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Inventing the Television

Carolee Laine · The Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of television's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts,...
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Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics

Carla Mooney · Nomad Press
Format: Print book

Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the earliest fire arrows in China to modern-day space shuttles, as well as the main...
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The Selkie Song

H. K. Varian · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Fiona sets out on a journey to find her mother and unlock her selkie magic at last in the thrilling fourth novel of The Hidden World of Changers series!Fiona, Mack, Gabriella, and Darren are Changers, a magical line of shapeshifters that can transform into mythological creatures, from werewolves...
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Danger on Deck!

Scott Sonneborn · DC Super Heroes
Format: Book

A charity cruise filled with GOTHAMS wealthiest citizens has been boarded by not one but two groups of hijackers! POISON IVY and MR. FREEZE fight for the right to ransom the passengers with countless citizens caught in the crossfire. Outnumbered and out of his element, BATMAN will have...
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Youtube

Lisa Owings · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title examines YouTube, the video-sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how YouTube operates, issues the company faces such as copyright violations and inappropriate content, and its impact on society. Color photos accompany easy-to-read, compelling...
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Little Man: A Novel

Elizabeth Mann · Mikaya Press
Format: Paperback

A light-hearted tale of a boy who gains self-confidence with the help of some timely mentoring. Albert is short -- very short -- and he hates it. His older brothers are tall like his father, but he takes after his petite mother. He wears too-large hand-me-down clothes from his bigger...
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Washington, Dc

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Welcome to Washington, DC, the Nation's Capital! Students will explore the Smithsonian Institution, tour the White House, attend a Washington Nationals baseball game, and more as they learn about Washington, DC's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people,...
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My Dog Is Better Than Your Dog

Tommy Greenwald · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Bishop likes crime fighters, vampires, and dogs, and he does not care for his new babysitter, so he is delighted when his new dog, Abby--who sleeps during the day, and grows huge fangs at night--turns out to be a crime-fighting, vampire dog, who also does not like the babysitter.
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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

LAUREN TARSHIS · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

Hundreds of American soldiers were already dead. Battlefields in Massachusetts and New York were soaked in the blood of American patriots. And 11-year-old Nathaniel Knox was in the midst of it all, trapped in a swamp and fighting for his life.The air was thick with smoke and gunpowder....
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Island of Shipwrecks

Lisa McMann · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Alex and his friends from Artime' are stranded on a newly-discovered island, and they are not alone. While in Quill, his twin Aaron's power base grows as he joins with an unlikely ally in a risky plan to finally conquer Artime'.
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What Makes Your Body Work?

Gill Arbuthnott · Crabtree Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

What Makes Your Body Work introduces some of the body's major organs and systems through experiments that the reader can preform. From understanding why the brain can decipher ltteers in a wrod in the wrnog oredr to measuring your own lung volume, What Makes Your Body Work is bursting...
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Equality and Diversity

Charlie Ogden · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Equality is having the same rights, opportunities, and status as everyone else. Diversity is about recognizing the importance of different cultures in society, while still protecting their equality. This timely book discusses why the acceptance of diversity is important in society to prevent...
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Minion

John David Anderson · Walden Pond Press
Format: Hardcover

John David Anderson returns to the world of superheroes he created in Sidekicked with an entirely new cast of characters in Minion, a funny and emotional companion to his first breakout tween novel - perfect for superhero fans who also love the work of bestselling authors Rick Riordan,...
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Combatting Toxic Online Communities

Amie Jane Leavitt · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Today, we can find an online community to suit almost any interest we may have. And yet these communities carry an element of menace. The anonymity associated with online communities allows particularly vicious interplay, where people can pile on others with virtually zero consequences....
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