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1,000 facts about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life

1,000 facts about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life

Daniels, Patricia, 1955- author
2020

From dinosaurs like Stegosaurus and Giganotosaurus that ruled the land to the mammoths and giant sloths that followed them, discover all you have ever wanted to know about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life. Uncover amazing fossil facts about the first four-legged creatures; find out what it's like to be on a dinosaur dig; and marvel at some of the fiercest, most fascinating claws and teeth. Learn how dinosaurs and birds are connected, find out the biggest prehistoric mysteries that scientists are still trying to crack, and sink your teeth into some seriously supersize dino stats.

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Bones : an inside look at the animal kingdom

Bones : an inside look at the animal kingdom

Howard, Jules, author
2020

How are animals able to bite, run, jump and fly? What special adaptions have they developed over time? Bones takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the biological history of the animal kingdom, with sections focusing on different animal abilities - biting, flying, jaws, tails, and more - explaining how their amazing bodies allow them to do so many different things.

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Climate change

Climate change

Sharif-Draper, Maryam, author
2020

Examines the worldwide climate change crisis, covering such topics as humankind's effect on climate, key figures in climate activism, and what readers can do to prevent further damaging changes.

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Dragon hoops

Dragon hoops

Yang, Gene Luen, author, illustrator
2020

Gene understands stories - comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn't get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it's all anyone can talk about. The men's varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that's been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he's seen on a comic book page. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn't know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons's lives, but his own life as well.

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Explosion at the poem factory

Explosion at the poem factory

Lukoff, Kyle, author.
2020

Kilmer Watts makes his living teaching piano lessons, but when automatic pianos arrive in town, he realizes he's out of a job. He spots a "Help Wanted" sign at the poem factory and decides to investigate -- he's always been curious about how poems are made. The foreman explains that machines and assembly lines are used for poetry these days. So Kilmer learns how to operate the "meter meter" and empty the "cliché bins." He assembles a poem by picking out a rhyme scheme, sprinkling in some similes and adding alliteration. But one day the machines malfunction, and there is a dramatic explosion at the poem factory. How will poetry ever survive?

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Forensic science

Forensic science

Cooper, Christopher, (Christopher E.), author
2020

What is forensic science and how is it used to solve a crime? Explore the fascinating, and sometimes gory, world of forensics, where science helps crack the case. Learn why it is important to secure a crime scene, why fingerprints are critical clues, and how DNA sampling works. Find out how maggots can reveal how long someone has been dead, or how a single fabric fibre can lead to the murderer. From the scene of the crime to testing in the laboratory, you will get to know how all the clues are put together to tell a story and reveal the guilty person. Discover how methods have changed since the days of Sherlock Holmes, the latest technology in use today, and techniques of the future.

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The fourteenth summer of Angus Jack

The fourteenth summer of Angus Jack

Storer, Jen, 1961-
2020

Following the death of their mother, Angus Jack and his sister, Martha, have moved to Australia with their father to start a new life. They end up living in a bayside suburb, next door to a peculiar old lady called Reafen, who is a second-hand dealer. To Angus and Martha, Reafen seems harmless enough - if a little odd. But she is in fact a goblin elder who has fled the Old Realm with a precious amber snowdome. Now living in the New World, Reafen kicks off a chain of events that draws Jack into the unravelling dramas surrounding the Old Realm, to which, unbeknown to Jack, he and his family have links to through their Viking heritage.

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In the woods

In the woods

Elliott, David, 1947- author
2020

This companion to In the Sea, In the Wild, and On the Farm is the first collaboration between David Elliott and Rob Dunlavey, whose colorful, expressive art pairs with the author's charming poems to create a love letter to the animals of the forest.

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It's a moose!

It's a moose!

Rosoff, Meg, 1956- author.
2020

A baby that is different from all the others brings a family great joy until he grows too big for their home.

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Just joking : dogs

Just joking : dogs

Pattison, Rosie Gowsell, author
2020

"With all kinds of pups--from the biggest, grandest Great Danes to the smallest, spunkiest Chihuahuas--this [is a] browsable, portable [joke] book"--Publisher marketing.

