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100 things to know before you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author.

100 things to know before you grow up

Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

May 20, 2016
12 children who changed the world by McCullum, Kenya, author.

12 children who changed the world

"Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world."--Amazon website.

May 21, 2016
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

May 20, 2016
A cat's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A cat's view of the world

"From a cat's point of view, tells about cat senses, providing insight into cat behavior and abilities"--

May 21, 2016
A dog's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A dog's view of the world

"From a dog's point of view, tells about dog senses, providing insight into dog behavior and abilities"--

May 20, 2016
A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet by Fredericks, Anthony D.

A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet

"Using the alphabet book format the rainforest is explored and explained. A poem explains each topic followed by detailed expository text. Topics include Brazil, epiphytes, gorillas, Kapok tree and nocturnal"--Provided by publisher.

May 25, 2016
Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln by Rappaport, Doreen.

Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

May 25, 2016
About the Rain Forest by Johanasen, Heather

About the Rain Forest

May 23, 2016
About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

May 25, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 25, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 25, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

May 20, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure! by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure!

"Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they travel back in time on a zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the wonderful world of dinosaurs as they are building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities"--

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure

A treasury of questions and answers featuring Rovio's popular Angry Bird characters encourages readers to seek the correct answers to big questions about things in the everyday world.

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure

May 20, 2016
Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 21, 2016
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 20, 2016
Baa baa black sheep by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.

Baa baa black sheep

In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss, who handcrafts mittens, a tea cosy, and more for her friends, then produces a sweater for the shivering sheep when all the wool is gone. Includes music for piano and guitar.

May 25, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 21, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 20, 2016
Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do by Gilpin, Rebecca

Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do

May 25, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 21, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 25, 2016
Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 20, 2016
Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king by Hatkoff, Craig, author.

Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king

Describes Cecil the lion's rise to power at the Hwange National Park, from his struggles as a cub and alliance with rival Jericho to his untimely death that shocked the world.

May 25, 2016
Center field - the history of baseball by Winters, Jaime.

Center field - the history of baseball

Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? Find the answers to these questions and more in this book chronicling the historic triumphs and challenges of the sport.

May 20, 2016
Cola fountains and spattering paint bombs - 47 experiments to do at home by Goossens, Jesse, author.

Cola fountains and spattering paint bombs - 47 experiments to do at home

"Carry out crazy experiments with things you can find around the house. Turn your home or yard into a laboratory and make paint bombs and elephant toothpaste, grow crystals, watch volcanoes erupt and CDs fly, build your own lava lamp, and discover how you can make an egg bounce"--Page [4] of cover.

May 25, 2016
Crossing Niagara - the death-defying tightrope adventures of the Great Blondin by Tavares, Matt, author, illustrator.

Crossing Niagara - the death-defying tightrope adventures of the Great Blondin

When the Great Blondin announced that he was going to walk from America to Canada across the Niagara River on a rope that was more than 1,100 feet long and just 3 inches wide, hanging 160 feet above the raging river, people came from everywhere. Some came to watch him cross. Some came to watch him fall. Some thought he wouldn't show up at all. But he did show up. And he did walk across the river. And then he did something else amazing. He crossed the river on that tightrope again and again, addi

May 20, 2016
Cuba by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

May 25, 2016
Day and night by Evans, Shira, author.

Day and night

Describes how birds tweet and bees buzz in the daylight before entirely different creatures awaken and prowl after dark.

May 21, 2016
Earning income by Kemper, Bitsy.

Earning income

"Most people earn income by working at jobs. However, jobs are not the only way to make money. People receive money as gifts, by selling something they make or own, and by investing. But did you know people don't get to keep all of the income they earn? From allowances and salaries to paying taxes, read this book to learn more about income. "Decision time" sidebars help you analyze real-life scenarios and evaluate the choices people have to make about earning money. Learn how people find jobs an

May 20, 2016
Earth science by

Earth science

May 25, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words by Shea, John M.

Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words

May 21, 2016
Electronics for kids for dummies by Shamieh, Cathleen, author.

Electronics for kids for dummies

"Introduces kids to the basics of electronics. Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement. Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate. Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety "--Publisher's description.

May 21, 2016
Ellis island by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Ellis island

Looks at the history of Ellis Island and identifies its early roles as a Mohegan island, fisherman rest spot, famous immigration station, and today's museum.

May 25, 2016
Engineering - cool women who design by May, Vicki V., author.

Engineering - cool women who design

What types of robots will the future bring? How do biomedical devices help patients? Have you ever wondered how 3-D glasses work? Meet three women who are working hard in the engineering field.

May 20, 2016
Fabulous frogs by Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author.

Fabulous frogs

Looks at all kinds of frogs, from exotic species to the common greenish-brown specimens found in backyards, discussing their characteristics, life cycles, and habitats.

