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Growing up under a red flag / A Memoir of Surviving the Chinese Cultural Revolution

"The memoir of Ying Chang Compestine's childhood growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution"--

Food by Phillips-bartlett, Rebecca
Date added:
Apr 11, 2024

English for everyone junior English dictionary

"An English dictionary perfect for children ages 6-9 who are starting to learn English as a second or foreign language. The dictionary includes an app that helps students with pronunciation and makes learning a new language fun and interactive. Every wordin this dictionary is beautifully illustrated and arranged from A to Z to help your child understand the alphabet, and to encourage word recognition and English reading. Each section begins with the upper and lower-case versions of the letters a

Dad Jokes by Elliott, Rob
Date added:
Apr 11, 2024
Dad Jokes

Can you hear the plants speak?

Calling on the legacy of his great-grandparents, an Indigenous plantsman presents this multigenerational story about how one drop of rain, one seed, one plant can renew a cycle of hope and connections - for him and for each of us.

Born naughty - my childhood in China

"Share in the joyful, adventure-filled shenanigans of a child growing up in a small mud hut in Inner Mongolia in this charming, illustrated memoir for young middle grade readers"--

Bird by Burnie, David, author.
Date added:
Apr 11, 2024

"Become an eyewitness to the 9,500 species of birds that live in a huge range of habitats, from deserts and rainforests to the polar ice caps. This picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour of the fascinating world of birds. Readers can learn all about different orders of birds, take a detailed look at individual feathers and beak shapes, and explore behavior, from fish- and meat-eaters to seed- and plant-eaters"--

Behind my doors - the story of the world's oldest library

Al-Qarawiyyin Library shares the true story of how it was originally founded by a Muslim woman in 859 in Fez, Morocco, and remains the oldest operating library in existence.

All about flags

"Did you know that the flag of the USA was inspired by that of the East India Company--a private shipping company that traded in the spoils of the British Empire? Do you know what the black star on the flag of Ghana means? Or why the Russian flag looks similar to that of the Netherlands? Find the answers to these questions and more in this . . . accessible atlas of flags"--

The ABCs of queer history

"CELEBRATE THE ABCs OF LGBTQIA+. An alphabet book that highlights and celebrates queer history in the United States from A to Z, presenting bold ideas for big thinkers in every letter! A is for abundant, always, ally, and alive. F is for family, friendship, fluid, and free. O is for optimists, opportunity, open, and outspoken"--

10 ways to use less plastic

"Did you know that most plastic goes to landfills instead of recycling plants? Use these 10 simple steps and added hands-on activity to reduce your plastic use and waste. Find out what tips work for you and spread the word. Together, we can make a difference!"--