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12 great moments that changed newspaper history by Fromowitz, Lori.

12 great moments that changed newspaper history

Feb 12, 2016
12 great moments that changed radio history by Smibert, Angie, author.

12 great moments that changed radio history

Brief two-page discussions of twelve of the most important events in the history of broadcast radio.

Feb 12, 2016
A beginner's guide to immortality - from alchemy to avatars by Birmingham, Maria, author.

A beginner's guide to immortality - from alchemy to avatars

"Do you want to cheat death? If you said yes, then this is just the book you've been looking for-- the guide to immortality! Discover the ways people have attempted to live forever... or died trying" -- Page 4 of cover.

Feb 6, 2016
A great big cuddle - poems for the very young by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author.

A great big cuddle - poems for the very young

Invites children to celebrate the sounds and versatility of language, presenting nonsense verses in the style of classic nursery rhymes designed to induce giggles and help children recognize their feelings.

Feb 12, 2016
A history of civilization in 50 disasters by Eaton, Gale.

A history of civilization in 50 disasters

Feb 12, 2016
A passion for elephants - the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss by Buzzeo, Toni, author.

A passion for elephants - the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss

Readers are introduced to Cynthia Moss, who devoted her adult life to studying African elephants, the largest land animals on the planet.

Feb 6, 2016
A primary source history of the Dust Bowl by Langston-George, Rebecca, author.

A primary source history of the Dust Bowl

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Dust Bowl"--

Feb 12, 2016
A smart girl's guide to sticky situations - how to tackle tricky, icky problems and tough times by

A smart girl's guide to sticky situations - how to tackle tricky, icky problems and tough times

Offers advice on how to take charge and be confident when things get complicated, scary or just plain embarrassing.

Feb 12, 2016
A wisher's guide to Starland. by

A wisher's guide to Starland.

Offers an illustrated introduction to the world of the Disney Star Darlings franchise, with information about the characters, places, and things of Starland and Wishworld.

Feb 12, 2016
Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President by Gregory, Josh.

Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President

The life and career of Abraham Lincoln.

Feb 12, 2016
Acadia National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Acadia National Park

Introduces Acadia National Park, discussing its history, geological features, touring the park, plant and animal life, and efforts to preserve it.

Feb 12, 2016
Aircraft by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Aircraft

"In Aircraft, young readers will learn all about the different kinds of aircraft, from hot air balloons to fighter jets to rockets. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 12, 2016
Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law

Feb 12, 2016
Allergies by Squire, Ann.

Allergies

Readers will find out why some people have allergies and others don't, how allergies are diagnosed and treated, and which substances are the most common allergens. They will also learn how people with allergies avoid hidden everyday allergens and get a sneak peak at the new allergies treatments doctors are preparing for the future."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Amazing animal stunts by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author.

Amazing animal stunts

"Describes animal stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Feb 6, 2016
Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa by Theodóra Mjöll Skúladóttir Jack, author.

Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa

Learn how to replicate the royal sisters' famous hairdos, and create your very own hair accessories inspired by the Frozen princesses.

Feb 12, 2016
Amazing places - poems by

Amazing places - poems

"Poems focusing on unique places of historical, environmental, and/or cultural interest in the United States by poets from diverse backgrounds, including Alma Flor Ada, Joseph Bruchac, Nikki Grimes, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Linda Sue Park, and many others. Includes additional information about each place, and sources"--

Feb 6, 2016
American alligators - armored roaring reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

American alligators - armored roaring reptiles

Provides details on the habitat, characteristics, and behavior of American alligators before comparing them to other animals such as lizards, turtles, and snakes.

Feb 12, 2016
American food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

American food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and American culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as grills, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Anacondas by Gregory, Josh, author.

Anacondas

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

Feb 12, 2016
Andrew Jackson - the 7th President by Gregory, Josh.

Andrew Jackson - the 7th President

Which president helped American soldiers fight for freedom during the Revolutionary War--when he was just 13 years old? Andrew Jackson! As an adult, he led American troops against the British in the War of 1812. Then he became the seventh president of the United States. Look inside to discover more about Andrew Jackson, including what his childhood was like and the different ways we remember him today.

Feb 12, 2016
Andrew Luck by Scheff, Matt, author.

Andrew Luck

Feb 12, 2016
Animal architects by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal architects

"Learn all about nature's most incredible architects, from what kind of structures they construct to what kinds of materials they use to build."--

Feb 12, 2016
Animal brainiacs by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal brainiacs

"Discover which animal species have the best memories, which ones are the best at solving problems, and how these creatures use their remarkable intelligence to thrive in the wild"--

Feb 6, 2016
Animal camouflage by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal camouflage

"Learn all about animals that rely on camouflage to help them stay hidden, whether it's to avoid predators or launch a surprise attack on prey"--

Feb 12, 2016
Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife by Coey, Julia, author.

Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife

Describes how injured and orphaned wild animals are rehabilitated and cared for, following the activities of an urban animal rescue facility and the efforts of the trained professionals that rescue, treat, rehabilitate, and release the animals.

Feb 12, 2016
Animal trainer by Perish, Patrick, author.

Animal trainer

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

Feb 12, 2016
Animals - a visual encyclopedia by

Animals - a visual encyclopedia

"Meet more than 2,500 amazing animals in this comprehensive, family-fun, global reference guide from Animal Planet--your source for all things animals ... Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia profiles the seven major animal classes--mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, and other invertebrates--and features more than 1,000 stunning color photographs of animals in action." --Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign by Dell, Pamela.

Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign

"Explains Apache resistance under Geronimo's leadership, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 12, 2016
Archaeologists! by Thompson, Clifford.

Archaeologists!

"Discover ancient cities and find out how human beings have evolved. Meet experts who have changed our view of the world"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Arctic fox by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Arctic fox

"Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about Artic foxes and how their bodies are adapted to the extreme cold, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Armadillos by Baxter, Bethany

Armadillos

Feb 12, 2016
Asking questions about how the news is created by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Asking questions about how the news is created

Discusses how an event becomes a news story and details how the biases of news media gatekeepers can alter the overall message.

Feb 7, 2016
Asteroid hunters by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Asteroid hunters

Introduces the world of the scientists who track asteroids, explaining how they use high-powered telescopes and super computers to watch for dangers from space, with firsthand accounts of life as an asteroid hunter and behind-the-scenes photos.

Feb 12, 2016
Asteroids by Riggs, Kate, author.

Asteroids

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

Feb 12, 2016
Asthma by Squire, Ann.

Asthma

Experts estimate that more than 235 million people around the world suffer from the respiratory condition known as asthma. Readers will get an in-depth look at this common illness as they learn how it attacks the airways of those who suffer from it, making it difficult to breathe. They will also learn about the many possible triggers of asthma attacks, find out how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and much more.

Feb 12, 2016
Astronauts! by Kelley, K. C., author.

Astronauts!

Describes the work and working conditions of astronauts.

Feb 12, 2016
Atlantic Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Atlantic Ocean

What do people drill into the ocean floor for? What's special about the Sargasso Sea? Why do people like to visit the Caribbean Islands?

Feb 12, 2016
Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries by Fitts, Ruth

Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries

Feb 12, 2016
Australia's Cane toads - overrun! by Collard, Sneed B., author.

Australia's Cane toads - overrun!

"Before 1935, there were no cane toads in Australia. Today, they are a huge presence in the country. In fact, scientists estimate that there are 83 toads for every person there! The big amphibians--which can weigh close to three pounds--show up on highways, in watering holes meant for cattle, and in people's yards in town. Because they ooze a powerful poison when attacked, they kill many wild animals as well as pets each year. In Australia's Cane Toads: Overrun, students will learn all about the

Feb 12, 2016
Automobile by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Automobile

"In Automobile, young readers will learn all about the automobile through the years, from a horseless carriage to a Model T to an electric car. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 12, 2016
Avalanches by Merrick, Patrick, author.

Avalanches

Looks at avalanches, examining their causes and their results.

Feb 12, 2016
Awesome military robots by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Awesome military robots

Provides information on robots used by military forces examining how they have changed over the years, what role they play, and how they are used.

Feb 12, 2016
Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete by Sutcliffe, Jane.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete

Tells the story of this athlete's early life, All-Star basketball career, and winning of three medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics.

Feb 12, 2016
Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds

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

Feb 12, 2016
Baseball's best - all-time greats by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Baseball's best - all-time greats

Profiles star players throughout the history of baseball, highlighting great teams and discussing how to become a superstar.

Feb 12, 2016
Basketball's greatest players by Kramer, Sydelle.

Basketball's greatest players

Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Feb 7, 2016
Batman character encyclopedia by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Batman character encyclopedia

Profiles the villians, allies, and henchmen from the world of Batman.

Feb 12, 2016
Be an adventurer by Oxlade, Chris.

