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Being Teddy Roosevelt

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Click for availability and more information Being Teddy Roosevelt, by Claudia Mills
 
When he is assigned Teddy Roosevelt as his biography project in school, fourth-grader Riley finds himself inspired by Roosevelt's tenacity and perseverance and resolves to find a way to get what he most wants--a saxophone and music lessons.
-Deirdre

Born to Fly

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Click for availability and more information Born to Fly, by Michael Ferrari
 
It is December 7, 1941. It is the day "Bird" turns 11, and her father takes her for an airplane ride, a dream come true for Bird, who longs to be a pilot. As Bird and her family learn about the bombing of Pearl Harbor and their dad goes to fight in World War II, the war comes to their little Rhode Island town.
-Deirdre

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