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Summary: Travel with Nate to return a lost baby dinosaur to its rightful place, and at the end of the story, create your own archaeological dig. Enjoy imaginative play with dinosaur figures and reusable sticker scenes. Dinosaur Escape allows kids to work together, use their memory, and incorporate simple strategy to rescue the dinos from volcanic eruption.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Penworthy Company, LLC 2019

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Summary: Kids practice place value, estimation and operation concepts with a 1,000 piece centimeter cubes set helping them visualize quantities with ease. The 120 Activity Mat immerses kids into number concepts through 120 and teaches place value and number patterns. Penworthy Prebound Books support estimation and visualization in a high-interest manner.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Rosling, Hans

Summary: "When asked simple questions about global trends--what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school -- we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Professor and TED presenter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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Summary: "Kids will develop their thinking skills while learning about everything from music and dance, to books, clothing, pets and more! This pack features app-friendly activities from Highlights, one of the best-selling kids' magazines. Improve critical thinking skills; Develop a love of reading; Explore new ways to solve problems; Strengthen hand-eye coordination."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: "These science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges will inspire the way kids think about everything from outer space to the human body. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad. Discover space and the galaxy; Explore the basics of digestion; Learn about the environment and different plant species."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: When the Colewell post office is slated for closure, Nora Pancowski is faced with sudden retirement. As she weighs relocating, a young woman causes Nora to reflect on her youth and the choices that led her to Colewell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Summary: "Elementary students will keep their minds sharp with these interactive games and activities designed to prepare them for the school year ahead.; This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the Standard Launchpad; Improve reading and comprehension skills; Master math skills; Learn sign language."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "Kids learn about the world through a scientific lens with these award-winning stories, challenges, and games that encourage them to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math.This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, National STEM Game Competition, and a Webby. Learn about the solar system; Master math skills at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD NUM

Summary: Children will delight in silly sing-along story with funny eye-popping illustrations and informative picture guides to help readers to mimic and act out the hand and foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. -- From publisher.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Penworthy Company, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Parent Teacher Kits, Call number: JPT KIT SOU

Summary: "Kids will play their way through different puzzles and games designed to expand their minds, change the way they think about the world around them, and deepen their understanding of everything from language to math. Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; Develop early literacy skills; Improve logic and critical thinking; Explore the Spanish language."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD THO

Summary: "Kids will develop their critical thinking skills, solve complicated puzzles, and advance their thinking with these brain games and challenges. Increase problem solving speed; Improve critical thinking skills; Solve complex challenges; Learn the fundamentals of programming"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC. 2017

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Summary: "These math-focused games and puzzles will make it fun for kids to develop basic math skills from number and shape identification to matching, sorting, counting and more. Practice sorting by shape, size, and color; Learn numbers and develop counting; Explore spatial direction; Improve memory and hand-eye coordination."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD MMM

Summary: "Middle schoolers will learn all about the world around them and discover their personal edge with these games, challenges, and puzzles revolving around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This SuperPack contains 2X as many apps as the standard Launchpad; Discover the periodic table; Make your own comic books; Learn about the solar system."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Kids will develop confidence while solving elementary math problems and advancing from basic skills through multiplication, geometry, and more. This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including Academics Choice Award, Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, Family Choice, and many more. Learn basic addition and subtraction; Explore place values; Develop critical thinking...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Summary: "These science, technology, engineering, art, and math challenges will inspire the way kids think about everything from outer space to animals!"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Levitin, Daniel J.

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Summary: A primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than the mind can process--especially in election season. It's raining bad data, half-truths, and even outright lies. New York Times bestselling author Daniel Levitin shows how to recognize misleading announcements, statistics, graphs, and written reports, revealing the ways...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153 LEV

Summary: "Open young minds up to the world around them with these interactive art, science, technology, engineering and math-based games. Strengthen math skills; Explore light and its characteristics; Develop fine motor skills; Strengthen problem-solving and critical thinking skills."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD BIG

Summary: "Kids will strengthen their knowledge about nature and the environment and develop their critical thinking skills as they complete puzzles, solve riddles, find hidden objects and more! Learn how to take care of the environment; Discover the solar system; Develop visual awareness; Improve problem-solving."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD CUR

Summary: "Kids will learn new concepts and how to think in unconventional ways with these challenges and stories centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Read informational books; Practice measurement down to the decimal; Solve complex challenges; Learn about recycling"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD LIF

Summary: This technology focused STEAM kit explores the most amazing and awe-inspiring facts about technology and inventions throughout history. Then get active with two different games; one involving strategy, logic and coding, and the other using memory to learn about famous inventions.--from the publisher.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Penworthy Company, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Parent Teacher Kits, Call number: JPT KIT CIR

Fleischman, Paul

Summary: A summary of today's environmental challenges also counsels teens on how to decode conflicting information, explaining the role of vested interests while identifying the sources behind different opinions, helping teens make informed choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 FLE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 363.7 FLE

Gosman, Gillian.

Summary: Provides tips and techniques for understanding different texts, including how to discern fiction from nonfiction, evaluate claims and evidence, and determine point of view.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 370.15 GOS

Morrow, David R.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Giving Reasons prepares students to think independently, evaluate information, and reason clearly across disciplines. Accessible to students and effective for instructors, it provides plain-English exercises, helpful appendices, and a variety of online supplements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017

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White, David A.

Summary: This offers young people (from 10 up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy. Forty questions--arranged under Values, Knowledge, Reality, and Critcal Thinking--invite kids to think about questions that philosophers have been discussing since the time of the ancient Greeks. Each question includes a fun activity that allows kids to increase their understanding of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press 2001

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