by Slade, Suzanne J629.454 SLADE

Countdown : 2979 Days to the Moon

Told in free verse, the story of the American effort to land the first man on the moon comes to life. During the two thousand nine hundred and seventy-nine days following his speech, eighteen astronauts climbed into spaceships; three of them died before even leaving the ground. Eight rockets soared into space. And four…

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by Yazdani, Ashley Benham, J974.71 YAZDANI

A Green Place to Be : the Creation of Central Park

Nonfiction picture book tells the story of Central Park and how it was created out of barren swampland in the 1850s.…

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by Gruenewald, Mary Matsuda, JB GRUENEWAL GRUENEW

Looking Like the Enemy : My Story of Imprisonment in Japanese-american Internmen

Mary Matsuda was only 16 years old when her family was ordered to leave their home on Vashon Island. They were sent to California's Tule Lake Internment Camp. Mary Matsuda Gruenewald shares her family's amazing story of survival and determination.…

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by Cox, Lizzie. J152.46 COX

The Book of No Worries : a Survival Guide for Growing Up

This essential guide covers a all the worries and anxieties that a young person may face while growing up. Whether it's problems at school, relationship woes, the non-stop pressure of social media, body image issues or troubles at home. Positive advice, plus case studies and real life questions from young people, will …

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by Wick, Walter, J535 WICK

A Ray of Light : a Book of Science and Wonder

Introduces light, discussing what it is made of, incandescence, light waves, and the color spectrum.…

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by Greenfield, Eloise J811.6 GREENFI

Thinker : My Puppy Poet and Me

Thinker isn't just an average puppy--he's a poet. So is his owner, Jace. Together they turn the world around them into verse. here's just one problem: Thinker has to keep quiet in public, and he can't go to school with Jace. That is, until Pets' Day. But when Thinker is allowed into the classroom at last, he finds it h…

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by Wetzel, Dan JB MORGAN WETZEL

Alex Morgan

Fierce competitor. World Cup winner. Role model. U.S. Women's Soccer star Alex Morgan has earned each of these impressive titles throughout her incredible career. As a young girl growing up in Southern California, she dreamed of being a professional soccer player, fighting to compete on the international stage against …

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by Johnson, Katherine G, JB JOHNSON JOHNSON

Reaching for the Moon : the Autobiography of Nasa Mathematician Katherine Johnso

"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11."--…

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by Poliquin, Rachel, J599.335 POLIQUI

Moles : the Superpower Field Guide

"Funny and fact-filled, Moles is another installment in the Superpower field guides series by author Rachel Poliquin, featuring full-color illustrations by Nicholas John Frith that will engage readers with witty narration and fun visual elements, inspiring readers to dig deep and see the world, both above and below gro…

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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 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 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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More Curious Jane : Science + Design + Engineering for Inquisitive Girls

Packed with fun hands-on projects introducing girls to even more science + design + engineering concepts. Whip up super-sticky and slimy putty, create a scratch-off card with a secret message, transform black canvas sneakers into out-of-this-world galaxies, make colorful soap in the shape of ice pops, and so much more!…

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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 Davis, Jim, J741.5697 DAVIS

Garfield Fat Cat 3-pack. Volume 3

The four-legged fur balloon affectionately called Garfield always wants more--and he gives as good as he gets in this chunky volume of belly-busting laughs.…

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by Wetzel, Dan JB CURRY WETZEL

Stephen Curry

When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in pro basketball. But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talent…

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by Boyer, Crispin J031.02 BOYER

Why Not?

Shares the answers to over one thousand questions on such topics as animals, natural resources, technology, and history.…

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by Macaulay, David J623.8243 MACAULA

Crossing on Time : Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World

"An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States."--Provided by publisher.…

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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 Rogers Seavey, Lura, J943.71 ROGERS

Czech Republic

"A proud nation that has overcome adversity time after time through its long history, the Czech Republic stands as a gateway between Eastern and Western Europe. Readers will explore its beautiful landscapes, visit its amazing cities, and see how people live there today. They will also learn about the Czech Republic's h…

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by Yomtov, Nelson, J956.7 YOMTOV

Iraq

"Home to some of humankind's first great civilizations and the birthplace of many of our most important intellectual achievements, the land that is now Iraq has a long and remarkable history. Readers will discover how Iraq was first settled and how it became the country it is today. They will also find out what life is…

