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      When the Sky Breaks: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and the Worst Weather in the World

      by Simon Winchester

      Apr 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester looks at which way the wind blows in this exciting book about giant storms. Afterword. Recommended reading. Index. Black-and-white and full-color diagrams, charts, photographs, and reproductions of maps and artwork.

      Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt

      by Mary Kay Carson

      Mar 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Follow along with scientists as they build the first spacecraft to explore Pluto, fly it across the solar system, and make new discoveries three billion miles away. Time line. Glossary. List of resources for more information. Author's note. Sources and selected bibliography. Index. Full-color and black-and-white photographs, reproductions, diagrams, and digital illustrations.

      One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

      by Nikki Grimes

      Feb 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Finding inspiration from poets of the Harlem Renaissance, Grimes has composed thought-provoking new poetry with timely themes for today's readers. Preface. Note on the Harlem Renaissance. Author's note. Note on poetry form. Poet biographies. Artist biographies. Sources. Index. Black-and-white photographs. Full-color illustrations.

      The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power

      by Ann Bausum

      Jan 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $5.00  Member Price
      James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. Author's note. Bibliography. Citations. Index. Map. Black-and-white archival photographs.

      Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

      by Tanya Anderson

      Dec 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock

      Gunpowder Girls combines meticulous research and moving narrative to tell the true stories of three appalling Civil War disasters involving girls as young as ten. Author's note. End notes. Selected bibliography. Recommended reading. Index. Maps, diagrams, and charts. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      "Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this tragic story of 140 girls and young women killed by gunpowder explosions in three arsenals where they produced ammunition for Civil War armies reveals details previously unfamiliar even to Civil War historians. We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict."—James McPherson, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom

      Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

      by Rebecca Hirsch

      Nov 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Relocation due to climate change is already a reality. By 2050, at least 25 million people will be driven from their homes. Maps. Graphs. Diagrams. Glossary. Source notes. Selected bibliography. Further information. Index. Full-color photographs.

      Vietnam: A History of the War

      by Russell Freedman

      Oct 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      In this enthralling book, Freedman provides a succinct account of perhaps the most puzzling and contentious of America's wars. Time line. Source notes. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs, map, and reproductions of artwork and other media.

      A Storm Too Soon: A Remarkable True Survival Story in 80 Foot Seas

      by Michael J. Tougias

      Sep 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      A forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream during a calamitous storm. Three weary passengers struggle to stay alive, afloat a life raft. Will the Coast Guardsmen save them? Author's note. Lists of sailors and rescuers. Black-and-white maps and photographs.

      A Girl Called Vincent: The Life of Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay

      by Krystyna Poray Goddu

      Aug 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Edna St. Vincent Millay became a celebrated poet in the 1920s, and later, a famous bohemian. But she had a hardscrabble life at an early age, keeping house and raising her younger sisters. Time line. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

      Inside of a Dog—Young Readers Edition: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

      by Alexandra Horowitz

      Jul 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.00  $9.00  Member Price
      Out of stock
      “To understand a dog, we must do our best . . . to experience the world as a dog sees, hears, and (most importantly) smells it.” An animal behaviorist gives insight into man’s best friend. Glossary. Notes and sources. Index. Black-and-white pen-and-ink illustrations.

      The Story of Seeds: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less to Eat Around the World

      by Nancy Castaldo

      Jun 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      People have risked their lives to save seeds—and to save humankind from famine. In fact, seeds are so important that they're stored in secret vaults all over the world! Call to action. List of resources for acquiring seeds. Suggested resources for additional information. Glossary. Author's note. Sources. Time line. Index. Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations.

      The Jerrie Mock Story: The First Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

      by Nancy Roe Pimm

      May 2016

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.00  $7.50  Member Price
      Out of stock
      1964: Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock had immediate trouble when she began her historic flight. Her plane’s long-distance radio was broken, the compass wasn’t true, and the brakes didn’t work! Time line. List of Jerrie Mock’s achievements and awards. Glossary. Notes on sources. Bibliography. Black-and-white photographs, reproductions of correspondence and artifacts, and maps.
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