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365 simple science experiments with everyday materials by Churchill, E. Richard (Elmer Richard)

365 simple science experiments with everyday materials

The fundamentals of science brought to life in a year's worth of fun and educational hands-on experiments.

Oct 19, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.

Oct 20, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones

Discusses the differences between homonyms and homophones and provides examples of each.

Oct 20, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

Swayam is chosen to be his uncle's markundi during his elaborate wedding ceremony, and details the work that goes into preparing for an Indian wedding.

Oct 20, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Oct 20, 2014
A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas by Birmingham, Christian (ILT)/ Daily, Don (ILT)

A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas

Collects three classic works celebrating Christmas, with new illustrations.

Oct 16, 2014
A treasury of Christmas classics by

A treasury of Christmas classics

Collects three classic works celebrating Christmas, with new illustrations.

Oct 20, 2014
Airplanes by Hicks, Kelli

Airplanes

Oct 20, 2014
Alabama by Hart, Joyce, 1954-

Alabama

Oct 18, 2014
Alaska by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Alaska

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Alaska"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Ali - an American champion by Denenberg, Barry.

Ali - an American champion

Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.

Oct 20, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.

Oct 15, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Oct 20, 2014
Animal antics by Harvey, Derek, 1921- author.

Animal antics

Collects unique animal moments captured in photography, from an orangutan using a leaf as an umbrella to goats climbing trees and lion cubs playing.

Oct 20, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day ornight, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Oct 15, 2014
Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Oct 20, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane, author.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 20, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 16, 2014
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! by Cusick, Dawn

Animals That Make Me Say Ouch!

Oct 20, 2014
Animals That Make Me Say Wow! by Cusick, Dawn

Animals That Make Me Say Wow!

Oct 20, 2014
Animator by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Oct 20, 2014
Antarctica by Fowler, Allan.

Antarctica

An introduction to the continent of Antarctica, its geographical features, visitors, and animals.

Oct 20, 2014
Any questions? by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Any questions?

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Oct 20, 2014
Arkansas by King, David C.

Arkansas

Oct 18, 2014
Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship by Carlson, Nancy L., author.

Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship

"A boy with Asperger's overcomes his social challenges to help a friend celebrate her birthday"--

Oct 20, 2014
Atlantis by Karst, Ken.

Atlantis

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding Atlantis, from historical accounts to popular mythic qualities to hard facts"--

Oct 20, 2014
Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights by Green, Jen.

Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights

Tells the stories of the aviators who have accomplished feats and broken barriers, from Chuck Yeager's supersonic flight to Felix Baumgartner's plummet to Earth.

Oct 20, 2014
Bacteria up close by Roza, Greg.

Bacteria up close

Oct 20, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Oct 20, 2014
Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Miles, Lisa, author.

Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet.

Oct 20, 2014
Baltimore Ravens by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Baltimore Ravens

"An elementary look at the Baltimore Ravens professional football team, including its formation in 1996, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Be safe around strangers by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around strangers

"An older child walks home from school with a younger child and teaches him which strangers are safe to ask for help and which aren't"--

Oct 20, 2014
Be safe on your bike by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe on your bike

"Samantha teaches her somewhat clueless neighbor boy Jake how to ride his bicycle safely they go for a bike ride and get ice cream"--

Oct 20, 2014
Bees by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Bees

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bees, covering their growth process, behaviors, the hives they call home, and such defining physical features as their stingers"--

Oct 20, 2014
Bermuda Triangle by Karst, Ken.

Bermuda Triangle

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Bermuda Triangle, from tales of vanishing ships to supernatural forces to hard facts"--

Oct 20, 2014
Big Hero 6 - the essential guide by Dakin, Glenn, author.

Big Hero 6 - the essential guide

A companion to the November 2014 Disney film collects fun facts, character profiles, and high-action stills.

Oct 20, 2014
Bigfoot by Karst, Ken, author.

Bigfoot

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the creature known as Bigfoot, from reported sightings to hoaxes to hard facts"--

Oct 20, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple by Mapua, Jeff.

Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple

Few political figures are as polarizing as Bill and Hillary Clinton. This power couple has generated fiercely mixed reactions since their first appearance on the political stage. A new Clinton era may be dawning, as Hillary again tests the waters for a presidential bid. Uncovering all the layers of myth, rumor, spin, and talk-radio takedowns, this examination is clear-eyed and calm, objectively reviewing the origins, rise, near fall, and reemergence of the world's most influential couple. It is

Oct 20, 2014
Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis.

Blue marlin

Introduces the physical characteristics, behaviors, habitat and life cycles of blue marlins.

Oct 20, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Introduces the German company; profiles different types of motorcycle models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses scooters and enduro bikes.

Oct 15, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site. In ancient times, Pompeii was one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. Its 20,000 inhabitants lived in the shadow of Vesuvius, which they believed was nothing more than a mountain. But Vesuvius was a volcano. And on the morning of August 24, A.D. 79, Vesuvius began to erupt. Within twenty-four hours,

Oct 20, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Oct 20, 2014
Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 20, 2014
Born in the wild / Baby Mammals and Their Parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild / Baby Mammals and Their Parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 16, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

Provides an in-depth introduction to trees, covering biology basics, eleven primary tree types from around the world, and the ways in which trees are an inextricable part of human society, culture, and economy.

Oct 20, 2014
Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups by Etingoff, Kim, author.

Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups

Oct 20, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the transcontinental railroad. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Bulldozers

Beep! Beep! Back up into one of the toughest construction machines: bulldozers! Learn why bulldozers are important at the job site, what makes them special, and more. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information through easy-to-read, simple text alongside colorful full-bleed photographs.

Oct 15, 2014
Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth by Bang, Molly, author.

Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth

"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people understand what is happening. Now Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Here is a stunnin

Oct 20, 2014
Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Oct 15, 2014
California - the golden state by Burgan, Michael, author.

California - the golden state

Oct 20, 2014
Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Oct 20, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

Oct 15, 2014
Children growing up with war by Matthews, Jenny, 1948- author.

Children growing up with war

Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.

Oct 20, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Oct 20, 2014
Childtimes - a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise.

Childtimes - a three-generation memoir

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880s and the 1950s.

Oct 20, 2014
Christmas crafts by Lowy, Danielle, author.

Christmas crafts

Provides instructions for twenty-eight holiday-themed craft projects, including decorations, clothing, and gift wrappings, that involve paperwork, painting, textile crafts, and jewelry making, each rated for level of difficulty.

Oct 20, 2014
Cinderella by Galdone, Paul.

Cinderella

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.

