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Too much trash - how litter is hurting animals

"Litter is not only an eyesore but a serious threat to animals and their habitats. We can all work together to keep the planet healthy and clean"--

 
Tokyo by Leaf, Christina, author.
Date added:
Feb 29, 2024
Tokyo

"Vibrant illustrations accompany information about the history of Tokyo. The narrative nonfiction text is intended for students in kindergarten through third grade." -Provided by publisher"--

 
Spiders - we're not scary, we're amazing!

''These little eight-legged creatures are often the stuff of people's nightmares, but spiders are amazing animals that are essential for our world. In this book, spiders set out to convince their human doubters that they really aren't out to scare or harmpeople. In fact, they are far too busy weaving beautiful silk structures, hunting, keeping insect pests under control, and raising their young to want to frighten humans. Meet some weird and wonderful spiders, including bat-eating spiders, scuba

 
Sometimes when I'm worried

"This picture book, written in the first person, is gentle, supportive, and straightforward. It describes a child's experience with worry and the many ways it can surface, as well as ways to cope with what can be a challenging emotion for young children.Back matter for adults offers more context and expands on the information in the book"--

 
Recipe road trip - cooking your way across the USA - 120+ delicious recipes and fun and surprising facts from every state

"Take kids on a road trip around America without leaving your kitchen. Did you know that Baked Alaska is not from Alaska? This recipe was created in Louisiana. The first Twinkie was made in Illinois, and Virginia was the first state to grow peanuts. Explore the geography, history, and regional charm of the United States as you help children prepare different dishes with this entertaining book. Food humor sprinkled throughout the book will have you laughing out loud. Kids can look at the map of t

 
Polar bears and arctic foxes team up!

"Polar bears and arctic foxes team up for a hunt in this photo-filled nonfiction book for young research writers and wildlife fans. One powerful polar bear + one sly arctic fox = a dream team! Discover how two vastly different animal species team up to find food. With super-smell and tremendous strength, polar bears are the Arctic's deadliest hunters. So much so, these big-time beasts often have leftovers. Cue the arctic foxes! These clever opportunists are game for any game and will clean up af

 
People myths - exploded by science

"Have you spotted a ghost? Do carrots help you see in the dark? The world is full of mysteries, but many things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get ready to blow up some totally-not-true stories about people"--

 
Pastry workshop - mastering buttery crusts & doughs

"This how-to book provides readers with information they need to get started on a career as a pastry chef. Included are the history and cultural significance of frosting and icing; kitchen tools, terms, and techniques; how to become a dessert decorator; and career paths as a pastry chef. Step-by-step recipes help readers practice cooking skills and apply what they've learned"--

 
If the rivers run free

"Over the centuries, cities were built over rivers, hoping to address pollution and flooding concerns. However, naturalists now advocate freeing buried rivers to manage urban water issues"

 
Loved ones with cancer

"Loved Ones With Cancer covers the basics of cancer, what people with cancer might experience, loving someone with cancer, and showing love for others and yourself. Loved Ones With explores what it's like to watch loved ones go through unique and often difficult circumstances. Written in kid-friendly language, this social-emotional learning series supports readers' empathetic understanding of these experiences not only for their loved ones, but also for themselves. Guided exploration of topics i

 
Gender identity for kids - a book about finding yourself, understanding others, and respecting everybody!

"This book introduces different terms for gender identity and expression, while also teaching children how to accept and respect others"--

 
Frozen in time - what ice cores can teach us about climate change

"An introduction to paleoclimatology and ice cores for kids, connecting the methods that scientists use to study our climate history with future climate change solutions"--

 
The Federalist Papers

"How do Americans state what they believe in, how their representative government works, and more? By writing it down! Investigate great documents that have shaped United States history, including the Federalist Papers. Find out who wrote the papers, whatthey say, and why they remain important today. Read all about these remarkable documents that helped form a nation"--

 
Extraordinary magic - the storytelling life of Virginia Hamilton

"A lyrical picture book biography that tells the story of one of America's most celebrated children's book authors, Virginia Hamilton, the first African American to win the Newbery Medal"--

 
Earth myths - exploded by science

"Earth is a large planet with many hidden things. We make new discoveries all the time. The world is full of mysteries, but some things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get readyto blow up some totally-not-true Earth myths"--

 
Different kinds of minds - a guide to your brain

"The author, with her knack for making science easy to understand, explains different types of thinkers and how all minds need to work together to create solutions to help solve real-world problems"--

 
Crow by Roger, Ellen, author.
Date added:
Feb 29, 2024
Crow

"The American crow is known for its sleek feathers, piercing caw, and vengeful memory! Professor Oddfeather offers bite-sized facts on the crow's habitat, how crows have adapted to living near humans, and who is in their family tree"--

 
The brainiac's book of robots and AI

"This exciting book introduces young readers to the myriad robots doing all the dull, dirty, and dangerous work in our world"--

 
Bugs - a skittery, jittery history

"Insects are some of oldest creatures on Earth, evolving well before other land animals alongside ferns and trees. This epic survey follows bugs and their cousins from their earliest appearance in the Paleozoic era up through today. Along the way, readerswill meet many different kinds of insects from various points in history - like the trilobite of the Cambrian Explosion or the more recent and familiar termite. The text explores insect skills like camouflage, communication, metamorphosis, and m

 
Your passport to Mexico

"What is it like to live in or visit Mexico? What makes Mexico's culture unique? Explore the geography, traditions, and daily lives of Mexican people"--

 
Cocoa girl awesome hair / Your Step-by-Step Guide to Styling Textured Hair

Featuring all-natural hair tutorials, along with fun facts, hair care and top tips from real-life girls, this celebration of beautiful Black hair shows readers how to create their favorite styles.

 
 
Special delivery - a book's journey around the world

Following the journey of one book from printing to shipping to selling--and finally to reading--this brightly illustrated story helps readers understand how the very book they hold made its way around the world.

 
Wings, waves & webs - patterns in nature

"A visually stunning introduction to patterns found in nature. Perfect for early STEM learning in preschool and kindergarten. From the dots on a ladybug to the spiral on a snail, patterns in nature can be found anywhere. This simple and playful concept book introduces the littlest of readers to both math and nature while engaging their creative potential. By the end, kids will be able to identify: spots and stripes, spirals and symmetry, waves and honeycombs, and more. After learning about key p

 
Venus - the brightest planet

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about Venus' unique characteristics. Vivid, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the planet's defining features, composition, atmosphere, weather, gravity, moons, exploration attempts, and more. Take a Look! infographics feature a diagram showing the planet's location in the solar system as well as a diagram showing the planet's composition. Sidebars present interesting, supplementary information

 
Vanessa Nakate

"As a kid, when little Vanessa heard about climate change, she thought it was something that happened on the other side of the world. As an adult, she saw how droughts in her own country led to crop failure that left families hungry. Inspired by other activists, Vanessa took a stand and began campaigning to save the Congolian rain forests. Soon, she was invited to take her campaign around the world. In 2020, Vanessa participated in an important summit about climate change. But when she was crop

 
Tree, wildflower, and mushroom spotting / The Definitive Interactive Nature Guide

"With 448 full-color, highly illustrated pages, Outdoor School is your indispensable tool for the outdoors. This interactive field guide to plant and mushroom spotting includes: immersive activities to get you exploring, write-in sections to journal aboutexperiences, next-level adventures to challenge even seasoned nature lovers. No experience is required--only curiosity and courage. Inside you'll find easy-to-follow instructions on how to: grow mushrooms with cardboard, compare bark types, coun

 
Touchdowns and tailgates - behind the scenes of game day football

"Think pro football begins with the opening kickoff? Think again! In this Sports Illustrated Kids book, go behind the scenes of a typical game day in professional football-from pregame tailgating and prepping the pigskins to halftime shows and postgame interviews. This fast-paced, fact-filled book will give football fans off all ages a fresh new perspective on America's Game"--

 
The secret pocket

"This illustrated nonfiction picture book tells the true story of how a group of girls at a residential school sewed secret pockets into their clothes to hide food."--

 
A llama is not an alpaca - and other mistaken animal identities

"A creative non-fiction picture book that teaches readers the difference between animals that are sometimes confused for each other"--

 
Landscapes of the solar system

"Created in conjunction with ALMA, the largest astronomical project in the world, this visually stunning tour of the Solar System shows how planetary images and data provided by scientific instruments have contributed to our understanding of how and why planets evolve"--

 
The sun - the center of our solar system

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the Sun's unique characteristics. Vivid, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the Sun's defining features, composition, gravity, exploration attempts, and more. Take a Look! infographics feature a diagram showing the Sun's location in the solar system as well as a diagram showing the Sun's composition. Sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers a

 
Shall we dance?

"Nature is putting on a dance recital...come watch! From award-winning author-illustrator Robin Page, SHALL WE DANCE? is a beautiful exploration of how and why different animals move their bodies. Whether it's to find a mate, repel a predator, or just forfun, readers will learn the reason and purpose behind each animal and critter's graceful, exuberant, or playful moves. And they might even want to get up and join in the dancing fun!"--

 
Saturn - the ringed planet

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about Saturn's unique characteristics. Vivid, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the Saturn's defining features, composition, atmosphere, weather, gravity, moons, exploration attempts, and more. Take a Look! infographics feature a diagram showing the planet's location in the solar system as well as a diagram showing the planet's composition. Sidebars present interesting, supplementary informati

 
Round and round goes Mother Nature

"Every story has a beginning, middle and end and so does everything in our world. From a frog, to a cloud in the sky to a twinkling star at night, discover the stories of the most amazing of life cycles between you and outer space. This is a book to showchildren that the world is always turning, and change is happening all the time, it's in the turning of the season, sometimes its as fast as a hatching egg and sometimes it's a slow as a growing mountain"--

 
Polar - wildlife at the ends of the Earth

"At opposite ends of the Earth, the polar regions could not be farther apart. And yet the animals who live in the Arctic and Antarctica have a lot in common. They have adapted to live in the world's harshest environments, surviving extreme cold and continuous days of darkness. In this beautiful book, author L.E. Carmichael and illustrator Byron Eggenschwiler take readers on a journey to explore the animal adaptations that make life possible in these polar habitats. Readers will learn about a lyn

 
Mercury - the fastest planet

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about Mercury's unique characteristics. Vivid, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the planet's defining features, composition, atmosphere, weather, gravity, moons, exploration attempts, and more. Take a Look! infographics feature a diagram showing the planet's location in the solar system as well as a diagram showing the planet's composition. Sidebars present interesting, supplementary informat

 
How the sea came to be - and all the creatures in it

"Rhyming text follows the evolution of the ocean, from the fiery time of its birth to the marvelously biodiverse present. Includes notes from the author and illustrator, spotlights on past and present marine life-forms, a timeline of evolutionary eras, aglossary of key terms, and recommended further reading"--

 
Good food, bad waste - let's eat for the planet

"Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book examines the problem of food waste around the world, its consequences for the environment and practical things young readers can do to curb food waste"--

 
Folktales for a better world - stories of peace and kindness

Seven tales celebrating peace, kindness, and forgiveness from seven countries that have all suffered from wars and conflicts in recent times.

 
Little lessons

''If you walk on thin ice, you might as well dance''--this and many other wise sayings from many countries take on a whole new dimension when Seymour Chwast's pen delivers a memorable visual rendition. Life lessons have never been so amusing to think about and maybe even learn from. This colorful book is a perfect gift to spur laughter, learning, and cultural savoir faire for curious kids, graduates, or anyone starting a new chapter. Includes a brief and fascinating afterword explaining the hist

 
Is it okay to pee in the ocean? - the fascinating science of our waste and our world

"Explore the human systems that make pee happen, tackle environmental questions about the impacts of human waste, discover surprising uses of urine throughout history-like in mouthwash and skin creams-and even try out at-home, hands-on experiments (with no bodily fluids required, of course!)"--

 
The illustrated Edgar Allan Poe - 25 essential poems

"In this gorgeously illustrated collection of poems, readers are introduced to twenty-five of Poe's most beloved works, each illustrated with stunning, full-color collage artwork. Brief commentary and helpful definitions accompany each poem, making The Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe among the most accessible--and beautiful--introductions to Poe available. Poems include "The Raven," "The Bells," and many others"--

 
Eat your superpowers! - how colorful foods keep you healthy and strong

"Twenty-five different foods, grouped by color, are nutritionally decoded in this reference book for the preschool set"--

 
Draw Kawaii - in 5 simple steps

"Each spread features a drawing project with a step-by-step guide on the left-hand page and a blank page on the right for you to create your own wonderful version. With 38 projects to master, this book is guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing andteach children how to draw cute animals and characters. Each project has been brought to life by illustrator Jess Bradley in a fun, kawaii-inspired style"--

 
Door by door - how Sarah McBride became America's first openly transgender senator

"A picture book biography of Delaware State Senator Sarah McBride"--

 
Discover unicorns

"What is so magical about a unicorn's horn? Why are unicorn tears so special? Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery Express series for young readers explore spooky creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!), and make us afraid of the dark. Written with a high-interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity, clear visuals help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes fascinating information and wild facts to hold readers' in

 
Discover dragons / Do You Believe?

