Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Sibert Medal

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    2009

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    796.357
    NEL

    We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

    Nelson, Kadir.

    Explores the history of Negro League baseball teams, discussing owners, players, hardships, wins, and losses; and including illustrations.

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    LONGWORTH

    What to do about Alice? : how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy!

    Kerley, Barbara.

    An illustrated biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth that focuses on her experiences while her father was president of the United States.

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    2008

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    SIS

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    387.2
    FLO

    Lightship

    Floca, Brian.

    Illustrations and simple text tell the story of lightships that were used in place of lighthouses in order to safely guide ships into port.

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    2007

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    629.45
    THI

    Team Moon : how 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon

    Thimmesh, Catherine.

    Chronicles the Apollo 11 mission, the spaceflight that landed the first man on Earth's moon on July 20, 1969, emphasizing the contributions and reactions of the thousands of people who made the mission successful.

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    599.2
    MON

    Quest for the tree kangaroo : an expedition to the cloud forest of New Guinea

    Montgomery, Sy.

    Full-color, illustrated photographs provide detailed information on the search for the tree kangaroo in Papua New Guinea's cloud forest, and describes its habits, behaviors, and characteristics.

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    2006

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    973.7
    WAL

    Secrets of a Civil War submarine : solving the mysteries of the H.L. Hunley

    Walker, Sally M.

    Tells the story of the "H. L. Hunley," the Confederate submarine that in 1864 became the first to ever sink an enemy ship but lay missing on the ocean floor for more than a century, describing its creation, its discovery, skeletons and objects found onboard, and facial reconstructions of several crew members by forensic anthropologists.

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    2005

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    WHITMAN

    Walt Whitman : words for America

    Kerley, Barbara.

    A biography of the American poet whose compassion led him to nurse soldiers during the Civil War, to give voice to the nation's grief at Lincoln's assassination, and to capture the true American spirit in verse.

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    595.4
    MON

    The tarantula scientist

    Montgomery, Sy.

    Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.

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    SEQUOYAH

    Sequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writing

    Rumford, James, 1948-

    Contains the biography of Sequoyah, a member of the Cherokee nation who was born in the 1760s in eastern Tennessee and who developed the first written alphabet and language for the Cherokee people. Presented in English and Cherokee.

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    2004

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    551.51
    COB

    I face the wind

    Cobb, Vicki.

    Introduces the characteristics and actions of the wind through simple hands-on activities.

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    2003

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    Hitler

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    759.13
    POL

    Action Jackson

    Greenberg, Jan, 1942-

    Imagines Jackson Pollock at work during the creation of one of his paint-swirled and splattered canvasses.

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    ANDERSON

    When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson ; the voice of a century

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change.

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    2002

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    941.5081
    BAR

    Black potatoes : the story of the great Irish famine, 1845-1850

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

    Draws from letters, diaries, and other documents to chronicle the Irish potato famine of 1845-50, describing the political and personal impact it had on Ireland and its people, and presenting illustrations from contemporary newspapers.

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    MANDELBAUM

    Surviving Hitler : a boy in the Nazi death camps

    Warren, Andrea.

    A biography of Jack Mandelbaum, who survived Nazi concentration camps when he was a teenager.

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    GOGH

    Vincent Van Gogh : portrait of an artist

    Greenberg, Jan, 1942-

    Chronicles the life of nineteenth-century painter Vincent Van Gogh, describing his childhood in Holland, his years in France, his relationships with his brother and with fellow artist Paul Gaugin, his difficulties with women, his mental health, and his artistic vision.

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    CUR

    Brooklyn Bridge

    Curlee, Lynn.

    Describes the planning, construction, and history of the Brooklyn Bridge, celebrated as one of the greatest landmarks and grandest sights of New York City.

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    2001

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    RALEIGH

    Sir Walter Ralegh and the quest for El Dorado

    Aronson, Marc.

    Recounts the adventurous life of the English explorer and courtier who spelled his name "Ralegh" and led many expeditions to the New World.

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    HARRISON

    The longitude prize

    Dash, Joan.

    The story of John Harrison, inventor of watches and clocks, who spent forty years working on a time-machine which could be used to accurately determine longitude at sea.

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    974.7
    MUR

    Blizzard! : the storm that changed America

    Murphy, Jim, 1947-

    Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

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    598.47
    WEB

    My season with penguins : an Antarctic journal

    Webb, Sophie.

    Describes the author's two-month stay in Antarctica to study and draw penguins.

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    Zamora

    Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned

    Winick, Judd.

    In graphic art format, describes the friendship between two roommates on the MTV show "Real World," one of whom died of AIDS.

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    2009

    Bodies from the ice : melting glaciers and the recovery of the past

    Deem, James M.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2007

    To Dance: A ballerina's graphic Novel

    Siegel, Siena Cherson

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2003

    Six days in October : the stock market crash of 1929

    Blumenthal, Karen

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

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