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Katharine Blodgett and Invisible Glass

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130869

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The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Katharine Blodgett and Invisible Glass examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to industrial chemistry. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

American Justice II: Six Trials That Captivated the Nation

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848333

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From the Patty Hearst kidnapping to the Oklahoma City bombing, these cases kept America watching.

My T-Shirt and Other Clothing

Helen Greathead (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118202

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My T-Shirt and Other Clothing explores the problems faced by the people around the world who produce clothing, and environmental problems associated with the making of clothing. Case studies show how fair trade projects are helping people achieve better working conditions and a fair price for producing T-shirts and other products such as denim jeans, flip-flops, sweaters, and sneakers.

Animal Senses

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425168

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Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Flamingos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605267

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A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of flamingos, the long-legged wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how flamingos came to live at salt lakes. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Homes Around the World

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399756

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Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."

American Paint Horses

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680809251

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This title will focus on the unique history of the American Paint Horse, what it looks like, and what it excels in. While they are natural herders, their good nature and trainability make them able to do just about anything. Big full-bleed photographs, new glossary terms, and fun facts will keep readers wanting more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Finding a Financial Balance: The Economy of Mexico

Erica M. Stokes (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422286869

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Over the past two decades, the Mexican government has signed free trade agreements with the United States, Canada, the European Union, Japan, and many countries in Central and South America. These agreements have helped establish Mexico as a key exporter of goods to other countries, and have helped to stabilize the countrys economy. Today, according to the World Bank, Mexico has the worlds 14th-largest economy, with the countrys annual gross domestic product valued at more than $1.25 trillion. Finding a Financial Balance: The Economy of Mexico provides information about Mexico's manufacturing and industrial sectors, agriculture, natural resources, and tourist industry. It describes problems that the nation faces, such as Mexico's crumbling infrastructure and the vast economic disparity between wealthy and poor citizens, and how the Mexican government has begun to address these problems.

Online Gaming: 12 Things You Need to Know

Jill Roesler (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432739

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Provides 12 informative questions and answers about online identity and privacy. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

Octopuses

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174191

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Armed with intelligence, eight arms, and a beak, octopuses amaze scientists and students alike. Octopuses often decorate their dens with shells. Some have been observed tapping their prey on the shoulder to surprise them before chowing down. Others may completely disappear with camouflage. Young readers will surely dive into this awe-inspiring title!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964015

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In Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

San Diego Chargers

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626173804

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Led by coach Sid Gillman, the San Diego Chargers won division championships in five of their first six seasons! With their gold bolt proudly showing, the Chargers take the field and face off against the Oakland Raiders, a rival since 1960! Struggling readers can take charge and learn more about the San Diego Chargers in this fun title.

Crayones, papel y tijeras

Mary Lindeen (author), Sarah Jennings (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837107

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¡Es hora de un proyecto especial de manualidades!

Los cinco sentidos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804300

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Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers about the five senses, as well as all the things they can taste, touch, hear, smell, and see! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

El viejo rey Juan

Jeffrey B. Fuerst (author), Nick Price (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196624

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El viejo rey Juan de nuevo no puede dormir . . . ¡y tú ya sabes qué significa eso!

Party and Club Drugs

Marguerite Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197283

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Party drugs are a group of drugs used by young people at parties, clubs, concerts, and events. From ecstasy to GHB and ketamine, party drugs have a popular reputation for not being as harmful as other hard street drugs, but they are just as dangerous and addictive. This informative book details the history of these drugs and how they became so popular. A special section provides readers with useful resources for fighting addiction and remaining drug free.

Oprah Winfrey

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792043

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From the impoverished inner-city streets of Milwaukee to her own nationally syndicated talk show in Chicago, Oprah has persevered to become one of the most recognized personalities in the world. Readers will learn how her courage, kindness, and perseverance have led her to found Oprah's Angel Network, a charity whose mission is to help the underprivileged of the world.

Cleaning Chemistry

Jon Eben Field (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196095

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This fascinating book explains the chemistry of cleaning agents, from dish detergents to window wash. Readers will learn how good chemistry and science comes from experimentation and careful observation, as well as flexible thinking and a mind that accepts difference and change. Easy experiments allow budding scientists to test theories.

Rottweilers

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031323

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Guardians of those they love, Rottweilers are strong and confident. They were first bred to protect and drive cattle. Today, they often work as police dogs. Curious beginning readers will love learning why Rottweilers are among the most popular dog breeds in America!

The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story

Terri Hoover Dunham (author), Laura Knorr (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535984

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Around the world Santa Claus has many names. But in a deep, swampy bayou of Louisiana, he's known as Papa Nol. In such a hot and humid place, there can be no sleds or reindeer, so Papa Nol rides the river in a boat that's pulled by eight alligators, with a snowy white one named Nicollette in the lead. On this particular Christmas Eve, it's so foggy on the river that even Nicollette's magical glowing-green eyes may not be enough to guide Papa Nol. The alligators are tired, grumpy and bruised from banging into cypress trees, and Papa is desperate to get all the gifts to the little children. Well, "quicker than a snake shimmies down the river," the clever Cajun people come up with a solution that saves the day. A colorfully inventive Christmas tale, Papa Nol is a lesson in fast thinking, as well as a witty introduction to a part of America that's rich in folklore and legend.

Ack! There's a Bug in My Ear! (And Other Sayings That Just Aren't True)

Cynthia Klingel (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541279

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Thanks to whimsical illustrations and everyday examples, kids can finally discover the true meanings behind some of the world's strangest idioms, such as 'Put a bug in one's ear.'

Moon

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992812

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This book explains what scientists have discovered about the Moon. Reading Essentials in Science.

Whales

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140238

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Whales are giant sea creatures capable of performing amazing acrobatics! They groan and sing to talk to each other. This book lets children look closely at how whales live and behave. Blastoff! Series

Fast Slide

Melanie Jackson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554693429

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Clay would much rather work as a lifeguard at the beach than at Safari Splash, the new water park in town. He's certain the summer will drag along, despite his position at the Boa, the park's fastest slide. The summer job starts to get interesting when he learns that someone has been wandering the park in a lynx costume, scaring the staff. When forty thousand dollars is stolen from the till, and his friends are under suspicion for the theft, boring is starting to look good. But Clay is certain that the mask and the thefts are connected, and he's determined to solve the crime.

Dog Walker

Karen Spafford Fitz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551435225

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Turk needs cash, but he's allergic to his own sweat so getting a job is out of the question. Then he makes a discovery: Girls love dogs. Turk's friends will do anything to meet girls. Turk starts a dog walking business. His friends walk the dogs and Turk collects half the money. In an attempt to impress dog-loving Carly, Turk brags about his business in front of the school tough guy, Chuck. When Chuck learns the true nature of Turk's business and wants in on the action, Turk worries that he will lose his business and Carly's respect.