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World's Worst Parrot

Alice Kuipers (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459823761

Ava works hard at maintaining a certain image online and at school. As far as anyone else knows, life is great. But when she inherits an African gray parrot from her great-uncle Bernie (whom she barely remembers), Ava’s carefully crafted world starts to crumble. The parrot, Mervin, is loud and messy and obnoxious. Ava’s brother thinks it’s hilarious to post videos of Ava trying to deal with the crazy bird. He even creates a profile for the two of them. Everyone wants to see more of Ava and Mervin. Suddenly, Ava is internet famous—in the worst possible way. Her friends think the parrot is gross and start acting weird. But then a new girl at school helps Ava see that this parrot might not be the worst gift in the world and that just being yourself is the best way to be.

The Ride Home

Gail Anderson-Dargatz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821439

Mark is a city kid who has come to a small town to live with his grandmother after his mom goes into rehab. He has to take a school bus home for the first time. The long, noisy ride home is nothing like riding city transit. There’s some kind of secret code of knowing where you’re allowed to sit, the kids scream non-stop, and there’s pudding and cheese flying through the air. Someone even tries to set Mark’s seat on fire. Mark quickly decides that all these kids are nuts and does his best to avoid interacting with any of them. But when the bus is involved in a serious accident, Mark has to work with a couple of other students to get everybody to safety. He soon learns that he has more in common with these rural kids than he would ever have imagined. In turns funny and heartbreaking,

Pride

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821255

Like the original version, this new edition of Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle celebrates the LGBTQ+ community's diversity and the incredible victories of the past 50 years—but it also has a larger focus on activism, the need to keep fighting for equality and freedom around the world and the important role that young people are playing. The new edition has been updated and expanded to include many new Proud Moments and Queer Facts as well as a profile of LGBTQ+ refugees from Indonesia, a story about a Pride celebration in a refugee camp in Kenya and profiles of young activists, including teens from a Gender and Sexuality Alliance organizing Pride in Inuvik and a trans girl from Vancouver fighting for inclusion and support in schools. There is also a section on being an ally, a profile of a family with two gay dads (one of them trans) and much, much more!

Swan

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004870

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of swans, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these long-necked water birds.

Shark

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004863

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of sharks, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these cartilaginous fish.

Polar Bear

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004856

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of polar bears, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these clear-haired marine mammals.

Monkey

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004849

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of monkeys, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these primates.

Lion

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004832

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of lions, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these roaring big cats.

Koala

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004825

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of koalas, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these arboreal marsupials.

Gorilla

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004818

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of gorillas, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these powerful apes.

Giraffe

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004801

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of giraffes, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these towering land animals.

Bat

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004795

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of bats, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these flying mammals.

Alligator

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004788

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of alligators, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these semiaquatic reptiles.

Wilderness

John Muir (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003217

A collection of some of John Muir’s most memorable and inspirational words reminds us of a shared responsibility and inescapable bond—that all inhabitants of this planet “travel the Milky Way together.”

Zombies Rest in Peace

Leah Kaminski (author) Jared Sams (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172968

Tío sends Elena, Jorge, and Marcus to a small town in Iowa in 1983. This sounds like a boring adventure, until they learn that they're going to one of the first video game competitions--and they're there to identify and hide a flock of zombies from the public! Will they be able to find and save the zombies in time? And will Marcus ever get to play an original PacMan arcade game? Join the Secret Society of Monster Hunters to find out.

Zdravstvujtye, Russia

Meghan Gottschall (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173088

Russia is the largest nation in the world. Its land spans continents just as its history spans the ages. Explore this country's frigid tundra and its beautiful cities. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about countries' unique features through engaging content and pictures. Readers will learn about Russia's colorful traditions, rich artistic heritage, and communist past. This book includes a table of contents, activity sections, sidebars, a glossary, and references to learn more.

Xin Chào, Vietnam

Meghan Gottschall (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173095

Vietnam is a country of ancient temples, beautiful beaches, and bustling cities. France, China, and Japan have all left their mark on Vietnam, but this nation has kept a character all its own. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about countries' unique features through engaging content and pictures. Readers will learn about Vietnam's incredible celebration of Tet, the lives of its textile workers, and its communist government. This book includes a table of contents, activity sections, sidebars, a glossary, and references to learn more.

Work Ethic

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173316

Students learn more about how a strong work ethic can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of related skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Work Ethic invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Top Secret: ZooLu

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172883

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: ZooLu focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Lulu Zielinski, aka ZooLu, as she attempts to create an evil plant-animal hybrid. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about basic plant biology. It's hard to create a new plant-animal hybrid if you don't know basic biology! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Reverb

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172852

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Reverb focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Ricardo Verboza, aka Reverb, as he attempts to seek revenge using super sonic sound. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about how sound travels. It's hard to shatter City Hall using sound if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Pharmer

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172890

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Pharmer focuses on the blundering would-be evil villian Dr. Phineas, Armour, aka Pharmer, as he attempts to infect the residents of The City with the common cold and charge all the citizens for the cure. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and medicine. It's hard to infect people if you don't know how infections and medications work! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: MechaNix

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172845

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: MechaNix focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Megan Nicks, aka MechaNix, as she attempts to seek revenge by building a larger-than-life robot kitty. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about robotics. It's hard to unleash your robot if you don't know how to properly build one! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Hackster

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172821

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Hackster focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Hank Sterns, aka Hackster, as he tries his hardest to hack into The City Bank. But he fails miserably due to his lack of understanding how to code. It's hard to hack a bank using computer programming if you don't know basic coding! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Dyna

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172838

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Dyna focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Blaire Stope, aka Dyna, as she attempts to seek revenge by blowing up a bridge. But she fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about controlled demolitions and bridges. It's hard to blow up a bridge if you don't know the science behind it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Top Secret: Crypto

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172869

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Crypto focuses on the blundering would-be evil villain Crystal P. Toyama, aka Crypto, as she attempts to seek revenge using blockchain. But he fails miserably due to her lack of knowledge about how blockchain technology works. It's hard to take over a city and own all its land using blockchain technology if you don't understand it! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.