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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 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 Bjorklund, Ruth J998.2 BJORKLU

Greenland

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

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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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Dictionary of Dinosaurs : an Illustrated A to Z of Every Dinosaur Ever Discovere

Find out about every dinosaur that's ever been discovered in this Dictionary of Dinosaurs! From Aardonyx to Zuniceratops, read about when they lived, where they lived, what they ate and much more. Featuring epic artwork from Dieter Braun, and up-to-date facts from top dinosaur experts. Includes the worlds best loved di…

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by Hubbard, Ben, J629.409 HUBBARD

Space Race : the Story of Space Exploration to the Moon and Beyond

Presents the story of space exploration, from the race for rockets and putting a man on the moon, to the International Space Station and life beyond our solar system.…

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by Petro-Roy, Jen, J616.8526 PETRO

You Are Enough

Presents a self-help guide on dealing with eating disorders, providing advice on overcoming anxiety, negative thoughts, and distorted body images and using relaxation techniques and cognitive reframing, with information about treatments and tools for recovery.…

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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 Daniels, Patricia, J599 DANIELS

Mammals

"Reference guide to mammals, for children"--…

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1001 Inventions & Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization.

We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had …

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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 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 Wolf, Allan J811.6 WOLF

The Day the Universe Exploded My Head : Poems to Take You into Space and Back Ag

Creative nonfiction poetry combines humor, creative imagery, and illustrations to explain topics in astronomy and other space sciences.…

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by Jenkins, Martin, J629.409 JENKINS

Exploring Space : from Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond

Presents a brief history of space exploration, covering such topics as the first human missions, life on the International Space Station, and settling on Mars.…

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by Kelly, Scott, JB KELLY KELLY

Endurance : My Year in Space and How I Got There

Adapted from the memoir of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking year in space.…

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by Bjorklund, Ruth J952 BJORKLU

Japan

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Japan"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Wick, Walter, J535 WICK

A Ray of Light : a Book of Science and Wonder

"The wonder of light has fascinated readers for ages. Walter Wick's mesmerizing photographs paired with simple yet fascinating text and scientific observations help readers understand the secrets and complexity of light. You will learn what light is made of and how it fits alongside everything else in the world. Walter…

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by Kluger, Jeffrey J363.1241 KLUGER

Disaster Strikes! : the Most Dangerous Space Missions of All Time

"A collection of stories about space missions gone wrong."--…

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by Bjorklund, Ruth J966.68 BJORKLU

Cote D'ivoire (ivory Coast)

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Ivory Coast."--Provided by publisher.…

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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 Simon, Seymour J629.454 SIMON

Destination : Moon

Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with the story of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, including insights about what makes the Moon so fascinating to humankind.…

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by Demi JB HILDEGARD DEMI

Hildegard of Bingen : Scientist, Composer, Healer & Saint

Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was one of the most remarkable and influential women of her time. Blessed with an astonishing array of talents, she was at once a mystic, theologian, scientist, doctor, nutritionist, composer, writer, linguist, and artist. Born to a noble family in Mainz, Germany, Hildegard entered a Ben…

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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 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 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 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 Farrell, Mary Cronk J940.5412 FARRELL

Standing Up Against Hate : How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course

"Standing Up Against Hate tells the stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many obstacles in the armed forces as they did in everyday life. However, they refused to back down. They interrupted…

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by Pohlen, Jerome J629.454 POHLEN

The Apollo Missions for Kids : the People and Engineering Behind the Race to the

"The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible"--…

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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 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 Challoner, Jack J507.8 CHALLON

Maker Lab Outdoors : 25 Super Cool Projects : Build, Invent, Create, Discover

Twenty-five science projects and experiments to be done outside will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.…

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by Yomtov, Nelson, J984 YOMTOV

Bolivia

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Bolivia."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Challoner, Jack J507.8 CHALLON

Stem Lab : 25 Super Cool Projects : Build, Invent, Create, Discover

Presents over two dozen science activities demonstrating such scientific properties as forces and motion, chemical reactions, shapes and structures, and light and sound.…

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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 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 Temple, Kathryn, J741.2 TEMPLE

Drawing : the Only Drawing Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always

Contains hands-on activities to teach basic elements including shading techniques and creating perspective.…

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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 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 Rubin, Susan Goldman J759.4 DEGAS

