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Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler’s Army
Rauch, Georg/ Rauch, Phyllis (Translator)
ISBN: 9781250073709
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

Georg Rauch’s powerful memoir, lovingly translated from German by his wife Phyllis, gives a first-hand account of his horrific experiences…...

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Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy
Michelson, Richard
ISBN: 9781101933305
Grades: 9 to 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

He was a boy who became a legend. This story of an immigrant’s child who was inspired to follow his…...

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ZAP! Nikola Tesla Takes Charge
Kulling, Monica
ISBN: 9781770495227
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

With the current news about battery-powered cars arriving in the not-so-distant future, my grade 2 grandson, and other car enthusiasts…

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The Darkest Dark
Hadfield, Chris & Fillion, Kate
ISBN: 9781101918647
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Astronaut Chris Hadfield was not always brave.  In fact, when he was a little boy he was very afraid of…...

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Splat! The Most Exciting Artists of All Time
Richards, Mary
ISBN: 9780500650653
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12, Teacher Resource

This entertaining and informative art history book includes a timeline from the beginnings of art in caves to street graffiti,…...

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Hidden Like Anne Frank
Prins, Marcel & Steenhuis, Peter Henk
ISBN: 9780545543644
Grades: Grades 7-12

14 true stories of survival (by children during WWII) This collection of short stories, (gathered from first-hand interviews with people…...

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Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in South Bronx
Manzano, Sonia
ISBN: 9780545621847
Grades: Grades 7-12

This memoir by the Emmy Award winning actress whose forty-four year portrayal of “Maria” on the television show “Sesame Street”…...

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Tree in the Courtyard, The: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window
Gottesfeld, Jeff
ISBN: 9780385753975
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

The two of us looked out at the blue sky, the bare chestnut tree glistening with dew….and we were so…...

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Gift Horse: A Lakota Story
Nelson, S.D.
ISBN: 9781419720642
Grades: K-6

This, my son, is a horse for a boy who is becoming a man. Follow Flying Cloud,  a young brave,…...

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Oscar Lives Next Door: A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson’s Childhood
Farmer, Bonnie
ISBN: 9781771471046
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

The trumpet is Oscar’s favourite instrument.  “There’s a genie inside,” whispers Oscar. “Listen.” Inspired by well-known jazz musician, Oscar Peterson’s…...

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