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Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "On Easter Sunday of 1873, just eight years after the Civil War ended, a band of white supremacists marched into Grant Parish, Louisiana, and massacred over one hundred unarmed African Americans. The court case that followed would reach the highest court in the land. Yet, following one of the most ghastly and barbaric incidents of mass murder in American history, not a single person was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 976 GOL

Lane, Charles

Summary: Following the Civil War, Colfax, Louisiana, was a town, like many, where Negroes and whites mingled uneasily. But on April 13, 1873, a small army of white ex-Confederate soldiers, enraged after attempts by freedmen to assert their new rights, killed more than sixty Negroes who had occupied a courthouse. Now, journalist Charles Lane transforms this nearly forgotten incident into a historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.367 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

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

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

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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Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 WEA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WEA

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lena is aware of racism, but she lives a comfortable life in the segregated but relatively wealthy Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma; but on May 31, 1921 racial tensions explode, and men from downtown Tulsa invade Greenwood, set on killing and destroying the district--and as the violence escalates Lena, her parents, and her older sister search desperately for a safe place to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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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

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

Fatus, Sophie

Summary: "Follow a friendly family through their busy day. You'll find over 700 words in Spanish and English to learn and share!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 463 FAT

Uwiringiyimana, Sandra

Summary: The author shares the story of her survival during the Gatumba massacre, despite losing her mother and sister, and how after moving to America she found healing through art and activism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 UWI

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: By introducing young readers to the colors of foods also teaches about healthy eating, as eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day helps people get all the important vitamins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 612.3 KAL

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

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

Gifford, Scott

Summary: Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 513.26 GIF

Colfer, Chris

Summary: "A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2016

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

Ribke, Simone T.

Summary: A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2015

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Falligant, Erin

Summary: Learn all about what Guinea Pigs need to be happy and playful pets. ¡Las mascotas! Las amamos y las cuidamos mucho. Aprende todo sobre qué necesitan los Cobayos para estar felices y ser mascotas juguetonas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH FAL

Summary: Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363 WE

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Rowell, Rebecca

Summary: The purchase of the Louisiana Territory opened up a vast American frontier. The Louisiana Purchaseexplores the people, expeditions, and struggles of America's march westward. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, maps, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 973.4 ROW

Beard, Hilary

Summary: A young adult adaptation of Tim Madigan's The Burning, which discusses the circumstances of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.6 BEA

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