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Inventing the Video Game

Heather Adamson · The Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Presents information about video games, including their history and how they are designed and constructed."Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the video game's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact....
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California

Jason Kirchner · Next Page
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Come visit the Golden State! Learn about California's history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our 31st state.
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Von Miller

Jon M Fishman · Lerner Publications

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Careers If You Like History

Jenny MacKay · ReferencePoint Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

STEM careers are hot but what if you prefer history to geometry or physics? People with a passion for history land in all kinds of fascinating careersranging from museum curators to intelligence analysts. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with...
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Stingrays

Jennifer Zeiger · Scholastic
Format: Paperback

Where can you come face-to-face with black bears, killer whales, and pythons—without getting hurt? Right inside the pages of Natures Children! Each title reveals how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, whats being done to protect them, and more wild facts.,
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Dogs

KATIE LAJINESS · BIG BUDDY BOOKS
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into dogs. Young readers will learn to draw a bulldog, a weiner dog, a sleepy dog, a happy dog, and a poodle. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...
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The Hoover Dam

Meish Goldish · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

In 1933, an ambitious project was underway in the middle of the desert on the Arizona-Nevada border. Dozens of men dangled from long ropes along the tall canyon walls hundreds of feet above the Colorado River. The workers used jackhammers to drill holes into the rock, and then placed dynamite...
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The Firefly Code

Megan Frazer Blakemore · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Mori and her friends live a normal life on Firefly Lane in their utopian community, Old Harmonie. In a world this safe and perfect, they've never had to question anything . . . never had to wonder about how their lives came to be. Until a new girl named Ilana moves in. She's so perfect...
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Sink or Swim: A Novel of WWII

Steve Watkins · Scholastic Press
Pages: 247
Format: Hardcover

It's been a month since the bombing of Pearl Harbor. America is officially at war with Germany and Japan, and everyone wants to do their part. In twelve-year-old Colton's case, that means stepping up at home once his older brother, Danny, ships out with the navy. But before Danny leaves...
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Prisoner of the Penguin!

Scott Sonneborn · Stone Arch Books
Format: Book

Once again, Batman catches the Penguin in the act, meaning more prison time for the villain. Since the fowl felon has a bad habit of escaping his cell, the Dark Knight delivers him to a privately run, impenetrable prison this time around. But even from behind solid bars, the Penguin...
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Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure

David Meissner · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

As thousands head north in search of gold, Marshall Bond and Stanley Pearce join them, booking passage on a steamship bound for the Klondike goldfields. The journey is life threatening, but the two friends make it to Dawson City, in Canada, build a cabin, and meet Jack London - all the while...
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The Scientific Method in Real World

L. E. Carmichael · Core Library
Format: Paperback

Science is everywhere Science in the Real World uses real-world examples to bring scientific concepts to life in an approachable way Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar everyday things Theyll learn about electricity energy force motion light magnets...
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Tigers

Vicky Franchino · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Where can you come face-to-face with black bears, killer whales, and pythons—without getting hurt? Right inside the pages of Natures Children! Each title reveals how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, whats being done to protect them, and more wild facts.,
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DK Eyewitness Books: Wonders of the World

Tom Jackson · DK Children
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

Highlighting more than just the Seven Wonders of the World - the Pyramids of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria - DK Eyewitness Books: Wonders of the World...
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Women on the Us Home Front

Kari A Cornell · Essential Library
Pages: 112
Format: eBook

This title examines the role of women on the US home front during World War II, focusing on the factory workers, volunteers, and service members who helped the Allies win the war. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect...
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