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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: Examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 345 MIL

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

Mitchell, Don

Summary: Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 MIT

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Without risking life or limb, readers can explore the wonders and beauty of the Amazon in this Where Is ...? title. Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River since 13,000 BC and yet they make up just a small percentage of the 'population' of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life--animal and plant alike. It's a rainforest that is home to an estimated...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

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 most recognized symbols of Dia De Muertos or Day of the Dead, a holiday that celebrates life and remembers the dearly departed, this book will introduce little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lil Libros, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Barner, Bob.

Summary: With sugar skulls, sweet-smelling marigold petals and joyful songs, Hispanic families welcome back ancestors on this holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 BAR

Summary: "A volume covering three waterways, including the Ganges in India, the Great Lakes in North America, and Niagara Falls in North America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc., a Scott Fetzer company 2017

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Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Describes the early lives of Frank C. Mars and his son, Forrest, the men behind Mars candies, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later lives and the other products the company sells.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Krämer, Eva-Maria.

Summary: "Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 KRA

Issa, Joanna

Summary: "Using simple text and step-by-step instructions alongside clear, labeled photographs, this book shows how to make a selection of different bird masks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 731.75 ISA

Vermond, Kira

Summary: "Fads and trends: how do they start? Why do they spread? And how deep can their impact be? Although trends might seem trivial, if you dig deeper, you'll find that chasing the next big thing can have even bigger results. Established middle-grade author Kira Vermond and cartoonist Clayton Hanmer team up in this fun and accessible nonfiction look at fads. In four short chapters, the book explores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306 VER

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

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "The 2016 US presidential election introduced a new term to the media lexicon. The Fake News Phenomenon examines the spread of bogus news sources, the reasons they exist, and the difference between media bias and "fake news." Readers are also provided with tips for how to discern the credibility of a news source. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 070 HAR

Halls, Kelly Milner

Summary: Presents three true stories about caring humans who saved a blind tiger, an albino bat, and a trio of down-on-their-luck monkeys.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 639.9 Tiger 2016

Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only that river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 La Salle

Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

Summary: Presents an explanation of the customs and activities associated with the "Day of the Dead"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.264 Hoyt

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

Whiting, Shelagh.

Summary: Describes the origin, animal and plant life, and behavior of rivers, discussing the resources they provide for humans, how they are endangered, and how they can be protected. Includes case studies and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree Steck-Vaughn 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.483 WHI

Weil, Ann.

Summary: A biography on Medgar Evers, the civil rights activist and martyr from Mississippi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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