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    47
      In this part fictional slave narrative and part science fiction story, 47, ...
      Author: Mosley, Walter GED Descriptors: social studies
    9-11 Artists Respond: Volume One
      Over 100 graphic artists draw their reactions to the 9-ll attack on the Wor...
      Author: No author cited GED Descriptors: social studies
    A. D., New Orleans After the Deluge
      This graphic novel originates in the personal involvement of the writer/art...
      Author: Neufeld, Josh GED Descriptors: social studies
    A. D., New Orleans After the Deluge
      This graphic novel originates in the personal involvement of the writer/art...
      Author: Neufeld, Josh GED Descriptors: social studies
    Abe Lincoln Remembers
      Written as if Lincoln were telling his life story, the book briefly traces ...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Abe's Honest Words
      As part of Rappaport's series of well researched biographies that includes ...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Abe's Honest Words
      As part of Rappaport's series of well researched biographies that includes ...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Abraham Lincoln Comes Home
      The story of the impact of Lincoln's death unfolds as a young child waits t...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies
    Abraham Lincoln Comes Home
      The story of the impact of Lincoln's death unfolds as a young child waits t...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies
    Abraham's Battle
      An ex-slave named Abraham, a young Confederate soldier, and a girl from Get...
      Author: Banks, Sara Harrell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Across America on an Emigrant Train
      This nonfiction account of Robert Louis Stevenson's train trip from New Yor...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Action Jackson
      Watercolors and text invite the reader to accompany Jackson Pollock as he c...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan & Jordan, Sandra GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Actual Size
      Accompanied by an easy-reading text, bright collages of insects, fish, and ...
      Author: Jenkins, Steve GED Descriptors: science | math
    Adventures of Marco Polo, The
      The author recounts the 13th Century life and exploration of the famous Ven...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Adventures of the Greek Heroes
      The simple vocabulary and simple sentence structure of this retelling of se...
      Author: McLean, Mollie & Wiseman, Anne GED Descriptors: literature and arts
    African American Answer Book
      This book contains 325 multiple choice questions and answers, all about Afr...
      Author: Rennert, R.S. GED Descriptors: social studies
    African Princess
      Illustrated with paintings, photographs, and artifacts, six biographies tel...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce GED Descriptors: social studies
    After the War Was Over
      In this charming book, Michael Foreman describes growing up in post-World W...
      Author: Foreman, Michael GED Descriptors: social studies
    Aida
      The opera diva Leontyne Price retells this classic operatic tale made famou...
      Author: Price, Leontyne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Ain't Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
      The author is a historian who became interested in John Henry, a supposedly...
      Author: Nelson, Scott Reynolds GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ajeemah and His Son
      This very powerful, short chapter book (83 pages) is set first in Africa, t...
      Author: Berry, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Alia's Mission
      This graphic storybook/graphic novel is based on the true story of the chie...
      Author: Stamaty, Mark Alan GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Alice Ramsey's Grand Adventure
      Alice Ramsey and three other women face floods, mud, and travel without map...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: social studies
    All Around Town
      Columbia, South Carolina of the 1920's and 1930's is chronicled by photogra...
      Author: Johnson, Dinah GED Descriptors:
    All I See
      Shy Charlie admires the painter Gregory's work from afar. The child and ad...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    All the Colors of the Race
      A collection of poems celebrating the family and minority heritages. The po...
      Author: Adoff, Arnold GED Descriptors:
    All the Places to Love
      A young boy talks about all his favorite places, those of his family and hi...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Alphabet City
      Although we recommend alphabet books rarely and only with great cautions th...
      Author: Johnson, Steven T. GED Descriptors:
    Amazing Impossible Erie Canal, The
      After an introduction detailing the need to transport goods back and forth ...
      Author: Harness, Cheryl GED Descriptors: social studies
    Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin, The
      This Franklin biography also includes details about important historical ev...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Amazing Potato, The
      A wonderful example of thematic writing, this book about the potato include...
      Author: Meltzer, Milton GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride
      Story of an evening when two famous and courageous women take to the air, a...
      Author: Ryan, Pan Munoz GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World
      Minute biographies of 26 illustrious women with quotes from each. Discover ...
      Author: Chin-Lee, Cynthia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World
      Minute biographies of 26 illustrious women with quotes from each. Discover ...
      Author: Chin-Lee, Cynthia GED Descriptors: social studies
    America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
      This is a collection of 14 short stories about people with many different c...
      Author: Mazer, Anne (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    American Boy: The Adventures of Mark Twain
      This biography of Sam Clemens focuses primarily on his childhood. Readers w...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    American Plague, An
      Subtitled "The True and Terifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 179...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    American Safari, An
      Award-winning wildlife photographer Jim Brandenburg shows and tells the sto...
      Author: Brandenburg, Jim GED Descriptors: science
    America's White Table
      A simple story about a family's Veterans' Day dinner preparation is used to...
      Author: Raven, Margot GED Descriptors: social studies
    Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom
      When slaves on the ship Amistad rebelled and tried to return home to Africa...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Anastasia's Album
      This biography of Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of R...
      Author: Brewster, Hugh GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ancient Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde, The
      The Anasazi, "the ancient ones" in Navajo, had a unique and well developed ...
      Author: Arnold, Caroline GED Descriptors: social studies
    And Not Afraid To Dare
      This is a collection of short (15-20 page) biographies of 10 African Americ...
      Author: Bolden, Tonya GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    And So They Build
      Each page depicts an unusual animal, insect, or bird and how it builds a ho...
      Author: Kitchen, Bert GED Descriptors: science
    Androcles and the Lion
      This book retells the fable of Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, who befrie...
      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Angel for Solomon Singer, An
      In this urban story, a transplanted Hoosier lives a lonely life in New York...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Angel to Angel
      The author-poet celebrates mothers in this collection of poems illustrated ...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Angels in the Dust
      A poignant story of a family living in the Dust Bowl trying to make ends me...
      Author: Raven, Margot Theis GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Angels of Mercy
      This book is about the army nurses of WW II. Chapters about WW II in genera...
      Author: Kuhn, Betsy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Animal Architecture
      The author describes the shelters created by a wide variety of creatures fr...
      Author: Dewey, Jennifer Owings GED Descriptors: science
    Animals in Flight
      This is an excellent science picture book on flight of winged creatures wit...
      Author: Steve Jenkins & Robin Page GED Descriptors: science
    Ann and Seamus
      This story of a real event in 1828 alternates chapters in free verse of the...
      Author: Major, Kevin GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Anne Frank
      If you wonder why read another book on Anne Frank, look at this beautifully...
      Author: Poole, Josephine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Anne Frank
      If you wonder why read another book on Anne Frank, look at this beautifully...
      Author: Poole, Josephine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary
      This nonfiction reference book is filled with photographs and details about...
      Author: Verhoeven, Rian & van der Rol, Ruud GED Descriptors: social studies
    Anno's Itally
      This wordless book by the Japanese artist Anno depicts a journey through It...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors: social studies
    Anno's Journey
      Anno arrives by small boat, bargains for a horse, and begins a journey acro...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors:
    Anno's Magic Seeds
      A wizard gives Jack magic seeds, which he cultivates, and he reaps ever inc...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors: math
    Anno's Medieval World
      In Anno's beautifully illustrated medieval world, superstitions rather than...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar
      In the guise of a tale about a jar, the father-son authors illustrate the a...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa and Anno, Masaichiro GED Descriptors: math
    Antarctic Journal: Four Months at the Bottom of the World
      Interesting collection of letters, journal entries, and sketches from the ...
      Author: Dewey, Jennifer Owings GED Descriptors: science
    Antarctica: Journeys to the South Pole
      This non-fiction, photographic picture book tells the history of the Antarc...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing | language arts - reading
    Anthony Burns
      The subtitle of this book is "The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave." ...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
      The author and the illustrator, both from Appalachia, lovingly remember the...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Appointment
      This lavishly illustrated book is a distillation of the classic Somerset Ma...
      Author: Maugham, Somerset GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Armageddon Summer
      Fourteen-year-old Marina and 16-year-old Jed accompany their parents' relig...
      Author: Yolen, Jane & Coville, Bruce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Around the World in a Hundred Years
      During the late 15th century, explorers sailed a relatively unknown world i...
      Author: Fritz, Jean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Arrival, The
      An amazing and complex immigration story told in a wordless format. Once y...
      Author: Tan, Shaun GED Descriptors: social studies
    Arrival, The
      An amazing and complex immigration story told in a wordless format. Once y...
      Author: Tan, Shaun GED Descriptors: social studies
    Artist in Overalls
      Born into a poor farming family in Iowa, Grant Wood struggled to study art ...
      Author: Duggleby, John GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Artistic Trickery
      An engaging and thorough explanation of trompe l'oeil art and how it works....
      Author: Capek, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Ashanti to Zulu
      Each letter of this alphabet book describes a different African culture. I...
      Author: Musgrove, Margaret GED Descriptors:
    At Gleason's Gym
      The story of Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn NY, and the many people who use it. ...
      Author: Lewin, Ted GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    At Her Majesty's Request
      Queen Victoria oversees the education and upbringing of an African princess...
      Author: Myers, Walter Den GED Descriptors: social studies
    At the End of Words: A Daughter's Memoir
      What happens "at the end of words"? The author faced this difficult questio...
      Author: Stone, Miriam GED Descriptors:
    Atalanta's Race, A Greek Myth
      This retelling of an ancient Greek myth describes Atalanta, abandoned by he...
      Author: Climo, Shirley GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Attack on Pearl Harbor
      Subtitled "The true story of the day America entered World War II," this bo...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Auction, The
      In this sad intergenerational story, a boy and his grandfather reminisce th...
      Author: Andrews, Jan GED Descriptors:
    Auld Lang Syne
      Told from first person perspective, this life story of Robert Burns from ch...
      Author: Findon, Joanne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Aurora Means Dawn
      This picture book tells the story of the first family to settle in Aurora, ...
      Author: Sanders, Scott GED Descriptors: social studies
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Baboon King, The
      Set in Africa, this powerful book explores the themes of the importance of ...
      Author: Quintana, Anton GED Descriptors:
    Baby
      A family finds a baby on its doorstep with a note asking them to care for t...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Back to the Wild
      Endangered species are bred in captivity and taught survival skills before ...
      Author: Patent, Dorothy GED Descriptors: science
    Backyard Birds
      This informational book begins with four pages of data on birds in winter, ...
      Author: Lerner, Carol GED Descriptors: science
    Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
      The life of Bass Reeves, from slavery to US marshal, the most feared and re...
      Author: Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
      The life of Bass Reeves, from slavery to US marshal, the most feared and re...
      Author: Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ballpark
      The book describes the work that goes on in a ballpark before and during a ...
      Author: Cooper, Elisha GED Descriptors:
    Barrio
      Photographs present the life of Jose and his family who live in a barrio or...
      Author: Ancona, George GED Descriptors: social studies
    Baseball Saved Us
      A young boy in an internment camp finds baseball to be his saving grace, al...
      Author: Mochizuki, Ken GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bat Boy and His Violin, The
      Reginald is more interested in his violin than his father's job managing th...
      Author: Curtis, Gavin GED Descriptors:
    Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement
      Activist Bayard Rustin is the focus of this biography, although the book al...
      Author: Haskins, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bearing Witness
      This selection of powerful personal stories of the Holocaust in various lit...
      Author: Rochman, Hazel & McCampbell, Darlene (Eds.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bearskin
      A bear with magical powers raises a foundling who grows up to marry a princ...
      Author: Pyle, Howard GED Descriptors:
    Because of Winn-Dixie
      10-year-old Opal and her preacher father move to a small Florida town. Opal...
      Author: DiCamillo, Kate GED Descriptors:
    Becoming Billie Holiday
      Weatherford uses the titles of Billie Holiday songs as titles for poems tha...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bee & Jacky
      A brother and sister suffer the effects of their father's Vietnam trauma an...
      Author: Coman, Carolyn GED Descriptors:
    Beekeepers
      A grandfather teaches his granddaughter how to care for bees....
      Author: High, Linda Oatman GED Descriptors:
    Before I Was Your Mother
      A mother tells her daughter stories about herself before she became a mothe...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors:
    Before John Was a Jazz Giant
      The author imagines the sounds of John Coltrane's childhood that influenced...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors:
    Before John Was a Jazz Giant
      The author imagines the sounds of John Coltrane's childhood that influenced...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors:
    Bells of Christmas, The
      This long picture book may be read slowly, although it is not broken into c...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Beneath Blue Waters
      The authors guide readers on a tour of the mysterious creatures who live in...
      Author: Kovacs, Deborah and Madin, Kate GED Descriptors: science
    Berenice Abbott, Photographer
      The biography's subtitle "An Independent Vision" suggests the creativity, i...
      Author: Sullivan, George GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Big Annie of Calumet
      Big Annie is the story of Annie Clemenc who led the miners' strike of 1913 ...
      Author: Stanley, Jerry GED Descriptors: social studies
    Big Jabe
      This tall tale relates how Jabe helped slaves....
      Author: Nolen, Jerdine GED Descriptors:
    Big Mama Makes the World
      A simple text and colorful illustrations retell the creation story with a m...
      Author: Root, Phyllis GED Descriptors:
    Big Mouth and Ugly Girl
      In this engrossing 266-page book, Matt, age 17, is falsely accused of tryin...
      Author: Oates, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Big Talk
      Three poems are presented graphically with four color-coded bars to represe...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Big, Blue Whale
      Everything you ever wanted to know about blue whales is presented in an eas...
      Author: Davies, Nikola GED Descriptors: science
    Bill Pickett: Rodeo Ridin' Cowboy
      This book tells about the life of a rodeo-riding African American cowboy. ...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Bird House, The
      This is a modern-day fairy tale that features a homeless girl, an old woman...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Birmingham, 1963
      A fictional narrator tells, in poetry, about the day she turned 10, which w...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bizarre Birds
      Simple chapters focus on unusual birds. Stunning illustrations and a variet...
      Author: Wechsler, Doug GED Descriptors: science
    Black and White Airmen: Their True Story
      The history of airmen in WWII is told through the experiences of two men fr...
      Author: Fleischman, John GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Cat
      A black cat explores an urban neighborhood. The stunning illustrations are...
      Author: Myers, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Cowboy Wild Horses
      This book is based on the true story of Bob Lemmons, a former slave, whose ...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Hands, White Sails
      This book is mostly about the Atlantic whaling industry and the contributio...
      Author: McKissack, Patricia, & McKissack, Frederick GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Black Hoops: The History of African Americans in Basketball
      This book provides a history of basketball and African Americans in basketb...
