by Pierce, Terry E577.554 PIERCE

My Busy Green Garden

Takes a close look at a garden, describing the plants, insects, and birds and their activities throughout the day.…

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by Rockliff, Mara EB ARMSTRONG ROCKLIF

Born to Swing : Lil Hardin Armstrong's Life in Jazz

Ever since she was a young girl, Lil Hardin played music with a beat. She jammed at home, at church, and even at her first job in a music store. At a time when women's only place in jazz was at the microphone, Lil earned a spot playing piano in Chicago's hottest band.…

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by Stock, Lisa E791.4375 STOCK

What is a Droid?

Profiles the droids present in the Star Wars universe, describing the characteristics and functions of such characters as C-3PO, battle droids, GH-7, and mouse droids.…

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by Herthel, Jessica EB JENNINGS HERTHEL

I Am Jazz!

From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. She loved pink and dressing up as a mermaid and didn't feel like herself in boys' clothing. This confused her family, until they took her to a doctor who said that Jazz was transgender and that she was born that way.…

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by McCloskey, Kevin E597 MCCLOSK

Something's Fishy : a Toon Book

Some fish breathe air and some fish fly, but the most wonderful fish of all turns out to be the one you've got at home. In another offering of the Giggle and Learn series, Kevin McCloskey blends science, art, and comedy to reveal the true story behind the common goldfish.…

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by Kuntz, Doug E636.8009 KUNTZ

Lost and Found Cat : the True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey

When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In o…

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by Levine, Amy-Jill, E226.806 LEVINE

Who Counts? : 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons

Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.…

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

Parents of animal babies keep their children safe and sound, from the smallest mouse to the largest elephant.…

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by Clinton, Chelsea E920.72 CLINTON

She Persisted : 13 American Women Who Changed the World

"A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, EB SCHOMBURG WEATHER

Schomburg : the Man Who Built a Library

Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.…

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by Keating, Jess EB CLARK KEATING

Shark Lady : the True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearles

At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite manyobstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures sh…

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by Kaner, Etta E591.5 KANER

Animals Do, Too! : How They Behave Just Like You

Reveals the ways in which readers and animals behave in the same manner, from dancing bees to babysitting flamingos.…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. E580 HIRSCH

Plants Can't Sit Still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.…

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by Jordan, Laurie E613.7046 JORDAN

Yawning Yoga

"Elements of yoga practice including stretching, posture, and breath work, are introduced through elegant artwork and poems like Mountain (Tadasana) and Seashell (Balasana), to help children and their caring adults ready their bodies for a restful sleep."--Amazon.…

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by Chin, Jason, E557.9132 CHIN

Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain"--…

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by Sileo, Frank J., E158.12 SILEO

A World of Pausabilities : an Exercise in Mindfulness

In our increasingly hectic world, even children are often inundated with responsibilities and activities, and end up feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Mindfulness helps focus our attention on the present - without judgement, and without worrying about the past or future. It can help us to enjoy the moments we might nor…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E590 JENKINS

Who Am I? : an Animal Guessing Game

Readers are given clues about an animal's characteristics and must use them to guess the identity of the creature.…

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by Arnold, Caroline E636.507 ARNOLD

Hatching Chicks in Room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.…

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by Marsham, Liz E741.59 MARSHAM

Wonder Woman : Warrior for Justice

Join the Amazon princess on her quest to protect Earth from evil. Discover her amazing superpowers, read about her dangerous enemies, and meet brave allies, including the Justice League--Cover.…

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by Markle, Sandra E599.674 MARKLE

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

When her herd suffers during a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant leads Little Calf and the other elephants in a search for the watering hole she remembers from her youth. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant fac…

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by Maurer, Tracy, EB WEBSTER MAURER

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Describes the life and times of the man made famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language.…

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by Wallmark, Laurie EB HOPPER WALLMAR

Grace Hopper : Queen of Computer Code

Grace Hopper's passion for science and math led her to defy expectations. She joined the Navy during World War II, and wrote programs for the Mark I, one of the first computers ever built. Hopper coined the term "computer bug" and taught computers to "speak English." Wallmark brings Hopper's incredible accomplishments …

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by Adler, David A. E513.211 ADLER

Money Math : Addition and Subtraction

Introduces children to American currency values and the basics of adding and subtracting money.--…

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by Sileo, Frank J., E158.12 SILEO

A World of Pausabilities : an Exercise in Mindfulness

"Children (and adults) live in a fast-paced, demanding and stressful world. It is often difficult to slow-down our children's minds and bodies. This book was written to teach children to take a pause in their lives, to stop activity, to understand quiet time, and to think about what they are doing and where they are go…

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by Eggers, Dave E973 EGGERS

Her Right Foot

Presents facts about the Statue of Liberty, describing its creation in France, assembly in the United States in 1886, and the symbolism of its right foot which appears to be breaking free from chains.…

