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Police Training and Excessive Force

Peter J Schauer · Greenhaven Pr
Pages: 192
Format: Library Binding

How rough is too rough? Rodney King is an unfamiliar name for those growing up today, but the ongoing conversation concerning police brutality is one they know all-too well. This collection deep-dives into police training procedure, what constitutes excessive force, and what happens when...
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Outside In

JENNIFER BRADBURY · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A twelve-year-old boy living on the streets of Chandigarh, India, stumbles across a secret garden full of sculptures and sees the possibility of another way of life as he bonds with the man who created them in this searingly beautiful novel based on a true story.Twelve-year-old Ram is a street...
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Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President

Jill Sherman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a varied career, from his many business enterprises to his role as host in the reality TV show...
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Bob

Wendy Mass · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

It's been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy's grandmother in Australia. Now that she's back, Livy has the feeling she's forgotten something really, really important about Gran's house.It turns out she's right.Bob, a short, greenish creature dressed in a chicken suit,...
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The Star Thief

Lindsey Becker · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The constellations come to life in this imaginative fantasy adventure debut.
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13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK Children
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth.Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread - from space to gemstones...
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What Makes Sports Gear Safer?

Kevin Kurtz · Lerner Publications
Format: Print book

If you pay attention to the news, you've probably seen some scary headlines: fiery NASCAR crashes, career-ending sports injuries, and more. But the truth is, these kinds of accidents are rare. Engineers have designed sports gear to keep athletes as safe as possible. Carbon-fiber helmets,...
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Life As a Somali American

Ellen Creager · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

In 2017, Ilhan Omar began her term in the Minnesota House of Representatives and became the first Somali-American, Muslim woman legislator in the United States. This timely book celebrates groundbreaking accomplishments of Somali Americans such as Omar, introduces readers to key points...
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The Myths and Legends of India

Joanne Randolph · Cavendish Square
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

Hindu gods Brahma (the creator) and Shiva (the destroyer) are just two Indian deities characterized by action, adventure, and drama. Hinduism has inspired some of the greatest epics ever recorded, including the Ramayana and Mahabharata. This book describes the mythology of one of the world's...
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LEGO BIONICLE: Gathering of the Toa

Lego. · Little, Brown, 2015.
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

On the mythical island of Okoto, the forces of darkness are on the move. To defeat evil, the island Protectors call on the help of six elemental heroes known as the To a. Join Tahu, Kopaka, Onua, Gali, Lewa, Pohatu, and Ekimu as they discover their powers and gather together to fight...
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The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

Kwame Alexander · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller! You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what...
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Lint Boy

Aileen Leijten · Clarion Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in their cozy dryer home, carefree and happy - until the day Lint Bear is snatched away by a cruel woman with a vendetta against dolls! Can Lint Boy unite a group of lost dolls to vanquish the villain and save his brother?
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Mysticons: The Secret of the Fifth Mysticon

Liz Marsham · Imprint
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Mysticon Knight Em is contacted by a mysterious spirit who claims to be the original Fifth Mysticon from eons ago. Em trusts the spirit, and convinces the other Mysticons to follow her on a quest through another dimension, uncovering ancient rituals and mysteries of the Mysticons of old....
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LEGO Bionicle: Battle of the Mask Makers

Lego. · Little, Brown, 2016.
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

On the mythical island of Okoto, six heroes have united to protect the last of their tribes. Once, peace ruled the six divided regions and their people--that is, until a battle erupted between two mask makers. As Makuta sought to control the ultimate power, only his brother, Ekimu, could...
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