Oct 20, 2014
Coal power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Coding for Kids for Dummies by McCue, Camille

Coding for Kids for Dummies

Oct 20, 2014
Collins children's world atlas. by

Collins children's world atlas.

Oct 19, 2014
Colorado - the Centennial State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

Colorado - the Centennial State

Oct 19, 2014
Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning by Carbaugh, Sam

Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning

Oct 20, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Oct 20, 2014
Crazy Animals by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Crazy Animals

Oct 15, 2014
Creature features - twenty-five animals explain why they look the way they do by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Creature features - twenty-five animals explain why they look the way they do

Examines unusual animal facial features and how they help the animals survive.

Oct 20, 2014
Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy! by Besel, Jennifer M, author.

Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy!

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--

Oct 20, 2014
Cybercrime by Gray, Leon, 1974- author.

Cybercrime

Looks at the techniques criminals use to commit cybercrimes, including hacking, viruses, spyware, and spamming.

Oct 19, 2014
Dandy Decimals by Arias, Lisa

Dandy Decimals

Oct 20, 2014
Daniel, God's faithful follower by Jones, Dennis G., 1956-

Daniel, God's faithful follower

Biblical story of Daniel being thrown to the lions.

Oct 20, 2014
Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder

Oct 20, 2014
David and God's giant victory by Jones, Dennis G., 1956-

David and God's giant victory

Retells the Bible story of the battle between the boy David, armed with only a sling, and the giant warrior Goliath.

Oct 20, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Oct 20, 2014
Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Dian Fossey, and her work with mountain gorillas. It covers Fossey's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa"--

Oct 20, 2014
Discovering Dinosaurs by Walters, Robert/ Kissinger, Tess

Discovering Dinosaurs

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a polar bear? by Aboff, Marcie, author.

Do you really want to meet a polar bear?

"A boy is bored with research for his school report so he decides to visit the Arctic and learn about polar bears firsthand"--

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a swan? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a swan?

"A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest"--

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a tiger? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a tiger?

"A child goes on an adventure to Russia as a junior researcher to study tigers in the wild, and learns about this endangered species"--

Oct 20, 2014
Doctors Without Borders by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Doctors Without Borders

Looks at how Doctors Without Borders helps people in developing countries.

Oct 20, 2014
Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps by Ziefert, Harriet.

Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps

"This title in the Think About...series explores and explains that while every animal sleeps, only some have beds"--

Oct 20, 2014
Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps by Ziefert, Harriet.

Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps

"This title in the Think About...series explores and explains that while every animal sleeps, only some have beds"--

Oct 16, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that absorb liquid and those that repel it.

Oct 20, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

"Vibrant photographs and accessible text introduce young scientists to the concept of density. Readers are encouraged to explore what makes some objects float and others sink."--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Dolphins by Claybourne, Anna.

Dolphins

Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on dolphins! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about dolphins, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these clever creatures.

Oct 20, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Oct 20, 2014
E. E. Cummings by Berry, S. L.

E. E. Cummings

"An exploration of the life and work of 20th-century American writer E. E. Cummings, whose poetry is known for its combination of innovative, artistic style and traditional rhyme and meter"--

Oct 20, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to eagles, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their feathered bodies"--

Oct 20, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Edgar Allan Poe

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing"--

Oct 20, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849, author.

Edgar Allan Poe

Collects more than twenty poems and selections from the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, including "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," and "The Bells."

Oct 20, 2014
Edgy Equations by Arias, Lisa

Edgy Equations

Oct 20, 2014
Elephant Rescue - All About Elephants and How to Save Them by Blewett, Ashlee Brown

Elephant Rescue - All About Elephants and How to Save Them

Oct 20, 2014
Everything World War I by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Everything World War I

A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.

Oct 20, 2014
Explore money! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore money!

Explores the history, art, science, economics, and mathematics of money as readers find out how money multiplies, experiment with cleaning coins, and design their own currency.

Oct 20, 2014
Explore with Jacques Cartier by Powell, Marie, author.

Explore with Jacques Cartier

Oct 20, 2014
Explore with Leif Eriksson by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Explore with Leif Eriksson

Oct 20, 2014
Extraordinary bodies by

Extraordinary bodies

"Find out about the amazing human body. Meet the woman with 5-inch-long toenails, the man who had grass implanted into his back, and the woman who is tattooed to look like a vampire!"--back cover.

Oct 20, 2014
Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more! by Kostigen, Thomas.

Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Oct 20, 2014
Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more! by Kostigen, Thomas.

Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Oct 16, 2014
F is for feelings by Millar, Golden Melanie, 1972-

F is for feelings

"This alphabet book teaches young children about feelings and the idea that all emotions are natural and important. Colorful illustrations accompany the text. A section in the back provides tips and activities for parents, teachers, and caregivers to reinforce the book's themes and lessons"--

Oct 20, 2014
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Oct 20, 2014
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by Rodger, Ellen, author.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

"An estimated 40,000 children are born with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the United States each year. The impacts on school and family, and social life are immense. FASDs are a group of disorders and conditions that occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy. This useful title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addres

Oct 20, 2014
Find out about ancient Egypt, Rome & Greece by Hurdman, Charlotte, author.

Find out about ancient Egypt, Rome & Greece

Enrich your knowledge and understanding of the past, with this lively fact packed reference and project book. Find out about the ancient cultures that shaped history, look at the photographs and inside view artworks of palaces and humble homes, and make your own historical models, costumes and even recipes.

Oct 20, 2014
Flags over America - a star-spangled story by Harness, Cheryl, author, illustrator.

Flags over America - a star-spangled story

Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

Oct 20, 2014
Florida - the sunshine state by Hess, Debra, author.

Florida - the sunshine state

Oct 18, 2014
For Such a Time as This by Smith, Angie

For Such a Time as This

Oct 20, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Oct 20, 2014
Friends for freedom - the Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Friends for freedom - the Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

Oct 20, 2014
Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to frogs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the watery places they call home, and such defining physical features as their tongues"--

Oct 20, 2014
Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts

A harmoniously illustrated collection of fun facts about musical instruments and concerts includes such trivia as the way guitars can be tuned to dial tones and the Beatles' original name.

Oct 20, 2014
Funky Fractions by Arias, Lisa

Funky Fractions

Oct 20, 2014
Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson, author.

Gabby Douglas

Oct 20, 2014
Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger by Feldman, Thea, author.

Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger

"Gabe is a real dog who works with the United States military. He has an important job: He uses his sense of smell to find weapons before they hurt anyone. Gabe saves lives! Read his story to find out more about Gabe and what makes him a hero dog."--

Oct 15, 2014
Galactic Geometry by Arias, Lisa

Galactic Geometry

Oct 20, 2014
Gandhi - spiritual leader by Cook, Diane.

Gandhi - spiritual leader

A biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, later known as Mahatma, who fought for justice and equality in South Africa and India, and led India to independence through non-violent civil disobedience.

Oct 20, 2014
Genetic modification - should humans control nature? by Gray, Leon, 1974-

Genetic modification - should humans control nature?

Questions the moral and ethical aspects of genetic modification and examines the pros and cons of each argument.

Oct 19, 2014
George Ferris, what a wheel! by Lowell, Barbara, author.

George Ferris, what a wheel!

A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.

Oct 20, 2014
Georgia by Haywood, Karen Diane.

Georgia

Oct 18, 2014
Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Introduces the physical characteristics, behaviors, habitat and life cycles of the moray eels.

Oct 20, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Oct 20, 2014
Goldie takes a stand! - Golda Meir's first crusade by Krasner, Barbara, author.

Goldie takes a stand! - Golda Meir's first crusade

A look at the early life of Israel's first female prime minster shares a story from her childhood in which, at age nine, she organized her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for immigrant classmates.

Oct 20, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.

Gorillas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to gorillas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining physical features as their strong jaws"--

Oct 15, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Oct 20, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Great Moments in Olympic Skating tells the stories of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. Title includes colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, a list of great Olympians in skating, and Great Moment sidebars.

Oct 20, 2014
Great moments in Olympic snowboarding by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.

Great moments in Olympic snowboarding

Oct 20, 2014
Groovy Graphing by Arias, Lisa

Groovy Graphing

Oct 20, 2014
Gus & me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar by Richards, Keith, 1943- author.

Gus & me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."

Oct 20, 2014
Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them by Govier, Katherine, 1948- author.

Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them

Collects some of the world's best-known nursery rhymes, accompanied by annotations and historical context.

Oct 20, 2014
Hang on, monkey! by Neuman, Susan B, author.

Hang on, monkey!

Presents information about monkeys using simple text and photographs, including their habitats, diet, and behaviors.

Oct 16, 2014
Hang on, monkey! by Neuman, Susan B., author.

Hang on, monkey!

This book uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers. The crazy antics, humor, and fun information make this new reading experience a treat.

Oct 20, 2014
Hard to believe by

Hard to believe

"You really won't believe the remarkable stories inside this book. Be amazed by the mucky mud run, the skateboarding cat, and the incredible museum for ventriloquist dummies!"--back cover.

Oct 20, 2014
Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you by Schutten, Jan Paul, 1970- author.

Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you

"Would you like to know the future? And, will it be what we think it will be, or will today's predictions be laughably wrong? In Hello from 2030, middle graders get a peek at what's coming just around the corner. In the year 2030, today's kids will be grappling with issues adults are just starting to address now. No, not flying cars: real world conundrums like, what will 8 billion people eat? How can humans produce less trash? Which cool technologies will be used to figure all this out? And, how

Oct 20, 2014
Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck) by Holm, Jennifer L. (FRW)/ Holm, Matthew (FRW)/ Todd, Traci N. (EDT)/ Kawasaki, Elizabeth (EDT)

Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck)

To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the cartoon character, graphic artists from throughout the world create short narratives in their own styles and offer comments on their reactions to the character and its role in their lives.

Oct 16, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Oct 20, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with flying objects by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with flying objects

Oct 19, 2014
Honeyky Hanukah by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967.

Honeyky Hanukah

A family celebrates Hanukkah with latkes, hugs, kisses, and dancing.

Oct 20, 2014
Hop, bunny! - explore the forest by Neuman, Susan B, author.

Hop, bunny! - explore the forest

Following a rabbit as it explores the woods, provides information about forest animal life, plants, and water sources.

Oct 20, 2014
How do eggs hatch? by Hobbes, Elena.

How do eggs hatch?

Explains how chicks are born inside of eggs and the process by which these eggs hatch.

Oct 19, 2014
How electric and hybrid cars work by Hunter, Nick, author.

How electric and hybrid cars work

Presents information about electric and hybrid cars, looking at how they work in comparison to traditional automobiles and the different types that can be bought, as well as their benefits, drawbacks, and future potential.

Oct 19, 2014
How renewable energy works by Barker, Geoff, 1963- author.

How renewable energy works

Presents information about different types of renewable energy and how they are produced, looking at solar, wind, hydroelectric, tidal, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and fuel cells energy.

Oct 19, 2014
How to save a species by Baillie, Marilyn, author.

How to save a species

Oct 20, 2014
Humpback whales by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whales

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Oct 20, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Hysterical dog jokes to tickle your funny bone by Niven, Felicia Lowenstein.

Hysterical dog jokes to tickle your funny bone

"Read jokes, limericks, tongue twisters, and knock-knock jokes about dogs and other animals in the canine family. Also find out fun facts about these animals"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known."--Amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2014
I survived true stories - five epic disasters by Tarshis, Lauren.

I survived true stories - five epic disasters

"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival. Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888 The Titanic Disas

Oct 20, 2014
If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Russia.

Oct 20, 2014
In the rainforest by Duke, Kate, author.

In the rainforest

A lively introduction to the rainforest combines illustrations and diagrams with explanations about the abundant plant and animal life that can be found there.

Oct 20, 2014
Indianapolis Colts by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Indianapolis Colts

"An elementary look at the Indianapolis Colts professional football team, including its formation in Baltimore in 1953, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Invisible to the Eye - Animals in Disguise by Muntz, Kendra

Invisible to the Eye - Animals in Disguise

Oct 20, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Oct 18, 2014
Is it hard or soft? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it hard or soft?

Oct 20, 2014
Is it natural or human-made? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it natural or human-made?

Introduces the concept of items which occur in nature vs. items which are made by human hand.

Oct 20, 2014
It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health by Harris, Robie H, author.

It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health

Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

Oct 20, 2014
Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla by Applegate, Katherine, author.

Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Oct 20, 2014
Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla by Applegate, Katherine, author.

Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Oct 16, 2014
Jack and the beanstalk by Galdone, Paul.

Jack and the beanstalk

Recounts in verse the adventures of Jack, who climbs up a tall beanstalk and rescues a girl from a fierce giant.

Oct 15, 2014
Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Jane Goodall, and her work with chimpanzees. It covers Goodall's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa."--

Oct 20, 2014
Jesus raises Lazarus by Bowman, Crystal.