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by Pizzoli, Greg EB FAWCETT PIZZOLI

The Quest for Z : the True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in Th

"The true story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who set out on a doomed expedition to find a lost city in the Amazon jungle"--…

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by Tate, Don EB-HORTON TATE

Poet : the Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Relates the story of North Carolina slave George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, learned to write, and became a well-known, published poet in spite of his slave status.…

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by Spector, Todd E649.6208 SPECTOR

How to Pee : Potty Training for Girls

"Out with the old and in with the new! Family physician Dr. Todd Spector presents a fresh and outrageously fun way to encourage little girls to give up their diapers. They can try it fresh-air style (in the backyard!), or use the potty with the help of a few props and plenty of imagination. Peeing in the potty is a lot…

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by Herrington, Lisa M. E597.9 HERRING

Remarkable Reptiles

"Introduces the reader to remarkable reptiles."--…

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

This rhyming story introduces small children to many baby animals and their homes.…

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by Branley, Franklyn M. E551.57 BRANLEY

Down Comes the Rain

Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns.…

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by Winter, Jeanette EB-HADID WINTER

The World is Not a Rectangle : a Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid

A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.…

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by Spector, Todd E649.6208 SPECTOR

How to Pee : Potty Training for Girls

"Making potty training a game instead of a chore, this time for girls!"--…

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by Stock, Lisa E791.4375 STOCK

What is a Droid?

Featuring high-quality images from the smash-hit movies and TV series, this Level 1 Reader takes a close look at the coolest droids in the Star Wars galaxy, from new favorites BB-8 (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), K-2SO (Star Wars: Rogue One), and Chopper (Star Wars: Rebels) to treasured old friends from the classic sag…

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by Chin, Jason, E557.9132 CHIN

Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--…

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by Leaf, Christina E636.8 LEAF

Scottish Folds

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Scottish folds. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--…

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by Ford, Gilbert E790.133 FORD

The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring : the Accidental Invention of the to

"With magnificent dioramic illustrations, Gilbert Ford captures the joy, creativity, and determination behind the invention of an iconic, one-of-a-kind toy: the Slinky! One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk ... and so did Richard's imagination. He knew r…

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by Willey, Kira. E158.1208 WILLEY

Breathe Like a Bear : 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anyti

Provides thirty exercises to help readers find calm, gain focus, and feel energized during the day, and encourages establishing a consistent mindfulness practice at home and on the go.…

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by Prottsman, Kiki E005.13 PROTTSM

My First Coding Book

Presents computer coding concepts on board pages that feature flaps, pull tabs, silders, and wheels, asking readers to build a robot, escape from a jungle, and hunt for bugs.…

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by Cassino, Mark E551.5784 CASSINO

The Story of Snow : the Science of Winter's Wonder

This book about the science of snow features photos of snow crystals in their beautiful diversity and includes how snow crystals are formed into different shapes and snow-crystal-catching instructions in the back of the book.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E591.53 JENKINS

Apex Predators : the World's Deadliest Hunters, Past and Present

"In his latest illustrated exploration of the animal kingdom, Steve Jenkins introduces readers to some of the most powerful predators in history, from the Tyrannosaurus rex to the African lion."--…

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals

From peacocks and frogs to sharks and dogs, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals is perfect for the curious little animal lover in your life. Mixing photography and charming illustration, kids will find out important things about the wonderful world of animals from what they eat, what they do, and why people are a…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, E976.335 WEATHER

Freedom in Congo Square

"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget…

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by Bugler, Beth E796.334 BUGLER

My First Book of Soccer

Presents simple facts about soccer, including passing, kicking, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.…

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by Zommer, Yuval E590 ZOMMER

The Big Book of Beasts

An animal fact book includes trivia on creatures from around the world, detailing their behaviors, physical characteristics, and life cycles.…

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by Bang, Molly E551.48 BANG

Rivers of Sunlight : How the Sun Cycles Water Around the Earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist …

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Baby Dolphin's First Swim

After a baby dolphin is born in the vast ocean, his mother and other dolphins help him as he learns and grows.…

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by Eggers, Dave E973 EGGERS

Her Right Foot

In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the…

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by Arnold, Caroline E636.507 ARNOLD

Hatching Chicks in Room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch, and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.…

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by Seo, Bo-hyun E537 SEO

Electricity in Your Life

Demonstrates the importance of electricity and electrical devices in everyday life and explains where electricty comes from and how it gets from the power plant to the socket.…

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by Leannah, Michael, E170 LEANNAH

Most People

Looks at the goodness of most people, pointing out how many more people there are in the world who would like to help others than would like to hurt them, and even most of those who do bad things can change.…

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by Loney, Andrea J. EB VAN DER Z LONEY

Take a Picture of Me, James Vanderzee!

