Historical

Ticktock Banneker's Clock

Ticktock Banneker's Clock

Shana Keller
Illustrator:  David C. Gardner 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1585369560
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Letters from the Corrugated Castle: A Novel of Gold Rush California, 1850-1852

Letters from the Corrugated Castle: A Novel of Gold Rush California, 1850-1852

Joan W. Blos
Historical Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2007   ISBN: 978-0689870774
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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

Nora Raleigh Baskin
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2016   ISBN: 978-1442485068
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United We Stand

United We Stand

Eric Walters
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Random House Canada, 2009   ISBN: 978-0385666404
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We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

Eric Walters
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Random House Canada, 2006   ISBN: 978-0385661928
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Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Janet Nolan
Illustrator:  Thomas Gonzalez 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Peachtree Publishers, 2016   ISBN: 978-1561459124
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Somewhere Among

Somewhere Among

Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu
Poetry
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2016   ISBN: 978-1481437868
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Invasion

Invasion

Walter Dean Myers
Historical Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Scholastic Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-0545384285
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Sadako's Cranes

Sadako's Cranes

Judith Loske
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Minedition, 2015   ISBN: 978-9888341009
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Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes

Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes

Edited by David Roessel and Arnold
Illustrator:  Benny Andrews 
Poetry
For ages 9 and up
Sterling Children's Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1454903284
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The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrator:  R. Gregory Christie 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Lerner, 2015   ISBN: 978-0761339434
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Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist

Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist

Barbara Herkert
Illustrator:  Vanessa Newton 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Random House, 2015   ISBN: 978-0385754644
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We Troubled the Waters

We Troubled the Waters

Ntozake Shange
Illustrator:  Rod Brown 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 8 to 10
HarperCollins, 2009   ISBN: 978-0061337352
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Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Shane W. Evans 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Schwartz & Wade, 2015   ISBN: 978-0385390286
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D Is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet

D Is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet

Nancy I. Sanders
Illustrator:  E.B. Lewis 
Poetry and nonfiction picture book
For ages 6 to 9
Sleeping Bear Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1585362936
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