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P01594
Beet fields : memories of a sixteenth summer by Paulsen, Gary 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01594 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 10-13   


Subjects: Paulsen, Gary - Childhood and youth American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: The author recalls his experiences as a migrant laborer and carnival worker after he ran away from home at age sixteen.


37.99 *

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164401
Feed your mind : a story of August Wilson by Bryant, Jennifer 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 164401 Available

Dewey: 812/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.6 MG

Subjects: Wilson, August American authors|y20th century - Biography African American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography of August Wilson (1945-2005), the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright best-known for Fences.


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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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P00112
Mama learns to drive by Davis, Donald 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2007)

BTSB #: P00112 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-11   


Subjects: Davis, Donald,|d1944- - Childhood and youth Davis, Donald,|d1944- - Family Davis, Lucille Walker,|dd. 1998 American authors|y20th century - Biography Teachers - North Carolina - Biography North Carolina - Social life and customs


Summary: The author presents eight short stories about his mother and other family members as they grew up in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.


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916815
Marjory saves the Everglades by Wallace, Sandra Neil 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 916815 Available

Dewey: 333.7209/BAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 750 AD

Subjects: Douglas, Marjory Stoneman Conservationists - Florida - Biography American authors|y20th century - Biography Nature conservation - Florida - Everglades Wetland conservation - Florida - History Environmental policy - United States - History|y20th century Everglades (Fla.)


Summary: The true story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who saved the Florida Everglades from development and ruin.


P01422
My life in dog years by Paulsen, Gary 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01422 Available

Dewey: 813/AAges: 8-11   


Subjects: Paulsen, Gary American authors|y20th century - Biography Dog owners - United States - Biography


Summary: The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Philippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.


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660464
Nonsense! : the curious story of Edward Gorey by Mortensen, Lori 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020)

BTSB #: 660464 Available

Dewey: 741.6092/BAges: 4-7   
Lexile: 730 AD

Subjects: Gorey, Edward,|d1925-2000 Illustrators - United States - Biography American authors|y20th century - Biography Eccentrics and eccentricities


Summary: A picture book biography of eccentric and beloved writer and artist Edward Gorey.


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759188
Portrait in poems : the storied life of Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas by Robillard, Evie 

BTSB Prebound(Kids Can Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 759188 Available

Dewey: 818/CAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 810

Subjects: Stein, Gertrude,|d1874-1946 Toklas, Alice B American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: The stories, paintings and early twentieth-century Paris of Gertrude Stein and her partner, Alice B. Toklas, come to life in this picture book biography, told in free verse.


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937701
Walter Dean Myers [Children's authors]by Wheeler, Jill C. 

BTSB Prebound(Abdo, 2015)

BTSB #: 937701 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG Lexile: 670

Subjects: Myers, Walter Dean,|d1937-2014 American authors|y20th century - Biography African American authors - Biography


Summary: A biography of Walter Dean Myers, including his childhood in Harlem, his difficulty in school with a speech impediment, the inspiration behind his winning titles, and more.


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061073
Who is Judy Blume? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Anderson, Kirsten 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2018)

BTSB #: 061073 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.4 MG RC: 5.5 3-5 Lexile: 840 F&P: U

Subjects: Blume, Judy American authors|y20th century - Biography Children's literature - Authorship


Summary: Learn how Judy Blume went from a stay-at-home mother to one of the most beloved American authors of the twentieth century.


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705228
Who is R. L. Stine? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Payne, M. D. 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2019)

BTSB #: 705228 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.2 MG Lexile: 980 F&P: W

Subjects: Stine, R. L American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: The biography of the author of the hugely popular Goosebumps series.


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705237
Who is R. L. Stine? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Payne, M. D. 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2019)

BTSB #: 705237 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.2 MG Lexile: 980 F&P: W

Subjects: Stine, R. L American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: The biography of the author of the hugely popular Goosebumps series.


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694994
Who was Maurice Sendak? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Pascal, Janet B. 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2013)

BTSB #: 694994 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.5 MG RC: 5.4 3-5 Lexile: 820 F&P: W

Subjects: Sendak, Maurice American authors|y20th century - Biography Children's stories - Authorship Illustrators - United States - Biography


Summary: Biography of the author who wrote Where the wild things are.


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536458
Who was Maya Angelou? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Labrecque, Ellen 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2016)

BTSB #: 536458 Available

Dewey: 818/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG RC: 6.2 3-5 Lexile: 900

Subjects: Angelou, Maya African American women authors African American women civil rights workers American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Angelou was able to lift herself out of her situation and flourish.


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536429
Who was Maya Angelou? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Labrecque, Ellen 

BTSB Prebound(Grosset & Dunlap, 2016)

BTSB #: 536429 In Bindery

Dewey: 818/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG RC: 6.2 3-5 Lexile: 900

Subjects: Angelou, Maya African American women authors African American women civil rights workers American authors|y20th century - Biography


Summary: Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Angelou was able to lift herself out of her situation and flourish.


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