Jeannine Atkins




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 10 titles

  • General Fiction

    Sep-2017

    This “evocative and beautiful” (School Library Journal) novel “vividly imagines the lives of three girls” (Booklist, starred review) in three different time periods as they grow up to become groundbreaking scientists. Maria Merian was sure...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2017

    From critically acclaimed author Jeannine Atkins comes a gorgeous, haunting biographical novel in verse about a half Native American, half African American sculptor working in the years following the Civil War. A sculptor of historical figures sta...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2016

    A gorgeously written novel in verse about three girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists. Maria Merian was sure that caterpillars were not wicked things born from mud, as most people of her time believe...

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  • Historical

    Sep-2015

    May Alcott spends her days sewing blue shirts for Union soldiers, but she dreams of painting a masterpiece―which many say is impossible for a woman―and of finding love, too. When she reads her sister’s wildly popular novel, Little Women, she is...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2010

    As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series. Sara Breedlove, the daughter of former slaves, wan...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    The day of the big swim meet has finally arrived, and Jessenia is excited, but a bit worried too. It s her first meet away from home, and the other team is on a winning streak. Her coach tells the team that everyone is equal in the water, but Jesseni...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2003

    Lauren misses the feeling of Uncle Ron's hand in hers as they skated across the ice together. She misses visiting Uncle Ron and Michael's kitchen, which was the only place where she got snacks in china bowls and juice in glasses that could break. No...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2001

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2001

    A robin learns to flyLife is good for Robin. He likes to watch his brother and sister fly. Whenever he's hungry, his mother or father brings food. Whenever he's sleepy, he snuggles in a nest that fits as perfectly as a hug. Why should he leave home? ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    Based on true events in India in the 1970s, young Aani and the other women in her village defend their forest from developers by wrapping their arms around the trees, making it impossible to cut them down....

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