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First Flight Around the World


                First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race┬áby Tim Grove This account of the 1924 race between six nations to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by airplane describes the efforts of the U.S. team as they struggled to overcome limited technology, dangerous weather, ... Read More »

Emmanuel’s Dream


              Emmanuel’s Dream : The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson and Illustrated by Sean Qualls The story of a West African youth who pursued an education, helped support his family, and became a record-setting cyclist in spite of a disability traces his ongoing achievements as an activist. 2016 Schneider ... Read More »

Earmuffs For Everyone!


              Earmuffs For Everyone! : How Chester Greenwood Became Known As the Inventor of Earmuffs by Meghan McCarth “This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process.”– Provided by publisher. Read More »

Music Lab : We Rock!


              Music Lab : We Rock! A Fun Family Guide For Exploring Rock Music History by Jason Hanley From Elvis and the Beatles to Ray Charles and the Ramones. Includes bios, historical context, and extensive playlists. Rocking activities for the whole family! Read More »

Frozen In Time : Clarence Birdseye’s Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food


              Frozen In Time : Clarence Birdseye’s Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food by Mark Kurlansky Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, ... Read More »

Stubby the War Dog


              Stubby the War Dog : The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum Documents the heroic wartime achievements of a World War I mascot who was adopted by a soldier as an orphaned pup and who gained military honors and a display in the Smithsonian Institution for his brave ... Read More »