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Author Lawrence, Sandra (Vocalist), author.
Title Hideous history: Death & destruction : all the grim, gruesome, and gory parts of history's dark side / Sandra Lawrence.
Pub Info New York, New York : Little bee Books, 2016.
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 909 LAW     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 63 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Summary "All the grim, gruesome, and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the exploits of American gangster Al Capone to the wars of King Richard III to the prophecies of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, this book is packed with men, women, and historical events that caused chaos and mayhem. Others included are: Vlad the Impaler of Romania, H.H. Holmes, Empress Wu Zetian of China, pirates from all over the world, Vikings, the Boston Tea Party, the French Revolution, and Boudicca of the Celts. Kids will love the scrapbook style and all the illustrations and charts!"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Grades 7 to 8.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Boudica -- Vlad Dracula -- French Revolution -- Mass Fear in Old London Town -- Pirates -- Chicago Death Hotel -- Empress Wu Zetian -- Al Capone -- Deaths of the Roman Emperors -- Vikings -- Richard III -- Boston Tea Party -- Rasputin -- American Civil War Tech -- Glossary.
Subject History -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Death -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Crime -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Violence -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Biography -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Hideous history: Death and destruction
Death & destruction
Death and destruction
ISBN 9781499800821 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1499800827 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
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