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Appelt, Kathi

Summary: In 1910, Zada the camel treks across the West Texas desert to save two baby kestrels from an approaching haboob, a mountain-sized storm. sharing adventures from her youth in Turkey to keep them calm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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Matteson, John

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Matteson illuminates three harrowing months of the Civil War and their ineradicable legacy for America. In December 1862, the Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and threatened to break apart Abraham Lincoln's government. Five extraordinary individuals experienced Fredericksburg's cataclysmic repercussions - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Walt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 MATTESON

Hicks, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HICKS

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel 500 years back in time to Florence, Italy, and spend a day helping Leonardo da Vinci in the hope of learning another secret of happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

2 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] OSB

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] OSB

Karr, Kathleen.

Summary: When Northerner Thaddeus Lowe lands his huge balloon in South Carolina at the beginning of the Civil War, ten-year-old orphan Ridley Jones joins up with him and the two set out to find a way to use Lowe's balloon to help the North.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 1997

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] KAR

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Harris, Robert

Summary: Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz is on the staff of the German Foreign Office--and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. The two men were friends at Oxford in the 1920s, but have not been in contact since. Now, when Guy flies with Chamberlain...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1552

Styron, William, 1925

Summary: A biographical novel of Nat Turner, an educated slave, who was condemned to death in 1831 for leading a Negro revolt in Virginia in which more than fifty whites were slaughtered. Narrated by Nat himself, this "story ranges over the whole of Nat's life, reaching its inevitable climax that bloody day in August"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1967

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F Sty

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GREGORY

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: The triumphs and turmoil of early America are revealed through fictional portraits of four women--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Sally Hemings, and Dolley Madison--who played key roles during four presidential administrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAMBLY

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel 500 years back in time to Florence, Italy, and spend a day helping Leonardo da Vinci in the hope of learning another secret of happiness. Includes temporary tattoos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F OSB

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 as seen through the eyes of two actual participants, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion 1992

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 MUR

Heyer, Georgette

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HEYER

Roberts, Cokie

Summary: Brief portraits of women from the period of the Revolution and early United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.3 ROBERTS

Millard, Candice.

Summary: A narrative account of the twentieth president's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 946

Haeger, Diane.

Summary: As the beautiful daughter of courtiers, Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount is overjoyed when she secures a position as maid of honor to Katherine of Aragon. But when she captures the attention of the king himself, there are whispers that the queen ought to be worried for her throne. When Bess gives birth to a healthy son the whispers become a roar. But soon the infamous Boleyn girls come to court and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAEGER

Sneden, Robert Knox

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SNEDEN

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Isabelle, living with her lacemaker grandmother and mother near the palace of Versailles in 1788, becomes close friends with Marie Antoinette's daughter, Princess Therese, and finds their relationship complicated not only by their different social class but by the growing political unrest and resentment of the French people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2007

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] BRA

Mann, Elizabeth

Summary: Describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, from its conception by John Roebling in 1852 through, after many setbacks, its final completion under the direction of his son, Washington, in 1883.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mikaya Press 1996

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 624.2/3/097471

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 725 MAN

Thomas, Emory M.

Summary: Describes the life and achievements of the Confederate cavalry leader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1986

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 92 Stu

Hicks, Robert

Summary: In New Orleans after the Civil War, John Bell Hood, arguably one of the most controversial generals of the Confederate Army--and one of its most tragic figures--struggles with his inability to admit his failures until those who taught him to love, and to be loved, transformed him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HICKS

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Chronicles the story of the early 1900s typhoid fever epidemic in New York, providing details as to how its infamous carrier was ultimately tracked down and stopped.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 614 JAR

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