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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Recounts how the Cherokees, after fighting to keep their land in the nineteenth century, were forced to leave and travel 1200 miles to a new settlement in Oklahoma, a terrible journey known as the Trail of Tears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greene, Stephanie.

Summary: Young Betsy Ross is upset when her brother tells her that she cannot make furniture because she is a girl, but her mother teaches her that she can still do important things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GRE

Lakin, Patricia

Summary: A true incident in the life of young Helen Keller in which she gets stuck in a storm and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, rescues her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.4 Lak

Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: Wanting to prove her bravery to the boys, Sacagawea is upset when she is left behind on the hunt, yet while gathering wood with her grandmother, an encounter with a rattlesnake proves her courage and earns her the respect she has longed to have.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRE

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