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Investigating Light Pollution

Laura Perdew (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860131

Introduces readers to what light pollution is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Investigating Manufacturing Pollution

Cynthia Kennedy Henzel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860094

Introduces readers to what manufacturing pollution is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Investigating Noise Pollution

Cynthia Kennedy Henzel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860100

Introduces readers to what noise pollution is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Investigating Agricultural Waste

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860063

Introduces readers to what agricultural waste is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Investigating Fossil Fuel Pollution

Sue Bradford Edwards (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860070

Introduces readers to what fossil fuel pollution is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Investigating Household Waste Pollution

Sue Gagliardi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503860087

Introduces readers to what household waste pollution is, the consequences of this type of pollution, and what people are doing to help. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts page, a STEM project, a phonetic glossary, ways for readers to help, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Hockey Night in Kenya

Danson Mutinda (author) Eric Walters (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459823624

Kenyan orphans, Kitoo and Nigosi, spend their days studying, playing soccer, helping their elders with chores around the orphanage and reading from the limited selection of books in their library. When the librarian gives Kitoo a copy of Sports Around the World he becomes fascinated by an image of the Canadian national men's ice hockey team. Then one day the fates align and Kitoo finds a pair of beat up old roller blades, he teaches himself to skate and dreams of one day playing hockey like the men in his book. But you can’t play ice hockey in Kenya, can you?

Think it Out: How to Plan Ahead

Sloane Hughes (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636914381

Plan for it! Creating smart goals, breaking down tasks, and organizing helps us stay on track so we can take on anything. Bright, cheerful illustrations paired with engaging photos and lively text make learning about planning ahead fun, while hands-on activities put the social and emotional engagement into action. Explore how life works when we think it out.

Terrible Storms

Raymond Bergin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915739

Hurricanes are battering the coastlines, heat waves and droughts are drying up crop fields, wildfires are tearing through ancient forests, and winter storms are sending deep freezes into parts of the world where the mercury rarely drops that low. What on Earth is causing these terrible storms? As Earth's climate is changing, storms are becoming more intense and frequent--and in some cases are making matters worse. Uncover the problems of climate change, explore its impact on severe storms, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.

Everything Together: A Second Dad Wedding

Benjamin Klas (author) Fian Arroyo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159655

When Jeremiah arrives in Minneapolis to spend the summer with his Dad, everything feels odd. His dad’s fiancé, Michael, has buried the apartment in piles of DIY wedding decorations. His best friend Sage now spends all her time with a new girl as quirky and bright as Sage ever was. Everywhere he goes, Jeremiah feels like the odd one out. Eager for something to get him away from all this, he starts volunteering in an English class for refugees. As the summer goes on, Jeremiah finds community in new places and with unexpected friends. A sequel to Second Dad Summer.

Louis Helps Ajani Fight Racism

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781643710860

Ajani loves having a dad from Denmark and a mom from Jamaica. Ajani speaks three languages and gets to spend summers with his grandparents in the coolest places. But when a classmate overhears dark-skinned Ajani speaking Danish, the boy makes a hurtful, racist comment. Ajani is crushed. Until a chance encounter with Louis the Helper Hound helps Ajani feel proud of his heritage and helps him and his classmates fight racism. 

Noodle Helps Gabriel Say Goodbye

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634409155

After losing her first two forever homes, Noodle the golden doodle knows all about the sadness of goodbyes. But in her new home with Andrea and as an official Helper Hound, Noodle helps Gabriel deal with the loss of his grandfather and to discover that our loved ones can be found in the little things all around us even when they’re gone.

King Tut Helps Ming Stay Weird

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634409162

Ming often gets teased for being “weird.” His curious mind and wild imagination make him extra nervous for his school’s upcoming lockdown drill after a deadly dance hall shooting. His teacher calls the Helper Hounds to help calm his nerves—and King Tut comes to the rescue! King Tut knows all about being weird. she’s been in some scary situations herself after being abandoned under a bridge as a puppy. King Tut helps Ming and his classmates through the lockdown drill. Discover how King Tut helps Ming and his friends see the beauty in being “weird.”

Spooky Helps Danny Tell the Truth

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634409179

Danny is scared to tell the truth. After he saw someone steal some bikes, now he has to see that person in court and tell what he did. To help calm Danny’s fears on the big day, his parents call the Helper Hounds—and there’s no better pup for the job than Spooky. Spooky was involved in a crime herself—she lost her leg after being shot by a police officer who thought she was dangerous. Will Spooky’s best calming tricks give Danny the courage to tell the truth in court?

