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Nickerson, Jane.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Violet Dancey is spending the Civil War with a new stepmother and stepsister and her young cousin when she comes upon a wounded Yankee soldier, Thomas, who is being kept alive by mysterious voodoo practitioners.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NIC

Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: During the siege of Vicksburg, thirteen-year-old Claire Louise struggles with difficult choices when family and friends join opposing sides of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2009

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: Aurora County, Mississippi, is only the latest stop on the Cakes' nomadic lifestyle, opening bakeries wherever they go; but Emma Alabama Lane Cake (only girl of the six Cake children) is sick of it, and determined not to form any friendships here because they will just disappear as soon as the family moves again--but Aurora County has other ideas, and so does a girl named Ruby Lavender who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Wiles, Deborah.

Summary: When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with her grandfather's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Rees, Douglas

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Elektra Kamenides is well on her way to becoming a proper southern belle in the small Mississippi college town she calls home. That is, until her mother decides to uproot her and her kid sister Thalia and start over in California. They leave behind Elektra's father--a professor and leading expert on Greek mythology, and Elektra can't understand why. For her, life is tragedy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Teens, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc 2018

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

Rand, Johnathan.

Summary: Robbie Bridgeman and his two friends, Tara and Landon Phillips, are in trouble. When they set out for a day of fishing in Sardis Lake, Mississippi, they're hoping to catch big fish. They'll find one, all right...but this fish is far bigger than they could have ever imagined. The fish that has been lurking in the lake isn't a bass or bluegill or pike. It's a megalodon...a giant, prehistoric...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioCraft Pub. 2008

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC RAN

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RAN

Holling, Holling Clancy.

Summary: The adventures of a three-legged snapping turtle as she travels from the headwaters to the mouth of the Mississippi River illustrate the life cycle of the turtle and the geography, history, geology, and climate of the river.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1979

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Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Alden children travel on a Mississippi paddle-wheel steamer to visit an old family friend in his cabin near Hannibal, Missouri, and try to discover who is responsible for the mysterious activities near the house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 1991

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

Twain, Mark

Summary: The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TWA

Twain, Mark

Summary: The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TWA

Helgerson, Joseph.

Summary: Along a magic-saturated stretch of the Mississippi River near Blue Wing, Minnesota, twelve-year-old Claire and her bullying cousin Duke are drawn into an adventure involving Bodacious Deepthink the Great Rock Troll, a helpful fairy, and a group of trolls searching for their fathers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Helgerson

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Ho, Oliver.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures of a nineteenth-century boy and a runaway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on a raft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Ho 2006

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: "Marie-Grace can't wait to begin her journey up the Mississippi River with her father. The steamboat they're traveling on is the biggest and fanciest boat Marie-Grace has ever seen. It's crowded with all sorts of interesting passengers, including Wilhelmina Newman, a girl her age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2012

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

Twain, Mark

Summary: A young boy living in mid-nineteenth century Missouri relates the many adventures that he and his friend, an escaped slave, experience as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Classic 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TWA

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

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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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Bowers, Rick

Summary: In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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