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Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: Introduces the life and achievements of the surfer who won international fame in four Olympics and used his surfboard to save eight people from a capsized boat in California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in ABC- Chapter books, Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2017

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: On a three-day stagecoach ride to the big city of Albany during the War of 1812, eleven-year-old Caroline is fascinated by the other travelers, including a charming magician and a beautiful young woman with a sad past, and when Caroline's important package for her father disappears, she must unmask a thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CAL

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Meet Roberta Gibb. In 1966, Roberta was the first woman ever to run in the Boston Marathon. When Roberta applied for the event she received a letter saying women were not physically able to run marathons and therefore her request was denied. Roberta decided to run anyway, and told her mom, "This is really going to change things for women.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2018

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: Meet Jesse Owens, an African American runner who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin! What made his achievement even more memorable was that Adolph Hitler expected the Olympic Games to be a German showcase. In fact, he criticized the United States for even including black athletes on its Olympic roster. According to many reports, after Owens won his fourth gold medal, Hitler...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2017

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: Military animals explores amazing creatures that have aided militaries on land, by air, and at sea. Learn how elephants, bats, monkeys, cats, and even glowworms helped out in times of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 355.42 CAL

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: Discusses Misty Copeland's family, childhood, and early dancing years before she became a world famous ballerina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History! Did you know that you can't bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing played an important role in the race to send astronauts to the moon? Find out about those true stories and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629 CAL

Calkhoven, Laurie.

Summary: Offers adaptation of classic Greek and Roman myths from Philip Freeman's "Oh My Gods."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 CAL

Calkhoven, Laurie.

Summary: A biography of Mae Jemison, the first female African-American astronaut.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016

Calkhoven, Laurie.

Summary: On a three-day stagecoach ride to the big city of Albany, during the War of 1812, eleven-year-old Caroline is fascinated by the other travelers, including a charming magician and a beautiful young woman with a sad past, but when Caroline's important package for her father disappears, she must unmask a thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGM CAL