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Helmer, Der-shing

Summary: "Includes step-by-step instructions for six STEM projects. Reed's moms are about to leave for a summer trip, and he can't wait to spend his break playing games and making videos with his friends. But it turns out that after a year of suffering science grades, Reed's parents have called in reinforcements: his big sister, Olive, who's come home from college to help him out. At first, Reed's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 507.8 HEL

Bolden, Tonya

Summary: "Before there was Elvis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and Johnny Cash, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The godmother of rock & roll started as a little girl from Arkansas with music in her air, in her hair, in her bones, wiggling her toes. With a big guitar in hand and a big voice in her soul, she grew into a rock & roll trailblazer in a time when women were rarely seen rocking out."--Front...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Heti, Sheila

Summary: "Sheila Heti collection 500,000 words from a decade's worth of journals, put the sentences in a spreadsheet, and sorted them alphabetically. She cut and cut and was left with 60,000 words of brilliance and mayhem, joy and sorrow. These are her alphabetical diaries." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 818 HET

Hoyt, Megan

Summary: When she was young, Katalin Karik decided she would study science--even though she had never even met a scientist! But she was determined to learn as much as she could about the human body, and once she made a decision, she stuck with it. Katalin had to learn English while attending university, but she worked hard until she became a doctor. After facing many challenges, including lack of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jones, Christianne C.

Summary: "When Crystal Cove's mayor asks for help, Scooby-Doo and the gang work together to Doo Good in their community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions 2019

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McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: Meet Mars! The red planet. Planet Marvelous. Favorite sibling of Earth (or so he claims). Sometimes they're close (just 34.5 million miles apart). Sometimes they need space (250 million miles apart)! Earth and Mars have a lot in common--clouds, mountains, polar icecaps. And while Earth has Earthlings, Mars makes a persuasive case for why people should make the journey to spend time with him....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: Meet Earth. Planet Awesome! And your awesome home! Actually, Earth is home to all the plants and all the animals in the solar system, including nearly eight billion people. Humans have accidentally moved Earth's climate change into the fast lane, and she need your help to put on the brakes. Earthlings need Earth, and Earth needs Earthlings, so let's save Earth together!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCA

Mole, Simon

Summary: "Thirty exuberant poems, divided into four fact-packed sections, put readers up close and personal with species from T. rex and Triceratops to Stegosaurus and Velociraptor. Some have lines of terrible teeth, while others sport feathery peacock tails. All thunder off the page in vibrant illustrations pitched to poems that ring with humor and heart, while relaying well-researched facts about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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Sorell, Traci

Summary: Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award-winning We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.04 SOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Native Sorell

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.04 SOR

Tan, Amy

36 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "In 2016, author Amy Tan grew overwhelmed by the state of the world: Hatred and misinformation became a daily presence on social media, and the country felt more divisive than ever. In search of peace, Tan turned toward the natural world just beyond her window and, specifically, the birds flocking to the feeders in her yard. But what began as an attempt to find solace turned into something far...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Krimstein, Ken

Summary: When I Grow Up is New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein's new graphic nonfiction book, based on six of hundreds of newly discovered, never-before-published autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish teens on the brink of WWII-found in 2017 hidden in a Lithuanian church cellar. These autobiographies, long thought destroyed by the Nazis, were written as entries for three competitions held in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KRI

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE ALE

Andrews, Julie

Summary: This creative nonfiction book introduces readers to the remarkable story of Guido d'Arezzo's development of musical notation. Guido longed to find a way to write and teach music. Eventually, he created the musical scale, using the words Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do...one syllable for each note. Though the other monks thought it was a waste of time, Guido's music couldn't be silenced. His discovery...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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

Brosnan, Katie

Summary: Within our bodies hides an entire world of organisms called microbes. They digest our food and protect our immune systems, and without them, we would die. Through Katie Brosnan's personable illustrations, we follow the digestive process from the moment the food enters our mouths to the moment the waste leaves our bodies. Along the way we are introduced to a variety of microbes - good and bad -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cicada Books 2019

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Craft, Aimée

Summary: "The first treaty that was made was between the earth and the sky. It was an agreement to work together. We build all of our treaties on that original treaty. On the banks of the river that have been Mishomis's home his whole life, he teaches his granddaughter to listen--to hear both the sounds and the silences, and so to learn her place in Creation. Most importantly, he teaches her about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7108 CRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J342.71082 CRA

Day, Nick (Nicholas)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "On a hot August day in Paris, just over a century ago, a desperate guard burst into the office of the director of the Louvre and shouted, La Joconde, c'est partie! The Mona Lisa, she's gone! No one knew who was behind the heist. Was it an international gang of thieves? Was it an art-hungry American millionaire? Was it the young Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, who was about to remake the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2023

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Dingle, Adrian

Summary: "Enter the world of elements--whether rare, radioactive, or only recently discovered. From explosive antimony to precious gold, explore all the 118 unique building blocks of our universe and the many miraculous ways we use them."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK/Penguin Random House 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 546 DIN

Faruqi, Reem

Summary: "From the author of Lailah's Lunchbox and Unsettled comes a powerful picture book biography about Maryam Faruqi, the founder of the Happy Home Schools, which provided education to thousands of girls across Pakistan at a time when girls weren't encouraged to go to school. Milloo lives in a time when school is considered unnecessary for girls. But to Milloo, education is essential. When Milloo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 921 FAR

Gibbons, Gail

Summary: "Did you know that whales breathe air just like people do? How about that a blue whale is one of the biggest mammals that ever lived? Discover these fascinating facts and more in this updated deep-dive into the biology of whales" -- From book jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.5 GIB

Keller, Joy

Summary: You can run, but you can't hide. They're in the air you breathe. They're in the food you eat. They're on your body. Fungi are EVERYWHERE! But wait . . . do you need to be afraid? From fun facts about fairy circles to the delicious secret behind pizza, this book is the perfect read for young scientists. It even contains a Q & A section with a real-life mycologist!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Innovation Press 2019

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Kerr, Christiane

Summary: Follow Crab as he learns 13 easy yoga poses with the help of his seashore friends. Crab will practise first, and then it's your turn! Look at the pictures, then follow the instructions to learn the poses. See Crab float like Seal, balance like Seagull and puff out like Clownfish -- can you do it, too?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.7 KER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Mindful Kerr

Kiernan, Denise

Summary: "All across the world, among hundreds of cultures, over centuries, people have come together to give thanks. But in America, we didn't have an official Thanksgiving holiday until the 1800s. The holiday Americans know today exists because of a woman named Sarah Josepha Hale, a spirited letter-writing campaign, a sympathetic president, and a civil war."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J394.2649 KIE

Lapin, Joyce

Summary: Introduces facts about the Moon, explaining the science behind how candles and balloons behave in the lunar atmosphere, why "moon angels" will last for thousands of years, and how gravity is different on the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.3 LAP

McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: "A light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon and its history in relation to earth--told from the perspective of the moon itself!"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG MCA

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