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#Metoo - unveiling abuse by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. #Metoo - unveiling abuse

In this title, readers learn about the #MeToo movement, from early legislation to prevent sexual harassment to the movement's expansion in the aftermath of accusations against Harvey Weinstein, the Silence Breakers, #Time'sUp, and the individuals behind the movement such as Tarana Burke and Alyssa Milano. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Mar 9, 2020
Alien ocean animals by Colosi, Rose, author. Alien ocean animals

Journey through the depths of the ocean into the dark Midnight Zone and discover the mysterious animals that live there. Learn about how their bodies make their own light or adapt to living in low-light areas, how they hunt, what they eat, and how they keepthemselves safe from predators. --Publisher

Mar 9, 2020
Ancient Egypt by Flynn, Sarah Wassner, author. Ancient Egypt

Mar 6, 2020
Animal tracks and traces by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Animal tracks and traces

"Animals are all around us. While we may not often see them, we can see signs that they've been there. Some signs might be simple footprints in snow or mud (tracks) and other signs include chewed or scratched bark, homes or even poop and pee (traces). Children will become animal detectives after learning how to "read" the animal signs left all around. Smart detectives can even figure out what the animals were doing! This is a perfect sequel to Mary Holland's Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series

Mar 9, 2020
Bringing back the wolves - how a predator restored an ecosystem by Isabella, Jude, author. Bringing back the wolves - how a predator restored an ecosystem

"In 1995, the gray wolf was reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park after a seventy-year absence. All these years later, we can clearly see the cascading effects this has had on the park's ecosystem. This is a spectacular example of a trophic cascade, the term used when an important member of an ecosystem goes missing and many other living things are indirectly affected, causing a chain reaction of events. In the case of the reintroduced wolves of Yellowstone, the chain reaction went as far as

Mar 11, 2020
Build it! Things that float - make supercool models with your Lego classic set by Kemmeter, Jennifer, author. Build it! Things that float - make supercool models with your Lego classic set

Presents picture-based instructions for building a variety of boats using a classic LEGO set.

Mar 12, 2020
Chicago Bulls by Gigliotti, Jim, author. Chicago Bulls

"Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Chicago Bulls one of the most exciting and successful teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments"-- www.childsworld.com.

Mar 9, 2020
Cleveland Cavaliers by Gigliotti, Jim, author. Cleveland Cavaliers

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Cleveland Cavaliers one of the most exciting and successful teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments.

Mar 9, 2020
Close calls - how eleven US Presidents escaped from the brink of death by Spradlin, Michael P., author. Close calls - how eleven US Presidents escaped from the brink of death

"Historians tell the stories of tragic and untimely presidential deaths, but often forgotten are the near misses. JFK and his fellow servicemen spent six days on a desert island with only coconuts to eat after a deadly attack during WWII. Abe Lincoln was forced to take a train trip in disguise while America's first female detective worked to foil an early assassination attempt. And when Andrew Jackson was attacked by an upset citizen who had been stalking him for months, frontiersman Davey Crock

Mar 9, 2020
Conjunctions by Heinrichs, Ann, author. Conjunctions

Provides an introduction to conjunctions, discussing grammar rules and word usage.

Mar 9, 2020
Defining and discussing human rights by Mihaly, Christy, author. Defining and discussing human rights

"Certain fundamental rights--such as the rights to safety, freedom of movement, and freedom of expression--are human rights to which everyone is entitled. This book explores current conflicts involving human rights around the world and surveys the historical development of these rights. It outlines the roles of the United Nations and of the United States in defending human rights on the global stage."--Back cover.

Mar 9, 2020
Detroit Pistons by Gigliotti, Jim, author. Detroit Pistons

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Detroit Pistons one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments.

Mar 9, 2020
Eating bugs as sustainable food by McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto, author. Eating bugs as sustainable food

Many people enjoy eating meat. But livestock takes up a lot of land and resources. Bugs take less space, water, and food. They are also more nutritious than meat. Eating Bugs as Sustainable Food looks at the science behind raising and eating bugs and why eating bugs might help feed more people around the world. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject.

Mar 9, 2020
Edwin Hubble by Wood, Alix, author. Edwin Hubble

"A lot of people have heard of the Hubble Space Telescope, but many don't know much about the person it's named for. Readers of this illuminating volume will learn all about the man who, in the 1920s, used the largest telescope of the time to discover and learn about other galaxies. This informative biography teaches readers about both history and science. A science project based on Hubble's work invites readers to try their hand at becoming scientists themselves."--Amazon.com.

Mar 13, 2020
Explore simple machines! by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore simple machines!

"Simple Machines! introduces kids to the concept of mechanical advantage and harnesses kid-power by inviting them to build machines of their own design. This book also opens eyes and minds to the diversity of machines in their lives, and sparks the imagination with challenge, humor, and achievable projects"--Publisher.

Mar 9, 2020
Extreme ocean - amazing animals, high-tech gear, record-breaking depths, and much more! by Earle, Sylvia A., 1935- author. Extreme ocean - amazing animals, high-tech gear, record-breaking depths, and much more!

Amazon.com.

Mar 11, 2020
Flash and gleam - light in our world by Fliess, Sue, author. Flash and gleam - light in our world

"Lights glimmer, blaze and shine in this beautifully illustrated book about various forms of light. Informative back matter describes the scientific nature of light and how it's created."--

Mar 11, 2020
From a small seed - the story of Eliza Hamilton by Andros, Camille, author. From a small seed - the story of Eliza Hamilton

The author presents a picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.--adapted from publisher's description.

Mar 9, 2020
Gateway Arch by Dittmer, Lori, author. Gateway Arch

"Examining the building process from the ground up, this high-interest title covers the history and construction of the Gateway Arch, one of Missouri's most well-known landmarks"--

Mar 9, 2020
Golden State Warriors by Kelley, K. C., author. Golden State Warriors

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Golden State Warriors one of the most exciting and successful teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments.

Mar 9, 2020

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