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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by Woodward, John, J550 WOODWAR

Super Earth Encyclopedia

Presents a tour of Earth's natural structures, weather patterns, ocean phenomena, and constantly changing features.…

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by Yasuda, Anita, J398.2095 YASUDA

Explore Ancient Chinese Myths!

Explores ancient Chinese mythology through twenty-five projects, including making mooncakes, writing in Chinese, and designing a New Year's story board game.…

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by Jackson, Tom, J629.04 JACKSON

A Journey Through Transportation : from Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket...

How did a volcanic eruption lead us to a robot spaceplane? Follow the link to find out... Want to know how a simple clock helped sailors find their way? Or how sand was used to make the toughest spacecraft ever? A Journey Through Transportation reveals the amazing and often surprising links that have shaped science. Di…

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by Thornhill, Jan J598.887 THORNHI

The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow

Presents the history of the house sparrow, from its beginnings in the Middle East to its spread with the growth of agriculture around the world, and discusses its population decline in recent years.…

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by Ahpornsiri, Helen, J508 AHPORNS

Drawn from Nature

Carefully crafted illustrations made with real plants describe the wonders of nature as the seasons change.…

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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 Baker, Kate, J591.77 BAKER

Secrets of the Sea

Traveling from the rock pools of the shoreline to the deepest depths of the ocean, a blending of illustrations and facts about marine animals provides an introduction to some of the ocean's rarely seen creatures.…

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by Peabody, Erin J398.2454 PEABODY

Unicorns

"Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Unicorns, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of them, from stories in hist…

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by Newquist, H. P. J629.0409 NEWQUIS

From Here to There : the Story of How We Transport Ourselves and Everything else

"A history of transportation from primitive technology to driverless cars."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Buckley, James, JB PELE BUCKLEY

Who is Pele?

Presents the life of the soccer star, discussing his childhood in Brazil, his relationship with his father, who taught him the sport, his role on the first Brazilian team to win the World Cup, and scoring his thousandth goal.…

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by Colombo, Luann. J612 COLOMBO

Human Body : Explore the World's Most Amazing Machine -- You!

Explore the inside of the human body from outside to all the layers inside.…

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by Carney, Elizabeth, J636.7002 CARNEY

Woof! : 100 Fun Facts About Dogs

"Facts, pictures and information about dogs for young children"--…

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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 Jazynka, Kitson. J904 JAZYNKA

History's Mysteries : Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past

"Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting new series will cover history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the S…

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by Marrin, Albert J614.518 MARRIN

Very, Very, Very Dreadful : the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley, Kansas, found themselves felled by influenza. By the summer of 1918, the second wave struck as a highly contagious and lethal epidemic and within weeks exploded into a pandemic, an illness that travels rapidly from one continent to another. It would…

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by Stokes, Jonathan W. J937 STOKES

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

Provides useful information about ancient Rome like culture, economics, fashion, history, law, and politics of ancient Rome while offering practical advice on how to avoid being poisoned, beheaded, or torn apart by an angry mob.…

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by Say, Allen J741.092 SAY

Silent Days, Silent Dreams

A fictionalized biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.…

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by Fogliano, Julie J811.6 FOGLIAN

When Green Becomes Tomatoes

"A book of poetry moving through the seasons"--…

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by Nelson, S. D. JB SITTING NELSON

Sitting Bull : Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People

Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull's childhood -- killing his first buffalo at age 10 -- to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, this book brings the story of the great chief to light. Sitting Bull was inst…

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman J746.4609 RUBIN

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.…

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by Wallace, Sandra Neil. J910.9163 WALLACE

Bound by Ice : a True North Pole Survival Story

Recounts George W. De Long's expedition to reach the North Pole.…

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by Wallace, Sandra Neil. JB BARNES WALLACE

Between the Lines : How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gal

Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.…

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by Gantos, Jack J808.02 GANTOS

