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  • Alabama spitfire : the story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

    Alabama spitfire : the story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird2018

    by Bethany Hegedus

    (440)

    Summary: The inspiring true story of Nelle Harper Lee, the girl who grew up to write To Kill a Mockingbird. Growing up in Monroeville, Alabama she wore overalls, went to the courtroom to watch her daddy try...  more »

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    Call #: J B LEE

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • All the way to America : the story of a big Italian family and a little shovel

    All the way to America : the story of a big Italian family and a little shovel2011

    by Dan Yaccarino , illustrator

    (606)

    Summary: The story of four generations of an Italian American family, beginning with an immigrant who came through Ellis Island with big dreams, a small shovel, and his parents' good advice: "Work hard, but...  more »

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    Call #: J B YACCARINO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • The amazing collection of Joey Cornell

    The amazing collection of Joey Cornell2018

    by Candace Fleming

    (214)

    Summary: Joey Cornell collected everything -- anything that sparked his imagination or delighted his eye. His collection grew and grew until he realized that certain pieces just looked right together. He...  more »

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    Call #: J B CORNELL

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Anne Frank : the girl heard around the world

    Anne Frank : the girl heard around the world2020

    by Linda Elovitz Marshall

    (61)

    Summary: Readers are introduced to Anne Frank through her love of writing, in this thoughtful and evocative biography.

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    Call #: J B FRANK

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • The astronaut who painted the moon : the true story of Alan Bean

    The astronaut who painted the moon : the true story of Alan Bean2019

    by Dean Robbins

    (275)

    Summary: Journey to the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission with astronaut and artist Alan Bean! As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So...  more »

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    Call #: J B BEAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • The Beatles were fab (and they were funny)

    The Beatles were fab (and they were funny)2013

    by Kathleen Krull

    (458)

    Summary: Presents a lively, whimsically illustrated tribute to the Fab Four's offbeat humor that traces the rise of Beatlemania and the influence of their humor on their musical achievements.

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    Call #: J B BEATLES

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Before she was Harriet

    Before she was Harriet2017

    by Lesa Cline-Ransome

    (1,826)

    Summary: A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.

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    Call #: J B TUBMAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story

    Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story2010

    by S. D. Nelson , illustrator

    (366)

    Summary: A simple biography of Lakota-Oglala medicine man Black Elk, from his childhood vision which shaped his life through his battles with the whites and his travels with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show....  more »

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    Call #: J B BLACK ELK

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom

    Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom2020

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (534)

    Summary: Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be known as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he...  more »

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    Call #: J B BROWN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon

    A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon2019

    by Suzanne Slade

    (579)

    Summary: Biography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.

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    Call #: J B JOHNSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Counting on Katherine

    Counting on Katherine2018

    by Helaine Becker

    (1,197)

    Summary: You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 mission. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count....  more »

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    Call #: J B JOHNSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dancing hands : how Teresa Carreño played the piano for President Lincoln

    Dancing hands : how Teresa Carreño played the piano for President Lincoln2019

    by Margarita Engle

    (1,175)

    Summary: Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the world's most famous pianists who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.

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    Call #: J B CARRENO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dare the wind

    Dare the wind2014

    by Tracey E Fern

    (403)

    Summary: Ellen Prentiss's papa said she was born with saltwater in her veins, so he gave her sailing lessons and taught her how to navigate. As soon as she met a man who loved sailing like she did, she...  more »

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    Call #: J B CREESY

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Davy Crockett.

    Davy Crockett.1989

    (2)

    Summary: Biography of Davy Crockett.

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    Call #: J B CROCKETT

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Emily writes : Emily Dickinson and her poetic beginnings

    Emily writes : Emily Dickinson and her poetic beginnings2020

    by Jane Yolen

    (146)

    Summary: A creative nonfiction account of a young Emily Dickinson using scraps of paper and a pencil nub to write a poem, before she even knows her ABCs, and sharing it with her household and garden. Includes author's note about Dickinson's life and work.

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    Call #: J B DICKINSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The eye that never sleeps : how Detective Pinkerton saved President Lincoln

    The eye that never sleeps : how Detective Pinkerton saved President Lincoln2018

    by Marissa Moss

    (344)

    Summary: Using bold panels of art, this book tells the story of Allan Pinkerton's Detective Agency and its pursuit of the truth.

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    Call #: J B PINKERTON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fauja Singh keeps going : the true story of the oldest person to ever run a marathon

    Fauja Singh keeps going : the true story of the oldest person to ever run a marathon2020

    by Simran Jeet Singh

    (515)

    Summary: The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to...  more »

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    Call #: J B FAUJA SINGH

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fred's big feelings : the life and legacy of Mister Rogers

    Fred's big feelings : the life and legacy of Mister Rogers2020

    by Laura Renauld

    (513)

    Summary: Fred Rogers was a quiet boy with big feelings. Sometimes, he felt scared or lonely; at other times, he was playful and joyous. But when Fred's feelings felt too big, his Grandfather McFeely knew...  more »

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    Call #: J B ROGERS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Girl running : Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon

    Girl running : Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon2018

    by Annette Bay Pimentel

    (478)

    Summary: Because Bobbi Gibb is a girl, she's not allowed to run on her school's track team. But after school, no one can stop her -- and she's free to run endless miles to her heart's content. She is told no...  more »

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    Call #: J B GIBB

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The girl who thought in pictures : the story of Dr. Temple Grandin

    The girl who thought in pictures : the story of Dr. Temple Grandin2017

    by Julia Finley Mosca

    Series: Amazing Scientists

    (1,391)

    Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the animal scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, from her early life and autism diagnosis through her journey to become a livestock expert.