      Author: McKissack, Frederick, Jr. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Legacy
      This history of African Americans in New York City from a Dutch colony to t...
      Author: Katz, William GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Black Pioneers
      This well-researched history of African American pioneers, freedom fighters...
      Author: Katz, William Loren GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Potatoes
      The causes and consequences of the Irish potato famine are examined, using ...
      Author: Bartoletti, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Ships Before Troy
      This beautifully illustrated book retells Homer's epic poem The Iliad
      Author: Sutcliff, Rosemary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Star, Bright Dawn
      Bright Dawn, a teenaged Eskimo girl, takes her father's place in the grueli...
      Author: O'Dell, Scott GED Descriptors:
    Black Swan White Crow
      The book introduces the reader to Haiku poetry that is accompanied by delic...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Whiteness
      During the several months Admiral Richard Byrd spent alone in Antarctica in...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Blanche on the Lam
      A spunky African-American woman, who works as a housekeeper for a wealthy s...
      Author: Neely, B. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Blizzard!
      This book tells the story of an amazing blizzard that struck the Eastern U....
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Block, The
      This collection of Langston Hughes poems is complemented by the illustratio...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Blues Journey
      Father and son team up to celebrate the blues in beautiful illustrations an...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Blues Singers, The
      The author tells his granddaughter about the origin of blues in America thr...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Bluewater Journal
      Inspired by journals, maps, and letters from the Mystic Seaport Museum, the...
      Author: Krupinski, Loretta GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bluish
      This is a warm, easy to read story of three young girls and their developin...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors:
    Bobbin Girl, The
      Rebecca, a 10-year-old "bobbin girl" working in the textile factories in Lo...
      Author: McCully, Emily Arnold GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bodies from the Ash:Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii
      With the help of detailed photographs, the author describes how historical ...
      Author: Deem, James M. GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Bog Bodies
      The discovery of the Lindow Man in a bog in England in 1984 provides the st...
      Author: Buell, Janet GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Bone Dectives, The
      These fascinating cases that establish the identities of skeletons through ...
      Author: Jackson, Donna GED Descriptors: science
    Book
      This very simple and stunningly illustrated poem compares a book to a house...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Book of Rhythms, The
      The chapters are essays by Langston Hughes on different aspects of rhythm. ...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors:
    Borning Room, The
      The narrator remembers growing up in southern Ohio in the 19th century, rem...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Boss of the Plains
      The illustrations and text tell how and why the cowboy hat, called the Boss...
      Author: Carlson, Laurie GED Descriptors:
    Boy Named Giotto, A
      This exquisitely illustrated biography portrays the early years of the Ren...
      Author: Guarnieri, Paolo GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Boy of the Deeps
      On his first day in the coal mines, a boy with his father survive an accide...
      Author: Wallace, Ian GED Descriptors: social studies
    Boy Who Saved Cleveland, The
      During a malarial epidemic in the late 18th century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-ye...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
      Andrea and Brian Pinkney bring their considerable talents to tell the story...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea GED Descriptors: social studies
    Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
      Andrea and Brian Pinkney bring their considerable talents to tell the story...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea GED Descriptors: social studies
    Boys' War, The
      This award-winning book uses firsthand accounts of experiences to offer a l...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Brain, The
      Utilizing computerized color photography, the author describes and illustra...
      Author: Simon, Seymour GED Descriptors: science
    Brave Harriet
      The story of Harriet Quimby, the first woman to earn a pilot's license and ...
      Author: Moss, Marissa GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bread and Roses, Too.
      This is a fictionalized history of the 1912 Lawrence, Massachusetts, factor...
      Author: Paterson, Katherine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bread, Bread, Bread
      The photos and very easy text show/tell of people eating bread all over the...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Breadwinner, The
      This coming-of-age story, told from the point of view of a young Afghan gir...
      Author: Ellis, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Breadwinner, The
      This coming-of-age story, told from the point of view of a young Afghan gir...
      Author: Ellis, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence
      In 1991, New York's long-ignored African Burial Ground was rediscovered. Th...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce, & McGowan, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Breaking Into Print
      The history of the production of books from quills to movable type to the p...
      Author: Krensky, Stephan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Brooklyn Bridge, The
      This award winner tells the history of an unusual American family, the his...
      Author: Mann, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: science | math
    Brothers In Hope
      The author, who worked with the International Rescue Committee, tells the s...
      Author: Williams, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Brothers War, The: Civil War Voices in Verse
      Well-known poet J. Patrick Lewis includes archival photographs and factual ...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: social studies
    Brown Angels: An Album of Picture and Verse
      This book is a collection of very short poems and photographs of African-Am...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea
      This well illustrated book of poetry uses the metaphor of nurturing tea for...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Bucking the Sarge
      Teenage Luther, who is exploited by his slumlord mother, keeps his equilbri...
      Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul GED Descriptors:
    Bud, Not Buddy
      It's 1936, Flint, Michigan, and 10-year-old Bud (not Buddy) has run away fr...
      Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Buddha
      The beautifully illustrated story of how the young prince Siddhartha became...
      Author: Demi GED Descriptors: social studies
    Buddha
      The beautifully illustrated story of how the young prince Siddhartha became...
      Author: Demi GED Descriptors: social studies
    Buffalo Gals: Women of the Old West
      Primary documents (e.g., journal entries, letters, song lyrics) are woven i...
      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Building a New Land
      Each of the short chapters in this well written picture book addresses the ...
      Author: Haskins, James & Benson, Kathleen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bull Run
      This is a fictional and personal account of the first great battle of the C...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Buried Alive
      This collection of linked poems explores the rich, puzzling and painful exp...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Buried in Ice
      The authors explore the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin's failed exped...
      Author: Beattie, Owen & Geiger, John GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Butterfly House
      A girl and her grandfather care for a larvae through the stages of becoming...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: science
    Butterfly Seeds, The
      When Jake sails with his family for America, his grandfather gives him a gi...
      Author: Watson, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Butterfly, The
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      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Kroll, Steven GED Descriptors: social studies
    By Dawn's Early Light
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      Author: Ackerman, Karen GED Descriptors:
    Calling the Doves
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      Author: Herrera, Juan GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Strasser, Todd GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Roop, Peter & Roop, Connie GED Descriptors: science
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      Author: Niven, Penelope GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Schroeder, Alan GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: social studies | science
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      Author: Bing, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Sim Webb, Casey Jones's fireman, tells the story of the fateful crash of th...
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      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: science
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      Author: Platt, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
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      Ela Weissberger's life before, during, and after she and her family were fo...
      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Philip Simmons, the great-grandson of slaves, became a revered artist and ...
      Author: Lyons, Mary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: social studies
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      With a simple text and marvelous watercolors, Hesse tells a true story of ...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
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      The book quotes a few lines from Melville's classic, Moby Dick. T...
      Author: Melville, Herman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Panzer, Nora (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Century That Was, The
      Each of the 11 chapters of this fascinating look back at the 20th century f...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross (Ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies | science
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      In 1955, the Cannon St YMCA's Little League team (from SC) cannot play in t...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
    Champions on the Bench: The Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars
      In 1955, the Cannon St YMCA's Little League team (from SC) cannot play in t...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
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      The pictures tell most of the story in this almost-wordless book. Two peopl...
      Author: Liao, Jimmy GED Descriptors:
    Chanda's Secrets
      Sixteen-year-old Chanda, who lives in a fictional sub-Saharan country that...
      Author: Stratton, Allan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Change Has Come
      Pencil drawings accompany excerpts from several of Barack Obama's speeches....
      Author: Obama, Barack GED Descriptors: social studies
    Change Has Come
      Pencil drawings accompany excerpts from several of Barack Obama's speeches....
      Author: Obama, Barack GED Descriptors: social studies
    Charles and Emma
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      Author: Heligman, Deborah GED Descriptors: science
    Charles and Emma
      Charles Darwin's struggles with religious beliefs and his developing theory...
      Author: Heligman, Deborah GED Descriptors: science
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      Author: Stanley, Diane & Vennema, Peter GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Turk, Ruth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Charlotte
      When 10-year-old Charlotte's father forbids her to associate with her cousi...
      Author: Lunn, Janet GED Descriptors: social studies
    Cheap Raw Material: How Our Youngest Workers Are Exploited and Abused
      This book is a chronological nonfiction account of children as laborers. C...
      Author: Meltzer, Milton GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Since his sister died, Marcus is in trouble all the time at school. Then he...
      Author: Neri, G. GED Descriptors:
    Chess Rumble
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      Author: Neri, G. GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Children of the Dust Bowl
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      Author: Stanley, Jerry GED Descriptors: social studies
    Children of the Great Depression
      Freedman describes the impact of the Great Depression on the youth of that ...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: | social studies
    Children of the Great Depression
      With the aid of archival photographs from The Farm Security Administration,...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Children of Topaz, The
      The authors provide an introduction to the history of the Japanese internme...
      Author: Tunnell, Michael & Chilcoat, George GED Descriptors: social studies
    Children We Remember, The
      Archive photographs and a simple text tell the story of the Nazis' attempt ...
      Author: Abells, Chana GED Descriptors: social studies
    Childtimes
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      Author: Greenfield, Eloise & Little, Lessive Jones GED Descriptors:
    Chimney Sweeps
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      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    Christmas Gift, The
      This beautifully illustrated bilingual story tells of the Christmas of a mi...
      Author: Jimenez, Francisco GED Descriptors: social studies
    Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters
      This story describes the customs used in both the plantation house and the ...
      Author: McKissack, Patricia & McKissack, Frederick GED Descriptors: social studies
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      This picture book recreates the true story of how families and a community ...
      Author: Cohn, Janice GED Descriptors:
    Christmas Tapestry
      While seeking to renovate their church, a minister and his son help reunite...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Christmas Tree Farm
      Photos accompany this simple text about the activities that take place thro...
      Author: Jordan, Sandra GED Descriptors:
    Chuck Close Up Close
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      Author: Greenberg, Jan & Jordan, Sandra GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Circle Unbroken
      A young girl learns the tradition of making sweet grass baskets....
      Author: Raven, Margot GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Circuit, The
      The author tells the heartbreaking story of a young boy growing up as an un...
      Author: Jimenez, Francisco GED Descriptors: social studies
    City by Numbers
      This is a wordless book containing photographs of numerals in the context o...
      Author: Johnson, Stephen T. GED Descriptors: math
    City of Angels: In and Around Los Angeles
      20 places or events in Los Angeles are briefly described. Each is accompani...
      Author: Jaskol, Julie & Lewis, Brian GED Descriptors: social studies
    Civil War
      Illustrations include photographs, posters, and paintings from the archives...
      Author: Sandler, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
    Clan Apis
      This is a graphic novel (a.k.a.comic book) about bees. Students will learn ...
      Author: Hosler, Jay GED Descriptors: science
    Clara Schumann
      This biography chronicles the life of Clara Schumann, child prodigy and wif...
      Author: Reich, Susan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Cleopatra
      This lively nonfiction account tells the history and story of the powerful ...
      Author: Stanley, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Close to Shore
      The author details the first shark attacks in American history along the At...
      Author: Michael Capuzzo GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Cloud Eyes
      A young Indian dreamer named Cloud Eyes uses his understanding of the langu...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors:
    Cloudmakers, The
      In A.D. 751 during a time of war, a Chinese grandfather and grandson have 7...
      Author: Rumford, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Coast to Coast with Alice
      A fictionalized account of the real 1909 journey of four women who crossed ...
      Author: Hyatt, Patricia Rusch GED Descriptors: social studies
    Code Talkers
      After attending a white boarding school where his Navajo language and cultu...
      Author: Bruchac, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
    Cod's Tale, A
      With charming illustrations and text, this book makes a case for ecology an...
      Author: Kurlansky, Mark GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak
      Ethan, a printer's errand boy, is carrying a message from business to busin...
      Author: Winters, Kay GED Descriptors: social studies
    Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak
      Ethan, a printer's errand boy, is carrying a message from business to busin...
      Author: Winters, Kay GED Descriptors: social studies
    Color of My Words, The
      This is an easy-reading novel, part poetry and part prose, about Ana Rosa, ...
      Author: Joseph, Lynn GED Descriptors: social studies
    Come Go With Me: Old-timer Stories from the Southern Mountains
      The author recorded these oral histories of "Southern Mountain" old folks o...
      Author: Thomas, Ray Edwin (collected by) GED Descriptors:
    Coming Home
      The book tells the story of Langston Hughes' lonely childhood, demonstratin...
      Author: Cooper, Floyd GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Coming On Home Soon
      A kitten comforts a young African American girl as she and her grandmother ...
      Author: Woodson, Jaqueline GED Descriptors:
    Confucius
      The author has demythologized the figure of Confucius, depicting him as a v...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Contest, The
      This adaptation of an Armenian folktale tells of two robbers who discover t...
      Author: Hogrogian, Nonny GED Descriptors:
    Cool Drink of Water, A
      Colorful photographs and simple text present people around the world obtain...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    Cool Moonlight, A
      Lila, who has an allergy to sunlight, lives with her disability helped by h...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Copper Sun
      Kidnapped from her African village, Amari survives the horrors of the ocean...
      Author: Draper, Sharon GED Descriptors: social studies
    Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts
      "Drawing on extensive historical and anthropological research, personal acc...
      Author: Colman, Penny GED Descriptors: social studies
    Counting on the Woods
      Using a counting book format, the author combines rhymes with lovely color ...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: science
    Couple of Kooks and Other Stories About Love, A
      All of these eight short stories are appropriate for ABE or ESL classes, an...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Coyote Makes Man
      In this Native American creation myth, when coyote calls all the animals to...
      Author: Sage, James GED Descriptors:
    Cracked Corn and Snow Ice Cream
      Almanac information and family history are given for each month in sections...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors:
    Cranes, Dump Trucks, Bulldozers and Other Building Machines
      Aspects of simple machines (levers, ramp, pulleys, wheel and axle, and scre...
      Author: Jennings, Terry GED Descriptors: science
    Cupid and Psyche
      This is a retelling of the classic Greek myth....
      Author: Craft, M. Charlotte GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader
      Although she is best known for shepherding the "Little Rock Nine" through t...
      Author: Polakow, Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dakota Dugout
      The book tells the story of a woman pioneer, the hardships, struggles, and ...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dandelions
      As her family struggles to establish a sod home on the Nebraska prairie, Em...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Danger Along the Ohio
      The Dunn family is traveling down the Ohio River in 1793. The children beco...
