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The little hills of Nazareth

1988
Naboth the donkey was a companion to Joseph and Mary and was in the stable with them the night of Jesus's birth.

Squirrel and John Muir

2004
In the early 1900s, a wild little girl nicknamed Squirrel meets John Muir, later to become a famous naturalist, when he arrives at her parents' hotel in Yosemite Valley seeking work and knowledge about the natural world.

The ballad of El Cid

1985
Simple text and illustrations describe the deeds of the Spanish knight from Castile known for his defeat of the Moors.

The confessions of Nat Turner

1967
Tells the story of the short-lived, bloody rebellion of slaves in Southhampton, Virginia, in August, 1831, as seen through the eyes of the instigator, Nat Turner.

The birdman

2006
Colorful illustrations and text tell the true story of Noor Nobi, a tailor from Calcutta, India, who, after the loss of his family, set about to rescue, heal, and set free thousands of illegally captured birds.

What's the matter with Albert?

a story of Albert Einstein
2002
A young boy is chosen by his school newspaper to interview Albert Einstein, giving him the opportunity to learn all about the great scientist's childhood. Includes a chronology of Einstein's life.

Thank you, Jackie Robinson

1997
A fatherless white boy, who shares with an old African-American man an enthusiasm for the Brooklyn Dodgers and first baseman, Jackie Robinson, takes a ball autographed by Jackie to his elderly friend's deathbed.

Sparks

2003
Todd is anxious about trying to fit in with the regular fifth grade class but doesn't know how to relate to his friends in the Special Needs class; however, a school assignment helps give him confidence.

El g?ero

a true adventure story
1991
Porfirio Trevi?o Arreola, called El G?ero, and his family are forced to flee to Baja California in 1876. When his father is jailed, El G?ero must travel through unknown wilderness on a dangerous mission for help.

Satchmo's blues

1999
A fictional recreation of the youth of trumpeter Louis Armstrong in New Orleans.

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