"Do dragons only breathe fire? How long does it take for a baby dragon to hatch? Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery Express series for young readers explore spooky creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!), and make us afraid of the dark. Written with a high-interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity, clear visuals help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes fascinating information and wild facts to hold readers'

 
Strange space

"Did you know that there are some famous animal astronauts? Or that bread is banned in space? Space may be a very serious place, but it's full of some really silly science! Learn about the totally silly science behind space. This engaging hi-lo book drawsin 5th and 6th grade readers with silly content while a 2nd to 3rd grade reading level makes the information accessible. It's a roaring good time!"--

 
Space myths - exploded by science

"From the moon landing to aliens visiting Earth, space is full of mysteries. But some things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get ready to blow up some totally-not-true space myths"--

 
Sled dogs by Lilley, Matt, author.
Date added:
Feb 15, 2024
Sled dogs

"In this book, readers explore how dog teams work together to pull sleds, as well as the skills and training this work requires. Includes fun facts"--

 
Contenders - two Native baseball players, one World Series

"The true story of John Meyers and Charles Bender, who in 1911 became the first two Native American pro baseball players to face off in a World Series, teaches important lessons about resilience, doing what you love in the face of injustice, and the fightfor Native American representation in sports"--

 
Coding with dinosaurs

"Information accompanies instructions for various dinosaur-themed activities that demonstrate skills needed for coding. The text level and subject matter are intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

 
Climbing the volcano - a journey in haiku

"A boy and his family's hike to the peak of Oregon's South Sister volcano is narrated in a series of haikus"--

 
Brave knights

"Knights were mounted soldiers, expert swordsmen, and jousting competitors. But what were their lives really like, and what was the code of chivalry they lived by? Enter the medieval world and explore what made knights one of the most valiant of ancient warriors!"--

 
I help at home! - I can clean my room, fold laundry, set the table, and more

"Sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, and picking up are perfect hands-on activities for teaching toddlers to care for their environment, while also fostering independence and developing strong motor skills. Inspired by the Montessori curriculum, this colorful guide specially created for 2- to 5-year-olds, teaches practical life skills with step-by-step photos"--

 
I am money - and I don't grow on trees

"I am Money. You work hard to earn me, and if you're careful and smart about it, I can end up working for you! Introduce kids to the basics of money with this easy-to-understand picture book! Readers will learn about how to earn and save money, how to spend money wisely, and even how to use money to invest in themself. But the most important lesson of all? The best part of money is sharing it! The simple text also helps explain the different forms money can take, like cash, cards, and even crypt

 
Could you ever waddle with penguins!?

"Spend a day in the life of an Adaelie penguin with this fantastic new series from Sandra Markle, the bestselling author of the What If You Had... series! What if you could spend a day with your favorite animals? What would you eat? How would you play? Would you ever want to leave? Dive in and learn all about Adaelie penguins in the second book in the Could You Ever... series! From what they eat, to where they live, to how they interact with one another, this innovative book places kids right in

 
Cat or tiger

"Why are dogs pets and wolves wild? How are they similar? How are they different? Find out with this new series of books! Cats and tigers are different animals. Cats are pets and live with people. Tigers are wild and live in nature. But these mammals do have some things in common. They both have bodies covered in fur, have claws, and wiggly tails. Get ready to discover a lot more about cats and tigers - what they share and the many ways they are different! About the series: Do cats have anything

 
Bridges

"Bridges can be high or low, long or short, straight or curvy. Some are designed to blend in, while others stand out. But each one tells a story: a reminder of our history, a testament to ingenuity and engineering, an invitation to imagine the possibilities of the future. Literally and symbolically, bridges connect us-to new places, new cultures, and new people. With poetic text and sweeping illustrations, Marc Majewski delivers a unique, accessible look at bridges from all around the world: fro

 
Bread workshop - creating yeast doughs & quick breads

"This how-to book provides readers with information they need to get started on a career in baking. Included are the history and cultural significance of breads; baking tools, terms, and techniques; how to become a baker; and career paths in baking. Step-by-step recipes help readers practice baking skills and apply what they've learned"--

 
Bears are best!

Young readers will "bear"-ly be able to contain their excitement as they read all about bears, their habits, their habitats and more, in this hilarious, fact-filled nonfiction picture book about bear classification.

 
At home with the prairie dog / The Story of a Keystone Species

Discusses prairie dogs and examines the different animals that depend upon them for survival.

 
Animals in pants

Simple, humorous poems featuring a variety of animals wearing different kinds of pants.

 
Body music - poems about the noises your body makes

"In Body Music, bestselling authors Jane Yolen and Ryan G. Van Cleave bring their trademark wit to fifteen hilarious poems that celebrate the sounds of the human body, from sniffles to snaps, sneezes to wheezes, hiccups to yawns, and more! Each poem is illustrated with bright, lively artwork and is accompanied by scientific facts that answer questions like: What is a knuckle crack? Why do we sneeze? and What makes a tummy rumble? Funny and secretly educational, Body Music has it all: science, hi

 
Big words for little paleontologists - the dino dictionary every little explorer needs

"Every budding paleontologist has to know all of the big, complicated dinosaur names and terms, and National Geographic Kids is here to help. Little kids will love showing off their advanced vocabulary skills with National Geographic Kids Big Words for Little Paleontologists"--

 
The big book of nature art

"Each of the activities can be achieved in four simple steps using natural materials combined with recycled or found materials from around the home. With a total of twenty-two art activities, each requiring no more than a five-minute setup and cleanup, the crafts are easy to complete and fun for everyone involved. The book also encourages children to see the creative potential in the natural and everyday treasures all around us--from twigs, seed pods, petals, and leaves to pencil shavings, take-

 
The best way to get your way

"For every kid who's tired of eating vegetables and going to bed on time, here's a book that helps them figure out how to get their own way. Examining both sides of five issues with big kid appeal (eating vegetables, bedtimes, screentime, homework, and doing chores), author Tanya Lloyd Kyi walks readers through the basics of debate skills, critical thinking and media literacy"--

 
Animal myths - exploded by science

"Whether on the search for bigfoot or testing the memory of a goldfish, the word is full of mysteries. But some things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get ready to blow up some totally-not-true animal myths"--

 
Ada Twist, scientist. Bug bonanza!

"How do bees fly? Why does a spider weave a web? And why are bugs so important to our world? Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files is the perfect nonfiction resource for all these questions and more. Based on the bestselling Questioneers series and the AdaTwist, Scientist Netflix show, this nonfiction series is perfect for the youngest scientists of tomorrow, as they learn along with Ada. Designed in a scrapbook format, these books combine art from the show, illustrations, and photography to bring

 
Strange space

"Did you know that there are some famous animal astronauts? Or that bread is banned in space? Space may be a very serious place, but it's full of some really silly science! Learn about the totally silly science behind space. This engaging hi-lo book draws in 5th and 6th grade readers with silly content while a 2nd to 3rd grade reading level makes the information accessible. It's a roaring good time!"--

 
Space myths - exploded by science

"From the moon landing to aliens visiting Earth, space is full of mysteries. But some things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get ready to blow up some totally-not-true space myths"--

 
Sled dogs by Lilley, Matt, author.
Date added:
Feb 15, 2024
Sled dogs

"In this book, readers explore how dog teams work together to pull sleds, as well as the skills and training this work requires. Includes fun facts"--

 
I help at home! - I can clean my room, fold laundry, set the table, and more

"Sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, and picking up are perfect hands-on activities for teaching toddlers to care for their environment, while also fostering independence and developing strong motor skills. Inspired by the Montessori curriculum, this colorful guide specially created for 2- to 5-year-olds, teaches practical life skills with step-by-step photos"--

 
I am money

"I am MONEY. You work hard to earn me, and if you're careful and smart about it, I can end up working for you! Introduce kids to the basics of money with this easy-to-understand picture book! Readers will learn about how to earn and save money, how to spend money wisely, and even how to use money to invest in themself. But the most important lesson of all? The best part of money is sharing it! The simple text also helps explain the different forms money can take, like cash, cards, and even crypt

 
Contenders - two Native baseball players, one World Series

"The true story of John Meyers and Charles Bender, who in 1911 became the first two Native American pro baseball players to face off in a World Series, teaches important lessons about resilience, doing what you love in the face of injustice, and the fight for Native American representation in sports"--

 
Coding with dinosaurs

"Information accompanies instructions for various dinosaur-themed activities that demonstrate skills needed for coding. The text level and subject matter are intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

 
Climbing the volcano - a journey in haiku

"A boy and his family's hike to the peak of Oregon's South Sister volcano is narrated in a series of haikus"--

 
Could you ever waddle with penguins!?

"Spend a day in the life of an Ade´lie penguin with this fantastic new series from Sandra Markle, the bestselling author of the What If You Had... series! What if you could spend a day with your favorite animals? What would you eat? How would you play? Would you ever want to leave? Dive in and learn all about Ade´lie penguins in the second book in the Could You Ever... series! From what they eat, to where they live, to how they interact with one another, this innovative book places kids right in

 
Cat or tiger

"Why are dogs pets and wolves wild? How are they similar? How are they different? Find out with this new series of books! Cats and tigers are different animals. Cats are pets and live with people. Tigers are wild and live in nature. But these mammals do have some things in common. They both have bodies covered in fur, have claws, and wiggly tails. Get ready to discover a lot more about cats and tigers - what they share and the many ways they are different!ABOUT THE SERIES: Do cats have anything

 
Bridges

"Bridges can be high or low, long or short, straight or curvy. Some are designed to blend in, while others stand out. But each one tells a story: a reminder of our history, a testament to ingenuity and engineering, an invitation to imagine the possibilities of the future. Literally and symbolically, bridges connect us-to new places, new cultures, and new people. With poetic text and sweeping illustrations, Marc Majewski delivers a unique, accessible look at bridges from all around the world: fro

 
Big words for little paleontologists - the dino dictionary every little explorer needs

"Every budding paleontologist has to know all of the big, complicated dinosaur names and terms, and National Geographic Kids is here to help. Little kids will love showing off their advanced vocabulary skills with National Geographic Kids Big Words for Little Paleontologists"--

 
Bears are best!

"It's panda-monium in this rollicking nonfiction picture book about bears habits, habitats, and more"--

 
Animal myths - exploded by science

"Whether on the search for bigfoot or testing the memory of a goldfish, the word is full of mysteries. But some things can be explained with science. Learn about the scientific method and how it can help you discover the truth. Get ready to blow up some totally-not-true animal myths"--

 
All about Eevee

This guidebook is all about Eevee-one of the most popular Poke´mon! Discover everything you need to know about this unique and adorable character and its many Evolutions. Eevee is amazing -- it has eight different known Evolutions! Discover everything you need to know about this incredible Pokemon and each of its unique and powerful forms. After you're an Eevee expert, take the quiz to find out which Eevee Evolution is your perfect Pokemon partner!

 
Transported - 50 vehicles that changed the world

"From simple carts to flying planes, transportation has come a long way between then and now. Carefully leveled text and engaging historic images help readers explore the role of transportation through the ages in this fun and informative series. Encourage readers to compare and contrast the past and present!"--

 
Zeus vs Ra - cosmic clash of the gods

"It's a battle of the leader of gods versus the god of the sun. The Greek god Zeus controls the skies and can shape shift as he wishes. With his connection to the sun, the Egyptian god Ra provides life, warmth, and growth. If these to gods were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Zeus's and Ra's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
We are Palestinian - a celebration of culture and tradition

"A stunning non-fiction children's book celebrating everything Palestinian! From culture and food, to music and literature, We Are Palestinian is a celebration of Palestinian heritage. Brought to life by award-winning writer Reem Kassis, every spread is filled with wonderful anecdotes, fascinating facts, and memorable quotes. It is beautifully illustrated by Noha Eilouti, an emerging Palestinian-Canadian illustrator"--

 
We are branches

"Branches are all around us: in butterfly wings, on gecko toes, in flowers, frost, and mud. Whether as electricity moving across the sky or rivers flowing to the sea, branches are nature's most efficient way to spread and to connect. They are even found inside our own bodies, helping us reach and grow with each breath and heartbeat. Branches--strong, hopeful, beautiful--are the shape of life. How many can you find?"--

 
Stand as tall as the trees - how an Amazonian community protected the rain forest

"One activist's story shows how indigenous communities can fight to protect their sacred lands-and win"--

 
Siberian tiger vs. saber-tooth cat

"It's a battle between two fearsome, fanged beasts! Today, the Siberian tiger holds the record as the world's biggest cat. But in prehistoric times, the saber-tooth cat held that title as it prowled the land for prey. Learn what makes these similar animals such effective hunters. Then decide which fierce fighter would best the other in battle"--

 
Queen Elizabeth II

"Explore one of the most prominent names from British royal history with this biography of Queen Elizabeth II. Kids will learn about her rise to become the current queen of the United Kingdom"--

 
Tee time on the Moon - how astronaut Alan Shepard played lunar golf

"In 1971, Alan Shepard and his fellow astronauts made their way to the Moon in the cramped Apollo 14 capsule. Their mission: Study the moon in more detail than ever before. While the world watched on TV, Shepard and Edgar Mitchell gathered rock and soil samples wearing stiff, heavy spacesuits. But Alan Shepard had a secret hidden in his sock: two tiny golf balls. Golf was Shepard's favorite sport. And since the moon has virtually no atmosphere and gravity that is only a fraction of the Earth's,

 
Soccer records smashed!

