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Velasquez, Eric

Summary: Ramsey dons his superhero cape to rescue Grandma from the huge octopus she is trying to cook--or is he simply telling a story? Includes author's note on the story's origin and a recipe for Octopus stew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VEL

Velasquez, Eric

Summary: "When a boy's abuela accuses him of being careless with his beloved Bongo, he devises a trap and catches the toy thief red-handed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VEL

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

Summary: Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

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Sobol, Donald J.

Summary: America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2003

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

Summary: A collection of speeches that showcases the voices of those at the reins of power and of those who are not. Read the original words, sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety, that have shaped our cultural fabric. Introductions provide historical context and critical insights into the meaning and impact of every speech. For each speech, writer and history lover Tonya Bolden provides an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: As a student, teacher, lawyer, and judge, Ruth often experienced unfair treatment. But she persisted, becoming a cultural icon, championing equality in pay and opportunity. Her brilliant mind, compelling arguments, and staunch commitment to truth and justice have convinced many to stand with her, and her fight continues to this day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A simple biography of one of the most inspirational athletes in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2007

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

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: "Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BOL

Ieronimo, Christine.

Summary: "Alemitu lives with her mother in a poor village in Ethiopia, where she must walk miles for water and hunger roars in her belly. Even though life is difficult, she dreams of someday knowing more about the world. When her mother has no choice but to leaveher at an orphanage to give her a chance at a better life, an American family adopts Alemitu"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE IER

Johnson, Angela

Summary: A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC JOH

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A picture book biography highlighting the life and accomplishments of magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005

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

Sobol, Donald J.

Summary: With Sally Kimball, his pretty but tough assistant, Encyclopedia Brown investigates ten mysteries, solving cases ranging from Pablo's missing nose to racing reptiles that become snacks for snakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2003

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC SOB

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