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Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

By: Albert Marrin

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six...

Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!

By: Frank Murphy
illustrated by: Richard Walz

Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back...

Clara

By: Emily Arnold McCully

This fascinating, informative, and touching picture book by a Caldecott Medalist is based on the true story of an eighteenth-century rhino who toured Europe and started a sensation! Clara is a book sure...


Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

When Royals Wore Ruffles: A Funny and Fashionable Alphabet!

By: Chesley McLaren and Pamela Jaber
illustrated by: Chesley McLaren

In this Hilarious, oh-so-fascinating trip through fashion history, a little girl goes back in time and meets a cast of characters wearing the latest trends. In B, we see Bustles, in H there’s sky-high...

Tractor-Trailer Trucker

By: Steven Borns

Learn how to hook up a tractor and the trailer, measure tire tread depth with a dime, use a satellite paging system, and much more! Detailed photos and straight-forward text capture a life on the open...


Whales

By: Joyce Milton

A Library for Juana

By: Pat Mora
illustrated by: Beatriz Vidal

From the author of Tomás and the Library Lady, an amazing, true story about the quest for knowledge that inspired one of Mexico’s most famous and beloved poets, Sor Juana Inés. Juana Inés...

There Comes a Time

By: Milton Meltzer

Historian, scholar, and award-winning author Milton Meltzer outlines the struggle of African Americans for "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," starting with the landing of the first...


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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

By: Adeline Yen Mah

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Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

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How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...