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Paul Bowker
Description: This title introduces readers to Beckham Jr, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his football career. The title also features fun facts and quotes, a glossary, and further resources.
Call Number: JB Bec
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
Karen Price
Description: This title introduces readers to Red Gerard, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his snowboarding career, like his gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary.
Call Number: JB Ger
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
Jane Bull
Description: Hands-on crafty science book introduces children to science concepts through craft projects with everyday objects. Combines art, craft, and cooking activities with scientific learning. Children can learn how to make a toy raft and discover what makes their boat float, design and color a paper butterfly and watch it balance on the tip of a pencil, or create an ice sculpture and learn about the changing states of solids and liquids. Concepts like buoyancy, gravity, and aerodynamics are explored through play.
Call Number: J 745.5 Bul
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 29, 2018
Emmanuelle Figueras, Alexandre Verhille, Sarah Tavernier, Kevin St. John
Description: More than 150 world records mapped to their locations with additional facts.
Call Number: J 032.02 Fig
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2018
Ripley Entertainment
Description: We're comparing the world's most bizarre parallel events! Did you know that the Eiffel Tower was presented at the 1889 World's Fair, the same year that Nintendo was founded? Or that the last beheading by guillotine in France occurred in 1977--the same year that Star Wars was released? It might feel like you're in a time warp, but it's all true!
Call Number: J 031.02 Rip
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2018
Sam Atkinson, Kayla Dugger, Christy Lusiak, Smiljka Surla, Inc. DK Publishing
Description: A history of the world is presented through over one hundred different visual timelines, from a chronology of the written word to an ordered listing of the American presidents. Explore an illustrated history of the world through timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of robots and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.
Call Number: J 909 Tim
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 29, 2018
Fiona Macdonald, David Antram
Description: Describes what life would be like without pain."-- Provided by publisher.A pain-free world may sound wonderful, but the inability to feel pain actually places people in danger. If your brain doesn't receive a pain signal, your body could become severely injured. Macdonald explains the science and history of pain and pain relief, and shows you the harsh reality of life before modern painkillers.
Call Number: J 152.1 Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2018
Korwin Briggs
Description: Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they even began. Okuninushi, the Japanese hero who defeated eighty brothers to become king and then traded it all for a chance at immortality. Featuring more than 70 characters from 23 cultures around the world, this A-to-Z encyclopedia of mythology is a who's who of powerful gods and goddesses, warriors and kings, enchanted creatures and earthshaking giants whose stories have been passed down since the beginning of time--and are now given fresh life for a new generation of young readers.
Call Number: J 201.3 Bri
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2018
James Brown, Lily Murray
Description: Offers large illustrations representing thirty major cities around the world, along with factual text about each city, its history, and its culture.
Call Number: J 307.76 Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Kirsten Gillibrand, Maira Kalman
Description: Profiles ten women who fought hard to gain the right to vote in the United States, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Inez Milholland.
Call Number: J 324.6 Gil
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 23, 2018
Barbara DeRubertis
Description: American women fought for over 100 years to win the right to vote. From Susan B. Anthony to Ida B. Wells, many powerful American heroes lent their voices to this movement. Every year on Women's Equality Day and International Women's Day, we celebrate past victories and work toward a more equal future.
Call Number: J 323.3 DeR
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2018
Raj Haldar, Lushlife (Musician), Chris Carpenter, Maria Tina Beddia
Description: Turning the traditional idea of an alphabet book on its head, P is for Pterodactyl is perfect for anyone who has ever been stumped by silent letters or confused by absurd homophones. This whimsical, unique book takes silent letter entries like "K is for Knight" a step further with "The noble knight's knife nicked the knave's knee." Lively illustrations provide context clues, and alliterative words help readers navigate text like "a bright white gnat is gnawing on my gnocchi" with ease. Everyone from early learners to grown-up grammarians will love this wacky book where "A is for Aisle" but "Y is definitely not for Why."
Call Number: J 421 Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 28, 2018
Seymour Simon
Description: From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants are some of the most fascinating animals on Earth. Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates the many characteristics and behaviors of elephants and, with stunning full-color photographs, learn all about the largest land animals in the world!
Call Number: J 599.67 Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2018
Lisa Burke, Robert Wilson
Description: Introduces young readers to different areas of science, including technology, engineering, the solar system, plants and animals, and numbers and measurements.
Call Number: J 500 Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Anne Rooney, David Antram
Description: Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans.
Call Number: J 595.7 Roo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Jim Pipe, Mark Bergin
Description: Trees are among nature's most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. Read all about their unbelievably long life spans and how they can live in the most extreme conditions, from baking deserts to icy wastelands. You'll also find out how they provide us with fuel, food shelter -- and even the oxygen that we breathe!
Call Number: J 582.16 Pip
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Virginia Loh-Hagan
Description: Jane C. Wright and Chemotherapy examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to cancer treatment. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research.
