by Wohlleben, Peter, J582.16 WOHLLEB

Can You Hear the Trees Talking? : Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest

"With his groundbreaking, internationally bestselling book The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben established himself as a global advocate for forests and our relationship with trees. Now, Peter shares his famous imagination and storytelling style with children, asking surprising questions about trees with exciting …

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by Doeden, Matt J796.08 DOEDEN

More Than a Game : Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

"This book explores controversies in sports, including black boxer Jack Johnson, Jessie Owens in the 1936 Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, Muhammad Ali's refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, #MeToo and the US gymnastics team, and much more"--…

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by Breslin, Theresa J398.2454 BRESLIN

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

"Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies, and even Loch Ness's most famous resident--these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folklore. In the ... companion volume to ... An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales ... Breslin brings together a ... collection of tales from across Scotland…

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by Messner, Kate J973.099 MESSNER

The Next President : the Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America's

This compelling exploration of the presidents before they were presidents-- as kids, adventurers, journalists, prospectors, gun-slingers, TV hosts, and more!-- brings across powerfully that the presidents of the future could be practically anyone... Including you…

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by Daniels, Patricia, J599 DANIELS

Mammals

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

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by Soontornvat, Christina, J796.525 SOONTOR

All Thirteen : the Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team

"On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day r…

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by Messner, Kate J324.623 MESSNER

Women's Right to Vote

"Myths about the history of women's rights in the US--focusing on the ratification of the 19th Amendment--are debunked; the real deal of what happened is explained."--…

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by Haldar, Raj J428.1 HALDAR

No Reading Allowed : the Worst Read-aloud Book Ever : a Confusing Collection of

You can't believe everything you hear! Did you know that a single word can have many different meanings? Sometimes two words that sound alike can be spelled completely differently! Ptolemy the Pterodactyl is back to show us all how absurd and fun language can be when homophones, homonyms, and tricky punctuation are at …

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by Halls, Kelly Milner, J940.53 HALLS

Voices of Young Heroes : a World War Ii Book for Kids

"When any nation goes to war, we hear heroic stories from the frontlines. From foot soldiers and ship captains to fighter pilots and medics, there are infinite tales of unbelievable bravery, heroism, and sacrifice. However, not all heroes served on the front. In this important selection among World War 2 books for kids…

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by Goldman, Duff J641.815 GOLDMAN

Super Good Baking for Kids

Presents thirty-five recipes with simple, easy-to-read instructions for making cakes, pies, cookies, breads, and puddings, with information on cooking techniques, tips on kitchen safety, and sidebars with amusing facts related to cooking.…

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by Rippon, Jo, J322.44 RIPPON

Rise Up! : the Art of Protest

"RISE UP! encourages young people to engage in peaceful protest and stand up for freedom. Photographs of protest posters from the last one hundred years celebrate the ongoing fight for gender equality, civil rights, LGBT rights, refugee and immigrant rights, peace, and the environment. Includes a chapter on youth prote…

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by Noyes, Deborah JB HOUDINI NOYES

The Magician and the Spirits : Harry Houdini and the Curious Pastime of Communic

"Famed illusionist Harry Houdini embarks on a quest to investigate spiritual phenomena and the possibility of communication with those on the "other side.""--…

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by Spangler, Steve J507.8 SPANGLE

Smithsonian 10-minute Science Experiments

A collection of 50 simple children's science experiments, most of which use common household materials and can be completed in ten minutes or less.…

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by Albee, Sarah J930.1 ALBEE

Accidental Archaeologists : True Stories of Unexpected Discoveries

"A lighthearted but informative look at chance discoveries made by ordinary people, of artifacts (and treasures) from the past. Many of these discoveries have led to leaps in our knowledge of history and science. Each short chapter will begin with a dramatic story of discovery, followed by the significance of the artif…

