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Farewell to Manzanar

By: Jeanne Houston

Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers...

The People Could Fly

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully...

Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist

By: Barbara Herkert
illustrated by: Vanessa Brantley-Newton

An illuminating picture book biography of an artist and former slave whose patchwork quilts bring the stories of her family to life.Harriet Powers learned to sew and quilt as a young slave girl on a Georgia...


Penny from Heaven

By: Jennifer L. Holm

Newbery Honor–winning, New York Times–bestselling, and as full of fun and adventure as it is of deeper family issues--now with striking new cover art!    School’s out for summer,...

Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story

By: Norris Houghton

The tragedy of love thwarted by fate has always intrigued writers.  In the sixteenth century, William Shakespeare took this theme and fashioned one of the world's great plays: Romeo And Juliet.  In...

The Whole Story of Half a Girl

By: Veera Hiranandani

What greater praise than to be compared to Judy Blume!--"Each [Blume and Hiranandani] excels in charting the fluctuating discomfort zones of adolescent identity with affectionate humor."--Kirkus Reviews,...


Many Thousand Gone

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

Unavailable for several years, Virginia Hamilton’s award-winning companion to The People Could Fly traces the history of slavery in America in the voices and stories of those who lived it. Leo and...



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Penny from Heaven

By: Jennifer L. Holm

Newbery Honor–winning, New York Times–bestselling, and as full of fun and adventure as it is of deeper family issues.
 
School’s out for summer, and Penny and her cousin...

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