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20 RECIPES KIDS SHOULD KNOW
by Washburn, Esme, author.
J 641.512 WAS
The perfect book for children, this fun and engaging cookbook is written and photographed by a pair of young sisters for budding chefs. Whether they're helping stir cake batter or producing their own YouTube cooking channel, kids of all ages are getting increasingly busy in the kitchen. This cookbook features twenty classic recipes that are fun, healthy, adaptable, and easy to prepare. From banana bread and the perfect grilled cheese to breaded chicken and apple pie, each recipe is written in a clear, accessible style that young cooks of every level will be able to follow. The author is a young chef whose love of cooking developed from her own family's food traditions like baking popovers with her grandmother and Sunday-night pizza making. By teaching kids basic recipes that can be adapted in endless ways, this book is the perfect launching pad to finding their way around the kitchen -- or launching their own cooking careers.-- Provided by publisher.
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
by Gaertner, Meg, author.
JB HAMILTON
This book introduces readers to the life of one of our country's first leaders, Alexander Hamilton, who helped create the United States as we know it today. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
AMAZING APP DEVELOPERS
by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
J 005.25 HUD
Who wants to be an app developer? In this title, prospective app developers will meet pioneers in the app development field, examine the history of app development, learn what app developers do, the software they use, where they work, and mobile devices' effects on the industry.
ANACONDAS
by Golkar, Golriz, author.
J 597.9678 GOL
This book introduces readers to the largest snake in the world: the anaconda. Readers learn about the life cycle, behavior, physical characteristics, and habitat of anacondas. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning.
ANCIENT ALIENS : DID HISTORIC CONTACT HAPPEN?
by Thomas, Rachael L., author.
J 001.942 THO
Explores famous accounts of extraordinary encounters with aliens. Includes scientific studies into unbelievable events.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
ANIMAL KINGDOM
by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.
J 590 PAR
ART SHOW
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.
J 707.5 LOH
[G]uides students as they conceive and set up their own art show for their friends and community.-- Publisher's website.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE : CAN COMPUTERS TAKE OVER?
by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.
J 006.3 FEL
BABYSITTERS CLUB
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 649.1024 LOH
Babysitters' Club guides students as they set up and operate their own babysitters' club for their community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
BAKE SALE
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 664.752 LOH
Bake Sale guides students as they conceive and set up their own bake sale for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension-- Provided by publisher.
BAND
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.
J 784.023 LOH
[G]uides students as they organize their own band for their friends and community.-- Publisher's website.
BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 796.323 LOH
Presents information to help students plan and execute their own basketball tournament for their friends and community.
BOARD GAME TOURNAMENT
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 794 LOH
Board Game Tournament guides students as they conceive and set up their own board game tournament for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
BREAKING BARRIERS : THE STORY OF JACKIE ROBINSON
by Burgan, Michael, author.
JB ROBINSON
In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the breaking of the color barrier in baseball.
CAN YOU CRACK THE CODE? : A FASCINATING HISTORY OF CIPHERS AND CRYPTOGRAPHY
Codes can carry big secrets! Throughout history, lots of good guys and lots of bad guys have used codes to keep their messages under wraps. This fun and flippable nonfiction features stories of hidden treasures, war-time maneuverings, and contemporary hacking as well as explaining the mechanics behind the codes in accessible and kid friendly forms. Sidebars call out activities that invite the reader to try their own hand at cracking and crafting their own secret messages. This is the launch of an exciting new series that invites readers into a STEM topic through compelling historical anecdotes, scientific backup, and DIY projects.-- Provided by publisher.
CHAMELEONS
by Golkar, Golriz.
J 597.95 GOL
This book introduces readers to the color-changing lizard of the rain forest: the chameleon. Readers learn about the life cycle, behavior, physical characteristics, and habitat of chameleons.
THE COMPLETE JUNIOR CHEF COOKBOOK
Master your favorite recipes with this ultimate collection of kid-friendly dishes, plus all the techniques, tips, and tricks you'll need to make them! From waffles and tacos to Buddha bowls and brownies, these easy-to-make recipes will soon have you covered from breakfast through dinner, snack time, and dessert.
