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Veirs, Laura

Summary: Elizabeth Cotten was only a little girl when she picked up a guitar for the first time. It wasn't hers (it was her big brother's), and it wasn't strung right for her (she was left-handed). But she flipped that guitar upside down and backwards and taught herself how to play it anyway. By age eleven, she'd written "Freight Train," one of the most famous folk songs of the twentieth century. And by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Cotten 2018

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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Dowsett, Elizabeth

Summary: This book for young LEGO Harry Potter fans invites them to explore the fantastical world of Hogwarts for a magical winter holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 688.7 DOW

Wallmark, Laurie

Summary: In this picture book biography, young readers will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), a brilliant American code breaker who smashed Nazi spy rings, took down gangsters, and created the CIA's first cryptology unit. Her story came to light when her secret papers were finally declassified in 2015. From thwarting notorious rumrunners with only paper and pencil to "counter-spying into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

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

Greenfield, Amy Butler

Summary: "Biography of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, an American woman who pioneered codebreaking in WWI and WWII but was only recently recognized for her extraordinary contributions to the field"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2021

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Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano. Si se sentía triste, la música le levantaba el ánimo y, cuando estaba feliz, el piano la ayudaba a compartir esa alegría. Pronto comenzó a escribir sus propias canciones y a tocar en grandes catedrales. Entonces, una revolución en Venezuela hizo que su familia tuviera que huir a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SPANISH ENG

Fatus, Sophie

Summary: "Follow a friendly family through their busy day. You'll find over 700 words in Spanish and English to learn and share!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 463 FAT

Gifford, Scott

Summary: Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 513.26 GIF

Summary: Complementing the British Library exhibit, provides an overview of the Hogwarts curriculum, covering thousands of years of magic history and displaying artifacts released from the Library's archives, previously-unseen materials, and items from throughout the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 823 HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 823 ROW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J823 HAR

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: By introducing young readers to the colors of foods also teaches about healthy eating, as eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day helps people get all the important vitamins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 612.3 KAL

Summary: Presents the life and work of Beatrix Potter through drawings, photographs, letters, journal entries, excerpts, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 823.912 ULT

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogswart School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ren min wen xue chu ban she 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 FIC ROW

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Describes the early lives of Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later life and the causes they support.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338.7 MAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Falligant, Erin

Summary: Learn all about what Guinea Pigs need to be happy and playful pets. ¡Las mascotas! Las amamos y las cuidamos mucho. Aprende todo sobre qué necesitan los Cobayos para estar felices y ser mascotas juguetonas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH FAL

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "A memoir from Ta-Nehisi Coates, in which he details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 COA

Baer, T. H.

Summary: Volume is the amount of space a liquid takes up in a container. This engaging book takes a look at how to measure volume and why its useful. Whether using the displacement method or simple containers marked with measurements, there are many different ways to measure liquids. Readers will learn to measure volume in both U.S. and International measurements to further their learning and ensure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 516.1 BAE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Measure It 516.1 Baer 2016

Anderson, Beth

Summary: After being denied a seat on a New York City streetcar, Elizabeth Jennings begins the fight for equality by telling her story in churches, to newspapers, and finally in the courtroom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "The book explains the life of Queen Elizabeth I"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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