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Ms. Polchow's Historical Figures Project, Grade 7 and 8
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    History Books from our Collection

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    Activists, rebels, and reformers.
    Call Number: REF 303.48 ENG vol.1

    Call Number: REF 709.22 ERG

    Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events, and ideas that made history .
    Call Number: 909 WIL

    China from Manchu to Mao (1699-1976
    Call Number: 951 Rob

    Chronology of European History, 1500 to 1997
    Call Number: REF 940. 02 POW

    Civilizations Factfinder
    Call Number: 905.20 GAN

    Extraordinary Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
    Call Number: REF 920 SIN

    Extraordinary Black Americans from Colonial to Contemporary Times
    Call Number: REF 920 ALT

    Extraordinary Hispanic Americans
    Call Number: REF 973.0468 SIN

    Famous American women; a biographical dictionary from colonial times to the present
    Call Number: REF 920.72 MCH

    The age of exploration
    Call Number: 910.90 FLO

    The Crusades Biographies
    Call Number: REF 909.07 CRU vol. 2

    The Encyclopedia of Revolutions and Revolutionaries
    Call Number: REF 909.08 VAN

    The Columbia encyclopedia
    Call Number: REF 031 COL

    Compton's encyclopedia
    Call Number: REF 031 COM

    Encyclopedia Britannica
    Call Number: REF 031 BRI


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