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Next Stop: Canada

Ginger McDonnell (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399824

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Welcome to Canada! From its majestic mountains to its exciting sports, readers are invited to explore what makes Canada so special in this exciting nonfiction title! With informational text, fresh vocabulary, and engaging maps, readers will be engaged from beginning to end.

Make Me the Best Lacrosse Player

Jess Myers (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784909

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Learn more about lacrosse's top stars and what it takes to be the best of the best. The title features historical sidebars, how-to fact boxes, tips and drills, and a glossary. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.

Monet

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691973

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Gabriel is already nervous-he has a new job at the train station. He has to keep the platforms free of dust and dirt. Just imagine how he feels when he finds out he has to sweep next to the famous artist Claude Monet! By watching and talking with the artist, Gabriel finds out more than just how to do his job. He discovers how to see his city and his world through the eyes of a master painter. His life will never be the same.

Earthquake!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539957

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This photo-illustrated book describes how earthquakes happen, how quakes affect people, and highlights some historic earthquakes. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to quakes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Reptiles

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536239

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An introduction to what characteristics animals in the reptile animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Rovers

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964626

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In Rovers, early fluent readers learn about the construction and function of a variety of space rovers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating vehicles tasked with studying our universe. An infographic examines the anatomy of a rover, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rovers using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Rovers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

My Friend is Jewish

Laya Saul (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691065

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When Danny moved to his new home, he was thrilled to make a new friend, his neighbor Yehuda. Yehuda and his twin sister Ora share some of the ancient stories, laws, traditions, and teachings that enrich their lives. Come journey with Danny as he explores a new perspective, the Jewish faith. You'll meet Jews past and present. Will you find some sparks that inspire you?

Junk Food

Stephen Currie (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794337

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Examines the basic concepts of junk food through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

The Legend of Leelanau

Kathy-jo Wargin (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535953

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The young maiden Leelinau is forbidden from going into the Spirit Wood. But Leelinau so enjoys her time spent there with the Pukwudjinees (the tiny fairies of the forest) that she risks playing with them time and time again. The legend explores the resistance many of us harbor of entering adulthood. This is the fifth title written by Kathy-jo Wargin and illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen in our Legend series which currently has 400,000 copies in print. The Legend of the Sleeping Bear, the title that began the series, is the official State of Michigan childrens's book. "Leelinau was so happy to be in the Spirit Wood once again that she began to dance all around. Then she sat down amidst a mess of large tree roots that fit like a chair made just for her. But this time, as she sat there to rest, she heard strange whispers. At first, Leelinau thought it sounded like baby robins trying to catch their first breaths, or ferns being tossed back and forth in the wind. But Leelinau wasn't quite sure, so she listened more carefully. She heard more whispers, and then voices. Leelinau became frightened. Her heart pounded like a large drum in her chest, and her throat felt tight and narrow."

What Do They Do? Police Officers

Gaetano Capici (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602798120

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The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Police Officers, gives young readers an idea of the role that Police Officers play in their community.

The Southwest

Martha Sias Purcell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993888

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This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Southwest region of the United States. Reading Essentials in Social Studies.