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Choosing Courage

              Choosing Courage : Inspiring Stories Of What It Means To Be a Hero by Peter Collier Shares the stories of Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation recipients while offering sidebars and essays to illuminate the qualities of true-life heroes.   Read More »

Funny Bones

              Funny Bones : Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.     Read More »

My Journey To The Stars

              My Journey to the Stars by Astronaut Scott Kelly with Emily Easton ; illustrated by André Ceolin This fascinating picture book memoir about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly takes readers on a journey through his childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars. — Provided by publisher.   Read More »

Artists and Their Pets

              Artists and Their Pets : True Stories of Famous Artists and Their Animal Friends by Susie Hodge ; art by Violet Lemay Did you know that the great Pablo Picasso had many pets, including a white mouse and a goat? And that Andy Warhol loved his dachshunds, Salvador Dalí liked ocelots and anteaters, ... Read More »

The Girl Who Thought In Pictures

              The Girl Who Thought In Pictures : The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca; illustrated by Daniel Rieley Describes the life and accomplishments of the animal scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, from her early life and autism diagnosis through her journey to become a livestock expert.   Read More »

Hawk Mother

            Hawk Mother : The Story of a Red-tailed Hawk Who Hatched Chickens by Kara Hagedorn What happens when two baby chickens find themselves in a nest with a hawk? Don’t hawks usually eat chickens? Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk, can no longer fly free. But her instinct to be a mother is so strong that ... Read More »

Dazzle Ships

                Dazzle Ships : World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton ; illustrated by Victo Ngai “When the British Royal Navy grew desperate to protect their ship from German U-Boat attacks, they created Dazzle ships in order to confuse the enemy of their location and destination.”–Provided by publisher.   Read More »