Readers Grades K - 2

Wendy, Where Does Our Wastewater Go?

Author: Torri Epperson

Description: Wendy, Where Does Our Wastewater Go? takes students on a fun and informative tour of the wastewater treatment process at their local plant. Wendy and her companions learn where wastewater goes and how it is treated in Washington, DC.

Readers Grades 3 - 5

The Vast Wonder Of The World

Author: Melina Mangal

Description: 

Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American scientist, whose keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life.

Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text present pioneering African American scientist Ernest Everett Just. Ernest Everett Just was not like other scientists of his time. He saw the whole, where others saw only parts. He noticed details others failed to see. He persisted in his research despite the discrimination and limitations imposed on him as an African American. His keen observations of sea creatures revealed new insights about egg cells and the origins of life. Through stunning illustrations and lyrical prose, this picture book presents the life and accomplishments of this long overlooked scientific pioneer

Readers Grades 6 - 8

Tristan Strong: Destroys The World

Author: Kwame Mbalia

Description: Seventh-grader Tristan must return to Alke and enlist the help of African gods and black folktale heroes when Nana is abducted from the Strong family farm in Alabama.