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Caravantes, Peggy

Summary: "A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman for young adults. Author Peggy Caravantes follows...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 BAK

Caravantes, Peggy

Summary: This book relays the factual details of the orphan trains that sent East Coast orphans to be with families in the Midwest and West. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details from the point of view of an orphan child heading to the Midwest, a Midwestern family awaiting a child, and a New York City child welfare worker. This book offers opportunities to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2013

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Caravantes, Peggy

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Caravantes, Peggy

Summary: Explore the reasons and nations behind the French and Indian War, otherwise known as the Seven Years War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.26 CAR