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718192
All the way to the top : how one girl's fight for Americans with disabilities changed everything by Pimentel, Annette Bay 

BTSB Prebound(Sourcebooks Explore, 2020)

BTSB #: 718192 Available

Dewey: 323.3/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.9 LG Lexile: 680 AD

Subjects: Keelan, Jennifer,|d1981- United States.|tAmericans with Disabilities Act of 1990 People with disabilities - Civil rights - United States Cerebral palsy Discrimination against people with disabilities - United States Women - Biography


Summary: Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth, Jennifer Keelan grew up battling-and overcoming-the limitations others set for her. After discovering the world of disability rights activism, she knew she had to use her voice to change things. The deeply affecting image of Jennifer crawling up the steps of Capitol Hill went viral and helped pressure Congress into passing the Americans with Disabilities Act.


580687
Boy whose head was filled with stars : a life of Edwin Hubble by Marinov, Isabelle 

BTSB Prebound(Enchanted Lion Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 580687 In Bindery

Dewey: 520.92/BAges: 7-10   
AR: 4.8 LG

Subjects: Hubble, Edwin,|d1889-1953 Astronomers - United States - Biography Galaxies Expanding universe


Summary: This is the story of Edwin Hubble, a boy fascinated by the stars who surmounted many hurdles to follow his dreams of becoming an astronomer. Hubble's message to us is to find peace in the vastness of the mystery surrounding us, and to be curious.


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891140
Butterfly for a king : saving Hawai'i's Kamehameha butterflies by Roth, Susan L. 

BTSB Prebound(Lee & Low Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 891140 Available

Dewey: 595.78/NAges: 6-8   
AR: 5.4 LG

Subjects: Butterflies - Conservation - Hawaii Island ecology Hawaii - History


Summary: A combined history of the Hawaiian islands and the native Kamehameha butterfly up to and including current-day efforts of Hawaii's Pulelehua Project, a group of professional and citizen scientists working to restore the butterfly's declining habitats and population. An afterword with additional information, photographs, and source list is included.


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Classified : the secret career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee aerospace engineer by Sorell, Traci 

BTSB Prebound(Millbrook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 835975 Available

Dewey: 629.1092/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 5.2 LG Lexile: 940

Subjects: Ross, Mary Golda Women aerospace engineers - United States - Biography Cherokee Indians - United States - Biography Native Americans - North America - Biography


Summary: Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work.


463336
Deadliest diseases then and now [Deadliest Volume: #1]by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic/Focus, 2021)

BTSB #: 463336 Available

Dewey: 614/NAges: 7-10   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1050

Subjects: Viruses Communicable diseases Epidemics Microorganisms Bacterial infections Medicine


Summary: Deadly pandemics have always been a part of life, from the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish Influenza of 1918, to the eruption of COVID-19 in our own century. They might have seemed like things to read about in history books--until the unthinkable happened, and our own lives were turned upside down by the emergence of the novel coronavirus. A fast-paced, wide-ranging story filled with facts, pictures, and diagrams about diseases--from plague to small pox to polio to flu.


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463406
Deadliest diseases then and now [Deadliest Volume: #1]by Hopkinson, Deborah 

Paperback(Scholastic/Focus, 2021)

BTSB #: 463406 Available

Dewey: 614/NAges: 7-10   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1050

Subjects: Viruses Communicable diseases Epidemics Microorganisms Bacterial infections Medicine


Summary: Deadly pandemics have always been a part of life, from the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish Influenza of 1918, to the eruption of COVID-19 in our own century. They might have seemed like things to read about in history books--until the unthinkable happened, and our own lives were turned upside down by the emergence of the novel coronavirus. A fast-paced, wide-ranging story filled with facts, pictures, and diagrams about diseases--from plague to small pox to polio to flu.


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361527
Flight for freedom : the Wetzel family's daring escape from East Germany by Fulton, Kristen 

BTSB Prebound(Chronicle Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 361527 Available

Dewey: 325/NAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.7 LG Lexile: 1010 NC F&P: R

Subjects: Wetzel, Peter Escapes - Germany (East) Political refugees - Germany (East) Hot air balloons Communism - Germany (East)


Summary: Many people attempted daring escapes over the Berlin Wall, and most failed, giving their lives for the hope of freedom. This is the true story of one child, Peter Wetzel, and his family's daring escape from East Berlin to West Berlin via handmade hot air balloon in 1979.


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854621
Fourteen monkeys : a rain forest rhyme by Stewart, Melissa 

BTSB Prebound(Beach Lane Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 854621 Available

Dewey: 599.8098/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.2 LG Lexile: 850 AD

Subjects: Monkeys - Peru - Parque Nacional del Manu Monkeys - Behavior - Peru - Parque Nacional del Manu Rain forest ecology Parque Nacional del Manu (Peru)


Summary: In Manu National Park in Peru, an amazing fourteen different species of monkeys live together. That's more than in any other rainforest in the world! How can they coexist so well? Find out in this lyrical, rhyming picture book that explores each monkey's habits, diet, and home, illustrating how this delicate ecosystem and its creatures live together in harmony.


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Hear my voice : the testimonies of children detained at the southern border of the United States = Escucha mi voz : los testimonios de ninos detenidos ...

