by Connolly, Sean, J796.015 CONNOLL

The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science

"Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities--and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How d…

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by Agnone, Julie Vosburgh J793.73 AGNONE

What in the World? : a Closer Look

"What in the world? That's what you'll say when you open this amazing large-format photo book, full of real-life riddles and puzzling pictures. Patterns, colors, shapes, hidden animals, optical illusions, double-take photo comparisons, and much more will give your brain a workout and keep you coming back for more!"--Pr…

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by McDonough, Yona Zeldis JB-PARKS MCDONOU

Who Was Rosa Parks?

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J578.77 HIRSCH

Birds Vs. Blades? : Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.…

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by Hoobler, Dorothy J954.2 HOOBLER

Where is the Taj Mahal?

Describes the building of the Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble mausoleum in the Indian city of Agra.…

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by Michelson, Richard JB NIMOY MICHELS

Fascinating : the Life of Leonard Nimoy

Presents a portrait of the late actor best known as Spock from "Star Trek," including his early dreams of becoming an entertainer and the ways his character reflected his experiences of being different.…

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by Eszterhas, Suzi J599.7695 ESZTERH

Sea Otter Rescue

Offers an illustrated look at the Alaska SeaLife Center's Wildlife Rescue Team and their efforts to treat young, orphaned sea otters.…

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by Dagg, Anne Innis. J599.638 DAGG

5 Giraffes

"The latest in the 5 Animals series, with an introduction by Rob Laidlaw, 5 Giraffes profiles five unique giraffes from both captivity and the wild. Accompanying the five giraffe profiles is information on their diet, social life, and chapters on some of their more unique aspects, like the giraffe's unusual body. Inclu…

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by Treinish, Gregg, J910.4 TREINIS

Danger on the Mountain! : True Stories of Extreme Adventures

Recounts the author's experience hiking through North and South America, from the Appalachian Trail to the tip of South America, describing how he learned how to make the world a better place in the process.…

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by Seiple, Samantha J918.1104 SEIPLE

Death on the River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure

"I did have a murderous trip down South, but it was mighty interesting." In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no idea that he would soon receive an offer hecouldn't refuse: the chance to lead an expedition deep into the Amaz…

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by Sabol, Stephanie JB-SPRINGSTEEN SABOL

Who is Bruce Springsteen?

Not only was Bruce Springsteen "Born in the USA," he has risen to become a twenty-time Grammy winner and American icon. Bruce Springsteen grew up in a blue-collar New Jersey town, where his parents struggled to make ends meet. Bruce didn't fit in at school but found solace in rock and roll and playing guitar. After the…

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by Lee Shetterly, Margot J510.9252 LEE

Hidden Figures : the Untold True Story of Four African-american Women Who Helped

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J973.099 KRULL

A Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies

Find out what our country's First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinto…

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by Anderson, Amy J520.3 ANDERSO

Space Dictionary for Kids : the Everything Guide for Kids Who Love Space

Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop on an astronomy timeline to lear…

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by Miller, Rachel J507.8 MILLER

The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.--…

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by Wadsworth, Ginger J636.7088 WADSWOR

Poop Detectives : Working Dogs in the Field

Describes the job scat-detection dogs do, what makes a good scat-detection dog, and the places they work.…

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by Demuth, Patricia JB CHAPLIN DEMUTH

Who Was Charlie Chaplin?

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the best loved people in the United States until the McCarthy witch hunts drove Chaplin from his adopted…

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by O'Connor, Jim, J937.6 OCONNOR

Where is the Colosseum?

Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.…

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by Herman, Gail, JB-ROBINSON HERMAN

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

An introduction to the life and career of baseball's Jackie Robinson.…

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by Cottman, Michael H. J382.4409 COTTMAN

Shackles from the Deep : Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past,

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave por…

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by Lee, Susan Schader, J975.3 LEE

Secrets of Our Nation's Capital : Weird and Wonderful Facts About Washington, Dc

A treasury of facts and trivia about Washington, D.C. includes entries about the Capitol basement's ghost cat, the one-eared bust of President Lincoln, and the famous memorials at the National Mall.…

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by Hernandez, Laurie, JB HERNANDEZ HERNAND

I Got This : to Gold and Beyond

Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars favorite Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages. At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez has already made many of her dreams come true--and yet it's only the beginning for this highly accomplished athlete. A…

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by Giff, Patricia Reilly J808.3 GIFF

Writing with Rosie : You Can Write a Story Too

In a humorous and entertaining guide, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff breaks down the process of writing fiction into steps, all while trying to cope with the constant distractions from her exuberant seventy-pound golden retriever puppy, Rosie. Citing examples from her award-winning novels sh…

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by McVeigh, Chris J745.5941 MCVEIGH

The Lego Christmas Ornaments Book : 15 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer

"A LEGO construction book featuring 15 different kinds of Christmas ornaments built from LEGO bricks. Includes detailed step-by-step instructions"--…

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by Gigliotti, Jim JB-WONDER GIGLIOT

Who is Stevie Wonder?

