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20 fun facts about gas giants by Chiger, Arielle, author.

20 fun facts about gas giants

Sep 21, 2014
20 fun facts about rocky planets by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

20 fun facts about rocky planets

Sep 21, 2014
365 Days of Wonder - Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by Palacio, R. J.

365 Days of Wonder - Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts

"A book of precepts, with one saying for each day, from Auggie's teacher Mr. Brown"--

Sep 21, 2014
365 simple science experiments with everyday materials by Churchill, E. Richard (Elmer Richard)

365 simple science experiments with everyday materials

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

Sep 21, 2014
3D modeling by Zizka, Theo, author.

3D modeling

"Learn how to create computer-generate 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films"--

Sep 21, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
A smart girl's guide, manners - the secret to grace, confidence and being your best by Holyoke, Nancy.

A smart girl's guide, manners - the secret to grace, confidence and being your best

In this book you'll learn--through fun quizzes, advice, and letters from girls like you--that manners aren't about being stuffy, boring, or formal. It gives you the skills you need to handle all kinds of tough and tricky times that will come your way. They give you what it takes to wow the world!

Sep 21, 2014
A to Z sign with me - sign language for the alphabet by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

A to Z sign with me - sign language for the alphabet

Playful stories introduce the American Sign Language signs for animals, foods, and the different activities of a carnival.

Sep 17, 2014
Alabama by Hart, Joyce, 1954-

Alabama

Sep 21, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

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

Sep 21, 2014
Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life?

"When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title."--

Sep 18, 2014
Amazing baseball records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing baseball records

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

Sep 21, 2014
Amazing basketball records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing basketball records

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

Sep 21, 2014
Amazing football records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing football records

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

Sep 21, 2014
America the beautiful by Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929.

America the beautiful

An illustrated edition of the nineteenth-century poem, later set to music, celebrating the beauty of America.

Sep 21, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

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

Sep 21, 2014
Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Sep 21, 2014
Animalium by Broom, Jenny, author.

Animalium

Sep 21, 2014
Anteaters by Gregory, Josh, author.

Anteaters

Sep 21, 2014
Arizona by Somervill, Barbara A.

Arizona

Sep 21, 2014
Arkansas by King, David C.

Arkansas

Sep 21, 2014
Arkansas by Prentzas, G. S.

Arkansas

Sep 21, 2014
Augustus Caesar by Gagne, Tammy.

Augustus Caesar

Augustus Caesar was Rome's first emperor, but exactly how he came to claim that title is a long and exciting story.

Sep 18, 2014
Balto's story by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Balto's story

Sep 21, 2014
Beavers by Gish, Melissa, author.

Beavers

"A scientific look at beavers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their gnawing teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and abundance of the rodents in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Bees by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Bees

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

Sep 21, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

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

Sep 21, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.

Sep 21, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.

Sep 21, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

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

Sep 21, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Sep 21, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A, author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

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

Sep 21, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

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

Sep 21, 2014
Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship by McCollum, Sean, author.

Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship

Sep 21, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles

Bulldozers

Sep 15, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Bulldozers

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

Sep 21, 2014
Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Butterflies

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

Sep 21, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

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

Sep 21, 2014
Childtimes- a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise

Childtimes- a three-generation memoir

Sep 21, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical haracteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
Chinese New Year by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Chinese New Year

Overview: Cultural Holidays investigates holidays all around the world! Each book brings the spirit of a holiday alive with colorful illustrations and provides clear facts about the holiday's special traditions and history. Which holiday will you celebrate next?.

Sep 17, 2014
Chipmunks by Gregory, Josh, author.

Chipmunks

Sep 21, 2014
Collins children's world atlas. by

Collins children's world atlas.

Sep 21, 2014
Colorado - the Centennial State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

Colorado - the Centennial State

Sep 21, 2014
Concrete mixers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Concrete mixers

Sep 21, 2014
Cool creations in 101 pieces by Kenney, Sean, author, illustrator.

Cool creations in 101 pieces

You can build even more models in this follow-up to the author's 'Cool creations in 35 pieces!' Lay out your pieces, follow the simple instructions, tips and techniques, and create the exciting miniatures.

