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The Counterfeit Princess

The Counterfeit Princess

Jane Resh Thomas
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Clarion, 2005   ISBN: 978-0395938706
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator:   Brian Pinkney 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Little Brown, 2013   ISBN: 978-0316070133
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What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About... Martin Luther King

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About... Martin Luther King

Mary Kay Carson
Illustrator:  Jim Madsen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Sterling Children's Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1402790454
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Katie and the Starry Night

Katie and the Starry Night

James Mayhew
Picture Book  Series
For ages 5 to 7
Hodder & Stoughton, 2013   ISBN: 978-1408304655
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I Am Helen Keller

I Am Helen Keller

Grace Norwich
Illustrator:  Mark Elliot 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
Scholastic , 2012   ISBN: 978-0545447799
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Lumpito and the Painter from Spain

Lumpito and the Painter from Spain

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  Dean Griffiths 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Pajama Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1927485002
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Annie and Helen

Annie and Helen

Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator:  Raul Colon 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375857065
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The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

Michelle Markel
Illustrator:  Amanda Hall 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2012   ISBN: 978-0802853646
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Destiny, Rewritten

Destiny, Rewritten

Kathryn Fitzmaurice
Fiction
For ages 9 and up
HarperCollins, 2013   ISBN: 978-0061625015
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The Great Houdini: World Famous Magician and Escape Artist

The Great Houdini: World Famous Magician and Escape Artist

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  Anne Reas 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2003   ISBN: 0679885730
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Harry Houdini: The Legend of the World's Greatest Escape Artist

Harry Houdini: The Legend of the World's Greatest Escape Artist

Janice Weaver
Illustrator:  Chris Lane 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011   ISBN: 978-1419700149
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War Dogs: Churchill and Rufus

War Dogs: Churchill and Rufus

Kathryn Selbert
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2013   ISBN: 978-1580894142
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Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator

Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator

Eric Braun
Illustrator:  Cynthia Martin 
Historical Fiction Graphic NOvel  Series
For ages 7 to 9
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736861908
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Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

Jabari Asim
Illustrator:  Bryan Collier 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012   ISBN: 978-0316086578
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Victoria Rebels

Victoria Rebels

Carolyn Meyer
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2013   ISBN: 978-1416987291
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