Nelson Mandela / by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageDescribes the life and accomplishments of the South African activist and politician who opposed apartheid and became the country's first black head of state after being imprisoned for twenty-seven years.

Animals of a bygone era : an illustrated compendium / Maja Säfström.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageShares illustrations of animals that once roamed the Earth, including the coryphodon, megalodon, and macrauchenia.

Creative coding in Python : 30+ programming projects in art, games, and more / Sheena Vaidyanathan.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageCreative Coding in Python teaches the fundamentals of computer programming and demonstrates how to code more than 30 fun, creative projects using Python, a free, intuitive, open-source programming language that's one of the most popular worldwide. Computer science educator Sheena Vaidyanathan helps you understand the fundamental ideas of computer programming and the process of computational thinking using illustrations, flowcharts, and pseudocode, then shows how to apply those essentials to code exciting projects in Python,.

Easy peasy : gardening for kids / [written by Kirsten Bradley ; illustrated by Aitch].

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageAn introduction to easy gardening so you can grow everywhere and anywhere. Whether you live in the city or the countryside, there are plenty of places you can plant and grow. For a new generation of green fingers there are different ways to bring nature into the home. Make your own pots, build balcony boxes, create your own bird feeders and even get friendly with worms! Each activity has been carefully chosen to create living, renewable and sustainable environments for kids and their families. Each activity has been carefully written by Kirsten Bradley, a leading practitioner in permaculture for kids and co-founder of Milkwood permaculture farm in Australia. The simple steps and beautiful spot illustrations make activities fun and easy to follow. The book will also feature non-activity spreads explaining the importance of why and how nature works. Illustrated by Aitch, a Romanian artist whose folkloric illustrations pay homage to vintage botanical books while giving each page a sense of modern magic.

How to be a coder / written by Kiki Prottsman.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageA how-to volume filled with fun activites that can be done at home, as well as simple programs, and information about some of the most famous coders of all time. Includes glossary.

The complete cookbook for young chefs / America's Test Kitchen.

  • 14 September 2019
cover image"For the first time ever, America's Test Kitchen is bringing their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to kids in the kitchen! Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE cookbook every kid chef needs on their shelf. Whether you're cooking for yourself, your friends, or your family, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs has delicious recipes that will wow!"--Publisher's description.

The Trail of Tears / by Peter Benoit.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageThe story of the forced re-location of five southeastern U.S. Indian nations in the 19th century.

Why is milk white? : & 200 other curious chemistry questions / Alexa Coelho & Simon Quellen Field.

  • 14 September 2019
cover imageIncludes answers to perplexing chemistry questions, and includes 12 experiments to try at home.

Journey : the amazing story of OR-7, the Oregon wolf that made history / Beckie Elgin.

  • 13 September 2019
cover imageJoin the adventures of the famous wolf OR-7, also known as Journey, as he trots across the landscape of the Pacific Northwest into territories that have not seen his kind for nearly a century. Follow this remarkable animal as he searches for, and finally finds, what he was seeking during his three-year, 4,000-mile trek. Along the way, you'll discover fascinating facts about wolves and meet the humans that had a role in Journey's quest. Enjoy the many photographs, maps, and sketches that help tell the tale of this courageous wolf. Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7, the Oregon Wolf that Made History was created for middle-grade readers but will be appreciated by everyone with an interest in wolves and a desire to better understand these complex and essential canines.

Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson / Katherine Johnson.

  • 13 September 2019
cover image"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11"-- Provided by publisher.

Moon mission : the epic 400-year journey to Apollo 11 / Sigmund Brouwer.

  • 13 September 2019
cover image"This riveting narrative told from the astronauts' points of view offers a unique approach to the story behind Apollo 11's successful --- though nearly disastrous --- 1969 moon landing. Readers are brought along on the ride of a lifetime, as they relive every step of the mission, including the nail-biting (and relatively unknown) crucial moments when it came close to failure. From ignition to moon walk to splashdown, the story is structured in eleven exciting episodes. And, setting this book apart, each episode is linked to the innovations and discoveries from the past four centuries that made it possible --- from Copernicus to Einstein, the sextant to Velcro. It's a new perspective on an epic journey, and the science, technology, engineering and math that set it in motion! "--Amazon.com.

