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Author:
Marcia Vaughan
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A fictionalized account of an incident in the life of a seventeen-year-old girl who tends her family's lighthouse during a fierce storm on the coast of Maine in the winter of 1856.
Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Inspired by the stories of real 19th-century lighthouse heroines, this atmospheric book uses a diary format to shape a portrait of a brave and likable girl.
Author:
Jim Aylesworth
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A children's book that contrasts the serenity of the country with the hustle of automobiles.
Author:
Martin W. Sandler
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A historical account of the impact of the automobile on society.
Author:
Russell Freedman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Author Russel Freedman draws on the best of the personal stories and historical accounts of the leaders and ordinary heroes of the Montgomery Bus Boycott to provide a dramatic overview of the how the 381-day resistance to segregated buses spearheaded the civil rights movement.
Author:
Jim Haskins
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This brief autobiography introduces readers to Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott.
Author:
Angela Johnson
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

This powerfully illustrated picture book looks at legendary engineer Casey Jones through the eyes of a fictional black child who toils in a cotton field near the railroad tracks.
Author:
Arthur Dorros
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

Bilingual:
Yes
A little girl and her grandmother take a flying journey to visit the Caribbean island where the grandmother grew up.
Author:
Patricia Newman
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
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.
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