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Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide: Governing the USA

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Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide: Governing the USA
Unit 4C

Author: Jonathan Vickery
Publication Date: 27 April 2012

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Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers.

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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

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Cruel Kings and Mean Queens

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 6 June 1995

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It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: which king died after falling off the toilet? Why people thought King John was a werewolf? Why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic? This grippingly gruesome guide lets you into the secrets of our mad, menacing and murderous monarchs and the terrible times in which they ruled.

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Short and Bloody History of Spies

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The Short and Bloody History of Spies

Author: John Farman
Publication Date: 5 October 2000

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Do you know how to make invisible ink or send a coded message? There is a glamorous aura to spies and the job they do. From Marta Hari to James Bond, the author uncovers the secrets that spies are taught in order to survive, and exposes the truth about the glamour, and it's not what you'd expect.

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Twentieth Century

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The Twentieth Century

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 October 1996

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Who shocked the world by showing her knickers? How two monkey's and a dog became astronauts? Why a posh London restaurant served stewed cat? This title helps you find out about last days of the vile Victorian Queen right up the nostalgic Nineties, with all the amazing changes and incredible inventions that happened in between.

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Higher History Practice Papers

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Higher History Practice Papers

Author: John A. Kerr
Publication Date: 28 April 2011

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Prepare for the new Higher History exam with Leckie and Leckie's Practice Papers! As well as providing two question papers, the book contains worked solutions and model answers, exam hints and tips and a topic index. It also includes advice on how to tackle the new source-based Paper Two questions.

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Diary of a Young Girl

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The Diary of a Young Girl - Definitive Edition

Author: Anne Frank
Publication Date: 28 February 2002

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters. This title presents her dairy that ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed.

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Frightful First World War and the Woeful Second World War

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The Frightful First World War and the Woeful Second World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 19 September 2003

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History with twice the nasty bits! Find out all about the horrors and hardships of the war that was meant to last four months but ground on for four grim years. "The Woeful Second World War", meanwhile, gives you the dire details about the worst war ever.

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Angry Aztecs

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The Angry Aztecs

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 17 October 1997

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Find out about powerful priests, weird warriors, and the cunning Conquistadors, in this book which provides the foulest facts about Motecuhzoma, Cuahtemoc and other Angry Aztecs whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. Part of a series of books about history with the nasty bits left in!

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Spilling the Beans on Buffalo Bill

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Spilling the Beans on Buffalo Bill

Author: Dennis Hamley
Publication Date: 1 May 2000

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The Spilling the Beans series reveals the horrible truth about history's famous and infamous characters. While enjoying the irreverent and bean-spilling contents, children will be gathering facts about events, people and past ways of life.

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Complete "Come and Praise"

Author: Geoffrey Marshall-Taylor
Publication Date: 29 March 1990

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The most popular schools song and hymn book ever! Combines Come and Praise 1 and 2, giving you the words for 149 traditional and contemporary hymns and songs in one volume.

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Victorians

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Victorians

Author: Ann Kramer
Publication Date: 6 March 2003

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Suitable for students learning about various aspects of the Victorian life including clothing, medicine and eating habits.

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Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome

Author: Simon James
Publication Date: 29 August 2002

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This Eyewitness guide focuses on Ancient Rome, from the lives of emperors and soliders on the battlefield to gladiators pitted against animals in bloody arenas in Rome. Find out why Roman baths were so popular and see how "sea battles" were staged in the Colosseum.

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Romans

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The Romans

Author: Tim Wood
Publication Date: 19940100

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A look at how we can learn about our Roman past by observing the evidence around us, such as remaining architecture, wooden post holes, coins and pottery. Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and artwork.

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Tudors

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The Tudors

Author: Andrew Langley
Publication Date: 13 June 1995

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This series provides an examination of British history which encourages children to investigate the past and appreciate the key concepts of continuity and change. This pupil book covers specific events, key themes and famous people of the Tudor period, and includes a list of places to visit.

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Romans

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Romans

Author: Richard Wood
Publication Date: 15 June 2000

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A look at how we can learn about our Roman past by observing the evidence around us, such as remaining architecture, wooden post holes, coins and pottery. Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2. Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and artwork.

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Internet-linked Encyclopedia of the Roman World

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Internet-linked Encyclopedia of the Roman World

Author: Jane Bingham
Publication Date: 26 October 2001

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This volume traces the history of the Romans, from their origins in the hills around Rome, through the founding of the Republic, the growth of the empire and its eventual decline and fall. All aspects of life are covered. There are cutaways of Roman buildings, and recommended Web sites.

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Oxford Children's Encyclopedia of History

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The Oxford Children's Encyclopedia of History

Author:  Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 5 October 2000

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Intended for children of 8 and over, this reference book gives an insight into over 12,000 years of human history. It contains 120 major entries, which explain the key issues. Each article in it features colour photos and other illustrations. The articles are arranged alphabetically, from Africa to World War II.

