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Description: Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
Call Number: J 031.02 Nat 2018
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
L. E. (Lindsey E.) Carmichael
Description: Examines the field of forensics, covering its history, relevant careers, and the future of the field.
Call Number: J 363.25 Car
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Janet Slingerland, Matt Aucoin
Description: Offers an introduction to the structure of atoms and explains how they fit together to form molecules and materials, in a volume that includes coverage of the periodic table, classification systems, and the properties of mixtures and compounds.
Call Number: J 530.078 Sli
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
L. A. (Laurence Alfred) Mound
Description: Explores the anatomy, behavior, and ecological role of the world's most populous class of animals.
Call Number: J 595.7 Mou
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 1, 2017
Karen De Seve
Description: Introduces readers to the concept of weather, combining vivid photographs with elementary facts to explain how weather systems work and the environmental conditions they create.
Call Number: J 551.5 De S
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Gregory Vogt
Description: Examines the field of meteorology, covering its history, relevant careers, and the future of the field.
Call Number: J 551.5 Vog
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Rebecca Felix
Description: Young science enthusiasts will love testing and creating these shrunken-down science experiments, making each project as entertaining as it is educational.
Call Number: J 507.8 Fel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 2, 2017
Paige V. Polinsky
Description: Examines backyard animals in their habitat and explains how these creatures are treated and protected.
Call Number: J 591.755 Pol
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Clive Gifford, Susan Kennedy, Philip Parker
Description: Presents a history of science from the earliest discoveries through the present day, highlighting notable scientists and significant achievements in an illustrated timeline format.
Call Number: J 509 Gif
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Carrie Lowe, Ruth Jenkinson, photographer
Description: Packed with fun activities, crafts, reading games, and amazing facts, kids can take a dive under the waves and meet all the colorful creatures beneath from clown fish to starfish to jellyfish in this educational project book.
Call Number: J 597.3 Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2017
Tom Jackson
Description: Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.
Call Number: J 546.8 Jac
Format: Book
Date Added: May 30, 2017
Tamra Orr
Description: Learn all about the history of deep sea exploration, from how explorers reach new depths to what they find there.
Call Number: J 551.46 Orr
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2017
Seymour Simon
Description: Describes the location, nature, development, measurement, and destructive effects of tornadoes.
Call Number: J 551.55 Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Dieter Braun
Description: A gorgeously illustrated bestiary of the Southern Hemisphere's most fascinating animals, matched with witty and biologically accurate descriptions.
Call Number: J 590 Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Scott D Sampson, Franco Tempesta, illustrator
Description: An introduction to the field of paleontology explains how specially trained scientists locate and dig up fossils and then use the fossil bones to reconstruct dinosaurs to discover what they looked like and their behaviors.
Call Number: J 560.23 Sam
Format: Book
Date Added: May 19, 2017
Angie Smibert
Description: Examines the field of environmental engineering, covering its history, relevant careers, and the future of the field.
Call Number: J 628 Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2017
Michael J. Rosen
Description: A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net.
Call Number: J 639.2 Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2017
Tedd Arnold
Description: Fly Guy and Buzz learn about castles, including why they were built, how they protected its inhabitants, and the different people who lived inside a castle.
Call Number: J 623.1 Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2017
Erin Falligant, Brenna Vaughan, illustrator
Description: Shares suggestions, quizzes, and real-world tips to help girls get organized in order to alleviate stress, improve personal habits, and develop better time management skills.
Call Number: J 646.7 Fal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Dave (Dafydd Rhys) Williams, Loredana Cunti
Description: Describes the amount of work required to prepare for a career as an astronaut, explaining how travelers to space must learn essential skills in such disciplines as flight, medicine, engineering, and mathematics.
Call Number: J 629.45 Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Meg Marquardt
Description: Explains what hydrogen fuel cells are, the history of the technology, how they generate electricity, and their future uses.
Call Number: J 665.81 Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2017
Bobby Mercer
Description: Children love challenges, especially ones that involve hands-on experimentation and friendly competition. Can they build a bridge using only pasta and glue, one that a toy car can drive both under and over, and is sturdy enough to carry a considerable weight? Can they construct a "roller coaster" from recycled cardboard tubes in which the marble "car" jumps a track to land safely at its final destination? And can they create a device to safely catch a freefalling egg? Engineering is the application of science to solve a design problem. Science teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with 25 open-ended design challenges for children of all ages.
