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Holman, Sheri.

Summary: In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HOL

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, where they meet Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson and witness the spread of Christianity in that country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hering

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: In 1945 twelve-year-old Patrick and his younger brother Teddy stowaway on the U.S.S. Indianapolis in a desperate attempt to get back to the Philippines where they last saw their parents, just before the Japanese invasion--but when the ship is sunk they find themselves clinging to a piece of debris without food or water, and with hungry sharks circling below.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SPR

Park, Linda Sue.

Summary: With national pride and occasional fear, a brother and sister face the increasingly oppressive occupation of Korea by Japan during World War II, which threatens to suppress Korean culture entirely.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAR

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HIG

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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Summary: Set in the late 1920s, the story follows a cat-and-mouse game between a group of resistance fighters who want to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and the Japanese agents trying to stop them. A talented Korean-born Japanese police officer, who was previously in the independence movement himself, is torn between his duty as an officer and his instinct to support the greater cause.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AGE

Harden, Blaine

Summary: "The story of Kim Il Sung's rise to power, and the brave North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the prison state and delivered the first MiG-15 into American hands"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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Beebe, Katy

Summary: "Khepri, who lives in ancient Egypt, begins to feel nervous as he and his father travel to Thebes for Khepri's first day of scribe school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEE

Summary: A retrospective look at the Korean War and the years of prosperity that followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remember My Service Productions 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9 KOR

Chandler, Matt

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Nicholson, Dorinda Makananalani Stagner.

Summary: "In May 1942, a German U-boat torpedoed two unarmed Mexican oil tankers off the Gulf Coast, forcing Mexico to enter World War II. With the help of United States President Roosevelt, Mexican President Camacho arranged to send one Air Force squadron to fight in the war. Thirty-eight of Mexico's top pilots, and about two hundred sixty additional military crew, were carefully selected to form the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 NIC

Herman, Eleanor

Summary: While Prince Alexander succumbs to the evil influence of Smoke Blood magic, his betrothed travels from afar to unite their kingdoms against the darkness threatening them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HER

Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: Having moved to Ethiopia to avoid the prejudices of 1930s America, Emilia Menotti, her black adoptive brother Teo, and their mother Rhoda, a stunt pilot, are devoted to their new country even after war with Italy looms, drawing the teens into the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WEI

Faust, Daniel R.

Summary: Located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in modern-day Iraq, the region known as Mesopotamia (Greek for "between two rivers") is often called the "cradle of civilization." The region is known for the rise of the first cities, as well as the invention of writing. Readers will discover that the various empires of the region, like Babylon and Sumer, made many important contributions to law,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 935 FAU

Shin, JiSang

Summary: Kum-ji's secret--that she is really a fan of the band DDL--is discovered by a fellow member of the fan club of rival band Yo-i. In comic book format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ice Kunion 2006

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Cho, Tina

Summary: Korean Celebrations takes young readers on an exciting exploration of Korea's colorful festivals and family celebrations--wonderful days that are filled with exciting activities and delicious foods. This book allows children to experience Korean culture firsthand by involving them in games, crafts, foods and other activities like the following: Preparing and enjoying delicious songpeyon--sweet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951.9 CHO

Oakes, Lorna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southwater 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932 Oakes 2005

Renault, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1969

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

Malam, John

Summary: Describes what it would be like to be a ship captain captured by priates during the 1700s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 364.16 Malam 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 364.164 MAL

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938 MCI

Tooke, Wes.

Summary: Louis, who loves baseball despite being the worst stickball player in White Plains, New York, sees his opportunity to be bat boy for the 1961 Yankees team as the perfect way to escape the problems of his father's remarriage and moving to the suburbs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Seven-year-old Miriam places her baby brother's basket in the Nile River, watches the Pharoah's daughter draw him out and name him Moses, and ponders a vision of other water parting. Includes note on the biblical story on which this is based.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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