by Meisel, Paul E632.7 MEISEL

My Stinky Summer by S. Bug

"Told in diary form, My Stinky Summer by S. Bug introduces readers to the stinkbug's life cycle and survival habits"--…

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by Marinov, Isabelle EB HUBBLE MARINOV

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars : a Life of Edwin Hubble

"How many stars are in the sky? How did the universe begin? Where did it come from? This is the story of Edwin Hubble, a boy fascinated by the stars who surmounted many hurdles to follow his dreams of becoming an astronomer. Using the insights of great mathematicians and endlessly observing the sky, he succeeded in con…

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by Marshall, Linda Elovitz EB POTTER MARSHAL

Saving the Countryside : the Story of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit

"Growing up in London, Beatrix Potter felt the restraints of Victorian times. Girls didn't go to school and weren't expected to work. But she longed to do something important, something that truly mattered. As Beatrix spent her summers in the country and found inspiration in nature, it was through this passion that her…

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs

An introduction to dinosaurs provides information about more than eighty prehistoric creatures and describes how paleontologists study fossils and other clues to the prehistoric world.…

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by Powell, Patricia Hruby, EB BAKER POWELL

Lift As You Climb : the Story of Ella Baker

"A picture book about the life of civil rights activist Ella Baker"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Dawson, Keila V. EB GREEN DAWSON

Opening the Road : Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book

"A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--…

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by Chambers, Veronica EB CHISHOLM CHAMBER

Shirley Chisholm is a Verb

"A picture book biography celebrating the life and contributions of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States"--…

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by Evans, Rachel Held, E231 EVANS

What is God Like?

"Children who are introduced to God, through attending church or having loved ones who speak often about God, often have a lot of questions, including this ever-popular one: What is God like? The late Rachel Held Evans loved the Bible and loved showing God's love through the words and pictures found in that ancient tex…

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by Magoon, Kekla EB MARSHALL MAGOON

The Highest Tribute : Thurgood Marshall's Life, Leadership, and Legacy

A picture book portrait of the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, presented by two Coretta Scott King Honor winners, includes coverage of Thurgood Marshall's upbringing in segregated Baltimore, achievements with the NAACP and contributions to landmark equality rulings.…

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by Brantley-Newton, Vanessa E811.6 BRANTLE

Just Like Me

There are all kinds of girls! Girls who feel happy, sad, scared, powerful; girls who love their bodies and girls who don't; country girls, city girls; girls who love their mom and girls who wish they had a daddy. With bright portraits in vibrant colors and unique patterns and fabrics, this book invites you to find your…

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by Chopra, Mallika E152.4 CHOPRA

My Body is a Rainbow : the Color of My Feelings

A wellness expert presents a picture book in which she shows young children how to feel emotions in their body through color and provides breathing exercises for dealing with big feelings.…

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by Friddell, Claudia EB BANKER FRIDDEL

Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call : the Heroic Story of Wwi Telep

"Led by twenty-five-year-old Grace Banker, thirty-two telephone operators -- affectionately called Hello Girls back in the US -- became the first female combatants in World War I. Follow Grace Banker's journey from her busy life as a telephone switchboard trainer in New York to her pioneering role as the Chief Operator…

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by Sotomayor, Sonia, EB SOTOMAYOR SOTOMAY

Turning Pages : My Life Story

"An autobiographical picture book of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor"--…

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by Eaton, Maxwell, E598.71 EATON

The Truth About Parrots

Featuring colorful, comic-style artwork, an introduction to parrots is presented through humorous text complemented by engaging facts, from how parrots see ultraviolet light to how they can identify colors in human language.…

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by Abler, Amanda E599.536 ABLER

The Spirit of Springer : the Real-life Rescue of an Orphaned Orca

"A heart-warming and true story about an orphaned orca named Springer who was found swimming alone in the Puget Sound in 2002. The book takes us on Springer's journey from being near starvation to rescued to then the challenges of her release, eventual adoption, and the start of her own family."--…

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by Sorell, Traci EB ROSS SORELL

Classified : the Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

"Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work"--…

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by Mercurio, Peter E362.734 MERCURI

Our Subway Baby

""Some babies are born into their families. Some are adopted. This is the story of how one baby found his family in the New York City subway." So begins the true story of Kevin and how he found his Daddy Danny and Papa Pete. Written in a direct address to his son, Pete's moving and emotional text tells how his partner,…

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by Jones, Grace, E612.88 JONES

Touching

Discover how our five senses work and help us to understand the world around us.…

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by Hobbie, Ann E595.789 HOBBIE

