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Colbert, Brandy

Summary: "In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched across the train tracks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and into its predominantly Black Greenwood District--a thriving, affluent neighborhood known as America's Black Wall Street. They brought with them firearms, gasoline, and explosives. In a few short hours, they'd razed thirty-five square blocks to the ground, leaving hundreds dead. The Tulsa...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 976.6 Colbert

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: Between 1945 and 1955 jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Lynch, Patrick James

Summary: An illustrated account of the life of John Howland, the young servant who was indentured to Pilgrim John Carver, describes how he embarked on the Mayflower and survived a fall off the ship before helping his ill shipmates by scouting out a safe harbor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: HOLIDAY JE Lynch

Oswald, Vanessa

Contents: Marching for change -- The fight for civil rights -- Battle for voting rights in Selma -- Bloody Sunday and the challenges ahead -- A successful march to Montgomery -- Voting rights for all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 323.11 Oswald 2018

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 920 Cutright

Salkeld, Audrey.

Summary: Discusses the life of British mountain climber, George Mallory, the discovery of his body seventy-five years after his death, and the debate over whether Mallory was the first person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 769.52 Salkel

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 940.53 Hoose

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten when he and his family lived happily on their Arizona ranch, to age thirty-eight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: SPANISH J 921 Chavez

Magoon, Kekla

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Ruby Bridges, part of the She Persisted series"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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Messner, Kate

Summary: "Myths about the Mayflower and the Pilgrim's arrival in modern-day America debunked"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 974.402 Messner

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Bisson

Imani, Blair

Summary: "A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 973.9 Imani

Delano, Marfe Ferguson.

Summary: Presents a biography of the tireless Thomas Edison, illustrated with many photos of his life and inventions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Edison

Anderson, Sara

Summary: A scrumptious first feast for young eyes and ears.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Board Books, Call number: SPANISH BOARD

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Two boys' lives are changed forever when a sinister travelling carnival stops at their Illinois town.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks 2017

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: PBK SF Bradb

Roth, Susan L.

Summary: "A combined history of the Puerto Rican parrot and the island of Puerto Rico, highlighting current efforts to save the Puerto Rican parrot by protecting and managing this endangered species"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 597.70 Roth

Brown, Monica

Summary: Something special happened when Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez met. Together, they fought for the rights of countless farmworkers. Side by side, inspiring hope, they changed history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: SPANISH J 920 Brown

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: Photographs capture the horrific conditions of this national disaster, the struggles of the people who stayed to save their land, and the sorrows of those who were forced to move as a result of this catastrophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 973.917 Sand

Sheinkin, Steve.

Contents: Prologue : October 2, 1780 -- January 14, 1741 -- 1751/1762 -- 1762/1775 -- April 19/May 9, 1775 -- May 10/May 15 -- May 18/June 19, 1775 -- June 1775 -- July 1/September 18, 1775 -- September 18/October 17, 1775 -- October 19/October 29, 1775 -- October 29/November 8, 1775 -- September/November 1775 -- November 8/December 30, 1775 -- December 31, 1775 -- January 1/February 27, 1776 --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Arnold

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Anderson, Sara

Summary: A scrumptious first feast for young eyes and ears.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sara Anderson Childrens Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Board Books, Call number: SPANISH BOARD

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 Clint

Summary: In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression refuses to lift, Benny Goodman finds himself hailed as the "King of Swing" and becomes the first white bandleader to hire black musicians. He has a host or rivals among them, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glen Miller and Artie Shaw. Louis Armstrong heads a big band of his own, while Duke Ellington continues his independent course, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

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