Born: in Waukegan, Illinois
Pen Name: N/A Connection to Illinois: Metz was born in Waukegan and grew up in Antioch. She attended Illinois State University in Bloomington and now resides in Gurnee. Biography: Lorijo Metz currently resides in Indiana. Though she has a degree in acting and directing, she much prefers the anonymity of the keyboard, allowing her characters to revel in the spotlight while she sits quietly sipping tea or coffee, nibbling on cookies, and dreaming up ways to complicate their lives.
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|A Nation of Immigrants.
ISBN: 9781477731437 OCLC: 1057685063 Rosen Publishing Group, New York, NY : 2013.
|Abolitionist Movement, The.
ISBN: 9781477731413 OCLC: 1024265200 Rosen Publishing, New York : 2013. Learn about the brave men and women who fought to end slavery. This book introduces young readers to heroes such as Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and Harriet Tubman. Explore the Underground Railroad, the long struggle between free states and slave states, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Thirteenth Amendment. A map explains the Missouri Compromise, while an illustrated timeline helps readers trace the evolution of this important movement. The final chapters explain how the civil rights movement continued the fight for racial equality and discuss how the abolitionists inspir.
ISBN: 9781448874262 OCLC: 761383854 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. This book presents the physical characteristics, care, training, and competitions of Arabians, one of the oldest-known breeds of horses.
ISBN: 9781448810390 OCLC: 855023967 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. Introduces cattle, describing their physical characteristics, herd behavior, eating habits, and such products as milk, meat, and leather obtained from them.
ISBN: 9781448810437 OCLC: 855024350 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. Explores the life stages, living conditions, and uses of the chicken.
ISBN: 9781448874279 OCLC: 766609054 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. Introduces Clydesdales, describing their physical characteristics, how they are cared for, their historic background, and where to find them today.
ISBN: 9781448853823 OCLC: 799893181 PowerKids Press, New York : 2012. Introduces clams, discussing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and predators.
ISBN: 9781448853816 OCLC: 799892214 PowerKids Press, New York : 2012. Introduces crabs, discussing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and eating habits.
ISBN: 9781448849970 OCLC: 700205490 PowerKids Press, New York : 2012. Introduces jellyfish, discussing physical characteristics, life cycle, predators, and eating habits of the species.
|Discovering sea lions
ISBN: 9781448853809 OCLC: 799891877 PowerKids Press, New York : ©2012. Introduces sea lions, discussing the physical characteristics, life cycle, and eating habits.
ISBN: 9781448853830 OCLC: 799894070 PowerKids Press, New York : ©2012. Describes the clever ways these birds find food, traces their life cycle, and examines their relationship with the human beings with whom they interact both frequently and loudly.
ISBN: 9781448853847 OCLC: 799891917 PowerKids Press, New York : 2012. Introduces starfish, discussing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and eating habits.
ISBN: 9781448810406 OCLC: 855024802 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. The donkey, along with its close kin the hinny and the mule, is known for its stamina. Readers will learn that, though these members of the horse family have a reputation for stubbornness, they have successfully worked alongside humans for thousand of years.
|Floridius Bloom and the planet of Gloom /
ISBN: 0803730845 OCLC: 122928270 Dial Books for Young Readers, New York : ©2007. Floridius Bloom builds a high wall to keep the feared monsters of Gloom out of his light-filled garden, but one day he gets a visitor that changes everything.
ISBN: 9781448874316 OCLC: 771654431 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. This book presents the physical characteristics, care, training, and performance of Friesians, one of the few breeds of horses that are native to the Netherlands.
ISBN: 9781448810444 OCLC: 855025234 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. Describes geese, ganders, and goslings.
ISBN: 9781448810413 OCLC: 855023494 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. Introduces goats, describing their physical characteristics, social behavior, eating habits, and such products as milk, cheese, and angora and cashmere fibers obtained from them.
|La Constitución de los Estados Unidos y la Carta de Derechos =
ISBN: 9781477732472 OCLC: 856902898 Después de más de 200 años, la Constitución estadounidense permanece la ley suprema de la tierra. Este texto bilingüe cava en por qué la Constitución fue escrita y habla como las enmiendas lo han permitido evolucionar con el tiempo. El libro explica cada uno de los siete artículos de la Constitución, así como las diez enmiendas que arreglan la Declaración de derechos.
|La Declaración de independencia =
ISBN: 9781477732540 OCLC: 871542944 The belief that, All men are created equal, and have the right to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness has inspired generations of Americans. Readers will learn what historical circumstances necessitated the writing of Declaration of Independence and gain a deeper understanding of that central document.
ISBN: 9781448876556 OCLC: 852140443 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. An introduction to Lipizzaner horses that discusses their physical characteristics, abilities, and other related topics.
ISBN: 9781448810420 OCLC: 855020381 PowerKids Press, New York : 2011. Discusses sheep, how they are raised, and how they are used as sources of food and clothing.
|The women's suffrage movement =
ISBN: 9781477732502 OCLC: 858672367 While women were part of American history from the outset, they did not win the right to vote until 1920. Readers of this engrossing history of the women's suffrage movement will discover its roots in the abolitionist movement.
ISBN: 9781448874293 OCLC: 769141529 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. This book presents the physical characteristics, care, and training of Thoroughbreds, horses that were bred in England.
|Using beakers and graduated cylinders
ISBN: 9781448896851 OCLC: 809925937 Explains how to use beakers and graduated cylinders to measure liquids, including safety measures, displacement, and the scientific method.
|Using clocks and stopwatches
ISBN: 9781448899289 OCLC: 855023039 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013. This guide teaches students how to use clocks and stop watches. Explanations are provided of how these tools can be used to study things, such as a persons heart rate and how fast animals learn. Discussion about how to construct an experiment make it easy for readers to do one themselves and one is provided for them to try.
|Using hand lenses and microscopes
ISBN: 9781448899265 OCLC: 864552439 Explains about microscopes and magnifying glasses, including compound light microscopes, electron microscopes, and hand lenses.
|Using rulers and tape measures
ISBN: 9781448899272 OCLC: 855019832 PowerKids Press, New York : 
|Using scales and balances
ISBN: 9781448899258 OCLC: 855023067 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013.
ISBN: 9781448899234 OCLC: 855019823 PowerKids Press, New York : 2013.
|What can we do about global warming?
ISBN: 9781404280793 OCLC: 278980753 Rosen Pub. Group, New York, NY : 2010. Teaches children about global warming, and discusses the causes and effects on the animals and the environment, renewable energy, global solutions, and other related topics; and offers tips and advice on ways to prevent global warming.
|What can we do about invasive species?
ISBN: 9781404280847 OCLC: 298538000 PowerKids Press, New York : 2010. Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.
|What can we do about trash and recycling? /
ISBN: 1435824830 OCLC: 289095949 PowerKids Press, New York : 2010. Teaches children about the importance of recycling, discusses the impact of trash on the environment, biodegradable materials, and other related topics; and offers tips and advice on what and how to recycle.