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An authorized portrait about Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother.
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Book 63: Temple Grandin: how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world, by Sy Montgomery
Bank Street College Library Catalog › Details for: Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world /
The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.
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Show Way - Jacqueline Woodson A moving and poetic picture book that explores the love and traditions passed down from mother to daughter over eight generations, the cruel history of slavery that separated mothers from their children and the remarkable fact that quilts were used to direct fugitive slaves on the underground railway.
Show Way... K-3 (lexile 720), F Woo at the LMES Media Center and the Wake County Public Library
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Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson, honor award 2006: quilts were maps that slaves used to follow freedom trails, book uses same method to create book, very nicely done.
Celebrating Black History month I pulled out my kids favorite book "Show Way" a story about slavery to freedom. Both my kids had the wonderful opportunity to read this with friends and Enicia Fisher founder of the new school, The Element School. This book is beautifully illustrated and rich with illustrated art. This book touched my mind and daughters heart.
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A one hundreth anniversary tribute to the Girl Scouts founder describes how she rejected the conventions of Victorian culture and introduced her pioneer family's passion for service, adventure, and independence to the girls of her time.
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Here Come the Girl Scouts by Shana Corey and illustrated by Hadley Hooper has gump-shun, just like Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low. While I was a girl scout myself, I never knew the story of Juliette Gordon Low. In fact, I didn't know who the founder of the girl scouts was. Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the girl scouts and as such, many of my students participated in celebrations surrounding the centennial of the Girl Scouts and celebrating its founding leader, Juliette Gordon Low
Here Come the Girl Scouts! (History of the Girl Scouts / Biography of Juliette Gordon Low) by Shana Corey | Picture Book of the Day
During the early days of the Great Depression, New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpré, introduces the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three Kings' Day fiesta.
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The Storyteller’s Candle | La velita de los cuentos. In New York City in the 1930's, Hildamar lives with her family as they face weather, language, and customs so unlike those of their beloved Puerto Rico. Text in Spanish and English and sepia-toned illustrations with qualities of folk art, this picture book pays tribute to Pura Belpre, the first Puerto Rican librarian for New York Public Library - Honor Book for Younger Children, 2009.
The Library Is for Everyone, by Grace Cornell Gonzales A review of the children's book The Storyteller's Candle/La velita de los cuentos, by Lucia Gonzalez, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. "When I came across [it], I realized that I had found the perfect book to read... to introduce my students to the magic of the public library and to open up discussion about how the library is there for the whole community, including their families."
A fictionalized account of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery for freedom in Philadelphia, where she turns her talents to leading others along the Underground Railroad.
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Bank Street College Library Catalog › Details for: Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.
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Children's Book Review: Sadako by Eleanor Coerr, Author, Ed Young, Illustrator Putnam Publishing Group $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-399-21771-5
When America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the government.
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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)): Tanya Lee Stone, Margaret A. Weitekamp: 9780763636111: Ama...
Introduces the life of Nellie Bly who, as a "stunt reporter" for the New York World newspaper in the late 1800s, championed women's rights and traveled around the world faster than anyone ever had.
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The Daring Nellie Bly : America's Star Reporter
Born in 1864, during a time in which options were extremely limited for women, Nellie defied all expectations and became a famous newspaper correspondent. Her daring exploits included committing herself to an infamous insane asylum in New York City to expose the terrible conditions there and becoming the first American war correspondent of either gender to report on Austria during WWI. In 1889, she completed her most publicized stunt, her trip around the world in just 72 days.
A biography of the Shoshone girl, Sacagawea, from age eleven when she was kidnapped by the Hitdatsa to the end of her journey with Lewis and Clark, plus speculation about her later life.
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This book taught me about Sacagawea and her journey with Lewis and Clark. It would be a great story to read while teaching about Native Americans.
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Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist.
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I love this book by "Mutts" author Patrick McDonnell. It is a book about Jane Goodall as a young girl and is very special.
Me . . . Jane by, Patrick McDonnell I love this children's book. It won the Caldecott this year -yeah!
Recommended Picture Book: Me....Jane by Patrick McDonnell. Me....Jane tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true. One of the world's most inspiring women, Dr. Jane Goodall is a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, animal activist.
"I am so head over heels for Me...Jane as were the students. The illustrations are darling. This was my chosen read for Earth Day last week. Yep, I even read it to the 5th graders and they were so engaged as they listened to Jane's dream to one day go to Africa and live a life helping animals. Then on the last page comes a REAL photograph of Jane Goodall living out this dream. GASP went the kids. The kind of gasp I love. Yes, DREAM big!"
