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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape. However, only 62 of the 97 crew members and passengers onboard...

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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

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "The Tower of London holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets! The Tower of London draws more than 2 million visitors a year! Almost 1,000 years old and first built by William the Conqueror in 1066, the tower has been a fortress, a palace, a zoo, and an exhibit site for the amazing Crown Jewels. But the tower's reputation as a prison is probably what accounts for its popularity! Two...

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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 942.1 PAS

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong did. Firemen first went to the wrong location. Fierce winds helped the blaze...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 PAS

Pascal, Janet B

Summary: "It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that he was going to become an illustrator. His love of childrens books began early: often sick and confined to bed, little Maurice read and read and read....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

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

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: On October 29, 1929, life in the United States took a turn for the worst. The stock market – the system that controls money in America – plunged to a record low. But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come. By the early 1930s, one out of three people was not working. People lost their jobs, their houses, or both and ended up in shantytowns called “Hoovervilles” named for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the children's author and illustrator Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2011

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Pascal, Janet B

Summary: Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

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

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: Presents the history of the Wild West, covering pioneers, business people, scouts, lawmen, outlaws, gangs, gunslingers, and cowboys.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978 PAS

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: Highlights the life and achievements of the sixteenth president of the United States, discussing his childhood years, his rise through politics, and the major decisions he made as president during the Civil War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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