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100 things to make you happy by Gerry, Lisa.

100 things to make you happy

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

Aug 3, 2015
12 amphibians back from the brink by Bell, Samantha S., author.

12 amphibians back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Aug 3, 2015
12 birds back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy, author.

12 birds back from the brink

Shares the survival stories of birds that were endangered but made a comeback, including the Puerto Rican parrot, bald eagle, and whooping crane.

Aug 3, 2015
12 insects back from the brink by Bell, Samantha.

12 insects back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Aug 3, 2015
12 marine animals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 marine animals back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Aug 3, 2015
12 reptiles back from the brink by Bell, Samantha.

12 reptiles back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about climate change by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about climate change

Describes twelve factors involved in climate change, including that the world is warming up, that farming and deforestation play a role in the process, and that it could change ecosystems.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about fracking by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

12 things to know about fracking

Presents an overview of the fracking process, innovations in the fracking industry, who is involved and who or what is affected by fracking.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about invasive species by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about invasive species

Describes twelve examples of introduced plants and animals, from kudzu and killer bees to black rats and northern snakehead fish, and explains why they spread, the damage they cause, and their cost to society and the environment.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about political parties by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about political parties

Describes twelve important points in the development and role of political parties in the United States, from the fact that the founders did not want there to be parties to the place of third parties, and explains why parties are so important.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about space exploration by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

12 things to know about space exploration

Presents news stories about space exploration, including how an astronaut will live in space for a year and how the first flyby of Pluto will take place in 2015.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about terrorism by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about terrorism

Describes twelve aspect of terrorism, including the difficulty of defining it, its risks and effects, and different kinds of terrorists, and discusses the role of governments in causing, preventing, and dealing with it.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about the stock market by Sepahban, Lois, author.

12 things to know about the stock market

Describes twelve aspects of the stock market, including its origins and purpose, and explains that stock prices are not set but vary according to supply and demand, and that while investing in stocks has risks, there are laws to keep it fair.

Aug 3, 2015
12 things to know about wild weather by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about wild weather

Describes twelve examples of extreme weather conditions, from thunderstorms and tsunamis to wildfires and cold waves, and explains what causes them, how common they are, and why they cause so much damage.

Aug 3, 2015
51 impossible stunts anyone can do by Bartlett, Sam.

51 impossible stunts anyone can do

Aug 3, 2015
A day and night in the rain forest by Arnold, Caroline, author, illustrator.

A day and night in the rain forest

"Highlights the activities of animals in the Amazon rain forest during one average 24-hour period"--

Aug 3, 2015
A trip through the body by Blake, Laurie, author.

A trip through the body

Combines engaging text and vibrant images in an introduction to the inner workings of the human body.

Aug 3, 2015
A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook. by

A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook.

Jul 31, 2015
Abbreviations by Murray, Kara, author.

Abbreviations

Introduces readers to common abbreviations, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Aug 3, 2015
Amazing hockey records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing hockey records

"Provides information on the most stunning records in the sport of professional hockey"--

Aug 3, 2015
Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth! by Probst, Jeff, 1962- author.

Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth!

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

Aug 3, 2015
An insider's guide to paintball by Power, Bob, 1959-

An insider's guide to paintball

An introduction to paintball provides information on its history, equipment and clothing, the playing field, rules, variant forms of the game, strategies, and how to get started in the sport.

Aug 3, 2015
Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet by Furgang, Kathy, author.

Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet

Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and biggest, as well as smelliest, loudest, and deadliest.

Aug 3, 2015
Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare by Sepahban, Lois.

Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare

Examines both sides of the issue of animal experimentation, discussing the practice's historical benefits to science and the ethical concerns of animal cruelty.

Aug 3, 2015
Anne Frank and the remembering tree by Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, author.

Anne Frank and the remembering tree

Aug 3, 2015
Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.

Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster

Aug 3, 2015
At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure by Raum, Elizabeth.

At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the Revolutionary War from the perspectives of colonists, British soldiers, militia soldiers, and foreigners"--

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

At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure

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

Aug 3, 2015
Baby gorillas by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby gorillas

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

Aug 3, 2015
Backyard hunter - the praying mantis by Lavies, Bianca.

Backyard hunter - the praying mantis

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of this insect that eats other insects alive.

Aug 3, 2015
Bark scorpion by Goldish, Meish.

Bark scorpion

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

Aug 3, 2015
Beastly verse by

Beastly verse

"This is an anthology of 16 animal poems for children, illustrated by the graphic artist JooHee Yoon. The authors range from Lewis Carroll to D. H. Lawrence to Anonymous"--

Aug 3, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jul 30, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs

Uncover the most dangerous and fascinating dinosaurs. Learn about the biggest, fastest, and most deadly dinos. Discover their amazing relatives in the sky and the sea.

