• Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-sections

    Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-sections

    Biesty, Stephen

    Gives readers an exploded view of 12 objects, places, landmarks, and modes of transport.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 15 copies

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  • Enough Is Enough: How Students Can Join the Fight for Gun Safety

    Enough Is Enough: How Students Can Join the Fight for Gun Safety

    McCann, Michelle Roehm

    Young people are suffering the most from the epidemic of gun violence - as early as kindergarten students are crouching behind locked doors during active shooter drills. Teens are galvanizing to speak up and fight for their right to be safe. They don?t just want to get involved, they want to change the world. Enough Is Enough is a call to action for teens ready to lend their voices to the gun violence prevention movement. This handbook deftly explains America?s gun violence issues - myths and facts, causes and perpetrators, solutions and change-makers - and provides a road map for effective activism. Told in three parts, Enough Is Enough also explores how America got to this point and the obstacles we must overcome, including historical information about the Second Amendment, the history of guns in America, and an overview of the NRA. Informative chapters include interviews with teens who have survived gun violence and student activists who are launching their own movements across the country. Additionally, the book includes a Q&A with gun owners who support increased gun safety laws.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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  • Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

    Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

    Grimes, Nikki

    "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her most enduing companions. In this accessible and inspiring memoir that will resonate with young readers and adults alike, Nikki shows how the power of those words helped her conquer the hazards - ordinary and extraordinary - of her life"--Amazon.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 2 on 12 copies

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  • Playlist: The Rebels And Revolutionaries Of Sound

    Playlist: The Rebels And Revolutionaries Of Sound

    Rhodes, James

    "Open your mind to some of the most breathtaking and magnificent pieces of music ever created, and find out why the rebels and revolutionaries who wrote them are responsible for every track on your phone today. Discover their backstories and how each one shaped and defined classical music. Learn about the structure of an orchestra, the language of music, and the history of musical periods. With jaw-dropping artwork and avant-garde design, this visually exquisite celebration of classical music is a surefire hit for both first-time listeners and longtime fans. Budding aficionados will appreciate the online playlist featuring James Rhodes's favorite selections."--Amazon.

    Format: Book - 2019 Undetermined

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • You Failed Us: Students of Color Talk Seattle Schools

    You Failed Us: Students of Color Talk Seattle Schools

    Savage, Azure

    An exploration of the experience that students of color have in the schools they attend around the Seattle area. It incorporates direct quotes from interviewed students, as well as the author's own personal experiences from when they were in elementary school, to now, about to enter their senior year of high school. Digging into these experiences allows us to find meaning, and understand the factors that create them. -- Publisher description.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 10 on 9 copies

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  • Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia

    Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia

    Favreau, Marc

    "An account of the Cold War spies whose survival depended on carefully orchestrated deceptions as they fought in the shadows to help avert global nuclear war and, in so doing, changed the global landscape in ways that are still felt today"--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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  • One Punch Man Vol 18

    One Punch Man Vol 18

    ONE.

    Life gets pretty boring when you can beat the snot out of any villain with just one punch. Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem--he just can't seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on! Garo has just left the Monster Association's hideout when he crosses paths with Saitama, who's in quite a pinch, but Saitama still doesn't know Garo is the Hero Hunter. Later, King the Ripper can no longer hold back his murderous urges and confronts Garo himself! (syndetics)

    Format: Book - 2019 Undetermined

    Holds: 9 on 5 copies

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  • The (other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce

    The (other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce

    "The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion tips, and art to create a relatable and attractive guide about body image and body positivity. This YA crossover anthology is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen readers and activists of all ages a guide for navigating our world with confidence and courage."--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 2 on 7 copies

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  • Beneath the Surface: A Teen's Guide to Reaching Out When You or your Friend Is in Crisis

    Beneath the Surface: A Teen's Guide to Reaching Out When You or your Friend Is in Crisis

    Hugstad, Kristi

    "Depression and mental illness don't discriminate. Even in the most picture-perfect life, confusion and turmoil are often lurking beneath the surface. For a teenager in a world where anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses are commonplace, life can sometimes feel impossible. Whether or not you or someone you love is suffering from any of these issues, it's important to be able to recognize the warning signs of mental illness and know where to turn for help. "--Back cover.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist's Quest to Name Every Living Thing

    What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist's Quest to Name Every Living Thing

    Beil, Karen Magnuson

    The globetrotting naturalists of the eighteenth century were the geeks of their day: innovators and explorers who lived at the intersection of science and commerce. Foremost among them was Carl Linnaeus, a radical thinker who revolutionized biology. In What Linnaeus Saw , Karen Magnuson Beil chronicles Linnaeus's life and career in readable, relatable prose. As a boy, Linnaeus hated school and had little interest in taking up the religious profession his family had chosen. Though he struggled through Latin and theology classes, Linnaeus was an avid student of the natural world and explored the school's gardens and woods, transfixed by the properties of different plants. At twenty-five, on a solo expedition to the Scandinavian Mountains, Linnaeus documented and described dozens of new species. As a medical student in Holland, he moved among leading scientific thinkers and had access to the best collections of plants and animals in Europe. What Linnaeus found was a world with no consistent system for describing and naming living things?a situation he methodically set about changing. The Linnaean system for classifying plants and animals, developed and refined over the course of his life, is the foundation of modern scientific taxonomy, and inspired and guided generations of scientists. What Linnaeus Saw is rich with biographical anecdotes?from his attempt to identify a mysterious animal given him by the king to successfully growing a rare and exotic banana plant in Amsterdam to debunking stories of dragons and phoenixes. Thoroughly researched and generously illustrated, it offers a vivid and insightful glimpse into the life of one of modern science's founding thinkers. 60 color illustrations (syndetics)

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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