Liberty arrives! : how America's grandest statue found her home / by Robert Byrd.

  • 13 September 2019
cover image"An informative, illustrated history of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to America"-- Provided by publisher.

The pursuit of grouchiness : Oscar the Grouch's guide to life / by me, Oscar, who else?!.

  • 13 September 2019
cover imageIn The Pursuit of Grouchiness, Oscar the Grouch teaches you how to lose friends and grouchily influence people. There's no greater expert on celebrating a crummy day than Oscar the Grouch. After complaining about cheerfulness for decades from his trash can on Sesame Street, Oscar now shares his secrets for making sure you're as curmudgeonly as possible, all day, every day. It's the perfect gift for your grouchy friends, your annoyingly upbeat friends who could stand to be a little grouchier, and even just yourself--because a bad day can always get worse. Now get lost! And have a rotten day!

Pencils, pens & brushes : a great girls' guide to Disney animation / written by Mindy Johnson ; illustrated by Lorelay Bové.

  • 13 September 2019
cover image"Based on Mindy Johnson's critically acclaimed Disney Editions title, Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation, this nonfiction picture book is a fun and inspiring look at many of the amazing women who have worked at Disney Animation over the years--from Story Artists, to Animators to Inkers and Painters, all with unique personalities and accomplishments, such as becoming a record-holding pilot, or designing Hollywood monsters, or creating an international club for tall people!"--Amazon.com.

What was the Vietnam War? / by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

  • 12 September 2019
cover image"Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they were wrong, and the result was the death of 58,000 American troops. Presenting all sides of a complicated and tragic chapter in recent history, Jim O'Connor explains why the US got involved, what the human cost was, and how defeat in Vietnam left a lasting scar on America"-- Provided by publisher.

Almanac 2020.

  • 12 September 2019
cover imageProvides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

Lionel Messi / David Machajewski.

  • 12 September 2019
cover image"You don't have to live in Europe to be a soccer aficionado. Known as "football" to most people, soccer is a game of speed, skill, and intricate teamwork. Among the many inspirational athletes who make soccer such an exciting sport, few compare to Lionel Messi, the renowned professional footballer from Argentina. Messi's record-breaking skills on the field have earned him the adoration of soccer fans across the globe. In this biography, readers will be exposed to one of the greatest soccer players of all time: a man whose life story is just as thrilling as his incredible ability to score goals." -- Amazon.com.

Women's World Cup heroes / by Thomas Carothers.

  • 12 September 2019
cover imageLearn more about biggest women's soccer event in the world, the women's World Cup, including rivalries and underdogs in the finals.

Bible characters : visual encyclopedia / written by Peter Chrisp ; illustrations by Peter Dennis.

  • 12 September 2019
cover imagePacked with profiles of leaders, prophets, judges, and apostles, Bible Characters Visual Encyclopedia tells their stories and explains their teachings.

Denied, detained, deported : stories from the dark side of American immigration / Ann Bausum with a poem foreword by Naomi Shihab Nye.

  • 12 September 2019
cover imageExamines the history of American immigration, particularly those lesser-known stories of immigrants who were denied entrance into the United States or detained for security reasons, including the story of a ship of Jewish refugees.

Stephen Curry : NBA sharpshooter / Jason Porterfield.

  • 11 September 2019
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An anthology of intriguing animals / written Ben Hoare ; illustrated by Daniel Long, Angela Rizza, and Daniela Terrazzini.

  • 11 September 2019
cover imageDiscover the incredible stories and myths behind your favorite animals--whether it's how the koala got its name, or which animal the Ancient Egyptians thought rolled the sun across the sky. Children will pore over the spectacular photographs, including detailed close-ups, and learn fun facts at the same time. Containing more than 100 species, this beautiful modern bestiary lets you find the animals that interest you, and possibly uncover a new favorite along the way. With easy-to-read text and large images, this compendium of creatures invites young readers to explore the animal kingdom and get to know each animal individually--from big to small, feathered to furred. -- Provided by publisher.

