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Witches! : the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem Juvenile Book Witches! : the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem

Schanzer, Rosalyn.
J 133.4309 SCHANZE

Tells the story of the victims, the accused witches, and the scheming officials that turned a mysterious illness into a witch hunt.

144 pages



After Gandhi : one hundred years of nonviolent resistance Juvenile Book After Gandhi : one hundred years of nonviolent resistance

O'Brien, Anne Sibley.
J 303.61 OBRIEN

"Be the change you want to see in the world." --Mohandas Gandhi In 1908 Mohandas Gandhi spoke to a crowd of 3,000. Together they protested against an unjust law without guns or rioting. Peacefully they made a difference. Gandhi's words and deeds influenced countless others to work toward the goals of freedom and justice through peaceful methods.

181 pages



Encyclopedia of the end : mysterious death in fact, fancy, folklore, and more Juvenile Book Encyclopedia of the end : mysterious death in fact, fancy, folklore, and more

Noyes, Deborah.
J 306.903 NOYES

How much do we truly know and understand about our own mortality? Enter Encyclopedia of the End, a compulsively readable and beautifully illustrated compendium that explores this most taboo of topics. Entries present a kaleidoscopic mix of topics from afterlife to assassination, forensic science to funeral foods, rigor mortis to reincarnation and more.

143 pages



We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March Juvenile Book We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March

Levinson, Cynthia.
J 323.1196 LEVINSO

Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.

176 pages



World without fish : how could we let this happen? Juvenile Book World without fish : how could we let this happen?

Kurlansky, Mark.
J 333.9561 KURLANS

World Without Fish describes how the fish we most commonly eat, including tuna, salmon, cod, and swordfish, could disappear within 50 years, and the domino effect it would have--oceans teeming with jellyfish and turning pinkish orange from algal blooms; seabirds disappearing, then reptiles, then mammals. It describes the back-and-forth dynamic of fishermen and scientists. It covers the effects of industrialized fishing, and how bottom-dragging nets are turning the ocean floor into a desert. The answer? Support sustainable fishing.

183 pages



Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science Juvenile Book Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science

Fleischman, John.
J 362.1974 FLEISCH

The day a premature explosion drove a tamping iron through Gage’s brain, both his personality and life changed.

86 pages



Secret subway : the fascinating tale of an amazing feat of engineering Juvenile Book Secret subway : the fascinating tale of an amazing feat of engineering

Sandler, Martin W.
J 388.428 SANDLER

In 1869, Alfred Beach wanted to build America's first air-powered railway below New York City, but Boss Tweed, powerful politician and notorious crook, opposed. Working under night cover, Beach and his crew carved a three-hundred-foot tunnel beneath a department store. Before long, the project was discovered and the public raved about its potential. But no further tunnels were ever built. What happened to Beach's railway, and where is it now?

96 pages



Beyond : a solar system voyage Juvenile Book Beyond : a solar system voyage

Benson, Michael, 1962-
J 523.2 BENSON

Presents the solar system from the perspective of the space probes sent to explore the heavens.

121 pages



The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity Juvenile Book The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity

Rusch, Elizabeth.
J 523.43 RUSCH

The story of the two robot vehicles, Spirit and Opportunity, that were sent to explore Mars, lasting far past their projected lives of 3 months and sending back invaluable images of the environmentally hostile planet.

79 pages



Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and colonial Maryland Juvenile Book Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and colonial Maryland

Walker, Sally M.
J 614.17 WALKER

This book reports on the work of forensic scientists who are excavating grave sites in James Fort, in Jamestown, Virginia, to understand the people who lived in the Chesapeake Bay area in the 1600s and 1700s.

144 pages



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