Be an adventurer

Feb 12, 2016
Be an explorer by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Be an explorer

"Have you ever wished you could find your way by the stars, predict the weather, or discover fossils? Look no further for the tools and skills you need to be a successful explorer."--

Feb 12, 2016
Been there, done that - writing stories from real life by

Been there, done that - writing stories from real life

"Where do authors get their ideas? And how do they turn those ideas into stories? This anthology looks at the process of taking real-life experiences and turning them into works of engaging fiction. The collection features award-winning and bestselling middle-grade authors who provide both original fictional short stories as well as the nonfiction accounts that inspired them. The contributing authors include Julia Alvarez, Karen Cushman, Margarita Engle, Dee Garretson, Nathan Hale, Matthew Kirby

Feb 6, 2016
Being fit by Bodden, Valerie.

Being fit

"An early reader's introduction to the connections between being fit and staying healthy, benefits of aerobic exercises such as biking, nutritional concepts such as calories, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 6, 2016
Belle & Boo S is for sewing by

Belle & Boo S is for sewing

This unique craft book of Belle & Boo themed playtime projects contains ideas and instructions for over 25 makes designed to engage a child's imagination. Each sewing project will transport your child to another world where they can fantasise about being a pirate, a ballerina or even a woodland creature. Belle's Bakery helps children to hone their numeracy skills through selling the felt cupcakes, biscuits and carrots, which can be traded for the Belle & Boo currency that is created by copying a

Feb 9, 2016
Birds by Meister, Cari, author.

Birds

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet bird and tells about a few types of birds that make good pets"--

Feb 12, 2016
Blackbeard (Edward Teach) by Gagne, Tammy.

Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

"Most people know the name Blackbeard, but did you know that this legendary pirate was actually a real person? People have been telling stories about this frightening swashbuckler for centuries. A fair number of these tales have become a mixture of fact and fiction. Historians think the man known as Blackbeard was an Englishman named Edward Teach. His life and adventures on the high seas took him to the West Indies--and later to the American colonies. While many details have been exaggerated, Bl

Feb 12, 2016
Blake Griffin by Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.

Blake Griffin

Feb 6, 2016
Blink, Blink, Clop, Clop- An OCD Storybook by Moritz, E. Katia

Blink, Blink, Clop, Clop- An OCD Storybook

Feb 12, 2016
Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles

"Boa constrictors are known as huge meat-eating reptiles. But how are they similar to and different from other reptiles, such as turtles or lizards? Read this book to find out"--

Feb 12, 2016
Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts

Explains the history of Bodie, California which began as a Gold Rush boomtown and became a cursed ghost town.

Feb 12, 2016
Bounce back - how to be a resilient kid by Moss, Wendy (Wendy L.)

Bounce back - how to be a resilient kid

Some people seem to just automatically bounce back from tough times. But the truth is that resilience is not something you are born with--it must be learned. Resilience isn't just about being tough in the face of adversity, but rather learning to make connections with others, move toward goals, maintain a positive view, and accept that change is part of life. Bounce Back will help you find your bounce using quizzes, advice, and practical strategies to build up resiliency skills.

Feb 6, 2016
Brazilian foods & culture by Ferro, Jennifer, 1968-

Brazilian foods & culture

Discusses some of the foods enjoyed in Brazil and describes special foods that are part of such specific celebrations as Carnival, Iemanja´, and Saint John's Day. Includes recipes.

Feb 12, 2016
Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever by Murphy, Jim, 1947- author.

Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever

In 1944, a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions. The stories of this medical and social breakthrough and the lives of Thomas, Blalock, and their

Feb 12, 2016
Bridges by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Bridges

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the world's most amazing bridges while explaining the engineering behind their creation. Includes activity, glossary, and index."

Feb 7, 2016
Cabinet of curiosities - collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world by Grice, Gordon (Gordon D.)

Cabinet of curiosities - collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world

A treasury of fun facts about the natural world traces the history of "wonder cabinets" to teach curious kids about different types of collectibles, their reflection of science and history, and how to obtain and preserve them.

Feb 12, 2016
California condors - wide-winged soaring birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

California condors - wide-winged soaring birds

Feb 12, 2016
Can we protect people from natural disasters? by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

Can we protect people from natural disasters?

Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification by Anderson, Margaret J. (Margaret Jean), 1931-

Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the eighteenth-century Swedish botanist, who established the modern system of classifying plants and animals.

Feb 6, 2016
Carmelo Anthony by Jackson, Aurelia.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is one of the biggest stars in the NBA. A six-time NBA All-Star, Carmelos time in the league has been a dream-come-true. From playing with the Knicks in Madison Square Garden to playing on the U.S. Olympic team, Carmelo has proven that he's at the top of the basketball world.

Feb 12, 2016
Carrots like peas by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Carrots like peas

Find out tons of cool facts about fruits, veggies, popcorn, cotton candy, and other moutwatering things.

Feb 6, 2016
Cats by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Cats

Offers a simple introduction to cats and how to care for them as pets.

Feb 12, 2016
Celebrating weddings around the world by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Celebrating weddings around the world

Looks at marriage customs and traditions that are celebrated around the world, including a Shinto wedding, a Sikh wedding, and a South Korean mass ceremony, and the unusual places in which people have gotten married.

Feb 7, 2016
Chicago Blackhawks by Butler, Erin, author.

Chicago Blackhawks

Introduces readers to the Chicago Blackhawks - one of the six original hockey teams in the National Hockey League.

Feb 12, 2016
China by Markovics, Joyce L.

China

Huge. Colorful. Ancient. Welcome to China! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
China by Perritano, John.

China

Feb 6, 2016
Chinese food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Chinese food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Chinese culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as woks, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Cincinnati Reds by Gitlin, Marty.

Cincinnati Reds

Feb 12, 2016
Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault by Francia, Giada.

Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault

"Cinderella slid her hand out of the prince's, then ran through the palace and down the grand staircase. She lost one of her glass slippers, but did not stop, scared that someone would catch up with her"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Cleft Talk for Kids by Johnston-Burnham, Melissa

Cleft Talk for Kids

Feb 12, 2016
Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh? by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935-

Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh?

"Details the life of Cleopatra from differing perspectives"--

Feb 12, 2016
Coconut by Lee, Jackie, active 2015, author.

Coconut

Feb 6, 2016
Collared lemming by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Collared lemming

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of collared lemmings."--

Feb 12, 2016
Collecting by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Collecting

Feb 12, 2016
Collies by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Collies

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

Feb 12, 2016
Colombia by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Colombia

Feb 12, 2016
Comets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Comets

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

Feb 12, 2016
Coming of age around the world by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Coming of age around the world

Looks at coming of age ceremonies that are celebrated around the world, including the Hindu sacred thread ceremony, the Latin American quincean~era for fifteen-year-old girls, the Jewish Bar Mitzvah, and the Christian First Communion.

Feb 7, 2016
Cool sides & salads - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool sides & salads - easy & fun comfort food

"Become the best side dish chef in your family! From bacon cheese morsels to yummy chicken avocado salad this book is jam packed with tasty recipes"--Back cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Could a penguin ride a bike? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla.

Could a penguin ride a bike? - ... and other questions

"Could a Penguin Ride a Bike? provides a fun introduction into the life of a penguin. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, what if a baby penguin came for dinner? Make sure he doesn't eat everything! Chicks eat, and eat, and eat. An adult penguin eats about 50 fish a day, but a chick needs to eat about 200! That's because chicks grow a thick layer of fat to keep them warm in the icy winter. The engaging question and

Feb 12, 2016
Could a shark do gymnastics? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could a shark do gymnastics? - ... and other questions

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a shark went to your school? This book provides a fun and engaging introduction into the life of a great white shark.

Feb 12, 2016
Countries by Mack, 1960- author, illustrator.

Countries

"The countries in the world and the people who live in them are all very different. And that's the fun of it! In some countries it is often freezing cold, in other countries every day feels like summer. In Italy people curl spaghetti around their forks, in Japan they eat noodles with chopsticks. There are tigers in the jungles of Indonesia, and kangaroos jumping around in Australia. And where would you go to find panda bears? In this book you'll find our about many different countries--and the p

Feb 12, 2016
Cranberry by Lee, Jackie, active 2015, author.

Cranberry

"In this book, readers will learn how cranberries grow"--

Feb 7, 2016
Creatures of the deep by Rake, Matthew.

Creatures of the deep

Amazon.com

Feb 12, 2016
Creatures of the rain forest by Rake, Matthew.

Creatures of the rain forest

Presents facts about dangerous creatures that live in the rain forest, including the poison dart frog, Hercules beetle, and Goliath tigerfish.

