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  • Whose hands are these? : a community helper guessing book

    Whose hands are these? : a community helper guessing book2016

    by Miranda Paul

    (258)

    Summary: Asks young readers to identify the occupation of each community helper from the type of tasks they perform and explains how these helpers work together to keep communities clean and safe and people healthy.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 331.7 PAU

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Water land : land and water forms around the world

    Water land : land and water forms around the world2018

    by Christy Hale , illustrator

    (302)

    Summary: Based on Montessori teachings, die-cut pages identify and contrast types of water bodies and their corresponding land masses to help young readers understand how connected the earth and the water really are.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 551 HAL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The triumphant tale of the house sparrow

    The triumphant tale of the house sparrow2018

    by Jan Thornhill , illustrator

    (147)

    Summary: Presents the history of the house sparrow, from its beginnings in the Middle East to its spread with the growth of agriculture around the world, and discusses its population decline in recent years.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 598.887 THO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The truth about dolphins

    The truth about dolphins2018

    by Maxwell Eaton III, , illustrator

    (198)

    Summary: Did you know that baby dolphins are usually born tail-first? Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like a human's fingerprints) that makes them instantly recognizable to their friends?...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 599.53 EAT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Whose poop is that?

    Whose poop is that?2017

    by Darrin P. Lunde

    (266)

    Summary: Provides seven examples of animal poop and asks young readers to identify the animal it came from using visual clues.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 591.5 LUN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Why are ostriches so big? : and other curious bird adaptations

    Why are ostriches so big? : and other curious bird adaptations2018

    by Patricia Fletcher

    Series: Odd Adaptations

    (2)

    Summary: Ostriches are the biggest birds on Earth. Not only that, they can run distances at about the same speed as a car on a city street! These adaptations are extraordinary, but other birds have even more...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 598 FLE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • What does it mean to be green?

    What does it mean to be green?2010

    by Rana DiOrio

    Series: WHat Does It Mean To Be...?

    (97)

    Summary: Teaches children about what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally friendly lens.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 363.7 DIO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Art and how it works : an introduction to art for children

    Art and how it works : an introduction to art for children2018

    by Ann Kay

    (33)

    Summary: Take a colorful journey through the history of art from cave paintings and Renaissance art to modern graffiti. Find out how and why art is made. Explore colors, shapes, patterns and themes. Discover...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 709 KAY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Kids cooking : students prepare and eat foods from around the world

    Kids cooking : students prepare and eat foods from around the world2018

    by George Ancona

    (20)

    Summary: Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands, and join four different groups of kids as they prepare recipes from all over the world, step by step. George Ancona's photographs record every crumb of effort...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 641.5123 ANC

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Saving Fiona : the story of the world's most famous baby hippo
    Staff Pick

    Saving Fiona : the story of the world's most famous baby hippo2018

    by Thane Maynard

    (570)

    Summary: Describes the life of Fiona, a baby hippopotamus who was born prematurely and raised by humans at the Cincinnati Zoo, and details how the hippo became a worldwide Internet sensation. Includes general information about hippos as a species.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 599.635 MAY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Sun! : one in a billion

    Sun! : one in a billion2018

    by Stacy McAnulty

    Series: Our Universe

    (550)

    Summary: Meet Sun -- he's a star! And not just any star -- he's one in a billion. He lights up our solar system and makes life possible. With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 523.7 MCA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Mega meltdown

    Mega meltdown2018

    by Jack Tite

    (18)

    Summary: This book displays all the huge, wild creatures that existed during the last Ice Age. The Ice Age started around two and a half million years ago, when our planet was covered in ice sheets. Oceans...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 560 TIT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Eric Carle's book of many things

    Eric Carle's book of many things2019

    by Eric Carle , illustrator

    (143)

    Summary: Introduces more than two hundred words, including foods, number, shapes, colors, and feelings.

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    Call #: J 428.1 CAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Tornadoes!

    Tornadoes!2019

    by Gail Gibbons

    (278)

    Summary: What in the world is a tornado? In this age of extreme weather, this newly updated edition of Gail Gibbons' informative introduction to tornadoes, with safety tips included, answers that question.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 551.553 GIB

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The wonder of dinosaurs.

    The wonder of dinosaurs.2013

    (9)

    Summary: Introduces the age of the dinosaurs, fossil discoveries, and current theories about their behavior and disappearance.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 567.9 WON

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Why is the grass green? : first questions and answers about nature.

    Why is the grass green? : first questions and answers about nature.1993

    (1)

    Summary: Answers questions about the natural world, including "Why do dandelions get fuzzy?" "Why do bees buzz around flowers?" and "How do birds fly?"

    BOOK

    Call #: J 574 WHY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht

    Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht2005

    by Richard Platt

    Summary: In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences as his family moves from small town Esna to the big, exciting city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 932 PLA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • ABC kids

    ABC kids2011

    by Simon Basher

    (187)

    Summary: Introduces the letters of the alphabet through illustrations and alliterative text that places characters in silly, humorous situations.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 428 BAS

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Dazzle ships : World War I and the art of confusion

    Dazzle ships : World War I and the art of confusion2017

    by Chris Barton

    (898)

    Summary: When the British Royal Navy grew desperate to protect their ship from German U-Boat attacks, they created Dazzle ships in order to confuse the enemy of their location and destination.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 940.45 BAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Sergeant Reckless : the true story of the little horse who became a hero

