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Vance, Ashlee

Summary: An authorized portrait of one of Silicon Valley's most dynamic entrepreneurs evaluates his role in the successes of such innovations as Tesla and Space X while evaluating America's technological competitiveness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MUS

Ventura, Marne

Summary: Elon Musk is known as a visionary entrepreneur for his work in renewable energy and space technology. Elon Musk: Entrepreneur and Innovator explores Musk's vision for improving the world and how he plans to accomplish his ambitious goals. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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

DiOrio, Rana

Summary: The word 'entrepreneur' may feel distant to some, but this book, with its elegantly expressed concepts and superb imagery, makes entrepreneurial values accessible to children at a personal level--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pickle Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338 DIO

Fryer, Julie.

Summary: The Teen's Ultimate Guide to Making Money When You Can't Get a Job will put you on the right track to start earning your spending money, even if you cannot land a traditional first job. You will learn how to start exploring other options, such as pet sitting, babysitting, and tutoring. You will also grasp just how to leverage the Internet to help you make money by taking paid surveys, blogging,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Pub. Group 2012

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Hansen, Grace

Summary: Presents the life and career of the forty-fifth president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2017

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

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Redding, Anna Crowley

Summary: Think. Invent. Organize. Share. Don't be evil. And change the world. Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world's information. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world. The word "google" has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Now,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 005 RED

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: "Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Presents the life of the business mogul who turned a small food packagaing company into a booming business known for its fair treatment of workers and pioneering safe food preparation standards.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Mentyka, Sharon

Summary: "A gorgeously illustrated children's biography of Bill Gates, from his childhood through his days at Microsoft. This is the second book in Little Bigfoot's new Growing to Greatness series on notable people from the Pacific Northwest"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bigfoot 2019

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

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founder of Microsoft, discusses the history of the company, and describes the charitable works done by him and his wife through their foundation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 GAT

Ulmer, Mikaila

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old lemonade entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer shares her advice for life and business"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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

Burgan, Michael

Summary: What would you do with a billion dollars? This question gets a definitive answer from billionaire Richard Branson: do everything! Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia and was a poor student. Still, his knack for business started early with a successful parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11. The charismatic entrepreneur launched his first major business, Virgin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET BRANSON

Fertig, Dennis.

Summary: Describes the life and career of Richard Branson, from his boyhood struggle with dylexia and his earliest businesses to his accomplishments in the music and airline fields, his adventures, and his work for the environment and other causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 BRA

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Fatus, Sophie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Follow a friendly family through their busy day. You'll find over 700 words in Spanish and English to learn and share!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2016

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Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: By introducing young readers to the colors of foods also teaches about healthy eating, as eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day helps people get all the important vitamins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 612.3 KAL

Gifford, Scott

Summary: Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 513.26 GIF

Falligant, Erin

Summary: Learn all about what Guinea Pigs need to be happy and playful pets. ¡Las mascotas! Las amamos y las cuidamos mucho. Aprende todo sobre qué necesitan los Cobayos para estar felices y ser mascotas juguetonas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH FAL

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

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