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      Voices from the Second World War: Stories of War as Told to Children of Today

      by Various

      Apr 2018

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      In an intergenerational volume, witnesses to World War II share their memories with young interviewers so that their experiences will never be forgotten. Subject index. Index of interviewees. Glossary. Black-and-white photographs.

      Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean

      by Susan Casey

      Mar 2018

      Nonfiction Middle

      $16.99  $5.00  Member Price
      This is a thrilling journey into the spiritual, scientific, and sometimes threatened world of dolphins. Based on adult work Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins. Selected bibliography. List of scientific and environmental resources. Full-color photographs.

      Impact!: Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World

      by Elizabeth Rusch

      Feb 2018

      Nonfiction Middle

      Follow scientists as they search for dangerous asteroids in space, study asteroids that have smashed into the ground, and make plans to prevent an asteroid strike if one ever threatens our planet.

      Dogs: From Predator to Protector: Science Comics

      by Andy Hirsch

      Jan 2018

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      Rudy, an adorable Cocker Jack, introduces us to to his friends and works through key scientific principles from Gregory Mendel, Charles Darwin, and Dmitir Belyaev to explain dog taxonomy, origin, genetic makeup, and much more.

      Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories

      by Jack Gantos

      Dec 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Jack Gantos shares his advice on how to be the best, brilliant writer in this funny and practical writing guide for children ages 10 and up. Writing exercises. Black-and-white illustrations.

      The Magician and the Spirits

      by Deborah Noyes

      Nov 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Almost everyone has a mental picture of Harry Houdini, the most renowned magician and escape artist of all time.But what fewer people know is that for thirty years, the master illusionist was preoccupied with things the eye can't see. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Whale Quest: Working Together to Save Endangered Species

      by Karen Romano Young

      Oct 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Explore the work of scientists, citizen scientists, researchers, whale-watching guides and participants, and other concerned citizens to protect Earth's whale populations. Whale guide. Source notes. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Further information. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs, reproductions of artifacts, maps, and diagram.

      Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World’s Largest Rainforest

      by Sy Montgomery

      Sep 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      The Amazon provides a full fifth of the world's oxygen, and every year unsustainable human practices destroy 2.7 million acres. What can be done to help? That's where Project Piaba comes in. Map. Selected bibliography. Web resources. Index. Full-color photographs.

      Stumbling on History: An Art Project Compels a Small German Town to Face Its Past

      by Fern Schumer Chapman

      Aug 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      This remarkable work of narrative non-fiction brings readers to a Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones) ceremony in Stockstadt am Rhein, Germany. Notes about atonement and reparations. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and reproductions of artifacts.
      Related article from the Chicago Tribune

      Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

      by Lawrence Goldstone

      Jul 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Higher, Steeper, Faster takes readers inside the world of the brave men and women who popularized flying through their deadly stunts and paved the way for modern aviation. Time line and topics for further study. Glossary. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Black-and-white diagrams, period photographs, and reproductions.

      Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem

      by Patricia Newman

      Jun 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Marine biologist Brent Hughes didn't think sea otters and sea grass had much in common, but his research revealed a new and surprising connection between the two. Science activity. Suggestions for protecting the environment. Source notes. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Suggested resources. Index. Full-color map, diagrams, graphs, and photographs.

      Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

      by Teri Kanefield

      May 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. Samples of Alexander Hamilton's work. Time line. End notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white reproductions of artwork and artifacts.
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