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by Macy, Sue J796.082 MACY

Breaking Through : How Female Athletes Shattered Stereotypes in the Roaring Twen

"Macy offers a rare and fascinating glimpse into the journey of women's rights through the lens of women in sports during the pivotal decade of the 1920s. With elegant prose, poignant wit, and fascinating primary sources, Macy explores the many hurdles presented to female athletes as they stormed the field, stepped up …

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by Breslin, Theresa J398.2094 BRESLIN

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

Slithering stoorworms, mischievous brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies are exquisitely brought to life for children in Theresa Breslin's enchanting tales and Kate Leiper's otherwordly illustrations.…

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by Chambers, Veronica J324.623 CHAMBER

Finish the Fight! : the Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right T

"Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic …

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by Cooper, Candy J., J615.9256 COOPER

Poisoned Water : How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and

Flint, Michigan had been built up, then abandoned, by General Motors. In 2014, as part of a plan to save money, government officials decided that Flint would temporarily switch its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Within months, many residents broke out in rashes. Children stopped growing. Some people w…

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The Talk : Conversations About Race, Love & Truth

"Thirty diverse and award-winning authors and illustrators capture frank discussions about racism, identity, and self-esteem"--…

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by Vaidyanathan, Sheena J005.133 VAIDYAN

Creative Coding in Python : 30+ Programming Projects in Art, Games, and More

Creative Coding in Python teaches the fundamentals of computer programming and demonstrates how to code 30+ fun, creative projects using Python, a free, intuitive, open-source programming language that's one of the top five most popular worldwide and one of the most popular Google search terms in the U.S. Computer scie…

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by Grimes, Nikki J811.54 GRIMES

Legacy : Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes comes a feminist-forward new collection of poetry celebrating the little-known women poets of the Harlem Renaissance-- paired with full-color, original art from today's most talented female African-American illustrators. Taking inspiration from the uns…

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by Kirkfield, Vivian J629.046 KIRKFIE

From Here to There : Inventions That Changed the Way the World Moves

"Celebrating the invention of vehicles, this collective biography tells the inspiring stories of the visionaries who changed the way we move through air, water, and land. Perfect for fans of Mistakes that Worked and Girls Think of Everything"--…

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by Montgomery, Heather L. J591.714 MONTGOM

Something Rotten : a Fresh Look at Roadkill

When Heather L. Montgomery sees a rattlesnake flattened on the side of the road, her first instinct is to pick it up and dissect it--she's always wanted to see how a snake's fangs retract when they close their mouths, and it's not exactly safe to poke around in a live reptile's mouth. A wildlife researcher with a speci…

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by Jewell, Tiffany, J305.8 JEWELL

This Book is Anti-racist

This book is written for the young person who doesn't know how to speak up to the racist adults in their life. For the 14 year old who sees injustice at school and isn't able to understand the role racism plays in separating them from their friends. For the kid who spends years trying to fit into the dominant culture a…

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by Laroche, Giles J392.36 LAROCHE

If You Lived Here : Houses of the World

If you lived in the mountains of southern Spain, your bedroom might be carved out of a mountain. If you lived in a village in South Africa, the outside of your house might tell the story of your family. And if you lived in a floating green house in the Netherlands, you could rotate your house to watch both the sunrise …

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by Grimes, Nikki JB HARRIS GRIMES

Kamala Harris : Rooted in Justice

"The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"--…

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by Poliquin, Rachel, J598.524 POLIQUI

Ostriches : the Superpower Field Guide

A book filled with interesting facts and information about ostriches, the world's largest birds.…

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by Cherrix, Amy E. J599.785 CHERRIX

Backyard Bears : Conservation, Habitat Changes, and the Rise of Urban Wildlife

"North Carolina's black bears were once a threatened species, but now their numbers are rising in and around Asheville. But what happens when conservation efforts for a species are so successful that there's a boom in the population? Can humans and bears live compatibly? What are the long-term effects for the bears? Au…

