by Hendrix, John, J230.044 HENDRIX

The Faithful Spy : Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler

"Adolf Hitler's Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established political and religious authorities. When the Nazis outlaw the ch…

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by Kean, Sam J546 KEAN

The Disappearing Spoon : and Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the His

"A young readers adaptation of the bestselling book The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary human history of the periodic table."--…

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by Neuschwander, Cindy J516.15 NEUSCHW

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table : a Math Adventure

Assisted by his knight, Sir Cumference, and using ideas offered by his wife and son, King Arthur finds the perfect shape for his table.…

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by Thimmesh, Catherine J599.789 THIMMES

Camp Panda : Helping Cubs Return to the Wild

From the Sibert medal winning author of TEAM MOON and the bestselling GIRLS THINK OF EVERYTHING comes a riveting, timely account of panda conservation efforts in China, perfect for budding environmentalists and activists.…

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by Pagano, David J777.7 PAGANO

The Lego Animation Book : Make Your Own Lego Movies!

"A guide to stop-motion LEGO animation, with instructions and exercises covering all the steps in the filmmaking process. Includes equipment suggestions, sound and lighting tips, animation and special effects techniques, storyboarding exercises, tricks for designing sets, and acting methods for minifigs"--…

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by Demi J973.4109 DEMI

George Washington : His Legacy of Faith, Character, and Courage

"In this beautifully illustrated book, children will learn the epic story of George Washington, the father of our country, and be inspired by his strong faith, character, and courage. They will discover that the animating force of his heroic life was a deep, abiding faith and trust in God. Captivatingly illustrated wit…

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by Brimner, Larry Dane J323 BRIMNER

Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment

Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee.…

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by Borden, Louise JB SEIBERT BORDEN

Ski Soldier : a World War Ii Biography

Ever since he first strapped on his mother's wooden skis when he was seven, Pete Seibert always loved to ski. At 18, Pete enlisted in the U.S. Army and joined the 10th Mountain Division, soldiers who fought on skis in World War II. In the mountains of Italy, Pete encountered the mental and physical horrors of war. When…

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by Grandin, Temple J507.8 GRANDIN

Calling All Minds

"Temple Grandin explores how to experiment and how to think about science for young readers."--…

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by Price, Planaria J. JB REICHMANN PRICE

Claiming My Place : Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Barbara Reichmann-- once known as Gucia Gomolinska-- was a Jew growing up in predominantly Catholic Poland during the 1920s and '30s. Her world was turned upside down when Nazis invade Poland and established a Jewish ghetto in her town. Gucia's blond hair and fair skin give her an advantage, and she faced a harrowing c…

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by Collard, Sneed B. J598.72 COLLARD

Woodpeckers : Drilling Holes and Bagging Bugs

If you see a bird standing on the side of a tree banging its beak against the trunk, chances are you're watching a woodpecker. Woodpeckers not only dazzle us with their good looks and personality, they exhibit some of the most interesting behaviors in the animal world. Explore this dynamic, exciting group of birds with…

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by Moss, Marissa JB PINKERTON MOSS

The Eye That Never Sleeps : How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

Offers an illustrated look at the life and career of Allan Pinkerton, with a special focus on the specifics of how he successfully thwarted a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln in Baltimore before he was sworn in as president.…

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by Slingerland, Janet J530.078 SLINGER

Explore Atoms and Molecules!

Learn about atoms and molecules and how they connect with each other to form everything there is.…

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by Brown, Don, JB-JEFFRIES BROWN

Up & Down : the Adventures of John Jeffries, First American to Fly

"Swept up by the European ballooning craze of the 1780s, Dr. John Jeffries longed to become the first person to fly across the English Channel. But first he had to outwit a rascally copilot, keep the balloon from bursting, and avoid crashing into the sea. The good doctor's quick-thinking solutions will surprise young r…

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by Nelson, Brandy, J646.2044 NELSON

Sew with Me : 60 Fun & Easy Projects to Make Your Own Fabulous Decor and Accesso

Provides easy-to-follow instructions for creating sixty different accessories, toys, and crafts, including happy face coasters, animal sleep masks, and a pom-pom throw.…

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by Taylor, Sonya Renee J613.0424 TAYLOR

Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!)

