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White, Arisa

Summary: Presents the life of a California ex-slave, nurse, and midwife, who started many philanthropic projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2019

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

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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

Slader, Erik

Summary: "Despite the power and responsibility that comes with the oval office, the president of the United States is only human--and far from perfect. While some suffered just a few minor mishaps, others are remembered for leaving behind much bigger messes. In the newest installment in the Epic Fails series, explore the lives, legacies, and failures of some of our country's not-so-great presidents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.09 SLA

Farrell, Mary Cronk

Summary: Shares the story of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II, centering the story around Charity Adams, the woman who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

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Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the legendary basketball player, from his childhood and college career to his success in the NBA, his product endorsements, and his philanthropic efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Colby, Jennifer

Summary: Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Woodpeckers to Helmets, readers will discover how the invention of helmets were inspired by woodpeckers. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.4 COL

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Bolivia."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 984 YOM

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Jutting westward into the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal is continental Africas westernmost country. Readers will cross the dry desert sands of the Sahara, walk the streets of Dakar, and make their way through dense tropical rainforests as they explore this amazing country and learn about its history, government, and economy. They will also learn about life in Senegal, from what the average school day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 966.3 BJO

Blauer, Ettagale

Summary: Describes the geography, wildlife, history, government, economy, religion, and culture of Portugal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: "This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Ivory Coast."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 966.68 BJO

Rogers, Barbara Radcliffe

Summary: "This book details the history, culture, geography and government of the Dominican Republic"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.93 ROG

Sonneborn, Liz

Summary: The country of Jordan is a small kingdom in southwest Asia, located in close proximity to both Europe and Africa. Though it has only been recognized as an independent kingdom since 1946, it has a long history, with the first people arriving in the area around 17,000 BCE. Readers will dive into the countrys past and learn about the nation Jordan has become today, from how its government is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.95 SON

Markel, Michelle

Summary: Ever since she was a little girl, Leonora Carrington loved to draw on walls, in books, on paper—and she loved the fantastic tales her grandmother told that took her to worlds that shimmered beyond this one, where legends became real. Leonora’s parents wanted her to become a proper English lady, but there was only one thing she wanted, even if it was unsuitable: to become an artist. In London,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Stone, Oliver

Summary: A people's history of the American Empire, adapted for the next generation of young history buffs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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Merk, T. M.

Summary: When Bella decides to paint instead of doing her homework, Leo the paintbrush teaches her about the importance of respecting herself. Together, Bella and Leo learn that there are many ways to respect yourself, including exercising, trying your best, and working hard to be a better you!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 179 MER

Spanier, Kristine

Summary: "In Garden Spiders, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of garden spiders. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this spider"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bullfrog Books 2019

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Sferazza, Jeff

Summary: "Do they celebrate Christmas in Thailand, or New Year's Eve in Iceland? What is Passover like in Israel? It's time to celebrate the holidays with people around the world. Readers are sure to be fascinated by the diverse ways people gather for and celebrate the holidays. Important vocabulary and cultural concepts are stressed in accessible text that's enjoyable for even the most reluctant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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Ehmann, Mary Pat

Summary: "It may seem obvious to adults, but many young readers don't yet know that all cultures have the same kinds of activities. We all cook, we all entertain ourselves, we all wear things, we all transport ourselves, we all sleep, and much more. This important book allows readers to journey around the world and cultivate an early interest in the global community they belong to by understanding how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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Braun, Eric

Summary: "Shares awesome, disgusting, and unusual facts about school through conversational text and creative images"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2019

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Small, Cathleen

Summary: "It's never too early to become an informed, active citizen. Citizens of the United States have certain rights and duties. Readers learn about these freedoms and responsibilities as they are presented with useful facts about U.S. citizenship. This accessible main text delves into what it means to be an active citizen, the importance of learning about the government and political leaders, why...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press, an imprint of Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.65 SMA

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Vivid storytelling brings American history to life and place readers in the shoes of people who experienced one of the most notorious moments in American history - the Salem Witch Trials. In the spring of 1692, girls in Salem, Massachusetts, accused several local women of witchcraft. The events that followed were marked by mass hysteria and religious extremism and ultimately led to trials,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.4 BUR

Manley, Curtis

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Summary: Follow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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Chow-Miller, Ian

Summary: "A book for young readers explaining how self-driving cars work."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 CHO