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by Poliquin, Rachel, J597.43 POLIQUI

Eels : the Superpower Field Guide

"Emergent readers will dive right into this search-and-find book about eels. Simple text and colorful underwater photos teach new vocabulary and facts on anatomy, markings, and ocean habitat"--…

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by Stelson, Caren Barzelay, JB YASUI STELSON

A Bowl Full of Peace : a True Story

"Six-year-old Sachiko and her family suffered greatly after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and in the years that followed, the miraculous survival of a ceramic bowl became a key part of Sachiko's journey toward peace"--…

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by Gray, Theodore W. J546 GRAY

The Kid's Book of the Elements: an Awesome Introduction to Every Known Atom in T

In this very special kids edition of Theodore Gray's The Elements, budding scientists, ages 6 to 9, will learn all about every element in the periodic table from the first element, Hydrogen (1), to the very last element, Oganesson (118). Filled with great big colorful photographs and fun facts for every element, The Ki…

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by Colins, Luke, J623.7469 COLINS

Mq-9 Reaper Drone

"Soar through the stats and descriptions on the MQ-9 Reaper Drone, a powerful military remotely controlled aircraft"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J523.2 JENKINS

Solar System by the Numbers : a Book of Infographics

"Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the unfathomably huge and fascinating topic of solar systems. Explore the galaxy that surrounds our planet through astounding numbers, facts, and figures. With Steve Jenkins's signature art style, his By the Numbers reader series explores the most fascina…

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by Lowery, Mike, J591.77 LOWERY

Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures!

"Discover all there is to know about sharks and other underwater creatures! Including: Amazing--but true!--shark facts; A deep dive into awesome marine science; Hilarious deep sea jokes; How to draw sharks instructions; A comprehensive underwater field guide; and so much more! It's time to find out everything awesome t…

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by Newman, Catherine, J155.4249 NEWMAN

How to Be a Person

For the kid who leaves a wet towel wadded up on the floor or forgets to put a new roll on the toilet-paper thingy, humorous writer and etiquette columnist Catherine Newman has created the ultimate guidebook to becoming a person whom everyone will like being around more. Jam-packed with tips, tricks, and skills -- all i…

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by Stewart, Alexandra J796.5220 STEWART

Everest : the Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

"In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest. This is the breathtaking story of how…

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by Yang, Kao Kalia, J305.8959 YANG

The Most Beautiful Thing

"Drawn from Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this heartfelt picture book offers a window into the life of a family with little money and a great deal of love"--…

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by Bridges, Ruby JB BRIDGES BRIDGES

This is Your Time

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action.…

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by McCully, Emily Arnold JB HERSCHEL MCCULLY

Caroline's Comets : a True Story

"Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist."--…

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by Wilson, Mark Chester, J598.97 WILSON

Owling : Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night

Meet the 19 different kinds of owls that call North America home. Explores the lives of owls in the wild, daytime roosts, nighttime hunts, calls, feathers, and pellets.…

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by Markle, Sandra J599.784 MARKLE

The Great Bear Rescue : Saving the Gobi Bears

"This fascinating look at Gobi bears--the rarest bears on the planet--includes the story of why so few of these bears remain and what scientists are doing to help this critically endangered species"--…

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by Gall, Chris J629.1333 GALL

Jumbo : the Making of the Boeing 747

For the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747's first commercial flight, a picture book about the development of the iconic passenger plane and how it changed the history of air travel.…

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by Dickinson, Michelle J507.8 DICKINS

Kitchen Cabinet Science Projects : Fifty Amazing Science Experiments to Make Wit

Who knew you could makes a candle out of a banana and an almond? Kitchen Cabinet Science Projects is packed with easy and accessible science ideas. This beautifully designed full-color book is filled with science experiments that can be done at home, using the everyday items found in the kitchen with ingredients that c…

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National Geographic Kids United States Atlas.