Sep 21, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

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

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crocheting projects, including a bracelet, hat, and clutch.

Sep 21, 2014
Cool kids cook. Fresh & fit by Kid Chef Eliana, 2000-

Cool kids cook. Fresh & fit

"Kid-friendly foods made healthy! Whip up nutritious meals with America's favorite kid chef. Wholesome, fresh, and flavorful ingredients are the centerpiece in these tasty dishes, which include Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry, Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes, and Inside-Out Peach Crumble. Children (and adults!) can prepare these international recipes with ease."--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2014
Cranes by Lennie, Charles, author.

Cranes

Sep 21, 2014
Crazy Animals by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Crazy Animals

Sep 21, 2014
Cybercrime by Gray, Leon, 1974- author.

Cybercrime

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

Sep 21, 2014
Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder

Sep 21, 2014
Delaware by Heinrichs, Ann.

Delaware

Sep 21, 2014
Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas

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

Sep 21, 2014
Digging a hole to heaven - coal miner boys by Nelson, S. D.

Digging a hole to heaven  - coal miner boys

Discusses what life was like for the boys who worked in America's coal mines in the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and shares the story of a young coal miner who endeavors to save miners trapped in a collapsed tunnel.

Sep 21, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that float and those that sink.

Sep 21, 2014
Dolphins by Claybourne, Anna

Dolphins

Sep 21, 2014
Dry in the desert - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Dry in the desert - can science save your life?

"Will Joe be able to survive in the hot, scorching desert? In this exciting survival story, readers journey along with Joe as he searches for water and runs into a desert tribe."--

Sep 21, 2014
Dump trucks by Lennie, Charles, author.

Dump trucks

Sep 21, 2014
E. E. Cummings by Berry, S. L.

E. E. Cummings

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

Sep 21, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

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

Sep 21, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849, author.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Sep 21, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words by Shea, Nicole, author.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words

For over 50 years, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most influential leaders of the women's rights movement of the 1800s. In this book, abundant with interesting photographs and images, readers are given a glimpse of Stanton's public and personal life through her own writings. Her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, work for the women's rights convention of 1848, and connection with the antislavery movement are especially highlighted.

Sep 21, 2014
Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Sep 18, 2014
Everything World War I by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Everything World War I

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

Sep 21, 2014
Excavators by Lennie, Charles, author.

Excavators

Sep 21, 2014
Explore solids and liquids! by Reilly, Kathleen M.

Explore solids and liquids!

"For a kid, watching a solid turn into a liquid or a liquid into a gas is nothing short of magic. In Explore Solids and Liquids! With 25 Great Projects kids experience the wonder of different states of matter. They'll learn what matter is made of, how it can change, and how these interactions really work in our universe. With plenty of activities and projects, young readers gain a solid understanding of the matter they touch, see, feel, and experience every single day."--Page [4] cover.

Sep 18, 2014
Explore with Jacques Cartier by Powell, Marie, author.

Explore with Jacques Cartier

Sep 21, 2014
Explore with Leif Eriksson by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Explore with Leif Eriksson

Sep 21, 2014
Extraordinary Bodies by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Extraordinary Bodies

Sep 21, 2014
Fall leaves by Holland, Loretta.

Fall leaves

"Wordplay with homonyms puts autumn on display and captures the art and science of season change"--

Sep 21, 2014
Find out about ancient Egypt, Rome & Greece - explore the great classical civilizations, with 60 step-by-step projects and 1500 exciting images by Hurdman, Charlotte, author.

Find out about ancient Egypt, Rome & Greece - explore the great classical civilizations, with 60 step-by-step projects and 1500 exciting images

Provides information about ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt, covering such topics as technology, mythology, philosophy, and medicine.

Sep 21, 2014
Flamingos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Flamingos

"A scientific look at flamingos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coloration, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the tropical birds in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Florida - the sunshine state by Hess, Debra, author.

Florida - the sunshine state

Sep 21, 2014
Forest habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Forest habitats

Sep 21, 2014
Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words by Shea, John M., author.

Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words

Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the most powerful and popular U.S. presidents. He was the only one to serve 12 years and was elected four times. As the leader of the nation, he saw the country through an economic depression and World War II. Through primary sources, personal and political writings, and quotations, readers will become familiar with the man behind the famous name, from his early life to his momentous presidency.

Sep 21, 2014
Friends for freedom - the story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass by Slade, Suzanne.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

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

Sep 21, 2014
Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson

Gabby Douglas

Sep 21, 2014
Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger by Feldman, Thea, author.

Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger

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

Sep 21, 2014
Gandhi by Saklani, Juhi, author.

Gandhi

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

Sep 21, 2014
Geckos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Geckos

"A scientific look at geckos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tuberculate skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the vocalizing lizards in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Genetic modification - should humans control nature? by Gray, Leon, 1974-

Genetic modification - should humans control nature?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Georgia by Haywood, Karen Diane.

Georgia

Sep 21, 2014
Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more!

Discusses animal vomit and the many purposes it serves, including scaring and distracting predators, feeds family and neighbors, protects animals from poisoning, and aids with digestion.

Sep 21, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.

Gorillas

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

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Explores Olympic gymnastic history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Bart Conner, "The Magnificent Seven," and Gabby Douglas.

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Explores Olympic skating history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Apolo Ohno, Brian Boitano, and Peggy Fleming.

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic snowboarding by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.

Great moments in Olympic snowboarding

Explores Olympic snowboarding history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Shaun White, Kelly Clark, and Kaitlyn Farrington.

Sep 21, 2014
Greek mythology by Jennings, Ken, 1974-

Greek mythology

Provides facts on the classic myths of the Greeks and Romans, from how Prometheus outsmarted the gods to how Achilles's heel led to his death.

Sep 17, 2014
Guinea pigs by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Guinea pigs

Sep 21, 2014
Guinness world records 2015. by

Guinness world records 2015.

Chronicles the evolution of record breaking while incorporating thousands of new entries, hundreds of new photographs, highlights of classic records, and access to a bonus "See It 3D Augmented Reality" app of interactive digital content.

Sep 21, 2014
Guys read. True stories by

Guys read. True stories

"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys R

Sep 21, 2014
Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead by Shecter, Vicky Alvear, 1961-

Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead

"Hades, the Greek god of the dead, is waiting to take you on a tour of his kingdom in this riveting introduction to Greek mythology. Here you will learn about might gods, terrifying monsters, ancient rites, magic spells, and Furies with bloody talons that can tear a mortal to shreds. But stay close. Only the Dark Lord can guarantee your safety in the underworld. And remember: Do not enter if you are afraid of the dark - or of the dead" -- Cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Hammerhead sharks by Franchino, Vicky.

Hammerhead sharks

Sep 21, 2014
Hard to Believe by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Hard to Believe

Sep 21, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Sep 18, 2014
Hawks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Hawks

"A scientific look at hawks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the hunting raptors in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Helen Keller in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Helen Keller in her own words

Sep 21, 2014
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by Neri, Greg, author.

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

"There's never been anyone like music legend Johnny Cash. His deep voice is instantly recognizable, and his heartfelt songs resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. G. Neri captures Johnny's story in beautiful free verse, portraying an ordinary boy with an extraordinary talent who grew up in extreme poverty, faced incredible challenges, and ultimately found his calling by always being true to the gift of his voice. A. G. Ford's luscious paintings of the dramatic southern landscape of

Sep 21, 2014
Henry Ford in his own words by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Henry Ford in his own words

Sep 21, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with flying objects by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with flying objects

Sep 21, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with musical instruments by Murphy, Maggie.

High-tech DIY projects with musical instruments

Sep 21, 2014
Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family

In this rhyming story accompanied by sign language diagrams, a child enjoys spending time with various family members, including Mommy and Daddy, Auntie Karen and Grandma Rosie, and Baby Jordon and Cousin Nikki.

Sep 17, 2014
Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship by Yates, David, author.

Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship

Details the experiences of a dolphin who was rescued five years after the tailless dolphin, Winter, was rehabilitated by the same group, describing the efforts made by the Clearwater Marine team to save the injured animal they named Hope.

Sep 21, 2014
How do eggs hatch? by Hobbes, Elena.

How do eggs hatch?

