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Benge, Janet

Summary: Jim and Pete turned to see the Auca men, their deadly spears raised, running toward Nate, Ed, and Roger. Jim stood in the river, his hand on his pistol. Should he defend himself? He already knew the answer. Each man had promised the others that he would not save himself by killing those they had sought out in Jesus' name. Jim Elliot and his coworkers surrendered their lives in Ecuador's jungle,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2014

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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

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Plains region stretches across the Midwest from Canada to Texas. Traditional Stories of the Plains Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Lakota, Cree, and Siksika. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.004 Sets Powell 2018

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HyperionBooks for Children 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ERD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Erdrich 1999

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Erd

Summary: In hopes of bringing the gospel to the primitive people, Steve Saint followed his Aunt Rachel into the jungles of Ecuador and having grown up alongside the Waodani, his experience is an inspiring and entertaining testimony of a true story of forgiveness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Vision Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STE

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

Kopp, Megan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the universe, and preserved the sacred history of the tribe. In addition, myths and storytelling helped Native Americans pass on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2013

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Sonneborn, Liz.

Summary: Meet the Chumash Indians and learn about their establishment in America, their traditions and their values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 SON

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "The Southeast region covers the coastal and inland areas of the American South. Traditional Stories of the Southeast Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Choctaw, Natchez, and Cherokee. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject." -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Mooney 2018

Bell, Samantha

Summary: "The Southwest region covers the dry, inland areas of what are now Arizona, New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Traditional Stories of the Southwest Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Navajo, Zuni, and Apache. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Bell 2018

Bell, Samantha

Summary: The California region covers the coastal and inland areas of what is now the state of California. Traditional Stories of the California Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Maidu, Chumash, and Hupa. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Bell 2018

Benoit, Peter

Summary: The story of the forced re-location of five southeastern U.S. Indian nations in the 19th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.004 BEN

Powell, Marie

Summary: "The Arctic and Subarctic region stretches across Alaska and northern Canada. Traditional Stories of the Arctic and Subarctic Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Inuit, Iñupiat, and Woodland Cree. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Powell 2018

Mooney, Carla

Summary: "The Great Basin and Plateau region covers a vast inland area of the western United States and Canada. Traditional Stories of the Great Basin and Plateau Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Nez Percé, Yakama, and Paiute. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Mooney 2018

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "The Northwest Coast region covers the strip of land along the Pacific coast of Canada and the northern United States. Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nationsfeatures stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haida, Quileute, and Lummi. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Yasuda 2018

Mercer, Abbie

Summary: Bloody sacrifices, disgusting diets, and shocking religious rituals are some of the gruesome aspects of the totally gross history of Mesoamerica. Concise and entertaining, this text covers some of the more nauseating facts about pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (the region spanning Central America). The gruesome details about the Mesoamerican diet, religion, and medicine will shock readers. But beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing's Rosen Central 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972 MER

Arnett, Robert.

Summary: The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atman Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954 ARN

Hering, Marianne

Summary: Beth and Patrick time travel to 1950s and 1960s Equador where they come in contact with missionaries and the Waodani people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Levine, Michelle.

Summary: The Ojibwe have lived in North America for hundreds of years. These native peoples originally grew crops, gathered wild rice, and tapped maple trees for their sap. But in 1783, when the United States gained its independence, it simultaneously gained control of the Ojibwe homeland. Government leaders forced the Ojibwe to live on reservations, sent Ojibwe children to boarding schools, and made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2007

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Peacock, Thomas (Thomas W.)

Summary: This teaching story tells how everything in creation follows the path in the great circle of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Afton Historical Society Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.004 PEA

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

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

Keats, Ezra Jack

Summary: The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Keats 1962

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: The Northeast region stretches from the Great Lakes to the eastern coast of Canada and the United States. Traditional Stories of the Northeast Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haudenosaunee, Ojibwe, and Mi'kmaq. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.208 Sets Yasuda 2018

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