by Murie, Margaret E. B MURIE MURIE

Two In The Far North

Details the author's life, describing her loving relationship with Alaska from her first visit as a child, till her work as a wilderness activist.…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston E782.4216 WEATHER

The Roots Of Rap : 16 Bars On The 4 Pillars Of Hip-hop

Presents the history of hip-hop including how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.…

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by Easton, Emily E323 EASTON

Enough! : 20 Protesters Who Changed America

Nonfiction picture book briefly introduces twenty protesters, including Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Tommie Smith, Ruby Bridges, and America Ferrera. Back matter gives additional biographical details on each featured protester.…

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by Kelley, Kitty EB KING KELLEY

Martin's Dream Day

Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, describing the hardships and triumphs King encountered along his journey.…

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by Albee, Sarah J636.7 ALBEE

Dog Days Of History : $b The Incredible Story Of Our Best Friends

"Dogs, famous and infamous and otherwise, throughout history, for children."--…

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by Atkins, Laura JB KOREMATSU ATKINS
by Chin, Jason J508.8665 CHIN
by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong JB JUDGE DUNBAR

Never Caught, The Story Of Ona Judge : George And Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared To Run Away

"A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--…

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by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux JB FLETCHER NELSON

Let 'er Buck! : George Fletcher, The People's Champion

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Sanders, Rob EB MILK SANDERS

Pride : The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.…

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031.02 RIPLEYS
by Ryan, Hugh 306.7609 RYAN
by Halfmann, Janet EB GRANDERSO HALFMAN

Midnight Teacher : Lilly Ann Granderson And Her Secret School

"The life of Lilly Ann Granderson, an enslaved teacher who strongly believed in the power of education and risked her life to teach others during slavery. Includes afterword and sources"--…

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by Inglis, Lucy 362.293 INGLIS

Milk Of Paradise : A History Of Opium

Presents an authoritative history of opium from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern era that explores its many uses and controversies, covering subjects ranging from the heroin underworld to the development of synthetic opiates.…

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by Beach, Phil NW 385.0979 BEACH

Wheat Country Railroad : The Northern Pacific's Spokane & Palouse And Competitors

"A detailed history and reference work concerning railroads south of Spokane, Washington, and north of the Snake River."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Quinn, Bridget 709.252 QUINN

Broad Strokes : 15 Women Who Made Art And Made History (in That Order)

"This book chronicles the lives and art of 15 often overlooked female artists from the Renaissance to the modern day"--…

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by King, Ian 781.6603 KING

Appetite For Definition : An A-Z Guide To Rock Genres

The author presents alphabetized entries discussing more than 200 genres of rock music.…

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by Popova, Maria 305.435 POPOVA

Figuring

Explores the search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of historical figures from four centuries--artists, writers, and scientists, most of them women, who changed the way humans understand, experience, and appreciate the universe.…

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by Cassidy, Tina B PAUL CASSIDY

Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? : Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, And The Fight For The Right To Vote

Examines the complex relationship between suffragist leader Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson, revealing the life-risking measures that Paul and her supporters endured to gain voting rights for American women.…

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by Morgan-Owens, Jessie B WILLIAMS MORGAN

Girl In Black And White : The Story Of Mary Mildred Williams And The Abolition Movement

Presents the story of slave Mary Mildred Williams, whose fair-skinned appearance rendered her the poster child of the American abolitionist movement and influenced the line where white sympathy was drawn and recognized.…

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by Nelson, James Carl 947.0841 NELSON

The Polar Bear Expedition : The Heroes Of America's Forgotten Invasion Of Russia, 1918-1919

Reveals a lost chapter in the history of World War I, in which five thousand American soldiers of the 339th Infantry Regiment fought the Red Army and brutal conditions during the fall and winter of 1918-1919.…

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305.409 WOMEN

Women : Our Story

A celebration of the pivotal but less-recognized roles women have played in culture and society reexamines history from a female perspective, from early matriarchal societies through the Suffragette movement and twentieth-century feminism.…

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305.4209 FEMINIS
by Keefe, Patrick Radden 364.1523 KEEFE

Say Nothing : A True Story Of Murder And Memory In Northern Ireland

"A narrative about a notorious killing that took place in Northern Ireland during The Troubles and its devastating repercussions to this day"--…

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by Makos, Adam B SMOYER MAKOS

Spearhead : An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, And A Collision Of Lives In World War II

Documents the story of a World War II tank platoon and gunner Clarence Smoyer, the gentle soldier behind the immortalized film footage of the iconic duel at the great cathedral in Cologne.…

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by Riley, Jack 363.2593 RILEY

Drug Warrior : Inside The Hunt For El Chapo And The Rise Of America's Opioid Crisis

"DEA Agent Jack Riley tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals the true causes of the American opioid epidemic"--…

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by Traig, Jennifer 306.874 TRAIG

Act Natural : A Cultural History Of Parenting

"From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange, and often contradictory history of Western parenting"--…

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