by Sandler, Martin W. J910.45 SANDLER

The Whydah : a Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

Describes what happened when a slave ship packed with plunder was captured by pirates in 1717 then sunk by a brutal storm. Tells the story of the 1984 expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.…

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by Saujani, Reshma. J005.1023 SAUJANI

Girls Who Code : Learn to Code and Change the World

Introduces the relevance of coding and shares down-to-earth explanations about coding principles and real-life stories of women programmers who work at such places as Pixar and NASA.…

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by Scott, Marc, J005.1 SCOTT

A Beginner's Guide to Coding

Presents an introduction to coding for young computer users that focuses on the programming languages Scratch and Python, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions for a variety of coding projects.…

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by Janulis, Klint J930.12 JANULIS

Stone Age

Provides information on the Stone Age, describing people's daily lives and survival practices during this time, and includes a timeline and quiz.…

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by Grantham, Sway, J004.165 GRANTHA

Raspberry Pi Projects Workbook

Offers a workbook introducing readers to the basics of using Raspberry Pi, including projects that involve coding with Scratch, Python, and Sonic Pi.…

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The Boxcar Children Guide to Adventure : a How-to for Mystery Solving, Make-it-y

"The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes), travel (how to pack a suitcase; how to take great snapshots), a…

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by Stine, Megan J567.9 STINE

What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?

Presents facts about the prehistoric world in which dinosaurs lived, the types of dinosaurs that lived in different time periods, and how dinosaur bones are discovered and studied.…

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by Bechtel, Mark J796.357 BECHTEL

Big Book of Who : Baseball

Highlights the careers of notable baseball players, including Josh Gibson, Jose Fernandez, Yogi Berra, Manny Ramirez, and Babe Ruth, dividing them into such categories as record breakers, prime pitchers, and cool characters.…

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Coding Projects in Python

Presents an introduction to the Python programming language with illustrated steps for creating simple projects, including an animal quiz, a password picker, a robot builder, and a screen pet.…

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by Silvey, Anita JB GOODALL SILVEY

Untamed : the Wild Life of Jane Goodall

"This biography for children will trace Goodall's life, but each chapter will also focus on two or more the chimpanzees that she observed, with information in sidebars about these particular animals. Along with biographical details, the book will explorethe ethical issues that surround Goodall's work and show what has …

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by Weeks, Marcus J330 WEEKS

Heads Up Money

Offers a general introduction to money, finance, and economics, including basic concepts and broader related questions and concerns.…

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by Rissman, Rebecca J613.7046 RISSMAN

Yoga for You

"In this book you'll find clear, step-by-step instructions to guide you through two yoga sequences -- one for when you want to get pumped up and energized, and one for when you want to calm down and de-stress. You'll also be introduced to simple meditation and mindfulness techniques" -- Page [4] of cover.…

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by Schneider, Howard J523.8 SCHNEID

Night Sky

Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.…

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by Quirk, Anne, J973.3092 QUIRK

The Good Fight : the Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How They Shaped the Nati

"The history of the feuds between the founding fathers during the course of the Revolution"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Cottman, Michael H. J382.4409 COTTMAN

Shackles from the Deep : Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past,

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave por…

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by Elton, Sarah, J613.262 ELTON

Meatless? : a Fresh Look at What You Eat

Examines the reasons why people choose to eat the way they do, looking at such reasons as health, taste, ethics, religion, and environmental concerns, and discusses a vegetarian lifestyle.…

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Presidents of the United States

Profiles the Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Barack Obama, highlighting major events during their presidency and providing an overview of their lives.…

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by Rissman, Rebecca J613.7046 RISSMAN

Yoga for You

Describes the benefits of yoga for the body and the spirit and offers illustrations of yoga poses and breathing techniques.…

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by Wilsdon, Christina J551.46 WILSDON

Ultimate Oceanpedia : the Most Complete Ocean Reference Ever

"From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it affects our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts,…

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by Gagne, Tammy J636.7003 GAGNE

The Dog Encyclopedia for Kids

"Icelandic Sheepdogs are born with extra toes. Dalmatians are born without spots. Some Siberian Huskies have one blue eye and one brown eye. Learn all about the characteristics of various dog breeds and much more! Packed with amazing photographs and fun facts, dog owners and fans will get an in-depth look at these curi…

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! : Wild & Wacky Edition 2017