Feb 12, 2016
Creepy crawly creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Creepy crawly creatures

Look closely at the ten most amazing insects and spiders that buzz, dart, and hang out all over the world. Beware those bites and stings as you encounter a hornet that will chase humans, a louse that lives on a fish's tongue, a centipede that will fight snakes, and more. Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets!. Ages 7+

Feb 12, 2016
Crime scene investigators by Zullo, Allan, author.

Crime scene investigators

"A gold ring has been discovered at a murder scene, but police have little else to go on. Can State Patrol Investigator Richard Havel use that clue to track down the killers? A bomber is terrorizing a western community. What forensic clues can Investigator Jack Charles gather to stop and solve the bombings? Enter the secret world of crime scene investigators who use the latest forensic techniques to solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. You will never forget these incredible true stori

Feb 7, 2016
Cuba by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author.

Cuba

Feb 12, 2016
Cuba by Sheehan, Sean, 1951- author.

Cuba

Feb 12, 2016
Curling by Throp, Claire.

Curling

Though its not as popular as some of the other winter sports, curling is a lot of fun to both watch and play. Learn the ins and outs of the game and find out what you'll need to give it a try!

Feb 12, 2016
Cyber spy hunters! by Rich, Mari, author.

Cyber spy hunters!

"Hackers are out to get you...but these experts are on the job to stop them! Cybercrime is a growing problem, affecting businesses, governments, and individuals. A growing number of computer wizards are using science to prevent crime...or track down the cybercriminals. Visit this secret world inside!"--Publisher's website.

Feb 7, 2016
Deep roots - how trees sustain our planet by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Deep roots - how trees sustain our planet

Feb 12, 2016
Disney by Green, Sara, 1964-

Disney

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

Feb 12, 2016
Do you ! - inspiration and encouragement for anyone who was ever bullied, left out, or pushed aside by Cohen, Ben, 1978-

Do you ! - inspiration and encouragement for anyone who was ever bullied, left out, or pushed aside

"Like A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Do You is a little book with a huge amount of heart. International sports star and anti-bullying advocate Ben Cohen shares moving insights into overcoming the pain of being victimized, pushed aside, or left out. After his own father was beaten to death for standing up for a fellow employee, Ben made it his mission to spread awareness about victimization; to build solidarity among family, friends, and other allies; and to offer support and a safe forum for con

Feb 7, 2016
Dominican Republic by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author.

Dominican Republic

Feb 12, 2016
Dominican Republic by Foley, Erin, 1967-

Dominican Republic

Feb 12, 2016
Dr. Seuss - the great doodler by Klimo, Kate.

Dr. Seuss - the great doodler

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"--

Feb 12, 2016
Drawing fascinating animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing fascinating animals

"Make your butterfly more beautiful or give your flamingo flare with the easy-to-use illustrated instructions. You'll find inspiration to get more creative with your animal artwork and try your hand at drawing these awesome creatures."--

Feb 12, 2016
Drawing ocean animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing ocean animals

"Whether it's a stunning starfish or an awesome narwhal, you'll love learning how to draw these awesome ocean animals. Take a dive into the deep and learn how to draw undersea creatures with these easy-to-use illustrated instructions."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Drawing your pets by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing your pets

Feb 12, 2016
Drone operator by Wood, Alix.

Drone operator

Learn about drone operators and where they are working.

Feb 12, 2016
Dwight D. Eisenhower by Aronin, Miriam.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Feb 12, 2016
Early adventures. by

Early adventures.

Collects six books that explore such subjects as animal habitats, outer space, and vehicles.

Feb 12, 2016
Earn money by Reina, Mary.

Earn money

"Introduces young readers to ways people earn money and why earning money is important"--

Feb 12, 2016
Eating ethically by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Eating ethically

"Eating Ethically helps readers trace the history of ethical eating and human ways of treating animals, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Feb 12, 2016
Eating healthy by Bodden, Valerie.

Eating healthy

"An early reader's introduction to the connections between healthy eating and being healthy, benefits of food groups such as vegetables, nutritional concepts such as energy, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Ebola by Squire, Ann, author.

Ebola

Presents facts about Ebola, including how it spreads, its source, and how it can be treated.

Feb 6, 2016
El Salvador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

El Salvador

Feb 12, 2016
El Salvador by Markovics, Joyce L.

El Salvador

"Hilly. Colorful. Full of history. Welcome to El Salvador! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Elephant shrews by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Elephant shrews

Feb 7, 2016
Emperor penguins - Antarctic diving birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Emperor penguins - Antarctic diving birds

Feb 12, 2016
Endless explorations. by

Endless explorations.

Feb 12, 2016
Everglades National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Everglades National Park

Introduces Everglades National Park, describing its landscape and formation, diverse plant and animal life, settlement history, weather, and the efforts to preserve this unique environment.

Feb 12, 2016
Exercise! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Exercise!

Describes the benefits of exercise, the importance of building up stamina, and the different ways to exercise.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore fossils! by Brown, Cynthia L. (Cynthia Light), author.

Explore fossils!

Feb 12, 2016
Explore Norse myths! - with 25 great projects by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Explore Norse myths! - with 25 great projects

Young readers discover the remarkable people and mythical creatures of old. Learning about Norse myths means unearthing the origin of Viking beliefs, as well as exploring their ships, tools, and other technology that flourished for nearly 450 years. Along the way, kids will read how Norse myths helped explain the natural world from thunder to the seasons, from creation to death. They may be surprised at how Norse myths continue to influence modern culture in the form of movies and books, includi

Feb 7, 2016
Explore spring! - 25 great ways to learn about spring by Anderson, Maxine.

Explore spring! - 25 great ways to learn about spring

Explains what spring is and why it occurs. Includes projects, activities, and experiments.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Christopher Columbus by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Explore with Christopher Columbus

"This engaging book follows the travels of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style as Columbus navigates his way to the New World. Topics include what led Columbus to become an explorer, early beliefs about the geography of the world, life on sea voyages, failed colonies, and the legacy of Columbus."--

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Henry Hudson by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Explore with Henry Hudson

Readers learn about the travels of English explorer and sea navigator Henry Hudson.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Marco Polo by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

Explore with Marco Polo

Italian merchant and adventurer Marco Polo traveled across Asia. This title guides readers through his major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include what led Polo to travel to China, the Silk Road, life in Central Asia, the Chinese empire, Polo's famous book, and his legacy.

Feb 12, 2016
Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer

Feb 12, 2016
Exploring the science of light - 30+ illuminating experiments & colorful science activities. by

Exploring the science of light - 30+ illuminating experiments & colorful science activities.

Answers dozens of questions about color and light while outlining experiments involving such subjects as rainbows, colored shadows, and photosynthesis.

Feb 12, 2016
Fables by La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695.

Fables

Contains sixty fables by seventeenth-century French poet, Jean de La Fontaine including "The Grasshopper and the Ant," "The Two Mules," and "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse."

Feb 6, 2016
Fairy tales for little folks by Moses, Will.

Fairy tales for little folks

"A collection of five well-loved fairy tales from acclaimed folk artist Will Moses"--

Feb 7, 2016
Findus, Food, and Fun by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus, Food, and Fun

Feb 12, 2016
Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Feb 12, 2016
First hockey words by Gürth, Per-Henrik, author, illustrator.

First hockey words

Introduces readers to the vocabulary of hockey.

Feb 12, 2016
FIRST robotics by Gilby, Nancy Benovich, author.

FIRST robotics

"Makers of all ages are using LEGO bricks to create robots. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Feb 12, 2016
Florence Nightingale - mother of modern nursing by Alexander, Carol, 1955-

Florence Nightingale  - mother of modern nursing

This is the short illustrated biography of Florence Nightingale, mother of modern nursing.

Feb 12, 2016
Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades

"In this book, readers learn how the Burmese Python is an invasive species in the state of Florida."--

Feb 12, 2016
For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.

For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Feb 12, 2016
Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears by Schwartz, Heather E.

Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears

"Explains the Trail of Tears, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 6, 2016
Freddy Adu by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Freddy Adu

Biography of Freddy Adu, an emigrant from Ghana, who, at fourteen, became the youngest player in Major League Soccer.

Feb 10, 2016
Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass

Traces Frederick Douglass's journey from slavery to international renown as writer and lecturer.

Feb 12, 2016
Freedom in Congo Square by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Freedom in Congo Square

"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This story chronicles slaves' duties each day, from chopping logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on

Feb 12, 2016
French food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

French food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and French culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as ratatouille, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Friends and frenemies - the good, the bad, and the awkward by Castle, Jennifer, author.

Friends and frenemies - the good, the bad, and the awkward

Middle school friendships can be a source of great joy one day, then pain and anxiety the next. Friends and Frenemies examines the complexities of friendship and helps readers start building communication tools that will last a lifetime. The book tackles big questions such as: How can I make friends? and What if I feel like I need to end a friendship? Friends and Frenemies includes not just advice, but also comments from real kids, advice from older teens who have been there and done that, quizz

Feb 6, 2016
Frozen fever party book by Gudlaugsson, Olafur.