Human body! / contributors, Anna Claybourne, John Farndon, John Friend, Nicola Temple ; illustrator, Arran Lewis ; additional illustrations, Michael Parkin, Maltings Partnership.

  • 11 September 2019
cover imageThis visual encyclopedia includes 3-D artworks, offering a view of every part of the body from the skull to the heart and lungs to the joints and muscles, taking kids from head to toe. Supporting STEM education initiatives, all the body systems and structures are made easy to understand. Both the anatomy -- how the body looks -- and the physiology -- how the body works -- are visualized and explained with clear text, and the astonishing facts and figures revealed will keep young readers hooked on Human Body!

Look, I'm an engineer.

  • 11 September 2019
cover imageProvides step-by-step instructions for making fourteen projects that demonstrate scientific principles, including rafts, insect homes, and bridges.

I have a question about cancer : clear answers for all kids, including children with autism spectrum disorder or other special needs / Arlen Grad Gaines, Meredith Englander Polsky.

  • 11 September 2019
cover imageThis book is designed to help kids to understand what it means when someone in their life has cancer. It uses a question-and-answer format to explore the life changes and feelings of uncertainty a child may experience if a loved one has cancer. -- adapted from back cover.

Inside the world of Roblox / written by Alexander Cox and Craig Jelley ; illustrations by Ryan Marsh, John Stuckey, and Joe Bolder.

  • 11 September 2019
cover imagePresents an inside look at the Roblox world, introducing talented members of the community and providing insider information on the games.

Hot Wheels developer : Elliot Handler / Jessie Alkire.

  • 10 September 2019
cover imageLearn about the inventor of Hot Wheels, Elliot Handler.

Cuba / by Amy Rechner.

  • 10 September 2019
cover image"Engaging images accompany information about Cuba. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"-- Provided by publisher.

You be you! : the kid's guide to gender, sexuality, and family / Jonathan Branfman ; illustrated by Julie Benbassat.

  • 10 September 2019
cover image"You Be You! is an illustrated children's book for ages 5 and up that makes gender identity, sexual orientation and family diversity easy to explain to children. Throughout the book kids learn that there are many kinds of people in the world and that diversity is something to be celebrated. It covers gender, romantic orientation, discrimination, intersectionality, privilege, and how to stand up for what's right. With charming illustrations, clear explanations, and short sections that can be dipped in and out of, this book helps children think about how to create a kinder, more tolerant world."--Back cover.

Ida B. Wells / by Diane Bailey.

  • 10 September 2019
cover imagePresents the life and accomplishments of the activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horrors of lynching who set out to better the lives of African-Americans long before the Civil Rights Movement.

Maccabee meals : food and fun for Hanukkah / Judyth Groner & Madeline Wikler ; illustrated by Ursula Roma.

  • 10 September 2019
cover imageProvides instructions for preparing Hanukkah meals, including how to light the candle, how to play dreidel, and make table and Hanukkah decorations.

A very short, entirely true history of unicorns / by Sarah Laskow ; illustrated by Sam Beck.

  • 10 September 2019
cover image"Unicorns may not be real, but people have been thinking and talking about them throughout much of human history. This is the entirely true history of how these magnificent mythical creatures have captured our imaginations for thousands of years"--Page [4] of cover.

The children's Jewish holiday kitchen : 70 ways to have fun with your kids and make your family's celebrations special / Joan Nathan ; illustrated by Brooke Scudder.

  • 10 September 2019
cover imageExplains basic cooking techniques and includes easy-to- follow recipes for a variety of traditional dishes for holidays throughout the year, also includes instructions for related craft projects.

Be a geneticist / Zelda Salt.

  • 9 September 2019
cover imageA vocational introduction to geneticists and their work.

Islam / [Author] Tayyaba Syed.

  • 9 September 2019
cover image"Over 1,400 years ago, the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad gave way to a community of followers who have since grown to the second-largest religion in the world today. The word "Islam" itself means "submission," and Muslims are those who submit themselves to the teachings of Muhammad and the Koran."--Publisher.

