Wednesday, April 8, 2009


We the People Bookshelf is in our library and was featured on the yellow bookshelf in January and Febuary as well as on our bulletin board for those months. It is a great addition to our history collection.
Listed below are the items in the collection. We are grateful for this collection.

Our Sky View High School We the People Team has won District and State competitions and on April 23, 2009 are headed for Washington DC for national competition. Several of the team are our library patrons one being Alision Fabricius. There coach is Mike Rigby. WAY TO GO TEAM!!


"Picturing America"
Resources for Directors
Past We the People Bookshelves

* Courage
* Freedom
* Becoming American
* Pursuit of Happiness
* Created Equal


National Endowment for the Humanities
ALA - American Library Association
WTP - We The People

We the People Bookshelf on "Created Equal"
Created Equal

* Created Equal Titles
* Application & Final Report Login
* Programming Resources
* Award Recipients

In April 2008, NEH awarded the We the People Bookshelf on "Created Equal" to 3,000 school and public libraries. Award recipients may use the links below to:

* Log in to view your Created Equal application or complete your library's final report (due May 30, 2009)
* Access a list of We the People Created Equal programming resources, including sample promotional materials and cataloging records
* See the Created Equal Bookshelf reading list
* View a list of We the People Created Equal award recipients

"Created Equal" Collection

The "Created Equal" Bookshelf includes the following titles, which were selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in cooperation with the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of ALA.
Ugly Duckling
Illustration by Robert Ingpen © 2005. Used by permission of Minedition, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group.
Gettysburg Address
Illustration by Michael McCurdy © 1995, published 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Many Thousand Gone
Illustration by Leo and Diane Dillon © 1993, published 1993 by Alfred A. Knopf
Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph by Burbank, E.A. (Elbridge Ayer), artist, 1899, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Kindergarten to Grade 3

The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen

The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

Pink y Say by Patricia Polacco (translated by Alejandra Lopez Varela)
Grades 4 to 6

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Give Me Liberty! The Story of the Declaration of Independence by Russell Freedman

Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman

Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom by Virginia Hamilton

Lyddie by Katherine Paterson

Lyddie by Katherine Paterson (translated by Rosa Benavides)
Grades 7 to 8

Saturnalia by Paul Fleishman

Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman

Abraham Lincoln the Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches And Letters edited by Harold Holzer

Breaking Through by Francisco Jiménez

Senderos Fronterizos: Breaking Through Spanish Edition by Francisco Jiménez
Grades 9 to 12

Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution by Natalie S. Bober

That All People May Be One People, Send Rain to Wash the Face of the Earth by Nez Perce Chief Joseph

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Flores Para Algernon by Daniel Keyes (translated by Paz Barroso)

Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography by William Lee Miller

Amistad: A Novel by David Pesci
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