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You Wouldn't Want to be Married to Henry VIII

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You Wouldn't Want to be Married to Henry VIII

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 14 March 2002

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Set against a backdrop of turbulence in the royal court of Tudor England, this book describes Henry and his many wives - what went right, what went wrong and what became of them all. This books explores the experiences of marriage to King Henry VIII.

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Viking Explorer

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Viking Explorer

Author: Andrew Langley
Publication Date: 20 September 2001

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A series which explores various aspects of life in the past.

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Miner

Author: John Malam
Publication Date: 18 July 2002

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As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. You can find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. This book explores the less appealing aspects of life in Victorian times.

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Schoolchild

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You Wouldn't Want to be a Victorian Schoolchild
Lessons You'd Rather Not Learn

Author: John Malam
Publication Date: 14 March 2002

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A series which explores the grisly aspects of life in the past.

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Nazi Germany

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Nazi Germany - Foundation

Author: Rosemary Rees
Publication Date: 11 February 1997

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This simplified text for lower achievers is part of a series designed to meet the requirements of the revised GCSE syllabus. Looking at Nazi Germany, it covers the ghettos, propaganda and the individual's role, providing source material. There are exam questions in each unit.

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Children of the Clearances

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Children of the Clearances

Author: David Ross
Publication Date: 3 January 2007

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An entertaining, informative and attractive library, beautifully illustrated and imaginatively rendered for children. The Co...

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Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie

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Story of Bonnie Prince Charlie

Author: David Ross
Publication Date: 9 October 1999

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Bonnie Prince Charlie led the Stuart claim to the throne of Great Britain. His hopes were ended with the Battle of Culloden, 16 April 1746. This book explains in simple words who he was, and his battle against the English.

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Battle of Britain

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Battle of Britain
A Second World War Spitfire Pilot, 1939-1941

Author: Chris Priestley
Publication Date: 5 May 2008

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It's 1939 and Harry Woods is a Spitfire pilot in the RAF. When his friend Lenny loses his leg in a dogfight with the Luftwaffe, Harry is determined to fight on. That is, until his plane is hit and he finds himself tumbling through the air high above the English Channel...

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Ruthless Romans

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Ruthless Romans

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 18 July 2003

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"Ruthless Romans" reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time - from the terrible twins who founded Rome to the evil emperors who made murder into a sport. Read on for the gory details about the cruel Colosseum and the people and animals who were massacred there.

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Mediaeval Welsh Monasteries

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Mediaeval Welsh Monasteries

Author: John Wyn Roberts
Publication Date: 26 March 1987

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Medieval Welsh Monasteries examines the nature of monastic life in medieval times and seeks to explore what kind of place a ...

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Mini World History Encyclopedia

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Mini World History Encyclopedia

Author: Anne Millard
Publication Date: 27 July 2001

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This reduced format book introduces the reader to world history from the first civilizations to the early 20th century, using short, visual chapters.

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You Wouldn't Want to be in a Medieval Dungeon!

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You Wouldn't Want to be in a Medieval Dungeon!

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 June 2014

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In this brand new extended edition, you'll soon find out what it was really like to be in a medieval dungeon! Featuring full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail, this title includes a castle timeline, a guide to spooky castles, and some real-life grisly stories.

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OCR GCSE Modern World History Revision Guide

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OCR GCSE Modern World History Revision Guide

Author: Ben Walsh
Publication Date: 28 January 2011

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Succeed with this motivating revision guide packed with tips and opportunities to practise for the exam.

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Avoid Being a Prisoner in a Medieval Dungeon!

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Avoid Being a Prisoner in a Medieval Dungeon!

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 March 2003

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This is an ideal text for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2 pupils within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. It is set towards the end of the 15th century and the reader is cast as an ex-soldier turned gaoler in the king's dungeon, trying to keep the prisoners in check.

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Avoid Being a Tudor Colonist!

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Avoid Being a Tudor Colonist!

Author: Jacqueline Morley
Publication Date: 1 September 2004

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Provides an introduction to the early relationship between settlers and Native American tribes, prefiguring tensions that would remain for centuries. Suitable for Key Stage 2 history, this book helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14. It includes informative captions, a glossary and an index.

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Avoid Becoming a Pirates' Prisoner!

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Avoid Becoming a Pirates' Prisoner!

Author: John Malam
Publication Date: 1 August 2002

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An introduction to the golden age of piracy in the early 1700s. This book explains the context of piracy by describing the geographical area of the Spanish Main and looking in detail at the ships of the period. It paints a realistic picture of the horrors of becoming a pirate's prisoner.

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Avoid Being a Medieval Knight

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Avoid Being a Medieval Knight

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 March 2004

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It is AD 1400 and you are a young boy dreaming of becoming a knight; a life that brings wealth and admiration. Featuring cartoon-style illustrations, this title aids the understanding of many aspects of medieval life, including education, social structure and religion. It is intended for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2 pupils.

