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History of Just About Everything, A

180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World

by Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Qin Leng

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From Buddha and Muhammad to King and Mandela, from the discovery of fire to the invention of the World Wide Web, and from Romeo and Juliet to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, this is a thorough and thoroughly entertaining compendium of important people and events.

About the Authors

Elizabeth MacLeod is a prolific author whose nonfiction books have been widely published. A masterful researcher and excellent storyteller, she has been the recipient of many awards for books such as Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History's Mysteries, Top Dogs: True Stories of Canines That Made History, and Vanished: True Tales of Mysterious Disappearances. Elizabeth lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Frieda Wishinsky is the international award-winning author of over seventy books. She writes picture books, chapter books, novels and nonfiction. Her books have been translated into many languages. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit friedawishinsky.com.

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Qin Leng lives and works as a designer and illustrator in Toronto. She has published numerous picture books in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Sweden, Hong Kong and South Korea. She has also illustrated for Save the Children and UNICEF.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 12
Grade:
3 to 7
Awards
  • Long-listed, Information Book Award, The Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada
  • Winner, Best?Books of the Year for Children and Young Adults, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award
  • Commended, Book Award for Outstanding Youth Book Published in 2013, Canadian Science Writers’ Association

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