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The women's rights movement by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. The women's rights movement

Nov 13, 2018
Thirty minutes over Oregon - a Japanese pilot's World War II story by Nobleman, Marc Tyler, author. Thirty minutes over Oregon - a Japanese pilot's World War II story

"In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 13, 2018
To be a slave by Lester, Julius, compiler. To be a slave

A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.

Nov 8, 2018
Tomie dePaola's the popcorn book. by DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator. Tomie dePaola's the popcorn book.

Popcorn stories and legends as well as two original recipes accompany explanations of popcorn's origins and manufacture.

Nov 13, 2018
Too young to escape - a Vietnamese girl waits to be reunited with her family by Ho, Van, 1977- author. Too young to escape - a Vietnamese girl waits to be reunited with her family

Nov 13, 2018
Tunisia by Brown, Roslind Varghese, author. Tunisia

A popular destination for European and American tourists, Tunisia is known for its bazaar-style markets, appreciation of outdoor sports, and healing thermal spas. This book provides an overview of the long history of Tunisia, as well as a snapshot of the people and culture today.

Nov 11, 2018
Turning pages - my life story by Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954- author. Turning pages - my life story

"An autobiographical picture book of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor"--

Nov 13, 2018
TV brings battle into the home with the Vietnam War by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. TV brings battle into the home with the Vietnam War

"On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the battles and controversies surrounding the Vietnam War to life. People saw the battles in real time, on the nightly news, changing forever how people viewed war. Readers will see it as well, both in the text and in the accompanying video clips via the free Capstone 4D app, creating an augmented reality experience that brings the printed page to life"--

Nov 13, 2018
TV captures terrorism on September 11 - an augmented reading experience by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. TV captures terrorism on September 11 - an augmented reading experience

"Primary source photographs combined with strong narration bring the horrific events of 9/11 to readers in historical context. People living at the time saw the planes flying into the towers in real time, on television, changing America's understanding of terrorism. Readers will understand the significance behind this event through text and clips of the event itself via the Capstone 4D augmented reality app"--

Nov 11, 2018
TV shows the world freedom as the Berlin Wall falls - an augmented reading experience by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971- author. TV shows the world freedom as the Berlin Wall falls - an augmented reading experience

"On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the Berlin Wall to life. Kids will learn about the partition of Berlin after WWII, the cold war tensions between the US and the USSR that led to the building of the wall, and the anti-communist pressures that led it to fall. The fall of the wall would become a symbol of democracy and freedom. Readers will understand the significance behind this event through text and clips of the event itself via the Capstone 4D a

Nov 11, 2018
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team by Skinner, J. E., author. U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

Amazon.com.

Nov 11, 2018
Uruguay by Jermyn, Leslie, author. Uruguay

Meaning River of the Colorful Birds, Uruguay is a small country in South America that is covered by crisscrossing rivers and lush hills. Home to approximately 3.5 million people, the country is often regarded as the most stable and prosperous country in Central and South America. Uruguay produces 95 percent of its electricity from renewable energy and is known as one of the most socially progressive nations in the world. Allow your readers to learn more about Uruguay's unique culture through thi

Nov 11, 2018
Waiting for Joey - an Antarctic penguin journal by Pennycook, Jean, author. Waiting for Joey - an Antarctic penguin journal

Amazon.com.

Nov 7, 2018
Water isn't wasted! - how does water become safe to drink? by Flynn, Riley, author. Water isn't wasted! - how does water become safe to drink?

Describes the world's water supply, discussing everything from water filters to water treatment plants.

Nov 11, 2018
We've got the whole world in our hands by López, Rafael, 1961- author, illustrator. We've got the whole world in our hands

"Join in a multicultural celebration of unity and diversity friendships all around the world as we read and sing along with joy, love, and peace!" -- dust jacket.

Nov 7, 2018
What does a petitioner do? by Santos, Rita, author. What does a petitioner do?

Nov 8, 2018
What happened to Pompeii? - solving the mysteries of the past by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author. What happened to Pompeii? - solving the mysteries of the past

Much of ancient Pompeii remained intact when the city was rediscovered, preserved by the volcanic ash of Mount Vesuvius. This preservation presented artifacts that serve as clues for archaeologists to piece together what life was like for these Roman people. This title delves into who found these buried cities and what was involved in uncovering Pompeii s past. Brightly colored photographs and informational sidebars give readers the tools to become excited about this archaeological mystery.

Nov 11, 2018
What happens at a funeral? by Crossmeister, David, author. What happens at a funeral?

Amazon.com.

Nov 11, 2018
What happens when my parent dies? by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. What happens when my parent dies?

"The death of a parent isn't easy for a person of any age. Children, who do not yet fully understand death, may have an exceptionally hard time when their parent passes away. This book touches on many of the emotions that a child might feel during this difficult time--including grief, guilt, and fear--and offers advice on how to talk about these feelings. Some of the changes that may occur in a child's life after the death of a parent are also discussed."--

Nov 11, 2018
What happens when my parent is in jail? by Felice, Frank (Children's writer), author. What happens when my parent is in jail?

Having a parent in prison can be a sad, confusing, and frustrating experience for children. This book helps readers understand what jail is and why people sometimes need to go there. The age-appropriate text explores the changes that may occur in a child's life when their parent goes to jail and reassures them that they aren't alone during this difficult time. Full-color images encourage readers to make connections with the text and promote reading comprehension.

Nov 13, 2018

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