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The books listed below are available for electronic checkout through the EISD FollettShelf.
Now an unlimited number of teachers and students can have simultaneous, 24/7 access to these items allowing for grade level reading assignments, book club offerings and electronic summer reading. These volumes can be read online or downloaded to your electronic devices utilizing the FollettShelf app. See your campus Librarian for downloading details.

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100 Hispanics you should know
By Castro, Ivan A Dewey: 920
Contains brief profiles of one hundred Hispanic men and women who have made significant contributions to science, literature, politics, and other fields, each with an illustration, birth and death dates, a list of career highlights, discussion of importance and career path, and a bibliography.
____#5047KN9 2007IL:YA$88.00

The abolitionist movement ending slavery
By McNeese, Tim Dewey: 973.7
Presents a narrative overview of the history of the abolitionist movement in America, providing information on its religious beginnings, its conflicts, and its key figures, including Frederick Douglas, William Lloyd Garrison, and Harriet Tubman.
____#54715AX 2008IL:YA$52.00

Alien investigation searching for the truth about UFOs and aliens
By Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957- Dewey: 001.942
Discusses UFO and alien sitings around the world, including interviews with UFO experts.
AR: 7.1 MG 2.0 149849EN
____#5033NO82012 IL:5-8$30.60

Animals mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals
By Levine, Shar, 1953- Dewey: 590.1
A discussion of animals, one of the six major classifications of living organisms, explaining what animals are, and describing sponges, cnidarians, and worms, mollusks and echinoderms, arthropods, fish and amphibians, reptiles and birds, and mammals.
AR: 7.8 MG 1.0 136033EN
____#54300N1 2010IL:5-8$45.90

Archaea salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans
By Barker, David. (David M.) Dewey: 579.3
An introduction to the Achaea domain that discusses how the organisms within it are classified and describes their interactions with other life-forms.
AR: 8.1 MG 2.0 136034EN
____#54300OX 2010IL:5-8$45.90

Atoms, molecules, and compounds
By Manning, Phillip, 1936- Dewey: 539.7
Presents an introduction to the basic concepts of chemistry, in simple text with illustrations, providing information on atoms, molecules, the periodic table of elements, chemical bonding, compounds, synthetics, and more.
____#54706T6 2008IL:YA$56.00

Attacked by a crocodile
By Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- Dewey: 597.98
Provides information about crocodiles, their teeth, senses, and bite force, describes different types of crocodiles, and shares stories of crocodile attacks.
AR: 5.9 MG 0.5 135261EN
____#5008QN7 2010IL:5-8$28.95

Bacteria staph, strep, clostridium, and other bacteria
By Wearing, Judy Dewey: 579.3
A discussion of bacteria, one of the six major classifications of living organisms, examining the biology of bacteria, and describing rod-shaped, round, curved, and mycobacteria varieties.
AR: 7.6 MG 2.0 136035EN
____#54300P8 2010IL:5-8$45.90

Battling malaria on the front lines against a global killer
By Goldsmith, Connie, 1945- Dewey: 616.9
Examines the effects of malaria and what can be done by health organizations and doctors to treat and prevent the disease worldwide.
____#5033UD9 2011IL:YA$55.93

The birth of mathematics ancient times to 1300
By Bradley, Michael J. (Michael John), 1956- Dewey: 510
Chronicles the early history of mathematics through profiles of major figures from around the world, including Pythagoras, Euclid, Archimedes, Hypatia of Alexandria, Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, and five others, describing their lives and discoveries.
____#5016SW8 2006IL:YA$56.00

The case of the vanishing golden frogs a scientific mystery
By Markle, Sandra Dewey: 597.8
Follows a team of scientists as they try to save Panamanian golden frogs, which began to disappear fifteen years ago, and looks at the reasons behind their decline.
AR: 5.7 MG 1.0 145221EN
____#5033MH3 2012IL:5-8$43.93

By Butcher, Kristin, 1951- Dewey: -Fic-
Laurel, an aspiring investigative journalist, becomes a social outcast after writing an article about cheating at her high school, but she continues to pursue the story with no thought to the people she might be hurting, until she makes a shocking discovery.
AR: 4.0 MG 2.0 140881EN
____#5066LE7 2010IL:5-8$49.95

Dairy on MyPlate
By Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Dewey: 641.3
"Simple text and photos describe USDA's MyPlate tool and healthy dairy choices for children"--Provided by publisher.
____#5129EJ9 2013IL:K-3$27.73

