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The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525644743
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.


Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338262049
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 29th, 2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.


A Black Woman Did That Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781941367513
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - April 16th, 2019

A Black Woman Did That! spotlights vibrant, inspiring black women whose accomplishments have changed the world for the better.

A Black Woman Did That! is a celebration of strong, resilient, innovative, and inspiring women of color.


Eleanor Roosevelt: Life Stories of Extraordinary Americans (Time Heroes of History #4) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781547820030
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Published: Time Home Entertainment - January 8th, 2019

Fly Girls: The Daring American Women Pilots Who Helped Win WWII Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534404113
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

“A truly inspiring read.” —Booklist (starred review)

“A solid account of women’s contributions as aviators during World War II.” —Kirkus Reviews

In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fi


George Washington's Secret Six (Young Readers Adaptation) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425288986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 29th, 2019

A page-turning middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British.


Superheroes Are Everywhere Cover Image
By Kamala Harris, Mechal Renee Roe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984837493
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Published: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2019

From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller!


In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250144119
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Published: Square Fish - January 8th, 2019

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners? Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this middle-grade nonfiction book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America.


Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250118752
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Published: Square Fish - January 15th, 2019

The New York Times-bestselling incredible true story of Michael Bornstein—who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from the Auschwitz concentration camp—and of his family

“Both moving and memorable, combining the emotional resolve of a memoir with the rhythm of a novel.” —New York Times Book Review


This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198521
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. At first things went smoothly for the Clinton 12, but then outside agitators interfered, pitting the townspeople against one another.


Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250294470
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Published: Square Fish - January 15th, 2019

A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Steve Sheinkin.


Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins Cover Image
By Michelle Meadows, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250127730
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 8th, 2019

A lyrical picture book biography of Janet Collins, the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House.


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