U.S. History

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality

Written and Illustrated by David Roberts Cleverly illustrated and concisely written, this nonfiction book about the fight for the female vote is a timely offering as we celebrate the U.S. constitutional amendment that was ratified 100 years ago and gave women the right to vote. This book shares the history of the suffrage movement not …

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Child of the Dream

A Memoir of 1963 Written by Sharon Robinson This is a memoir of a singular year in the life of Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson. As a newly minted teenager in 1963, Sharon is witness to the civil unrest in the “Deep South” and feels guilty about her comfortable, if not separate, …

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War in the Ring: Joe Louis, Max Schmeling and the Fight between America and Hitler

Written by John Florio & Ouisie Shapiro If you like sports and/or history, I think you will like this book. It is about two boxers: one from America and one from Germany. In the 1930s Joe Louis and Max Schmeling faced off two times to decide who was the Heavyweight Champion of the world. The …

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