World War I: The Great War to End All Wars

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$17.95  $16.69
Nomad Press (VT)
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7.8 X 9.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Julie Knutson is an author and educator with a wide-ranging background in history and the social sciences. She holds an undergraduate degree in cultural studies from NYU, a Master's degree in political sociology from the London School of Economics, and additional post-graduate degrees in education and art history from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She is the author of Global Citizenship: Engage in the Politics of a Changing World (Nomad Press 2020) and an active member of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), having served as the Chair of its Middle School Teacher of the Year Award in 2018. She also maintains membership in Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Micah Rauch is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator from the beautiful state of Montana. He received a BFA in graphic design from Montana State University in Bozeman Montana and is the illustrator of Crazy Contraptions; Build Rube Goldberg Machines that Swoop, Spin, Stack, and Swivel; Fairground Physics: Motion, Momentum, and Magnets and Kitchen Chemistry: Cool Crystals, Rockin' Reactions, and Magical Mixtures.


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