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Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Connor tries to help his severely depressed father, who learned upon his mother's death that Nonno was not his biological father, by doing research that reveals Dad's father was probably a Tuskegee Airman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: The author reflects on her childhood in the 1950s and her development as an artist and young woman through fifty poems that consider such influences as the Civil Rights Movement, the "Red Scare" era, and the feminist movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 NEL

Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: A collection of poems that combine to provide a portrait of the life of nineteenth-century African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Front Street 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 NEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in We the People bookshelf, Call number: J 811.54 NEL

Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: "One of America's most honored writers--a Newbery Honor medalist, Coretta Scott King Medalist, and a three-time National Book Award finalist--draws upon history, and her astonishing imagination, to revive the long lost community of Seneca Village."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Namelos 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 NEL

Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: Through the power of faith, a monk named Abba Jacob and his loyal rat terrier, Snook, are reunited after being separated by a ferocious storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE FIC NEL

Summary: Dogs are an alien species sent to earth thousands of years ago to spy on humans. But when the spies stop reporting back to the home planet, Canid 3942 is sent to earth to investigate. Once there, Canid 3942 encounters Owen, a young boy who runs a dog-walking service. Owen befriends the space-dog, renaming him Hubble. When it becomes obvious that the dogs of earth have forgotten their mission,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY GOO

Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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