This brand new, updated edition features all the craziest facts, newest discoveries, and weirdest wonders of the world! Ripley's believe it or not! series.…

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by Mercer, Bobby, J620.0078 MERCER

Junk Drawer Engineering : 25 Construction Challenges That Don't Cost a Thing

"Children love challenges, especially ones that involve hands-on experimentation and friendly competition. Can they build a bridge using only pasta and glue, one that a toy car can drive both under and over, and is sturdy enough to carry a considerable weight? Can they construct a "roller coaster" from recycled cardboa…

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by Garbe, Suzanne J523.72 GARBE

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun : Sun Dogs, Lunar Eclipses, and Green Flas

Provides scientific explanations of natural phenomena caused by the Sun.…

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by Farrell, Mary Cronk JB SELLINS FARRELL

Fannie Never Flinched : One Woman's Courage in the Struggle for American Labor U

Fanny Sellins was a union activist who fought and gave her life for equality and labor reform.…

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by Page, Sam, JB CURRY PAGE

On the Court With...stephen Curry

"The career of basketball star Stephen Curry is chronicled in this comprehensive biography, complete with stats and photographs"--…

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by Jorgensen, Katrina J641.5631 JORGENS

Fearless Food : Allergy-free Recipes for Kids

Presents easy-to-make recipes for children with food allergies, including breakfasts, desserts, and snacks.…

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by Swanson, Jennifer J629.892 SWANSON

National Geographic Kids. Everything Robotics : All the Robotic Photos, Facts, a

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't s…

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by Olson, Tod J629.454 OLSON

Lost in Outer Space : the Incredible Journey of Apollo 13

"April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power and leaking oxygen into space. Lovell and hiscrew were two days from the dream of a lifetime - walking on the …

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by Kostyal, K. M., J973.3092 KOSTYAL

Benjamin Franklin's Wise Words : How to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real Fri

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters, and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.…

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by Thompson, Ben, J973.3 THOMPSO

The American Revolution

A fierce group of rebels who will never surrender. An empire with an army that has never known defeat. And a war that changed the world forever.…

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by Peabody, Erin J001.944 PEABODY

Bigfoot

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Bigfoot, readerslearn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous …

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by Osborne, Mary Pope J940.53 OSBORNE

World War Ii

Examines the historical events the Magic Tree House book "World at War, 1944" is based on, discussing the causes of the war and D-Day with photographs and illustrations.…

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by Lyons, Heather J005.1 LYONS

Kids Get Coding. Coding, Bugs, and Fixes

How do computers know what to do? They receive instructions called code with the specific steps needed to perform a task. Learn how to create codes, what happens when instructions are out of order, and how mistakes are fixed.…

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by Holland, Simon J398.2454 HOLLAND

Magnificent Magical Beasts : Inside Their Secret World

"Enter an incredible world of magical beasts, dare to draw near to their captivating powers, and discover the spellbinding stories of sixteen favorite mythical creatures from around the world. Venture into this world and you'll discover why griffins collect a gem called agate, how to put out dragonfire, how mischievous…

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by Golabek, Mona JB GOLABEK GOLABEK

The Children of Willesden Lane : a True Story of Hope and Survival During World

The true story of Lisa Jura, one of the thousands of Jewish children who survived World War II via the Kindertransport.…

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by Andrew, JB ANDREW ANDREW

God's Smuggler

Millions have been awed by this riveting true-life spy story of a Dutch factory worker going undercover to take Bibles behind closed borders. Let this captivating illustrated edition for readers ages 9 to 12 introduce the young people in your life to one of the heroes of the faith--and the miraculous ways in which God …

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by Aronson, Deb J798.4509 ARONSON

Alexandra the Great : the Story of the Record-breaking Filly Who Ruled the Racet

Rejected by her mother and nursed by another mare, the little foal grew into a tall, skinny and scruffy filly with paltry muscles. But Rachel Alexandra grew up to become one of the most remarkable racehorses in history. Racing against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the Preakness, th…

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by Alexander, Kwame J796.01 ALEXAND

The Playbook : 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing …

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by Mooney, Carla, J612.76 MOONEY

Human Movement : How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks

Discusses the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and how bones, muscles, organs, and nerves work together to make movement possible.…

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by Mooney, Carla, J612.76 MOONEY

Human Movement : How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks

Introduces human anatomy and physiology, explaining how different body systems work together, while promoting overall health and fitness.…