Discusses the physical changes that girls undergo during puberty, along with advice on maintaining good health and dealing with emotions and relationships with friends.…

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by Murphy, Claire Rudolf J323.0973 MURPHY

Martin and Bobby : a Journey Toward Justice

"Martin and Bobby follows the lives and final days of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, showing how and where their work intersected and how their initially wary relationship evolved from challenging and testing one another to finally "arriving in the same place" as allies fighting poverty and racism"--…

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by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux JB FLETCHER NELSON

Let 'er Buck! : George Fletcher, the People's Champion

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Verdick, Elizabeth J152.47 VERDICK

How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger

"Helps kids understand anger and learn how to handle it in healthy ways. Addresses children's exposure to increased societal violence and includes discussions about anger related to texting and social media. Includes section for adults with ideas for helping children deal with anger"--…

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by McClafferty, Carla Killough, J306.362 MCCLAFF

Buried Lives : the Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon

"When he was eleven years old, George Washington inherited ten human beings. The life of the first president has been well chronicled, but the lives of the people of color he owned--the people who sustained his plantation and were buried in unmarked graves there--have not. Using fascinating primary source material and …

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by Stone, Tanya Lee J794 STONE

Pass Go and Collect $200 : the Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented

"A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games" --…

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by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong JB JUDGE DUNBAR

Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's Courageous

"A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--…

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by Flynn, Sarah Wassner J363.728 FLYNN

This Book Stinks! : Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of Trash

Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It's fun to talk trash when it's jam-packed with infographics, thematic spreads, photos, sidebars, stats, and facts. Also included are quizzes a…

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by Keating, Jess J591.6 KEATING

What Makes a Monster? : Discovering the World's Scariest Creatures

"An informative introduction to nature's scariest creatures, exploring why some animals are considered 'monsters.'"--…

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by Guerrero, Diane, JB GUERRERO GUERRER

My Family Divided : One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope

"The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--…

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by Thuras, Dylan J910.41 THURAS

The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

"Presents a kid's illustrated guide to 100 of the world's wonders, both natural and manmade, in 47 countries and on every continent on Earth. Travel the world through common points of interest, from sacred skeletons (Trunyan Tree cemetery in Indonesia leads you to India's Skeleton Lake, for example) to wild waterfalls …

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by Nobleman, Marc Tyler J940.5428 NOBLEMA

Thirty Minutes over Oregon : a Japanese Pilot's World War Ii Story

"In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Partridge, Elizabeth J959.7043 PARTRID

Boots on the Ground : America's War in Vietnam

"An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldier, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Stokes, Jonathan W. J938 STOKES

The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Greece : a Handbook for Time Travelers

"A snappy, informative travel guide for the time traveler complete with humorous maps, reviews of places to stay, and top attractions and tips on who to have lunch with"--…

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by Verdick, Elizabeth J152.47 VERDICK

How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger

"Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. Blending solid information and sound advice with humor and lively illustrations, these anger-management tips guide kids to understand that anger is normal and to learn they can express it in healthy ways. The book teaches them how to recognize anger in themselves and …

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by Einhorn, Kama, J599.24 EINHORN

Welcome, Wombat

"Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. A up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia - straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers."--…

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by Duprat, Guillaume J573.88 DUPRAT

Eye Spy : Wild Ways Animals See the World

"This book shares the latest scientific research on animal vision. Discover pigeons' sunglasses, owls' tube-shaped eyes, insects with thousands of mini eyes, and much, much more. With delightful and surprising illustrations, this book allows us a rare glimpse of the world through animals' eyes. Learn interesting facts …

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by Kinew, Wab, J970.00497 KINEW

Go Show the World : a Celebration of Indigenous Heroes

Shares some of the accomplishments of Indigenous heroes, including Crazy Horse, Net-no-kwa, and John Herrington.…

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by Bjorklund, Ruth J958.1 BJORKLU

Afghanistan

Discusses the geography, history, government, and culture of Afghanistan.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J306.875 KRULL

Frenemies in the Family : Famous Brothers and Sisters Who Butted Heads and Had E

"One minute you can't live without them . . . the next minute you don't want them breathing your air! Siblings everywhere will relate to this humorous look at famous brothers and sisters whose important bonds have shaped their accomplishments . . . (mostly) for the better."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Markle, Sandra J599.668 MARKLE

