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Careers in Renewable Energy by Gregory McNamee
Call Number: 333.79 MCN
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Discusses careers in the field of renewable energy, including solar, wind, geothermal, marine, hydrogen, and nuclear energy; and includes a list of workshops, universities, professional associations, and other resources.
DVD: Saved by the Sun
Call Number: DVD 333.792 SAV
This DVD explores the use of solar energy, discussing how it is produced and the benefits of using it. Includes special features with teacher's guide and Web link.
Brothers in Hope by Mary Williams; R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC WIL
Publication Date: 2013-04-01
Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, and then Kenya, before being offered sanctuary in the United States many years later.
A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk by Jan Coates
Call Number: FIC COA
Publication Date: 2010-09-30
Jacob Akech Deng's young life is forever changed one night in 1987 when soldiers from the north invade his small village in Southern Sudan and, as he struggles to survive and escape the cycle of violence, he tries to remember his mother and her belief in the importance of education.
Year of No Rain by Alice Mead
Call Number: FIC MEA
Publication Date: 2005-01-11
In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be able to return again.
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
Call Number: FIC PAR
Publication Date: 2010-11-15
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.
The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney; Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC PIN
Publication Date: 2014-09-16
"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--Provided by publisher.
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