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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Caitlin Press 2019

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

Athans, Sandra K.

Summary: "Sometime Aaron gets into his friend's space. He is too close, too loud, and he grabs things from her. It's time to draw the line between his space and hers - so she picks up her crayons!"--Page [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Educational Media 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN ATH

Chien Chow Chine, Aurélie

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

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 -...

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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!

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2019

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Austin Macauley Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAR

Harrington, Chris

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Harrington 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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2019

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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

Grochowicz, Joanna

Summary: Describes how the men of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic Expedition survived when their ship was crushed by ice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 919.8904 GRO

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Pallotta, Jerry

Summary: "This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts 16 ferocious insects. Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more. Then compare and contrast the battling animals before finally discovering the winner!" -- Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2017

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions 2019

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE SCO

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....

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Woollcott, Tory

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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...

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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Chien Chow Chine, Aur©♭lie

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

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.768 PRI

Summary: "The stories I have chosen reflect where I feel the field of science and nature writing has landed, and where it could go," Ed Yong writes in his introduction. "They are often full of tragedy, sometimes laced with wonder, but always deeply aware that science does not exist in a social vacuum. They are beautiful, whether in their clarity of ideas, the elegance of their prose, or often both." The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 BES

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Social Emo Chien Chow2019

Cliff, Harry (Harry Victor)

Summary: "By an experimental physicist who works on the Large Hadron Collider, a mind-altering look at the foundational questions bedeviling modern physics, among them: Where does matter come from? Carl Sagan famously said, "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." But what fundamental matter is the universe made of? What banged in the Big Bang? And how did...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 523.01 CLI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.01 CLI

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