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Buzzkill : a wild wander through the weird and threatened world of bugs

Buzzkill : a wild wander through the weird and threatened world of bugs

Maloney, Brenna, author
2022

"A humorous and engaging nonfiction book about bugs"-- Provided by publisher.

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Digestion! : the musical

Digestion! : the musical

Rex, Adam, author.
2022


Dinosaur and other prehistoric creatures activity lab : exciting projects for budding paleontologists

Dinosaur and other prehistoric creatures activity lab : exciting projects for budding paleontologists

2022

Step back in time and discover the wonderful world of dinosaurs! Whether you're a dinosaur fan or just simply enjoy practical hands-on projects, this dynamic dinosaur book combines creativity with a prehistoric twist. Each of the super-fun make-and-do projects in this book comes with simple step-by-step photographs and instructions that will inspire imaginative minds and bring the dinosaur world to life! Join the journey back to prehistoric times and explore: - 24 hands-on projects that appeal to young readers aged 9+.

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Diper överlöde

Diper överlöde

Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator
2022

When he decides to tag along with his brother Rodrick's band, Loded Diper, Greg doesn't realize what he's getting into. But he soon learns that late nights, unpaid gigs, fighting between band members, and money troubles are all part of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Can Greg help Loded Diper become the legends they think they are? Or will too much time with Rodrick's band be a diper overlode?

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Electricity : circuits, static, and electromagnets with hands-on science activities for kids

Electricity : circuits, static, and electromagnets with hands-on science activities for kids

Van Vleet, Carmella.
2022

"Electricity: Circuits, Static, and Electromagnets with Hands-On Science Activities for Kids explores the science of electricity and the technology we've developed to harness the energy to power our lives. By diving into the topics of static electricity, currents, circuits, electromagnetism, motors, and ways we might produce and use electricity in the future, kids ages 8 to 12 gain a full view of how electricity works and why it's so important to human society. And while it's tempting to think electricity was invented by humans, it existed since before the earth was even formed! In this book, we'll examine the electricity found in nature and even inside our own bodies. Hands-on STEM activities, entertaining illustrations, essential questions, text-to-world connections, fascinating sidebars, and links to online resources and videos get kids hooked on the fascinating subject they all use in their daily lives--electricity! Additional materials include a glossary, a list of media for further learning, a selected bibliography, and index. Aligns with Common Core state standards and Next Generation Science Standards."-- Provided by publisher.

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Frizzy

Frizzy

Ortega, Claribel A., author.
2022

Marlene stops straightening her hair and embraces her natural curls. With a few hiccups, and a dash of embarrassment, she slowly starts a journey to learn to appreciate and proudly wear her curly hair.

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Killer underwear invasion! : how to spot fake news, disinformation and lies

Killer underwear invasion! : how to spot fake news, disinformation and lies

Gravel, Elise, author
2022

"In this hilarious, yet fact-filled book, Elise Gravel uses her kid-friendly wit and quirky illustration style to break down what fake news is, why people spread it, and how to tell what is real and what isn't. And that's the truth!"-- Provided by publisher.

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The labyrinth of doom

The labyrinth of doom

Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- author.
2022

"Prince Ruprecht is very upset that knights-in-training Tim and Belinda have thwarted his plans and ruined his chances with Princess Grace. So to get even, he has kidnapped the princess and trapped her in the most complicated...and scariest maze in all the world! Now it's up to Tim, Beinda, Ferkle, and Rover to...find their way through the labyrinth...and rescue the princess before time runs out."-- Adapted from publisher.

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The LGBT purge and the fight for equal rights in Canada

The LGBT purge and the fight for equal rights in Canada

Setterington, Ken, author.
2022

In this highly visual book, author Ken Setterington presents the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights using photographs, first-person accounts and excerpts from archival documents. Significant events in the struggle include the establishment of Pride parades, the Bathhouse Raids, the decriminalization of homosexuality, the passing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the LGBT Purge and the legalization of same-sex marriage. Ken Setterington lives in Toronto, ON. Please Note: The following title was included in a previous LBI KIDS Bestseller list; libraries may need to reorder.

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Lightyear

Lightyear

2022

Discover the story of the man behind the toy as the legendary Space Ranger goes on an intergalactic adventure and gets stranded with only ambitious -- but untrained -- recruits and his robot companion cat.

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The lords of night

The lords of night

Cervantes, Jennifer, author.
2022


Meanwhile back on Earth : finding our place through time and space : a cosmic view on conflict

Meanwhile back on Earth : finding our place through time and space : a cosmic view on conflict

Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator
2022

Merging space travel with a road trip, a father drives all over the solar system at 37mph in order to allow his children to view the conflicts of Earth's history in the rearview mirror. Whether it's only been the 78 years it takes to drive to Venus or the 8,000 it takes to get to Neptune, humans have been fighting each other for small pieces of space on our planet.

