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ADJECTIVES
by Heinrichs, Ann, author.
J 428.3 HEI
Provides an introduction to the adjective, discussing grammar rules and word usage.
ADVERBS
by Heinrichs, Ann, author.
J 428.2 HEI
Provides an introduction to the adverb, discussing grammar rules and word usage.
ARCTIC FOXES
by Alkire, Jessie, author.
J 599.776 ALK
This title takes readers to Arctic fox habitats to understand why they are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save Arctic foxes and ultimately, Earth. Sidebars, maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, and a fact sheet. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
ARCTIC HARES
by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.
J 599.328 PET
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Arctic hares. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY : TURNING THE TIDE OF WORLD WAR II
by Mara, Wil, author.
J 940.54 MAR
Introduces the Battle of Midway, places it in the context of the naval war in the Pacific during World War II, and describes the events of the battle and its results.
BICHONS FRISES
by Shaffer, Lindsay, author.
J 636.72 SHA
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to bichons frises. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
BONE COLLECTION  ANIMALS
by Colson, Rob, 1971- author.
J 573.76 COL
Features illustrated animal skeletons and provides facts about their anatomy.
BRITTANYS
by Shaffer, Lindsay, author.
J 636.71 SHA
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Brittanys. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
CANADA LYNX
by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
J 599.753 BOR
"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Canada lynx. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
CHINESE GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHOLOGY
by Gagne, Tammy, author.
J 299.51 GAG
Chinese mythology is filled with many important subjects including stories of creationand destruction and many creatures of Chinese mythology.
COLLARED LEMMINGS
by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.
J 599.358 PET
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to collared lemmings. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
DAISY BATES AND THE LITTLE ROCK NINE
by Harris, Duchess, author.
JB BATES
In 1954, segregation in public schools was banned. But the road to desegregate American schools was long and difficult. Activist Daisy Bates helped nine black students integrate Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine explores their legacy.
THE DIAMOND AND THE BOY : THE CREATION OF DIAMONDS & THE LIFE OF H  TRACY HALL
A biography of the chemist H. Tracy Hall explores his life and the machine he built that created artificial diamonds.
DID YOU BURP? : HOW TO ASK QUESTIONS    OR NOT!
by Sayre, April Pulley, author.
J 428.2 SAY
Describes what a question is, how to form one correctly, and when it is appropriate to ask one.
EGYPTIAN GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHOLOGY
by Gagne, Tammy, author.
J 299.31 GAG
Discusses Egyptian mythology and its origins, the structure of the mythological world, and the gods, goddesses, and heroes featured in legend.
HARP SEALS
by Alkire, Jessie, author.
J 599.7929 ALK
This title takes readers to harp seal habitats to understand why harp seals are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save harp seals and ultimately, Earth.
HOORAY FOR WOMEN!
by Williams, Marcia, 1945- author, illustrator
J 920.72 WIL
Discover and celebrate the accomplishments of more than seventy women from all over the world and throughhout history.
IF YOU WERE A KID IN A MEDIEVAL CASTLE
by Gregory, Josh, author.
J 940.1 GRE
As the son of a medieval lord, Henry has lived in a castle all his life. When he learns that he must leave home to begin training to be a knight, he turns to his friend Margaret for help. But as a worker in the castle's kitchen, Margaret is envious of Henry's opportunity to see more of the world. Get a glimpse into medieval times by following these two friends as they explore the castle and meet a variety of colorful characters.
INDIAN GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHOLOGY
by Gagne, Tammy, author.
J 294.51 GAG
Indian mythology is filled with many important subjects, including best known Hindu stories and creatures steeped in Indian mythology.
INSIDE 3D PRINTERS
by LaPierre, Yvette, 1963- author.
J 681.62 LAP
"Today, people use 3D printers to build houses, airplane parts, food, and even living tissue. Inside 3D Printers introduces readers to the uses of 3D printers, the hardware and software that make 3D printers possible, and the future of 3D printing technology" -- Provided by publisher.
INSIDE DRONES
by Conley, Kate A., 1977- author.
