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100 things to make you happy by Gerry, Lisa.

100 things to make you happy

A treasury of facts, jokes, quotes, advice, and exercises includes animal trivia, historical tidbits, and inspirational wisdom designed to help kids become actively involved in their own well-being.

Sep 3, 2015
100 write-and-learn sight word practice pages - engaging reproducible activity pages that help kids recognize, write, and really learn the top 100 high-frequency words that are key to reading success. by Not Available (NA)

100 write-and-learn sight word practice pages - engaging reproducible activity pages that help kids recognize, write, and really learn the top 100 high-frequency words that are key to reading success.

Games and practice pages encourage students in kindergarten through second grade to read, write, and manipulate sight words.

Sep 3, 2015
12 great moments that changed TV history by Fromowitz, Lori, author.

12 great moments that changed TV history

Brief two-page discussions of twelve major events in the history of television broadcasting.

Sep 3, 2015
A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights by Krull, Kathleen/ Divito, Anna (ILT)

A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights

Sep 3, 2015
A timeline history of the early American republic by Morey, Allan.

A timeline history of the early American republic

Traces the developments within the Republic following the end of the Revolutionary War, discussing the important events and turning points of the time. --Publisher's description.

Sep 3, 2015
Abbreviations by Murray, Kara, author.

Abbreviations

Sep 3, 2015
Absolutely Everything You Need to Know (Journey to Star Wars- the for Ce Awakens) - Absolutely Everything You Need to Know by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)/ Horton, Cole

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know (Journey to Star Wars- the for Ce Awakens) - Absolutely Everything You Need to Know

Sep 3, 2015
Action art - hands-on active art adventures by Kohl, MaryAnn F., author.

Action art - hands-on active art adventures

Art experiences and art activities for children and the adults who work with them.

Sep 3, 2015
Alex Morgan by Illugi Jökulsson, author.

Alex Morgan

"Recounts the story of American soccer star Alex Morgan,one of the best female players in the world. The book tracks her success in helping to win the FIFA World Cup, a team gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, and her achievements outside of soccer, including writing and modeling"--

Sep 3, 2015
All about baseball by Doeden, Matt, author.

All about baseball

"Explains the game of baseball, including the game's goals, positions, basic rules, and other points of interest"--

Sep 3, 2015
All about hockey by Doeden, Matt.

All about hockey

"Explains the game of hockey, including the game's goals, positions, basic rules, and other points of interest"--

Sep 3, 2015
All about hockey by Doeden, Matt.

All about hockey

"Explains the game of hockey, including the game's goals, positions, basic rules, and other points of interest"--

Aug 28, 2015
All About Pit Bulls by Wittrock, Jeni

All About Pit Bulls

Sep 3, 2015
Amazing places - weird trivia and unbellievable facts to test your knowledge about the most extreme places on earth! by Probst, Jeff, author.

Amazing places - weird trivia and unbellievable facts to test your knowledge about the most extreme places on earth!

Shares fact-filled trivia about the world's most extreme locations, from the driest desert to the deepest ocean trench.

Sep 3, 2015
Amphibians by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Amphibians

"This fascinating series takes a very simple look at animal classifications, with each book focussing on a different group of animal. This book is about amphibians: what they do, how they behave, and how these characteristics are different from other groups of animals. Beautifully illustrated with colorful photographs, the book shows many examples of different types of amphibians in their natural environment."--

Sep 3, 2015
An insider's guide to paintball by Power, Bob, 1959- author.

An insider's guide to paintball

Information on the history, clothing and equipment, how to play and how to get involved in paint balling.

Sep 3, 2015
Arctic Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Arctic Ocean

What is a glacier? Who has lived along the Arctic coast for 4,000 years? When did explorers first reach the North Pole?

Sep 3, 2015
Arctic Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Arctic Ocean

Presents information about the Arctic Ocean, describing its geography, weather, resources, islands, and the animals who live in its waters.

Aug 28, 2015
Are humans damaging the atmosphere? by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

Are humans damaging the atmosphere?

Sep 3, 2015
Astronomy - cool women in space by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Astronomy - cool women in space

Sep 3, 2015
Astronomy - Cool Women in Space by Yasuda, Anita/ Chandhok, Lena (ILT)

Astronomy - Cool Women in Space

Aug 28, 2015
At battle in the Civil War - an interactive battlefield adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

At battle in the Civil War - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the Civil War from the view of infantry, artillery, and cavalry soldiers"--

Sep 3, 2015
At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores World War I through the eyes of sailors, pilots, and infantry soldiers on the frontline"--

Sep 3, 2015
At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure by Doeden, Matt.

At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the technology and tactics of World War II"--

Sep 3, 2015
Baby cheetahs by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby cheetahs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby cheetahs to young readers through leveled text and related photos."--

Sep 3, 2015
Baby owls by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby owls

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby owls to young readers through leveled text and related photos."--

Sep 3, 2015
Bald eagles by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

Bald eagles

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bald eagles. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Be a survivor by Oxlade, Chris.

Be a survivor

Sep 3, 2015
Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist by Kjelle, Marylou Morano.

Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist

"Learn who Bill Gates is, how Microsoft got its start, where it's heading, and much more."--Publisher's website.

Sep 3, 2015
Bird & Diz by Golio, Gary, author.

Bird & Diz

Presents a rhythmic tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and their creation of bebop.

Sep 2, 2015
Bird & Diz by Golio, Gary, author.

Bird & Diz

Presents a rhythmic tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and their creation of bebop.

Sep 3, 2015
Black mambas by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Black mambas

"This book details the life and habits of black mambas"--

Sep 3, 2015
Bobcat by Goldish, Meish.

Bobcat

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bobcat lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Sep 3, 2015
Boston Marathon by Petersen, Justin, author.

Boston Marathon

Outlines the history of the Boston Marathon and discusses clothing and equipment, the course, the rules, qualifying to run, notable marathoners, records, the influence of the fans along the route, and other details.

Aug 28, 2015
Boston Marathon by Petersen, Justin, author.

Boston Marathon

Outlines the history of the Boston Marathon and discusses clothing and equipment, the course, the rules, qualifying to run, notable marathoners, records, the influence of the fans along the route, and other details.

Sep 3, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

What should you do if you accidentally break a vase? Should you tell an adult or pretend it wasn't you? Or what should you do if you see your friend throw a piece of trash on the ground? It's not always fun or easy to do the right thing. But when you take responsibility, you earn respect from others. This book offers examples of situations you might face at home or at school. It shows how you can make good decisions in each case. See how responsibility can go a long way!

