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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: When eight-year-old Jack and his seven-year-old sister, Annie, join a group of nineteenth-century explorers aboard the H.M.S. Challenger, they learn about the ocean, solve the mystery of its fabled sea monster, and gain compassion for their fellow creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION OSBORNE

Roberts, Cokie

Summary: Brief portraits of women from the period of the Revolution and early United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.3 ROBERTS

Carroll, Emma

Summary: Told primarily by servant Felix, a former slave, Lord Byron and friends gather to tell ghost stories on a stormy night in 1816 Switzerland, but a scarred girl arrives with her own dark and dangerous tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION CARROLL

Harlow, Joan Hiatt.

Summary: A twelve-year-old street urchin and the son of Chicago's most important jeweler strike up an unlikely friendship in the days before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and both are nearly trapped when the city goes up in flames.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION HARLOW

Winter, Jonah.

Summary: In the late nineteenth century, Mr. Gilbert and Mr. Sullivan, who write operas together for a theater called Topsy-Turvydom, have a falling-out when Mr. Sullivan refuses to write music for another ridiculous story that is like all the others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC WINTER

Silate, Jennifer.

Summary: Discusses the events that lead to the debate between Calhoun and Randolph, and explains the consequences of that debate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 973.5 SILATE

Benedict, Marie

Summary: The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BENEDICT

Cavan, Seamus.

Summary: An account of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition which explored the unknown Louisiana Purchase territory and the Pacific Northwest from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 917.8 CAVAN

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PEARL

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION GIBBS v.1

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Sewall, Marcia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.2 SEWAL

Fern, Tracey E.

Summary: In fifteenth-century Florence, Italy, a contest is held to design a magnificent dome for the town's cathedral, but when Pippo the Fool claims he will win the contest, everyone laughs at him. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 398.2 FERN

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Narrates the tale of twelve-year-old Charles Dickens who, despite poverty and long hours of factory work, still has time to discover and share the stories of other residents of 1824 London. Includes author's note about Dickens' life and some of the books he wrote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC HOPKINSON

St. George, Judith

Summary: A biography of the legendary Oglala Sioux warrior who defeated General Custer at Little Bighorn provides a close-up look at a man who, angered by broken promises and the destruction of his world, battled to save his people, their way of life, and their land.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 978 ST GE

Harkins, Susan Sales.

Summary: Profiles the Duke of Normandy whose victory at Hastings in 1066 established him as the English king responsible for unifying the system of government and law.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 942.02 HARKINS

Pratchett, Terry.

Summary: In an alternative London ruled by a young Queen Victoria, Dodger, a resourceful, homeless boy, unwittingly prevents Sweeney Todd from committing murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION PRATCHETT

Summary: Ernest Shackleton put out an ad requesting: Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success. The 27 men who joined his expedition found that Shackleton was true to his word. This is the true story of their extraordinary ordeal, and the death-defying, 800-mile journey in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2012

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 115

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, fourteen-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself four hundred years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as "The Three Musketeers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION GIBBS

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie visit the Paris World's Fair of 1889 in an effort to protect four scientific pioneers from an evil sorcerer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION OSBORNE

Burrows, John

Summary: In November 1805, after a perilous trek across North America, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis finally spotted the Pacific Ocean. It was a triumphant, hard-won victory following a year-and-a-half of braving the elements and risking death by starvation, wild animals, and hostile Native American tribes. Who were these explorers who accomplished what no other white men had? And who helped them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 970.004 BURROWS

Bauer Mueller, Pamela.

Summary: Relates the role that Mary Musgrove, a Creek Indian, played as General Oglethorpe's interpreter in colonial America, smoothing the path to cooperation between the Creeks and the English settlers and ensuring the survival of colonial Georgia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pi~nata Pub. 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MUELLER

Warren, James A.

Summary: "The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic struggle between white settlers and Native Americans in the early seventeenth century: a fresh look at the aggressive expansionist Puritans in New England and the determined Narragansett Indians, who refused to back down and accept English authority over people and their land."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.5 WARREN

Selznick, Brian.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SELZNICK