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    Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America

    Ehrenreich, Barbara.

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    Heart to heart : new poems inspired by twentieth-century American art

    A compilation of poems by Americans writing about American art in the twentieth century, including such writers as Nancy Willard, Jane Yolen, and X.J. Kennedy.

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    Carver, a life in poems

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

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    Nickel and dimed [on (not) getting by in America]

    Ehrenreich, Barbara.

    Successful author Barbara Ehrenreich decides to see if she can scratch out a comfortable living in blue-collar America obsessed with welfare "reform". What she discovers is a culture of desperation, where workers often take multiple low-paying jobs just to keep a roof overhead.

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    Year of wonders : a novel of the plague

    Brooks, Geraldine

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    Gabriel's story

    Durham, David Anthony, 1969-

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    Peace like a river

    Enger, Leif.

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    Money hungry

    Flake, Sharon.

    All thirteen-year-old Raspberry can think of is making money so that she and her mother never have to worry about living on the streets again.

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    American gods : a novel

    Gaiman, Neil.

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    Kit's law

    Morrissey, Donna, 1956-

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    A step from heaven

    Na, An, 1972-

    A young Korean girl and her family find it difficult to learn English and adjust to life in America.

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    The land

    Taylor, Mildred D.

    Paul-Edward, the son of a part-Indian, part-African slave mother and a White plantation owner father, finds himself caught between the two worlds of his parents as he pursues his dream of owning land in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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    Motherland : a novel

    Vijayaraghavan, Vineeta, 1972-

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    Passage

    Willis, Connie.

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    True believer

    Wolff, Virginia Euwer.

    Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to.

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    Pearl's passover : a family celebration through stories, recipes, crafts, and songs

    Zalben, Jane Breskin.

    As an extended family prepares for their Passover celebration, they explain the various customs and traditions related to this holiday. Includes various related activities.

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    Juan Bobo goes to work : a Puerto Rican folktale

    Montes, Marisa.

    A retelling of the Puerto Rican folktale in which a boy named Juan Bobo tries to do exactly as his mother tells him, but keeps getting things all wrong.

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    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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    Carver, a life in poems

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

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    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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    A single shard

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

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    Esperanza rising

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.

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    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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    The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer

    Kerley, Barbara.

    The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.

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    Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Looks at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, explaining his work to bring about a peaceful end to segregation.

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    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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    Everything on a waffle

    Horvath, Polly.

    Eleven-year-old Primrose, who lives in a small fishing village in British Columbia, recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

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    Breaking through

    Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-

    Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.

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    A book of coupons

    Morgenstern, Susie Hoch.

    Elderly Monsieur Noel, the very unconventional new eighth-grade teacher, gives coupon books for such things as dancing in class and sleeping late, which are bound to get him in trouble with the military discipline of Principal Incarnation Perez.

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    A single shard

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

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    Esperanza rising

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.

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    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

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    Noah's ark

    Pinkney, Jerry.

    Retells the biblical story of the great flood and how Noah and his family faithfully responded to God's call to save life on earth.

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    The stray dog

    Simont, Marc.

    A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.

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    The three pigs

    Wiesner, David.

    The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.

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    Iguanas in the snow and other winter poems

    Alarcon, Francisco

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    The curse of Chalion

    Bujold, Lois McMaster

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    One candle

    Bunting, Eve

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    Practical gods

    Dennis, Carl

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    The corrections

    Franzen, Jonathan

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    The glory of living

    Gilman, Rebecca

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    The seven ages

    Gluck, Louise

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    How I became an American

    Gundisch, Karin

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    War in a time of peace: Bush, Clinton, and the generals

    Halberstam, David

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    Deep souths : Delta, Piedmont, and Sea Island society in the age of segregation

    Harris, William

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    A picture of grandmother

    Hautzig, Ester

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    Chicken soup by heart

    Hershenhorn, Ester

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    Hana's suitcase : a true story

    Levine, Karen

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    Cosmonaut keep

    Macleod, Ken

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    The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America

    Menand, Louis

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    Perdido Street Station

    Mieville, China

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    Yellowman

    Orlandersmith, Dael

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    Topdog/underdog

    Parks, Suzan-Lori

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    Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust

    Rogasky, Barbara

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    Sammy Spider's first Israel : a book about the five senses

    Rouss, Sylvia

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    Empire falls

    Russo, Richard

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    The noonday demon : an atlas of depression

    Solomon, Andrew

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    Chato and the party animals

    Soto, Gary

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    John Henry Days : a novel

    Whitehead, Colson

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    The chronoliths

    Wilson, Robert Charles

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    The beforelife

    Wright, Franz

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