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Cutting-Edge Computing With Raspberry Pi

Cutting-Edge Computing With Raspberry Pi
by Krystyna Poray Goddu (Author)

Booktalk: Did you know that a tiny computer the size of a credit card can power robots, video games, and even weather stations? This tiny computer is known as raspberry pi, and people are using it in all kinds of creative ways. Use it with Scratch to make games and cartoons.

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Emily: 10-Year-Old Champion of Rainforest Animals in Need

Emily: 10-Year-Old Champion of Rainforest Animals in Need
by Cathleen Burnham (Author)

Booktalk: Meet Emily, a real-life young girl active in a youth program to save rainforest animals in western Costa Rica called Kids Saving The Rainforest (KSTR). Emily helps care for an orphaned baby sloth at a local animal sanctuary and more.

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“A baby three-toed sloth was brought in to the rehabilitation center this morning,” said Jennifer.

“Is he all right?” asked Emily.

“He isn’t injured. Hikers found him in the jungle. Must have fallen out of a tree. Will you take him for a sloth walk after the meeting? asked Jennifer.

Sure!” Emily loved any opportunity to handle these rare creatures.

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Wolves

Wolves
by Rachel Grack (Author)

Booktalk: This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to wolves that live in North America. It explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Snippet: Is that a German shepherd dog? No, it’s a wolf! Wolves are bigger. They are wild.

Also available in Spanish as Los Lobos:

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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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