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WOMEN HEROES OF WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Atwood
Author's First Name: 
Kathryn J.
Publisher: 
Chicago Review
Publication Date: 
2016

 Resistance, espionage, and survival: this engaging collective biography features 15 diverse and inspiring women during WWII in the Pacific. Includes primary sources and additional reading suggestions to encourage further exploration.

MRS. HARKNESS AND THE PANDA

Mrs Harkness and the Panda
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Potter
Author's First Name: 
Alicia
Illustrator's First Name: 
Melissa
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Sweet
Publisher: 
Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 
2012

Rice paper, postcards, and coins authenticate the mixed-media and watercolor collages depicting the rigorous expedition through China in the 1930s of a New York dressmaker who wanted to fulfill her deceased husband’s mission of retrieving America’s first panda. Backmatter includes a chronology and author’s note.

THE HOUSE BABA BUILT

The House Baba Built
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Young
Author's First Name: 
Ed
Second Author's First Name: 
Libby
Second Author's Last Name: 
Koponen
Publisher: 
Little, Brown
Publication Date: 
2011
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