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Books For Young Readers

Non-Fiction

Coming
August 1, 2021 !

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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

ANSWERS THE CALL

 

*A  Junior Library Guild Selection
* Bank Street College  Best Books 2018
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This in-depth look at the life and inspiration of the brilliant man who invented the telephone is sure to fire up the imaginations of young readers who question why and how things work.

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DOWN COMES THE RAIN

After the rain comes down, the sun comes out and dries the puddles. But the water isn't gone. The heat from the sun has turned it into water vapor--it has evaporated. Eventually, this moisture in the air condenses to form new clouds. Soon the rain will fall again. Read DOWN COMES THE RAIN to find out all the ups and downpours of the water cycle!

TEN MILE DAY:

and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

*Book-of-the-Month Club
*History Book Club
*American Bookseller Pick of the List
On April 28, 1869 the Central Pacific Railroad Company attempted to do the impossible--the laying of ten miles of track in one day. It would be the last great push to complete the transcontinental railroad.

WHERE ARE

THE NIGHT ANIMALS?

*Book-of-the-Month Club 
*NCTE Outstanding Science Trade Book 
Did you know that a barn owl has one ear higher than another or that raccoons fish with their hands? Read and find out what animals do as we sleep.

HOW ANIMAL BABIES
STAY SAFE

A baby alligator hides in its mother's mouth. A baby scorpion rides on its mother's back. Read and find out other ways in which animal babies stay safe.

WHY FROGS ARE WET

Frogs can jump thirty times their body length, catch insects on the wing, and breathe underwater, but they must always keep their skin wet. Read and find out why! 

Fiction

MILTON & ODIE AND THE BIGGER-THAN-BIGMOUTH BASS

When two otters meet by chance, will their outlooks on their prospects change? Are there really no fish in the lake? Or will someone real in a BIG one?

PAPA BEAR'S PAGE FRIGHT

When Papa Bear discovers he's inside of a book and there are readers out there looking at him, he gets very nervous and forgets his lines. Poor Papa Bear . . . he has Page Fright! Can Mama Bear, Baby Bear, and Goldilocks help him find the courage to remember his lines and finish the story?

HEEBIE-JEEBIE JAMBOREE

Daphne has lost her brother at the Heebie-Jeebie Jamboree. Can she find him before the fair  disappears?

OGG AND BOB:

MEET MAMMOTH

* A Junior Library
Guild Selection
Ogg and Bob's new pet is out of control. How do you train a mammoth, take it for walks, and give it a bath when all it wants to do is play and run wild?

OGG AND BOB:

LIFE WITH MAMMOTH

Ogg is good at thinking of things for the two friends to do together. Bob is good at solving the problems that he and Bob encounter. But what happens when the two cavemen decide to get a pet mammoth?

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