2008 We the People Bookshelf on Created Equal

Thanks to the generosity of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association we have received the following books that you can come in and check out:

Kindergarten through Grade 3: “The Ugly Duckling,” by Hans Christian Andersen;
“The Gettysburg Address,” by Abraham Lincoln;
“Pink and Say,” by Patricia Polacco;
“Pink y Say,” by Patricia Polacco (translated by Alejandra López Varela)

Grades 4 through 6:
“Elijah of Buxton,” by Christopher Paul Curtis;
“Give Me Liberty! The Story of the Declaration of Independence,”
by Russell Freedman; “Lincoln: A Photobiography,” by Russell Freedman;
“Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom,” by Virginia Hamilton; “Lyddie,” by Katherine Paterson;
“Lyddie,” by Katherine Paterson (translated by Rosa Benavides)

Grades 7 through 8:
“Saturnalia,” by Paul Fleishman;
“Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” by Russell Freedman;
“Abraham Lincoln the Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches And Letters,” edited by Harold Holzer;
“Breaking Through,” by Francisco Jiménez;
“Senderos Fronterizos,” by Francisco Jiménez (translated by Francisco Jiménez)

Grades 9 through 12:
“Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution,” by Natalie S. Bober;
“That All People May Be One People, Send Rain to Wash the Face of the Earth,” by Nez Perce Chief Joseph;
“Flowers for Algernon,” by Daniel Keyes;
“Flores para Algernon,” by Daniel Keyes (translated by Paz Barroso);
“Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography,” by William Lee Miller;
“Amistad: A Novel,” by David Pesci

The titles that are for grades 7-12 will be on display in the Teen Room for the next couple of weeks, so take a look and check some out!

For more info, go to the Bookshelf website: http://publicprograms.ala.org/bookshelf/