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    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
    Bull Run
      This is a fictional and personal account of the first great battle of the C...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Carolina Shout
      A young girl wanders the streets of Charleston from sun up to sun set captu...
      Author: Schroeder, Alan GED Descriptors:
    Clan Apis
      This is a graphic novel (a.k.a.comic book) about bees. Students will learn ...
      Author: Hosler, Jay GED Descriptors: science
    Francie
      This engaging novel shows a slice of life in small-town Alabama in the 1940...
      Author: English, Karen GED Descriptors:
    Freedom's Fruit
      Mama Marina, a conjure woman in the Low Country of the Carolinas in the tim...
      Author: Hooks, William GED Descriptors:
    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
    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
    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
    Islander, The
      An orphaned boy, who grows up with his grandfather on an island off the coa...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Man Who Made Parks, The
      This is a biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, the first landscape architect...
      Author: Wishinsky, Frieda GED Descriptors: 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:
    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
    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
    What Jamie Saw
      The power and lyricism of this remarkable book is evident in the opening se...
      Author: Coman, Carolyn GED Descriptors:
Communities > belonging
    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
    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:
    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:
    Cat with the Yellow Star, The: Coming of Age in Terezin
      Ela Weissberger's life before, during, and after she and her family were fo...
      Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman GED Descriptors: social studies
    Charlie Chaplin
      This interesting biography of Charlie Chaplin discusses his life and work f...
      Author: Turk, Ruth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    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
    Circuit, The
      The author tells the heartbreaking story of a young boy growing up as an un...
      Author: Jimenez, Francisco GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dear Willie Rudd
      Miss Elizabeth, thinking 50 years back, remembers Willie Rudd, the African ...
      Author: Gray, Libba Moore GED Descriptors:
    Do I Dare Disturb the Universe:
      Charlise Lyles grew up in Cleveland in the 1960s and 1970s. This memoir foc...
      Author: Lyles, Charlise GED Descriptors:
    Ellen Foster
      11-year-old Ellen tells her own story in this "Oprah Book about a foster ch...
      Author: Gibbons, Kaye GED Descriptors:
    Eyes of the Dragon
      A Chinese magistrate commissions a famous painter of dragons to paint one o...
      Author: Leaf, Margaret GED Descriptors:
    Giver, The
      This Newbery Award-winning novel is set in a utopian community in which all...
      Author: Lowry, Lois 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
    I Have an Olive Tree
      Colorful, stylized illustrations depict a girl and her mother as they trave...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    In Our Mothers' House
      Marmee and Meema, two wonderfully innovative, creative mothers, provide a l...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Memories of Sun
      This is a collection of modern day short stories and poems about Africa. I...
      Author: Kurtz, Jane (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Music of Dolphins, The
      Mila, a feral child raised by dolphins after her parents' death, is rescued...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors:
    My Life in Dog Years
      Each chapter describes one of the amazing and unforgettable dogs Gary Pauls...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Old African, The
      a beautifully told and illustrated story that, according to the dust jacket...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: 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:
    Persepolis 2
      This graphic novel sequel to Persepolis, depicts the author's rebellious ad...
      Author: Satrapi, Marjane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pick and Shovel Poet
      This moving biography recounts the life of Italian immigrant poet Pascal D'...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Relatively Speaking
      Centered around a family reunion, a boy speaks about his older brother, his...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Sarah, Plain and Tall
      A mail-order bride comes from Maine to the midwest; the children (who have ...
      Author: MacLachlan, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sioux, The
      This book is part of the "Lifeway Series," which also includes titles calle...
      Author: Bial, Raymond 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:
    Whale Journey
      This book describes the migration journey of grey whales. Birthing and care...
      Author: French, Vivian GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Wolves
      The author/illustrator presents fascinating, positive information about gre...
      Author: Gibbons, Gail GED Descriptors: science
Communities > change
    Christmas Menorahs, The
      This picture book recreates the true story of how families and a community ...
      Author: Cohn, Janice GED Descriptors:
    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
    Facing the Lion
      Enhanced by a few, vivid color photos, this memoir recounts the Maasi child...
