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Medina, Nico

Summary: "In the early-morning hours of June 28, 1969, police arrived at the Stonewall Inn's doors and yelled, "Police! We're taking the place!" But the people in this New York City neighborhood bar, members of the LGBTQ community, were tired of being harassed. They rebelled in the streets, turning one moment into a civil rights movement and launching the fight for equality among LGBTQ people in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.76 MED

Medina, Nico

Summary: Introduces the period approximately 20,000 years ago when global temperatures were much colder and ice covered much of the planet, and describes how animals living during that time adapted to the environment.

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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 551.7 MED

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

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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Medina, Nico

Summary: Named Temujin at birth by his nomadic family in early Mongolia, the great Genghis Khan used his skill and cunning to create the Mongol Empire and conquer almost the entire continent of Asia. As ruler of the largest empire in human history, he was as respected as he was feared.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET KHAN

Medina, Nico

Summary: Introduces the plants, animals, and peoples that co-exist within the landcapes of the Serengeti.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Medina, Nico

Summary: Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier. Born in Rome in 100 BC, he quickly climbed the ladder of Roman politics, making allies--and enemies--along the way. His victories in battle awarded him the support of the people, but flush from power, he named himself dictator for life. The good times, however, would not last much...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2014

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

Medina, Nico

Summary: "Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? Series! Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet know it, Leif was destined to embark on an adventure of his own. The wise...

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ERI

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

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.52 MED

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Medina, Nico

Summary: Presents the life of one of the bestselling artists of all time, from her start singing in front of her father's Baptist congregation to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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

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