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Elijah of Buxton
Elijah of Buxton
by Christopher Curtis
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Master storyteller Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery Honor novel, featuring his trademark humor, unique narrative voice, and new cover art--now in paperback! Eleven-year-old Elijah lives in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves near the American... (read more)

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Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
by Joseph Bruchac
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"Readers who choose the book for the attraction of Navajo code talking and the heat of battle will come away with more than they ever expected to find."—Booklist, starred review Throughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, Navajo... (read more)

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Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
by Rush Limbaugh
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America's #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 New York Times bestselling author presents the second book in a series for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans. Rush... (read more)

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That Book Woman
That Book Woman
by Heather Henson and David Small
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Cal is not the readin' type. Living way high up in the Appalachian Mountains, he'd rather help Pap plow or go out after wandering sheep than try some book learning. Nope. Cal does not want to sit stoney-still reading some chicken scratch. But that Book... (read more)

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Daily Life in a Covered Wagon
Daily Life in a Covered Wagon
by Paul Erickson
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In 1853, the Larkin family loaded their covered wagon and headed west on the Oregon trail in search of a new life. How did they do it? What did they eat? How did they dress? How did they survive sickness or attacks from cattle thieves? Drawing on diaries... (read more)

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Shades of Gray
Shades of Gray
by Carolyn Reeder
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COURAGE WEARS MANY FACES The Civil War may be over, but for twelve-year-old Will Page, the pain and bitterness haven't ended. How could they have, when the Yankees were responsible for the deaths of everyone in his entire immediate family? And now Will... (read more)

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Why Cowboys Sleep with Their Boots on
Why Cowboys Sleep with Their Boots on
by Lazzaro Knowlton
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Slim Jim Watkins, like most cowboys, is a hardworkin', lasso-wieldin' cowhand. All Slim Jim Watkins wants to do at the end of a long day roping cattle is to ease out of his saddle, throw off his clothes, and take a deep snooze. But little by little, Slim... (read more)

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A Gathering of Days
A Gathering of Days
by Joan W Blos
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This novel, written in diary form, tells of "a pivotal year for 19th-century New Englander Catherine Cabot Hill--one of change, loss, and leave taking . . . a low-key, intense and reflective book".--"School Library Journal", starred review. 1980 Newbery... (read more)

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Coming to America: The Story of Immigration
Coming to America: The Story of Immigration
by Betsy Maestro
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A compelling collection of essays providing a comprehensive vision of immigration to the United States in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries—the indispensable companion to Immigrant Voices. Filled with moving narratives by authors from... (read more)

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Dandelions
Dandelions
by Eve Bunting
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Embarking on a new life, Zoe and her family journey west to the Nebraska Territory in the 1800s. When Zoe and her family arrive at their claim, nothing distinguishes it from the miles and miles of surrounding prairie. Even after they build their soddie... (read more)

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We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song
We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song
by Debbie Levy
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It only takes a few words to create change. It only takes a few people to believe that change is possible. And when those people sing out, they can change the world. "We Shall Overcome" is one of their songs. From the song's roots in America's era of... (read more)

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Caddie Woodlawn's Family
Caddie Woodlawn's Family
by Carol Ryrie Brink
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Caddie and her five siblings wash sheep, help build a neighbor's house, and adopt baby animals in this delightful sequel to the Newbery Medal book, Caddie Woodlawn. Black-and-white illustrations.... (read more)

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Winter on the Farm (My First Little House Books)
Winter on the Farm (My First Little House Books)
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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The Little House books tell the story of a little pioneer girl and her family as they traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic books, illustrated with Garth Williams' timeless artwork, have been cherished by millions... (read more)

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Winter Days in the Big Woods (My First Little House Books)
Winter Days in the Big Woods (My First Little House Books)
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Laura helps Ma and Pa make the little log cabin snug and cozy for the snowy days ahead. 1994 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)... (read more)

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Changes for Molly: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
Changes for Molly: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly can't wait for Dad to come home--he'll arrive in time to see her dance the part of Miss Victory in the big Red Cross show Molly isn't worried about her tap dancing, but she wants to look sophisticated so that Dad will know how much she's grown up... (read more)

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832
A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832
by Joan W Blos
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The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.... (read more)

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Orphan Train Adventures #02: Caught in the Act
Orphan Train Adventures #02: Caught in the Act
by Joan Lowery Nixon
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An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes)
An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes)
by Ann Rinaldi
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Fourteen-year-old Emily Pigbush suspects that her uncle is involved in body snatching. Meanwhile, her best friend's family is accused of plotting to kill Abraham Lincoln, and Emily is left unsure of whom she can trust.   Includes a reader's guide.... (read more)

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Going West (Picture Puffin Books)
Going West (Picture Puffin Books)
by Jean Van Leeuwen
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"One day in early spring we packed everything we had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home". Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime. An "American... (read more)

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Rocking the Cradle of Liberty
Rocking the Cradle of Liberty
by Barbara Leigh Partridge
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Taken to a slave auction with his father in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1836, twelve-year-old John Wilder tensed as he heard a pregnant black teenage girl's pleas not to be separated from her son. While others in the crowd told John that black people... (read more)

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