George, Jean Craighead.
Julie of the Wolves.
HarperTrophy, 1974. 170 p
This book allows the reader to experience first hand the trials and tribulations in the Arctic region when Miyax or Julie escapes her old life. We journey with Julie as she encounters nature and few other surprises. When a wolf pack becomes Julie’s new family, everything changes.
Who Are The Amish?
Good Books, 1985. 128p
A colorful look into the lives of the Amish people and their culture. j 289 Goo
Harriet Tubman: Slavery and the Underground Railroad.
This book, filled with timelines, maps, lots of facts and plenty of photographs, gives kids a real understanding of Harriet Tubmans significance and the Civil War era.
McKissack, Patricia C.
Dear America A picture Of Freedom The Diary of Clotee A Slave Girl.
Belmont Plantation 1859 Scholastic 1997. 195p
In 1859 twelve year old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she knows how to read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom. PZ7 M478693F
Newman, Shirley P.
Franklin Watts, 1993. 63p
This book provides a look at the history, culture, and daily life of the Inuit people who live in the Arctic regions of the world, focusing on those living in North America. j 970.00497 NEW
Parham, Vanessa Roberts.
The African-American Child’s Heritage Cookbook.
Sandcastle Publishing, 1993. 289p
A collection of recipes for children instructing them in the traditions of African-American cooking. Includes a brief history of African-American cooking. j 641.5 PAR
A Civilization Project Book Eskimos.
Franklin Watts, 1982. 32p
Instructions for duplicating such Eskimo artifacts as charms, kayaks, masks, games, soap carvings, and dolls. j 970.00497 PUR
Seitz, Ruth Hoover.
Crown Publishers, 1987. 120p
Throughout this book Amish ways and the reasons behind them become real in striking images and descriptive vignettes. j 289.73 SEI
Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1955. 151p
Despite her father’s objections a young Amish girl secretly looks forward to attending public school where she makes a best friend and gains a new perspective on her family’s way of life. PZ7. S72PI