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ACCIDENTAL ARCHAEOLOGISTS : TRUE STORIES OF UNEXPECTED DISCOVERIES
"A lighthearted but informative look at chance discoveries made by ordinary people, of artifacts (and treasures) from the past. Many of these discoveries have led to leaps in our knowledge of history and science. Each short chapter will begin with a dramatic story of discovery, followed by the significance of the artifact that was discovered, followed by a look into the history of the civilization/era from which the artifact originates. The stories will show readers that potentially anyone-construction workers, farmers, casual passers-by, and even kids-can make discoveries like these"-- Provided by publisher.
BRAINS ON! PRESENTS   IT
"The team from the popular kids' science podcast Brains On! brings readers a humorous, fact- and fun-filled look at all things biology-from animals and plants to the human body and the microverse."-- Provided by publisher.
CATS AND KITTENS
by Jenner, Caryn, author.
J 636.8 JEN
Presents an introduction to cats and kittens, describing the different breeds, what they eat, and how to care for a new pet.
CODE CRACKING FOR KIDS : SECRET COMMUNICATIONS THROUGHOUT HISTORY, WITH 21 CODES AND CIPHERS
"A hands-on guide to introduce kids to the fascinating world of secret codes and ciphers, CODE CRACKING FOR KIDS explores many aspects of cryptology, including famous people who used and invented codes and ciphers, such as Julius Caesar and Thomas Jefferson codes used during wars, including the Enigma machine, whose cracking helped the Allies gather critical information on German intelligence in World War II and work currently being done by the US government, such as in the National Security Agency"-- Provided by publisher.
CROSSINGS
by Duffield, Katy, author.
J 333.954 DUF
"A non-fiction exploration of animal crossings built by animal lovers around the world to help animals cross over, under, around, and through human construction"-- Provided by publisher.
DAY TO DAY THE RELATIONSHIP WAY : CREATING RESPONSIVE PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS
Focus on the wonder of learning with infants, toddlers, and twos. Use sensitive and responsive interactions and curriculum planning that support their development as effective communicators, problem solvers, and creative thinkers.
DINOSAURS : FACT AND FABLE : TRUTHS, MYTHS, AND NEW DISCOVERIES!
"Scientists have dug up and uncovered many facts about dinosaurs—and in the process, they have come across many myths. This picture book digs deep into the Age of Dinosaurs, covering topics such as fossilization, plate tectonics, dinosaur diets, paleontology, extinction theories, dinosaur relatives, and more! Get ready to learn what we know about dinosaurs and what we still don’t know, and about the amazing new discoveries being made every single day."--Amazon.com.
DINOSAURS ARE NOT EXTINCT : [REAL FACTS ABOUT REAL DINOSAURS]
by Sheneman, Drew, author, illustrator.
J 567 SHE
"A long, long time ago, planet Earth was full of dinosaurs. Giant dinosaurs that ate plants, meat-eating dinosaurs that walked on two feet, dinosaurs with armored frills -- all kinds of dinosaurs. Until an asteroid appeared in the sky. A big one... When it hit, most of the plants and animals on Earth went extinct. It was the end of the dinosaurs... Or was it?" -- Adapted from Amazon.
DRAGSTERS
by Gish, Ashley, author.
J 629.2285 GIS
"A fast-paced, high-interest introduction to dragsters, lightweight race cars known for their wide rear tires and use in drag races. Also included is a biographical story about dragster driver Antron Brown"-- Provided by publisher.
EASY COIN TRICKS
by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.
J 793.8 TUR
THE EIGHTY-DOLLAR CHAMPION : A MAN, A HORSE, AND AN UNSTOPPABLE DREAM
In 1958, a horse bound for the slaughterhouse is purchased by a man who names him Snowman and takes him to the top of equestrian show jumping.
THE EMPTY POT
by Demi, author.
J 398.2 DEM
When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.
EXPLORE BEIJING
by Hutchison, Patricia, author.
J 915.1156 HUT
"The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map." -- Amazon.com.
EXPLORE BERLIN
by Hutchison, Patricia, author.
J 914.3155 HUT
"The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map." -- Amazon.com.
EXPLORE DELHI
by Fehlen, Douglas J., author.
J 915.456 FEH
The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map.
EXPLORE DUBAI
by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author.
J 915.357 KLE
The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map.
EXPLORE LONDON
by Hutchison, Patricia, author.
J 914.21 HUT
The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map.
EXPLORE MEXICO CITY
by Hutchison, Patricia, author.
