Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies - Marc Aronson

In MASTER OF DECEIT: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies (Candlewick, $25.99), historian and Sibert medalist Marc Aronson delivers much more than a simple biography of J. Edgar Hoover, the man who created the Federal Bureau of Investigation as we know it. This is the candid and complicated story of America in the twentieth century, placing Hoover’s life and career in the context of the Cold War, America’s intense fear of Communism, and the civil rights movement. Primary source material such as letters and photographs further elevate this meticulously researched book. Ages 14 and up. DMC
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ISBN: 9780763650254
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2012

You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses - Taeeun Yoo

Taeeun Yoo introduces children to a zoo full of yoga poses with YOU ARE A LION!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses (Nancy Paulsen, $16.99). Learn to flap your wings like a butterfly, slither like a snake, and hop like a frog with this instructive and charming picture book. Bright illustrations and short, calming lines of text demonstrate each pose and set the tone for a quiet yoga session. Ages 2-5. DMC
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By Taeeun Yoo, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399256028
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 15th, 2012

Citizen Scientists - Loree Griffin Burns and Ellen Harasimowicz

Do you like to explore nature, hang out with animals, and make scientific discoveries? Loree Griffin Burns wants you and your friends to become CITIZEN SCIENTISTS (Holt, $19.99). You can tag butterflies in the fall, birdwatch in the winter, find frogs in the spring, and look for ladybugs all summer. Burns introduces each activity with a real science project, like Dr. Orley “Chip” Taylor’s butterfly tagging project, which encourages citizen scientists in Canada, the US, and Mexico to help track monarch butterfly migrations across the continent. With stunning photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz, this is a must-read for nature lovers and budding scientists. Ages 8-12. DMC