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Avoid Being Mary, Queen of Scots

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Avoid Being Mary, Queen of Scots

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 3 April 2008

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See life through the eyes of one of the most unfortunate people in European history! Crowned as a baby, widowed at 18, schemed against in your own country and menaced by the superpower next door. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach aid their understanding of what life would have been like for Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Avoid Being a Slave in Pompeii!

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Avoid Being a Slave in Pompeii!

Author: John Malam
Publication Date: 3 April 2008

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Featuring cartoon-style illustrations and a narrative approach, this book encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like being a slave in Pompeii.

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Queen's Spies

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The Queen's Spies

Author: Valerie Wilding
Publication Date: 12 December 2005

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The diary of 12-year-old Kitty Lumsden, the daughter of Bloody Tower diarist, Tilly Middleton. The drama is set against the historical backdrop of the Babington plot to end Elizabeth's life and put Mary Queen of Scots on the throne. But far from being innocent bystanders, the Lumsden family becomes involved in a mass of secrets and spies.

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Spy Smuggler

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Spy Smuggler
Paul Lelaud France 1942-1944

Author: Jim Eldridge
Publication Date: 10 December 2004

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Paul Lelaud is a 13-year-old boy living in rural France. He has been living under Nazi occupation, and working with the Resistance cell in his village. Paul is a crucial figure in the escape route for allied POWs and agents.

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Pompeii

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Pompeii
A Roman Girl's Diary, AD 78-79

Author: Sue Reid
Publication Date: 5 May 2008

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A new title to add to the popular My Story series. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the Forum in Pompeii. It's a day of strange encounters and even odder portents. When the grond shakes Claudia is convinced it is a bad omen. What does it all mean? And why is she so disturbed by Vesuvius, the great volcan that looms over the city.

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Angry Aztecs

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The Angry Aztecs - AND The Incredible Incas

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 6 July 2009

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Introduces readers to the Mayan mysteries, cunning Conquistadors and people whose idea of fun was ripping out human hearts. This work gives the gory details about the incredible empire which ruled 12 million people but was smashed by 260 Spanish invaders ...and a few germs.

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Avoid Exploring with Captain Cook

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Avoid Exploring with Captain Cook

Author: Mark Bergin
Publication Date: 1 October 2006

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Its 1768 and you are about to embark on the voyage of a lifetime with Captain James Cook. This title features humorous cartoon-style illustrations, narrative approach, captions, glossary, and an index, offering an introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers. It is useful for shared and guided reading for KS2 pupils.

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Avoid Being a Victorian Servant

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Avoid Being a Victorian Servant

Author: Fiona MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 May 2005

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Featuring cartoon-style illustrations, this title presents a background approach to wider issues in Victorian times, such as class divides, daily life and the position of men and women in late nineteenth-century society. It is relevant to Key Stage 2 history and helps to achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.

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Foul Facts from the Perilous Past

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Foul Facts from the Perilous Past

Author: Tracey Turner
Publication Date: 31 July 2007

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A selection of facts and realities from history. Ranging from the prehistoric period to the 20th century, this book covers a variety of historical subjects.

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Spilling the Beans

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Spilling the Beans
Historical Heroes and Vintage Villains

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Publication Date: 1 July 2004

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Clarissa was born into wealth and privilege. At the age of 21, she was the youngest ever woman to be called to the Bar. Then disaster struck when her adored mother died suddenly. Clarissa faced her demons and turned to the one thing that had always brought her joy - cooking. Now at last she has found success, sobriety - and peace.

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GCSE History OCR B Modern World History Revision Guide

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GCSE History OCR B Modern World History Revision Guide

Author: Richard CGP Books
Publication Date: 4 January 2010

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GCSE History OCR B: Modern World History Revision Guide

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GCSE History, Modern World History Complete Revision & Practice

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GCSE History, Modern World History Complete Revision & Practice
Pt. 1 & 2 - Complete Revision and Practice

Author: Richard CGP Books
Publication Date: 4 August 2003

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GCSE History, Modern World History Complete Revision & Practice

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GCSE Religious Studies Complete Revision & Practice

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GCSE Religious Studies Complete Revision & Practice

Author: Richard CGP Books
Publication Date: 4 January 2010

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GCSE Religious Studies Complete Revision & Practice

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I Fought at Bannockburn

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I Fought at Bannockburn

Author: David Ross
Publication Date: 30 April 2001

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Young Robert Burns

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Young Robert Burns

Author: David Ross
Publication Date: 23 February 1999

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Robert Burns, or Robbie Burns, (Rabbie Burns) is called Scotland's favourite son, and was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. This book explains his early life for children.

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China

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China

Author:  
Publication Date: 1 June 2006

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Allows you to become an eyewitness to the story of an incredible land and its people, from the BC Bronze Age to the end of the great Qing Empire in the 20th century. Easily accessible for projects and general reference, this guide aims to bring the history of ancient China to life.

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