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Forensics in the Real World

L E CARMICHAEL · CORE LIBRARY
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Forensic scientists study crime scenes, examine evidence, and invent new ways to solve crimes. Forensics in the Real Worldexamines the history of this field, what forensic scientists do today, and what's next for this branch of science. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back...
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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...
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Guts & Glory: The American Civil War

Ben Thompson · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 317
Format: Hardcover

Tremendous battles, dangerous operations, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict!
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Finding Serendipity

Angelica Banks · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

A magical journey into the land where stories come from"[A] sweet-toned, summer-fun story." -- The New York Times Book ReviewWhen Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday's mother -- the famous author Serendipity Smith -- has gone missing, they...
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Space Case

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

It's a murder mystery on the moon in this humorous and suspenseful space adventure from the author of Belly Up and Spy School that The New York Times Book Review called "a delightful and brilliantly constructed middle grade thriller."Like his fellow lunarnauts - otherwise known...
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DK Adventures: Star Wars: What Makes A Monster?

Adam Bray · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

Are you ready for the adventure to begin? DK Adventures are nonfiction narratives for kids ages 8-11 featuring engaging, action-packed stories that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. With diaries,...
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America's Oddest Jobs

Therese Shea · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Some of the weirdest occupations on the planet can be found right in our backyards. For every golf course near our homes, for example, there might be someone diving in its ponds searching for golf balls. Some people even collect snake venom or teach dogs how to surf! Curious readers get to explore...
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The Best NFL Quarterbacks of All Time

Matt Scheff · Abdo Publishing Company,
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Book by Scheff, Matt
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Going, Going, Gone

Nicholas O Time · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Three middle schoolers travel back in time on a madcap adventure with the help of a library book in this laugh-out-loud start to the brand-new series, In Due Time.Going, Going, Gone opens in the library at Sands Middle School where strange things are happening. Vikings burst out of bookcases,...
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Cool Gulf Coast Cooking: Easy and Fun Regional Recipes

Alex Kuskowski · Checkerboard Library
Format: Book

Flavor your food the Gulf Coast way. Get a taste of gumbo. Try some beans and rice. Bite into a sweet New Orleans doughnut. Make, the delicious dishes of the Gulf Coast. Then try other tasty recipes in the Cool USA Cooking series. Get-ready to cook your way across the USA!
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Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr Okyto

Geoffrey McSkimming · Allen & Unwin
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden, Phyllis Wong is a clever and resourceful young heroine - and a magician. With the help of her trusty sidekick Daisy, she helps solve numerous crimes.Conjuring is in Phyllis Wong's veins. It was passed down from her great-grandfather...
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First Team

Tim Green · HarperCollins
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

Brock is on the run again in New York Times bestselling author Tim Green's companion book to New Kid. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica or Dan Gutman's Baseball Card Adventure series.With his strong left arm, Brock knows he can be a great quarterback, and with the help of his new friend,...
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Who Was Bruce Lee?

Jim Gigliotti · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and philosopher. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim. Through such films as Way of the Dragon and Enter the Dragon,...
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The Map Trap

Andrew Clements · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 130
Format: Print book

This map-tastic middle grade story from Andrew Clements gives the phrase "uncharted territory" a whole new meaning!Alton Barnes loves maps. He's loved them ever since he was little, and not just for the geography. Because maps contain more information than just locations,...
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The Secret of Goldenrod

Jane H O'Reilly · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle-Grade Book of 2016When Trina and her father move into Goldenrod, an abandoned Victorian mansion, Trina hopes she will finally have a place to call home and a chance to make friends at her new school. But school doesn t go as planned, and Goldenrod might be haunted....
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