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by Setford, Steve, J005.133 SETFORD

Coding in Scratch. Projects Workbook

A fun, practical introduction to coding your own projects in Scratch, the free online coding platform.…

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by Cherrix, Amy E. J551.552 CHERRIX

Eye of the Storm : Nasa, Drones, and the Race to Crack the Hurricane Code

Describes the ways in which technology is being used to study hurricanes in order to predict both the timing and strength of these storms, focusing on NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel mission (HS3) mission that uses drone technology.…

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by Thompson, Ben, J973.3 THOMPSO

The American Revolution

An introduction to the American Revolution offers comprehensive coverage of major events and the contributions of such figures as George Washington and Molly Pitcher.…

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by Alexander, Kwame J796.01 ALEXAND

The Playbook : 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

"You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Ill…

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by Jack, Zachary Michael, J324.623 JACK

March of the Suffragettes : Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Righ

Shares the story of how "General" Rosalie Gardner Jones marched an army of women nearly one hundred seventy-five miles to win support for voting rights for women.…

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by Otfinoski, Steven J621.988 OTFINOS

3d Printing : Science, Technology, Engineering

"Learn about the history of 3D printing and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--…

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by Barnard, Bryn J578.77 BARNARD

The New Ocean : the Fate of Life in a Changing Sea

"The Earth--our home--is covered mostly with water: the wide, deep, salty, and very blue ocean. It regulates our climate in a way that makes life as we know it possible. This huge ocean is full of an amazing amount of life, most of which is too small to see."--…

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Game On! 2017 : 100% New, All the Best Games, Amazing Facts, Awesome Secrets

This is the definitive guide for gaming for kids, fully updated for 2017. Features tips and tricks for gamers and interviews from gaming's biggest personalities, including game developers and pro-gamers. Learn how to dominate the biggest online multiplayer games, including LEGO Dimensions, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awa…

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by Woodcock, Jon J005.133 WOODCOC

Coding in Scratch. Games Workbook

"Computer coding is quickly becoming a necessary and sought after skill and schools have incorporated it into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. This workbook is full of fun exercises and step-by-step guidance, making it the perf…

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by Ellison, Katie JB MARLEY ELLISON

Who Was Bob Marley?

Describes the life of the reggae musician, from his childhood and early career with the Wailing Wailers to his rise to stardom and his enduring legacy.…

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by Fox, E. T. J910.45 FOX

Pirates

Provides information on pirates, describing their daily living practices and culture, and includes a timeline, maps, and a quiz.…

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by Peabody, Erin J001.944 PEABODY

The Loch Ness Monster

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In The Loch Ness Monster, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, f…

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by Kelly, James F. J005.1 KELLY

The Story of Coding

Presents a history and description of computer programming, or coding, noting such figures as Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace, and provides a parent guide, tips, and a quiz.…

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by Sandler, Martin W. J910.45 SANDLER

The Whydah : a Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

Describes what happened when a slave ship that was captured by pirates in 1717, packed with plunder, was sunk by a brutal storm, and the expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.…

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by Collard, Sneed B. J591.57 COLLARD

Catching Air : Taking the Leap with Gliding Animals

Only a select few animals are able to glide long distances through air, but they include an amazing variety-- even a few species of frogs and snakes. Catching Air takes us around the planet to meet these animals and explore why this gravity-defying talent has evolved in animals, amphibians, and reptiles.…

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Let's Knit.

An introduction to knitting for beginners explains the basics, including how to cast on and cast off, knit and purl stitches, and joining a new color, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions for simple projects to practice skills.…

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by Gutman, Dan J500 GUTMAN

Space, Humans, and Farts

Presents a treasury of facts and trivia from all branches of science, including topics on astronomy, chemistry, physics, biology, and the human body.…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J578.77 HIRSCH

Birds Vs. Blades? : Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.…

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by Gutman, Dan J973 GUTMAN

My Weird School Fast Facts. Explorers, Presidents, and Toilets

Presents a treasury of facts and stories from U.S. history, including that the word "independence" does not appear in the Declaration of Independence and that World War I soldiers used glowworms to help them see at night.…

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by Alexander, Kwame J808.1 ALEXAND

Out of Wonder : Poems Celebrating Poets

Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.…

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by Ure, James W., JB SILVER URE

