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Endurance : my year in space and how I got there book cover

Endurance : my year in space and how I got there

Scott Kelly

j629.45092 Kelly
Kids, Nonfiction, Science

Adapted from the memoir of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking year in space.

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Astrophysics for young people in a hurry book cover

Astrophysics for young people in a hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

j523.01 Tyson
Kids, Nonfiction, Science

"From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly--and with Tyson's characteristic wit, there's a lot of fun thrown in, too.This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers"--

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Astrophysics for young people in a hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

j523.01 Tyson
Kids, Nonfiction, Science

"From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly--and with Tyson's characteristic wit, there's a lot of fun thrown in, too.This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers"--

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What the dog knows : [scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world] book cover

What the dog knows : [scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world]

Cat Warren

j636.70886 Warren
Kids, Nonfiction, Animals

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Cat Warren and her canine companion, Solo, teach readers that the nose knows no bounds when it comes to working together, being persistent, and helping others. But he's only one of many thousands of scent-detection dogs all over the United States. That's a group that includes cadaver dogs, tracking, trailing, and apprehension dogs, and dogs that can locate unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers. What the Dog Knows shows the science, the rigorous training, and the skilled handling that underlie these amazing abilities."--Back cover.

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What the dog knows : [scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world]

Cat Warren

j636.70886 Warren
Kids, Nonfiction, Animals

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Cat Warren and her canine companion, Solo, teach readers that the nose knows no bounds when it comes to working together, being persistent, and helping others. But he's only one of many thousands of scent-detection dogs all over the United States. That's a group that includes cadaver dogs, tracking, trailing, and apprehension dogs, and dogs that can locate unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers. What the Dog Knows shows the science, the rigorous training, and the skilled handling that underlie these amazing abilities."--Back cover.

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I am Malala : how one girl stood up for education and changed the world book cover

I am Malala : how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

Malala Yousafzai

jBIOGRAPHY Yousafzai, Malala
Kids, Memoir, Nonfiction

Describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Balley, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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I am Malala : how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

Malala Yousafzai

jBIOGRAPHY Yousafzai, Malala
Kids, Memoir, Nonfiction

Describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Balley, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Brown girl dreaming book cover

Brown girl dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

jBIOGRAPHY Woodson, Jacqueline
Kids, Memoir, Nonfiction

Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jacqueline Woodson always felt half way home. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Brown girl dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

jBIOGRAPHY Woodson, Jacqueline
Kids, Memoir, Nonfiction

Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jacqueline Woodson always felt half way home. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space book cover

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Margot Lee Shetterly

j510.922 Lee Shetterly
Kids, Nonfiction

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

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