      Author: Willis, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Darkness over Denmark
      Written in the form of snippets of interviews, this book tells the stories ...
      Author: Levine, Ellen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dateline: Troy
      A compelling retelling of the Trojan War story is juxtaposed with newspaper...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dawn
      In this adaptation of a traditional tale, a wounded Canada goose takes on t...
      Author: Bang, Molly GED Descriptors:
    Day Before Christmas, The
      Four years after the death of her mother, seven-year-old Allie goes with he...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Day That Changed America, A :D-Day June 6, 1944
      The story of D-day, the freeing of France from Nazi control. Told through ...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Day That Changed America, A :D-Day June 6, 1944
      The story of D-day, the freeing of France from Nazi control. Told through ...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Day That Changed America, A: Gettysburg
      This book intertwines the story of the day Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Addr...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Day That Changed America, A: Gettysburg
      This book intertwines the story of the day Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Addr...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Days of Jubilee
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      Author: McKissack, Patricia, & McKissack, Frederick GED Descriptors: social studies
    Day's Work, A
      When a Mexican-American boy tries to help his Spanish-speaking grandfather ...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors:
    Dear Benjamin Banneker
      The book tells the life story of Benjamin Banneker, an 18th-century African...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dear Mr. President: Abraham Lincoln Letters from a Slave Girl
      Fictional correspondences between President Lincoln and a 12-year-old slave...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dear Mr. Rosenwald
      This is a fictionalized story of one community's efforts to build a school ...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dear One, The
      15-year-old, pregnant Rebecca arrives at her mother's college friend's hous...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
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      Miss Elizabeth, thinking 50 years back, remembers Willie Rudd, the African ...
      Author: Gray, Libba Moore GED Descriptors:
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      Simon and his mother celebrate Christmas in the cardboard house they built ...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Declaring Independence
      The events large and small surrounding the struggle for independence of the...
      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Deep Blues
      Bill Traylor, who worked as a farm laborer before and after the Civil War, ...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. GED Descriptors:
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      Illustrated with lush reproductions of his paintings, this biography of pai...
      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: literature and arts
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      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: literature and arts
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      Author: Gillette, J. Lynett GED Descriptors: science
    Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, The
      A story in three parts about a Victorian artist, Waterhouse Hawkins, who br...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, The
      A story in three parts about a Victorian artist, Waterhouse Hawkins, who br...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: science | social studies
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      The author describes the last flight of the Hindenburg through the eyes of ...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Divide, The
      As a young girl in 1893, Willa Cather journeys with her extended family to ...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
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      In descriptive, poetic, rhythmic (8 count meter per line as the rhythm of m...
      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
      In descriptive, poetic, rhythmic (8 count meter per line as the rhythm of m...
      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Charlise Lyles grew up in Cleveland in the 1960s and 1970s. This memoir foc...
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      Author: Hausman, Gerald, & Hausman, Loretta GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dogsong
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      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: social studies
    Don Quixote and the Windmills
      This retelling of the famous Spanish novel by Cervantes recounts Don Quixot...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dots, Spots, Speckles, and Stripes
      Bright color photographs reveal dots, spots, speckles, and stripes on faces...
      Author: Hoban, Tara GED Descriptors:
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      This biography of John Wesley Powell, son of an Ohio abolitionist, a teache...
      Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed Explorer
      This biography of John Wesley Powell, son of an Ohio abolitionist, a teache...
      Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Dragon New Year, The
      A beautifully illustrated, imaginative tale about why the Chinese celebrate...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Drawing in the Sand, A
      In words and illustrations, Jerry Butler tells his story of becoming an art...
      Author: Butler, Jerry GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Dream Keeper and Other Poems, The
      A reissue of Hughes' poetry book with seven additional poems (total of 66)....
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dream of Freedom, A
      This well written and comprehensive documentation of the Civil Rights Movem...
      Author: McWhorter, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dreamer, The
      A tale or allegorical story in which an artist creates the earth, sky, wate...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Drop of Water, A
      Beautiful magnified photographs and clear, direct text describe different s...
      Author: Wick, Walter GED Descriptors: science
    Drummer Boy
      A 13-year-old boy, awed by hearing Lincoln make a speech, lies about his ag...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Drylongso
      Drylongso, which takes place west of the Mississippi in 1975, is t...
      Author: Hamilton, Viginia GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Jenkins, Steve GED Descriptors: science
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      Author: Reef, Catherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Earth, The Elements
      The author illustrates different elements and places on earth with clear si...
      Author: Robbins, Ken GED Descriptors: science
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
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      Author: Schoonmaker, Frances (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Edward Hopper: Painter of Light and Shadow
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      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet
      Each letter of this alphabet book introduces a quilt pattern that relates t...
      Author: Paul, Ann Whitford GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Cooney, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor Roosevelt
      Freedman relates this biography of Eleanor Roosevelt with the interest of s...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor, Quiet No More
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      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor, Quiet No More
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      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Gibbons, Kaye GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily
      This book tells the story of a young girl's encounter with the reclusive po...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
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      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Empire State Building
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      Author: Mann, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Encounter
      An old Taino man tells a story about his childhood, about the day the invad...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: McCurdy, Michael (Ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Ballard, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies | math
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      Author: Kramer, Stephan GED Descriptors: science
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      A Chinese magistrate commissions a famous painter of dragons to paint one o...
      Author: Leaf, Margaret GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Lekuton, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
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      During WW II many zoo animals starved, by order of the Army, or had to be k...
      Author: Tsuchiya, Yukio GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: San Souci, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Kuklin, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Locker, Thomas GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Buehner, Caralyn GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Hintz, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Beautifully illustrated by Barry Moser, this reminiscence tells the story o...
      Author: Hall, Donald GED Descriptors:
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      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Fever 1793
      This is a very compelling fictionalization of life for one teenaged girl, h...
      Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Cox, Clinton GED Descriptors: social studies
    Fiery Vision: The Life and Death of John Brown
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      Author: Cox, Clinton GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Malaspina, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Finding Lincoln
      Louis needs to write an essay but in Alabama in 1951, he's not allowed in t...
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      Author: Biel, Karen GED Descriptors: science
    First Impressions: Andrew Wyeth
      This biography of Andrew Wyeth is the result of a friendship between the ar...
      Author: Meryman, Richard GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson
      This biography of Jackie Robinson, which focuses on his life until he retir...
      Author: Dingle, Derek T. GED Descriptors: social studies
    First Part Last, The
      [revised from dust jacket] Bobby is a classic urban teenaged boy-- impulsiv...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    First Strawberries: A Cherokee Story, The
      A quarrel between husband and wife is resolved when strawberries begin to g...
      Author: Bruchac, J. GED Descriptors:
    First to Fly
      This biography of the Wright Brothers is accompanied by archival photograph...
      Author: Busby, Peter GED Descriptors: social studies
    Fish
      The story of the difficult and dangerous journey a family must make out of ...
      Author: Matthews, L. S. GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Flag Maker, The
      This is the story of the flag that prompted Francis Scott Key to write The ...
      Author: Bartoletti, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Flight
      This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Lindbergh's daring fli...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies
    Flight of the Snow Geese, The
      The 3,000 mile migration of the snow goose from the Artic to New Mexico is ...
      Author: King, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Flood
      As Sarajean and her family prepare for and deal with the devastating Midwes...
      Author: Calhoun, Mary GED Descriptors:
    Flotsam
      This wordless picture book tells the story of a young boy who finds a very ...
      Author: Weisner, David GED Descriptors:
    Fly Away Home
      A homeless boy and his dad live at the airport while the father tries to fi...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors:
    Fly High!
      This is an illustrated biography of Bessie Coleman, whose interest in aviat...
      Author: Borden, Louise & Kroeger, Mary Kay GED Descriptors: social studies
    Fly!
      An illustrated chronicle of flight from the hot-air balloon to space statio...
      Author: Moser, Barry GED Descriptors: social studies
    Follow the Drinking Gourd
      Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation teaching slaves the song ...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: social studies
    Followers of the North Star
      These poems present a profile of African-American heroes in an historical a...
      Author: Altman, Susan & Lechner, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Food
      The evolution of the acquisition, distribution, and consumption of food thr...
      Author: Ventura, Piero GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Forbidden Schoolhouse
      With the help of her family and a few powerful friends, Prudence Crandall b...
      Author: Jurmain, Suzanne GED Descriptors: social studies
    Forest Fire
      A fire caused by lightning is a part of the life cycle of the renewal of ve...
      Author: Fraser, Mary Ann GED Descriptors: science
    Fortune's Bones
      A powerful poem, written in the form of a requiem, recovers the life and re...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Founders, The
      Brief biographies of the people who signed the Constitution are accompanied...
      Author: Fradin, Dennis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Francie
      This engaging novel shows a slice of life in small-town Alabama in the 1940...
      Author: English, Karen GED Descriptors:
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Russell Freedman scores his usual high marks for this biography of FDR, com...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Russell Freedman scores his usual high marks for this biography of FDR, com...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Free To Dream
      This book, subtitled The Making of a Poet: Langston Hughes, offers Hughes's...
      Author: Osofsky, Audrey GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Freedom Light
      The book recounts the heroism of the people of Ripley, Ohio, both black and...
      Author: Gaines, Edith GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom on the Menu
      The author portrays the 1960's Civil Rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunc...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom Riders
      This book, illustrated with historical photographs, tells the story of two ...
      Author: Bausum, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom Rides: Journey for Justice
      These are stories about the Freedom Riders during the early years of the Ci...
      Author: Haskins, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom River
      In this true story, John Parker, an ex-slave in Ripley, Ohio, helps a famil...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom Walkers
      This detailed account of the Montgomery bus boycott that began the Civil Ri...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom's Children
      Thirty African Americans tell their youthful experiences in the civil right...
      Author: Levine, Ellen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom's Fruit
      Mama Marina, a conjure woman in the Low Country of the Carolinas in the tim...
      Author: Hooks, William GED Descriptors:
    Freedom's Gifts
      An African American girl visits Texas relatives and learns about the histor...
      Author: Wesley, Valery GED Descriptors: social studies
    Friend on Freedom River
      This is the story of young Louis, who decides to do what his father would d...
      Author: Whelan, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
    From Miss Ida's Porch
      People from the street gather on Miss Ida's porch to hear stories, especial...
      Author: Belton, Sandra GED Descriptors: social studies
    Full Steam Ahead: The Race to Build a Transcontinental Railroad
      The Pacific Railroad Act of 1862 granted a company in California the right ...
      Author: Blumberg, Rhoda GED Descriptors: social studies
    G Is For Googol
      Letters of the alphabet introduce mathematical concepts with sidebar illust...
      Author: Schwartz, David GED Descriptors: math
    Gandhi
      The remarkable life of Mahatma Gandhi is told through simple text and beaut...
      Author: Demi GED Descriptors: social studies
    Garden
      The cycle of gardens and the role of the gardener are presented by color ph...
      Author: Maass, Robert GED Descriptors: science
    Garden of Happiness, The
      A young girl cares for a seed that she plants near a community garden in Ne...
      Author: Tamar, Erika GED Descriptors:
    Gathering of Days, A
      This book, subtitled A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32, is a fictitious...
      Author: Blos, Joan W. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Genius of Leonardo, The
      Giacomo, a servant of Leonardo da Vinci, recounts the later life of the fam...
      Author: Visconti, Guido GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
      This photobiography of Albert Einstein documents his celebrated scientific ...
      Author: Delano, Marfe Ferguson GED Descriptors: science
    Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
      This photobiography of Albert Einstein documents his celebrated scientific ...
      Author: Delano, Marfe Ferguson GED Descriptors: science
    George Washington Carver
      This biography of George Washington Carver, known as the "peanut man," is i...
      Author: Bolden, Tanya GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    George Washington Carver
      This biography of George Washington Carver, known as the "peanut man," is i...
      Author: Bolden, Tanya GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Georgia's Bones
      A biography of the artist Georgia O'Keeffe's early years "celebrates her fa...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
      This 'slice of life' biography describes the weeks surrounding Gershwin's c...
      Author: Celenza, Anna GED Descriptors:
    Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
      This somewhat repetitive account of the brutal death of Emmett Till, the Ch...
      Author: Crowe, Chris GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gettysburg Address, The
      The book uses Lincoln's actual words, which he spoke when consecrating the ...
      Author: Lincoln, Abraham GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ghost of the Southern Belle
      This is a ghost story set on the high seas. The young son of a ship's capta...
      Author: Bodkin, Odds GED Descriptors:
    Ghost Towns
      Color photographs and colorful text describe many ghost towns in the Americ...
      Author: Bial, Raymond GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ghost Train
      Choon-yi is a painter. Her father leaves China for North America to find wo...
      Author: Yee, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Giants in the Land
      Beautiful black and white scratchboard drawings illustrate how giant pine t...
      Author: Appelbaum, Diana GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Gifts from the Sea
      The lives of a lighthousekeeper and his daughter are changed by the discove...
      Author: Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie GED Descriptors:
    Girl Wonder
      This is a very simple retelling of part of Alta Weiss's childhood. Alta pit...
      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors:
    Girls
      The subtitle, A History of Growing Up Female in America, tells it all. The...
      Author: Colman, Penny GED Descriptors: science
    Give Me A Sign
      This colorfully illustrated book explores the universality of the language ...
      Author: Samoyault, Tiphaine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Giver, The
      This Newbery Award-winning novel is set in a utopian community in which all...
      Author: Lowry, Lois GED Descriptors:
    Glass Castle, The: A Memoir
      Jeannette Walls' memoir of her dysfunctional but vibrant family and the res...
      Author: Walls, Jeannette GED Descriptors:
    Glass Castle, The: A Memoir
      Jeannette Walls' memoir of her dysfunctional but vibrant family and the res...
      Author: Walls, Jeannette GED Descriptors:
    Gleam and Glow
      The story of a family who fled from the Bosnian-Serb forces to a refugee c...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gleam and Glow
      The story of a family who fled from the Bosnian-Serb forces to a refugee c...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Glorious Angels
      The author has collected photographs of children and families from around t...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Glorious Flight Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, The
      Teachers should note that the child's perspective and art might put some ad...
      Author: Provensen, Alice & Provensen, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
    Go Hang a Salami!
      The author has created and illustrated humorous palindromes, or phrases tha...
      Author: Agee, Joh GED Descriptors:
    God Went to Beauty School
      An unusually humorous and poignant collection of poems places God in everyd...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Going Back Home: An Artist Returns to the South
      This book is a partnership between African American artist, Michele Woods, ...
