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Tricking the Tallyman
Tricking the Tallyman
by Jacqueline Davies
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Are kids interested in learning about the very first American census? Probably not. Do young readers clamor for stories set in the very, very olden days of the late 18th century? Uh, not really. Okay, but do they like nutty cat-and-mouse trickery, wacky... (read more)

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
by Virginia Hamilton
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"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully... (read more)

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Hannah of Fairfield (Pioneer Daughters)
Hannah of Fairfield (Pioneer Daughters)
by Jean Van Leeuwen
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The Pioneer Daughters series is "a heartwarming portrait of a colonial girl and her family struggling to meet the challenges of pioneer life during the Revolutionary War." --Kirkus Reviews In Hannah of Fairfield, Hannah would rather be nursing a fragile... (read more)

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Gifts from the Sea
Gifts from the Sea
by Natalie Kinsey-warnock
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Quila MacFarlane is devastated by the death of her mother, especially now that it's just her and her father on Devils Rock where her father is the lighthouse keeper. They can't leave and almost no one ever comes to visit them. But the morning after a... (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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Gifts from the Sea
Gifts from the Sea
by Natalie Kinsey Warnock
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Chasing George Washington
Chasing George Washington
by Ronald Kidd
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A Class Trip Turns into a Wild-Goose Chase! Dee, José, and Annie are touring the White House when they accidentally knock an old painting of George Washington off the wall - and the first president escapes! As they race to put him back, the... (read more)

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Fiesta Fiasco
Fiesta Fiasco
by Ann Whitford Paul
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When shopping for Culebra's birthday, Conejo convinces his friends Iguana and Tortuga to buy all the wrong presents. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.... (read more)

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American Girls Collection #05: Kaya Shows the Way: A Sister Story
American Girls Collection #05: Kaya Shows the Way: A Sister Story
by Janet Beeler Shaw
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Kaya can't wait for summer at Celilo Falls, where thousands of families gather to fish, feast, and dance. But she's hoping someone there will have word of her lost sister Speaking Rain. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Sweet Land of Liberty (11 Edition)
Sweet Land of Liberty (11 Edition)
by Callista Gingrich
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How did America become the land of the free? In Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant sets off on a quest to find out. Through an amazing afternoon at the library, Ellis travels through time and discovers the pivotal moments that have shaped our... (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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Caves, Cannons and Crinolines
Caves, Cannons and Crinolines
by Beverly Stowe Mcclure
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On Thursday, May 21, 1863, a mortar shell rips through the wall of fourteen-year-old Elizabeth (Lizzie) Stamford's bedroom. Afraid their home is no longer safe, her mama, Susan, rushes Lizzie and her younger brother, Nathan, to the cave, where she plans... (read more)

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Dakota Dugout (Reading Rainbow Book)
Dakota Dugout (Reading Rainbow Book)
by Ann Warren Turner
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Tell you about the prairie years? I'll tell you, child, how it was. And through a combination of spare, poetic text and expansive illustrations, readers can learn of life on the prairie as the settlers knew it -- seen through the eyes of a woman who... (read more)

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Ghosts of the White House
Ghosts of the White House
by Cheryl Harness
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andlt;bandgt;Join Sara On A Magical Tour Of The White Houseandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The ghost of George Washington steps out of his White House portrait to introduce Sara -- and the reader -- to the ghosts of thirty-five other presidents. Brief... (read more)

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Splendor (Luxe)
Splendor (Luxe)
by Anna Godbersen
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New beginnings. Shocking revelations. Unexpected endings. A spring turns into summer, Elizabeth relishes her new role as a young wife, while her sister, Diana, searches for adventure abroad. But when a surprising clue about their father's death comes to... (read more)

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Happy Birthday (American Girls)
Happy Birthday (American Girls)
by Valerie Tripp
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Samantha Parkington is a bright Victorian beauty being raised by her wealthy grandmother in 1904. Samantha's stories describe her life during this important period of change. Her own world is filled with frills and finery, parties and play. But Samantha... (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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We Rode the Orphan Trains
We Rode the Orphan Trains
by Andrea Warren
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They were “throwaway” kids, living on the streets or in orphanages and foster homes. Then Charles Loring Brace, a young minister in New York City, started the Childrens Aid Society and devised a plan to give these homeless waifs a chance at... (read more)

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Treasure Chest #05: Crazy Horse #5: Brave Warrior
Treasure Chest #05: Crazy Horse #5: Brave Warrior
by Ann Hood
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The New York Times calls Ann Hood's thrilling The Treasure Chest series "delightful!" In book five, Felix and Maisie re-enter The Treasure Chest and suddenly find themselves in the midst of a Lakota village. While exploring they meet a... (read more)

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Mr. Lincoln's Drummer
Mr. Lincoln's Drummer
by G Clifton Wisler
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The fascinating, true story of ten-year-old Willie Johnston who, for his courage as a drummer in the Union Army during the Civil War, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. "Scrupulously researched and overflowing with evocative detail... (read more)

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