, earning the wall its nickname--the longest cemetery on earth....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: "Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being. Signed on September 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. Today it's easy for us to take this blueprint of our government for granted. But the Framers--fifty-five men from almost...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 DEM

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: Describes the history of Ellis Island, a gateway for many immigrants coming to the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and details the restoration of the landmark and its reopening as a museum.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Summary: Who was? series offers a detailed account of a famous figure's life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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