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Children's Summer Reading
Nonfiction General


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The Sign of the Beaver
The Sign of the Beaver
by Elizabeth George Speare
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Although he faces his responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their newly built cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt knows he has... (read more)

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My Life in Dog Years
My Life in Dog Years
by Gary Paulsen
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Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs. In each chapter he tells of one special dog, among them Cookie, the sled dog who saved his life; Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting... (read more)

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Journey
Journey
by Patricia Maclachlan
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When My Name Was Keoko
When My Name Was Keoko
by Linda Sue Park
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Like the author's first three novels, this is historical fiction set in Korea. This time the period is World War II, during the Japanese occupation. Told alternately by a young girl, Sun-hee, and her older brother, Tae-yul, the story traces the gradual... (read more)

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The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
by Kate Mcmullan
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From the time she was a small child, Harriet Tubman was forced to work in the fields and was treated badly by her owner. Finally, leaving her family behind, she ran away to the North, where she became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad —... (read more)

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How Tia Lola Came To Stay (02 Edition)
How Tia Lola Came To Stay (02 Edition)
by Julia Alvarez
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A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez. Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt... (read more)

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The War with Grandpa (Yearling)
The War with Grandpa (Yearling)
by Robert Kimmel Smith
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Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves right into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs. Peter loves Grandpa but wants his room back and has no choice except to declare war.... (read more)

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The Story of Sacajawea: Guide To Lewis and Clark (Dell Yearling Biography)
The Story of Sacajawea: Guide To Lewis and Clark (Dell Yearling Biography)
by Della Rowland
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As a young girl, Sacajawea was separated from her family when she was captured by a band of Minnetaree warriors and taken to be their slave. Several years later, she was bought by a French fur trader to be his wife. Then, in 1804, when she was only... (read more)

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The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano
The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano
by Ann Cameron
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Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.S., and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom. His autobiography, published in 1789, was a bestseller in its... (read more)

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