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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

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

Smith, Charles R.

Summary: "A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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O'Reilly, Bill.

Summary: "By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA 943.086 ORE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 943.0860 ORE

Keating, Francis Anthony

Summary: "The fifth of ten children, George Washington was a dreamer, a hard worker, an athlete, and a peacemaker. By the time he was fifteen he had handwritten for himself the "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation." These were his rules to live by. He could not have known what his future would hold...and these rules speak to who he was as a boy and a man. Based on this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WASHINGTON KEA

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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Hearst, Michael

Summary: "Brief and humorous biographies of fascinating people"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: "The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 959.7 SHE

Waterfield, Kathryn

Summary: "Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series! When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, and imprint of Penguin Group 2016

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

Buckley, James.

Summary: "As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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

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