"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"--Amazon.com.…

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by Dribo, Kaerin. J996.83 DRIBO

Life in the Marshall Islands : then and Now

"This book about life in the Marshall Islands is dedicated to the children and youth of Ebeye and Kwajalein. They are truly an amazing group of ri-Majols living between the worlds of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and America, generously sharing the culture and beautiful island world with the United States.…

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The Cities Book : a Journey Through 86 of the World's Greatest Cities

"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.…

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by Pollack, Pam JB-MANDELA POLLACK

Who Was Nelson Mandela?

Describes the life of the South African president and revolutionary, from his childhood and his work as a peaceful protestor to his twenty-seven-year imprisonment, his election as president, and his work to end apartheid in South Africa.…

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by Kostyal, K. M., J973.3092 KOSTYAL

Benjamin Franklin's Wise Words : How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Fri

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.…

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by Bryant, Howard, J796.323 BRYANT

Legends : the Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball

"From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all ac…

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by Cusick, Dawn J591.51 CUSICK

Get the Scoop on Animal Snot, Spit & Slime! : from Snake Venom to Fish Slime, 25

"Snot, spit, and slime may sound gross, but there's a lot science in these icky fluids. Mucus and saliva help animals eat, breathe, build, communicate, and defend themselves from predators and their environments. From spitting cobras and snot otters to slime stars and snotties, explore the world of animal snot, spit, a…

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by Janulis, Klint, J930.12 JANULIS

Stone Age

Provides information on the Stone Age, describing people's daily lives and survival practices during this time, and includes a timeline and quiz.…

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by Pollack, Pam J791.4302 POLLACK

Who Were the Three Stooges?

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and short…

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by Williams, Dave J612.0145 WILLIAM

To Burp or Not to Burp : a Guide to Your Body in Space

Explores how the human body behaves in zero gravity, answering questions about how astronauts go to the bathroom, why they grow taller, and why burping is risky in space.…

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by Michelson, Richard JB NIMOY MICHELS

Fascinating : the Life of Leonard Nimoy

Once there was a boy named Leonard who loved to sing and to act. His parents were immigrants who felt like aliens in America, and certainly didn't understand Leonard's drive to perform. "Learn to play the accordion," his father told him. "Actors starve, but at least musicians can eke out a living." But Leonard reached …

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by Reilly, Kathleen M. J551.136 REILLY

Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates : Discover What Happens when the Earth's Crust Mov

Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.…

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by Hodge, Susie, J702 HODGE

Why is Art Full of Naked People? : and Other Vital Questions About Art

Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. …

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by Mihulka, Krystyna, JB MIHULKA MIHULKA

Krysia : a Polish Girl's Stolen Childhood During World War Ii

The author describes her family's deportation to Russia during World War II and their harsh life working for two years on a remote Soviet collective farm in Kazakhstan before they were allowed to leave and became refugees in Iran.…

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by Mihulka, Krystyna, JB MIHULKA MIHULKA

Krysia : a Polish Girl's Stolen Childhood During World War Ii

"Few people are aware that in the aftermath of German and Soviet invasions and division of Poland, more than 1.5 million people were deported from their homes in Eastern Poland to remote parts of Russia. Half of them died in labor camps and prisons or simply vanished, some were drafted into the Russian army, and a smal…

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by Smith-Llera, Danielle, J972.9106 SMITH

Che Guevara's Face : How a Cuban Photographer's Image Became a Cultural Icon

"Discusses the iconic photograph of revolutionary Che Guevara taken in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda"--…

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by Bader, Bonnie, JB ONASSIS BADER

Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy?

"Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses. Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy. As First Lady she restored the once neglected rooms of the White House to the…

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by Cottman, Michael H. J382.4409 COTTMAN

Shackles from the Deep : Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past,

Presents an investigation into the wreck of the Henrietta Marie and how it reflects the tragic history of slavery in England, West Africa, the Caribbean, and America.…

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by Napoli, Donna Jo, J398.22 NAPOLI

Tales from the Arabian Nights : Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal

A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.…

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Are You an Art Sleuth? : Look, Discover, Learn!

