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     Mythical Creatures

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    Diaries/journals   dear america

    Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keepsa diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the LowerEast Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

    Mexico   Mexico

    Describes a trip through Mexico guided by Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent, and celebrating each season of the year.

    Immigrants  Dreaming of America

    Annie Moore cares for her two younger brothers on board theship sailing from Ireland to America where she becomes the first immigrantprocessed through Ellis Island, January 1, 1892, her fifteenth birthday.

    Unions/strikes  strike

    Describes the conditions that gave rise to efforts to securebetter working conditions for the women working in the garment industry inearly twentieth-century New York and led to the formation of the Women's Trade Union League and the first women's strike in 1909.

    Boycotts    Rosa

    Presents an illustrated account of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, and the subsequent bus boycott by the black community.

    American citizens  Christa

    The first private American citizen chosen to go on a space flight, Christa McAuliffe, lost her life when the Challenger exploded just after liftoff. Describes her special interest in the space program. M

    China     China
    A description of what life is like in the modern Chinese city of Changsha for the children who live there.

    Ellis Island   Ellis

    Annie Moore cares for her two younger brothers on board the ship sailing from Ireland to America where she becomes the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island, January 1, 1892, her fifteenth birthday.

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