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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream, by Julissa Arce
Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream by
Call Number: 305.48 Arc
ISBN: 9780316481731, 240 pages
Publication Date: 2018-09-18
Autobiography of a bright, hardworking young girl’s struggle to overcome everyday problems of making the cheer squad while keeping the mean girls at a distance as she fears her legal status will be discovered and her family destroyed.
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog, by Ann Bausam
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog by
Call Number: 940.48 Bau
ISBN: 9781426332661, 72 pages
Publication Date: 2018-04-03
Smuggled onto a naval ship heading to battle in France by his faithful human friend, Stubby earns his place in World War I history by warning troops of gas attacks, killing rats that plagued the soldiers’ barracks, and even capturing a German soldier by biting the seat of his pants.
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill, by Megan Frazer Blakemore
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by
Call Number: J Bla
ISBN: 9781619633506, 336 pages
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism, Hazel Kaplansky and new student Samuel Butler investigate rumors that a Russian spy has infiltrated their small Vermont town, but more is revealed than they could ever have imagined.
Caught! Nabbing History's Most Wanted, by Georgia Bragg
Caught! Nabbing History's Most Wanted by
Call Number: 364.1 Bra
ISBN: 9781524767419, 224 pages
Publication Date: 2019-09-17
A gripping, hilarious, nonfiction read, with brilliant illustrations, for even your most reluctant of readers, these brief (and factually accurate!) profiles of notorious criminals throughout history will have your readers pulling others over to read the stories and look at the pictures with them.
Olympic Gold 1936: How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth, by Michael Burgan
Olympic Gold 1936: How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth by
Call Number: 796.48 Bur
ISBN: 9780756555283, 64 pages
Publication Date: 2017-01-01
Track star Jesse Owens won multiple gold medals in the 1936 Olympic Games—his performance crushed Hitler’s view of Aryan superiority in every way, showing the world that personal character and skill have nothing to do with race.
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story, by Linda Sue Park
A Long Walk to Water by
Call Number: J Par
ISBN: 9780547577319, 128 pages
Publication Date: 2011-10-04
Nya goes to the pond to fetch water for her family. She walks eight hours every day. Salva walks away from his war-torn village. He is a “lost boy” refugee, destined to cover Africa on foot, searching for his family and safety. Two young people...two stories. One country: Sudan.