Aug 29, 2015
Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities by Ancona, George, author.

Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities

Describes how children can help their communities in different ways, from tending a community garden and training service dogs to volunteering to help people with disabilities and mentoring younger students.

Sep 3, 2015
Can you survive a global blackout? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt.

Can you survive a global blackout? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"Readers find their own paths as they navigate through a world with no electricity"--

Sep 3, 2015
Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt, author.

Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving a virus outbreak"--

Sep 3, 2015
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Wacholtz, Anthony.

Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"Allows readers to choose their own paths as they navigate through the zombie apocalypse"--

Sep 3, 2015
Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving an alien invasion"--

Sep 3, 2015
Can you whoo too? by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Can you whoo too?

"In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say. Why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This book is a unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun."--

Sep 3, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

"Follows the function of cells, how they're made, and the English scientist, Robert Hooke, who discovered them by examining a piece of cork."--

Sep 3, 2015
Chickens aren't the only ones by Heller, Ruth, 1924-, author.

Chickens aren't the only ones

A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals.

Sep 3, 2015
Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn.

Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--

Sep 3, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Sep 3, 2015
Climbing Everest by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Climbing Everest

Sep 3, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David, author.

Creating horror comics

"Readers explore the genre of horror comics as they learn the techniques used to make their drawings go from good to ghoulish. They follow step-by-step instructions to create a variety of horror characters, such as a terrifying swamp zombie."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth by Barman, Adrienne, artist.

Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth

"Welcome to this collection of best-loved animals from all over the world, chosen for their special talents and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbors', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures, and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours."--

Sep 3, 2015
Cuba by Kent, Deborah, author.

Cuba

Sep 3, 2015
Dachshunds by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Dachshunds

Aug 28, 2015
Demons & dragons by Peebles, Alice, author.

Demons & dragons

"Meet the fiercest dragons and the creepiest demons in the mythical universe. Who's the most powerful of them all? Check out the lineup to find out."--

Sep 3, 2015
Demons & dragons by Peebles, Alice, author.

Demons & dragons

"Meet the fiercest dragons and the creepiest demons in the mythical universe. Who's the most powerful of them all? Check out the lineup to find out."--

Aug 28, 2015
Digging for Brachiosaurus by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for Brachiosaurus

"Provides an annotated timeline of the discovery of Brachiosaurus, including details on the scientists, dig sites, fossils, and other findings that have shaped our knowledge of this dinosaur"--

Sep 3, 2015
Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline

"Provides an annotated timeline of the discovery of Triceratops including details on the scientists, dig sites, fossils, and other findings that have shaped our knowledge of this dinosaur"--

Sep 3, 2015
Día de los muertos by Thong, Roseanne, author.

Día de los muertos

"El Di´a de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, is here--a holiday for celebrating the lives of departed family and friends. Altars are decorated with sugar skulls and marigolds. Tamales and sweets are ready to eat. Soon it will be time for picnics, music, and a costume parade! Come join in these joyful and vibrant festivities that are a tradition in Mexico and throughout Latin America"--Dust jacket.

Sep 3, 2015
Disney princess joke book by Carbone, Courtney, author.

Disney princess joke book

Sep 3, 2015
Dogs by Furstinger, Nancy.

Dogs

"Learn more about dogs, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Aug 28, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 30, 2015
Dr. Ernest Drake's dragonology - the complete book of dragons by Steer, Dugald.

Dr. Ernest Drake's dragonology - the complete book of dragons

This magical volume presents the long-lost research of 19th-century dragonologist Ernest Drake. Full color.

Sep 3, 2015
Drawing awesome wild animals by Toll, Damien, author.

Drawing awesome wild animals

Step-by-step instructions with helpful illustrations guide aspiring artists as they learn to draw a variety of wild animals.

Sep 3, 2015
Drawing awesome wild animals by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome wild animals

Provides instructions on drawing wild animals, including elephants, cheetahs, and kangaroos.

Sep 1, 2015
Drawing Barrel Racers and Other Speedy Horses by Young, Rae

Drawing Barrel Racers and Other Speedy Horses

Sep 1, 2015
Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses by Young, Rae.

Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses

"Step-by-step guides show how to draw a variety of horses and ponies"--

Sep 3, 2015
Earth - no place like home by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Earth - no place like home

"In this book, readers are introduced to learning about our planet, Earth"--

Sep 1, 2015
Earth - no place like home by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Earth - no place like home

"In this book, readers are introduced to learning about our planet, Earth"--

Sep 3, 2015
Eat a balanced diet! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Eat a balanced diet!

"Eat a Balanced Diet! focuses on nutrition while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Food groups and food selection is presented through engaging text and full-color photographs. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
Ebola - fears and facts by Newman, Patricia, 1958- author.

Ebola - fears and facts

"What's Ebola? Do we need to be afraid? This short book will take readers beyond the headlines to help them understand the 2014 outbreak. It will inform while helping to alleviate fears."--

Sep 3, 2015
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix, author.

Edgar Degas

Sep 3, 2015
Elephant in the dark by Javaherbin, Mina, author.

Elephant in the dark

In this version of "The blind men and the elephant", based on a poem by Ru¯mi¯, Persian villagers try to figure out what strange animal in a dark barn has arrived from India.

Sep 3, 2015
Emergency vehicles by Green, Rod, author.

Emergency vehicles

"Lift the flaps to find out the secrets of some of the world's most amazing rescue vehicles...Discover eight incredible lifesaving vehicles, from giant fire trucks to high-tech helicopters to the awesome Submarine Rescue System, and learn how people are rescued from emergency situations all over the world. Join the rescue crew--there's no time to lose!"-- Back cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Endangered energy - investigating the scarcity of fossil fuels by Iyer, Rani, author.

Endangered energy - investigating the scarcity of fossil fuels

"Discusses what fossil fuels are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Sep 3, 2015
Endangered oceans - investigating oceans in crisis by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Endangered oceans - investigating oceans in crisis

"Discusses what oceans are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Sep 3, 2015
Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis by Iyer, Rani, author.

Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis

"Discusses what rain forests are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Sep 3, 2015
Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis by Iyer, Rani, author.

Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis

"Discusses what rain forests are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Aug 28, 2015
Endangered rivers - investigating rivers in crisis by Iyer, Rani, author.

Endangered rivers - investigating rivers in crisis

"Discusses what rivers are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Sep 3, 2015
Experiments with electricity by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Experiments with electricity

"Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!"--

Sep 3, 2015
Experiments with heating and cooling by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Experiments with heating and cooling

"Explore the world of heating and cooling with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of temperature to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!"--

Sep 3, 2015
Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles by Reich, Susanna, author.

Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles

Sep 3, 2015
FBI heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

FBI heroes

Join FBI special agents as they work together to solve the world's toughest crimes. Someone is mailing poisoned letters to members of the U.S. Supreme Court. A terrorist hatches a plot to plant a bomb. A Florida mother and her two young sons are ruthlessly kidnapped. Who will help? Join FBI special agents as they work together to solve the world's toughest crimes. You will never forget their incredible true stories.

Sep 3, 2015
FBI heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

FBI heroes

Shares the true stories of FBI special agents who have worked together to solve some of the world's toughest crimes, including those of the poisoned letters mailed to the Supreme Court, a terrorist bombing plot and a Florida kidnapping.

Aug 28, 2015
Fielder the super dog by Lally, Sean, author.

Fielder the super dog

Nine-year-old Sean Lally tells the story of his Diabetic Alert Dog, Fielder, who has been trained to alert Sean when his blood sugar has reached an unhealthy level.

Sep 3, 2015
Fly Guy presents. Bats by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Fly Guy presents. Bats

"Fly Guy is buzzing over to the zoo today. Come along to learn all about bats!"--Back cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Forests inside out by Bow, James, author.

Forests inside out

"Step into the forest--a vast, green landscape of trees and plants, home to countless animals. Peel back the corners of the forest to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from insects and birds to deer and bears. Learn how each organism functions within its forest ecosystem and how it survives in one of the most diverse biomes on Earth. Find out, too, where forests are found all around the world and what you can do to help protect one of Earth's most precious resources"

Sep 3, 2015
Forgotten bones - uncovering a slave cemetery by Huey, Lois Miner.

Forgotten bones - uncovering a slave cemetery

Sep 3, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas by Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas

"An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led hi

Sep 3, 2015
Funny bones - Posada and his Day of the Dead calaveras by Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Funny bones - Posada and his Day of the Dead calaveras

Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.

Sep 3, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Sep 3, 2015
Galaxies by Riggs, Kate, author.

Galaxies

"A young scientist's guide to stellar galaxies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 3, 2015
Garter snakes by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.

Garter snakes

Sep 3, 2015
Geography matters in ancient Egypt by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Geography matters in ancient Egypt

Sep 3, 2015
Geography matters in ancient Rome by Waldron, Melanie.

Geography matters in ancient Rome

Examines how studying the geographical area inhabited by the ancient Romans provides clues to how they lived, their farming techniques, and how they traveled from place to place.

Sep 3, 2015
Get a good night's sleep! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Get a good night's sleep!

Discusses the importance of sleep and why it is beneficial.

Sep 3, 2015
Giants and trolls by Peebles, Alice.

Giants and trolls

Sep 3, 2015
Giants and trolls by Peebles, Alice.

Giants and trolls

Aug 28, 2015
Golden eagles by Hill, Melissa, 1975-

Golden eagles

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to golden eagles"--

Sep 3, 2015
Golden retrievers by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Golden retrievers

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of golden retievers.

Sep 3, 2015
Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.

Sep 3, 2015
Gray wolves - howling pack mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Gray wolves - howling pack mammals

"Gray wolves are known as howling pack mammals. But how are they similar to and different from other mammals, ranging from coyotes to manatees? Readers will compare and contrast key traits of gray wolves to traits of other mammals."--

Sep 3, 2015
Great horned owls by Leaf, Christina, author.

Great horned owls

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to greathorned owls. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Grizzly bears - huge hibernating mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Grizzly bears - huge hibernating mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the grizzly bear. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the grizzly bear's life, comparing the bear to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Sep 3, 2015
Hard as nails warriors by Turner, Tracey.

Hard as nails warriors

Sep 3, 2015
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Sep 3, 2015
Hedgehogs by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hedgehogs

"This book details the life and habits of hedgehogs"--

Sep 3, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan, author.

Heroes of 9/11

Ten true stories of real-life heroes during the attacks on 9/11! When Captain Jay Jonas of the Fire Department of New York hears an emergency radio message about the World Trade Center, he has no idea of the terrible conditions he and his team will face. Arriving at the burning building, the firefighters must summon all their courage. On the same morning, just outside Washington, D.C., a jetliner piloted by terrorists slams into the Pentagon. Can Colonel Philip McNair save lives inside the flami

Sep 3, 2015
Historium by Nelson, Jo/ Wilkinson, Richard (ILT)

Historium

Sep 3, 2015
Hong Kong by Somervill, Barbara A., author.

Hong Kong

Sep 3, 2015
How to draw Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - / step-by-step illustrations by Niño Navarra. by Walter Foster Creative Team (COR)/ Navarra, Nino (ILT)

How to draw Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - / step-by-step illustrations by Niño Navarra.

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing each of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as well as their sidekicks and foes. 505 0 $a The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -- Size chart -- Tools + materials -- How to use this book -- Leonardo -- Leonardo inaction -- Raphael -- Raphael in action -- Michelangelo -- Michelangelo in action -- Donatello -- Donatello in action -- Splinter -- Shredder -- Kraang -- April O'Neil -- Foot Clan -- The end.

Sep 3, 2015
How to swallow a pig - step-by-step advice from the animal kingdom by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

How to swallow a pig - step-by-step advice from the animal kingdom

"How to Swallow a Pig is a clever and whimsical nonfiction book about animal behavior disguised as a How-to/Advice book by the bestselling team of Steve Jenkins and Robin Page."--

Sep 3, 2015
How to Swallow a Pig - Step-by-step Advice from the Animal Kingdom by Jenkins, Steve/ Page, Robin/ Jenkins, Steve (ILT)

How to Swallow a Pig - Step-by-step Advice from the Animal Kingdom

Sep 2, 2015
Humpback whales - musical migrating mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Humpback whales - musical migrating mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the humpback whale. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the humpback whale's life, comparing the whale to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Sep 3, 2015
I broke my arm by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I broke my arm

"Introduces the reader to what happens when someone breaks a bone and how it is treated and cared for"--

Sep 3, 2015
I get sunburned by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I get sunburned

"Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Get Sunburned offers answers to their most compelling questions about summer skin conditions. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Sep 3, 2015
I have a cavity by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I have a cavity

"Introduces the reader to what a cavity is, how to prevent them, and what happens when you get one"--

Sep 3, 2015
I have a cold by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I have a cold

Learn how to avoid catching a cold, the best way to treat a cold, and how to prevent the spread of germs.

