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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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Robbins, Dean

Summary: Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 629.45 ROBBINS

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Every great scientist started out as a kid. Before their experiments, inventions, and discoveries that changed the world, the world's most celebrated scientists had regular-kid problems just like you. Stephen Hawking hated school and preferred to spend his free time building model airplanes, inventing board games, and even building his own computer. Jane Goodall got in trouble for bringing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: WB J 509.2 STABLER

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

Byrd, Robert.

Summary: Grades K to 3.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.3092 FRANKLIN

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

Ignotofsky, Rachel

Summary: A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual. Full of art, this collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 509.22 IGNOTOFSKY

Harrison, Vashti

Summary: "Brief, illustrated bios of women creators around the world"-- Featuring the true stories of women creators and thinkers from around the world, throughout history, this book shows that sometimes seeing things a little differently can lead to big changes. Some names are well known, some are not, but all the women had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in. Whether they were breaking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Rappaport, Jill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

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

Fisher, Leonard Everett.

Summary: Examines the life and discoveries of the noted mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, whose work changed the course of science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1992

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

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

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: Story of the correspondence between Benjamin Banneker, a free black man, who wrote to Thomas Jefferson to tell him how he felt about Jefferson owning slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520.92 PINKN

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

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

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

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 JACOBSEN

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

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