Maps, photographs, illustrations, and text present information about the regions and states of the United States.…

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Bionic Beasts : Saving Animal Lives with Artificial Flippers, Legs, and Beaks

"Using innovative designs and technology such as 3-D printing, humans are helping animals in need. Discover the amazing true stories of five animals that have survived thanks to their prosthetic body parts"--…

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by Stefoff, Rebecca, J593.6 STEFOFF

Corals : Secrets of Their Reef-making Colonies

Presents information about corals, including how both hard and soft corals build colonies, the threats to corals and their reefs, and how people can protect them.…

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by Reynolds, Luke, J373.18 REYNOLD

Surviving Middle School : Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster

Introduces Luke Reynolds, who has the insider facts on the most proficient method to make companions, deal with bullies, and have a magnificent time in the middle school.…

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by Jewell, Tiffany, J305.8 JEWELL

This Book is Anti-racist

"Learn about identities, true histories, and anti-racism work ... This book is written so young people will feel empowered to stand up to the adults in their lives. This book will give them the language and ability to understand racism and a drive to undo it"-- Cover.…

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by King, Shani M., J920.0092 KING

Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. King affirms the message repeatedly, tenderly, with cumulative power and pride. She celebrates 116 -- just a tiny sample-- of the Black lives who deserve to shine. Her book honors the fortitude of Black role models and celebrates their achievements in sports, music, art, literature, journalism, poli…

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by Eszterhas, Suzi JB ESZTERHAS ESZTERH

My Wild Life : Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer

"Suzi Eszterhas knew that she wanted to be a wildlife photographer from the time she was a small child. She got her first camera when she was six and proceeded to take pictures of her cats in her backyard, pretending that they were lions on the savanna or tigers in the jungle. In this book, Suzi will talk about her dre…

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by Wohlleben, Peter, J582.16 WOHLLEB

Can You Hear the Trees Talking? : Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest

A global advocate for forests and our relationship with trees shares the mysteries and magic of the forest in language kids can understand. Includes quizzes and hands-on activities.…

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by Noyes, Deborah J560 NOYES

Tooth & Claw : the Dinosaur Wars

"Tells the story of the feverish race between two ... competitive scientists--Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh--to uncover [dinosaur] fossils in the newly opened Wild West. Between them, they discovered dozens of major dinosaur species and established the new discipline of paleontology in America. But thei…

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by Brown, Monica, JB TELLO BROWN

Sharuko : El Arqueologo Peruano Julio C. Tello = Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C.

"A picture biography of Julio C. Tello, considered to be the founder of modern Peruvian archaeology, that traces his life from an early interest in Peru's ancient cultures to his rise as the most distinguished Indigenous social scientist of the twentieth century. A map and an afterword with additional information, phot…

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by Huebner, Dawn. J155.4124 HUEBNER

What to Do when You Worry Too Much : a Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety

"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome anxiety, fears, and worry, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Jaggar, Louisa JB BANNING JAGGAR

Sprouting Wings : the True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African Amer

"James Herman Banning always dreamed of touching the sky. But how could a farm boy from Oklahoma find a plane? And how would he learn to fly it? None of the other pilots looked like him. In a journey that would span 3,300 miles, take twenty-one days, and inspire a nation, James Herman Banning proved that you can't put …

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by Sidman, Joyce J811.54 SIDMAN

Hello, Earth! : Poems to Our Planet

"We walk on Earth's surface every day, but how often do we wonder about the incredible planet around us? From the molten cracks below to the shimmering moon above, Hello, Earth! explores the wonders of the natural world. This playful journey across our puzzle-piece continents does not hesitate to ask questions--even of…

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by Rusch, Elizabeth JB MOLINA RUSCH

Mario and the Hole in the Sky : How a Chemist Saved Our Planet

How did a boy from Mexico City become a Nobel Prize-winning chemist who saved our planet? Eight-year-old Mario wanted to learn all he could about chemistry. he examined everything - from rotten lettuce to toothpaste - under a microscope. As an adult, Mario continued studying chemistry - and discovered something scary. …

