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For the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting right from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newberry Medalist Russell Freedman has written a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights. Illustrated with more than forty photographs,…
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|January 1, 1991

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The first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight, and the men behind it. A Newbery honor Book.
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|December 6, 2010

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Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, children whose families found themselves struggling for survival . . . all Depression-era young people faced challenges: demoralized parents, inadequate food and shelter, schools they couldn't attend…
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|January 1, 2002

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Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.
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|September 1, 1989

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|January 7, 2014

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Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940. Following the passage of legislation requiring the screening of immigrants, "the other Ellis Island" processed around one million…
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|January 1, 1987

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Biographies of six Western Indian chiefs who led their people in a historic moment of crisis, when a decision had to be made about fighting or cooperating with the white pioneers encroaching on their grounds.
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Russell Freedman is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Newbery Medal winner Lincoln: a Photobiography , and Newbery Honor books Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery and The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane . He lives…
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|October 15, 2007

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Many generations of American schoolchildren were taught that Columbus discovered America, and a holiday reminds us every October. But historical investigation in recent years has shown us otherwise. There is evidence that adventurers, explorers, traders, and…
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|August 1, 1995

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America meant "freedom" to the immigrants of the early 1900s—but a freedom very different from what they expected.  Cities were crowded and jobs were scare.  Children had to work selling newspapers, delivering goods, and laboring sweatshops. …

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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement. Source…

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Hardcover edition $18.00 978-0-618-15976-5 &nbsp