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125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!. by

125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!.

Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world--a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Jun 30, 2016
A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun by Woodburn, Judith, 1959-

A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun

Offers advice for girls to deal with worrying and stress, letting them know that some worry is natural and giving them effective tips and techniques for taming fear and feeling more calm and confident.

Jun 30, 2016
A tower of giraffes - animals in groups by Wright, Anna, 1984-

A tower of giraffes - animals in groups

Provides the group names for a variety of animals, including a parcel of penguins, a troop of monkeys, and a romp of otters.

Jun 30, 2016
Amazing mammals by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Amazing mammals

"Introduces the reader to amazing animals."--

Jun 30, 2016
Animal atlas by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Animal atlas

Animal Planet's definitive atlas of animal life takes readers on a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport to adventure! Meet fierce snow leopards in the Tibetan mountains, giant helicopter damselflies in the rain forests of Central America, majestic eagles in the temperate forests of North America, and hundreds more fascinating creatures. What is a habitat? How is the North Pole's animal life different from the South Pole's? How and why do animals adapt to their environment? Is a

Jun 30, 2016
Animals - knowledge you can touch by

Animals - knowledge you can touch

Discover the amazing world of animals with DK Braille Animal. Designed especially for the young braille reader, this tactile reference book features over 30 pages of entries on a fascinating selection of creatures, from bears and big cats to birds and bugs. Go on the hunt with predators and their prey, and even journey inside the body to learn about skeletons and organs. Every entry is written in both braille and large print to allow all readers the opportunity to discover fascinating facts abou

Jun 30, 2016
Animals that make me say ewww! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ewww!

Shares facts about some of the animal kingdom's most disgusting habits, from blood-sweating mammals and nose-picking primates to blood-squirting reptiles and scavenging fish.

Jun 30, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 30, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 26, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.

Atvs

Offers an introduction to all-terrain vehicles, looking at their history, their design, and the uses people put them to.

Jun 30, 2016
Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists! by Agresta, Jen, author.

Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists!

Introduces the top eight examples of specific subjects, from wicked water slides and perilous predators to remarkable ruins and weirdest wonders.

Jun 30, 2016
Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys by Hagar, Erin.

Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into the most popular toy in history. With full-color illustrations and lively text, and chock-full of interesting facts, Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO; Toys is the perfect read for those with creative spirits and curious minds. This book is an independently authored and publish

Jun 30, 2016
B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet by Wilbur, Helen L., 1948-

B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet

"Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to explore the history of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, detailing famous structures, local lore, and notable moments in Great Lakes history"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Baseball then to wow! by Bechtel, Mark, author.

Baseball then to wow!

A look at the history of baseball shows the evolution of the sport from the sandlot to multi-million dollar stadiums, and examines such aspects of baseball as pitching, uniforms, gloves, umpires, and ballpark food.

Jun 30, 2016
Bear hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Bear hunting

Learn the special skills and techniques used to be safe and responsible while tracking the elusive grizzly bear. --

Jun 30, 2016
Big book of bugs by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator.

Big book of bugs

Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your

Jun 30, 2016
Big book of science things to make and do by Gilpin, Rebecca.

Big book of science things to make and do

"Here are over fifty fantastically fun projects that use easy-to-find everyday materials. Make things that fly, fling, spin, swim, whoosh, zoom and ooze, and discover the surprising science behind them"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Jun 30, 2016
Birds of prey by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Birds of prey

This book helps you learn about eagles, owls, falcons, hawks and other powerful predators of the air, in 190 exciting pictures. You can find out about every aspect of these amazing creatures - their keen eyesight, how hawks hunt their prey, how vultures make ingenious use of tools, and much more. It features stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Focus features take a closer look at individual species or a key element of their lives - marvel at the soaring

Jun 30, 2016
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Black Tuesday and the Great Depression

Jun 30, 2016
Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie."--

Jun 26, 2016
Bridges by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Bridges

"Learn all about some of the world's most incredible bridges, from how they are designed and built to how bridge technology has changed over time."--

Jun 30, 2016
Can you find? - an ABC book by McKay, Sindy.

