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How I discovered poetry
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Nelson, Marilyn

How I discovered poetry / Marilyn Nelson ; illustrations by Hadley Hooper

New York : Dial Books, 2014

The great Greene heist
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Johnson, Varian

The great Greene heist / Varian Johnson

New York : Scholastic, 2014

Abstract: Jackson Greene has a reputation as a prankster at Maplewood Middle School, but after the last disaster he is trying to go straight--but when it looks like Keith Sinclair may steal the election for school president from Jackson's former best friend Gabriela, he assembles a team to make sure Keith does not succeed

Navigating early
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Vanderpool, Clare

Navigating early / Clare Vanderpool

New York : Yearling, 2013

Abstract: Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters

I lived on Butterfly Hill
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Agosín, Marjorie

I lived on Butterfly Hill / Marjorie Agosín ; translated from the Spanish by E. M. O'Connor ; illustrated by Lee White

New York [etc.] : Atheneum books for young readers, 2014

The story of Owen
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Johnston, E. K.

The story of Owen : dragon slayer of Trondheim / E. K. Johnston

Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, 2014

Abstract: In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.

Chasing shadows
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Avasthi, Swati

Chasing shadows / Swati Avasthi ; with graphics by Craig Phillips

New York : Ember, 2015

Abstract: Best friends for eleven years, Holly, Savitri, and Holly's twin, Corey, are a unit, freerunning through Chicago as if they were superheroes until a random act of violence takes Corey's life and, as they tell in their separate voices, Holly seeks the murderer and revenge while Sav feels left behind. Incorporates sections of comic-style art

Mysterious patterns
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Campbell, Sarah C.

Mysterious patterns : finding fractals in nature / Sarah C. Campbell ; photographs by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell

Honesdale : Boyds Mills Press, 2014

Abstract: Nature's repeating patterns, better known as fractals, are beautiful, universal, and explain much about how things grow. Fractals can also be quantified mathematically. Here is an elegant introduction to fractals through examples that can be seen in parks, rivers, and our very own backyards. Readers will be fascinated to learn that broccoli florets are fractals just like mountain ranges, river systems, and trees and will share in the wonder of math as it is reflected in the world around us. Perfect for any elementary school classroom or library, Mysterious Patterns is an exciting interdisciplinary introduction to repeating

Because they marched
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Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America / Russell Freedman

New York : Holiday House, 2014

Abstract: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights. In the early 1960s, tensions in the segregated South intensified. Tired of reprisals for attempting to register to vote, Selma's black community began to protest. The struggle received nationwide attention when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a voting rights march in January, 1965, and was attacked by a segregationist. In February, the shooting of an unarmed demonstrator by an Alabama state trooper inspired a march from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery. The march got off to a horrific start on March 7 as law officers attacked peaceful demonstrators. Broadcast throughout the world, the violence attracted widespread outrage and spurred demonstrators to complete the march at any cost. On March 25, after several setbacks, protesters arrived at the end of the fifty-four-mile march to a cheering crowd of 25,000 supporters. Illustrated with more than forty photographs, this is an essential chronicle of events every American should know. Includes timeline, source notes, photo credits, bibliography, index

La guerre des boutons
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Pergaud, Louis

La guerre des boutons / Louis Pergaud ; presenté par Didier Hallépée

[USA] : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015

Portraits of Hispanic American heroes
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Herrera, Juan Felipe

Portraits of Hispanic American heroes / by Juan Felipe Herrera ; paintings by Raúl Colón

New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014

Abstract: An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera

Freedom Summer
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Rubin, Susan Goldman

Freedom Summer : the 1964 struggle for civil rights in Mississippi / by Susan Goldman Rubin

New York : Holiday House, 2014

Abstract: An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order

Enchantment lake
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Preus, Margi

Enchantment lake : a northwoods mystery / Margi Preus

Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota press, 2015

Abstract: Francie, seventeen, leaves summer school and auditions in New York City for Enchantment Lake in the woods of northern Minnesota when her great-aunts call and ask for her help investigating a mystery that centers on a road no one wants built, and on the legendary treasure said to be under enchantment

Absolutely almost
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Graff, Lisa

Absolutely almost / Lisa Graff

New York : Puffin Books, 2015

Abstract: Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny Calista helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself

Brown girl dreaming
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Woodson, Jacqueline

Brown girl dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson

New York : Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014

Abstract: Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child's soul as she searches for her place in the world. Woodson's eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become. Praise for Jacqueline Woodson: Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story. but a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery."-The New York Times Book Review"-- Provided by publisher

Three cups of tea
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Mortenson, Greg - Relin, David Oliver

Three cups of tea / Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ; adapted for young readers by Sarah Thomson

New York : Puffin Books, 2009

The family Romanov
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Fleming, Candace

The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia / Candace Fleming

New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2014

Abstract: When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political unrest grew into the Russian Revolution. Maneuvering between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasants and urban workers -- and their eventual uprising -- Fleming draws a poignant portrait, complete with period photographs and primary source material

The white bicycle
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Brenna, Beverley

The white bicycle / Beverley Brenna

Markham : Red Deer Press, 2012

Abstract: Taylor Jane Simon, a nineteen-year-old girl with Asperger's Syndrome, travels to France to work for the summer, as she struggles to become independent of her controlling mother and meets a new mentor. This volume brings a close to the Wild Orchid trilogy but may also be treated as a stand-alone book.

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Graham, Hilary Weisman

Reunited / Hilary Weisman Graham

New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013

Abstract: Alice, Summer, and Tiernan were best friends who broke up at the same time as their favorite band, but four years later, just before they are preparing to go off to college, the girls reluctantly come back together, each with her own motives, for a road trip from Massachusetts to Austin, Texas, for the band's one-time-only reunion concert

African myths and folk tales
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Woodson, Carter Godwin

African myths and folk tales / Carter Godwin Woodson

Mineola : Dover Publications, 2010

African folk tales
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Vernon Jackson, Hugh

African folk tales / Hugh Vernon-Jackson ; illustrated by Yuko Green

Mineola : Dover Publications, 1999