• My First Garden

    My First Garden

    Boudassou, Bénédicte

    An interactive guide for young gardeners that takes a look at the creatures often found in common outdoor spaces and presents directions for activities that can help foster biodiversity.

    Format: Book

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  • J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien

    Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel

    When he moved to a busy city in England, little Ronald missed the countryside he grew up around. He threw himself into creating fantastical worlds with his best friends, and was fascinated by languages. As a adult, he created incredible stories for his children, filled with elves, wizards... and hobbits. When he shared his stories with the world, they became legendary. This inspiring story about the father of fantasy fiction features a facts and photos section at the back.

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  • Flowers Are Pretty Weird!

    Flowers Are Pretty Weird!

    Mosco, Rosemary

    "Flowers seem pretty in concept, but with each flip of the page readers are welcomed into the side of flowers that is downright weird."--

    Format: Book

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  • T. Rex

    T. Rex

    Silen, Andrea

    "Giant teeth! Crushing bite! Slicing claws! And ... feathers? Scientists have unearthed new knowledge about the king of the dinosaurs, and now you can, too. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic forests to meet the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex. Learn how their bodies were perfectly adapted for hunting, how T. rex parents guarded their nests, and just how much meat they could guzzle down in a single bite. Then explore some of the fascinating fossils--including Sue and Scotty--that have helped scientists make important discoveries (for example, T. rex may not have roared at all!)." -- Amazon.com.

    Format: Book

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  • We Are Still Here!

    We Are Still Here!

    Sorell, Traci

    Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award-winning We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land allotment and Native tribal reorganization, termination (the US government not recognizing tribes as nations), Native urban relocation (from reservations), self-determination (tribal self-empowerment), Native civil rights, the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), religious freedom, economic development (including casino development), Native language revival efforts, cultural persistence, and...

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  • Dreamers

    Dreamers

    Morales, Yuyi

    An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story.

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  • We Are Grateful

    We Are Grateful

    Sorell, Traci

    Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. This book presents a look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

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  • Cat

    Cat

    Clutton-Brock, Juliet

    Text and photographs present the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

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  • Martin and Chris Kratt

    Martin and Chris Kratt

    Kratt, Martin

    "Meet Chris and Martin Kratt, two brothers who turned a love of animals into an amazing career! They have produced, written, directed, and starred in several PBS series and specials over the years. Most recently, they have become known for PBS's smash hit animated show Wild Kratts. Along the way, they traveled the world and encountered incredible creatures, all while combining science education with fun"--

    Format: Book

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  • Our Green City

    Our Green City

    Kyi, Tanya Lloyd

    "Welcome to our green city! You'll find flowers, trees, animals... and wind turbines, electric cars, and solar panels, too. In this city, a utopian imagination of what a sustainable community could look like, neighbours from diverse backgrounds come together to care for their surroundings and one another. As readers are invited on a journey through the city, they learn about what makes it environmentally friendly, from electric transportation to green classrooms to community gardens. With an encouraging tone that's never didactic, the text asks questions to encourage readers to find small details: butterflies fluttering by, birds sipping nectar from flowers,...

    Format: Book

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