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Tillie the Terrible Swede

By: Sue Stauffacher
illustrated by: Sarah McMenemy

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles...

Me Counting Time

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

How long is a second? Can you count a minute? What is a decade? How many years are in a century?Me Counting Time can show you! From a second to a minute to an hour to a day — and all the way to a...

Me and My Place in Space

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

Where is the earth?  Where is the sun?  Where are the stars?Now in a Dragonfly edition, here is an out-of-this world introduction to the universe for children.  With earth...


The Bravest Dog Ever

By: Natalie Standiford
illustrated by: Donald Cook

It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine...

Me Counting Time

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

How long is a second? Can you count a minute? What is a decade? How many years are in a century?Me Counting Time can show you! From a second to a minute to an hour to a day — and all the way to a...

Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

For readers who followed Enrique's Journey, Outcasts United is another equally moving account of refugees finding a new life in the U.S.Based on the adult bestseller, Outcasts United: An American...


Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

By: Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by: Greg Couch

Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone agrees: her mama, her daddy, her teacher, even the policeman. But when Buddy Walker, the play leader on Althea's street in Harlem, watches her play paddle tennis,...


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Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

BOOK TALK
Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...