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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago and New York: G. M. Hill, 1900.
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Lyman Frank Baum Was Born
May 15, 1856

How did you first learn about the story of a cowardly lion, a scarecrow without a brain and a tin man without a heart? If your answer is the movie "The Wizard of Oz," you'd be right. But did you know there was a book before there was a movie?
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