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Robotics Engineer

Kathryn Hulick · Referencepoint Press
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

From self-driving cars and drones to elder care robots, technology that was once science fiction is becoming reality. Robotics engineers are the driving force behind the ongoing robotics revolution. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed along with insights...
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If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't!

Elise Parsley · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The second book in the New York Times bestselling series that began with If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! is another uproarious cautionary tale about things that DON'T belong together!If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee,...
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Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans: A Cause-And-Effect Investigation

Mary Pratt · Lerner Publications
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Study the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster through the lens of cause and effect. What choices did community leaders and officials make that helped storm victimsor made the tragedy worse? What did civilians do to help neighbors in trouble?
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Snow Leopards After Dark

Heather Moore Niver · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Most people never see the secretive and shy snow leopard. But the stunning full-color images and rich narrative of this book gives readers a special glimpse at this nocturnal predator of the mountains. Words to Know appear at the front of the book so that readers are ready when they encounter...
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Aziz Ansari

Heather Moore Niver · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

The talented and side-splittingly funny Aziz Ansari is one of todays most popular comedians. The versatile South Carolina native has made his mark in a variety of areas. A very successful stand-up comedian, Ansari has had several successful tours, a number of which resulted in filmed specials....
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Who Is Elton John?

Kirsten Anderson · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Print book

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained...
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The Friend Ship

Kat Yeh · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Little Hedgehog is very lonely. But then she overhears passersby talking about something that gives her hope-something called a Friend Ship! Hedgehog imagines a ship filled with friends of all kinds, and soon she's ready to hit the open seas in a boat of her own to track it down. Along...
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Panda-monium

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle's resident sleuth when the zoo's newest addition goes missing - before she even arrives! - in Panda-monium, the latest novel in Stuart Gibbs's FunJungle series.FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival of its most thrilling animal yet - Li Ping...
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The Curse of Atlantis

Laurie S Sutton · Stone Arch Books
Format: Print book

Scooby-Doo and the gang are on the island of Bimini in the Bahamas to investigate a report that the lost city of Atlantis has been found--and the reader must choose the path their investigation will take, and how they will respond to the dangers that lurk underwater for anyone who seeks...
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The Fact or Fiction Behind Battles and Wars

Kay Barnham · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

It has been said that history is written by the victors, but just because someone wins a war doesnt mean they can keep their facts straight! In this entertaining yet informative book, the facts about historys greatest wars and battles are separated from fiction with ease. Were elephants...
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Careers for tech girls in computer science

Heather Moore Niver · Rosen Publishing
Format:  eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats

This straightforward guide empowers those young women who are interested in working as computer and information research scientists, computer network architects, information security analysts, software developers, web developers, and video game developers and designers by offering a trove...
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The Young Adult's Guide to Confidence: Simple and Easy Tips to Learn How to Say No When You Usually Say Yes

Atlantic Publishing Group Inc · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Format: Print book

The urge to say yes to please everyone can be overwhelming but knowing when to say No is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your relationships.,
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Pack of Dorks

Beth Vrabel · Sky Pony Pr
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Lucy knows that kissing Tom Lemmings behind the ball shed will make her a legend. But she doesn't count on that quick clap of lips propelling her from coolest to lamest fourth grader overnight. Suddenly Lucy finds herself trapped in Dorkdom, where a diamond ring turns your finger green,...
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The Getaway

JEFF KINNEY · Amulet Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled...
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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: Bad to the Bones

JEFFREY BROWN · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Library Binding

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes book three in the laugh-out-loud graphic novel series about cave kid siblings Lucy and Andy. Fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and The Terrible Two won't want to miss it!"Lucy & Andy are Stone...
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