This Day in June  eBook   NC Kids Digital Library

This Day in June eBook NC Kids Digital Library


  • Author : Gayle E. Pitman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Gay pride parades
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 143381787X


This Day in June eBook NC Kids Digital Library Book Description :

"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--...

Toy Story 4 Junior Novel

Toy Story 4 Junior Novel


  • Author : Disney Book Group
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781368051262


Toy Story 4 Junior Novel Book Description :

Taking care of his kid has always been Woody’s top priority—but when his kid’s homemade toy comes to life, things get a little weird. On a family road trip, Woody, Buzz, and the other toys have to convince the reluctant new toy, Forky, that he is just as important to Bonnie as they are. Along the way, friends old and new help Woody see how big the world can be when you open your heart and mind. Toy Story 4: The Junior Novelization retells the action-packed story and features eight pages of full-color images!...

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett


  • Author : Chelsea Sedoti
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-01-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492636090


The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett Book Description :

Hawthorn wasn't trying to insert herself into a missing person's investigation. Or maybe she was. But that's only because Lizzie Lovett's disappearance is the one fascinating mystery their sleepy town has ever had. Bad things don't happen to popular girls like Lizzie Lovett, and Hawthorn is convinced she'll turn up at any moment-which means the time for speculation is now. So Hawthorn comes up with her own theory for Lizzie's disappearance. A theory way too absurd to take seriously...at first. The more Hawthorn talks, the more she believes. And what better way to collect evidence than to immerse herself in Lizzie's life? Like getting a job at the diner where Lizzie worked and hanging out with Lizzie's boyfriend. After all, it's not as if he killed he...

Academic E Books

Academic E Books


  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-15
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612494296


Academic E Books Book Description :

E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians describe innovative and thought-provoking projects involving e-books.Read about perspectives on e-books from organizations as diverse as a commercial publisher and an association press. Learn about the viewpoint of a jobber. Find out about the e-book c...

The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag

The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag


  • Author : Gayle E. Pitman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1433829029


The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Book Description :

Sewing the Rainbow is the powerful story of Gilbert Baker and the creation of the rainbow flag. This book takes readers from Gilbert's childhood in a small town in Kansas, to his historic artistic career in San Francisco. Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers" with more about Gilbert and the flag's history....

Shakespeare Saved My Life
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Shakespeare Saved My Life


  • Author : Laura Bates
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402273155


Shakespeare Saved My Life Book Description :

"Shakespeare Saved My Life touches on the search for meaning in life, the struggles that complicate the path to triumph and the salvation that can be found in literature's great works ... An inspiring account."—Shelf Awareness A female professor, a super maximum security prisoner, and how Shakespeare saved them both Shakespeare professor and prison volunteer Laura Bates thought she had seen it all. That is, until she decided to teach Shakespeare in a place the bard had never been before — supermax solitary confinement. In this unwelcoming place, surrounded by inmates known as the worst of the worst, is Larry Newton. A convicted murderer with several escape attempts under his belt and a brilliantly agile mind on his shoulders, Larry was trying to ...

How to Steal a Dog
Score: 4
From 46 Ratings

How to Steal a Dog


  • Author : Barbara O'Connor
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2009-04-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0374706794


How to Steal a Dog Book Description :

Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it. Georgina Hayes is desperate. Ever since her father left and they were evicted from their apartment, her family has been living in their car. With her mama juggling two jobs and trying to make enough money to find a place to live, Georgina is stuck looking after her younger brother, Toby. And she has her heart set on improving their situation. When Georgina spots a missing-dog poster with a reward of five hundred dollars, the solution to all her problems suddenly seems within reach. All she has to do is "borrow" the right dog and its owners ...

Last Child in the Woods
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Last Child in the Woods


  • Author : Richard Louv
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2008-04-22
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
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  • ISBN 10 : 156512586X


Last Child in the Woods Book Description :

The Book That Launched an International Movement “An absolute must-read for parents.” —The Boston Globe “It rivals Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer “I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth grader. But it’s not only computers, television, and video games that are keeping kids inside. It’s also their parents’ fears of traffic, strangers, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus; their schools’ emphasis on more and more homework; their structured schedules; and their lack of access to natural areas. Local governments, neighborhood associations, and even organizations devoted to the outdoors are placing legal and regulatory constraints on many wild ...

When You Look Out the Window

When You Look Out the Window


  • Author : Gayle E. Pitman
  • Publisher : Magination Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1433827360


When You Look Out the Window Book Description :

This is an easy-reader biography about Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. In this story, Phyllis and Del point out landmarks through the city that can be seen out their window, each being one they left their mark on. This is a unique way to introduce children to untold stories in history while also being a clever tribute to two notable women....

The City of Ember
Score: 3.5
From 254 Ratings

The City of Ember


  • Author : Jeanne DuPrau
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2003-05-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375890802


The City of Ember Book Description :

A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues before the lights go out on Ember forever! Nominated to 28 State Award Lists! An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Kirkus Reviews Editors...