Aug 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures by Schoeller, Jen, author.

Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures

Aug 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of space by Schoeller, Jen.

Biggest, baddest book of space

Provides information on outer space, including the planets in the black holes, the Milky Way, and the planets in the solar system.

Aug 3, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about the weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V., author.

Boy, were we wrong about the weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Aug 3, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V, author.

Boy, were we wrong about weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Jul 28, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

Provides information and advice on being responsible, including doing homework, remembering commitments, and not littering.

Jul 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

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

Aug 3, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

Offers an introduction to cells and their study, looking at their discovery, what they contain, the different kinds of cells, and how they function.

Aug 3, 2015
Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013, author.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Aug 3, 2015
Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Jul 28, 2015
Chemical engineering and chain reactions by Snedden, Robert.

Chemical engineering and chain reactions

Examines how chemical engineers combine the science of chemistry with the engineering design process to develop products used in daily life such as cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines.

Aug 3, 2015
Cicadas by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Cicadas

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the life cycle of cicadas. Includes picture glossary"--

Aug 3, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara.

Cleopatra

Discusses Cleopatra's life, achievements, and legacy, as well as why she continues to fascinate generations of readers.

Aug 3, 2015
Climbing Everest by Herman, Gail/ Amatrula, Michele

Climbing Everest

Aug 3, 2015
CM Punk by Scheff, Matt, author.

CM Punk

Highlights the life and career of the wrestling star, best known for his tattoos.

Aug 3, 2015
Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters by Smith, Thomasina, author.

Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters

Provides step-by-step instructions for models that kids can make, from a space rocket to a secret treasure chest, using all kinds of clay materials.

Aug 3, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David.

Creating horror comics

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a zombie, a scarecrow, and a haunted scarecrow.

Aug 3, 2015
Creaturepedia - Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth by Barman, Adrienne

Creaturepedia - Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth

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

Dachshunds

Shares information about Dachshunds, including what they are like, their average size, and the type of care they need.

Jul 28, 2015
Dachshunds by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Dachshunds

Aug 3, 2015
Digging for Tyrannosaurus rex by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for Tyrannosaurus rex

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

Aug 3, 2015
Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie. by

Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie.

Peek inside the yearbook for an exclusive look at Mal, Evie, Ben, Jay, and Carlos, and all your favorite moments from Descendants. Find out who was voted Most Athletic, Best Dressed, Biggest Flirt, and even Most Likely to Take Candy from a Baby. Relive all the action in the halls and on the tourney field, from Family Day to an unforgettable coronation. Go Fighting Knights!

Aug 3, 2015
Disney Descendants. Secrets of Auradon Prep, an insider's handbook by Foreman, Matthew Sinclair, author.

Disney Descendants. Secrets of Auradon Prep, an insider's handbook

"This Secrets of Auradon Prep handbook uncovers little-known fact about the elite school attended by heirs of some of the world's most well-known heroes. But when the sons and daughters of some of the world's most well-known villains are invited to go there, havoc breaks loose. Write-ins and secret notes reveal what Mal and her friends--as well as the Auradon kids--are really thinking about each otehr. Take a peek inside to see who says what next!"--Back cover.

Aug 3, 2015
Disney Princess Joke Book by Carbone, Courtney/ Legramandi, Francesco (ILT)/ Brick, Scott (NRT)

Disney Princess Joke Book

Aug 3, 2015
Dogs by Furstinger, Nancy.

Dogs

Presents information about dogs and how they demonstrate intelligence by problem solving, matching words with objects, and performing jobs to assist humans.

Jul 28, 2015
Dogs by Furstinger, Nancy.

Dogs

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

Aug 3, 2015
Doyli to the Rescue - Saving Baby Monkeys in the Amazon by Burnham, Cathleen

Doyli to the Rescue - Saving Baby Monkeys in the Amazon

Jul 30, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

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

Aug 3, 2015
Ebola by Miller, Petra

Ebola

Aug 3, 2015
Ecosystems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-

Ecosystems

"Explores the different roles each organism (from Hawaiian cane toads to humans, or even the soil) plays to maintain Earth's ecosystems."--

Aug 3, 2015
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Edgar Degas, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Aug 3, 2015
Emergency Vehicles by Green, Rod/ Biesty, Stephen (ILT)

Emergency Vehicles

Aug 3, 2015
Everything inventions by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything inventions

Explores thirteen inventions and six mysteries, as well as what the future might hold.

Aug 3, 2015
Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author.

Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals

Aug 3, 2015
Fly Guy presents - bats by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Fly Guy presents - bats

During a visit to the nocturnal house at the city zoo, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about bats, including where they live, what they eat, and their unique physical characteristics.

Aug 3, 2015
Food chains by Surges, Carol S., author.

Food chains

"Delves into how food chains work and the delicate balance required to keep the food chain links connected when ecosystems are disrupted."--

Aug 3, 2015
Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness

Counsels children on how to manage feelings of disappointment so that they can avoid holding grudges and learn to let go, and shares information for parents and teachers about how to teach forgiveness skills.

Aug 3, 2015
Fox by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Fox

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines foxes and discusses where city foxes live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key fox behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Aug 3, 2015
Frogs by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author, photographer.

Frogs

Describes frogs, discussing their habitat, the difference between them and toads, physical characteristics, diet, different types, defenses, calls, and life cycle, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse frogs.

Jul 30, 2015
From accident to hospital by Suen, Anastasia.

From accident to hospital

Learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim to the hospital.

Aug 3, 2015
From termite den to... office building by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

From termite den to... office building

Takes a look at how innovators of today use the models of termites' dens and living styles to create modern office structures and renewable energy spaces.

Aug 3, 2015
Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories by MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories

Presents six stories of horses throughout history that have made a lasting impression, from Bucephalus, the warhorse of Alexander the Great, to the modern-day racehorse Seabiscuit.

Aug 3, 2015
Garbage galore by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Garbage galore

"In this book, young readers will learn why recycling is important, which materials can be reprocessed into new goods, and how improved design can make products easier to recycle."--

Aug 3, 2015
George Washington - the 1st president by Gregory, Josh.

George Washington - the 1st president

A biography of George Washington.

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

Golden retrievers

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

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

Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons

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

Aug 3, 2015
Harry Potter Und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter Und der Stein der Weisen

Aug 3, 2015
Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

"Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love o

Aug 3, 2015
Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other.

Jul 28, 2015
Helicopters by Confalone, Nick, author.

Helicopters

"Helicopters are amazing machines! They can take off and land vertically, hover over an area, and even fly forward, backward, and laterally. This new nonfiction 8x8 is full of fascinating facts and photographs of these flying giants"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Hornbill by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Hornbill

"Introduces facts about hornbills, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Aug 3, 2015
How to read a story by Messner, Kate, author.

How to read a story

"A picture book celebration of the act of exploring--and sharing--a book"--

Aug 3, 2015
How to spy on a shark by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

How to spy on a shark

"A crew of scientists at sea use a camera-equipped robotic device to track a shark's movements through the water."--

Aug 3, 2015
I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Lucille Ball

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Aug 3, 2015
Impressionism - 13 artists children should know by Heine, Florian, author.

Impressionism - 13 artists children should know

"Who were the Impressionists? Why did they become so famous? What do you need to know about their pictures, their way of painting and what made them so exceptional? In this book, you will get to know the most important Impressionists and their masterpieces. Easy-to-understand explanations and stimulating ideas will introduce you to these painters and their times." --cover p. 4.

Aug 3, 2015
In the next three seconds by Morgan, Rowland.

In the next three seconds

Predicts events that will occur in the near and distant future, including "In the next three months, 1,000 households in Zimbabwe will be hooked up to solar electricity."

Aug 3, 2015
Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom by Marcovitz, Hal.

Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom

Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

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

Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities

Explores the legend of the lost city of Atlantis, and provides brief information on other lost cities, including El Dorado and Shangri-la.

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

Investigating witches and witchcraft

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

Aug 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China by Benge, Geoff

Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China

Aug 3, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Aug 3, 2015
Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 30, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Aug 3, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 30, 2015
King Thrushbeard by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

King Thrushbeard

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

Aug 3, 2015
Kyle Goes Alone by Thornhill, Jan/ Barron, Ashley (ILT)

Kyle Goes Alone

Aug 3, 2015
Lego Star Wars - Free the Galaxy by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Lego Star Wars - Free the Galaxy

Aug 3, 2015
Lego Star Wars - into battle! by Bray, Adam, author.

Lego Star Wars - into battle!

Surveys the biggest and most important battles in LEGO's galactic history, including detailed information on key characters and events.

Aug 3, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

"Introduces Leonardo da Vinci as one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance by exploring the techniques he used to create masterpieces such as Last Supper and the Mona Lisa"--

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

Life during the Civil War

Describes life during the Civil War, including causes for the division of the nation, a comparison between Northern and Southern industry, and the reconstruction.

Jul 28, 2015
Life during the Civil War by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957- author.