The Great Rhino Rescue : Saving the Southern White Rhinos

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these creatures. Sandra Markle takes readers behind the scenes to see how civilians, volunteer organizations, and African governments are working together to protect …

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by Chopra, Mallika J158.1208 CHOPRA

Just Breathe : Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

A meditation guide for teens offers specific mindfulness exercises to help deal with day-to-day challenges and includes tips to lead a happier, healthier, and more connected life.…

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by Newman, Patricia, J599.674 NEWMAN

Eavesdropping on Elephants : How Listening Helps Conservation

"Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect them? Come behind the scenes of Cornell University's Elephant Listening Project to see what's being done to keep these majestic animals safe."--…

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by Halls, Kelly Milner, J591.714 HALLS

Death Eaters : Meet Nature's Scavengers

"An in-depth look at the science of decomposition, Death Eaters showcases how and why living things are recycled by the planet and its creatures after death."--…

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by Clark, Geri, J948.97 CLARK

Finland

Describes the geography, history, economy, language, religions, culture, people, plants, and animals of Finland.…

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by Hopkins, Lee Bennett J811.6 HOPKINS

A Bunch of Punctuation

A collection of humorous poems about the functions of different punctuation marks.…

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by Roosevelt, Eleanor, J342.73 ROOSEVE

When You Grow Up to Vote : How Our Government Works for You

"In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes a book on citizenship for the future voters of the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt published the original edition of When You Grow Up to Vote in 1932, the same year her husband was elected president. The new edi…

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by Tyson, Neil deGrasse J523.01 TYSON

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.…

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by Sonneborn, Liz J972.94 SONNEBO

Haiti

Describes the geography, history, economy, language, religions, culture, people, plants, and animals of Haiti.…

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman JB LIN RUBIN

Maya Lin : Thinking with Her Hands

"The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is one of the most famous memorials in the world. But most people are not as familiar with the college student who won the design competition to build it. This carefully researched volume chronicles Maya Lin's childhood, her battle to create the memorial as she envisio…

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by Jarrow, Gail J791.4472 JARROW

Spooked! : How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Inva

Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.…

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by Reef, Catherine JB SHELLEY REEF

Mary Shelley : the Strange, True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator

"On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history"--…

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by Rich, Jason J794.8 RICH

An Unofficial Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters : Atk Driving Techniques,

Provides tips and strategies for ATK driving in Fortnite, including driving to explore the island, using an ATK offensively and defensively during a match, and surviving in different types of terrain.…

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by Mattern, Joanne, J636.8003 MATTERN

The Cat Encyclopedia for Kids

"Sink your claws into some cat facts! Learn the history, behaviors, physical traits, and special characteristics of cat breeds including Siamese, Persian, American Shorthair, Abyssinian, Maine Coon, and many more. This guidebook gives cat lovers and owners an in-depth look at some furry feline friends. Charming photogr…

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by Flom, Justin J793.8 FLOM

Everyday Magic for Kids : 30 Amazing Magic Tricks That You Can Do Anywhere

Using every day objects, daring magician Justin Flom (434K Facebook followers and 153K subscribers on YouTube) will teach kids all they need to know to perform 30 amazing and how-did-you-do-that magic tricks at the turn of a hat. Featuring step-by-step instructions and illustrations, Everyday Magic for Kids will give b…

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by Duprat, Guillaume J573.88 DUPRAT

Eye Spy : Wild Ways Animals See the World

Nonfiction lift-the-flap book with recent scientific research on animal vision. Illustrations show how various animals see the world. Discover pigeons' sunglasses, owls' tube-shaped eyes, insects with thousands of mini eyes. Learn how cows spot predators coming up from behind, cats see mice scurrying through the night,…

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by Atkins, Laura JB KOREMATSU ATKINS

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up

"Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends--just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes on the West Coast and…

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by Crossley-Holland, Kevin J293.13 CROSSLE

Norse Myths : Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki

Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.…

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by Yousafzai, Malala, JB YOUSAFZAI YOUSAFZ

Malala's Magic Pencil

"As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even i…

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by Hopkinson, Deborah J940.5421 HOPKINS

