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Centralia Mine Disaster

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181168

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Centralia, Pennsylvania mining disaster of 1947. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Coping with Changes

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181083

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Coping with Changes addresses those in an age-appropriate way and gives actionable suggestions to help young readers adapt as we navigate the current outbreak. This includes science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181182

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Doing Your Part

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181090

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Doing Your Part looks at the ways we can all mitigate risk and work together. The book gives actionable suggestions to help young readers be active in overcoming obstacles as we navigate the current outbreak. These books include science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.

Finding the Helpers

Shannon Stocker (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181151

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many changes into children's lives. Finding the Helpers recognizes the heroes kids encounter every day, who are taking risks and spending time to be sure we all have the necessities. This book gives actionable suggestions to help young readers locate the helpers in their own lives in order to get the support they need. Includes science content, based on current CDC recommendations, as well as social emotional content to help with personal wellness and development of empathy. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, and author biography.

Using Energy

Gerry Bailey (author) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688820

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

Future Farming

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (authors) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688837

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

Fight for Health

Steve Way, Felicia Law (authors) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688844

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

Exploring Space

Steve Way (author) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688851

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

The Scientist's Earth-Watch Machine

Saranne Taylor (author) Lesley Danson (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189907

STEAM education is the backbone of learning worldwide as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics come to the fore of curriculum activity in schools across the globe. In this exciting and original series, 5 scientists (representing STEAM) come together to pool their knowledge as each one of them constructs a machine or piece of equipment that uses basic knowledge across the 5 sciences.

Sea Otters

Isabelle Groc (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817388

Sea otters once ruled the Pacific Ocean, but the fur trade of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries brought this predator to near extinction. Today they’re slowly coming back from the brink, and scientists are learning more about their pivotal role as one of nature’s keystone species. This book looks at the history, biology, behavior and uncertain future of sea otters. Author and photojournalist Isabelle Groc takes us into the field: watching sea otter rafts off the British Columbia coast from a kayak, exploring what makes their fur coats so special, understanding how their voracious appetites are helping kelp forests thrive and, ultimately, learning how sea otters are leaving their mark (or paws) on every part of the ecosystem. They might be one of the most adorable creatures in the ocean, but kids will discover how their survival is key to a rich, complex and connected ecosystem.

If a Tree Falls

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459823563

Every day more of the world’s forests disappear. Trees are cleared for agriculture, lost in wildfires and harvested for the valuable products they supply. Called the lungs of the planet, forests play a critical role in climate moderation. What happens when they’re gone? Are replanting and afforestation efforts helping? In If A Tree Falls: The Global Impact of Deforestation, author Nikki Tate gives an accessible and balanced look at forest practices throughout history, the growth of industry and the fight for preservation. Global deforestation affects us all. Find out what you can do to protect forests today and keep them healthy for future generations.

Tracking Pythons

Kate Messner (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583795

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had launched a full-scale invasion. Pet pythons that escaped or were released by their owners started breeding in the wild, and these enormous predators began eating every animal in their path. Today a group of scientists at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is tracking Burmese pythons to find ways to stop their spread. Page Plus links lead to video clips and photos of the scientists working in the field. Delve into the science of pythons and their role as invasive predators.

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

Jordi Bayarri (author) Jordi Bayarri (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582378

Albert Einstein's restless intelligence drove him to ponder the biggest topics the universe has to offer: light, time, mass, energy, and more. His conclusions changed the way people thought about the laws of physics. But first, he had to pass his university entrance exams. This graphic biography traces Einstein's path from his home country of Germany to his studies in Switzerland to his time in the United States. It also follows his life as an international scientific celebrity and his refusal to stay silent in the face of anti-Semitism.

The Future of Transportation

Jun Kuromiya (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400846

The fossil fuels powering cars, trains, and planes are harming the environment, but scientists are creating innovative and clean transportation solutions. Explore the future of transportation from self-flying drones to levitating trains.

Cutting-Edge Blockchain and Bitcoin

Kevin Kurtz (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583429

Bitcoin is a digital currency—money that exists only online. Some people have used it to get rich. Others have accidentally lost it forever. Learn what decides bitcoin's value and how anyone with a fast computer can mine it. You'll also explore blockchains, the technology used to make bitcoin transactions. See how the blockchains may change the internet forever.

The Future of Cities

Kevin Kurtz (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400792

With Earth's population growing and water levels rising, city engineers will have to fit more people on less land. Learn about rooftop farms, floating cities, and other technologies that may help us adapt.

Digital Clues

Grace Campbell (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401393

From your cell phone signal to your search history, digital clues can help investigators solve crimes. Readers will learn the ins and outs of digital forensics in this fascinating high/low title.

Crime Scene Evidence

Grace Campbell (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401362

A good detective knows that crime scene evidence can make or break a case. Learn how to look for evidence, how to collect it, and what it can tell us in this captivating high/low title!

Blood Evidence

Grace Campbell (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401355

At the scene of a crime, an evidence marker sits next to a pool of blood while an investigator's camera catalogs the scene. Explore how blood evidence is collected, how it's tested at the lab, and how scientists match the blood to a suspect in this engaging high/low book.

Crime Scene Investigators

Grace Campbell (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401379

Crime scene investigators walk past the yellow tape with one mission: to figure out what happened. Discover what it takes to be an investigator and learn about the investigation process in this high/low book, from hunting for evidence to interviewing witnesses.

Fingerprints

Grace Campbell (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401409

As the most extensive database, fingerprints have helped solve millions of crimes. Young readers will discover how investigators use this unique identifier to bring criminals to justice in this riveting high/low title.

Who Are the COVID-19 Helpers?

Sara Latta (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853249

Looks at front-line workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, such as doctors, nurses, store workers, and delivery people who are all helping in everyday life. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

What Is a Pandemic?

Kara L. Laughlin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853225

General information about what a pandemic is, examples of various pandemics throughout history, and ways humanity can fight future pandemics. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

What If I'm Worried about COVID-19?

Emily Dolbear (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853201

Addresses the social and emotional needs of kids during the COVID-19 pandemic: their fears, anxieties, and how to manage stress in various ways. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.