From Chagall to Renoir and from Boston to Paris, kids search famous paintings to complete a checklist of things to find in each. The book also invites children to see what they can discover when they look at art very closely. Following each close-up is an accompanying spread full of fun facts and activities, including …

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by Shamir, Ruby, J352.2309 SHAMIR

What's the Big Deal About First Ladies?

Discusses what made each first lady unique and describes their role, ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential husbands.…

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by Lowry, Lois JB-LOWRY LOWRY

Looking Back : a Book of Memories

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own--her life. This new editio…

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by Osborne, Linda Barrett, J304.8097 OSBORNE

This Land is Our Land : the History of American Immigration

"This book explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups evolved throughout U.S. history, particularly between 1800 and 1965. The book concludes with a summary of events up to contemporary times, as immigration again becomes a hot-button issue."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Russell, Elaine, J959.3 RUSSELL

All About Thailand : Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids

"Thailand is a place where a modern culture thrives in one of the world's most ancient countries. Your guides in this adventure are two Thai children: Mali is a 9-year-old girl from the countryside and Tawan is an 11-year old boy from Bangkok. Travel with them as they explore their land - experience its fascinating wil…

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by Reef, Catherine JB-NIGHTINGALE REEF

Florence Nightingale : the Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

"A biography for young adult readers on Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse best known for her work during the Crimean War, where she rectified horrifying conditions and made nightly rounds to check on patients, saving hundreds of lives and sparking worldwide healthcare reform"--…

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by Edwards, Roberta JB-GOODALL EDWARDS

Who is Jane Goodall?

Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.…

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by Copeland, Misty JB-COPELAND COPELAN

Life in Motion : an Unlikely Ballerina

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-Am…

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by Macy, Sue J629.283 MACY

Motor Girls : How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Centu

Presents the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women.…

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by Agnone, Julie Vosburgh J793.73 AGNONE

What in the World? : a Closer Look

Offers a series of diverse types of picture puzzles intended to strengthen visual skills, cognitive skills, and memory.…

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by Bader, Bonnie, JB-KING BADER

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.…

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by Burns, Ken, J973.099 BURNS

Grover Cleveland, Again! : a Treasury of American Presidents

"A treasury of American Presidents by historian Ken Burns"--…

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by Webster, Christy J031.02 WEBSTER

Guinness World Records. Biggest and Smallest!

This book explores the biggest and smallest records on the planet, from huge hounds and dinky donkeys to supersized snacks and micromachines.…

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by Hayes, Fiona, J745.5 HAYES

51 Things to Make with Egg Cartons

51 Things to Make with Egg Cartons, transforms unwanted egg cartons into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life, and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.…

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by Yasuda, Anita, J938 YASUDA

Explore Greek Myths! : with 25 Great Projects

Architecture, democracy, the Olympics--the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks! In Explore Greek Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers embark on a fascinating journey to explore the myths that infused ancient Greek culture, civilization, and innovation. Readers will learn how these myths, popular more than 3…

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by Jack, Zachary Michael, J324.623 JACK

March of the Suffragettes : Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Righ

Shares the story of how "General" Rosalie Gardner Jones marched an army of women nearly one hundred seventy-five miles to win support for voting rights for women.…

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by O'Reilly, Bill J973.927 OREILLY

The Day the President Was Shot : the Secret Service, the Fbi, a Would-be Killer,

A chronicle of the events leading up to the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. Includes a discussion of the aftermath and provides biographical information on the former president.…

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by Brown, Martin, J590 BROWN

Lesser Spotted Animals : the Coolest Creatures You've Never Heard of

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between.…

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by Hoobler, Dorothy J979.461 HOOBLER

What Was the San Francisco Earthquake?

"In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scal…

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by Kalman, Maira JB LINCOLN KALMAN

Looking at Lincoln

A brief look at the life of United States president Abraham Lincoln.…

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by Weintraub, Aileen, J363.6809 WEINTRA

Secrets of the National Parks : Weird and Wonderful Facts About America's Natura

A guide to some of America's most significant national parks reveals lesser-known points of interest and trivia about such sites as the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Denali.…

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by McDonald, Angela, J932 MCDONAL

Ancient Egypt

Provides information on Ancient Egypt, describing art, culture, and daily living, and includes a timeline and quiz.…

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by Bishop-Stephens, Will J741.58 BISHOP

How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Lessons

"So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-dollar studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flip book to creating stop-motion claymation, you'll soon learn the many ways you can make great animated movies in your own home"--Back cover.…

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by Resler, Tamara J, J500 RESLER

How Things Work : Discover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercrafts

"Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what …

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by Thiessen, Mark J363.37 THIESSE