Frozen fever party book

"Just like the royal sisters Anna and Elsa, anyone can throw a "Frozen Fever" party with the advice and step-by-step instructions in the beautifully illustrated book, Disney Frozen Fever Party Book. Everything you need to create the party of the year is included here -- from invitations and decorations to food, table settings, and games. Celebrate like the royal family of Arendell with the great suggestions contained within these pages."--provided from Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
Gardening by Turnbull, Stephanie

Gardening

Feb 12, 2016
Get to know geckos by Brett, Flora, author.

Get to know geckos

"Discusses geckos, including their physical features, habitat, range, diet, and life cycle"--

Feb 12, 2016
Getting gritty with Mike Rowe by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Getting gritty with Mike Rowe

Feb 12, 2016
Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South by Chandler, Matt.

Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the southern United States"--

Feb 12, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Grand Canyon National Park

Introduces Grand Canyon National Park, presenting information on its formation, history, plant and animal life, and the recreational activities that are available in the area.

Feb 12, 2016
Great Britain by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Great Britain

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

Feb 12, 2016
Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Introduces Great Smoky Mountains National Park, describing its birds and other animals, its forest of 130 tree species, its waterfalls, and extensive hiking trails.

Feb 12, 2016
Guatemala by Rudolph, Jessica.

Guatemala

"Colorful. Busy. Warm. Welcome to Guatemala! Look insided to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Gymnastics by Morey, Allan, author.

Gymnastics

"Presents information about gymnastics in the Olympics, including different kinds of gymnastic events, well-known gymnasts such as Gabrielle Douglas, and how gymnastics in the Olympics works today"--

Feb 12, 2016
Haiti by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Haiti

"In this book, readers will be introduced to the country Haiti."--

Feb 12, 2016
Haiti by NgCheong-Lum, Roseline, 1962- author.

Haiti

Feb 12, 2016
Harp seal by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Harp seal

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

Feb 12, 2016
Harriet Tubman by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Harriet Tubman

Feb 12, 2016
Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president

Feb 12, 2016
Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids by McCloud, Carol.

Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids

The concept of bucket filling is an effective metaphor for encouraging kind and considerate behavior and for teaching the benefits of positive relationships.

Feb 12, 2016
Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things! by Coste, Marion, 1938- author.

Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things!

Discusses the native animals of Hawai'i and how they have developed unusual adaptations that help them survive.

Feb 12, 2016
Hazmat removal worker by Mara, Wil, author.

Hazmat removal worker

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

Feb 12, 2016
Hedgehog by Matzke, Ann H., author.

Hedgehog

"Hedgehogs are not your typical pet. These interesting and unusual nocturnal animals with bright eyes, sweet faces, and prickly backs require special care and hadling. Did you know that hedgehogs are one of the oldest, most primitive animals to roam the Earth since the time of dinosaurs? Lean more about these cute, quirky little pets and see if a hedgehog is the right pet for you!"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Helicopters by Riggs, Kate, author.

Helicopters

"A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors"--

Feb 12, 2016
Henry Ford for kids - his life and ideas - with 21 activities by Reis, Ronald A., author.

Henry Ford for kids - his life and ideas - with 21 activities

Introduces the automotive, engineering, and labor innovator, discussing both his finer points and his flaws and also providing 21 hands-on activities to encourage young people to apply engineering and production ideas and learn more about the era.

Feb 12, 2016
Heroes of Hurricane Katrina by Zullo, Allan, author.

Heroes of Hurricane Katrina

Ten stories of the people who risked their lives to save others during Hurricane Katrina.

Feb 12, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can

A portrait of the former first lady, secretary of state, and presidential candidate includes coverage of her childhood in Illinois, rise to political prominence, struggles with personal setbacks, and achievements as a senator and beyond.

Feb 12, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton - some girls are born to lead by Markel, Michelle, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - some girls are born to lead

Feb 6, 2016
How to live like a Viking warrior by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-, author

How to live like a Viking warrior

Feb 12, 2016
Hummingbirds by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.

Hummingbirds

Looks at the habitats, life cycles, physical characteristics, diets, and defenses of hummingbirds.

Feb 12, 2016
Hungary by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Hungary

Feb 12, 2016
Hyenas - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Hyenas - built for the hunt

"Describes the features, behaviors, and adaptations that make hyenas skilled predators"--

Feb 12, 2016
Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything by Brown, Calef.

Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything

"This is the first longer-format, middle-grade collection from #1 New York Times-bestselling author-illustrator Calef Brown. Moving away from the picture book format offers Calef the opportunity to tackle a variety of themes and poetry styles as well as reach a slightly older audience along the lines of Doug Florian and Shel Silverstein. The book is chock-full of Calef's zany black-and-white artwork and features his wonderfully inventive characters and worlds--from the "completely nonviolent and

Feb 12, 2016
I am Martin Luther King, Jr. by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--

Feb 12, 2016
I Have Pinkeye by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Pinkeye

Feb 12, 2016
I Have Strep Throat by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Strep Throat

Feb 12, 2016
I see falling stars by Orr, Tamra, author.

I see falling stars

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. I See Falling Stars offers answers to their most compelling questions about meteors. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Feb 6, 2016
Iguanas by Gish, Melissa, author.

Iguanas

"A look at iguanas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their dewlaps, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their protected status in the world today"--

Feb 7, 2016
Incredible car stunts by Omoth, Tyler, author.

Incredible car stunts

"Describes car stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 6, 2016
India by Markovics, Joyce L.

India

"Colorful. Busy. Beautiful. Welcome to India! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Indian Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Indian Ocean

Back cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Insect pollinators by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Insect pollinators

Readers will learn how bees, butterflies, ants, and other insects assist in pollination.

Feb 12, 2016
Iran by Rajendra, Vijeya, 1936-

Iran

Feb 12, 2016
Italian food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Italian food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Italian culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as pasta, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Itty Bitty Guppies by Lumpy, Alex

Itty Bitty Guppies

Feb 12, 2016
J is for jazz by Ingalls, Ann.

J is for jazz

"J is for Jazz is a riotous romp through the alphabet featuring the history and living creativity of this special music!"--

Feb 12, 2016
Jack and the beanstalk by Alperin, Mara, author.

Jack and the beanstalk

"When Jack climbs up an enormous beanstalk, he discovers a giant's castle high up in the clouds. But the giant like to eat little boys ... How will Jack ever escape?"--p. [4] of cover. My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, this simple re-telling of a classic fairy tales makes a perfect bedtime read for three to six year olds.

Feb 12, 2016
Jane Goodall by Shepherd, Jodie, author

Jane Goodall

A biography of Jane Goodall, the most respected primatologists in the world, who worked every day to make the world a better place. Her many discoveries changed the way we look at, and treat, chimpanzees.

Feb 12, 2016
John Knox by Carr, Simonetta.

John Knox

"From armed bodyguard to galley slave, from loving husband and father to fiery preacher, John Knox was moved by a relentless passion for the honor of God and the purity of His truth and worship. Yet when he was a schoolboy growing up in the small Scottish town of Haddington, he could never have imagined that he would become a major leader of the powerful movement that transformed Scotland into one of the most committed Protestant countries in the world. Simonetta Carr tells the story of how this

Feb 12, 2016
Jonathan Edwards by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards lived at a time when many people were seriously questioning long-accepted ideas about the world, life, and God, and his answers to these questions have left a mark on the way we think today. While he is often remembered as the preacher of a scary sermon about a spider dangling over a fire, he remains significant as one of the greatest thinkers America has produced. Simonetta Carr traces the events of Edwards's life from a young student interested in science to husband and father

Feb 12, 2016
Jump back, Paul - the life and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar by Derby, Sally, author.

Jump back, Paul - the life and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

"Did you know that Paul Laurence Dunbar originated such famous lines as "I know why the caged bird sings" and "We wear the mask that grins and lies"? From his childhood in poverty and his early promise as a poet through his struggles to find acceptance as a writer and his tumultuous romance with his wife, to his immense fame and his untimely death, Dunbar's story is one of triumph and tragedy. But his legacy remains in his much-beloved poetry--told in both Standard English and in dialect--which

Feb 7, 2016
Junk drawer chemistry - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

Junk drawer chemistry - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing

"There's not need for expensive, high-tech lab equipment to conduct chemistry experiments-you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Turn three pennies and two galvanized washers into a simple battery. Crush a soda can using atmospheric pressure. Convert an LED flashlight into a simple electrolyte tester. Split liquid water into two unique gasses, or use cornstarch to create a gooey, mysterious, non-Newtonian fluid. And model radioactive decay using M&M's, or a chain reaction with

Feb 6, 2016
Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation

"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book helps young children to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use with young children"--

Feb 12, 2016
Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar by Schwartz, Heather E.

Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar

The life and career of Justin Timberlake.

Feb 12, 2016
Kakapos by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Kakapos

Feb 6, 2016
Keystone species that live in deserts by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in deserts

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in forests by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in forests

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in grasslands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in grasslands

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in ponds, streams, & wetlands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in ponds, streams, & wetlands

Explains the concept of keystone species that are so important that if they are lost it imperils their whole habitat, and describes the role of alligators, crayfish, beavers, eastern newts, and Chinook salmon in freshwater areas.

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in the mountains by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the mountains

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline

Feb 12, 2016
Koalas by Gregory, Josh, author.

Koalas

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

Feb 12, 2016
Laika the space dog - first hero in outer space by Wittrock, Jeni, author.

Laika the space dog - first hero in outer space

"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Laika, the first dog in outer space"--

Feb 12, 2016
Last stand - causes and effects of the Battle of the Little Bighorn by Higgins, Nadia, author.

Last stand - causes and effects of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

"Explains the Battle of the Little Bighorn, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effect"--

Feb 7, 2016
Learn to draw cars, planes & moving machines - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 high-powered vehicles by

Learn to draw cars, planes & moving machines - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 high-powered vehicles

Feb 7, 2016
Learn to draw dinosaurs - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 prehistoric creatures by

Learn to draw dinosaurs - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 prehistoric creatures

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for drawing twenty-five dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, using basic shapes to develop the drawing.

Feb 7, 2016
Learning about Africa by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Learning about Africa

Feb 7, 2016
Learning about Antarctica by Petersen, Christine, author.

Learning about Antarctica

Presents general information about the continent of Antarctica, looking at the history of its exploration, its landforms, climate, natural resources, people, and economics.

Feb 7, 2016
Learning about Asia by Wang, Andrea, author.

Learning about Asia

Presents general information about the continent of Asia, looking at its countries, cities, landforms, climate, natural resources, people, cultures, and economics.

Feb 7, 2016
Learning about Australia by Owings, Lisa.

Learning about Australia

Feb 6, 2016
Learning about Europe by Baxter, Roberta, 1952-

Learning about Europe

Feb 6, 2016
Learning about North America by Petersen, Christine.

Learning about North America

Presents general information about the continent of North America, looking at its countries, cities, landforms, climate, natural resources, people, cultures, and economics.

Feb 7, 2016
Learning about privacy by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Learning about privacy

"Introduces readers to the concept of privacy, especially related to the Internet and online safety, such as creating a safe password. Includes a hands-on activity related to media literacy"--

Feb 6, 2016
Let's celebrate Labor Day by DeRubertis, Barbara.

Let's celebrate Labor Day

Feb 12, 2016
Libya by Malcolm, Peter, 1937- author.

Libya

Feb 12, 2016
Life during the California Gold Rush by Onsgard, Bethany, author.

Life during the California Gold Rush

Describes life during the California Gold Rush, including the journey to California, the towns that sprung up around mining groups, and impact it had on the environment and people of California.

Feb 12, 2016
Life in America - Comparing Immigrant Experiences by Baker, Brynn, author.

Life in America - Comparing Immigrant Experiences

"Immigrant groups were not treated equally when they arrived in America. Some were loved and welcomed. Others were hated and cast aside. Connect to these immigrant experiences from three unique perspectives and discover how those experiences changed the United States"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 7, 2016
Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja by

Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her sick grandmother.

Feb 12, 2016
Look out for the blue-ringed octopus! by Olsen, Alana, author.

Look out for the blue-ringed octopus!

Presents general information about blue-ringed octopuses, looking at where they are found, their characteristics, their natural defenses, the danger that they pose to humans, how people can avoid their deadly bite, and the threats that the species faces from people.

Feb 12, 2016
Look out for the pufferfish! by Rudenko, Dennis, author.

Look out for the pufferfish!

Presents general information about pufferfish, looking at the range of the various breeds, their diets, their unusual defenses, and the status of some threatened species.

Feb 12, 2016
Lost treasures by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Lost treasures

Feb 12, 2016
Luke Bryan by Bankston, John, 1974-

Luke Bryan

Examines the life, accomplishments, and career of the star country singer and songwriter, and discusses the effects of his older brother's death on his career.

Feb 12, 2016
Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide by Smid, Emmi.

Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide

It is a beautiful spring day, and Luna is having a picnic in the park with her family, wearing her Mum's red hat. Luna's Mum died one year ago and she still finds it difficult to understand why. She feels that it may have been her fault and worries that her Dad might leave her in the same way. Her Dad talks to her to explain what happened and together they think about all the happy memories they have of Mum. This beautifully-illustrated storybook is designed as a tool to be read with children ag

Feb 6, 2016
Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president

Feb 12, 2016
Make money choices by Reina, Mary.

Make money choices

"Introduces young readers to different money choices and discusses needs versus wants"--

Feb 12, 2016
Mako sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Mako sharks

Dive into this title to meet mako sharks. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about mako sharks through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photographs.

Feb 12, 2016
Marie Durand by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Marie Durand

"In 1730, nineteen-year-old Marie Durand was arrested and taken from her home in a village in Southern France for the crime of having a brother who was a Protestant preacher. Imprisoned in the Tower of Constance, Marie would spend the next thirty-eight years there. Simonetta Carr introduces us to the inspiring life of a woman who could have recanted her Protestant faith and gained release, but held fast to the truth and encouraged others to do so as well. Beautiful illustrations, a simply told s

Feb 12, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Mark Zuckerberg

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Facebook, from his time at Harvard to his billionaire status.

Feb 12, 2016
Mars - red rocks and dust by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Mars - red rocks and dust

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

Feb 12, 2016
Marvel Avengers - the ultimate character guide by Cowsill, Alan, author.

Marvel Avengers - the ultimate character guide

The Heroic Age, a new team, and 20 brand-new heroes and villains take to the page in a revised guide that details the most recent events to rock The Avengers' world.

Feb 12, 2016
Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters by Johnson, Rebecca L., author.

Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters

Feb 12, 2016
Math on the move by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Math on the move

Discusses the use of map when traveling, from choosing the the best route and type of transit, to calculating time, figuring out time zones, planning expenses and more.

Feb 12, 2016
Medical illustrator by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Medical illustrator

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

Feb 12, 2016
Meerkats by Gregory, Josh, author.

Meerkats

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

Feb 12, 2016
Megafast cars by Farndon, John.

Megafast cars

Feb 12, 2016
Megafast motorcycles by Farndon, John, author.

Megafast motorcycles

Feb 12, 2016
Megafast trucks by Farndon, John.

Megafast trucks

Feb 12, 2016
Mexico by Rudolph, Jessica.

Mexico

Presents information about Mexico, discussing its geography, weather, wildlife, cities, history, languages, jobs, holidays, and food.

Feb 12, 2016
Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil

"Although considered by some to be pests, moles are highly beneficial animals, very strong and remarkable in many ways. This picture book presents the fictional, yet scientifically accurate story of a mole. Back material presents educational activities for children and background information for parents and teachers"--

Feb 12, 2016
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson by Cornell, Kari, author.

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson

"Markus Persson designed his first computer game when he was just eight years old. Learn how Persson's love of computers and design helped him the popular video game Minecraft."--

Feb 12, 2016
Missing Millie Benson - the secret case of the Nancy Drew ghostwriter and journalist by Rubini, Julie.

Missing Millie Benson - the secret case of the Nancy Drew ghostwriter and journalist

"Missing Millie Benson is as lively and compelling as a Nancy Drew Mystery Story. For anyone who loves Nancy, getting to know the woman who first brought her to life in this wonderful biography is not just a treat but a necessity an inspiration to young writers and sleuths alike!" Melanie Rehak, author of Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created HerGrowing up in Ladora, Iowa, Mildred "Millie" Benson had ample time to develop her imagination, sense of adventure, and independence. Millie

Feb 12, 2016
Missing! by Dicker, Katie, author.

Missing!

"People go missing all the time. Some soon turn up, and others are found after long searches, but a few people are lost for ever."--

Feb 12, 2016
Monarch butterflies by Gregory, Josh, author.

Monarch butterflies

"This book details the life and habits of monarch butterflies"--

Feb 12, 2016
Moray eel by Didier, Dominique A., author.

Moray eel

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

Feb 12, 2016
Mountain gorillas - powerful forest mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Mountain gorillas - powerful forest mammals

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

Feb 12, 2016
Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables by Daley, Lashon/ Henriquez, Emile (ILT)

Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Feb 12, 2016
Myanmar by Mara, Wil.

Myanmar

Feb 12, 2016
New Zealand by Walsh Shepherd, Donna, author

New Zealand

Feb 12, 2016
Nicaragua by Kott, Jennifer, 1971- author.

