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Korte, Steven

Summary: "In the 1930s, Warner Brothers studios introduced the world to the Looney Tunes. A witty rabbit named Bugs, a stuttering pig named Porky, and an erratic duck named Daffy are just some of the characters that have left audiences hysterically laughing for almost a century. The animated short films, starring some of the most iconic cartoon characters in history, went on to have a second, long life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J America Eggers

Lari, Zahra

Summary: "After watching an ice-skating movie, young Zahra sets her mind to learn how to ice skate even though her family and friends doubt her abilities. After all, she's too old to learn, the rink is too cold, and figure skaters don't look like her... not yet at least! Illustrated with Sara Alfageeh's energetic lines and colors that pop right off the page, we follow Zahra's story as she glides across...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAR

Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.)

Summary: "Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings--and then the world--in this debut title in the What Is the Story Of? series. Most kids are familiar with the always-hungry, scaredy-cat Great Dane called Scooby-Doo and his true-blue friends of Mystery Inc. But how did Scooby and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.45 PAY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.45 PAY

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 SMO

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 REY
Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Summary: By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. The following is no fairy tale. It's the true story of how Disney regained its magic with a staggering output of hits such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAK

Walker, Cameron

Summary: "Divided into eight chapters covering the breadth of the US, pictographic maps locate each of the monuments explored, while double-page, poster-worthy scenes convey the beauty of the areas featured. Monuments covered include Statue of Liberty, Stonewall, Katahdin, the National Mall, Forts of the East, Jewel Cave, Pipestone, Pullman, Grand-Staircase Escalante, Chiricahua National Monument,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2023

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Summary: Celebrate African American history with this historic collection of stories. Collection includes: Rosa ; Henry's freedom box ; Lincoln and Douglass ; and, Ellington was not a street. Bonus interview with Nikki Giovanni. Bonus interview with Ellen Levine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STO

Bynghall, Steve

Summary: Enter the magical world of Pixar and learn all about your favorite characters - playful toys, brave bugs, big red pandas, sea monsters, and so much more!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2022

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Arroyo, Raymond

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author and news anchor Raymond Arroyo comes a picture book biography of Tad Lincoln and his father President Abraham Lincoln and a story about a father's love for his son and the wisdom of a child. Tad Lincoln was forever getting into trouble. He bounced around the White House making mischief and annoying the staff. Only President Lincoln was never annoyed--he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LINCOLN ARR

Bates, Katharine Lee

Summary: Provides a history and words to four verses of the song, "America the Beautiful," as well as simple instructions for making a patriotic garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 BAT

Finke, Beth

Summary: "This series explores disability in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. This book explores the historic landmark legislation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its implications today. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to LOOK, THINK, MAKE A GUESS, ASK QUESTIONS, and CREATE. Books are authored by writers with disabilities and the series has been developed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Disabilities Finke

Taylor, Charlotte

Summary: "Songs such as the "Star-Spangled Banner," which students may recognize from sporting events, memorialize significant events in American history. With this engaging text full of fun facts about American songs, students will learn about the valuable role songs play in helping express American pride. Dynamic photographs enhance the approachable text which compliments elementary social studies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 TAY

Shea, Therese

Summary: American landmarks sometimes evoke more than their original intent. For example, the Statue of Liberty was a gift symbolizing the friendship between France and the United States, but it became a welcoming monument to millions of immigrants heading to Ellis Island. This beautifully designed book offers numerous intriguing facts about American landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Statue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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Alexander, Kwame

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Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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Zucker, David

Summary: "Surely You Can't Be Serious is an in-depth and hysterical look at the making of 1980's comedy classic Airplane! by the legendary writers and directors of the hit film. Airplane! premiered on July 2nd, 1980. With a budget of $3.5 million it went on to make nearly $200 million in sales and has influenced a multitude of comedians on both sides of the camera. Surely You Can't Be Serious is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Micklos, John

Summary: "The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 nearly doubled the size of the United States. The U.S. suddenly went from consisting of 17 states along the Atlantic coast to claiming land as far west as present-day Montana. The U.S. government knew little about the terrain there. Was there a water route to the Pacific? President Thomas Jefferson sent William Clark and Meriwether Lewis to find out. With nothing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 917.804 MIC

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "On December 7, 1941 -- "a date which will live in infamy" -- the Japanese navy launched an attack on the American military bases at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The next day, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on Japan, and the US Army officially entered the Second World War. Three years later, on December 18, 1944, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which enabled the Secretary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 341.6 GOL

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