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How to Draw a Dinosaur. I.
2013, June 26, 2:34 pm
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INFO: Canfield, Judy. How to Draw a Dinosaur. I. 2000

DESC: Great how-to book with easy instructions for students. They can follow along and draw their very own dinosaur!

TAGS: how-to, dinosaur, step-by-step, fun, drawing, I, Richard Avenue

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When I Grow Up. I.

INFO: Cicciarelli, Joellyn. When I Grow Up. I. 2000

DESC: This book explores several career opportunities for young students.

TAGS: careers, jobs, chef, astronaut, doctor, zoologist, builder, President, I, Richard Avenue



Meet the Astronauts. I.

 

 INFO: Winter, Max. Meet the Astronauts. I. 2000

DESC: This book highlights many different famous astronauts, different space missions and what astronauts do. It has some great pictures.

TAGS: astronauts, space, the moon, John Glenn, I, Richard Avenue



Animal Messengers. I.

INFO: Parkes, Brenda. Animal Messengers. I. 1999.

DESC: This book talks about all of the unique ways that animals talk to each other using special calls or movements of their body. It also highlights ways in which humans communicate non-verbally

TAGS: bees, cats, deer, gorillas, peacocks, non-fiction, animals, I, communication, Richard Avenue



Terrible Armadillo, The. I.
2013, June 26, 2:26 pm
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INFO: Cowley, Joy. Terrible Armadillo, The. I. 1985

DESC: An armadillo invades a house and causes all kinds of problems for a family. The armadillo is rude and does all kinds of things it’s not supposed to.

TAGS: armadillo, shenanigans, pets, I, Richard Avenue



Luke’s Go-Cart. L.
2013, June 26, 2:24 pm
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INFO: Giles, Jenny. Luke’s Go-Cart. L. 1999.

DESC: Luke’s dad builds him his very own go-cart. When Luke wants to show it off at the school carnival, he can’t get the go-cart to start.

TAGS: go-cart, perseverance, L, Richard Avenue



George and the Whopper. L.
2013, June 26, 2:22 pm
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INFO: McTrustry, Chris. George and the Whopper. L. 2000

DESC: George refuses to eat his vegetables at supper. This forces his father to get the President involved. The town where George lives is buzzing with the news that the President is coming to visit.

TAGS: vegetables, chapter book, President, L, Richard Avenue



Fossils. L.

INFO: Cefrey, Holly. Fossils. L. 2002

DESC: This book describes how fossils are made. It also explains how scientists can lear different things by studying fossils.

TAGS: fossils, scientists, non-fiction, archaeologists, L, Richard Avenue



Cobber Dog and Old Mary. L.
2013, June 26, 2:20 pm
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INFO: Dobbie, Jenny. Cobber Dog and Old Mary. L. 2007

DESC: Cobber Dog gets tired of staying at home with Old Mary all day. He decides it is time for him to find a job. Over the course of several days, he tries out several jobs but can’t quite find to seem one that fits.

TAGS: dogs, friendship, jobs, L, Richard Avenue



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more details forthcoming!

I’ve started pulling Manned Spaceflight Awareness poster images from ebay auctions (that seems to be the only reasonable way to see what they looked like in decent image quality if you’re not in Adelphi)–these are, I think, one of the most fascinating artifacts of the space program, since they show not only NASA’s internal self-image but are a visual representation of the importance of not just engineers, astronomers, and astronauts, but the physical limits of what’s possible for the manufacturing and assembly workers that actually realized the planned artifacts.