      Author: Lekuton, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
    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:
    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
    Grandmama's Pride
      This is a most beautiful book focusing on the segregation practiced in the ...
      Author: Birtha, Becky GED Descriptors: social studies
    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
    Joan of Arc
      This beautifully illustrated and researched biography of the French peasant...
      Author: Stanley, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Kamishibai Man
      The award-winning author/illustrator introduces the reader to the street st...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors:
    Letting Swift River Go
      This book tells the story of a community's act of selling up the houses an...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors:
    Librarian of Basra, The
      A true story of the librarian of Basra, Iraq, who saved the books in the to...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors:
    Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone
      Well-known children's author Joyce Carol Thomas has collected pieces by 12 ...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
      This coming-of-age novel is a Newbery Honor Book. It tells the story of peo...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary 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
    My Place
      This award-winning Australian picture book shows life in one specific spot ...
      Author: Wheatley, Nadia & Rawlins, Donna GED Descriptors: social studies
    Other Side, The
      Spurred by a letter from her grandmother saying that "they're pulling Short...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Our House
      Based on her research and interviews, the author tells fictional stories o...
      Author: Conrad, Pam GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    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
    Seedfolks
      Thirteen people of different ethnic backgrounds who are strangers to each o...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    She Would Not Be Moved
      Kohl tells the historically correct version of the Montgomery Bus Boycott a...
      Author: Kohl, Herbert GED Descriptors: social studies
    Stand for Children
      Marian Wright Edelman delivered this speech at the Stand for Children demon...
      Author: Edelman, Marian Wright GED Descriptors:
    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
    Step Toward Heaven, A
      When Young Ju emigrates with her immediate family to America from Korea, sh...
      Author: Na, An GED Descriptors:
    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
    Tale of Paradise Lost, The
      An exquisitly illustrated prose retelling of John Milton's famous poem ...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    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 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
    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
    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
    Where Once There Was a Wood
      With beautiful paper pulp illustrations and rich, alliterative text, the au...
      Author: Fleming, Denise GED Descriptors:
    Wonderful Towers of Watts, The
      Throughout his life, Old Sam collects bits and pieces of glass, tiles, and ...
      Author: Zelver, Patricia GED Descriptors:
Communities > farms
    Big Jabe
      This tall tale relates how Jabe helped slaves....
      Author: Nolen, Jerdine GED Descriptors:
    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
    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
Communities > historical
    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
    African Princess
      Illustrated with paintings, photographs, and artifacts, six biographies tel...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce 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:
    Anno's Medieval World
      In Anno's beautifully illustrated medieval world, superstitions rather than...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Blizzard!
      This book tells the story of an amazing blizzard that struck the Eastern U....
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    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
    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
    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
    Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page
      Tobias, an 11-year-old boy, goes to serve as a page for a year in his uncle...
      Author: Platt, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Cathedral
      This fascinating nonfiction book describes the construction of an imaginary...
      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Cats in Krasinski Square, The
      With a simple text and marvelous watercolors, Hesse tells a true story of ...
      Author: Hesse, Karen 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
    Fever 1793
      This is a very compelling fictionalization of life for one teenaged girl, h...
      Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse 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
    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
    In the Days of the Vaqueros
      Russell Freedman has created another interesting non-fiction book, this tim...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Indian School
      Subtitled "Teaching the White Man's Way," this book chronicles efforts to "...
      Author: Cooper, Michael L. GED Descriptors: social studies
    It Is a Good Day to Die
      A brief introduction explains why the account of Custer's battle at Little ...
      Author: Viola, Herman GED Descriptors: social studies
    Kinderdike
      In this dramatically illustrated book, a Dutch town is flooded and mostly d...
      Author: Fisher, Leonard Everett GED Descriptors: social studies
    Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The
      This book is a wonderfully retold version of the classic story by Washingto...
      Author: Irving, Washington GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Library Book, The
      Although the title is a clever pun, this book recounts the history of stori...
      Author: Sawa, Maureen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
      This coming-of-age novel is a Newbery Honor Book. It tells the story of peo...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Long Way From Chicago, A
      Subtitled "A Novel in Stories," this is a book about Joey and Mary Alice, w...
