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Crafty Science: More than 20 Sensational STEAM Projects to Create at Home

Jane Bull · DK Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Little crafters will become little scientists as they explore, experiment, make, and create their way through every STEAM project.This hands-on crafty science book introduces inquisitive children to the wonders of science through craft projects with everyday objects. Award winning author...
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The Split History of the Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Perspectives Flip Book

Steven Otfinoski · Compass Point Books
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

Every battle has two sides, and the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II is no different. Experience the event from perspecitve of the Americans, and then read the perspective of the Japanese. A deeper understanding of the battle from both sides will give readers a clearer view of this...
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The Truth About Elephants: Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals

Maxwell Eaton III · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that an elephant's tusks never stop growing?Did you know that elephants can sometimes purr like giant cats?And that they use six sets of teeth throughout their lives?Impress your friends and teachers with these facts and more in this wildly entertaining (not to mention...
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The Upstream Journey of Salmon

Annette Gulati · Momentum
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Gives readers an up-close look at the one-way trip salmon take in order to reproduce. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction...
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Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Dee Romito · little bee books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This stunning picture book looks into the life of Georgia Gilmore, a hidden figure of history who played a critical role in the civil rights movement and used her passion for baking to help the Montgomery Bus Boycott achieve its goal.Georgia decided to help the best way she knew how. She worked...
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Basketball's Best and Worst: A Guide to the Game's Good, Bad, and Ugly

Sean McCollum · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Basketball is a game of makes and misses, dunks and doinks, wins and losses. Check out the very best and worst that basketball has to offer with Basketball's Best and Worst.
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The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln

Marissa Moss · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Marissa Moss comes the first children's book about Allan Pinkerton, one of America's greatest detectives. Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln, but few know anything about the spy who saved him! Allan Pinkerton's life changed when he helped the Chicago...
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Hockey's Best and Worst: A Guide to the Game's Good, Bad, and Ugly

Sean McCollum · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Hockey is a game of shots and saves, passes and penalties, wins and losses. Check out the very best and worst that hockey has to offer with Hockey's Best and Worst.
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Robotics in Law Enforcement

Claudia Martin · Lucent Books
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

Law enforcement officers keep people safe, and robots are sometimes used to keep these officers safe. As readers learn about the many ways robots are used to help in the field of law enforcement, they are introduced to exciting ways science, technology, engineering, and math, also known...
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Jellyfish in the Water

Clara O Coleman · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Looks at jellyfish, describing their physical features, different types, habitats, life cycle, and defense mechanisms.
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Tarsiers

JULIE MURRAY · Abdo Kids Junior
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

These little, nocturnal primates with big eyes can be found high up in Southeast Asia's trees. Readers will learn other information, like what they look like, what they like to eat, and more. Complete with simple text and fun photographs. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated...
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Rose Totino: Pizza Entrepreneur

Rebecca Felix · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Shares the life of the businesswoman, including her Italian upbringing, how she and her husband opened their first pizzeria, and why they decided to start selling frozen pizzas.
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Reel Time: Fresh Fish

Michael J. Rosen · Creative Paperbacks
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on where to find certain species, information on how a fish's anatomical makeup helps it avoid getting hooked, and instructions for cleaning a catch"--
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Living Wild: Elk

Melissa Gish · Creative Paperbacks
Pages: 46
Format: Paperback

A look at elk, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their camouflaging pelage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the negative effects of climate change on these magnificent deer today.
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You Can't Bring a Sandwich to the Moon . . . and Other Stories about Space!: Space Age

LAURIE CALKHOVEN · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History!Did you know that you can't bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing...
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Living Wild: Seahorses

Melissa Gish · Creative Paperbacks
Pages: 46
Format: Paperback

A look at seahorses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their prehensile tails, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the mysteries that still surround these fish today.
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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

TANYA LEE STONE · Square Fish
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

A nonfiction picture book telling the inspiring story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor, by the author of Elizabeth Leads the Way.In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could...
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A Raccoon at the White House

Rachel Dougherty · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Dip a toe, paw, or fin into history with this fact-tastic Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about pets and the people who owned them!When a raccoon arrives at the White House, President Calvin Coolidge and First Lady Grace name her Rebecca and welcome her as a pet. Rebecca...
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City Council Member

Morgan Brody · Mitchell Lane Publishers
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

EZ Readers lets children delve into nonfiction at beginning reading levels. Young readers are introduced to new concepts, facts, ideas, and vocabulary.
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The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Greece: A Handbook for Time Travelers

Jonathan W. Stokes · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

The only guidebook you need for your next time travel vacation!The Thrifty Guide to the Ancient Greece: A Handbook for Time Travelers is a snappy, informative travel guide containing information vital to the sensible time traveler: * How can I find a decent tunic that won't break...
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Harry Styles

Tammy Gagne · Mitchell Lane Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

British superstar Harry Styles rocketed to fame around the world as a member of the pop music group One Direction. The band had formed in 2010 while its members were competing on the televised talent competition The X Factor. After ruling the pop music charts for several years and selling...
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