Dear dragon goes camping
By Hillert, Margaret Dewey: -E-
A boy and his pet dragon go exploring and have fun on a family camping trip.
AR: 0.9 LG 0.5 139923EN
____#5063JRX 2011IL:K-3$39.88

Dear dragon's day with father
By Hillert, Margaret Dewey: -E-
A boy and his pet dragon spend a day participating in activities with the boy's father.
AR: 0.9 LG 0.5 121037EN
____#5063JI6 2008IL:K-3$39.88

Death benefits
By Harvey, Sarah N., 1950- Dewey: -Fic-
Royce is pressed into service as a caregiver for his ninety-five-year-old grandfather and gradually comes to appreciate the cantankerous old man.
AR: 4.4 UG 7.0 141903EN
____#5066KU0 2010IL:YA$64.75

Draw the dark
By Bick, Ilsa J Dewey: -Fic-
Seventeen-year-old Christian Cage lives with his uncle in Winter, Wisconsin, where his nightmares, visions, and strange paintings draw him into a mystery involving German prisoners of war, a mysterious corpse, and Winter's last surviving Jew.
AR: 5.4 MG 13.0 138210EN
____#5032KK7 2010IL:YA$34.60

Encounters with vampires
By Robson, David, 1966- Dewey: 398
Examines vampire legends in various cultures throughout history, discussing reports of vampire sightings and attacks in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, and describing people who hunt vampires, vampire cults, and related topics.
AR: 8.5 MG 3.0 147240EN
____#5103YBX 2011IL:YA$39.95

Encyclopedia of women's history in America
By Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn Dewey: 305.4
Recounts the events, movements, court cases, documents, and important figures that make up women's history in America since colonial times, with over five hundred entries arranged in alphabetical order.
____#54775T3 2000IL:YA$114.40

Food the new gold
By Gay, Kathlyn Dewey: 338.1
Explores the economical, political, and environmental issues related to food; discusses reasons starving population do not have food despite surpluses in other regions; and looks genetic engineering of plants and animals.
____#5097LR6 2013IL:YA$47.93

Forensic science experiments
By Walker, Pam, 1958- Dewey: 363.25
Contains instructions for scientific experiments that teach about concepts in forensic science, covering autopsy, mitochondrial DNA, soil identification, latent fingerprint techniques, and more; and includes analysis questions, connections, and suggestions for further reading.
____#54785V6 2010IL:YA$64.00

The freak observer
By Woolston, Blythe Dewey: -Fic-
Suffering from a crippling case of post-traumatic stress disorder, sixteen-year-old Loa Lindgren tries to use her problem solving skills, sharpened in physics and computer programming, to cure herself.
AR: 5.0 MG 7.0 138163EN
____#5032KL5 2010IL:YA$34.60

Fruits on MyPlate
By Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Dewey: 634
"Simple text and photos describe USDA's MyPlate tool and healthy fruit choices for children"--Provided by publisher.
____#5129TS1 2013IL:K-3$27.73

Fungi mushrooms, toadstools, molds, yeasts, and other fungi
By Wearing, Judy Dewey: 579.5
An introduction to the fungi kingdom that discusses how the organisms within it are classified and describes their interactions with other life-forms.
AR: 8.0 MG 2.0 136036EN
____#54300Q6 2010IL:5-8$45.90

Grains on MyPlate
By Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Dewey: 633.1
"Simple text and photos describe USDA's MyPlate tool and healthy grain choices for children"--Provided by publisher.
____#5129TW4 2013IL:K-3$27.73

Gross science projects
By Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi Dewey: 507.8
"Describes fun, gross science projects in a step-by-step format"--Provided by publisher.
____#5129SEX 2013IL:3-6$30.74

Healthy snacks on MyPlate
By Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Dewey: 664
"Simple text and photos describe USDA's MyPlate tool and its healthy snack choices for children"--Provided by publisher.
____#5129TY0 2013IL:K-3$27.73

Hispanic literature of the United States a comprehensive reference
By Kanellos, Nicolas Dewey: 810.9
Traces the history of Hispanic literature in the United States from the Spanish colonial period to the early twenty-first century; provides brief biographies of notable Hispanic authors; and includes a chronology, discussion of trends, movements, and themes, a look at publishing trends, and an overview of Hispanic drama.
____#54386M8 2003IL:AD$212.80