BTSB PreboundBILINGUAL(Workman, 2021)

BTSB #: 433074 Available

Dewey: 362.8709/NAges: 8-12   


Genres: Spanish Bilingual Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Immigrants - Mexican-American Border Region - Biography Refugees - Mexican-American Border Region - Biography Unauthorized immigrants - Mexican-American Border Region Upside-down books Bilingual books - English-Spanish


Summary: Introduces a difficult topic, amplifying the voices and experiences of immigrant children detained at the border between Mexico and the US. In English and Spanish.


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774626
In the spirit of a dream : thirteen stories of American immigrants of color by Salazar, Aida 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 774626 Available

Dewey: 305.8009/CAges: 5-7   


Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Acculturation United States - Immigration and emigration


Summary: This book is a celebration of 13 American immigrants of color, from world-famous to local heroes, politicians, surgeons, athletes, activists and more.


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Jacob Riis's camera : bringing light to tenement children by O'Neill, Alexis 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2020)

BTSB #: 690368 Available

Dewey: 770/BAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 990

Subjects: Riis, Jacob A.|q(Jacob August),|d1849-1914 Photographers - Biography Photojournalism Tenement houses New York (N.Y.) - History|y19th century


Summary: A biography of pioneering photojournalist and social reformer Jacob Riis of New York City in the late 1800s who sought to improve the living conditions of the poor.


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823768
June Almeida, virus detective! : the woman who discovered the first human coronavirus by Slade, Suzanne 

BTSB Prebound(Sleeping Bear Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 823768 Available

Dewey: 579.2092/BAges: 6-10   
Lexile: 780

Subjects: Almeida, June D Scientists Scientists - England - London - Biography Photomicrography Microorganisms


Summary: Scientist June Almeida's skill in using the electron microscope helped identify viruses, and when she was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus.


748587
Lion queens of India by Reynolds, Jan 

BTSB Prebound(Lee & Low Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 748587 Available

Dewey: 599.757/NAges: 6-9   
F&P: R

Subjects: Vadher, Rashila Forest rangers - Women - India Lions - Conservation - India Wildlife refuges - India


Summary: An introduction to the Asiatic lion and the "lion queens," or female forest rangers, of the Gir wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, India.


499009
Living ghosts and mischievous monsters : chilling American Indian stories by Jones, Dan C. 

Paperback(Scholastic Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 499009 Available

Dewey: 398.2089/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.5 MG Lexile: 790

Subjects: Native Americans - North America - Folklore Supernatural - Folklore Ghost stories Tales - North America


Summary: Thirty-two short stories chosen from the tradition of ghost stories from American Indian cultures across North America, featuring witches, walking dolls, hungry skeletons, skinwalkers, and other supernatural beings.


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676250
Nacho's nachos : the story behind the world's favorite snack by Nickel, Sandra 

BTSB Prebound(Lee & Low Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 676250 Available

Dewey: 641.81/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.4 LG F&P: O

Subjects: Anaya, Ignacio,|d1895-1975 Nachos Waiters - Mexico - Biography Restaurateurs - Texas - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography of Ignacio (Nacho) Anaya, a waiter at the Victory Club in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, and the events surrounding the creation, in 1940, of the globally-popular tortilla chip, cheese, and jalapeno pepper snack that bears his name--nachos.


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674922
Planet ocean : why we all need a healthy ocean by Newman, Patricia 

BTSB Prebound(Millbrook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 674922 Available

Dewey: 551.46/NAges: 9-14   
AR: 6.6 MG Lexile: 1030

Subjects: Ocean Oceanography Marine sciences


Summary: Travel beneath the waves and visit three distinct parts of the ocean to examine climate change, pollution, and sustainability. Find out what you can do to protect the health of the ocean!


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Power of style : how fashion and beauty are being used to reclaim cultures by Allaire, Christian 

Paperback(Annick Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 051840 Temp OS

Dewey: 391/NAges: 12-18   
Lexile: 1070

Subjects: Clothing and dress Fashion - Social aspects Personal appearance


Summary: Takes the reader through boldly designed chapters to discuss topics like cosplay, make up, hijabs, and hair, probing the connections between fashion and history, culture, politics, and social justice.


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142954
Rock by rock : the fantastical garden of Nek Chand by Bradbury, Jennifer 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 142954 Available

Dewey: 712/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.8 LG Lexile: 870 AD

Subjects: Chand, Nek Sculpture - India - Chandigarh (Union Territory) Rock gardens - India - Chandigarh (Union Territory) Artists - Biography


Summary: The true story of artist Nek Chand and how his secret--and illegal--art project became one of India's most treasured wonders.


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Saguaro's gifts by Cyrus, Kurt 

BTSB Prebound(Sleeping Bear Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 254044 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 530 AD

Genres: Animals


Subjects: Saguaros - Fiction Cactuses - Fiction Desert ecology - Fiction Desert animals - Fiction Stories in rhyme


Summary: In honor of its centenary, a majestic cactus is celebrated by its neighbors, the local wildlife inhabitants, for its gifts of food, shelter, and shade.


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420691
So embarrassing : awkward moments and how to get through them by Harper, Charise Mericle 

Paperback(Workman, 2020)

BTSB #: 420691 Available

Dewey: 152.4/NAges: 8-12   


Subjects: Self-consciousness - Cartoons and caricatures Wit and humor - Cartoons and caricatures Social skills


Summary: A comics-style compilation of stories about awkward and embarrassing situations for kids. With science facts, jokes, and compassion (and some slapstick) this book lets kids know they aren't alone and puts them at ease.


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