by Weston, Mark, J535.24 WESTON

Finding the Speed of Light : the 1676 Discovery That Dazzled the World

Describes how Danish astronomer Ole Romer measured the speed of light using a crude telescope and a mechanical timepiece.…

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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 Nuovo, Avalon J784.2 NUOVO

Orchestra

"From atmospheric movie soundtracks to exhilarating live performances, the dazzling sound of the orchestra is unmistakable. Meet the performers who bring the music to life, the instruments that take center stage, and discover the beauty behind each and every note"--Back cover.…

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by Burgan, Michael J741.5973 BURGAN

What is the Story of Batman?

"Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American philanthropist and business owner, and Batman, his crime-fighting alter ego, have been entertaining audiences since 1939. The character was so popular after appearing in Detective Comics that DC Comics decided to give Batman a comic book of his own. In doing so, they created one of the …

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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 Markle, Sandra J597.3 MARKLE

The Great Shark Rescue : Saving the Whale Sharks

Presents the story of whale sharks-- the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were categorized as endangered in 2016. Despite the marine sanctuaries set aside to protect whale sharks, their population is still decreasing. These gentle giants may be accidenta…

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by Yellowhorn, Eldon, J970.0049 YELLOWH

What the Eagle Sees : Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal

"Indigenous people across Turtle Island have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old ones, they adopted new ideas and built on them, they fought back, they kept their cultures alive, a…

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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 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 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 Thompson, Gare JB KELLER THOMPSO

Who Was Helen Keller?

A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.…

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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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The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs

"100+ sweet & savory recipes that you'll love to bake, share & eat:" --Front cover.…

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by Bryan, Ashley JB BRYAN BRYAN

Infinite Hope : a Black Artist's Journey from World War Ii to Peace

This book details artist Ashley Bryan's experiences as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII--…

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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 Breslin, Theresa J398.2094 BRESLIN

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie-award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin and Kate Greenaway Medal-longlisted arti…

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by Heiligman, Deborah J940.5429 HEILIGM

Torpedoed : the True Story of the World War Ii Sinking of "the Children's Ship"

"A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Bryan, Ashley JB BRYAN BRYAN

Infinite Hope : a Black Artist's Journey from World War Ii to Peace

"From celebrated author and illustrator Ashley Bryan comes a deeply moving picture book memoir about serving in the segregated army during World War II, and how love and the pursuit of art sustained him. In May of 1942, at the age of eighteen, Ashley Bryan was drafted to fight in World War II. For the next three years,…

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by Bishop, Nic, J599.755 BISHOP

Big Cats

"With grace, guile, and unstoppable power, big cats are admired for their speed and strength. Although they are related to house cats, these magnificent creatures are nothing like our pets! Join Sibert Medalist and naturalist Nic Bishop for a close-up look at lions, tigers, cheetahs, and more."--…

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by Daniels, Patricia, J599 DANIELS

Mammals

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

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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 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 Haney, Johannah J363.3407 HANEY

Natural Disasters! : with 25 Science Projects for Kids

Have you ever felt the ground beneath your feet move in an earthquake? Have you ever had to ride out a blizzard at home? Natural Disasters! With 25 Science Projects for Kids guides kids ages 7 to 10 through a scientific introduction to the forces behind extreme meteorological events. Earthquakes, volcanoes, storms, wil…

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by Thompson, Ben, J948.022 THOMPSO

The Vikings

From battle-axe-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and myths i…

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by Maraniss, Andrew J796.4809 MARANIS

Games of Deception : the True Story of the First U.s. Olympic Basketball Team at

"The true story of the birth of Olympic basketball at the 1936 Summer Games in Hitler's Germany"--…

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by Thompson, Ben, J940.54 THOMPSO

Guts & Glory : World War Ii

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the differen…

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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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Thanku : Poems of Gratitude

This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a diverse group of contributors, including Joseph Bruchac, Margarita Engle, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Naomi Shihab Nye, Charles Waters, and…

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by Beccia, Carlyn J001.944 BECCIA

Monstrous : the Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters

Carlyn Beccia presents werewolves, vampires, zombies and more as you've never seen them. Discover the origins of eight scream-worthy monsters, find out how major historical events shaped their creation, and delve into the science behind these fearful beasts. Engrossing (and gross!) timelines, maps, and infographics off…

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by Gigliotti, Jim JB VICTORIA GIGLIOT

Who Was Queen Victoria?

Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime.…

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by Keating, Jess J590 KEATING

Gross As a Snot Otter : Discovering the World's Most Disgusting Animals

"Animal Planet meets Captain Underpants in the ickiest, squickiest, most fart-filled World of Weird Animals book yet, from the creators of Pink Is for Blobfish. The creators of Pink Is for Blobfish are back, and they've brought 17 of their most revolting friends: there are slippery, slimy snot otters, gulls that projec…

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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 Jagan, Alyssa J620.1924 JAGAN

Ultimate Slime : Totally Borax Free! : Diy Tutorials for Crunchy Slime, Fluffy S

The Instagram star presents borax-free recipes for making slime that feature a variety of color and textures, including bubbly, soft serve, gem, glitter, and jiggly slime.…

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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 Hoose, Phillip M., JB COLVIN HOOSE

Claudette Colvin : Twice Toward Justice

Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.…

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

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

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by 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 Marotta, Millie J591.68 MAROTTA

A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals

"This is a collection of beautiful illustrations of 43 endangered animals from around the world. From freshwater to oceans, forests, mountains, tundra and desert, grasslands and wetlands, rare and well-known animals are endangered - some critically, some less so. Peary caribous, giant garter snakes, giraffes, puffins, …

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by Mendoza, Jean J970.00497 MENDOZA

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People

"Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity. The original academic text is fully adapt…

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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 Dowsett, Elizabeth J688.725 DOWSETT

Lego Holiday Ideas

"50 winter holiday-themed activities will keep kids busy counting down to the holidays and throughout the winter holidays"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Poliquin, Rachel, J599.37 POLIQUI

Beavers

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

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by Callery, Sean J520 CALLERY

Space

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

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by Thompson, Ben, J940.54 THOMPSO

Guts & Glory : World War Ii

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the differen…

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by Jenkins, Steve, J567.9 JENKINS

Dinosaurs : by the Numbers

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

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by Seluk, Nick J612.82 SELUK

The Brain is Kind of a Big Deal

Did you know that the brain is in charge of everything you do, every minute of every day? You know, like thinking about funny stuff and keeping you alive. Bestselling author Nick Seluk explains the science behind everything the brain does for you--from keeping your heart beating to remembering stuff, and make you YOU.…

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by Burleigh, Robert J973.7 BURLEIG

O Captain, My Captain : Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War

Nonfiction picture book recounts how President Abraham Lincoln inspired the poet Walt Whitman during the Civil War.…

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by Daniels, Patricia, J567.9 DANIELS

1,000 Facts About Dinosaurs, Fossils, and Prehistoric Life

"From dinosaurs like Stegosaurus and Giganotosaurus that ruled the land to the mammoths and giant sloths that followed them, discover all you have ever wanted to know about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life. Uncover amazing fossil facts about the first four-legged creatures; find out what it's like to be on a di…

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by Steele, Philip, J948.022 STEELE

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including how they lived, the gods they worshipped, and what they believed about the afterlife.…

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by Johnson, Katherine G. JB JOHNSON JOHNSON

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

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

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by Cuban, Mark J338.04 CUBAN

Kid Start-up : How You Can Be an Entrepreneur

The stars of ABC's Shark tank explain how a kid can discover a great business idea and get it off the ground.…

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by Sanders, Rob, J323.3264 SANDERS

Stonewall : a Building. an Uprising. a Revolution.

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

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by 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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National Geographic Kids Almanac.

Amazing animals will take readers into the wild and into the water. Discover cultural connections from food, currency, literature and lots more from around the world.…

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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 Rich, Jason J794.8 RICH

Fortnite Battle Royale Hacks : Surviving the Final Circle : an Unofficial Guide

"While you must engage in a variety of battles during the early stages of each Fortnite: Battle Royale match, your skills and strategies will be put to the ultimate test if you survive until the End Game, where you'll go head-to-head against your enemies within the Final Circle. This is when the deadly storm has devast…

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by Newman, Magdalena M. JB NEWMAN NEWMAN

Normal : One Kid's Extraordinary Journey

"Normal. Who is to say what this word means? For Magda Newman, it was a goal. She wanted her son Nathaniel to be able to play on the playground, swim at the beach, enjoy the moments his friends took for granted. But Nathaniel's severe Treacher Collins syndrome -- a craniofacial condition -- meant that other concerns ca…

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by Barton, Bethany, J510 BARTON

I'm Trying to Love Math

In a book for those who dislike mathematics, an alien explains the many areas in which math is used, including baking, music, navigation, and measurements.…

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