by Thimmesh, Catherine E591.392 THIMMES

A Baby Like You

"Connects babies across our ecosystem with compelling photographs and a poetic text that shows how the everyday milestones babies take parallel animals' in the world." -- Amazon.com.…

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by Dickmann, Nancy E621.82 DICKMAN

Wheels and Axles

"Through carefully leveled text and powerful images, explores wheels and axles, a useful simple machine"--…

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by Jones, Grace, E612.88 JONES

Touching

Discover how our five senses work and help us to understand the world around us.…

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by Stahl, Asa E523.18 STAHL

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know--and what we don't--in a compelling, accessible way.…

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by Aston, Dianna Hutts E552 ASTON

A Rock is Lively

Introduces readers to rocks and minerals, describing how they are created, what they can be used for, and their different forms and types.…

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by McAnulty, Stacy E523.43 MCANULT

Mars! : Earthlings Welcome

Meet Mars! The red planet. Planet Marvelous. Favorite sibling of Earth (or so he claims). Sometimes they're close (just 34.5 million miles apart). Sometimes they need space (250 million miles apart)! Earth and Mars have a lot in common--clouds, mountains, polar icecaps. And while Earth has Earthlings, Mars makes a pers…

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by Dickmann, Nancy E621.8 DICKMAN

Pulleys

"Through carefully leveled text and powerful images, explores pulleys a useful simple machine"--…

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by Farrell, Kate E323.6509 FARRELL

V is for Voting

"A timely picture book that acts as an introduction to civics for young readers"--…

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by Dixon, Dougal E576.8 DIXON

When the Whales Walked : and Other Incredible Evolutionary Journeys

Step back in time and discover a world where whales once walked, crocodiles were warm-blooded and snakes had legs! Meet terrifying giant birds, and tiny elephants living on islands in this fascinating creature guide like no other. Learn how whales once walked on four legs before taking to the oceans; how dinosaurs evol…

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by Cortez, Rio E973.0496 CORTEZ

The Abcs of Black History

"B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak, creativity and joy. It's a story of big ideas--P is for Power, S…

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by Jones, Grace, E597.89 JONES

Life Cycle of a Frog

EDUCATIONAL: BIOLOGY. Learn about the amazing life cycles of the animals and insects that live in our world.…

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by Sorell, Traci EB ROSS SORELL

Classified : the Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

"Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work"--…

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by Thimmesh, Catherine E591.392 THIMMES

A Baby Like You

"Whether it's a first bath or a first step, every baby celebrates milestones as they grow. Connecting babies across ecosystems, from polar bear cubs, giraffe calves, and zebra colts to human babies, Sibert medalist Catherine Thimmesh shows how we are all more similar than we realize." -- Back cover.…

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by Biden, Jill EB BIDEN BIDEN

Joey : the Story of Joe Biden

Joe Biden grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. His parents always encouraged him and his siblings to be independent and strong. The family moved to Wilmington, Delaware, where at twenty-nine, Biden was elected one the youngest United States Senators ever elected. This is his story.…

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by Fulton, Kristen E325.2109 FULTON

Flight for Freedom : the Wetzel Family's Daring Escape from East Germany

"Many people attempted daring escapes over the Berlin Wall, and most failed, giving their lives for the hope of freedom. This is the true story of one child, Peter Wetzel, and his family's daring escape from East Berlin to West Berlin via handmade hot air balloon in 1979"--…

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by Winter, Jonah, EB JONES WINTER

Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children

The story of Mother Jones, an Irish immigrant who was essential in the fight to create child labor laws. Well into her sixties, Mother Jones had finally had enough of children working long hours in dangerous factory jobs, and decided she was going to do something about it. The powerful protests she organized earned her…

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by Marshall, Linda Elovitz EB FRANK MARSHAL

Anne Frank : the Girl Heard Around the World

"An evocative and accessible picture book about Anne Frank and how she found her voice in a world determined to silence her."--…

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by Jones, Grace, E595.789 JONES

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Learn about the amazing life cycles of the animals and insects that live in our world. With easy to read text and informative diagrams, this series is a perfect introduction for young readers. Ages 5+…

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by Lang, Heather, EB LOWMAN LANG

The Leaf Detective : How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest

"Meg Lowman was always fascinated by the natural world above her head. The colors, the branches, and, most of all, the leaves and mysterious organisms living there. As a scientist, Meg set out to climb up and investigate the rain forest tree canopies-- and to be the first scientist to do so. But she encountered challen…

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by Griffith, Evan, EB POWER GRIFFIT