Cockapoo : cocker spaniels meet poodles! / by Paula Wilson.

  • 9 September 2019
cover imageCockapoos are cuddly dogs with thick, curly fur. Read this book to learn more about why cockapoos make good pets!

Beyond words : what elephants and whales think and feel / Carl Safina.

  • 8 September 2019
cover image"Follow researcher Carl Safina as he treks with a herd of elephants across the Kenyan landscape, then travel with him to the Pacific Northwest to track and monitor whales in their ocean home. Along the way, find out more about the interior lives of these giants of land and sea--how they play, how they fight, and how they communicate with one another, and sometimes with us, too. Weaving decades of field research with exciting new discoveries about the brain and featuring astonishing photographs taken by the author, Beyond Words: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel gives readers an intimate and extraordinary look at what makes these animals different from us, but more important, what makes us all similar."--Page [2] of cover.

Sea turtles / Ashley Gish.

  • 8 September 2019
cover imageA countdown of five of the most fascinating sea turtles provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social and hunting characteristics of these flippered, ocean-dwelling reptiles.

Florida school shooting / by Marcia Amidon Lusted ; content consultant, Julie A. Webber.

  • 8 September 2019
cover image"Florida School Shooting covers the violence that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, and the student activism for stronger gun control laws that followed. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index" -- Publisher's website.

Mummies exposed! / Kerrie Logan Hollihan.

  • 7 September 2019
cover imageJust when you think that you know everything there is to know about mummies, new ones are discovered! Packed with facts but light in tone, this book introduces young readers to the most compelling examples of mummies from all over the world. There are many books about Egyptian mummies, but Mummies Exposed! goes beyond what you expect and uncovers both old favorites and recent discoveries; among them a Moche princess in Peru, the bog people of England and Ireland, and a Buddhist monk discovered within a sculpture!

Space travel / author Jerry Stone ; consultant Peter Bond.

  • 7 September 2019
cover imageThis children's book on space travel is packed with inspiring stories and facts about space exploration, astronauts, and the first moon landing.

Star Wars maker lab / Liz Lee Heinecke and Cole Horton.

  • 7 September 2019
cover imageOffers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.

Theme park adventure / written by Stephanie Milton ; illustrations by Ryan Marsh.

  • 6 September 2019
cover imageHave you ever wanted to build an entire theme park in Minecraft? This guide will show you how it's done! Inside you'll find build ideas for everything from a classic carousel and a haunted mansion ride to thrilling jungle river rapids and a terrifying alternate dimensions rollercoaster. Just follow the steps for each build, and before you know it you'll have an entire theme park to enjoy with your friends!

Planting the wild garden / written by Kathryn O. Galbraith ; illustrated by Wendy Anderson Halperin.

  • 6 September 2019
cover imageAn exploration of the different ways seeds are dispersed into the environment.

Tortoises / Melissa Gish.

  • 6 September 2019
cover image"A look at tortoises, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their domed shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

The illustrated compendium of amazing animal facts / Maja Säfström.

  • 5 September 2019
cover imageAn artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja S̈äfström. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? These and many more fascinating and surprising facts about the animal kingdom (Bees never sleep! Starfish don't have brains!) are illustrated with whimsical detail in this charming collection.

Zebras / Melissa Gish.

  • 5 September 2019
cover image"A look at zebras, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their striped fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Everything volcanoes & earthquakes / by Kathy Furgang, with National Geographic Explorer Carsten Peter.

  • 5 September 2019
cover imageIntroduces kids to plate tectonics and the tumultuous forces brewing beneath the Earth's surface that result in massive volcanoes and earth-shattering earthquakes. Includes over 100 photos and pictures, field notes, quizzes, and an interactive glossary -- Source other then Library of Congress.

A girl's guide to the wild : be an adventure-seeking outdoor explorer! / Ruby McConnell ; illustrations by Teresa Grasseschi.