Call Number: J 620 Mer
Format: Book
Date Added: May 18, 2017
Janet Slingerland
Description: Examines the field of sports sciences, covering its history, relevant careers, and the future of the field.
Call Number: J 613.71 Sli
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Sarah Elton, Julie McLaughlin
Description: This book explores the history, culture and philosophy behind the practice of cutting meat from one's diet, including religious reasons. Also explores the modern reasons why people choose to skip the burger (climate change, industrial agriculture, environment in general), though in a non-judgmental way that makes space for all kinds of choices. Sarah is a meat eater-though a conflicted one. And this is the perspective that is reflected in the text. The final two chapters of the book will explore what the nutritional alternatives to meat are and offer suggestions for how to make meals from breakfast through to dinner without meat.
Call Number: J 613.262 Elt
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 2, 2017
Craig Jelley, Stephanie Milton, Marsh Davies, Owen Jones, Ryan Marsh, illustrator
Description: Introduces such creative mode elements as functional and aesthetic decor, and provides directions for building a remote outpost, ocean observatory, and steampunk airship.
Call Number: J 793.932 Jel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 1, 2017
Beth Bugler, Mark Bechtel, Bill Hinds, illustrator
Description: Explains football concepts to young readers, including what the end zone is, who the quarterback is, and what a field goal is.
Call Number: J 796.332 Bug
Format: Book
Date Added: May 18, 2017
Description: Includes 73 songs.
Call Number: J 782.42 Mos
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Jeff Kinney
Description: Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes to film a flock of seagulls invading a minivan. Learn about a robot pig and an animatronic three-year-old. And discover everything that goes into making a feature film. Complete with exclusive set photos, storyboards, and original cartoons by Jeff Kinney, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter is the perfect book for anyone who's ever wondered how a movie gets made. But buckle up: You're in for a wild ride!
Call Number: J 791.437 Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Blythe Lawrence
Description: Examines the history and traditions of gymnastics, discusses the different events and judging rules, and introduces major players in the sport.
Call Number: J 796.44 Law
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2017
John Miller, Chris Fornell Scott
Description: Includes a variety of exercises that explore the game's aspects and use them to teach lessons.
Call Number: J 793.932 Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 2, 2017
Dina Anastasio, Tim Foley, illustrator
Description: Readers will learn about the Eiffel Tower, the beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Set up for the World's Fair in 1889, the Eiffel Tower greets millions of visitors each year who climb up its wrought-iron stairs, ride its glass elevators, and enjoy the wonderful views of the city spread out below it.
Call Number: J 725.97 Ana
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Patricia Toht, Sam Usher
Description: Invite readers to join a family of four on a sightseeing trip around London, including all of its landmarks like Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the London Eye.
Call Number: J 811.6 Toh
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 1, 2017
Beth Bugler, Mark Bechtel, Bill Hinds, illustrator
Description: Presents simple facts about soccer, including passing, kicking, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.
Call Number: J 796.334 Bug
Format: Book
Date Added: May 31, 2017
Anita Yasuda, Lena Chandhok, illustrator
Description: Provides information about the field of archaeology and profiles some women who are succeeding in the profession.
Call Number: J 930.1 Yas
Format: Book
Date Added: May 30, 2017
Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
Description: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls reinvents fairy tales, inspiring girls with the stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Illustrated by 60 female artists from every corner of the globe, this is the most-funded original book in the history of crowd-funding.
Call Number: J 920.72 Fav
Format: Book
Date Added: May 11, 2017
Miles Backer, Chuck Nitzberg, illustrator
Description: Describes the landmarks and geography of the midwestern United States : Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, illinois, Michigan, and Indiana.
Call Number: J 917.7 Bac
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Leland Melvin
Description: A memoir by the former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver traces his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance, and grace that create opportunities for success.
Call Number: J B Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: May 31, 2017
Rebecca Felix
Description: Describes the life and accomplishments of the ichthyologist known as the Shark Lady, from her childhood through her journey to become an undersea expert.