Seized by the Sun : the Life and Disappearance of World War Ii Pilot Gertrude To

Presents the life of the American air pilot who overcame a stuttering handicap to become a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II and who disappeared in a flight from Los Angeles in 1944.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J973.099 KRULL

A Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies

Find out what our country's First Ladies thought, did, and advocated for as they moved into the White House. Why did the Patriots love Martha Washington? What causes did Eleanor Roosevelt support and lead? What did Jacqueline Kennedy do to establish her legacy long after she left the White House? How did Hillary Clinto…

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by Garbe, Suzanne J523.72 GARBE

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun : Sun Dogs, Lunar Eclipses, and Green Flas

"Scientific explanations of natural phenomena caused by the Sun"--…

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

Presents facts about such topics as geography, biology, and culture.…

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by Osborne, Linda Barrett, J940.373 OSBORNE

Come on In, America : the United States in World War I

The "Great War" in Europe started in 1914, but it wasn't until April 6, 1917 that the United States declared war on Germany and joined World War I. German submarine attacks on American ships in March 1917 were the overt motive for declaring war, but the underlying reasons were far more complex. Even after the United St…

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by Maraniss, Andrew J796.323 MARANIS

Strong Inside : the True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's C

Perry Wallace was born at an historic crossroads in U.S. history. He entered kindergarten the year that the Brown v. Board of Education decision led to integrated schools, allowing blacks and whites to learn side by side. A week after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, Wallace enrolled in high school and…

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by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, J323.448 KYI

Eyes and Spies : How You're Tracked and Why You Should Know

"This book looks at the way information and data is collected and used by individuals, governments, companies, and organizations. Arguments for both increased security and increased privacy are offered, encouraging readers to think critically about the issues. Topics relevant to children are included, such as being tra…

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by Lyons, Heather J005.1 LYONS

Coding to Create and Communicate

"From sending messages to creating music, computers are used in many ways. Through fun activities, simple graphics, and clear text, this book shows readers not only what computers are used for but how these different applications work. Readers will also be reminded about responsible and safe ways to use computers."--…

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by Farrell, Mary Cronk JB SELLINS FARRELL

Fannie Never Flinched : One Woman's Courage in the Struggle for American Labor U

Fannie Sellins (1872-1919) lived during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization, when the Carnegies and Morgans wore jewels while their laborers wore rags. Fannie dreamed that America could achieve its ideals of equality and justice for all, and she sacrificed her life to help that dream come true. Fannie became a…

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by Nelson, S. D. JB RED CLOUD NELSON

Red Cloud : a Lakota Story of War and Surrender

"This book is the story of the Lakota and how they were forced onto a reservation, told from the point of view of Red Cloud, warrior and chief of the Lakota. It is a heavily illustrated account, with both text and illustrations by S. D. Nelson."--Providedby publisher.…

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by Vanden-Heuvel, John C., J006.74 VANDEN

Web Design for Kids

Basic coding concepts are introduced in a fun, easy-to-understand format. Kids will meet HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, three "characters" who each play an important role in making a web page.…

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by Page, Sam, JB CURRY PAGE

On the Court With...stephen Curry

"Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography. Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He's also a dedicated husband, father, and philanth…

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by Lakin, Patricia, J629.2272 LAKIN

Bicycles

"Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process. Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got hisfirst job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spe…

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by Bowen, Meurig J780.9 BOWEN

The School of Music

Introduces aspiring musicians to different instruments and genres of music, and provides an overview of music theory.…

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by Collard, Sneed B. J595.7 COLLARD

Insects : the Most Fun Bug Book Ever

Presents a look at insects, describing their physical features, defense mechanisms, communication skills, life cycle, predatory behavior, and the adaptation abilities that make them one of the most successful life forms on Earth.…

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by Jenner, Caryn J920.72 JENNER

Amazing Women

Shares the experiences of important women in history, including Aung San Suu Kyi, Arianna Huffington, and Madam C.J. Walker.…

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by Elton, Sarah, J613.262 ELTON

Meatless? : a Fresh Look at What You Eat

"Meatless Mondays. Eat less meat for climate change. Trendy vegan bake shops. Cage-free chicken campaigns on Youtube. Happy meat vs. industrial beef. Flexitiarianism. Mark Bittman's Vegan before 6 pm. Across North America, people are talking a lot about meat. Whether to eat it, or not. Whether to go vegan. Or, if they'…

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by Lyons, Heather J005.1 LYONS

