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You should Meet: Katherine Johnson

by Thea Feldman

Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 1986. Katherine's unparalleled calculations (done by hand) helped plan the trajectories for NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions (including the Apollo 11 moon landing). She is said to be one of the greatest American minds of all time.

You With the Stars in Your Eyes: A Little Girl's Glimpse At Cosmic Consciousness

by Deepak Chopra

On a cool summer’s eve, five-year-old Tara takes a walk on the beach with her grandfather. When he is not quite sure how to answer her questions about love and life, the Moon herself joins in on the conversation. She tells Tara that the stars made our eyes so they could see themselves. She also explains that everyone we see is our own self in a different form. Deepak Chopra’s first children’s book is a sweet and poignant story that reveals the meaning of true love.

You Wouldn’t Want to Explore With Sir Francis Drake: A Pirate You'd Rather Not Know

by David Stewart

An addition to a humorous series looks at the darker side of exploring the world with Sir Francis Drake--a dangerous voyage that would last for three long years.

You Wouldn't Want to Live in Pompeii: A Volcanic Eruption You'd Rather Avoid

by John Malam David Antram David Salariya Stephen Haynes

It's not so bad being a slave in ancient Pompeii. Your owners treat you well and youlive in a thriving city. But what's up with the dead fish floating in the river and thegas smell escaping from the ground? You better say your prayers, because whenMount Vesuvius blows its top, no one will be spared!

Young Abraham Lincoln, Log-Cabin President

by Andrew Woods

"Several miles from the Lincoln home was a one-room schoolhouse. Abe was very smart and he loved school. But there was so much work to do on the farm that Abe and Sarah went to school for less than a year. Abe kept learning even though he could not go to school. He studied at night by the light of the fire."

Young America, Units 15, 16

by Marilyn Sprick Ann Watanabe Bailey Phelps Wilson Ong

NIMAC-sourced textbook

The Young Child And Mathematics (Second Edition)

by Juanita V. Copley

Reflects recent developments in math education using vignettes from classrooms, activity ideas, and strategies for teaching young children about math processes and concepts. Incorporates standards and guidelines from NCTM and NAEYC.

Your Backyard Is Wild

by Jeff Corwin

A backyard anywhere is always fun to explore! When budding naturalists Lucy and Benjamin get a chance to visit their cousin Gabe in Brooklyn, they can't wait. They are used to seeing fascinating animals and plants in the Florida Everglades where they live, but they can't imagine what they will find in Gabe's New York City backyard. The first book in Jeff Corwin's young middle-grade fiction series shows kids that no matter where you live, you can have fun discovering the plants, animals, and natural life around you. .

Your Calf: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing Beef and Dairy Calves (Storey's Your )

by Heather Smith Thomas

Designed for kids ages 9 and up, this friendly and encouraging guide introduces children to the fun and rewarding experience of raising a calf. With age-appropriate instructions, clear photographs, and easy-to-read diagrams, Heather Smith Thomas covers the basics of choosing the right calf, feeding and housing, showing, and calf health care. Whether they’re interested in raising an animal for beef or dairy, children will find everything they need to know to safely and successfully care for their very own calf.

Your Chickens: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing (Storey's Your )

by Gail Damerow

Full of expert advice and plenty of encouragement for the youngest poultry farmers, this introductory guide is designed to show children ages 9 and up how to safely and successfully raise their own chickens. With age-appropriate language and clear diagrams, Gail Damerow provides everything kids need to know to choose, purchase, house, and show their own chickens. Whether they’re interested in raising chickens for pleasure or to make money, this easy-to-use guide will help children achieve their chicken-raising goals.

Your Goats: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

by Gail Damerow

Suitable for farm work, as pets, and a source of fiber, goats are amazingly versatile animals. This informative and encouraging guide, designed for kids ages 9 and up, explains everything children need to know to safely and successfully raise and show their own goats. In age-appropriate language, Gail Damerow offers expert advice on selecting, purchasing, housing, and feeding goats, as well as important information on goat behavior and the basics of goat health care. Discover how fun and rewarding keeping goats can be.

Your Guinea Pig: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

by Wanda L. Curran

Your Guinea Pig tells you everything you need to know to succesfully choose, buy, raise, and show all types of guinea pigs.

Your Life as a Settler in Colonial America

by Thomas Kingsley Troupe C. B. Canga Kevin Byrne Terry Flaherty Shannon Associates Llc Staff

Imagine riding in horse-drawn carriages. Dining with the finest silverware. Wearing fancy clothes and powdered wigs. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for a settler in Colonial America!

Your Life As A Pharaoh In Ancient Egypt (The Way It Was Series)

by Terry Flaherty Jeff Ebbeler Jessica Sarah Gunderson Colleen Manassa Portfolio Solutions Staff

You just tried out for the school play. And who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine wearing the finest jewels. Having a pyramid built just for you. Being bowed to and pampered wherever you go. It's quite a life when you're treated like a god. But that's the way it was for a pharaoh in ancient Egypt ...

Your Mother Was a Neanderthal (Time Warp Trio #4)

by Jon Scieszka Lane Smith

The Time Warp Trio is going back in time, all the way to the Stone Age, where there aren't any math problems. But there are plenty of other problems to keep Sam, Joe, and Fred on their toes, including a tribe of hostile cave women, a hungry-looking saber-toothed tiger, a bone-rattling earthquake, and a woolly mammoth who wants to turn them into toe-jam. But worst of all, how can The Book get them back home again when writing hasn't even been invented yet?

