by Levine, Amy-Jill, E226.806 LEVINE

Who Counts? : 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons

Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.…

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by Kuntz, Doug, E636.8009 KUNTZ

Lost and Found Cat : the True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey

When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In o…

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by Zucker, Bonnie, E155.937 ZUCKER

Something Very Sad Happened : a Toddler's Guide to Understanding Death

A "tool for parents, caregivers, therapists, and teachers to help young children understand the concept of death and begin the process of coping with the loss"--Amazon.com.…

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by Alber, Merryl. E577.69 ALBER

And the Tide Comes In-- : Exploring a Georgia Salt Marsh

Two cousins explore a Georgia coastal salt marsh and slowly build their knowledge of its unique ecosystem.…

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by Amor, Jaime E613.7046 AMOR

Lulu the Lion Cub Learns to Roar

While performing the yoga poses modeled by the author on each page, readers can follow the story of how Lulu the lion learns to roar.…

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by Arnold, Caroline E636.507 ARNOLD

Hatching Chicks in Room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E591.53 JENKINS

Apex Predators : the World's Deadliest Hunters, Past and Present

"In his latest illustrated exploration of the animal kingdom, Steve Jenkins introduces readers to some of the most powerful predators in history, from the Tyrannosaurus rex to the African lion."--…

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by Danneberg, Julie, E333.7209 DANNEBE

John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall

Tells the story of when naturalist John Muir explored a waterfall in Yosemite Valley, California in 1871.…

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by Levinson, Cynthia E323.092 LEVINSO

The Youngest Marcher : the Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights

Presents the life of nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks who became the youngest known child to be arrested for picketing against Birmingham segregation practices in 1963.…

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by Kaneko, Misuzu E811.54 KANEKO

Are You an Echo? : the Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

"Are You An Echo? folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Misuzu Kaneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation"--Back cover.…

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Jungle Animals

"Introduces animals that live in the jungle, discussing how they move, find food, and different physical characteristics"--…

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by Calkhoven, Laurie EB OWENS CALKHOV

Jesse Owens

An introduction to the life and achievements of the star African-American track and field athlete describes how he took a stand against racism and made history by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics.…

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by Robbins, Dean, EB HAMILTON ROBBINS

Margaret and the Moon : How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world. Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that wo…

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by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, E792.8 CAPUCIL

My First Ballet Class

Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.…

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by Delacre, Lulu E599.763 DELACRE

"Uses the framework of the alphabet to present information about plants and animals of the cloud forest on the western slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes and the 2013 discovery of the olinguito. Includes additional information about the cloud forest and the discovery of the olinguito, a map, a glossary, an author's note, a…

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by Rao, Joe. E520 RAO

Looking Up! : the Science of Stargazing

Provides trivia on the planets, the Sun, and other celestial bodies, including the temperature on the surface of the Sun, why Pluto is considered a dwarf planet, and when and where one can see the next total solar eclipse.…

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by Pizzoli, Greg EB FAWCETT PIZZOLI

The Quest for Z : the True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in Th

"The true story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who set out on a doomed expedition to find a lost city in the Amazon jungle"--…

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

"Most baby animals need help to keep safe and sound, from the small ones to the very biggest ones around..."--Back cover.…

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by Scarborough, Kate E595.79 SCARBOR

A Wasp Builds a Nest

This elegantly illustrated book explains stage by stage in easy text how a wasp nest is built. It follows by days and weeks and shows how the queen's industrious workers create a sturdy, weatherproof home. Readers see the inside of the growing nest where the eggs turn into larvae and emerge 20 days later as juveniles. …

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by Calkhoven, Laurie EB OWENS CALKHOV

Jesse Owens

Meet Jesse Owens, an African American runner who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin! What made his achievement even more memorable was that Adolph Hitler expected the Olympic Games to be a German showcase. In fact, he criticized the United States for even including black athletes on its Olympic roster.…

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by Sileo, Frank J., E158.12 SILEO

A World of Pausabilities : an Exercise in Mindfulness

In our increasingly hectic world, even children are often inundated with responsibilities and activities, and end up feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Mindfulness helps focus our attention on the present - without judgement, and without worrying about the past or future. It can help us to enjoy the moments we might nor…

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

Parents of animal babies keep their children safe and sound, from the smallest mouse to the largest elephant.…

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by Young, Karen Romano E592.177 YOUNG

No Bones!