Monarch Butterflies : Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of T

"Through accessible text and colorful, engaging illustrations, Monarch Butterflies presents rich, detailed information about the monarchs' life cycle, anatomy, and the wonders of their signature migration"--…

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by Denise, Anika EB MORENO DENISE

A Girl Named Rosita : the Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblaz

"The life of Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno, from her girlhood journey to the United States to her rise as a timeless superstar"--…

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by Newman, Tracy, EB PERLMAN NEWMAN

Itzhak : a Boy Who Loved the Violin

"Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzhak Perlman was simply a boy who loved music. Raised by a poor immigrant family in a tiny Tel Aviv apartment, baby Itzhak was transformed by the sounds from his family's kitchen radio--graceful classical symphonies, lively klezmer tunes, and soulful cantor…

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by McAnulty, Stacy E523.43 MCANULT

Mars! : Earthlings Welcome

Meet Mars! The red planet. Planet Marvelous. Favorite sibling of Earth (or so he claims). Sometimes they're close (just 34.5 million miles apart). Sometimes they need space (250 million miles apart)! Earth and Mars have a lot in common--clouds, mountains, polar icecaps. And while Earth has Earthlings, Mars makes a pers…

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by Gibson, Roberta, E745.5 GIBSON

How to Build an Insect

"Visit a whimsical workshop and follow along as we learn How To Build an Insect! Conversational text and playful illustrations introduce readers to insect body parts in this charming picture book."--…

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by Sayre, April Pulley E599.36 SAYRE

Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

"Squirrels wrestle. Squirrels leap. Squirrels climb. Squirrels sleep. If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see? Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and maybe even flying! [The creators of this book offer] a glimpse into this fascinating world. Discover different kinds of squirr…

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by Dixon, Dougal E576.8 DIXON

When the Whales Walked : and Other Incredible Evolutionary Journeys

Step back in time and discover a world where whales once walked, crocodiles were warm-blooded and snakes had legs! Meet terrifying giant birds, and tiny elephants living on islands in this fascinating creature guide like no other. Learn how whales once walked on four legs before taking to the oceans; how dinosaurs evol…

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by Morales, Areli EB MORALES MORALES

Areli is a Dreamer : a True Story

"In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story of moving from a quiet town in Mexico to the bustling and noisy metropolis of New York City"--…

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by Westergaard, Azadeh EB TESLA WESTERG

A Life Electric : the Story of Nikola Tesla

"Born at the stroke of midnight during a lightning storm, Nikola Tesla grew up to become one of the most important electrical inventors in the world. But before working with electricity, he was a child who loved playing with the animals on his family's farm in Serbia. An inventor since childhood, Tesla's patents encomp…

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by Herrington, John B. E629.45 HERRING

Mission to Space

Go on a Mission to Space with Chickasaw astronaut John Herrington, as he shares his flight on the space shuttle Endeavour and his thirteen-day mission to the international Space Station. Learn what it takes to train for space flight, see the tasks he completed in space, and join him on his spacewalk 220 miles above the…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E597.3 JENKINS

The Shark Book

"Sharp teeth, super senses, and those infamous fins--what's not to love about sharks? Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore one of the world's most notorious--and fearsome--animals. Learn what makes a shark a shark, what sharks like to eat, and how these predators of the deep have evolved. E…

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by Sweeney, Joan, E912.014 SWEENEY

Me on the Map

"In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader is familiar with the maps, she demonstrates how reade…

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by Jones, Grace, E595.789 JONES

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

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. Ages 5+…

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by Porter, Jane, E598.97 PORTER

So You Want to Be an Owl

"Welcome to Owl School! Professor Olaf Owl is here to tell you everything you need to know about being an owl, from hunting to camouflage to seeing in the dark."--…

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by Eszterhas, Suzi E591.57 ESZTERH

Baby Animals Moving

"Around the world, baby animals move in different ways. Whether it's egret chicks practicing flapping their wings or zebra calves learning to run just a few hours after they're born, baby animals on the go are not only adorable-they can teach us about animal behavior, too. The second book in the Baby Animals series sho…

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by Sayre, April Pulley E508.2 SAYRE

Full of Fall

"Simple text and photographs explore the science behind the transformation that trees undergo in the fall."--…

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by Harding, Thomas, E943.084 HARDING

The House by the Lake : the True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Fam

Thomas Harding adapts his adult memoir of the same name for younger readers, tracing the shadow of war as it falls across a one-story cottage and the people who share it.…