      Author: Igus, Toyomi GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Going West
      Seven-year-old Hannah recalls her family's journey west in a covered wagon ...
      Author: Van Leeuwen, Jean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gold Coin, The
      A thief follows an old woman and learns a lesson about giving....
      Author: Ada, Alma F. GED Descriptors:
    Gold Rush, The
      This 118-page pictorial history of the California gold rush includes fascin...
      Author: Ketchum, Liza GED Descriptors: social studies
    Golem
      Illustrated with beautiful cut-paper collages, the author/illustrator retel...
      Author: Wisniewski, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Gone A-Whaling
      Information boxes describing species of whales are distributed throughout t...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Brother, Bad Brother
      Subtitled "The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth," this long biogr...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
      This Newberry Award winner gives voice to residents of a medieval English v...
      Author: Schlitz, Laura Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Morning, City
      While most people sleep, some go to work, machines clean streets, subways r...
      Author: Moore, Elaine GED Descriptors:
    Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England
      This is a biography of Elizabeth I of England, a queen whose strong will, s...
      Author: Stanley, Diane & Vennema, Peter GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Women of a Well-Blessed Land
      This is a topical history of women in early America (1600s to beginning of ...
      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gowanus Dogs
      A homeless man meets some homeless dogs. The meeting changes everyone's lif...
      Author: Frost, Jonathan GED Descriptors:
    Grab Hands and Run
      Based on a true story, this 165-page book tells of twelve-year-old Felipe, ...
      Author: Temple, Frances GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust, The
      Although the authors found little documentary evidence to substantiate the ...
      Author: Ruelle, Karen Gray GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust, The
      Although the authors found little documentary evidence to substantiate the ...
      Author: Ruelle, Karen Gray GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grandfather's Journey
      This book shows through its photographic-like illustrations and through its...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grandmama's Pride
      This is a most beautiful book focusing on the segregation practiced in the ...
      Author: Birtha, Becky GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grandmama's Pride
      This is a most beautiful book focusing on the segregation practiced in the ...
      Author: Birtha, Becky GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grandmother and the Runaway Shadow
      When she was a young girl, Grandmother immigrated to America from Russia ac...
      Author: Rosenberg, Liz GED Descriptors: social studies
    Grandmothers
      In the introduction, the editor, after describing her own strong grandmothe...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Gratefully Yours
      Orphaned by a New York tenement fire in 1920, Hattie rides an orphan train ...
      Author: Buchanan, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Great Fire, The
      By weaving personal accounts from survivors together with carefully researc...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Great Migration, The
      This book consists of reprints of a series of sixty paintings, by Jacob Law...
      Author: Lawrence, Jacob GED Descriptors: social studies
    Great Race, The
      A grandmother helps her granddaughter arrange paper cutouts of the Chinese ...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Great Stone Face, The
      The author retells a famous Hawthorne story about how a New England village...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary/Hawthorne Nathaniel GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Great Unknown, The
      This biography of Charles Wilson Peale, artist and paleontologist, describe...
      Author: Morrison, Taylor GED Descriptors: science | language arts - writing
    Growing Up in Coal Country
      Based on primary documents and oral histories, this book tells the stories ...
      Author: Bartoletti, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Growing Up in Revolution and the New Nation
      "Studying history is a way of snooping into the past." So begins this inter...
      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gutenberg
      This black and white picture book tells the story of Johann Gutenberg, crea...
      Author: Fisher, Leonard Everett GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gwendolyn Brooks
      This biography describes the influences and hardships of the early years an...
      Author: Hill, Christine M. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing
    Half Spoon of Rice
      Nine-year old Nat is forced from his home and marched into the countryside ...
      Author: Smith, Icy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Half Spoon of Rice
      Nine-year old Nat is forced from his home and marched into the countryside ...
      Author: Smith, Icy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hand in Hand
      The collection of poems is organized by American historical themes rather t...
      Author: Hopkins, Lee (Ed.) GED Descriptors:
    Hanimations
      A continuation of Hanimals, this wordless book is a collection of ...
      Author: Mariotti, Mario GED Descriptors:
    Happy Feet
      This very easy, lyrical text with gorgeous illustrations tells the story of...
      Author: Richard Michelson GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Harlem Hellfighters, The
      This book is mostly about the "Harlem Hellfighters," the 369th Infantry Reg...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Harlem Stomp!
      Subtitled "A cultural history of the Harlem Renaissance," this book has 10 ...
      Author: Hill, Laban Carrick GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Harriet and the Promised Land
      The text, consisting of a single rhyming poem, is an accompaniment to Lawre...
      Author: Lawrence, Jacob GED Descriptors: social studies
    Harriet Powers's Bible Quilts
      This oversized paperback includes 24 photos of Powers' Bible quilts, a diff...
      Author: Perry, Regina GED Descriptors:
    Harvest Year
      This book offers a month-by-month presentation of the regional harvesting o...
      Author: Peterson, Cris GED Descriptors:
    Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
      This is a picture biography of Cesar Chavez. It focuses on his childhood an...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hats, Hats, Hats
      Photographs of hats worn by people around the world--hats for work, play, c...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
      Bessie was 103 and Sadie was 105 when they collaborated with Amy Hill Heart...
      Author: Delany, Sarah & Delany, A. Elizabeth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Haystack
      The uses of the old-fashioned haystack are brought back to life throughout ...
      Author: Geisert, Bonnie GED Descriptors:
    Heart is Big Enough, The
      Each of these five stories focuses on a protagonist with special challenges...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Heart of a Champion, The
      These are short biographies of sports figures who have been featured on Whe...
      Author: Deford, Frank GED Descriptors:
    Heart to Heart
      Contemporary poets create poems in response to works of modern American art...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Heavenly Village, The
      This is subtitled "A Novel," but it's really more a loosely connected set o...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hell Fighters: African American Soldiers in World War I
      This book tells the story of the "Hell Fighters," a voluntary infantry that...
      Author: Cooper, Michael L. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Henry David's House
      These seamlessly woven excerpts from Thoreau's Walden and the beau...
      Author: Schnur, Steven (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Henry's Freedom Box
      This simply written picture book tells the true story of Henry Brown, a run...
      Author: Levine, Ellen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Her Stories
      The book focuses on stories of females-animal stories, supernatural tales, ...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors:
    Here in Harlem
      Walter Dean Myers recreates the Harlem of his youth in poetry and populates...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Hero and the Minotaur, The
      This retelling of the Greek hero Theseus' journey to the island of Crete to...
      Author: Byrd, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hero Beowulf, The
      This prose retelling of the first part of the earliest poem in English (Ang...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric A. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Heroes
      Donnie, a Japanese American boy, finally escapes the role of "bad guy" in w...
      Author: Mochizuki, Ken GED Descriptors:
    Heroes
      The author provides 12 biographies of important men throughout the world an...
      Author: Hazell, Rebecca GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Heroes and She-roes
      Twenty-one poems celebrate and chronicle the actions of real-life persons (...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors:
    Heroes and She-roes
      Twenty-one poems celebrate and chronicle the actions of real-life persons (...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors:
    Heroines
      Organized chronologically from early Greece through the 20th Century, the b...
      Author: Hazell, Rebecca GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hey Batta Batta Swing: The Wild Old Days of Baseball
      This light-hearted, information packed story of baseball provides a very re...
      Author: Cook, Sally & Charlton, James GED Descriptors:
    Hey Batta Batta Swing: The Wild Old Days of Baseball
      This light-hearted, information packed story of baseball provides a very re...
      Author: Cook, Sally & Charlton, James GED Descriptors:
    Hidden Child
      A survivor of the Holocaust describes with illustrations and text his hidin...
      Author: Millman, Isaac GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hired Hand, The
      When Old Sam hires a new hand to work at the sawmill, the hired hand teache...
      Author: San Souci, R. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Historical Album of Ohio, A
      This brief history of the state of Ohio contains photographs, maps, index ,...
      Author: Wills, Charles GED Descriptors: social studies
    History of Counting, The
      This is an accessible and interesting historical look at how and why number...
      Author: Schmandt-Besserat, Denise GED Descriptors: math
    Holes
      This story-within-a-story tells of Stanley Yelnats (and his distant relativ...
      Author: Sachar, Louis GED Descriptors:
    Home
      Beautifully illustrated by Thomas Locker, the book contains poems and prose...
      Author: Locker, Thomas & Christiansen, Candice GED Descriptors:
    Home Lovely
      Janelle and Tiffany move to a trailer, where Tiffany is alone after school ...
      Author: Perkins, Lynne Rae GED Descriptors:
    Home of the Brave
      An African refuge lives with his aunt and cousin in Minneapolis. He has pr...
      Author: Applegate, Katherine GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Home of the Brave
      In a dream-like story and illustrations, Allen Say captures the infamy, dis...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Home Place
      While on a hike, a family discovers the site of a ruined house. They find ...
      Author: Dragonwagon, Cresent GED Descriptors:
    Home Run
      The main text is a simply written, poetic account of one of Babe Ruth's at ...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: | math
    Homemakers, The
      The author presents American colonial history through descriptions of makin...
      Author: Fisher, Leonard Everett GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hoop Kings
      A dozen NBA stars provide the focus for these poems. In endnotes, the autho...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Queens
      This is a collection of 12 poems about stars of the WNBA. An afterword expl...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoops
      The author and illustrator capture the feel and movement of playing basketb...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors:
    Hoot
      This charming and funny young adult mystery by the well-known adult mystery...
      Author: Hiassen, Carl GED Descriptors:
    Hoover Dam
      This book tells the story of why and how the Hoover Dam was built during th...
      Author: Mann, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Houdini: The Handcuff King
      This graphic novel presents a possible explanation for the success of one o...
      Author: Lutes, Jason & Bertozzi, Nick GED Descriptors:
    House of Wisdom, The
      A true story is retold. Ishaq, a young boy in 9th century Baghdad, witnesse...
      Author: Heide, Florence Parry, and Gilliland, Judith Heide GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    House, House
      In the late 1800's, the How brothers took photographs of houses in Hatfield...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Houses
      An illustrated history of the construction of houses presents interesting i...
      Author: Ventura, Piero GED Descriptors:
    Houses and Homes
      A fascinating photographic collection of houses in different world cultures...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    How Many Days to America?
      The narrator, a child from an unnamed Caribbean island, escapes the soldier...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    How We Crossed the West
      Colorful illustrations, maps, and journal excerpts invite the reader to acc...
      Author: Schanzer, Rosalyn GED Descriptors: social studies
    Humages
      Like his previous book (Hanimals, also reviewed by the OLRC), thi...
      Author: Mariotti, M. GED Descriptors:
    Hundred Penny Box, A
      A young boy loves his Great Aunt Dew, her stories, and her box of one hundr...
      Author: Mathis, Sharon GED Descriptors:
    Hurricanes
      This story of hurricanes in the 20th Century--how they form, how scientists...
      Author: Lauber, Patricia GED Descriptors: science
    I Am an American: A True Story of Japanese Internment
      Both the close, personal view and the broader societal view of the U.S. and...
      Author: Stanley, Jerry GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Dream of Trains
      This is the story of an African-American boy who lives in the South before ...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This
      A moving story of the friendship between two motherless 12-year-old girls--...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    I Have a Dream
      The text of the "I Have a Dream" speech is accompanied by illustrations fro...
      Author: King, Dr. Martin Luter, Jr. GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Have an Olive Tree
      Colorful, stylized illustrations depict a girl and her mother as they trave...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Have Heard of a Land
      A hardworking African American woman stakes a homestead claim in the Oklaho...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Have Seen Castles
      A 67-year-old man remembers growing up in Pittsburgh and falling in love wi...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    I Heard the Owl Call my Name
      Although this book is not universally appealing, some readers respond emoti...
      Author: Craven, Margaret GED Descriptors:
    I Live in Music
      Each line of Shange's poem is placed with one of Romare Bearden's paintings...
      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    I Never Saw Another Butterfly
      This book consists of poems and drawings done by children living in the Ter...
      Author: Volavkova, Hana (Ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Remember Korea
      This collection of poignant and gripping memories of Korean War veterans in...
      Author: Granfield, Linda GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    I Saw Your Face
      Sketches from Tom Feelings's sketch book are used to frame a simple yet pow...
      Author: Dawes, Kwame GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    I See the Rhythm
      The author and illustrator use different type faces, colors, a timeline, an...
      Author: Igus, Toyomi GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly
      Patsy, a 12-year-old slave girl, keeps a diary during 1865, describing the ...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Wonder If I'll See a Whale
      A girl finally sees a humpback whale while on a whale-watching boat off the...
      Author: Weller, Frances Ward GED Descriptors: science
    I, Columbus: My Journal, 1492-3
      This handsome 57-page book, illustrated with watercolors, is taken directly...
      Author: Roop, Peter & Roop, Connie GED Descriptors: social studies | math
    I, Too, Sing America
      This is a collection of poetry, arranged chronologically, by African-Americ...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    If the World Were a Village
      The author takes the phrase "global village" literally, describing a hypoth...
      Author: Smith, David J. GED Descriptors: social studies
    If: A Fathers Advice to His Son
      Sports themed photographs accompany Kiplings poem about the qualities that ...
      Author: Kipling, Rudyard GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Branch, Muriel Miller GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Raven, Margot GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Cushman, Karen GED Descriptors: science | social studies
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      This is a novel in play form. Courtney, 16 and paralyzed, learns about the...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Minty
      Long before her years as leader in the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman...
      Author: Schroeder, Alan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel
      When offered a choice between a ceramic clock and a shovel as a gift before...
      Author: Connor, Leslie GED Descriptors:
    Miss Crandall's School
      In innovative sonnet form, the authors tell the story of Prudence Crandall ...
      Author: Alexander, Elizabeth & Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Miss Rumphius
      The Lupine Lady, the great-aunt of the narrator, travels around the world b...
      Author: Cooney, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
    Missing May
      A twelve-year-old girl named Summer and her uncle are dealing with the deat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Mississippi Going North
      A canoe journey at the headwaters of the Mississippi takes the reader north...
      Author: Baker, Sanna Anderson GED Descriptors:
    Mississippi Mud: Three Prairie Journals
      Three pioneer children recount their trip across the prairie in a series of...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mist over the Mountains
      Memorable photographs and well-written text depict the history and present ...
      Author: Bial, Raymond GED Descriptors: social studies
    Miz Berlin Walks
      A little African American girl learns to love the old white lady who walks ...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors:
    Moby-Dick
      Melville's classic tale of Ahab's obsessive hunt for the great white whale ...
