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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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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Manning, Peyton.

Summary: During a trip to visit both sets of grandparents in Mississippi, brothers Eli, Cooper, and Peyton, and their father, former NFL star Archie Manning, take advantage of every opportunity to play football, practice plays, or play sports trivia games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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Sharp, Tori

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Tori makes up stories all of the time, so she has never lived in just one world. Those stories might just save her when her world seems to crumble"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2009

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1900

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

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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Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Seven-year-old George "Babe" Ruth (who would grow up to become a baseball legend) steals a dollar from his father's saloon to treat his friends to ice cream. Includes timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Oomen, Anne-Marie.

1 hold on 2 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OOMEN, ANNE-MARIE OOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 921 Oomen

Oomen, Anne-Marie

Summary: "As the 1960s dawned in small-town Michigan, Anne-Marie Oomen was a naive farm girl whose mother was determined to keep her out of trouble-by keeping her in 4-H. In Love, Sex, and 4-H , Oomen sets the wholesomeness of her domestic lessons in 4-H club from 1959 to 1969 against the political and sexual revolution of the time. Between sewing her first dish towel and finishing the yellow dress she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OOMEN, ANNE-MARIE OOM

Ojito, Mirta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OJITO, MIRTA OJI

Clancy, Tara

Summary: Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working-class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited every other weekend. From scheming and gambling with her force-of-nature grandmother, to brawling with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CLA

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Tom et Léa sont transportés à La Nouvelle-Orléans en 1915. Ils rencontrent un jeune noir surnommé Dipper. A 14 ans, le garçon chante sans cesse et il a une belle voix. Il adore la musique, mais n'a pas le temps de s'y consacrer. Car il doit travailler dur pour faire vivre sa famille... Louis Armstrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bayard Jeunesse 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 OSB FRENCH

MacDonald, Michael Patrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISIS Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MACDONALD, MICHAEL MAC

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lee, Laurie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chivers Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 821.914 LEE

Osborne, Mary Pope.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2009

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Oomen, Anne-Marie.

1 hold on 4 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.459 OOM
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 OOM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 OOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.459 Oomen

Greenfeld, Karl Taro

Summary: A brother of an autistic child profiled in the trilogy that began with A Boy Called Noah describes the challenges he faced growing up in his brother's shadow, in an account that interweaves the social history of autism and its related research with the author's sideline experiences in childhood and adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFELD, KARL TAROGRE

Shabazz, IIyasah

Summary: "In Charlestown State Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares while surviving life in a place unfit for humans, Malcolm drifts through his days, picking fights with fellow inmates and avoiding his family. But when he's introduced to the prison library, Malcolm realizes that the key to his freedom was within him all along. Now his dreams are not just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Kirkpatrick, Katherine.

Summary: Profiles the life of the woman who, as a child, often accompanied her famous explorer father, Robert Peary, on many of his expeditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Peary

Arato, Rona.

Summary: In a story based on the life of the author's husband, little Paul and his family, Hungarian Jews, are sent to Bergen-Belsen, survive many hardships, are put on a train to nowhere, and rescued by American soldiers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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