Jesus raises Lazarus

Retells the biblical story of the raising of Lazarus, where Jesus showed the disciples and the world that he had power over death.

Oct 20, 2014
Just Joking 6 - 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Wtisters, Riddles, and More! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell

Just Joking 6 - 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Wtisters, Riddles, and More!

Oct 20, 2014
Kansas by King, David C.

Kansas

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Kansas"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 18, 2014
Kentucky by Gaines, Ann.

Kentucky

Oct 18, 2014
Kids who are changing the world by Jankeliowitch, Anne.

Kids who are changing the world

Oct 20, 2014
Kids' parties - create funny hats, groovy gifts and crazy cards with Post-it notes by MacKinnon, Debbie.

Kids' parties - create funny hats, groovy gifts and crazy cards with Post-it notes

Oct 20, 2014
King Midas and the golden touch by Craft, Charlotte.

King Midas and the golden touch

A king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold.

Oct 20, 2014
Koalas by Riggs, Kate.

Koalas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to koalas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the trees they call home, and such defining physical features as their clawed feet"--

Oct 15, 2014
Ladybugs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Ladybugs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to ladybugs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted shells"--

Oct 20, 2014
Langston Hughes by Berry, S. L.

Langston Hughes

"An exploration of the life and work of 20th-century American writer Langston Hughes, whose poetry is known for its accounts of the African American experience and its call to racial equality"--

Oct 20, 2014
Learn to draw Angry birds space. by

Learn to draw Angry birds space.

Oct 20, 2014
Learn to draw Disney princess the Little Mermaid by

Learn to draw Disney princess the Little Mermaid

Oct 20, 2014
LeBron James by Morreale, Marie.

LeBron James

Oct 20, 2014
Legend of Sleeping Bear by Wargin, Kathy-jo

Legend of Sleeping Bear

Oct 20, 2014
Lego Ninjago masters of spinjitzu - the visual dictionary by Dolan, Hannah, author.

Lego Ninjago masters of spinjitzu - the visual dictionary

Presents facts about the heroes, enemies, weapons, and vehicles of the LEGO Ninjago universe, sharing behind-the-scenes information about the creation and stories of every minifigure and set.

Oct 18, 2014
Lend a hand - poems about giving by Frank, John.

Lend a hand - poems about giving

"A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--

Oct 20, 2014
Lifesize rainforest by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Lifesize rainforest

An introduction to a variety of rainforest animals combines facts with up-close perspectives that depict the animals' characteristics and habitats.

Oct 20, 2014
Little Melba and her big trombone by Russell-Brown, Katheryn, 1961- author.

Little Melba and her big trombone

"A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources"--

Oct 20, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles, author.

Loaders

Oct 19, 2014
Loch Ness monster by Karst, Ken, author.

Loch Ness monster

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Loch Ness Monster, from legendary sightings to exploratory sonar use to hard facts"--

Oct 20, 2014
Look and find. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by

Look and find. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are battling their most evil enemies and need help as the reader moves swiftly through eight action scenes that lead the Turtles to victory.

Oct 20, 2014
Louisiana - the Pelican state by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Louisiana - the Pelican state

Oct 20, 2014
Magic tree house survival guide by Osborne, Mary Pope.

Magic tree house survival guide

"Jack and Annie show readers how to survive their many thrilling adventures"--

Oct 18, 2014
Magical mathematical properties by Arias, Lisa, author.

Magical mathematical properties

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the properties of mathematical operations, including the associative property, the distributive property, and the commutative properties of multiplication and addition.

Oct 20, 2014
Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education by Doeden, Matt, author.

Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education

"On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Swat Valley, Pakistan, when she was shot in the head by members of the Taliban. Though she was only fifteen years old, the Taliban targeted her because she wrote blog posts and appeared on television defending girls' right to education in Pakistan. Malala survived the attack and went on to write a book, earn a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, and meet President Barack" -- Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan by Winter, Jeanette.

Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan

Oct 20, 2014
Manger by Hopkins, Lee Bennett (COM)/ Cann, Helen (ILT)

Manger

In this poetry collection, each animal is allowed to greet Jesus on the night of the first Christmas, from sheep whispering to the baby Jesus to a goat's lighthearted mischief causing laughter.

Oct 20, 2014
Manta rays by McDowell, Pamela, author.

Manta rays

"Did you know manta rays cannot stop swimming? Manta ray skeletons are made entirely of cartilage, which bends easily so the manta ray can flap and curl its pectoral fins. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Manta Rays, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Oct 20, 2014
Marvelous measurement by Arias, Lisa, author.

Marvelous measurement

Rhyming text provides an introduction to measurement systems and sample problems show how to convert from one measurement to another.

Oct 20, 2014
Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection. by

Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection.

"Charmingly illustrated in resplendent color, Mary Engelbreit's enchanting nursery and fairy tales are brought to life in this remarkable treasury. Readers of all ages will delight in the magical world created here"--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 20, 2014
Mary Poppins in the kitchen - a cookery book with a story by Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996.

Mary Poppins in the kitchen - a cookery book with a story

"Mary Poppins teachers her irrepressible young charges the basics of the kitchen"--Front jacket flap.

Oct 20, 2014
Maryland - the Old Line State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Maryland - the Old Line State

Oct 20, 2014
Massachusetts - the bay state by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Massachusetts - the bay state

Oct 18, 2014
Matisse's Garden by Friedman, Samantha/ Amodeo, Christina (ILT)/ Matisse, Henri (CON)

Matisse's Garden

Oct 20, 2014
Minerals up close by Glaser, Jason.

Minerals up close

Minerals are amazing. Their beauty, variety, and many properties are fascinating to observe, especially under a microscope. Readers get a chance to see close-up photographs of many minerals as they learn what a mineral is and how it forms from various elements. They'll also learn why people need minerals for their bodies to function and how we can get them through the things we eat.

Oct 20, 2014
Minnesota - the Land of 10,000 Lakes by Brill, Marlene Targ, author.

Minnesota - the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Oct 18, 2014
Mississippi by Gaines, Ann.

Mississippi

Oct 18, 2014
Missouri by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Missouri

Oct 18, 2014
Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts by Gunderson, Jessica.

Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts

"Explores the myths, facts, and legends associated with Mount Rushmore"--

Oct 20, 2014
Movies and TV top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Movies and TV top tens

Lists trivia on motion pictures and television programs in a series of top-ten lists, including the highest-earning movies of all time, the most-watched reality television series, and the highest-paid television personalities.

Oct 20, 2014
Multiplication master / Divisibility Rules by Arias, Lisa, author.