Writing Radar : Using Your Journal to Snoop out and Craft Great Stories

A Newbery Award-winning author instructs young writers on drawing from their everyday lives to craft great stories, providing tips, illustrations, and sample stories.…

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by Shepard, Ray Anthony J973.7415 SHEPARD

Now or Never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's War to End Slavery

Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the …

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by Yellowhorn, Eldon, J970.0049 YELLOWH

Turtle Island : the Story of North America's First People

Discover the amazing story of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas from the end of the Ice Age to the arrival of the Europeans. You'll learn what people ate, how they expressed themselves through art, and how they adapted to the land. Archaeologists have been able to piece together what life may have been like pre-co…

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by Mills, Andrea J509.22 MILLS

100 Scientists Who Made History : Remarkable Scientists Who Shaped Our World

Full of the true-life stories of scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us, this book puts major scientific discoveries into context. Readers learn who inspired whom, and which discoveries laid the groundwork for more amazing innovation.…

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by Mullenbach, Cheryl J940.5429 MULLENB

Torpedoed! : a World War Ii Story of a Sinking Passenger Ship and Two Children's

Recreates the events surrounding the attack by a German U-boat on the Athenia in 1939 through firsthand accounts and interviews with survivors.…

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by Hornby, Hugh J796.334 HORNBY

Soccer

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, soccer skills, tactics, equipment, famous players, and playing fields.…

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by O'Connor, Jim J781.66 OCONNOR

What is Rock and Roll?

Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.…

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by Medicine Crow, Joseph, JB MEDICINE MEDICIN

Counting Coup : Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond

Meet Joseph Medicine Crow, a man raised in two worlds: according to the Crow Indian traditions and according to White man's rules.…

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by Neuburger, Emily K. J745.5 NEUBURG

Journal Sparks : Fire Up Your Creativity with Spontaneous Art, Wild Writing, and

Using words, drawing, collage, and observation-based list-making, award-winning author Emily K. Neuburger highlights the many paths into journaling. Her 60 interactive writing prompts and art how-tos help you to expand your imagination and stimulate your creativity. Every spread invites a new approach to filling a page…

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by Sylvester, Kevin J796.323 SYLVEST

Basketballogy : Supercool Facts You Never Knew

Presents interesting facts about the game of basketball, from how the color barrier was breached, to the rise of women's basketball, to the innovations that have made the game accessible to disabled athletes.…

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by Cerone, Lulu, J361.7 CERONE

Philanthroparties! : a Party-planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back

"This unique DIY party guide features thirty-six ideas on how to transform any holiday or social gathering into a chance to give back. A PhilanthroParty is a party with a purpose that will give you ideas for making social activism a part of your life. This book details over sixty-five causes and charities that Lulu and…

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by Furstinger, Nancy, J636.0897 FURSTIN

Unstoppable : True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals

"In this title, readers learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science - covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech science of 3D printing, to inflatables, to toy wheels, this title has it all, including visits with subjects…

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by Winter, Jonah, JB-GINSBURG WINTER

Ruth Bader Ginsburg : the Case of R.b.g. Vs. Inequality

"To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and '40s, Ginsburg was discouraged from working by her father, who thought a woman's place was in the home. Regardless, she went to Cornell University, w…

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by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, JB ABDUL ABDUL

Becoming Kareem : Growing Up on and off the Court

"An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--…

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by Connolly, Sean, J624.171 CONNOLL

The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters

"It's hands-on science with a capital "E"--For engineering. Beginning with the toppling of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the destructive, laserlike sunbeams bouncing off London's infamous "Fryscraper" in 2013, here is an illustrated tour of the greatest engineering disasters …

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by Lepora, Nathan, J629.8924 LEPORA

Robots

Explores how robots function and are made, looking at their computing components and how engineers design them with specific capabilities.…

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by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw J636.7 PATENT

Made for Each Other : Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners

Celebrates the bond between humans and their canine companions, discussing scientific insights that demonstrate how sharing one's life with a dog reduces stress, provides companionship, and increases safety.…

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by Swanson, James L., J323.092 SWANSON

Chasing King's Killer : the Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin

"James Earl Ray and Martin Luther King, Jr. had two very different life journeys -- but their paths fatally collide when Ray assassinates the world-renown civil rights leader. This book provides an inside look into both of their lives, the history of the time, and a blow-by-blow examination of the assassination and its…

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by Sabol, Stephanie J910.9163 SABOL

What Was the Titanic?

