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214846
For spacious skies : Katharine Lee Bates and the inspiration for "America the beautiful" by Churnin, Nancy 

BTSB Prebound(Whitman, 2020)

BTSB #: 214846 Available

Dewey: 811/BAges: 5-8   


Subjects: Bates, Katharine Lee,|d1859-1929 American authors|y19th century - Biography American authors|y20th century - Biography Women - Biography


Summary: Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" on a summer evening after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who grew up with memories of the country divided by the Civil War and pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer. Katharine believed in the power of words to make a difference.


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635321
Invincible Louisa : the story of the author of Little women by Meigs, Cornelia 

BTSB Prebound(Little, Brown, 1995)

BTSB #: 635321 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 12-16   
AR: 8 UG RC: 8.6 6-8 Lexile: 1150 F&P: Z

Subjects: Alcott, Louisa May,|d1832-1888 American authors|y19th century - Biography


Summary: A vivid portrayal of Louisa May Alcott, a woman whose books emphasized the right of young people to independence and the opportunity of earning it.


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Year in the woods by Thoreau, Henry David 

BTSB Prebound(Creative Editions, 2017)

BTSB #: 881526 Available

Dewey: 814/BAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 1020

Subjects: Thoreau, Henry David,|d1817-1862 - Homes and haunts - Massachusetts - Walden Woods Wilderness areas - Massachusetts - Walden Woods Natural history - Massachusetts - Walden Woods American authors|y19th century - Biography Solitude Walden Woods (Mass.) - Social life and customs


Summary: One of the most famous works of 19th-century American Transcendentalist literature is excerpted and illustrated by Italian artist Giovanni Manna, who brings Thoreau's natural experiment to life.


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