by Anderson, Carol 323.1196 ANDERSO

We Are Not Yet Equal : Understanding Our Racial Divide

From the end of the Civil War to the tumultuous issues in America today, an acclaimed historian reframes the conversation about race, chronicling the powerful forces opposed to black progress in America.…

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by Pentz, Matt 796.3346 PENTZ

The Sound And The Glory : How The Seattle Sounders Showed Major League Soccer How To Win Over America

Relates the story of the Seattle Sounders and their quest to win the league championship.…

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by Hubbard, Ben J629.409 HUBBARD

Space Race : The Story Of Space Exploration To The Moon And Beyond

Presents the story of space exploration, from the race for rockets and putting a man on the moon, to the International Space Station and life beyond our solar system.…

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by Kepner, Tyler 796.3572 KEPNER

K : A History Of Baseball In Ten Pitches

"A history of baseball in ten pitches"--…

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by Nadell, Pamela Susan 305.4889 NADELL

America's Jewish Women : A History From Colonial Times To Today

A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history.…

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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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by Higgins, Lila M. 508.794 HIGGINS

Wild LA : Explore The Amazing Nature In And Around Los Angeles

"A dynamic, fact-filled guide to the natural world of Los Angeles from the experts at the Natural History Museum"--…

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by Ryan, Hugh 306.7609 RYAN
by Puleo, Stephen 363.1196 PULEO

Dark Tide : The Great Boston Molasses Flood Of 1919

Chronicles the January 15, 1919 Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.…

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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 Duffy, Peter B BAILEY DUFFY

The Agitator : William Bailey And The First American Uprising Against Nazism

"This story of an anti-fascist's dramatic and remarkable victory against Nazism in 1935 is an inspiration to anyone compelled to resist when signs of oppression are on the horizon"--…

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by Murphy, Jack B MURPHY MURPHY

Murphy's Law : My Journey From Army Ranger To Green Beret To Investigative Journalist

"A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Raftery, Brian 791.4309 RAFTERY

Best.movie.year.ever. : How 1999 Blew Up The Big Screen

"From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999--arguably the most groundbreaking year in American cinematic history"--…

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by Smith, Monica L. 307.76 SMITH

Cities : The First 6,000 Years

Offers an archeological perspective on the history of cities from antiquity to present day, detailing why cities began and the distinctive qualities that make them responsible for the growth of civilization and global economies.…

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