"For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later. At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passen…

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by Crossley-Holland, Kevin J293.13 CROSSLE

Norse Myths : Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki

The gods of the Vikings come to life as never before in this extraordinary illustrated anthology by Carnegie Medal-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland and artist Jeffrey Alan Love. Fast-moving and ice-bright, these dramatic, enthralling and atmospheric tales are based on the Scandinavian myth cycle - one of the great…

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by Pattison, Darcy J001.944 PATTISO

The Nantucket Sea Monster : a Fake News Story

Do you believe everything you read in the newspaper? Early in August 1937, a news flash came: a sea monster had been spotted lurking off the shore of Nantucket Island. Historically, the Massachusetts island had served as port for whaling ships. Eyewitnesses swore this wasn't a whale, but some new, fearsome creature. As…

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Weird but True! 9 : 300 Outrageous Facts.

Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.…

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by Stewart, Amy J632.7 STEWART

Wicked Bugs : the Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth

"Wicked Bugs: The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth is a middle-grade adaptation of Amy Stewart's Wicked Bugs that features profiles of the world's scariest, deadliest, and grossest bugs, from the most painful hornet to flies that transmit deadly diseases to millipedes that stop traffic, to "bookworms" that de…

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman J746.4609 RUBIN

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

In the rural community of Gee's Bend, Alabama, African American women have been making quilts for generations. Taught by their mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, these women use scraps of old overalls, aprons, bleached cornmeal sacks - anything they can find. The mere scraps are then transformed into spectacular works o…

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

In 1917, two English cousins convince the world that they have photographs of actual fairies.…

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by Ellwood, Nancy, J597.3 ELLWOOD

Sharkpedia

Through hundreds of photographs, diagrams, maps, and illustrations, readers will learn where sharks lurk, what they eat, and why they do what they do, as well as hear from scientists and shark-attack survivors.…

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First Human Body Encyclopedia.

An illustrated introduction to the human body and how it works covers such topics as muscles, skeleton and bones, the brain and senses, skin, digestion, reproduction, and communication.…

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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 Mazzeo, Tilar J. JB SENDLEROW MAZZEO

Irena's Children : a True Story of Courage

Irena Sendler was a young Polish woman living in Warsaw during World War II with an incredible story of survival and selflessness. And she's been long forgotten by history. This young readers edition of Irena's Children tells Irena's story set during one of the worst times in modern history. With guts of steel and unfa…

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First Earth Encyclopedia

Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK's First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world…

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by Silverberg, Cory J613.9071 SILVERB

Sex is a Funny Word : a Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You

"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees,…

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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 Levinson, Cynthia J342.7302 LEVINSO

Fault Lines in the Constitution : the Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws That

Gridlock! Gerrymandering! The Electoral college! How did our government get so complicated? As it turns out, many of the issues we struggle with today have their roots in the creation of the United States Constitution. Husband-and-wife team Cynthis Levinson and Sanford Levinson take us back to the beginnings of this do…

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by Rusch, Elizabeth J523.44 RUSCH

Impact! : Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World

"Asteroids come in all shapes and sizes--and hit our planet in them, too. But what happens if a catastrophically large one approaches earth? By looking on the ground at historical asteroid craters and present-day falls, and up into space for the big ones yet to come, a wide variety of scientists are trying to figure ou…

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by Dias, Marley JB DIAS DIAS

Marley Dias Gets It Done : and So Can You!

