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  • Argentina

    Argentina2023

    by Ethel Gofen

    Summary: Argentina is the largest country in the world that has Spanish as its main language. This and other fun facts are waiting for readers to discover as they explore the places and people that make this...  more »

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    Call #: J 982 GOF

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Chile

    Chile2023

    by Jane Kohen Winter

    Summary: Did you know that Chile is the closest country in the world to Antarctica? Readers discover this and many more fun facts about this South American nation as they explore its history, current events,...  more »

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    Call #: J 983 WIN

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Colombia

    Colombia2023

    by Jill DuBois

    Summary: The culture of Colombia is presented to readers in a fresh and vibrant way in this meticulously updated guide. Readers are inspired to think about both the history and current events that have...  more »

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    Call #: J 986.1 DUB

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Venezuela

    Venezuela2023

    by Jane Kohen Winter

    Summary: Readers take a journey from the beaches to the Andes Mountains in this engaging and informative guide to life in Venezuela. The unique culture of this nation is highlighted in thoroughly updated main...  more »

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    Call #: J 987 WIN

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • India

    India2022

    by Radhika Srinivasan

    (7)

    Summary: India is a land of variety: cultures, ethnic groups, and languages, landscapes, religions, and art forms. This huge country has a history that stretches over thousands of years, over a backdrop woven...  more »

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    Call #: J 954 SRI

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Indonesia

    Indonesia2022

    by Gouri Mirpuri

    Summary: Although at times religious and ethnic tensions have risen to the surface, Indonesians live in relative harmony and have developed a distinct Indonesian identity since becoming an independent...  more »

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    Call #: J 959.8 MIR

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Malaysia

    Malaysia2022

    by Heidi Munan

    (3)

    Summary: With its history as a global meeting place, Malaysia offers an interesting study into the ways a spirit of community can be achieved among people of diverse ethnicities, religions, and backgrounds....  more »

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    Call #: J 959.5 MUN

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Myanmar

    Myanmar2022

    by Saw Myat Yin

    (7)

    Summary: Because the people of Myanmar are relatively isolated from much of the development that has occurred in other parts of the globe, they have managed to maintain core traditions and values that have...  more »

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    Call #: J 959.1 YIN

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Singapore

    Singapore2022

    by Lesley Layton

    Summary: Singapore has one of the highest population densities of any country on the planet. Who are the people who populate this island republic? Readers discover what the lives of Singapore's citizens are...  more »

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    Call #: J 959.57 LAY

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • How to be a math genius

    How to be a math genius2022

    by Mike Goldsmith

    (3)

    Summary: In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and...  more »

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    Call #: J 510 GOL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Bugs : what do bees, ants, and dragonflies get up to all day?

    Bugs : what do bees, ants, and dragonflies get up to all day?2022

    by Jessica L. Ware

    (8)

    Summary: Set over a 24-hour period, meet busy honeybees, transforming caterpillars, and an army of leafcutter ants in this kids' nonfiction book about the coolest insects on Earth. Follow the lives of...  more »

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    Call #: J 595.7 WAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • American Revolution

    American Revolution2022

    by Stuart Murray

    Series: Eyewitness Books

    (4)

    Summary: Become an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence, from the events that sparked the war all the way through to the signing of the Constitution. This picture-led guide will take you on a...  more »

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    Call #: J 973.3 MUR

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Japan

    Japan2022

    by Rex Shelley

    (12)

    Summary: Japan is a fascinating and beautiful nation of mountains, hot springs, forests, and gleaming, ultra-modern cities. Made up of four main islands and thousands of smaller ones, the long narrow East...  more »

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    Call #: J 952 SHE

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Fur-tastrophe avoided : southern sea otter comeback

    Fur-tastrophe avoided : southern sea otter comeback2022

    by Tim Cooke

    (2)

    Summary: When Howard Sharpe spotted a group of southern sea otters floating off the coast of California, he was nearly as surprised as if he had seen a dinosaur. The otters were thought to be nearly extinct,...  more »

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    Call #: J 599.769 COO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A scary prediction : bison comeback

    A scary prediction : bison comeback2022

    by Tim Cooke

    Summary: William Hornaday admired the American bison. He wanted every American to see the beautiful animal that was once plentiful across the Great Plains. But in 1886 he made a shocking prediction. Unless...  more »

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    Call #: J 599.643 COO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Struggle for survival : Florida panther comeback

    Struggle for survival : Florida panther comeback2022

    by Tim Cooke

    Summary: In the 1800s, Florida panthers thrived in the southeastern United States, but by the mid 1900s, there were very few of the animals left. When biologists like Mark Lotz realized that wildlife refuges...  more »

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    Call #: J 599.7524 COO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Antarctica

    Antarctica2022

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: For those who can't travel to Antarctica, reading this innovative volume may just be the next best thing! Most people know about Antarctica's cold and harsh conditions, but not everyone is aware of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 919.8 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Australia

    Australia2022

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: It may be the smallest continent, but there's a lot to know about Australia. This continent, which is also a country, is home to some of the most beautiful and unique places on Earth, such as the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 994 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Asia

    Asia2022

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: There's no shortage of fun facts to know about Asia. With dozens of countries and an area of more than 17 million square miles (44 million square kilometers), it's home to more people than any other...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 950 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • North America

    North America2022

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: Mostly between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer lies North America, the third largest continent in area. While young readers may already be familiar with parts of this continent, there is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 970 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • South America

    South America2022

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: Traveling the world isn't always an option, but reading about it can be! With the help of this engaging book, young readers have the opportunity to take an up-close look at the fascinating continent...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 980 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Scientists : inspiring tales of the world's brightest scientific minds

    Scientists : inspiring tales of the world's brightest scientific minds2021

    by Isabel Thomas

    (3)

    Summary: Meet the geniuses behind super scientific discoveries. We didn't always know that the planets spin around the sun, how caterpillars change into butterflies, or how tho protect ourselves from deadly...  more »

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    Call #: J 509 THO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Steve Spangler's super-cool science experiments for kids! : 50 mind-blowing STEM projects you can do at home.

