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Author:
Ellen Klages
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Two girls spend a year in Los Alamos as their parents work on the secret gadget that will end World War II. Dewey is a mechanically minded 10-year-old who gets along fine with the scientists at the site, but is teased by girls her own age who find themselves residents of this secretive, scientifi
Author:
Janet Shaw
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A springtime story with insights into life on the frontier in 1854 (from the American Girls Collection).
Author:
Mazer Harry
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
A 17 year old defies his mother's wishes and enlists in the Marines during World War II
Author:
Jerry Stanley
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Based on interviews and personal recollections, this book intertwines the experiences of Shi Nomura, a high school senior about to propose to his girlfriend, with the larger historical narrative of Japanese internment.
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:
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:
Jean Fritz
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of the Gettysburg Address, illustrated with watercolors and archival photographs.
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:
Dr. Jean A. Lukesh
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Biography
A young reader's biography of Ben Kuroki, a Nebraska-born, Japanese American who fought very hard to become an American aerial gunner and a hero during World War II.
Author:
Valerie Tripp
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A young Mexican girl living near Santa Fe learns about the importance of her culture through family and music. (Part of the American Girl Collection)
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