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Farm to table - organic food by Squire, Ann, author. Farm to table - organic food

Oct 15, 2017
A fair deal - shopping for social justice by Jones, Kari, 1966- author. A fair deal - shopping for social justice

"This nonfiction book in the Orca Footprints series, illustrated with color photographs throughout, looks at trade from the perspective of making it fair for all people."--

Oct 15, 2017
Bugs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Bugs from head to tail

"Part bug book, part guessing game, Bugs from Head to Tail is the third book in the successful Head to Tail series. This informational picture book challenges readers to guess which creepy crawly each of the eight body parts belong to. The refrain (for example, "What bug has a head like this?") offers just the right amount of repetition for little readers and invites them to join in on the guessing fun! The following spread reveals the answer and provides a short overview of the critter - includ

Oct 15, 2017
Wildebeest Migration by Hansen, Grace. Wildebeest Migration

Readers will learn about the impressive migration of wildebeest living in the Serengeti in Tanzania, Africa. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Oct 16, 2017
Why, Fly Guy? - a big question & answer book by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator. Why, Fly Guy? - a big question & answer book

"Come along with Fly Guy as he asks (and answers!) over 100 "why?" questions! Why do I have to brush my teeth? Why do cats climb trees if they can't get down? Why do elephants have trunks? And more! There are also science projects and fun activities -- so kids can use what they've learned in a hands-on way! With engaging full-color photographs on every page, content appropriate for a young audience, humorous artwork, and colorful comic strips starring their favorite character Fly Guy, this book

Oct 16, 2017
What if you had an animal nose!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had an animal nose!?

Explains how certain animals use their noses to help them survive, including a cottontail rabbit, rhinoceros, and a hammerhead shark.

Oct 16, 2017
Understanding coding using boolean logic by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using boolean logic

"George Boole, for whom Boolean logic is named, developed the idea of expressing any idea as a mathematical or logical statement. Today, Boolean logic is foundational to computer programs and computer hardware, but it is also important in our everyday thinking. This guide includes an overview of logic gates and a review of differences between computer logic and human logic"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 16, 2017
Understanding coding like a programmer by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding like a programmer

Do programmers think differently than non-programmers? How do programmers approach problems and create solutions? This book explores several attributes of thinking used by programmers. Important STEM concepts are incorporated into the text to give readers an understanding of how STEM fits into the everyday work of a programmer. Readers will enjoy a glimpse inside the minds of some of the most creative minds in the computer world. Photographs and sidebars add to engaging text to give readers a cl

Oct 16, 2017
Understanding coding by building algorithms by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding by building algorithms

"This detailed guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Named for Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, modern algorithms and functions make programming more efficient. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world. Young coders and STEM students are s

Oct 16, 2017
That is my dream! by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author. That is my dream!

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun"--

Oct 16, 2017
Spiders! - strange and wonderful by Pringle, Laurence, 1935- author. Spiders! - strange and wonderful

An accessible and comprehensive introduction to spider species from all over the world.

Oct 16, 2017
Silent days, silent dreams by Say, Allen, author. Silent days, silent dreams

A fictional biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.

Oct 16, 2017
Sandwiches! by Deering, Alison, author. Sandwiches!

"From a classic PB&J to a triple-decker club, discover everything you've ever wanted to know (and MORE) about America's favorite food: SANDWICHES! In this cookbook meets guidebook, kids and adults will learn to assemble and enjoy a variety of delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert sandwiches. With fun factoids and trivia, plus an array of vegetarian sandwiches and regional specialties, this truly is the ultimate guide to what takes place between the bread." -- Amazon.com.

Oct 16, 2017
Rewilding - giving nature a second chance by Drake, Jane, author. Rewilding - giving nature a second chance

"A comprehensive look at the environmental movement of rewilding whereby habitats are restored to their natural states and native plants and animals are reintroduced to these habitats around the world."--

Oct 16, 2017
The red bandanna by Rinaldi, Tom, author. The red bandanna

The inspirational story of September 11 hero Welles Crowther traces his faith-based outlook on life, his position as a volunteer in his local fire department and desire to join the FDNY, and how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower.

Oct 16, 2017
Ponies by Roberts, Angela, 1972- author. Ponies

"A Step 2 Step into reading, all about ponies!"--

Oct 16, 2017
Polly and her duck costume - the true story of a little blind rescue goat by Lauricella, Leanne, author. Polly and her duck costume - the true story of a little blind rescue goat

Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends.

Oct 16, 2017
Penguins by Salomon, David, 1952- author. Penguins

"A Step 2 STEP INTO READING all about Penguins!"--

Oct 16, 2017
Old MacDonald had a farm by Grimly, Gris, author, illustrator. Old MacDonald had a farm

A new version of the traditional American song, with an unexpected twist at the end.

Oct 16, 2017
More girls who rocked the world - heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland by McCann, Michelle Roehm, 1968- author. More girls who rocked the world - heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland

"From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shak

Oct 16, 2017

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