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

Sep 21, 2014
How do seeds sprout? by Rhodes, Evan.

How do seeds sprout?

Learn the super secrets of nature.

Sep 21, 2014
How does WiFi work? by Anniss, Matt, author.

How does WiFi work?

Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.

Sep 21, 2014
How electric and hybrid cars work by Hunter, Nick, author.

How electric and hybrid cars work

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

Sep 21, 2014
How renewable energy works by Barker, Geoff, 1963- author.

How renewable energy works

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

Sep 21, 2014
How to Save a Species by Baillie, Marilyn/ Baillie, Jonathan/ Butcher, Ellen

How to Save a Species

Sep 21, 2014
How to Teach Your Baby to Read by Doman, Glenn

How to Teach Your Baby to Read

Sep 21, 2014
Human body by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Human body

Focusing on contemporary and historical developments in the study of human anatomy, this features clear, age appropriate text, photographs, charts, graphics, and 3-D models highlighting the inner workings of our bodies -- from the framework of our skeleton to the millions of tiny cells that make our bodies work. In this updated edition, kids can discover how muscles and joints help us move, find out how x-rays work, see the network of nerves inside the human head and more in a format that makes

Sep 21, 2014
Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Niven, Felicia Lowenstein

Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Sep 21, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

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

Sep 21, 2014
I am Jazz! by Herthel, Jessica, author.

I am Jazz!

Sep 21, 2014
Idaho by Kent, Deborah.

Idaho

Sep 21, 2014
If You Were Me and Lived in... Russia by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived in... Russia

Sep 21, 2014
Iowa by Blashfield, Jean F.

Iowa

Sep 21, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Sep 21, 2014
Is it hard or soft? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it hard or soft?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between hard and soft objects.

Sep 21, 2014
Is it natural or human-made? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it natural or human-made?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between natural materials and products that are made by humans.

Sep 21, 2014
Jack and the beanstalk by Galdone, Paul

Jack and the beanstalk

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

Sep 21, 2014
Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball by Simmons, Matt J.

Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball

Highlights the life and career of an American baseball player who became the first African American to play major league baseball in the modern era.

Sep 18, 2014
Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector

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

Sep 21, 2014
Jellyfish by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Jellyfish

Sep 21, 2014
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio

"The baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio's picture book biography"--

Sep 21, 2014
Kansas by Cannarella, Deborah.

Kansas

Sep 21, 2014
Kansas by King, David C.

Kansas

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

Sep 21, 2014
Kentucky by Gaines, Ann.

Kentucky

Sep 21, 2014
Kids who are changing the world by Jankeliowitch, Anne.

Kids who are changing the world

Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved.

Sep 21, 2014
King Midas and the Golden Touch by Craft, Charlotte

King Midas and the Golden Touch

Sep 21, 2014
Koalas by Riggs, Kate.

Koalas

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

Sep 21, 2014
Ladybugs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Ladybugs

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

Sep 21, 2014
Laff-o-tronic animal jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Laff-o-tronic animal jokes!

A collection of jokes, comics, and gags about animals.

Sep 21, 2014
Laff-o-tronic monster jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Laff-o-tronic monster jokes!

Sep 21, 2014
Laff-o-tronic school jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Laff-o-tronic school jokes!

Sep 21, 2014
Laff-o-tronic sports jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Laff-o-tronic sports jokes!

A collection of jokes, comics, and gags about sports.

Sep 21, 2014
Learn to draw Angry Birds Space by Marroquin-burr, Kristina (ILT)

Learn to draw Angry Birds Space

Provides step-by-step instructions on how to draw the characters from the game, including Super Red, Ice Bird, and Big Bork.

Sep 21, 2014
Learn to draw Disney princess The little mermaid by Disney Storybook Artists (ILT)

Learn to draw Disney princess The little mermaid

Provides step-by-step instruction on how to draw the characters from "The Little Mermaid."

Sep 21, 2014
Lego Ninjago masters of spinjitzu - the visual dictionary by Dolan, Hannah, author.

Lego Ninjago masters of spinjitzu - the visual dictionary

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

Sep 21, 2014
LEGO Star wars. The dark side by Lipkowitz, Daniel, author.