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    Call #: J B GRANDIN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gloria's voice : the story of Gloria Steinem -- feminist, activist, leader

    Gloria's voice : the story of Gloria Steinem -- feminist, activist, leader2018

    by Aura Lewis , illustrator

    (263)

    Summary: Gloria Steinem is known as a leader of the feminist movement and a trailblazer who fights for equality for all people. This unofficial biography for young readers tells her story, from being a young...  more »

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    Call #: J B STEINEM

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Grace Hopper : queen of computer code

    Grace Hopper : queen of computer code2017

    by Laurie Wallmark

    Series: People Who Shaped Our World

    (981)

    Summary: For almost fifty years, Grace Hopper, "Queen of Computer Code," dedicated her life to solving computer problems. She transformed the world of computer science with her passion for problem-solving, an...  more »

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    Call #: J B HOPPER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hedy Lamarr's double life : Hollywood legend and brilliant inventor

    Hedy Lamarr's double life : Hollywood legend and brilliant inventor2019

    by Laurie Wallmark

    Series: People Who Shaped Our World

    (445)

    Summary: Hedy Lamarr became a movie legend, but her true loves were always science and engineering. During World War II, Hedy collaborated with another inventor on an innovative technology called frequency...  more »

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    Call #: J B LAMARR

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Helen's big world : the life of Helen Keller

    Helen's big world : the life of Helen Keller2012

    by Doreen Rappaport

    Series: Big Words

    (1,662)

    Summary: An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

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    Call #: J B KELLER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hello neighbor! : the kind and caring world of Mister Rogers

    Hello neighbor! : the kind and caring world of Mister Rogers2020

    by Matthew Cordell

    (536)

    Summary: How was "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" created, and who was the man that started it all? This moving and informative picture book explores the history of this acclaimed television show and its...  more »

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    Call #: J B ROGERS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon

    Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon2019

    by Kim Chaffee

    (328)

    Summary: Kathrine Switzer changed the world of running. This narrative biography follows Kathrine from running laps as a girl in her backyard to becoming the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with...  more »

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    Call #: J B SWITZER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A home for Mr. Emerson

    A home for Mr. Emerson2013

    by Barbara Kerley

    (467)

    Summary: Before Ralph Waldo Emerson was a great writer, he was a city boy who longed for the broad, open fields and deep, still woods of the country, and then a young man who treasured books, ideas, and...  more »

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    Call #: J B EMERSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to build a hug : Temple Grandin and her amazing squeeze machine

    How to build a hug : Temple Grandin and her amazing squeeze machine2018

    by Amy Guglielmo

    (418)

    Summary: Presents the story of Grandin's "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

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    Call #: J B GRANDIN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Abraham Lincoln

    I am Abraham Lincoln2014

    by Brad Meltzer

    Series: Ordinary People Change The World

    (1,263)

    Summary: Follows Lincoln from his childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.

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    Call #: J B LINCOLN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Albert Einstein

    I am Albert Einstein2014

    by Brad Meltzer

    Series: Ordinary People Change The World

    (964)

    Summary: Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music...  more »

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    Call #: J B EINSTEIN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Jackie Robinson

    I am Jackie Robinson2015

    by Brad Meltzer

    Series: Ordinary People Change The World

    (818)

    Summary: Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even...  more »

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    Call #: J B ROBINSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Sacajawea, I am York : our journey West with Lewis and Clark

    I am Sacajawea, I am York : our journey West with Lewis and Clark2005

    by Claire Rudolf Murphy

    (40)

    Summary: Sacajawea, a Shoshoni woman, and York, a slave, assist Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their westward expedition; Sacajawea using her knowledge of the land, and York using his superior hunting...  more »

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    Call #: J B SACAGAWEA

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • John Deere, that's who!

    John Deere, that's who!2017

    by Tracy Maurer

    (285)

    Summary: Tells the story of the young blacksmith, John Deere, who changed farming forever with the invention of the steel plow.

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    Call #: J B DEERE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic ramen : the story of Momofuku Ando

    Magic ramen : the story of Momofuku Ando2019

    by Andrea Wang

    (961)

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    Call #: J B ANDO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Malala's magic pencil

    Malala's magic pencil2017

    by Malala Yousafzai

    (4,150)

    Summary: As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she...  more »

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    Call #: J B YOUSAFZAI

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mama Africa! : how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song

    Mama Africa! : how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song2017

    by Kathryn Erskine

    (350)

    Summary: A harrowing picture biography of civil-rights activist and Grammy Award-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba.

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    Call #: J B MAKEBA

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mary who wrote Frankenstein

    Mary who wrote Frankenstein2018

    by Linda Bailey

    (1,417)

    Summary: How does a story begin? Sometimes it begins with a dream, and a dreamer. Mary is one such dreamer, a little girl who learns to read by tracing the letters on the tombstone of her famous feminist...  more »

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    Call #: J B SHELLEY

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

    Mumbet's Declaration of Independence2014

    by Gretchen Woelfle

    (234)

    Summary: Mumbet's Declaration of Independence tells the story of a Massachusetts slave from the Revolutionary era -- in 1781, she successfully used the new Massachusetts Constitution to make a legal case that she should be free.

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    Call #: J B FREEMAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art

    The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art2014

    by Barb Rosenstock

    (3,959)

    Summary: Describes how Vasya Kandinsky's creative life was profoundly shaped by a neurological condition called synesthesia which caused him to experience colors as sounds and sounds as colors.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KANDINSKY

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The oldest student : how Mary Walker learned to read

    The oldest student : how Mary Walker learned to read2020

    by Rita L. Hubbard

    (2,508)

    Summary: A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116.

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    Call #: J B WALKER

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details