By Terri Johnson,Jennaya Dunlap,Jocelyn James,Nicole Johnson,Kathleen Jacobs,N.R.S. Laurents,Susannah Rice,Karla Akins,Darla Dixon
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What Really Happened in Ancient Times: A Collection of Historical Biographies by Terri Johnson,Jennaya Dunlap,Jocelyn James,Nicole Johnson,Kathleen Jacobs,N.R.S. Laurents,Susannah Rice,Karla Akins,Darla Dixon