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by Robillard, Evie, J818.5209 ROBILLA

A Portrait in Poems : the Storied Life of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

"Poems, paintings and Paris all come to life in this enchanting picture book biography of Gertrude Stein. This story of imagination and expression introduces young readers to Gertrude and her life partner, Alice B. Toklas, who lived in Paris during a fascinating time in history. Divided into short chapters that chronic…

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by Lewis, Carrie J155.4124 LEWIS

All About Anxiety

"Anxiety. It's an emotion that rears its head almost every day, from the normal worries and concerns that most of us experience, to outright fear when something scary happens, to the anxiety disorders that many kids live with daily. But what causes anxiety? And what can we do about it? All About Anxiety tackles these q…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J595.7 JENKINS

Insects by the Numbers : a Book of Infographics

Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the sometimes gross and absolutely always fascinating world of insects. With astounding numbers, facts, and figures, discover some of the most astonishing aspects of the animals that outnumber us humans on the planet: bugs!…

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by Moore, Kate J363.1799 MOORE

The Radium Girls : the Scary but True Story of the Poison That Made People Glow

"Now adapted for young readers! The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the "wonder drug" radium and their struggle for justice" --…

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by Robertson, Sebastian JB ROBERTSON ROBERTS

Rock & Roll Highway : the Robbie Robertson Story

"Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group the Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time? Written by his son Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning when he was ta…

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by Thermes, Jennifer J974.71 THERMES

Manhattan : Mapping the Story of an Island

"An innovative look back through time, Manhattan Maps follows the history of Manhattan Island from its natural formation to the bustling city today. It explores the ways in which nature and people are connected, tracking the people who lived on Manhattan from the Lenape Indians to Dutch settlers hunting for beaver pelt…

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by Rosenstock, Barb J324.6230 ROSENST

Fight of the Century : Alice Paul Battles Woodrow Wilson for the Vote

"When President Woodrow Wilson arrived in Washington, DC, to start his first term, women's rights leader Alice Paul was ready to demand an amendment to the Constitution that allowed women to vote. The president thought that idea was ridiculous! THEIR FIGHT BEGAN. For the next five years, Alice and her suffragists batte…

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by Prinja, Raman, J520 PRINJA

Night Sky Watcher

"Get ready to explore the magical night sky. Find out everything there is to know about what you can spot in the sky, such as how explorers used constellations as a form of navigation. Also discover when is the best time to spot comets and why the Moon's appearance has changed over time."--Amazon.com…

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by Markle, Sandra J599.6657 MARKLE

Follow Those Zebras : Solving a Migration Mystery

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to satellite-tracking collars, scientists were able to solve the mystery, but several questions remain. Award-winning science author Sandra…

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by Messner, Kate J940.5426 MESSNER

Pearl Harbor

"A highly-designed and illustrated (including graphic novel panels) overview the truths and lies about the attack on Pearl Harbor"--…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J581.659 HIRSCH

When Plants Attack : Strange and Terrifying Plants

Introduces the reader to stinging plants, poisonous plants and plants that eat animals.…

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by Brown, Monica, JB TELLO BROWN

Sharuko : El Arqueologo Peruano Julio C. Tello = Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C.

Una biografia ilustrada de Julio C. Tello, considerado el fundador de la arqueologia peruana moderna y quien llego a ser el cientifico social indigena mas distinguido del siglo XX.…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J591.38 HIRSCH

Living Fossils : Survivors from Earth's Distant Past

"Blue-blooded crabs? Platypus that sting? One-hundred-year old reptiles? Meet some of nature's longest-surviving species! Discover the stories of these incredible animals and find out how they help scientists piece together evolutionary history."--…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J595 JENKINS