Life during the Civil War

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

Aug 3, 2015
Life during the industrial revolution by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Life during the industrial revolution

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

Aug 3, 2015
Life during the Revolutionary War by Hinman, Bonnie, author.

Life during the Revolutionary War

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

Aug 3, 2015
Life during World War II by Lanier, Wendy H., author.

Life during World War II

Describes life during World War II, including rationing, the changing workforce, and the role of Hollywood in the war effort.

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

Life during World War II

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

Aug 3, 2015
Life in colonial America by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Life in colonial America

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living in Colonial America? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--OverDrive website.

Aug 3, 2015
Life on the frontier by Onsgard, Bethany, author.

Life on the frontier

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

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

Little kids first big book of the world

Combines descriptions of the world's cultures, landscapes, animals, and cities with National Geographic photography and a series of projects, from growing a rainforest in a bottle to singing a song in Spanish.

Aug 3, 2015
Lizards by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author.

Lizards

Introduces the appearance, habitat, behavior, and life cycle of lizards.

Aug 3, 2015
Magical experiments with light & color by Navarro, Paula, author.

Magical experiments with light & color

Presents 16 simple experiments that can be performed with common objects found around the house. The book explores the nature of light through refraction, optical illusion, and more.. Each experiment includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions and a simple scientific explanation of what is happening during the experiment. Full-color illustrations on each page.

Aug 3, 2015
Major League Soccer by Rausch, David.

Major League Soccer

"Engaging images accompany information about Major League Soccer. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Aug 3, 2015
Marissa Mayer by Green, Sara, 1964-

Marissa Mayer

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

Aug 3, 2015
Markus "Notch" Persson - creator of Minecraft by Orr, Tamra, author.

Markus "Notch" Persson - creator of Minecraft

Chronicles the life and career of the creater of Minecraft.

Aug 3, 2015
Marvelous money tricks by Barnhart, Norm.

Marvelous money tricks

"Step-by-step instructions and photos show how to do a variety of fun and entertaining tricks using money"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Mary Cassatt

"Introduces Leonardo da Vinci as one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance by exploring the techniques he used to create masterpieces such as Last Supper and the Mona Lisa"--

Aug 3, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

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

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

Jul 30, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

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

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

Aug 3, 2015
Metamorphic rocks by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Metamorphic rocks

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with Metamorphic Rocks. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study metamorphic rocks, and how metamorphic rocks relate to the reader's daily life"--

Aug 3, 2015
Middle Eastern food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Middle Eastern food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Middle Eastern food, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as pestles, and recipe instructions"--

Aug 3, 2015
Minecraft combat handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft combat handbook

An official reference to Minecraft combat explains what players need to defend against hostile monsters and enemy players, covering subjects ranging from fort building and armor crafting to weapons and setting mob traps.

Aug 3, 2015
Minecraft construction handbook by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Aug 3, 2015
Minecraft essential handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft essential handbook

Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to find resources, make a shelter, create tools, and defend against monsters.

Aug 3, 2015
Minecraft Modding for Kids for Dummies by Foster, Stephen/ Guthals, Sarah/ Handley, Lindsey

Minecraft Modding for Kids for Dummies

Jul 28, 2015
Minecraft modding for kids for dummies by Guthals, Sarah, author.

Minecraft modding for kids for dummies

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

Aug 3, 2015
Minecraft Redstone handbook by Farwell, Nick, author.

Minecraft Redstone handbook

Back cover.

Aug 3, 2015
Minimus - starting out in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus - starting out in Latin

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Aug 3, 2015
Minimus - starting out in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus - starting out in Latin

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Jul 28, 2015
Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin

A course for 10-13 year old students providing an introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain - Follows on from Starting out in Latin.

Aug 3, 2015
Minimus Secundus - Moving on in Latin by Bell, Barbara/ Forte, Helen (ILT)

Minimus Secundus - Moving on in Latin

Jul 28, 2015
Modern art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy by Pitamic, Maja.

Modern art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy

"Modern Art Adventures" introduces young artists to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose to create their own works of art.

Aug 3, 2015
Motocross by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Motocross

Learn about motocross motorcycles and motocross racing, including the history of the motocross racing, the equipment used and the different types of races and competitions.

Aug 3, 2015
Mountain food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Mountain food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a mountain habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Aug 3, 2015
My eyes are big and red by Markovics, Joyce L.

My eyes are big and red

An introduction to the red-eyed tree frog.

Aug 3, 2015
My fangs are white and sharp by Rudolph, Jessica.

My fangs are white and sharp

Introduction to the vampire bat.

Aug 3, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

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

Aug 3, 2015
My fur is thick and spotted by Rudolph, Jessica.