"In soccer, fast footwork can lead to some fantastic feats--like Carli Lloyd's early hat trick during a 2015 Women's World Cup match and Miroslav Klose breaking Ronaldo's record for the most World Cup goals. In this Sports Illustrated Kids book, young readers can experience record-breaking plays in soccer. Fast-paced and fact-filled, this collection of record smashers will delight sports fans with thrilling achievements in soccer history"--

 
Moving the Millers' Minnie Moore Mine Mansion - a true story

"In this wacky true tale of American ingenuity, Annie Miller took to raising pigs in the yard after losing all but her mansion, but when the town wanted the pigs out, she removed the whole mansion instead--rolling it away slowly on logs"--

 
The moon landing was fake - conspiracy theories debunked

"Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In The Moon Landing Was Fake, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated. Books use considerate text that's written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes educational sideba

 
Mini games to make and play

"Looking to host a game night? Think mini! Craft a bitty bowling alley for marble bowling balls. Create a deck of petite playing cards. Then play your games with family and friends. Easy instructions and step photos will help you become a miniature game master. Tiny games are tons of fun!"--

 
Minecraft super bite-size builds - with over 20 epic mini-projects

"Learn how to design, build and customize over twenty new mini-projects in Minecraft. With detailed instructions, block hacks and build tips, this book will teach you new tricks and help you practice old skills as you create bite-size builds to impress your friends in Minecraft"--

 
Minecraft legends - a hero's guide to saving the Overworld

"Prepare for the upcoming Minecraft: Legends video game with this official guide from Mojang, featuring tips, tricks, and strategies to help you defeat the Piglin threat and save the Overworld!"--

 
An illustrated collection of Nordic animal tales

"Classic characters of Nordic folklore--cunning Fox, gullible Wolf, clever Hare and powerful Bear--star in these lively stories of mischief and fun. Readers will discover why Bear is ruler of the northern forests, how Fox outwitted Wolf, and what Hare didto earn her fluffy white tail"--

 
Hands-on science - matter

"In this interactive picture book, young readers squish, squeeze, and jiggle matter on the page, using their imagination to conduct simple lab experiments. They learn that matter comes in all shapes and sizes and can change from solid to liquid to gas. Back matter includes a real-world experiment for investigating matter"--

 
Loki vs. Hermes - the trickster showdown

"It's a battle of the clever troublemaker versus the great thief. The Norse god Loki loves creating chaos wherever he goes, showing his power by stirring up trouble for the gods. The cunning Greek god Hermes serves as a messenger to the gods and Zeus's personal thief. If these to gods were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Loki's and Hermes's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
Kaboom! - a volcano erupts

"The story of a volcano's eruption, as it's never been told before! Here's a step-by-step story of a volcanic eruption--from the volcano's point of view! Readers meet the volcano as it placidly slumbers. But then, hot magma moves into a chamber beneath it. Steam and gas spew out. The magma and gases rise up, ready to escape. Finally, the volcano shouts, "I'm awake!" as lava, hot rocks, and billows of ash erupt out of its vents with a roar. Hiss, gurgle, sputter, growl! Who knew being a volcano c

 
How to bird by Hamid, Rasha, author.
Date added:
Feb 8, 2024
How to bird

"How to Bird is a culturally relevant, lyrical, succinct, and direct procedural text. Images and words on each page invite readers to try a new birding strategy, right then and there. How to Bird is a mentor text for educators teaching procedural writing.Additionally, a growing body of scientific evidence indicates that seeing and hearing birds makes people happier. How to Bird supports readers' social and emotional well-being by introducing birding as a joyful, wonder-filled possibility that is

 
Hercules vs Thor - the epic matchup

"It's a battle of the famous strongman versus the great protector. The Roman god Hercules is known for his tremendous strength and determination. Norse god Thor is fearless and commands lighting, thunder, and storms. If these two heroes were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Thor's and Hercules's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
Great white shark vs. megalodon

"It's a battle between two terrifying, tooth-filled predators! The great white shark is today's largest predatory fish. But millions of years ago, megalodon ruled the seas as the ocean's deadliest hunter. Learn what makes these similar monsters of the seaso deadly. Then decide which one would triumph if they battled in the ocean's depths"--

 
Goats

"This Level 1 Reader introduces kids to the different goats of the world. From the furry Angora goat to the Grison's striped goat, early readers discover a goat's different body parts from their horns to their hooves to their amazing abilities to climb rocky cliffs and hop from rock to rock! This book is a great introduction to the biology of these adorable furry animals!"--

 
Frigg vs. Aphrodite - battle of the beauties

"Who's more powerful? Who has more abilities? Which of these gods of the dead will be the victor? They'll have to battle it out to see who wins!"--

 
Chess / We've Got All the Best Moves!

Bringing one of the world's most popular games to life, this must-have guide to chess covers the basics, rules, strategies and famous games, and introduces some of the great masters of chess.

 
The asteroid belt

""Vibrant illustrations accompany information about the asteroid belt. The narrative nonfiction text is intended for students in kindergarten through third grade." -Provided by publisher"--

 
Allergic reaction

"Sometimes a person with an allergy might start itching or get a rash. Uh-oh, it's an emergency! Prepare young readers to empathetically understand and care for a friend with an allergic reaction. Learn what's happening, how to be a helper, and ways to keep your friend safe. A bright design and carefully crafted text takes fear out of emergencies to make them easier to understand"--

 
Can't get enough dog stuff - fun facts, awesome info, cool games, silly jokes, and more!

"For animal lovers who are absolutely obsessed with dogs and can't wait to learn more about them, this book has everything they need: tons of fun facts, exciting games, hands-on activities, hilarious dog jokes, and stories from dog experts and great tidbits about the latest info on dog breeds, behavior, training, and the history of our four-legged friends"--

 
Can't get enough cat stuff - fun facts, awesome info, cool games, silly jokes, and more!

"For animal lovers who are absolutely obsessed with everything cats, this book has it all: mind-blowing facts; tons of breeds; superfun games; hands-on activities; hilarious cat jokes; and fascinating research, such as how cats manage to (almost) always land on their feet"--

 
Stand as tall as the trees - how an Amazonian community protected the rain forest

"One activist's story shows how indigenous communities can fight to protect their sacred lands-and win"--

 
Zeus vs. Ra - cosmic clash of the gods

"It's a battle of the leader of gods versus the god of the sun. The Greek god Zeus controls the skies and can shape shift as he wishes. With his connection to the sun, the Egyptian god Ra provides life, warmth, and growth. If these to gods were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Zeus's and Ra's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
Queen Elizabeth II

"Explore one of the most prominent names from British royal history with this biography of Queen Elizabeth II. Kids will learn about her rise to become the current queen of the United Kingdom"--

 
Goats

"This Level 1 Reader introduces kids to the different goats of the world. From the furry Angora goat to the Grison's striped goat, early readers discover a goat's different body parts from their horns to their hooves to their amazing abilities to climb rocky cliffs and hop from rock to rock! This book is a great introduction to the biology of these adorable furry animals!"--

 
The asteroid belt

"Vibrant illustrations accompany information about the asteroid belt. The narrative nonfiction text is intended for students in kindergarten through third grade." --

 
Soccer records smashed!

"In soccer, fast footwork can lead to some fantastic feats-like Carli Lloyd's early hat trick during a 2015 Women's World Cup match and Miroslav Klose breaking Ronaldo's record for the most World Cup goals. In this Sports Illustrated Kids book, young readers can experience record-breaking plays in soccer. Fast-paced and fact-filled, this collection of record smashers will delight sports fans with thrilling achievements in soccer history"--

 
The moon landing was fake - conspiracy theories debunked

"Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In The Moon Landing Was Fake, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated. Books use considerate text that's written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers. Includes educational sideba

 
Hercules vs. Thor - the epic matchup

"It's a battle of the famous strongman versus the great protector. The Roman god Hercules is known for his tremendous strength and determination. Norse god Thor is fearless and commands lighting, thunder, and storms. If these two heroes were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Thor's and Hercules's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
The big book of mysteries

"A captivating new gift book featuring over 100 real-life mysteries that might just give you goosebumps! Does the Loch Ness monster really exist? Whatever happened to the crew of the Mary Celeste? And where exactly are the Hanging Gardens of Babylon? Get ready to be amazed as you uncover the world's greatest mysteries, from Bigfoot to the Bermuda Triangle. Including alien abductions, haunted houses, mind-blowing natural phenomena, and much more, this book will explain the extraordinary --unless

 
Siberian tiger vs. saber-tooth cat

"It's a battle between two fearsome, fanged beasts! Today, the Siberian tiger holds the record as the world's biggest cat. But in prehistoric times, the saber-tooth cat held that title as it prowled the land for prey. Learn what makes these similar animals such effective hunters. Then decide which fierce fighter would best the other in battle"--

 
Loki vs. Hermes - the trickster showdown

"It's a battle of the clever troublemaker versus the great thief. The Norse god Loki loves creating chaos wherever he goes, showing his power by stirring up trouble for the gods. The cunning Greek god Hermes serves as a messenger to the gods and Zeus's personal thief. If these to gods were to go head-to-head, who would come out on top? Compare and contrast Loki's and Hermes's strengths and weaknesses in this Mythology Matchup"--

 
How to bird by Hamid, Rasha, author.
Date added:
Feb 8, 2024
How to bird

"Birding for everyone, everywhere. Birding is a joyful, wonder-filled activity that anyone can do. Featuring the skyline and natural spaces of New York City, How to Bird invites children to explore birdwatching, with each page featuring a new birding strategy. A growing body of scientific evidence indicates that seeing and hearing birds makes us happier, and this book shows how everyone, wherever they live, can be a birder. Birding is a fun and accessible practice for coping with stress, practic

 
Hands-on science - Matter

"In this interactive picture book, young readers squish, squeeze, and jiggle matter on the page, using their imagination to conduct simple lab experiments. They learn that matter comes in all shapes and sizes and can change from solid to liquid to gas. Back matter includes a real-world experiment for investigating matter"--

 
Great white shark vs. megalodon

"It's a battle between two terrifying, tooth-filled predators! The great white shark is today's largest predatory fish. But millions of years ago, megalodon ruled the seas as the ocean's deadliest hunter. Learn what makes these similar monsters of the sea so deadly. Then decide which one would triumph if they battled in the ocean's depths"--

 
Frigg vs Aphrodite - battle of the beauties

"Who will win this battle of famous beauty? In Asgard, the Norse goddess Frig rules over marriage, motherhood, family, and prophecy. Meanwhile, the Greek goddess Aphrodite reigns over love, beauty, and fertility. In this battle between two powerful ancient goddesses, who will come out on top?"--

 
Allergic reaction

"Sometimes a person with an allergy might start itching or get a rash. Uh-oh, it's an emergency! Prepare young readers to empathetically understand and care for a friend with an allergic reaction. Learn what's happening, how to be a helper, and ways to keep your friend safe. A bright design and carefully crafted text takes fear out of emergencies to make them easier to understand"--

 
A World of Supercars by Mason, Paul
Date added:
Feb 1, 2024
A World of Supercars

 
You are loved - a book about families

"From Down syndrome advocate and viral sensation Sofia Sanchez comes this beautiful and inclusive picture book about all the different ways to make a family. Families come in many different shapes and forms -- but they all teach you how to be strong and show you how loved you are. Alongside a sweet and simple narrative, the warm illustrations tell their own story. Beginning with Sofia Sanchez's adopted family, readers will meet families with two moms and two dads, families with single parents, a

 
The witness trees

"In evocative verse and stunning artwork, Witness Trees is the story of the world's most enduring witnesses: the trees. From the Flower of Kent apple tree still standing in Sir Isaac Newton's yard, to the English oak given to Jesse Owens after facing downHitler at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, to the California redwood saved from destruction by July Butterfly Hill, to the Callery pear tree still miraculously alive after the World Trade Towers fell, Witness Trees is a moving tribute to the world's mo

 
Wind - discovering air in motion

"A browsable, appealing introduction to an important weather phenomenon.If your hair has ever blown back on a breezy day, you've noticed the wind at work. But what causes the wind? Are there different types of wind? How do we measure and name them? How does the wind shape our ecosystems, plants, and animals? What about people: how have human beings used the wind in the past and the present? Can you really sail into the wind, and would a tailwind help or hurt your plane's takeoff? Up, up beyond t

 
What's wild outside your door? - discovering nature in the city

"In this fascinating and interactive guide, kids will learn about how birds build their nests on bridges, where salamanders and toads hide, and how plants push through sidewalk cracks"--

 
What's a haboob?

"A haboob is a violent dust storm or sandstorm. Haboobs usually occur in hot, dry locations, such as the Sahara Desert. How does a haboob form? What speeds and heights might an intense haboob reach? What are the dangers of a haboob and how can one protectthemselves during it? Readers will learn the answer to these questions and more in this informative and interesting book. Eye-catching photographs bring the information to life. Fact boxes feature high-interest information to supplement the text

 
Ultimate mammalpedia

"An encyclopedia of mammals--including profiles and explanation of what mammals are--for early readers"--

 
This book is full of brains / All Kinds of Brains and How They Work

"Did you know that a fully grown human brain is equal to the weight of one 12-week-old kitten? Or that it can think at 4 1/2 times the speed of a cheetah? How about the fact that an octopus brain reaches to the tips of its tentacles, or that the emerald jewel wasp can use mind control over other insects? Filled with interesting facts, immersive at-home activities, and fun optical illusions, This Book Is Full of Brains will make kids fall in love with all types of brains--whether they be human, d

 
Spare parts - the true story of four undocumented teenagers, one ugly robot, and an impossible dream

"The young readers' edition of the bestselling adult book of the same name"--

 
Space and Time by Mason, Paul
Date added:
Feb 1, 2024
Space and Time

 
Sneakers - the cool stories and facts behind every pair

From the world's oldest shoe to the latest designer sneaker drop, this fact-filled nonfiction book tells the rubber-soled story behind the creation of one of the most comfortable ways to get around.