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by Paul, Miranda E520 PAUL

Beyond : Discoveries from the Outer Reaches of Space

"Venture far beyond our solar system and discover the marvels of interstellar space . . . explore everything from dwarf planets and black holes to dark matter and brand-new stars"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Latham, Irene E636.8083 LATHAM

The Cat Man of Aleppo

"The Caldecott Honor-winning true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, who in the midst of the Syrian Civil War courageously offered safe haven to Aleppo's abandoned cats. Aleppo's city center no longer echoes with the rich, exciting sounds of copper-pot pounding and traditional sword sharpening. His neighborhood is empty …

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by Winter, Jonah, EB JONES WINTER

Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children

The story of Mother Jones, an Irish immigrant who was essential in the fight to create child labor laws. Well into her sixties, Mother Jones had finally had enough of children working long hours in dangerous factory jobs, and decided she was going to do something about it. The powerful protests she organized earned her…

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by Metcalf, Lindsay H. EB POTTER METCALF

Beatrix Potter, Scientist

"Everyone knows Beatrix Potter as the creator of the Peter Rabbit stories. But before that, she was a girl of science. As a child, Beatrix collected nature specimens; as a young adult, she was an amateur mycologist presenting her research on mushrooms and other fungi to England's foremost experts. Like many women of he…

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by Huddleston, Emma E912.014 HUDDLES

Reading a Map

"Describes how to read a map. Includes fun facts and a "Try It Out" special feature"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Leung, Julie EB WONG LEUNG

Paper Son : the Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

A picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life. Before he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he was a boy named Wong Geng Yeo. He traveled across a vast ocean from China to America with only a suitcase and a few papers. Not papers for draw…

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by Bishop, Nic, E599.2513 BISHOP

Joey : a Baby Koala and His Mother

It's an exciting morning for Joey the baby koala, high above the ground, in the shade of a eucalyptus tree, Joey the baby koala wakes up hungry! Crawling over his sleeping mom, Joey goes exploring ... only to find that his mother's arms is where he's supposed to be after all. Featuring simple text and stunning photogra…

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by McAlister, Caroline, EB LEWIS MCALIST

Finding Narnia : the Story of C.s. Lewis and His Brother

Before C.S. Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, he was a young boy named Jack who spent his days dreaming up stories of other worlds filled with knights, castles, and talking animals. His brother, Warnie, spent his days imagining worlds filled with trains, boats, and technology. One rainy day, they found a wardrobe i…

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by Lang, Heather, EB LOWMAN LANG

The Leaf Detective : How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest

"Meg Lowman was always fascinated by the natural world above her head. The colors, the branches, and, most of all, the leaves and mysterious organisms living there. As a scientist, Meg set out to climb up and investigate the rain forest tree canopies-- and to be the first scientist to do so. But she encountered challen…

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by Aston, Dianna Hutts E552 ASTON

A Rock is Lively

Introduces readers to rocks and minerals, describing how they are created, what they can be used for, and their different forms and types.…

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by Cole, Joanna E576.8 COLE

The Magic School Bus Explores Human Evolution

An introduction to evolution that explores how life developed on Earth.…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Life Doesn't Frighten Me

"Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou's strong verse is matched by the daring vision of…

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by Rotner, Shelley E516.15 ROTNER

Shapes

"An introduction to shapes with examples of real-life objects that resemble those shapes"--…

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by Brown, Monica, EB MISTRAL BROWN

My Name is Gabriela : the Life of Gabriela Mistral = Me Llamo Gabriela : La Vida

Gabriela Mistral loved words, sounds and stories. Born in Chile, she would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world. As a poet and a teacher, she inspired children across many countries to let their voices be heard.…

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by Gladstone, James, E523.642 GLADSTO

Journey Around the Sun : the Story of Halley's Comet

"Journey Around the Sun is the story of Halley's Comet, as told by the comet itself, as it returns to Earth approximately every 75 years. At the same time that we learn about the comet, we also learn about the history of human culture and technology, evolving as it has toward a greater understanding of our universe. Am…

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by Eaton, Maxwell, E597.982 EATON

The Truth About Crocodiles

Introduces crocodiles, discussing the three different families of crocodilians, their physical characteristics, where they live, what they eat, and how they take care of their young.…

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by Thimmesh, Catherine E591.392 THIMMES

A Baby Like You

"Whether it's a first bath or a first step, every baby celebrates milestones as they grow. Connecting babies across ecosystems, from polar bear cubs, giraffe calves, and zebra colts to human babies, Sibert medalist Catherine Thimmesh shows how we are all more similar than we realize." -- Back cover.…

