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  • The Babe & I

    The Babe & I1999

    by David A. Adler

    (253)

    Summary: While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY ADLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • A picture book of Lewis and Clark

    A picture book of Lewis and Clark2003

    by David A. Adler

    Series: Picture Book Biography

    (82)

    Summary: An introduction to the lives of Lewis and Clark and to the exploratory expedition they led from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean in the early nineteenth century.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY ADLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • The moon over star

    The moon over star2008

    by Dianna Hutts Aston

    (702)

    Summary: In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. For eight-year-old Mae, that landing is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY ASTON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • America the beautiful : together we stand

    America the beautiful : together we stand2013

    by Katharine Lee Bates

    (542)

    Summary: A moving celebration of "America the Beautiful" featuring artwork from ten distinguished artists and inspiring presidential quotes.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BATES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • Twenty-one elephants

    Twenty-one elephants2004

    by Phil Bildner

    (100)

    Summary: Eight-year-old Hannah, upon completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, enlists the help of P.T. Barnum and his twenty-one elephants to prove to her father and all of Brooklyn that the bridge is safe.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BILDNER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • More than anything else

    More than anything else1995

    by Marie Bradby

    (915)

    Summary: Nine-year-old Booker works with his father and brother at the saltworks but dreams of the day when he'll be able to read.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BRADBY

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  • In New York

    In New York2014

    by Marc Tolon Brown

    (259)

    Summary: Children's illustrator Marc Brown takes readers on a tour of New York City with this lovingly crafted tribute.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BROWN

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  • Pop's bridge

    Pop's bridge2006

    by Eve Bunting

    (345)

    Summary: Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BUNTING

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  • Ducky

    Ducky1997

    by Eve Bunting

    (137)

    Summary: A yellow plastic duck makes a long perilous journey when he is washed overboard with a crate full of bathtub toys during a storm.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY BUNTING

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  • The ABCs of Black history

    The ABCs of Black history2020

    by Rio Cortez

    (479)

    Summary: B is for beautiful, brave, and bright! And for a book that takes a bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, this book celebrates a story that spans continents...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY CORTEZ

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • Superheroes are everywhere

    Superheroes are everywhere2019

    by Kamala Harris

    (745)

    Summary: Senator Kamala Harris' picture book memoir in which she tells her life story and shows how everyone can be a superhero.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY HARRIS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • In 1776

    In 17761994

    by Jean Marzollo

    (33)

    Summary: Rhyming text and illustrations describe how the colonists declared their independence from Great Britain in 1776.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY MARZOLLO

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  • Wonder horse

    Wonder horse2010

    by Emily Arnold McCully

    (467)

    Summary: A fictionalized account of Bill "Doc" Key, a former slave who became a veterinarian. He trained his horse, Jim Key, to recognize letters and numbers and to perform in skits around the country. Doc...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY MCCULLEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • The crossing

    The crossing2011

    by Donna Jo Napoli

    (174)

    Summary: In 1805, Sacagawea, a woman of the Shoshoni tribe, helps Meriwether Lewis and William Clark find a passage to the West Coast, in this story told through the eyes of the baby boy on Sacagawea's back.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY NAPOLI

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • Of thee I sing : a letter to my daughters

    Of thee I sing : a letter to my daughters2010

    by Barack Obama

    (6,356)

    Summary: In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY OBAMA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • Boycott blues : how Rosa Parks inspired a nation

    Boycott blues : how Rosa Parks inspired a nation2008

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    (405)

    Summary: Illustrations and rhythmic text recall the December, 1955, bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P HISTORY PINKNEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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