Degas, Painter of Ballerinas

An introduction to the drawings, paintings, and sculptures of French impressionist Edgar Degas offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of ballet.…

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by Gurnett, Bob JB JAMES GURNETT

Lebron James : G.o.a.t. : Making the Case for Greatest of All Time

G.O.A.T. is an acronym that stands for Greatest Of All Timeand it takes lifelong dedication, nonstop hard work, and undeniable, unbelievable talent even to be considered for that honor. And if you asked five basketball lovers, "Who is the greatest player of all time?" you might get five different answers. But t…

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by Sanders, Rob, J323.3264 SANDERS

Stonewall : a Building. an Uprising. a Revolution.

Describes the Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1969, which sparked the gay liberation movement in the United States, and details the history of LGBTQ rights since the riots.…

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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 Miller, Megan, J794.85 MILLER

Minecrafter Architect : the Builder's Idea Book

Offers players dozens of examples of window treatments, entranceways, roofs, walls, paths, roads, and bridges that they can copy into their own game play or become inspiration for new Minecraft builds.…

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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 Mazer, Anne J808.3 MAZER

Spilling Ink : a Young Writer's Handbook

After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice, accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writ…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J567.9 JENKINS

Dinosaurs : by the Numbers

Uses infographics to explore dinosaurs, including what they looked like, how fast they could run, and if any of them are alive today.…

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by Cox, Lizzie. J152.46 COX

The Book of No Worries : a Survival Guide for Growing Up

Advice, case studies and real life questions from peers to help young people manage stress and anxiety and improve their mental health. Covers several common sources of worry in young people's lives and presents support, advice, and resources.…

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by Sylvester, Kevin J306.3 SYLVEST

Follow Your Stuff : Who Makes It, Where Does It Come From, How Does It Get to Yo

"Our cellphones, our clothes, our food: All are everyday things we consider essential, but we seldom think of what and who is involved in making them and getting them into our hands. In Follow Your Stuff, award-winning children's author Kevin Sylvester and business professor Michael Hlinka team up again, this time to t…

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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 Krull, Kathleen JB-TYSON KRULL

Starstruck : the Cosmic Journey of Neil Degrasse Tyson

"A picture-book biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars!"--…

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by Croll, Jennifer. J391.109 CROLL

Bad Boys of Fashion : Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages

A fiercely fabulous look at men's fashion rule-breakers and icons. Sashay away, ladies: it's the boys' turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour of daring and different men throughout history who have all used fashion to get what they want. Just as she did in her aw…

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by Wallmark, Laurie JB LAMARR WALLMAR

Hedy Lamarr's Double Life

Hedy Lamarr became a movie legend, but her true loves were always science and engineering. During World War II, Hedy collaborated with another inventor on an innovative technology called frequency hopping. It was designed to prevent the enemy from jamming torpedo radio signals and commanding weapons to go off course. F…

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by Poliquin, Rachel, J599.37 POLIQUI

Beavers

Uses humor to describe why the beaver is such an extraordinary animal.…

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by Miller, Megan, J794.8 MILLER

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

Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on redstone and with over one hundred screenshots, Hacks for Minecrafters: Redstone shows exactly how the experts wield redstone power and build amazing contraptions. In Minecraft, the risk of attack is ever-present, and players need to utilize every resource available to them…

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by Fresson, Robert, J929.92 FRESSON

Flying Colors : a Guide to Flags from Around the World

"By exploring the patterns, colors and crests of flags, we can learn all about the histories and aspirations of the countries they represent. Did you know that the flag of Nepal is the only one with more than four sides? Or that the flag of Mozambique features a book, a hoe and an AK47? Discover all this and more... Im…

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by Collard, Sneed B. J597.9542 COLLARD

One Iguana Two Iguanas : a Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution

Natural selection and speciation are all but ignored in childrens nonfiction. To help address this glaring deficiency, award-winning childrens science writer Sneed Collard traveled to the Galapagos Islands to see for himself, where Charles Darwin saw, how new species form. The result is this fascinating…

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by Labrecque, Ellen JB GUEVARA LABRECQ

Who Was Che Guevara?

"Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara--a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt--ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause. His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara--known around the world simply as Che--didn't dream of becoming a…

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by Feldman, Thea J794.8 FELDMAN

If You Love Video Games, You Could Be...