      Author: Melville, Herman/Needle, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Molly Bannaky
      This is a biography of the grandmother of the famous mathematician, Banjami...
      Author: McGill, Alice GED Descriptors: social studies
    Momma, Where Are You From?
      When a young girl asks her mother where she comes from, she receives a lovi...
      Author: Bradby, Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mona Lisa, The
      Archival prints, photographs, reproductions, and illustrations introduce th...
      Author: Kalz, Jill GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Money Sense for Kids
      A simple, interesting book about money with something new for everyone that...
      Author: Harman, Hollis Page GED Descriptors: math
    Monster
      16-year-old Steve Harmon is on trial for murder. This riveting book tells h...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Moon Over Tennessee
      A boy accompanies his father into the Confederate Army in the Civil War, ev...
      Author: Crist-Evans, Craig GED Descriptors: social studies
    More Choices: Stories for Adult New Readers
      These three stories fit with George Ella Lyon's collection Choices...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    More Spice Than Sugar: Poems about Feisty Females
      All the poems in this collection are about women and girls, some famous and...
      Author: Morrison, Lillian (comp.) GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    More Than Anything Else
      Few people around young Booker T. Washington are able to read. But Booker,...
      Author: Bradby, Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Morning Girl
      In alternating chapters, Morning Girl (age 12) and her brother describe lif...
      Author: Dorris, Michael GED Descriptors: social studies
    Morning Milking
      Although one OLRC reviewer was concerned that urban readers might not recog...
      Author: Morris, Linda Lowe GED Descriptors:
    Moses
      The author's note describes this book on Harriet Tubman as a "fictionalized...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mosque
      Once again David Macaulay describes and illustrates the construction of a ...
      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Mother Teresa
      This is a beautifully illustrated biography of the woman who became Mother ...
      Author: Demi GED Descriptors: social studies
    Moving Mama to Town
      Enterprising Freddy James moves his mother and younger brother to town afte...
      Author: Young, Ronder Thomas GED Descriptors:
    Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
      Grace, an 11 year-old girl writes a letter to Abraham Lincoln suggesting th...
      Author: Winnick, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Music of Dolphins, The
      Mila, a feral child raised by dolphins after her parents' death, is rescued...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors:
    Musicians of the Sun
      This beautifully illustrated book of an Aztec myth of the beginning of the ...
      Author: McDermott, Gerald GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My Brothers' Flying Machine
      This biography of Wilber and Orville Wright is told by their younger sister...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: science
    My Dream of Martin Luther King
      The author tells the story of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a drea...
      Author: Ringgold, Faith GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    My Freedom Trip: A Child's Escape from North Korea
      This story describes the flight of a young girl from North to South Korea j...
      Author: Park, Frances and Park, Ginger GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    My Grandmother's Journey
      The narrator tells the story of the grandmother's life and of the many wars...
      Author: Cech, John GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Great Aunt Arizona
      Based on the author's great aunt, Arizona was born in a log cabin. All her...
      Author: Houston, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Heroes, My People
      Portraits of native American, Africans, and people of mixed race--both imag...
      Author: Monceaux, Morgan & Katcher, Ruth GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Hiroshima
      This book tells the story of a Japanese survivor of the atomic bomb and off...
      Author: Morimoto, Junko GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Life in Dog Years
      Each chapter describes one of the amazing and unforgettable dogs Gary Pauls...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    My Mama Had a Dancing Heart
      In simple poetic language, a ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother w...
      Author: Gray, Libba Moore GED Descriptors:
    My Name is Georgia
      This simple biography of Georgia O'Keefe describes how she was true to her ...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My Name Is York
      York, a slave of Captain Clark, accompanies his master on the famous Lewis ...
      Author: Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Ol' Man
      Patricia Polacco once again uses her rich family background to tell the sto...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    My Own True Name
      This partially bilingual collection of uniformly thoughtful and accessible ...
      Author: Mora, Pat GED Descriptors:
    My People
      Beautiful sepia-tone photographs illustrate Langston Hughes' poem "My Peopl...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | social studies
    My Place
      This award-winning Australian picture book shows life in one specific spot ...
      Author: Wheatley, Nadia & Rawlins, Donna GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Season with Penguins
      The author, a writer, scientist, and artist, keeps a journal and pictorial ...
      Author: Webb, Sophie GED Descriptors: science
    My Secret Camera
      As a young man in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland, Mendel Grossman, secretly took...
      Author: Smith, Frank Dabba GED Descriptors: social studies
    My Sister's Keeper
      Set in modern day Rhode Island, this novel tells the story of two sisters: ...
      Author: Picoult, Jodi GED Descriptors:
    Mysterious Rays of Dr. Rontgen, The
      This biography focuses on Rontgen's discovery of x-rays, the ways he resear...
      Author: Gherman, Beverly GED Descriptors: science
    Mysterious Thelonious
      Chris Raschka has blended musical notes with glorious color to make the rea...
      Author: Raschka, Chris GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    N.C. Wyeth's Pilgrims
      The author researched the first years of the Pilgrims at Plymouth to create...
      Author: San Souci, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Native Americans
      Rather than focus on individual tribes, the editors chose to organize the t...
      Author: Thomas, David & Pendleton, Lorann (Eds.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    Navajo: Visions and Voices Across the Mesa
      Shonto Begay's artwork has been celebrated throughout the southwestern U.S....
      Author: Begay, Shonto GED Descriptors:
    Nazi Olympics, The
      Published by the U. S. National Holocaust Museum, this history documents th...
      Author: Bachrach, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Nearer Nature
      The author writes reflectively of his winter walks on his Vermont farm and ...
      Author: Arnosky, Jim GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
      E.B.Lewis depicts Langston Hughes' poem through beautful watercolor illustr...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
      E.B.Lewis depicts Langston Hughes' poem through beautful watercolor illustr...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Nellie Bly
      This biography recounts the life of the woman who opened up the field of jo...
      Author: Fredeen, Charles GED Descriptors: social studies
    New Year Be Coming!
      Through beautiful colored woodcuts and rhythmic gullah dialect, this book d...
      Author: Boling, Katharine GED Descriptors:
    Nickommoh! A Thanksgiving Celebration
      The Native American harvest celebration, Nickommah, is described in simple ...
      Author: Koller, Jackie French GED Descriptors: social studies
    Night Rainbow, The
      Simple poetic verse describes the Aurora borealis or northern lights from t...
      Author: Esbensen, Barbara Juster GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Night the Bells Rang, The
      This short novel (76 pages), told from the point of view of a farm boy, tel...
      Author: Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie GED Descriptors:
    Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, The
      This two-act play is about Thoreau's nonviolent acts of civil disobedience ...
      Author: Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Nightjohn
      An escaped slave returns to the South to teach others how to read. This 92...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Nikola Tesla
      This biography of little-known scientist Nikola Tesla recounts his life and...
      Author: Dommermuth-Costa, Carol GED Descriptors: science
    Noah's Ark
      Well-known author-illustrator Jerry Pinkney retells the story of Noah and t...
      Author: Pinkney, Jerry GED Descriptors:
    Nobody Particular
      A graphic novel format depicts the activist Diane Wilson and her fight agai...
      Author: Bang, Molly GED Descriptors: science
    North by Night
      Lucy Spencer and her Ohio farm family are involved in the Underground Railr...
      Author: Ayres, Katherine GED Descriptors: social studies
    North Country Night
      This easy-to-read and stunningly illustrated book shows what animals do at ...
      Author: San Souci, Daniel GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    North Star to Freedom
      This book is subtitled "The Story of the Underground Railroad," and it is t...
      Author: Gorrell, Gena K. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Nothing But Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
      Althea Gibson was perpetual motion and perpetual trouble until mentors help...
      Author: Stauffacher, Sue GED Descriptors: social studies
    Nothing But Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
      Althea Gibson was perpetual motion and perpetual trouble until mentors help...
      Author: Stauffacher, Sue GED Descriptors: social studies
    Now Is Your Time! the African-American Stuggle for Freedom
      The subtitle of this book is The African-American Struggle for Freedom. The...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Now Let Me Fly
      This book gives a fictional account of Minna, a young African girl, taken f...
      Author: Johnson, Dolores GED Descriptors: social studies
    Now Sheba Sings the Song
      This book consists of one long poem and dozens of sketches of African-Ameri...
      Author: Angelou, Maya GED Descriptors:
    O Jerusalem
      This book is a tribute to Jerusalem in honor of its 3000th year. Each poem...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors:
    October 45
      Subtitled "Childhood Memories of the War," this book tells the author's obs...
      Author: Besson, Jean Louis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein
      This picture book biography of Albert Einstein focuses on his early years w...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: science | math
    Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein
      This picture book biography of Albert Einstein focuses on his early years w...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: science | math
    Oh, Freedom!
      Most of the book is transcripts of interviews children conducted with peopl...
      Author: King, Casey, & Osborne, Linda GED Descriptors: social studies
    Old African, The
      a beautifully told and illustrated story that, according to the dust jacket...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: social studies
    Old Musician, The
      A little girl hears an old man playing a flute and initiates his journey as...
      Author: Tornqvist, Rita GED Descriptors:
    On Board the Titanic
      An account of the sinking of the Titanic told through the eyes of two of th...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    On Board the Titanic
      An account of the sinking of the Titanic told through the eyes of two of th...
      Author: Tanaka, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    On the Go
      A simple text and photographs from around the world tell how people move an...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    On the Wings of Peace
      This is a collection of illustrations and various types of text, all provid...
      Author: Hamanaka, Sheila (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Once On This Island
      Twelve-year-old Mary and her older brother and sister tend the family farm ...
      Author: Whelan, Gloria GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Once Upon a Company: A True Story
      This is the true story of how 3 children began a business, first making Chr...
      Author: Halperin, Wendy Anderson GED Descriptors: social studies | math
    Once Upon a Poem: Favorite Poems that Tell Stories
      About a dozen narrative poems are included in this collection. Some will wo...
      Author: Crossley-Holland, Kevin (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Once Upon Ice
      The author and 16 other poets respond in a variety of poetic forms to beaut...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    One Kingdom: Our Lives with Animals
      Subtitled "the human-animal bond in history, science, and story," this fasc...
      Author: Noyes, Deborah GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    One More Border
      Illustrated with paintings, documents, and photos, this is the true story o...
      Author: Kaplan, William GED Descriptors: social studies
    One More River to Cross
      This is a photographic chronicle of African American life. The text is very...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II
      One family in the USA begins an effort to help those in Europe suffering fr...
      Author: Judge, Lita GED Descriptors: social studies
    One World, Many Religions
      Illustrated with colored photographs, the book explores the world's major r...
      Author: Osbourne, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story
      Morris Kaplan, a Holocaust survivor, owns a flower shop that two children v...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Only Passing Through
      Strong illustrations help tell this biography of Sojourner Truth. An Autho...
      Author: Rockwell, Anne GED Descriptors: social studies
    Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
      Between 1859 and 1929, more than 200,000 children were sent "west" on Orpha...
      Author: Warren, Andrea GED Descriptors: social studies
    Orville: A Dog Story
      Chained alone in a barn by the couple he thought might give him a good home...
      Author: Kimmel, Haven GED Descriptors:
    Orville: A Dog Story
      Chained alone in a barn by the couple he thought might give him a good home...
      Author: Kimmel, Haven GED Descriptors:
    Othello, A Novel
      The author retells Shakespeare's play Othello as a novel, relocating the se...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Other Side, The
      Spurred by a letter from her grandmother saying that "they're pulling Short...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Our Century--1920-1930
      This is a series of short articles about life, events, and people who made ...
      Author: Hill, Prescott GED Descriptors: social studies
    Our Eleanor
      Organized like a scrapbook with themed chronological divisions that contain...
      Author: Fleming, Candace GED Descriptors: social studies
    Our House
      Based on her research and interviews, the author tells fictional stories o...
      Author: Conrad, Pam GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Out of the Dump: Writings and Photogrpahs by Children from Guatemala
      Approximately 1500 people, most children, live in a dump at the center of G...
      Author: Franklin, Kristine, & McGirr, Nancy (Eds.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    Out of the Dust
      Set in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl years of the Depression, this powerful...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Outbreak: Plagues That Changed History
      A look at the spread of six major diseases and how they changed history and...
      Author: Barnard, Bryn GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, The
      Margaret Rose Kane, 12 years old, escapes oppressive summer camp with the h...
      Author: Konigsburg, E. L. GED Descriptors:
    Over the Top of the World
      The main text is a diary of explorer Will Steger's expedition (1994) from R...
      Author: Steger, Will GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Painting the Wind
      This "is a beautiful story about holding on to perfect moments that only a ...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia & MacLachlan, Emily GED Descriptors:
    Pantheon, The
      Although few records survive to describe the construction of the Pantheon i...
      Author: Dutemple, Lesley GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Passage to Freedom
      Hiroki Sugihara tells the true story of how his father, who was Japanese co...
      Author: Mochizuki, Ken GED Descriptors: social studies
    Paul Revere's Ride
      Longfellow's famous poem tells the story of Revere's call to arms to his co...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Peace, Locomotion
      This book is a collection of the letters and poems Lonnie, hero of the book...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Peace, Locomotion
      This book is a collection of the letters and poems Lonnie, hero of the book...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Pearl Moscowitz's Last Stand
      Pearl M., a long-time resident of her city street, refuses to let the city ...
      Author: Levine, Arthur A. GED Descriptors:
    People Could Fly, The
      These collected folk tales that were told by slaves fall into four categori...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Peppe the Lamplighter
      A young Italian immigrant boy has to find a job lighting the lamps to help ...
      Author: Bartone, Elisa GED Descriptors: social studies
    Perfect Shot, The
      Ostensibly a murder mystery, this book explores many issues--civil rights, ...
      Author: Alphin, Elaine Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Perilous Journey of The Donner Party, The
      The Donner Party, consisting of 81 people who set out for a new life in Cal...
      Author: Calabro, Marian GED Descriptors: social studies
    Persephone and the Pomegranate
      The Persephone myth explains the seasons. The daughter is kidnapped by the...
      Author: Waldherr, Kris GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Persepolis 2
      This graphic novel sequel to Persepolis, depicts the author's rebellious ad...
      Author: Satrapi, Marjane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Persepolis I: The Story of a Childhood
      In this first of two volumes about the author's life, Satrapi tells of her ...
      Author: Satrapi, Marjane GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
      As the result of a bizarre mining accident in 1848 in which a metal rod ran...
      Author: Fleischman, John GED Descriptors: science
    Picasso and the Girl With a Ponytail
      The cubist artist Picasso met his model Sylvette when he was in his 70's. ...
