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Summary: Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK's First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world environments, and the changing climate -- inspiring younger readers to think...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550.3 FIR

Dillow, Gordon L.

Summary: "Combining history, popular science, and in-depth reporting, here is a fascinating account of asteroids and other space objects that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us even now--as well as a look at the preparations humanity is making against asteroid-caused catastrophe. Journalist Gordon L. Dillow examines what a small but dedicated group of astronomers have long known--that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP 523.44 DIL

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Pub. 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TOL

Richardson, S. Thomas

Summary: "Introduction to Earth's continents using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550 RIC

Brown, Carron

Summary: Embark upon a memorable journey of discovery with this combination of natural landscapes, animal habitats, and geological wonders. From a snowy Antarctic landscape and dry African grasslands to tectonic plates rumbling beneath the planet's crust and meteorites whizzing through the atmosphere, children will be fascinated by the beauty of their home - our Earth! The unique design of the book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550 BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRO

Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW

Pratt, Leonie.

Summary: Describes Earth as a planet, covering its geologic features, continents, and such natural processes as erosion and the water cycle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [EDC] 2007

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PRA

Wright, Maureen

Summary: When Monkey proclaims that it is his birthday, all the other jungle animals protest, claiming instead that it is Earth Day and telling Monkey what he should do to honor this special day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WRI

Guibert, Grace

Summary: Did you know that Earth isn't quite round? And that the most of the water on the planet is undrinkable? Or that there was once just one, huge continent on the planet? The engaging, play-along format makes learning exciting!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 525 GUI

Denecke, Edward J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 550 DEN

Guillain, Charlotte

Summary: A book made up of one long page explores each layer of the Earth's crust, revealing what can be found underneath the feet of readers in urban and rural areas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Words & Pictures, part of the Quatro Group 2017

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Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Abraham, David S.

Summary: Our future hinges on a set of rare metals that few of us have even heard of. In this eye-opening book, a natural resource strategist reveals the critical importance of these transformative elements to our technological lifestyle and the consequences of our reliance upon them, including geopolitical instability and environmental degradation. To see our growing dependency, you need only look at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330 ABR

Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Summary: Describes such characteristics of the Earth as the prevalence of water, its chemical composition, its orbiting moon and the seasons, and explains how scientists know so much about these topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2012

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 525 ZUC

Summary: This volume focuses on Earth's composition, including mineralogy and crystallography; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic petrology; economic geology; and geochemistry. It investigates Earth's structure, which concerns geophysics, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology, and geodesy. Earth's surface features and processes are also explored. Historical geology, stratigraphy, paleontology,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 550 GEO

Murray, Julie

Summary: This title will teach readers about the third planet from the sun, Earth! The title will cover important information, like what Earth is made out of, and what makes it able to support life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Zoom 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 550 23 MUR

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TOL

Summary: Aliens are everywhere and they're attacking planet Earth. Dr. Russell Marvin works for Operation Skyhook, a government task force sending rockets into space to probe for future space flights. But when the rockets begin mysteriously disappearing, Dr. Marvin investigates along with his wife Carol, only to find the rockets are being intercepted by an army of space aliens who give humanity an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI EAR

Summary: Host Neil deGrasse Tyson returns, bringing together a rare mix of potentially clashing personalities - celebrities, comedians and the worlds leading scientific experts - to explore a variety of cosmic and science topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Alvarez, Walter

Summary: "Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us. Big History, the field that studies the entire known past of our universe to give context to human existence, has so far been the domain of historians. In [this book], geologist Walter Alvarez-- best known for his 'Impact Theory' explaining dinosaur...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523 ALV

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Coal Energy Projects. They'll read about the history of coal energy, where it comes from, and how we use it. They'll mine chocolate chips out of cookies, make peat bog, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.8 BOR

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Get ready to celebrate the planet. Learn all about Earth Day and its traditions with Super Simple Earth Day Activities. Then, explore ways you can celebrate this holiday by making seed bombs, bird feeders, and more. Colorful photos and step-by-step instructions make each project super easy and super fun"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5941 BOR

Iyer, Rani

Summary: "Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating earth science concepts and explanations for the concepts presented"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550.7 IYE

Rathburn, Betsy

Summary: "Engaging images accompany information about Earth. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellwether Media 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 525 RAT

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 525 RAT