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Marsh, Sarah Glenn

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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

Rockliff, Mara

Summary: "In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 Roc

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J324.6 ROC

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 World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

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

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

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

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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

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

Blashfield, Jean F.

Summary: An examination of the history of slavery in the United States, covering the slave trade, the life of a slave, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and other topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 BLA

Proudfit, Benjamin

Summary: "For more than three decades in the mid-1800s, the Oregon Trail was the main way settlers traveled west. Today, people can visit parts of this historic trail, and even walk where pioneers did as they made their way to new lives in the Pacific Northwest and California. Complemented by full-color photographs, the main content addresses the historical context of the trail to supplement the social...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 PRO

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

Jacobs, Alan

Summary: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.912 LEWIS, C. S. JAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lew

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Profiles the life and adventures of Daniel Boone; chronicling his childhood in Pennsylvania, service in the French and Indian War, journey across the Appalachians, and settlement of Boonesboro, Kentucky; and includes illustrations, maps, and primary source quotations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Manta, Karina

Summary: "A memoir of Karina Manta, the first female member of USA Figure Skating to come out as queer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

York, M. J.

Summary: Describes the the life of Henry Ford, including information about his success as an inventor, engineer, and pioneer of the automobile.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Biden, Jill.

Summary: The wife of former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden recounts his childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, his perseverance and leadership from his earliest years, his struggles to overcome stuttering, his relationships with his family, andhis political career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Biden 2020

Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The car changed travel forever. Henry Ford started a car-making revolution. Kids can read this book to find out how Ford transformed America with his cars. They will learn how many cars Ford made before the Model T Ford"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Shea, Therese

Summary: American landmarks sometimes evoke more than their original intent. For example, the Statue of Liberty was a gift symbolizing the friendship between France and the United States, but it became a welcoming monument to millions of immigrants heading to Ellis Island. This beautifully designed book offers numerous intriguing facts about American landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Statue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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Dawson, Keila V.

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Beaming Books] 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.896 DAW

Kops, Deborah

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the women's rights activist, from her youth to the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2017

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Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: This book introduces the life and times of the pioneers describing their homes, tools, jobs, clothes, and travel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.03 KAL

Pantaleo, Steve

Summary: Profiles the life and career of the professional wrestler, describing how she made her way from the world of mixed martial arts into sports entertainment and detailing her wrestling friendships and rivalries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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