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Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine : true tales about risking everything in the name of science by Dendy, Leslie A (#0844NP6)

PaperbackSquare Fish/Henry Holt and Company, 2014
Price: USD 11.09

Dewey: 616; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.0
AR 8.2 MG 7 101236EN; RC 8.6 10; LEX 1100L; F&P Y


A short walk around the pyramids & through the world of art by Isaacson, Philip M (#0852DS0)

PaperbackEmber, 2015
Price: USD 13.64

Dewey: 700; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.2
AR 6.7 UG 1 8490EN; RC 8.1 4; LEX 1050L


If I had a hammer : stories of building homes and hope with Habitat for Humanity by Rubel, David (#0064QC6)

PaperbackCandlewick Press, c2009 p2010
Price: USD 7.14

Dewey: 363.5; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.7
AR 7.7 MG+ 6 134409EN; RC 11.5 10; LEX 1150L; F&P W

Tags: Homelessness Hope (Literary Theme) Includes Photos Narrative Nonfiction


Same sun here by House, Silas (#0704EJ5)

PaperbackCandlewick Press, 2013
Price: USD 5.19

Other available formats

FollettBound Glued Candlewick Press, 2013

USD 12.96

Hardcover Candlewick Press, c2011, p2012

USD 13.74


Dewey: -Fic-; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 5.2
AR 5.2 MG 9 150734EN; LEX 890L; F&P W

Tags: Citizenship (Character Ed) Epistolary First Person (Point of View) Immigration & Emigration Realistic Fiction

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Food : the new gold by Gay, Kathlyn (#0807KA9)

Hardcover (library binding)Twenty-First Century Books, 2013
Price: USD 24.04

Dewey: 338.1; Int Lvl: YA
RC 11.5 8; LEX 1150L

Tags: Includes Back Matter Includes Color Photos Includes Maps Narrative Nonfiction


The number devil : a mathematical adventure by Enzensberger, Hans Magnus (#37922C8)

PaperbackHenry Holt, 2000
Price: USD 17.05

Other available formats

FollettBound Glued Henry Holt, 2000

USD 24.76


Dewey: -Fic-; Int Lvl: YA
AR 4.4 MG 4 55827EN; RC 5.1 9; LEX 580L

Tags: Fantasy


Inside Biosphere 2 : earth science under glass (Scientists In The Field) by Carson, Mary Kay (#0788MW9)

HardcoverHoughton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
Price: USD 16.29

Dewey: 304.2; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 7.0
AR 7 MG 2 176182EN; RC 9.5 5; LEX 1060L

Tags: Earth Science Includes Bibliography Includes Glossary Includes Index Narrative Nonfiction


When elephants fight : the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda by Walters, Eric (#0342CY4)

PaperbackOrca Book Publishers, c2008 p2012
Price: USD 14.46

Dewey: 305.23; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 7.9
AR 8.2 MG+ 5 127509EN; RC 10.7 9; LEX 1130L

Tags: Includes Photos Multicultural War


Mercy : the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals by Furstinger, Nancy (#0932WY1)

HardcoverHoughton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016
Price: USD 14.59

Dewey: 179; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.2
AR 8.1 MG 4 180416EN; RC 10.4 8; LEX 1140L

Tags: Biography Includes Bibliography Includes Primary Sources Includes Timelines Narrative Nonfiction Pets


Speak a word for freedom : women against slavery by Willen, Janet (#0730CVX)

HardcoverTundra Books, 2015
Price: USD 18.84

Dewey: 326.8; Int Lvl: YA
AR 8.3 MG 9 176925EN

Tags: Biography Narrative Nonfiction Slavery


After Gandhi : one hundred years of nonviolent resistance by O'Brien, Anne Sibley (#13035ZX)

HardcoverCharlesbridge, 2009
Price: USD 21.36

Dewey: 303.6; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.7
AR 8.1 MG+ 4 129048EN; RC 10.2 8; LEX 1080L


Growing up Muslim : understanding the beliefs and practices of Islam by Ali-Karamali, Sumbul (#0748NH1)

PaperbackEmber, 2013
Price: USD 5.19

Dewey: 297; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.2
AR 8.3 MG+ 8 154931EN; RC 9.4 11; LEX 1050L

Tags: Customs & Traditions Narrative Nonfiction Religions


Grammar girl presents the ultimate writing guide for students by Fogarty, Mignon (#0447NM2)

