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Ages 6-8

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An Owl at Sea by  Susan Vande Griek
The true story of a young short-eared owl who became lost in the North Sea and landed on an oil rig, where it was cared for by the riggers and handed over to the Scottish SPCA, who later returned it to the wild.
Birds of a Feather: Bowerbirds and Me by Susan L Roth
Susan L. Roth teaches about bowerbirds by explaining how their displays are similar to her collage works.
Book of Flight: 10 Record-Breaking Animals With Wings by  Gabrielle Balkan
A stunning world-records book of animal flight, by the author-and-illustrator team behind the bestselling Book of Bones! Meet ten fascinating flyers through a series of superlatives - and guess who's who while learning about airborne animals. From the fastest (white-throated needletail) to the most acrobatic (flying fox bat), and from the best glider (colugo) to the best backward flyer (hummingbird), each master of flight is cleverly depicted in a blueprint-inspired diagram, accompanied by playful, informative text. The stunning page-turn reveal features a full-colour illustration and an explanation of what makes each animal's way of flying so special.
Borrowing Bunnies: A Surprising True Tale of Fostering Rabbits by Cynthia Lord
From Newbery Honor author, Cynthia Lord, comes the heartwarming true story of the author's own journey in fostering two amazing bunnies, illustrated with photos and drawings.
Breakaway by  David Sabino
A history of soccer, including trivia facts about the game.
Butterflies in Room 6: See How They Grow by  Caroline Arnold
Mrs. Best has brought butterfly eggs to school, and the kindergartners watch the caterpillars that hatch grow and grow.
Fish Everywhere by Britta Teckentrup
There are fish everywhere! Put on your diving goggles and plunge underwater. See rivers where salmon leap. Explore reefs where parrotfish munch on coral. You will even go deep beneath the surface of the ocean, where some fish make light with their bodies. The world of fish is fascinating and full of surprises.
Flubby Will Not Play With That by  J. E. (Jennifer E.) Morris
When Kami brings home a bag full of toys, Flubby the cat rejects each offering until an unexpected toy piques his interest.
Follow That Bee! A First Book of Bees in the City by Scot Ritchie
A gentle and engaging look at honeybees and how they live in urban spaces. Five friends help their neighbor look after his backyard beehive. Along the way, they learn about how bees feed and pollinate; how bees build their hive; what happens inside a bee colony; how and why some bee populations are currently at risk; and much, much more. The book concludes with fun ideas for how to attract bees to your own backyard.
If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be ... by  May Nakamura
Do you love dolphins and the ocean? Then you could be a marine biologist, an aquatic veterinarian, or an underwater filmmaker! Learn about these careers and more in this book that includes a glossary and back matter section of even more cool jobs for kids who like dolphins and other marine life!
Meet the Pilots by  Ella Patrick
Introduces some of the characters from the television series Star Wars Resistance, which follows the adventures of young Resistance pilot Kazuda Xiono who is given a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.
Popcorn Country: The Story of America's Favorite Snack by Cris Peterson
Kids love food--and they especially love to eat popcorn! Author Cris Peterson offers an illuminating step-by-step examination of the history and science behind America's favorite snack. With photographs illustrating every stage, readers get a behind-the-scenes view of how popcorn is planted, grown, harvested, processed, tested, and finally shipped to stores and movie theaters all over the world. Back matter delves into the history of popcorn and how it became so popular in the United States.
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng by  Sophia M Gholz
As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.
Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me by Eloise Greenfield
Thinker isn't just an average puppy--he's a poet. So is his owner, Jace. Together they turn the world around them into verse. here's just one problem: Thinker has to keep quiet in public, and he can't go to school with Jace. That is, until Pets' Day. But when Thinker is allowed into the classroom at last, he finds it hard to keep his true identity a secret.
Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team by Susan Hood
One afternoon, eleven-year-old Titan, his friends from the Wild Boars soccer team, and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves. They crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark to reach the center of the cave. When they turned to go home, heavy rains had flooded the tunnel. They were trapped. With rising waters and monsoon season upon them, time and oxygen were running out. The world watched with bated breath as rescuers from around the globe joined forces to try to free the boys. After eighteen harrowing days, in an unprecedented effort of international teamwork, they were finally saved.--Amazon.
Updated 06/24/2019