Kids Get Coding. Learn to Program

What do programs tell computers to do? And how are they written? Programs are instructions that computers follow. Learn about different programming languages, coding rules and bugs, and how to solve problems.…

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by Nyberg, Jeanette J741.2 NYBERG

Tangle Art & Drawing Games for Kids : a Silly Book for Creative and Visual Think

"Tangle Art and Drawing Games for Kids is perfect for families who want to sneak a little more creativity into their lives and have fun doing it. It's about exploring, experimenting, and getting lost in creativity. It's not focused on goals, but on enjoying the process.Professional artist Jeanette Nyberg brings to life…

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Virtual Reality

"Learn all about virtual reality technology, from the earliest breakthroughs to the latest advances."--…

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by Paquette, Ammi-Joan J570 PAQUETT

Two Truths and a Lie : It's Alive!

Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower -- a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn't live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pac…

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by Goyer, Tricia J242.8 GOYER

Prayers That Changed History : from Christopher Columbus to Helen Keller, How Go

Stories of twenty-five notable people are presented along with how prayer changed their lives and changed history. Following each historical example is a biblical story that ties to that person's life and actions, as well as ways you can use the power of prayer in your life as well.…

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by Howell, Catherine Herbert J597.9 HOWELL

Reptiles & Amphibians

Provides a guide to reptiles and amphibians found in North America, including information on the animal's size, habitat, and behavior, identification tips, and jokes.…

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by Hansen, Dustin J794.8 HANSEN

Game On! : Video Game History from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and Mor

"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--…

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by Macy, Sue J629.283 MACY

Motor Girls : How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Centu

Presents the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women.…

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by Roy, Katherine J599.67 ROY

How to Be an Elephant : Growing Up in the African Wild

This nonfiction picture book follows an elephant's growth from a newborn calf to a full-grown adult in one of the most socially and structurally complex family groups on earth.--…

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by Enz, Tammy J745.5 ENZ

Recycled Science : Bring out Your Science Genius with Soda Bottles, Potato Chip

"Details how to use cardboard tubes, craft sticks, plastic bottles and jugs, and snack packages in projects that demostrate scientific principles"--…

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

Presents facts about such topics as geography, biology, and culture.--…

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by Veness, Kimberley, J630 VENESS

Let's Eat : Sustainable Food for a Hungry Planet

Emphasizes the importance of identifying the origin of food, describing such environments as urban foodscapes and small farms throughout the world.…

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Paper Circuits

"Learn how to create your own electrical circuits from paper with these fun activities."--…

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Weather, Weather

Combines text and original artwork in a meditation on weather and how it affects humans using photographs from the Museum of Modern Art.…

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by Michelson, Richard JB NIMOY MICHELS

Fascinating : the Life of Leonard Nimoy

Once there was a boy named Leonard who loved to sing and to act. His parents were immigrants who felt like aliens in America, and certainly didn't understand Leonard's drive to perform. "Learn to play the accordion," his father told him. "Actors starve, but at least musicians can eke out a living." But Leonard reached …

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by Lee, Susan Schader J975.3 LEE

Secrets of Our Nation's Capital : Weird and Wonderful Facts About Washington, Dc

A treasury of facts and trivia about Washington, D.C. includes entries about the Capitol basement's ghost cat, the one-eared bust of President Lincoln, and the famous memorials at the National Mall.…

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by Siy, Alexandra J523.4 SIY

Voyager's Greatest Hits : the Epic Trek to Interstellar Space

A brief history and discussion of the planets and outer space objects encountered by spacecraft Voyager.…

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by Stabler, David J709.22 STABLER

Kid Artists : True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world's most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you!…

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Under Earth : Under Water

An exploration of underground and undersea life depicts creatures and elements that vary from burrowing animals to man-made tunnels.…

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by Wainewright, Max J005.1 WAINEWR

Code Your Own Games : 20 Games to Create with Scratch

With the help of robots and step-by-step instructions, this book provides all the code needed to build, play, and share 20 games using Scratch. The games are split across five difficulty levels.…

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! : Wild & Wacky Edition 2017

Features crazy facts, new discoveries, and weird wonders of the world, including watermelon bagels in Japan, frozen waves in Massachusetts, and a trampoline road in Russia.…

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by Sweigart, Al J005.133 SWEIGAR