Tiny Monsters : the Strange Creatures That Live on Us, in Us, and Around Us

"Did you know you share your home with monsters?! ... explore the menagerie of tiny and unusual creatures--arthropods (insects, mites, and spiders)--found in our lawns and gardens, our food, our beds, our clothes, and even our eyelashes."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Marsh, Sarah Jane, J973.3 MARSH

Most Wanted : the Revolutionary Partnership of John Hancock & Samuel Adams

"John Hancock and Samuel Adams were an unlikely pair of troublemakers. Hancock was young and dashing. Adams was old and stodgy. But working together, they rallied the people of Boston against the unfair policies of Great Britain and inspired American resistance. And to King George, they became a royal pain. When the Br…

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by Lowry, Lois J940.5425 LOWRY

On the Horizon

"From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner Kenard Pak"--…

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by Peterson, Megan Cooley J358.4283 PETERSO

B-2 Spirit

"Soar through the stats and descriptions on the B-2 Spirit, a stealthy military bomber"--…

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by King, Shani M., J920.0092 KING

Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. That message would be self-evident in a just world, but in this world and this America, all children need to hear it again and again, and not just to hear it but to feel and know it. This book affirms the message repeatedly, tenderly, with cumulative power and shared pride. Celebrating Black accompl…

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by Jaggar, Louisa JB BANNING JAGGAR

Sprouting Wings : the True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African Amer

"The true story of James Herman Banning, the first African American pilot to fly across the United States"--…

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by Rosenstock, Barb J324.6230 ROSENST

Fight of the Century : Alice Paul Battles Woodrow Wilson for the Vote

"This fight determines whether the women of the United States can vote, folks. The winner changes the country forever."--Back cover.…

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by Jordan-Fenton, Christy JB POKIAK JORDAN

Fatty Legs : a True Story

"The beloved story of an Inuvialuk girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, updated for a new generation of readers. Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton's powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to commemorate the memoir's 10th anniversary with updates to the text, reflections o…

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by Halls, Kelly Milner, J940.53 HALLS

Voices of Ordinary Heroes : a World War Ii Book for Kids

"Wars like World War II brings stories of common people doing extraordinary things. Voices of Ordinary Heroes, a standout among World War 2 books for kids ages 8-12, introduces you to 20 unforeseen heroes who showed bravery and helped others when it appeared all hope was lost.?"--Amazon.…

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by Turner, Pamela S. J598.864 TURNER

Crow Smarts : Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behind The Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow out…

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by Paulsen, Gary JB PAULSEN PAULSEN

Gone to the Woods : Surviving a Lost Childhood

Born into the middle of World War II, Gary Paulsen's turbulent childhood provided plenty of subject matter for his bestselling novels, and the librarians in his life gave him the inspiration and support to explore the world through books. As a soldier himself, his storytelling technique developed, and for the first tim…

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by Crossley-Holland, Kevin J398.2094 CROSSLE

Between Worlds : Folktales of Britain & Ireland

"The definitive collection of British and Irish folktales from master storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland. Rich and strange, these eerie and magical folktales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation, and are gathered together in a definitive new collection from the ma…

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by Tunnell, Michael O. J940.5317 TUNNELL

Desert Diary : Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire

"In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries pain…

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by Crute, Josh, JB HANWAY CRUTE

Jonas Hanway's Scurrilous, Scandalous, Shockingly Sensational Umbrella

Sometimes in London it drizzles. Sometimes it mizzles. Other times it pelts and showers and spits. And Jonas Hanway hates getting wet. How can he go about his day as a proper London gentleman when his shoes are soggy, his coat is always collecting puddles, and his wig looks like a wet cat? Fed up with damp and dreary L…

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by Hood, Susan, J796.525 HOOD

Titan and the Wild Boars : the True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team

"One afternoon, eleven-year-old Titan, his friends from the Wild Boars soccer team, and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves. They crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark to reach the center of the cave. When they turned to go home, heavy rains had flooded the tunnel. They were trapped. With risin…

