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Malcolm X by Megan Stine
Marching to Freedom: The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Joyce Milton
The Story of Abraham Lincoln, President for the People by Larry Weinberg
The Story of Benjamin Franklin: Amazing American by Margaret Davidson
The Story of Daniel Boone by Walter Retan
The Story of Davy Crockett: Frontier Hero by Walter Retan
The Story of Frederick Douglass (Dell Yearling Biography) by Eric Weiner
The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad by Kate McMullan
The Story of Henry Hudson by Eric Weiner
The Story of Hillary Rodham Clinton (A Yearling Biography) by Joyce Milton
The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball by Margaret Davidson
The Story of Jim Henson, Creator of The Muppets (A Dell Yearling Biography) by Stephanie St. Pierre
The Story of Junipero Serra: Brave Adventurer by Florence White
The Story of Paul Revere: Messenger of Liberty by Joyce Milton
The Story of Sacajawea: Guide to Lewis and Clark by Della Rowland
The Story of Sitting Bull, Great Sioux Chief by Lisa Eisenberg
The Story of Squanto: First Friend to the Pilgrims by Cathy East Dubowski
The Story of Thomas Jefferson by Joyce Milton
The Story of Thurgood Marshall: Justice for All by Joe Arthur
The Story of Two American Generals Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. And Colin L. Powell by Katherine Applegate
The Story of Walt Disney: Maker of Magical Worlds (Yearling Biography) by Bernice Selden

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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