Can you find? - an ABC book

"Throughout the book children search for letters in illustrations, along with various objects and animals that begin with the sound of that letter. Learning these letters and letter sounds will help to build the foundations every child needs to become a successful reader."--P. [4] of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jun 30, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors

Cool Maps & Geocaching makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Create your own secret cache or write in an adventure journal. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids!

Jun 30, 2016
Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Activities makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a marvelous mini kite or bury a time capsule. Create a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Craft a sun-printed scarf or paint a pair of rocks. Make a terra-cotta wind chime or a beaded garden stake. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Parks & Trails makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a magnificent walking stick or play a game of hiking bingo. Create a no-hands water holder or a bike helmet mohawk. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Daredevil by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Daredevil

"This title introduces readers to the job of daredevil. A short history of the profession is included, as are famous daredevils such as Evel Knievel and Harry Houdini. Job duties of various daredevil jobs are covered such as tightrope and wing walkers, climbers, and motorcycle and automobile stuntmen. Equipment needed to do the job right is discussed, as are the education and training needed to become a daredevil. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Aligned to Commo

Jun 30, 2016
Deer by Webster, Christine.

Deer

A simple introduction to different varieties of deer.

Jun 25, 2016
Deer hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Deer hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest white-tailed deer and mule deer, known for their keen senses.

Jun 30, 2016
Denmark by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Denmark

"Denmark is a country that has existed since the age of the Vikings. It has a vibrant history, a unique way of life, and deeply rooted beliefs. Today, Denmark helps make up an area called Scandinavia. It is a proud country with unique traditions and customs, and its own language. This book explores Denmark and all it has to offer." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Diggers at work by Addison, D. R.

Diggers at work

Photographs and simple text introduce early readers to the parts and functions of diggers.

Jun 26, 2016
Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions by Floca, Brian.

Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Describes the expeditions led by Roy Chapman Andrews for New York's American Museum of Natural History to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in an effort to uncover dinosaur fossils.

Jun 30, 2016
Dirt bikes by Scheff, Matt, author.

Dirt bikes

"This title offers readers cool facts about dirt bikes, including what they're made of, what they can do, and how they are used. The title also includes a photo diagram, glossary, and an additional resources section"--Publisher's description.

Jun 30, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

A biography of Dolley Madison, considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. Even before her husband James Madison took office, Dolley served as White House hostess for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, and was known for her personality and style. She helped convince the nation to rebuilt its capitol in Washington after the War of 1812, and defined the role of First Lady for those who followed.

Jun 30, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

Explains what a drone aircraft is and the different ways they can be used.

Jun 30, 2016
Eating organic by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Eating organic

"Eating Organic helps readers trace the history of organic eating, 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.

Jun 30, 2016
Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths by Singer, Marilyn, author.

Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths

"What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view! Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch,

Jun 30, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

Ecuador

"Situated in South America very close to the Equator, Ecuador is a country known for its vibrant culture and ecotourism. This book discusses the history of Ecuador, what its people and cities are like, and examines how it became the country it is today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jun 30, 2016
Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Zweig, Eric, 1963- author.

Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump!

Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers everything about the world's favorite team and individual sports.

Jun 30, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jun 30, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.

Falcons

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

Jun 30, 2016
Fingerprint bugs by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint bugs

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of bugs"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Fingerprint characters by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint characters

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of characters"--

Jun 30, 2016
Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures

"Take a hands-on approach to art with Fingerprint Princesses and Fairies! Create engaging art activities with your children - at home or in the classroom. Packed with fun step-by-step instructions, this book teaches you how to make 30 classic fairytale characters including nymphs, fairies, princesses, butterflies, and angels with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own enchanting world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their

Jun 30, 2016
Fly fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- illustrations.

Fly fishing

"This title introduces readers to Fly Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of rods, reels, and line that are needed to fly fish. Different types of flies are introduced, as is fly-fishing equipment such as waders, boots, floats, tubes and boats. Sought-after game fish such as trout, steelhead, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and bass are examined including how to locate them and which fly tackle works best with each fish's weight and habits. Safety equipment such as flotation devices and wading

Jun 30, 2016
Freaky fish by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Freaky fish

"Introduces the reader to freaky fish."--

Jun 30, 2016
From head to tail - all about horse care by Bratton, Donna Bowman, author.

