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Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist
 
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The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA. A meningitis outbreak in their underprivileged neighborhood left Sylvia Acevedo’s family...
Soccer School Season 1: Where Soccer Explains (Rules) the World
 
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Coaches (and authors) Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton cleverly use the lens of soccer to immerse kids in math, geography, biology, and more. Loaded with awesome true stories and science, the first book in the Soccer School series is illustrated throughout with cartoons that will have young soccer fans laughing...
History's Mysteries: Freaky Phenomena: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past
 
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Curious kids itching for real-life Indiana Jones-like intrigue will get swept away with the next book in this spine-tingling series about solving puzzles of the past--from whole civilizations that have vanished to mystifying monuments and urban legends. Fans of Night at the Museum and the...
Animal Zombies!: And Other Bloodsucking Beasts, Creepy Creatures, and Real-Life Monsters
 
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Zombie alert! Meet the real-life monsters of the animal kingdom and explore the gory, gross, and creepy behaviors these creatures have honed in order to survive. Do monsters really exist? Find out for yourself in this fun-filled book, featuring some real-life wonders of nature: zombifying...
The Diamond and the Boy
 
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Told in a unique dual-narrative format, The Diamond and the Boy follows the stories of both natural diamond creation and the life of H. Tracy Hall, the inventor of a revolutionary diamond-making machine. Perfect for fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer, and On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert...
Abraham Lincoln's Dueling Words
 
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As a young lawyer, Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, he did something so rascally--so downright mean--he was challenged to a duel. Lincoln needed his wit and a healthy dose of humility to save his life and his career. He didn't know it at...
Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World
 
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural icon, she was a woman deeply insecure about her looks and her role in...
Elephants
 
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Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates the many characteristics and behaviors of one of the world’s most beloved animals: the elephant! From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants are some of...
Where is the Mississippi River?
 
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Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi! The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into...
A Kids' Guide to the American Revolution (Kids' Guide to American History)
 
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Packed with anecdotes, sidebars, quotes, and illustrations, A Kids' Guide to the American Revolution brings vividly to life the birth of our nation. Introduce young readers to the stakes, challenges, setbacks, and victories involved in the single most important event in our nation’s history, the...
What's So Special About Dickens?
 
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Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Dickens, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers. From the Artful Dodger to Miss Havisham to Scrooge, Charles Dickens brought some of our favorite fictional characters to life. But what inspired him? Who was the man behind...
Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice
 
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A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers’s inspiring collection of profiles—along with Senator Cory Booker’s stirring foreword—will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what’s right. You may only be one person, but you...
A Place for Fish
 
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Fish make our world a better place. But sometimes people do things that make it hard for them to live and grow. In simple yet informative language, A PLACE FOR FISH introduces young readers to ways human action or inaction can affect fish...
Now You Know How It Works
 
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Valorie Fisher takes infographics to a new level with bright, colorful visuals that are perfect for young, inquisitive minds. Her eye-catching mix of photographs and illustrations compels readers to dive in and explore how things work -- from paper airplanes to straws, crayons to kites, pencils to boats. ...
Lovely Beasts
 
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A stunning debut picture book that encourages kids to look beyond first impressions by sharing unexpected details about seemingly scary wild animals like gorillas, rhinoceroses, and more. Spiders are creepy. Porcupines are scary. Bats are ugly. Or are they...? This...
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You Are The Everything
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