Sep 3, 2015
I lost a tooth by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I lost a tooth

"Introduces the reader to how baby teeth are lost, what to do when it happens, as well as the different kinds of teeth in the human mouth"--

Sep 3, 2015
I need stitches by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I need stitches

"Introduces the reader to what stitches are, why they might need them, and how to care for them"--

Sep 3, 2015
I wonder why Romans wore togas and other questions about Rome by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958-

I wonder why Romans wore togas and other questions about Rome

Questions and answers introduce the clothing, food, language, religion, and other aspects of daily life in Ancient Rome.

Sep 3, 2015
I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy) by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator.

I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy)

"This fresh and very funny non-fiction picture book shares lots of fascinating facts about spiders in an entirely captivating way. If I'm Trying to Love Spiders doesn't cure your spider phobia, it'll at least make you appreciate how amazing they are...and laugh a lot as you learn about them."--

Sep 3, 2015
If you love honey - nature's connections by Sullivan, Martha, author.

If you love honey - nature's connections

"Suggesting that "you love honey," this book traces honey to bees, then to dandelions, then to ladybugs that eat insect pests on dandelions, and so on, tracing a natural interactive cycle through many connecting organisms. An educational chart for children traces links of pollination and honey-making, while material for teachers and parents offers further background information."--

Sep 3, 2015
If You Were Me and Lived... in China by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived... in China

Sep 3, 2015
Inline skating by Hamilton, John, author.

Inline skating

Explains the history, rules, tips, and tricks of in-line skating.

Sep 3, 2015
Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities by Wolny, Philip, author.

Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities

Sep 3, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Sep 3, 2015
Islands - inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Islands - inside out

An island is a habitat for land-living organisms as well as creatures that visit from their ocean homes. Peel back the corners of the island to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from lizards and birds to possums and bats.

Sep 3, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Sep 3, 2015
James Watson and Francis Crick by Anniss, Matt

James Watson and Francis Crick

Sep 1, 2015
James Watson and Francis Crick by Anniss, Matt, author.

James Watson and Francis Crick

A detailed look at the DNA research two famous molecular biologists contributed to science.

Sep 3, 2015
Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer, author.

Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust

"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Sep 3, 2015
Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com by Weil, Jamie.

Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com

"Learn who Jeff Bezos is, how he started Amazon, and even how he came up with company's name."--Publisher's website.

Sep 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China by Benge, Janet, 1958-

Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China

A biography of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Canadian missionary to China, Jonathan Goforth.

Sep 3, 2015
Jumping Off Library Shelves by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Manning, Jane (ILT)

Jumping Off Library Shelves

Sep 3, 2015
Jupiter - the biggest planet by Glaser, Chaya, author.

Jupiter - the biggest planet

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Jupiter"--

Sep 3, 2015
Kevin Durant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kevin Durant

"Kevin Durant may be a young player, but he's already done amazing things in his NBA career. After joining the league in 2007, Kevin was chosen as Rookie of the Year. He led the league in scoring for three years in a row and has been chosen to play in the NBA All-Star Game four times. In 2012, he was chosen as the All-Star Game MVP, a huge honor for any player but even more incredible for a young player. Learn more about how Kevin became the NBA star fans know today. Find out about his childhood

Sep 3, 2015
Kobe Bryant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kobe Bryant

Chronicles the life and career of the Los Angeles Lakers star, from his childhood in Italy to his many NBA championships.

Aug 28, 2015
Kobe Bryant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kobe Bryant

Chronicles the life and career of the Los Angeles Lakers star, from his childhood in Italy to his many NBA championships.

Sep 3, 2015
Kyle goes alone by Thornhill, Jan, author.

Kyle goes alone

Sep 3, 2015
Learn about money by Reina, Mary.

Learn about money

"Introduces young readers to different types of money and how people can use it to buy goods and services"--

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to Draw Adventure Time by

Learn to Draw Adventure Time

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw Angry Birds - Bad Piggies by

Learn to draw Angry Birds - Bad Piggies

"As the adventurous egg-stealers of the widely popular Angry Birds games, the Bad Piggies are recognized by children everywhere for their green, scheming ways. Now young artists-in-training can learn to draw the Pork Side of Rovio Entertainments cast of characters with the step-by-step instructions inside this book."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw Angry Birds Bad Piggies by Burr, Kristina (ILT)

Learn to draw Angry Birds Bad Piggies

Presents detailed, step-by-step instructions for drawing Bad Piggies, popular characters in the "Angry Birds" video game.

Aug 28, 2015
Learn to draw Angry birds. by

Learn to draw Angry birds.

Step-by-step instructions illustrate how to draw all of your favorite characters from the popluar game, Angry Birds.

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw Disney princess palace pets. by Walter Foster Jr. (COR)

Learn to draw Disney princess palace pets.

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw farm animals - learn to draw 21 favorite subjects, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Torres, Jickie.

Learn to draw farm animals - learn to draw 21 favorite subjects, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of farm animals, including roosters, sheep, cows, goats, chicks, ducks, and donkeys.

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw pets - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 cute and cuddly animals by

Learn to draw pets - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 cute and cuddly animals

Sep 3, 2015
Learn to draw polar animals - draw more than 25 favorite Arctic & Antarctic wildlife critters by

Learn to draw polar animals - draw more than 25 favorite Arctic & Antarctic wildlife critters

Sep 3, 2015
Leeches by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Leeches

"This book details the life and habits of leeches"--

Sep 3, 2015
Liberia by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Liberia

Sep 3, 2015
Lice by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Lice

"This book details the life and habits of lice"--

Sep 3, 2015
Life during the Civil War by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957- author.

Life during the Civil War

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living through the Civil War? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Life during World War II by Lanier, Wendy, 1963- author.

Life during World War II

"What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history." --

Aug 28, 2015
Life story of a ladybug by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a ladybug

"This book tells the life story of a ladybug, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a larva to a colorful ladybug"--

Sep 3, 2015
Little Gray's great migration by Lindsey, Marta, 1978- author.

Little Gray's great migration

"Little Gray loved his lagoon and the humans who came to visit him there. One day, Mama announces that they must swim north to a far-away sea. At first he is sad to leave his home, but Little Gray soon realizes the importance of their journey. What happens along the way and how does Little Gray help his mother? Swim along with Little Gray as he finds the way to this special, food-filled sea."--

Sep 3, 2015
Little kids' first big book of the world by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Little kids' first big book of the world

This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and more. It encourages kids to play with activities such as creating a mini-rainforest in a bottle and singing a simple song in Spanish. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with kid-friendly and age-appropriate maps along with basic facts about each continent. This book will quickly become a favorit

Sep 3, 2015
Mad about monkeys by Davey, Owen, author, artist.

