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Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520.92 GALILEO

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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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 920.72 CLINTON

Berne, Jennifer.

Summary: Follows the life of the famous physicist, from his early ideas to his groundbreaking theories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

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Pascal, Janet B

Summary: Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 530.092 PASCAL

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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Ballard, Robert D.

Summary: Dr. Ballard visits the Mediterranean to explore a Roman shipwreck site and investigate an active underwater volcano.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic/Madison Press Book 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 930.1 BALLA

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

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

Venezia, Mike.

Summary: Describes the life of the Italian Renaissance artist and examines some of his paintings and sculptures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 700.9 VENEZIA

Fisher, Leonard Everett.

Summary: Examines the life and discoveries of the noted mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, whose work changed the course of science.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520 FISHER

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: This picture book biography of William Carlos Williams traces childhood events that lead him to become a doctor and a poet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 811.52 BRYANT

Foy, Debbie.

Summary: Highlights our medical achievements and the lives of key figures that helped it all come to fruition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 610.92 FOY

Stefoff, Rebecca

Summary: Examines the life and travels of the medieval explorer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1992

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

Zannos, Susan.

Summary: Looks at the life and times of Marco Polo, the first European to travel to China and write about his adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910.4 ZANNOS

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

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

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joy Street Books 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 520 LASKY

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

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

Herman, Gail

Summary: Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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

Brierley, Saroo

Summary: Describes how the author was accidentally separated from his family and home in India as a child, how he survived as an orphan in Kolkata, his adoption by an Australian family, and his search for his biological family as an adult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J BRIERLEY 362.73409946

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: The story of the three Kennedy brothers and how they relied on each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 929.209 KRULL

Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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

Huang, Nellie

Summary: "Tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known. Focusing on 50 of the world's greatest explorers, with shorter entries on 60 of their helpers and companions, the book is filled with first-person accounts in the explorers' own words, rare maps, specially commissioned photographs, and artworks [to] re-create history's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 910 HUANG