5 edition of They made history found in the catalog.
They made history
Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Profiles of 270 British men and women whose significant contributions to their country were also important to the general welfare and advancement of mankind.
|Statement||Colour illustrations by Michael Whittlesea [& others].|
|Contributions||Whittlesea, Michael, illus.|
|LC Classifications||DA28 .F77|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||75856066|
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These inspiring teens fought for what they believed in—and made history in the process. Featured Teaching Kits Teacher-approved stories, resources, and worksheets for teaching about real teens who changed the world throughout history, courtesy of Junior Scholastic, the middle school Social Studies classroom magazine.
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