History in the Making for Beginning Readers

Martha Washington

By Candice Ransom

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The story of Martha Washington. J921 Washi
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Bessie Coleman: daring to fly

By Sally M. Walker

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Describes the life and accomplishments of Bessie Coleman, who overcame racism and poverty to become the first African American woman pilot. J921 Colem
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The Copper Lady

By Alice Ross

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After helping Monsieur Bartholdi build the Statue of Liberty, a Parisian orphan stows away on the ship carrying the statue to America. J Fic Ros
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Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie

By Peter Roop

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In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself. JBR Roo
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Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

By Margaret Wetterer

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Fifteen-year-old Kate risks her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster. J921 Shelle
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Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman

By Monica Kulling

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Surveys the life of Harriet Tubman, including her childhood in slavery and her later work in helping other slaves escape north to freedom through the Underground Railroad. JBR Kul
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Buttons for General Washington

By Peter Roop

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Reconstructs a possible mission of the fourteen-year-old spy who carried messages to George Washington's camp in the buttons of his coat during the Revolutionary War. J973.38 Ro
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Abigail Takes the Wheel

By Avi

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When the first mate of the freight boat Neptune falls ill, it is up to Abigail, the captain's daughter, to steer the ship up the Hudson River from New Jersey to New York City. JBR Avi
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