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Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
by Reshma Saujani

Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has been leading the charge to get girls interested in technology and coding. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes!

Bursting with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this graphically animated book shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. No matter your interest—sports, the arts, baking, student government, social justice—coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true.

Whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining book, printed in bold two-color and featuring art on every page, will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place.
 

 
She Persisted She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
by Chelsea Clinton

Throughout American history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what’s right, even when they have to fight to be heard. In early 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to be silenced in the Senate inspired a spontaneous celebration of women who persevered in the face of adversity. In this book, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes through speaking out, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes by captivating an audience. They all certainly persisted.

She Persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small.

With vivid, compelling art by Alexandra Boiger, this book shows readers that no matter what obstacles may be in their paths, they shouldn’t give up on their dreams. Persistence is power.

 
I am Jackie Robinson I Am Jackie Robinson
by Brad Meltzer

Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America.

 
I am Helen Keller I Am Helen Keller
by Brad Meltzer

When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who change her life forever: her teacher, Annie Sullivan. With Miss Sullivan's help, Helen learned how to speak sign language and read Braille. Armed with the ability to express herself, Helen grew up to be come a social activist, leading the fight for people with disabilities and so many other causes. 

 
I Can Draw I Can Draw

by Terry Longhurst

Everybody would like to be able to pick up a pencil and draw a really life-like picture, but sometimes it's hard to know where to begin. The subject you want can look very complicated and you simply don't know how to start. Don't despair! This book shows you how, by breaking down your subject into a series of simple shapes, you can create a drawing step-by-step until you have something you can really be proud of. Everyone can draw a circle and some straight lines, and artist Terry Longhurst shows you how you can use the basic skills to build up a finished image ready to be colored. By studying your subject before you start, you will soon see that it can be broken down into very simple shapes which fit together bit-by-bit. Suddenly, drawing will become easier as you understand how to build up your work gradually using these shapes so that, piece-by-piece, a fantastic picture emerges. 

 
Image result for MICHAEL JORDAN WEIGL Michael Jordan (Quotes from Great Athletes)

by Weigl

Quotes from the great Michael Jordan accompanied by full color photos.

 
Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out (Bedtime Math Series) The Truth Comes Out (Bedtime Math)
by Laura Overdeck

Our mission: to make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives. When is the last time you gave your child a math problem just for fun? Yesterday? Last year? Maybe never? We all know it’s wonderful to read bedtime stories to kids, but the question remains—what about doing math? Math has a negative association in our culture and many Americans are uncomfortable and even fearful of math and numbers. But Bedtime Math is here to change all that.

In Bedtime Math 3, math and fun facts combine for one wacky and wild adventure! Now kids can discover the truth behind all their favorite things: marshmallows, Coca-Cola, astronaut ice cream, and more! These fun, mischief-making math problems aren’t just kid-friendly, but actually, kid-appealing. With over 100 math problems on a variety of topics, kids will find math isn’t just fun—it can be found everywhere! And with three different levels of challenge (Wee ones, Little kids, and Big kids), plus a Bonus question, there’s something for everyone. We can make numbers fun—and change the world—one Bedtime Math problem at a time.

 
The Secrets of Venus
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Venus is the easiest planet to see from Earth, but it still has secrets.  From ancient cultures that watched the skies, to modern scientists who send machines into space, humans are passionately curious about the planet known as the Evening Star. Learn about Venus' discovery, what it would be like to visit, and what scientists still want to know. Vivid photos and illustrations, scientist spotlights, and sidebars help unlock the secrets of Venus.


 
The Secrets of Uranus
by Thomas K. Adamson

We know that the distant planet Uranus spins sideways, but it still has secrets! Discovered less than 300 years ago, and so far away that only one spacecraft has made the trip, humans have lots of questions about the blue-green planet.  Learn about Uranus' discovery, what it would be like to visit, and what scientists still want to know. Vivid photos and illustrations, scientist spotlights, and sidebars help unlock the secrets of the ice giant Uranus. 

 
Who Was Babe Ruth
by Joan Holub

Babe Ruth came from a poor Baltimore family and, as a kid, he was a handful. It was at a reform school that Babe discovered his talent for baseball, and by the age of nineteen, he was on his way to becoming a sports legend. Babe was often out of shape and even more often out on the town, but he had a big heart and an even bigger swing! Kids will learn all about the Home Run King in this rags-to- riches sports biography. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, a true sports legend is brought to life.

 
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? Who Was Queen Elizabeth
by June Eding

Our bestselling series is fit for a queen! The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and dangerous: cast out of her father?s court at the age of three and imprisoned at nineteen, Elizabeth was crowned queen in 1558, when she was only twenty-five. A tough, intelligent woman who spoke five languages, Elizabeth ruled for over forty years and led England through one of its most prosperous periods in history. 

 
Who Was Marie Curie? Who Was Marie Curie
by Megan Stine
Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Later Marie won another Nobel award for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation.
 
Minecraft: The Survivors' Book of Secrets: An Official Mojang Book Minecraft: The Survivors' Book of Secrets
by Stephanie Milton

An all-new official Minecraft guidebook full of tips to fend off mobs and withstand the wild! 

This official Minecraft book contains the collective knowledge of the Survivors: an underground group of Minecraftexperts who have been around since the days of Alpha.  You re probably wondering why you ve never heard of us. It s because we re THAT good. We re experts at covert ops. Misdirection is our middle name. We re invisible up until the exact moment we want you to see us. . . . Our successes are undeniably impressive: we ve battled the Overworld mobs, dealt with enemy factions, and defeated the ender dragon multiple times.

Study this book carefully and you just might manage to stay alive as long as we have. 

 
How to Code: Level 3 (Coding) How to Code 3
by Max Wainewright

Scratch: 'If' commands, Quiz time, 'Else' commands, If sprite is touched... -- Python: Starting Python -- Python printing -- Python questions -- Python loops -- Python graphics -- Random Python -- Scratch: Random art -- Debugging.

 
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