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Stevenson, Augusta.

Summary: Recreates the early life of the frontier hero who blazed a trail through the Cumberland Gap and led the first white settlers into Kentucky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1986

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

Gormley, Beatrice.

Summary: Tells the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life from her days as a small child on the Kansas prairie to her years as a successful children's author, working with her daughter, Rose; and includes details about her family's life that were left out of her popular books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2001

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Stevenson, Augusta.

Summary: A biography of the young Philadelphia printer who grew up to become a world-renowned author, diplomat, scientist, and inventor, and one of the founding fathers of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1986

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Franklin 1986

Wagoner, Jean Brown

Summary: A biography focusing on the early years of the parson's daughter who became the wife of our second president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Adams

Weil, Ann

Summary: Recreates the childhood of the woman traditionally remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1986

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Gormley, Beatrice.

Summary: Traces the life of the author of the well-loved stories of the March sisters, "Little Women" and its sequels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Alcott 1999

Patrick, Denise Lewis.

Summary: Relates an incident from the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., when his best friend's father said they could no longer play together because "colored and white can't mix!"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldsmith, Howard.

Summary: Young Thomas Edison saves a child from being hit by a train and, as his reward, asks for training as a telegraph operator because that will help him prepare to become an inventor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: A beginning biography of young Ben Franklin who loves doing experiments and cannot wait to test out his latest idea involving a kite!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

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Lakin, Patricia

Summary: A true incident in the life of young Helen Keller in which she gets stuck in a storm and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, rescues her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.4 Lak

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