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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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Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Anna Harwell Celenza
Illustrator:  JoAnn E. Kitchel 
Historical Fiction Picture Book and Audio CD
For ages 6 to 8
Charlesbridge, 2012   ISBN: 978-1570916373
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The Crossing: How George Washington Saved The American Revolution

The Crossing: How George Washington Saved The American Revolution

Jim Murphy
Nonfiction
For ages 10 and up
Scholastic Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-0439691864
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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator:  James E. Ransome 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Simon and Schuster, 2012   ISBN: 978-1416959038
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Ben Franklin: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

Ben Franklin: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z

Alan Schroeder
Illustrator:  John O'Brien 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823424351
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The House That George Built

The House That George Built

Suzanne Slade
Illustrator:  Rebecca Bond 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Charlesbridge, 2012   ISBN: 978-1580892629
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I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

Martin Luther King Jr.
Illustrator:  Kadir Nelson 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375858871
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George Washington's Birthday: A Mostly True Tale

George Washington's Birthday: A Mostly True Tale

Margaret McNamara
Illustrator:  Barry Blitt 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375844997
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Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

Alexandra Wallner
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Holiday House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0823419531
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J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

Alexandra Wallner
Illustrator:  John C. Wallner 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823419517
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Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross

Illustrator:  Megan Lloyd 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823419081
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Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

Mike Manning and Brita Branstrom
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 11
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1847801876
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If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

Robert Burleigh
Illustrator:   Wendell Minor 
Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Henry Holt and Co. , 2012   ISBN: 978-0805091373
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A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet

A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet

Kathryn Lasky
Illustrator:  Paul Lee 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
Candlewick, 2012   ISBN: 978-0763664275
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