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Apollo 8

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon By Jeffrey Kluger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627798327
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 16th, 2017

Going to the moon is not a small undertaking. Imagine, it had never been done before, and the mission was planned & executed in sixteen weeks! Apollo 8 is the story of a “wild crapshoot” that will bring you back to that time or open the door to an accomplishment that included a TV broadcast from the moon on Christmas Eve 1968.  

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Apollo 8

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon By Jeffrey Kluger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627798327
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 16th, 2017

Going to the moon is not a small undertaking. Imagine, it had never been done before, and the mission was planned & executed in sixteen weeks! Apollo 8 is the story of a “wild crapshoot” that will bring you back to that time or open the door to an accomplishment that included a TV broadcast from the moon on Christmas Eve 1968.  

Robert


The First Step

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The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial By Susan E. Goodman, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susan E. Goodman, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802737397
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 5th, 2016

In 1847, Sara Roberts was told she could not attend the Otis School – it was for white children only.Her family fought for change.  Roberts vs City of Boston was the first case challenging segregated schools in America.  It was the first time an African American lawyer argued in a supreme court.  It was the first steps leading to equality under the law in the US.

Robert

 


Terrapin

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Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry By Wendell Berry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619024250
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Published: Counterpoint - November 11th, 2014

A marriage of 21 poems by this acclaimed, poet, fiction writer and farmer, with dozens of full-color watercolor illustrations that are visual meditations on the poems they illustrate .  Together they draw on their love of the natural world to make a collection that is a consummate example of fine bookmaking.  Appropriate for children of all ages & those who love the book as physical object.


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Talking Into The Ear of A Donkey

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Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey: Poems By Robert Bly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393343649
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 5th, 2012

Robert Bly’s most recent book Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey contains poems that range from insight fully humorous to wildly precious observations of what being human entails.  He is this year’s recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s most prestigious award the “Frost Medal” for “ distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry.”

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In The Bag

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In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up (Great Idea Series #3) By Monica Kulling, David Parkins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Monica Kulling, David Parkins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781770495159
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Published: Tundra Books - August 6th, 2013

In The Bag is the story of Margaret Knight the inventor of the first machine to fold & glue paper bags.  It wasn't easy though. She had to prove it was her idea, when someone else tried to patent it after seeing her first model.  During her life she had over twenty patents to her name and ninety inventions.


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