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Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Summary: Personal stories and moving archival footage tell the untold story of how Japanese internees were used by the US government to help develop a Native American reservation during World War II. Includes deleted scenes and filmmaker biography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAS

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 612.3 KAL

Carle, Eric

Summary: Early learners can match numbers to a group of everyday objects. = Los niños pequeños pueden emparejar números a un grupo de objetos de uso cotidiano.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: BRD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CAR

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

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

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 STA

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 Juvenile, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Monica

Summary: As a boy, Gabito had the ability to imagine many things. He lived in a small house with a large family. He would grow up to become a writer known as Gabriel García Márquez.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Luna Rising 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Jolley, Dan.

Summary: Ravenpaw, having been forced from his home by rogue cats, teams up with Firestar and the ThunderClan warriors to get revenge and reclaim the farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAR

Sepahban, Lois.

Summary: Near the start of World War II, young Manami, her parents, and Grandfather are evacuated from their home and sent to Manzanar, an ugly, dreary internment camp in the desert for Japanese-American citizens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEP

Larson, Kirby

Summary: When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAR

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

Blake, Kevin

Summary: "Young readers will learn about the devastating Hurricane Harvey."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.4 BLA

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of Mexico's most iconic painters, this book will introduce your little ones to their first English and Spanish numbers and words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROD BOARD BOOK

Moss, Marissa.

Summary: Traces the childhood dream of Japanese-American baseball pioneer Kenichi Zenimura of playing professionally and his family's struggles in a World War II internment camp where he introduces baseball to raise hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOS

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 HOU

Jolley, Dan.

Summary: As SkyClan struggles to survive after a flood destroys their home, Leafstar must decide what the next step for them should be. Meanwhile, Sol is demanding that he be made a warrior, but Leafstar doubts he will ever be able to embrace the warrior code.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 JOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAR

Bjornlund, Lydia D.

Summary: Examines the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their native lands to the Oklahoma Territory, their subsequent history, and the legacy of these events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BJO

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Between 1916 and 1970, more than 6 million African Americans migrated from the South to the North. They wanted to escape racial violence in the South. This mass movement of people is called the Great Migration. The Great Migration explores the history of the migration and its legacy."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0496 HAR

Sasek, M. (Miroslav)

Summary: Presents a history of Cape Canaveral and the American space program, discussing the space missions that were launched from there, the various types of rockets used, and the successful landing of two astronauts on the Moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2009

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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