J 623.74 CON
"Advanced technology has become a part of everyday life. It helps us print prosthetic limbs, check our heart rate on the move, enter virtual worlds, and video chat with people around the globe. Inside Technology studies the hardware, software, and everything in between that makes popular devices work. Learn how these inventions make modern life possible, and discover how researchers are working to push these technologies even further" -- Page 4 of cover.
INSIDE ELECTRIC CARS
by Eschbach, Christina, author.
J 629.22 ESC
INSIDE GPS
by LaPierre, Yvette, 1963- author.
J 629.04 LAP
Introduces GPS technology, describing how the worldwide navigation system was invented, how satellites and ground stations work together, and how the technology is used by the military and civilians.
INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED : HOW A TEAM OF WOMEN CODED THE FUTURE
"The nonfiction story of a team of women innovators, Jean Jennings Bartik, Kay McNulty Mauchly, and Betty Snyder Holberton, who programmed early computer ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)"-- Provided by publisher.
INTERJECTIONS
by Heinrichs, Ann, author.
J 428.2 HEI
Provides an introduction to the grammar rules and word usage of interjections, discussing punctuation and cultural interjections.
JUST FEEL : HOW TO BE STRONGER, HAPPIER, HEALTHER, AND MORE
by Chopra, Mallika, author.
J 152.4 CHO
Presents a guide to empowerment that counsels readers on how to harness their emotional awareness to promote independence and problem-solving.
THE KIDS
by McGillian, Jamie Kyle, author.
J 332.024 MCG
A financial guide for kids, featuring the latest information and new illustrations. It explains how to create a budget, make big bucks, invest your earnings, and donate to charity. Includes advice on understanding the difference between needs and wants, getting the most from an allowance, becoming an entrepreneur, and sharing the wealth.
KNIGHTS AND CASTLES
by Matthews, Rupert, author.
J 940.1 MAT
Presents facts about castles and knights, describing court life and heroic actions.
LEBRON JAMES VS  MICHAEL JORDAN
by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.
J 796.323 HOW
LIVING THROUGH WORLD WAR I
by Eboch, M. M., author.
J 940.3 EBO
What was it like to live through World War I? What events encouraged the United States to join the war? How were the lives of ordinary people affected? How did the war change the status of women and African Americans? Discover how a worldwide conflict affected America during the war and for decades to come, and learn the surprising benefits that came out of a tragic conflict.
THE MAKING OF MOTOWN
by Harris, Duchess, author.
J 781.64 HAR
Discusses the history of Motown and its contributions to popular music.
MAYA, INCAS, AND AZTECS
by Williams, Brian, 1943- author.
J 972.81 WIL
Presents facts about the Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations, covering daily life, religion, art and technology, and where they are now.
MUSK OXEN
by Alkire, Jessie, author.
J 599.64 ALK
Due to climate change and other threats, many arctic animals are in danger of going extinct. Arctic Animals at Risk is a series where you can learn about the hardy animals that live in one of the most extreme habitats on Earth, what they eat, how they raise their young, how they can withstand sub-zero temperatures as well as ways you can help save them.
MUSLIM GIRLS RISE : INSPIRATIONAL CHAMPIONS OF OUR TIME
by Mir, Saira, author.
J 305.23 MIR
Nineteen contemporary Muslim women who followed their passions and rose up to make huge contributions in science, activism, fashion, film, sports, education, and many other areas, making the world a better place for everyone-all by refusing to give up.
MY FAMILY DIVIDED : ONE GIRL
by Guerrero, Diane, 1986- author.
JB GUERRERO
"The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"-- Provided by publisher.
NARWHALS
by Alkire, Jessie.
J 599.543 ALK
This title takes readers to narwhal habitats to understand why narwhals are at risk, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to save narwhals and ultimately, Earth.
NORSE GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHOLOGY
by Buckey, A. W., author.
J 293.13 BUC
Discusses Norse mythology and its origins, the structure of the mythological world, and the gods, goddesses, and heroes featured in legend.
ONEY JUDGE : ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY AND THE PRESIDENT
by Harris, Duchess, author.
