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Jones, Victoria Garrett.

Summary: Examines the life and actions of Pocahontas, a young Native American woman who developed a friendship with English colonist John Smith and the people of Jamestown, and who later became a Christian and married colonist John Rolfe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POCAHONTAS JON

Berne, Emma Carlson.

Summary: Profiles the life of the Native American interpreter and guide, exploring the myths surrounding her role in the expedition of Lewis and Clark, and documenting her family life, the years after the journey, her death and legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dixon-Engel, Tara.

Summary: An introduction to the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first man to walk on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hopping, Lorraine Jean.

Summary: Examines the life and actions of Chief Joseph, leader of a band of Nez Perce people in the nineteenth century, discussing his dedication to peace in a turbulent time, and his efforts to keep his people safe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 971.004 HOP

Ruffin, Frances E.

Summary: Profiles the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, and an advisor to presidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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