Me... Jane by Patrick McDonnell. Holding her stuffed toy chimpanzee, young Jane Goodall observes nature, reads Tarzan books, and dreams of living in Africa and helping animals. Includes biographical information on the prominent zoologist.
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A biography of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong who, in spite of limited opportunities, achieved her dream of becoming an actress and worked to represent her race on screen in a truthful, positive manner.
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"Shining Star: the Anna May Wong Story by Paula Yoo ; illustrated by Lin Wang. A biography of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong who, in spite of limited opportunities, achieved her dream of becoming an actress and worked to represent her race on screen in a truthful, positive manner." Grades 2-5
Nonfiction, picture book.
Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story Cover. Anna decides she will become a movie star but struggles to pursue an acting career in Hollywood in the 1930s. Her spirited determination in the face of discrimination is an inspiration to all who must overcome obstacles so that their dreams may come true. #ELA #CommonCore #CCSS #literacy #readaloud
Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. For fourteen years, her library has been a meeting place for those who love books. Until now. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library--along with the thirty thousand books within it--will be destroyed forever.
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The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq. When war threatens to destroy Alia’s precious library collection, which includes rare editions, she bravely works to move 30,000 volumes to safety. This is a powerful story about courage and determination.
To Alia Baker, head librarian at the Basra, Iraq library, books are "more precious ... than mountains of gold." Spare language and detailed illustrations depict Baker's rescue of 30,000 books from the ravages of the Iraq War in 2003.
The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Diversity In Childrens Books
Picture Book of the Day for Women's History Month
Book: Mama Miti - Theme: SAVE THE EARTH HEROES - the true story of Wangari Muta Maathai, known as "Mama Miti," who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization that has empowered many people to mobilize and combat deforestation, soil erosion, and environmental degradation. Today more than 30 million trees have been planted throughout Mama Miti's native Kenya, and in 2004 she became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Guardian's 10 best contemporary African books
A fictionalized account of the night Amelia Earhart flew Eleanor Roosevelt over Washington, D.C. in an airplane.
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Pam Munoz Ryan wrote a children’s picture book called Amelia And Eleanor Go For A Ride (1999), where Amelia and, you guessed it, Eleanor Roosevelt ditch a swanky White House dinner to go on a glorious adventure.
Amelia And Eleanor Go For A Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan- E Rya An inspiring true story of Amelia Earheart and Eleanor Roosevelt -- and a thrilling night when they made history together! On a brisk and cloudless evening in April 1933, Amelia Earheart and Eleanor Roosevelt did the unprecedented: They stole away from a White House dinner, commandeered an Eastern Air Transport plane and took off on a glorious adventure -- while still dressed in their glamorous evening gowns!
Children's Books: Amelia And Eleanor Go For A Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan - Compare and Contrast - A fictionalized account of the night Amelia Earhart flew Eleanor Roosevelt over Washington, D.C. in an airplane.
Picture Book of the Day - Women's History Month
When she was just two years old, Laura Bridgman lost her sight, her hearing, and most of her senses of smell and taste. But then a progressive doctor, who had just opened the country's first school for the blind in Boston, took her in. Laura learned to communicate, read, and write--and eventually even to teach.
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Konos Eyes/Ears Unit Book review: Author recalls how blind, deaf woman touched the world
Something special happened when Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez met. Together, they fought for the rights of countless farmworkers. Side by side, inspiring hope, they changed history.
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Side By Side Lado A Lado
In 1962, together with César Chávez, Dolores Huerta organized the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). They organized nonviolent protests and boycotts throughout the West. This bilingual book is appropriate for ages 6 to 9.
Short, spirited profiles of twenty women who impacted life in America by speaking out against injustice and fighting for social improvements.
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Just in time for Women's History Month, here are short, spirited profiles of twenty women who impacted life in America by speaking out against injustice and fighting for social improvements. The folksy, friendly narrative introduces such fascinating figures as Sojourner Truth, abolitionist preacher; Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, a Civil War physician; Margaret Sanger, birth control pioneer; and Doris Haddock, a ninety-two-year-old champion of campaign-finance reform.
Rabble Rousers: 20 Women Who Made a Difference by Cheryl Harness - Presents twenty women in America's history who fought for men's and women's rights, including Ann Lee, Jane Adams, Alice Paul, Dolores Huerta, and Sojourner Truth.
Through direct quotations, verse, and prose, presents the achievements of a diverse group of people who illustrate Dr. Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences. Includes information about the eight basic ways people can be "smart" and suggested activities.