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Summary: An illustrated reference for expectant parents explains in intricate detail every stage of a pregnancy, in a comprehensive resource that also covers labor, birth, and life with a new baby.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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Kenan, Tessa

Summary: "In Buses, emergent readers learn about buses and how they're used as a mode of transportation. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tadpole Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE KEN

Kenan, Tessa

Summary: "In Trucks, emergent readers learn about trucks and how they're used as a mode of transportation. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tadpole Books 2019

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Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Who were the artists of the Renaissance? Why do we still learn from Renaissance art? Using an inquiry-based approach, readers are introduced to the Italian Renaissance as it was experienced by five of the world's most renowned artists: Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian. Readers will learn about the biographies of these Renaissance artists through the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 TAY

Summary: "Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life is a stunning collection of essays, photographs, and ephemera celebrating Billy Strayhorn, one of the most significant yet under-appreciated contributors to 20th century American music. Released in commemoration of Strayhorn's centennial, this luxurious coffee-table book offers intimate details of the composer's life from musicians, scholars, and Strayhorn's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden an Agate Imprint 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STRAYHORN, BILLY STR

Summary: "On December 7, 1941, the Japanese Empire stunned the world with a surprise attack on the United States Navel Base at Pearl Harbor. The courage and glory, the infamy and scandal, make that day one of the most important moments in American history. Here is that electrifying story, told in words and photographs, many of the pictures rare, others published here for the very first time. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 PEA

Swift, Earl

Summary: Tangier Island, Virginia, is a community unique on the American landscape. Mapped by John Smith in 1608, settled during the American Revolution, the tiny sliver of mud is home to 470 hardy people who live an isolated and challenging existence, with one foot in the 21st century and another in times long passed. They are separated from their countrymen by the nation's largest estuary, and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2018

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Goes, Peter

Summary: An ideal introduction to history for young and old, this illustrated journey through our world's culture and events travels from the Big Bang to the iPod and into the future. This is a trip through time, past dinosaurs, Vikings, Aztecs and spaceships. It looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, yurts, and skyscrapers. And it does not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gecko Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 909 GOE

Tilotta, David

Summary: "Think you know everything about the Original Series? Think again. Star Trek: The Lost Scenes is packed with hundreds of never-before-seen color photos of the world's ultimate sci-fi series. Professionally restored images are used to chronicle the making of the series, reassemble deleted scenes, and showcase bloopers from the first pilot through the last episode,"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2018

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Capek, Michael

Summary: "The Wilhelm Gustloff Story studies the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger liner sunk in World War II's closing months while carrying thousands of refugees. Vivid text and images bring the ship to life, examining its construction, technology, crew, and passengers, as well as its place in history. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.54 CAP

Stauffer, John

Summary: Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 DOUGLASS, FREDERICK STA

Summerour, Keith

Summary: From acclaimed architect and designer Keith Summerour comes an alluring new book of carefully crafted dwellings that redefine the idea of home for today. When we think about what home is, many of us would say a house that is soulful and welcoming, a place with an inviting porch and a lush garden, a welcoming entryway and well-crafted living spaces that will nurture our private moments and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 670 SUM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 670 SUM

Summary: "More than a hundred years ago (1899), photographer Frank Bennett Fiske (1883-1952) began photographing members of the Standing Rock Sioux in his studio at Fort Yates, North Dakota. He was 16 years old when he took over the stuido from S.T. Fransler. The men and women Fiske photographed were his friends and neighbors, Native Americans who had lived on the reservation for more than 20 years....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Terra 2018

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Alexander, Carol

Summary: Meet Bessie Coleman. She was the first African-American woman to earn her international pilots license. And she did so against great odds. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB COLEMAN ALE

Einhorn, Kama

Summary: "Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. A up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia - straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.2 EIN

Keaton, Diane

Summary: "A compelling account of Diane Keaton's dream house, from idea to realization in brick, stone, and wood. Keaton s narrative and inspirational images will inspire all those who imagine the perfect home."--Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 670 KEA

Woodward, John

Summary: Brings the extraordinary animals of prehistory to life, using the latest in digital technology. Take a journey through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous worlds to discover giant predatory reptiles lurking in the seas, pterosaurs the size of small planes soaring through the skies, and colossal dinosaurs striding over the land. Meet the monstrous mammals that cam next, such as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 567.9 DK Smithsonian 2018

Summary: "For the millions who adored the People's Princess, this lavish book celebrates Diana Spencer's life in pictures. Page after page of inside photos from the legendary National Geographic archives document the royal's most memorable moments in the spotlight; a luminous, personal remembrance by Diana friend and biographer Tina Brown adds context and nuance to a poignant life twenty years after her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIANA, PRINCESS REM

Lessem, Don

Summary: Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today! The new edition of the popular Ultimate Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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Summary: Photographs and accompanying text depict everyday events in the Soviet Union.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Publishers in association with I. Shapiro 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 947.0854 DAY

Bartynski, Julie M.

Summary: Curious George heads to a bookstore where his favorite author is signing books, but while waiting in line, he decides to browse and organize some open boxes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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Nataraj, Nirmala

Summary: The Planets features more than 200 stunning photographs of our solar system from the archives of NASA, each paired with a detailed caption. The content is organized by distance from the Sun--beginning with Mercury and moving outward through Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and the planetary objects beyond.--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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Fong-Torres, Ben.

Summary: Grateful Dead fans are legendary for their Dead-ication to the band and its enduring legacy of freewheeling musical exploration. The Grateful Dead Scrapbook collects rare removable memorabilia and evocative images culled from the Grateful Dead Archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, including never-before-published photos, flyers, fan letters, and other ephemera. To accompany the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.42 FON

Keefe, Kevin P.

Summary: Pere Marquette 1225 was built in 1941 at the peak of steam locomotive development. The narrative traces the 1225’s regular freight service in Michigan, its unlikely salvation from the scrapyard for preservation at Michigan State University, and the subsequent work to bring it back to steam, first by a student club and later by a railroad museum. Milestones along the way include 1225’s...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 625 KEE