Mad about monkeys

Shares a variety of facts about monkeys from the smallest pygmy marmoset to the largest mandrill.

Sep 3, 2015
Makerspaces- A Practical Guide for Librarians by Burke, John J.

Makerspaces- A Practical Guide for Librarians

Sep 3, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - education activist by Hansen, Grace, author.

Malala Yousafzai - education activist

Examines the life of Malala Yousafzai, describing her family's background, education, and her work as an education activist. Readers will also learn about the Islam religion and the Taliban.

Sep 3, 2015
Malaysia by Burgan, Michael, author.

Malaysia

Sep 3, 2015
Marching with Martin by Pace, Lorenzo

Marching with Martin

Sep 1, 2015
Marching with Martin by Pace, Lorenzo, author, illustrator.

Marching with Martin

The author recounts his experiences with the civil rights movment in mid-20th-century America.

Sep 3, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Mark Zuckerberg

"Engaging images accompany information about Mark Zuckerberg. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 3, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Mark Zuckerberg

"Engaging images accompany information about Mark Zuckerberg. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 1, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself!

"Accompanied by photo tutorials and helpful step-by-step instructions, these projects are kid-friendly and offer a variety of options for both beginning and more advanced DIY fans. Be inspired and discover the endless possibilities with the world's most famous jar!"--

Aug 29, 2015
McDonald's by Green, Sara, 1964-

McDonald's

"Engaging images accompany information about the McDonald's Corporation. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"-- Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
Mercury - the smallest of all by Glaser, Chaya, author.

Mercury - the smallest of all

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Mercury"--

Sep 3, 2015
Midwest and Great Lakes regions by Allen, Nancy Kelly, 1949- author.

Midwest and Great Lakes regions

Text and photographic essays present the geography, history, weather, agriculture, industry, agriculture, wildlife, food, cities, and places to visit in the eight states in the north central United States: Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. Information is also provided on the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.

Sep 3, 2015
Minecraft modding for kids for dummies by Guthals, Sarah, author.

Minecraft modding for kids for dummies

Presents nine projects to teach children the basics of enhancing Minecraft games with modifications, including earning modding badges, building and protecting structures, and designing a multiplayer minigame.

Aug 28, 2015
Mission tiger rescue - all about tigers and how to save them by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Mission tiger rescue - all about tigers and how to save them

"Are you ready? Let's save tigers! Meet the fierce wild tiger, the world's biggest cat. At one time, 100,000 roamced across Asia and Russia. Far fewer remain today. Your mission is to learn all about how tigers live, the challenges they face, and what you can do to help rescue them. Mission Tiger Rescue puts you in the know, in the field, and in the action!"--

Sep 3, 2015
Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them by Young, Karen Romano.

Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them

True adventure stories, photography, and hands-on activities combine in an introduction to the sea turtle and the ongoing efforts of conservationists to protect the species.

Sep 3, 2015
Moons by Riggs, Kate, author.

Moons

"A young scientist's guide to natural satellites called moons, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 3, 2015
Moose by Gregory, Josh, author.

Moose

"This book details the life and habits of moose"--

Sep 3, 2015
Morocco by Blauer, Ettagale, author.

Morocco

Sep 3, 2015
Mountains inside out by Bow, James, 1972-, author.

Mountains inside out

A mountain is a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earths surface. Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Sep 3, 2015
Mousetropolis by Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- author, illustrator.

Mousetropolis

In this update of the classic fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers his own.

Sep 3, 2015
My clothes, your clothes by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My clothes, your clothes

"Chloe gets to pick a special outfit for school! Should she wear her karate uniform? Her firefighter's helmet? Her bunny slippers? To decide, she talks with family and friends about clothes. Which clothes show a person's interests? Which clothes show someone belongs to a certain religion or culture? Which clothes tell about a person's job? See what Chloe comes up with for her special outfit!,"--page [4] of cover.

Sep 3, 2015
My family, your family by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My family, your family

Introduces different types of families, looks at the similarities and differences between them, and identifies the qualities that make each one great.

Sep 3, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015
My food, your food by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My food, your food

Examines different cuisines and food traditions.

Sep 3, 2015
My home, your home by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My home, your home

Examines the many types of homes in which people live.

Sep 3, 2015
My language, your language by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My language, your language

Explores the similarities and differences between languages.

Sep 3, 2015
My religion, your religion by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My religion, your religion

"Lots of people practice a religion. What is similar about people's religious beliefs? How are people's religions different? A curious kid explores these questions within his/her family and among neighbors and friends"--

Sep 3, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.

Sep 2, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

"Discover the natural world with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers.

Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities

Describes the investigative reporting accomplishments of Nellie Bly and other "muckraking" journalists in the early twentieth century, and includes over twenty related activities, including writing letters to the editor and creating a photo essay.

Sep 3, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 29, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words by Reef, Catherine.

Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Sep 3, 2015
North and South America by Harris, Tim (Ornithologist), author.

North and South America

"Describes various animals in North and South America that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text."--

Sep 3, 2015
Nut-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Nut-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a nut-free diet"--

Sep 3, 2015
One wide river to cross by Emberley, Barbara.

One wide river to cross

Woodcut illustrations and brief text from an American folk song relate the story of the animals on Noah's ark.

Sep 3, 2015
Optical illusions by Franklin, Carolyn, 1956- author.

Optical illusions

"Art doodling stimulates creativity and develops drawing skills. Discover the thill of using simple Art Doodle patterns to build up a stunning optical illusion. Step-by-step guides lead you through from rough sketch to finished artwork. Learn how to use geometric shapes to create incredible visual trickery! Packed with inspirational ideas and designs that show how easily amazing 3D effects can be achieved."--Back cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Origami bugs by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami bugs

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper insects, including a bumblebee, beetle, and butterfly.

Aug 28, 2015
Origami on the move by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami on the move

Shares instructions on creating origami vehicles, including a car, truck, and canoe.

Sep 3, 2015
Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L, author.

Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Aug 28, 2015
Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L., author.

Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Sep 3, 2015
Ospreys by Dunn, Mary R.

Ospreys

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to osprey"--

Sep 3, 2015
Parts of speech by Murray, Kara, author.

