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George O'Connor
Description: Retells in graphic novel format the stories from Greek mythology featuring Artemis, goddess of the hunt.
Call Number: J 292.2 OCo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 2, 2017
Peggy J. Parks
Description: Discusses drug abuse by looking at the scope, use, addiction, treatment, and recovery from alcohol.
Call Number: J 362.292 Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Natasha Yim, Pirkko Vainio, illustrator
Description: When her husband goes missing, a new mother pleads with Tin Hau, the patron goddess of fisherman, for help.
Call Number: J 398.2 Yim
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Benjamin Richmond
Description: Describes refuse disposal and recycling, discussing how landfills are constructed, why some garbage contains dangerous items, why recycling is important, and how the ocean has been affected by plastics.
Call Number: J 363.728 Ric
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Richard Michelson, Karla Gudeon, illustrator
Description: Once there was a child without a friend. Ben-Zion's father insisted that his son speak only Hebrew, considered by some as the language of angels. But in the 1880s, the Jewish people who lived in Jerusalem spoke Yiddish or the languages of the places where they grew up. Hebrew hadn't been in everyday use for more than two thousand years, and adults said it could never be revived.
Call Number: J 492.4 Mic
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Tyler Omoth
Description: Learn about North America's largest mammal--where the American bison lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a calf to an adult bison ready to survive in the wild.
Call Number: J 599.643 Omo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2017
Dorothea DePrisco
Description: Describes animal babies and their developmental behaviors, discussing cats, otters, raccoons, snails, and kangaroos.
Call Number: J 591.39 DeP
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 10, 2017
Tammy Gagne
Description: How far do caribou migrate each year? Discover this fact and more in this book.
Call Number: J 599.658 Gag
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 2, 2017
Mark Weakland, Loic Billiau, illustrator
Description: Looks as Wile E. Coyote experiments with magnets to help him attract the Road Runner.
Call Number: J 538.078 Wea
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2017
Peter Castellano
Description: Discusses the oceans of the Earth, including Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean, and "new" Southern Ocean.
Call Number: J 551.46 Cas
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Jason Chin
Description: An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale.
Call Number: J 557.9132 Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Mark Weakland, Loic Billiau, illustrator
Description: Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved a variety of chemical reaction experiments.
Call Number: J 541.39 Wea
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2017
Patricia Newman
Description: Marine biologist Brent Hughes discovered a surprising connection between sea otters and sea grass at an estuary in northern California. Follow science in action as Hughes conducts the research that led to this major discovery.
Call Number: J 599.7695 New
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2017
Doug Wechsler
Description: Presents extreme close-up images of the life cycle of the American toad, from egg to tadpole to adult.
Call Number: J 597.87 Wec
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2017
Shelley Fraser Mickle
Description: A horse with a misspelled name and a chewed-off tail, a horse who had to wear earplugs when he raced. Could this horse, American Pharoah, ever be a Triple Crown champion? He could and he did.
Call Number: J 636.12 Mic
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 28, 2017
Kimberley Veness
Description: Emphasizes the importance of identifying the origin of food, describing such environments as urban foodscapes and small farms throughout the world.
Call Number: J 631.58 Ven
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2017
Susie Brooks
Description: Introduces works of art featuring people by such esteemed artists as Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch, Georges Seurat, and Leonardo da Vinci, and provides instruction for human figure-centered art projects.
Call Number: J 709.942 Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2017
Rick Barba, Michael Knight, Prima Games (Firm)
Description: Taking you on a tour of the LEGO Jurassic World, this title explores every inch of Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna using an easy-to-follow walkthrough and coverage of the entire game and all Free Play content. It includes everything from the locations of Minikits to Red Bricks, Gold Bricks and more, through maps that span all four Jurassic Park films.
Call Number: J 793.932 Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Patricia Lakin
Description: Offers a look at a business owner who makes skateboards by hand, going into how he became involved in skateboards and demonstrating step-by-step how he carefully creates them.
Call Number: J 796.22 Lak
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
John Keats, Christopher Raschka, illustrator
Description: This little-known poem by the beloved poet is filled with playful rhymes that are complemented by vibrant watercolors.
Call Number: J 821.7 Kea
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Michelle Schaub, Amy Huntington, illustrator
Description: This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Whom to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free-Range Eggs," "Summer Checklist," and "Necessary Mess."
Call Number: J 811.6 Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2017
Nikki Grimes
Description: In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Featuring art by: Cozbi Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Nikki Grimes, E. B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon.