      Author: Peck, Richard GED Descriptors:
    Lugalbanda
      This retelling of the oldest recorded story ever found from Sumer (now Iraq...
      Author: Henderson, Kathy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Maritcha: A Nineteenth Century American GIrl
      Based on an unpublished memoir, this picture book tells the story of daily ...
      Author: Bolden, Tonya GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mary Smith
      Before the advent of alarm clocks, Mary Smith's job was to wake the workers...
      Author: U'Ren, Andrea GED Descriptors:
    Matilda Bone
      Sometime in medieval Europe, a sombre-minded priest leaves a 14-year-old or...
      Author: Cushman, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Metropolis
      This book provides a detailed look at 10 cities, from 11th century Jerusale...
      Author: Lorenz, Albert 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Rabbits, The
      A myth/allegory about rabbits who take over a country and destroy the envir...
      Author: Marsden, John 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
    Roanoke
      Based on extensive research, this book explores the political intrigue surr...
      Author: Miller, Lee GED Descriptors: social studies
    Romeo and Juliet, (The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of)
      This lively, clear, prose retelling of Shakespeare's play Romeo and J...
      Author: Shakespeare, William GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Run Far, Run Fast
      When a mother tells a young girl in 14th C Europe to "run far, run fast" to...
      Author: Decker, Timothy GED Descriptors: social studies
    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
    shadow spinner
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      Author: fletcher, susan GED Descriptors: literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts
    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
    Stone Lamp, The
      This book of poems and accounts gives a personal and historical perspective...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    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
    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
    Sundiata
      With roots in the 13th Century history of Mali in West Central Africa, the ...
      Author: Wisniewski, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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:
    Way Things Never Were, The
      The eight chapters of this interesting book, subtitled "The Truth About the...
      Author: Finkelstein, Norman 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
    Winter People, The
      Historical Fiction: As the French and Indian War rages in October of 1759,...
      Author: Bruchac, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
    Words West: Voices of Young Pioneers
      Diary and journal excerpts and archival photographs enliven a well-written ...
      Author: Wadsworth, Ginger 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
    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
Communities > multicultural
    Chicken Sunday
      Two African-American boys and their white friend, a girl, try to earn enoug...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    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:
    January's Sparrow
      After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plan...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lotus Seed, The
      A young girl tells her grandmother's story of carrying a lotus seed with he...
      Author: Garland, Sherry GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice
      Mama Provi lives on the first floor of an apartment building and her grandd...
      Author: Rosa-Casanova, Sylvia GED Descriptors:
    Memories of Sun
      This is a collection of modern day short stories and poems about Africa. I...
      Author: Kurtz, Jane (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    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:
    Seedfolks
      Thirteen people of different ethnic backgrounds who are strangers to each o...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
Communities > new
    Aurora Means Dawn
      This picture book tells the story of the first family to settle in Aurora, ...
      Author: Sanders, Scott GED Descriptors: social studies
    Children of the Dust Bowl
      The book recounts the migration of the "Okies" during the Great Depression ...
      Author: Stanley, Jerry 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
    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
    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
    Sound the Jubilee
      During the Civil War, Maddie, an eleven-year-old house slave, journeys with...
      Author: Forrester, Saundra 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 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
Communities > rural
    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:
    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
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Potatoes
      The causes and consequences of the Irish potato famine are examined, using ...
      Author: Bartoletti, Susan 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:
    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
    George Washington Carver
      This biography of George Washington Carver, known as the "peanut man," is i...
      Author: Bolden, Tanya 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:
    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
    Henry David's House
      These seamlessly woven excerpts from Thoreau's Walden and the beau...
      Author: Schnur, Steven (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    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
    Josepha
      A boy narrates the story of his friend and protector, the immigrant young m...
      Author: McGugan, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Log Cabin Quilt, The
      Elvirey, her brother, grandmother, and father move to a log cabin in the Mi...
      Author: Howard, Ellen 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
    More Choices: Stories for Adult New Readers
      These three stories fit with George Ella Lyon's collection Choices...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    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
    Other Side, The
      Spurred by a letter from her grandmother saying that "they're pulling Short...
      Author: Johnson, Angela 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
    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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Communities > urban
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      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
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