"A biography of James Van Der Zee, innovative and celebrated African American photographer of the Harlem Renaissance. Includes an afterword, photos, and author's sources"--Publisher.…

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by Robbins, Dean, EB HAMILTON ROBBINS

Margaret and the Moon : How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world. Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that wo…

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by Cline-Ransome, Lesa EB TUBMAN CLINE

Before She Was Harriet : the Story of Harriet Tubman

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.…

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by Christelow, Eileen E598.842 CHRISTE

Robins! : How They Grow Up

"Robins are the most familiar and beloved of all birds, found throughout North America and celebrated as one of the first signs of spring. But there's a lot about them that most people don't know! In this visually stunning picture book that features comic-book panels combined with painterly illustrations, Eileen Christ…

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by Butterworth, Christine E641.3 BUTTERW

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? : the Story of Food

The best part of a young child's day is often opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did all that delicious food get there? Who made the bread for the sandwich? What about the cheese inside? Who plucked the fruit? And where did the chocolate in that cookie get its start? From planting wheat to mixing flour into doug…

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by Christelow, Eileen E598.842 CHRISTE

Robins! : How They Grow Up

"A look at the life cycle and habits of our most beloved and familiar bird"--…

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by Clinton, Chelsea E920.72 CLINTON

She Persisted : 13 American Women Who Changed the World

"Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's …

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by Dods, Emma. E590 DODS

Wow! I Didn't Know That : Surprising Facts About Animals

Wow! is a fantastic new series that is full of only the best and most amazing facts. Wow! Animals is full of extraordinary facts about a wide range of creatures. Discover that goats have rectangular pupils, that gorillas can catch human colds and that rhinoceros beetles can carry up to 850 times their own weight. This …

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by Raines, Shirley C. E598.097 RAINES

Birds : Discovering North American Species

Explores the world of such North American birds as the American robin, Carolina chickadee, ruby-throated hummingbird, Northern mockingbird, red-winged blackbird, Eastern bluebird, great horned owl, American crow, and Northern cardinal.…

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by Wallmark, Laurie EB HOPPER WALLMAR

Grace Hopper : Queen of Computer Code

This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.--…

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by Jones, Grace, E595.799 JONES

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

Learn about the amazing life cycles of the animals and insects that live in our world. With easy to read text and informative diagrams, this series is a perfect introduction for young readers.…

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by Beer, Julie E598.47 BEER

Penguins Vs. Puffins

"A look at penguins and puffins through a humorous lens, for children"--…

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by Buckley, James, E910.922 BUCKLEY

Great Explorers

"Discover the stories of explorers -- the most ancient to the modern day -- from the deepest depths of the ocean to the highest mountains in the world. In this book you'll find true stories about Marco Polo's Silk Road, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's conquest of Everest, and Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong's trip t…

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by Hay, Gay E597.952 HAY

Go, Green Gecko!

"The green gecko faces many predators as it explores the bush for something to eat. This book includes factual information about green geckos, their behavior and their life cycle. The different textures on the illustrations capture the cheeky character of the gecko and the rich life of the native bush. This book is eas…

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by Shaw, Gina E529 SHAW

Tick-tock! : Measuring Time

An introduction to time discusses the inventions and communication used to tell time throughout history, including hour glasses and atomic clocks to calendars and chronometers.…

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by Hay, Gay E597.952 HAY

Go, Green Gecko!

A green gecko spends the day searching for prey and looking carefully about for danger.…

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Fallingwater The Building of Frank Lloyd Wrights Masterpiece

Reveals the story of Fallingwater, from how Edgar Kaufmann introduced Frank Lloyd Wright to Bear Run, Pennsylvania, and how the natural beauty of the land influenced Wright's design.…

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by Lawrence, Ellen, E591.5 LAWRENC

Poop Eaters

To humans, eating poop sounds disgusting, but many members of the animal kingdom regularly chow down on poop! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their power…

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

"Most baby animals need help to keep safe and sound, from the small ones to the very biggest ones around..."--Back cover.…

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by Coombs, Kate E811.6 COOMBS

Breathe and Be : a Book of Mindfulness Poems

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance of staying calm, soothing emotions, and appreciating the world aroung them.…

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by Albee, Sarah EB KING ALBEE

Martin Luther King Jr. : a Peaceful Leader

Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.…

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by Pierce, Terry E577.554 PIERCE

My Busy Green Garden

Takes a close look at a garden, describing the plants, insects, and birds and their activities throughout the day…

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by Marsham, Liz E741.59 MARSHAM

Wonder Woman : Warrior for Justice

An introduction to the Amazonian princess on a quest to protect Earth shares information on her superpowers, dangerous enemies, and brave allies.…

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by Hunter, Nick E523.78 HUNTER

Eclipses

"This book looks at solar and lunar eclipses, providing background information about the sun, the moon and our planet. The book covers what an eclipse is, what eclipses can look like, how they happen, the effects on wildlife, what people thought of eclipses in the past, how they are studied today, and about eclipses on…

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by Stewart, Melissa E591.594 STEWART

Can an Aardvark Bark?

"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."--…

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