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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:
Myron Schwartzman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
All grades benefit from this book about visual artist Romare Bearden who created a “visual definition of jazz.” with his blues and jazz themes.
Author:
Susan Taylor Brown
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
Illustrated biography of Robert Smalls.
Author:
Errol Lincoln Uys
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author draws from several primary resources, accounting the experiences of teenagers traveling on the railroad in order to survive the Great Depression.
Author:
Martin W. Sandler
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An exploration of the impact of trains on American life.
Author:
Michael Cooper
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A close look at life in Manzanar Relocation Camp through diaries, journals, memoirs, photographs, and news accounts
Author:
Toni Morrison
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Fiction
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A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period of integration.
Author:
Sherry Ayazi-Hashjin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author traces rap and hip-hop back to African music roots (drumming and the griot) to America and the blues, spirituals, and jazz.
Author:
Sharon Bell Mathis
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This illustrated biography tells the story of Ray Charles from his childhood to age 4. It captures Ray’s feelings along his way to stardom.
Author:
Cheryl Harness
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A chronologically arranged collection of profiles of 100 notable American women, ranging from Virginia Dare to Oprah Winfrey.
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