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Anderson, Kirsten

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the printmaker who overcame poverty and illness to become the founder of the Pop Art movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 WAR

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET STOWE

Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: Born in the Mediterranean island of Corsica, Napoleon Bonaparte felt like an outsider once his family moved to France. But he found his life's calling after graduating from military school. Napoleon went on to become a brilliant military strategist and the emperor of France. In addition to greatly expanding the French empire, Napoleon also created many laws, which are still encoded in legal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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

Buckley, James

Summary: "Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Brush up your knowledge on popular American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell with this exciting Who Was? title. Norman Rockwell often painted what he saw around him in nostalgic and humorous ways. After hearing President Franklin Roosevelt's address to Congress in 1943, he was inspired to create paintings that described the principles for universal rights: four paintings that portray...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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

Holub, Joan

Summary: "Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World. In 1964, when Walt Disney and his brother Roy decided to build a second theme park in the Florida swamplands, they kept it super hush-hush. Why? Well, if word got out that they planned to buy up lots of land, the price would have skyrocketed. So the Disneys cleverly covered up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 791.06 HOL

Ellison, Katie

Summary: "Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET MARLEY

Herman, Gail

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Summary: Ice hockey fans will pull on their skates and gear up for this Who HQ title about the Stanley Cup Finals'the National Hockey League's championship games. Out of the thirty-two pro hockey teams that compete, only one can call itself the champion and proudly hoist up the Stanley Cup'the oldest sports trophy in the world! From the formation of the leagues and the crowning of the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop , an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Herman, Gail

Summary: Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KIN

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2017

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Sabol, Stephanie

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Summary: "For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later. At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passenger steamship of this time, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Buckley, James

Summary: Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 OWE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET OWENS

Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: "Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become a famous scientist in his own right. Although he was diagnosed with a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Medina, Nico

Summary: Presents the life of one of the bestselling artists of all time, from her start singing in front of her father's Baptist congregation to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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