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Krebs, Laurie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KRE

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Barner, Bob.

Summary: With sugar skulls, sweet-smelling marigold petals and joyful songs, Hispanic families welcome back ancestors on this holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 BAR

Powell, Marie

Summary: "Introduces the main native nations of the arctic and subarctic regions, including the Inuit, Yup'ik, Unangan, Northern Athabaskan, Innu, Cree, Ojibwe, and Atikamekw nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970 POW

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Arctic and Subarctic region stretches across Alaska and northern Canada. Traditional Stories of the Arctic and Subarctic Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Inuit, Iñupiat, and Woodland Cree. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Powell 2018

MacQuarrie, Kim.

Summary: "Kim MacQuarrie tells great stories of South America's history, from Butch Cassidy to Che Guevara to cocaine king Pablo Escobar to the last survivor of an Indian tribe, all of these stories set in the Andes Mountains"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980 MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 980 MAC

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: An introduction to what life was like on the Oregon Trail, describing the wagons, daily routines, food, clothing, Native Americans encountered on the way, and dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 ISA

Kuklin, Susan.

Summary: African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American children describe their families' cultural traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bradbury Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 KUK

Huftalen, Sarah Gillespie

Summary: "Presents excerpts from the diary of Sarah Gillespie, a pioneer girl living in Iowa in the late 1860s"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.7385 HUF

Thong, Roseanne

Summary: Rhyming text details the rituals and traditions of the Latin American holiday, including decorating altars, visiting graves, and dressing up for the parade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 THO

Sancha, Sheila.

Summary: Traces a year in the Lincolnshire village of Gerneham, from ploughing through sowing, harvesting, and threshing, with illustrations of village life inspired by the fourteenth-century Luttrell Psalter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crowell 1982

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 942.037 SAN

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

Summary: Describes what it was like to live as a settler in Colonial America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.2 TRO

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Plains region stretches across the Midwest from Canada to Texas. Traditional Stories of the Plains Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Lakota, Cree, and Siksika. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.004 Sets Powell 2018

Pyle, Kevin C

Summary: Challenges mainstream news stories with comical parodies that share reassuring facts about real risk factors associated with such pop culture favorites as Harry Potter, comic books, and texting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306 PYL

Gitlin, Marty.

Summary: This entertaining volume reveals some of the grossest practices in hygiene, dining, fashion, and medicine of Medieval Europe. Serfs often smelled bad, and they bathed and relieved themselves in streams filled with garbage. Wealthier individuals who had bathrooms produced waste that was sent down chutes into the castle moat. Peasants and nobles commonly consumed animal parts that today we would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.1 GIT

Mercer, Abbie

Summary: Bloody sacrifices, disgusting diets, and shocking religious rituals are some of the gruesome aspects of the totally gross history of Mesoamerica. Concise and entertaining, this text covers some of the more nauseating facts about pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (the region spanning Central America). The gruesome details about the Mesoamerican diet, religion, and medicine will shock readers. But beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing's Rosen Central 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972 MER

Green, Jen

Summary: Explores the religion of the Norsemen, focusing on how particular gods and goddesses were part of, and honored in, the everyday lives of the Viking people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Book House, a Salariya imprint 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 293 GRE

Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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Summary: Embark on thrilling adventures to South America and Mexico. Join Goofy, Donald Duck and Walt Disney himself as they experience all the music, beauty and excitement Latin America has to offer. Travel to fun and exciting places and capture the gangs' adventures along the way. It's Donald's turn to take a fantastic journey with his friends Joe Carioca and Panchito. Contains lighthearted dance and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY CLA

Garrels, Anne

Summary: "Portrait of the mid-size city of Chelyabinsk and how it is faring in the new Russia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 947 GAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 GAR

Sonneborn, Liz.

Summary: Meet the Chumash Indians and learn about their establishment in America, their traditions and their values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 SON

Nordskog, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2010

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Miller, Brandon Marie.

Summary: Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1775 to 1800.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 MIL

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Examines the history of Juneteenth and describes some of the ways the holiday is celebrated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL BASKET