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Brearley, Laurie

Summary: From rushing river currents to the waves that crash along coastlines, water power is all around us. For centuries, people have relied on the movement of water for transportation and a power source for simple machines. It can also be used to create the electricity we rely on every day. Readers will find out what makes water flow from one place to another, how dams and turbines are used to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.91 BRE

DeAngelis, Therese.

Summary: Presents a chronicle of the accident that occurred at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979 after a harmless release of steam prompted a series of mistakes that led to the brink of a nuclear meltdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 DeA

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: "A volume explaining inventor Geoffrey Landis's plan to develop space rovers that use the power of wind to explore the surface of Venus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 DE L

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

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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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 LAU

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events surrounding the meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, as well as the history of nuclear power in the United States and the disaster's legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Company 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Ziem, Matthew

Summary: "This book details the history, current uses, and potential future applications of wind energy."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.31 ZIE

Woods, Michael

Summary: Describes environmental disasters, including oil spills, chemical leaks, toxic pollution, and nuclear accidents, and discusses how they impact people, wildlife, and the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.702 WOO

Rodríguez, Patty

Summary: "Inspired by one of the oldest traditional games of chance, this book will introduce your little one to their first English and Spanish words"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Libros 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE ROD Board Book

Gladstone, James

Summary: Describes the formation of planet Earth, from its beginnings as molten rock and poison gas, to the formation of oceans, to the evolution of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books Inc. 2017

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

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events of what scientists accept as the worst nuclear disaster in history, with emphasis on the environmental effects on the immediate area and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

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

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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Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J SPANISH 920 REY

Brearley, Laurie

Summary: "This book details the history, current uses, and potential future applications of geothermal energy."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Profiles some military attack aircraft, including the A-10 Thunderbolt II, AH-1 Super Cobra, and AH-64D Apache.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2017

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Rea, Amy C.

Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the races between different groups of people to reach the North and South Poles first. Learn about how these explorers handled the extreme weather and why they risked their lives to accomplish their goal"-- www.childsworld.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 919.8 REA

Arnold, Guy.

Summary: Examines how nuclear energy is produced and used, as well as its possible dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1990

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 621.48 ARN

Brooks, Felicity

Summary: This is an accessible, informative first reference book that helps young children learn about trees, plants, and fungi - what each of these things is, how to tell them apart, what each needs to survive and thrive, and their life cycles, including information about how they reproduce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 580 BRO

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.2 LAW

Clemens, Peter.

Summary: A guide to making and flying paper airplanes, rockets, and spacesraft with instructions for easy models using paper, tape, and paper clips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lowell House Juvenile 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.592 Cleme

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Bomber aircraft are important to militaries around the world that need to destroy large targets. Readers will learn what makes these aircraft bombers, their capabilities, crewmembers, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.74 HAN

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