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#NeverAgain - preventing gun violence by Thomas, Rachael L., author. #NeverAgain - preventing gun violence

Readers learn about the #NeverAgain movement, from the history of the right to bear arms to later efforts at gun control, legislation such as the Brady handgun Violence Protection Act and the implementation of background checks, to the school shootings at Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland and the creation of #neveragain.

Nov 8, 2019
50 real heroes for boys - true stories of courage, integrity, compassion, leadership, and more! by Monson, Christy, 1942- author. 50 real heroes for boys - true stories of courage, integrity, compassion, leadership, and more!

Discover fifty real heroes -- and learn to become one yourself. This book teaches boys everywhere that being a hero only requires being yourself -- but your best self. Bright, colorful portraits by over a dozen international artists accompany true stories of men and women who knew that character -- things like integrity, compassion, and courage -- mixed with their own unique gifts -- creativity, fitness, curiosity, and more -- could make the world a better place.

Oct 30, 2019
A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies by Christopher, Danny (ILT)/ Pelletier, Mia A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies

Nov 13, 2019
A Frog's Dangerous Home by Klukow, Mary Ellen/ Marti, Romina (ILT) A Frog's Dangerous Home

Nov 13, 2019
A Frozen guide to music - explore rhythm, keys, and more by Flandreau, Tara. A Frozen guide to music - explore rhythm, keys, and more

Nov 4, 2019
A girl called Genghis Khan - how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player by Lord, Michelle, author. A girl called Genghis Khan - how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player

Meet Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a brave Pakistani girl who pursued her love of sports in spite of being taunted and beaten. When the President of Pakistan gave Maria an award for outstanding achievement, the Taliban threatened her squash club, family, and life. Forced to quit the team, she continued to practice in her bedroom every day for three years! Maria's story will inspire and empower all children . . . especially girls.

Oct 30, 2019
A picture book of Harriet Beecher Stowe by Adler, David A. A picture book of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Details the life and achievements of abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe whose book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, is said to have started the Civil War.

Nov 8, 2019
Activists and leaders. by Adams, Julia. Activists and leaders.

Nov 6, 2019
Afghanistan by Birdoff, Ariel Factor, author. Afghanistan

Welcome to Afghanistan! Readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Afghanistan's land, history, cities, food, and more. They'll even learn how to speak a few words in Dari and Pashto!

Oct 30, 2019
Allosaurus by Suen, Anastasia Allosaurus

Nov 13, 2019
American bullfrogs by Albertson, Al, author. American bullfrogs

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to American Bullfrogs. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third gradee"--

Nov 13, 2019
An illustrated treasury of Scottish castle legends by Breslin, Theresa, author. An illustrated treasury of Scottish castle legends

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie-award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin and Kate Greenaway Medal-longlisted artist Kate Leiper. Explore secret passages beneath Edinburgh Castle, search for the mysterious monster of Glamis, capture the faery flag of Dunvegan, joust with knights at Stirling Ca

Oct 31, 2019
Ancient Egypt by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Ancient Egypt

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Nov 12, 2019
Animals attacking. by Animals attacking.

"Explains how meat-eating animals hunt down and capture prey. Describes carnivores' physical characteristics--such as teeth, claws, and tentacles--and predator behaviors, such as ambushing and pack hunting"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals caring for their young. by Animals caring for their young.

"Explains how animals breed and care for their young. Describes the incubation of eggs, the construction of nests, and the protection and feeding of young"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals communicating. by Animals communicating.

"Explains how animals communicate with one another. Describes various cues, such as color changes, body language, songs, calls, and scents, used by animals to tell others when they are ready to mate, if they are dangerous to eat, or if a predator is nearby"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals defending themselves. by Animals defending themselves.

"Explains how animals defend themselves from attack by predators. Describes camouflage, poison, and behavioral adaptations"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals depending on other animals. by Animals depending on other animals.

"Explains how animals depend on one another for survival. Describes mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism, and how they provide animals with food, transportation, and shelter"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals finding food. by Animals finding food.

"Explains how carnivores and herbivores find food. Describes hunting, scavenging, grazing, browsing, and filter feeding"--

Nov 8, 2019
Animals finding mates. by Animals finding mates.

"Explains how animals find and choose mates. Describes mating, sexual selection, and courtship displays"--

Nov 8, 2019

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