May 20, 2016
Feral pigs - chomp, chomp! by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Feral pigs - chomp, chomp!

"Huge holes cover a cornfield. The corn plants in the field have been dug up and trampled, and much of the corn is half eaten. What caused this terrible damage? The answer is big, hairy, and running wild. Throughout the South and in much of the United States, feral pigs, many of which were once farm animals, are destroying crops, ruining property, and polluting streams and rivers with their waste. In Feral Pigs: Chomp, Chomp!, students will learn all about these animal invaders. The fascinating

May 20, 2016
Fitness math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Fitness math

May 20, 2016
Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move

"Explore unusual animal locomotion through incredible art and fascinating facts from the Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page"--

May 25, 2016
For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart by Rusch, Elizabeth.

For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart

Biography of Maria Anna Mozart, sister of the famous composer.

May 25, 2016
Freaky science discoveries by Machajewski, Sarah, author.

Freaky science discoveries

"Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious wounds."--Publisher's website.

May 21, 2016
From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings by O'Kelley, Mattie Lou.

From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings

Twenty-eight paintings illustrate the author's childhood in rural Georgia.

May 25, 2016
Glowworms by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen, author.

Glowworms

"Glowworms are special kinds of beetles that make their own light. They do this through a cool chemical reaction that takes place in their bodies. Readers learn fascinating facts about these insects through informative text as well as engaging fact boxes. Science concepts such as life cycles are presented in fun ways as readers explore the lives of glowworms and see detailed photographs of these insects. What's the difference between a glowworm and a firefly? The answer is waiting for readers to

May 25, 2016
Go figure! by Ball, Johnny, author.

Go figure!

A collection of math activities that include brainteasers, magic tricks, and mind-reading games.

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records - amazing body records! by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records - amazing body records!

Amazing Body Records! is the ultimate book on the most hair-raising, tongue-wagging, head-turning world records. Meet the world's hairiest family, the most tattooed man, the planet's loudest burper, and many more amazing people whose unique talents and physical attributes have earned them a Guinness World Records title. --Publisher

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest! by Webster, Christy.

Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest!

This book explores the biggest and smallest records on the planet, from huge hounds and dinky donkeys to supersized snacks and micromachines.

May 20, 2016
Guinness world records. Daring dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinness world records. Daring dogs

Contains world records about dogs.

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild! by Brill, Calista, author.

Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild!

Presents some of the wackiest world records held on file, including the world's heaviest mango, the fastest haircut, the smallest helicopter, the loudest bicycle horn, and the largest serving of mashed potatoes.

May 20, 2016
Handbook for Storytime Programs by Freeman, Judy

Handbook for Storytime Programs

May 25, 2016
Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller

An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

May 25, 2016
Hermit crabs by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954-

Hermit crabs

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the hermit crab.

May 20, 2016
How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw elves, dwarves, and several other magical fantasy creatures"--

May 20, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

This adorable book looks at the bond between animal mothers and their offspring, from protective Mommy polar bears to playful orang-utans. Fascinating facts about parenthood in the animal kingdom will captivate young readers, for example did you know elephant calves are raised by their mothers and grandmothers? Cute photographs and easy-to-read text make this perfect for young readers. I Love Mom provides the perfect opportunity for parents and children to read together and explore the subject o

May 25, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Daytona 500

May 25, 2016
Inside the NBA finals by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the NBA finals

May 21, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the Olympics

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).

May 25, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

May 25, 2016
Inventing the skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Inventing the skateboard

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the skateboard's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

May 25, 2016
Kitchen math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Kitchen math

Math is everywhere in the kitchen! See what's cooking inside this book?and how we need math to finish the job! You'll need your math smarts to help measure ingredients, calculate cooking times, add and subtract fractions, double and halve recipes, convert cups to ounces and back again, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!

May 20, 2016
Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Dell, Pamela.

Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

"Explains the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

May 21, 2016
Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen.

Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words

"As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s. Her works became instant classics of childrens literature and a valued teaching tool for comprehending the obstacles facing settlers in that time, including malaria outbreaks, droughts and blizzards, and conflicts with Native Americans. This absorbing biographical account interweaves Wilders own words, historical painti

May 21, 2016
Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals by

Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals

May 20, 2016
LEGO friends character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

LEGO friends character encyclopedia

A fan's reference to LEGO friends sets and mini-dolls profiles such favorites as Mia, Stephanie, and Andrea, revealing their likes and dislikes, cool outfits, pets, hobbies, vehicles, activities, and secrets.

May 25, 2016
Leopards by St. Pierre, Stephanie.

Leopards

Describes the physical characteristics, natural environment, and habits of leopards.

May 25, 2016
Little Red by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator.

Little Red

On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.

May 20, 2016
Living in a sustainable way - green communities by Kopp, Megan.

Living in a sustainable way - green communities

May 20, 2016
M is for money - an economics alphabet by Shoulders, Debbie, author.