  • 4 September 2019
cover image"In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and inspiring stories of diverse historical and contemporary outdoorswomen (such as Arunima Sinha, the first amputee woman to summit Mount Everest; Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts; and Libby Riddles, first woman to win the Iditarod). The goal is to improve the quality of girls' outdoor time by increasing participation and independence, making them feel comfortable and safe, and giving them essential skills and knowledge. Charming and approachable, this book will encourage both reluctant campers and budding naturalists to go wild and embrace the outdoors."--Amazon.com.

Stay alive in Minecraft / writers, Wesley Copeland, Emma Davies, Jamie Frier, Joel McIver, Dom Reseigh-Lincoln.

  • 4 September 2019
cover image"The world of Minecraft is full of wonder, discovery, and most of all, fun! But it can also be dangerous, even for the most battle-hardened players. This book will keep you one step ahead of all the mobs and creepers who might try to bring your adventures to a deadly end. Inside you'll find info on all the best gear, plus combat tips and advice from veteran players and streamers. We've go everything you need to survive."

Garfield slurps and burps / Jim Davis.

  • 3 September 2019
cover image"Feeding frenzy! Who has time for manners when there's food to be inhaled? Garfield eschews etiquette in favor of bingeing and belching. And who can blame him? He's only human! So get rude 'n' crude and pig out on this collection of tasty comics. SLURP! SLURP! SLURP!" -- Provided by publisher.

We are the change : words of inspiration from civil rights leaders / with art from Selina Alko [and 15 others] ; with an introduction by Harry Belafonte. with an introduction by Harry Belafonte.

  • 3 September 2019
cover imagePresents quotes on civil rights from important and influential figures, including Queen Lili'uokalani, John Lewis, Nina Simone, and Barack Obama.

Girls with guts! : the road to breaking barriers & bashing records / Debbie Gonzales ; illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon.

  • 3 September 2019
cover image"A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts! keeps score with examples of women athletes from the late 1800s up through the 1970s, sharing how women refused to take no for an answer, and how finally, they pushed for a law to protect their right to play, compete, and be athletes."--Amazon.com.

The little mermaid and other tales from Hans Christian Andersen / retold by Neil Philip ; illustrated by Isabelle Brent.

  • 2 September 2019
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The everything kids' money book : earn it, save it, and watch it grow! / Brette McWhorter Sember.

  • 2 September 2019
cover imageDescribes the history of money and gives tips on saving and investing.

Build it! Race cars : make supercool models with your favorite LEGO parts / Jennifer Kemmeter.

  • 2 September 2019
cover image"Presents instructions for building race cars using a classic LEGO set, including such models as stock cars, dragsters, formula cars, and sports cars."--Provided by publisher.

Born just right / Jordan Reeves & Jen Lee Reeves.

  • 1 September 2019
cover imageWhen Jordan Reeves was born without the bottom half of her left arm, the doctors reassured her parents that she was "born just right." Jordan and her mother tell her story about growing up in an able-bodied world and family, where she was treated like all of her siblings and classmates--and where she never felt limited.

I am Hermes! / Mordicai Gerstein.

  • 1 September 2019
cover image"The world!" the newly born Hermes says. "It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all!" This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later redeems himself by outwitting the giant brothers Otus and Ephialtes, who have kidnapped Mars. These adventures and more, all derived from classical mythology, are told with great humor as well as a twenty-first century sensibility by the colossally talented Mordicai Gerstein. The art in this graphic novel is truly spectacular, with 250 illustration executed by a master.

Disaster strikes! : the most dangerous space missions of all time / Jeffrey Kluger.

  • 1 September 2019
cover image"A collection of stories about space missions gone wrong."-- Provided by publisher.

Genius LEGO inventions with bricks you already have : 40 new robots, vehicles, contraptions, gadgets, games and other fun STEM creations / Sarah Dees.

  • 31 August 2019
cover image"Use science and engineering to transform your bin of LEGO® bricks into amazing, movable toys, machines and gadgets. Bestselling author Sarah Dees is back with an all-new collection of projects featuring ingenious designs and simple scientific principles that real engineers use every day. Make yourself a robot pal whose legs move as he rolls along, or a drummer who really plays the drums. Build a wind-up car complete with a flywheel that'll send your minifigures zooming. Or challenge your friends to a game of pinball on a LEGO® pinball machine you built from scratch. Each project is cooler than the next! It's easy and fun to build each of these awesome contraptions and games by following the clear step-by-step instructions and photographs. Think you have a different way to build something? Exercise your inventing muscles and tinker away! You're in charge of your designs, so experiment and tweak to make your inventions personal to you. No matter what you end up creating, you'll learn exciting new things about science, impress your family and have a blast along the way."--Amazon.