In this accessible "keep-it-real" guide, Marley explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their strengths to make positive changes in their communities, while getting support from parents,…

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by Zuckerman, Gregory J796.0922 ZUCKERM

Rising Above : Inspiring Women in Sports

"Behold the power of women! These are the inspirational real-life stories of female superstar athletes Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Carli Lloyd, and more -- role models all. For sports fans, aspiring athletes and readers of sports biographies. Growing up in a crime-plagued, gang-infested neighborhood, Venus…

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by Sanchez, Anita, J612.79 SANCHEZ

Itch! : Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch

Provides a scientific explanation for the reasons why people itch; describes the animals and plants responsible; and discusses how people have dealt with itching and the impact it has had in history.…

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by Medina, Nico, JB LEIV MEDINA

Who Was Leif Erikson?

"Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? Series! Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet…

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by Walters, Eric, J398.996 WALTERS

From the Heart of Africa : a Book of Wisdom

A collection of African wisdom gorgeously illustrated by artists from Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Canada, the United States and more.…

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by Skeers, Linda J920.72 SKEERS

Women Who Dared : 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, & Rebels

Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels. This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure - many of who you may not know, but all of…

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by Harrison, Vashti J920.7208 HARRISO

Little Leaders : Bold Women in Black History

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped history.…

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by Golio, Gary JB HOLIDAY GOLIO

Strange Fruit : Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

Silence. That was the response at Cafe Society the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but her song wasn't either of those things. It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life forever. Discover how two o…

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Guinness World Records : Amazing Animals.

Presents a collection of Guinness world records featuring animals, from the world's tallest cow and the largest crab migration to the fastest tortoise and the first ape to survive a space flight.…

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by Drake, Jane, J639.9 DRAKE

Rewilding : Giving Nature a Second Chance

"A comprehensive look at the environmental movement of rewilding whereby habitats are restored to their natural states and native plants and animals are reintroduced to these habitats around the world."--…

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by Williams, Brian, J940.53 WILLIAM

World War Ii

"Discover World War II facts and hear from people who lived through the war that shaped the modern world, from the cause of the conflict to the most important battles. From the prewar rise of Nazi Germany to the start of the war with the invasion of Poland in 1939 to the end of the war in 1945 and the Nuremburg Trials,…

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by Nagara, Innosanto J303.61 NAGARA

The Wedding Portrait : the Story of a Photograph and Why Sometimes We Break the

The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what's right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author's wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of …

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by Fabiny, Sarah JB CASTRO FABINY

Who Was Fidel Castro?

Describes the life of the man who ruled Cuba from 1959-2016, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batista's government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.…

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by Zimet, Susan, J324.623 ZIMET

Roses and Radicals : the Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

"The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution-the one granting suffrage to women-was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The amendment only…

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by Brimner, Larry Dane J323.092 BRIMNER

Twelve Days in May : Freedom Ride 1961

For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence th…

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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 Dennis, Yvonne Wakim J970.0049 DENNIS

A Kid's Guide to Native American History : More Than 50 Activities

Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Native American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have helped shape America, past and present. Nine geographical areas cover a variety of communities such as the Mohawk in the Northeast, Ojibway in the Mid…

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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 Peirce, Lincoln J741.5973 PEIRCE

Big Nate : Silent but Deadly

"Whether he's showing the ropes to a detention rookie, campaigning for the Student of the Month Award, or writing hilarious movie reviews for The Weekly Bugle, Nate Wright never fails to make his mark at P.S. 38. But middle school's no bed of roses. In fact, sometimes it just plain stinks. Just ask the Great Nose-ini! …

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by Bolden, Tonya JB DOUGLASS BOLDEN

Facing Frederick : the Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

Coretta Scott King Honor winner Bolden sheds light on new research and interpretations of one of America's most influential African Americans, focusing on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. Full color and archival images.…