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Just right : searching for the Goldilocks planet

Just right : searching for the Goldilocks planet

Manley, Curtis, author
2019

Follow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet.

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Mars

Mars

Edson, Shauna.
2020

Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids.

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Megabat is a fraidybat

Megabat is a fraidybat

Humphrey, Anna, author
2020

Daniel is not so sure about going to camp. There will be bugs. And uncomfortable beds. And leeches! Megabat can't WAIT to go to camp! There will be so much smooshfruit, and he loves a good sing-along. Daniel starts to think camp isn't so bad. He's made friends, and his bed isn't THAT uncomfortable. Megabat has made a new friend too. But his new friend wants him to go flying to spooky caves. And her mom is very toothy. As Daniel is getting into the swing of things and starting to enjoy camp, Megabat is getting himself into one tangle after another to avoid going into the scary woods. But can Megabat overcome his fears to help save his new friend?

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A million dots

A million dots

Völker, Sven, author, illustrator
2019


My daddy and me

My daddy and me

Ashman, Linda, author
2020

A celebration of fathers and their sons and daughters.

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Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom

Queen of physics : how Wu Chien Shiung helped unlock the secrets of the atom

Robeson, Teresa, 1964- author.
2019

"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"-- Provided by publisher.

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Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of certain death

Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of certain death

Lennon, Thomas, 1970-
2020

While on an official mission to rescue his captain, fifteen-year-old Ronan Boyle, detective in the Garda Special Unit that polices the wee folk, also pursues a personal vendetta to capture the Bog Man and prove his parents' innocence.

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Snail & Worm all day

Snail & Worm all day

Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.
2019

Follows best friends Snail and Worm through three adventures involving how one defines a good day, an encounter with a dragon, and storytelling.

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This is a book to read with a worm

This is a book to read with a worm

Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author
2020

If you can find a worm, then you can be a biologist! Foster a love of animals and science with this charming manual for finding and observing earthworms. Hands-on experiments help young zoologists answer questions like "Which end is which?" and "Do worms make noise?" Insider tips encourage readers to think like a scientist and handle living things with care.

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Trending : how and why stuff gets popular

Trending : how and why stuff gets popular

Vermond, Kira, author
2020

Fads and trends: how do they start? Why do they spread? And how deep can their impact be? Although trends might seem trivial, if you dig deeper, you'll find that chasing the next big thing can have even bigger results. Comic-strip illustrations, an upbeat tone, and reader-friendly text make this a fun and timely tool for young readers who are building critical thinking skills in the age of fake news and a world gone viral.

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Under your feet

Under your feet

Stroud, Jacqueline L., author
2020

Under Your Feet delves beneath the Earth's surface and explores the diverse wonders hidden there. Encounter creatures of the deep and marvel at the mind-boggling size of the humongous fungus - the biggest organism in the world. Learn how one handful of ordinary soil contains more organisms than there are people on Earth, and carry out experiments using dirt from your own back garden. Under Your Feet offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the natural world and soil-dwelling creatures big and small.

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The very short, entirely true history of mermaids

The very short, entirely true history of mermaids

Laskow, Sarah, author
2020

"This full-color, fully illustrated book tells you all you need to know about the myths, science, and history that surround mermaids"-- Provided by publisher.

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What if soldiers fought with pillows? : true stories of imagination and courage

What if soldiers fought with pillows? : true stories of imagination and courage

Camlot, Heather, author
2020

What if soldiers refused to carry weapons? What if fighter pilots dropped seeds instead of bombs? What if music could be a creative force for democracy? None of these ideas are impossible--in fact, they are all true historical examples of ideas that have been put into action. Evocative concept illustrations provide a light-hearted reminder of the power of imagination. This timely book encourages readers to think critically and dare to ask big questions: that might just change the world.

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What's growing in mommy's tummy?

What's growing in mommy's tummy?

Li, Rachel Qiuqi, author, illustrator.
2020

A book perfect for mothers-to-be and soon-to-be big siblings imagines what could be making mommy's tummy bigger? Every month her tummy gets bigger and a new fruit is imagined to be about the same size, until ... a baby is born!

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The windy day

The windy day

Milbourne, Anna
2020