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Cicero

Zoe Lowery · Rosen Young Adult
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

"Marcus Tullius Cicero, who lived from 106 BCE to 43 BCE, was a man who wore many hats: Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and writer. He honed his oratory skills to become the greatest orator in Rome's history, and penned countless books and letters throughout his life, including...
 
 
The Risky Rescue

Eric Luper · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

 
 
The Door Before

Nathan D Wilson · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Discover fascinating new worlds and reluctant heroes worth cheering for in the prequel to the bestselling and highly acclaimed 100 Cupboards series! Whether If you've read 100 Cupboards and can't wait to learn where the cupboards came from or whether you'are new to the series,...
 
 
Restart

GORDON KORMAN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name. He knows...
 
 
Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!

AMMI-JOAN PAQUETTE · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true - and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes! Did you know that there is a fungus...
 
 
Warriors Super Edition: Tigerheart's Shadow

ERIN HUNTER · HarperCollins
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

An epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter's #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series! Also includes an exclusive ten-page Warriors manga adventure!In this super edition, set during the events of A Vision of Shadows, one of ShadowClan's most loyal warriors must go on a perilous...
 
 
American Indian Rights Movement

Sarah Machajewski · Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

American Indians have faced injustice from the moment Europeans came to the Americas to claim land and resources. This volume traces the history of injustice against American Indians, from losing their land, to moving to reservations, to having their culture stolen from them. Readers will...
 
 
Creepy Cemeteries

Alix Wood · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Cemeteries are the final resting places of our dead. Yet, some swear not all who are resting in cemeteries are resting! The supernatural lore surrounding certain graveyards and burial grounds around the world is abundant, but this bloodcurdling book focuses on the most fascinatingly frightening,...
 
 
How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane?: Answers to Your Most Clever Math Questions

Laura Overdeck · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey? How many soccer balls would fit inside a hollow Earth? How many pieces of gum would it take to stick you to a wall -- and keep you there?Believe it or not, you can find out the answers to these questions yourself -- using math! Combining...
 
 
Are Mermaids Real?

Portia Summers · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Exploring legends from across the globe, this narrative text presents the story of the mermaid, offering possible scientific explanations for the myths. Bright images and a playful design will keep even the most reluctant readers interested, while a glossary helps build vocabulary. A broad...
 
 
Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Emma Carlson Berne · Capstone Press
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Tells the stories--in their own words--of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.
 
 
Where Is Easter Island?

MEGAN STINE · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Unearth the secrets of the mysterious giant stone statues on this tiny remote Pacific island.Easter Island, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean thousands of miles from anywhere, has intrigued visitors since Europeans first arrived in the 1700s. How did people first come to live there? How did they...
 
 
Braced

Alyson Gerber · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

Rachel Brooks is excited for the new school year. She's finally earned a place as a forward on her soccer team. Her best friends make everything fun. And she really likes Tate, and she's pretty sure he likes her back. After one last appointment with her scoliosis doctor, this will be her best...
 
 
Women in Technology

Elizabeth Schmermund · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

Statistics tell us that women are underrepresented in STEM careers, yet many of technologys greatest innovations have come from women. Ada Lovelace is considered one of the first computer programmers. It was six women who programmed the important ENIAC computer during World War II. While...
 
 
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

Nikki Grimes · Bloomsbury
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using...