JB JUDGE
President George Washington and his wife enslaved more than 150 people in the mid-1700s. In 1796, one of their slaves escaped. Her name was Oney "Ona" Judge. Oney Judge: Escape from Slavery and the President's House explores her story and her legacy.
ORCHESTRA
by Nuovo, Avalon, author.
J 784.2 NUO
"From atmospheric movie soundtracks to exhilarating live performances, the dazzling sound of the orchestra is unmistakable. Meet the performers who bring the music to life, the instruments that take center stage, and discover the beauty behind each and every note." -- Provided by publisher
A PICTURE BOOK OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON
by Adler, David A., author.
JB HAMILTON
From his youth in the Caribbean to his immigration to New York City, this picture book covers the highlights of Alexander Hamilton's legacy, including his part in the American revolution, his influence on the monetary system we still use today, and his tragic death. Matt Collin's hyperrealistic art style will transport readers right alongside Hamilton, while David A. Adler deftly chronicles pivotal moments in the Founding Father's short but hugely influential life. A time line is included.
POLKA DOT PARADE : A BOOK ABOUT BILL CUNNINGHAM
by Blumenthal, Deborah, author.
JB CUNNINGHAM
Describes the life and work of the hatmaker-turned-photographer, detailing how he used his passion and talent to uncover the hidden stories that people's clothes told about fashion, individuality, and freedom.
REINDEER
by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.
J 599.658 PET
"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to reindeer. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"-- Provided by publisher.
RISE! : FROM CAGED BIRD TO POET OF THE PEOPLE, MAYA ANGELOU
by Hegedus, Bethany, author.
JB ANGELOU
"A biography of African American writer, performer, and activist Maya Angelou, who turned a childhood of trauma and emotional pain to become one of the most inspiring voices of our lifetime. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources."-- Provided by publisher.
ROMAN GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHOLOGY
by Sherman, Patrice, author.
J 292 SHE
Romulus, founder of Rome Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and beautiful spirits called nymphs are well-known subjects of Roman mythology. Roman Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Roman mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.
ROME
by Chrisp, Peter, author.
J 937 CHR
Describes the history and civilization of ancient Rome, from how gladiators fought and what daily life was like for people in Rome to the events at Pompeii.
SAVING THE GRIZZLY BEAR
by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.
J 599.784 KEN
"In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the grizzly bear came back from the brink of extinction. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these predators make a comeback."-- Provided by publisher.
STEPHEN BIESTY
by Biesty, Stephen, illlustrator.
J 940.1 BIE
Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.
STEPHEN BIESTY
by Biesty, Stephen, illustrator.
J 620 BIE
This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings. Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on inside. See the people swarming inside the Empire State Building, the workers busy backstage at the opera house, and where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet. Included also are two impressive fold-outs showing an ocean liner and a steam train. There are lots of fun facts to be discovered, and curious details are highlighted and explained. Did you know one of the funnels of the Queen Mary liner was fake, and used for storing deckchairs? And in almost every scene there's the challenge to find a man on the toilet! With more than a million copies sold, Stephen Biesty's award-winning illustrated books are as fascinating today as they were when first published, in 1992. Incredible Cross Sections is the ultimate way to see how things work.
STONE AGE
by Janulis, Klint, author.
J 930.12 JAN
Provides information on the Stone Age, describing people's daily lives and survival practices during this time, and includes a timeline and quiz.
SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS
by Heinrichs, Ann, author.
J 428.1 HEI
Discusses what synonyms and antonyms are, how to use them properly when writing formally and informally, and how to create antonyms using prefixes and suffixes.
VERBS
by Heinrichs, Ann, author.
J 425.6 HEI
Provides an introduction to the grammar rules and word usage of verbs, discussing present tense, irregular verbs, and contractions.
WHAT MISS MITCHELL SAW
by Barrett, Hayley, author.
JB MITCHELL
"Every evening, from the time she was a child, Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky. And then one night she saw something unusual--a comet no one had ever seen before! Miss Mitchell's extraordinary discovery made her famous the world over and paved the way for her to become America's first professional female astronomer."-- Provided by publisher.
WHO IS JANE GOODALL?
by Edwards, Roberta, author.
JB GOODALL
Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.

 


 

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