      Author: Anholt, Laurence GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Pick and Shovel Poet
      This moving biography recounts the life of Italian immigrant poet Pascal D'...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picnic in October, A
      At the insistence of the immigrant grandparents, a family celebrates coming...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Anne Frank, A
      This picture book retells the familiar story made famous by the The Dia...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Dwight David Eisenhower, A
      This is another in the series of excellent biographies by David Adler. It's...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Frederick Douglass, A
      This engaging biography tells the life story of the civil rights leader Fre...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Jesse Owens, A
      This very readable biography tells the life story of Jesse Owens, the 1936 ...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Simon Bolivar, A
      Adler describes Simon Bolivar's life and character, showing how his courage...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Sojourner Truth, A
      As with the other Adler biographies, most readers will find this book engag...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pink and Say
      This long picture book tells the story of Pinkus Aylee, an African-American...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pirate Queen, The
      This story, based on historical fact and colorful legend, chronicles the li...
      Author: McCully, Emily A. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Place Called Freedom, A
      Freed slave James Starman takes his family from Tennessee to Indiana where ...
      Author: Sanders, S. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Places in Time
      This story atlas describes on facing pages activities at a particular place...
      Author: Leacock, Elspeth & Buckley, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pledge of Allegiance, The
      This book illustrates the phrases in the Pledge of Allegiance with photogra...
      Author: No author cited GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pocket Babies And Other Amazing Marsupials
      A fascinating introduction to the many kinds of marsupials, or animals who ...
      Author: Collard, Sneed B. III GED Descriptors: science
    Pocket Babies And Other Amazing Marsupials
      A fascinating introduction to the many kinds of marsupials, or animals who ...
      Author: Collard, Sneed B. III GED Descriptors: science
    Poem of Her Own, A
      A chronological collection of poems written by 25 American women poets from...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine, ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Poet Slave of Cuba, The: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
      This true story of 19th Century Cuban poet Juan Francisco Manzano, who was ...
      Author: Engle, Margarita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay
      Beautifully illustrated collection of Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry. Th...
      Author: Francis Schoonmaker GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
      This unusual book of one-page pourquoi stories--of how things came to be--f...
      Author: Keyser, Samuel J. GED Descriptors:
    Prairie Builders, The
      At the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in central Iowa, scientists are ...
      Author: Collard, Sneed B. III GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Presidents
      Part of the Library of Congress Books Series, the book provides interesting...
      Author: Sandler, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pride of Baghdad
      This graphic novel of a family of lions liberated from the Baghdad zoo by U...
      Author: Vaughan, Brian K. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Princess Ka'iulani: Hope of a Nation, Heart of a People
      This is a fascinating biography of Ka'iulani, Crown Princess of Hawaii. The...
      Author: Linnea, Sharon GED Descriptors: social studies
    Princess of the Press
      This biography of Ida Wells- Barnett chronicles her remarkable career in ci...
      Author: Medearis, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Printer, The
      A son retells the story of his father, a deaf printer working in a newspape...
      Author: Uhlberg, Myron GED Descriptors:
    Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers
      Paulsen shares his love of the Iditarod and especially of Cookie, his prima...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Pyramid
      Black and white illustrations accompany this nonfiction account, a process ...
      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Quest for the Tree Kangaroo
      Subtitled "An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea," this is the st...
      Author: Montgomery, Sy GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Rabbit, the Fox, and the Wolf, The
      The three creatures of the title confront each other in this wordless book ...
      Author: Sara GED Descriptors:
    Rabbits, The
      A myth/allegory about rabbits who take over a country and destroy the envir...
      Author: Marsden, John GED Descriptors:
    Raft, The
      A city boy spends a magical summer in the woods with an unusual grandmother...
      Author: LaMarche, Jim GED Descriptors:
    Raisin in the Sun, A
      When an African-American family chooses to integrate an all-white neighborh...
      Author: Hansberry, Lorraine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Raising Yoder's Barn
      After a fire destroys Yoder's barn, the Amish community gathers to build a ...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Ray Charles
      In a beautiful reprint of a 1973 book, the author tells the story of the le...
      Author: Mathis, Sharon GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Real Benedict Arnold, The
      This well-researched biography examines the facts and rumors of the life of...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Real Time
      A gripping story told in real time (hence the title)from the viewpoints of ...
      Author: Kass, Pnina Moed GED Descriptors: social studies
    Reappearance of Sam Webber, The
      With the help of adult friends, eleven-year-old Sam Webber adjusts to the d...
      Author: Fuqua, Jonathon Scott GED Descriptors:
    Relatively Speaking
      Centered around a family reunion, a boy speaks about his older brother, his...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Religion in 19th Century America
      This book, part of a larger series on religion in America, focuses on U.S. ...
      Author: Wacker, Grant GED Descriptors: social studies
    Remember
      Spare text and very moving photographs recount times surrounding Brown vs. ...
      Author: Morrison, Toni GED Descriptors: social studies
    Remember the Bridge
      Illustrated by prints and black-and-white photographs and bracketed by two ...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole GED Descriptors: social studies
    Remembering Manzanar
      Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government ordered force...
      Author: Cooper, Michael L. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Rescued Images
      The author contributes a moving and strikingly illustrated memoir of her ex...
      Author: Jacobsen, Ruth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange
      This biography of photographer Dorthea Lange contains many of her photograp...
      Author: Partridge, Ellizabeth GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Re-Zoom
      This entertaining wordless picture book has illustrations that zoom in and ...
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    Richard Wright and the Library Card
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      Author: Decker, Timothy GED Descriptors: social studies
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      This long, beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of Mount Ru...
      Author: Curlee, Lynn GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: Don Brown GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Sacred Places
      This collection of 12 poems and accompanying paintings celebrates 12 holy a...
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    Sacred River
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      Author: Levin, Ted GED Descriptors: social studies
    Safari
      Bateman, a famous nature artist, creates a pictorial safari of African wild...
      Author: Bateman, Robert GED Descriptors: science
    Safari Beneath the Sea
      Chapters entitled "Far Out Fish" and "Mind-Boggling Mammals" etc. are illus...
      Author: Swanson, Diane GED Descriptors: science
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      Author: Sabuda, Robert GED Descriptors: social studies
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    Same Stuff as Stars, The
      Angel and her little brother Bernie are dropped off at their great-grandma'...
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    Sanctuary, The
      Little Man, age 10, thinks that Tico and Aaron should let him join their ga...
      Author: Eskridge, Ann GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sarah, Plain and Tall
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      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
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      The story of Satchel Paige's baseball career told by a fictional baseball p...
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      Mindy is a typical 16-year-old teenager when her mother develops a serious ...
      Author: Abelove, Joan GED Descriptors:
    School for Pompey Walker, A
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      Author: Rosen, Michael J. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Science Verse
      Repeating the success of Math Curse, the author and illustrator de...
      Author: Scieszka, John GED Descriptors: science
    Scrambled States of America, The
      This very amusing book contemplates rearranging the states of the USA. Cle...
      Author: Keller, Laurie GED Descriptors: social studies
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      The true story of Englishman John Harrison's life-long struggle to win the ...
      Author: Borden, Louise GED Descriptors: science
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      Beautiful color woodcuts illustrate information about the Barbour seahorse....
      Author: Butterworth, Chris GED Descriptors: science
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      This simple biography tells the story of the great composer, Johann Sebasti...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Second Mrs. Gioconda
      In this fictionalized story of real people, Salai, servant of Leonardo da V...
      Author: Konigsburg, E. L. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Fourteen-year-old Lily and Rosaleen, the black servant who has look after h...
      Author: Kidd, Sue Monk GED Descriptors:
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      A king is impressed with a man's wisdom and appoints him to the court, but ...
      Author: Shulevitz, Uri GED Descriptors:
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      This is a fairy tale about Kalli, the secret-keeper, who takes others' secr...
      Author: Coombs, Kate GED Descriptors:
    Secrets of a Civil War Submarine
      The discovery in 1995 and the subsequent slow scientific recovery of the Ci...
      Author: Walker, Sally GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Secrets of the Sphinx
      Beautiful illustrations and extensive supplementary material accompany this...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Seedfolks
      Thirteen people of different ethnic backgrounds who are strangers to each o...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Seek
      For a senior class autobiography assignment, Robbie creates "a sound portra...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Selvakumar Knew Better
      Based on a true story, the book tells of a dog named Selvakumar who saved a...
      Author: Kroll, Virginia GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Separate Battle, A: Women and the Civil War
      This must-have addition to a Civil War collection weaves together stories o...
      Author: Chang, Ina GED Descriptors: social studies
    September 11, 2001
      A New York Times journalist has chosen to tell the chronology of September ...
      Author: Hampton, Wilborn GED Descriptors: social studies
    Seven Brave Women
      A young girl recounts her family history passed down to her through stories...
      Author: Hearne, Betsy GED Descriptors:
    Seventeenth Child, The
      The author writes the oral history of her mother, who is the seventeenth ch...
      Author: Rice, Dorothy & Payne, Lucille GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shadow Children, The
      While visiting his grandfather in France, Etienne discovers a secret from t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Author: fletcher, susan GED Descriptors: literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts
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      As a boy, Elvis Presley discovers "good news" music at a traveling church t...
      Author: Littlesugar, Amy GED Descriptors:
    Shake, Rattle & Roll
      Rock and roll around the clock with this fun and fact-filled introduction t...
      Author: George-Warren, Holly GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shaker Hearts
      A series of poems--Shaker mottos--are accompanied by lovely paintings by We...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Shakespeare and Macbeth
      The reader learns about the writing and production of Shakespeare's play
      Author: Ross, Stewart GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
      This book explores the world of William Shakespeare through beautiful illus...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shattered
      This collection contains twelve stories about the impact of war on children...
      Author: Armstrong, Jennifer (ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    She Would Not Be Moved
      Kohl tells the historically correct version of the Montgomery Bus Boycott a...
      Author: Kohl, Herbert GED Descriptors: social studies
    She's Been Working on the Railroad
      Women began working on the railroads in the mid-1800s and still do so today...
      Author: Levinson, Nancy Smiler GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
      Noted author Nikki Giovanni has selected and comments on poems by some of t...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Shin's Tricycle
      This powerful story tells about the effects of the atom bomb on an ordinary...
      Author: Kodama, Tatsuharu GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
      On an expedition to cross Antarctica, Ernest Shackleton and his crew lost t...
      Author: Armstrong, Jennifer GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shoes, Shoes, Shoes
      The photographs and very simple text document the types and function of sho...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Shooting for the Moon
      This beautifully illustrated biography of Annie Mozee, known to the world a...
      Author: Krensky, Stephen GED Descriptors:
    Show Way
      Simple text and stunning illustrations tell the intergenerational story of ...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shutting Out the Sky
      Subtitled "Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924,," the chapters in ...
      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Si, Se Puede (Yes, We Can!)
      Text in both English and Spanish on each page tells the story of a mother w...
      Author: Cohn, Diana GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sigmund Freud
      This biography introduces the history of the study of the physical and emot...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: science
    Signers, The
      A companion to The Founders, this book tells short 2-3 page storie...
      Author: Fradin, Dennis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Silent Boy, The
      Katy,the young and curious daughter of a small-town doctor living in 1908, ...
      Author: Lowry, Lois GED Descriptors:
    Silent Music
      A young boy in present-day Baghdad learns Arabic calligraphy to distract hi...
      Author: Rumford, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story
      The book is set on a Virginia plantation in 1862. Eleven-year-old Summer an...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Silk Route, The
      Here is a pictorial and textual journey along the legendary trade route fro...
      Author: Major, John GED Descriptors: social studies
    Silver Packages
      A man returns to his childhood home in Appalachia to thank the benefactor o...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Sioux, The
      This book is part of the "Lifeway Series," which also includes titles calle...
      Author: Bial, Raymond GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
      The author retells this famous tale of one of the knights of King Arthur's ...
      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Six Days in October
      This is a detailed summary if the events surrounding the Stock Market crash...
      Author: Blumenthal, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies | math
    Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
      Faced with discrimination for being Korean-American in the 1930s did not de...
      Author: Yoo, Paula GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
      Faced with discrimination for being Korean-American in the 1930s did not de...
      Author: Yoo, Paula GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sky Pioneer
      This biography of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart traces her interest in a...
      Author: Szabo, Corinne GED Descriptors: social studies
    Skylark
      This is the sequel to the award-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall. Whe...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Skytree
      The 14 paintings of a tree in various seasons and weather are accompanied b...
      Author: Locker, Thomas GED Descriptors: science
    Slavery Time: When I Was Chillun
      Excerpts from 12 oral histories from former slaves, gathered during the Dep...
      Author: Hurmence, Belinda GED Descriptors: social studies
    smoky night
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      Author: bunting, eve GED Descriptors: literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts
    Snake Pits, Talking Cures, and Magic Bullets: A History of Mental Illness
      This is a roughly chronological history of thinking about and treatment for...
      Author: Kent, Deborah GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Snow Toward Evening
      In this book 13 poets and the landscape painter Thomas Locker combine to in...
      Author: Frank, Josette (Editor) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Snowflake Bentley
      This is a biography of Wilson Bentley, a scientist who photographed thousan...
      Author: Martin, Jacqueline Briggs GED Descriptors: science
    Snowflakes in Photographs
      Nearly all of this book consists of pictures of snowflakes and frost, taken...
      Author: Bentley, W.A. GED Descriptors: science
    So Far From the Sea
      A Japanese American visits Manazar, a Japanese relocation camp in World War...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    So You Want to Be President
      Presidents of the U. S. are grouped by what they had in common and what was...
      Author: St. George, Judith GED Descriptors: social studies
    Soldier's Heart
      15-year-old Charley Goddard lies about his age to enlist in the Civil War. ...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
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      This is a very readable biography of Marie Curie and her discovery of radia...
      Author: McClafferty, Carla GED Descriptors: science
    Something Permanent
      Walker Evans' photographs of southern United States during the Depression y...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Somewhere In the Darkness
      Jimmy, a teenager, lives in the city with Mama Jean. Then he meets Crab, a...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song of Be
      When Be was a child, she and her mother left their people--the Namibian Bus...
      Author: Beake, Lesley GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Excerpts from the long poem have been selected to tell the story of Hiawath...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song of the Chirimia
      This story includes both the English and the Spanish text on each page. It...
      Author: Volkmer, Jane Ann GED Descriptors:
    Song of the Water Boatman
      Employing varied poetic forms and beautiful woodcut illustrations, the book...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Part of the Great Achievers series, this book chronicles the life and writi...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sound the Jubilee
      During the Civil War, Maddie, an eleven-year-old house slave, journeys with...
