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  • Herstory : 50 women and girls who shook up the world

    Herstory : 50 women and girls who shook up the world2018

    by Katherine Halligan

    (420)

    Summary: Move aside history -- it's time for herstory. Celebrate fifty inspiring and powerful women who changed the world and left their mark in this lavishly illustrated biography compilation. Throughout...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 HAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Titanic : young survivors

    Titanic : young survivors2016

    by Allan Zullo

    Series: 10 True Tales

    (283)

    Summary: Documents the stories of ten real-life survivors of the Titanic disaster, including seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer and eleven-year-old Billy Carter.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 ZUL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What would she do? : 25 true stories of trailblazing rebel women

    What would she do? : 25 true stories of trailblazing rebel women2018

    by Kay Woodward

    (406)

    Summary: From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, "What Would She Do?" shares twenty-five incredible women's stories that educate and empower. Learn about the...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 WOO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Stories for boys who dare to be different : true tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons

    Stories for boys who dare to be different : true tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons2018

    by Ben Brooks

    (1,196)

    Summary: Prince charming, dragon slayer, mischievous prankster. More often than not, these are the role-models boys encounter in the books they read at home and at school. As a boy, there is an assumption...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 BRO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rad American women A-Z

    Rad American women A-Z2015

    by Kate Schatz

    (2,994)

    Summary: "Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made-or are still making--history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. The women come from a variety of...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 SCH

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Teammates

    Teammates1990

    by Peter Golenbock

    (680)

    Summary: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

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    Call #: J 796.357 GOL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Heroes of Hurricane Katrina

    Heroes of Hurricane Katrina2015

    by Allan Zullo

    Series: 10 True Tales

    (37)

    Summary: Ten stories of the people who risked their lives to save others during Hurricane Katrina.

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    Call #: J 909 ZUL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Revolutionary friends : General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

    Revolutionary friends : General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette2013

    by Selene Castrovilla

    (186)

    Summary: An account of the friendship between the first American president when he was an officer in the Continental Army and the young Marquis de Lafayette describes how the latter came to America to offer...  more »

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    Call #: J 973.41 CAS

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Grover Cleveland, again! : a treasury of American presidents

    Grover Cleveland, again! : a treasury of American presidents2016

    by Ken Burns

    (217)

    Summary: "A treasury of American Presidents by historian Ken Burns" -- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: J 973.099 BUR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The book of heroines : tales of history's gutsiest gals

    The book of heroines : tales of history's gutsiest gals2016

    by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

    (78)

    Summary: "Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 DRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

    Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space2016

    by Margot Lee Shetterly

    (15,682)

    Summary: Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as "Human Computers," calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic...  more »

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    Call #: J 510 LEE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good night stories for rebel girls : 100 tales of extraordinary women

    Good night stories for rebel girls : 100 tales of extraordinary women2016

    by Elena Favilli

    (33,246)

    Summary: "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 FAV

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ultimate superstar guide

    Ultimate superstar guide2015

    by Steve Pantaleo

    (91)

    Summary: See WWE Superstars like you've never seen them before! The Ultimate Superstars Guide by BradyGames is an illustrated compendium of all the biggest Superstars to ever grace the WWE ring. The Ultimate...  more »

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    Call #: J 796.812 PAN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sergeant Reckless : the true story of the little horse who became a hero

    Sergeant Reckless : the true story of the little horse who became a hero2017

    by Patricia McCormick

    (844)

    Summary: When a group of US Marines fighting in the Korean War found a bedraggled little mare, they wondered if she could be trained as a packhorse. They had no idea that the skinny, underfed horse had one of...  more »

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    Call #: J 951.9042 MCC

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The inventors of LEGO toys

    The inventors of LEGO toys2016

    by Erin Hagar

    Series: Awesome Minds

    (85)

    Summary: Everyone has played with LEGO toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a...  more »

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    Call #: J 688.72 HAG

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fallingwater

    Fallingwater2017

    by Marc Harshman

    (355)

    Summary: This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall.

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    Call #: J 728 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good night stories for rebel girls. Book 2

    Good night stories for rebel girls. Book 22017

    by Elena Favilli

    (7,813)

    Summary: While still inspiring rebel girls of the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder, this sequel is bigger than each of us, bigger than our individual hopes, and certainly bigger than our fears.

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    Call #: J 920.72 FAV

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 1961

    Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 19612017

    by Larry Dane Brimner

    (599)

    Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 BRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world

    Shaking things up : 14 young women who changed the world2018

    by Susan Hood

    (729)

    Summary: Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women -- each paired with a noteworthy female artist -- to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers,...  more »

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    Call #: J 305.4 HOO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little leaders : bold women in black history

    Little leaders : bold women in black history2017

    by Vashti Harrison , illustrator

    Series: Little Leaders

    (3,211)

    Summary: Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped history.

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    Call #: J 920.72 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories

    50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories2016

    by Saundra Mitchell

    Series: They Did What?

    (35)

    Summary: "From Stevie Wonder to Emma Watson, and Pocahontas to Pablo Picasso, 50 amazing kids who shaped history! A collection of biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today....  more »

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    Call #: J 920 MIT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best of the best in soccer

    The best of the best in soccer1998

    by Rachel Rutledge

    (4)

    Summary: Discusses the past and future of women's soccer and presents biographies of eight of the sport's most famous players: Michelle Akers, Joy Fawcett, Julie Foudy, Carin Gabarra, Mia Hamm, Kristine Luly, Carla Overbeck, and Brianna Scurry.