LEGO Star wars. The dark side

"Meet the most villainous minifigures in the Star Wars Galaxy and see the inner workings of Darth Vader's armored suit and Darth Sidious's lightsaber."--Back cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Leif Erikson by Bankston, John, 1974-

Leif Erikson

Sep 17, 2014
Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder by McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a

Sep 21, 2014
Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)

"This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"--

Sep 21, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles

Loaders

Sep 17, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles, author.

Loaders

Sep 21, 2014
Look and Find Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by

Look and Find Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Sep 21, 2014
M is for monster - a fantastic creatures alphabet by Lewis, J. Patrick.

M is for monster - a fantastic creatures alphabet

Sep 21, 2014
Magic tree house survival guide by Osborne, Mary Pope.

Magic tree house survival guide

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

Sep 21, 2014
Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education by Doeden, Matt.

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

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani girl who champions for the right to education in her country, despite being targeted by extremist groups for her actions.

Sep 21, 2014
Malcolm X in his own words by Machajewski, Sarah, author.

Malcolm X in his own words

Sep 21, 2014
Marco Polo by Bankston, John, 1974-

Marco Polo

Details the life and travels of the explorer who journeyed from Italy to China in the thirteenth century and documented his experiences in a revolutionary travel memoir.

Sep 18, 2014
Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection. by Engelbreit, Mary, author, illustrator.

Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection.

A collection of folk and fairy tales includes "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse."

Sep 21, 2014
Mary Poppins in the kitchen - a cookery book with a story by Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Massachusetts - the bay state by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Massachusetts - the bay state

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher by Edwards, Ethan, author.

Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3 by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback

Sep 21, 2014
Minecraft combat handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft combat handbook

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

Sep 21, 2014
Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book

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

Sep 21, 2014
Minnesota - the Land of 10,000 Lakes by Brill, Marlene Targ, author.

Minnesota - the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Sep 21, 2014
Minnesota by Heinrichs, Ann.

Minnesota

Sep 21, 2014
Mississippi by Gaines, Ann.

Mississippi

Sep 21, 2014
Missouri by Blashfield, Jean F.

Missouri

Sep 21, 2014
Missouri by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Missouri

Sep 21, 2014
Montana by Stein, R. Conrad.

Montana

Sep 21, 2014
Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts by Gunderson, Jessica.

Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts

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

Sep 21, 2014
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Davis, Kathryn Gibbs.

Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Sep 21, 2014
National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations by Briggs, Amy.

National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations

"Circle the globe with National Geographic and the Angry Birds as the lovable characters discover and partake in the world's greatest holidays, festivals, and celebrations. The birds will celebrate the Chinese New Year in Beijing before traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. The Angry Birds--and readers--will learn all about cultural traditions around the world and come to understand the rituals and customs that go along with celebrating the biggest events of the year. Archival and modern Nati

Sep 18, 2014
National Geographic kids cookbook - a year-round fun food adventure by Seaver, Barton, author.

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

Documents a year's worth of culinary exploration and cooking, sharing recipes suitable for each month of the year as well as advice for healthy eating, suggestions for food-themed activities, and advice on hosting special occasions.

Sep 21, 2014
Nebraska by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Nebraska

Sep 21, 2014
Nevada by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Nevada

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

Sep 21, 2014
New Hampshire by Kent, Deborah.

New Hampshire

Sep 21, 2014
New Mexico by Bjorklund, Ruth.

New Mexico

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

Sep 21, 2014
New Mexico by Burgan, Michael.

New Mexico

Sep 21, 2014
Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall

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

Sep 21, 2014
Ninjas and samurai - a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 - Night of the ninjas by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
North Dakota by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

North Dakota

Sep 21, 2014
North Dakota by Stille, Darlene R.

North Dakota

Sep 21, 2014
Ohio by Stille, Darlene R.

Ohio

Sep 21, 2014
Oklahoma by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Oklahoma

Sep 21, 2014
Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!) by Lendroth, Susan, author.

Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!)

Sep 17, 2014
On the wing by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

On the wing

"Concise, witty verse and gorgeous illustrations allow readers to marvel up close at more than fifteen birds and make for a book that is sure to be beloved by birders of all ages"--Jacket flap.