PaperbackHolt, 2011
Price: USD 11.94

Other available formats

Hardcover Holt, 2011

USD 17.14


Dewey: 428.2; Int Lvl: YA
LEX 960L

Tags: Writing Process


Book : my autobiography by Agard, John (#0732VV0)

HardcoverCandlewick Press, 2015
Price: USD 13.74

Dewey: 002; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 4.7
AR 6.4 MG 2 176684EN; RC 8.6 5; LEX 1020L

Tags: Narrative Nonfiction


Do the math : secrets, lies, and algebra by Lichtman, Wendy (#01029X3)

PaperbackGreenwillow Books, c2007 p2008
Price: USD 4.54

Other available formats

FollettBound Glued Greenwillow Books, c2007, p2008

USD 12.26

Hardcover Greenwillow Books, 2007

USD 14.59


Dewey: -Fic-; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 5.9
AR 5.9 MG+ 4 115811EN; RC 9.4 9; LEX 1050L

Tags: Math (Fiction) Realistic Fiction


The corn woman : stories and legends of the Hispanic Southwest = La mujer del maiz : cuentos y leyendas del sudoeste hispano by Vigil, Angel (#19347F0)

HardcoverLibraries Unlimited, 1994
Language: Spanish
Price: USD 40.00

Dewey: 398.2; Int Lvl: YA


Pablo Picasso by Kallen, Stuart A (#16030W2)

Hardcover (library binding)Lucent Books, 2009
Price: USD 31.57

Dewey: 709; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.9


Going blue : a teen guide to saving our oceans, lakes, rivers, & wetlands by Kaye, Cathryn Berger (#0193JF4)

PaperbackFree Spirit Pub./EarthEcho International, 2010
Price: USD 12.79

Other available formats

FollettBound Glued Free Spirit Pub./EarthEcho International, 2010

USD 18.86


Dewey: 333.91; Int Lvl: YA
RC 11.6 8; LEX 1170L; GR Y

Tags: Ecology Environmental Conservation & Protection First Person (Point of View) Human Impact on the Environment Includes Websites

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Human body (Basher Science) by Green, Dan (#0442FM2)

PaperbackKingfisher, 2011
Price: USD 7.69

Dewey: 612; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 5.7
LEX 930L

Tags: Human Body


Backyard biology : investigate habitats outside your door with 25 projects by Latham, Donna (#0899YC9)

PaperbackNomad Press, 2013
Price: USD 13.61

Other available formats

Hardcover Nomad Press, 2013

USD 18.81


Dewey: 570; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.0
LEX 820L; GR T

Tags: Biology/Life Science

FREE Teaching Resources available for download.


Mayan folktales = Cuentos folkloricos mayas by Thompson, Susan Conklin (#23395T9)

HardcoverLibraries Unlimited, 2007
Language: Spanish
Price: USD 40.00

Dewey: 398.208997; Int Lvl: YA

Tags: Bilingual


Why do we fight? : conflict, war, and peace by Walker, Niki (#0662PK9)

HardcoverOwlkids, 2013
Price: USD 14.56

Dewey: 355.02; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.4
LEX 990L

Tags: Includes Content Sidebars Includes Diagrams Includes Quotations/Quotes War

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Energy from wind : wind farming (Next Generation Energy) by Kopp, Megan (#0775YW1)

PaperbackCrabtree Publishing, 2016
Price: USD 6.76

Other available formats

Hardcover (library binding) Crabtree Publishing, 2016

USD 20.75


Dewey: 333.9; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.7
AR 6.6 MG 1 178947EN; LEX 1030L

Tags: Renewable Energy


Because I am a girl : I can change the world by McCarney, Rosemary A (#0727MQ0)

PaperbackSecond Story Press, 2014
Price: USD 14.46

Dewey: 305.23; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 7.7
LEX 990L; F&P Z

Tags: Multicultural Narrative Nonfiction


Agricultural engineering and feeding the future (Engineering In Action) by Rooney, Anne (#0774VW3)

PaperbackCrabtree Publishing Company, 2016
Price: USD 7.51

Other available formats

Hardcover (library binding) Crabtree Publishing Company, 2016

USD 20.75


Dewey: 630; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.8
AR 7 MG 1 178836EN; LEX 1090L

Tags: Agriculture Engineering STEM