"Who needs bones to swim the seven seas? Not octopuses, clams, crabs, or jellies. Learn more about the lives of these and other ocean animals with no spines. Dive in!"--…

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by Hay, Gay E597.952 HAY

Go, Green Gecko!

A green gecko spends the day searching for prey and looking carefully about for danger.…

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by Ellis, Gerry E599.674 ELLIS

Natumi Takes the Lead : the True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds Family

After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surround…

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by Spector, Todd E649.6208 SPECTOR

How to Pee : Potty Training for Girls

"Out with the old and in with the new! Family physician Dr. Todd Spector presents a fresh and outrageously fun way to encourage little girls to give up their diapers. They can try it fresh-air style (in the backyard!), or use the potty with the help of a few props and plenty of imagination. Peeing in the potty is a lot…

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by Roberts, Cokie E973.099 ROBERTS

Ladies of Liberty : the Women Who Shaped Our Nation

Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Isabella Graham, and Sacajawea.…

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by Jones, Grace, E595.799 JONES

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

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.…

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by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner E551.46 ZOEHFEL

How Deep is the Ocean?

Answers questions about the ocean, from its shallow waters to its deepest and most mysterious parts.…

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by Bang, Molly E551.48 BANG

Rivers of Sunlight : How the Sun Cycles Water Around the Earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist …

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by Roussen, Jean E591.564 ROUSSEN

Safe & Sound

This rhyming story introduces small children to many baby animals and their homes.…

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by Prottsman, Kiki, E005.13 PROTTSM

My First Coding Book

Presents computer coding concepts on board pages that feature flaps, pull tabs, silders, and wheels, asking readers to build a robot, escape from a jungle, and hunt for bugs.…

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by Heos, Bridget E595.774 HEOS

I, Fly : the Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are

Fly is fed up with everyone studying butterflies. After all, flies go through metamorphosis too -- and they are so much cooler! They flap their wings 200 times a second, compared to a butterfly's measly five to twelve times. Their babies -- maggots -- are much cuter than caterpillars (obviously). And when they eat soli…

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by Cassino, Mark E551.5784 CASSINO

The Story of Snow : the Science of Winter's Wonder

This book about the science of snow features photos of snow crystals in their beautiful diversity and includes how snow crystals are formed into different shapes and snow-crystal-catching instructions in the back of the book.…

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by Wechsler, Doug E597.87 WECHSLE

The Hidden Life of a Toad

Presents extreme close-up images of the life cycle of the American toad, from egg to tadpole to adult.…

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by Brown, Lisa, E387.736 BROWN

The Airport Book

Follow a family and the youngest member's favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport. In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern-day airport. From checking bags and watching them disappear on the m…

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by Maurer, Tracy, E338.7681 MAURER

John Deere, That's Who!

Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that's who! Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and tweaked and tested until he invented a steel plow that sliced into…

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by Keller, Shana, EB BANNEKER KELLER

Ticktock Banneker's Clock

"Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife" --…

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by Figueras, Emmanuelle E591.392 FIGUERA

My Encyclopedia of Baby Animals

Presents factual information about the birth and early years of a variety of baby animals, and shows different phases of life that bring them to adulthood.…

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by Dickinson, Emily, E811.4 DICKINS

Emily Dickinson : Poetry for Kids

An illustrated introduction to the poetry of Emily Dickinson.…

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by Pierce, Terry E577.554 PIERCE

My Busy Green Garden

Takes a close look at a garden, describing the plants, insects, and birds and their activities throughout the day…