Extreme Wildfire : Smoke Jumpers, High-tech Gear, Survival Tactics, and the Extr

"From a searing expanse of flames in Russia to barreling blazes in California, no wildfire is too extreme for National Geographic photographer and wildland firefighter Mark Thiessen. Travel with Thiessen across the globe as he investigates dangerous infernos and works alongside courageous firefighting teams. Offering s…

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by Fox, E. T. J910.45 FOX

Pirates

Provides information on pirates, describing their daily living practices and culture, and includes a timeline, maps, and a quiz.…

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by Thornhill, Jan J598.33 THORNHI

The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk

For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. In this stunningly illustrated non-fiction pic…

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by Carr, Simonetta JB-MICHELANGELO CARR

Michelangelo for Kids : His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities

"Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and su…

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by Collard, Sneed B. J599.328 COLLARD

Hopping Ahead of Climate Change : Snowshoe Hares, Science, and Survival

Scientists seek to answer the critical question "Can snowshoe hares and other animals that change their coat color each winter adapt to shorter winters caused by climate change?"…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J590.7 JENKINS

Animals by the Numbers : a Book of Infographics

"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signa…

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by Macaulay, David J600 MACAULA

The Way Things Work Now : from Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-fi, a Visual Gu

Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines.…

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by Swartz, Clay J920.02 SWARTZ

Who Wins?

"One can read lengthy biographies of historical figures. Or, with Who Wins?, pit them head-to-head in a Ping-Pong match, hot dog eating contest, or a pie bake-off and actually understand firsthand the strengths and weaknesses, the triumphs and losses of the people who have shaped out world. Interactive, die-cut, and fu…

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by Marrin, Albert J940.5317 MARRIN

Uprooted : the Japanese American Experience During World War Ii

"On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II--from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin,"--Amazon.com.…

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by Grimes, Nikki J811.54 GRIMES

One Last Word : Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic met…

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by Wainewright, Max J005.1 WAINEWR

How to Code : a Step-by-step Guide to Computer Coding

"Welcome to the world of computer coding! Become a master coder, with these step-by-step instructions and robot helpers too! How to Code teaches you all the basic concepts, including Loops, Variables, and Selection, and then develops your skills further until you can create your own website . . . and more! Learn how to…

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by Sheinkin, Steve. J796.3326 SHEINKI

Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

"A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"--…

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by Levesque, Haude. J333.956 LEVESQU

Fish Tricks : the Wild & Wacky World of Fish

Explores how fish, including archerfish, anglerfish, and toadfish, use color, sound, and chemicals to communicate and avoid predators.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J973.099 KRULL

A Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies

Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.…

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by Austin, John, J507.8 AUSTIN

Labcraft Wizards : Magical Projects and Experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through it…

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by Carson, Mary Kay J629.4354 CARSON

Mission to Pluto : the First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt

"Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet, in the latest addition to the epic and authoritative Scientists in the Field series."--…

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by Pascal, Janet B. J977.311 PASCAL

What Was the Great Chicago Fire?

"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong…

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by Olson, Tod J940.5449 OLSON

Lost in the Pacific, 1942 : Not a Drop to Drink

"World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. At 1:30 p.m., there is only on…

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by Tougias, Mike, J910.9163 TOUGIAS

A Storm Too Soon : a Remarkable True Survival Story in 80-foot Seas

"When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive afloat a life raft in violent waves 80 feet tall"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Woelfle, Gretchen J973.34 WOELFLE

Answering the Cry for Freedom : Stories of African Americans and the American Re

This book provides the chance for young readers to learn about the death-defying attempts of black Americans to gain the inalienable rights promised in the Declaration of Independence.…

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by Holland, Simon J398.2454 HOLLAND

Magnificent Magical Beasts : Inside Their Secret World

"Enter an incredible world of magical beasts, dare to draw near to their captivating powers, and discover the spellbinding stories of sixteen favorite mythical creatures from around the world. Venture into this world and you'll discover why griffins collect a gem called agate, how to put out dragonfire, how mischievous…

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by Howell, Catherine Herbert J597.9 HOWELL

Reptiles & Amphibians

Provides a guide to reptiles and amphibians found in North America, including information on the animal's size, habitat, and behavior, identification tips, and jokes.…

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by Demuth, Patricia JB CHAPLIN DEMUTH

Who Was Charlie Chaplin?

