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 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 Brown, Don, JB-JEFFRIES BROWN

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

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

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by 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 Chambers, Veronica J303.484 CHAMBER

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

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

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by Peirce, Lincoln J741.5973 PEIRCE

Big Nate. A Good Old-fashioned Wedgie

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

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by Kinew, Wab, J970.00497 KINEW

Go Show the World : a Celebration of Indigenous Heroes

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

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by Nguyen, Angela, J741.51 NGUYEN

How to Draw Cute Stuff

Add cute appeal to any drawing, learn what "kawaii" is all about.…

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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 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 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 Orr, Tamra J954.92 ORR

Bangladesh

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

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by Stone, Tanya Lee J794 STONE

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

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

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by Chopra, Mallika J158.1208 CHOPRA

Just Breathe : Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

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

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by 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 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 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 Bellos, Alex, J796.334 BELLOS

Soccer School. Season 1, Where Soccer Rules the World

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

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by 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 Sonneborn, Liz J972.94 SONNEBO

Haiti

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

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by 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 Kaner, Etta J720.47 KANER

Wild Buildings and Bridges : Architecture Inspired by Nature

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

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by 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 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 Price, Planaria J. JB REICHMANN PRICE

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

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

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by 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 Acevedo, Sylvia JB ACEVEDO ACEVEDO

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

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

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by 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 Bruchac, Joseph, JB NEZ BRUCHAC

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

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

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by 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 Nobleman, Marc Tyler J398.45 NOBLEMA

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

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

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by Beattie, Rob J507.8 BEATTIE

Science Maker Book

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

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by Rubin, Susan Goldman JB CHANEL RUBIN

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

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

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by Halls, Kelly Milner, J591.714 HALLS

Death Eaters : Meet Nature's Scavengers

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

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by 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 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 Yasuda, Anita J627.8 YASUDA

Canals and Dams : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

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

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by 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 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 Anderson, AnnMarie J629.43 ANDERSO

Satellite Space Mission

"In another installment of The Magic School Bus Rides Again Branches series, Keesha will do whatever it takes to nail her space camp application. In her efforts to get the perfect picture on the class outer space field trip, she accidentally disrupts satellites in orbit!"--…

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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 Bjorklund, Ruth J952 BJORKLU

Japan

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

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by Palka, Yvonne J751.4252 PALKA

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

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

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by Wills, Anna, J200 WILLS

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

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

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by 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 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 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 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 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 Neuschwander, Cindy J516.15 NEUSCHW

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table : a Math Adventure

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

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by 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 Yomtov, Nelson, J954.96 YOMTOV

Nepal

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

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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 Mulder, Michelle, J712 MULDER

Going Wild : Helping Nature Thrive in Cities

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

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by 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 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 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 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 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 Sandler, Martin W. J629.454 SANDLER

Apollo 8 : the Mission That Changed Everything

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

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by 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 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 Freedman, Russell, J910.452 FREEDMA

The Sinking of the Vasa : a Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions

Describes the building of the mighty Swedish warship the Vasa, how it sank not even a mile out of the harbor, the subsequent investigation, and how it was brought to the surface and restored more than three hundred years later.…

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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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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 Hendrix, John, J230.044 HENDRIX

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

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

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by Palka, Yvonne J751.4252 PALKA

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

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

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by Thuras, Dylan J910.41 THURAS

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

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

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by 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 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 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 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 Mara, Wil J949.65 MARA

Albania

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

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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 Verdick, Elizabeth J152.47 VERDICK

How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger

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

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by 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 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 Roosevelt, Eleanor, J342.73 ROOSEVE

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

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

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by 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 Blauer, Ettagale, J946.9 BLAUER

Portugal

Describes the geography, wildlife, history, government, economy, religion, and culture of Portugal.…

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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 Taylor, Sonya Renee J613.0424 TAYLOR

Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!)

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

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by 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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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 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 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 Bjorklund, Ruth J958.1 BJORKLU

Afghanistan

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

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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 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 Newman, Patricia, J599.674 NEWMAN

Eavesdropping on Elephants : How Listening Helps Conservation

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

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by Sparrow, Giles, J523.1 SPARROW

Universe

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

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by Chin, Jason, E577.789 CHIN

Coral Reefs

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

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by 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 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 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 Price, Planaria J. JB REICHMANN PRICE

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

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

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by 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 Sutton, Patricia J917.7311 SUTTON

Capsized! : the Forgotten Story of the Ss Eastland Disaster

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

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by Stokes, Jonathan W. J938 STOKES

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

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

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by Yomtov, Nelson, J984 YOMTOV

Bolivia

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

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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 Markle, Sandra J599.668 MARKLE

The Great Rhino Rescue : Saving the Southern White Rhinos

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

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by Adolph, Jonathan J507.8 ADOLPH

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

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

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by 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 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 Rogers, Barbara Radcliffe J972.93 ROGERS

Dominican Republic

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of the Dominican Republic"--…

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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 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 Sidman, Joyce JB MERIAN SIDMAN

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

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

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