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Heavy-Duty Trucks

By: Joyce Milton
photographs by: Michael J. Doolittle

Did you know that monster dump trucks are so tall that drivers have to use ladders just to get to their seats? Or that cherry picker trucks don't pick cherries? Through easy-to-read text and realistic...

Heavy-Duty Trucks

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Richard Courtney

Did you know that monster dump trucks are so tall that drivers have to use ladders just to get to their seats? Or that cherry picker trucks don't pick cherries? Through easy-to-read text and realistic...

Dinosaur Days

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Franco Tempesta

Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics.


Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.Thick and slippery, crude oil has an...

Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

By: Albert Marrin

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six...

Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!

By: Frank Murphy
illustrated by: Richard Walz

Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back...


Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

When Royals Wore Ruffles: A Funny and Fashionable Alphabet!

By: Chesley McLaren and Pamela Jaber
illustrated by: Chesley McLaren

In this Hilarious, oh-so-fascinating trip through fashion history, a little girl goes back in time and meets a cast of characters wearing the latest trends. In B, we see Bustles, in H there’s sky-high...

Tractor-Trailer Trucker

By: Steven Borns

Learn how to hook up a tractor and the trailer, measure tire tread depth with a dime, use a satellite paging system, and much more! Detailed photos and straight-forward text capture a life on the open...


Resources

China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

By: Adeline Yen Mah

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Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

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How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...