Multiplication master / Divisibility Rules

Rhyming text provides an introduction to multiplication, including simple rules, charts, and tips to make the concept easier to understand.

Oct 20, 2014
Multiplication meltdown by Arias, Lisa, author.

Multiplication meltdown

Rhyming text provides an introduction to multiplication, explaining the concepts of factors and multiples.

Oct 20, 2014
Music and theater top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Music and theater top tens

Compiles top ten lists in music and theater from the youngest musicians to win a grammy to the longest running broadway show.

Oct 20, 2014
My daily diet - dairy by Waters, Rosa, 1957- author.

My daily diet - dairy

Oct 20, 2014
My daily diet - fruits by Waters, Rosa, 1957- author.

My daily diet - fruits

Oct 20, 2014
My daily diet - grains by Waters, Rosa, 1957- author.

My daily diet - grains

Oct 20, 2014
My daily diet - proteins by Scott, Celicia, 1957- author.

My daily diet - proteins

Oct 20, 2014
My daily diet - vegetables by Scott, Celicia, 1957- author.

My daily diet - vegetables

Oct 20, 2014
My grandfather's coat by Aylesworth, Jim.

My grandfather's coat

A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and for other uses.

Oct 20, 2014
National Geographic kids cookbook - a year-round fun food adventure by Seaver, Barton.

National Geographic kids cookbook - a year-round fun food adventure

For each month of the year discover recipes for fun, new dishes and twists on old favorites, weird-but-true food facts, profiles on "foodie " people, plus activities and challenges you can do by yourself or with friends.

Oct 20, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Nebraska by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Nebraska

Oct 18, 2014
Neighborhood sharks - hunting with great whites of California's Farallon Islands by Roy, Katherine, author.

Neighborhood sharks - hunting with great whites of California's Farallon Islands

"An up close look at the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge"--

Oct 20, 2014
Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary by Dakers, Diane.

Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary

Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

Oct 20, 2014
Nevada by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Nevada

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Nevada"--

Oct 19, 2014
New Mexico by Bjorklund, Ruth.

New Mexico

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of New Mexico"--

Oct 19, 2014
New York - the Empire State by Elish, Dan, author.

New York - the Empire State

Oct 20, 2014
Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall

Provides information about the largest waterfall in North America, including how it formed, the plants and animals that live nearby, and legends surrounding the falls.

Oct 15, 2014
Ninjas and samurai - a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 - Night of the ninjas by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Ninjas and samurai - a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 - Night of the ninjas

"What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Did they really have special abilities? What was life like for them in ancient Japan? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind some of history's most intriguing and secretive figures"--Amazon.com.

Oct 19, 2014
North Carolina - the Tar Heel State by Gaines, Ann, author.

North Carolina - the Tar Heel State

Oct 20, 2014
North Dakota by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

North Dakota

Oct 19, 2014
Nuclear power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Nuclear power

"An examination of the ways in which nuclear reactions have historically been used as energy sources and how current and future energy demands are changing their technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Oceans inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.) author.

Oceans inside out

"From sunlit surface water that teems with life to the deepest, darkest depths filled with some of Earth's most unusual creatures, oceans are home to a wide array of life. Peel back the corners of the ocean to find out what fascinating life exists withinthis ecosystem, from Earth's biggest animal, the blue whale, to tiny organisms, such as kelp. Discover where the world's oceans are and what you can do to help protect our planet's rich waters."--

Oct 20, 2014
Odd or even in a monstrous season by Brinker, Spencer, author.

Odd or even in a monstrous season

"In this book, young readers learn to identify odd or even amounts."--

Oct 20, 2014
Oklahoma by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Oklahoma

Oct 19, 2014
On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival by Kazerooni, Abbas, author.

On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival

Recounts the author's experiences fleeing Iran as a young boy during the Iran-Iraq war, and making his way on his own in the unfamiliar city of Istanbul in hopes of attaining a visa in England.

Oct 20, 2014
Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations by Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author.

Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations

"Explores various extreme insect adaptations throughout the world, including meganosed flies, assassin bugs, and bombardier beetles"--

Oct 20, 2014
Oriental shorthair cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Oriental shorthair cats

Oct 20, 2014
Origami by Miles, Lisa.

Origami

Presents step-by-step instructions for creating origami sea creatures, farm animals, pets, birds, and dinosaurs.

Oct 20, 2014
Our solar system / All About Planets, Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and More! by Simon, Seymour, author.

Our solar system / All About Planets, Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and More!

Takes readers on an interplanetary tour from the sun to the ever-mysterious Mars, and then, thanks to the Voyager missions, to the planets beyond.

Oct 20, 2014
Outer space by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

Outer space

"Now you can become a junior genius with Ken Jennings' first children's series! With this book you'll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with out-of-this-world facts: Did you know that Mars has a volcano bigger than the state of Arizona? Or that there's a star with a diamond the size of our moon at its core? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time!"--

Oct 20, 2014
Polar Bear Rescue - All About Polar Bears and How to Save Them by De Seve, Karen/ Castaldo, Nancy

Polar Bear Rescue - All About Polar Bears and How to Save Them

Oct 20, 2014
Positive & Negative Numbers, Oh My! by Arias, Lisa

Positive & Negative Numbers, Oh My!

Oct 20, 2014
Powerful place value by Arias, Lisa, author.

Powerful place value

Rhyming text introduces the concept of place value in mathematics and teaches how to read and write numbers in standard and expanded notation form.

Oct 20, 2014
Puerto Rico by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Puerto Rico

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Puerto Rico"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 19, 2014
Rain forests inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Rain forests inside out

Oct 20, 2014
Rainbows never end - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Rainbows never end - and other fun facts

"This book is filled with tons of cool facts about weather and the environment, plus colorful, humorous illustrations!"--

Oct 20, 2014
Raptor centers / Raptor Centers by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Raptor centers / Raptor Centers

"Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! Dedicated staff treats injured, sick, and orphaned animals. They return the birds to their native environment or find forever homesat education and raptor centers for those that can't survive in the wild. Follow along in this photographic journal as staff and volunteers come together to care for these remarkable birds."--

Oct 15, 2014
Ready for division by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for division

"Learn the properties of division with such topics as inverse operations, key words, interpreting remainders, and dividing great numbers"--

Oct 20, 2014
Ready for multiplication by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for multiplication

"Tackle topics in this books such as multiplying greater numbers, multiples of ten, regrouping, multiplication key words, rounding and more"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Remember World War II - kids who survived tell their stories by Nicholson, Dorinda Makanaōnalani Stagner.