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by Gianferrari, Maria E599.7725 GIANFER

Coyote Moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--…

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by Wallmark, Laurie EB HOPPER WALLMAR

Grace Hopper : Queen of Computer Code

Grace Hopper's passion for science and math led her to defy expectations. She joined the Navy during World War II, and wrote programs for the Mark I, one of the first computers ever built. Hopper coined the term "computer bug" and taught computers to "speak English." Wallmark brings Hopper's incredible accomplishments …

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by Levy, Debbie E973.7 LEVY

Soldier Song : a True Story of the Civil War

Provides an account of the important role of songs in rallying Union and Confederate troops during the American Civil War.…

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by McCloskey, Kevin, E597 MCCLOSK

Something's Fishy : a Toon Book

Some fish breathe air and some fish fly, but the most wonderful fish of all turns out to be the one you've got at home. In another offering of the Giggle and Learn series, Kevin McCloskey blends science, art, and comedy to reveal the true story behind the common goldfish.…

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by Hunter, Nick E523.78 HUNTER

Eclipses

"This book looks at solar and lunar eclipses, providing background information about the sun, the moon and our planet. The book covers what an eclipse is, what eclipses can look like, how they happen, the effects on wildlife, what people thought of eclipses in the past, how they are studied today, and about eclipses on…

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by Rao, Joe. E520 RAO

Looking Up! : the Science of Stargazing

"Did you know that comets are sometimes called "hairy stars?" Or that if you saw a sunset on the moon, the sun would look white because the moon doesn't have an atmosphere? You'll learn this and much more as you become an expert on the objects in the sky"--Publisher.…

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by Markle, Sandra E599.674 MARKLE

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

When her herd suffers during a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant leads Little Calf and the other elephants in a search for the watering hole she remembers from her youth. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant fac…

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by Branley, Franklyn M. E551.57 BRANLEY

Down Comes the Rain

Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns.…

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by Wallmark, Laurie EB HOPPER WALLMAR

Grace Hopper : Queen of Computer Code

This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.--…

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by Christelow, Eileen E598.842 CHRISTE

Robins! : How They Grow Up

"Robins are the most familiar and beloved of all birds, found throughout North America and celebrated as one of the first signs of spring. But there's a lot about them that most people don't know! In this visually stunning picture book that features comic-book panels combined with painterly illustrations, Eileen Christ…

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by Amor, Jaime E613.7046 AMOR

Lulu the Lion Cub Learns to Roar

"Lulu the lion cub hasn't learned how to roar yet -- this makes her feel really frustrated and angry. With the help of Mindy the chimp, Ernie the elephant, George the giraffe and her other friends, Lulu learns how to deal with her anger and she finally finds that roar... just when danger threatens them all!"--Back cove…

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by Chin, Jason, E557.9132 CHIN

Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain"--…

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by Sasek, M. E917.47 SASEK

This is New York

A pictorial tour of Manhattan Island presenting drawings of its neighborhoods, transportation and traffic, buildings, and the city's activities, from the local shoeshine stall to Wall Street.…

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by Butterworth, Christine E641.3 BUTTERW

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? : the Story of Food

The best part of a young child's day is often opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did all that delicious food get there? Who made the bread for the sandwich? What about the cheese inside? Who plucked the fruit? And where did the chocolate in that cookie get its start? From planting wheat to mixing flour into doug…

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by Marsham, Liz E741.59 MARSHAM

Wonder Woman : Warrior for Justice

Join the Amazon princess on her quest to protect Earth from evil. Discover her amazing superpowers, read about her dangerous enemies, and meet brave allies, including the Justice League--Cover.…

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by Hay, Gay E597.952 HAY

Go, Green Gecko!

