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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

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION APPELT

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

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

Searle, Sarah Winifred

Summary: Follow Joan of Arc on her journey to convince the Dauphin to let her lead the French army in the Battle of Orleans and win the Hundred Years' War. A story of faith, courage, and determination, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the teenage French heroine -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J GRAPHIC 944

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Carroll, Emma

Summary: Told primarily by servant Felix, a former slave, Lord Byron and friends gather to tell ghost stories on a stormy night in 1816 Switzerland, but a scarred girl arrives with her own dark and dangerous tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Whelan, Gloria

Summary: Inspired by a true story, when Queen Victoria is unable to go swimming without her subjects glimpsing her in a swimming suit, her husband, Prince Albert, comes up with an innovative solution so his wife can indulge in the healthy exercise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 942.05 WHELAN

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: In 1863, child slave Thomas and his sister Birdie journey north and meet up with Union soldiers who have orders to fight at Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

2 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC TAR

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

Kerley, Barbara.

Summary: A biography of the American poet whose compassion led him to nurse soldiers during the Civil War, to give voice to the nation's grief at Lincoln's assassination, and to capture the true American spirit in verse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 KER

Lane, Andrew

Summary: Kidnapped and taken to China, young Sherlock Holmes enjoys adventure on the high seas before encountering a puzzling case of three men bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Gilpin, Caroline Crosson.

Summary: There are some things you might not know about the man responsible for the Emancipation Proclamation. Kids learn about Abraham Lincoln through timelines, quotes, and peculiar facts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 973.7092 GILPIN

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

Wood, Maryrose.

Summary: In late eighteenth-century Northumberland, England, sixteen-year-old Jessamine Luxton and the mysterious Weed uncover the horrible secrets of poisons growing in Thomas Luxton's apothecary garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Hart, Alison

Summary: In Kentucky, during the Civil War, the twelve-year-old slave Gabriel, contends with a cruel new horse trainer and skirmishes with Confederate soldiers as he pursues his dream of becoming a jockey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2007

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

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

Lillegard, Dee.

Summary: A biography of the twentieth president of the United States, the last President to be born in a log cabin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1987

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

2 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 92 GAR

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

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