This is rocket science : an activity guide : 70 fun and easy experiments for kids to learn more about our solar system / Emma Vanstone ; photography by Charlotte Dart.

  • 31 August 2019
cover imagePresents experiments for kids and adults, each designed to show how mechanical science and astrophysics work from the inside out. Kids learn to make scientific observations, ask questions, identify and classify and find answers to their questions, all while investigating space.

Crossing on time : steam engines, fast ships, and a journey to the New World / David Macaulay.

  • 31 August 2019
cover image"An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States."--Provided by publisher.

Fly with me : a celebration of birds through pictures, poems, and stories / Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, Adam Stemple, and Jason Stemple.

  • 31 August 2019
cover imageA family of dedicated birders presents an illustrated tribute to birds featuring a combination of scientific facts, folklore, poems, and songs.

Hakuna matata / written by Brittany Rubiano ; illustrated by Therese Larsson.

  • 31 August 2019
cover imageTimon and Pumbaa worry more and more as they search the African wilderness for their missing friend Simba.

From an idea to Lego : the building bricks behind the world's largest toy company / Lowey Bundy Sichol ; illustrated by C.S. Jennings.

  • 31 August 2019
cover imageFor fans of the successful Who Was series, From an Idea to Lego is a behind-the-bricks look into the world's famous toy company, with humorous black & white illustrations throughout. Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea. Find out more about LEGO's origins, those famous bricks, and their other inventive toys and movie ventures in this illustrated nonfiction book!

Super space encyclopedia / author, Clive Gifford ; Smithsonian consultant, Shauna Edson ; general consultant, Dr. Jacqueline Mitton.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageFind out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus -- all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars -- a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Based on recent research and discoveries, showcases everything a variety of facts about the Universe -- from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies and planets as well as the technology used to explore its unimaginable depths. Cutaway artworks reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and spacecraft.

Will puberty last my whole life? : real answers to real questions from preteens about body changes, sex, and other growing-up stuff / Julie Metzger, RN, MN, and Robert Lehman, MD ; illustrated by Lia

  • 30 August 2019
cover imagePresents a flip book for girls and boys containing answers to questions pre-adolescents have about puberty, friends, sex, pimples, and body hair.

A book about whales / text and drawings by Andrea Antinori ; translation by David Kelly.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageExplores what makes whales different from all other underwater creatures. It shows how whales have evolved over millions of years, discusses their daily lives, puts the massive size of these creatures into perspective, and explains how to the difference between ten different types of whales. -- adapted from inside flap.

Killer style : how fashion has injured, maimed, & murdered through history / by Serah-Marie McMahon & Alison Matthews David ; illustrations by Gillian Wilson.

  • 30 August 2019
cover image"Equal parts fab and frightening, Killer Style explores the ways in which make-up, clothing, and accessories have killed, maimed, or tormented those who wear and make them. From the story of hatters felled by mercury poisoning to tulle-burnt ballerinas to the victims of the modern craze for sandblasted denim, no one is safe from these crimes of fashion."-- Provided by publisher.

War in the ring : Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, and the fight between America and Hitler / John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro.

  • 30 August 2019
cover image"...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."-- Publisher's description.

Showing cows at the fair / Jennifer Wendt.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageAn introduction to showing cows.

Showing sheep at the fair / by Jennifer Wendt.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageAn introduction to showing sheep.

Showing chickens at the fair / Jennifer Wendt.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageAn introduction to showing chickens.

Showing pigs at the fair / by Jennifer Wendt.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageAn introduction to showing pigs.

Showing horses at the fair / Jennifer Wendt.

  • 30 August 2019
cover imageA guide for young ones on showing horses.
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