"The green gecko faces many predators as it explores the bush for something to eat. This book includes factual information about green geckos, their behavior and their life cycle. The different textures on the illustrations capture the cheeky character of the gecko and the rich life of the native bush. This book is eas…

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by Dean, James, E782.4208 DEAN

Five Little Ducks

Readers are invited to join Pete the Cat as he stars in the classic song "Five Little Ducks."…

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by Arnold, Caroline E636.507 ARNOLD

Hatching Chicks in Room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch, and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.…

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by Thornhill, Jan E599 THORNHI

I Am Josephine : (and I Am a Living Thing)

"Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She's also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing--all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like…

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by Kaneko, Misuzu E811.54 KANEKO

Are You an Echo? : the Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

A collection of the Japanese poet's work is paired with the story of her tragic life.…

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by Nagara, Innosanto EB-NAGARA NAGARA

My Night in the Planetarium

"From the author and illustrator of A is for Activist and Counting on Community. This time, Innosanto Nagara tells a true story from his childhood in Indonesia. It is a child's view of a particular place and time--but it is also an introduction to Indonesia, a story about colonialism, and a message about the power of c…

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by Stewart, Melissa E591.594 STEWART

Can an Aardvark Bark?

"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."--…

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by Winter, Jonah, EB MANTLE WINTERS

Mickey Mantle : the Commerce Comet

Traces the life and baseball career of the legend, discussing the records he set and some he still holds.…

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by Amor, Jaime E613.7046 AMOR

Norris the Seahorse Takes on the Bullies

"Norris the seahorse is on his way to The Best Fish in the Sea Club. But when he gets there he finds it's full of mean bullies, who just want to tease Norris and stop him joining the club. With the help of his good friends Tommy the turtle and Squish the fish, Norris learns how to stand up for himself and show those bu…

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by Singer, Allison E352.2309 SINGER

What is the President's Job?

Presents an overview of the office of the president, exploring how they are elected, where they live, and what they do at work.…

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by Loney, Andrea J., EB VAN DER Z LONEY

Take a Picture of Me, James Vanderzee!

"A biography of James Van Der Zee, innovative and celebrated African American photographer of the Harlem Renaissance. Includes an afterword, photos, and author's sources"--Publisher.…

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by Chin, Jason, E557.9132 CHIN

Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--…

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by Kaner, Etta E591.5 KANER

Animals Do, Too! : How They Behave Just Like You

Reveals the ways in which readers and animals behave in the same manner, from dancing bees to babysitting flamingos.…

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by Yolen, Jane E811.54 YOLEN

Thunder Underground

A collection of poems explores the wonder underground, from animal burrows and subways to caves and magma.…

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One Minute Till Bedtime : 60-second Poems to Send You off to Sleep

A collection of poems that can be read in sixty seconds features the work of celebrated writers, including Jon Scieszka, Nikki Grimes, and Lemony Snicket.…

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by Amor, Jaime E613.7046 AMOR

Norris the Seahorse Takes on the Bullies

While performing the yoga poses modeled by the author on each page, readers can follow the story of how Norris the seahorse learns to stand up to his bullies.…

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by Drummond, Allan E388.3472 DRUMMON

Pedal Power : How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World

"Pedal Power is the story of the people who led protests against the unsafe streets and took over a vehicles-only tunnel on their bikes, showing what a little pedal power could do!"--Publisher.…

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by Weatherford, Carole Boston, E976.335 WEATHER

Freedom in Congo Square

"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget…

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by Bugler, Beth E796.334 BUGLER

My First Book of Soccer

Presents simple facts about soccer, including passing, kicking, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.…

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by Pierce, Terry E577.554 PIERCE

My Busy Green Garden

Takes a close look at a garden, describing the plants, insects, and birds and their activities throughout the day.…

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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 Dickinson, Emily, E811.4 DICKINS

Emily Dickinson : Poetry for Kids

Introduces younger audiences to the poetry of Emily Dickinson through thirty-five signature works complemented by explanatory text, definitions of important words, and illustrations.…

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by Marsham, Liz E741.59 MARSHAM