Remember World War II - kids who survived tell their stories

Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories allows readers to understand the war not as seen through the eyes of soldiers but through the eyes of children who survived the bombings, the blackouts, the hunger, the fear, and the loss of loved ones caused by the war. The author shares her own recollections of being able to see the faces of Japanese pilots as they headed for the naval base at Pearl Harbor to drop their deadly bombs on unsuspecting American ships and soldiers, then sh

Oct 20, 2014
Rock & roll highway - the Robbie Robertson story by Robertson, Sebastian, author.

Rock & roll highway - the Robbie Robertson story

An illustrated depiction of Robbie Robertson's early years traces his first guitar lessons at the age of nine through his rise to becoming a central member of The Band and one of "Rolling Stone" magazine's top one hundred guitarists.

Oct 20, 2014
Rocketry - investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Rocketry - investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics

Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.

Oct 20, 2014
Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas

Presents an illustrated version of the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

Oct 20, 2014
Roller derby rivals by Macy, Sue, author.

Roller derby rivals

Tune in now for the thrills and spills of Roller Derby live in New York City, 1948, as Midge "Toughie" Brasuhn and Gerry Murray show their high-speed, hard hitting rivalry on the roller derby track at the dawn of the television era.

Oct 20, 2014
Russian Blue cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Russian Blue cats

Oct 20, 2014
San Francisco 49ers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

San Francisco 49ers

"An elementary look at the San Francisco 49ers professional football team, including its formation in 1946, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole by Raczka, Bob.

Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole

Twenty-five short poems count down the days until Christmas, a busy time for Santa and the elves at the North Pole.

Oct 20, 2014
Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures by Carstairs, Sue

Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

Oct 15, 2014
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders by Iorizzo, Carrie.

Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

Presents an overview of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; discusses symptoms, causes, treatment options, and behavior management; and provides advice for caregivers, family, and friends.

Oct 20, 2014
Scholastic Book of World Records 2015 by Morse, Jenifer Corr

Scholastic Book of World Records 2015

Oct 20, 2014
Scholastic Year in Sports 2015 by Buckley, James, Jr.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2015

Oct 20, 2014
Scrumptious statistics by Arias, Lisa, author.

Scrumptious statistics

Rhyming text provides an introduction to statistics, including how to collect statistics, methods of displaying statistics, and using mean, median, and mode to analyze the data.

Oct 20, 2014
Seeking giant sharks - a shark diver's quest for whale sharks, basking sharks, and manta rays by Cerullo, Mary M., author.

Seeking giant sharks - a shark diver's quest for whale sharks, basking sharks, and manta rays

"Provides information on plankton-feeders including whale sharks, basking sharks, hammerheads, and manta rays, and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Oct 20, 2014
Sequoia by Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.

Sequoia

Standing tall above the tree line, Sequoia stretches his ancient arms and gathers clouds to him. He watches as days, seasons, years pass by. His branches are home to owls and choirs of frogs. Beneath his broad canopy, a world grows. This is his story.

Oct 20, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M., author.

Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea

"Provides information on deep-water and ocean floor sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Oct 20, 2014
Side-by-side baseball stars - comparing pro baseball's greatest players by Chandler, Matt.

Side-by-side baseball stars - comparing pro baseball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro baseball players in history"--

Oct 20, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro basketball players in history"--

Oct 20, 2014
Side-by-side football stars - comparing pro football's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

Side-by-side football stars - comparing pro football's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro football players in history"--

Oct 20, 2014
Side-by-side hockey stars - comparing pro hockey's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

Side-by-side hockey stars - comparing pro hockey's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro hockey players in history"--

Oct 20, 2014
Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Gonzales, Doreen

Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Oct 15, 2014
Sleeping Bear The Legend by Lewis, Anne Margaret

Sleeping Bear The Legend

Oct 20, 2014
Solar power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Solar power

"An examination of the ways in which the sun has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Sonoran borders - threads of friendship by Jennett, Vickie LoPiccolo, 1955-

Sonoran borders - threads of friendship

Oct 20, 2014
Sound and hearing by Woodford, Chris.

Sound and hearing

Experiments include the speed of sound, waves, traveling sound, the doppler effect, and how to make a string instrument.

Oct 20, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--

Oct 18, 2014
Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen by Kulling, Monica, author.

Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen

Provides an account of the life and accomplishments of the efficiency expert, the first woman elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and the first female psychologist to have a postage stamp issued in her honor.

Oct 20, 2014
Sports top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Sports top tens

Compiles lists of the top ten athletes in various sports from the top ten Olympic gold medalists to the highest scorers in the WNBA.

Oct 20, 2014
Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

The story of British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and her exotic bohemian life.

Oct 20, 2014
Star Wars in 100 scenes by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Star Wars in 100 scenes

Presented in chronological movie order, describes one hundred pivotal scenes in the Star Wars film franchise, revealing important details about characters, droids, vehicles, and locations.

Oct 20, 2014
Star wars rebels - the visual guide by Bray, Adam, author.

Star wars rebels - the visual guide

Star wars rebels is set five years before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope when a motley group of rebels affected by the Galactic Empire band together aboard a freighter starship. This is the beginnings of the group that forms the Rebel Alliance. This book shows you the beginning of the epic struggle against the Empire. Meet daring new heroes and sinister villains, discover never-before-seen vehicles, and explore exciting new worlds. Features a foreward by Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni a

Oct 20, 2014
Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations

"Explores various extreme mammal adaptations throughout the world, including caracals, mongooses, and bulldog bats"--

Oct 20, 2014
Stars of the World Cup by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of the World Cup

"Profiles of 28 of the best-known soccer players competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with photographs and summaries of their strengths and weaknesses"--

Oct 20, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil, author.

Steven Spielberg

Oct 20, 2014
Super Human encyclopedia - discover the amazing things your body can do by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.

Super Human encyclopedia - discover the amazing things your body can do

This illustrated guide to the human body reveals the truly amazing processes that go on in our bodies on a daily basis.

Oct 19, 2014
Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Sylvia Earle, and her work to protect oceans and ocean life. It covers Earle's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work."--

Oct 20, 2014
Take away the A by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970-

Take away the A

Describes how taking away a letter of the alphabet can change one word into a different word, including taking away the letter "A" which changes beast into best and taking away the letter "M" which changes farm into far.

Oct 20, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

Oct 20, 2014
Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist

Describes animals and monsters whose existence is in doubt, providing information on where and when they were sighted, the research being done about these creatures, and their supposed physical characteristics and behaviors.

