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    The journal of Augustus Pelletier

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    The journal of Augustus Pelletier : the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    A fictional journal kept by twelve-year-old Augustus Pelletier, the youngest member of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery.

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    The journal of Ben Uchida, citizen #13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp

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    The journal of Ben Uchida, citizen #13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp

    Denenberg, Barry.

    Twelve-year-old Ben Uchida keeps a journal of his experiences as a prisoner in a Japanese internment camp in Mirror Lake, California, during World War II.

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    The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues

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    The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    The journal of C.J. Jackson

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    The journal of C.J. Jackson : a Dust Bowl migrant

    Durbin, William, 1951-

    Thirteen-year-old C.J. records in a journal the conditions of the Dust Bowl that cause the Jackson family to leave their farm in Oklahoma and make the difficult journey to California, where they find a harsh life as migrant workers.

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a Pilgrim boy

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a Pilgrim boy

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    A fourteen-year-old indentured servant keeps a journal of his experiences on the Mayflower and during the building of Plymouth Plantation in 1620 and 1621.

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    The journal of Jedediah Barstow, an emigrant on the Oregon Trail

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    The journal of Jedediah Barstow, an emigrant on the Oregon Trail : Overland, 1845

    Levine, Ellen.

    In his 1845 diary, thirteen-year-old orphan Jedediah describes his wagon train journey to Oregon, in which he confronts rivers and sandy plains, bears and rattlesnakes, and the challenges of living with his fellow travelers. Includes historical notes.

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    The journal of Jesse Smoke

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    The journal of Jesse Smoke : a Cherokee boy

    Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

    Jesse Smoke, a sixteen-year-old Cherokee, begins a journal in 1837 to record stories of his people and their difficulties as they face removal along the Trail of Tears. Includes a historical note giving details of the removal.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

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    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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    The journal of Otto Peltonen, a Finnish immigrant

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    The journal of Otto Peltonen, a Finnish immigrant

    Durbin, William, 1951-

    In 1905 fifteen-year-old Otto describes in his journal how he travels from Finland to America, joining his father in a dreary iron mining community in Minnesota and becoming involved in a union fight for better working conditions.

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    The journal of Rufus Rowe

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    The journal of Rufus Rowe : witness to the Battle of Fredricksburg

    Hite, Sid.

    In 1862, sixteen-year-old Rufus Rowe runs away from home and settles in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he documents in his journal the battle he watches unfold there.

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    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins

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    The journal of Scott Pendleton Collins : a World War II soldier

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France.

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    The journal of Sean Sullivan

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    The journal of Sean Sullivan : a Transcontinental Railroad worker

    Durbin, William, 1951-

    In 1867, fifteen-year-old Sean experiences both hardships and rewards when he joins his father in working on the building of the Transcontinental Rairoad.

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    The journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War patriot

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    The journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War patriot

    Denenberg, Barry.

    William, a twelve-year-old orphan, writes of his experiences in pre-Revolutionary War Boston where he joins the cause of the patriots who are opposed to the British rule.

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    The journal of Wong Ming-Chung

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    The journal of Wong Ming-Chung : a Chinese miner

    Yep, Laurence.

    A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush.

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