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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 920.72 CLINTON

Hendrix, John

Summary: Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established political and religious authorities. When the Nazis outlaw the church, he escapes as a fugitive. Struggling to reconcile his faith and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 230 HENDRIX

Summary: True story of a polar bear cub raised by a bear keeper at Zoo Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 599.786 HATKOFF

Alexander, Lori

Summary: "Telling the inspiring human story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this chapter book biography artfully combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed so many lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.04 ALEXANDER

Deem, James M

Summary: "This absorbing and captivating nonfiction account (with never-before-published photographs) offers readers an in-depth anthropological and historical look into the lives of those who suffered and survived Breendonk concentration camp during the Holocaustof World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.53 DEEM

Stille, Darlene R.

Contents: chapter 1. How did they let it happen? -- chapter 2. How Hitler came to power -- chapter 3. Lies big enough -- chapter 4. The need for "living space" -- chapter 5. Persecuting the Jews -- chapter 6. The final solution -- chapter 7. Never again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 940.53 STILLE

Rappaport, Jill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 636.737 RAPPAPORT

Gregoire, Caroline.

Summary: Apolo es muy divertido. TambiGen es guapGisimo. Muy amable y listGisimo. Incluso puede enseSnarte a contar a diez. ¦Presta atenciGon! ¦Puedes aprender algo mGas, tambiGen!.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book Publishers 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J SPA GREGOIRE

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Summary: On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-American person to be elected to the vice presidency. While her nomination for this position was not unexpected, her rise to national prominence was one filled with unexpected turns and obstacles. After failing her first bar exam to become a lawyer, she tried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.934092 HARRIS

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joy Street Books 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520 LASKY

Bausum, Ann

Summary: "The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 943.086 BAUSUM

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 323.092 PARKS

Roberts, Cokie

Summary: Brief portraits of women from the period of the Revolution and early United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.3 ROBERTS

Grande, Reyna

Summary: Presents a young reader's adaptation of the author's experiences as an illegal child immigrant, describing her father's violent alcoholism, her efforts to obtain a higher education, and the inspiration of Latina authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 305.8968 GRANDE

Brierley, Saroo

Summary: Describes how the author was accidentally separated from his family and home in India as a child, how he survived as an orphan in Kolkata, his adoption by an Australian family, and his search for his biological family as an adult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 362.73409946 BRIERLEY

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: The story of the three Kennedy brothers and how they relied on each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 929.209 KRULL

Herman, Gail

Summary: Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 323.092 KING

Huang, Nellie

Summary: "Tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known. Focusing on 50 of the world's greatest explorers, with shorter entries on 60 of their helpers and companions, the book is filled with first-person accounts in the explorers' own words, rare maps, specially commissioned photographs, and artworks [to] re-create history's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910 HUANG

Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 940.53 LEYSON

Brezina, Corona.

Summary: Examines the circumstances leading to the speech by Sojourner Truth, and discusses the impact on the women's rights movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RosenCentral Primary Source 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 306.3 BREZINA

Gansworth, Eric

Summary: "The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to the Core). The story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 813 GANSWORTH

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up. But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world."-Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg,1933. By the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 BARTOLETTI

Bingham, Jane.

Summary: Takes a look into the lives of fifteen influential adventurers of the twentieth century whose exploits advanced mankind in one way or another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910.92 BINGHAM

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