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Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture-book biography of the first African-American First Lady.
Author:
Kathi Appelt
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of Lady Bird Johnson, who, as the wife of President Lyndon Johnson, reminded citizens about the importance of conserving natural resources and promoted the beautification of cities and highways by planting wildflowers.
Author:
Patricia MacLachlan
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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19th century tale of a widowed farmer with two children who advertises for a wife. The answer to his ad is Sarah, who arrives from Maine. The tale gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.
Author:
Stephen Krensky
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
In 1814, when their father leaves them in charge of the Scituate lighthouse outside of Boston, two teenaged sisters devise a clever way to avert an attack by a British warship patrolling the Massachusetts coast.
Author:
Judith St. George
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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A creative children's book full of fun facts and information about U.S. Presidents in our history.
Author:
Craig Awmiller
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Traces the history of the blues from its African roots through the 90s, with a focus on key artists ranging from Louis Armstrong to Muddy Waters and B.B. King.
Author:
S. A. Kramer
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This book features brief, lively biographies of the women who have helped to shape the face of our nation--from Martha Dandridge Custis Washington to Hillary Rodham Clinton to the first First Lady of the new millennium.
Author:
Edith P. Mayo
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
With a foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Lives, Times, and Issues presents highlights from the lives of all 43 First Ladies.
Author:
Peter Roop
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Told in graphic novel format, this is the story of Abbie Burgess, whose father was the lighthouse keeper of Matinicus Rock lighthouse. Abbie keeps the lighthouse operating during a fierce storm.
Author:
Jon Grinspan
Reading Level:
High School,Middle School
Genre:
There was a time when young people were the most passionate participants in American democracy. In the second half of the nineteenth century--as voter turnout reached unprecedented peaks--young people led the way, hollering, fighting, and flirting at massive midnight rallies. Paren
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