My fur is thick and spotted

An introduction to the snow leopard.

Aug 3, 2015
My legs are long and strong by Markovics, Joyce L.

My legs are long and strong

Introduction to the ostrich.

Aug 3, 2015
My skin is gray and wrinkly by Markovics, Joyce L.

My skin is gray and wrinkly

An introduction to the walrus.

Aug 3, 2015
My tail is long and striped by Markovics, Joyce L.

My tail is long and striped

Invites readers to guess the animal being described based on clues about its features, which include a striped tail, yellow eyes, and fuzzy ears.

Aug 3, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist by Woll, Kris.

Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist

"Learn who Nelson Mandela was and how he made a difference in the lives of the people of South Africa and around the world."--Publisher's website.

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

Night sky detective

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

Aug 3, 2015
North and South America by Harris, Tim (EDT)

North and South America

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

Aug 3, 2015
One Direction - a year with us by Delmege, Sarah, author.

One Direction - a year with us

Worldwide sensation One Direction is back to share all their secrets, dreams and stories from the past year with the fans they love.

Aug 3, 2015
One Direction by Morreale, Marie.

One Direction

Together, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne are One Direction, the British pop group. Readers will discover how each of the five starting singing, how the group got together and kicked off its music career, and why millions of fans around the world can't get enough of One Direction.

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

Origami bugs

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

Jul 28, 2015
Origami bugs by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami bugs

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

Aug 3, 2015
Origami on the move by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami on the move

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

Aug 3, 2015
Out of sight till tonight! - all about nocturnal animals by Rabe, Tish, author.

Out of sight till tonight! - all about nocturnal animals

"The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Nick to visit with nocturnal animals and to explore their special adaptations for living in the dark."--

Aug 3, 2015
Out of the woods - a true story of an unforgettable event by Bond, Rebecca, 1972-

Out of the woods - a true story of an unforgettable event

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

Parts of speech

Introduces readers to the eight basic parts of speech, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

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

Patient zero - solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics

Follows the work of the men and women who solved the mystery of seven killer epidemics, including yellow fever, typhoid, and ebola.

Aug 3, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix.

Paul Gauguin

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Paul Gauguin, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Aug 3, 2015
Plants and animals of the Great Lakes by LaPlante, Walter, author.

Plants and animals of the Great Lakes

Aug 3, 2015
Pokémon deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Pokémon deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon.

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

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

Polio

Traces the history of polio, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Aug 3, 2015
Praying mantises by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Praying mantises

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how praying mantises defend themselves from predators and hunt other bugs for food. Includes picture glossary"--

Aug 3, 2015
Prefixes and suffixes by Murray, Kara, author.

Prefixes and suffixes

Prefixes and suffixes are the building blocks of more complex words that young readers begin to encounter as they move up in grade level. This age-appropriate text teaches readers how to recognize words and decipher unfamiliar ones, an essential word analysis skill. Students will learn how to build complex words using prefixes and suffixes, and will delight seeing how their vocabulary grows with each newly created word. Helpful language charts, a quiz question on each spread, engaging visuals, a

Aug 3, 2015
Pugs by Barnes, Nico.

Pugs

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of pugs.

Aug 3, 2015
Python for Kids for Dummies by Scott, Brendan

Python for Kids for Dummies

Aug 3, 2015
Rabbits by Meister, Cari, author.

Rabbits

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet rabbit"--

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

Racehorses

Discusses various types of racing horses, styles of riding, events, dress and grooming, and equipment.

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

Raspberry Pi for kids

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

Aug 3, 2015
Red pandas by Marsh, Laura F., author.

Red pandas

Provides information about red pandas, including their diet, life cycle, physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitat.

Aug 3, 2015
Rembrandt van Rijn by Wood, Alix.

Rembrandt van Rijn

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Rembrandt, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

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

Rocket science

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

Aug 3, 2015
Saturn could sail - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Saturn could sail - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about planets, stars, space ships, and more!"--

Aug 3, 2015
School buses by Morey, Allan.

School buses

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the things on a school bus that help keep students safe as they travel to and from school"--

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

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts

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

Aug 3, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind mummies by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind mummies

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

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

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

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

Aug 3, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind vampires by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind vampires

Scooby-Doo and the gang have seen their fair share of monsters, but Shaggy still has lots of questions. Have you ever wondered how people become vampires, where vampires hang out, or how to protect yourself from vampires? Scooby and the gang have all the answers! Take a look, and learn the truth behind vampires. from cover.

