• Earth Sciences: An Illustrated History of Planetary Science

    Earth Sciences: An Illustrated History of Planetary Science

    Jackson, Tom

    Do you want to understand the history and forces that created our planet and are still shaping it today? Through 100 pivotal milestones, this gorgeous reference book and timeline shows how our planet evolved from a disk of dust left behind by a young Sun and how it is constantly altered by events such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. The accessible text describes the Earth's ever-changing layers and what researchers have learned about the past through fossils and about the future in the search for habitable exoplanets. At a time when human life is impacting the Earth at a noticeable rate, this book provides a rich understanding of: 100 milestone facts, labeled Ponderables, which detail pivotal breakthroughs in geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy; Stunning imagery and illustrations to help clarify key concepts; An overview of core concepts in Earth Science 101: The Basics and biographies of key scientists; A section that explores imponderable topics that researchers still don't fully understand.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • The Stress Survival Guide for Teens: CBT Skills to Worry Less, Develop Grit & Live your Best Life

    The Stress Survival Guide for Teens: CBT Skills to Worry Less, Develop Grit & Live your Best Life

    Bernstein, Jeffrey

    Between school pressures, friends, dating, social media, and planning for the future--is it any wonder today's teens are stressed out? Clinical psychologist Jeffrey Bernstein offers practical and easy-to-learn tips based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and positive psychology to show teens how to keep stress and worry from taking over their life so they can overcome setbacks and set themselves up for success.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • A Girl Called Echo: Vol. 3, Northwest Resistance

    A Girl Called Echo: Vol. 3, Northwest Resistance

    Vermette, Katherena

    "A graphic novel about the Northwest Resistance of 1885. In this book, the protagonist Echo Desjarlais encounters the Metis people of the Northwest Territory, including leaders Louis Riel, Gabriel Dumont and Mistahimaskwa, in Batoche and other sites of the Resistance. After victories, then defeat, at the hands of the Canadian Forces, Riel surrenders. Echo travels back to the present, where she discovers her own ties to the Mu00e9tis who fought there. This is Book 3 in the graphic-novel series that examines the history of the Mu00e9tis through an own-voice perspective. Echo, a young girl experiencing life challenges (isolation in her new home, navigating a new high school, a fractured relationship with her mother), uses the power of time travel to explore significant events of her people, the Mu00e9tis."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 5 on 5 copies

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  • Reconstructing the South

    Reconstructing the South

    Harris, Duchess

    "Reconstructing the South studies the aftermath of the Civil War, discusses how racist laws kept former slaves in inferior positions compared with whites, and explores how the actions of people in the mid-1800s continue to impact African Americans today."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • You Do You: Figuring Out your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

    You Do You: Figuring Out your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

    Mirk, Sarah

    Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning about sex and human reproduction. Many of them get their sex ed from online porn. Through this authoritative, inclusive, and teen-friendly overview, readers learn the basics about sex, sexuality, human reproduction and development, birth control, gender identity, healthy communication, dating, relationships and break ups, the importance of consent, safety, body positivity and healthy lifestyles, media myths, and more. Advice-column-style Q&As and real-life stories add human drama and authenticity. (syndetics)

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • The Struggle to Be Strong: True Stories by Teens About Overcoming Tough Times

    The Struggle to Be Strong: True Stories by Teens About Overcoming Tough Times

    "In first-person narratives, teen writers discuss overcoming obstacles in their lives, including new stories about social media and gender identity. Readers learn seven resiliencies needed to survive and thrive. Sections after stories offer opportunities for personal reflection and discussion. A corresponding leader's guide providing lesson plans is available"--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • Eberron: Rising From the Last War

    Eberron: Rising From the Last War

    Whether aboard an airship or a train car, embark on thrilling adventures shrouded in intrigue! Discover secrets buried by years of devastating war, in which magic-fueled weapons threatened an entire continent. In the post-war world, magic pervades everyday life, and people of all sorts flock to Sharn, a city of wonders where skyscrapers pierce the clouds. Will you find your fortune on mean city streets or scouring the secrets of haunted battlefields? Will you throw in your lot with the mighty dragonmarked houses, ruthless families who control whole nations? Will you seek truth as a newspaper reporter, a university researcher, or a government spy? Or will you forge a destiny that defies the scars of war? This book provides tools that both players and Dungeon Masters need to explore the world of Eberron, including the artificer character class--a master of magical invention--and monsters birthed by ancient warmongering forces. Will Eberron enter a prosperous new age or will the shadow of war descend once again?

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 4 on 8 copies

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  • Change your Brain, Change your Grades: The Secrets of Successful Students: Science-based Strategies to Boost Memory, Strengthen Focus, and Study Faster

    Change your Brain, Change your Grades: The Secrets of Successful Students: Science-based Strategies to Boost Memory, Strengthen Focus, and Study Faster

    Amen, Daniel G.

    "Physician and neuroscientist Daniel G. Amen, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and The Daniel Plan shares a proven approach to help students excel in school, including study tips tailored to each reader's unique brain type. Brain health pioneer Dr. Daniel Amen knows what it takes to get the brain ready to succeed. Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades draws on Dr. Amen's experience as a neuroscientist and psychiatrist as well as the latest brain science to help you study more effectively, learn faster, and stay focused so you can achieve your academic goals"--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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  • Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business

    Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business

    Kapp, Diana

    Part biography, part business how-to, and fully empowering, this book is the perfect gift for future entrepreneurs...because you're never too young to dream BIG! -- amazon.com

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead

    Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead

    Richards, Cecile

    "To make change, you have to make trouble. Cecile Richards has been fighting for what she believes in ever since she was taken to the principal's office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her father, a civil rights attorney, and her mother, an avid activist and the first female governor of Texas, taught their kids to be troublemakers. From the time Richards was a girl, she had a front row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics. And by sharing her story with young readers, she shines a light on the people and lessons that have gotten her though good times and bad, and encourages her audience to take risks, make mistakes, and make trouble along the way"--

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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