Sep 21, 2014
Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations by Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author.

Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations

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

Sep 21, 2014
Oregon by Kent, Deborah.

Oregon

Sep 21, 2014
Oriental shorthair cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Oriental shorthair cats

Introduces Oriental shorthair cats, describes how they were originally bred, and presents information about their physical features, temperament, behavior, and required care.

Sep 21, 2014
Origami / A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Art of Paper Folding by Miles, Lisa.

Origami / A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Art of Paper Folding

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

Sep 21, 2014
P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928-

P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet

An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.

Sep 21, 2014
Panama by Blashfield, Jean F.

Panama

Sep 21, 2014
Pandas by Gish, Melissa.

Pandas

"A look at pandas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their black-and-white fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
Pennsylvania by Somervill, Barbara A.

Pennsylvania

Sep 21, 2014
Playing pro baseball by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Playing pro baseball

Sep 21, 2014
Playing pro basketball by Gitlin, Marty.

Playing pro basketball

Sep 21, 2014
Playing pro football by Bowker, Paul, 1954-

Playing pro football

Sep 21, 2014
Playing pro hockey by Hawkins, Jeff (Sportswriter)

Playing pro hockey

Sep 21, 2014
Pope Francis - the people's pontiff by Machajewski, Sarah.

Pope Francis - the people's pontiff

Sep 21, 2014
Puerto Rico by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Puerto Rico

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

Sep 21, 2014
Puerto Rico by Stille, Darlene R.

Puerto Rico

Sep 21, 2014
Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. by

Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions.

Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from biology and technology to mathematics, history, and popular culture, including innovative map, photographic, and game show quizzes.

Sep 17, 2014
Rainy, sunny, blowy, snowy - what are seasons? by Brocket, Jane.

Rainy, sunny, blowy, snowy - what are seasons?

"Combining simple text with gorgeous photos, the latest addition to the Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts series presents the four seasons"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
Raising a talker - easy activities for birth to age 3! by Zangl, Renate.

Raising a talker - easy activities for birth to age 3!

Sep 21, 2014
Raptor centers / Raptor Centers by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Raptor centers / Raptor Centers

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

Sep 21, 2014
Really, really big questions about science by Cave, Holly, author.

Really, really big questions about science

Combines illustrations, brain teasers, and quirky quotations with philosophical musings to provide answers to such science questions as what is in empty space, what makes something funny, and whether the chicken or the egg came first.

Sep 21, 2014
Rhinoceroses by Gish, Melissa.

Rhinoceroses

Discusses rhinoceroses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their horned noses, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Sep 21, 2014
Rhode Island by Burgan, Michael.

Rhode Island

Sep 21, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015. by

Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015.

The fascinating files of Robert Ripley prove there's nothing stranger than the truth. This bestselling annual edition is back and contains more creepy facts and crazy feats than ever before.

Sep 21, 2014
Roller derby rivals by Macy, Sue.

Roller derby rivals

Shares the story of the first legendary encounter between rival skaters Toughie Brasuhn and Gerry Murray on the roller debry track at the dawn of televised sports.

Sep 21, 2014
Russian Blue cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Russian Blue cats

Provides information about Russian Blue cats, including traits, coat, care, and feeding.

Sep 21, 2014
Sally Ride - life on a mission by Macy, Sue.

Sally Ride - life on a mission

"Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom"--

Sep 21, 2014
Saudi Arabia by Yomtov, Nelson.

Saudi Arabia

Sep 21, 2014
Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures by Carstairs, Sue

Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

Sep 21, 2014
Science--not just for scientists! - easy explorations for young children by Ardizzone, Leonisa, 1968- author.

Science--not just for scientists! - easy explorations for young children

Sep 21, 2014
Scotland by Yomtov, Nelson.

Scotland

Sep 21, 2014
Sea turtles by Gish, Melissa, author.

Sea turtles

"A scientific look at sea turtles, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protection of the swimming reptiles in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Seals by Gregory, Josh, author.

Seals

Sep 21, 2014
Seeking giant sharks - a shark diver's quest for whale sharks, basking sharks, and manta rays by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Shark by MacQuitty, Miranda, author.

