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Me and the Measure of Things

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

The energetic narrator of Me Counting Time and Me on the Map is back, this time introducing young readers to the units of measure. What’s the difference between a cup and an ounce? What gets measured...

Me and My Family Tree

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

Following the successful model of Me on the Map, Sweeney demystifies an abstract concept by presenting it from a child's point of view. In Me and My Family Tree, a young girl uses simple language, her...

The Code Book: The Secrets Behind Codebreaking

By: Simon Singh

"As gripping as a good thriller." --The Washington PostUnpack the science of secrecy and discover the methods behind cryptography--the encoding and decoding of information--in this clear and easy-to-understand...


Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp

By: Jerry Stanley

Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Ostracized as "dumb Okies," the children...

The Little Butterfly

By: Sherry Shahan

From tiny caterpillar to beautiful butterfly, the life cycle of the monarch unfolds in this fascinating and educational Pictureback. The engaging text and realistic photographs follow a little monarch...


Resources

Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

BOOK TALK
Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...