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Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.53 HOO

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Pollack, Pam.

Summary: ""Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Herman, Gail

Summary: "Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, is a man of legend. He is said to have killed his first bear when he was three years old. His smile alone killed another, and he skinned a bear by forcing him to run between two trees. Fact or fiction? Find out the real story of this folk hero, who did love to hunt bears, served as a congressman for Tennessee, and fought and died at the Alamo"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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Lawrence, Sandra

Summary: "All the grim, gruesome, and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the exploits of American gangster Al Capone to the wars of King Richard III to the prophecies of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, this book is packed with men, women,and historical events that caused chaos and mayhem. Others included are: Vlad the Impaler of Romania, H.H. Holmes, Empress Wu Zetian of China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little bee books 2016

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Romero, Jordan

Summary: "The story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of 13 became the youngest person ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At age 15, he reached the summits of the world's 7 highest mountains"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ROM

Lawrence, Sandra

Summary: "All the grim, gruesome and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the betrayal and murder of Julius Caesar by Marcus Brutus to the gunpowder plot to overthrow the English government of Guy Fawkes to the outlandish trials of witches, this book is packed with men, women, and historical events that involve unfair trials and unspeakable treachery. Others included are: La...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little bee books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 909 LAW

Parish, Herman

Summary: After discovering a clue from an old pirate captain, Amelia Bedelia digs for buried treasure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAR

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

Summary: Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: Embark on thrilling adventures to South America and Mexico. Join Goofy, Donald Duck and Walt Disney himself as they experience all the music, beauty and excitement Latin America has to offer. Travel to fun and exciting places and capture the gangs' adventures along the way. It's Donald's turn to take a fantastic journey with his friends Joe Carioca and Panchito. Contains lighthearted dance and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY CLA

Boyne, John

Summary: When life at home becomes too difficult, eight-year-old Noah sets out to see the world and have an adventure, and in the forest he meets a toymaker who has a story and some advice to share.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Fickling Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BOY

Fentiman, David

Summary: An ordinary Lego minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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