Secrets of the Sea : the Story of Jeanne Power, Revolutionary Marine Scientist

"How did a nineteenth-century dressmaker revolutionize science? Jeanne Power was creative: she wanted to learn about the creatures that swim beneath the ocean waves, so she built glass tanks and changed the way we study underwater life forever. Jeanne Power was groundbreaking: she solved mysteries of sea animals and pu…

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by Dylan, Bob, E782.4216 DYLAN

Forever Young

Bob Dylan's classic 1974 anthem Forever Young is reimagined by award-willing illustrator Rogers. In this picture book, the lyrics follow the story of a young boy who travels through Dylan's life, living in the footsteps of a musical legend.…

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by Spencer, Sophia EB SPENCER SPENCER

The Bug Girl : a True Story

Sophia Spencer has loved bugs ever since a butterfly landed on her shoulder--and wouldn't leave!--at a butterfly conservancy when she was only two-and-a-half years old. In preschool and kindergarten, Sophia was thrilled to share what she knew about grasshoppers (her very favorite insects), as well as ants and fireflies…

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by Marinov, Isabelle EB HUBBLE MARINOV

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars : a Life of Edwin Hubble

"How many stars are in the sky? How did the universe begin? Where did it come from? This is the story of Edwin Hubble, a boy fascinated by the stars who surmounted many hurdles to follow his dreams of becoming an astronomer. Using the insights of great mathematicians and endlessly observing the sky, he succeeded in con…

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by Robeson, Teresa, EB WU ROBESON

Queen of Physics : How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Q…

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by Thornburgh, Blair E612.751 THORNBU

Skulls!

"A non-fiction picture book about skulls, and all the things they are good for."--…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Life Doesn't Frighten Me

Presents Maya Angelou's poem illustrated by paintings and drawings of jean-Michel Basquiat. Features biographies of both the author and the artist.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E634.11 GIBBONS

Apples

Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E597.89 JENKINS

The Frog Book

An introduction to an assortment of the world's frog species discusses their colors, shapes, and sizes; many different habitats; their lifecycle; and how they find food, escape danger, and attract a mate.…

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by Chin, Jason, E530.8 CHIN

Your Place in the Universe

"A non-fiction introduction to the massive scale of the known universe"--…

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by Ignotofsky, Rachel, E582.13 IGNOTOF

What's Inside a Flower? : and Other Questions About Science & Nature

"In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers"--…

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by Sweeney, Joan, E912.014 SWEENEY

Me on the Map

"In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader is familiar with the maps, she demonstrates how reade…

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by Maslo, Lina EB LEWIS MASLO

Through the Wardrobe : How C.s. Lewis Created Narnia

A lyrical nonfiction picture book about the inspired life of C.S. Lewis, the beloved author of the Chronicles of Narnia--from Free as a Bird author-illustrator Lina Maslo. Perfect for fans of The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown and Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White. This nonfiction picture book is an exce…

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by Novesky, Amy EB DAUTHEVILLE NOVESKY

Girl on a Motorcycle

"One day, a girl gets on her motorcycle and rides away. She wants to wander the world. To go... Elsewhere. This is the true story of the first woman to ride a motorcycle around the world alone. Each place has something to teach her. Each place is beautiful. And despite many flat tires and falls, she learns to always ge…

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by Hillery, Tony E635 HILLERY

Harlem Grown : How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood

"Once there was a lot full of trash. Now there is a lush, green farm. This is the story of Harlem Grown, a garden in New York City"--…

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by Newman, Tracy, EB PERLMAN NEWMAN

Itzhak : a Boy Who Loved the Violin

"Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzhak Perlman was simply a boy who loved music. Raised by a poor immigrant family in a tiny Tel Aviv apartment, baby Itzhak was transformed by the sounds from his family's kitchen radio--graceful classical symphonies, lively klezmer tunes, and soulful cantor…

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by Fleming, Candace EB MARTINI FLEMING

Cubs in the Tub : the True Story of the Bronx Zoo's First Woman Zookeeper

"Readers are told the story of Helen Martini's care for lion and tiger cubs, and her emergence as the Bronx Zoo's first woman zookeeper"--…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, E976.686 WEATHER

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre

"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"--…

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by Abler, Amanda E599.536 ABLER

The Spirit of Springer : the Real-life Rescue of an Orphaned Orca

"A heart-warming and true story about an orphaned orca named Springer who was found swimming alone in the Puget Sound in 2002. The book takes us on Springer's journey from being near starvation to rescued to then the challenges of her release, eventual adoption, and the start of her own family."--…

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by Friddell, Claudia EB BANKER FRIDDEL

Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call : the Heroic Story of Wwi Telep

