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Dowswell, Paul.

Summary: From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, this is a collection of real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2002

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Gagne, Tammy

Summary: "The world's creator, Brahma; the warrior-goddess Durga; and the snake-like nagas are important subjects of Indian mythology. Indian Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Indian mythology, in addition to examining their influence today." -- From publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 294.51 GAG

Cook, Lan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Here are traditional tales from every corner of the globe, all featuring bold and clever heroines who battle dragons, fight sea serpents or save their village from monstrous thieves. This is a sequel to the best-selling title Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls. Diverse range of characters. Lively retellings for a modern audience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Hansen, Grace

Summary: While COVID-19 made it necessary for many workers to stay home when cases were high in communities, some people still needed to provide important services. Essential workers like paramedics, farmers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, manufacturers, government leaders and many others are everyday heroes who continue to make sure the food, care, and information we need is still accessible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.69 HAN

Hegarty, Patricia

Summary: "With all the talk of germs, social distancing, and the pandemic, it's easy for kids to be confused or overwhelmed. Help reassure by encouraging them to see all the amazing ways people are keeping each other safe. From healthcare workers to delivery people, grocery workers, teachers, and more, kids can learn about the heroes in our communities taking care of us all"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.702 HEG

Patrick, Ella

Summary: Get to know some of the Star Wars universe heroes: Padmé, Leia, Sabine, Ahsoka, Hera, Jyn, and Rey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Spotlight 2020

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

West, David

Summary: Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292 WES

Sherman, Patrice

Summary: Romulus, founder of Rome; Minerva, the goddess of wisdom; and beautiful spirits called nymphs are well-known subjects of Roman mythology. Roman Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Roman mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 292.13 SHE

Brooks, Ben

Summary: "An inspiring collection of 76 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, who went on to make the world a better place through compassion, generosity, and self-belief*. *No action heroes or knights in shining armor here."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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Brooks, Ben

Summary: Profiles over seventy people who broke the rules and smashed stereotypes, including such figures as Emma Gonzalez, Andy Warhol, Bjork, Hans Christian Andersen, and Sally Ride.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hamilton, Kimberlie

Summary: Meet the most extraordinary dogs in the world in this illustrated book of mini-profiles, from the first cloned pup to canine war heroes and beyond. Dive into the exciting stories of 30 of the most amazing pooches in history with animal rights activist Kimberlie Hamilton. Alongside colorful illustrations, Daring Dogs tells the incredible stories of Smoky, a four-pound Yorkie who served in World...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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McCann, Michelle Roehm

Summary: Profiles young women from around the world who accomplished great things while still teenagers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens 2000

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

Menzies, Jean

Summary: This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

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Buckey, A. W.

Summary: Greek Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Greek mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 292.1 BUC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 BUC

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: "Have yoiu heard about: the boys' soccer team trapped inside a flooded cave system? A school bus full of kids desparately fleeing a raging wildfire? The deaf hiker who was saved by a dog that appeared out of nowhere? You will never forget these and other true stories of courage and heroism." --P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.3481 MAT

Smalls, June

Summary: Celtic mythology is filled with many important subjects, including the giant Finn MacCool, the Mother Goddess Danu, and the mysterious selkies who could appear as seals or humans. Celtic Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Celtic mythology, in addition to examining their influence today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 299.16 SMA

Wales, Dirk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Plains Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J OVS 920 Wales 2007

Gagne, Tammy

Summary: Important subjects of Chinese mythology include Emperor Huang Di, the goddess of immortality Xiwangmu, and the winged dragon Yinglong. Chinese Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Chinese mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 299.51 GAG

Gagne, Tammy

Summary: The hero Momotaro, the sun goddess Amaterasu, and the Buddha are important subjects of Japanese mythology. Japanese Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Japanese mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 299.56113 GAG

Rumford, James

Summary: A simplified and illustrated retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and a dragon that threatened the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.22 RUM

Teitelbaum, Michael.

Summary: "Discover how a frail and sickly child grew claws, ran wild with wolves, and became the super hero Wolverine!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED TEI

Steinberg, David

Summary: Loud Boy and his friends call upon their superpowers, which consist mainly of atrocious behavior, to confront the cafeteria lady, who is working with the evil Kid-Rid Industries to brainwash children into being polite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Graphic Ste

Furstinger, Nancy

Summary: Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with stunning photos and inspiring tales of bravery, friendship, heroism, and devotion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 FUR

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Presents a nonfiction companion book to "Stallion by Starlight," discussing the history of domesticating horses and explaining why Alexander the Great's horse was so famous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.1 OSB

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