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Young Mouse and Elephant

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J398.2 Y

Personal Author:

Farris, Pamela J.

Title:

Young Mouse and Elephant : an East African folktale / adapted by Pamela J. Farris ; illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev.

Publication info:

New York: North-South Books, c1996.

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Summary:

Young Mouse, sure he is the strongest animal on the African savannah, goes in search of the elephant, to “break it apart and stomp it to bits.”

Subject term:

Folklore–Africa–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Mice—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Elephants—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0395739772

Tags:

Africa, bragging, children, elephants, folk, folklore, folktale, fool, giraffes, lizards, mice, Sudan, vanity, zebras

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Young Moses

CELC

J222.11

Title:

The Young Moses / adapted by Diana Craig.  Illustrations by Leon Baxter.

Publication info:

Morristown NJ:  Silver Burdett , c1984

Physical description:

22p.: col. ill.

Summary:

Retelling of the story of Moses as a baby in a basket, found by the Pharaoh’s daughter.

Subject term:

Moses—O.T.—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0382169463

Tags:

Bible, Bible stories, children, Moses, Old Testament

 

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Woods – Young Orville and Wilbur Wright: first to fly

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JBIO W

Wright

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young Orville and Wilbur Wright : first to fly / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by Ellen Beier.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the brothers who launched the air age in 1903 when their flying machine stayed in the air for twelve seconds.

Personal subject:

Wright, Orville, 1871-1948–Juvenile literature.

Personal subject:

Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Aeronautics–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Aeronautics–Biography–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725438

Tags:

airplanes, aviationbiography, famous people, flight, flying ,history, inventors, social studies, transportation, US History, Wright Brothers

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Woods – Young George Washington: America’s first president

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Washington

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young George Washington : America’s first president / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by John Himmelman.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the man who was in charge of America’s army during the Revolution and became the new nation’s first president.

Personal subject:

Washington, George, 1732-1799–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725411

Tags:

America, American History, American Revolution, Biographies, biography, George Washington, history, Presidents, Presidents’ Day, Revolutionary War, social studies, US History, Washington

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Woods – Young Abraham Lincoln: log-cabin president

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Lincoln

Personal Author:

Woods, Andrew.

Title:

Young Abraham Lincoln : log-cabin president / by Andrew Woods ; illustrated by Pat Schories.

Publication info:

[Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1992.

Physical description:

32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Series Statement:

(A Troll first-start biography)

Summary:

A simple biography of the man who was president of the United States during the Civil War.

Personal subject:

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Presidents–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0816725330

Tags:

Abraham Lincoln, America, American History, Biographies, biography, Civil War, famous people, history, Lincoln, Presidents, Presidents’ Day, social studies, US History

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Ludwig – Winner of the Northwest: Jason Lee

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Lee

Personal author:

Ludwig, Charles, 1918-

Title:

Winner of the Northwest:  Jason Lee / by Charles Ludwig.  Illustrated by Peggy Trabalka.

Publication info:

Milford MI:  Mott Media, c1992

Physical description:

168 p. :  illus.; Biblio. & Index (pp.163-168).

Summary:

Jason loved the Northwest when he read about it, and then loved it more when he helped open the Northwest Trail and the state of Oregon.

Subject term:

Biography—Lee, Jason, 1803-1845—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Lee, Jason,—Biography—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0880621613

Tags:

biography, children, history, Northwest, Northwest trail, Oregon, pioneer

 

 

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Why is Mommy’s tummy so big?

CELC

J612.6 W

Title:

Why is mommy’s tummy so big? : questions children ask about growing up.

Publication info:

New York : Dorling Kindersley Pub., c1997.

Physical description:

Unpaged : col. ill.

Series Statement:

(Why books)

Summary:

Explores the subject of human development and sexuality through simple questions and answers, such as “Why don’t daddies have babies,” “Why do babies sleep alot,” and “Why does my big sister have spots on her face?”

Subject term:

Sex instruction for children—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Reproduction—Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Family life—Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0789420562

Tags:

Babies, children, facts of life, family life, information book, new baby

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