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Best Shot in the West: The Adventures of Nat Love Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping nonfiction graphic novel brings Old West to life.
By Patricia C. McKissack, Frederick L. McKissack
(2012)
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The Mighty Miss Malone Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts Book Poster Image
age 15+
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)
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Cleopatra Rules! The Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen Book Poster Image
age 11+
Hip, fun, and balanced look at the famous female pharaoh.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2010)
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America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank picture book account of 9/11 best for older readers.
By Don Brown
(2011)
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Of Thee I Sing Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Educational, inspirational profiles of 13 American heroes.
By Barack Obama
(2010)
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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Masterful retelling captures magic, mystery of moon mission.
By Brian Floca
(2009)
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Imogene's Last Stand Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.
By Candace Fleming
(2009)
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Aliens Are Coming! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, educational retelling of the War of the Worlds hoax.
By Meghan McCarthy
(2009)
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The Train of States Book Poster Image
age 5+
Book of fascinating state facts keeps kids busy.
By Peter Sis
(2004)
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Presidents' Day Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Age-appropriate intro to four of our most famous presidents.
By Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell
(2007)
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Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out Book Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable, if not always accurate, history tales.
By National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance's Books
(2008)
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Madam President: The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics Book Poster Image
age 9+
Stories of strong women to inspire tween politic.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2008)
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Tuttle's Red Barn Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family farm story will cultivate love of history.
By Richard Michelson
(2007)
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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
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The Secret World of Hildegard Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gorgeous artwork, but too ethereal for many kids.
By Jonah Winter
(2007)
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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling story of the people behind the mission.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2006)
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
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Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
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Pirates Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Pirate thrills may be too much for some kids.
By John Matthews
(2006)
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