M is for money - an economics alphabet

Uses examples, scenarios, and rhymes to explain complex monetary ideas ranging from taxes to supply and demand.

May 25, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

"In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world|s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation."--

May 25, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

May 25, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

May 21, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate! by McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate!

"Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day"--Provided by publisher.

May 25, 2016
Masterpieces up close by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author.

Masterpieces up close

Taking young readers on a journey through some of the world's most famous artwork, this collection features full-color reproductions of more than 20 masterpieces. Informative text teaches readers why these paintings have intrigued and endured for centuries.

May 20, 2016
Meet a baby hippo by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby hippo

May 20, 2016
Meet a baby lemur by Bell, Samantha, author.

Meet a baby lemur

"Did you know that baby lemurs can climb at three weeks old? Or that a baby lemur uses its tail to find other lemurs? Learn fascinating facts like these in this selection from Lightning Bolt Books"--

May 21, 2016
Meet a baby ostrich by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Meet a baby ostrich

Presents facts about young ostriches, including what they eat, how they grow, and where they live.

May 20, 2016
Meet a baby zebra by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby zebra

May 20, 2016
Money math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Money math

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

May 25, 2016
Monsters and other mythical creatures by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

Monsters and other mythical creatures

May 25, 2016
Moose by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Moose

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

May 20, 2016
My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture by Hibbs, Linda, author.

My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture

A fun and playful introduction to Indonesian language and culture for young children. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already know in English are joined by words specific to Indonesia, giving kids a glimpse into Indonesian life and culture. Everyday expressions - like "Apa kabar?" which means "How are you?" - give kids a chance to communicat

May 20, 2016
Origami monsters by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami monsters

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper monsters, including a ghost, vampire, and cyclops eye.

May 20, 2016
Otters love to play by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Otters love to play

"Ka-splash! "Head to the river, where a frolicsome bunch of otters plays all year round in a nonfiction story sprinkled with facts and loaded with fun.

May 20, 2016
Our Father by Oberthür, Rainer, 1961- author.

Our Father

"Our Father explores the meaning behind each line of the Lord's Prayer"--

May 20, 2016
Peculiar plants. by

Peculiar plants.

Explores the role plants play in the environment, offers facts about unusual flowers and trees, and discusses how they protect themselves.

May 25, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

May 25, 2016
Powerful muscle cars by Blackford, Cheryl.

Powerful muscle cars

"Discusses American muscle cars, including their history, how they are restored and customized, the most popular models, and how muscle car owners enjoy their cars with shows and races today"--

May 20, 2016
Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands by Roth, Susan L., author, illustrator.

Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands

"Cumulative text based on an old folksong alternating with additional scientific information explores the role of prairie dogs, a keystone species in North America's grasslands, and conservation efforts to restore the balance of plants and animals of the Janos, Mexico, prairie dog complex. Backmatter includes timeline, photographs, music, prairie dog facts, glossary, and authors' sources"--

May 21, 2016
Remarkable reptiles by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Remarkable reptiles

"Introduces the reader to remarkable reptiles."--

May 20, 2016
Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects

Discusses solar, wind, biofuel, hydro, and geothermal energy sources.

May 20, 2016
Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars by Zuckerman, Gregory, author.

Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars

"Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages"--

May 25, 2016
Roald Dahl by Leaf, Christina.

Roald Dahl

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce readers to Roald Dahl. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

May 20, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

May 25, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

May 19, 2016
Scorching supercars by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Scorching supercars

"Discusses supercars, including what defines a supercar, models that made their mark on the supercar world, and how manufacturers continue to bring speed and performance to the next level for these exclusive sports cars"--

May 20, 2016
See how they work & look inside farm equipment by

See how they work & look inside farm equipment

Dive into farm equipment to see all the incredible things machines can do, from plowing the earth to harvesting crops, and learn just how cool farm machines are.

May 20, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

May 25, 2016
Skunks by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Skunks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks"--

May 20, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

May 25, 2016
Soccer by Morey, Allan.

Soccer

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of soccer and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of soccer field and photo glossary"--

May 20, 2016
Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs by Rosenfeld, Malke

Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs

May 25, 2016
Stickmen' s guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen' s guide to trains and automobiles

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various types of cars, motorcycles, and trains and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines"--

May 25, 2016
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--

May 21, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

May 20, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

May 21, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

"A look at storks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

May 25, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

May 25, 2016
That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain by Holleben, Jan von, 1977- author.

That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain

Answers children's questions about the brain, exploring how it develops, what the brain is made of, and how it works.

May 20, 2016
The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book by Carbone, Courtney.

The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book

"Even Angry Birds get the giggles. Red, Chuck, Bomb, and the rest of Bird Island--including the pigs--share hundreds of their favorite jokes and riddles in this wacky collection!"--Page 4 of cover.