Nicaragua

Feb 12, 2016
Nice work, Franklin! by Jurmain, Suzanne, author.

Nice work, Franklin!

The story of a president who overcame both his personal challenges and the ones facing the nation.

Feb 6, 2016
Ocean food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Ocean food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in an ocean 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."--

Feb 6, 2016
Oceans by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Oceans

Can you imagine living and working under the sea? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories deep at the bottom of the ocean. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up an ocean lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from how they b

Feb 12, 2016
Old English sheepdogs by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Old English sheepdogs

Feb 12, 2016
Olympic record breakers by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Olympic record breakers

Shares the stories behind some of the Olympics' extraordinary feats, including Bob Beamon smashing the Olympic record in the long jump, Nadia Comneci's perfect score in gymnastics, and Michael Phelps' eighth gold medal win.

Feb 12, 2016
On a Jet Ski by Phillips, H.

On a Jet Ski

Feb 12, 2016
On the shoulder of a giant - an Inuit folktale by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author.

On the shoulder of a giant - an Inuit folktale

Inukpak the giant wanders the regions of the Arctic until he discovers a small hunter. Being lonely, he adopts the hunter who rides around on his shoulders and participates in many wild adventures.

Feb 12, 2016
Orsetto by Minarik, Else Holmelund, author.

Orsetto

Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.

Feb 10, 2016
Ostriches - fast flightless birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Ostriches - fast flightless birds

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

Feb 12, 2016
Pacific Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Pacific Ocean

Where is the deepest point on Earth? How are tsunamis caused? Why do some people live in houses on stilts?

Feb 12, 2016
Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles

What does a panther chameleon have in common with a web-footed gecko? What sets it apart from a saltwater crocodile? Readers will compare and contrast key traits of panther chameleons' appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle to similar and different reptiles.

Feb 12, 2016
Patterns at the seashore by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author.

Patterns at the seashore

"In this book, young readers learn patterns using shapes found on the seashore."--

Feb 12, 2016
Patterns in the city by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the city

"In this book, young readers will be exposed to patterns using the city as an guide."--

Feb 12, 2016
Patterns in the snow by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the snow

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using a winter landscape."--

Feb 12, 2016
Peyton Manning by Scheff, Matt, author.

Peyton Manning

"This title introduces readers to Peyton Manning, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NFL career."--

Feb 12, 2016
Phonograph by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Phonograph

Feb 12, 2016
Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds

Feb 12, 2016
Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals by Keating, Jess, author.

Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals

"An informative introduction to the weirdest, wildest, pinkest creatures in the animal kingdom"--

Feb 12, 2016
Place Value by Adler, David A./ Miller, Edward (ILT)

Place Value

Feb 12, 2016
Prayers that changed history - from Christopher Columbus to Helen Keller, how God used 25 people to change the world by Goyer, Tricia, author.

Prayers that changed history - from Christopher Columbus to Helen Keller, how God used 25 people to change the world

Stories of twenty-five notable people are presented along with how prayer changed their lives and changed history. Following each historical example is a biblical story that ties to that person's life and actions, as well as ways you can use the power of prayer in your life as well.

Feb 6, 2016
Predators and prey - battle for survival by Coupe, Robert, author.

Predators and prey - battle for survival

Feb 12, 2016
President Lincoln - from log cabin to White House by Demi, author.

President Lincoln - from log cabin to White House

Feb 12, 2016
Proboscis monkeys by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Proboscis monkeys

Feb 6, 2016
Pumpkin by Lee, Jackie, active 2015, author.

Pumpkin

Feb 6, 2016
Queen Elizabeth II by Zeiger, Jennifer.

Queen Elizabeth II

Feb 12, 2016
Race cars by Morey, Allan, author.

Race cars

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the parts of race cars that help it go fast and win races"--

Feb 12, 2016
Rain forest food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Rain forest food chains

"This book explores the rich food chains and webs that exist in a rain forest 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."--

Feb 12, 2016
Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, adaptor.

Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

A retelling of the Grimm fairy tale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.

Feb 12, 2016
Rats by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rats

"The book details the life and habits of rats."--

Feb 12, 2016
Remembering the dead around the world by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Remembering the dead around the world

Looks at death customs and traditions that are celebrated around the world, including the celebration of Day of the Dead, Aboriginal smoking ceremonies, and Hindu funeral pyres.

Feb 7, 2016
Robot builders! - create the future of machines with-- by Cassriel, Betsy, author.

Robot builders! - create the future of machines with--

Feb 7, 2016
Romania by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Romania

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

Feb 12, 2016
Ruby-throated hummingbirds - tiny hovering birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Ruby-throated hummingbirds - tiny hovering birds

Feb 12, 2016
Russia by Torchinski, O. (Oleg).

Russia

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

Feb 12, 2016
S is for sewing - over 25 playtime projects for creative children by

S is for sewing - over 25 playtime projects for creative children

Feb 12, 2016
Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world by Pruessen, Linda, author.

Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world

"Saving Eyesight chronicles the efforts of Seva, an international development agency. Its mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness in the developing world. Readers will learn about how the eye works and how eye problems are corrected. They will be touched by the true stories of those who have discovered sight after living in blindness. "--

Feb 12, 2016
Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world by Pruessen, Linda, author.

Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world

Takes readers on a trip around the world with the charity organization Seva Canada as the organization helps people from developing countries cure and correct their vision problems.

Feb 9, 2016
Scaly, slippery creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Scaly, slippery creatures

"Can you name the most poisonous snake on Earth? Can you tell the difference between a Komodo dragon and a crocodile? Meet some of the world's creepiest critters in this photo-packed book of reptilian monsters"--

Feb 12, 2016
Science stunts - fun feats of physics by Brown, Jordan, author.

Science stunts - fun feats of physics

Introduces the laws of physics through twenty-five interactive experiments, including instant ice, straw symphony, and lemon liftoff.

Feb 12, 2016
Scratch by Benson, Pete, 1960-

Scratch

Feb 12, 2016
Searching for the Yeti by Rivkin, Jennifer

Searching for the Yeti

Feb 12, 2016
Sewing by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Sewing

"Try this! Sewing brings you a wealth of creative ideas, as well as advice on techniques and materials. There are clear step-by-step instructions, and some great suggestions on how to take your sewing a stage further."--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Sewing stories - Harriet Powers' journey from slave to artist by Herkert, Barbara, author.

Sewing stories - Harriet Powers' journey from slave to artist

"Harriet Powers learned to sew and quilt as a young slave girl on a Georgia plantation. She lived through the Civil War and Reconstruction, and eventually owned a cotton farm with her family, all the while relying on her skills with the needle to clothe and feed her children. Later she began making pictorial quilts, using each square to illustrate Bible stories and local legends. She exhibited her quilts at local cotton fairs, and though she never traveled outside of Georgia, her quilts are now

Feb 6, 2016
Sheep by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Sheep

Introduces sheep, and describes their appearance, the sounds they make, what they eat, their climbing ability, and how they pass their time on a farm.

Feb 12, 2016
Silk screening by Luidens, Lyz.

Silk screening

Feb 12, 2016
Singapore by Mara, Wil, author.

Singapore

Feb 12, 2016
Skyscraper builder by Perish, Patrick, author.

Skyscraper builder

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

Feb 12, 2016
Slinky's guide to caring for your snake by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Slinky's guide to caring for your snake

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

Feb 12, 2016
Snakes by Hansen, Grace, author.

Snakes

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of snakes.

Feb 12, 2016
Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, author.

Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? When a vain queen learns that her stepdaughter, Snow White, is the fairest in all the kingdom, she becomes enraged. Can Snow White escape her wrath? Thanks to the help of a huntsman, seven dwarves, and a handsome prince, she may just outwit the evil queen.

Feb 12, 2016
Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds

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

Feb 12, 2016
South Korea by Rudolph, Jessica.

South Korea

"Busy. Beautiful. Ancient. Welcome to South Korea! Look inside to learn abour the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Sports horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Sports horses

"This book about sports horse will be a thrill to interested readers. Big, vibrant, color photos, paired with predictable and organized text, will offer readers supportive CCSS text complexity, and answers questions about breeds, specialties, and routines."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away-- by Alexander, Chris, 1963-, author

Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away--

Everything you need to create a galaxy of Star Wars characters, ships, droids, weapons, and more.

Feb 12, 2016
Starting a business by Hatton, Fran.

Starting a business

Feb 12, 2016
Stunning motorcycle stunts by Omoth, Tyler.

Stunning motorcycle stunts

"Describes motorcycle stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Feb 12, 2016
Surviving sharks and other dangerous creatures by Zullo, Allan, author.

Surviving sharks and other dangerous creatures

Ten true stories of real-life survivors of attacks by some of the animal kingdom's scariest predators!

Feb 6, 2016
Swashbuckling scoundrels - pirates in fact and fiction by Kaplan, Arie.

