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Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: In this creative nonfiction book, Gordy and Ira, one African-American and one German-Jewish, who live in Depression-era Detroit, bond over a shared interest in boxing as America awaits the rematch between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Summary: The essays approach Michigan at the atomic level. This is a place where weather patterns and ecology matter. Farmers, miners, shippers, and loggers have built (or lost) their livelihood on Michigan's nature-what could and could not be made out of our elements. From freshwater lakes that have shaped the ground beneath our feet to the industrial ebb and flow of iron ore and wind power-ours is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 ELE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 Oom

Chien Chow Chine, Aurélie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A little unicorn feels all kinds of emotions, including anger, and uses a breathing exercise to calm down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.32 BRO

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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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, Call number: J 523.3 LAP

Lawrence, Sandra

Summary: A whimsical and imaginative catalog of fantastical beasts and creatures of myth and legend from around the world-complete with a code that needs cracking to uncover the mystery of the monster atlas! -- amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.24 LAW

Leannah, Michael

Summary: Looks at the goodness of most people, pointing out how many more people there are in the world who would like to help others than would like to hurt them, and even most of those who do bad things can change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Leannah 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LEA

Davies, Nicola

Summary: Every spring, birds small enough to fit in the palm of your hand fly two thousand miles north to lay their eggs. This is the story of one tiny hummingbird's amazing journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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Donald, Alison

Summary: "The inspiration behind this book...This story was inspired by Eleanor "Ellie" Foraker. Eleanor was born in Kenton, Delaware and worked at ILC Dover for 43 years. A talented seamstress and manager, Ellie was truly dedicated to the making of spacesuits. She also helped make gas masks, underground inflatable oil tanks, and landing bags for Mars missions."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maverick Arts Publishing 2019

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Lichtman, Allan J.

Summary: "A radical case for the repeal of the 2nd Amendment as the only way to control gun violence in America There's an average of one mass shooting per day in the United States. Given the ineffectiveness of the gun control lobby, it's time for a strategy with spine. In Repeal the Second Amendment, Allan J. Lichtman has written the first book that uses history, legal theory and up-to-the-minute data...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7305 LIC

Patterson, Zahra

Summary: "Taking as its starting point an ultimately failed attempt to translate a Sesotho short story into English, Chronology explores the spaces language occupies in relationships, colonial history, and the postcolonial present. It is a collage of images and documents, folding on words-that-follow-no-chronology, unveiling layers of meaning of queering love, friendship, death, and power. Traveling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ugly Duckling Presse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 PAT

Chien Chow Chine, Aur©♭lie

Summary: A little unicorn feels all kinds of emotions, including shyness, and uses a breathing exercise to calm down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Chien Chow Chine 2020

Pringle, Laurence

Summary: "The celebrated Secret Life series continues with a determined mother skunk and her five kits. Young readers will learn about their hidden lives as the skunk kits grow and explore their world, escape predators, and hunt for food. Renowned science author Laurence Pringle provides a story of family and survival packed with science terminology, depictions of skunk behavior, and information about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2019

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Woollcott, Tory

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Chien Chow Chine, Aurélie

Summary: Creative nonfiction picture book about a little unicorn who feels all kinds of emotions, including fear, and uses a breathing exercise to calm down. Teaches children to identify emotions and manage them effectively.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: As a student, teacher, lawyer, and judge, Ruth often experienced unfair treatment. But she persisted, becoming a cultural icon, championing equality in pay and opportunity. Her brilliant mind, compelling arguments, and staunch commitment to truth and justice have convinced many to stand with her, and her fight continues to this day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

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Becker, Helaine

Summary: "The most powerful pirate in history was a woman who was born into poverty in Guangzhou, China, in the early 1800s. When pirates attacked her town and the captain took a liking to her, she saw a way out. Zheng Yi Sao agreed to marry him only if she got an equal share of his business. When her husband died six years later, she took command of the fleet. Over the next decade, the pirate queen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEC

Blumenthal, Karen.

Summary: A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American women. This book intends to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Greenland where they discover they've traveled back in time to meet Lief Erikson"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Paschkis, Julie

Summary: "Lily ran and jumped and barked and whimpered and growled and wiggled and wagged and licked and snuggled. But not now. It is hard to lose a pet. There is sadness, but also hope--for a beloved pet lives on in your heart, your memory, and your imagination"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Hold and Company 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAS

Gibbons, Gail

Summary: An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 630 GIB

Kratt, Martin

Summary: "The Wild Kratts get ready to howl with wolves, wild dogs, and other canines!"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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McNeil, Joanne

Summary: In a shockingly short amount of time, the internet has bound people around the world together and torn us apart and changed not just the way we communicate but who we are and who we can be. It has created a new, unprecedented cultural space that we are all a part of--even if we don't participate, that is how we participate--but by which we're continually surprised, betrayed, enriched,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 004.67 MCN

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