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PEACEFUL NEIGHBOR

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Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers By Michael Long Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780664260477
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Published: Westminster John Knox Press - March 13th, 2015

We don't always think of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood as a politically driven show, but Fred Rogers used his voice in both the Land of Make Believe and in the real world to promote a progressive approach to race, gender, inequality, and, above all else, peace.

Sarah


Death Coming Up the Hill

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Death Coming Up the Hill By Chris Crowe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544302150
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Published: Clarion Books - October 7th, 2014

Ashe has plans for 1968--in particular, going to college so he doesn't get drafted and sent to Vietnam. I'm not a fan of novels-in-verse, but this time it works: the book is written in a series of haikus, and the number of syllables in each chapter represents the number of casualties each month.

Sarah


The Fourteenth Goldfish

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The Fourteenth Goldfish By Jennifer L. Holm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375870644
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

When Ellie's grandfather develops an anti-aging potion that turns him into a 13-year-old boy, she acquires a new housemate, plots the rescue of a prized jellyfish, and learns what it means to be a scientist.

Sarah


The Lost Art of Dress

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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish By Linda Przybyszewski Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465036714
Published: Basic Books - April 29th, 2014

Even if you've never touched a sewing machine, you'll be planning a trip to the fabric store by the time you finish this history of American clothing. Dress isn't just a matter of fashion here: it's politics, domestic science, economics, and a barometer of women's roles in an evolving world.

Sarah


The Family Romanov

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The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia By Candace Fleming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375867828
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - July 8th, 2014

The story of the last Russian tsar and his family, with their palaces, intrigues, and pastimes, is woven through with first-person accounts of ordinary Russian children from the same time period, for a well-rounded and compelling portrait of the Russian Revolution that adults will enjoy as much as younger readers.

Sarah


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