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Donald, Alison

Summary: "The inspiration behind this book...This story was inspired by Eleanor "Ellie" Foraker. Eleanor was born in Kenton, Delaware and worked at ILC Dover for 43 years. A talented seamstress and manager, Ellie was truly dedicated to the making of spacesuits. She also helped make gas masks, underground inflatable oil tanks, and landing bags for Mars missions."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maverick Arts Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DON

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Marsico, Katie

Summary: The World Health Organization (WHO) is part of the United Nations. It carries out research that provides information about international health issues. WHO also creates worldwide standards and programs that lead to better health care, hygiene, and sanitation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.1 MAR

Richter, Brian D.

Summary: "Water scarcity is spreading and intensifying in many regions of the world, with dire consequences for local communities, economies, and freshwater ecosystems. Current approaches tend to rely on policies crafted at the state or national level, which on their own have proved insufficient to arrest water scarcity. To be durable and effective, water plans must be informed by the culture,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 RIC

Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founder of Microsoft, discusses the history of the company, and describes the charitable works done by him and his wife through their foundation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 GAT

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Fatus, Sophie

Summary: "Follow a friendly family through their busy day. You'll find over 700 words in Spanish and English to learn and share!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 463 FAT

Gifford, Scott

Summary: Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 513.26 GIF

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: By introducing young readers to the colors of foods also teaches about healthy eating, as eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day helps people get all the important vitamins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 612.3 KAL

Summary: Tour Navistar International Truck to see how a large truck is made from beginning to end, using robots as well as people, that will be used in loading, hauling, and delivering supplies and products.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIG

Miller, Mirella S.

Summary: "Explores the freshwater lake biome, plants and animals in the biome, the biome food chain, and highlights the lake trout"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.63 MIL

Falligant, Erin

Summary: Learn all about what Guinea Pigs need to be happy and playful pets. ¡Las mascotas! Las amamos y las cuidamos mucho. Aprende todo sobre qué necesitan los Cobayos para estar felices y ser mascotas juguetonas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH FAL

Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladybird Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH J468 TAY

Harrison, David L.

Summary: "Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 HAR

Ward, Diane Raines.

Summary: From the co-author of "Tiger-Wallahs" comes a book on what every person should know--beyond the headlines of the current global water crisis--about the history and fate of our most vital resource.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.91 WAR

Summary: "A volume covering three waterways, including the Ganges in India, the Great Lakes in North America, and Niagara Falls in North America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc., a Scott Fetzer company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.4 FAB

Mattern, Joanne

Summary: Follow Hershey's success story from his apprenticeship at Royer's Ice Cream Parlor and Garden to his establishment of the Lancaster Caramel Company. Hershey's discovery of chocolate and determined creation of the Hershey bar also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the Milton Hershey School. An entertaining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB MAT

Mooney, Carla

Summary: Is your salad drizzled with olive oil imported from Italy? What country made the car that your parents drive? Globalization connects us today more than ever before, and in ways we never expected, and populations around the world are questioning whether this is a purely beneficial circumstance or if we should take steps to scale back our interrelatedness. Globalization: Why We Care About Faraway...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2018

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Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HyperionBooks for Children 1999

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ERD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Erdrich 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Erd

Barner, Bob.

Summary: With sugar skulls, sweet-smelling marigold petals and joyful songs, Hispanic families welcome back ancestors on this holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 BAR

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the "sound of young America.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 781.5 PIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 781.5 PIN

Brown, Monica

Summary: As a boy, Gabito had the ability to imagine many things. He lived in a small house with a large family. He would grow up to become a writer known as Gabriel García Márquez.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Luna Rising 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Boynton, Sandra.

Summary: Book of opposite words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Libros para niños 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH BOY