Call Number: JB Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
Laurie Lawlor
Description: Profiles six women scientists who persevered in the face of prejudice, including ichthyologist Eugenie Clark and mathematician Katherine Coleman Johnson.
Call Number: J 920 Law
Format: Book
Date Added: May 12, 2017
Rebecca Felix
Description: Describes the life and accomplishments of the animal scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, from her early life and autism diagnosis through her journey to become a livestock expert.
Call Number: JB Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2017
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J 031.02 Nat 2018
Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Meg Marquardt
J 665.81 Mar
Forensics In The Real World
L. E. (Lindsey E.) Carmichael
J 363.25 Car
Junk Drawer Engineering : 25 Construction Challenges That Don't Cost A Thing
Bobby Mercer
J 620 Mer
Explore Atoms And Molecules!
Janet Slingerland, Matt Aucoin
J 530.078 Sli
Sports Science And Technology In The Real World
Janet Slingerland
J 613.71 Sli
Insect
L. A. (Laurence Alfred) Mound
J 595.7 Mou
Meatless? : A Fresh Look At What You Eat
Sarah Elton, Julie McLaughlin
J 613.262 Elt
Little Kids First Big Book Of Weather
Karen De Seve
J 551.5 De S
Minecraft : Guide To Creative
Craig Jelley, Stephanie Milton, Marsh Davies, Owen Jones, Ryan Marsh, illustrator
J 793.932 Jel
Meteorology In The Real World
Gregory Vogt
J 551.5 Vog
My First Book Of Football
Beth Bugler, Mark Bechtel, Bill Hinds, illustrator
J 796.332 Bug
Mini Science Fun
Rebecca Felix
J 507.8 Fel
The Most Requested Children's Songs.
J 782.42 Mos
Protecting Backyard Animals
Paige V. Polinsky
J 591.755 Pol
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary : The Next Chapter
Jeff Kinney
J 791.437 Kin
Science Year By Year
Clive Gifford, Susan Kennedy, Philip Parker
J 509 Gif
Total Gymnastics
Blythe Lawrence
J 796.44 Law
Sharks And Other Sea Creatures
Carrie Lowe, Ruth Jenkinson, photographer
J 597.3 Sha
Unofficial Minecraft Lab For Kids : Family-Friendly Projects For Exploring And Teaching Math, Science, History, And Culture Through Creative Building
John Miller, Chris Fornell Scott
J 793.932 Mil
The Elements Book : A Visual Encyclopedia Of The Periodic Table
Tom Jackson
J 546.8 Jac
Where Is The Eiffel Tower?
Dina Anastasio, Tim Foley, illustrator
J 725.97 Ana
The Undersea World
Tamra Orr
J 551.46 Orr
All Aboard The London Bus
Patricia Toht, Sam Usher
J 811.6 Toh
Tornadoes
Seymour Simon
J 551.55 Sim
My First Book Of Soccer
Beth Bugler, Mark Bechtel, Bill Hinds, illustrator
J 796.334 Bug
Wild Animals Of The South
Dieter Braun
J 590 Bra
Archaeology : Cool Women Who Dig
Anita Yasuda, Lena Chandhok, illustrator
J 930.1 Yas
You Can Be A Paleontologist!
Scott D Sampson, Franco Tempesta, illustrator
J 560.23 Sam
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls : 100 Tales Of Extraordinary Women
Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
J 920.72 Fav
Environmental Engineering In The Real World
Angie Smibert
J 628 Smi
Travels With Charlie. : Across The Midwest
Miles Backer, Chuck Nitzberg, illustrator
J 917.7 Bac
Fishing Gear
Michael J. Rosen
J 639.2 Ros
Chasing Space
Leland Melvin
J B Mel
Fly Guy Presents : Castles
Tedd Arnold
J 623.1 Arn
Eugenie Clark
Rebecca Felix
JB Cla
Getting It Together : How To Organize Your Space, Your Stuff, Your Time--And Your Life
Erin Falligant, Brenna Vaughan, illustrator
J 646.7 Fal
Super Women : Six Scientists Who Changed The World
Laurie Lawlor
J 920 Law
Go For Liftoff! : How To Train Like An Astronaut
Dave (Dafydd Rhys) Williams, Loredana Cunti
J 629.45 Wil
Temple Grandin
Rebecca Felix
JB Gra