 
Sheepology - the ultimate encyclopedia

"Discover all there is to know about sheep in all of their woolly mammal glory in Sheepology"--

 
Secret service

"Controlling crowds and protecting the president are just the beginning of what members of the Secret Service do. Find out what Secret Service agents do to keep the United States safe"--

 
Saturn

"Simple text and a search-and-find feature reinforce new science vocabulary about Saturn's weather, moons, and latest NASA probe for early readers"--

 
Poop for breakfast - why some animals eat it

"Eating poop is gross! So why do some animals do it? Get the scoop on the surprisingly good reasons animals such as elephants, butterflies, rabbits, robins, and dogs devour disgusting doo-doo!"--

 
Mona Lisa and the others

"A witty introduction to the Louvre's many masterpieces, told from the perspective of the subjects themselves--including resident superstar Mona Lisa"--

 
Real princesses change the world

"This picture book compiles biographies of 11 different princesses, highlighting who they truly are: diplomats, engineers, activists, athletes, and so much more. It focuses on their achievements and contributions, situating them as active members in the global and local community. From Nigeria to Japan, Saudi Arabia to Sweden, and Thailand to Tonga. This picture book takes readers on a trip that spans the whole world"--

 
Occupational therapist

"In Occupational Therapist, early fluent readers will learn about occupational therapists' job responsibilities, necessary training and qualifications, and how they work with patients to develop and improve life skills. Social and emotional learning (SEL)concepts support a growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about this i

 
My indigo world - a true story of the color blue

"Rosa, a Korean girl, falls in love with the color blue--the dazzling blue of the sea and sky, and the bold, bright indigo-blue stripe in her traditional hanbok robe. Years later, as an artist living in the United States, Rosa learns the ancient Korean method of indigo dyeing, creates indigo arts and crafts, and even grows her own indigo plants at a Baltimore community garden."--

 
The Most important animal of all

"A teacher challenges her class to decide which is the most important animal of all. Seven children champion a different animal for the top spot. Is it bees as master pollinators, or bats who are night-time predators as well as pollinators? Is it elephants who shape their landscapes and spread seeds, or beavers, who create watery habitats? Is it tigers or sharks who keep populations in balance so there is food for all? Is it tiny krill, food for so many whales and sea creatures? There is lots

 
The mind-blowing world of extraordinary competitions - meet the incredible people who will compete at anything

"A book for kids about the most incredible competitions from around the world and through history"--

 
Mary's idea

"A picture book biography of Mary Lou Williams, an American jazz pianist and composer who wrote hundreds of compositions, recorded hundreds of songs, and wrote arrangements for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and is an artist often overlooked in the canon of American music because of her gender and skin color"--

 
Fire shapes the world

"This nonfiction picture book presents Earth's long history with fire, and how humans, plants, and animals have adapted to this element as an integral part of their existence"--

 
Every body - a celebration of diverse abilities

"This photo picture book looks at differences in bodies, with photos of children with many different challenges including various physical disparities, learning differences, and medical conditions"--

 
LOL 101 - a kid's guide to writing jokes

"Packed with fun-filled illustrations, easy-to-follow exercises, and sample jokes, this humorous how-to joke book for kids proves that with a little elbow grease, anyone can write jokes that really make people LOL. Covering everything from surprise to wordplay to visual jokes--plus tips on how to perform a joke so it lands--LOL 101 is the approachable and (of course) funny guide for any kid ready to channel their inner comedian"--

 
How to spacewalk - step-by-step with shuttle astronauts

"What is it like to walk in space--to use cutting-edge equipment and conduct experiments in a 280-pound space suit? How do you get there in the first place? Would-be spacewalkers will find...a host of amazing facts, photos, drawings, and descriptions in this engaging guide...From detailed info about how to train (sometimes underwater!) to descriptions of the emotions spurred by seeing Earth from above"--

 
The High Line - a park to look up to

"Imagine a very different New York City--one whose streets are filled with horses and buggies and people on foot. Now imagine that vehicles that shared the road--block-long freight trains trying to deliver goods to the west-side factories. How did New York in the 1800s solve the problem of trains barreling through busy city streets? They built the High Line. But the High Line's story doesn't end there. Once cars became common, innovative New Yorkers began to find and fight for new ways to breath

 
The grief rock - a book to understand grief and love

"When someone you love dies, the grief rock shows up Sometimes grief can feel like a heavy weight you are carrying around. It can be difficult to explain how you feel or know how you will cope carrying the grief rock around. This gentle story explores howgrief is filled with all the love we have for someone who was important in our lives. Perfect to open up the conversation on difficult feelings, the book also includes a short guide for adults with tips on supporting children after a bereavement

 
Feeling frustrated

"This book is a fun and useful tool for helping kids cope with frustration! What does it mean to feel frustrated? How is it different from feeling mad? What tools can we use to deal with the discomfort of feeling frustrated? Readers will explore these questions and more in this helpful guide. Each page is filled with bright, colorful pictures and narrative stories that are sure to capture readers' imaginations. A perfect introduction to identifying, discussing, and coping with emotions"--

 
Epic animal journeys / Navigation & Migration by Air, Land and Sea

"All the branches of the animal kingdom--birds, fish, crustaceans, reptiles, mammals, insects, and even slime molds undertake great journeys across water land or air. This is a glorious celebration of the mysteries and marvels of migration"--

 
Disgustingly delicious - the surprising, weird and wonderful food of the world

"Gives a sense of how history and culture have shaped some typically disgusting sounding dishes from different countries (and why they might not be so gross after all)''--

 
Dig deep - connecting archaeology, oceans and us

"This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to marine archaeology. Illustrated with photographs throughout, in this book young people will discover how understanding our ancient ancestors' relationships with the ocean can help the planet today and in the future"--

 
Could you ever dive with dolphins!?

"Spend a day in the life of a bottlenose dolphin in the first book in this new series from Sandra Markle, the bestselling author of the What If You Had... series! Dive in and learn all about bottlenose dolphins in the first book in the Could You Ever... series! From what they eat, to where they live, to how they interact with one another, this imaginative book places kids right into the action as they learn all about these amazing creatures"--

 
Cities - how humans live together

"If you could design a city that would be both a great place to live and good for the planet, what would it look like? Today, more than half the world's population lives in cities and many of those cities face big challenges, including the climate crisis,food insecurity and rapid population growth, but they are also places where innovation can thrive. Peek into the past to see how cities have changed through time and explore what could make them more sustainable and welcoming today and for tomor

 
Changing world - cold data for a warming planet

''The terrifying effects of a warming planet are impossible to ignore, but sometimes it's hard to pick through the facts and to understand exactly what's happening and how. This book of bright, bold infographics illuminates the realities of climate changein hard numbers, digestible data and vivid visualizations. How will rising sea levels affect us? What is the impact of meat on the planet? What industries create the most emissions? How do renewable energies compare to one another? What are the

 
Can you survive the 1925 tri-state tornado? / A History Adventure

"On March 18, 1925, the deadliest tornado in history tore a path of destruction more than 200 miles long across Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana. The giant tornado demolished several towns and killed hundreds of people. Will you take shelter in your basement or try to outrun the tornado in your new Model T car? Do you stay inside your school or risk running to your church to take shelter there? Will you ignore the storm like your father says or get your family to the storm shelter before it's too

 
The book of blast off! / 15 Real-Life Space Missions

Rhyming text introduces spacecrafts and iconic space missions, including Sputnik, Apollo 11, and the International Space Station.

 
Arborama - the marvelous world of trees

"Winner of the White Raven Award from the International Youth Library Foundation, author and illustrator Lisa Voisard captures a child's sense of wonder for the natural world. In Arborama, her first book available in English, Voisard submerses readers inthe marvelous world of trees: how they reproduce and grow from tiny seeds into the largest plants on earth, how they make our life possible, and how they even communicate with one another. Over more than 200 lavishing-illustrated pages, readers w

 
Poop for breakfast - why some animals eat it

"Eating poop is gross! So why do some animals do it? Get the scoop on the surprisingly good reasons animals such as elephants, butterflies, rabbits, robins, and dogs devour disgusting doo-doo!"--

 
Sneakers - the cool stories and facts behind every pair

From going to school to shopping at the mall, sneakers are one of the most comfortable ways to get around. But how did these rubbery soles become everyone's favorite shoe to stomp in? Readers will love learning about the story behind sneakers, from the world's oldest shoe to the latest designer sneaker drop...and everything in between!

 
Occupational therapist

"In Occupational Therapist, early fluent readers will learn about occupational therapists' job responsibilities, necessary training and qualifications, and how they work with patients to develop and improve life skills. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support a growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about this

 
The mind-blowing world of extraordinary competitions - meet the incredible people who will compete at anything

"Throughout history, humans have been challenging themselves against one another. Who could be the fastest? The strongest? The smartest? While this was going on, some other people decided to create epic contests that were... well, a little more unusual. From toe wrestling and extreme ironing to giant pumpkin boat races and air guitar championships, get ready to witness the most amazing competitions the world has ever seen!"--

 
Dig deep - connecting archaeology, oceans and us

"The nonfiction book introduces middle grade readers to marine archaeology. Illustrated with photographs throughout, young people will discover how understanding our ancient ancestors' relationship with ocean can help the planet today and in the future."--

 
The grief rock - a book to understand grief and love

"When someone you love dies, the grief rock shows up Sometimes grief can feel like a heavy weight you are carrying around. It can be difficult to explain how you feel or know how you will cope carrying the grief rock around. This gentle story explores how grief is filled with all the love we have for someone who was important in our lives. Perfect to open up the conversation on difficult feelings, the book also includes a short guide for adults with tips on supporting children after a bereavemen

 
Can you survive the 1925 tri-state tornado? - an interactive history adventure

"On March 18, 1925, the deadliest tornado in history tore a path of destruction more than 200 miles long across Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana. The giant tornado demolished several towns and killed hundreds of people. Will you take shelter in your basement or try to outrun the tornado in your new Model T car? Do you stay inside your school or risk running to your church to take shelter there? Will you ignore the storm like your father says or get your family to the storm shelter before it's too

 
You are loved - a book about families

"From Down syndrome advocate and viral sensation Sofia Sanchez comes this beautiful and inclusive picture book about all the different ways to make a family. Families come in many different shapes and forms -- but they all teach you how to be strong and show you how loved you are. Alongside a sweet and simple narrative, the warm illustrations tell their own story. Beginning with Sofia Sanchez's adopted family, readers will meet families with two moms and two dads, families with single parents, a

 
What's wild outside your door? - discovering nature in the city

"You might think cities are the last place to find nature. But nature is actually right outside your door--you just need to know where to look. From the roofs of apartments to parking lots, cities are bursting with plants and animals. In this fascinating and interactive guide, kids will learn about how birds build their nests on bridges, where salamanders and toads hide, and how plants push through sidewalk cracks. Alongside these awe-inspiring facts, Peter shares engaging, science-based activit

 
The High Line - a park to look up to

"Imagine a very different New York City-one whose streets are filled with horses and buggies and people on foot. Now imagine that vehicles that shared the road-block-long freight trains trying to deliver goods to the west-side factories. How did New York in the 1800s solve the problem of trains barreling through busy city streets? They built the High Line. But the High Line's story doesn't end there. Once cars became common, innovative New Yorkers began to find and fight for new ways to breathe

 
Could you ever dive with dolphins!?

"Spend a day in the life of a bottlenose dolphin in the first book in this new series from Sandra Markle, the bestselling author of the What If You Had... series! Dive in and learn all about bottlenose dolphins in the first book in the Could You Ever... series! From what they eat, to where they live, to how they interact with one another, this imaginative book places kids right into the action as they learn all about these amazing creatures"--

 
Welcome to Hebrew with Sesame Street

Favorite Sesame Street characters introduce readers to Hebrew. Simple words and phrases relating to everyday words and friendship learn new language tools to become smarter, kinder friends.

 
Fire shapes the world

"This nonfiction picture book presents Earth's long history with fire, and how humans, plants, and animals have adapted to this element as an integral part of their existence"--

 
Spy stalkers - using science to catch spies

"This . . . book explains how cutting-edge science and technology is used to stalk and stop spies and fight ever-changing battles in the secretive world of spying. Full of real spy stories that shook the world, this high-interest read will keep readers gripped"--Amazon.

 
Wolves - and their food chains

Armed with lethal fangs, endless endurance, and an incredible intelligence, the wolf is an amazing predator! Readers will discover how the apex hunter tracks down and kills its prey with devastating accuracy and why this awesome beast is the king of its food chain. This exciting book explains how food chains and webs work and the amazing physical adaptations that make the wolf such a supreme predator.

 
Welcome to Mandarin Chinese with Sesame Street

Sesame characters help readers learn Mandarin so they can connect with friends who speak the language. Welcoming words relating to everyday life and friendship give readers new language tools to become smarter, kinder friends.

 
Welcome to German with Sesame Street

Sesame Street characters help readers learn German so they can connect with friends who speak the language. Welcoming words relating to everyday life and friendship give readers new language tools to become smarter, kinder friends.

 
Welcome to French with Sesame Street

Sesame Street characters help readers connect to new friends who speak French. Simple words and phrases relating to everyday life and a colorful approach help readers learn a new language to become smarter, kinder friends.

 
Crocodiles, alligators, and their food chains

Armed with razor-sharp teeth, crushing jaws, and overwhelming strength, crocodiles and alligators are astounding predators! Readers will discover how the apex hunters track down and kill their prey with devastating accuracy and why these awesome beasts are the kings of their food chains. This exciting book explains how food chains and webs work and the amazing physical adaptations that make crocodiles and alligators such supreme predators.

 
Cold case closed - using science to crack cold cases

"Discover how cutting-edge science and state-of-the-art technology are the weapons of choice in the battle to crack cold cases. Read true-crime stories, find out how forensics is changing the world of crime-solving, and learn how scientists and crime agencies work together to close cold case crimes with science and technology. Then discover how you could build a career in cracking cold cases" -- Back cover.

 
Bears and their food chains

Armed with deadly claws, lethal jaws, and overwhelming strength, the bear is an astounding predator! Readers will discover how the apex hunter tracks down and kills its prey with devastating accuracy and why this awesome beast is the king of its food chain.

 
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Surviving sharks and other dangerous creatures

Ten true stories of real-life survivors of attacks by some of the animal kingdom's scariest predators!

 
Wilma Mankiller

The descendant of Cherokee ancestors who had been forced to walk the Trail of Tears, Wilma Mankiller experienced her own forced removal from the land she grew up on as a child. As she got older and learned more about the injustices her people had faced, she dedicated her life to instilling pride in Native heritage and reclaiming Native rights. She went on to become the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

 
Wild places - the life of naturalist David Attenborough

"A nonfiction account of the life of British naturalist David Attenborough and his advocacy for the protection of wild places on Earth"--

 
Wheels make the world go round

Fundamental for STEAM learning, this exciting nonfiction book shows readers how wheels work along with axles and how they use mechanical advantage to make it easier to move heavy objects from one place to another. Includes a hands-on activity.

