Thrilling Thieves: Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History

Thrilling Thieves: Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History

by Brianna DuMont

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510701694
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Publication date: 07/03/2018
Series: The Changed History Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 355,324
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Brianna DuMont is the award-winning author of numerous nonfiction books for middle grade readers and enjoys exposing the forgotten bits in history. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, two kids, and two cats, but you can visit her at www.briannadumont.com

Table of Contents

Author's Note vii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Venetians 3

Chapter 2 Francisco Pizarro 14

Chapter 3 Queen Elizabeth I of England 26

Chapter 4 Catherine the Great 38

Chapter 5 Napoleon Bonaparte 51

Chapter 6 Madame Cheng 63

Chapter 7 Robert Fortune 74

Chapter 8 Robert Smalls 86

Chapter 9 William Tweed 99

Chapter 10 Thomas Edison 109

Chapter 11 Vincenzo Peruggia 120

Chapter 12 Klaus Fuchs 131

Acknowledgments 143

Notes on Sources 147

Sources 151

Image Credits 163

Index 169

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