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Winter, Jonah

Summary: The story of an oil spill and its devastating effects on animals and the environment

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.738 WIN

Davidson, Art

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 628.1683 DAV

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Presents facts about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on April 20, 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7382 LAN

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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Farrell, Courtney.

Summary: Explains the causes behind the BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill; the effect on workers, animals, and the environment; and what is being done to help the Gulf Coast recover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7382 FAR

Demetrios, Heather

Summary: "To say Virginia "Dindy" Hall was ambitious would be an understatement. She was that girl at your high school who makes everyone else look like a slacker, no matter how hard they're working. But how many of them can say they've been on Nazi Germany's Most Wanted list? At a time when most women were expected to becomes wives and mothers, Virginia craved adventure. And with the world gearing up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GOI

Wood, Alix

Summary: This book teaches young readers about soil's origins and makeup, as well as the nutrients it provides for growing things. Color illustrations and photographs, a glossary, a bibliography, a list of useful websites, and hands-on activities and projects are also provided.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2022

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Geology 631.4 Wood 2022

Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman)

Summary: "Simple nonfiction text and full-color photographs present animals and plants found in soil"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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Binns, Barbara

Summary: "The Tuskegee Airmen heroically fought for the right to be officers of the US military so that they might participate in World War II by flying overseas to help defeat fascism. However, after winning that battle, they faced their next great challenge at Freeman Field, Iowa, where racist white officers barred them from entering the prestigious Officers' Club that their rank promised them. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2022

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

Huddleston, Emma

Summary: Explore soil's layers from the nutrient-rich topsoil to the rocky base. Learn about the cycle of life and decay, soil's organic and inorganic materials, and the ways soil supports life on Earth. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.57 HUD

Berger, Melvin.

Summary: Explains why oil spills occur and how they are cleaned up and suggests strategies for preventing them in the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1994

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG STA

Walker, Sally M.

Summary: Discover what soil is made from and how it is formed, about the different kinds of soils and how we can conserve this important natural resource.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 631.4 WAL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Purnell, Sonia

Summary: "This is a historical nonfiction book about Virginia Hall, an American spy in France who the Nazis dubbed "the most dangerous of allied spies." It tells the story of her youth and her work in Europe during the second world war."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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Curtis, Jennifer Keats

Summary: When oil spills, workers hurry to clean the land and water. But oil spills can also affect every animal that lives in the area. Who helps these wild animals? On the East Coast, a team from Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research rushes to the scene to save as many as possible. Follow along to learn how these experts capture oiled animals and treat them quickly and safely so that they may be returned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbordale Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.738 CUR

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943 Rav

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MIN

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 FAV

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Turner, Pamela S.

Summary: Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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