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Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: In this alternate version of 1898 New York City, where ghosts are common household nuisances, young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt battle the fierce spirits that are threatening their family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAL

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG STA

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: "In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: Presents the early life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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

Sevareid, Eric

Contents: We're off! -- The new life -- Snakes! -- Tragedy--almost -- Red River mud -- Ready for the plunge -- Into the land of the Cree -- The royal northwest mounted -- Humiliation of the "Sans Souci" -- "The die is cast" -- Canoeing with the Cree -- God's country -- The great test -- Victory and pineapple -- Half-breeds and muskeg -- End of the trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Borealis Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEVAREID, ERIC SEV

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Weil, Ann

Summary: Recreates the childhood of the woman traditionally remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Books 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Ross

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: After grasshoppers ruin the crops, eight-year-old Laura Ingalls and her family leave Plum Creek and move to Burr Oak, Iowa, where they experience life in a small town and help manage a hotel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

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

Ruiz, Gabriel.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Promotora Hispano Americana de Musica 1943

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Haidle, Elizabeth

Summary: Brings to life the childhood experiences of beloved artists and illustrators such as Wanda Gág, Maurice Sendak, and Jerry Pinkney. Stylish illustrations paired with small vignettes and anecdotes from the artists' early lives helps illuminate the hard work, triumphs, failures, and inspiration that helped forge their successful careers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etch, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 920 HAI

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Presents the childhood of the man who would grow up to be the first African American player in major league baseball. Annotation. Young Jackie Robinson looses to his older brother Mack in just about any game they play -- Chase the Fox, running and jumping contests -- you name it. One day Jackie gets so frustrated he runs home, stomps up to his room, and takes his anger out on Mack's stuff. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2006

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUT

Rice, Condoleezza

Summary: This is the story of Condoleezza Rice-- her early years growing up in the hostile environment of Birmingham, Alabama; her rise in the ranks at Stanford University to become the university's second-in-command and an expert in Soviet and Eastern European Affairs; and finally, in 2000, her appointment as the first Black woman to serve as Secretary of State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICE, CONDOLEEZZA RIC

León, Amyra

Summary: The author takes readers on a poetic journey through her childhood in Harlem. León explores love and loss, melody and bloodshed as she navigates the intricacies of foster care, mourning, self-love, and resilience. She invites readers to dream with abandon-- because it is a privilege to dream at all. -- adapted from front flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 LEO

Farr, Sidney Saylor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2007

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Tourville, Jacqueline.

Summary: Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken, his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2014

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

Geist, William

Summary: Before there was 'tourism' and souvenir ashtrays became 'kitsch,' the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there that television host Bill Geist spent summers in the sixties during his school and college years, working at Arrowhead Lodge -- a small resort...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEIST, WILLIAM GEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.8 Gei

Summary: "'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WIL

Gourley, Robbin.

Summary: From the whippoorwill's call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall, Edna and members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Gou

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

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

Sís, Peter

Summary: I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side - the Communist side - of the Iron Curtain. Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sis shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943.704 Sis

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