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What do we know about the Loch Ness monster? by Kortae, Steven, author. What do we know about the Loch Ness monster?

"Also known as Nessie, this creature of the lake has a history that dates all the way back to the year 565. Since then, there have been photographs and films that allegedly show proof of the monster's existence. But are they fact or fiction? Learn all about the research, expeditions, and tests that provide clues about the Loch Ness Monster and whether or not she is real in this captivating book for young readers!"--

Nov 8, 2022
What do we know about Atlantis? by Berne, Emma Carlson, 1979- author. What do we know about Atlantis?

"First described by Plato, the idea of Atlantis has existed since 360 BC! Learn about the history of the Greek god Poseidon's relationship with the kingdom and the real research that's been done by historians and scientists who are trying to locate Atlantis. Featured in plenty of movies, books, and comics, Atlantis is still relevant in popular culture today...but does it really exist? Find out all the facts we do know about it in this exciting book"--

Nov 8, 2022
Diggers by Pettiford, Rebecca Diggers

Nov 8, 2022
Bulldozers by Pettiford, Rebecca Bulldozers

Nov 8, 2022
Dinosaurs and other prehistoric life by Chinsamy-Turan, Anusuya, author. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric life

Presents an introduction to dinosaurs and other extinct animals that lived in prehistoric times.

Nov 8, 2022
Amazing Earth / The Most Incredible Places from Around the World by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author. Amazing Earth / The Most Incredible Places from Around the World

"When most people think of Earth's most amazing places, they think of Mount Everest or the Eiffel Tower. But there's so much more that our planet has to offer. This book will transport you to the far-flung reaches of the globe to discover places so incredible you'll barely be able to believe they are real. Have you ever seen a waterfall that looks like it's on fire, a cave filled with bright blue glowworms, or a bright pink lake? Well that's exactly the kind of thing the pages of this book are f

Nov 8, 2022
Secret schools - true stories of the determination to learn by Camlot, Heather, author. Secret schools - true stories of the determination to learn

From covert classrooms created by enslaved Africans in the U.S. to academic schools disguised as "sewing lessons" for women in Afghanistan, this riveting book features 15 true stories of resilience and courage in the pursuit of education.

Nov 8, 2022
Celia Cruz by Romo Edelman, Claudia, author. Celia Cruz

"Meet the Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz-once just a girl from Havana, Cuba, who loved to sing. Her soulful voice, compelling charm, and unstoppable determination led to her meteoric rise to fame, opening the door for Latinx performers everywhere. Her boomingcareer took her from the Sonora Matancera to the Fania All-Stars, with the rising popularity of salsa, a genre born of Afro-Cuban musical stylings. Six decades and more than seventy albums later, Celia's influence still has an undeniable hold on

Nov 8, 2022
Unstoppable us by Harari, Yuval N., author. Unstoppable us

"From world-renowned historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, the New York Times bestselling author of Sapiens, comes an exciting, brand-new illustrated book for middle-grade readers that looks at the early history of humankind. Even though we'll never outrun a hungry lion or outswim an angry shark, humans are pretty impressive-and we're the most dominant species on the planet. So how exactly did we become "unstoppable"? The answer to that is one of the strangest tales you'll ever hear. And

Nov 8, 2022
The lady and the octopus - how Jeanne Villepreux-Power invented aquariums and revolutionized marine biology by Staaf, Danna, author. The lady and the octopus - how Jeanne Villepreux-Power invented aquariums and revolutionized marine biology

"Follow the remarkable journey of Jeanne Villepreux-Power from her childhood in a small French village to her life as a naturalist in nineteenth-century Messina, Sicily, where she conducted groundbreaking research and invented aquariums"--

Nov 8, 2022
SmART - use your eyes to boost your brain by Herman, Amy, author. SmART - use your eyes to boost your brain

"What would you say if I told you that looking at abstract paintings could give you the confidence you need to speak up in class? Or that learning the history of donuts could help you think like a super spy and train like the CIA? smART teaches readers how to think critically and creatively, a skill that only requires you to open your eyes and actively engage your brain. This young reader's adaptation is based on VISUAL INTELLIGENCE by Amy E. Herman"--

Nov 8, 2022
What was Reconstruction? by Smith, Sherri L., author. What was Reconstruction?

"Reconstruction -- the period after the Civil War -- was meant to give newly freed Black people the same rights as white people. And indeed there were monumental changes once slavery ended -- thriving new Black communities, the first Black members in Congress, and a new sense of dignity for many Black Americans. But this time of hope didn't last long and instead, a deeply segregated United States continued on for another hundred years. Find out what went wrong in this fascinating overview of a t

Nov 8, 2022
The Lizard Scientists - Studying Evolution in Action by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw/ Dappen, Nate (ILT)/ Losin, Neil (ILT) The Lizard Scientists - Studying Evolution in Action

Nov 8, 2022
True you - a gender journey by Agna, Gwen, author. True you - a gender journey

"There are different ways to show and be who you are in this affirming photographic picture book that offers a celebratory and informative look at kids and their wide-ranging gender identities"--

Nov 8, 2022
Train by Coiley, John, author. Train

Traces the development of railways from the first Babylonian rutways to the electromagnetic, driverless trains of today, and describes how trains are built and operated.

Nov 8, 2022
Super-dee-dooper book of animal facts by Carbone, Courtney, author. Super-dee-dooper book of animal facts

"The Cat in the Hat and Thing One and Thing Two take readers on safari around the world in this fun encyclopedia packed with fascinating facts, vivid photographs, and Seussian illustrations from favorite Cat in the Hat Learning Library books"--

Nov 8, 2022
Phenomenal AOC - the roots and rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by Denise, Anika, author. Phenomenal AOC - the roots and rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

"In 2019, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest congresswoman in America. How did this young Puertoriquen~a become an unstoppable force in politics? Find out in this accessible and engaging book for young readers. AOC's remarkable story begins in her childhood Bronx home and comes full circle the moment AOC became America's youngest Congresswoman. Ocasio-Cortez's empowering journey reminds us that everyone, regardless of their age, race, creed, wealth, or zip code, is capable of being a v

Nov 8, 2022
Memories and life lessons from the Magic tree house by Osborne, Mary Pope, author. Memories and life lessons from the Magic tree house

"Mary Pope Osborne recalls memories and lessons from her childhood side-by-side with quotations from her bestselling Magic Tree House series"--

Nov 8, 2022
You hold me up = Gimanaadenim by Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author. You hold me up = Gimanaadenim

Diverse families and friends help to hold one another up by being kind, sharing, learning, playing, laughing, and doing other supportive things together.

Nov 8, 2022
Nipakosẙimon / I Hope by Smith, Monique Gray/ Grimard, Gabrielle (ILT)/ Sand, Dolores Greyeyes (TRN) Nipakosẙimon / I Hope

Nov 8, 2022

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