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by Chin, Jason, E530.8 CHIN

Your Place in the Universe

"A non-fiction introduction to the massive scale of the known universe"--…

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by Dickmann, Nancy E621.8 DICKMAN

Wedges

"Through carefully leveled text and powerful images, explores wedges a useful simple machine"--…

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by Ignotofsky, Rachel, E582.13 IGNOTOF

What's Inside a Flower? : and Other Questions About Science & Nature

"In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers"--…

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by Griffith, Evan EB POWER GRIFFIT

Secrets of the Sea : the Story of Jeanne Power, Revolutionary Marine Scientist

"How did a nineteenth-century dressmaker revolutionize science? Jeanne Power was creative: she wanted to learn about the creatures that swim beneath the ocean waves, so she built glass tanks and changed the way we study underwater life forever. Jeanne Power was groundbreaking: she solved mysteries of sea animals and pu…

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by Thimmesh, Catherine E591.392 THIMMES

A Baby Like You

"Connects babies across our ecosystem with compelling photographs and a poetic text that shows how the everyday milestones babies take parallel animals' in the world." -- Amazon.com.…

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by Sayre, April Pulley E551.575 SAYRE

Feel the Fog

"A photographic picture book that explores how fog is formed, how it clears away, why it feels cold, and more"--…

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by Fleming, Candace EB MARTINI FLEMING

Cubs in the Tub : the True Story of the Bronx Zoo's First Woman Zookeeper

"Readers are told the story of Helen Martini's care for lion and tiger cubs, and her emergence as the Bronx Zoo's first woman zookeeper"--…

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by Hall, Kirsten E811.6 HALL

Snow Birds

"Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night . . . You've heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime--but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures? With elegant verse by Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Honoree Kirsten Hall and…

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by Jones, Grace, E597.89 JONES

Life Cycle of a Frog

EDUCATIONAL: BIOLOGY. Learn about the amazing life cycles of the animals and insects that live in our world.…

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by Harding, Thomas, E943.084 HARDING

The House by the Lake : the True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Fam

Grades 2-4. Houses can hold mysteries, as most children know. Around this truth, Harding has built a story about one particular house in Germany that witnessed history. Outside of Berlin, this home with blue shutters, beside a lake, holds a great deal of appeal, and readers will relate to the various children who lived…

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by Floca, Brian E629.454 FLOCA

Moonshot : the Flight of Apollo 11

Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon -- a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.…

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by Ignotofsky, Rachel, E582.13 IGNOTOF

What's Inside a Flower? : and Other Questions About Science & Nature

Have you ever wondered what's inside a flower? Ignotofsky explores how flowers bloom from a tiny seed; the ways seeds travel; and much more. -- adapted from jacket…

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by Jones, Grace, E612.84 JONES

Seeing

Discover how our five senses work and help us to understand the world around us. With repetitive and easy to read text and simple diagrams, this series is an ideal introduction for younger readers.…

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by Sorell, Traci E970.0049 SORELL

We Are Still Here! : Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

"A group of Native American kids from different tribes presents twelve historical and contemporary time periods, struggles, and victories to their classmates, each ending with a powerful refrain: we are still here"--…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Life Doesn't Frighten Me

Presents Maya Angelou's poem illustrated by paintings and drawings of jean-Michel Basquiat. Features biographies of both the author and the artist.…

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by Sotomayor, Sonia, EB SOTOMAYOR SOTOMAY

Turning Pages : My Life Story

"As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Pu…

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by Latham, Irene E636.8083 LATHAM

The Cat Man of Aleppo

"In the midst of the Syrian Civil War, Alaa takes care of Aleppo's abandoned cats."--…

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by Mercurio, Peter E362.734 MERCURI

Our Subway Baby

"Written in direct address to the author's son Kevin, this is the moving and poignant true story about how one baby was adopted after being found on a New York City subway platform"-- Provided by publisher.…

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by Rosenstock, Barb EB MONET ROSENST

Mornings with Monet

"Readers follow Claude Monet and learn about his favorite subjects to paint, his style of painting, and his studio on the Seine."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, E976.686 WEATHER

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre

"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"--…

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by Page, Robin, E598.14 PAGE

The Beak Book

"A non-fiction exploration of the different kinds of beaks birds have and what they use them for"--…

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by Rivard, Joanna E220.9505 RIVARD

The Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible

"With whimsical illustrations and engaging storytelling, The Tiny Truths Illustrated Bible presents all your favorite stories and diversely represented characters from the Old and New Testaments. It starts at the very beginning with the magnificence of creation and includes Moses parting the Red Sea, Jonah being swallo…

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