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Blanc, Katherine

Summary: Melvin the Mouth can not resist making a variety of strange noises as he imagines himself as a dragon, a shark, or perhaps a train--but his talent gets him into trouble at school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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Manning, Peyton.

Summary: During a trip to visit both sets of grandparents in Mississippi, brothers Eli, Cooper, and Peyton, and their father, former NFL star Archie Manning, take advantage of every opportunity to play football, practice plays, or play sports trivia games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAN

Black, Dustin Lance

Summary: "From the Academy Award-winning screenwriter and political activist, a candid, vivid, powerfully resonant memoir about growing up as a gay Mormon in Texas that is, as well, a moving tribute to the mother who taught him about surviving against all odds Dustin Lance Black wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for Milk and helped overturn California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8, but as an LGBTQ+...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLACK, DUSTIN LANCE BLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Black 2019

Shabazz, IIyasah

Summary: "In Charlestown State Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares while surviving life in a place unfit for humans, Malcolm drifts through his days, picking fights with fellow inmates and avoiding his family. But when he's introduced to the prison library, Malcolm realizes that the key to his freedom was within him all along. Now his dreams are not just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Allen, Jeffery Renard

Summary: "In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's nothing but a pack of lies -- after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Reid, Van.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REI

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: In this alternate version of 1898 New York City, where ghosts are common household nuisances, young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt battle the fierce spirits that are threatening their family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAL

Clancy, Tara

Summary: Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working-class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited every other weekend. From scheming and gambling with her force-of-nature grandmother, to brawling with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CLA

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Seven-year-old George "Babe" Ruth (who would grow up to become a baseball legend) steals a dollar from his father's saloon to treat his friends to ice cream. Includes timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUT

Haidle, Elizabeth

Summary: Brings to life the childhood experiences of beloved artists and illustrators such as Wanda Gág, Maurice Sendak, and Jerry Pinkney. Stylish illustrations paired with small vignettes and anecdotes from the artists' early lives helps illuminate the hard work, triumphs, failures, and inspiration that helped forge their successful careers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etch, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: Presents the early life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRA

Black, Chuck.

Summary: Validus, the only angel standing in the way of the demonic Fallen, has risen to a position of power and respect but is pushed beyond his abilities when he is assigned to protect one unbelieving man, Drew Carter, racing against time to discover why Drew is so important to humanity's survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BLA

Blanco, Jodee

Summary: While other kids were daydreaming about dances, first kisses, and college, Jodee Blanco was just trying to figure out how to get from homeroom to study hall without being taunted or spit upon as she walked through the halls. This powerful, unforgettable memoir chronicles how one child was shunned -- and even physically abused -- by her classmates from elementary school through high school. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media Corp. 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.235 Blanco

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: February 2015 is the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death. Written by a powerful team: Malcolm X's daughter and YA favorite Kekla Magoon. A gripping story of adolescence based on the true story of a larger-than-life figure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SHA

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's a pack of lies--after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There's no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA
2 available in Adult Display, Call number: YA FIC SHA
1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Shabazz 2015
1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Shabazz 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHA

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Erdrich, Louise

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Orsi, Tea

Summary: When Fawn befriends a huge and mysterious creature known as the NeverBeast, she, Tinker Bell, and their friends must rally the fairies and save the NeverBeast from capture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 ORS

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