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OUTRUN THE MOON

OUTRUN THE MOON
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lee
Author's First Name: 
Stacey
Publisher: 
Penguin (Putnam)
Publication Date: 
2016

 Mercy Wong is Chinese-American in 1906 San Francisco, and life at her prestigious girls’ school is not as easy as she had hoped it would be. When an historic earthquake hits town, she and her classmates must work together to survive.

TRACKING TRASH: FLOTSAM, JETSAM, AND THE SCIENCE OF OCEAN MOTION

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Burns
Author's First Name: 
Loree Griffin
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2007

Rubber ducks and hockey gloves are just some of the flotsam that scientists have tracked across the seas to learn about ocean currents. This fascinating story shows how scientific inquiry often reveals startling realities and leads to surprising conclusions.

THE STORM IN THE BARN

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Phelan
Author's First Name: 
Matt
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2009

Young Jack's encounter with the legendary adversary hiding in the neighbor's barn tests every ounce of his courage in this gripping graphic novel set on the dust-filled Kansas prairie of 1937.

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