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Summary: "Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #Not Your Princess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to express the experience of being a Native woman. Stories of abuse, humiliation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press Ltd. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 970 NOT

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 CUT

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.8 PAS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gagne, Tammy.

Summary: "This book explores the Native Alaskan cultures. Learn about the people, lifestyles, food, politics, music, dance, religion, language, arts, architecture, education, sports and so on, and how they affect the culture of Alaska"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set WLD Cultures 305.8 Gagne 2015

Campbell, Nicola I

Summary: Shi-shi-etko, a Native American girl, spends the last four days before she goes to residential school learning valuable lessons from her mother, father, and grandmother, and creating precious memories of home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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Capaldi, Gina.

Summary: Zitkala-Š̌̌̌a finds that she can sing through her music, but also by writing stories and giving speeches and being an activist for Native American rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Zitkala 2011

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

Benoit, Peter

Summary: This book will tell you why people wanted the Panama Canal to be built and what difficulties were faced in the construction of the canal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.875 BEN

Taylor, Charlotte

Summary: "Students will learn about the many similarities and differences between United States citizens and how to celebrate this rich diversity in this valuable book. Vivid photographs will help students understand how America's great fabric of ethnicities makes the nation's communities multicultural and strong. This approachable text written especially for young readers is complete with a glossary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TAY

Laidlaw, Rob

Summary: In 2013, people across North America were riveted by the story of Toka, Thika, and Iringa, the last three elephants at the zoo in Toronto, Ontario. Lonely for a larger herd, sick from the cold climate, and weak from standing for long days in a too-small concrete enclosure, the elephants desperately needed a change. The zoo and animal activists agreed that they should be moved to a healthier...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press 2016

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Morrow, Kate

Summary: This title takes a look at various ways that teens form their identities, including developing values, sticking to their beliefs, and embracing identities that fall outside the norm. Features include an ask the expert section, tips on being healthy, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. --Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 0000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.533 MOR

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Vickers, Roy Henry

Summary: With bright and bold illustrations of the wild and magical West Coast, this board book will delight babies and toddlers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE Board Vickers 2017

Gansworth, Eric

Summary: "The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to the Core). The story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

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

Summary: In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAS

Presilla, Maricel E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.48 PRE

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Summary: "Thirty diverse and award-winning authors and illustrators capture frank discussions about racism, identity, and self-esteem"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TAL

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montréal strongman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A TOON Book 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

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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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

Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: "A picturebook biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Hyperion 2019

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

Summary: "Illustrated with 70 color images of visually powerful historical and contemporary works, this book--which accompanies an exhibition of the same title opening in August 2013 at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York--reveals how Anishinaabe (also known in the United States as Ojibwe or Chippewa) artists have expressed the deeply rooted spiritual and social dimensions of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian 2013

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