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Author:
Kathryn Lasky
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Lasky's picture-book sketch of naturalist's John Muir focuses on Muir's special love of California's snowy Sierras and Yosemite Valley and his successes in founding Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Club.
Author:
Celeste Davidson Mannis
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This picture book tells the story of American architect Julia Morgan's life, education, and work.
Author:
Peter Roop
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself.
Author:
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Bartoletti highlights the roles that children and young adults played in American labor strikes during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Author:
Bobbie Kalman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at plantation life and its use of slavery.
Author:
Denis Noble
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
A full history of lighthouses, lightships, buoys, fog signals and the boats and people who tend them. including maps and photographs.
Author:
Brian Floca
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book that describes the role of the lightship and its crew.
Author:
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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The third in the "Little House" series, this book tells about the months the Ingalls family spent on the prairie of Kansas, around the town of Independence. Based on true events in the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the book takes place from 1869–1870.
Author:
David Weitzman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Text and illustrations show the process and purpose of creating the eight-wheeler locomotive.
Author:
Henry Albers
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of Maria Mitchell which includes extensive quotes from Maria Mitchell’s journals and letters.
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