 
Who was Langston Hughes?

"Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, and was raised by his grandmother, who told him many stories of the Black American experience and taught him to be proud of his race from a young age. With her guidance, Langston became a talented writer in high school, creating dramatic plays, poetry, and articles for the school paper. His career as a writer would continue to blossom. Langston pioneered jazz poetry and published nearly twenty poetry books during his lifetime. He was an activist and

 
Who was Frank Sinatra?

"Before Frank Sinatra became the international superstar that we remember him as today, he was just a young boy singing for spare change in his family's New Jersey tavern. Those small beginnings would be the start of an incredible career in which Frank became one of the best-selling musicians of all time -- selling over 150 million records worldwide. More than just a musician, Frank also went on to win an Academy Award and a Golden Globe during his career as an actor. With hundreds of songs from

 
What was the Donner Party?

"In the winter of 1846-47, a group of eighty-seven pioneers heading from the Midwest to California found themselves snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountain range with no way forward and no food or supplies. While forty-eight of the group members survived,the others perished due to extreme weather, starvation, and illness. To survive, the remaining people resorted to extreme measures . . . including cannibalism. Learn about the many miscalculations, bad decisions, and extreme weather that led to

 
What was the Children's Blizzard of 1888?

"On January 12, 1888, a surprise blizzard broke out in the middle of the day across the Midwest. In its path, hundreds of children and teachers found themselves stranded inside schoolhouses with no food, no heat, and very few options. Days passed, and over 235 people died as result of the harsh snow of the Schoolhouse Blizzard, but many were able to survive thanks to the bravery of others in their communities. Learn all about the disastrous weather conditions and the people who were affected by

 
Water! - why every drop counts and how you can start making waves to protect it

"Water supports all life on Earth, but it's disappearing fast. How do we fight for it? It's time to take a close look at water-what we have available, how to conserve it, how to distribute it, and how to manage it for future generations to come. Next up in this core National Geographic, mission-oriented series, which includes the award-winning This Book Stinks and Kids vs Plastic, this book will be loaded with super wow-worthy water stats, infographics, and weird but true information and focus o

 
Star Wars The High Republic character encyclopedia

Profiling more than 250 characters from The High Republic era of the Star Wars galaxy, this ultimate reference introduces brave Jedi, ruthless Nihil marauders, cutthroat mercenaries and evil monsters who call this galaxy home.

 
Small shoes, great strides - how three brave girls opened doors to school equality

"A powerful true story about three Black girls who courageously integrated a New Orleans school on November 14, 1960, told by award-winning author Vaunda Micheaux Nelson"--

 
Tenzing Norgay

"When Tenzing was young, he spent much of his childhood tending to the family's yaks and gazing up at the Himalaya mountains, dreaming of the day he would reach the top. Once he grew up, he joined many other Sherpas who were offering to take Europeans upthe highest mountain of all--Chomolungma or Everest. It was the chance he needed to make his childhood dream a reality. He went on many expeditions, some more dangerous than others, but Tenzing never gave up his dream to reach the top of the high

 
Search for a giant squid - pick your path

"A choose your own path style story that guides the reader through the very real job of being a teuthologist"--

 
Screws keep things secure

"If you were building a tree house, what could you use to keep the boards together? You could use nails, but you might also use screws. Screws are one of the simple machines that are designed to make different kinds of work easier! Lifting, pulling, pushing, and fastening things together--all these tasks are more efficient when you use a simple machine. In Screws Keep Things Secure: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how a screw's shape can pull things together or push things ap

 
Ruth First never backed down

"Ruth First was born in South Africa, where her Jewish family fled from the danger in Europe during WWII. Committed to speaking out against apartheid, she did so all her life, never backing down"--

 
Rise to the sky - how the world's tallest trees grow up

"What are the tallest living things on Earth? Trees! Discover what growing trees need so they can rise to the sky in this lyrical look at the tree life cycle"--

 
Rhinoceros vs. African elephant

"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about the fighting abilities of rhinoceroses and African elephants. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

 
Ponies and horses

Inviting kids to saddle up, this nonfiction leveled reader showcases all kinds of ponies and horses, providing all the essential information about favorite animal friends.

 
The planets by Gibbons, Gail, author.
Date added:
Jan 25, 2024
The planets

Describes the sun and each planet of the solar system and introduces concepts such as a day, a year, orbit, and rotation.

 
Partly cloudy

"Two curious bunnies enjoy watching clouds go by. But when they look at the sky, they see something completely different! While one bunny likes to use his imagination the other bunny can only see the scientific. Together they learn that cloud watching ismuch more fun when they see it through each other's eyes"--

 
Pulleys pull their weight

''Are you strong enough to lift an elephant? Try using a pulley! In Pulleys pull their weight: Simple machines for kids, engineers ages 5 to 8 learn about forces, mechanical advantage, pulleys, and other simple machines through engaging illustrations andlots of real-life examples that kids can spot in their home, schools, and neighborhoods. Glossary, photos, and a hands-on activity make this book fundamental for STEAM learning''--

 
Prehistoric sea monsters

"Teeth, tails, and scales-oh my! Newly independent readers will be transported back to a time when bugs were big and monsters ruled the deep. Each page of this dazzling Level 2 reader is packed with jaw-dropping facts on the fiercest predators of the ancient oceans. Learn about Megalodon, the largest shark ever to have lived; Jaekelopterus, a human-size scorpion; Helicoprion, a fish whose teeth were in the shape of a circular saw; and more!"--

 
Opal Lee by Moses, Shelia P., author.
Date added:
Jan 25, 2024
Opal Lee

Introduces readers to the teacher and community leader responsible for making Juneteenth a national holiday to mark the end of enslavement for Black Americans, helping millions of people learn about important aspects of American history.

 
Not-so-common cent$ / Super-Duper Important Facts About Money You Can't Afford to Miss

"Calling all mini-moguls! Dive (a la Scooge McDuck) into this book all about money: How to make it, to manage it, and how to save it-and how to multiply it! Offering a wealth of information on all things money, this jam-packed book will teach kids all theskills they need to pay the bills, from budgeting basics to principles of saving and interest, to ways to think like an entrepreneur, and so much more!"--

 
Not yet - the story of an unstoppable ice skater

"After watching an ice-skating movie, young Zahra sets her mind to learn how to ice skate even though her family and friends doubt her abilities. After all, she's too old to learn, the rink is too cold, and figure skaters don't look like her... not yet atleast! Illustrated with Sara Alfageeh's energetic lines and colors that pop right off the page, we follow Zahra's story as she glides across the floors of her house in her socks all the way to the ice rink... and as she repeatedly says ''not yet

 
Levers lessen the load

"Have you ever played on a seesaw? You were using a lever! In Levers Lessen the Load, readers learn how levers and fulcrums can help us move far more weight than we can on our own. Explore concepts such as forces and mechanical advantage and be surprisedat where you can find levers!"--

 
Jimmy's rhythm & blues - the extraordinary life of James Baldwin

"This first-ever picture book biography of the legendary writer and activist introduces readers to this passionate Black man who discovered his true power in the written word, which opened the world to him as he used his voice fearlessly"--

 
It's so amazing! - a book about eggs, sperm, birth, babies, and families

Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, and sexually transmitted diseases.

 
A kid's guide to anime & manga - exploring the history of Japanese animation and comics

"An accessible, inclusive guide aimed at helping young fans celebrate their okatu spirit by sharing the history of anime and manga while giving young readers advice on how to explore and interact with this fandom. Whether they're watching anime on Netflixand Crunchyroll or bringing home stacks of manga from the library or bookstore, there is no denying that young fans need a guidebook to help them navigate this geeky space. Written by anime and manga fans, writers, and reviewers Samuel Sattin an

 
Indiana University by Anderson, Josh
Date added:
Jan 25, 2024
Indiana University

 
Inclined planes - ramp it up

"Have you ever seen a ramp at a school or library? That's an inclined plane! Learn how inclined planes are flat, sloping surfaces that make it easier to move heavy things from lower ground to higher ground instead of lifting them"--

 
I think I think a lot

"A young girl notices and wonders about the ways she and her classmates approach doing good work, caring about people's feelings, and showing they're grateful. She comes to accept herself just as she is and celebrates the differences between herself and her classmates. "I care a lot. Not more than other kids, just in my own way." Inspired by the author's experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), I Think I Think a Lot can be a starting point for discussions about overthinking or obsess

 
I love my city

"The big book of civil engineering for curious kids...Explore cities past, present, and future in this ricly illustrated global guide to everything urban."--

 
How to draw a graphic novel

Filled with professional tips and interviews with leading graphic novelists, this series of short art courses combines technical advice with creative inspiration for writing a graphic novel, from constructing a narrative and developing characters to learning the basics of printing.

 
How do birds sing a duet? - a book about bird behavior

"An introduction to bird behavior including how and why woodpeckers peck, how pelicans fly without flapping their wings, why birds sing, and more is explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text in this newest addition to the How Doseries"--

 
The great wolf rescue - saving the red wolves

"Red wolves had been hunted until only fourteen survived in the wild. So scientists hatched a daring plan--capture all of the wild red wolves and breed them in captivity. Discover the story of their recovery"--

 
The good luck book - a celebration of global traditions, superstitions, and folklore

Exploring the history of the world's most practiced traditions and superstitions old and new, this eye-opening book is packed with bold original illustrations, fun facts and origin stories, shedding new light on why we do the things we do.

 
Galaxies, galaxies!

An introduction to galaxies explains how telescopes work, describes different types of galaxies, and provides a history of astronomy as it relates to galaxies.

 
Freedom Summer 1964 - turning point for voting rights

"Voting gives people a voice in their communities. In the past, racist laws and practices kept Black American voices silent. No place was more affected by this racism than the state of Mississippi. In 1964, organizers and volunteers brought change to Mississippi. This movement to register Black voters became known as Freedom Summer, and it led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Discover the people, events, and results of Freedom Summer and learn why voting rights remain an importan

 
The first woman Cherokee Chief - Wilma Pearl Mankiller

"The story of how Wilma Pearl Mankiller challenged gender norms introduced by settlers and become the first woman Cherokee Chief"--

 
Extreme weather / It's Really Wild!

"Things are heating up, but not in a good way! Every year, millions of people across the globe find themselves at the mercy of Heat Wave, Drought, or Flood--they're friends of Climate Change, who is wreaking havoc on our planet. Step inside to learn moreabout these extreme characters. But first, let weather system, seasons, and climate tell you how weather works. Find out just what it is about Climate Change that is making things more intense. And, whatever you do, don't panic! Just as there are

 
Exploring AI

"Explore the world of artificial intelligence and the amazing impact it is having on daily life. Discover how people are using artificial intelligence to try to solve issues with health, the environment, endangered animals, and more! A collaboration withthe International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), this book features an engaging narrative and dynamic photos that explore the creators of today's AI and those who will be taking it into the future-like you!"--

 
The enigma girls - how ten teenagers broke ciphers, kept secrets, and helped win World War II

""You are to report to Station X at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, in four days time....That is all you need to know." This was the terse telegram hundreds of young women throughout the British Isles received in the spring of 1941, as World War II raged. As they arrived at Station X, a sprawling mansion in a state of disrepair surrounded by Spartan-looking huts with little chimneys coughing out thick smoke-these young people had no idea what kind of work they were stepping into. Who had recomm

 
Ella Fitzgerald

"Having lost her mother at a young age, Ella Fitzgerald struggled as a child, especially during the Great Depression. But after winning over the audience with her singing at an Amateur Night at the Apollo, Ella's career began, and she eventually went on to become a world-renowned singer known as the First Lady of Song"--

 
Dorothy Height

"Growing up as a Black girl in the 1920s and 1930s, Dorothy Height was denied access to a local swimming pool as well as admission to Barnard College because of her race. But she persisted in pushing for change, and became a seminal figure in both the civil rights and women's rights movements. She went on to be awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom."--

 
Creep, leap, crunch! - a food chain story

"In this nonfiction picture book, discover how the animal kindgdom's food chain takes shape, from the lowly worm to the mighty king of the jungle"--

 
Deb Haaland

As a child of two military parents, Deb Haaland moved around a lot when she was young before finally settling in Albuquerque to be near family. But she persisted, studying hard and eventually earning a law degree. An enrolled member of the Pueblo Laguna nation, Deb was one of the first two Native American women to be elected to Congress, where she represented New Mexico's 1st District. In 2021, when the Senate confirmed her as President Biden's secretary of the interior, she became the first Nat

 
Chilling with ghosts - a totally factual field guide to the supernatural

"An illustrated nonfiction guide to ghosts in history, legend, and pop culture"--

 
Change is in the air - carbon, climate, Earth, and us

"The Earth is facing a climate crisis that it can't fight on its own. Luckily, the Earth has another important power: the power of people! And people have the power to change, protect, innovate, and invent. Thanks to the power of nature and the ingenuityof people, change is in the air!"--

 
Bethany Hamilton

"Bethany Hamilton learned to surf when she was three years old, and she joined--and won--many surfing competitions as a child. When she was thirteen, while she was surfing one morning, a shark suddenly attacked her and bit off her left arm. Through hard work, courage, and faith, Bethany persisted and went on to reach her dream of becoming a professional surfer. Along the way, she used her experience to provide inspiration and comfort to surfers and non-surfers alike"--

 
Artificial intelligence / When Computers Get Smart

"Explains what AI is and how computers are aiding humans in everyday tasks. AI is already shaping the world and computers will be taking on more and more human-type tasks in the future. But there's no need to be afraid of AI. It is here to help, not takeover, despite what you might see in sci fi films"--

 
All about Eevee

Presents a guide to the Pokaemon Eevee, including its skills in battle, famous Eevees, and the eight different types of Pokaemon that evolve from Eevee.