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    Call #: J 796.334 RUT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kid activists : true tales of childhood from champions of change

    Kid activists : true tales of childhood from champions of change2019

    by Robin Stevenson

    (162)

    Summary: Across history, activists have worked, marched, and spoken out for equality and justice -- and many had moving, relatable childhood stories. Martin Luther King Jr. argued with his dad about whether...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kid artists : true tales of childhood from creative legends

    Kid artists : true tales of childhood from creative legends2016

    by David Stabler

    (293)

    Summary: When the world's most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Jackson Pollock's family moved constantly -- he lived in eight different cities before he was...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Kid authors : true tales of childhood from famous writers

    Kid authors : true tales of childhood from famous writers2017

    by David Stabler

    (297)

    Summary: Every great writer started out as a kid. Forget all the best sellers, the sold-out book tours, and the crowds of fans seeking autographs. When the world's authors were growing up, they had...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers

    Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers2021

    by Robin Stevenson

    Series: Kid Legends

    (26)

    Summary: Every trailblazer started out as a kid. Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. This book tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kid scientists : true tales of childhood from science superstars

    Kid scientists : true tales of childhood from science superstars2018

    by David Stabler

    Summary: Forget the moon landing, the Nobel prizes, and the famous inventions. When the world's most brilliant scientists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Albert Einstein...  more »

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    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The secret agent : and other spy kids

    The secret agent : and other spy kids2015

    by Allan Zullo

    (97)

    Summary: Can you imagine crossing enemy lines to deliver a secret message? Spying on your enemy from the attic of their hideout? Read all about kids who risked their lives to be spies.

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    Call #: J 909 ZUL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little dreamers : visionary women around the world

    Little dreamers : visionary women around the world2018

    by Vashti Harrison

    Series: Little Leaders

    (727)

    Summary: Featuring the true stories of women creators and thinkers from around the world, throughout history, this book shows that sometimes seeing things a little differently can lead to big changes. Some...  more »

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    Call #: J 920.72 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII

    Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII2019

    by Mary Cronk Farrell

    (80)

    Summary: Tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many obstacles in the...  more »

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    Call #: J 940.5412 FAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • She persisted around the world : 13 women who changed history

    She persisted around the world : 13 women who changed history2018

    by Chelsea Clinton

    Series: She Persisted

    (1,398)

    Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.

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    Call #: J 920.72 CLI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The $25,000 flight

    The $25,000 flight2014

    by Lori Haskins Houran

    Series: Totally True Adventures

    (14)

    Summary: In the 1920s, flying was brand new -- and very dangerous. A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams tried. And many teams failed. Still, Charles...  more »

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    Call #: J 909 TOT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The race around the world

    The race around the world2015

    by Nancy F. Castaldo

    Series: Totally True Adventures

    (19)

    Summary: When Nellie Bly read "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889,...  more »

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    Call #: J 909 TOT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stubby : a true story of friendship

    Stubby : a true story of friendship2019

    by Michael Foreman

    (87)

    Summary: Stubby was a brave soldier, a loyal friend and a dog. From an army training camp to the trenches in France, this is the incredible true story of Sergeant Stubby, the dog who served bravely in the...  more »

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    Call #: J 940.48 FOR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Stories for kids who dare to be different : true tales of amazing people who stood up and stood out

    Stories for kids who dare to be different : true tales of amazing people who stood up and stood out2019

    by Ben Brooks

    (246)

    Summary: Profiles over seventy people who broke the rules and smashed stereotypes, including such figures as Emma Gonzalez, Andy Warhol, Bjork, Hans Christian Andersen, and Sally Ride.

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    Call #: J 920 BRO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Our flag was still there : the true story of Mary Pickersgill and the Star-Spangled Banner

    Our flag was still there : the true story of Mary Pickersgill and the Star-Spangled Banner2019

    by Jessie Hartland , illustrator

    (140)

    Summary: If you go to the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, you can see a massive American flag: thirty feet tall and forty-two feet long. That's huge! But how did it get there? And where did it come from? The...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 929.92 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation

    A place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation2019

    by Barry Wittenstein

    (838)

    Summary: The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

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    Call #: J 323.1 WIT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Caught! : nabbing history's most wanted

    Caught! : nabbing history's most wanted2019

    by Georgia Bragg

    (177)

    Summary: A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks -- including...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 364.1 BRA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Little legends : exceptional men in black history

    Little legends : exceptional men in black history2019

    by Vashti Harrison

    Series: Little Legends

    (459)

    Summary: Profiles thirty-five prominent men in African American history, including James Armistead Lafayette, Thurgood Marshall, Alvin Ailey, and Leland Melvin.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 920 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fierce 44 : black Americans who shook up the world

    The fierce 44 : black Americans who shook up the world2019

    (143)

    Summary: A dynamic and hip collective biography that presents 44 of America's greatest movers and shakers from Frederick Douglass to Aretha Franklin to Barack Obama. Illustrated with dazzling portraits by Rob Ball.

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    Call #: J 920 FIE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details