      Author: Forrester, Saundra GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sparrows
      The art and the method of telling about the life of sparrows is captivating...
      Author: Post, Hans & Heij, Kees GED Descriptors: science
    Sparrows
      The art and the method of telling about the life of sparrows is captivating...
      Author: Post, Hans & Heij, Kees GED Descriptors: science
    Speak
      This compelling story recounts Melinda's freshman year in high school. She ...
      Author: Anderson, Laurie GED Descriptors:
    Spirit of Endurance
      The book employs maps, archival photographs, blueprints, and paintings to t...
      Author: Armstrong, Jennifer GED Descriptors: social studies
    Spirit Walker
      This stunningly illustrated book of poetry celebrates a physical relationsh...
      Author: Wood, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Spring Thaw
      In this deceptively simple and beautifully illustrated book, the sights and...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
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      Marian Wright Edelman delivered this speech at the Stand for Children demon...
      Author: Edelman, Marian Wright GED Descriptors:
    Star of Fear, Star of Hope
      As a young girl living in France during the Nazi occupation, Helen can't un...
      Author: Hoestlandt, Jo GED Descriptors: social studies
    Star Walk
      Simon explains in the introduction that the excerpts of famous poems select...
      Author: Simon, Seymour GED Descriptors: science
    Starry Messenger
      The simply told story of Galileo's life and "house arrest" for his work in ...
      Author: Sis, Peter GED Descriptors: science
    Stars and Stripes
      Alternating phrases from the Pledge of Allegiance with illustrations of Ame...
      Author: Fisher, Leonard Everett GED Descriptors: social studies
    Starting Home
      The full title of this book is Starting Home: The Story of Horace Pippi...
      Author: Lyons, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Steam, Steel, and Stars
      In 1955, the photographer O.W. Link captured the last steam railroad on it...
      Author: Link, O. W. and Hensley, F. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Steamboat! The Story of Captain Blanche Leathers
      The story of Blanche Leathers, the country's first female steamboat captain...
      Author: Gilliland, Judith Heide GED Descriptors: social studies
    Step Toward Heaven, A
      When Young Ju emigrates with her immediate family to America from Korea, sh...
      Author: Na, An GED Descriptors:
    Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers
      The book recounts both the story of Harriet Powers during the century of th...
      Author: Lyons, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Stolen Dreams
      This collection of photographic essays on child labor around the world expl...
      Author: Parker, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Stolen Smile, The
      This somewhat fictionalized account recounts the stealing of Leonardi da Vi...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Stone Bench in an Empty Park
      This is a concise introduction to classic and modern haiku poetry with love...
      Author: Paul B. Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Stone Lamp, The
      This book of poems and accounts gives a personal and historical perspective...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Stone Water
      Grant, a 15-year-old boy, grapples with his grandfather's request to remove...
      Author: Gilbert, Barbara GED Descriptors:
    Stone-Cutter, The
      A man gets what he wishes for, but then oversteps his bounds because of his...
      Author: McDermott, Gerald GED Descriptors:
    Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet
      A collection of 49 poems, these vignettes of Appalachian life are funny, sa...
      Author: Carson, Jo GED Descriptors: social studies
    Story in String, A
      When their apartment loses power, Grandma tells the story of a little girl ...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Story of Baseball, The
      This interesting and readable book provides a history of baseball in the U....
      Author: Ritter, Lawrence S. GED Descriptors:
    Story of Clocks and Calendars, The: Marking a Millennium
      To celebrate the new millennium issued in by the year 2000, this well-illus...
      Author: Maestro, Betsy GED Descriptors: science
    Story of the Three Kingdoms, The
      This colorfully illustrated fable celebrates the gift of storytelling....
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence
      This biography of the African American painter Jacob Lawrence, known for hi...
      Author: Duggleby, John GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Stranded at Plimoth Plantation 1626
      This is the fictitious journal of a 13-year-old orphan stranded at Plimoth ...
      Author: Bowen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Streams to the River, River to the Sea
      This is a fictional recounting of Sacagawea's association with Lewis and Cl...
      Author: O'Dell, Scott GED Descriptors: social studies
    Street Through Time, A
      From the Stone Age to the Modern Age, the same location is depicted on doub...
      Author: Millard, Anne GED Descriptors: social studies
    Streets of Gold
      This story of a Russian family's life in Russia and then in the U.S. is bas...
      Author: Wells, Rosemary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Summer of Fire: Yellowstone 1988
      This book chronicles the 1988 fire at Yellowstone National Park and the fir...
      Author: Lauber, Patricia GED Descriptors: science
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Sundiata
      With roots in the 13th Century history of Mali in West Central Africa, the ...
      Author: Wisniewski, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Surtsey
      This lovely book describes the formation of a new volcanic island. Each ch...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors: science | language arts - reading
    Swan Song
      The poet and artist collaborated to create poetic, humorous post-mortems fo...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: science
    Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
      Based on a true incident, this story tells of a young slave girl's brainsto...
      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sweet Corn
      The poet writes mostly of summer things and illustrates with black pen and ...
      Author: Stevenson, James GED Descriptors:
    Sweet Music in Harlem
      Inspired by a real photograph of jazz musicians taken in 1958, the fictiona...
      Author: Taylor, Debbie GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sweet Smell of Roses, A
      The book jacket says it all: "There's a sweet, sweet smell in the air as tw...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics
      This account of Olympics and Olympians through the years is stunningly illu...
      Author: Macy, Sue GED Descriptors: social studies
    Symphony of Whales, A
      This book is based on the true story of a "whale rescue" by a group of Sibe...
      Author: Schuch, Steve GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Tai Chi Morning: Snapshots of China
      The travel journal and poems of the author and the travel sketches of the i...
      Author: Grimes, Nikki GED Descriptors:
    Tale of Paradise Lost, The
      An exquisitly illustrated prose retelling of John Milton's famous poem ...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Talk, Talk
      This Ashanti legend tells of the day when all the animate objects--animals,...
      Author: Chocolate, Deborah GED Descriptors:
    Talking With Adventurers
      Several National Geographic scientists/explorers are interviewed in a Q & A...
      Author: Cummings, Pat and Linda, (compilers) GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Talking with Tebe
      Editor Lyons collected these excerpts about Clementine Hunter, considered o...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tarantula Scientist, The
      This book describes everything you ever wanted to know about tarantula spid...
      Author: Montgomery, Sy GED Descriptors: science
    Taste of Salt
      This gripping novel tells the story of two teenagers in Haiti, Djo, one of ...
      Author: Temple, Frances GED Descriptors:
    Tea With Milk
      May (the author's mother) is learning American ways when her family moves ...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors:
    Teacup Full of Roses
      Three brothers live with their mother, disabled father and aging aunt in Wa...
      Author: Mathis, Sharon GED Descriptors: social studies
    Team Moon
      This fact-filled book commemorates the achievement of 400,00 people of "tea...
      Author: Thimmesh, Catherine GED Descriptors: science
    Tempest, The
      This is a prose retelling of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, a sto...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold by Coville, Brice) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Ten Queens
      Biographies of ten powerful queens from the 5th Century B.C. to 18th Centur...
      Author: Meltzer,Milton GED Descriptors: social studies
    Tenement: Immigrant Life on the Lower East Side
      Lots of photographs and a fairly easy-to-read text tell the story of the te...
      Author: Bial, Raymond GED Descriptors: social studies
    Thank you, Mr. Falker
      While in 5th grade, Trisha, the central, autobiographical character, encoun...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving
      After years of lobbying, Sarah Hale, an editor and writer, won the battle t...
      Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse GED Descriptors: social studies
    That Summer
      A boy looks back on the summer that his brother became ill and died....
      Author: Johnston, Tony GED Descriptors:
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      Although Theodoric of Freiberg lived, wrote, and experimented from 1250 AD ...
      Author: Kramer, Stephen GED Descriptors: science
    There Comes a Time
      This book, winner of the 2001 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, chronicles the Ci...
      Author: Meltzer, Milton GED Descriptors: social studies
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      Ten buildings that caused controversy when erected are the subjects of this...
      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: social studies
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      This is an historical/legendary account of Molly "Pitcher" Hays McCauly, wh...
      Author: Rockwell, Anne GED Descriptors: social studies
    They Saw the Future
      The author selects people throughout history who predicted the future. A b...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: social studies
    They Sought A New World
      Through Kurelek's art and Margaret Englehart's additional text, this book t...
      Author: Kurelek, William GED Descriptors: social studies
    This Is the Dream
      Accessible poetry and vivid illustrations portray the dreams and accomplish...
      Author: Shore, Diane & Alexander, Jessica GED Descriptors: social studies
    This Land is My Land
      By telling his own story in words and in art, Littlefield describes what it...
      Author: Littlechild, George GED Descriptors:
    This Our Dark Country: The American Settlers of Liberia
      This is a history of Liberia which was established on the west coast of Afr...
      Author: Reef, Catherine GED Descriptors: social studies
    This Vast Land
      A fictional account of a young man on the real Lewis and Clark Expedition e...
      Author: Ambrose, Stephen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Those Building Men
      The author pays tribute to an older generation of construction workers who ...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Through the Mickle Woods
      The king is grieving for his dead wife, but with the help of a wise bear an...
      Author: Gregory, Valiska GED Descriptors:
    Thunder at Gettysburg
      This book is written in five chapters of free verse and tells the story of ...
      Author: Gauch, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Tibet Through the Red Box
      The author-illustrator returns to his father's home as an adult to learn th...
      Author: Sis, Peter GED Descriptors:
    Till Year's End
      Following the format of a medieval book of hours, the book describes the la...
      Author: Nilola, Lisa W. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Time Flies
      In this book time unravels and dinosaurs spring to life as a bird makes a j...
      Author: Rohmann, Eric GED Descriptors:
    Time of Wonder
      This picture book tells a factual story of a family living along the ocean ...
      Author: McCloskey, Robert GED Descriptors: science
    Time to Love, A
      Beautifully illustrated and ably introduced by sons of the author, this boo...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Timelines Flight: Fliers and Flying Machines
      This nonfiction book contains information related to aviation and aviators ...
      Author: Jefferis, David GED Descriptors: science
    Tin Forest, The
      An old man living in a wasteland of scrap metal dreams of a green forest fu...
      Author: Ward, Helen GED Descriptors:
    To Be a Slave
      Reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves report their experiences of being own...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: social studies
    To Every Thing There Is a Season
      The extraordinarily beautiful art from different cultural and historic peri...
      Author: Dillon, Leo and Dianne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    To Fly
      In short 2-3 page chapers with delightful watercolor illustrations, the nar...
      Author: Old, Wendie GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    To Go Singing Through the World
      The childhood of one of Chile's most famous poets is told through a juxtapo...
      Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    To Hell with Dying
      Because of the controversial subject matter and the language of the title, ...
      Author: Walker, Alice GED Descriptors:
    To Kill A Mockingbird
      In this classic American novel set in the 30s, Lee tells the story of two c...
      Author: Lee, Harper GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    To the Top: The Story of Everest
      This book recounts the history of 20th Century human attemps to climb Mt Ev...
      Author: Venables, Stephen GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Toad is the Uncle of Heaven
      Illustrations draw on traditional Vietnamese figures. They may be foreign ...
      Author: Lee, Jeanne GED Descriptors:
    Toilets, Toasters, and Telephones
      Subtitled "the how and why of everyday objects," this book offers a history...
      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: social studies
    Tomas and the Library Lady
      This is the true, if somewhat fictionalized, story of a librarian in Iowa w...
      Author: Mora, Pat GED Descriptors:
    Tonight, By Sea
      A Haitian girl, Paulie, joins with her village to secretly build and launch...
      Author: Temple, Frances GED Descriptors: social studies
    Toning the Sweep
      Emily goes to the desert with her mother to help her dying grandmother Ola ...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Top of the World, The
      The author-illustrator employs paper collage to depict the many aspects of ...
      Author: Jenkins, Steve GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Tortilla Factory, The
      This very simple text describes the process for making tortillas, from plan...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Touching Spirit Bear
      Cole, a juvenile "delinquent," is offered jail or "circle justice," a syste...
      Author: Mikaelsen, Ben GED Descriptors:
    Tour America
      The poet chooses to write about 26 favorite locations in the United States,...
      Author: Siebert, Diane GED Descriptors:
    Toussaint L'Ouverture
      The author wrote the biography of Haiti's hero, Toussaint L'Ouverture, who ...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Train to Somewhere
      Marianne heads west with 14 other children on an Orphan Train, certain that...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Traveling Cat, The
      A young girl takes in a stray cat who stays long enough to have kittens bef...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    Traveling Man
      Based on the real life of Ibn Battuta, who lived from 1304 to 1369, the aut...
      Author: Rumford, James GED Descriptors:
    Travels of Benjamin of Tudela, The
      In 1159, Benjamin Tudela, a Jew, left Tudela, Spain, set off to see Jerusal...
      Author: Shulevitz, Uri GED Descriptors: social studies
    Tree Girl
      Based on true experiences that were shared with the author, Gabriela, a Gua...
      Author: Mikaelsen, Ben GED Descriptors:
    Tree Is Older Than You Are, The
      In the introduction to this bilingual anthology of Mexican poems, stories, ...
      Author: Nye, Naomi (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tree of Life, The
      Peter Sis introduces the reader (of almost any age) to the life of Charles ...
      Author: Sis, Peter GED Descriptors: science
    Trial By Ice
      Illustrated by archival photographs, this biography recounts the life and e...
      Author: Kostyal, K. M. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Trouble Don't Last
      This is the story of 11-year-old Samuel and "cranky old Harrison," who leav...
      Author: Pearsall, Shelley GED Descriptors: social studies
    Truce
      Ostensibly writing about the real "Christmas truce" of Dec. 25, 1914, the a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Truce
      Ostensibly writing about the real "Christmas truce" of Dec. 25, 1914, the a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    True Adventures of Daniel Hall, The
      Based on a true 19th-century adventure, the book tells the story of the sur...
      Author: Stanley, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    True Believer
      This is not exactly a sequel to Make Lemonade, but the style is si...
      Author: Wolff, Virginia Euwer GED Descriptors:
    Tucker Pfeffercorn
      This retelling of Rumpelstiltskin is set in small town Southern USA. The d...
      Author: Moser, Barry GED Descriptors:
    Tulip Sees America
      The author tells a fictionalized version of her trip from the midwest to he...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Twelfth Night
      This is a narrative retelling of Shakespeare's play. Many of the famous lin...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twilight Comes Twice
      The author describes in poetic prose the transition from dusk to night and ...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Two Brothers, The
      King Solomon observes a miracle that results from the love and concern that...
