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  • 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

    Dennis Denenberg, Lorraine Roscoe

    Paperback (Millbrook Press, Aug. 1, 2016)
    Heroes come in all sizes, colors, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories of fifty inspiring Americans are highlighted, from Jane Addams to Louis Zamperini. Revised in 2016 by the original authors to include ten new heroes, the book includes up-to-date websites and booklists. With the most current biographical information available, this edition is sure to inform and inspire readers.
  • Punished!

    David Lubar

    Paperback (Millbrook Press ™, Aug. 1, 2007)
    Logan and his friend Benedict run into the wrong guy at the library--literally. When Logan slams into the reference guy in the basement and gives hima little lip, Logan gets punished, really and truly punished. He has three days to complete three tasks before Professor Wordsworth will lift the magical punishment that keeps getting Logan in even more trouble.
  • Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

    Traci Sorell, Natasha Donovan

    Hardcover (Millbrook Pr, March 2, 2021)
    "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"--
  • The Action of Subtraction

    Brian P. Cleary, Brian Gable

    Paperback (Millbrook Press ™, Aug. 1, 2008)
    The author and illustrator of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series brings their trademark sense of humor to the subject of subtraction. Rhyming text filled with funny, countable examples shows what it means to take one number away from another. Readers are also introduced to the terminology they'll encounter as they learn to subtract.
  • Lots of Feelings

    Shelley Rotner, Sheila M. Kelly

    Paperback (Millbrook Press TM, Aug. 1, 2003)
    You can read a book, but did you know that you can also read a face? A face can tell you what someone is feeling. In this expressive photo-essay, simple text and photographs introduce basic emotions – happy, grumpy, thoughtful, and more – and how people show them.
  • Sea Giants of Dinosaur Time

    Don Lessem, John Bindon

    language (Millbrook Press TM, Aug. 1, 2013)
    "Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has written more than 30 children's books, writes a popular dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and was an adviser for Jurassic Park. Take a trip through dinosaur time to meet these sea giants face-to-face: The Archelon was similar to a turtle, but its shell was made of crossed rib bone covered in rubbery skin! The Mososaurs had huge pointy jaws and grew to be fifty feet long! The Ichthyosaurs looked a lot like dolphins! Plus, you'll get to know Opthalmosaurus, Kronosaurus, Shonisaurus, Plesiosaurs and Teleosaurus!
  • Let's Meet a Police Officer

    Gina Bellisario, Cale Atkinson

    Paperback (Millbrook Press ™, Jan. 1, 2013)
    Do you want to learn more about police cars? Police dogs? Other tools the police use? Then it's your lucky day! Officer Gabby is a police officer. She knows how to keep people safe. She shows a group of kids how she does her job. Three cheers for police officers!
  • Your Body Battles a Broken Bone

    Vicki Cobb, Andrew N. Harris, Dennis Kunkel

    Library Binding (Millbrook Pr, March 1, 2009)
    Describes how the body heals a broken bone, from the nerve responses to the injury to the function of blood in healing the wound.
  • One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

    Miranda Paul, Elizabeth Zunon

    Library Binding (Millbrook Press TM, Feb. 1, 2015)
    The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community. Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred. The bags accumulated in ugly heaps alongside roads. Water pooled in them, bringing mosquitoes and disease. Some bags were burned, leaving behind a terrible smell. Some were buried, but they strangled gardens. They killed livestock that tried to eat them. Something had to change. Isatou Ceesay was that change. She found a way to recycle the bags and transform her community. This inspirational true story shows how one person's actions really can make a difference in our world.
  • Let's Meet a Veterinarian

    Gina Bellisario, Cale Atkinson

    Paperback (Millbrook Press ™, Jan. 1, 2013)
    What does a veterinarian do? Let's find out! Dr. Kate is a veterinarian. She visits a school to give Henry, the class guinea pig, a checkup. She shows the class the tools she uses. She tells them about the many things vets do. And the students learn how to take good care of Henry. Hooray for veterinarians!
  • A-B-A-B-A―a Book of Pattern Play

    Brian P. Cleary, Brian Gable

    Paperback (Millbrook Press ™, Aug. 1, 2012)
    In this playful look at patterns, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable provide many examples of repeating sequences of shapes, colors, objects, and more. The comical cats of the wildly popular Words Are CATegorical® series show how patterns can be found all around us. Peppy rhymes, goofy illustrations, and kid-friendly examples make pattern practice fun!
  • An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns

    Betsy R. Rosenthal, Jago Silver

    eBook (Millbrook Press TM, April 1, 2015)
    Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay. Clever rhymes and humorous illustrations bring these collective nouns to life in funny ways, making it easy to remember which terms and animals go together. A glossary in the back matter offers further explanation of words used as collective nouns, such as sleuth meaning "detective."