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Burleigh, Robert.  Flight: the journey of Charles Lindbergh. Philomel Books, 1991.  Describes how Charles Lindbergh achieved the remarkable feat of flying nonstop and solo from New York to Paris in 1927. Rd Lvl: 5.4



Polacco, Patricia.  The Keeping Quilt.  Simon & Schuster, 1998. A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith. RL: 5.3


  Kingdoms of Gold, Kingdoms of Jade: The Americas Before Columbus.  Brian M. Fagan (1991).
  The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, Alfred W. Crosby, Jr., (1972).
  Witches of the Atlantic World: A Historical Reader and Primary Source Book, Elaine G. Breslaw, (2000).
  Storms Brewed in Other Men's Worlds: The Confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795, Elizabeth A.H. John, (1975).
  Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800, John Thornton, (1992).

  • Bill Bigelow. (2002) Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World. Rethinking Schools Ltd. 

  • Amy Davies-Wiebusch's (Drummond School District)

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