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Shackleton's Stowaway

By: Victoria McKernan

On October 26, 1914, Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance set sail from Buenos Aires in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in exploration: the crossing of the Antarctic continent. The crew stood on deck...

Shackleton's Stowaway

By: Victoria McKernan

On October 26, 1914, Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance set sail from Buenos Aires in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in exploration: the crossing of the Antarctic continent. The crew stood on deck...

Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

By: Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by: James E. Ransome

The unbeatable team of Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome present a riveting brick-by-brick account of how one of the most amazing accomplishments in American architecture came to be. Join a young...


Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

By: Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by: James E. Ransome

This Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book and ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book provides a riveting brick-by-brick account of how one of the most amazing accomplishments in American architecture came...

Song of Sampo Lake

By: William Durbin

For Matti Ojala and his family, Finnish immigrants in Minnesota, starting a new life in America is both a hardship and an opportunity. When their beloved Uncle Wilho is killed in a tragic mining accident,...

Songs of Faith

By: Angela Johnson

The year 1976 is just a few months away, and everyone in town is gearing up for the Bicentennial. But Doreen doesn’t feel much like celebrating. It just doesn’t seem right, so soon after the...


Spite Fences

By: Trudy Krisher

Thirteen-year-old Maggie Pugh has lived in Kinship, Georgia, all her life.In all that time almost nothing has changed. If you are poor, you live on thewest side of town. If you are rich, you live on the...

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

By: Judy Blume

When Sally’s family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947, she is excited and nervous at the same time. What will school be like in Florida? Will she make any friends? Will she fit in so far...

Summer of the Monkeys

By: Wilson Rawls

The last thing a fourteen-year-old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an explanation, of course--as he did for most things. The monkeys...