Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award

No Summit Out of Sight

On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing memoir for young adults, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts his experience, which started as a spark of an idea at the age of nine and, many years of training and hard work later, turned into a dream come true. (Simon & Schuster)
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No Summit Out of Sight

On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing memoir for young adults, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts his experience, which started as a spark of an idea at the age of nine and, many years of training and hard work later, turned into a dream come true. (Simon & Schuster)
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The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius

mad potterby Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan.

Illustrated with evocative historical photographs and over fifty color reproductions of his ceramics, The Mad Potter tells the extraordinary story of an eccentric American maverick who was determined to make his mark and who never stopped believing that even the unlikeliest dreams can come true.

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Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas

primatesby Jim Ottaviani.

An interesting and sometimes humorous look in graphic format at the lives of three of the most important scientists of the twentieth century.

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“The President Has Been Shot!”: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

president shotby James Swanson.

Recounts the 35th president’s assassination and details key events. Includes informative back matter and archival photographs

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