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Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC POL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J History Polacco 2009

Drummond, Allan.

Summary: Describes the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty and its importance as a symbol of freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Foster Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE History Drummond 2002

Kidd, Ronald

Summary: Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KID

Anderson, M. T.

Summary: Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC AND

Ely, Lyndsay

Summary: In a post-Second Civil War lawless West, sharpshooter Serendipity "Pity" Jones stars in, and lives at, the Theater Vespertine, but there is a dark cost to her freedom that Pity may not be willing to pay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jimmy Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ELY

Anderson, M. T.

Summary: Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AND

Thomas, Angie

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win the first battle. As the daughter of an underground hip-hop legend who died right before she hit big, Bris got massive shoes to fill. But it's hard to get your come up when you're labeled a hoodlum at school and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA PA FIC THO

Evans, Shane.

Summary: Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a historic speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EVA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EVA

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

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