Aug 3, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves

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

Jul 28, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves

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

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

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies

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

Jul 28, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies

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

Aug 3, 2015
Scottish fold cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Scottish fold cats

Scottish Fold Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Aug 3, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975-

Seeing is believing

Jul 30, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 3, 2015
Sex is a funny word - a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU by Silverberg, Cory, author.

Sex is a funny word - a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU

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

Aug 3, 2015
Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

Examines the deadliest underwater creatures; describes their attacks and defenses; and suggests which one is more likely to win if they fought each other.

Jul 28, 2015
Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

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

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

Similes and metaphors

Introduces readers to similes and metaphors, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

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

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

Aug 3, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide.

"Trap Team is the fourth game in the Skylanders franchise, and this official guide is the definitive source for all the new realms and characters. This 176-page book will help young Portal Masters navigate all the new and exciting adventures in Skylanders Trap Team. Also includes a fold-out full-color poster" --

Aug 3, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team by Schmidt, Ken, author.

Skylanders Trap Team

"Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison, freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. Learn everything you need to know about the all new Trap Masters"--Page 4 of cover.

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

Smallpox

Traces the history of smallpox, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

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

Smart spending

Describes how to spend money wisely, from finding good deals and asking about warranties to setting a budget and the basics of credit.

Aug 3, 2015
Soccer Record Breakers by Gifford, Clive

Soccer Record Breakers

Aug 3, 2015
Social media - like it or leave it by Rowell, Rebecca.

Social media - like it or leave it

"Social media is everywhere in society today. It can be a great tool for communication but it is easily abused. Should you craft a careful social media presence? Or is it better to just stay away?"--

Aug 3, 2015
Spider by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Spider

Aug 3, 2015
Stars of women's soccer by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of women's soccer

Aug 3, 2015
Surviving animal attacks by Newman, Patricia, 1958-

Surviving animal attacks

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Aug 3, 2015
SWAT team member by Perish, Patrick.

SWAT team member

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

Aug 3, 2015
Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino! by Todd, Sylvia, author.

Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino!

In this super fun book, Sylvia teaches you to understand Arduino microcontroller programming by inventing an adjustable strobe and two digital musical instruments you can play! Along the way, you'll learn a lot about electronics, coding, science, and engineering.

Jul 30, 2015
Tanks by Morey, Allan.

Tanks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the parts of tanks that help keep the crew safe when they go into battle"--

Aug 3, 2015
Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart by Heatley, Michael, author.

Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart

Chronicles the life, work, and popularity of the American country and pop singer known for her versatile performances and such songs as "Shake it off."

Aug 3, 2015
Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds

National Geographic Kids and Temple Run have teamed up to bring you real-life facts and information about how the ancients lived. This book is jam-packed with amazing places, fun facts, glittering treasures, cool animals, history's mysteries, and more from over 10 ancient cultures! Also includes stories of real-life adventure and discoveries by National Geographic explorers.

Jul 30, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

Aug 3, 2015
The 12 most amazing American battles by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American battles

Includes facts on U.S. battlefield history including the American Revolution, the Texas Revolution, the Plains Wars, the American Civil War, and World War II.

Aug 3, 2015
The 12 most amazing American inventions by Rowell, Rebecca.

The 12 most amazing American inventions

Includes facts on the top 12 inventions of America, from the lightbulb to basketball and blue jeans to the personal computer.

Aug 3, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Jul 28, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Aug 3, 2015
The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli S, author.

The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

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

Aug 3, 2015
The call of the osprey by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

The call of the osprey

"A stunning addition to the Scientists in the Field series that explores mercury pollution found in the rivers and streams of Western Montana that might cause harm to humans--and the extinction of the entire osprey species."--

Aug 3, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-sun, author.

The flying birds

Explains basic multiplication concepts through the story of an old carpenter who is inspired to build birdhouses and uses math to help him make decisions throughout the building process.

Jul 30, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

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

Aug 3, 2015
The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad

Describes the various types of work people did on railroads, and gives examples of some of the work songs they sang, particularly gandy dancers, the crews that worked on the tracks, many of whom were African Americans.

Aug 3, 2015
The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli/ Tallardy, Laura (ILT)

The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Aug 3, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs

Journeying back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Ms. Frizzle's class learns all about these creatures, including their life cycle, diet, physical characteristics, behaviors, and extinction.

Aug 3, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents insects by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents insects

Introduces facts about insects, including the life cycle of butterflies, how crickets communicate, and how ants work together in a community.

Aug 3, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents polar animals by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

The Magic School Bus presents polar animals

Mrs. Frizzle introduces some of the amazing animals who inhabit the Arctic and Antarctic regions, and explains how they have adapted to their icy homes.

Aug 3, 2015
The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales by Hua Long, illustrator.

