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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

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

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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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOW

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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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

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

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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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Wales, Dirk.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Plains Press 2007

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Graphic Ste

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

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

Gagne, Tammy

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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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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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 FUR

Quattlebaum, Mary

Summary: Calling all dog lovers! Join the adventure as National Geographic Kids Chapters presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of canine heroism. From Glory the bloodhound, who saves lost pets, to terriers who help raise orphaned hippos, these brave pups are sure to inspire young animal lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE QUA

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

Carney, Elizabeth

Summary: Presents the stories of a dog that helps stranded dolphins, a capuchin monkey who helps a young man with physical limitations, and a rat that sniffs out land mines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.08 Carney 2012

Quattlebaum, Mary

Summary: Calling all dog lovers! Join the adventure as National Geographic Kids Chapters presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of canine heroism. From Glory the bloodhound, who saves lost pets, to terriers who help raise orphaned hippos, these brave pups are sure to inspire young animal lovers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 636.7 QUA

Dowswell, Paul.

Summary: A collection of true stories about men, women, and animals whose feats of courage have captured the imaginations of millions of people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2002

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

Halls, Kelly Milner

Summary: You'll read three true stories of amazing animal heroes. First meet Lilly, a playful pit bull who bravely pulled her owner from the path of a speeding train; two pods of dolphins that saved swimmers from the most powerful predator on the planet; and two gorillas that proved just how alike apes and humans really are. Follow along on their incredible adventures as these awesome animals save the day!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 590.23 Hall 2015

Raven, Nicky.

Summary: A modern, illustrated retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2007

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