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  • Engineering the NYC Subway System

    Cecilia Pinto McCarthy

    Paperback (Core Library, Sept. 1, 2018)
    The New York City Subway System has been carrying passengers for more than a century. Engineering the NYC Subway System explores how designers drew up plans for the subway, how workers built the underground system in one of the world’s busiest cities, and how commuters still rely on its hundreds of trains today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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  • Light in the Real World

    Robin Michal Koontz

    Paperback (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2013)
    This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of light to life in an approachable way.
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  • Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine

    Harris Duchess

    Paperback (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2019)
    In 1954, segregation in public schools was banned. But the road to desegregate American schools was long and difficult. Activist Daisy Bates helped nine black students integrate Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine explores their legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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  • Woodland Forest Ecosystems

    Racquel Foran

    Hardcover (Core Library, Sept. 1, 2015)
    This title will introduce readers to woodland ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known woodlands and their unique characteristics. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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  • Electricity in the Real World

    Sarah E. Ward

    Paperback (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2013)
    Introduces electricity, provides an overview of its history, and discusses different ways it can be made.
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  • The Scottsboro Boys

    Harris Duchess

    Paperback (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2019)
    In 1931, nine black teenagers were arrested in Alabama. The young men were accused of crimes they did not commit, including rape. This unjust arrest led to years of imprisonment and trials for the young men, who were named the Scottsboro Boys. The Scottsboro Boys examines their legacy and how their trials shaped the criminal justice system. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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  • John Lewis: Civil Rights Leader and Congressman

    Ph.D. Harris, Duchess, Tammy Gagne

    Library Binding (Core Library, Dec. 15, 2019)
    John Lewis is an influential African American politician who played a key role in the civil rights movement. He raised awareness of racial discrimination and violence in the 1960s.John Lewis: Civil Rights Leader and Congressmanexplores Lewis's activism and political career. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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  • Life During World War II

    Wendy H Lanier

    Library Binding (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Describes life during World War II, including rationing, the changing workforce, and the role of Hollywood in the war effort.
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  • The Pony Express

    Amy C. Rea

    Library Binding (Core Library, Aug. 15, 2016)
    "A need for speedy mail delivery from the East to the West led to one of the most famous mail services in history. The Pony Express covers the riders, dangers, and successes that led to the service's fame."--Publisher's website.
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  • Traditional Stories of the Southwest Nations

    Samantha S Bell

    Library Binding (Core Library, Sept. 1, 2017)
    "The Southwest region covers the dry, inland areas of what are now Arizona, New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Traditional Stories of the Southwest Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Navajo, Zuni, and Apache. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index."--Publisher's website.
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  • Life on the Frontier

    Bethany Onsgard

    Library Binding (Core Library, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Describes life on the frontier, including the hazards associated with the journey to the frontier, the creation of ranches, and culture clashes with Native Americans.
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  • Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nations

    Anita Yasuda

    Library Binding (Core Library, Sept. 1, 2017)
    The Northwest Coast region covers the strip of land along the Pacific coast of Canada and the northern United States. Traditional Stories of the Northwest Coast Nations features stories from several of the region's Native Nations, including the Haida, Quileute, and Lummi. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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