CRAFT FAIR
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 745.5 LOH
Provides tips for organizing and overseeing a craft fair.
CREATIVE PODCAST PRODUCERS
by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
J 006.7 HUD
Who wants to produce podcasts? In this title, prospective podcast producers will meet pioneers in the podcasting field, examine the history of podcasting, and learn about what podcasting entails, the tools used to create podcasts, and trends in the podcast industry. Table of contents, infographics, timeline, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
CROW
by Lajiness, Katie, author.
J 970.3 CROW
Crow people. Covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.
CRYPTOZOOLOGY : COULD UNEXPLAINED CREATURES BE REAL?
by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
J 001.944 BOR
DAKOTA
by Lajiness, Katie, author.
J 970.3 DAKOTA
Dakota people. Covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.
DEFORESTATION AND HABITAT LOSS
by Simmons, Jaime, author.
J 333.75 SIM
DOCUMENTARY FILM
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 791.436 LOH
Documentary Film guides students as they conceive and create their own documentary film for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
DOG-WALKING BUSINESS
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 636.1083 LOH
Dog-Walking Business guides students as they set up and operate their own dog-walking business for their community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.-- Provided by publisher.
DYNAMIC WEBSITE DEVELOPERS
by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
J 006.7 HUD
Who wants to develop websites? In this title, prospective website developers will meet pioneers in the website development industry, examine the history of website development, and learn about marking and scripting, how to optimize search engines, and future trends in the industry.
ESP : DOES A SIXTH SENSE EXIST?
by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
J 133.82 BOR
Readers will examine the history of ESP, mind reading, remote viewing, future seers and more before deciding for themselves! -- Publisher's website.
EYEWITNESS ENERGY
by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20-, author.
J 531.6 GRE
Introduces energy, discussing where it comes from, how it can change forms, and how it affects the planet.
FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.
J 794.8 LOH
Explains the rules of a fantasy league game, which provides a new way of appreciating the performance of individual players and becoming involved in major league football.
FLYING DEEP : CLIMB INSIDE DEEP-SEA SUBMERSIBLE ALVIN
by Cusolito, Michelle, author.
J 627.704 CUS
Climb aboard Alvin, the famous deep-sea submersible credited with helping to find the Titanic, and take a trip two miles down to the bottom of the ocean. Experience a day in the life of an Alvin pilot and join scientists at the seafloor to collect samples and conduct research. Along the way, discover what one wears, eats, and talks about during a typical eight-hour trip in a underwater craft and find out more about the animals that live deep in our oceans. Extensive back matter explains how Alvin works, describes the author's research, and includes a glossary and further reading.--Amazon.com.
GARFIELD SNACK PACK  VOLUME TWO
In this volume, Jon and Liz both meet new suitors, the gang becomes the cast for a new reality TV show, a ghouish guest crashes the Halloween party, and the Lasagna Monster hits the beach -- Page [4] of cover.
GEORGE WASHINGTON
by Ransom, Candice F., 1952- author.
JB WASHINGTON
A biography of George Washington.
GIFTED GAME DESIGNERS
by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
J 794.8 HUD
Who wants to design games? In this title, prospective game designers will meet pioneers in the game design field, examine the history of game design, and learn about how games are created, the move from arcades to homes, and future trends in the game design industry.
GORILLAS
by Golkar, Golriz, author.
J 599.884 GOL
This book introduces readers to the largest of the great apes: the gorilla. Readers learn about the life cycle, behavior, physical characteristics, and habitat of gorillas.
HAUNTED HOUSE
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 745.5941 LOH
Guides students as they conceive and set up their own haunted house for their friends and community.
HELPFUL HACKERS
by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
J 005.8 HUD
Who wants to be a helpful hacker? In this title, prospective helpful hackerswill meet pioneers in the hacking industry, examine the history of hacking, learn how to differentiate between good and bad hacks, stop security threats, and future trends in the industry.