    Steve Spangler's super-cool science experiments for kids! : 50 mind-blowing STEM projects you can do at home.2021

    by Steve Spangler

    (3)

    Summary: This is packed to the brim with fun science activities, demonstrations, nifty head-scratching tricks and science fair projects guaranteed to wow a crowd and get you hooked on learning. And the best...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 507.8 SPA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Marvel Avengers : the ultimate character guide

    Marvel Avengers : the ultimate character guide2021

    by Alan Cowsill

    (15)

    Summary: Comprehensive guide to the characters of Earth's mightiest Super Hero team, including more than 200 heroes and villains. It is packed with detailed information on each character's history, stats,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 741.5 COW

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The ultimate book of African animals : your guide to animals that roar, race, and totally rule

    The ultimate book of African animals : your guide to animals that roar, race, and totally rule2021

    by Dereck Joubert

    Summary: Brimming with breathtaking and iconic National Geographic photographs on every page and loads of fascinating animal facts, readers discover how these animals live and eat, the challenges they face, and how to help protect them.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.96 JOU

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The Titanic

    The Titanic2021

    by Kate Messner

    (249)

    Summary: On April 15, 1912 an "unsinkable" ship called the Titanic unexpectedly hit an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Right? Wrong! Nobody was really talking about the Titanic being...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 MES

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Africa

    Africa2021

    by Shalini Vallepur

    Summary: Africa is the world's second largest continent by both size and population. But there's a lot more to know about this large landmass. With the help of this informative guide, curious readers can...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 960 VAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The encyclopedia of unbelievable facts

    The encyclopedia of unbelievable facts2021

    by Jane Wilsher

    Summary: Test your knowledge with 500 perplexing questions to bamboozle and delight trivia buffs both young and old. How many kinds of germs live in your bellybutton? Which creature takes a three-year-long...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 031 WIL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Science art and drawing games for kids : 35+ fun art projects to build amazing science skills

    Science art and drawing games for kids : 35+ fun art projects to build amazing science skills2021

    by Karyn Tripp

    (7)

    Summary: Find an amazing collection of more than 40 hands-on art activities that make learning about science fun. This book guides children ages 8 and up through hands-on activities that explore an engaging...  more »

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    Call #: J 507.8 TRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Exploring flight!

    Exploring flight!2021

    by Andrea Beaty

    Series: Questioneers - #1

    (31)

    Summary: Why do airplanes look the way they do? Why can't birds fly when they're first born? And why do some paper planes fly farther than others? Discover everything there is to know about flight from Ada...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 629.13 BEA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Welcome to your period!

    Welcome to your period!2021

    by Yumi Stynes

    (139)

    Summary: A frank, funny, age-appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period, from Dr. Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes. Getting your period for the first time can be mortifying, weird and messy -- and...  more »

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    Call #: J 612.662 STY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Guy talk : the ultimate body book for boys.

    Guy talk : the ultimate body book for boys.2021

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 613.04233 GUY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Golden eagle vs. great horned owl

    Golden eagle vs. great horned owl2021

    by Nathan Sommer

    (7)

    Summary: Learn about the fighting capabilities of the golden eagle and the great horned owl.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.57 SOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Komodo dragon vs. orangutan

    Komodo dragon vs. orangutan2021

    by Nathan Sommer

    (1)

    Summary: Learn about the fighting capabilities of the Komodo dragon and orangutans.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.57 SOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Siberian tiger vs. brown bear

    Siberian tiger vs. brown bear2021

    by Nathan Sommer

    (6)

    Summary: Learn about the fighting capabilities of the Siberian tiger and the brown bear.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.57 SOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wolf pack vs. moose

    Wolf pack vs. moose2021

    by Nathan Sommer

    (3)

    Summary: Learn about the fighting capabilities of a wolf pack and moose.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.57 SOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers

    Kid innovators : true tales of childhood from inventors and trailblazers2021

    by Robin Stevenson

    Series: Kid Legends

    (53)

    Summary: Every trailblazer started out as a kid. Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. This book tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 920 KID

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The no-cook cookbook : recipes

    The no-cook cookbook : recipes2021

    by Rebecca Woollard

    (47)

    Summary: This cookbook helps children learn about making food by themselves -- a skill that will last them a lifetime. The recipes in this no-cook cookbook will help children to gain independence in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 641.79 WOO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone2021

    by Suzanne LeVert

    Summary: Sierra Leone is a West African nation inhabited by people of different ethnic groups and religious beliefs. However, it's generally known as a tolerant nation, and this engaging exploration of its...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 966.4 LEV

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bigfoot

    Bigfoot2020

    by Jeff De la Rosa

    (2)

    Summary: In this engaging field guide, set out in search of Bigfoot. You'll learn everything from its location to its anatomy and its habits.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 001.944 DE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More