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Poop is Power

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914701

How much power is in poop? Discover the biofuel technology that turns human and animal waste into energy for everything from cooking to powering up entire buildings.

The Underground Railroad

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301022

The Underground Railroad was a system of people who helped slaves escape. People in the Underground Railroad provided food, clothing, transportation, and safe places for fugitive or runaway slaves to stay.

Angel Island

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301039

The west coast welcomed thousands of immigrants from Asia who carried with them hopes and dreams of a bright future. Many stayed on the island for weeks or months before moving into California. Why did they have to stay so long? What made them want to come to the United States? Immigrants coming to Angel Island had to have patience as they underwent humiliation and questioning. Learn about the history of Angel Island and the immigrants that passed through by examining photographs, maps, and informational sidebars.

Fort Sumter

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301053

This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.

Whooping Crane

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948408

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.

Steller Sea Lion

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948415

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.

Hawks

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943977

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues hawks face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Eagles

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606947722

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues eagles face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Falcons

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943984

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues falcons face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Rocks, Minerals, and Soil

Susan Meredith

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944110

Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.

Restoring Wetlands

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944096

Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.

Safari Guide

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943724

Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.

Our Footprint on Earth

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944080

This book provides an understanding of the impact that humans have on Earth and suggests ways to reduce damage to the environment.

Surviving the Great Chicago Fire

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945490

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of the Chicago fire in 1871 while providing a story that brings to life one family's struggle to survive the devastation.

Bats

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944066

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered bats face and how they can be saved.

Manatees

Precious McKenzie

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948422

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered manatees face and how they can be saved.

Landing at Ellis Island

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945521

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of Ellis Island while providing a story surrounding one family's immigration to America.

Cougars

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606948431

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered cougars face and how they can be saved.

Industrial Revolution

Susan Hamen

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944495

Examines the technological innovations and social changes that were bought about by the Industrial Revolution, describing the inventions which transformed textiles, transportation, communications, the generation of electricity, and manufacturing of steel.

Reconstruction

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944487

Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Great Battles of the Civil War

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944462

Experience great battles of the Civil War through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

Slavery in America

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944479

his book discusses the era of slavery in America and the impact it had on the future of the nation.

Government in Your City or Town

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179225

This book explains how it is the responsibility of your city or town government to keep you safe and maintain a clean place for you to live. It builds parks, cleans streets, and enforces the laws made by the state government.

Civic Responsibilities

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179232

This book discusses civic responsibilities and how to be a good citizen.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179201

This book takes you through the many processes the legislative branch of our government must follow to introduce a bill and the steps it goes through to make a bill an actual law.