D-day : the World War Ii Invasion That Changed History

"The WWII invasion of Allied troops into German-occupied Europe, known as D-Day, was the largest military endeavor in history. By the time it occurred on June 6, 1944, Hitler and the Axis powers had a chokehold grip on the European continent, which the Allies called "Fortress Europe." Behind enemy lines, Nazi Germany w…

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by Heinecke, Liz Lee J745.5083 HEINECK

Star Wars Maker Lab

Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.…

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by Albee, Sarah J636.7 ALBEE

Dog Days of History : $b the Incredible Story of Our Best Friends

"Dogs, famous and infamous and otherwise, throughout history, for children."--…

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by Sandler, Martin W. J629.454 SANDLER

Apollo 8 : the Mission That Changed Everything

"A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon. In 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite to orbit Earth, America's rival in the Cold War claimed victory on a new frontier. The Space R…

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by Knight, Philip H., JB KNIGHT KNIGHT

Shoe Dog : a Memoir by the Creator of Nike ; Young Readers Edition

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight "offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh" (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a…

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by Miller, Megan, J793.93 MILLER

Hacks for Minecrafters : Combat : the Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks That O

Provides information on game combat, including fighting off hostile monsters, enchanting armor and weapons, and setting traps on one's property.…

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by Akiyama, Lance J745.5 AKIYAMA

The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast Steam Handbook : Build 18 Innovative Projects with Br

Rockport's creative engineering extraordinaire, Lance Akiyama, returns again with Zoom, Fly Bolt, Blast STEAM Engineer and 18 STEAM approved projects to get kids doing, thinking, and building!--…

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by Fyvie, Erica, J363.728 FYVIE

Trash Revolution : Breaking the Waste Cycle

"All the stuff that surrounds us has a life cycle: materials are harvested, the stuff is made and distributed, it's consumed and then it gets trashed or recycled. Using the typical contents of a child's school backpack (defined as water, food, clothing, paper, plastic, metals, electronics), this book explores those sta…

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by Chin, Jason, J CHIN

Coral Reefs

During an ordinary visit to the library, a girl pulls a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book about coral reefs, the city around her slips away and she finds herself surrounded by the coral cities of the sea and the mysterious plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide there.…

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by Bruchac, Joseph, JB NEZ BRUCHAC

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code : a Navajo Code Talker's Story

"As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--…

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by Bailey, Linda, JB SHELLEY BAILEY

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein

How does a story begin? Sometimes it begins with a dream, and a dreamer. Mary is one such dreamer, a little girl who learns to read by tracing the letters on the tombstone of her famous feminist mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, and whose only escape from her strict father and overbearing stepmother is through the stories s…

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by Osborne, Mary Pope J976.4 OSBORNE

Texas : a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texa

"A history of the state of Texas including the Galveston hurricane of 1900"--…

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by Nobleman, Marc Tyler J398.45 NOBLEMA

Fairy Spell : How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real

The true story of British cousins who fooled the world for more than 60 years with a remarkable hoax: photographs of real fairies. Exquisitely illustrated with art by Eliza Wheeler as well as the original photos taken by the girls.…

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by Bellos, Alex, J796.334 BELLOS

Soccer School. Season 1, Where Soccer Rules the World

"Welcome to Soccer School, where every class is about soccer! In science class, you'll find out how soccer players make sure they poop before games. In math, you'll figure out the odds of dying during the game. In drama, you'll learn about some famous foul fakers! History, English, geography, political science, physics…

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by Jackson, Tom, J546 JACKSON

The Elements Book : a Visual Encyclopedia of the Periodic Table

Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.…

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by Muhammad, Ibtihaj, JB MUHAMMAD MUHAMMA

Proud : Living My American Dream

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad smashed barriers as the first American to compete wearing hijab, and made history as the first Muslim-American woman to medal. But it wasn't an easy road--in a sport most popular among wealthy white people, Ibtihaj often felt out of place. Ibtihaj was fast, hardworking, and de…

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by Chambers, Veronica J303.484 CHAMBER

Resist : 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustic

"Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony to Janet Mock these thirty-five profiles of remarkable figures show us what it means to take a stand and say no to injustice. This inspiring collection profiles men and w…

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by Schmermund, Elizabeth J720.483 SCHMERM

Skyscrapers! : with 25 Science Projects for Kids

Learn about the principles of engineering that are used in building skyscrapers, as well as the history of tall buildings and answer the burning question of how do skyscrapers stay standing?…