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Near : psalm 139

Near : psalm 139

Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-
2021

From Sally Lloyd-Jones, author of the beloved The Jesus Storybook Bible, comes Near, a charming board book your little one will cherish. Inspired by Psalm 139, the lyrical text and engaging artwork remind children that God is with them anywhere they go in God's wide world.

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The pigeon will ride the roller coaster!

The pigeon will ride the roller coaster!

Willems, Mo, author, illustrator
2022

Pigeon experiences a loop-de-loop of emotions before his first roller coaster ride.

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A rover's story

A rover's story

Warga, Jasmine, author.
2022

Built to explore Mars, Resilience begins to develop human-like feelings as he learns from the NASA scientists who assembled him, and as he blasts off and explores Mars, Resilience must overcome different obstacles as he explores the red planet.

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Say hello?

Say hello?

Kim, Sung Mi (Children's author), author, illustrator.
2022

The story of increasingly awkward encounters between Mr. Wolf and Little Fox when neither one says "hello."

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Scaredy Squirrel visits the doctor

Scaredy Squirrel visits the doctor

Watt, Mélanie, 1975- author, illustrator
2022

Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the character children need today -- a little bit anxious, a lot adorable and totally lovable. Join Scaredy on a hilarious adventure as he learns to brave the doctor for a check-up!

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Sir Ladybug. 3, Sir Ladybug and the bookworms

Sir Ladybug. 3, Sir Ladybug and the bookworms

Tabor, Corey R., author, illustrator.
2022

Ladies and gentlebugs, presenting the duke of the dandelion patch, champion of truth and justice, the one, the only--Sir Ladybug! Sir Ladybug never shies away from a quest, even when he'd rather be playing a video game or baking a cake. So when a caterpillar needs rescuing from a "monster" (a hungry chickadee), Sir Ladybug and his trusty friends--his herald, a roly-poly named Pell, and his squire, a snail named Sterling--hatch the perfect (delicious) plan.

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So much snow

So much snow

Park, Hyunmin, author, illustrator
2022

Celebrates the magic and wonder of deep winter snow.

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Steve Spangler's mind-blowing science experiments for kids and their families!

Steve Spangler's mind-blowing science experiments for kids and their families!

Spangler, Steve, author
2022

Text and photographs present forty science experiments, including flying potatoes, folding an egg, burning money, and more.

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Still this love goes on

Still this love goes on

Sainte-Marie, Buffy, author
2022

"A love letter to Indigenous communities everywhere, this picture book gorgeously illustrated by Julie Flett celebrates seasons, nature, and community. Based on Academy Award-winning Cree icon Buffy Sainte-Marie's song of the same name, Still This Love Goes On is a stunning celebration of Indigenous experience. Breathtaking illustrations from celebrated Cree-Mťis artist Julie Flett combine with Sainte-Marie's vivid lyrics to craft a remarkable piece of art. Destined to be read and sung for generations, this gem of a picture book is accompanied by: Sheet music so that readers can play along A note from Sainte-Marie about her much-admired song Sat beside a beaver dam and watched the winter grow Ice was hard with little tracks appearing in the snow Fog is in the valley now and all the geese are gone Cross the moon I saw them go and Still this love goes on and on."-- Provided by publisher.

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Two degrees

Two degrees

Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.
2022

When three children endure separate climate change disasters--a wildfire in the California woods, a close encounter with a hungry polar bear in Canada, and a massive hurricane in Florida--they emerge from their experiences committed to changing the world.

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Unicornado : another Phoebe and her unicorn adventure

Unicornado : another Phoebe and her unicorn adventure

Simpson, Dana, 1977- author, artist
2022

"A new school year means many things for nine-year-old Phoebe Howell and her unicorn best friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. They prepare for a school dance (lame!), meet new friends (ghosts and gnomes and goblins, OH MY!), and even experience a rare supernatural phenomenon called a Unicornado! In fact, sometimes things get almost too magical. Marigold's presence attracts pixies, talking birds, and a sphinx, turning Phoebe's house into a magical sylvan glen. And Marigold even briefly transforms Phoebe into a goblin. Whether they're trick-or-treating, singing showtunes, or casting new spells, every day for Phoebe and Marigold is an adventure thanks to the power of friendship"-- Provided by publisher.

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A very Archie Christmas

A very Archie Christmas

2022

Have a holly, jolly Christmas in this title featuring some of Archie's most merry stories! It's the most wonderful time of the year once again! Archie and the gang are doing the last of their Christmas shopping and decking the halls in this special collection. Can Archie get his Christmas decorating done in time for the big day? Will Reggie get his name taken off Santa's Naughty List? Get ready for the gift of festively fun tales from Riverdale!

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When you take a step

When you take a step

Murguia, Bethanie Deeney, author, illustrator
2022

"To take a walk is to begin a journey. It can be an adventure, or a chance to let your thoughts roam and be one with nature. It can be a time for daydreaming and pondering life's many questions. It can be a time to reflect on the past or to stand up for a better future."-- Provided by publisher.

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