HIDDEN WOMEN : THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN MATHEMATICIANS OF NASA WHO HELPED AMERICA WIN THE SPACE RACE
Includes stories about Katherine Johnson, Miriam Mann, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Annie Easley, and Christine Darden. Four female African-American mathematicians literally made it possible to launch US rockets and astronauts into space. Hidden Women tells the thrilling tale of how women contributed, the struggles and resistance each experienced, and the amazing result.
HILDEGARD OF BINGEN : SCIENTIST, COMPOSER, HEALER & SAINT
by Demi, author, illustrator.
JB HILDEGARD
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was one of the most remarkable and influential women of her time. Blessed with an astonishing array of talents, she was at once a mystic, abbess, scientist, doctor, nutritionist, composer, writer, linguist, and artist. Such was her widespread fame that bishops, popes, and kings, as well as humble peasants, sought out her wise counsel. Find out more about Hildegard of Bingen's life in this beautifully illustrated book by award-winning author, Demi.
I AM HERMES! : MISCHIEF-MAKING MESSENGER OF THE GODS
by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.
J 292.211 GER
A laugh-out-loud graphic-novel rendering of the story of Hermes, the fun-loving messenger of the gods, draws on classical mythology to depict how his mischievous antics led to the invention of music. The world! the newly born Hermes says. It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all! This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later redeems himself by outwitting the giant brothers Otus and Ephialtes, who have kidnapped Mars. These adventures and more, all derived from classical mythology, are told with great humor as well as a twenty-first century sensibility by the colossally talented Mordicai Gerstein. The art in this graphic novel is truly spectacular, with 250 illustration executed by a master.
IMPROV SHOW
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 792.028 LOH
JAGUARS
by Golkar, Golriz, author.
J 599.755 GOL
This book introduces readers to the largest cat of the Americas: the jaguar. Readers learn about the life cycle, behavior, physical characteristics, and habitat of jaguars.
LOOK, A JELLYFISH!
by Kenan, Tessa, author.
J 593.53 KEN
Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about jellyfish. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills.
MAGIC SHOW
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.
J 793.8 LOH
Offers step-by-step guidance for hosting a magic show, including organizing the event, learning tricks, and running the show.
MASTER COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS
by Balsley, Christine E., author.
J 005.1 BAL
Who wants to be a computer programmer? In this title, prospective computer programmers will meet pioneers in the computer programming field, examine the history of computers, programming, and languages and learn about the development of the World Wide Web, the rise of the home computer, and the future of programming. Table of contents, infographics, timeline, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. -- Amazon.com.
ME AND MY AMAZING BODY
by Sweeney, Joan, 1930-2017, author.
J 612 SWE
A boy describes how his skin, bones, muscles, brain, blood, heart, lunchs, and stomach receive energy and function as parts of her body.-- Adapted from publisher's description.
ME ON THE MAP
by Sweeney, Joan, 1930-2017, author.
J 912.04 SWE
A child describes how her room, her house, her town, her state, and her country become part of a map of her world.
THE MONDAY THAT WOULDN
by Davis, Jim, creator.
J 741.5 DAV
MORTALS AND IMMORTALS OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
by Rachmühl, Françoise, 1931- author.
J 292.13 RAC
The stories of the Greek mortals and immortals, and their legendary exploits, tower as tall now as they have for thousands of years. Join the twleve gods at the top of Mount Olympus, and learn the tales of Greek heroines and heroes, who performed extraordinary feats of strength, bravery, and intelligence--Page [4] of cover.;The stories of the Greek mortals and immortals and their legendary exploits tower as tall now as they have for thousands of years. Join the twelve gods at the top of Mount Olympus, and learn the tales of Greek heroines and heroes, who performed extraordinary feats of strength, bravery, and intelligence. This sumptuously illustrated collection of classic myths will reveal all their secrets, even the most incredibles ones.--Publisher's description.
MY HAPPY YEAR BY E  BLUEBIRD
by Meisel, Paul, author, illustrator.
