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Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Despite its name, Greenland isn’t very green. Rather, it is covered almost entirely in rock, ice, and snow. And though it is the world’s largest island, few people live there. Readers will find out what it is like to live in Greenland’s remote communities. They will also get a look at the country’s interesting history, see which kinds of plants and animals live there, and much more.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 998 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Situated directly between China and Russia, the country of Mongolia long had close ties to its larger neighbors. However, since the early 1990s it has become increasingly independent, and many Mongolians have worked to rediscover a national culture that existed long before Chinese or Russian rule. Readers will explore this Mongolia's amazing history and find out what makes its culture so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951.7 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Many of the rights we consider most important to the United States—from freedom of speech to a fair trial—are in the Bill of Rights. Readers learn how these important laws came to be and how people continue to discuss and debate them even today.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 342.7308 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 952 BJO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: A small nation located along West Africa’s Atlantic coast, Liberia was established in the 1820s as a colony for former slaves and other free blacks living in the United States. Readers will discover how this came to be, how the colony became an independent nation, and how it changed over time. They will also explore the country’s beautiful geography, sample some of its diverse native wildlife,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 966.8 BJO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 966.8 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Afghanistan has long been a land of great turmoil. It has seen conflicts between internal factions and wars involving foreign nations. However, it is also a land of great beauty, with a rich culture and a long, fascinating history. Readers will get an up-close look at life in Afghanistan, from what people eat and do for fun to where they live and what kinds of jobs they do. They will also learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 958.1 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: "This book details the life and habits of blue whales."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.5248 BJO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.5248 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: Located near the center of the European continent, Hungary has almost constantly found itself in the middle of international conflict over the past 2,000 years. Readers will find out how these conflicts have brought about major changes in the country and what this has meant for Hungary's people. They will also dive into traditional Hungarian culture, explore its beautiful wilderness, and find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.9 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: A beautiful Caribbean island known for its warm, sunny weather and breathtaking landscapes, Jamaica is home to a rich blend of African and European cultural traditions. Readers will tour Jamaica's scenic landscapes and vibrant cities as they explore the nation's history and culture. They will also examine Jamaica's government and economy and find out what it is like to live there today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.92 BJO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 972.92 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: Provides information about Komodo dragons, including anatomy, behavior, and ancestry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.95968 BJO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.95968 BJO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.95968 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: This book briefly examines the behavior and habitats of the parrot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598.71 BJO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598.71 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: "Describes the characteristics and behavior of pet rabbits, also discussing the physical appearance and place in the history of rabbits"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.9322 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: Found only on the island of Tasmania, Tasmanian devils are the worlds largest carnivorous marsupials. Readers will find out how devils spend their nights scavenging for carrion, how they protect themselves from predators, and where they build their dens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.27 BJO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.27 BJO