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Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

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Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Books by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich - Children's 9-12, Children's Nonfiction, Science

Since NASA was established, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space. Through stunning images provided by NASA and fascinating profiles and sidebars of lesser known contributors to the NASA program, young space fans will learn how NASA started, how it faced challenges along the way, how much it has achieved and how it will continue to move forward in the future. ABOVE AND BEYOND aims to leave audiences hopeful and inspired about the future of our planet --- and convinced that NASA is essential to our continued survival.

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and Audrey Vernick - Children's 8-12, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction

Now that Naomi Marie’s mom and Naomi E.’s dad are married, the girls have learned to do a lot of things together. Until sixth grade presents a whole new set of challenges. Trusting her gut has worked for Naomi E. all her life, and she figures that it will be an asset as a Peer Mediator --- until she realizes how much of the job requires the Art of Compromise. Naomi Marie is excited about making new friends. And when she sees that some in the school community have a hard time with the realities of “diversity in action,” she wonders if the new members of her family can see those realities as well. 

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and Audrey Vernick - Children's 8-12, Family Life, Friendship

A realistic contemporary story of two girls, both named Naomi, whose divorced parents begin to date. Other than their first names, Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith are sure they have nothing in common, and they wouldn’t mind keeping it that way. When Naomi Marie’s mom and Naomi Edith’s dad get serious about dating, each girl tries to cling to the life she knows and loves.