May 20, 2016
The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds by Murrie, Matthew, author.

The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds

"From the creators of the What If ...? Conference comes a quirky book that encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than eighty wild, absurd, and thought provoking questions. What if a book didn't just tell you how to think or what to know, but rather encouraged you to think for yourself? What if there was a book that focused on asking questions instead of just answering them. The Book of What If ...? does just that! What if you lived on a floating city? Wh

May 21, 2016
The darkest and the brightest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The darkest and the brightest

"Learn all about the darkest and brightest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

May 20, 2016
The hole story of the doughnut by Miller, Pat, 1951 May 28- author.

The hole story of the doughnut

"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the donut!"--

May 25, 2016
The Korean War by Streissguth, Thomas, 1958- author.

The Korean War

Presents an overview of the Korean War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

May 20, 2016
The penny pot by Murphy, Stuart J., 1942-

The penny pot

The face painting booth at the school fair provides plenty of opportunities to count combinations of coins adding up to fifty.

May 25, 2016
The Pueblo by Bedry, Christa, author.

The Pueblo

May 25, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

May 21, 2016
The science behind gymnastics by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author.

The science behind gymnastics

"Discusses the science of gymnastics, using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 20, 2016
The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports

"Discusses the science of soccer, volleyball, cycling and other popular sports using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 20, 2016
The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports by Lanser, Amanda, author.

The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports

"Discusses science of swimming using biology and physics"--

May 20, 2016
The science behind track and field by Amstutz, Lisa J.

The science behind track and field

"Discusses science of track and field events using biology and physics"--

May 20, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 21, 2016
The three little pigs by Bryan, Ed, illustrator.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs leave home to make their way in the world. The first little pig builds a house made of straw. The second little pig builds a house made of sticks. And the third little pig builds a house made of bricks. But it's not long before the Big Bad Wolf turns up.

May 20, 2016
The U.S. Constitution by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution"--

May 25, 2016
The unforgettable joke book by Cunningham, Sean, author.

The unforgettable joke book

Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and other fish share silly jokes and riddles about life in the sea.

May 25, 2016
The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang by Gifford, Clive, author.

The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang

"Travel back in time to the big bang, and learn about the formation of the universe. Explore the baffling world of black holes, and find out how scientists are searching for alien life. Discover the strangest sights of the universe, from quirky quasars to clouds that smell like raspberries."--

May 25, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

May 25, 2016
This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Harris, Michelle, author.

This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

May 20, 2016
Three Little Pigs by Ross, Dev

Three Little Pigs

May 25, 2016
Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families by Glenn, Joshua, 1967- author.

Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families

"Combining old-fashioned favorites with today's high-tech possibilities, the book offers a goldmine of creative, constructive activities that kids can do on their own or with their families. From camouflage techniques, survival skills, and cloudspotting advice to instructions on how to build an upcycled kite or raft, to using apps to navigate and explore, it's all here--along with comics that dive into the secret history of everything from bicycling to women explorers. A fun corrective to our ov

May 25, 2016
Unsolved! by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Unsolved!

"Some mysteries remain unsolved for hundreds of years, defying attempts by scientists and researchers to solve them. This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more!"--

May 20, 2016
V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet by Gagliano, Eugene M.

V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet

The plant world is explored from A to Z, with a poem to introduce each topic, and an expository text that provides details.

May 25, 2016
Walruses by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Walruses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks"--

May 20, 2016
We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler by Freedman, Russell.

We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler

"In his signature eloquent prose, backed up by thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime. As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose, a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis. Risking imprisonment or even execution, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government. Their b

May 25, 2016
Weather math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Weather math

"Introducing the different ways in which we apply mathematics to weather."--

May 20, 2016
What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids by Greenspon, Thomas S., 1942-

What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids

A guide to help you decide what your goal is and if it is worth it.

May 21, 2016
What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity by Huebner, Dawn.

What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity

"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome negativity, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2016
When My Worries Get Too Big! by Buron, Kari Dunn

When My Worries Get Too Big!

May 25, 2016
Who is Elton John? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who is Elton John?

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll.

May 21, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun.

May 25, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour, author.

Wildfires

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.

May 25, 2016
Wormholes by Perritano, John, author.

Wormholes

Are there white holes in space? Who said space and time are the same? Why do wormholes exist? How fast does light travel? What if you could time travel?

May 25, 2016
You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

May 25, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Soaps and detergents are among the great benefits of modern life. They help to keep us comfortable and save us from smelling unpleasant, but above all, they help to protect us from the germs that cause infectious diseases. Learn how soap works, how it is made, and how much harder life would be if we really did have to live without it.

May 25, 2016
Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know. by Roesler, Jill, author

Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know.

May 25, 2016