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by Paul, Caroline J306 PAUL

You Are Mighty : a Guide to Changing the World

Being a good citizen means standing up for what's right-and here's just the way to start. From the author of The Gutsy Girl comes a book for those with a fierce sense of justice, a good sense of humor, and a big heart. This guide features change-maker tips, tons of DIY activities, and stories about the kids who have pa…

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by Yasuda, Anita J627.8 YASUDA

Canals and Dams : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Canals and Dams! With 25 Science Projects for Kids invites kids ages 7 though 10 to investigate the waterways that help the world run! Through fun facts and engaging content, readers explore record-breaking structures such as the Panama Canal and Hoover Dam. They also learn about the physics that make canals and dams …

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by Socha, Piotr, J595.799 SOCHA

Bees : a Honeyed History

"One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the …

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by McNamara, Margaret J973.4092 MCNAMAR

Eliza : the Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

Presents the life of Eliza Hamilton, wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, covering her early years in New York, her married life with Alexander, and her later years as a generous philanthropist.…

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by Dawson, Eric David J303.66 DAWSON

Putting Peace First : 7 Commitments to Change the World

"Seven strategies that children can use to make an impact in their communities and promote peace and tolerance"--…

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by Acevedo, Sylvia JB ACEVEDO ACEVEDO

Path to the Stars : My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist

"The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."--…

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by Kaner, Etta J720.47 KANER

Wild Buildings and Bridges : Architecture Inspired by Nature

"Many architects today are looking to plants and animals to help solve their design challenges. Inspired by how nature already works, these architects are coming up with innovative ways to cool buildings, withstand earthquakes and save energy. In Wild Buildings and Bridges, bestselling author Etta Kaner explores these …

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by Sparrow, Giles, J523.1 SPARROW

Universe

Explores the stars, galaxies, planets, and other phenomena in the universe, and describes the history of human space exploration.…

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by Price, Planaria J. JB REICHMANN PRICE

Claiming My Place : Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust

The true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.…

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by Sotomayor, Sonia, JB SOTOMAYOR SOTOMAY

The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

"In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert…

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by Sutton, Patricia J917.7311 SUTTON

Capsized! : the Forgotten Story of the Ss Eastland Disaster

"On July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland, filled to capacity with 2,500 aboard, capsized in the Chicago River while still moored to the pier. The disaster took more passenger lives than the Titanic and stands today as the greatest loss of life on the Great Lakes. Capsized! details the events leading up to the fateful day of …

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by Castaldo, Nancy F. J333.9522 CASTALD

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink answers these questions and more as it delves into the threats to seven species, and the scientific and political efforts to coax them back from the brink of extinction. This rich, informational look at the problem of extinction has a hopeful tone: all of these animals' numbers are now on the rise.…

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by Palka, Yvonne J751.4252 PALKA

Super Simple Sumi-e : Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages

"Creative children and curious adults will have fun learning the magic of sumi-e with the simple techniques illustrated in Super Simple Sumi-e. Learn how to make various sumi-e brush strokes and how to create animals, flowers, and bamboo with this friendly, easy-to-follow guide. Sumi-e means "ink picture" in Japanese. …

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by Palka, Yvonne J751.4252 PALKA

Super Simple Sumi-e : Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages

An introduction to the world of Asian brush painting known as sumi-e. Includes simple instructions for brush strokes to create paintings of animals such as pandas, swallows, rabbits, and dragons.…

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Twists, Braids, & Ponytails

Getting ready for a party this weekend? Looking for a cool new do for school? Readers of all abilities can get stuck in to this fun book as each hairstyle is graded with a difficulty rating of 1 to 5. There are also a number of styles you can do yourself without the need for an extra helping hand. A tools and technique…

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The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs.

