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Thrilling Thieves Changed History #3

Of New York City the Louvre museum in Paris and the light bulb Find out why the Mona Lisa is the most iconic painting in the world and who propelled her to fame Hint It’s not her creator Leonardo da Vinci Watch empires rise and fall with the theft of a simple tea plant Enjoy learning about how much our world owes to miscreants through the tales of these thrilling thieve Brianna DuMont makes learning fun This book is perfect for kids and for any history buff who loves new ways to learn old facts The narration is crisp and funny and makes it impossible to put down

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N artists who stole their way to gold and greatness Inside you’ll find fascinating stories aboutSaint ColumbaThe VenetiansTamerlaneueen Elizabeth INapoleonMadame ChengPresident Andrew JacksonRobert FortuneRobert SmallsBoss TweedThomas EdisonVincenzo PeruggiaFollow the trail of these twelve troublemakers to uncover the dishonest origins of copyright laws the modernization Fun book Written for the YA audience middle school and up yet enjoyable for adults I wonder if the kids would understand many of her tongue in cheek comments or paragraph titles No matter There s lots of information that most adults don t know either I read a lot of non fiction history yet had never heard of the Chinese Pirate Mrs Cheng or known how much Catherine the Great changed the lives of Russian peasants and all Russian women Still both were def not nice people

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What do Mother Theresa Honest Abe and Mahatma Gandhi have in common They’re all too good for this book that’s what In this exciting third book in Brianna DuMont’s Changed History series it’s the thieves pirates and rogues who alter history Sure there are a few familiar faces like ueen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison but even behind their angelic smiles are cunning co It s not common to think of famous people from history as thieves And yet in many cases they stole to cement their power which is why their names are known to us today Take Elizabeth I of England She stole gold silver and ships from Spain which had stolen much of its riches from natives in the new world Or Napoleon Bonaparte who stole some of the most revered pieces of art as he rampaged across Europe bringing them back to install in the Louvre museumThese personalities and others are profiled in Thrilling Thieves Liars Cheats and Cons Who Changed History by Brianna DuMont Part of The Changed History Series Thrilling Thieves also focuses on people who are also considered heroes like Robert Smalls Smalls was a slave in South Carolina who led his family and others to freedom during the Civil War by stealing a warshipThomas Edison also makes the list as he stole uite a few ideas for inventions and patented them in his name The 12 profiles of people both famous and little known helps history come alive in a way that will encourage young readers to view history from a different perspective I recommend Thrilling Thieves for ages 9 to 12The publisher provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review

  • Hardcover
  • 192
  • Thrilling Thieves Changed History #3
  • Brianna DuMont
  • English
  • 21 September 2017
  • 9781510701694

10 thoughts on “Thrilling Thieves Changed History #3

  1. says:

    The 11 year old and I only read the chapter about Catherine the Great to complement our history lesson about early modern Russia and Prussia We really enjoyed it and would like to take time to read the other chapters at a future date

  2. says:

    How do I loathe theelet me count the waysI wanted to LOVE this book when Junior Library Guild sent it to my library Then I read it

  3. says:

    It’s not common to think of famous people from history as thieves And yet in many cases they stole to cement their power which is why their names are known to us today Take Elizabeth I of England She stole gold silver and

  4. says:

    I saw this book and initially thought Oh this looks interesting And it was I guess I just didn't really love the breathless kind of slangy prose the author used as if kids couldn't possibly be interested in you know well researched well written non fiction There were lots of little side bars too which were some

  5. says:

    Read aloud to the kids for school We enjoyed this as a read aloud The book is written in a slapstick style that I didn't love and led to read aloud editing to make it audience appropriate It was also hard not to compare this book to the Epic Fails series I really loved each of those books found them much academi

  6. says:

    Fun book Written for the YA audience middle school and up yet enjoyable for adults I wonder if the kids would und

  7. says:

    35This book had kind of a weird sarcastic esue tone It felt dumbed down in parts I personally got the impression that it was an adult writer trying to write to kids but who doesn't totally understand them Younger readers may like it however There is certainly interesting information I especially appreciated the author's notes on sources and that her website provides further readily available facts and sources for furthe

  8. says:

    Brianna DuMont makes learning fun This book is perfect for kids and for any history buff who loves new ways to learn old facts The narration is crisp and funny and makes it impossible to put down

  9. says:

    Both hilarious and accurate accounts of 10 lesser known thieves throughout history I liked the sidebars and call outs throughout that help set the scene with terminology and information that may not have been previously known

  10. says:

    Wow the thieves in this book will surprise you I love how it is written dripping with sarcasm

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