J 917.253 HUT
The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events. Each book will include a historical timeline, a Fun Facts section, and Where in the World? map.
EYE BY EYE : COMPARING HOW ANIMALS SEE
by Levine, Sara (Veterinarian), author.
J 573.88 LEV
"This playful picture book will keep readers guessing as they find out how animal eyes are like-and unlike-those of starfish, owls, slugs, and more!"-- Provided by publisher.
FARMERS UNITE! : PLANTING A PROTEST FOR FAIR PRICES
by Metcalf, Lindsay H., author.
J 338.19 MET
In the late 1970s, grain prices had tanked, farm auction notices filled newspapers, and people had forgotten that food didn't grow in grocery stores. So, on February 5, 1979, thousands of tractors from all parts of the US flooded Washington, DC, in protest.--Amazon.
THE FOUNDING MOTHERS OF THE UNITED STATES
by Castrovilla, Selene, 1966- author.
J 973.31 CAS
"Introduces the reader to the founding mothers of the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
A GARDEN IN YOUR BELLY : MEET THE MICROBES IN YOUR GUT
by D'yans, Masha, author, illustrator.
J 612.32 DYA
"Your belly is full of tiny creatures! Vivid watercolors and lively text teach kids about the garden of microscopic flora growing inside them, how it keeps them healthy, and how they can help it thrive"-- Provided by publisher.
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN : THE JOURNEY OF HIS LIFE
by Janisch, Heinz, author.
JB ANDERSEN
"Through an enchanting conversation with a young girl in a horse-drawn coach, Hans Christian Andersen shares his life's struggles, dreams, and triumphs--whose threads can be found woven into his greatest stories."-- Book jacket flap.
HELICOPTERS
by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author.
J 629.133 LAN
"A basic introduction to helicopters and how they work, focusing on the history of helicopters, the important parts of a helicopter, the controls used to fly helicopters, and the various jobs that helicopters can do. Features sidebars and a "How it Works" special feature"-- Provided by publisher.
JOEY : THE STORY OF JOE BIDEN
by Biden, Jill., author.
JB BIDEN
The wife of former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden recounts his childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, his perseverance and leadership from his earliest years, his struggles to overcome stuttering, his relationships with his family, and his political career.
KARTS
by Gish, Ashley, author.
J 629.2285 GIS
"A fast-paced, high-interest introduction to karts, open-wheeled racing vehicles known for their strong chassis and use in a variety of races. Also included is a biographical story about kart driver Mia Chapman"-- Provided by publisher.
LADYBUGS
by Carr, Aaron, author.
J 595.769 CAR
"The Exploring Life Cycles series introduces readers to the different ways plants and animals go through their life cycles"-- Provided by publisher.
THE LEGEND OF THE INDIAN PAINTBRUSH
by DePaola, Tomie, 1934-2020, author, illustrator.
J 398.2 DEP
Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to the earth.
LIFE IN A FROZEN WORLD : WILDLIFE OF ANTARCTICA
by Batten, Mary, author.
J 591.9989 BAT
"Even in the intensely cold, windy, and dry environment of Antarctica, a wide variety of wildlife--from the massive swarms of krill in the Southern Ocean to the throngs of penguins on its icy shores-- finds ways to thrive. Some species of Antarctic fishes make a natural antifreeze that prevents their blood from freezing solid, and although no trees grow on Antarctica, a forest of giant seaweed flourishes under the sea. Antarctica's creatures are exquisitely adapted to their extreme habitat, but can they survive warmer waters and atmosphere? Scientists are racing to find out"--Amazon.com.
LION
by Gish, Melissa, author.
J 599.755 GIS
A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of lions, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these roaring big cats.
LIVING FOSSILS : SURVIVORS FROM EARTH
by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.
J 591.38 HIR
"Blue-blooded crabs? Platypus that sting? One-hundred-year old reptiles? Meet some of nature's longest-surviving species! Discover the stories of these incredible animals and find out how they help scientists piece together evolutionary history"-- Provided by publisher.
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME
by Torp, Signe, author, artist.
J 728 TOR
Through exquisitely detailed illustrations and two double gatefolds, young readers are invited to explore some of the most unique houses from around the world.
MONKEY
by Gish, Melissa, author.
J 599.8 GIS
A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of monkeys, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these primates.
MY VISIT TO THE DINOSAURS
by Aliki.
J 567.9 ALI
A visit to a museum of natural history provides a little boy with an introduction to the habits, characteristics, and habitats of fourteen kinds of dinosaurs.