"A Level 2 Ready-to-Read about careers in the video game industry (video game writer, video game animator, video game programmer)"--…

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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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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 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 Prinja, Raman, J520 PRINJA

Planetarium

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore. Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of galactic matter, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition in the comfort of your own home. Planetarium features all aspects of space, from the sun and our solar sys…

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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 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 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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by Collins, Michael, JB COLLINS COLLINS

Flying to the Moon : an Astronaut's Story

Astronaut Michael Collins adds a revised chapter to the extraordinary story of his training and participation in the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 flights.…

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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 Wolf, Allan J811.6 WOLF

The Day the Universe Exploded My Head : Poems to Take You into Space and Back Ag

Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back -- propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations. The universe poured into me. My brain was overloaded. It smoked and glowed red-hot. And then it actually exploded. Ever wonder what the sun has to say about being the …

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by Yazdani, Ashley Benham, J974.71 YAZDANI

A Green Place to Be : the Creation of Central Park

New York City needed a park -- a special spot to gather, play, and enjoy nature. A quiet, wild place made just for you. In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people needed a green place to be -- a park with ponds to row on and…

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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 Gigliotti, Jim JB HAWKING GIGLIOT

Who Was Stephen Hawking?

"Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become …

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by Nakamura, May J591.7702 NAKAMUR

If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be...

Describes the career paths available to readers who love dolphins, including marine biologist, aquatic veterinarian, and underwater filmmaker.…

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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 Adler, David A. J516.154 ADLER

Squares, Rectangles, and Other Quadrilaterals

A picture geometry book that introduces children to quadrilaterals, including parallelograms and trapezoids, using hands-on activities and simple explanations. --…

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by Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola J629.4097 RHUDAY

Above and Beyond : Nasa's Journey to Tomorrow

Since NASA was established in 1958, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space, all so that we can look back to the beginning of time. Through stunning images provided by NASA and fascinating sidebars and profiles of lesser known contributors to the NASA program, young space fans wi…

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by Oakley, Barbara A., J370.1523 OAKLEY

Learning How to Learn : How to Succeed in School Without Spending All Your Time

"A surprisingly simple way for students to master any subject--based on one of the world's most popular online courses and the bestselling book A Mind for Numbers and its wildly popular online companion course "Learning How to Learn" have empowered more than two million learners of all ages from around the world to mas…

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by Rich, Jason J794.8 RICH

Ultimate Unofficial Survival Tactics for Fortnite Battle Royale. Discover the is

"Ultimate Unofficial Survival Tactics for Fortnite Battle Royale: Discover the Island's Best Loot offers a comprehensive overview of the game, and includes strategies for survival, building, exploration, and engaging in combat that every gamer must master to ultimately achieve success. Inside, you'll discover what's av…

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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 Hartfield, Claire J305.896 HARTFIE

A Few Red Drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919

"Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago."--Provided by publisher.…

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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 Anderson, Beth, J428.13 ANDERSO

An Inconvenient Alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's Spelling Revolution

Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.…

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by Callery, Sean J520 CALLERY

Space

The universe is vast and complex, infinitely beautiful and full of mystery. Every day the findings of space scientists and specialists increase our understanding of what is out there beyond our own satellite, the Moon. And there is so much more to discover. This book takes you on a voyage of exploration from Earth, thr…

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by Sonneborn, Liz J942.9 SONNEBO

Wales

Explores the geography, people, national characteristics, and wildlife of Wales.…

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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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Flights of Fancy : Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-winning Authors and Illus

Ten children's book greats share stories, poems, pictures, tips, and prompts meant to inspire young readers to create works of their own.…

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by Burgan, Michael J985 BURGAN

Peru

"Just slightly smaller than the state of Alaska, Peru is home to ocean beaches, snow-capped mountains, humid jungles, dry deserts, and more. Readers will cross the country's incredible landscapes and visit its towns and cities as they learn how Peruvians live today. They will also explore Peru's fascinating history, le…

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by Peirce, Lincoln J741.5697 PEIRCE

Big Nate : Payback Time!

Continues the adventures of Nate Wright as he develops a mysterious allergy to Mrs. Godfrey, wages a snowball fight, and has a disastrous run-in with Randy.…

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A Velocity of Being : Letters to a Young Reader

"A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--…

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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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