      Author: Waldman, Neil GED Descriptors:
    Unbreakable Code, The
      A young Navajo boy, who must leave his Southwest home, draws courage from h...
      Author: Hunter, Sara GED Descriptors: social studies
    Uncle Jed's Barbershop
      A woman tells the story of her Uncle Jed, an African-American barber who tr...
      Author: Mitchell, Margaree K. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Uncommon Traveler
      Mary Kingsley, who grew up in Victorian England, isolated, without formal e...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: social studies
    Under the Shadow of Wings
      Obie, a developmentally disabled boy dies causing a variety of emotional re...
      Author: Banks, Sara GED Descriptors:
    Under the Sun
      After his father sends him and his mother to relatives outside Sarajevo to ...
      Author: Dorros, Arthur GED Descriptors: social studies
    Underground Railroad, The
      The photos and illustrations and text combine into a wonderful teaching too...
      Author: Bial, Raymond GED Descriptors: social studies
    Unexplained
      The author explores several categories of unexplained phenomena from Stoneh...
      Author: Allen, Judy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Unlikely Pairs
      Contrasting works of art are juxtaposed on facing pages to stimulate though...
      Author: Raczka, Bob GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Up Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in America
      An historical look at the influence cotton has had on the economy and peopl...
      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Up Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in America
      An historical look at the influence cotton has had on the economy and peopl...
      Author: Hopkinson, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Up the Tracks to Grandma's
      A girl describes her visits to her grandmother's home in a small-town Ohio ...
      Author: Hendershot, Judith GED Descriptors:
    Uptown
      Colorful collage and an easy-reading text belie a very sophisticated tour o...
      Author: Collier, Bryan GED Descriptors:
    Veil of Snows, The
      In the absence of her husband who has not returned from battle, the queen p...
      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Very Best of Friends, The
      When a farmer dies, his wife deals with her grief by ignoring (hating) his ...
      Author: Wild, Margaret GED Descriptors:
    Vherses: A Celebration of Outstanding Women
      Beautiful woodcuts and brief biographical paragraphs accompany poems about ...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: social studies
    Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys
      This is a recounting of a true family story about Virgie, who wants to go t...
      Author: Howard, Elizabeth GED Descriptors:
    Voice from the Wilderness, A
      Four-year-old Anna Howard Shaw arrived in the U.S in 1851, lived as a pione...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: social studies
    Voice of Her Own, A
      This biography of Phillis Wheatley, a American Revolution era slave who bec...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Voice That Challenged a Nation, The
      A detailed biography of Marian Anderson, an exceedingly talented woman who ...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Voices from the Fields
      Photographs, poems, and interviews capture glimpses of life for today's mig...
      Author: Atkin, S. Beth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Voices of the Heart
      The author-illustrator creates stunning collages of Chinese characters and ...
      Author: Young, Ed GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Wagon, The
      At the time of Emancipation and Lincoln's death, a young boy, born into sla...
      Author: Johnston, Tony GED Descriptors: social studies
    Waiting for the Evening Star
      This beautifully illustrated book is about Berty, a small boy who lives a h...
      Author: Wells, Rosemary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Waiting for the Owl's Call
      This narrative is rich in beautiful language - similes, personifications t...
      Author: Whelan, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
    Waiting for the Owl's Call
      This narrative is rich in beautiful language - similes, personifications t...
      Author: Whelan, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
    Waiting to Waltz
      Reminiscences of life in the small town of Beaver are told as poems from a ...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Wake Up Our Souls
      Well-written biographies and stunning reproductions of the work of approxim...
      Author: Bolden, Tonya GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Walking the Log
      The author paints scenes and reminisces about her childhood in the turn of ...
      Author: Nickens, Bessie GED Descriptors:
    Wall, The
      In this emotionally charged book told from the point of view of the child, ...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Wall, The: Growing up behind the iron curtain
      Author-illustrator Peter Sis documents his growing up in Czechoslovakia beh...
      Author: Sis, Peter GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Walt Whitman: Words for America
      This biography of Walt Whitman extends our knowledge of the poet, both in h...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story From Africa
      The true story of how Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan educated in the USA, starte...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Wanted Dead or Alive: The True Story of Harriet Tubman
      This is a spellbinding yet simply written account of Harriet Tubman and how...
      Author: McGovern, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    War and the Pity of War
      This large collection of powerful poems and very moving illustrations on wa...
      Author: Philip, Neil GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    War Boy: A Country Childhood
      The author describes his childhood in a small coastal town in England, whic...
      Author: Foreman, Michael GED Descriptors: social studies
    War Game
      Based on true events, this book tells about a group of boys who go to fight...
      Author: Foreman, Michael GED Descriptors: social studies
    War, The
      A young prince, who dislikes war, cleverly provides an alternative to fight...
      Author: Vaugelade, Anais GED Descriptors:
    Warm as Wool
      Set in Ravenna, Ohio in 1803 and based on facts, this is a fictional accoun...
      Author: Sanders, Scott R. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Water Dance
      Told in a first-person poetic narrative with illustrations that elicit emot...
      Author: Locker, Thomas GED Descriptors: science
    Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963, The
      The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African ...
      Author: Curtis, Christopher P. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Way a Door Closes, The
      Told in a poetry format, a teenage boy describes his reaction to his father...
      Author: Smith, Hope Anita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Way Things Never Were, The
      The eight chapters of this interesting book, subtitled "The Truth About the...
      Author: Finkelstein, Norman GED Descriptors: social studies
    Way to Start the Day, The
      This is a hard book to categorize. The simple text is written like blank ve...
      Author: Baylor, Bryd GED Descriptors: social studies
    We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin
      Bayard Rustin's biography not only emphasizes his well-known role as adviso...
      Author: Brimner, Larry Dane GED Descriptors: social studies
    We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball
      This book is about the beginnings and history of Negro League Baseball. The...
      Author: Nelson, Kadir GED Descriptors: | social studies
    We Shall Not Be Moved
      This is the story of the shirtwaist industry in New York (early 1900s) and ...
      Author: Dash, Joan GED Descriptors: social studies
    We The People
      American history from Colonial times to the present is presented through 65...
      Author: Katz, Bobbi GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Weather Sky, The
      The author uses labeled photographs, charts of weather fronts and graphs to...
      Author: McMillan, Bruce GED Descriptors: social studies | math
    Weave of Words, A
      A young king uses his literacy and weaving skills to send a message to the ...
      Author: San Souci, Robert GED Descriptors:
    Weddings
      The book explores weddings around the world through photographs and simple ...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Welcome to the Ice House
      The author uses very poetic language to describe the natural life that exis...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: science
    Welcome to the World
      This poetry book also includes stunning photos from all over the world, fro...
      Author: Siegen-Smith, Nikki (compiled by) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Well, The
      Set in Mississippi in the early 1900's, African American David Logan and hi...
      Author: Taylor, Mildred GED Descriptors:
    West by Covered Wagon
      Photographs illustrate the story of a modern reenactment of a covered wagon...
      Author: Patent, Dorothy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Whale Journey
      This book describes the migration journey of grey whales. Birthing and care...
      Author: French, Vivian GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Whale Port
      In this book about a fictitious combination of real places, the text and co...
      Author: Foster, Mark GED Descriptors: social studies
    Whales, The
      Part poem and part science lesson, this easy-to-read picture book "celebrat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: science | language arts - reading
    What Jamie Saw
      The power and lyricism of this remarkable book is evident in the opening se...
      Author: Coman, Carolyn GED Descriptors:
    What to Do about Alice?
      This fun to read story of Alice Roosevelt provides a great introduction to ...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    What to Do about Alice?
      This fun to read story of Alice Roosevelt provides a great introduction to ...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    What You Know First
      A young girl does not want to leave the family farm that is being sold. Sh...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    When Hunger Calls
      This stunningly illustrated informational book describes the eating habits ...
      Author: Kitchen, Bert GED Descriptors: science
    When I Left My Village
      This book tells the story of an Ethiopian Jewish family and their emigratio...
      Author: Shur, Maxine Rose GED Descriptors: social studies
    When I Was Young in the Mountains
      The narrator remembers various aspects and details of growing up in a mount...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    When Jessie Came Across the Sea
      Jesse leaves her village for America where she earns money to bring her gra...
      Author: Hest, Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    When Marian Sang
      This book is an introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, depicting her ...
      Author: Ryan, Pam Munoz GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS
      This carefully written book contains three parts: a prologue, a five-chapte...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Where Once There Was a Wood
      With beautiful paper pulp illustrations and rich, alliterative text, the au...
      Author: Fleming, Denise GED Descriptors:
    Where the Action Was
      These somewhat uneven memoirs chronicle the experiences of women journalist...
      Author: Colman, Penny GED Descriptors: social studies
    Where the Buffalo Roam
      An expanded version of the words to the song "Home on the Range" and waterc...
      Author: Geis, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    Where the Wild Horses Roam
      Text and accompanying photographs portray the "ways" of the wild horses in ...
      Author: Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    White Wave
      Retold from ancient sources, this Chinese tale of a lonely peasant's discov...
      Author: Wolkstein, Diane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Who Came Down That Road?
      A mother answers her son's question, "Who came down that road, Mama?" by go...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Who Was First? Discovering the Americas
      This book is the story of the many groups of people who discovered America ...
      Author: Freedman, Russel GED Descriptors: social studies
    Who Was First? Discovering the Americas
      This book is the story of the many groups of people who discovered America ...
      Author: Freedman, Russel GED Descriptors: social studies
    Why War Is Never A Good Idea
      This beautifully illustrated poetic essay uses images of water and earth to...
      Author: Walker, Alice GED Descriptors: social studies
    Widow's Broom, The
      A widow helps a witch recover from a fall, and in gratitude the witch leave...
      Author: Van Allsburg, Chris GED Descriptors:
    Wild Boy, The
      The author tells a very sympathetic account of the wild child of Aveyron, F...
      Author: Gerstein, Mordicai GED Descriptors:
    Wildfire
      This beautiful and thoroughly researched book provides a comprehensive look...
      Author: Morrison, Taylor GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Wildfires
      Interesting text and stunning photographs tell what happens with wildfires ...
      Author: Simon, Seymour GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    William Shakespeare and the Globe
      This is the story of William Shakespeare and the rebuilding of The Globe Th...
      Author: Aliki GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Winter
      This beautifully illustrated alphabet picture book presents an acrostic poe...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - writing | language arts - reading
    Winter Across America
      Part of a series on the seasons, Winter Across America is loosely ...
      Author: Simon, Seymour GED Descriptors: science
    Winter People, The
      Historical Fiction: As the French and Indian War rages in October of 1759,...
      Author: Bruchac, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Winter Room, The
      This book tells the story of Eldon, a boy growing up in the mid-20th centur...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    With a Hammer for My Heart
      When 15-year-old Lawanda befriends a WW II veteran living in an old school ...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    With Courage and Cloth
      This story of women's suffrage in the U.S. concentrates on the early 20th c...
      Author: Bausum, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Witness
      Structured as a play with characters, acts, and text, this story depicts a ...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Wolf of Gubbio, The
      A legend tells the story of a wolf who terriorizes a community until the b...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Wolf on the Fold
      Six linked storeis follow an Australian family from 1935 to 2002 as differe...
      Author: Clarke, Judith GED Descriptors:
    Wolves
      The author/illustrator presents fascinating, positive information about gre...
      Author: Gibbons, Gail GED Descriptors: science
    Women of Hope
      The author wrote essays on thirteen African American women to accompany pho...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce GED Descriptors: social studies
    Women of the Bible
      Each of these seventeen stories of courageous women from both the Old and N...
      Author: Armstrong, Carole GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Wonderful Towers of Watts, The
      Throughout his life, Old Sam collects bits and pieces of glass, tiles, and ...
      Author: Zelver, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Words West: Voices of Young Pioneers
      Diary and journal excerpts and archival photographs enliven a well-written ...
      Author: Wadsworth, Ginger GED Descriptors: social studies
    Words with Wings
      This riveting collection of paintings, prints, and sculpture by African-Ame...
      Author: Rochelle, Belinda ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Work
      Interesting photographs and spare text describe work. (Note that a child's ...
      Author: Morris, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Work Song
      Oil illustrations and simple rhyming text depict people doing all kinds of ...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Working Children
      The author presents the history of child labor in America in four chapters,...
      Author: Saller, Carol GED Descriptors: social studies
    World According to Dog, The
      This is a charming collection of the author's poems and short essays about ...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors:
    Worldwide Check into In the flavour this generate
      ...
      Author: ydif66 GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Wreath for Emmett Till, A
      Told in a poetic form known as heroic crown sonnets, the thoughtfully illus...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Wreck of the Zanzibar, The
      When Laura Perryman dies, her great-nephew Michael gets her diary. The dia...
      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane, The
      Original photographs by the Wright brothers complement their story. This i...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Wright Sister, The,
      Often portrayed through letters, this biography, of Katherine Wright, the ...
      Author: Maurer, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies
    Written in Bones
      This thoroughly researched book explores human history through the study of...
      Author: Bahn, Paul GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Year Down Yonder, A
      This is the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago. Both books have won...
      Author: Peck, Richard GED Descriptors:
    Year of Fire, The
      Grandpa tells granddaughter about the worst fire he has ever known, a fire ...
      Author: Jam, Teddy GED Descriptors:
    Year on Monhegan Island, A
      Photojournalist Julia Dean chronicles a year in the life of residents of Mo...
      Author: Dean, Julia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Yellow House, The
      During a brief few months of their productive artistic years, the painters ...
      Author: Rubin, Susan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    You Can't Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum
      While a girl and her grandmother view works of art at the Metropolitan Muse...
      Author: Weitzman, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Young Man and the Sea, The
      In an attempt to push his father out of the alcohol-fueled funk he's been i...
      Author: Philbrick, Rodman GED Descriptors:
    Young Man and the Sea, The
      In an attempt to push his father out of the alcohol-fueled funk he's been i...
      Author: Philbrick, Rodman GED Descriptors:
    Young Teddy Roosevelt
      A biography of the life of Theodore Roosevelt up to the time of his preside...
      Author: Harness, Cheryl GED Descriptors: social studies
    Your Move
      When gang initiation threatens his younger brother, James summons the coura...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors:
    Zoom
      The pictures tell the story in this clever book. Perspective changes as ea...
      Author: Banyai, Istvan GED Descriptors:


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