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New Juvenile Nonfiction

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New Juvenile Nonfiction

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J 634.9 COL. In Fire Birds—Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests, award-winning science author Sneed B. Collard III challenges society's negative views toward natural forest fires. By focusing on the research of biologist Richard Hutto, Collard reveals the complex relationships between fire and thriving plant and animal communities.

Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

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J 523.1 HOD. When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before.

The secret galaxy

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J 636.7 GOL. In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program.

R.E.A.D. dogs

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J 409.2 BRY. The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.

The right word : Roget and his thesaurus

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J 921 YOU

Malala Yousafzai : education activist

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J 324.23 CUN

How political campaigns and elections work

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J 327.23 COB

How the US security agencies work

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J 796.344 TRU

US women win the World Cup

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J 796.5 NIC

Field & Stream's guide to outdoor survival

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J 351.23 HIR

How the Executive Branch works

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J 347.23 PET

How the Judicial Branch works

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J 328.23 PET

How the Legislative Branch works

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J 324.23 FIN

How political parties work

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J 796.323 DAN.

Magic vs. Bird in the NCAA final

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J 921 FRA.

Pope Francis : Catholic spiritual leader

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J 979.4 BLA.

Salton Sea resort : death in the desert

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J 979.4 BLA. The town that vanished.

Bodie : the town that belongs to ghosts

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J 978.8 BLA. Introduces cliff dwellings of the Pueblo Indians and the mysteries that surround them and their home.

Cliff dwellings: a hidden world

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J 797.2 MOR. This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of swimming and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of swimming pool and photo glossary.

J 392.36 BAI. Presents an introduction to the basics of building design with examples from unusual homes, describing the features and building materials which go into such structures as a treehouse, boathouse, tent, and igloo.

Adventure homes

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J 646.7 DIS. Learn how to create beautiful hairstyles, including braids, updos, buns, and ponytails, inspired by Disney's Frozen princesses, Anna and Elsa.

CWMARS Catalog - Frozen hairstyles

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J 613.9 GOL. In this book, readers will learn about stories of being stranded on mountains.

CWMARS Catalog - Lost on a mountain

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J 613.69 BLA. Offers information on the continent of Antarctica, including the plants and animals that have been able to survive in the harsh environment and some of the expeditions that have gotten lost there.

CWMARS Catalog - Lost in the Antarctic

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J 818 STI. A whimsical guide by The LEGO Movie star Emmet Brickowski offers advice to young fans about fitting in, gaining popularity, impressing a girl whose boyfriend is Batman and preventing evil tyrants from gluing the universe together.