Swashbuckling scoundrels - pirates in fact and fiction

"You might be a fan of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. But did you know that real-life pirates were even more daring and charismatic? For example, Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, reportedly kept a lit fuse under his hat, creating a frightening haze of smoke around his head. William Fly, convicted of piracy in 1726, had to show his executioner how to tie the noose that went around his neck at the gallows. Pirates are outlaws who commit crimes at sea. Throughout hist

Feb 6, 2016
Switzerland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-

Switzerland

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

Feb 12, 2016
Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales.

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology

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

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology by Eboch, M. M., author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 most amazing American cities by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

The 12 most amazing American cities

Includes facts on New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, Seattle, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, and Denver.

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features the significant monuments of the United States.

Feb 12, 2016
The Afghanistan War by Winter, Max (Freelance writer)

The Afghanistan War

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

Feb 12, 2016
The American flag by Herrington, Lisa M.

The American flag

Feb 12, 2016
The Bald Eagle by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

The Bald Eagle

"Introduces the reader to the Bald eagle, and why it's the official bird of the United States."--

Feb 12, 2016
The Bermuda Triangle by Whiting, Jim, 1943-

The Bermuda Triangle

Examines the disappearance of five United States Navy torpedo bombers, known as Flight 19, led by Lieutenant Charles Taylor, on December 5, 1945, in the Bermuda Triangle.

Feb 12, 2016
The best auto racers of all time by Wilner, Barry.

The best auto racers of all time

Introduces you to Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, Shirley Muldowney, and more of the all-time greatest drivers in auto racing. Complete with action-packed stories of their most memorable moments, spotlight stats, information boxes, a glossary, additional resources and more.

Feb 12, 2016
The Cambodian dancer - Sophany's gift of hope by Reicherter, Daryn, author.

The Cambodian dancer - Sophany's gift of hope

"Sophay was a dancer in her homeland of Cambodia. Dancing and sharing the dance with others brought her great joy. But when the Khmer Rouge took power in her country, all joy was taken away from the once happy land. Sophany and many others fled Cambodia to start new lives in a new land."--

Feb 6, 2016
The Cold War by Bearce, Stephanie, author.

The Cold War

Feb 12, 2016
The dawn of planet Earth by Rake, Matthew, author.

The dawn of planet Earth

"More than three billion years ago, life began on Earth. Join your friendly prehistoric fish-guide on an adventure through the Precambrian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian chapter's of the incredible story of evolution."--

Feb 6, 2016
The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation by Marcovitz, Hal.

The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation

Discusses the history of the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the document's importance in American history.

Feb 12, 2016
The emotions' survival guide by

The emotions' survival guide

Girls and boys ages 8 to 12 will love this nonfiction feelings survival guide featuring advice from the Emotions.

Feb 12, 2016
The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory by Doeden, Matt.

The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory

Feb 12, 2016
The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial by Goodman, Susan E., 1952- author.

The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial

Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Feb 6, 2016
The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad

"Chronicles the historic meeting of two railroad lines in 1869 that linked the U.S. transcontinental railroad and Andrew J. Russell's famous photograph of the event"--

Feb 12, 2016
The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities

Explains the factors that led to the Great Depression, describing the social conditions of children during that time period and the movies and other forms of entertainment that helped distract people until the recovery of the late 1930s.

Feb 12, 2016
The Gulf War by Yasuda, Anita, author.

The Gulf War

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

Feb 12, 2016
The Iliad by Cross, Gillian, author.

The Iliad

"Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"--Front jacket flap.

Feb 6, 2016
The kids' book of simple machines - cool projects & activities that make science fun by Doudna, Kelly, 1963- author.

The kids' book of simple machines - cool projects & activities that make science fun

Introduces six simple machines, describing how they work in more complex machinery and how they are used every day.

Feb 12, 2016
The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Gifford, Clive

The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Feb 6, 2016
The last days of the dinosaurs by Rake, Matthew, author.

The last days of the dinosaurs

"About 145 million years ago, a new--and final--era began in the reign of dinosaurs. Join your friendly prehistoric fish-guide on a tour of the Cretaceous period, from the heyday of dinosaurs to their extinction."--

Feb 7, 2016
The long and the short of it - a tale about hair by Meyers, Barbara.

The long and the short of it - a tale about hair

"This is the story of two little girls, Isabel and Emma, and their hair, which sometimes was long and sometimes was short, and sometimes was not."--Pub. description.

Feb 6, 2016
The Philippines by Longworth, Holly, author.

The Philippines

"In this book, readers learn what it is like living in the Philippines"--

Feb 12, 2016
The Pledge of Allegiance by Fontes, Justine.

The Pledge of Allegiance

Most Americans know the Pledge of Allegiance by heart. But they don't know who wrote it, when, and why. Discover the fascinating facts behind this patriotic promise.

Feb 12, 2016
The rise of mammals by Rake, Matthew, author.

The rise of mammals

"After the dinosaurs disappeared, a new form of life began to thrive on Earth. This final book in the series traces the emergence of mammals, from woolly mammoths to killer pigs to humans."--

Feb 7, 2016
The secret agent - and other spy kids by Zullo, Allan, author.

The secret agent - and other spy kids

"Can you imagine crossing enemy lines to deliver a secret message? Spying on your enemy from the attic of their hideout? Read all about kids just like you who risked their lives to be spies!" -- page 4 of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
The Statue of Liberty by Herrington, Lisa M.

The Statue of Liberty

Introduces the Statue of Liberty, recounting its history and describing its physical features and what they mean, and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Feb 12, 2016
The three billy goats gruff by Alperin, Mara, author.

The three billy goats gruff

Three clever billy goats outwit a big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to the meadow.

Feb 12, 2016
The Tuskegee airmen by Gagne, Tammy, author.

The Tuskegee airmen

Introduces the group of African American pilots who played an important role in taking down the enemies of the Allied forces in World War II.

Feb 12, 2016
The Usborne internet-linked library of science. Energy, forces & motion by Smith, Alastair.

The Usborne internet-linked library of science. Energy, forces & motion

-- Amazingly in-depth reference books covering physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, earth sciences and astronomy, with up-to-date information on brand-new fields.

Feb 12, 2016
The war to end all wars - the story of World War I by Batten, Jack.

The war to end all wars - the story of World War I

A brilliant, concise history of World War I.

Feb 12, 2016
The wild world of a zoo vet by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The wild world of a zoo vet

"Each day zoo vets are hard at work dealing with emergencies, performing operations, and keeping some of the world's rarest animals healthy. From microchipping a baby Komodo dragon to taking an x-ray of a tiger's leg, zoo vets use technology and their science skills to take care of zoo animals - big and small!

Feb 12, 2016
The wonderful worlds of a video game designer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The wonderful worlds of a video game designer

"Every one of the games we love to play started out as an idea in the head of a video game designer. Working with a team of coders, artists, sound engineers, and other game experts, video game designers create new worlds, terrifying enemies, tough challenges, and hours of fun. So where do video game designers get their ideas? How is coding used to create games? How do artists develop and animate a game's characters? And how does a video game development team use technology and their computer ski

Feb 12, 2016
The world's zaniest sports by O'Shei, Tim.

The world's zaniest sports

"Describes some of the zaniest, wildest, and most outlandish sports and activities from around the world"--

Feb 12, 2016
Thorny devils by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Thorny devils

Feb 7, 2016
Timeline - a visual history of our world by Goes, Peter, author, illustrator.

Timeline - a visual history of our world

An ideal introduction to history for young and old, this illustrated journey through our world's culture and events travels from the Big Bang to the iPod and into the future. This is a trip through time, past dinosaurs, Vikings, Aztecs and spaceships. It looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, yurts, and skyscrapers. And it does not neglect the imagination - here too are dragons, mythical figures and TV characters, alongside world-chang

Feb 12, 2016
To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground by Kulling, Monica, author.

To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground

Feb 12, 2016
To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space by Van Vleet, Carmella, author.

To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space

Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Feb 12, 2016
Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds

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

Feb 12, 2016
Tom Brady by Gordon, Nick, author.

Tom Brady

Feb 12, 2016
Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers by Levine, Sara (Veterinarian)

Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers

Feb 12, 2016
Tornadoes by Hansen, Grace, author.

Tornadoes

Feb 6, 2016
Track and field by Doeden, Matt, author.

Track and field

"Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put"--

Feb 12, 2016
Turning Wax into Crayons by McKinley, Herald

Turning Wax into Crayons

Feb 12, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.

Turtles

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

Feb 12, 2016
Uncle Sam - international symbol of America by Marcovitz, Hal.

Uncle Sam - international symbol of America

Describes "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the New York meat-packer who supplied the troops with meat during the War of 1812, and how he gave rise to the national symbol popular with illustrators.

