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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

By: Jennifer Armstrong

The harrowing story of the ill-fated Endurance, now in paperback.In August 1914, Ernest Shackleton and 27 men sailed from England in an attempt to become the first team of explorers to cross Antarctica...

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...

Small Beauties

By: Elvira Woodruff
illustrated by: Adam Rex

"One day this child shall hold the very heart of our family in the palm of her hand," predicts Granny on the day Darcy Heart O'Hara is born in a cottage on Derry Lane, in the town of Pobble O'Keefe,...


Sphinx's Princess

By: Esther Friesner

She was far more than just a pretty face. . . . Although Nefertiti is the dutiful daughter of a commoner, her inquisitive mind often gets her into situations that are far from ordinary, like receiving...

Sphinx's Queen

By: Esther Friesner

Esther Friesner's fanbase is growing. Readers who love girl-centric teen fantasy/adventure are happily following her from ancient Greece to ancient Egypt and beyond.Overnight, every aspect of Nefertiti's...

The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History

By: Adam Selzer

Do you know America? No, I mean, do you REALLY know America? Would you recognize John Adams in a lineup? Can you identify any presidents between Lincoln and Roosevelt?Hmmm. I thought so.Well, you really...


The Star-Spangled Banner

By: Peter Spier

Due to careful research, Spier's artwork depicts "the dawn's early light" and "the rocket's red glare" with remarkable authenticity and detail in this celebratory book. Among the highlights:...

The Star-Spangled Banner

By: Peter Spier

Due to careful research, Spier's artwork depicts "the dawn's early light" and "the rocket's red glare" with remarkable authenticity and detail in this celebratory book. Among the highlights:...

The Statue of Liberty

By: Lucille Recht Penner

Celebrate the 125th birthday of our  beloved Statue of Liberty with the story of how she came to stand in New York Harbor. Filled with illustrations and all-new photographs, this Step 2 reader tells...


Resources

Sylvia & Aki

By: by Winifred Conkling

BOOK TALK
 
Two different girls.  Two different lives.  Yet, connected.   When Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp during WWII, Sylvia and her family move into their farm...