Experience Mindfulness

Experience Mindfulness: How Quiet Time Makes You Feel
by Jean C. Lawler (Author)

Booktalk: Being in the present moment–aware of what’s going on right now–helps kids be more focused, more patient, and likely to make better decisions for themselves. Readers will learn basic skills for being self-aware. One of four titles in the new Experience Personal Power series.

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MMA

MMA (Odysseys in Extreme Sports)
by Jim Whiting (Author)

Booktalk: An in-depth survey of the popular extreme sport of mixed martial arts, from its roots in ancient Greece to its televised matches, as well as its rules, methods, and famous fighters.

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Belle’s Journey

Belle’s Journey: An Osprey Takes Flight
by Rob Bierregaard (Author) and Kate Garchinsky (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Dr. B. and Dick, two osprey scientists in Massachusetts, observe ospreys and their offspring, tagging one special fledgling with a transmitter to better study migration habits. Follow Belle as she attempts her first flight, conquers her first fishing endeavour, and heads south for her first migration all while her tracking device transmits information about where’s she been.

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National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019
by National Geographic Kids (Author)

Booktalk: All new weird-but-true facts, updated reference material, and cool stuff on topics today’s curious kids care about, including a “19 Facts for 2019” feature in every chapter and a “Fun and Games” chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics.

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Bet you didn’t know
(3) A “zombie star” is a surviving fragment of a star that exploded.

(4) Scientists have created pieces of white dwarf stars in a lab.

(5) Harry Potter characters Sirius Black and Bellatrix Lestrange were named after stars.

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Where’s Your Creativity?

Where’s Your Creativity?
by Aaron Rosen (Author), Riley Watts (Author), and Marika Maijala (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Where’s your creativity? It’s the tingle in your toes, or the hop in your step when you have a brand-new idea. It makes you want to do something that hasn’t been done before. It all starts when you begin to m-o-v-e!

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Aim for the Skies

Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith’s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart’s Quest
by Aimée Bissonette (Author) and Doris Ettlinger (Illustrator)

Booktalk: When she was seven years old, Geraldine (Jerrie) Mock took her first airplane ride. She decided then and there to be a pilot. Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952. She got her pilot’s license before she could even drive a car. And like Jerrie, Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe, following Earhart’s exact route. Years later, when both women begin to plan their dream flights, they are completely unaware of each other, and coincidentally pick the same time to depart. But when the media gets word of their plans, the stage is set for the race of a lifetime. The extraordinary story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world.

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