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Edwards, Nicola

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Summary: We breathe deep and expand like the galaxy, We breathe out many thousands of stars, And if ever we start to feel panicky, this reminds us of just who we are. The perfect soothing read for quiet time, Happy gently encourages young readers to explore their emotions and the beautiful world around them, with stunning illustrations and thought-provoking rhymes on every page. This poetic journey to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Kids 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 158.1 EDW

Wessels, Marcie

Summary: "A picture book biography of Ralph Baer, nicknamed "The Father of Videogames," which shows how a great inventor found a way to transform the early television set into a vehicle for gaming"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAE

Laidlaw, Rob

Summary: Presents information about dogs, describing their physical characteristics, behavior, and relationships with humans, with advice on care, training, and dog ownership.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 LAI

Mihaly, Christy

Summary: "It's a free country! But what does that mean? The five liberties protected by the First Amendment are explained here in catchy, engaging rhymes. Vivid, kid-friendly examples demonstrate the meaning of freedom of religion, speech, and the press, and the rights to assemble peacefully and to petition the government"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7308 MIH

Ansberry, Karen Rohrich

Summary: "Part playful poetry, part nonfiction information, children are introduced to the unique structures of seven plants and animals and the extraordinary innovations they have inspired."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 602 ANS

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American philanthropist and business owner, and Batman, his crime-fighting alter ego, have been entertaining audiences since 1939. The character was so popular after appearing in Detective Comics that DC Comics decided to give Batman a comic book of his own. In doing so, they created one of the company's most successful franchises. Author Michael Burgan details the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 BUR

Barnes, Derrick

Summary: Celebrate the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of baseball! Meet unsung pioneers, like John "Bud" Fowler, William Edward White, and brothers Moses Fleetwood Walker and Weld Walker, four African Americans who integrated white teams decades before Jackie Robinson.Discover unforgettable moments, like the time a 17-year old girl named Jackie Mtchell struck out Babe Ruth and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 BAR

Bay Pimentel, Annette

Summary: "Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth, Jennifer Keelan grew up battling-and overcoming-the limitations others set for her. From a lack of cutaway curbs and bus lifts to being denied enrollment at her neighborhood school, Jennifer was continually blockedfrom living the life she wanted. But after discovering the world of disability rights activism, she knew she had to use her voice to change...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Explore 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEE

Marsh, Sarah Glenn

Summary: "The inspiring true story of Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAM

Rosen, Michael J.

Summary: While his father unsuccessfully apprentices him to a joiner, a shoemaker, and turner, Benjamin experiments with wooden paddles as flippers and a kite, to his time as a printer⁰́₉s apprentice. "Young Benjamin Franklin wants to be a sailor, but his father won't hear of it. The other trades he tried bored him through and through. But each time he fails to find a career, he took some important bit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FRA

Worth, Bonnie

Summary: "The Cat in the Hat visits Sally and Dick's school on Pi Day and shows them how to measure pi."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 513.2 WOR

Peterson, Ellie

Summary: We all know there are four seasons in a year. But how do we know? Join intrepid young scientist-adventurer Joulia Copernicus on a journey around the world as she explains with humor and wit how we know what causes the seasons.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 525.5 PET

Abler, Amanda

Summary: "A heart-warming and true story about an orphaned orca named Springer who was found swimming alone in the Puget Sound in 2002. The book takes us on Springer's journey from being near starvation to rescued to then the challenges of her release, eventual adoption, and the start of her own family."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little bigfoot, an imprint of Sasquatch Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.53 ABL

Summary: A collection of poems by women that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, tackling topics from discrimination to empathy, and acceptance to speaking out.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 WOK

Brownridge, Lucy

Summary: "Georgia O'Keeffe is known as the Mother of American Modernism, discover why in this first story book about Georgia O'Keeffe. From humble beginnings living on a prairie farm, to taking the New York art scene by storm, to living a solitary life in the New Mexican desert, find out how Georgia's extraordinary life unfolded and how each place changed the ways her paintings came out. See how her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 O'KE

Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: "News reports from around the world offer detailed descriptions of wildfires, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, and more. While these kinds of events might seem horrifically random, scientists can explain quite a lot about why they happen, how they develop, how we can try to prevent them, and how we can predict where and when they'll happen next. The Science of Natural Disasters: When Nature and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.34 TAY

Pasquet, Jacques

Summary: "The environment is an essential but sometimes tough and weighty concept to grasp. This engaging nonfiction book takes readers back to the basics, offering an accessible overview of what makes up our environment, how those parts work, and why they matter. Divided into five sections--water, air, soil, energy, and climate--the book uses facts, figures, and simple language to give an overarching...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577 PAS

Summary: "Each of America's 50 states has its own unique symbols, history, landscape, and much more. Read about the special features and quirky characteristics that make up America's patchwork in this book." -- back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 AME

Holland, Mary

Summary: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arbordale Publishing LLC 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.47 HOL

Sierra, Sarah

Summary: A young readers' companion to the adult novel Kid Quixotes by Stephen Haff. Narrated by one extraordinary ten-year-old girl, this inspiring memoir tells the story of a daughter of Mexican American immigrants who finds her voice through the power of words and performance of Cervantes' Don Quixote. When a shy girl named Sarah Sierra first joins an after-school program in her neighborhood, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 SIE

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be know as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he was an adult, his wife and children were sold away from him out of spite. Henry Brown watched as his family left, bound in chains, headed to the deeper South. What more could be taken from him? But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Prss 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRO

Summary: Presents unusual facts about dinosaurs, covering such subjects as feathered dinosaurs, interesting scientific names, and art that dinosaurs have inspired.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 567.9 WEI

Kaminski, Leah

Summary: Discover Grand Traverse Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay area is home to year-round fishing, fruit orchards, and many animal species. Readers can explore the bay's unique underwater bluffs and riverbeds, formed by fast-moving glaciers. Colorful maps, diagrams, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.464 KAM

Thompson, Laurie Ann

Summary: "A picture book biography of Senator Elizabeth Warren"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAR

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