I, Emma Freke
By Atkinson, E. J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1961- Dewey: -Fic-
Emma Freke, who sometimes has a hard time understanding her mother, is invited to a family reunion where she discovers more about her family and herself.
AR: 4.9 MG 7.0 140922EN
____#5031DW8 2010IL:5-8RL:5.3 $34.60

I'm all thumbs! (and other odd things we say)
By Amoroso, Cynthia Dewey: 428.1
Explains the meanings behind a variety of common idioms and bizarre sayings, and offers an example of each phrase in a brief dialogue.
AR: 3.4 LG 0.5 142310EN
____#5130NV0 2011IL:3-6$27.07

It's Groundhog Day, dear dragon
By Hillert, Margaret Dewey: -E-
"A boy and his pet dragon go to see what will happen when the groundhog peeks out of his hole"--Provided by publisher.
AR: 1.0 LG 0.5 149884EN
____#5063SJX 2012IL:K-3$39.88

John Cena rapping wrestler with attitude
By Raatma, Lucia Dewey: 796.812
"Describes the life of John Cena, both in and out of the ring"--Provided by publisher.
AR: 5.3 MG 1.0 152582EN
____#5129FZ7 2013IL:5-8$35.24

Katy Perry
By Bernard, Jan Dewey: 782.42164
A biography of American pop singer and songwriter Katy Perry.
AR: 4.3 LG 0.5 152983EN
____#5130QF1 2013IL:3-6$28.50

The land and resources of Texas shaping the growth of the state
By Marfa, Isabelle Dewey: 333.7
Text and photographs describe the natural resources and economic development of Texas.
AR: 5.2 MG 0.5 135930EN
____#5050ZI8 2010IL:3-6$28.43

Landmark Supreme Court cases the most influential decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States
By Hartman, Gary R Dewey: 347.73
Examines over three hundred-fifty of the most important U.S. Supreme Court cases involving abortion, civil rights, the first amendment, and others including Roe v. Wade, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Dred Scott v. John F.A. Sandford.
____#54775VX 2004IL:AD$112.00

Latinos in the arts
By Otfinoski, Steven Dewey: 700
Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career profiles of over 175 Latino Americans from throughout history who have excelled in the arts, and includes photographs and further reading resources.
____#54783X8 2007IL:YA$72.00

Lily Renee, escape artist from Holocaust survivor to comic book pioneer
By Robbins, Trina Dewey: 940.53
A graphic novel biography of Lily Renee Wilheim, who, at fourteen years old, was forced to travel alone from Austria to England to escape the Nazis and faced servitude, hardship, and danger before becoming a pioneer of the comic book genre.
AR: 4.2 MG 1.0 145941EN
____#5032QK0 2011IL:5-8$43.93

Little White Duck a childhood in China
By Liu, Na, 1973- Dewey: 741.5
In graphic novel format, a young girl describes her experiences growing up in China, beginning with the death of Chairman Mao in 1976.
AR: 3.2 MG 0.5 151496EN
____#5097GF1 2012IL:5-8$43.93

By Powell, Martin, 1959- Dewey: 741.5
A graphic novel adaptation of William Shakespeare's play about Macbeth, the eleventh-century king of Scotland, and of the tragedy of prophecy and royal murder.
AR: 3.3 MG 0.5 145339EN
____#5079BH3 2012IL:5-8$29.98

The many faces of George Washington remaking a presidential icon
By McClafferty, Carla Killough, 1958- Dewey: 973.4
Describes the project undertaken by historians, scientists, and artisans at Mount Vernon in 2005 to create accurate images of George Washington as he looked as a nineteen-year-old surveyor in the American wilderness, a forty-five-year-old general of the Continental Army, and the first president of the United States at fifty-seven, and reveals the results of their efforts.
AR: 8.2 MG 5.0 142624EN
____#5031DX6 2011IL:5-8$41.26

Meet the planets
By McGranaghan, John Dewey: 523.4
Illustrations and simple text introduce children to the planets in the solar system as they compete in the "Favorite Planet Competition." Includes learning activities.
AR: 4.2 LG 0.5 143364EN
____#54278T8 2011IL:K-3$29.95

Pecos Bill
By Blair, Eric Dewey: 398.2
Relates some of the legends of Pecos Bill, a cowboy who was raised by wild animals, once roped a whole herd of cattle at once, and invented Texas chili.
AR: 2.5 LG 0.5 140773EN
____#5080WL7 2011 IL:K-3 $23.99

