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Action! : how movies began by McCarthy, Meghan 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 618435 Available

Dewey: 791.4309/NAges: 5-8   
AR: 5.2 LG Lexile: 870 AD

Subjects: Motion pictures - History

Summary: Meghan McCarthy tells the story of the history of movies and the creators who made them. In fascinating detail, she shows how early photography capturing motion became silent films, which led to the first color films.

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Alice Waters cooks up a food revolution by Stanley, Diane 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 843994 Available

Dewey: 647.9509/BAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 780 AD

Subjects: Waters, Alice Natural foods Restaurateurs - United States - Biography Women cooks - United States - Biography

Summary: The delicious story of pioneering chef Alice Waters who changed the way America eats and kickstarted the organic food movement. A pioneer of the slow and organic food movements, she is also known for creating Edible Schoolyard, a project that involves kids in the growing of their own food.

23.28 *

Because Claudette by Baptiste, Tracey 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 088589 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 980 NC F&P: O

Subjects: Colvin, Claudette,|d1939- African American women - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography African Americans - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 Segregation in transportation - Alabama - Montgomery - History Montgomery (Ala.) - Biography Montgomery (Ala.) - Race relations - History|y20th century

Summary: A picture book biography about Claudette Colvin, the teen whose activism launched the Montgomery bus boycott, and a celebration of collective action.

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Celia planted a garden : the story of Celia Thaxter and her Island garden by Root, Phyllis 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2022)

BTSB #: 763223 Available

Dewey: 635/BAges: 6-8   
F&P: O

Subjects: Thaxter, Celia,|d1835-1894 Gardeners - Maine - Biography American poets|y19th century - Biography Island life Maine

Summary: A lyrical picture-book biography about a writer and master gardener who created beauty in a harsh island habitat that was visited by literary and artistic luminaries of her time.

Covered in color : Christo & Jeanne-Claude's fabrics of freedom by Boxer, Elisa 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 140872 Available

Dewey: 709.2/CAges: 4-8   
F&P: S

Subjects: Christo,|d1935-2020 Jeanne-Claude,|d1935-2009 Artists - Biography Fabrics in art Immigrants - Biography

Summary: Christo (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009) are renowned for their large-scale, ambitious art installations that wrapped landmarks and swaths of land in fabric. This lively biography chronicles Christo's humble childhood in Soviet-controlled Bulgaria--under a regime that suppressed individuality and creativity--to his international fame as a bold (and controversial) innovator in the art world with the help of his wife, Jeanne-Claude.

23.98 *

Goldilocks Zone : real facts about outer space by Sheneman, Drew 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2021)

BTSB #: 809702 Temp OS

Dewey: 523/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.1 LG

Subjects: Planets Astronomy Milky Way Solar system Outer space

Summary: Join Goldilocks and her new best friend, Baby Bear, on an interstellar adventure to learn all about our solar system. There's more to Earth than just having the perfect temperature that makes it the best place in the known universe to live. What makes Earth so special?

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Gravity tree : the true story of a tree that inspired the world by Redding, Anna Crowley 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2021)

BTSB #: 741877 Available

Dewey: 634/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.5 LG

Subjects: Newton, Isaac,|d1642-1727 Apples - History Trees - Fiction Human-plant relationship Gravity

Summary: A tree may seem like a rather ordinary thing. But hundreds of years ago, a tree was about to embark on an extraordinary journey. And it all started with just a speck of a seed. From rocketing into space to adorning the queen's carriage, the Gravity Tree's unexpectedly remarkable and true story is a tale for the ages.

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Happy sloth day! by Sayre, April Pulley 

BTSB Prebound(Beach Lane Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 781151 Available

Dewey: 599.3/NAges: 5-8   
Lexile: 750 AD

Subjects: Sloths Rain forest animals - Behavior Herbivores

Summary: Take a sloth's-eye view of the world in this beautiful and informative photographic picture book. Young readers will see where sloths live, what they eat, how they hide from predators, and much more. They'll learn about the creatures that interact with and depend on sloths in the interconnected and fragile tropical forest ecosystem.

