Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler's favorite filmmaker a chance at life -- or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination? In this chilling but ultimately uplifting novel, Kathryn Lasky imagines the lives of the Gypsies who worked as extras for the real Nazi filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, giving readers a story of survival unlike any other.
314 pages ; 22 cm
18 of 19 copies available at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.
Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.
 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
22 of 25 copies available at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.
A day in the life of France's King Louis XIV, focusing on the elaborate ceremonies which took place when he dressed in the morning, ate his meals, conducted affairs of state, entertained, and finally, when he prepared to go to bed at night.
 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
9 of 9 copies available at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.
64 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
18 of 20 copies available at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.