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Yue, Guo

Summary: In Communist China in 1966, eight-year-old Leap Forward learns about freedom while flying kites with his best friend, by trying to get a caged wild bird to sing, and through the music he is learning to play on a bamboo flute. Includes author's notes on his childhood in Beijing, life under Mao Zedong, and the Cultural Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2008

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Cooper, Floyd

Summary: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG COO

Voigt, Cynthia.

Summary: Fredle, a young mouse cast out of his home, faces dangers and predators outside, makes some important discoveries and allies, and learns the meaning of freedom as he struggles to return home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC VOI

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CUR

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: A once-proud country governed by freedom is torn apart. One section, Dorado, dominates the others with harsh police-state tactics. You are from Turtalia, a new democracy, and you are returning there with important information about Doradan's plans to invade. Can you make it home safely? Or will the Doradan Secret Police stop you first?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2005

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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Anderson, M. T.

Summary: Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: J FICTION CUR

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In parallel stories, a Ukrainian Jewish family prepares to emigrate to the United States in the late 1800s, and Frederic Auguste Bartholdi designs, raises funds for, and builds the Statue of Liberty in honor of the United States' centennial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Yolen

Ross, Alice

Summary: After helping Monsieur Bartholdi build the Statue of Liberty, a Parisian orphan stows away on the ship carrying the statue to America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ROS

Bunting, Eve

Summary: A boy finally comes to understand why his grandmother insists that the family come to Ellis Island each year to celebrate Lady Liberty's birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BUN

Nuchi, Adah

Summary: This girl-powered book about puberty is written in the voice of counselors in training at the fictional Camp Silver Moon. This fictionalized nonfiction diary-style guide follows nine 12-year-old girls at a summer camp is like having a best friend or older sister who shares everything there is to know about being comfortable in your chasing body so you can survive and thrive through puberty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2017

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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