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Stepping Stone Books #0000: Next Spring an Oriole
Stepping Stone Books #0000: Next Spring an Oriole
by Gloria Whelan
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"Historical fiction at an easy level is hard to find, and this pioneer story, narrated by 10-year-old Libby Mitchell on her journey from Virginia to Michigan in 1837, is smoothly written and appealing. The wagon trail is not easy, and Whelan is... (read more)

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Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
by Carole Boston Weatherford
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Itand#8217;s December 1, 1955. A boy and his mother are riding the bus in Montgomery, Alabama like any other dayand#151;way in the back of the bus. The boy passes time by watching his marble roll up and down the aisle with the motion of the busand#133... (read more)

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Changes for Kirsten: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
Changes for Kirsten: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten wonders if the cold Minnesota winter will ever end. It's crowded in the tiny log cabin, and Kirsten looks forward to the days she's allowed outside to help her brother Lars with his trap line. One day she brings home a baby raccoon she's found in... (read more)

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Molly's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Molly's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly and her family face a disappointing Christmas. Dad is off at war in England, Molly's grandparents can't come for the holidays, and it looks like there won't be many exciting presents. Worst of all, the family hasn't heard from Dad for a long time... (read more)

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Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
by Cheryl Harness
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IMPOSSIBLE! When De Witt Clinton, a young politician, first dreams of building a canal to connect the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, folks don't believe such a thing can be done. But eight long years after the first shovelful of earth is dug, Clinton... (read more)

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Sarah Boone: A Lowcountry Girl
Sarah Boone: A Lowcountry Girl
by Michelle Adams
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Growing up on her family's South Carolina plantation in the 1780s, 11-year-old Sarah Boone dreams of following in her genteel mother's footsteps and becoming the mistress of a great house. Although she wishes to please her parents and live up to her... (read more)

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Happy Birthday, Addy!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Addy!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Connie Porter
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Addy and her parents have moved to a boarding house. There Addy meets an inspiring friend, M'dear. Like many people who grew up enslaved, Addy doesn't know when she was born, so M'dear urges Addy to claim a day for her birthday. Then M'dear falls ill... (read more)

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The Trouble with May Amelia
The Trouble with May Amelia
by Jennifer L Holm
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May Amelia Jackson captured readers' hearts in the Newbery Honor Book Our Only May Amelia. Now, after over ten years, Jennifer Holm is bringing this beloved character back in a beautiful way. The Trouble with May Amelia is a gorgeously written story that'... (read more)

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Kirsten Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Kirsten Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten welcomes summer when it finally comes to Minnesota. Even chores, such as catching fish for dinner, seem like play. One day while she's fishing, Kirsten leaves the stream to explore the woods. There she finds a treasure--a bee tree packed with... (read more)

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House Mouse, Senate Mouse
House Mouse, Senate Mouse
by Peter W. Barnes
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Congress is in session and the Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority leader have a big job to do: they have to pass a law designating a national cheese for the United Mice of America. In House Mouse, Senate Mouse, bestselling and award... (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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Happy Birthday, Molly!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Molly!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly is excited to learn that an English girl is coming to stay at the McIntires'--just in time for Molly's birthday But Emily turns out to be different from the glamorous girl Molly pictured. Emily is shy and standoffish. Then Molly discovers she and... (read more)

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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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Chasing Lincoln's Killer - Audio
Chasing Lincoln's Killer - Audio
by James L. Swanson
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. FORMAT: 3 CDs, Unabridged... (read more)

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Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Beeler Shaw
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Kirsten starts school in America, but she doesn't speak English very well. Miss Winston, her new teacher, is strict and not very understanding. Things get worse when Miss Winston comes to live with the Larson family. Kirsten's only escape is playing with... (read more)

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The Freedom Maze
The Freedom Maze
by Delia Sherman
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Delia Sherman was born in Japan and raised in New York City but spent vacations with relatives in Texas, Louisiana, and South Carolina. Her work has appeared most recently in the young adult anthologies The Beastly Bride: Tales of the Animal People... (read more)

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Rutherford B., Who Was He?: Poems about Our Presidents
Rutherford B., Who Was He?: Poems about Our Presidents
by Marilyn Singer
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Forty-three men with forty-three passions, but with one thing in common: a presidential place in Americas history. With her gift for unforgettable rhythm and innovative rhyme, Marilyn Singer brings the presidents of the United States to life—... (read more)

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Happy Birthday, Samantha!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Samantha!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Samantha's birthday party is nearly ruined when Eddie Ryland plays a mean trick. Then Agnes and Agatha, Cornelia's ten-year-old twin sisters, save the day with an invitation to visit New York City. Samantha loves the twins' carefree attitude and can't... (read more)

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Shakey Bones: A Story of the Harlem Renaissance (Scrapbooks of America)
Shakey Bones: A Story of the Harlem Renaissance (Scrapbooks of America)
by Pamela J. Dell
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The famous poet Countee Cullen gives Simon Brocade his nickname: Shaky Bones. As Shaky explains it, when the music starts, he just can't be still! Music and creativity seem to ooze from everyone in Shaky's neighborhood during the Harlem Renaissance... (read more)

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Acquaintance With Darkness (2ND 05 Edition)
Acquaintance With Darkness (2ND 05 Edition)
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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