Scratch Programming Playground : Learn to Program by Making Cool Games

An introduction to the colorful drag-and-drop programming language shares numerous projects that use engaging video games, from Maze Runner to Breakout, to introduce programming fundamentals and basic coding.…

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by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J578.77 HIRSCH

Birds Vs. Blades? : Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

Wind farms along the Atlantic coastline provide sources of clean energy but are dangerous to migrating seabirds. Find out how scientists are working to ensure that the windmills won't spell disaster for the millions of seabirds that play a critical role in the ocean food web. As they discover more about the birds' migr…

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by Reilly, Kathleen M. J551.136 REILLY

Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates : Discover What Happens when the Earth's Crust Mov

Explains how plate tectonics causes earthquakes and volcanoes, discussing the movement of the Earth's crust and offering twenty-five science activities to explore geological principles.…

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by MacCarry, Noel JB SEEGER MACCARR

Who Was Pete Seeger?

Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.…

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by Michelson, Richard JB NIMOY MICHELS

Fascinating : the Life of Leonard Nimoy

Presents a portrait of the late actor best known as Spock from "Star Trek," including his early dreams of becoming an entertainer and the ways his character reflected his experiences of being different.…

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by Eszterhas, Suzi J599.752 ESZTERH

Moto and Me : My Year As a Wildcat's Foster Mom

"This is the story of Suzi and her personal rescue and rehabilitation of an orphaned serval cat named Moto. Ultimately, Moto was able to return to the wild because of Suzi's dedication to being the best foster mom she could be - and it wasn't easy! She was camping alone in the bush in Kenya, with very little contact wi…

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by Stine, Megan JB SOTOMAYOR STINE

Who is Sonia Sotomayor?

Describes the life and accomplishments of the United States Supreme Court justice.…

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by Alexander, Kwame J808.1 ALEXAND

Out of Wonder : Poems Celebrating Poets

Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed po…

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Weather, Weather

Combines text and original artwork in a meditation on the nature of weather and the environment, that reflects on vintage photographs from the Museum of Modern Art.…

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by Ellison, Katie JB MARLEY ELLISON

Who Was Bob Marley?

"Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive sty…

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by Castaldo, Nancy F. J591.513 CASTALD

Beastly Brains : Exploring How Animals Talk, Think, and Feel

"In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a…

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by Barnard, Bryn J578.77 BARNARD

The New Ocean : the Fate of Life in a Changing Sea

Presents the fates of six ocean dwellers, jellyfish, orcas, sea turtles, tuna, corals, and blue-green algae, and describes how each of them is affected by human actions which are making the ocean warmer and more polluted.…

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Under Earth : Under Water

Hundreds of fascinating facts are waiting to be unearthed in this book from Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski, the creative duo behind 'Maps'. Dive below the surface, and find out what happens under the earth and under the water. From early submarines and deep-sea life, to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels - you w…

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by Nelson, S. D. JB RED CLOUD NELSON

Red Cloud : a Lakota Story of War and Surrender

A leader among the Lakota during the 1860s, Chief Red Cloud deeply opposed white expansion into Native American territory. He rejected treaties from the United States government and instead united the warriors of the Lakota and nearby tribes, becoming the only Native American to win a war against the U.S. Army. Despite…

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by Goyer, Tricia J242.8 GOYER

Prayers That Changed History : from Christopher Columbus to Helen Keller, How Go

Profiles twenty-five Christians who used prayer to help shape their lives and the history of the world, from early martyr Polycarp and the Roman emperor Constantine to modern Christians like Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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by West, Tracey, J791.4572 WEST

Yu-gi-oh! : Official Handbook

"This is it -- kids' one-stop shop to the exciting world of Yu-Gi-Oh! It's the must-have guide to the popular TV show and trading-card game. Now, for the first time, everything fans ever wanted to know about the world of Yu-Gi-Oh is in one place. We've got all the monsters, all the duels, and all the stats and facts."-…

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by Lasky, Kathryn JB NEWTON LASKY

Newton's Rainbow : the Revolutionary Discoveries of a Young Scientist

"A picture-book biography of young Isaac Newton, who "discovered" gravity, developed calculus, and uncovered the secrets of light and color"--…

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by Bow, James J629.892 BOW

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Robotics

"In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let reade…

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by Veness, Kimberley, J630 VENESS

Let's Eat : Sustainable Food for a Hungry Planet

"Explores where the food we eat comes from and what the future of farming look like"--…

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