Describes the life and times of the actor and director, covering his youth in England, many films, and knighthood.…

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman J344.7307 RUBIN

Brown V. Board of Education : a Fight for Simple Justice

"In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka,…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J578.77 HIRSCH

Birds Vs. Blades? : Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

Wind farms along the Atlantic coastline provide sources of clean energy but are dangerous to migrating seabirds. Find out how scientists are working to ensure that the windmills won't spell disaster for the millions of seabirds that play a critical role in the ocean food web. As they discover more about the birds' migr…

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by Weeks, Marcus J330 WEEKS

Heads Up Money

Offers a general introduction to money, finance, and economics, including basic concepts and broader related questions and concerns.…

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by Cusick, Dawn J591.51 CUSICK
by Boyer, Crispin. J650.1 BOYER

Famous Fails : Mighty Mistakes, Mega Mishaps & How a Mess Can Lead to Success!

"This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment--there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: L…

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by Blobaum, Cindy, J591.53 BLOBAUM

Explore Predators and Prey!

Explores the physical and behavioral adaptations of predators and prey and their impact on the environment, and includes activites that compare and contrast physical characteristics, behavioral patterns, and ecosystem dynamics.…

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by Sutherland, Adam, J338.04 SUTHERL

Be a Young Entrepreneur

Provides guidance for children looking to start their own businesses, offering advice on how to find and keep customers, generate effective marketing, and develop ideas.…

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by Fowler, Sarah L, J597.3 FOWLER

Sharks

"Get up close and personal with all kinds of sharks-from bullhead to cow to carpet sharks-and learn how to identify different types, which is strongest, and so much more with this exciting book full of amazing images, fun quizzes, and incredible information" -- provided by publisher.…

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by Bird, Michael, J709 BIRD

Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories : a Children's History of Art

Presents a history of world art from cave paintings to present day through seventy tales about artists and the way they created their work.…

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by Reilly, Kathleen M. J551.136 REILLY

Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates : Discover What Happens when the Earth's Crust Mov

Explains how plate tectonics causes earthquakes and volcanoes, discussing the movement of the Earth's crust and offering twenty-five science activities to explore geological principles.…

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by Kostyal, K. M., J973.3092 KOSTYAL

Benjamin Franklin's Wise Words : How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Fri

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters, and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.…

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by Fowler, Sarah L, J597.3 FOWLER

Sharks

Provides information on sharks, describing different species and their unique characteristics, and includes a shark family tree and quiz.…

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by Wallace, Rich JB-DANIELS WALLACE

Blood Brother : Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights

"Jonathan Daniels, a white seminary student from New Hampshire, traveled to Selma, Alabama, in 1965 to help with voter registration of black residents. After the voting rights marches, he remained in Alabama, in the area known as (3z(BBloody Lowndes,(3y (Ban extremely dangerous area for white freedom fighters, to a…

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by Byrd, Robert J398.2093 BYRD

Jason and the Argonauts

"The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths. Here, master artist Robert Byrd has created a striking telling of the legend for a new generation of readers. Complete with explanatory notes and illustrated back matter, Jason and the Argonauts traces each step of our hero's journey, fr…

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by Osborne, Mary Pope J031 OSBORNE

Magic Tree House Incredible Fact Book

"A nonfiction companion to the Magic Tree House series."--…

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by Kozlowski, Bryan J641.5 KOZLOWS

Cook Me a Story : a Treasury of Stories and Recipes Inspired by Classic Fairy Ta

"A mashup of cookbook and storybook. Welcome to the enchanted world of Cook Me a Story, where the most beloved fairy tales are retold with recipes for families to create and enjoy together. From breakfast adventures to evening stories, anytime is a perfect time for fairy tales and food. Join the fun as children learn t…

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by Bates, Helen. J616.8588 BATES

A Girl Like Tilly : Growing Up with Autism

"For a girl like Tilly, life just keeps getting more confusing. She finds school hard, she doesn't want to make friends, and she really doesn't like surprises. What is it that makes her so different? As Tilly grows up, she and her family realise that she is on a different path from the other children around her. When a…

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Presidents of the United States

Profiles the Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama, highlighting major events during their presidency and providing an overview of their lives.…

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Comics Confidential : Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life out

Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."…

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by Levesque, Haude. J333.956 LEVESQU

Fish Tricks : the Wild & Wacky World of Fish

In Fish Tricks, learn how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other, and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.…

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by Argueta, Jorge J861.64 ARGUETA

Somos Como Las Nubes = We Are Like the Clouds

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.…

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by Younker, J. Marin J610.973 YOUNKER

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge : the Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medici

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge exposes the extraordinary practices and major players of American medical history, from the colonial era to the late 1800s.…

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by Sutherland, Adam, J338.04 SUTHERL

Be a Young Entrepreneur

Use this guide to understand the ins and outs of being a business-minded kid wanting to succeed, to explore your ideas, to gain start-up tips, and to learn the secrets of entrepreneurship.…

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Presidents of the United States

Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origi…

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