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Planet Gods: Myths & Facts about the Solar System
Mitton, Jacqueline
With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent. The Planet Gods is that volume: a new, reliable guide to the exciting recent developments in the world of...
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Planting the Trees of Kenya
Nivola, Claire A

Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, grew up in the highlands of Kenya, where fig trees cloaked the hills, fish filled the streams, and the people tended their bountiful gardens. But over many years, as more and more land was cleared,...

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Prehistoric Actual Size (Softcover)
Jenkins, Steve
What is it like to come face-to-face with the ten-foot-tall terror bird? Or stare into the mouth of the largest meat eater ever to walk the earth? Can you imagine a millipede that is more than six feet long, or a dinosaur smaller than a chicken? In this "actual size" look at the prehistoric world,...
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Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock
Robeson, Teresa
Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

"Wu Chien Shiung's story is remarkable--and so is the way this book does it justice." --Booklist (Starred review)

When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China...

Item No. 9781454932208
Raindrops Roll
Sayre, April Pulley
Discover the wonder of water in this refreshingly fun and fascinating exploration of rain, raindrops, and the water cycle from the creator of Rah, Rah, Radishes! and Go, Go Grapes!

Raindrops drop. They plop. They patter. They spatter. And in the process, they make the whole...

Item No. 9781481420648
Redwoods (Hardcover)
Chin, Jason

Jason Chin's Redwoods tells the story of a boy who discovers a book about redwoods and finds himself in their midst as he turns the pages.

An ordinary train ride becomes and extraordinary trip to the great ancient forests.

A subway trip is transformed when a young...

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Rock is Lively
Dianna Hutts Aston
From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, and A Butterfly Is Patient comes a gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue lapis lazuli to volcanic snowflake obsidian, an incredible variety of rocks...
Item No. 9781452106458
Seeing Science: An Illustrated Guide
Gottlieb, Iris
Science is beautiful. With original illustrations that deftly explain the strange-but-true world of science, Seeing Science brings the wonderful world of science to life in a quirky, indie style. Artist and lay scientist Iris Gottlieb explains the great mysteries of the universe, such...
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Seeing Stars: Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations

A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the constellations

This artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognized constellations. Each cluster of stars is...

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Senses at The Seashore
Shelley Rotner
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Senses in the City
Shelley Rotner

See the tall buildings. Hear a train speeding by. Smell the nuts roasting at a street stand. The city stimulates all of our senses in exciting ways. This book is a wonderful discussion and activity starter for children who live in or visit the city, and also ideal for classroom use in studying...

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Senses on the Farm
Shelley Rotner
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Sequoia (with Autographed Wendell Minor Bookplate)
Tony Johnston
Standing tall above the tree line, Sequoia stretches his ancient arms and gathers clouds to him. He watches as days, seasons, years pass by. His branches are home to owls and choirs of frogs. Beneath his broad canopy, a world grows.

This is his story. Through controlled verse and...
Item No. 9781596437272
Sharuko: Peruvian Archaeologist
Brown, Monica

2021 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor

SLJ Best Books of 2020
NYPL Best Books of 2020
Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books of 2020
CSMCL's Best Books of 2020
The Horn Book's Fanfare 2020 Booklist
Pura Belpré Award Illustrator Honor
The Best Children's Books of the Year in Spanish...

Item No. 9780892394234
Thornburgh, Blair
Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important bones in your body: the skull!

You probably don't think much about skulls.
So what's the big deal about them?

Well, every head...

Item No. 9781534414006
Snowflake Bentley - Softcover
Jacqueline Briggs Martin & Mary Azarian

"Of all the forms of water the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow are incomparably the most beautiful and varied." -- Wilson Bentley (1865-1931)

From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera...

Item No. 9780547248295
Snowflake Bentley Hardcover (with Mary Azarian Bookplate)
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

Free book plate autographed by Mary Azarian with purchase.

From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley thought of the icy crystals as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystals.

Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his...

Item No. 9780395861622
Solar System Puzzle

Our Solar System, the final frontier. eeBoo’s 100 Piece Solar System Puzzle shows the vast array of cosmic bodies that exist in our corner of the universe. An educational jigsaw puzzle full of facts about the planets, their moons, and the science behind space travel. Go where no puzzler has gone...

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Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea-Autographed
Burleigh, Robert

Autographed by Raúl Colón

"A finely told, beautifully illustrated biography that saves a world class scientist from obscurity." --School Library Journal, starred review

"An ideal introduction to a lesser-known scientist and an important understanding about how the Earth works."--...

Item No. 9781481416009
Spider Finger Puppet
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Spider Tattoos
Sovak, Jan
Startle friends and acquaintances with these lifelike tattoo portraits of scary spiders. Large, colorful designs depict the black widow spider, marbled orb-weaver, Mexican red-knee tarantula, golden silk spider, and 4 other leggy creatures, most accompanied by lacy outlines of their webs.
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Stars: A New Way to See Them
Rey, H A
This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.
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Sunflower Houses
Lovejoy, Sharon
A magical book of adventures and appreciations written and illustrated by the author of Roots, Shoots, Buckets...
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The Beetle Book
Jenkins, Steve

Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities--what's not to like about beetles? The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle. There are over 350...

Item No. 9780547680842
The Grouchy Ladybug (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric

From Eric Carle, New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and From Head to Toe, comes the classic story of one very grouchy ladybug. Eric Carle's bright artwork and signature style will charm both ardent fans and new readers alike....

Item No. 9780060270872