From head to tail - all about horse care

"Photos and text introduce readers to horse care, including general information about how to maintain a horse, habitat, diet, and grooming needs and equipment"--

Jun 30, 2016
Genetically modified food by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Genetically modified food

"Genetically Modified Food helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs 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.

Jun 30, 2016
Giant trucks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Giant trucks

"Learn all about the world's biggest, toughest trucks, from how they were invented to what jobs they are used to perform today."--

Jun 30, 2016
Go West with cowboys and ranchers by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Go West with cowboys and ranchers

Jun 30, 2016
Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers

Describes the experiences of people who helped to settle the American West as prospectors, miners, and loggers, noting key events and places along the way.

Jun 30, 2016
Go West with settlers and farmers by Stuckey, Rachel, author.

Go West with settlers and farmers

Follows the lives of early settlers as they followed the trails of the American West, noting key events and geographical locations along the way.

Jun 30, 2016
Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts. by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts.

Jun 30, 2016
Guinness World Records. Fun with food by Webster, Christy, author.

Guinness World Records. Fun with food

From the tallest cake ever made to the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches eaten in a minute, these Guinness World Records will make you hungry for greatness!

Jun 30, 2016
Highway patrol officers by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Highway patrol officers

Jun 30, 2016
Hillary Clinton - the life of a leader by Corey, Shana, author.

Hillary Clinton - the life of a leader

Details the life and career of the First Lady-turned-presidential candidate, from her youth in Chicago to her time as Secretary of State.

Jun 30, 2016
I am not a dinosaur! by Lach, William, 1968- author.

I am not a dinosaur!

Meet some amazing prehistoric creatures that weren't dinosaurs.

Jun 30, 2016
I love dad by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love dad

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their fathers.

Jun 30, 2016
Incredible insects by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Incredible insects

"Introduces the reader to incredible insects."--

Jun 30, 2016
Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing by Eastman, Charles A., 1858-1939.

Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing

Jun 30, 2016
It can't be true - a hailstone bigger than a tennis ball! - incredible tactile comparisons by

It can't be true - a hailstone bigger than a tennis ball! - incredible tactile comparisons

Presents a treasury of facts about subjects ranging from animals and the human body to architecture and out space.

Jun 30, 2016
It's Ramadan, Curious George by Khan, Hena, author.

It's Ramadan, Curious George

George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to daonate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's favorite monkey in the playful book of rhymes.

Jun 30, 2016
John Brown and the armed resistance to slavery by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

John Brown and the armed resistance to slavery

Jun 30, 2016
Just joking - cats by Miller, Kelley, author.

Just joking - cats

"Hundreds of purr-fectly hilarious cat jokes and silly cat photos inside, plus meet ten of the world's funniest famous felines!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jun 30, 2016
Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven by Moore, Kaitlin, author.

Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven

Traces the experiences of Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug and her efforts alongside her Magnificent Seven teammates to secure their first gold medal for America, describing the surprises and competition that challenged their efforts. --Publisher

Jun 30, 2016
Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author.

Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts

"Dive into the wonderful and creative world of fiber arts and crafts with this easy-to-follow activity book packed with over 70 projects across a variety of fiber arts including knitting, felting, knotting and braiding, spinning, weaving, crocheting, and dyeing. Clear instructions and illustrations guide you in creating these cute, useful crafts. Learn to: felt a handy bag, braid a small rug, weave a colorful tapestry, knit comfy slippers, crochet an eye-catching belt, make and use natural dyes,

Jun 30, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jun 30, 2016
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia by Sipi, Claire, author.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia

Go on the ultimate LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trademark) adventure with LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trade mark) Character Encyclopedia, completely updated and expanded to include the latest LEGO NINJAGO minifigures! And there's an exclusive and fully-armed minifigure so you can put your LEGO NINJAGO knowledge into practice. Meet every single LEGO NINJAGO character, including Kai ZX, the Ninja of Fire; learn about their weapons, the vehicles, the dragons and the exotic locations from the NINJAGO uni

Jun 30, 2016
Lionel Messi by Morreale, Marie.