Parts of speech

The eight parts of speech are the building blocks of language. Young language students will learn the ins-and-outs of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and more through this age-appropriate text. Each chapter is devoted to one part of speech, covering how, when, and why theyre used. A unique Figure It Out quiz featured on every spread prompts readers to actively engage with the material, while bright images and informative graphic organizers hold readers attention. A glossary and index provide opport

Sep 3, 2015
Patient zero - solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

Patient zero - solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics

A journey through time and across continents, the author follows the men and women who solved the mysteries of seven killer epidemics.

Sep 3, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix, author.

Paul Gauguin

Sep 3, 2015
Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal by McPherson, Joyce

Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal

Sep 3, 2015
Pine and the winter sparrow by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Pine and the winter sparrow

Sep 3, 2015
Pit Bulls Are the Best! by Landau, Elaine

Pit Bulls Are the Best!

Sep 1, 2015
Pit bulls are the best! by Landau, Elaine.

Pit bulls are the best!

Pit bulls are hardy dogs with lots of smarts and a great desire to please. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever and it's easy to see why. If you're a pit bull fan, you'll want to learn all about these pooches, from their fearlessness and tremendous strength to their history in Great Britain and the United States. You'll also want to find out how to care for pit bulls.

Sep 3, 2015
Planets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Planets

"A young scientist's guide to planetary bodies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 3, 2015
Planets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Planets

"A young scientist's guide to planetary bodies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Aug 28, 2015
Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch by Newman, Patricia, 1958-

Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch

A team of scientists explores the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

Sep 2, 2015
Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch by Newman, Patricia, 1958- author.

Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch

A team of scientists explore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

Sep 3, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the platypus. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the platypus's life, comparing the platypus to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Sep 3, 2015
Poet - The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton by Tate, Don

Poet - The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Aug 28, 2015
Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton by Tate, Don, author.

Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton

Sep 3, 2015
Pokémon gotta catch 'em all! - deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon. by

Pokémon gotta catch 'em all! - deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon.

Shares facts on over seven hundred Poke´mon and includes information on the new Kalos characters and the Mega Evolved Poke´mon.

Sep 3, 2015
Pokemon - Kalos beginner's handbook by

Pokemon - Kalos beginner's handbook

Provides a guide to the Kalos region, including Xerneas, Umbreon, Bunnelby, and Fletchling.

Sep 3, 2015
Police cars by Morey, Allan.

Police cars

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the parts of police cars and how they help police officers do their jobs"--

Sep 3, 2015
Polio by Grayson-Jones, Timothy.

Polio

For many decades, scientists could do little to treat polio, they knew its symptoms but had no idea how it was transmitted, or what caused the illness. Discover how it took hundreds of years, thousands of dollars to ultimately find a way to combat this deadly disease.

Sep 3, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to pronghorn. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Pyramids by Malam, John, 1957-

Pyramids

Sep 3, 2015
Racehorses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Racehorses

"Racehorses are fast, strong Thoroughbreds. Some race in short, speedy sprints, while others leap over high fences and deep ditches in exciting steeplechases. Racehorses tells you all about these thrilling horses. It describes the different types of racehorces and shows them in action. It also explains the different events that racehorces compete in, including some of the world's most famous horse-racing events."--

Sep 3, 2015
Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Aug 29, 2015
Real stories from street children across the world by Robinson, Anthony, 1949 September 8- author.

Real stories from street children across the world

Recounts stories from the lives of six children who live on the street in Zimbabwe, Guatemala, and Mozambique.

Sep 2, 2015
Real stories from street children across the world by Robinson, Anthony, 1949 September 8- author.

Real stories from street children across the world

This book tells the real-life stories of six courageous children and their families who live and work on the streets in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Guatemala. These stories show resilience and hope for the future shining through the hardships these families face.

Sep 3, 2015
Red foxes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Red foxes

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to red foxes. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Red-tailed hawks by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Red-tailed hawks

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to red-tailed hawks. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Reindeer by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Reindeer

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of reindeer"--

Sep 3, 2015
Remarkable stories of teamwork in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Remarkable stories of teamwork in sports

Offers lessons about positive character and teamwork through real-life examples ranging from a golfer and his ten-year-old caddy in 1917 to a softball game-turned-lesson in 2010 between a champion team and inexperienced players.

Sep 3, 2015
Rembrandt van Rijn by Wood, Alix, author.

Rembrandt van Rijn

Sep 3, 2015
Rivers and lakes inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Rivers and lakes inside out

Rivers and lakes are rich habitats filled with all the elements their inhabitants need for survival. Peel back a corner of these amazing ecosystems to discover the incredible organisms that function within them and around them, from microorganisms and plants to fish and the mammals that feed on them.

Sep 3, 2015
Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of roadrunners"--

Sep 3, 2015
Robotics engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robotics engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Sep 3, 2015
Rocket science by Lock, Deborah, author.

Rocket science

Looks at the science behind rockets and rocketry, with experiments to try at home that demonstrate the principles involved.

Aug 28, 2015
Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes

Sep 3, 2015
Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness by Oliver, Narelle, 1960- author.

Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers such a Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems.

Sep 3, 2015
Savvy saving by Spath, Carolyn E. W.

Savvy saving

Explains the concept and importance of saving and suggests ways to help children save.

Sep 3, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about ghosts"--

Sep 3, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about sea monsters"--

Sep 3, 2015
Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea by Prager, Ellen J., author.

Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea

"Snails and sea slugs use Sea Slime. But, did you know that coral and clownfish need slime too? Marine scientist Ellen Prager takes us deep into the sea to introduce us to fascinating and bizarre animals that use slime to capture their food, protect themselves from harm, or even move from place to place in their underwater environment"--

Sep 3, 2015
Secrets of the cave by Lock, Deborah, author.

Secrets of the cave

"Step back nearly 20,000 years to the days of the early humans of Lascaux, France. Enter the caves and unravel the secrets discovered through the amazing artwork and artifacts found. Sense the danger of the hunt and the drama of the shaman rituals." --

Sep 3, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Sep 3, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 29, 2015
Sex is a funny word by Silverberg, Cory, author.

Sex is a funny word

"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information ab

Sep 3, 2015
Shakespeare's spy by Blackwood, Gary L.

Shakespeare's spy

The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquires a new identity, and finds a new purpose in life.

Sep 2, 2015
Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

Would a giant squid stand a chance against a whopping whale? Which is the deadliest shark in the world? Take a dive into the depths of the sea and uncovers the terrifying wars taking place beneath the surface of the water, with amazing CGI artwork accompanied by battle statistics, fearsome facts and much more.

Aug 28, 2015
Siberian husky by Johnson, Jinny.

