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      Lincoln’s Grave Robbers

      by Steve Sheinkin

      Apr 2013

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      In order to gain leverage to free their ringleader, a group of counterfeiters brazenly attempted to steal the corpse of Abraham Lincoln! Glossary. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white illustrations.

      Battle of the Dinosaur Bones: Othniel Charles Marsh vs. Edward Drinker Cope

      by Rebecca L. Johnson

      Mar 2013

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      In the late nineteenth century, the rivalry between paleontologists Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope led to some slipshod work—and to many amazing discoveries. Time line. Glossary. Source notes. Selected bibliography. Further reading. Index. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations.

      The Brontë Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne

      by Catherine Reef

      Feb 2013

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      With moving descriptions of their family’s difficulties and how the sisters relied on one another, this intriguing biography sheds light on the Brontës’ work. Notes. Selected bibliography. List of works by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Index. Black-and-white illustrations.

      Che Guevara: You Win or You Die

      by Stuart A. Kallen

      Jan 2013

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.00  $5.00  Member Price
      Out of stock
      The story of Che Guevara, an international icon and admired revolutionary, who was killed in 1967 in a tiny village in the Bolivian jungle. Time line. Glossary. Capsule biographies. Source notes. Selected bibliography. Further reading, films, and Web sites. Index. Maps. Black-and-white photographs.

      The Skull in the Rock: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins

      by Lee Berger

      Dec 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      “I’ve found a fossil,” called nine-year-old Matt Berger to his dad, a professor. In South Africa, Matt had found remains that were two million years old. Suggestions for further reading. Glossary/Index. Author’s note. Black-and-white and full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations.

      Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

      by Dennis Brindell Fradin

      Nov 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      $12.00  $5.00  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Talented, brilliant, and charismatic, Zora Neale Hurston also faced poverty and others’ indifference to her work. But she was ultimately rediscovered and celebrated. Two folktales collected by Zora Neale Hurston. Time line. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

      Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

      by Phillip Hoose

      Oct 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      Annually, for over fifteen years, B95, a red knot rufa, has flown from Tieara del Fuego, Argentina, to the Canadian Arctic, a journey of over 9,000 miles each way. “What You Can Do” appendix. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black-and-white and full-color photographs.

      Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-ending War

      by Deborah Ellis

      Sep 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      “This is what we want for Afghanistan—no more obstacles!” Interviews with twenty-seven children from Kabul shed light on their experiences during years of war. Note about Afghanistan. Further information. Glossary. Black-and-white photographs.

      Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

      by Sy Montgomery

      Aug 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      Temple Grandin, who revolutionized the livestock industry, is “arguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world.” Foreword by Temple Grandin. Appendix (“Temple’s Advice for People on the Spectrum”). Selected bibliography and resources. Index. Black-and-white and color photographs and diagrams.

      We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March

      by Cynthia Levinson

      Jul 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      When Martin Luther King Jr. pledged to fill the jails of Birmingham in 1963, thousands of students—from elementary through high school—volunteered. Author’s note. Time line. Map of 1950s–1960s Birmingham downtown district. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

      The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth

      by Anita Silvey

      Jun 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      Tigers, drowning, fever, and murder: in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, explorers and scientists risked their lives searching for new and unusual plants. Time line. Autho’s note. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and illustrations.

      Meltdown!: The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future

      by Fred Bortz

      May 2012

      Nonfiction Middle

      Out of stock
      On March 11, 2011, the Great Tohuku Earthquake struck, causing a tsunami that devastated Japan and led to a nuclear emergency at the Fukushima power plant. Glossary. Source notes. Selected bibliography. Further reading. Web sites. Index. Author’s note. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and illustrations.
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