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Author:
Marjorie Agosin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile—until one day when warships are spotted in the harbor and schoolmates start disappearing from class without a word. Celeste doesn’t quite know what is happening, but
Author:
Vivien Owens
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
This fictional story tells of a young woman's encounter with American Civil Rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune and its impact on her life.
Author:
Garza Lomas Carmen
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Author and artist Carmen Lomas Garza takes readers to her hometown of Kingsville, Texas, near the Mexican border. Through vibrant paintings and warm personal stories, she brings to life memories of growing up in a traditional Mexican American community.
Author:
Katherine Patterson
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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This historical tale by Katherine Paterson involves its young protagonist, Jip, in the great 19th century struggle between slave owners and abolitionists while sending him into a test of his own loyalty and courage.
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:
James Agee
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A photographic and textual account of life of southern sharecroppers during the depression era.
Author:
Bobbie Kalman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at plantation life and its use of slavery.
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:
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.
Author:
Doreen Rappaport
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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An illustrated biography and chronology of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement era.
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