Siberian husky

"Describes the characteristics of the Siberian Husky and how to care for it"--

Sep 3, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the Siberian tiger. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the Siberian tiger's life, comparing the tiger to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Sep 3, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Introduction to the sidewinder.

Sep 3, 2015
Similes and metaphors by Murray, Kara, author.

Similes and metaphors

Sep 3, 2015
Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle by Neuschwander, Cindy, author.

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

"When Steward Edmund Rounds and Sir Cumference notice that there are strangers camped nearby, Rounds II decides to investigate despite being involved with the task of learning how to make accurate counts of the castle's stores of food, supplies, and weaponry. When he reports back that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle. But wait! Will Rounds II be able to figure out how many bows and arrows they have to create an appropriate battle plan? Using rounding techniq

Sep 3, 2015
Skunks smell bad by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Skunks smell bad

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Sep 3, 2015
Sloths by Gregory, Josh, author.

Sloths

"This book details the life and habits of sloths"--

Sep 3, 2015
Smallpox by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955-

Smallpox

Sep 3, 2015
Smart spending by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

Smart spending

Sep 3, 2015
Snowshoe hare by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Snowshoe hare

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of snowshoe hares"--

Sep 3, 2015
Somewhere there is still a sun by Gruenbaum, Michael, author.

Somewhere there is still a sun

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

Sep 3, 2015
Spooky & spookier - four American ghost stories by Houran, Lori Haskins.

Spooky & spookier - four American ghost stories

"Recounts four fact-based tales of hauntings, including a ghost horse on the coast of Massachusetts, a haunted painting at a Virginian plantation, a skeleton in Colorado, and a ghostly sea captain in California"--

Sep 3, 2015
Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice

"In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Sep 3, 2015
Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun by Raymer, Dottie, author.

Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun

Explains what to expect when one is left home alone and how to respond when the unexpected happens, with activities to help learn about one's home, neighborhood, and capabilities.

Sep 3, 2015
Stella - the dog with the big heart by Feldman, Thea, author.

Stella - the dog with the big heart

"Stella is a real dog. She is a special dog with an important job. Stella is a therapy dog and she creates happiness wherever she goes. That makes her a hero to many people. Read her story to find out more about Stella and what makes her a hero dog."--

Sep 3, 2015
Super cool construction activities with Max Axiom by Enz, Tammy.

Super cool construction activities with Max Axiom

"Super Scientist, Max Axiom, presents step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for building a variety of structures and contraptions"--

Sep 3, 2015
Super cool mechanical activities with Max Axiom by Enz, Tammy.

Super cool mechanical activities with Max Axiom

"Super Scientist, Max Axiom, presents step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for building a variety of machines"--

Sep 3, 2015
Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen by Mayrock, Aija author

Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen

Sep 3, 2015
Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova by Snyder, Laurel, author.

Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova

The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night ...One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is

Sep 3, 2015
Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming by Payne, Bryson.

Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming

"A guide to teaching basic programming skills for parents and teachers, with step-by-step explanations, visual examples, and exercises. Covers programming concepts including loops, lists, functions, and variables, and how to build games and applications"--

Sep 2, 2015
Technology - cool women who code by Diehn, Andi, author.

Technology - cool women who code

"In Technology : women who code, young readers discover excatly what technology is, how it evolved, and where the future might lead."--

Sep 3, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell, author.

Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

"What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon r

Sep 3, 2015
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in computer technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in computer technology

This book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in computer science covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Sep 3, 2015
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in energy technology by Eboch, M. M., author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in energy technology

This book features 12 of the most influential energy technology breakthroughs covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Sep 3, 2015
The 12 most amazing American natural wonders by Rowell, Rebecca.

The 12 most amazing American natural wonders

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features the breathtaking natural wonders and is packed with fun facts and historical information that highlights the best aspects of the United States.

Sep 3, 2015
The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you by

The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you

Sep 3, 2015
The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics by Brown, Daniel, 1951-

The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics

Sep 3, 2015
The colors of Israel by Raz, Rachel, author, photographer.

The colors of Israel

"Blue and white are not the only colors of Israel! This book by author/photographer Rachel Raz (ABC Israel) showcases the many vibrant and beautiful colors of the land of Israel, from the red double-decker train in Akko to the white dome of the Shrine of the Book, from pink postage stamps to orange beach umbrellas in Tel Aviv. The Colors of Israel includes the English, Hebrew, and transliterated words for all the colors along with beautiful color photographs. Blue and white are not the only colo

Sep 3, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

When an old carpenter takes a walk in the park, he hears birds singing. The birdsong delights him--and he soon has a brilliant idea that makes his own heart sing. Elementary math concepts that relate to multiplication are illuminated in this gentle story that celebrates nature as well as creativity.

Aug 29, 2015
The girl's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author.

The girl's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that girls undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Sep 3, 2015
The hungriest mouth in the sea by Walters, Peter, 1984- author, illustrator.

The hungriest mouth in the sea

"The animals of the South Sea are hungry. But who is hungrier than all of the rest? The kicking krill may swarm and the blue cod are out hunting for dinner, but neither is fierce enough to be tops in this habitat. Could it be the lurking sharks, pointy-tailed rays or the toothy barracuda? Dive into this rhythmic text to discover who is at the top of this food chain."--

Sep 3, 2015
The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes by Jackson, Tom.

The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Sep 3, 2015
The most amazing creature in the sea by Guiberson, Brenda Z, author.

The most amazing creature in the sea

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--

Aug 28, 2015
The most amazing creature in the sea by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The most amazing creature in the sea

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--

Sep 3, 2015
The Netherlands by Hintz, Martin, author.

The Netherlands

Sep 3, 2015
The omnivore's dilemma - the secrets behind what you eat by Chevat, Richie, author.

The omnivore's dilemma - the secrets behind what you eat

An adaptation of the famous book offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.

Sep 3, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Sep 3, 2015
The race around the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962-

The race around the world

"When Nellie Bly read Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done—especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time?"--

Sep 3, 2015
The science of baseball with Max Axiom, super scientist by Drier, David.

The science of baseball with Max Axiom, super scientist

"Uses graphic novel format to reveal the scientific aspects at play in the sport of baseball"--

Sep 3, 2015
The science of hockey with Max Axiom, super scientist by Hoena, B. A.

The science of hockey with Max Axiom, super scientist

"Uses graphic novel format to reveal the science at play behind the sport of hockey"--

Sep 3, 2015
The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist by Engle, Margarita, author.

The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist

A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.

Sep 3, 2015
The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist by Engle, Margarita, author.

The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist

A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.

