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Herman, Gail

Summary: "Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet. The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at fault? Is this just a natural development? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Kinney, Patrick.

Summary: "Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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

Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the Croatian-born engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Medina, Nico

Summary: "In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef—big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

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Holub, Joan.

Summary: Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

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Edgers, Geoff

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of Stanley Lieber, comic book author, publisher of Marvel Comics, and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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Kelley, True

Summary: "It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an Imprint pf Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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Kelley, True

Summary: "Where is Stonehenge? That's an easy question to answer. It sits on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. But what is the meaning of these strange circles of stones? Was Stonehenge a religious site to honor the dead? Or a sacred place of healing? Or perhaps an astrological calendar? These are much harder questions to answer. However, in an engaging and easy-to-read account, True Kelley puts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Koontz, Robin Michal.

Summary: Presents an accounting of Hurricane Katrina from start to finish, including rescue efforts and survivor stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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Korte, Steven

Summary: "In the 1930s, Warner Brothers studios introduced the world to the Looney Tunes. A witty rabbit named Bugs, a stuttering pig named Porky, and an erratic duck named Daffy are just some of the characters that have left audiences hysterically laughing for almost a century. The animated short films, starring some of the most iconic cartoon characters in history, went on to have a second, long life...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2020

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Medina, Nico

Summary: Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 900 WHE

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.52 MED

Stine, Megan

Summary: Introduces the Galapagos Islands, a chain of volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean, and the strange and unique animals that live there.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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Edwards, Roberta

Summary: "Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Hoobler, Dorothy

Summary: Describes the building of the Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble mausoleum in the Indian city of Agra.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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O'Connor, Jim

Summary: The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937 OCO

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Stine, Megan

Summary: "Unearth the secrets of the mysterious giant stone statues on this tiny remote Pacific island. Easter Island, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean thousands of miles from anywhere, has intrigued visitors since Europeans first arrived in the 1700s. How didpeople first come to live there? How did they build the enormous statues and why? How were they placed around the island without carts or even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 996 STI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 996 STI

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Yacka, Douglas

Summary: Describes the history of the famous street in New York City, detailing the development of the theater district and the shows and stars that have become Broadway legends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792.0974 YAC

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