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Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: Born in the Mediterranean island of Corsica, Napoleon Bonaparte felt like an outsider once his family moved to France. But he found his life's calling after graduating from military school. Napoleon went on to become a brilliant military strategist and the emperor of France. In addition to greatly expanding the French empire, Napoleon also created many laws, which are still encoded in legal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 944.07092 NAPOLEON

McGuire, Leslie.

Summary: A biography of the military genius who crowned himself Emperor of the French and whose empire covered most of western and central Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 944.05 MCGUIRE

Grande, Reyna

Summary: Presents a young reader's adaptation of the author's experiences as an illegal child immigrant, describing her father's violent alcoholism, her efforts to obtain a higher education, and the inspiration of Latina authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 305.8968 GRANDE

Tracy, Kathleen.

Summary: Profiles the life of one of the most influencial leaders of the Roman Empire. He is responsible for the reunification of Rome and the legalization of Christianity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 937.08 TRACY

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Whiting, Jim

Summary: A look at the life of the Frankish warrior and medieval Christian king who built a great empire in western Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 944.014 WHITING

Owens, L. L.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Sieur de La Salle on his voyages across the Atlantic Ocean to New France and down the Mississippi River to claim the Louisiana Territory for France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910.92 OWENS

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 323.092 PARKS

Sís, Peter

Summary: A tribute to the life of the creator of "The Little Prince" traces his early achievements as a pilot, his efforts to break aviation records, and the experiences that inspired his writing life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 848.91209 SIS

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the twelfth-century ruler, who became the queen of France and then England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 942.03 RICE

Abramson, Ann.

Summary: Looks closely at Anne Frank's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding from the Nazis, and the legacy of her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 940.53 FRANK

Rol, Ruud van der.

Summary: Photographs, illustrations, and maps accompany historical essays, diary excerpts, and interviews, providing an insight to Anne Frank and the massive upheaval which tore apart her world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 940.5318 ROL

Haldy, Emma E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Reader Collection, Call number: READER 323.092 HALDY 1/2

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: A biography of the sixteenth-century English sea captain Sir Francis Drake, who is famous for his voyage around the world, his raids against the Spanish, and his defeat of the Spanish Armada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 942 MARRIN

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

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: An illustrated description of Rosa Parks' historic refusal to give up her seat on a bus that led to a boycott that lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama. One track of sound disc has page-turn signals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

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Freedman, Russell.

Summary: Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 323.1196 FREEDMAN

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 595.7092 SIDMAN

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Based on an actual memoir written by Maritcha Remond Lyons, who was born and raised in New York City, this poignant story tells what it was like to be a black child born free during the days of slavery. Everyday experiences are interspersed with hight-point moments, such as visiting the U.S.'s first world's fair. Also included are the Draft Riots of 1863, when Maritcha and her siblings fled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 974.7 BOLDEN

Gregoire, Caroline.

Summary: Apolo es muy divertido. TambiGen es guapGisimo. Muy amable y listGisimo. Incluso puede enseSnarte a contar a diez. ¦Presta atenciGon! ¦Puedes aprender algo mGas, tambiGen!.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane/Miller Book Publishers 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J SPA GREGOIRE

McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: The true story of Seabiscuit, the grandson of one of the greatest racehorses of all time. But he'd lost nearly every race he'd run. Automobile tycoon Charles Howard took a risk and purchased Seabiscuit for a bargain price. With a clever new trainer and a loving jockey, Seabiscuit began winning. But could he really beat the Triple Crown Champion?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 798.4009 MCCARTHY

Croll, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 582.1304 REDOUTE

Kaplan, Arie.

Contents: The legacy of the dragon -- Dracula comes of age -- Exile and return -- A villain or a hero? -- A prisoner once more -- Dracula lives on -- Timeline -- Glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 949.801 KAPLAN

Hodges, Margaret

Summary: A young man rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty and good works, always befriending animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 271 HODGES

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