Call Number: J 811.54 Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, Tuan Ho, Brian Deines, illustrator
Description: In 1981, six-year-old Tuan Ho, his mother, and two of his sisters escape from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in an overcrowded fishing boat whose motor fails at sea, as they attempt to rejoin his father and oldest sister who had already fled.
Call Number: J 959.7043 Skr
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
R. Conrad Stein
Description: This book details the history, culture, geography, and government of Denmark.
Call Number: J 914.89 Ste 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 9, 2017
Ryan Nagelhout
Description: Explores the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on American history.
Call Number: J 973.714 Nag
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2017
Debbie Levy, Gilbert Ford, illustrator
Description: Provides an account of the important role of songs in rallying Union and Confederate troops during the American Civil War.
Call Number: J 973.7 Lev
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
M. Sasek
Description: Presents an abridgment of the author's pictorial tours of great cities and other places in the United States, including Manhattan, the nation's capital, the John F. Kennedy Space Center, the Lone Star State, and the city by the Golden Gate.
Call Number: J 917.3 Sas
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Anita Yasuda
Description: Examines the everyday lives and role of women in the nineteenth-century American West, and profiles noted women, including Native Americans, homesteaders, those working in different professions, and social reformers.
Call Number: J 978.02 Yas
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 7, 2017
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Carlo Molinari, illustrator
Description: Examines the historical events that the Magic Tree House book "World at War, 1944" is based on, discussing the causes of the war and D-Day and providing photographs and illustrations.
Call Number: J 940.53 Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2017
Anita Sanchez, Catherine Stock, illustrator
Description: Presents the life of the eighteenth-century Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, who devised the modern classification system for naming plants and animals.
Call Number: JB Lin
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 29, 2017
Artemis : Wild Goddess Of The Hunt
George O'Connor
J 292.2 OCo
Let's Eat! : Sustainable Food For A Hungry Planet
Kimberley Veness
J 631.58 Ven
The Dangers Of Alcohol
Peggy J. Parks
J 362.292 Par
Get Into Art : People
Susie Brooks
J 709.942 Bro
The Rock Maiden : A Chinese Tale Of Love And Loyalty
Natasha Yim, Pirkko Vainio, illustrator
J 398.2 Yim
Lego Jurassic World : Official Game Guide
Rick Barba, Michael Knight, Prima Games (Firm)
J 793.932 Bar
Where Do Garbage Trucks Go? : And Other Questions About ... Trash And Recycling
Benjamin Richmond
J 363.728 Ric
Skateboards
Patricia Lakin
J 796.22 Lak
The Language Of Angels : A Story About The Reinvention Of Hebrew
Richard Michelson, Karla Gudeon, illustrator
J 492.4 Mic
A Song About Myself
John Keats, Christopher Raschka, illustrator
J 821.7 Kea
American Bison
Tyler Omoth
J 599.643 Omo
Fresh-picked Poetry : A Day At The Farmers' Market
Michelle Schaub, Amy Huntington, illustrator
J 811.6 Sch
Baby Animals
Dorothea DePrisco
J 591.39 DeP
One Last Word : Wisdom From The Harlem Renaissance
Nikki Grimes
J 811.54 Gri
Caribou
Tammy Gagne
J 599.658 Gag
Adrift At Sea : A Vietnamese Boy's Story Of Survival
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, Tuan Ho, Brian Deines, illustrator
J 959.7043 Skr
Clang! : Wile E. Coyote Experiments With Magnetism
Mark Weakland, Loic Billiau, illustrator
J 538.078 Wea
Denmark
R. Conrad Stein
J 914.89 Ste 2017
Earth's Oceans
Peter Castellano
J 551.46 Cas
Emancipation Proclamation
Ryan Nagelhout
J 973.714 Nag
Grand Canyon
Jason Chin
J 557.9132 Chi
Soldier Song : A True Story Of The Civil War
Debbie Levy, Gilbert Ford, illustrator
J 973.7 Lev
Kaboom! : Wile E. Coyote Experiments With Chemical Reactions
Mark Weakland, Loic Billiau, illustrator
J 541.39 Wea
This Is America : A National Treasury
M. Sasek
J 917.3 Sas
Sea Otter Heroes : The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Patricia Newman
J 599.7695 New
Women Of The American West
Anita Yasuda
J 978.02 Yas
The Hidden Life Of A Toad
Doug Wechsler
J 597.87 Wec
World War Ii
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Carlo Molinari, illustrator
J 940.53 Osb
American Pharoah : Triple Crown Champion
Shelley Fraser Mickle
J 636.12 Mic
Karl, Get Out Of The Garden! : Carolus Linnaeus And The Naming Of Everything
Anita Sanchez, Catherine Stock, illustrator
JB Lin