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Historical Fiction for Young Readers (grades 4-8): An Introduction

John Thomas Gillespie - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 489 pages
Presents an introduction to historical fiction for readers in grades four through eight, listing eighty titles of works for this age group and providing plot summaries ...
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African and African American Images in Newbery Award Winning Titles ...

Binnie Tate Wilkin - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 210 pages
Since 1922, the Newbery Medal of Honor has been awarded to distinguished works of literature for children. Although African and African American characters appeared in children ...
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Harriet Tubman: Riding the Freedom Train

Rose Blue, Corinne J. Naden - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 48 pages
A biography recounts the life of the African-American woman who spent her childhood in slavery and later worked to help other slaves escape north to freedom through the ...
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Benjamin Banneker: Mathematician and Stargazer

Rose Blue, Corinne J. Naden - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 48 pages
Profiles the African-American who whose love for reading and mathematics led him to publish a farmer's almanac, survey the District of Columbia, and predict a solar eclipse.
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Dian Fossey: At Home with the Giant Gorillas

Corinne J. Naden, Rose Blue - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 48 pages
Profiles the life of the scientist who studied mountain gorillas in central Africa and worked to ensure their survival.
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Mae Jemison: Out of this World

Corinne J. Naden, Rose Blue - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 48 pages
Chronicles the life of Mae Jemison, an astronaut who became the first African American woman in space.
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Jonas Salk: Polio Pioneer

Corinne J. Naden, Rose Blue - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 48 pages
Chronicles the life and work of Jonas Salk, the scientist who developed the vaccine that conquered polio.
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John Muir: Saving the Wilderness

Corinne J. Naden, Rose Blue, Rose J. Blue - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1992 - 48 pages
A biography of John Muir, early proponent of wilderness preservation and founder of the Sierra Club.
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