Wonder Woman : Warrior for Justice

An introduction to the Amazonian princess on a quest to protect Earth shares information on her superpowers, dangerous enemies, and brave allies.…

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by De Seve, Karen E551.5 DE SEVE

Little Kids First Big Book of Weather

A fact-filled introduction to the wild and wonderful world of weather. You'll discover how a rainbow forms; learn why some places are hot and others cold; and even play some games!…

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by Roberts, Cokie E973.099 ROBERTS

Ladies of Liberty : the Women Who Shaped Our Nation

An homage to ten diverse, remarkable women who helped shape the United States between 1776 and 1824. Drawing on personal correspondence and private journals, Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of these women who created the framework for our current society, a generation of reformers and vis…

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Baby Dolphin's First Swim

After a baby dolphin is born in the vast ocean, his mother and other dolphins help him as he learns and grows.…

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by Scarborough, Kate E595.79 SCARBOR

A Wasp Builds a Nest

Describes how a paper wasp builds a nest, allowing readers to flip through step-cut pages that build in size to aid in understanding the process.…

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by Sasek, M. E942.1 SASEK

This is London

A pictorial tour of the capital of England, presenting drawings of her historic buildings and monuments, traditions, transportation, and the daily activities of her many inhabitants and visitors.…

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by Jenner, Caryn E599.4 JENNER

All About Bats

Introduces bats, describing their habitats, physical characteristics, and behavior.…

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by Meisel, Paul E595.727 MEISEL

My Awesome Summer, by P. Mantis

The life cycle of a praying mantis. --…

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by Spector, Todd E649.6208 SPECTOR

How to Pee : Potty Training for Girls

"Making potty training a game instead of a chore, this time for girls!"--…

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by Gifford, Clive E620.11 GIFFORD

Materials

Describes the properties of different types of natural and manufactured matter, including elastic, marble, wood, silk, and gold. Materials answer fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical world around us. What are rocks made of? Where do plastics come from, and what are they used fo…

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by Brown, Lisa, E387.736 BROWN

The Airport Book

"An exploratory journey through the airport."--…

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by Hatkoff, Craig EB-CECIL HATKOFF

Cecil's Pride : the True Story of a Lion King

Describes Cecil the lion's rise to power at the Hwange National Park, from his struggles as a cub and alliance with rival Jericho to his untimely death that shocked the world.…

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by Adler, David A. E513.211 ADLER

Money Math : Addition and Subtraction

Introduces children to American currency values and the basics of adding and subtracting money.--…

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by Seo, Bo-hyun, E537 SEO

Electricity in Your Life

Demonstrates the importance of electricity and electrical devices in everyday life and explains where electricty comes from and how it gets from the power plant to the socket.…

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by Oliver, Lin E811.6 OLIVER

Steppin' out : Jaunty Rhymes for Playful Times

"A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world"--…

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by Wood, Susan, EB ESQUIVEL WOOD

Esquivel! : Space-age Sound Artist

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge musicpopular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of …

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by Sileo, Frank J., E158.12 SILEO

A World of Pausabilities : an Exercise in Mindfulness

"Children (and adults) live in a fast-paced, demanding and stressful world. It is often difficult to slow-down our children's minds and bodies. This book was written to teach children to take a pause in their lives, to stop activity, to understand quiet time, and to think about what they are doing and where they are go…

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by Keller, Shana, EB BANNEKER KELLER

Ticktock Banneker's Clock

"Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and usinga pocket-knife" --…

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by Winter, Jonah, E355.8251 WINTER

The Secret Project

"The world's greatest scientists gather in a secret town in the desert to develop the atomic bomb."--…

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by Leaf, Christina E636.8 LEAF

Scottish Folds

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Scottish folds. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--…

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by Keating, Jess EB CLARK KEATING

Shark Lady : the True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearles

At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite manyobstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures sh…

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by Christelow, Eileen E598.842 CHRISTE

Robins! : How They Grow Up

"A look at the life cycle and habits of our most beloved and familiar bird"--…

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