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Holman, Sheri.

Summary: In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Miller, Pat Zietlow.

Summary: Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Miller 2016

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Chen, Weidong

Summary: At the end of the second century, the lands of ancient China are thrown into turmoil when the Han Dynasty collapses, and when a tyrant overthrows the weak emperor, a group of regional lords forms an army to restore the nation. But bravery and valor are soon stifled by ambition and cunning, and the coalition dissolves before the battle is even won. Now, a new group of heroes must emerge if China...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JR Comics ʼ 2015

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Park, Linda Sue.

Summary: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Boxcar Children, suspicious when someone steals the note they found inside the pages of a "Captain Fantastic" comic book, team up with the superhero's creator to find out who is selling fake copies of the comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman & Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Presents facts about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on April 20, 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7382 LAN

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

McCaughrean, Geraldine

Summary: In the summer of 1727, Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food, and only the end of the world can explain why no boat returns to collect them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Park, Linda Sue.

Summary: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of a safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When the children uncover a strange puzzle in a friend's back yard, it's the start of a "spy game" leading to gold. But first they must make sense of an old photo and a riddle, and learn just who is behind this mystery within a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tingle, Rebecca.

Summary: In ninth-century Britain, fifteen-year-old Aethelflaed, daughter of King Alfred of West Saxony, finds she must assume new responsibilities much sooner than expected when she is betrothed to Ethelred of Mercia in order to strengthen a strategic alliance against the Danes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Tingl

Tingle, Rebecca.

Summary: After the death of her mother, Aethelflaed of Mercia, sixteen-year-old Aelfwyn flees imprisonment by her uncle, King Edward, and in the guise of a youthful bard, plays her part in the resolution of the tangled political enmities of tenth century Britain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC Tingl

Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Fischer, Maggie

Summary: Join the Paw Patrol pups in an exciting water rescue as they work together to save a baby whale from an oil spill in the bay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Fun International, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group 2018

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Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

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

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Sendak, Maurice.

Summary: À force de faire bêtise sur bêtise dans son terrible costume de loup, Max s'est retrouvé puni et enfermé dans sa chambre. Mais pas seulement. Voilà qu'il se retrouve aussi roi d'une armée de bêtes immondes, les Maximonstres. Max le maudit les a domptés. Ils sont griffus, dentus, poilus, vivent sur une île et ne savent rien faire que des sarabandes, des fêtes horribles où il n'y a rien à manger....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L'Ecole des loisirs 2017

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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: At the reading of their grandmother's will, Dan and Amy Cahill are given the choice of receiving a million dollars or uncovering the 39 clues hidden around the world that will lead to the source of the family's power, but by taking on the clues, they end up in a dangerous race against their own family members.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2008

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Young, Judy

Summary: Daisy the dog likes to look at things but her little brother, Digger, explores every smell as they walk to the park for a picnic, but after sniffing a hole his nose fills with dirt, leaving him unprepared for the skunk they meet on the way home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH YOU