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by Rocco, John J629.454 ROCCO

How We Got to the Moon : the People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Beh

"This beautifully illustrated, oversized guide to the people and technology of the moon landing by award-winning author/illustrator John Rocco is a must-have for space fans, classrooms, and tech geeks"--…

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by Johnson, Rebecca L. J591.47 JOHNSON

Nature's Ninja : Animals with Spectacular Skills

Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can grip almost any surface--including walls and ceilings--with their amazing toes. And when collector urchins are attacked, they re…

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by Thierry, Jordan J305.8 THIERRY

A Kids Book About : Systemic Racism

"This book was made to help kids understand what systemic racism is and how it's built into laws, schools, stories, and other inistitutions in a way that collectively makes life much harder for people of color." -- back cover.…

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by Macy, Sue JB LANSKY MACY

The Book Rescuer : How a Mensch from Massachusetts Saved Yiddish Literature for

Over the last forty years, Aaron Lansky has jumped into dumpsters, rummaged around musty basements, and crawled through cramped attics. He did all of this in pursuit of a particular kind of treasure, and he's found plenty. Lansky's treasure was any book written in Yiddish, the language of generations of European Jews. …

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by Eaton, Maxwell J664.132 EATON

Bear Goes Sugaring

"Learn how to make syrup the old fashioned way with the help of a friendly bear and her amusingly unhelpful accomplices Dog and Squirrel in this informative comics-style picture book."--…

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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 Green, Dan, J549 GREEN

The Rock & Gem Book : ...and Other Treasures of the Natural World

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industr…

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by Lowery, Mike, J591.77 LOWERY

Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures!

Discover the ULTIMATE, book about all things sharks and underwater creatures, from the creative brain of Mike Lowery! Featuring fun facts, jokes, comics, maps, and more. Did you know that sharks can be as small as a banana, or bigger than a bus? Or that whale sharks have more than 3,000 teeth? Did you know that giant s…

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by Messner, Kate J974.402 MESSNER

The Mayflower

"Myths about the Mayflower and the Pilgrim's arrival in modern-day America debunked"--…

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by Anderson, Beth, JB JENNINGS ANDERSO

Lizzie Demands a Seat! : Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights

One hundred years before Rosa Parks took her stand, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Jennings tried to board a streetcar in New York City on her way to church. Though there were plenty of empty seats, she was denied entry, assaulted, and threatened all because of her race -- even though New York was a free state at that time. Lizzie…

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by Sidman, Joyce J811.54 SIDMAN

Hello, Earth! : Poems to Our Planet

"Poems addressed to the earth itself explore scientific concepts including plate tectonics, water cycles, and the creation of tides"--…

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by Alexander, Lori J796.0456 ALEXAND

A Sporting Chance : How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

"Telling the inspiring human story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this chapter book biography artfully combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed so many lives"--…

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by Bragg, Georgia J364.1092 BRAGG

Caught! : Nabbing History's Most Wanted

"A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked. Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and g…

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by French, Jess, J595.7 FRENCH

The Book of Brilliant Bugs

Learn about the amazing world of insects and minibeasts in this gorgeously illustrated book of bugs. From the world's biggest beetle to dancing bees, you'll learn all about the incredible secret world of creepy crawlies. Did you know that ladybirds love to snuggle or how fireflies glow so brightly? Find out inside. The…

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by Newman, Catherine, J155.4249 NEWMAN

How to Be a Person

"Catherine Newman has written the ultimate guidebook for kids, jam-packed with tips, tricks, and skills to become a more dependable person"--…

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by Grossman, Emily J502 GROSSMA

What Breathes Through Its Butt? : Mind-blowing Science Questions Answered

"Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? Which animal can breathe through its butt? This book uncovers the amazing scientific explanations behind all sorts of questions that can pop into our heads. Can an egg bounce? How can a giraffe's ridiculously long neck contai…

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