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Korte, Steven

Summary: "In the 1930s, Warner Brothers studios introduced the world to the Looney Tunes. A witty rabbit named Bugs, a stuttering pig named Porky, and an erratic duck named Daffy are just some of the characters that have left audiences hysterically laughing for almost a century. The animated short films, starring some of the most iconic cartoon characters in history, went on to have a second, long life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 KOR

Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Vieira, Mark A.

Summary: "In this official centennial history of the greatest studio in Hollywood, unforgettable stars, untold stories, and rare images from the Warner Bros. vault bring a century of entertainment to vivid life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2023

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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "An inspiring graphic novel about Jane Kendeigh, a nurse who helped wounded soldiers in combat zones during World War II. During World War II, the United States' fight against the Japanese on islands in the Pacific was intense and deadly. To help respond to casualties in battle, the U.S. Navy trained 122 nurses to aid wounded soldiers in combat zones. The first nurse to do so was Jane Kendeigh,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 REY
Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Summary: "Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack--the Warner brothers--turned a storefront that used a sheet for a screen into a dream factory rooted in the credo of educate, entertain and enlighten. In this fascinating documentary, filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Hamalainen, Karina

Summary: "Learn about the history of animation and find out how animated films are made today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 777 HAM

Brown, Carron

Summary: Watch as astronauts blast off into space with this beautifully illustrated book. By simply holding the book up to the light, or shining a torch behind each page, young readers will be able to discover how astronauts work, eat and exercise on a space station, and will delight in following a crew from lift-off to touch-down. The innovative see-through feature fulfills a similar function to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPANISH BRO

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 World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Kerbel, Deborah

Summary: "One hundred years ago, juvenile diabetes was a death sentence for millions of people around the world, most of them children. this book tells the story the discovery of insulin, a treatment for this disease and one of the most impactful milestones in medical science. Frederick Banting was a young doctor who was haunted by the memories of the diabetic children he'd treated at Toronto's Hospital...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.4 KER

Cherrix, Amy E.

Summary: The award-winning author of Eye of the Storm chronicles the lesser-known rivalry between former Nazi-turned-U.S. Cold War scientist Wernher von Braun and Russian rocket designer Sergei Korolev, explaining how their controversial scientific achievements shaped human history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 629.45 CHE

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2019

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

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 331.892 DUN

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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

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

Breach, Jen

Summary: "An action-packed graphic novel about agents who helped the Allies prepare for D-Day and push the Germans out of France during World War II. In 1942, World War II was growing more and more intense. Germany and its allies had occupied a great deal of Europe-including part of France. With the enemy just a few miles from England, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was determined to help free France....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone 2024

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Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Lemelman, Martin

Summary: "The thrilling true story of an ancient plant, wonderfully reborn in the modern era through the hard work of two female scientists. Thousands of years ago, in a time of rebellion, the Jewish people fought against their Roman rulers. The brutal Emperor Titus ordered the destruction of everything precious to the Jews: towns, villages, even their beloved Judean date palm trees. Centuries passed....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 634 LEM

Miller, Shannon (Shannon McClintock)

Summary: "When you have a problem, where can you go for answers? The library! When Codie and her friends join Ms. Gillian, the Specialist, on another Adventure in Makerspace, they find themselves face-to-face with dinosaurs! Are they stuck in a prehistoric world? Join them to complete A Stop-Motion Animation Mission!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MIL

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Jamieson, Victoria

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal offamily and daily life in a refugee camp"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 741.5 JAM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JAM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Jamieson 2020

Mann, Charles C.

Summary: "1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann tells the gripping story of globalization through travel, trade, colonization, and migration from its beginnings in the fifteenth century to the present. How did the lowly potato plant feed the poor across Europe and then cause the deaths of millions? How did the rubber plant enable industrialization? What is the connection between malaria, slavery, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triangle Square/Seven Stories Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909.08 MAN

Elston, Heidi M. D.

Summary: This biography introduces readers to Warren G. Harding including his early political career and key events from Harding's administration including the Teapot Dome scandal. Information about his childhood, family and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2021

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

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

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