    Sergeant Reckless : the true story of the little horse who became a hero2017

    by Patricia McCormick

    (844)

    Summary: When a group of US Marines fighting in the Korean War found a bedraggled little mare, they wondered if she could be trained as a packhorse. They had no idea that the skinny, underfed horse had one of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 951.9042 MCC

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Fallingwater

    Fallingwater2017

    by Marc Harshman

    (355)

    Summary: This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 728 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Little Orphant Annie

    Little Orphant Annie1983

    by James Whitcomb Riley

    (13)

    Summary: The well-known poem about a servant girl whose cautionary "witch-tales" warn of "gobble-uns" that steal misbehaving children.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.4 RIL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The planets

    The planets2018

    by Gail Gibbons

    (193)

    Summary: Discusses the movements, location, and characteristics of the planets in Earth's solar system.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 523.4 GIB

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A treasury of Curious George = Colección de oro Jorge el curioso

    A treasury of Curious George = Colección de oro Jorge el curioso2011

    by Margret Rey

    (4,003)

    Summary: Curious George causes trouble at a train station, at the opening of a new toy store, on a dump truck, when he finds party supplies, while camping, at his first Halloween costume party, at the library, and in the city, but always redeems himself.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 468 REY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The number story = Hadithi ya nambari. Small book one English-Swahili

    The number story = Hadithi ya nambari. Small book one English-Swahili2018

    by Jieeun Woo , illustrator

    Summary: The pictures and rhymes present stories which introduce numbers 0-10.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 496.392 WOO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Kyle keeps track of cash

    Kyle keeps track of cash2014

    by Lisa Bullard

    Series: Cloverleaf Books. Money Basics

    (10)

    Summary: Kyle's club is going camping. All the kids will sell Cool Candy to earn money for the trip. Kyle needs to find buyers for ten boxes of candy. Can he keep track of his cash and join his friends on the camping trip?

    BOOK

    Call #: J 332.024 BUL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Manners on the playground

    Manners on the playground2007

    by Carrie Finn

    Series: Way To Be!

    (46)

    Summary: Discusses rules for proper behavior on the playground.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 395 FIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Manners at school

    Manners at school2007

    by Carrie. Finn

    Series: Way To Be!

    (61)

    Summary: Colorful illustrations enhance this simple discussion of how children should behave at school.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 395 FIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Manners at the table

    Manners at the table2007

    by Carrie. Finn

    Series: Way To Be!

    (50)

    Summary: Table manners for children are discussed in this colorful story.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 395 FIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Manners in the library

    Manners in the library2007

    by Carrie Finn

    Series: Way To Be!

    (112)

    Summary: Why do you have to whisper in the library? Find out how good manners make the library a pleasant place for everyone to visit.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 395 FIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Whose tools are these? : a look at tools workers use -- big, sharp, and smooth

    Whose tools are these? : a look at tools workers use -- big, sharp, and smooth2006

    by Sharon Katz Cooper

    (55)

    Summary: Learn about all the different tools and who they belong to.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 621.9 KAT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Lily learns about wants and needs

    Lily learns about wants and needs2014

    by Lisa Bullard

    Series: Cloverleaf Books. Money Basics

    (47)

    Summary: Teaches about the difference between wants and needs and making choices.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 332.024 BUL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Fairy spell : how two girls convinced the world that fairies are real

    Fairy spell : how two girls convinced the world that fairies are real2018

    by Marc Tyler Nobleman

    (235)

    Summary: The true story of British cousins who fooled the world for more than 60 years with a remarkable hoax: photographs of real fairies. Exquisitely illustrated with art by Eliza Wheeler as well as the original photos taken by the girls.

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    Call #: J 398.45 NOB

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The brilliant deep : rebuilding the world's coral reefs : the story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation

    The brilliant deep : rebuilding the world's coral reefs : the story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation2018

    by Kate Messner

    (1,030)

    Summary: Looks at the life of the coral restoration pioneer Ken Nedimyer, from his early fascination with the ocean to his ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 577.789 MES

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • This is how we do it : one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world

    This is how we do it : one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world2017

    by Matt Lamothe

    (1,672)

    Summary: Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 305.23 LAM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Just ask! : be different, be brave, be you

    Just ask! : be different, be brave, be you2019

    by Sonia Sotomayor

    (2,104)

    Summary: In this warm and inclusive story by U.S. Supreme Justice Sonia Sotomayor, inspired by her own childhood diagnosis of diabetes, readers join along as differently abled kids use their strengths to work...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 362.4 SOT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A million dots

    A million dots2019

    by Sven Volker

    (76)

    Summary: We start with a single tree; 1. As we turn the page, we are presented with a sum doubling the number on the page before it: 1+1 = 2; 2+2 = 4; 4+4 = 8. In this way, we reach a million (actually...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 513.2 VOL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

    Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship2018

    by Irene Latham

    (1,498)

    Summary: Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 LAT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • We are the change : words of inspiration from civil rights leaders

    We are the change : words of inspiration from civil rights leaders2019

    by Selina Alko , illustrator

    (228)

    Summary: Presents quotes on civil rights from important and influential figures, including Queen Lili'uokalani, John Lewis, Nina Simone, and Barack Obama.

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    Call #: J 323.1 WE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • She persisted in sports : American Olympians who changed the game

    She persisted in sports : American Olympians who changed the game2020

    by Chelsea Clinton

    (156)

    Summary: This book tells the stories of American woman Olympians who persisted and succeeded against the odds.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 970.72 CLI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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