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Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny

Summary: "In Robots at Home, early fluent readers learn about the many kinds of robots built to help people in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating world of robots. An infographic illustrates the unique features of a particular robot, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo Books, an imprint of Jump! 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 FRE

Summary: "Clearly explained engineering concepts and fun, simple projects give kids ages 7-9 the chance to put their STEAM knowledge to the test! Teach kids to think like an engineer! The engaging projects in this book will encourage kids to investigate using items from around the house. Build a robot arm out of rulers; learn about jet propulsion with balloons; crush toilet-paper rolls to explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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Colson, Mary

Summary: "This title teaches readers how to stop dreaming about becoming an inventor--and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, keeping an ideas journal and always thinking about how to improve things will help your reader inventing in no time! An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to invent their own board game and test it out."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Raintree 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 COL

Dougherty, Martin J.

Summary: Explains what a drone is and how these vehicles are operated and offers facts about the size, speed, and uses of a wide range of military and civilian drones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Gifford, Clive.

Summary: How many times a day do you connect to the digital world? You text, tweet, stream songs, watch videos, and play games. But do you know how it all works? Leap inside to discover the technology behind the coolest gadgets and meet the people with the big ideas. Find out what robots are up to, how a video game is made, and how the internet affects your life."P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 621.381 GIF

Harman, Alice

Summary: Did you know that one of the first computers used water to solve equations? Or that the International Space Station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes? This book is packed with 101 eye-opening facts about all sorts of advanced machines, from computers to cars, and from spaceships to medical devices. It's the perfect book for kids aged 8 and upwards who want to know more about the world of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcturus Publishing Limited 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 HAR

Macaulay, David

Summary: Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 Macauley 2016

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Chronicles the efforts of the Allied forces to thwart the Nazi occupiers of Norway in their effort to build an atomic bomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.54 BAS

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: April 9, 1940. The invasion begins at night, with German cruisers slipping up a silent fjord. Soon planes full of paratroopers roar over the mountains, and in two months, the Nazis occupy all of Norway. They station soldiers throughout the country. They cripple food supplies to the Norwegian people. And at the Vemork power plant, they gain access to an essential ingredient in the weapon that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.54 BAS

Brooks, Victor.

Summary: Describes some of the new weapons and devices which both Confederates and Yankees produced during the Civil War making it the first truly "modern" war in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.74 BRO

Bryant, Jill

Summary: "Innovations in the medical field save countless lives daily. In this fascinating title, a timeline of breakthrough medical inventions is explored through dynamic photographs and interesting fact boxes. Fleming's advances with penicillin and the invention of the X-ray machine are some of the featured inventions that keep us in "the best of health!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610 BRY

Lew, Kristi

Summary: In this instructive and accessible volume, readers discern how engineers safeguard the environment with their practices. They learn how green engineers cut down on waste and the use of natural resources by inventing new materials and techniques. This resource covers recycling, reuse, and renewable energy sources and explains global warming and greenhouse gases and their effects on Earth's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing, in association with Rosen Educational Services 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628 LEW

Smibert, Angie

Summary: This book takes kids on a journey to discover the history of games, and then leads them from their initial idea for a new game through several iterations of a game all the way to playing the final version of a game they created. Explore the processes of both playing and creating games while developing critical and creative thinking skills that apply to tasks and concepts across academic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 793 SMI

Enz, Tammy

Summary: "Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features of Batman's Batsuit, Utility Belt, road vehicles, and aircraft"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 600 ENZ

Mason, Conrad.

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Summary: Illustrations with lift-the-flaps and simple text explain how simple machines, diggers, cranes, cars, bicycles, musical instruments, and other things work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Pub. 2010

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Summary: Explains the operation of scores of machines, devices, instruments, and toys that children are most curious about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Publications International 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 BIG

Summary: Questions and answers provide information about how cameras, elevators, car engines, tops, yo-yos, and other devices work. Includes charts, diagrams, and an activities section.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1989

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 620 TIME-

Harris, Ashley Rae.

Summary: Explores the pros and cons of modern techology in the lives of girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 303.48 HAR

Vermond, Kira

Summary: Provides answers to science questions about biology, geology, and astronomy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 VER

Barnham, Kay.

Summary: "Could a robot make my dinner? Why do we need rockets to go into space? Why don't cranes fall over? This book takes a fun look at technology by asking and answering a series of quirky yet thought-provoking questions such as these!"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 600 BAR

Nagelhout, Ryan

Summary: Technology has made modern life as we know it possible, but there s always a downside to technological advances. Some technology can be helpful, but some is downright freaky. From secret computer viruses made by the government to incredible technology that keeps buildings safe during windstorms or earthquakes, this book explores the world of technology with an eye on the weird fringes that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "From early computer programmers to video game creators, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to technology were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Platt, Richard

Summary: A collection of cross-section drawings introduce young readers to the inner workings of the world's most fascinating structures and locations, including a space station, airport, movie studio, windmill, the Tower Bridge, the Grand Canyon, and Venice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 729 PLA

Summary: This volume explores the three major areas of study in physical science: astronomy, physics, and chemistry. Topics explored include astronomy's origins in Egypt, physical theories from ancient Greece, the discoveries of the Scientific Revolution, Newtonian theory, developments in electricity and magnetism, the Big-Bang model, quantum mechanics, black holes, the identification of the Higgs boson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 500.2 PHY