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Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

Freedman, Russell

Summary: Describes the building of the mighty Swedish warship the Vasa, how it sank not even a mile out of the harbor, the subsequent investigation, and how it was brought to the surface and restored more than three hundred years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GodwinBooks, Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 948.5 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J948.5 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Biographies of six Western Indian chiefs who led their people in a historic moment of crisis, when a decision had to be made about fighting or cooperating with the white pioneers encroaching on their grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: A biography of the Oglala leader who relentlessly resisted the white man's attempt to take over Indian lands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1996

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CRAZYHORS FRE

Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB FRANKLIN FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Examines the importance of the buffalo in the lore and day-to-day life of the Indian tribes of the Great Plains and describes hunting methods and the uses found for each part of the animal that could not be eaten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.1 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978.004 Freedman

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Describes, in text and illustrations, the duties, clothes, equipment, and day-to-day life of the cowboys who flourished in the west from the 1860's to the 1890's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1997

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Freedman, Russell.

Summary: A physical description of sharks and a discussion of their methods of hunting, details of birth, and their usefulness to humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1985

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Freedman, Russell

Summary: An account of the Vietnam War describes how it began, why it was so difficult to end, and how its tragic legacy endures today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.7 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Recounts the colonists' stand to control their own destinies, detailing the protest meetings at Old South Church, the defiant act of dumping the tea into the harbor, and the reaction from the British.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3115 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1987

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LINCOLN FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: "Examines World War I, the first global war in which modern weapons inflicted mass slaughter and an estimated 20 million people were killed."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 FRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 Freedman 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Washington's army nearly perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship. The army's supply system had collapsed and they were without supplies. But when the harsh winter ended, the soldiers had survived, and marched away from Valley Forge more determined than ever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3341 FRE

Freedman, Russell

Summary: Examines the role of the Marquis de Lafayette in the American Revolution, discussing how the nineteen-year-old defied the king of France to join the fight for liberty in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2021

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

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Recounts Abraham Lincoln's brief friendship with African American leader Frederick Douglass before and during the Civil War, narrated against the backdrop of the race relations and politics of the time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7092 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Historical photographs with explanatory text present a picture of life in the American West from 1840 to the early 1900s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: A photobiography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1993

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ROO

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.313 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.3 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Text and contemporary photographs chronicle the life of immigrant children at home, school, work, and play during the late 1800's and early 1900's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.7 FRE

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: In the mid-1930s, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time. "A voice like yours," celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini told contralto...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2004

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 AND

Freedman, Russell.

Contents: Murder in Sarajevo -- Armed to the teeth -- To Berlin! To Paris! -- "The most terrible August in the history of the world" -- Stalemate -- The technology of death and destruction -- Life and death in the trenches -- Over the top -- The Battle of Verdun -- The Battle of the Somme -- The war at sea -- Mutiny, revolution, and the collapse of armies -- "Lafayette, we are here!" America joins the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.3 FRE

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