Oct 20, 2014
Tastes like music - 17 quirks of the brain and body by Birmingham, Maria, author.

Tastes like music - 17 quirks of the brain and body

Oct 20, 2014
Teach me everyday French, vol. 1 by Mahoney, Judy.

Teach me everyday French, vol. 1

Oct 20, 2014
Teach me everyday Spanish, vol. 1 by Mahoney, Judy.

Teach me everyday Spanish, vol. 1

Oct 20, 2014
Tears of Mother Bear by Lewis, Anne Margaret.

Tears of Mother Bear

Walk the shores of Lake Michigan with grandpa and his grandchildren as he tells of the Ojibwe Sleeping Bear legend of how the Petoskey stone was formed when Mother Bear leaves her tears all over the beaches.

Oct 20, 2014
Technology top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Technology top tens

"The five exciting lists inside this book answer some of the burning questions about technology. Each spread uses facts-based rankings to reveal the top ten record breakers and history makers in each category--and to offer the inside scoop on those at the top of the heap."--

Oct 20, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Tennessee"--

Oct 18, 2014
Tent caterpillars by Linde, Barbara, author.

Tent caterpillars

Introduces tent caterpillars, describing their physical features, habitat, and life cycle, and discussing how their methods of creating webbed tents and eating leaves can destroy healthy trees.

Oct 15, 2014
That's Sneaky - Stealthy Secrets and Devious Data That Will Test Your Lie Detector by Boyer, Crispin

That's Sneaky - Stealthy Secrets and Devious Data That Will Test Your Lie Detector

Oct 20, 2014
The $25,000 flight by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

The $25,000 flight

This Totally True Adventures book follows America's first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh. In the 1920s, flying was brand new--and very dangerous. A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams tried. And many teams failed. Still, Charles Lindbergh felt he had a shot at the prize. He wasn't famous. He wasn't rich. But he was determined. He'd cross the ocean in a tiny plane, and he'd do it all by himself!

Oct 20, 2014
The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure by Doeden, Matt.

The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience life behind the Berlin wall, choosing different paths to take through history"--

Oct 20, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Oct 20, 2014
The Boston Celtics by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Boston Celtics

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Boston Celtics that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Chicago Bulls by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Chicago Bulls

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Chicago Bulls that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Dallas Mavericks by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Dallas Mavericks

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Dallas Mavericks that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Detroit Pistons by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Detroit Pistons

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Detroit Pistons that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

Looks at Judaism, the calendar, and Jewish holidays in the form of a story about Adam and Eve walking through the Garden of Eden.

Oct 20, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Oct 20, 2014
The glass mountain - tales from Poland by Walser, David, author.

The glass mountain - tales from Poland

Gathers eight traditional stories from Poland, including "The Trumpeter of Krako´w" and "The Warsaw Mermaid" that feature dragons, magic, mythical events from Polish history, and the evil witch Baba Jaga.

Oct 20, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 20, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 16, 2014
The Industrial Revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Industrial Revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities

"THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION FOR KIDS introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution not only through the usual people, places, and inventions of the time--the incredibly wealthy Rockefellers and Carnegies, dirty and dangerous factories, and new forms of transportation and communication--but also through the eyes of everyday workers, kids, sports figures, and social activists whose names never appear in history books"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Internet by Greve, Meg

The Internet

Oct 20, 2014
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

A story inspired by the life of the influential French master artist considers how he transformed his dreary childhood community in northern France through his expressions of color and form.

Oct 20, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience the Korean War from multiple perspectives, allowing them to choose different paths through history"--

Oct 20, 2014
The little mermaid and other fishy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The little mermaid and other fishy tales

An illustrated collection of deep-sea adventures features an international selection of stories and poems including "The Fisherman and His Wife," "Whalesong," and "The Ballad of John Silver."

Oct 20, 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Los Angeles Lakers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Los Angeles Lakers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Mayflower by Greenwood, Mark, 1958-

The Mayflower

"The three-thousand-mile trip was crowded and dangerous, and there was trouble when the passengers settled in Plymouth for a bitter, cold winter. However, their determination was ultimately rewarded; the Pilgrims adjusted to the New England climate thanks to help from local Native Americans and soon celebrated their first harvest in the New World."--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
The Miami Heat by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Miami Heat

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Miami Heat that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Navy's night before Christmas by Holland, Trish, author.

The Navy's night before Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Master Chief Claus visits an aircraft carrier and brings the sailors aboard presents from home.

Oct 20, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.

Oct 20, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

Traces the innovative efforts of the scientific community to transform ocean waves into a renewable source of electrical power.

Oct 16, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

The text of the famous Christmas poem is accompanied by pictures of a family as they might have appeared when the poem was written in 1822.

Oct 20, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Oct 20, 2014
The nutcracker by Balducci, Rita, author.

The nutcracker

Retells the classic tale of a nutcracker, given to young Clara as a Christmas present, that magically turns into a prince.

Oct 20, 2014
The Oklahoma City Thunder by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Oklahoma City Thunder

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Philadelphia 76ers by Stewart, Mark, 1690 July 7-

The Philadelphia 76ers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Philadelphia 76ers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The people of Hamelin agree to pay a hefty sum to a piper who promises to end the plague of rats infesting their town. But when they refuse to pay him after the job is completed, he takes a horrible revenge.

Oct 20, 2014
The prairie that nature built by Lorbiecki, Marybeth.

The prairie that nature built

"Nature on the prairie, including both wildlife and wildfire, is a rich and closely knit ecosystem, as reflected in the interlocking verses of this simple story. Endnotes present facts, activities, related games, and resources"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Red Cross by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The Red Cross

Provides information about what services the Red Cross offers, including providing disaster relief, running blood drives, and supplying medicine and food to those in need.

Oct 20, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

Identifies three different types of rocks present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--and the processes by which these rocks form.

Oct 19, 2014
The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness? by Landau, Elaine.

The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness?

"Examine the major witchcraft trials in US history. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
The science of a bridge collapse by Bethea, Nikole Brooks, author.

The science of a bridge collapse

Examines the science behind bridge collapses by explaining how bridges are designed and built, discussing historically relevant bridge collapses, and presenting information on how to prevent future collapses.

Oct 20, 2014
The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S. author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Oct 20, 2014
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Oct 15, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Examines conditions around the world in the clothing industry, looking at the low pay and hazardous condition of the less economically developed nations who make clothing and discussing how shoppers in industrial nations can make more responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of food by Dicker, Katie.