Your Pet Crocodile: A Book of Dos and Don'ts (Fountas & Pinnell Classroom, Guided Reading)

by David Catrow Annie Howe

NIMAC-sourced textbook. Impossible Pets. People have all kinds of pets— from birds to snakes, hedgehogs, monkeys, wallabies, and even big cats. It's legal in most places, with the right license. But wild animals can't be trained, the way you can train a puppy. And it's really not fair to force them to live in a house or an apartment. So laugh at this silly story about a pet crocodile, but stick to pets who adjust well to living with humans. Many cats and dogs are looking for a good home.

Your Pet Dog: A True Book

by Elaine Landau

A great resource for reports on animals. A complete glossary of important words to know is included, and key words appear in boldface in the text for easy reference. - Meets Reading First initiative. Grades K-4 Science Standards Life Science - C-1. The Characteristics of Organisms: a. Organisms have basic needs. - C-2. Life Cycles of Organisms: a. Plants and animals have life cycles that include being born, developing into adults, reproducing, and eventually dying. - C-3. Organisms and the Environment: c. All organisms cause changes in the environments where they live.

Your Pony, Your Horse: A Kid's Guide To Care And Enjoyment (Storey's Your )

by Cherry Hill

Owning a horse is a lot of fun, but also requires a lot of responsibility. Designed for children ages 9 and up, this encouraging and informative guide introduces kids to both the satisfying rewards and the hard work that caring for a horse entails. With easy-to-understand language and clear illustrations, Cherry Hill covers every aspect of selecting, housing, feeding, and showing horses. Emphasizing an understanding of horse behavior, Hill provides kids with all the information they need to safely and successfully keep their own horse.

Your Puppy, Your Dog: A Kid's Guide to Raising a Happy, Healthy Dog (Storey's Your )

by Pat Storer

With their contagious playfulness and loving nature, dogs make wonderful family pets. Training and caring for dogs, however, requires a lot of responsibility and patience. Designed as an introductory guide for children and their parents, Your Puppy, Your Dog covers all aspects of dog ownership in clear and accessible language. Pat Storer provides expert advice on selecting the best breeds, training techniques, veterinary appointments, feeding, grooming, and much more. You’ll have all the information you need to confidently raise a happy, healthy, and loving dog.

Your Rabbit: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

by Nancy Searle

Designed for children ages 9 and up who are interested in raising rabbits, this comprehensive guide covers all aspects of rabbit care with an encouraging tone and age-appropriate language. Nancy Searle provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, safety, and understanding rabbit behavior. Whether your child is hoping to keep rabbits as pets or breed them for showing, Your Rabbit has everything she’ll need to know to confidently raise happy and healthy animals.

Your Sheep: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing (Storey's Your )

by Paula Simmons Darrell L. Salsbury

Whether you're getting your first sheep or would like to learn more about caring for and showing the sheep you have, Your Sheep has the information you need to be successful. Paula Simmons and Darrell Salsbury cover everything you need to know, from choosing and buying the right sheep to feeding, heath care, shearing, showing, breeding, and lambing.

Yours Turly, Shirley

by Ann M. Martin

Surviving fourth grade isn't going to be easy for Shirley--but the thought of repeating it with her younger sister is too much to bearShirley Basini is dreading fourth grade--if she doesn't do well this year, she'll be held back. Having dyslexia is tough, but having a brilliant older brother makes it even worse. When Shirley's parents adopt a young girl from Vietnam, she's excited to have someone whom, for once, she can teach some things.But her new sister is actually quite adept at English and winds up in the advanced third-grade class. Shirley can't face the prospect of repeating fourth grade--this time with her adopted sister, who might even perform better than she does. Shirley has only one talent that might prove she's not dumb--but does she have the will to let it shine?This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Ann M. Martin, including rare images from the author's collection.

Yuck! The Grossest Joke Book Ever!

by Martin Chatterton

This collection of more than 100 disgusting jokes is sure to gross you out and make you giggle. Prepare to laugh until you feel sick! "Why did the toilet paper roll down the hill? To get to the bottom!"

Yuck's Amazing Underpants

by Nigel Baines Matt And Dave

The gross-out antics of these two Yuck adventures take disgusting to a new level!In "Yuck's Amazing Underpants," Yuck has been wearing his favorite underpants every day and every night--for six weeks. His mom desperately wants to do laundry but Yuck has other plans: With the help of a jar of mold, his underpants are soon taking on a life of their own.... And in "Yuck's Scary Spider," Yuck's spider is big, fat, and hairy, and everyone is afraid of it. But the spider is only trying to be friendly! When the school principal traps the spider under a glass in his office, Yuck plans a major rescue mission. Can he and his friends save the spider?

Yuck's Big Booger Challenge

by Nigel Baines Matt And Dave

Join Yuck for some bona fide Yucky fun as he takes on big boogers and stinky socks in these two revolting adventures.In "Yuck's Big Booger Challenge," Yuck is always getting in trouble for picking his nose. So when he makes a deal with his mom and agrees to stop picking, the whole family is very suspicious: What is Yuck up to? Never one to disappoint, Yuck's master plan is truly, well, yucky! In "Yuck's Smelly Socks," Yuck just doesn't understand why his mom insists on making him wear clean socks to school every day. But not to worry--he has a brilliant(ly disgusting) idea to make sure his mom never nags him about his socks again! For more Yucky fun, visit

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