 
2024 book of world records

Provides detailed descriptions of hundreds of world records in pop culture, sports, science, and other categories, each with a photograph.

 
Pulleys pull their weight

This book introduces early readers to pulleys and how we use them everyday.

 
Journey to the stars - Kalpana Chawla, astronaut

"This inspiring picture book biography follows Kalpana Chawla from childhood in India to becoming the first Indian American female astronaut, highlighting her dedication, perseverance, and patience"--

 
Not yet - the story of an unstoppable ice skater

"After watching an ice-skating movie, young Zahra sets her mind to learn how to ice skate even though her family and friends doubt her abilities. After all, she's too old to learn, the rink is too cold, and figure skaters don't look like her... not yet at least! Illustrated with Sara Alfageeh's energetic lines and colors that pop right off the page, we follow Zahra's story as she glides across the floors of her house in her socks all the way to the ice rink... and as she repeatedly says ''not ye

 
Wilma Mankiller

The descendant of Cherokee ancestors who had been forced to walk the Trail of Tears, Wilma Mankiller experienced her own forced removal from the land she grew up on as a child. As she got older and learned more about the injustices her people had faced, she dedicated her life to instilling pride in Native heritage and reclaiming Native rights. She went on to become the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

 
Wheels make the world go round

"If you were designing a wheelbarrow, how would you make it move easily when you pushed it? How about wheels? In Wheels Make the World Go Round: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how wheels work along with axles and how they use mechanical advantage to make it easier to move heavy objects from one place to another. Glossary, photos, and a hands-on activity make this book fundamental for STEAM learning."--

 
Opal Lee by Moses, Shelia P., author.
Date added:
Jan 25, 2024
Opal Lee

"Opal Lee grew up as a Black girl in Texas at a time when Black and white people were kept separate and Black people had fewer opportunities than white people did. She knew that this wasn't right, and she grew up to be a teacher and a community leader, determined to help create a better future for all people. A big part of her work and life was making Juneteenth a national holiday to mark the end of enslavement for Black Americans. She loved this day as both a celebration and as a way of teachin

 
It's so amazing! - a book about eggs, sperm, birth, babies, gender, and families

Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases, and more.

 
Inclined planes ramp it up

Inclined plane may sound like a fancy word, but it's just a ramp! Learn how these simple machines make things easier.

 
I love my city

"The big book of civil engineering for curious kids...Explore cities past, present, and future in this richly illustrated global guide to everything urban."--

 
How are you feeling? - naming your emotions with Sesame Street

"Everyone has big feelings. Learn how to name your emotions with your friends from Sesame Street!"--

 
Dorothy Height

"Growing up as a Black girl in the 1920s and 1930s, Dorothy Height was denied access to a local swimming pool as well as admission to Barnard College because of her race. But she persisted in pushing for change, and became a seminal figure in both the civil rights and women's rights movements. She went on to be awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom."--

 
I think I think a lot

"A young girl notices and wonders about the ways she and her classmates approach doing good work, caring about people's feelings, and showing they're grateful. She comes to accept herself just as she is and celebrates the differences between herself and her classmates. "I care a lot. Not more than other kids, just in my own way." Inspired by the author's experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), I Think I Think a Lot can be a starting point for discussions about overthinking or obsess

 
How do birds sing a duet? - a book about bird behavior

"Come along on a bird watchin adventure to discover fun facts about all difference types of feathery friends! This fun question and answer book has everything from facts and figures to simple diagrams and hilarious illustrations to help you learn about bird behavior, including how birds know when to fly south, how a pelican can fly without flapping its wings, why birds sing, and so much more."--

 
Freedom Summer 1964 - turning point for voting rights

"Voting gives people a voice in their communities. In the past, racist laws and practices kept Black American voices silent. No place was more affected by this racism than the state of Mississippi. In 1964, organizers and volunteers brought change to Mississippi. This movement to register Black voters became known as Freedom Summer, and it led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Discover the people, events, and results of Freedom Summer and learn why voting rights remain an importan

 
Extreme weather - it's really wild!

"Things are heating up, but not in a good way! Every year, millions of people across the globe find themselves at the mercy of Heat Wave, Drought, or Flood--they're friends of Climate Change, who is wreaking havoc on our planet. Step inside to learn more about these extreme characters. But first, let Weather System, Seasons, and Climate tell you how weather works. Find out just what it is about Climate Change that is making things more intense. And, whatever you do, don't panic! Just as there ar

 
Ella Fitzgerald

"Having lost her mother at a young age, Ella Fitzgerald struggled as a child, especially during the Great Depression. But after winning over the audience with her singing at an Amateur Night at the Apollo, Ella's career began, and she eventually went on to become a world-renowned singer known as the First Lady of Song. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Ella Fitzgerald's footsteps and make a

 
Creep, leap, crunch! - a food chain story

"In this nonfiction picture book, discover how the animal kindgdom's food chain takes shape, from the lowly worm to the mighty king of the jungle" --

 
Chilling with ghosts

"An illustrated nonfiction guide to ghosts in history, legend, and pop culture"--Provided by publisher.

 
Deb Haaland

As a child of two military parents, Deb Haaland moved around a lot when she was young before finally settling in Albuquerque to be near family. But she persisted, studying hard and eventually earning a law degree. An enrolled member of the Pueblo Laguna nation, Deb was one of the first two Native American women to be elected to Congress, where she represented New Mexico's 1st District. In 2021, when the Senate confirmed her as President Biden's secretary of the interior, she became the first Nat

 
Artificial intelligence

"Come and meet the smartest artificial intelligences of the past, present, and future. This book introduces pioneering machines such as Watson and Sophia and lifts the lid on how they work. Meet machines that look like humans, pit your wits against AlphaGo and Deep Blue, and seek, advice from Recommendation Engine. With The Code Room, there's even a chance to imagine what it's like to be an AI yourself."--

 
Ruth First never backed down

"Ruth First was born in South Africa, where her Jewish family fled from the danger in Europe during WWII. Committed to speaking out against apartheid, she did so all her life, never backing down"--

 
Ponies and horses

"Ponies and horses are favorite animal friends. Make reading your superpower with DK's beautiful, leveled nonfiction. Use your reading superpowers to learn all about ponies and horses -- a high-quality, fun, nonfiction reader -- carefully leveled to help children progress" --

 
Who was Langston Hughes?

"Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, and was raised by his grandmother, who told him many stories of the Black American experience and taught him to be proud of his race from a young age. With her guidance, Langston became a talented writer in high school, creating dramatic plays, poetry, and articles for the school paper. His career as a writer would continue to blossom. Langston pioneered jazz poetry and published nearly twenty poetry books during his lifetime. He was an activist and

 
What was the Donner Party?

"In the winter of 1846-47, a group of eighty-seven pioneers heading from the Midwest to California found themselves snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountain range with no way forward and no food or supplies. While forty-eight of the group members survived, the others perished due to extreme weather, starvation, and illness. To survive, the remaining people resorted to extreme measures . . . including cannibalism. Learn about the many miscalculations, bad decisions, and extreme weather that led to

 
What was the Children's Blizzard of 1888?

"On January 12, 1888, a surprise blizzard broke out in the middle of the day across the Midwest. In its path, hundreds of children and teachers found themselves stranded inside schoolhouses with no food, no heat, and very few options. Days passed, and over 235 people died as result of the harsh snow of the Schoolhouse Blizzard, but many were able to survive thanks to the bravery of others in their communities. Learn all about the disastrous weather conditions and the people who were affected by

 
The first woman Cherokee Chief - Wilma Pearl Mankiller

"The story of how Wilma Pearl Mankiller challenged gender norms introduced by settlers and become the first woman Cherokee Chief"--

 
2024 book of world records

Provides detailed descriptions of hundreds of world records in pop culture, sports, science, and other categories, each with a photograph.

 
Wild places - the life of naturalist David Attenborough

"A nonfiction account of the life of British naturalist David Attenborough and his advocacy for the protection of wild places on Earth"--

 
Small shoes, great strides - how three brave girls opened doors to school equality

"A powerful true story about three Black girls who courageously integrated a New Orleans school on November 14, 1960, told by award-winning author Vaunda Micheaux Nelson"--

 
Rise to the sky - how the world's tallest trees grow up

"Trees are the tallest living things on Earth. But how do they grow to be so tall? Science writer Rebecca E. Hirsch presents a poetic introduction to the tree life cycle in Rise to the Sky. Accompanied by Mia Posada's detailed collage illustrations, this book features the tallest tree species from around the world, including the coast redwood, the Sitka spruce, and the giant sequoia."--Amazon.com

 
Exploring AI

"Explore the world of artificial intelligence and the amazing impact it is having on daily life. Discover how people are using artificial intelligence to try to solve issues with health, the environment, endangered animals, and more! A collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), this book features an engaging narrative and dynamic photos that explore the creators of today's AI and those who will be taking it into the future-like you!"--

 
The story of the Indiana Fever

"Middle grade basketball fans are introduced to the extraordinary history of WNBA's Indiana Fever with a photo-laden narrative of their greatest successes and losses"--

 
Wedges make a point

"How do you keep a door from closing? Try using a wedge! Wedges are one of the six simple machines that help make work easier by using mechanical advantage. In Wedges Make a Point: Simple Machines for Kids, readers ages 5 to 8 learn how a wedge's shape makes it perfect at stopping something heavy from moving, and separating material to split something--like banana bread--apart. Glossary, photos, and a hands-on activity make this book fundamental for STEM learning."--

 
Levers lessen the load

"A lever is one of six simple machines that are designed to make different kinds of work easier. Lifting, pulling, pushing--all these tasks are more efficient when you use a simple machine. In Levers Lessen the Load: Simple Machines for Kids, readers learn how levers and fulcrums can help us move far more weight than we can on our own. Need to lift a heavy rock? Use a lever! Need to push a log out of the way? Use a lever! Know where else you can find levers? In your own body--when you lift an ob

 
Little Red Riding Hood

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

 
Iditarod dream - Dusty and his sled dogs compete in Alaska's Jr. Iditarod

Relates the story of the fifteen-year-old Alaskan boy and his dogs as they prepare for and then run the 158-mile course of the Junior Iditarod Race.

 
Born to pull - the glory of sled dogs

Each chapter features expert insight into sled dog team dynamics that complements the author's stories about individual dogs, racing, and life on the trail.

 
Alaska's iditarod

The Iditarod is a challenging dogsled race held in the frigid Alaskan wilderness each year. Sled dogs and mushers must work as a team to battle the elements and become champions. While the race has become a popular sporting event, it began as a life-or-death sprint to save a remote village. Learn about the race's history, its dangers, and some of the daring dogs and mushers who have won Alaska's Iditarod.

 
What do we know about the kraken?

"Sea monsters have a long history in lore and literature. Homer first wrote of them in 700 BCE. What Do We Know About the Kraken? lets curious young readers explore what we actually know about this mysterious sea monster's long history. Dive into the facts behind this massive squid-like creature that was first described using the word "Kraken" in the beginning of the eighteenth century. For centuries, sailors have feared the Kraken, which they believe lurks in the ocean, waiting to pull ships be

 
The story of Sojourner Truth / A Biography Book for New Readers

"Sojourner Truth, born Isabella Baumfree, was one of the most important leaders in the anti-slavery movement. Before she fought for freedom and changed American history, she was a young enslaved girl who wanted a better life for herself and for all Blackpeople. She overcame many incredible challenges as she bravely stood up for equality and justice. This chapter book for young readers explores how Sojourner escaped slavery to become one of America's greatest champions for human rights"--

 
Rising above - the Wataru "Wat" Misaka story

"This dynamic picture book biography introduces readers of all ages to Wataru Misaka, the first non-white athlete to play in the NBA Wataru "Wat" Misaka, a Japanese American boy born to immigrant parents, liked to play basketball under the glow of stars and a small street lamp in Ogden, Utah. America was home to Wat, but with the onset of World War II, many people thought he didn't belong. "Go home!" they would shout as he dribbled the ball down the hardwood court, but Wat continued on his chose

 
Lucille Ball had no eyebrows?

"From the best-selling author of My Weird School: a new entry in the cheerful and engaging biography series centered on high-interest historic figures. Did you know that Lucille Ball could pick up radio signals through her teeth? Or that her career was almost destroyed because she was a registered Communist? Bet you didn't know that, as a studio executive, she green-lit both Star Trek and Mission: Impossible! Siblings Paige and Turner have collected some of the most unusual and surprising facts

 
Laugh-out-loud jokes for kids - would you rather?

"World you rather ride on the back of a T-Rex or fly on the back of a Pterodactyl? Choose your fun in this hilarious collection of would you rather jokes that are sure to keep the whole family laughing"--

 
Keep dancing through - a Boss family groove

Mom, Dad, Weslie, Maddox, and Zaia celebrate their family and their favorite motto--keep dancing through.

 
I am Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Shining a spotlight on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this picture book biography tells the story of a young Jewish girl growing up in Brooklyn who never stopped fighting for equal treatment for everyone.

 
Finding home - words from kids seeking sanctuary

"In this photographic picture book, the authors record and transcribe the words of displaced children, raising up their voices-who they are, where they came from, and the many different reasons that they had to leave their home country"--

 
Food for the future - sustainable farms around the world

"Go on a tour of eco-friendly farms around the globe! From urban gardens to farms under the sea, discover the many different sustainable ways people have been growing food for centuries, and new innovations that are battling the effects of climate changeon farming. Rhyming text and inset boxes with definitions for new vocabulary words make the topic accessible to young learners. End matter includes detailed information about each country's farming practice, sustainable farming and more"--

 
Everywhere beauty is Harlem - the vision of photographer Roy DeCarava

This visually stunning portrait of Black photographer Roy DeCarava, a child of the Harlem Renaissance and an artistic collaborator of Langston Hughes, takes readers through 1940s Harlem where beauty is everywhere as he immortalizes and documents the livesof ordinary Black people.