OH, THE THINGS WE
by Nagara, Innosanto, author, illustrator.
J 303.372 NAG
"Oh, The Things We're For! is a celebration of the better world that is not only possible, but is here today if we choose it. Today's kids are well aware of the many challenges that they face in a world they are inheriting, from climate change to police violence, crowded classrooms to healthcare"-- Provided by publisher.
POLAR BEAR
by Gish, Melissa, author.
J 599.786 GIS
"A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of polar bears, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these clear-haired marine mammals"-- Provided by publisher.
PRETTY TRICKY : THE SNEAKY WAYS PLANTS SURVIVE
by Kaner, Etta, author.
J 581.47 KAN
"Have you ever thought of plants as tricky? Probably not. But in this nonfiction book, readers are introduced to the tricky techniques some plants use to defend themselves, reproduce, or acquire food. From the copycat Boquila vine that changes shape to match its host plant, to the pungent carrion flower that lures pollinating flies with the scent of rotten meat, plants across the globe have adapted to survive all kinds of threatening fauna. Each amazing plant adaptation is described through fact bubbles and easy-to-grasp blocks of text. End matter includes a list of sources for kids to explore, a glossary defining scientific terms, and an index. Brought to life with eye-popping cut-paper collage illustrations, this book is a garden of knowledge that will leave kids with a better understanding of how living things adapt to their environments."--Amazon.
RESIST! : PEACEFUL ACTS THAT CHANGED OUR WORLD
by Stanley, Diane, author.
J 303.61 STA
"A non-fiction look at how activists and artists throughout history have used peaceful protests to change the world for the better"-- Provided by publisher.
ROCKETS
by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author.
J 629.47 LAN
"A basic introduction to rockets and how they work, focusing on the history of rockets, the important parts of a rocket, the ways rockets have been used for space exploration, and improvements to rocket designs.Features sidebars and a "How it Works" special feature"-- Provided by publisher.
THE SCREAMING HAIRY ARMADILLO AND 76 OTHER ANIMALS WITH WEIRD, WILD NAMES
An illustrated compendium of animals with funny, fascinating or otherwise unusual names, from the sparklemuffin peacock spider to the fried egg jellyfish, describes the characteristics that gave each specimen its remarkable moniker. -- Worldcat
THE SKIN I
by Thomas, Pat, 1959-
J 305.8 THO
A simple explanation of racism, its basic causes, and the ways in which it can lead to unfair practices.
SWAN
by Gish, Melissa, author.
J 598.418 GIS
A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of swans, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these long-necked water birds.
TRUTH OR LIE : SHARKS!
by Perl, Erica S., author.
J 597.3 PER
"Fun, factual information about sharks. from the Truth Or Lie series."-- Provided by publisher.
WHAT IS THE STORY OF BATMAN?
by Burgan, Michael, author.
J 741.5 BUR
"Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American philanthropist and business owner, and Batman, his crime-fighting alter ego, have been entertaining audiences since 1939. The character was so popular after appearing in Detective Comics that DC Comics decided to give Batman a comic book of his own. In doing so, they created one of the company's most successful franchises. Author Michael Burgan details the history of Batman--from his tragic origin story and his infamous arch enemies -- to his iconic depictions in television and movies throughout the years. This book shows readers why this superhero with no superpowers is so beloved around the world."-- Provided by publisher.
WHO WAS CONFUCIUS?
by Burgan, Michael, author.
JB CONFUCIUS
"Born in 551 BC, Confucius was a young man when he set his heart and mind on learning as much as he could. By his thirties, he'd become a brlliant teacher who shared his knowledge of several subjects, including arithmetic, history, and poetry, with his students. Confucius wanted to make sure that everyone in China had access to an education and devoted his whole life to learning and teaching so he could transform and improve society. His lessons--now known as Confucianism--are practiced by over six million people in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
WHO WAS DUKE ELLINGTON?
by Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.), 1978-
JB ELLINGTON
"A pivotal fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, Duke Ellington was the bandleader of the historic Cotton Club and a master composer -- writing close to 3,000 songs in his lifetime and capturing the spirit of the Black experience in the Unites States. Over a 50-year career, Ellington became one of the biggest names in jazz as we know it"-- Provided by publisher.
WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II
by Taylor, Susan (Children's author), author.
J 940.5373 TAY
"Introduces the reader to women during World War II"-- Provided by publisher.
A WORLD TOGETHER
by Manzano, Sonia, author.
J 307 MAN
"A picture book about unity for people around the world"-- Provided by publisher.

 


 

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