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101 Picture Book Challenge: Rosie Revere, Engineer

Posted about 16 hours ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with curiosity, family, inspiration, inventions, inventions, inventors, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories about inventors, scientists and perseverance.

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The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, culture, emigration, experiences, families, identity, immigrants, immigration, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories and young adult books

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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