The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales

An illustrated collection of twelve well-known myths, legends and fables from China and East Asia adapted for younger readers.

Aug 3, 2015
The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids - The Secrets Behind What You Eat by Pollan, Michael

The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids - The Secrets Behind What You Eat

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

The plague

Traces the history of the plague, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

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

The race around the world

Aug 3, 2015
The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers by Hocker, Katherine M., author, illustrator.

The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers

"American dippers are small gray birds that live their whole lives near (and in!) fast-moving mountain streams. John Muir called them "water ouzels"and this lively book showcases the fascinating qualities he loved in them. Readers will discover what these charming little birds eat, how they find their food, where they nest, what their chicks are like, where they go in winter, and much more. A section at the end provides a wealth of additional information making this book a fantastic resource for

Aug 3, 2015
The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories by Knox, Leila Moss.

The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories

The author discusses her early childhood spent in Santa Fe with her aunt and uncle and how her uncle told her stories, taught her about wildlife, and gave her a deep respect for Native American cultures.

Aug 3, 2015
The weird world of words - a guided tour by Symons, Mitchell, author.

The weird world of words - a guided tour

A collection of English-language trivia shares facts about words and language usage, from "almost" being the longest English word with its letters in alphabetical order to "stewardesses" being the longest word typed with the left hand.

Jul 30, 2015
The wild life of sharks by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

The wild life of sharks

Shares information on sharks, including what they eat, where they live, and how fast they swim.

Aug 3, 2015
Timber rattlesnakes by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Timber rattlesnakes

"In this book, young readers will learn about timber rattlesnakes and their winter behaviors."--

Aug 3, 2015
Today's 12 hottest movie superstars by Furstinger, Nancy.

Today's 12 hottest movie superstars

Aug 3, 2015
Today's 12 hottest music superstars by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980-

Today's 12 hottest music superstars

Aug 3, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars

Aug 3, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NFL superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NFL superstars

Aug 3, 2015
Today's 12 hottest TV superstars by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980-

Today's 12 hottest TV superstars

Profiles twelve of the most popular television personalities of today, including Ty Burrell, Ellen DeGeneres, and Sofia Vergara.

Aug 3, 2015
Trainman - gaining acceptance ... and friends ... through special interests by Kavan, Stefan.

Trainman - gaining acceptance ... and friends ... through special interests

Aug 3, 2015
Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging by Sorenson, Jim

Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging

Aug 3, 2015
Transformers- Art of Prime by Sorenson, Jim

Transformers- Art of Prime

Aug 3, 2015
Transylvania by Weingarten, Ethan, author.

Transylvania

"The Romanian region of Transylvania is overshadowed by the terrifying specter of Dracula. This book delves into the origin of the Dracula legend, including the historic figure of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler. It also introduces actual places in Transylvania that may be connected to this frightening character. Fact boxes and photographs help provide the perfect, though sometimes spooky, snapshot of this interesting part of Eastern Europe"--Provided by the publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Trapped! - a whale's rescue by Burleigh, Robert, author.

Trapped! - a whale's rescue

In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.

Aug 3, 2015
Tree frogs by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Tree frogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells the story of a tree frog's life in the rain forest"--

Aug 3, 2015
Tropical fish by Hansen, Grace, author.

Tropical fish

Tropical fish are vibrant and beautiful. Some are shy, some are curious, and some are deadly! Learn these things and more alongside beautiful, full-bleed color photographs.

Jul 31, 2015
Tuberculosis by McPartland, Randall

Tuberculosis

Aug 3, 2015
Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals by Roxburgh, Ellis.

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

Examines the rivalry between Union Army general-in-chief Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Army general Robert E. Lee.

Aug 3, 2015
Vampire bats - nighttime flying mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Vampire bats - nighttime flying mammals

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

Aug 3, 2015
Voice of Freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer- The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Weatherford, Carole Boston/ Holmes, Ekua (ILT)

Voice of Freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer- The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Aug 3, 2015
Walkingsticks by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Walkingsticks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how walkingstick insects hide from predators and find food. Includes picture glossary"--

Aug 3, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Aug 3, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! / How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community by Levinson, Cynthia.

Watch out for flying kids! / How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community

Jul 28, 2015
What does the principal do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does the principal do?

Aug 3, 2015
What does the school nurse do? by Garrett, Winston, author.

What does the school nurse do?

Aug 3, 2015
What fish? a buyer's guide to tropical fish - essential advice from a team of experts by Fletcher, Nick, 1949-

What fish? a buyer's guide to tropical fish - essential advice from a team of experts

Jul 30, 2015
What happens when I cry? by Landolfi, Libby.

