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Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun Book Poster Image
age 10+
A vivid picture of Perry's historic mission.
By Rhoda Blumberg
(1985)
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Johnny Tremain Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweeping tale of redcoats, revolutionaries, and brave boy.
By Esther Forbes
(1943)
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Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engages children by bringing history to life.
By Jeanette Winter
(1988)
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D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed, fascinating intro to Greek myths.
By Ingri d'Aulaire
(1962)
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Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra Book Poster Image
age 5+
Charged-up intro to Ellington, his band & music.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(1998)
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Daniel's Story Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Tale of concentration camp teen suffers from weak narrative.
By Carol Matas
(1993)
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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Book Poster Image
age 9+
Learn how ancient cathedrals were built.
By David Macaulay
(1973)
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