"Led by twenty-five-year-old Grace Banker, thirty-two telephone operators -- affectionately called Hello Girls back in the US -- became the first female combatants in World War I. Follow Grace Banker's journey from her busy life as a telephone switchboard trainer in New York to her pioneering role as the Chief Operator…

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by Singh, Simran Jeet EB FAUJA SINGH

Fauja Singh Keeps Going : the True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Mara

"The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community"--…

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by Powell, Patricia Hruby, EB BAKER POWELL

Lift As You Climb : the Story of Ella Baker

"A picture book about the life of civil rights activist Ella Baker"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Dickmann, Nancy E621.8 DICKMAN

Wedges

"Through carefully leveled text and powerful images, explores wedges a useful simple machine"--…

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by Angelou, Maya E811.54 ANGELOU

Life Doesn't Frighten Me

"Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou's strong verse is matched by the daring vision of…

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by Jones, Grace, E612.87 JONES

Tasting

Discover how our five senses work and help us to understand the world around us. With repetitive and easy to read text and simple diagrams this series is an ideal introduction for younger readers.…

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by Kelsey, Elin E304.2 KELSEY

You Are Never Alone

"From the creators of You Are Stardust and Wild Ideas comes a new informational picture book that explores how humans are inextricably connected to nature. This book draws examples from the clouds and the cosmos, the seafloor and the surface of our skin, to show how we are never alone: we are always surrounded and supp…

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by Harding, Thomas, E943.084 HARDING

The House by the Lake : the True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Fam

Grades 2-4. Houses can hold mysteries, as most children know. Around this truth, Harding has built a story about one particular house in Germany that witnessed history. Outside of Berlin, this home with blue shutters, beside a lake, holds a great deal of appeal, and readers will relate to the various children who lived…

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by Meisel, Paul E632.7 MEISEL

My Stinky Summer by S. Bug

"Told in diary form, My Stinky Summer by S. Bug introduces readers to the stinkbug's life cycle and survival habits"--…

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by Kelsey, Elin E155.937 KELSEY

A Last Goodbye

"This book explores the death of a loved one through the parallel experiences of other species of animals, similar to Elin's treatment of nature in You Are Stardust and problem-solving in Wild Ideas. As with Elin's previous picture books, A Last Goodbye will combine simple, poetic text with a "big idea"--in this case, …

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World of Insects.

"Introduction to insects, using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Pimentel, Annette Bay E323.3709 PIMENTE

All the Way to the Top : How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Ch

"Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth, Jennifer Keelan grew up battling--and overcoming--the limitations others set for her. From a lack of cutaway curbs and bus lifts to being denied enrollment at her neighborhood school, Jennifer was continually blocked from living the life she wanted. But after discovering the wor…

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by Friddell, Claudia E974.71 FRIDDEL

Saving Lady Liberty : Joseph Pulitzer's Fight for the Statue of Liberty

When Joseph Pulitzer first saw the Statue of Liberty's head in Paris, he shared sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream of seeing France's gift of friendship stand in the New York harbor. Pulitzer loved words, and the word he loved best was liberty. Frustrated that many, especially wealthy New Yorkers, were not interested i…

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by Keating, Jess EB THARP KEATING

Ocean Speaks : How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean's Biggest Secret

From a young age, Marie Tharp loved watching the world. She loved solving problems. And she loved pushing the limits of what girls and women were expected to do and be. In the mid-twentieth century, women were not welcome in the sciences, but Marie was tenacious. She got a job in a laboratory at Cambridge University, N…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, EB FRANKLIN WEATHER

R-e-s-p-e-c-t : Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

"Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than three octaves. Her incredible talent and string of hit songs earned her the title "the Queen of Sou…

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by Hubbard, Rita L. EB WALKER HUBBARD

The Oldest Student : How Mary Walker Learned to Read

"A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"--…

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by Chambers, Veronica EB CHISHOLM CHAMBER

Shirley Chisholm is a Verb

"A picture book biography celebrating the life and contributions of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States"--…

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by McAlister, Caroline, EB LEWIS MCALIST

Finding Narnia : the Story of C.s. Lewis and His Brother

Before C.S. Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, he was a young boy named Jack who spent his days dreaming up stories of other worlds filled with knights, castles, and talking animals. His brother, Warnie, spent his days imagining worlds filled with trains, boats, and technology. One rainy day, they found a wardrobe i…

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by Jones, Grace, E612.84 JONES

Seeing

Discover how our five senses work and help us to understand the world around us. With repetitive and easy to read text and simple diagrams, this series is an ideal introduction for younger readers.…

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by Bstan- dzin-rgya-mtsho, E294.3567 BSTAN

