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Cree

Trevor Grailey · Powerkids Pr
Format: Print book

Two Cree groups, the Western Woods Crees and the Plains Crees, are explored in this rich volume that spans the history of the Cree people from prehistoric times to the modern day. European settlers, traders, and missionaries have affected the Cree people and their way of life. This volume...
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Solar Sails

Holly Duhig · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Solar sails use the suns energy to fly spacecraft, or flight by light. It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. In fact, it is, first being mentioned in Jules Vernes From Earth to the Moon in 1865. It's been used as a way for characters to travel through space in many...
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Russell Westbrook

Jim Whiting · Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Russell Westbrook grew up loving the game of basketball. But he never imagined that he would actually play professionally. But his hard work and determination made it possible. As a young boy, he would practice the sport for hours at a time. As a high school freshman, he would play among...
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Garden Flowers

Cath Senker · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Readers are in for a colorful adventure as they explore different flowers that grow in a garden. This book introduces readers to flower parts and features, such as the petals and sepals, and invites them to differentiate between different kinds of flowers: annuals, perennials, water flowers,...
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Vampire Bats After Dark

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

Hunting by moonlight, the unique vampire bat is the only known mammal in the world that feeds exclusively on blood! How do these Central and South American bats feed, communicate, reproduce, and roost? Full-page photos share the lives of these nocturnal creatures. Fun facts showcase the vampire...
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What Does an Infielder Do?

Paul Challen · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Baseball is a game of fast reflexes and quick decisions, and nowhere is that more evident than on the infield. This book takes readers inside the heads of players diving in the infield dirt and turning double plays to help their team defensively. Whether exploring the differences between...
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The Water Cycle

Barbara M Linde · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

The amount of water on Earth today is the same amount that will be on it tomorrow. How is this possible? Through understandable descriptions and helpful graphic organizers, readers are introduced to the water cycle. Full-color photographs and fun fact boxes supplement the main content,...
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20 Fun Facts About Geology

Sarah Machajewski · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Learning how Earth, mountains, oceans, and other fantastic landforms were formed millions of years ago truly expands a young reader's concept of their own life and the world around them. This geology-themed book full of fun, easily digestible facts provides engaging insights into the planet...
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The Angry Birds Movie: The Junior Novel

Chris Cerasi · Harperfestival
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Life's a beach for the happy birds of Bird Island. They work, play, and raise their hatchlings without a care in the world. A few Angry Birds can ruffle some feathers, but that's what anger-management classes are for. Red - the angriest of them all - doesn't want to go to class....
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Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II

LIZA MUNDY · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II.More than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II, recruited by the U.S....
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The Great Airport Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon · Grosset & Dunlap; 4th Revised edition
Format: Book

A plot to take another man's job involves a downed plane and the return of a man presumed dead. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The Secret of the Old Mill

Franklin W Dixon · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 174
Format: Hardcover

With two cases in tow, the Hardy boys look to Turner mill for clues. Determined to learn the secret of the old mill, Frank and Joe employ a clever ruse to gain entrance, only to find themselves trapped. How the young detectives extricate themselves from this dangerous situation and unravel...
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The Trojan War: An Interactive Mythological Adventure

B A Hoena · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

What happens when the gods disagree? They send the mightiest of heroes to fight a war. But which hero will you be, and who will you side with: Greece's King Menelaus or Paris, a prince from the city of Troy? If the gods favor you, you just may survive the fighting. Full-page illustrations,...
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What Is a Metaphor?

Robin Johnson · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

This appealing title helps children identify and understand the meaning of metaphors. Examples familiar to children are used to help them learn how to decode this often tricky figurative language form and distinguish it from a simile. Understanding metaphors will expand children's reading...
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Olympians vs. Titans: An Interactive Mythological Adventure

Jessica Gunderson · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

What happens when the mighty god Zeus and the Titan ruler Cronus battle to reign over the world? War rages, as seas boil and mountains crumble. The sky roars with the wrath of gods. Whose side will you be on? Do you have what it takes to be victorious? Full-page illustrations, interactive...
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