Call Number: J 616.99 Loh
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2018
Fiona Macdonald, David Antram, David Salariya
Description: For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. Although they don't get the glory, nurses are just as important as doctors. Read all about the eventful history of nursing and marvel at how nurses today take care of us in the hospital or at home, comfort relatives, cheer us up when we have to stay in bed, and help us make a complete recovery.
Call Number: J 610.73 Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 30, 2018
Karin Andersson
Description: Do you love Christmas and crafting? Then this book is for you. The author has collected her very best and most fun Christmas crafts that can be made right in the comfort of your home. Make festive decorations, candy cane treats, and cool photo masks for the perfect Christmas party.
Call Number: J 745.594 And
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 28, 2018
Meg Marquardt
Description: Most sports fans have strong opinions about the players and teams they follow. And they love to share their views with their friends.
Call Number: J 794.8 Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
Todd Kortemeier
Description: Learn more about the most exciting and important moments in the history of women's sports. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.
Call Number: J 796 Kor
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
Jess Myers
Description: Find out more about the best coaches in NFL history. The title features informative sidebars, honorable mentions, a glossary, and further resources.
Call Number: J 796.332 Mye
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
John Hamilton
Description: In this title, budding photographers will learn how to take great landscape and wildlife photographs. Using simple text and dramatic photographs as examples, all the basics will becovered, including choosing the right cameras and lenses, composition, shutter speeds, depth of field, plus special field equipment used by today's top photographers. Also covered are the basics of making image adjustments in the digital darkroom. Readers will also learn about the history of landscape photography and top photographers in the field.
Call Number: J 778.71 Ham
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 12, 2018
James Buckley, Scholastic Inc
Description: Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.
Call Number: J 796 Sch 2019
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2018
Carlos Folgar, Deborah Crisfield
Description: Contains tips and strategies to improve soccer performance, including games like Monkey in the Middle and Hot Potato, plus pregame stretches, dribbling drills, and passing and shooting strategies.
Call Number: J 796.334 Fol
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2018
Henrietta Drane, Katy Halford
Description: It's not all planes, trains, and cars--see how you can travel to the top of a snowy mountain, pedal across water, and what you can drive on the moon.
Call Number: J 910 Dra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 30, 2018
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Odell Beckham Jr.
Paul Bowker
JB Bec
The Steam Team : Simple Science Explained
Lisa Burke, Robert Wilson
J 500 Bur
Red Gerard
Karen Price
JB Ger
You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Insects!
Anne Rooney, David Antram
J 595.7 Roo
Crafty Science
Jane Bull
J 745.5 Bul
You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Trees!
Jim Pipe, Mark Bergin
J 582.16 Pip
Recordmania : Atlas Of The Incredible
Emmanuelle Figueras, Alexandre Verhille, Sarah Tavernier, Kevin St. John
J 032.02 Fig
Jane C. Wright And Chemotherapy
Virginia Loh-Hagan
J 616.99 Loh
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!: Time Warp, The Past And Present Collide!
Ripley Entertainment
J 031.02 Rip
You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Nurses!
Fiona Macdonald, David Antram, David Salariya
J 610.73 Mac
Timelines Of Everything
Sam Atkinson, Kayla Dugger, Christy Lusiak, Smiljka Surla, Inc. DK Publishing
J 909 Tim
Creative Christmas Crafts
Karin Andersson
J 745.594 And
You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Pain
Fiona Macdonald, David Antram
J 152.1 Mac
Great E-sports Debates
Meg Marquardt
J 794.8 Mar
Gods And Heroes: Mythology Around The World
Korwin Briggs
J 201.3 Bri
Greatest Moments In Women's Sports
Todd Kortemeier
J 796 Kor
A World Of Cities
James Brown, Lily Murray
J 307.76 Bro
NFL's Top 10 Coaches
Jess Myers
J 796.332 Mye
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women The Right To Vote
Kirsten Gillibrand, Maira Kalman
J 324.6 Gil
Outdoor Photography
John Hamilton
J 778.71 Ham
Let's Celebrate Women's Equality Day
Barbara DeRubertis
J 323.3 DeR
Scholastic Year In Sports 2019
James Buckley, Scholastic Inc
J 796 Sch 2019
P Is For Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever ; All The Letters That Misbehave And Make Words Nearly Impossible To Pronounce
Raj Haldar, Lushlife (Musician), Chris Carpenter, Maria Tina Beddia
J 421 Hal
The Everything Kids' Soccer Book: Rules, Techniques, And More About Your Favorite Sport!
Carlos Folgar, Deborah Crisfield
J 796.334 Fol
Elephants
Seymour Simon
J 599.67 Sim
Around The World In 80 Ways: The Fabulous Ways To Get From Here To There
Henrietta Drane, Katy Halford
J 910 Dra