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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

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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

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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

Summary: "Ice melt; sea level rise; catastrophic weather; flooding; drought; fire; infestation; species extinction and adaptation; water shortage and contamination; intensified social inequity, migration and cultural collapse. These are but some of the changes that are not only predicted for climate changing futures, but already part of our lives in Canada. Although these transformations are global and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Caitlin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.8 RIS

Chien Chow Chine, Aurélie

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Chien Chow Chine 2019 2019

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 Easy, Call number: JE LEA

Boxer, Elisa

Summary: "Women's suffrage in America came down to a single voter in Tennessee who voted yes because of a letter his mother had written, urging "Vote for suffrage and don't forget to be a good boy." This is the story of the letter than gave all American women a voice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 Box

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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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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 579 KEL

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

Narh, Samuel

Summary: Elle is from a small town by the beach named Portuana. She loves trees, nature, and saving money. This book aims to inculcate these traits in young children so they grow up to be environmentally conscious and have a balanced life--Adapted from cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Austin Macauley Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAR

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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Fleischman, Paul

Summary: Profiles twenty-six authors with original and distinctive approaches to literature and language, from a man who used vanity license plates to tell stories and a woman who made new poems by subtracting letters from published works to people who studied word origins and variations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 809 Fleischman 2020

Barr, Catherine

Summary: This is the story of one of the most important issues facing the world today, brilliantly told and illustrated for younger children. See Earth's first atmosphere, watch the beginnings of human-made pollution, and learn how we can all take part in today's fight against the climate emergency.--back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAV

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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Friddell, Claudia

Summary: "Led by twenty-five-year-old Grace Banker, thirty-two telephone operators -- affectionately called Hello Girls back in the US -- became the first female combatants in World War I. Follow Grace Banker's journey from her busy life as a telephone switchboard trainer in New York to her pioneering role as the Chief Operator of the 1st Unit of World War I telephone operators in the battlefields of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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

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

Nesteroff, Kliph

Summary: Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff focuses on one of comedy's most significant and little-known stories: how, despite having been denied representation in the entertainment industry, Native Americans have influenced and advanced the art form. Profiles important events and humorists from the 1880s to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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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

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

Woollcott, Tory

4 holds 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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Bishop, Nic

Summary: It's an exciting morning for Joey the baby koala, high above the ground, in the shade of a eucalyptus tree, Joey the baby koala wakes up hungry! Crawling over his sleeping mom, Joey goes exploring ... only to find that his mother's arms is where he's supposed to be after all. Featuring simple text and stunning photographs of a rare interaction between a koala and her little one. Includes fun...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIS

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Social Emo Chien Chow 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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.768 PRI

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