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Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BAR

Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: From the winter of 1779 until 1781, Abigail Stewart and her family follow the path of her father's Continental Army unit after their Valley Forge home burns down, enduring harsh winters and scarce food, and narrowly escaping danger time and again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Hansen, Joyce.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HAN

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 7

Hesse, Karen.

Summary: In 1860 and 1861, while working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HES

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 16

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Hopkinson

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how the arrival of an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just before Christmas 1932.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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McKissack, Pat

Summary: Eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love records in her diary the events of 1919, when her family moves from Tennessee to Chicago, hoping to leave the racism and hatred of the South behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1900

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION McKissack

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 18

Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears and doubts that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Fraustino

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1998

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAS

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Lasky 1998

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1996

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAS

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Lasky 1996

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA 1

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OSB

Patron, Susan

Summary: In the "wild west" of an 1880s California gold-mining town, Angeline investigates the supposed murder of her father, a famous criminal lawyer, who she and her mother are certain is still alive. Includes historical notes and instructions for making a maskfrom muslin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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

White, Ellen Emerson.

Summary: In her diary in 1912, thirteen-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the Titanic, and experiences its sinking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1998

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Series White 1998

White, Ellen Emerson.

Summary: In 1968 Massachusetts, after her brother Patrick goes to fight in Vietnam, fifteen-year-old Molly records in her diary how she misses her brother, volunteers at a Veterans' Administration Hospital, and tries to make sense of the war in Vietnam and the tumultuous events in the United States. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka's life in Poland in 1896, immigration to America, marriage to a coal miner, widowhood, and happiness in finally finding her true love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BAR

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 17

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: During the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Austria, twelve-year-old Julie escapes to America to live with her relatives in New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DEN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Series Denenberg 2000

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail. In a diary format, this novel chronicles the hardships that pioneers endured during a trip west on the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Series Gregory 1999

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 14

Hansen, Joyce.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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McDonald, Megan.

Summary: A girl's diary records the year 1848 during which she, her brother, mother, and stepfather traveled the Santa Fe trail from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC McDon

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: In the diary account of her life at a government-run Pennsylvania boarding school in 1880, a twelve-year-old Sioux Indian girl reveals a great need to find a way to help her people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1999

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC RIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA 13