"For the first time ever, America's Test Kitchen is bringing their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS in the kitchen! Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE cookbook every kid chef needs on their shelf. Whether you're cooking for yourself, your fr…

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by Wills, Anna, J200 WILLS

Who Believes What? : Exploring the World's Major Religions

"Who believes what: The big book of world religions introduces young readers to the five major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, in a simple, visually engaging book that combines a search-and-find aspect with thoroughly researched information about the histories, places of worship, festivals …

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by Haldar, Raj J428.102 HALDAR

P is for Pterodactyl : the Worst Alphabet Book Ever : All the Letters That Misbe

Arranged from a to z, presents an entertaining look at the English language, from wacky words to peculiar pronunciations.…

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by Mulder, Michelle, J712 MULDER

Going Wild : Helping Nature Thrive in Cities

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers, illustrated with many color photographs. Readers will find out what urban rewilding is and how it can make our lives (and our planet) safer and healthier.…

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman JB CHANEL RUBIN

Coco Chanel : Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain …

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by Peirce, Lincoln J741.5973 PEIRCE

Big Nate. A Good Old-fashioned Wedgie

Nate endures a series of middle school hijinks and adventures while dealing with his crush on his baseball team's new pitcher.…

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by Adolph, Jonathan J507.8 ADOLPH

Mason Jar Science : 40 Slimy, Squishy, Super-cool Experiments

"Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items, children learn to create miniature clouds, tiny tornadoes, small stalactites, an…

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by Skerry, Brian J597.3 SKERRY

The Ultimate Book of Sharks : Your Guide to These Fierce and Fantastic Fish

An in-depth guide to sharks includes information on where they live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not certain species pose a danger to humans.…

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by Murray, Lily J567.9 MURRAY

Dinosaurium

Dinosaurium is a stunningly curated guide to dinosaurs. With artwork from Chris Wormell of H is for Hawk fame, Dinosaurium gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. Featuring a wonderful range of dinosaurs from the most loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to more u…

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by Knight, Philip H., JB KNIGHT KNIGHT

Shoe Dog : a Memoir by the Creator of Nike ; Young Readers Edition

"Phil Knight opens up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of Nike"--…

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by Osborne, Mary Pope J976.4 OSBORNE

Texas : a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texa

"Track the facts about the Alamo, the Galveston hurricane, and the great state of Texas! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas, they had lots of questions. Why is Texas called the Lone Star State? What was the Alamo? When was the Galveston hurricane? Why w…

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by Swanson, Jennifer J624.2 SWANSON

Bridges! : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Getting from one place to another sounds easy if you are on a straight piece of land, but what if you have to get over - or under - a body of water or a deep gorge? Build a bridge! Bridges are the great connectors. They allow us to travel the twists and turns, highs and lows, ins and out of every geographic feature in…

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by Steele, Philip, J948.022 STEELE

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including how they lived, the gods they worshipped, and what they believed about the afterlife.…

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by Sidman, Joyce JB MERIAN SIDMAN

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies : How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science

"Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--…

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by Lynch, Dan R. J552.0075 LYNCH

Rock Collecting for Kids : an Introduction to Geology

With this book, you'll experience the excitement of finding, collecting, and identifying rocks and minerals.…

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by Mills, Andrea J599.75 MILLS

Big Cats

Presents information about the big cats, discussing such topics as habitats, physical characteristics, senses, communication, behavior, and endangered species.…

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Science : a Visual Encyclopedia.

"Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work."--…

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by Beattie, Rob J507.8 BEATTIE

Science Maker Book

This hands-on science book is full of fascinating scientific facts and over 40 fun, educational projects and activities to make and do.…

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by Moore, Jeanette J624.193 MOORE

Tunnels : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Moles, beavers, rabbits . . . these animals burrow tunnels in the ground every day! What other kind of creature makes tunnels? Humans! In Tunnels! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, kids ages 7 to 10 explore the fascinating world of passageways beneath the ground, dug deep within the earth through soil and rock. But w…

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by Orr, Tamra J954.92 ORR

Bangladesh

Though it is only about the size of Iowa, Bangladesh is one of the world's most populous countries. It has faced many difficulties, but it is rich in history and culture. Readers will explore the nation's beautiful landscapes and densely-packed cities as they find out how the country was first settled and how it has ch…

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by DuMont, Brianna J920.02 DUMONT

Thrilling Thieves : Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History

"What do Mother Theresa, Honest Abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They're all too good for this book, that's what. Sure, you'll find some familiar faces like Queen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison in here, but you'll learn that behind their angelic smiles were cunning con artists who stole their way to gold and grea…

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by Mahin, Michael James JB SANTANA MAHIN

When Angels Sing : the Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Tells the life story of rock musician Carlos Santana.…

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