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Trains by Graham, Ian, 1953- author. Trains

Looks at the inner workings of a selection of railroad trains, including steam trains, electric trains, heavy-duty diesel trains, and high-speed trains, in a board book with lift flaps.

Oct 20, 2017
This Is Our Constitution - Discover America With a Gold Star Father by Khan, Khizr/ Quirk, Anne (CON) This Is Our Constitution - Discover America With a Gold Star Father

Oct 20, 2017
The year with Grandma Moses by Nikola-Lisa, W., author. The year with Grandma Moses

A collection of paintings and memoirs by the American folk artist describing the seasons and their related activities in rural upstate New York.

Oct 22, 2017
The world Jesus knew - a curious kid's guide to life in the first century by Olson, Marc, 1971- author. The world Jesus knew - a curious kid's guide to life in the first century

Oct 20, 2017
The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort by Dell, Pamela, author. The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort

Discusse the importance of women to the war effort at home and how Rosie the Riveter became a symbol of women's strength during World War 2.

Oct 18, 2017
The wedding portrait by Nagara, Innosanto, author. The wedding portrait

The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what s right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author s wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of a line of police just before being arrested.

Oct 18, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

In this one-of-a-kind book, the complex and fascinating world of urban public transit is explored using five different characters' journeys through the imaginary city of Zoom.

Oct 19, 2017
The water walker by Robertson, Joanne, author, illustrator. The water walker

"This is the story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (Water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men, and youth, have walked around all of the Great Lakes from the four salt waters - or oceans - all the way to Lake Superior. The water walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine inspires and challenges us all to tak

Oct 18, 2017
The watcher by Grimes, Nikki, author. The watcher

A poetic story inspired by Psalm 121. Jordan lives in fear of Tanya, the class bully. But Tanya has worries of her own, no matter how much she tries to ignore them. It seems impossible that Jordan and Tanya could be anything other than enemies, but the Lord is watching over them, guiding each of them along a path that might just help them to understand one another.

Oct 19, 2017
The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II

Discusses the over one thousand women who volunteered to be a United States Women's Air Service Pilot (WASP) to contribute to World War 2.

Oct 18, 2017
The twelve days of Christmas by The twelve days of Christmas

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Oct 18, 2017
The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II by Dell, Pamela, author. The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II

Oct 18, 2017
The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin

Oct 18, 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
The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author. The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher

"This book is a non-fiction biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century Jesuit, scientist and polymath. He was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities. His interests ranged from hieroglyphics to China to astrology to geology. He was one of the first scientists to formulate theories based on observation. In 1638, he was lowered into the smoking crater of Mount Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes worked. He published his findings 30 years later."--

Oct 21, 2017
The magnificent book of animals by Walerczuk, Val, illustrator. The magnificent book of animals

Features oversized pages with detailed full-color illustrations of 36 of the world's most majestic mammals. Concise facts highlight each animal's unique behaviors and abilities, and fact boxes allow the reader to compare each animal's size, habitat, life span, and diet. Rich, authentic illustrations will capture the reader's interest in the magnificent animals that live all across the world.

Oct 18, 2017
The little book of little activists by The little book of little activists

Filled with inspiring photos of children at the Women's March on Washington and other protests and rallies, this book also includes inspirational quotes, simple ideas for how kids can get involved, brief definitions of concepts like "equality" and "feminism," and an introduction from a leading activist who's making a difference in the world today.

Oct 21, 2017
The life and times of Martin Luther by Roth-Beck, Meike, 1960- author. The life and times of Martin Luther

This sophisticated book commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by examining the details of Martin Luther's life and his lasting legacy.

Oct 16, 2017
The kids' family tree book by Leavitt, Caroline, author. The kids' family tree book

"Dig deep into your family history with the updated edition of this guide! Who are my ancestors? What nationalities were they? What work did they do? Kids have questions about their family history; they want more stories, more details, more facts. With these research ideas and creative projects, would-be genealogists can get the knowledge. Find out how to gather ancestry information on the Internet, interview family members, reach relatives through social media, check the National Archives for p

Oct 20, 2017
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Oct 21, 2017

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