Aug 28, 2015
The strangest animals in the world by Gagne, Tammy, author.

The strangest animals in the world

"Interesting facts, colorful photographs, and simple text introduce readers to the world's strangest animals"--

Sep 3, 2015
The sun by Riggs, Kate, author.

The sun

"A young scientist's guide to the sun and other stars, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 3, 2015
The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging by Forster, Bill, author.

The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging

Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
The US Congress for kids - over 200 years of lawmaking, deal-breaking, and compromising, with 21 activities by Reis, Ronald A. author

The US Congress for kids - over 200 years of lawmaking, deal-breaking, and compromising, with 21 activities

"With a focus on dramatic stories, personalities, and turning points, and accompanied by educational, hands-on activities, The US Congress for Kids helps children understand how the government functions and why it matters"--

Sep 3, 2015
The wacky and wonderful world through numbers by Martin, Steve, 1962 October 18- author.

The wacky and wonderful world through numbers

A collection of number-related facts include the number of wheels on the longest stretch limousine, the weight of a Komodo dragon, the height of a newborn giraffe, and the price of the most expensive dress ever made.

Sep 3, 2015
The wild life of sharks by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

The wild life of sharks

Sep 3, 2015
The young investigator's guide to ancient aliens by

The young investigator's guide to ancient aliens

"Based on the popular History Channel show, this book takes a look at history while asking the question: What if there were aliens involved?"--

Sep 3, 2015
Tide Pool Food Chains by Kawa, Katie

Tide Pool Food Chains

Sep 3, 2015
Toby and the ice giants by Lillington, Joe, author, illustrator.

Toby and the ice giants

Toby the bison makes new friends while exploring the Ice Age Tundra.

Sep 3, 2015
Tracks in the wild by Bowen, Betsy.

Tracks in the wild

Sep 3, 2015
Transformers - the art of prime by Sorenson, Jim, author.

Transformers - the art of prime

TELEVISION. This title helps you explore the rich world of Transformers Prime! Loaded with character animation models, concept art, interviews with the creators and more, Transformers: The Art of Prime provides and unprecedented look behind the scenes of bringing the TF Prime universe to television audiences. Jim Sorenson (Transformers The Ark, Transformers AllSpark Almanac) brings this deep, vivid world into focus!. Ages 7+

Sep 3, 2015
Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree by Messner, Kate.

Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree

"Count each and every one as life multiplies again and again in this lush and fascinating book about the rainforest,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 3, 2015
Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree by Messner, Kate.

Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree

Aug 28, 2015
Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals

Sep 3, 2015
Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Aug 28, 2015
Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Sep 3, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more by Wendinger, Jennifer, author.

Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more

Discover fascinating facts, figures, and pictures while learning about the most interesting and extreme jobs that use science. Find out what kind of training it takes to be a food taster, how much money a human lie detector makes, and exactly what in the world a professional beard grower does!

Sep 3, 2015
Visit the doctor! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Visit the doctor!

"Visit the Doctor! focuses on doctor visits while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Readers are introduced to what may happen during a typical medical exam and specifics about the job of a doctor. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 3, 2015
Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Sep 3, 2015
Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Cole, Joanna/ Bracken, Carolyn (ILT)/ Jackson, Tom (TRN)

Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 28, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Sep 3, 2015
Walt Disney - animator & founder by Hansen, Grace, author.

Walt Disney - animator & founder

Get a glimpse into the life of Walt Disney and his innovative contributions to animation and film.

Sep 3, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Sep 3, 2015
What was Hurricane Katrina? by Koontz, Robin Michal.

What was Hurricane Katrina?

Offers easy-to-read accounts of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico.

Sep 3, 2015
What you need to know about cancer by Forest, Chris, author.

What you need to know about cancer

"Introduces readers to cancer, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and the personal experience"--

Sep 3, 2015
When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis by Winchester, Simon, author.

When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis

"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--

Sep 3, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Who is Malala Yousafzai? by Brown, Dinah, author.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Sep 3, 2015
Who is Richard Branson? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who is Richard Branson?

Details the life and career of the trend-setting, thrill-seeking businessman famous for founding the Virgin Group.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Beatrix Potter? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Beatrix Potter?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for her Peter Rabbit stories.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Ben Franklin? by Fradin, Dennis B.

Who was Ben Franklin?

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

Chronicles the life and work of the famous nineteenth-century American author whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was J.R.R. Tolkien?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb's discovery, as well as myths and stories of mummy curses.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Highlights the life of the boy pharaoh, describes the process by which his body and his tomb were prepared for the afterlife, and describes the search and excavation of his tomb in 1922.

Sep 1, 2015
Who was Mother Teresa? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Mother Teresa?

Presents the life of an Albanian girl, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became known as Mother Teresa and spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? by Anastasio, Dina, author.

Who was Steve Irwin?

Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Woodrow Wilson? by Frith, Margaret, author.

Who was Woodrow Wilson?

First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University, served as governor of New Jersey after that, and was then elected president of the United States. But not everything was so easy for Wilson. He was ahead of his time in wanting a League of Nations after World War I to help prevent another war like it, but his hopes were dashed when the Un

Sep 3, 2015
Who were the Brothers Grimm? by Reed, Avery, author.

Who were the Brothers Grimm?

Details the life and times of the nineteenth-century German brothers who penned many famous fairy tales.

Sep 3, 2015
Wild adventures by Manning, Mick, author.

Wild adventures

Develop self-sufficiency skills and explore nature with the activities in this book. Topics covered include: tracking skills; wildlife spotting; foraging for wild food and cooking outdoors; how to light a fire safely (with adult supervision); stargazing, including star maps; outdoor games; nature chase; how to mimic birdsong; how to make whistles and peashooters from elder stems; and much more!

Sep 3, 2015
Wilderness rescue pilot by Perish, Patrick, author.

Wilderness rescue pilot

"Engaging images accompany information about wilderness rescue pilots. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 3, 2015
Witches and Wicca by Alexander, Audrey.

Witches and Wicca

Witches and Wicca provides historical information about the practice of witchcraft, from ancient times until the present day. It examines the practices of witches both ancient and modern, and discusses how societies and Christian religious leaders came to fear witches and attempted to eradicate the practice of witchcraft. From ancient amulets to current-day covens, Witches and Wicca provides information about the secrets of modern-day magic.

Sep 3, 2015
Witches and Wicca by Alexander, Audrey.

Witches and Wicca

Aug 28, 2015
World War II heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War II heroes

Read the true stories of a few of World War II's heroes and see how they used courage and determination to save their troops and others.

Sep 3, 2015