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Society and Social Organization

Tim Cooke · Cavendish Square
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

While society and culture are closely related, there are minute differences that separate the two. But what is society without culture? Society is the community that surrounds an individual. This community has its own personality and this is how culture is introduced. Many societies are organized...
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Friendship List #4: 13 and 3/4

Lisa Greenwald · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

BFFs Ari and Kaylan make a new bucket list as they set out for different summer camps in the fourth and final Friendship List novel. The perfect summer read for fans of Lauren Myracle and Rachel Renee Russo's Dork Diaries! Ari and Kaylan aren't sure how they're going to survive...
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Termites

Patrick Perish · Bellwether Media Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces termites to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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Cesar Chavez: Get to Know the Leader Who Won Rights for Workers

Rebecca Ann Langston-George · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

As a child, Cesar Chavez's family lost its farm. Cesar never forgot how that felt, so as an adult, he fought for the rights of farm workers. His efforts shined a light on the conditions farm workers faced. In the struggle for fair wages and labor laws to protect farm workers, Chavez...
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Bringing Back the Humpback Whale

Kelly Spence · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Humpback whales are a true ecological success story. Readers will be enthralled by the story of these masters of the deep, listed as endangered in 1970. Protected by an international ban on hunting all whales in 1982, the humpack recovered so well it was no longer listed as endangered in most...
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Vampires on the Run: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

Cynthia Surrisi · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the months after Quinnie Boyd cracked the mystery of her missing teacher, she expected life in her small Maine town to snap back to normal. But two writers from New York City have arrived in Maiden Rock, and there's something not quite right about them. Sure, Ceil and Edgar are pale....
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The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs

America's Test Kitchen Kids · Sourcebooks Explore
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller!

From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook for kids comes the ultimate baking book. America's Test Kitchen once again brings their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS!

BAKING ISN'T JUST FOR CUPCAKES

Want...

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We Need Prairie Dogs

June Smalls · Focus Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Introduces readers to the roles of prairie dogs in grassland ecosystems, as well as threats to prairie dog populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a Thats Amazing! feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of prairie dogs.
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Journal of a Travelling Girl

Nadine Neema · Wandering Fox Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Eleven-year-old Julia has lived in the tiny northern community of Wekweètì since she was little. Although the community has always welcomed her, Julia still feels disconnected from the traditions and ancestral roots of the local culture. When she is invited on a canoe trip, Julia has no idea...
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Garbage in Space: A Space Discovery Guide

Margaret J. Goldstein · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that companies and governments send more than one hundred satellites into space every year? And that most of those satellites continue to orbit Earth - even after they have stopped working? More than 500,000 old satellites, pieces of metal, and other bits of junk currently...
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