Sparky Helps Mary Make New Friends

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634407748

Mary’s new in town. She’s worried about starting classes at her new school. That’s why her mom called the Helper Hounds – and why Sparkplug, the wildly handsome, wickedly smart, card-carrying, world famous Helper Hound is on the scene. Sparky knows a thing or two about moving. He moved four times as a puppy, and learned to make new friends along the way. Sparky knows he can teach Mary all his best tricks and help her meet new friends, too. At least Sparky thought he could until he met Custard, Mary’s persnickety cat. Will Sparky’s best tricks be enough to win over Custard and show Mary making friends is nothing to fear?

Penny Helps Portia Face Her Fears

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634407755

Portia has overcome a lot in life. Born with Down syndrome, Portia has been through many surgeries, lots of doctor’s appointments, and strange looks from people who want to limit what she can do. Inside herself, Portia knows she can do anything – including getting over her fear of dogs. But when Penny shows up at Portia’s house, she isn’t so sure. After all, Penny is a pit bull – the scariest dogs of all, right? Good thing Penny has a few tricks of her own to win Portia’s trust.

Robot Helps Max and Lydia Stop the Bully

Caryn Rivadeneira (author) Priscilla Alpaugh (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634407762

Max and his sister Lily are staying with relatives while their Mom is away getting her own emotional help. Max and Lily are being teased and bullied at school. Their Aunt Eileen calls the Helper Hounds – and soon Robot, an endearing Rottweiler who knows all about bullies, comes to give support. A lot of people think Rottweiler's are bullies, but that's because they don't really know how cuddly they can be. Robot and his handler Samuel help the kids at Max and Lily's school deal with bullies while Max and Lily gain new friends.

Second Dad Summer

Benjamin Klas (author) Fian Arroyo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159242

Jeremiah wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend who serves weird organic food and rides a bicycle decorated to look like a unicorn. Jeremiah soon learns being a family comes in many surprising forms.

There Was a Hole

Adam Lehrhaupt (author) Carrie O'Neill (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534197879

Lily has a hole. It eats her joy, makes her angry, and--no matter what Daddy does to try to help--it just keeps growing. So Lily retreats. But a friend lets her in on a secret (he has a hole too!) and shows her the best way to repair holes: spend time on friends, family, the things you love, yourself, and kindness. Those patches don't make the hole go away, but they help. A lyrical and age-appropriate story for learning to cope with grief and loss.

The Peach Pit Parade: A World War I Story

Shana Keller (author) Margeaux Lucas (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534197756

When Polly's father goes overseas to fight in World War I, her whole world changes. Though the war is in Europe, its effects are felt on American soil. There are food, fuel, and other supply shortages everywhere. Even something as simple and enjoyable as a family Sunday car ride isn't possible anymore. Everyone must do their part to help the war effort. Victory gardens are planted and scrap metal is collected. "It's the biggest event in our history. And it involves every single adult, every single boy, and every single girl," says Polly's teacher. As Polly struggles to make sense of the war, she wonders how she can contribute. When the government puts out a notice requesting peach pits to be used in gas mask filters, Polly knows how she can help.

So Much More to Helen: The Passions and Pursuits of Helen Keller

Meeg Pincus (author) Caroline Bonne-Müller (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534198036

Most folks know the famous story of Helen Keller—a DeafBlind girl who learned to understand sign language at the family water pump. But what do you really know about her? Did you know she was an activist, a rebel, a writer, a performer, a romantic? There is so much more to Helen than we usually learn in school. Read ahead as the story of Helen Keller’s passionate, boundless life unfolds—reminding us that she was, as we all are, so many things.

The Television

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346286

For more than 100 years, the television has sparked wonder and excitement in people around the world! A device that displayed fuzzy pictures on small screens has become an entertainment machine. In this title, readers will discover the history of the television and how it has advanced over time. Leveled text also covers how television impacts life today and what we may expect in the future. Features include profiles, a timeline, fun facts, and more!

Vaccines

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346293

Vaccines have been used for more than 1,000 years! The first vaccine was made to protect people against smallpox. Today, vaccines help protect people from many diseases and illnesses. This title walks readers through the history of vaccines, how they work and impact our lives, and what we may expect in the future. Features highlight an inventor and a specific vaccine, show how many vaccines work, and more. Readers will have a new appreciation for this life-saving invention!

The Telephone

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346279

Believed by some to be one of the most important inventions of all time, the telephone has helped connect people all over the world. This title welcomes readers with a narrative that showcases the telephone today. From there, readers dial into the history and development of the telephone. The text also discusses how the telephone impacts life today and how it may work in the future. Features compliment the text through a profile, a diagram, a timeline and more!

Jill Biden: Educator

Elizabeth Neuenfeldt (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346057

Jill Biden has held many roles in the government and beyond. Through them all, she never stopped learning or teaching! This low-level title introduces young readers to the life and work of Jill Biden. Leveled text and crisp images combine with a profile, timeline, and map to introduce basic facts about Jill. Quotes throughout the book let readers hear from Jill in her own words. This informative title shows the importance of lifelong learning!