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Yates, Elizabeth

Summary: The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty. John Newbery medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 1951.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1950

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Grote, JoAnn A.

Summary: A biography of the silversmith and Revolutionary War hero who made the famous ride to warn American troops of the British approach to Lexington and Concord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Wagner, Heather Lehr.

Summary: Profiles the life and career of Paul Revere, known for his midnight ride warning colonists of approaching British troops.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Young Paul Revere and his friends form a club whose members ring the bells at Christ Church, an experience which teaches him responsibility and other lessons that he uses as an adult in the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

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

McAneney, Caitie

Summary: Team Time Machine has another adventure on their hands. They're riding with Paul Revere! Revere famously alerted colonists to approaching British forces at the start of the Revolutionary War. Readers will follow the kids of Team Time Machine and Paul Revere as they ride from Boston to Lexington to save the day. Historical artwork paired with fun facts and an exciting narrative give readers an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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Ford, Barbara

Summary: Describes the life of the silversmith who made the historic ride to announce the coming of British troops to Massachusetts at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB REVERE FOR

Fitzpatrick, Insha

Summary: "Follow the terrifying events of the 1692 Salem witch trials from the perspective of Tituba, an enslaved woman who was accused of bewitching two girls, Elizabeth Parris and Abigail Williams, during this harrowing, historic period. A story of speculation, mass hysteria, and survival, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into this haunting moment in American history - brought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TIT

Whitehurst, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.4 WHI

Macy, Sue

Summary: Presents the story of the man who founded the National Yiddish Book Center, and describes the worldwide effort he currently leads to collect unwanted Yiddish books and save the Yiddish language from extinction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 REY
Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano. Si se sentía triste, la música le levantaba el ánimo y, cuando estaba feliz, el piano la ayudaba a compartir esa alegría. Pronto comenzó a escribir sus propias canciones y a tocar en grandes catedrales. Entonces, una revolución en Venezuela hizo que su familia tuviera que huir a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SPANISH ENG

Brown, Monica

Summary: En este vibrante libro ilustrado bilingüe sobre la biografía del músico Tito Puente, los lectores bailarán al ritmo de la vida de este rey del mambo. A Tito Puente le encantaba golpear ollas y sartenes cuando era niño, pero lo que realmente soñaba era tener su propia banda algún día. Desde Spanish Harlem hasta los premios Grammy, y todos los ritmos intermedios, esta es la historia real de la...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

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