Feb 12, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Somervill, Barbara A.

United Arab Emirates

Feb 12, 2016
Vampires in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Vampires in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals that drink the blood of other animals and even people. Explains how these "vampire" animals find their hosts and which ones usually spread diseases when they feed on human blood"--

Feb 6, 2016
Vasilisa the beautiful - a Russian folktale by Morgunova, Anna, illustrator.

Vasilisa the beautiful - a Russian folktale

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga.

Feb 6, 2016
Vietnam by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Vietnam

"Tropical. Beautiful. Friendly. Welcome to Vietnam! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Visiting the Great Lakes by Rajczak, Michael

Visiting the Great Lakes

Feb 12, 2016
Vultures by Gregory, Josh, author.

Vultures

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

Feb 12, 2016
War heroes - voices from Iraq by Zullo, Allan, author.

War heroes - voices from Iraq

Documents the stories of 10 real-life war heroes who served in the Iraqi war, including a Marine Scout Sniper who repeatedly risked his life to save others and a Staff Sergeant whose team rallied against well-armed insurgents.

Feb 12, 2016
Warfare in the Medieval world by Marshall, Chris.

Warfare in the Medieval world

Provides an overview of the evolution of military conflicts from the fifth through the fifteenth centuries, describing changes in the make-up of the armies, fighting tactics, and weapons.

Feb 10, 2016
Washington, D.C. by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Washington, D.C.

Learn about Washington, D.C.

Feb 12, 2016
We can get along - a child's book of choices by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

We can get along - a child's book of choices

"At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences--at school, in the neighborhood, at home, and on the playground. Teaching tolerance and encouraging acts of kindness through clear words and charming illustrations, We Can Get Along supports children's development with simple yet essential skills for conflict resolution and peacemaking. The book includes activities and discussion questions that teachers, parents, and other adults can use to further ex

Feb 12, 2016
Welcome aboard! - traveling on an ocean liner by Huff, Barbara A.

Welcome aboard! - traveling on an ocean liner

Describes, in text and illustrations, a five-day Atlantic crossing aboard the QE2. Also discusses the history of steamships and includes information about island cruises and places where one may go to see large ships.

Feb 12, 2016
What's up in the Amazon rainforest by Clarke, Ginjer L., author.

What's up in the Amazon rainforest

"Where in the world will you find 427 different types of mammals, 1,294 birds, 2,200 fishes, 378 reptiles, 428 amphibians, and about 1 million insects? The Amazon Rainforest, of course! Get lost in the largest rainforest in the world to climb trees that are 500 years old, swim with a pink dolphin, avoid the deadly poison dart frogs, and sleep with a troop of twenty howler monkeys. In What's Up in the Amazon Rainforest, you'll learn all about the plants and animals, as well as the people that liv

Feb 12, 2016
What's your story, Amelia Earhart? by Barton, Jen.

What's your story, Amelia Earhart?

Feb 12, 2016
What's your story, Frederick Douglass? by Shaffer, Jody Jensen.

What's your story, Frederick Douglass?

Feb 12, 2016
What's your story, Paul Revere? by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author.

What's your story, Paul Revere?

Feb 12, 2016
When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons by Fogliano, Julie.

When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons

"A book of poetry moving through the seasons"--

Feb 12, 2016
Where did my clothes come from? by Butterworth, Christine, author.

Where did my clothes come from?

Easy-to-read text, accompanied by full-color illustrations, introduces young readers to the processes involved in producing the materials used in clothing and turning them into such garments as cotton jeans, a silk dress, and rubber boots.

Feb 6, 2016
Who was Blackbeard? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Blackbeard?

Describes the life and times of the famous and feared pirate, from his mysterious origin to his death at the hands of the British navy.

Feb 12, 2016
Who was Jesse Owens? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jesse Owens?

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Feb 12, 2016
Who was Julia Child? by Edgers, Geoff, author.

Who was Julia Child?

Chronicles the life and times of the celebrity chef, from her time in the Army to her love of French food to her years hosting a cooking television show.

Feb 7, 2016
Who was Marie Antoinette? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Marie Antoinette?

Describes the life of Marie Antoinette, including her childhood in Austria, her lavish lifestyle, and the Diamond Necklace Affair.

Feb 7, 2016
Who was Michael Jackson? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Michael Jackson?

"Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork that his idol Fred Astaire admired."--

Feb 12, 2016
Who Was Sojourner Truth? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Who Was Sojourner Truth?

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 a

Feb 12, 2016
Whose eye am I? by Rotner, Shelley, author, illustrator.

Whose eye am I?

"This introduction to how humans and other animals see also includes an interactive game in which readers guess which eye belongs to which animal."--

Feb 12, 2016
Wild at heart - mustangs and the young people fighting to save them by Farley, Terri, author.

Wild at heart - mustangs and the young people fighting to save them

"Wild horses thrived for thousands of generations in the mountains, forests, and deserts of the American West. Their family herds existed in environmental harmony until man chose to "manage" them. Since then, every day more of America's wild horses disappear. But courageous people are trying very hard to reverse this, most notably, young people who feel a kinship with these often misunderstood creatures."--

Feb 7, 2016
Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures by Bright, Michael, author.

Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures

This book shows you the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures. You can investigate the wild world of feral horses such as the mustangs of America, Australian brumbies, the white horses of the Carmargue in France, and many more. Special features focus on particular aspects of equine existence, such as the birth of a foal or the migration of a herd of zebras. Myth boxes introduce folk tales and legends about horses from diverse cultures

Feb 12, 2016
Wild horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Wild horses

"Wild horses roam freely in remote areas all over the world. They must find their own food, water, and shelter, and they need to be tough to survive. Wild horses tells you all about these exciting horses. It describes the diffrerent types of wild horses, and shows where they can be found. It also explains how they live, how they stay safe, and how they raise their young."--

Feb 12, 2016
Witchcraft by Pizer, Carol

Witchcraft

Feb 12, 2016
Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president

Feb 12, 2016
World money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

World money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the global economy, discussing how countries trade, value their currency, and manage poverty and wealth. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Feb 12, 2016
World War I heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War I heroes

Documents the stories of ten real-life war heroes who served in World War I, including a Navy lieutenant who was captured deep in German territory and engineered a daring escape.

Feb 6, 2016
World War II - why they fought by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

World War II - why they fought

Feb 6, 2016
Would you rather... dine with a dung beetle or lunch with a maggot? by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Would you rather... dine with a dung beetle or lunch with a maggot?

Explore the world of insects through fun and hilarious scenarios with a Would you Rather? question approach. There are no right or wrong answers. Many fascinating facts to explore about bugs.

Feb 7, 2016
Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are by Sendak, Maurice, author, illustrator.

Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are

Feb 9, 2016
Yellowstone National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yellowstone National Park

Introduces Yellowstone National Park, describing its landscape and formation, plant and animal life, history of preservation, and scenic wonders, including the Old Faithful geyser.

Feb 12, 2016
Yemen by Sonneborn, Liz, author

Yemen

Feb 12, 2016
Yosemite National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yosemite National Park

Introduces Yosemite National Park, describing its landscape and formation, wildlife, history, preservation, and scenic wonders, including its giant sequoia trees.

Feb 12, 2016
You can't ride a bicycle to the moon! by Ziefert, Harriet.

You can't ride a bicycle to the moon!

"You Can't Ride a Bicycle to the Moon explores the science of the moon and the history of space travel. Humorous, sprightly verse is paired with kid-centered explanations and explorations of lunar facts and aeronautic science. Each of the sections is topped off with a page of simple activities and kickstarting questions that expand the child's understanding of that particular section's, and the overall, subject matter"--

Feb 12, 2016
You rule! - create your own country by Forbes, Scott, author.

You rule! - create your own country

Tired of following other people's rules? Think you can do better? Now's your chance! This innovative and fun new title from Lonely Planet Kids shows you how to design a completely new nation from scratch. Decide on the laws, choose your borders, make your flag, attract loyal citizens and lots more. You'll get to create, organise, govern and judge. You can be king, queen, big chief, emperor, president or dictator. Includes fun projects to complete, bold full-colour illustrations and fascinating f

Feb 6, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars!

Presents a brief history of clocks and calendars, from the days of early astronomy to the technologically advanced present, and discusses the importance of measuring time.

Feb 12, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without writing! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without writing!

"How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining history with science, this series explains how these products of human ingenuity have transformed our world" --

Feb 12, 2016
You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe by Street, Pat.

You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe

Feb 12, 2016
Young civil rights heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

Young civil rights heroes

Ten African Americans recount stories about their participation in the American civil rights movement.

Feb 6, 2016
Zootopia - the essential guide by Saxon, Victoria, author.

Zootopia - the essential guide

Introduces the characters of the movie "Zootopia," with information on locations and iconic moments from the film.

Feb 12, 2016