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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:
Nicholasa Mohr
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A lyrical and dramatic retelling of three animal stories that come from the rich heritage of Puerto Rican folklore.
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:
Robert Coles
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A children's story about the brave little girl who was one of the first students to be integrated into an all white school.
Author:
Lucia Gonzalez
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual:
Yes
During the early days of the Great Depression, NYC's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpre, introduceds the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three King's Day fiesta.
Author:
Edwin Fontanez
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Awards:

Bilingual:
Yes
An entertaining tool for discovering Puerto Rico's rich vejigante tradition - beautiful coloring activities and informative historical notes illuminate the style and symbolism of Puerto Rico's folk festivals.
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
Author:
Catherin O'Neill Grace
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A beautiful book filled with fascinating details and illustrations about our nation's most important residence. The book artfully covers the long history of the White House and offers behind-the-scenes insights into how it lives, breathes, and operates today.
Author:
Miriam Bat-Ami
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

A historical fiction story of love between two teenagers in an Emergency Refugee Shelter during World War II.
Author:
Lulu Delacre
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

Bilingual:
Yes
Learn about Puerto Rican Carnival with Ramon, who longs to masquerade along with the older boys, the vejigantes, in the month-long celebration in Puerto Rico.
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