The true cost of food

Describes the food supply chain, fair trade, and the effect of eating habits on health; examines the environmental impacts that food purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of technology by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of technology

Examines the technology products supply chain, workers' rights, and the effect of electronics on health; describes the environmental impacts that technology purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of toys by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of toys

Describes the toy supply chain, fair trade, and workers' rights; examines the environmental impacts that toy purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The twelve days of Christmas by Pham, LeUyen.

The twelve days of Christmas

A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Oct 20, 2014
The twelve days of Christmas by Pham, LeUyen.

The twelve days of Christmas

A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Oct 20, 2014
The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015 by Frederick, Shane.

The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015

He shoots, he scores! Since 1917, professional hockey has been a hit in the United States and Canada. Learn about each pro hockey team including its history, greatest coaches, players and facts.

Oct 20, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Looks at how the United Nations tries to promote peace throughout the world.

Oct 20, 2014
The Weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The Weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Oct 20, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

A witch named Belinda shares a rhyme in which she counts to twenty using the things around her.

Oct 20, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher by Meacham, Jon.

Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher

"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--

Oct 20, 2014
Time for kids X why Z animals by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids X why Z animals

Answers commonly asked questions about animals, from why zebras have stripes to why sharks have so many teeth.

Oct 20, 2014
Time for kids X why Z space by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids X why Z space

Answers commonly asked questions about space and includes sections on the sun, the solar system, the stars, and space exploration.

Oct 20, 2014
Time for kids, almanac 2015 by

Time for kids, almanac 2015

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Oct 20, 2014
Time for kids. X why Z? by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids. X why Z?

Presents answers to a variety of scientific questions, including why teeth fall out, why school buses are yellow, and why some trees stay green all winter.

Oct 20, 2014
Time Travel by Arias, Lisa

Time Travel

Oct 20, 2014
Tiny bugs up close by Levy, Janey.

Tiny bugs up close

Oct 20, 2014
To this day - for the bullied and beautiful by Koyczan, Shane.L., 1976- author.

To this day - for the bullied and beautiful

Oct 15, 2014
Tomie de Paola's book of Bible stories - New International version. by

Tomie de Paola's book of Bible stories - New International version.

A collection of Bible stories, from Creation to the Resurrection of Christ and the appearance of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Oct 20, 2014
Tony Hawk by Scheff, Matt, author.

Tony Hawk

A brief overview of the life and career of professional skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Oct 20, 2014
Train your brain to be a math genius by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-

Train your brain to be a math genius

In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.

Oct 20, 2014
Trapped on the rock / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Trapped on the rock / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Separated from his science team on a mountain after a landslide, Joe is in no hurry to get back. The slide has carried a wealth of fossils with it for him to study! Joe examines these and the mountain terrain to learn how the mountains formed and figureout how old they are."--

Oct 20, 2014
Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Yoo, Paula, author.

Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank

"A biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who from a young age was determined to make difference in the world and eventually revolutionized global antipoverty efforts by developing the innovative economic concept of micro-lending. Includes an afterword and author's sources"--

Oct 20, 2014
Understanding Palestine today by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Understanding Palestine today

Oct 20, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Oct 20, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 18, 2014
Walt Whitman by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Walt Whitman

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Walt Whitman, whose poetry is known for both its passionate celebration of American life and its direct, speechlike style"--

Oct 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Washington, D.C.

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Washington, D.C., as well as the diverse ways of life of its people.

Oct 18, 2014
We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

A redesigned and updated visual celebration of the Constitution and its framers includes an illustrated Preamble, an explanation of the Constitution's significance, the story of its ratification, and a reproduction of the original document.

Oct 20, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick.

West Virginia

Oct 18, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Introduces the differences between graphic novels and comic books and the main techniques graphic novels use to tell their stories, and describes and offers examples of such genres as nonfiction in graphic novel form and Japanese manga.

Oct 20, 2014
What Happens When You Flush? by Hicks, Kelli

What Happens When You Flush?

Oct 20, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku.

Oct 20, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Oct 19, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other"and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 16, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 20, 2014
What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good by Harris, Robie H.

What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Oct 20, 2014
Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects by Cornille, Didier, 1951-

Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects

Oct 20, 2014
Who Was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie.

Who Was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Oct 20, 2014
Why do animals hibernate? by Ulinski, Michael.

Why do animals hibernate?

Examines the physical reasons for hibernation, what animals hibernate, and where most animals hibernate.

Oct 19, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

Explains how the orbit and tilt of the Earth cause the seasons to change.

Oct 19, 2014
Why does the sun set? by Miller, Violet, 1982-

Why does the sun set?

Explains how the rising and setting of the sun is caused by the rotation of the Earth.

Oct 19, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 20, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 20, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 20, 2014
Why we live where we live by Vermond, Kira, author.

Why we live where we live

Oct 20, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Oct 20, 2014
William Shakespeare by Fandel, Jennifer.

William Shakespeare

"An exploration of the life and work of 16th-century English writer William Shakespeare, whose poetry is known best for its sonnet form as well as its transcendent descriptions of love"--

Oct 20, 2014
Wind by Cox Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Oct 20, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Oct 19, 2014
With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Oct 20, 2014
World's scariest prisons by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

World's scariest prisons

Examines twenty prisons from around the world and includes descriptions of living conditions, information on famous prisoners, and facts about when the prisons were in operation and what types of prisoners were held at each facility.

Oct 20, 2014
Wyoming by Petreycik, Rick.

Wyoming

Oct 18, 2014
X why Z? by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

X why Z?

Presents answers to a variety of scientific questions, including why teeth fall out, why school buses are yellow, and why some trees stay green all winter.

Oct 16, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available.

Oct 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without books! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without books!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the history of books and how important they have been to civilization.

Oct 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.

Oct 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without clean water by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without clean water

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without clean water and describes how people access water and the importance of making sure that water is not polluted or wasted.

Oct 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without electricity! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

You wouldn't want to live without electricity!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the electric power that makes modern life possible.

Oct 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without toilets! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without toilets!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the toilet and describes how people managed to dispose of their waste in the past.

Oct 20, 2014
Your brain - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your brain - understand it with numbers

Provides facts about the brain, including how it receives sensory signals, the amount of blood it needs, and the leading causes of brain injuries.

Oct 20, 2014
Your digestive system - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your digestive system - understand it with numbers

Describes the process of digestion, including why digestion is important, how the body breaks down food into nutrients, and why some foods produce ill effects in the body.

Oct 20, 2014
Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Describes the structures and functions of the respiratory and circulatory systems, including the lungs and airways, blood cells, and the heart.

Oct 20, 2014