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A Woman In the House (and Senate): How Women Came To the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country
by Ilene Cooper
Beginning with the womens suffrage movement and going all the way through the results of the 2012 election, Ilene Cooper deftly covers more than a century of U.S. history in order to highlight the influential and diverse group of female leaders who opened doors for women in politics as well as the nation as a whole.
by Margaret Hynes
Presents a visual introduction to animals, discussing physical characteristics, defenses, habitats, migration patterns, life cycles, and conservation.
Baseball Is. . .
by Louise Borden
Captures the spirit of this cherished pastime, honoring its legendary past, and eagerly anticipating the future of the sport that is "stitched into our history.
Beneath the Sun
by Melissa Stewart
When the sun is shining brightly, people put on sunscreen or scurry inside to cool off. But how do wild animals react to the sizzling heat?
Extreme Sports
by Tracey Turner
Provides information on extreme sports, including triathlon, cliff diving, and BASE jumping.
Feathers: Not Just For Flying
by Melissa Stewart
Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers.
Just Joking 5: 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Twisters, Riddles, and More!
by Rosie Gowsell Pattison
Presents a variety of jokes and facts, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, and traditional question and answer jokes.
Kali's Story: an Orphaned Polar Bear Rescue
by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Point Lay.
The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee
by Laurie Cinotto
A fun guide to all things kitten from the website Itty Bitty Kitty Committee.
The Streak: How Joe DiMaggio Became America's Hero
by Barb Rosenstock
Tells the story of baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, his favorite bat, Betsy Ann, and the longest hitting streak in baseball history.
Zoobots: Wild Robots Inspired By Real Animals
by Helaine Becker
Learn about robots inspired by animals.
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