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Six Dots

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              Six Dots : A Story of Young Louis Braille  by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov An engaging, beautifully illustrated biography of Louis Braille. The story brings readers into his experiences as a young man that inspired him to create the braille system and open the world of reading to the blind. End matter includes ... Read More »

Chasing Secrets

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              Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah’s father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco. Read More »

Pathfinders

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              Pathfinders: the Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls by Tonya Bolden Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams. Read More »

Jack Frost

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            Jack Frost by William Joyce ; illustrated by William Joyce and Andrew Theophilopoulos Introduces the Man in the Moon’s valiant friend, who becomes an advocate for children in peril by bringing joy to the cold season of the year. Read More »