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Author:
Cheryl Harness
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A chronologically arranged collection of profiles of 100 notable American women, ranging from Virginia Dare to Oprah Winfrey.
Author:
Martin W. Sandler
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An exploration of the impact of trains on American life.
Author:
Janet Halfmann
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
Meet Robert Smalls, a man who was born a slave, but made a daring escape and went on to become a U.S. Congressman.
Author:
Carolyn Reeder
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Orphaned, angry, and bitter, twelve-year-old Will arrives in the Virginia Piedmont immediately after the Civil War to live with relatives he has never met. Now, Will lives with his uncle who didn't fight in the war that robbed him of his entire family and come to terms with his feelings regarding
Author:
Victoria Scott
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Chronicles the life of a woman who was born a slave in Missouri in 1839, moved with her family to California, and later lived on a small island off the coast of British Columbia until she was 105.
Author:
Sue Kassirer
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
While visiting a whaling exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History, Emma suddenly finds herself transported back in time to a nineteenth century whaling ship.
Author:
Jean Craighead George
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
This picture book is a hybrid of nonfiction and fiction, as George tells the story of how the buffalo made a comeback in the American Midwest after being nearly decimated in the late 1800s.
Author:
Louise Erdich
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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The story is set on an island in Lake Superior in 1850, readers will identify with the everyday activities of the Ojibwa, providing a parallel to their own lives while encouraging an appreciation for one that is very different. Erdrich's captivating tale of four seasons portrays a deep appreciati
Author:
David Weitzman
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A detailed history of one of the earliest steam locomotives in American history, rich with intricate pen and ink drawings
Author:
Richard Peck
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

Peck masterfully describes the female Civil War experience, the subtle and not-too-subtle ways the country was changing, and the split in loyalty that separated towns and even families.
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