What happens when I cry?

In this volume, readers learn the different reasons why we cry--whether it's dirt in the air or a really strong emotion. They also learn about the parts of the body that make crying possible.

Aug 3, 2015
What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial?

Look at that giant statue! What did this person do to earn his own monument in Washington, DC? Join Mr. Williams's class on a field trip to the Lincoln Memorial to find out. Ranger May gives the students a tour, tells them about the Civil War, and talks about how President Abraham Lincoln's ideas still matter to all of us.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Alabama? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Alabama?

Features the top ten sites to see and things to do in Alabama, including the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, the Birmingham Zoo, and Splash Adventure Water Park.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Arkansas? by Bailer, Darice.

What's great about Arkansas?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Rodeo of the Ozarks and Blanchard Springs Caverns to Crater of Diamonds State Park and Fort Smith.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about California? by Yasuda, Anita.

What's great about California?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Disneyland and Hearst Castle to Death Valley and Alcatraz. --Publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Colorado? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Colorado?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Pikes Peak and the Durango and Silverton Railroad to Mesa Verde and the Dinosaur Journey Museum.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Florida? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Florida?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the theme parks in Orlando and Daytona International Speedway to Kennedy Space Center and Everglades National Park. --Publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Georgia? by Wang, Andrea.

What's great about Georgia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Okefenokee Swamp and Atlanta to Stone Mountain Park and Centennial Olympic Park.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Massachusetts? by Lanser, Amanda.

What's great about Massachusetts?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Cape Cod and Boston to the Mohawk Trail and Fenway Park. --Publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Minnesota? by Higgins, Nadia, author.

What's great about Minnesota?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the largest ball of twine and the Mall of America to Jeffers Petroglyphs historic site and the Raptor Center.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Montana? by Bailer, Darice.

What's great about Montana?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Little Bighorn battlefield and Glacier National Park to the Grant-Kohrs Ranch and the World Museum of Mining.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about New Mexico? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-

What's great about New Mexico?

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about New York? by Malaspina, Ann, 1957-

What's great about New York?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Broadway and the Statue of Liberty to the Erie Canal and Niagara Falls.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about North Carolina? by Yasuda, Anita.

What's great about North Carolina?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Ocracoke Island and Tweetsie Railroad to the Biltmore Estate and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about North Dakota? by Bailer, Darice, author.

What's great about North Dakota?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Union Trading Post to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Killdeer Mountain Roundup Rodeo.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Pennsylvania? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Pennsylvania?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Lancaster County and Gettysburg to the Pocono Mountains and Valley Forge.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Tennessee? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

What's great about Tennessee?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Bell Witch Cave and Dollywood to the Tennessee Aquarium and Lookout Mountain.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Texas? by Lanser, Amanda.

What's great about Texas?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Houston Space Center and Austin to the Alamo and the state fair. --Publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Virginia? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Virginia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Jamestown settlement and Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg and Mount Vernon.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Wisconsin? by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- author.

What's great about Wisconsin?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Wisconsin Dells and the Ice Age Trail to the Circus World Museum and the Cave of the Mounds.

Aug 3, 2015
When crabs cross the sand - the Christmas Island crab migration by Katz Cooper, Sharon, author.

When crabs cross the sand - the Christmas Island crab migration

"Follows a single Christmas Island crab on its annual migration journey"--

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

Where is Mount Everest?

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

Aug 3, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

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

Aug 3, 2015
Who was Queen Victoria? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Queen Victoria?

Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime.

Aug 3, 2015
Why are there stripes on the American flag? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Why are there stripes on the American flag?

Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez's class as they study the flag to find out! They'll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.

Aug 3, 2015
Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground by Manning, Mick, author, illustrator.

Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground

A treasury of outdoor activities for children and their families is designed to foster awareness of the natural world and includes such activities as wildlife spotting, stargazing, and making plaster-cast animal tracks.

Aug 3, 2015
Yellow jackets by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Yellow jackets

Aug 3, 2015
Your circulatory system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your circulatory system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their circulatory system."--

Aug 3, 2015
Your digestive system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your digestive system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their digestive system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Your muscular system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your muscular system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their muscular system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Your muscular system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your muscular system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their muscular system"--

Jul 28, 2015
Your nervous system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your nervous system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their nervous system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Your respiratory system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your respiratory system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their respiratory system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Your skeletal system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your skeletal system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their skeletal system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Zombies! - evacuate the school by Holbrook, Sara.

Zombies! - evacuate the school

Collection of 41 poems about familiar school experiences. Includes poetry facts, definitions, and challenges to get young poets writing. Some poems previously published.

Aug 3, 2015