J 598.842 MEI
Narrative non-fiction, in journal form, relates the first year in the life of an Eastern bluebird.-- Provided by publisher.
NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 363.72 LOH
Neighborhood Cleanup guides students as they conceive and set up a neighborhood cleanup with their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
NELSON MANDELA
by Krensky, Stephen, author.
JB MANDELA
Describes the life and accomplishments of the South African activist and politician who opposed apartheid and became the country's first black head of state after being imprisoned for twenty-seven years.
OJIBWE
by Lajiness, Katie, author.
J 970.3 OJIBWA
Ojibwe people. Covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.
ORGANIC GARDEN
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 635.987 LOH
Organic Garden guides students as they conceive and set up their own organic garden for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
PAUL BUNYAN
by Smith, Andrea P., author.
J GN 398.2 SMI
Relates in graphic novel format some of the exploits of Paul Bunyan, a lumberjack said to be taller than the trees whose pet was a blue ox named Babe.
PAWNEE
by Lajiness, Katie, author.
J 970.3 PAWNEE
This title introduces readers to the Pawnee people and covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.
RED-EYED TREE FROGS
by Golkar, Golriz, author.
J 597.87 GOL
This book introduces readers to one of the most colorful frogs in the world: the red-eyed tree frog. Readers learn about the life cycle, behavior, physical characteristics, and habitat of red-eyed tree frogs.
THE SCIENCE OF FLIGHT : THE AIR-AMAZING TRUTH ABOUT PLANES AND HELICOPTERS
Introduces the reader to the science of flight.-- Provided by publisher.
SURPRISE PARTY
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 793.2 LOH
Surprise Party guides students as they conceive and set up their own surprise party for their friends and family--Amazon.com.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
by Ransom, Candice F., 1952- author.
JB JEFFERSON
A biography of Thomas Jefferson.
TIME CAPSULE
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 902.84 LOH
Time Capsule guides students as they conceive and execute their own time capsule for their friends and community.
TIME TRAVEL : IS VISITING THE PAST AND FUTURE POSSIBLE?
by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
J 530.11 BOR
Readers will examine the history of time travel, Project Pegasus, famous time travel literature, time slippage, the theory of relativity and more before deciding for themselves!
TOP 10 TOUGHEST FOOTBALL PLAYERS
by Gigliotti, Jim, author.
J 796.332 GIG
Presents the toughest football players, including stats, stories, and facts to help each reader have their own opinion. .
TOUCANS
by Golkar, Golriz, author.
J 598.72 GOL
TRAINING COURSE
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 796.426 LOH
Describes what it means to create a training course, overviews the people and equipment needed, offers ways to set up the course and obstacles, and gives tips to run a successful event.
UFOS : ARE ALIEN AIRCRAFT OVERHEAD?
by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
J 001.942 BOR
UFOs: Are Alien Aircraft Overhead? Readers will examine the history of UFOs, Roswell, alien abduction, Area 51 and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
WHERE IS THE SERENGETI?
by Medina, Nico, 1982-
J 916.78 MED
Each year, over 1.5 million wildebeest make a harrowing journey (more than one thousand miles!) between Tanzania and Kenya. They are in search of new land to graze. Even if these creatures avoid vicious attacks from lions and crocodiles, they could still fall prey to thirst, hunger, and exhaustion. This book not only follows the exciting Migration, but also tells about the other creatures and peoples that co-exist along these beautiful landscapes of the Serengeti.
YOUR AMAZING DIGESTION FROM MOUTH THROUGH INTESTINE
by Settel, Joanne, author.
J 612.3 SET
With supercool facts, clever rhyme, and hilarious illustrations by Steve Björkman, acclaimed author Joanne Settel will answer kids' most burning questions about their bodies in this fascinating, fun exploration of the science of our digestion.-- Provided by publisher.
YOUTUBE CHANNEL
by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
J 006.754 LOH
YouTube Channel guides students as they conceive and maintain their own YouTube channel for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

 


 

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