 
Everybody's book - the story of the Sarajevo Haggadah

"The true story of the famous Sarajevo Haggadah begins long ago in Spain. Used for centuries and declared a treasure, people of many faiths have protected the Haggadah up to this day"--

 
Children's quick & easy cookbook / More Than 60 Simple Recipes

Discusses cooking techniques, food hygiene, and kitchen safety, and presents step-by-step instructions for all types of dishes.

 
Casting shadows - solar and lunar eclipses with The Planetary Society

"The year 2024 is set to have multiple solar and lunar eclipses. But what do you know about eclipses? With engaging diagrams and photos, readers will learn all about eclipses in an approachable way"--

 
The Beatles couldn't read music?

"Did you know that John Lennon's mom called him "Stinker" because he farted so much? Or that Paul McCartney liked playing guitar in the bathroom? Bet you didn't know that George Harrison once had his friend's parent sign his report card, or that Ringo Starr's grandma thought he was possessed by witches! Paige and Turner have collected some of the most unusual and surprising facts about the rock stars, from their childhoods and early days as musicians to the formation of the Beatles and their ris

 
Basketball - amazing but true stories!

"A middle-grade celebration of the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of basketball, from unsung pioneers to unforgettable moments of the game"--

 
I am Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"A picture book biography of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg"--

 
Rising above - the Wataru "Wat" Misaka story

"This dynamic picture book biography introduces readers of all ages to Wataru Misaka, the first non-white athlete to play in the NBA. Wataru "Wat" Misaka, a Japanese American boy born to immigrant parents, liked to play basketball under the glow of stars and a small street lamp in Ogden, Utah. America was home to Wat, but with the onset of World War II, many people thought he didn't belong. "Go home!" they would shout as he dribbled the ball down the hardwood court, but Wat continued on his chos

 
Lucille Ball had no eyebrows?

"From the best-selling author of My Weird School: a new entry in the cheerful and engaging biography series centered on high-interest historic figures. Did you know that Lucille Ball could pick up radio signals through her teeth? Or that her career was almost destroyed because she was a registered Communist? Bet you didn't know that, as a studio executive, she green-lit both Star Trek and Mission: Impossible! Siblings Paige and Turner have collected some of the most unusual and surprising facts

 
Food for the future - sustainable farms around the world

"Go on a tour of eco-friendly farms around the globe! From urban gardens to farms under the sea, discover the many different sustainable ways people have been growing food for centuries, and new innovations that are battling the effects of climate change on farming. Rhyming text and inset boxes with definitions for new vocabulary words make the topic accessible to young learners. End matter includes detailed information about each country's farming practice, sustainable farming and more"--

 
The Beatles couldn't read music?

Did you know that John Lennon's mom called him "Stinker" because he farted so much? Or that Paul McCartney liked playing guitar in the bathroom? Bet you didn't know that George Harrison once had his friend's parent sign his report card, or that Ringo Starr's grandma thought he was possessed by witches! Paige and Turner have collected some of the most unusual and surprising facts about the rock stars, from their childhoods and early days as musicians to the formation of the Beatles and their rise

 
A year of Black joy - 52 Black voices share their life passions

"Celebrate Black life with contributions from 52 visionaries, creators, and changemakers."--

 
Everybody's book - the story of the Sarajevo Haggadah

"This true story begins long ago in Spain, where a bride and groom are gifted a hand-painted haggadah. It is used at many Passover seders until the Spanish Inquisition when the family escapes. The haggadah survived for centuries in different countries. Scholars declared it a treasure. To protect it from the Nazis, a curator smuggled it out of a Sarajevo museum and hid it in a village mosque. On Passover of 1995, with bombs exploding overhead, the Bosnian president brought out the book from an un

 
Iditarod race

This title is complete with historical and modern photographs, as well as a glossary and a closer look at the rules for mushers and their dog teams. Learn all about the history and cultural significance that the exciting Iditarod race event holds around the world today.

 
A young people's history of the United States

"Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus's arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers' rights, women's rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and endingwith the current protests against continued American imperialism, Zinn presents a radical new way of understanding America's history. In so doing, he reminds readers that America's true greatness is shaped by our dissident voices, not our militar

 
Thank you, moon - celebrating nature's nightlight

"Animals adapt their behavior to the different phases of the moon"--

 
Sea horse

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to the life cycle of a sea horse. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X - the fatal friendship

"Freshly adapted for young readers, this in-depth portrait showcases the complex bond between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, revealing how Malcolm aided in molding Cassius Clay into Muhammad Ali and helped him become an international symbol of Black pride and Black independence"--

 
 
 
Sea horse

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to the life cycle of a sea horse. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X - the fatal friendship

"Freshly adapted for young readers, this in-depth portrait showcases the complex bond between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, revealing how Malcolm aided in molding Cassius Clay into Muhammad Ali and helped him become an international symbol of Black pride and Black independence"--

 
A young people's history of the United States

"Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus's arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers' rights, women's rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and ending with the current protests against continued American imperialism, Zinn presents a radical new way of understanding America's history. In so doing, he reminds readers that America's true greatness is shaped by our dissident voices, not our milita

 
What is a solar eclipse?

"Just in time for the third North American total solar eclipse of the twenty-first century, this book explains how to safely observe solar eclipses, how long eclipses last, and why they result in a blackout period during the day"--

 
Dungeons & Dragons. Beasts & behemoths - a young adventurer's guide

"This illustrated guide transports new players to the magical world of Dungeons & Dragons and presents a one-of-a-kind course on the unusual creatures, from the minuscule to the massive, that fill the fantastic world of the game. This guide features easy-to-follow and entertaining explanations of where to find each beast, their strange abilities and magical powers, and how to defeat them, along with amazing illustrations that will ignite your imagination. Organized by size from small to large, b

 
The treehouse joke book

"A joke book full of hundreds of laughs from the dynamic duo behind the New York Times-bestselling Treehouse chapter book series, Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton"--

 
Wings of Fire - the official how to draw

"Want to become a Wings of Fire drawing expert? You've come to the right place! This official How to Draw book includes simple, step-by-step instructions on how to sketch and color the simplest dragonets all the way to the most powerful, full-grown dragons. All your favorite characters from Sunny, Qibli, and Blue to Tsunami, Glory, and Peril and Kinkajou, Clay, and Darkstalker are here. Over 40 dragons are inside and ready for you to make them soar to life!"--

 
You are here, China

"Welcome to China! Discover the landmarks that make China well known around the world-towering mountains, such as Mount Everest, ancient statues, such as the Terracotta Army, and awesome structures, such as the Great Wall"--

 
You Are Here England

 
 
The mosquito

"Hilarious illustrated nonfiction about mosquitos perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the most annoying bug on Earth!"--

 
Focus on Switzerland

 
Focus on Pakistan by Rodger, Ellen
Date added:
Dec 29, 2023
Focus on Pakistan

 
Focus on Indonesia

 
Focus on Cuba by Hudak, Heather C.
Date added:
Dec 29, 2023
Focus on Cuba

 
Focus on Chile by Barghoorn, Linda
Date added:
Dec 29, 2023
Focus on Chile

 
Focus on Brazil

"Brazil's landscapes range from the famous Amazon rain forest to biodiverse mangroves, flat grasslands, and mountain ranges. Read all about the country's land and resources, how Indigenous peoples live, and the impact of colonization by Europeans, as wellas daily life and culture today for people across Brazil"--

 
Focus on Australia by Hyde, Natalie
Date added:
Dec 29, 2023
Focus on Australia

 
Colorful days

Explores a variety of colors seen in the different seasons from winter through spring and summer to fall.

 
The antiracist kitchen - 21 stories (and recipes)

"This illustrated nonfiction anthology is a collection of stories and recipes about antiracism from 21 North American children's authors"--

 
Colorful days

"Play in the cold, white snow, and pick the red apples. Enjoy the colorful days throughout the year!"--

 
The world almanac and book of facts 2024

The World Almanac® is America's bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for school, library, business, and home. The 2024 edition of The World Almanac reviews the biggest events of 2023 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information

 
Wow in space

Based on the authors' #1 podcast, this exploration of the solar system, stars and life in worlds beyond our own is filled with eye-popping illustrations, mind-blowing facts, jokes, quizzes, comics and more.

 
Wild inventions - ideas inspired by animals

"Where do inventors find inspiration? Sometimes they look to animals! Author Sandra Markle presents twelve animal adaptations and the amazing inventions they've inspired"--

 
Who was Betty White?

"From 1939 to 2021, actress Betty White was one of the most beloved performers in the entertainment industry. She starred in fan-favorite television shows like The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and also blockbuster movies like Toy Story 4 and The Proposal. Over her decades-long career, Betty White won Emmy awards, was named an honorary mayor of Hollywood, earned a star on the Walk of Fame, and set the Guinness World Record for woman with the longest TV career ever. Off-screen, Bett

 
What's a germ Joseph Lister? - the medical mystery that forever changed the way we heal

"In 1841, a quiet, curious boy who stuttered when nervous committed to becoming a surgeon--a profession then more feared than respected. Through study, persistence, and careful research, Joseph Lister proved that unsanitary conditions contribute to infections. Despite others scoffing at his ideas, Lister slowly changed the way all surgeons work, saving countless lives"--

 
The shocking story of electricity

"Use your reading superpowers to learn all about the science, history and future of electricity"--

 
Rocks and minerals

"Use your reading superpowers to learn all about different rocks and minerals"--

 
Life cycle of a turtle

"This informative book explains the life cycle of a turtle, including the stages of development and changes it goes through to become an adult"--

 
Mysterious glowing mammals - an unexpected discovery sparks a scientific investigation

"One night a scientist discovered something surprising in his own backyard : a flying squirrel that glowed bright pink! Follow along on an investigation into flying squirrels -- and other mammals -- that glow when exposed to ultraviolet light"--

 
The life cycle of a snake

"There are many different kinds of snakes, but they all go through the same life cycle. Photographs support the text and give readers a deeper understanding of a snake's life cycle"--

 
The life cycle of a ladybug

Describes a ladybug's body and how it develops from an egg to an adult.

 
 
 
 
The life cycle of a fern

"Which plant has leaves but no flowers and has been around since dinosaurs roamed the earth? Ferns! Learn more about this ancient plant in this fascinating book. Captivating photographs support the text and give readers a deeper understanding of a fern'slife cycle"--

 
 
The life cycle of a clown fish

''There are many different kinds of clown fish, but they all go through the same life cycle. Take a closer look at each stage of life in this fascinating book. Captivating photographs support the text and give readers a deeper understanding of a clown fish's life cycle. A table of contents, a glossary, sidebars, informative captions, critical-thinking questions, sources for further research, and an index are included to increase comprehension''--

 
The life cycle of a chicken

Describes the chicken and discusses the stages of its life cycle.

 
LEGO Marvel visual dictionary

Kids can meet all the iconic LEGO Marvel characters, including allies and villains, and learn about the latest sets, vehicles, locations and minifigures.

 
How to draw cute food

Presents step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing such food items as snacks, desserts, pizza, main dishes, and drinks, in a style that emphasizes simple shapes and decorations with cute animals.

 
How to draw cute beasts

"A sweet water dragon. A ghost whale. And an irresistible elephant with wings! This fourth book in the Draw Cute series is packed with fantastic creatures from a range of cultures, from giant puffballs to a flying lion. In the hands of author-teacher Angela Nguyen, all the instructions are easy to follow, and even a three-headed dog or a crocodile will have children cooing. Young readers will learn what kawaii is all about, and how to create cute mythical animals in this endearing style."--Publi

 
Fungi grow

"Fungi are all around us. They root and fruit and twist and twine. The mycelium roots spread below ground while the mushroom fruits pop above the earth. Some are edible, and some are poisonous. Some help keep forests communicate, others recycle decaying matter. But all across the world, fungi are growing. Discover when, how, where, and why in this poetic and illuminating nonfiction picture book"--

 
Esports superstars

"As more people watch and play esports, people from around the world have become famous for their gaming abilities. Meet amateur and professional gamers and learn how they started their esports careers"--

 
Esports careers

"More people are watching esports than ever before. But who works in this booming industry? Meet the people who make, play, and report on competitive gaming and learn how they make esports possible"--

 
Animal invaders - creatures causing trouble

"Did you know that wild boar originally from Europe have taken over parts of the United States? Or that thousands of Burmese pythons from Southeast Asia slither all around the Everglades in South Florida? These animals, taken from their homes and broughtto new areas, might not be the best neighbors, but they make it work!"--

 
A dolphin's life cycle

"In A Dolphin's Life Cycle, beginning readers will learn about dolphins and their life stages. Carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photos will capture young readers' interest as they are introduced to dolphins' appearance and behaviors throughout the life cycle, from calf to adult. A picture diagram shows the life cycle from one stage to the next, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dolphins online using our safe search engine that provide

 
A beetle's life cycle

"In A Beetle's Life Cycle, beginning readers will learn about beetles and their four life stages. Carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photos will capture young readers' interest as they are introduced to beetles' appearance and behaviors throughout the life cycle, from egg to adult. A picture diagram shows the life cycle from one stage to the next, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about beetles online using our safe search engine that provide

 
Rocks and minerals

"From pumice to pyrite, sandstone to salt, Earth's rocks and minerals reveal incredible stories about our planet. Let's dig in to piles of pebbles, explore caves, and climb mountains!"--Back cover.

 
Animal invaders - creatures causing trouble

"Did you know that wild boar originally from Europe have taken over parts of the United States? Or that thousands of Burmese pythons from Southeast Asia slither all around the Everglades in South Florida? These animals, taken from their homes and brought to new areas, might not be the best neighbors, but they make it work!"--

 
Wild inventions - ideas inspired by animals

"Where do inventors find inspiration? Sometimes they look to animals! Author Sandra Markle presents twelve animal adaptations and the amazing inventions they've inspired"--

 
Who was Betty White?

