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    Dear America

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    Vargas

    Dear America : notes of an undocumented citizen

    Vargas, Jose Antonio, author.

    An "account from Jose Antonio Vargas, a ... journalist who happens to be the most well-known undocumented immigrant in the United States. Born in the Philippines and brought to the U.S. illegally as a 12-year-old, Vargas hid in plain-sight for years, writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in the country ... while lying about where he came from and how he got here. After publicly admitting his undocumented status, ... Vargas has challenged the definition of what it means to be an American, and has advocated for the human rights of immigrants and migrants during the largest global movement of people in modern history"-- Provided by publisher.

    Due 09/13/19

    Biography - JH & HSBiography - JH & HS

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    A Coal miner's bride, the diary of Anetka Kaminska

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    DEA

    A Coal miner's bride, the diary of Anetka Kaminska

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell

    A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka, life in Poland in 1896, immigration to America, marriage to a coal miner, widowhood, and happiness in finally finding her true love.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    So far from home

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    DEA

    So far from home : the diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish mill girl

    Denenberg, Barry.

    In the diary account of her journey from Ireland in 1847 and of her work in a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Mary reveals a great longing for her family.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    When will this cruel war be over?

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    DEA

    When will this cruel war be over? : the Civil War diary of Emma Simpson

    Denenberg, Barry.

    The diary of a fictional fourteen-year-old girl living in Virginia, in which she describes the hardships endured by her family and friends during one year of the Civil War.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The journal of Sean Sullivan, a transcontinental railroad worker

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    DEA

    The journal of Sean Sullivan, a transcontinental railroad worker

    Durbin, William

    In 1867, fifteen-year-old Sean experiences both hardships and rewards when he joins his father in working on the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    I walk in dread

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    DEA

    I walk in dread : the diary of Deliverance Trembley, witness to the Salem witch trials

    Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

    Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears and doubts that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    A line in the sand

    J
    DEA

    A line in the sand : the Alamo diary of Lucinda Lawrence

    Garland, Sherry.

    In the journal she receives for her twelfth birthday in 1835, Lucinda Lawrence describes the hardships her family and other residents of the "Texas colonies" endure when they decide to face the Mexicans in a fight for their freedom.

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    Across the wide and lonesome prairie

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    DEA

    Across the wide and lonesome prairie : the Oregon Trail diary of Hattie Campbell, Booneville, Missoura, 1847

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    I thought my soul would rise and fly

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    DEA

    I thought my soul would rise and fly : the diary of Patsy, a freed girl

    Hansen, Joyce.

    Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Our strange new land

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    DEA

    Our strange new land

    Hermes, Patricia.

    Nine-year-old Elizabeth keeps a journal of her experiences in the New World as she encounters Indians, suffers hunger and the death of friends, and helps her father build their first home.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The starving time

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    DEA

    The starving time

    Hermes, Patricia.

    Nine-year-old Elizabeth keeps a journal of her experiences in the New World as she encounters Indians, suffers hunger and the death of friends, and helps her father build their first home.

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    A light in the storm: the civil war diary of Amelia Martin

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    DEA

    A light in the storm: the civil war diary of Amelia Martin

    Hesse, Karen

    In 1860 and 1861, while working in her fahter's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

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    Survival in the storm

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    DEA

    Survival in the storm : the Dust Bowl diary of Grace Edwards

    Janke, Katelan.

    A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes a historical note about life in America in 1935.

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    Dreams in the golden country

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    DEA

    Dreams in the golden country : the diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish immigrant girl

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

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    A journey to the New World

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    DEA

    A journey to the New World : the diary of Remember Patience Whipple

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.

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    Color me dark: the diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration north

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    DEA

    Color me dark: the diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration north

    McKissack, Patricia C.

    Eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love records in her diary the events of 1919, when her family moves from Tennesse to Chicago, hoping to leave the racism and hatred of the South behind.

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    West to a land of plenty

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    DEA

    West to a land of plenty : the diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi

    Murphy, Jim, 1947-

    While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers to a utopian community in Idaho, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.

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    The journal of Biddy Owens

    J
    DEA

    The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

    J
    DEA

    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins

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    DEA

    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins : a World War II soldier

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France.

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    My brother's keeper

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    DEA

    My brother's keeper

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    In 1863, as the Civil War approaches her quiet town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, nine-year-old Virginia records in a journal the horrible things she witnesses before, during, and after the Battle of Gettysburg.

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    Standing in the light

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    DEA

    Standing in the light : the captive diary of Catherine Carey Logan

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

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    My heart is on the ground: the diary of Nannie Little Rose, a Sioux girl

    J
    DEA

    My heart is on the ground: the diary of Nannie Little Rose, a Sioux girl

    Rinaldi, Ann

    In the diary account of her life at a government-run Pennsylvania boarding school in 1880, a twelve-year-old Sioux Indian girl reveals a great need to find a way to help her people.

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    Love thy neighbor

    J
    DEA

    Love thy neighbor : the Tory diary of Prudence Emerson

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    In Green Marsh, Massachusetts, in 1774, thirteen-year-old Prudence keeps a diary of the troubles she and her family face as Tories surrounded by American patriots at the start of the American Revolution.

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    Voyage on the great Titanic

    J
    DEA

    Voyage on the great Titanic : the diary of Margaret Ann Brady

    White, Ellen Emerson.

    In her diary in 1912, thirteen-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the Titanic, and experiences its sinking.

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    The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung, a Chinese Miner

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    DEA

    The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung, a Chinese Miner

    Yep, Laurence

    A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush.

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    The winter of red snow

    J
    GRE

    The winter of red snow : the Revolutionary War diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December 1777 to July 1778 as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.

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    A picture of Freedom

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    MCK

    A picture of Freedom : the diary of Clotee, a slave girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia, 1859

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

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    Elisabeth

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    ROY

    Elisabeth : the princess bride

    Denenberg, Barry.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of Princess Elisabeth in which she describes her unexpected engagement and marriage to her cousin Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria in 1853-54. Includes historical notes concerning her life as Empress.

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

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    ROY

    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safety and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.

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    Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles

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    ROY

    Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles

    Lasky, Kathryn

    In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a ournal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparation for her future role as queen of France.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Isabel: Jewel of Castilla

    J
    ROY

    Isabel: Jewel of Castilla

    Meyer, Carolyn

    While waiting anxiously for others to choose a husband for her, Isabel, the future Queen of Spain, keeps a diary account of her life as a member of the royal family.

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    Kristina

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    ROY

    Kristina : the girl king

    Meyer, Carolyn.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of the highly unconventional Kristina who became queen of Sweden in the seventeenth century.

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