Plants flowering plants, ferns, mosses, and other plants
By Levine, Shar, 1953- Dewey: 580
An introduction to the plant kingdom that discusses how the organisms within it are classified and describes their interactions with other life-forms.
AR: 7.5 MG 2.0 136037EN
____#54300R4 2010 IL:5-8 $45.90

Protists algae, amoebas, plankton, and other protists
By Arato, Rona Dewey: 579
An introduction to the protists kingdom that discusses how the organisms within it are classified and describes their interactions with other life-forms.
AR: 8.3 MG 2.0 136038EN
____#54300S2 2010IL:5-8$45.90

Raven quest
By Stewart, Sharon (Sharon Roberta), 1944- Dewey: -Fic-
Tok, the most nimble-winged of the young ravens, is banished for a crime he did not commit, and the only way he can restore his honor and his father's name is to perform a brave and daring deed to benefit all ravenkind.
AR: 4.7 UG 11.0 71252EN
____#5031BL3 2003IL:5-8$31.93

Renewable energy research
By Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- Dewey: 333.79
Examines scientific research into renewable energy sources, highlighting important developments, describing the methods used by scientists, and explaining the importance of creating alternate energies.
____#5103VLX 2011IL:YA$39.95

Seeing the gynecologist
By Waters, Sophie Dewey: 618.1
Offers teenage girls an overview of what they can expect when visiting a gynecologist, describing what a gynecologist does, how the exam is conducted, what questions they may be asked, and how a gynecologist can help them with various problems and questions.
____#54893R0 2008IL:5-8$43.88

Seven wonders beyond the solar system
By Miller, Ron, 1947- Dewey: 523.8
Explores the science behind seven mysteries of the universe, including information on the largest known galaxy and star, the Crab Nebula, the most Earthlike extrasolar planet, pulsars, the sculptor supercluster, and the Tarantula Nebula.
____#5033VBX 2011IL:5-8$50.60

Seven wonders of the rocky planets and their moons
By Miller, Ron, 1947- Dewey: 523.4
Looks at some of the natural wonders that exist on the solar system's rocky planets and their moons, and explains how they were discovered.
____#5033VG0 2011IL:5-8$50.60

By Bennett, Holly, 1957- Dewey: -Fic-
In order to escape the sorcerer who wants to control her gift of song, Sive must transform herself into a deer, leave the Otherworld, and find refuge in Eire, the land of mortals.
AR: 6.2 MG 9.0 152560EN
____#5066KI2 2010IL:YA$64.75

By Walters, Eric, 1957- Dewey: -Fic-
Keegan and Alex, put in charge of the tomato toss at the town's annual tomato festival, decide to ramp up the excitement by replacing the wooden targets with real people, but things get out of hand and it is not long before the tomato tossing has taken to the streets.
AR: 4.3 MG 2.0 122469EN
____#5066VK9 2008IL:5-8$49.75

Surviving the Galveston hurricane
By Cleland, Joann Dewey: 976.4
Provides, through the story of one family, a brief description of the hurricane that devastated Galveston, Texas, in 1900, with a loss of over eight thousand lives, and its aftermath.
AR: 4.4 MG 0.5 132492EN
____#54657Q5 2010IL:5-8$41.90

Taylor Swift
By Schwartz, Heather E Dewey: 782.421642
"Describes the life and career of Taylor Swift"--Provided by publisher.
AR: 5.3 MG 0.5 152279EN
____#5129US9 2013IL:3-6$30.74

Vegetables on MyPlate
By Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Dewey: 641.5
"Simple text and photos describe USDA's MyPlate tool and healthy vegetable choices for children."--Provided by publisher.
____#5129EP8 2013IL:K-3$27.73

When elephants fight the lives of children in conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Uganda
By Walters, Eric, 1957- Dewey: 305.23
Provides true accounts of the lives of five children growing up in the midst of war in Sri Lanka, Uganda, Sarajevo, Afghanistan, and the Sudan, and examines the history of each conflict.
AR: 8.2 MG 5.0 127509EN
____#5066MT7 2008IL:5-8$99.75

You will call me Drog
By Cowing, Sue, 1938- Dewey: -Fic-
Unless eleven-year-old Parker can find a way to remove the sinister puppet that refuses to leave his hand, he will wind up in military school or worse but first he must stand up for himself to his best friend Wren, his mother, and his nearly-absent father.
AR: 3.8 MG 8.0 144555EN
____#5031EB3 2011IL:5-8$34.60