The Seed of Compassion : Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the

One of today's most inspiring world leaders was once an ordinary child named Lhamo Thondup. In a small village in Tibet, his mother was his first great teacher of compassion. In everyday moments from his childhood, young readers begin to see that important lessons are all around us, and that they, too, can grow to trul…

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by Harding, Thomas, E943.084 HARDING

The House by the Lake : the True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Fam

Thomas Harding adapts his adult memoir of the same name for younger readers, tracing the shadow of war as it falls across a one-story cottage and the people who share it.…

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by Wallace, Sandra Neil E323.1196 WALLACE

The Teachers March! : How Selma's Teachers Changed History

"Reverend F.D. Reese was a leader of the Voting Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama. As a teacher and principal, he recognized that his colleagues were viewed with great respect in the city. Could he convince them to risk their jobs--and perhaps their lives--by organizing a teachers-only march to the county courthouse to…

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by Denise, Anika EB MORENO DENISE

A Girl Named Rosita : the Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblaz

"The life of Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno, from her girlhood journey to the United States to her rise as a timeless superstar"--…

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by Allen, Tessa E303.484 ALLEN

Sometimes People March

Highlights some of the rallying causes for organized marches throughout history.…

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by Dawson, Keila V. EB GREEN DAWSON

Opening the Road : Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book

"A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--…

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by Drummond, Allan E621.3124 DRUMMON

Solar Story : How One Community Lives Alongside the World's Biggest Solar Plant

"A nonfiction picture book about the largest solar power plant in the world"--…

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by Davies, Nicola, E572.86 DAVIES

Grow : Secrets of Our Dna

An introduction to genetic code combines simple, engaging language and expressive, child-friendly illustrations to explain how biological life grows and changes and how DNA combines to make humans both unique and connected to all life on the planet.…

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by Porter, Jane, E598.97 PORTER

So You Want to Be an Owl

"Welcome to Owl School! Professor Olaf Owl is here to tell you everything you need to know about being an owl, from hunting to camouflage to seeing in the dark."--…

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by Page, Robin, E598.14 PAGE

The Beak Book

"A non-fiction exploration of the different kinds of beaks birds have and what they use them for"--…

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by Buhrman-Deever, Susannah, E599.7695 BUHRMAN

If You Take Away the Otter

On the Pacific Coast of North America, sea otters play, dive, and hunt for sea urchins, crabs, abalone, and fish in the lush kelp forests beneath the waves. But there was a time when people hunted the otters almost to extinction. Without sea otters to eat them, an army of hungry sea urchins grew and destroyed entire ke…

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by Eszterhas, Suzi E591.57 ESZTERH

Baby Animals Moving

"Around the world, baby animals move in different ways. Whether it's egret chicks practicing flapping their wings or zebra calves learning to run just a few hours after they're born, baby animals on the go are not only adorable-they can teach us about animal behavior, too. The second book in the Baby Animals series sho…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E590.73 JENKINS

What Do You Do if You Work at the Zoo?

From Caldecott Honor winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page comes an early introduction to one of young readers favorite places: the zoo! Just a few things that a zookeeper might do at their job to keep their animals healthy, well fed, and safe would be to brush a hippo's tusks, play soccer with a rhino, or pretend …

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by Slade, Suzanne E796.3236 SLADE

Swish! : the Slam-dunking, Alley-ooping, High-flying Harlem Globetrotters

"In this book you will find one-finger ball-spinning, rapid-fire mini-dribbling, and a ricochet head shot!You will find skilled athletes, expert players, and electrifying performers, all rolled into one! You will find nonstop, give-it-all-you've-got, out-to-win-it, sky's-the-limit BASKETBALL!…

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by Brown, Laurene Krasny E321.8 BROWN

Democracy for Dinosaurs : a Guide for Young Citizens

"Using accessible dinosaur characters and clear language, Democracy for Dinosaurs explores key civic values on every adult's mind and helps show young readers how the things they do every single day can be guided by principles we must share in a democratic society: freedom, fairness, the rule of law, equality, respect …

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by Dickmann, Nancy E621.8 DICKMAN

Levers

"Through carefully leveled text and powerful images, explores levers, a useful simple machine"--…

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by Ignotofsky, Rachel, E582.13 IGNOTOF

What's Inside a Flower? : and Other Questions About Science & Nature

Have you ever wondered what's inside a flower? Ignotofsky explores how flowers bloom from a tiny seed; the ways seeds travel; and much more. -- adapted from jacket…

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by Slade, Suzanne EB BROOKS SLADE

Exquisite : the Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

A biography of African American poet, Gwendolyn Brooks.…

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by Ward, Jennifer, E598.0723 WARD

How to Find a Bird

"A non-fiction guide to finding and observing birds for young bird-watchers."--…

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