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Camped Out

Daphne Greer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459815421

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Max knows his mom can't afford to send him to summer camp. But he really, really wants to go. He needs a break from looking after his autistic brother, Duncan. And from his mom's new boyfriend. He is surprised when his mom says that he can go after all. But there's a catch. There are spots available at the camp for families with special needs. A grant would cover Duncan's fees, and Max could attend at no charge. If he goes as Duncan's escort. This is the second story featuring Max and Duncan after Maxed Out.

Making It Go

Don Herweck (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391071

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Robert Fulton is best known for inventing the steamboat, but he accomplished much more than that! Readers will learn about all the incredible things that Fulton invented and accomplished in this fascinating biography. The colorful images, intriguing facts, and easy-to-read text will have readers delighted and engaged as they learn how Fulton invented and used steam engines, canals, inclined planes, and submarines. The engaging sidebars will introduce readers to scientists and engineers who have used some of the same ideas as Fulton in the modern world. An index and glossary will give children the tools they need to better understand the content and vocabulary, while an interesting hands-on lab activity will encourage them to explore physical science even further!

From Kingfishers to... Bullet Trains

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805858

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Learn how scientists have looked toward the kingfisher for inspiration in making high-speed trains quieter.

Aircraft Pilot

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805315

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Learn what it takes to become an aircraft pilot in the U.S. military.