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Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FIG

Lowry, Lois

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner KenardPak"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Langley, Andrew.

Summary: Describes the events surrounding the World War II bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, discussing the long term repercussions and the overall results from a military standpoint.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5425 LAN

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

Brallier, Jess M

Summary: "By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry S. Truman--to make the fateful decision to drop two atomic bombs--one on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki--and bring the war to rapid close. Now, even seventy years later, can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BRA

Nelson, Craig

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 NEL

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 Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Nelson, Craig.

Summary: An account of the Doolittle Raid against Tokyo explores this seminal event in the early stages of World War II, discusses its ramifications in terms of the Allied war effort, and profiles the men who took part in the raid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 NEL

Lawson, Ted W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1943

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 LAW

Summary: The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 973.92 FOG

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOG

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a girl in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dancing Cat Records 1995

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Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 1999

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

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SAS

Nobleman, Marc Tyler

Summary: "In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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

Platt, Christine

Summary: "This title introduces readers to Joan of Arc and how she became France's shero by delivering the country from English domination." -- page [4] of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid 2020

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

Levine, Karen

Summary: A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 LEV

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy. He never imagined traipsing around war-torn London, solving ciphers, practicing surveillance, and searching for a traitor to the Allied forces. He certainly never expected that a strong-willed American girl named Eleanor would play Watson to his Holmes (or Holmes to his Watson, depending on who you ask). But when a young woman goes missing, leaving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Grant, R. G.

Summary: Explores the dropping of a deadly atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, including events leading up to the attack, failed efforts at diplomacy and the aftermath of the attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.542 Grant

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOA

Poole, Josephine.

Summary: A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English, witnessed the crowning of King Charles VII, and was later burned at the stake for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1998

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Kadohata, Cynthia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2019

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

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

Jaffe, Eric.

Summary: "From an 'illuminating and entertaining' (The New York Times) historian comes the World War II story of two men whose remarkable lives improbably converged at the Tokyo war crimes trials of 1946. In the wake of World War II, the Allied forces charged twenty-eight Japanese men with crimes against humanity. Correspondents at the Tokyo trial thought the evidence fell most heavily on ten of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952.04 OKAWA, SHUMEI JAF

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