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I am Ruby Bridges by Bridges, Ruby 

BTSB Prebound(Orchard Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 150556 Available

Dewey: 379.2/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 3 LG Lexile: 600 AD

Subjects: Bridges, Ruby African American children - Louisiana - New Orleans - Biography African Americans - Louisiana - New Orleans - Biography School integration - Louisiana - New Orleans New Orleans (La.) - Race relations

Summary: When Ruby Bridges was six years old, she became the first African American student to integrate an elementary school in the South. Told in the perspective of her six year old self and based on the pivotal events that happened in 1960, Ruby tells her story like never before, embracing her name and learning that even at six years old she was able to pave the path for future generations.

Message : the extraordinary journey of an ordinary text message by Emberley, Michael 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 308702 Available

Dewey: 4.692/NAges: 6-9   
AR: 6.1 LG Lexile: 1130 NC

Subjects: Text messaging Wireless communication systems Data transmission systems

Summary: The story of how a text message is sent.

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Nina : a story of Nina Simone by Todd, Traci N. 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2021)

BTSB #: 883836 Available

Dewey: 782.4216/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.2 LG

Subjects: Simone, Nina,|d1933-2003 Women singers - United States - Biography Singers - United States - Biography African American women jazz singers - Biography

Summary: A picture book biography of Nina Simone, an acclaimed singer whose music gave voice to the struggle for racial equality during the Civil Rights Movement.

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Only woman in the photo : Frances Perkins & her New Deal for America by Krull, Kathleen 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 533312 Available

Dewey: 331.092/BAges: 5-8   
AR: 6.2 LG Lexile: 950 NC F&P: P

Subjects: Perkins, Frances,|d1880-1965 United States.|bDepartment of Labor - Officials and employees - Biography Women cabinet officers - United States - Biography Women social reformers - United States - Biography New Deal, 1933-1939 Cabinet officers - United States - Biography Social reformers - United States - Biography

Summary: Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor.

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Pizza! : a slice of history by Pizzoli, Greg 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2022)

BTSB #: 720091 Available

Dewey: 641.5/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.9 LG Lexile: 780 F&P: M

Subjects: Pizza Eating customs Baking

Summary: Follow Pizza Rat across the world as he narrates the hunger-inducing history of pizza.

23.98 *

Solitary animals : introverts of the wild by Stein, Joshua David 

BTSB Prebound(RISE, 2021)

BTSB #: 846989 Available

Dewey: 591.5/NAges: 3-5   
AR: 2.5 LG Lexile: 470 AD F&P: M

Subjects: Social behavior in animals Animal behavior

Summary: This lyrical, nonfiction text honors animals who live in solitude, in contrast to others who live in groups. Against a backdrop of the specific names of various animal tribes (a parade of elephants, a tower of giraffes, a dazzle of zebras), Stein shines a spotlight on those animals who go through life on their own.

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Strangest thing in the sea : and other curious creatures of the deep by Poliquin, Rachel 

BTSB Prebound(Kids Can Press, 2022)

BTSB #: 724070 Available

Dewey: 591.77/NAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 870 IG

Subjects: Marine animals Curiosities and wonders

Summary: A wonderfully weird book about the strangest creatures in the sea. Not everything is quite as it seems in this fascinating exploration of 12 bizarre and little-known sea animals.

23.98 *

Where butterflies fill the sky : a story of immigration, family, and finding home by Marwan, Zahra 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 608912 Available

Dewey: 305.89/AAges: 4-8   

Subjects: Marwan, Zahra,|d1989- Kuwaiti Americans Immigrants - United States - Biography United States - Immigration and emigration

Summary: An evocative picture book that tells the true story of the author's immigration from Kuwait to the United States.

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