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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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Bronco of 96: The Siege of Star Fort
Bronco of 96: The Siege of Star Fort
by Patsy H. Manley
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Bronco Manley is camping with his family at the Star Fort National Historic Site. It's the annual reenactment of the Revolutionary War Battle of 96. Bronco and his horse Hammer ride into a light that flashes them back to 1775. Travel with Bronco to... (read more)

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The Golden Pathway
The Golden Pathway
by Donna M. Mcdine
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Raised in a hostile environment where abuse occurs daily, David attempts to break the mold and befriends the slave, Jenkins, owned by his Pa. Fighting against extraordinary times and beliefs, David leads Jenkins to freedom with no regard for his own... (read more)

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Every Day After
Every Day After
by Laura Golden
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LAURA GOLDEN loved listening to older generations spin tales about "the good ol' days." She was inspired to write this story based in part on her family history.... (read more)

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The Golden Pathway (Large Print)
The Golden Pathway (Large Print)
by Donna M. Mcdine
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Raised in a hostile environment where abuse occurs daily, David attempts to break the mold and befriends the slave, Jenkins, owned by his Pa. Fighting against extraordinary times and beliefs, David leads Jenkins to freedom with no regard for his own... (read more)

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The Iron Dragon Never Sleeps
The Iron Dragon Never Sleeps
by Stephen Krensky
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Ten-year-old Winnie and her mother spend the summer of 1867 with Winnie's father, a mining engineer for the Central Pacific Railroad. While the Central Pacific weathers a strike by the Chinese immigrant laborers, Winnie's view of the world is forever... (read more)

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Coolies
Coolies
by Yin
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Shek marvels at the new world as he and his brother, Little Wong, arrive in California. Along with hundreds of other workers, the brothers are going to build a great railroad across the West. They plan to save enough money so that their mother and little... (read more)

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Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
by Carole 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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The Ballot Box Battle
The Ballot Box Battle
by Emily Arnold Mccully
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George and Marty's Awesome Adventures: America's Amazing Birth!
George and Marty's Awesome Adventures: America's Amazing Birth!
by Jeff Wendt
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Join Granddad George, his furry dog Marty, and the children; Jake, Zach, and Annaliese on an adventure they'll never forget The truth and importance of how the U.S. was formed is explained as this fun and friendly group travels on their first adventure... (read more)

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People Who Knew: A Story of the Illinois Underground Railroad
People Who Knew: A Story of the Illinois Underground Railroad
by Stacy Piller
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Meet Josephine and her friend James Hickok as they learn first hand about the dangers of helping fugitives escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.... (read more)

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Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
by Jerry Stanley
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A compelling book about the children of homeless "Okie" migrant workers and the school they built at a farm-labor camp in Dust Bowl-era California. Heralded by Kirkus in a pointer review as "lucid, dramatic, and splendidly inspiring", here is a "lavishly... (read more)

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Blue
Blue
by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
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With her father away at war to fight Hitler, a  young girl gains strength by joining her community in battling polio in this Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book based on the 1944 epidemic and the "Miracle of Hickory" Hospital in Hickory,... (read more)

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Orphan Train Adventures #04: A Place to Belong
Orphan Train Adventures #04: A Place to Belong
by Joan Lowery Nixon
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Danny and his younger sister, Peg, are placed in St. Joseph, Missouri, with kind Alfrid and Olga Swenson. Danny is thrilled to have a "real" father again, but when Olga suddenly dies, he is devastated—until he thinks of an ingenious plan to find... (read more)

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The Tinker's Daughter: A Story Based on the Life of Mary Bunyan (Daughters of the Faith)
The Tinker's Daughter: A Story Based on the Life of Mary Bunyan (Daughters of the Faith)
by Wendy Lawton
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John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim's Progress, only mentioned one of his children in his memoirs--Mary. Born blind, her story still intrigues us today. Mary developed a fierce determination for independence despite her disability after years of proving she... (read more)

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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
by Gary D Schmidt
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[set star] "Both beautiful and emotionally honest, both funny and piercingly sad."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review   Turner Buckminster hates Phippsburg, Maine. Then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart, sassy girl from a poor... (read more)

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Hickok's Gold
Hickok's Gold
by Joseph Kropp
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As the Kaye family enjoys a South Dakota camping vacation full of gold mining, curious bears, and runaway horses, Mr. Kaye spins nightly yarns about the legendary Wild Bill Hickok.... (read more)

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Sacrifice (05 Edition)
Sacrifice (05 Edition)
by Kathleen Benner Duble
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Two sisters are accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1692 and await trial while their mother desperately searches for some way to obtain their freedom.... (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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Steel Away Home (94 Edition)
Steel Away Home (94 Edition)
by Lois Ruby
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When twelve-year-old Dana Shannon starts to strip away wallpaper in her family's old house, she's unprepared for the surprise that awaits her. A hidden room -- containing a human skeleton! How did such a thing get there? And why was the tiny room sealed... (read more)

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