Lionel Messi

As the biggest star in the world's most popular sport, Lionel "Leo" Messi is an international celebrity. But in many ways, he's just a regular guy. Readers will learn about Leo's favorite foods and pastimes and find out how he likes to spend time with his family. They will also learn how he got his start as a soccer player and how he became an international superstar.

Jun 30, 2016
Mantis shrimp - master of punching by Plattner, Josh, author.

Mantis shrimp - master of punching

Jun 30, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington by Watson, Stephanie, author.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington

Jun 30, 2016
Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them

This book describes the physical characteristics and behavior of pandas, and discusses the challenges they face and what can be done to help them survive.

Jun 30, 2016
Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them by Musgrave, Ruth, 1960- author.

Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them

This titles presents different types of sharks and the real-life challenges they face.

Jun 30, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still by Gray, Karlin.

Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still

A biography of the young Romanian gymnast describes some of the ways her energy got her into trouble as a child, how she became involved in gymnastics, and how practice and determination led her to become an Olympic champion.

Jun 30, 2016
National geographic kids almanac 2017. by

National geographic kids almanac 2017.

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

Jun 30, 2016
Nature attacks! by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Nature attacks!

From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.

Jun 30, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue by Rizzo, Johnna, author.

Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue

Swim with sharks! Dive with dolphins! Stroll the beach with penguins! Young readers will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of action and beauty. We meet 30 favorite sea creatures and explore their watery homes: playful dolphins, mysterious sharks, graceful sea turtles, waddling penguins, and dozens of others. Kids will marvel at speedy swimmers on the hunt, and smile at cuddly scenes of animal families.

Jun 30, 2016
On the move - knowledge you can touch by

On the move - knowledge you can touch

Introduces different ways of getting to places, using braille as well as simple text and illustrations.

Jun 30, 2016
Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems by Lin, Grace, author.

Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems

Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.

Jun 30, 2016
Peeking under the city by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the city

"Illustrates the major systems that lie beneath a city to help it function, including sewer, gas, electrical, and more"--

Jun 30, 2016
Peeking under your skin by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking under your skin

"Illustrates the major systems of the human body and defines their roles"--

Jun 30, 2016
Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page. by

Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page.

Shares information on a range of topics, including space, nature, and sports, to provide readers with facts that range from how hurricanes form and where the vikings raided to Earth's biggest volcano and most poisonous mushroom.

Jun 30, 2016
Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you. by

Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you.

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfie

Jun 30, 2016
Planets by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Planets

Jun 30, 2016
Play, kitty! by Evans, Shira, author.

Play, kitty!

Learn about the behavior of kittens in this pre-reader.

Jun 30, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.

Portugal

"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photograp

Jun 25, 2016
Predators collection - readers that grow with you. by

Predators collection - readers that grow with you.

Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with "National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection." Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure t

Jun 30, 2016
Processed foods by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Processed foods

"Processed Foods helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, 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.

Jun 30, 2016
Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics by Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.

Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics

Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!

Jun 30, 2016
Rainbow by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.

Rainbow

"What is that colorful arc in the sky? It is a rainbow. Rainbows are always pretty to look at, but where do they come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rainbows ..."--

Jun 30, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jun 30, 2016
Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth by Krieger, Emily, author.

Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth

Offers suspicious stories, fishy facts, and dubious lists, encouraging readers to determine which facts are true and which are false.

Jun 30, 2016
School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student

Offers guidance for students to help them do well in school, with tips, tricks, and advice on such topics as organization, studying, paying attention, taking tests, doing projects, and solving problems.

Jun 30, 2016
School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master

Offers advice, tips, and practice to help girls improve in their math skills, as well as guidance on doing homework and taking tests.

Jun 30, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

Shares information about search and rescue operations, including its history, the necessary training, and facts about search and rescue workers.

Jun 26, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jun 30, 2016
Seeing by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Seeing

"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how seeing works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of sight"--

Jun 30, 2016
Smelling by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Smelling

"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how smelling works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of smell"--

Jun 30, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State by

So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State

Jun 30, 2016
So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more! by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more!

"So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry of working with computer code. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are writing code now! Plus, activities, a glossary, and resources put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!"--

Jun 30, 2016
Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs - games, puzzles, & activities for choosing, identifying, & sorting math! by Rosenfeld, Malke, author.

Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs - games, puzzles, & activities for choosing, identifying, & sorting math!

Jun 30, 2016
Space - planets, moons, stars, and more! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Space - planets, moons, stars, and more!

"An introduction to outer space"--

Jun 30, 2016
Space by Holland, Simon, author, editor.

Space

Describes the Earth, the moon, the sun, the planets of the solar system, and other outer space phenomena, and discusses equipment used to explore outer space.

Jun 30, 2016
Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design by Pshednovek, Ariela.

Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design

Jun 30, 2016
Star Wars character encyclopedia by Beecroft, Simon, author.

Star Wars character encyclopedia

"Go on a journey through the Star Wars galaxy, and learn all about its brave heroes and deadly villains. Meet a host of loathsome creatures, weird aliens, and loyal droids from the Star Wars saga"--Back cover.

Jun 30, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jun 30, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jun 30, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 26, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 30, 2016
Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about gardening indoors, discussing how to choose the right tools, start plants from seeds, and follow safety rules, with instructions for creating a plant container and setting up a mini desert garden.

Jun 30, 2016
Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Jun 30, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Take a closer look at. Oil by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Oil

Oil and gas make up nearly half of all the energy we use, but these fuels are being used up. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and fossil fuels? Learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce and replace these fossil fuels. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Jun 30, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle S. 1951-, author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

Jun 30, 2016
The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jun 30, 2016
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jun 30, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jun 30, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jun 30, 2016
The most amazing sports moments of all time by Williams, Doug (Sportswriter), author.

The most amazing sports moments of all time

This title explores the incredible moments in in the world of sports, from Jackie Robinson's debut to Brandi Chastain's World Cup winner, that will be etched in our memories forever. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jun 30, 2016
The most dominant dynasties of all time by Trusdell, Brian, author.

The most dominant dynasties of all time

Describes some of the teams who have managed to create special winning streaks, including the Yankees, the Celtics, and the Bulls.

Jun 30, 2016
The science of a spiral by Yomtov, Nelson.

The science of a spiral

Jun 30, 2016
The three little pigs by Ross, Dev.

The three little pigs

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.

Jun 24, 2016
The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder

Provides a brief history of the ancient Egyptian civilization and discusses the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Jun 30, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

The Underground Railroad

"In the 1800s, the Underground Railroad was a system of secret routes and safe places to hide for Black slaves trying to escape to freedom. This powerful book examines historical evidence, such as slave auction posters, engravings, photographs, and first-person interviews, that either supported slavery or called for its abolition."--

Jun 30, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jun 30, 2016
Time for kids, almanac 2017 by

Time for kids, almanac 2017

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

Jun 30, 2016
Tornadoes by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Tornadoes

"Learn all about tornadoes, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Jun 30, 2016
Trot, pony! by Evans, Shira, author.

Trot, pony!

Introduces wild ponies, including how they live together, where they can be found, and what they eat.

Jun 30, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 30, 2016
U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold! by Alexander, Heather, 1967-

U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold!

"Ranked number one in the world by FIFA after their 2015 World Cup win, the US Women's national soccer team has a long history of firsts. Get to know the team that was the first women's team to have a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in New York in this exciting book"--Publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events by

United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events

Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and

Jun 30, 2016
Volcanic eruptions by Squire, Ann, author.

Volcanic eruptions

Jun 30, 2016
Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics. by

Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics.

Jun 30, 2016
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Jun 30, 2016
Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts. by

Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts.

Jun 30, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jun 30, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jun 30, 2016
What were the Twin Towers? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

What were the Twin Towers?

"Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September

Jun 30, 2016
When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety by Buron, Kari Dunn, author, illustrator.

When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety

An illustrated children's book with tips on how to recognize and cope with anxiety. Expanded 2nd ed. includes teaching ideas for parents and educators and other professionals.--Publisher.

Jun 30, 2016
Where is Alcatraz? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Alcatraz?

Jun 30, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 30, 2016
Who was Alexander the Great? by Waterfield, Kathryn, author.

Who was Alexander the Great?

"Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series! When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many supporters, but they also earned him enemies. This easy-to-read biography offers a fascinating look at the

Jun 30, 2016
Who was Jules Verne? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jules Verne?

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literatu

Jun 30, 2016