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by Kluger, Jeffrey J629.454 KLUGER

To the Moon! : the True Story of the American Heroes on the Apollo 8 Spaceship

Recounts the first crewed spaceship to travel to the Moon, describing how the Cold War and the tragedy of Apollo 1 shaped the Apollo 8 mission and offering facts about living in a spaceship.…

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by Latham, Irene. J811.6 LATHAM

Can I Touch Your Hair? : Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.…

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School People

A compilation of poems by American writers introduces the different staff members of a school, including the bus driver, the crossing guard, the custodian, and the librarian.…

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by Wilson, Jamia J920.0099 WILSON

Young, Gifted and Black

Profiles fifty-two black heroes from the past and present, including author Toni Morrison, musician Stevie Wonder, astronaut Mae Jemison, athlete Usain Bolt, and United States President Barack Obama.…

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by Demi JB-CURIE DEMI

Marie Curie

The story of Marie Curie, the revolutionary scientist and Nobel Prize winner.…

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by Hutto, Joe J598.645 HUTTO

When I Was a Turkey : Based on the Emmy Award-winning Pbs Documentary My Life As

When I Was a Turkey is a middle-grade adaptation of the remarkable true story of a naturalist who raised a flock of wild turkeys using imprinting.…

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by Dennis, Yvonne Wakim J970.00497 DENNIS

Children of Native America Today

Text and photographs introduce traditions, activities, and lifestyles of children from various North American tribes.…

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by Lessem, Don J567.9 LESSEM

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia : the Most Complete Dinosaur Referen

Shares in-depth information about all currently known dinosaur species organized under major periods, providing details on such topics as physical characteristics, diet, and discovery dates.…

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by Burns, Loree Griffin J577.5209 BURNS

Life on Surtsey : Iceland's Upstart Island

"In this addition to the Scientists in the Field series, readers join scientists as they tackle something unusual in the world of ecosystems: colonization. Not a colonization by people, but one of cells, seeds, spores, and other life forms that blow in, fly in, float in, and struggle to survive on the beautiful but har…

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by Jones, Kari, J658.408 JONES

A Fair Deal : Shopping for Social Justice

"This nonfiction book in the Orca Footprints series, illustrated with color photographs throughout, looks at trade from the perspective of making it fair for all people."--…

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by Jacobs, Greg, J796.357 JACOBS

The Everything Kids' Baseball Book : from Baseball's History to Today's Favorite

Offers information on a variety of baseball topics, including the history of the sport, notable players, the Hall of Fame, statistics and records, and scorekeeping, and provides more than 25 puzzles and activities.…

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by Richards-Ross, Sanya, JB RICHARDS RICHARD

Run with Me : the Story of a U.s. Olympic Champion

For as long as four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross can remember, life has been measured in seconds--the fewer, the better. The Jamaican-American sprinter has been a star track and field athlete since she first began racing, ranking No. 1 in the world and bringing home Olympic and World Championship acco…

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by Lawrence, Sandra J305.4092 LAWRENC

Anthology of Amazing Women : Trailblazers Who Dared to Be Different

From Aud the Deep-Minded to Malala Yousafzai, this beautifully illustrated collection introduces 50 diverse women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavor to a new generation.…

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by Gray Smith, Monique, J971.0049 GRAY

Speaking Our Truth : a Journey of Reconciliation

"This nonfiction book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels"--…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J595.789 HIRSCH

The Monarchs Are Missing : a Butterfly Mystery

Monarch butterfly populations have been declining for the last two decades, and scientists aren't sure why. This book takes readers on a quest to discover what is happening and what scientists know. --…

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by Kay, Katty J155.2 KAY

The Confidence Code for Girls : Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazin

"Girls can rule the world-- all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless. It's a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet the…

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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 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 Williams, Brian, J940.3 WILLIAM

