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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
Sheinkin, Steve
(Hardcover)

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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story - and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures. Expertly told by three-time ...


Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Engle, Margarita
(Softcover)

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In this poetic memoir, acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War.Margarita is a girl from two worlds. Her heart lies in Cuba, her mother’s tropical island country, a place so lush with vibrant life that it seems like a fairy tale kingdom. ...


Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
Crowe, Chris
(Paperback)

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The kidnapping and violent murder of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 was and is a uniquely American tragedy. Till, a black teenager from Chicago, was visiting family in a small town in Mississippi, when he allegedly whistled at a white woman. Three days later, his brutally beaten body was f...


Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
Barakat, Ibtisam
(Paperback)

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Picking up where Ibtisam Barakat's first memoir, Tasting the Sky, left off, Balcony on the Moon follows her through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 in the aftermath of the Six-Day War.This memoir about pursuing dreams in the face of adversity chronicles Ibitsam's desire ...


We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide
Anderson, Carol
(Hardcover)

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When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the Civil War and Reconstruction was greeted with ...


A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea
Fleming, Melissa
(Paperback)

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The extraordinary true story of one teen refugee’s quest to find a new life - now adapted for young readers.A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea tells the story of Doaa Al-Zamel, a Syrian girl whose life was upended in 2011 by her country’s brutal civil war. She and her family escape to Egypt, but l...


Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card
Saedi, Sara
(Hardcover)

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At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an afte...


Proud: Living My American Dream (Young Readers Edition)
Muhammad, Ibtihaj
(Hardcover)

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The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, and Time "100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj Muhammad.At the 2016 Olympic Games, Ibtihaj Muhammad smashed barriers as the first American to compete wearin...


Crash The Fall and Rise of America in the 1930's
Favreau, Marc
(Hardcover)

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The incredible true story of how Americans from all walks of life weathered one of the most turbulent periods in our nation's history--the Great Depression--and emerged triumphant.Crash tells the story of the Great Depression, from the sweeping fallout of the market collapse to the more personal ...


Aire Encantado: Dos Culturas, Dos Alas: Una Memoria (Spanish Edition)
Engle, Margarita
(Paperback)

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Now available in Spanish! In this poetic memoir, which won the Pura Belpré Author Award and was named a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree, acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War.Margarita is a girl from two worlds. Her heart lies in Cuba,...


Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air
Engle, Margarita
(Hardcover)

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Margarita Engle’s childhood straddled two worlds: the lush, welcoming island of Cuba and the lonely, dream-soaked reality of Los Angeles. But the revolution has transformed Cuba into a mystery of impossibility, no longer reachable in real life. Margarita longs to travel the world, yet before she ...


How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture
Bolden, Tonya
(Hardcover)

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Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking! The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the h...


Aire Encantado: Dos Culturas, Dos Alas: Una Memoria
Engle, Margarita
(Hardcover)

72% off list price of $19.99

In this poetic memoir, which won the Pura Belpré Author Award and was named a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree, acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War.En este poético libro de memorias—ganador del premio Pura Belpré de autor, finalista d...


A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea (Young Readers' Edition)
Fleming, Melissa
(Hardcover)

64% off list price of $16.99

The extraordinary true story of one teen refugee’s quest to find a new life - now adapted for young readers.A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea tells the story of Doaa Al-Zamel, a Syrian girl whose life was upended in 2011 by her country’s brutal civil war. She and her family escape to Egypt, but l...


Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City
Hoose, Phillip
(Compact Disc)

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Attucks! is the true story of the all-black high school basketball team that broke the color barrier in segregated 1950s Indiana, masterfully told by National Book Award-winner Phil Hoose.


Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card
Saedi, Sara
(Hardcover)

69% off list price of $20.99

At thirteen, bright-eyed, straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an afte...


Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Marrin, Albert
(Library Binding)

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On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II - from National Book Award finalist Albert MarrinJust seventy-five years ago, the American government did something that most would consider u...


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