"From 1939 to 2021, actress Betty White was one of the most beloved performers in the entertainment industry. She starred in fan-favorite television shows like The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and also blockbuster movies like Toy Story 4 and The Proposal. Over her decades-long career, Betty White won Emmy awards, was named an honorary mayor of Hollywood, earned a star on the Walk of Fame, and set the Guinness World Record for woman with the longest TV career ever. Off-screen, Bett

 
The shocking story of electricity

The Shocking Story of Electricity is a beautifully designed reader all about electricity, from the ground breaking discoveries of early scientists to future challenges around global warming--and all the lightning bolts, circuits and power sources along the way.

 
Mysterious glowing mammals - an unexpected discovery sparks a scientific investigation

"One night a scientist discovered something surprising in his own backyard : a flying squirrel that glowed bright pink! Follow along on an investigation into flying squirrels -- and other mammals -- that glow when exposed to ultraviolet light"--

 
How to draw cute food

The world of cute art has a delicious style of fusing food and character drawings--and this ultra-adorable book by Angela Nguyen features a menagerie of irresistibly sweet creatures. How about a hot dog with an actual dog inside, kitty sushi, or bear eggs on toast? It's all so simple: ellipses and circles become a plate of pancakes garnished with blueberries that have ears, eyes, and smiles. Turn a triangle into an animal-topped slice of pizza--or add ears to the crust. Angela teaches all the ba

 
Esports superstars

"As more people watch and play esports, people from around the world have become famous for their gaming abilities. Meet amateur and professional gamers and learn how they started their esports careers"--

 
Esports careers

"More people are watching esports than ever before. But who works in this booming industry? Meet the people who make, play, and report on competitive gaming and learn how they make esports possible"--

 
Life cycle of a turtle

"This informative book explains the life cycle of a turtle, including the stages of development and changes it goes through to become an adult"--

 
100 events that shaped world history

Provides an overview of world history through capsulized descriptions of major turning points that have profoundly affected the world.

 
A dolphin's life cycle

"In A Dolphin's Life Cycle, beginning readers will learn about dolphins and their life stages. Carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photos will capture young readers' interest as they are introduced to dolphins' appearance and behaviors throughout the life cycle, from calf to adult. A picture diagram shows the life cycle from one stage to the next, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dolphins online using our safe search engine that provide

 
A beetle's life cycle

"In A Beetle's Life Cycle, beginning readers will learn about beetles and their four life stages. Carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photos will capture young readers' interest as they are introduced to beetles' appearance and behaviors throughout the life cycle, from egg to adult. A picture diagram shows the life cycle from one stage to the next, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about beetles online using our safe search engine that provide

 
100 inventions that shaped world history

"Discover the stories behind 100 of the most important inventions throughout history - new edition coming December 2022! From the compass to the printing press, television to virtual reality, readers will learn about 100 of the most important inventions, advancements, and discoveries that have changed the course of human history. Organized chronologically, this fast-paced journey through the history of technology will help kids understand how their favorite modern conveniences came to be. Educat

 
Fungi grow

"Fungi are all around us. They root and fruit and twist and twine. The mycelium roots spread below ground while the mushroom fruits pop above the earth. Some are edible, and some are poisonous. Some help keep forests communicate, others recycle decaying matter. But all across the world, fungi are growing. Discover when, how, where, and why in this poetic and illuminating nonfiction picture book"--

 
What is the story of the Headless Horseman?

"Washington Irving published The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in 1820, introducing the eerie Headless Horseman character to readers worldwide. Readers were both scared and intrigued by the horrific character, who is the ghost of a soldier who had been decapitated during the American Revolution. Now, the character is an American classic, featured in movies, television shows, cartoons, comic books, and even video games, thanks to Irving's chilling story of a lone horseman seeking revenge"--

 
Welcome to the wonder house

"Covering a wide variety of STEAM topics, including geology, paleontology, physics, astronomy, creative writing and drawing, this collection of poems is presented in the format of an allegorical house that sparks wonder and shows readers how to kindle itin themselves"--

 
Virginia wouldn't slow down! - the unstoppable Dr. Apgar and her life-saving invention

Recounts the story of Dr. Apgar, who invented the eponymous test, used worldwide, for evaluating newborn health.

 
Video game developer

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to video game developers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
Robots and AI

"Use your reading superpowers to learn all about different robots and artificial intelligence"--

 
Rivers, lakes, and marshes

"Use your reading superpowers to learn all about the water covering 70 percent of our planet, from tiny raindrops to vast lakes"--

 
Lego minifigure - a visual history

A visual timeline of the classic toy combines photographs with information about more than two thousand significant, popular, and rare LEGO minifigures.

 
A stone is a story

"A stone is not just a stone. A stone is a story. Journey across history to see how one stone changes and transforms, from magma, oozing under Earth's crust, to sand ground down by a rushing river, to the heart of a mountain. Watch what happens when rain,ice, and wind mold this rock into something new, something you might even hold in your hand and imagine all that is left for the stone to become. Leslie Barnard Booth weaves captivating prose to answer one of kids' most curious questions, "where

 
Sonia Sotomayor

"Meet Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor-once just a girl growing up in the Bronx, New York, with her brother and Puerto Rican-born parents. When Sonia was young, her mother emphasized the value of education, and Sonia would eventually graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University, receive a juris doctor from Yale Law School, and later serve as an assistant district attorney for New York County. Throughout her decades-long career, Sonia's drive and commitment to justice have inspired you

 
Picnic planet - a lunchtime guide to your galaxy's exoplanets

"If you could go anywhere beyond our galaxy for the perfect picnic, where would you go? Asa Stahl, an NSTA award-winner for his previous book The Big Bang Book, introduces readers to some of the fascinating exoplanets we know about it. This is science atits most fantastical. What other worlds are out there, and will the young person reading this book grow up to discover even more?"--

 
Ketanji Brown Jackson - a justice for all

"Discover the incredible story of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who followed her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually became the first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court in this picture book biography."--

 
Invincible - fathers and mothers of Black America

"In a poetic narrative of the origins of Black America, acclaimed Black author and publisher Wade Hudson teaches us about the little-known men and women who had a profound effect on the history of the nation. Black America was built by brave pioneers--menand women taken from Africa, who suffered and struggled to build a country, a culture, and institutions. Emphasizing that freedom didn't ring for all when the United States gained its independence from Great Britain, Hudson shows the slow proces

 
The future

"The Future is a beautifully designed reader all about how futurists imagine we might live, with exciting new technology changing travel, fun, houses, and cities"--

 
Environmental engineer

"Developed by literacy experts and educators for students in PreK through grade two, this book introduces beginning readers to environmental engineers through simple, predictable text and related photos"--

 
Electrical engineer

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to electrical engineers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
The big book of LEGO facts

Featuring the latest facts and figures, this ultimate LEGO trivia book covers everything fans need to know about the LEGO world, brick by brick.

 
Ellen Ochoa

"Meet award-winning engineer and veteran astronaut Ellen Ochoa--once just a girl from Los Angeles, California. The granddaughter of Mexican immigrants, Ellen would pursue a career in physics at a young age and go on to earn master's and doctorate degreesin electrical engineering from Stanford University. In 1993, Ellen became the first Latina in space. As a retired astronaut, she became the first Hispanic and second female director of the Johnson Space Center, has been an advocate for women and

 
D'Aulaires' book of Norse myths

A collection of Norse myths describing the exploits of the Aesir gods and goddesses, beginning with the creation of the world and ending with the day of reckoning. The D'Aulaires provide an introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the all father, Thor the thunder god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens protecting Odin's Valhalla, among other go

 
Awesome vehicles

"With X-wing pilot Poe as your guide, check out the most amazing brick-built vehicles in the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy"--

 
Champion chompers, super stinkers and other poems by extraordinary animals / And Other Poems by Extraordinary Animals

Introducing nineteen animals who are amazing in their own unique way, this entertaining and fact-filled collection of persona poems, combined with science, makes learning about animal characteristics fun!

 
My life with diabetes

"Meet Tiana! She likes gymnastics, cooking, and drawing. She also has diabetes. Tiana is real and so are her experiences. Learn about her life in this illustrated narrative nonfiction picture book for elementary students"--

 
How birds sleep

This fascinating picture book reveals the surprising sleeping habits of more than 20 bird species from around the world, including the parrots of Thailand, the ostriches of Australia and the pigeons of New York City.

 
What is the story of the Headless Horseman?

"Washington Irving published The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in 1820, introducing the eerie Headless Horseman character to readers worldwide. Readers were both scared and intrigued by the horrific character, who is the ghost of a soldier who had been decapitated during the American Revolution. Now, the character is an American classic, featured in movies, television shows, cartoons, comic books, and even video games, thanks to Irving's chilling story of a lone horseman seeking revenge"--

 
Video game developer

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to video game developers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
A stone is a story

"A stone is not just a stone. A stone is a story. Journey across history to see how one stone changes and transforms, from magma, oozing under Earth's crust, to sand ground down by a rushing river, to the heart of a mountain. Watch what happens when rain, ice, and wind mold this rock into something new, something you might even hold in your hand and imagine all that is left for the stone to become. Leslie Barnard Booth weaves captivating prose to answer one of kids' most curious questions, "wher

 
LEGO minifigure - a visual history

"The ultimate visual history, packed with fantastic photographs and profiles of more than 2,000 minifigures and other LEGO characters ... facts and statistics about villains and heroes ... and much, much more."--Page 4 of cover.

 
The future

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Rivers, lakes, and marshes

Splash into a wonderful world of water! Make reading your superpower with DK's beautiful, leveled nonfiction. Use your reading superpowers to learn all about the water covering 70 percent of our planet, from tiny raindrops to vast lakes - a high-quality, fun, nonfiction reader - carefully leveled to help children progress. Rivers, Lakes, and Marshes is a beautifully designed reader all about water - from the single drop travelling round the water cycle to life in and around the world's rivers, l

 
Ellen Ochoa

"Meet award-winning engineer and veteran astronaut Ellen Ochoa--once just a girl from Los Angeles, California. The granddaughter of Mexican immigrants, Ellen would pursue a career in physics at a young age and go on to earn master's and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. In 1993, Ellen became the first Latina in space. As a retired astronaut, she became the first Hispanic and second female director of the Johnson Space Center, has been an advocate for women and

 
Virginia wouldn't slow down! - the unstoppable Dr. Apgar and her life-saving invention

Recounts the story of Dr. Apgar, who invented the eponymous test, used worldwide, for evaluating newborn health.

 
Sonia Sotomayor

"Meet Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor-once just a girl growing up in the Bronx, New York, with her brother and Puerto Rican-born parents. When Sonia was young, her mother emphasized the value of education, and Sonia would eventually graduate summa cum laude from Princeton University, receive a juris doctor from Yale Law School, and later serve as an assistant district attorney for New York County. Throughout her decades-long career, Sonia's drive and commitment to justice have inspired you

 
Robots and AI

"Robots and AI is a beautifully designed reader all about robots that work, explore, help and rescue humans, and some of the amazing scientists who have created them. The engaging text has been carefully leveled using Lexiles so that children are set up to succeed. A motivating introduction to using essential nonfiction reading skills. Children will love to find out about microbots, mega bots and everything in between!"--

 
Ketanji Brown Jackson - a justice for all

"Discover the incredible story of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who followed her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually became the first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court in this picture book biography."--

 
Environmental engineer

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to environmental engineers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
Electrical engineer

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to electrical engineers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

 
How birds sleep

"Every night, birds all over the world settle down for a good night's sleep. But how on earth do they do it? Some are rocked to sleep on the surface of choppy seas. Others nap high in the air, gliding on warm air currents. Still other doze off standing up--on one leg. Take a journey around the world to peek into the bedtime habits of many species of birds." -- inside front jacket flap.

 
What is the story of Romeo and Juliet?

"In 1597, Shakespeare debuted his newest play, a tragedy about a young Italian couple whose families were sworn enemies. Romeo and Juliet quickly became one of the most famous couples in literary history, and this play became one of Shakespeare's most performed shows. But did you know that much of Romeo and Juliet's story was adapted from tales by other writers? Learn all about how William Shakespeare's dynamic and romantic teenage duo sprouted from the Italian story of The Tragical History of R

 
Jumper - a day in the life of a backyard jumping spider

"From critically acclaimed illustrator of The Lost Package comes a bold nonfiction story following a day in the life of a backyard jumping spider"--

 
Everybody has a body

"Everybody has a body. Whether you're short, tall, fat, thin, hairy, bald, whether you use a wheelchair or have a limb difference, we all rely on our bodies to take us through the world. From hiking a mountain to playing baseball to exploring an aquarium,debut author Molli Jackson Ehlert and illustrator Lorian Tu show us all the different ways that bodies can look and the things they can do, with representation of all different types of bodies"--

 
Eclipse

"After hearing about the total solar eclipse happening in two months, a boy makes a plan with his father to go see it. They drive to the perfect campsite, not wanting to miss the couple of minutes when the sun will be completely hidden by the moon. When the moment happens, being together makes it even more special. Based on a trip that author-illustrator Andy Rash took with his son to see the eclipse in August 2017, Eclipse is a heartfelt and playfully illustrated ode to seeking out unique adven

 
Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrap the world - the story of two groundbreaking environmental artists

"When they first met, Christo was a poor refugee, and Jeanne-Claude knew nothing about art, but they were both rule-breakers and kindred spirits. Christo's innovative creations-everyday objects wrapped to make people reconsider them-sparked Jeanne-Claude's imagination. Thus began their lifelong partnership as husband and wife, and as artistic collaborators whose once-in-a-lifetime public installations captivated viewers and asked: What is art? Who does it belong to? And how can it help us reimag

 
Chasing the sun

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