Author
Hollihan, Kerrie Logan
Call Number
J 133.1 HOL
Summary
Explores another true and spine-chilling topic that kids are sure to love: ghosts!
Summary
Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the women whose stories have yet to be told.
Author
Pheasant-Neganigwane, Karen
Call Number
J 394.209 PHE
Summary
Powwow is a guide to the dance, music and culture of this Indigenous celebration.
Author
Safina, Carl
Call Number
J 591.56 SAF
Summary
Follow researcher Carl Safina as he treks with a herd of elephants across the Kenyan landscape, then travel with him to the Pacific Northwest to track and monitor whales in their ocean home. Along the way, find out more about the interior lives of these giants of land and sea--how they play, how they fight, and how they communicate with one another, and sometimes with us, too.
Author
Soontornvat, Christina
Call Number
J 796.525 SOO
Summary
Combines firsthand interviews with scientific and cultural insights in a middle grade account of the 2018 Thai cave rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team and the critical, sophisticated engineering operation that saved the lives of 13 young people.
Author
Sheinkin, Steve
Call Number
J 797.52 SHE
Summary
National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin tells the story of the 1929 Women's Air Derby, the first official all-female air race in the U.S
Author
Heiligman, Deborah
Call Number
J 940.542 HEI
Summary
A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.
Author
Messner, Kate
Call Number
J 940.542 MES
Summary
On December 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a completely unpredictable attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Right? Well, that's not quite the real deal. Some military experts had suggested that Pearl Harbor was a likely target. There were other warning signs, too, but nobody paid much attention. From the first wave of the Japanese bombers to the United States' internment of thousands of Japanese Americans, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known truths behind the story of Pearl Harbor and its aftermath.
Author
Tolan, Sandy
Call Number
J 956.94 TOL
Summary
In 1967, Bashir Khairi, a twenty-five-year-old Palestinian, journeyed to Israel with the goal of seeing the beloved stone house with the lemon tree behind it that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he found the house he was greeted by Dalia Eshkenazi Landau, a nineteen-year-old Israeli college student, whose family fled Europe for Israel following the Holocaust. On the stoop of their shared home, Dalia and Bashir began a rare friendship, forged in the aftermath of war and tested over the next half century in ways that neither could imagine on that summer day in 1967.
Author
Cabot, Meg
Call Number
J COMICS BLACK CANARY
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance is in a rock band with her two best friends and has a good relationship with her mom, but when a mysterious figure threatens her friends and family, she learns more about herself and her mother's secret past.
Author
Dragoon, Leigh
Call Number
J COMICS BRACKEN
Summary
Extraordinary things just don't happen to fourteen-year-old Sydelle Mirabil, a talented weaver who dreams about life outside of her tiny village. But that all changes when a mysterious young wizard named Wayland North appears and asks for Sydelle's help. He's got a shocking secret that could stop a war between kingdoms--if he can reach the capital with the news in time. North needs a navigator who can mend his magical cloaks, and Sydelle is perfect for the job. As Sydelle and North race against the clock to deliver their message, they must contend with unusually wild weather and a dark wizard who will do anything to stop them. But the sudden earthquakes and freak snowstorms may not be a coincidence. As Sydelle discovers more about North's past and her own strange abilities, she realizes that the fate of the kingdom may rest in her fingertips.
Author
Cooke, Stephanie
Call Number
J COMICS COOKE
Summary
When Karen leaves New Jersey to spend time with her enigmatic father on Mount Olympus, she is shocked to learn that her junior high classmates are gods and goddesses, and that one of them is turning people to stone.
Author
Escabasse, Sophie
Call Number
J COMICS ESCABASSE
Summary
Effie moves to Brooklyn to live with her strange aunt and soon discovers that she might be a witch.
Author
Fisher, Ben
Call Number
J COMICS FISHER
Summary
It has been untold years since the Giants-That-Were disappeared, leaving behind the animals forever changed by their strange science. Now, granted the gifts of intelligence and self-awareness, the valiant Hamster Aquatic Mercenaries struggle to keep their horde alive in the dangerous new world. H.A.M. has been hired to save their badger allies from dangerous flooding, but first they'll need new recruits.
Author
Lê, Minh
Call Number
J COMICS GREEN LANTERN
Summary
When thirteen-year-old Tai Pham inherits his grandmother's jade ring, he soon finds out he has been inducted into a group of space cops known as the Green Lanterns.
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