World War I

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, discusses the build-up to the war, along with battles, history, technology, and more. Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes.…

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by Stokes, Jonathan W. J973.3 STOKES

The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution : a Handbook for Time Travelers

Provides useful information for the practical time traveler, including appropriate period dress, how to fire a musket, what to do if you are shot by one, and how to survive a stint in the Continental Army.…

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by Mara, Wil J323.0973 MARA

The Story of Civil Rights

A history of race relations in the U.S. includes coverage of slavery, abolition and segregation as well as the events of the Civil Rights movement, discussing subjects ranging from protests and speeches to legislation and the famous people around the world who helped promote equal rights.…

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by Silverstein, Shel J811.54 SILVERS

Runny Babbit Returns : Another Billy Sook

Collects poems and drawings that feature Runny and other woodland characters speaking his topsy-turvy language.…

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by Gifford, Clive J629.892 GIFFORD

A Robot World

In today's wired world, robots are everywhere, from movies, in space, as part of computer games--maybe even walking among us. This is a look at their rise: how they've developed over time, from early sketches to terrifying battlebots and factory operatives, to the latest AIs running free from their workshops. Presented…

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by Beals, Melba. JB BEALS BEALS

March Forward, Girl : from Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine

A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories of growing up in the South under Jim Crow.…

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by Markle, Sandra J598.97 MARKLE

Snowy Owl Invasion! : Tracking an Unusual Migration

"A historically large irruption of snowy owls during the winter of 2013-2014 brought them across the eastern US, and farther south than usual. Scientists used this opportunity to attach GPS tracking devices to some snowy owls to increase understanding of their winter behavior and migration."--…

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by Zuckerman, Gregory J796.0922 ZUCKERM

Rising Above : Inspiring Women in Sports

"These are the inspirational real-life stories of female superstar athletes Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Carli Lloyd, and more -- role models all. For sports fans, aspiring athletes and readers of sports biographies"--…

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by Stine, Megan J996.18 STINE

Where is Easter Island?

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why.…

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by Yoe, Craig J818.602 YOE

Lol: a Load of Laughs and Jokes for Kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--…

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by Hodge, Susie, J700.3 HODGE

The Arts : a Visual Encyclopedia

"Full of stunning images and amazing facts, The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia is the essential guide to painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance."--Back cover.…

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by Simon, Seymour J523.24 SIMON

Exoplanets

Introduces exoplanets, examining the planets outside of our solar system, discussing what makes them habitable, and exploring the efforts to discover new life.…

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by Herrera, Juan Felipe J808.1 HERRERA

Jabberwalking

A former United States Poet Laureate shares secrets about viewing the world from a poet's perspective, explaining how "jabberwalking" poets draw inspiration from everything they experience to express themselves in creative ways.…

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by Furze, Colin, J600 FURZE

This Book Isn't Safe!

"Colin Furze, five-time Guinness World Record Holder and YouTube's undisputed king of crazy inventions, instructs fans and curious young inventors on how to build ten brand new wacky inventions at home with an affordable tool kit"--Amazon.…

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by Martin, Ruth, J590 MARTIN

The Animal Book : over 100 Incredible Creatures and How We Share the Planet with

Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. In this beautiful hardback, we take a look at some of the world's most incredible creatures, from those you can spot in your back garden, to more endangered species in jungles, deserts, and freezing oceans. We also explore our relationship…

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by Burns, Loree Griffin J577.5209 BURNS

Life on Surtsey : Iceland's Upstart Island

On November 14, 1963, something exceptional happened in Iceland - and that's saying a lot. In a country where the average summer temperature is 50?F and the sun only appears for a few hours a day during the winter, an event has to be pretty unusual to stand out. The birth of the island of Surtsey, the newest earth on E…

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by Beccia, Carlyn, J920.02 BECCIA

They Lost Their Heads! : What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain,

"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such…

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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 Weatherford, Carole Boston, JB 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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