Shark

"Dive into the fascinating world of sharks--from the tiny dwarf dogfish to the ferocious great white"--Cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Side-by-side baseball stars - comparing pro baseball's greatest players by Chandler, Matt.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Side-by-side football stars - comparing pro football's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Side-by-side hockey stars - comparing pro hockey's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Gonzales, Doreen

Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Sep 21, 2014
Sitting Bull In His Own Words by McDonnell, Julia, 1979- author.

Sitting Bull In His Own Words

Sep 21, 2014
Skydiver - saving the fastest bird in the world by Godkin, Celia, author.

Skydiver - saving the fastest bird in the world

Sep 21, 2014
So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions

Playful stories in simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for feelings and emotions.

Sep 17, 2014
So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design by Wooster, Patricia.

So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design

A guide to landing a dream job in fashion and design profiles industry career opportunities, from clothing design and fashion photography to models and colorists, sharing inspiring true stories, activity suggestions, and helpful resources.

Sep 21, 2014
Soldering by Nelson, David Erik, author.

Soldering

Sep 21, 2014
South Carolina by Somervill, Barbara A.

South Carolina

Sep 21, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

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

Sep 21, 2014
South Dakota by Burgan, Michael.

South Dakota

Sep 21, 2014
Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

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

Traces the life and work of the nineteenth-century celebrity photographer, detailing her privileged childhood, her presence in the bohemian salons of England, and her staging of sophisticated tableaux based on literature and myth.

Sep 21, 2014
Star wars rebels - the visual gude by Bray, Adam, author.

Star wars rebels - the visual gude

A companion to the new animated series features key scenes and iconic moments while offering insight into the rebel legion, sharing facts about favorite characters, weapons, vehicles, and locations.

Sep 21, 2014
Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations

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

Sep 21, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil.

Steven Spielberg

Sep 21, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Sep 18, 2014
Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.

Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do

Explores the human body, presenting information on the framework, systems, and senes of the body and how they work.

Sep 18, 2014
Super Human encyclopedia - discover the amazing things your body can do by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.

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

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

Sep 21, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Sep 21, 2014
Swept away by the storm by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Sep 21, 2014
Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

Sep 21, 2014
Take away the A - an alphabeast of a book! by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970-

Take away the A - an alphabeast of a book!

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

Sep 21, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Sep 21, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

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

Sep 21, 2014
Tennessee by Somervill, Barbara A.

Tennessee

Sep 21, 2014
Tent caterpillars by Linde, Barbara, author.

Tent caterpillars

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

Sep 21, 2014
Thailand by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Thailand

Sep 21, 2014
The $25,000 flight - how Lindbergh set a daring record... by Houran, Lori Haskins.

The $25,000 flight - how Lindbergh set a daring record...

Documents the efforts by numerous teams during the 1920s to claim a large monetary prize for the first successful airplane flight from New York to Paris, describing the historic achievement of early aviation hero Charles Lindbergh.

Sep 21, 2014
The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.

The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature

Introduces the seasons, weather, animals, plants, the earth, machines, matter, energy, and related topics.

Sep 21, 2014
The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure by Doeden, Matt.

The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure

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

Sep 21, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Presents a traditional Inuit origin story of how the narwhal came to exist.

Sep 21, 2014
The building of the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

The building of the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure

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

Sep 21, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Sep 21, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine F. (Catherine Frances)

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Sep 21, 2014
The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people by Nagle, Jeanne, author.

The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people

Sep 21, 2014
The dandelion seed's big dream by Anthony, Joseph (Joseph Patrick)

The dandelion seed's big dream

A seed dreams of becoming a dandelion.

Sep 21, 2014
The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Sep 18, 2014
The fox went out on a chilly night by

The fox went out on a chilly night

A traditional folk song which tells of the exciting chase that ensues when Mr. Fox raids the farm in order to feed his family.

Sep 21, 2014
The industrial revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The industrial revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities

"This blend of authoritative historic overview and human interest stories recounts one of the most important eras in American history This educational activity book introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution through the people, places, andinventions of the time, from the incredibly wealthy Rockefellers and Carnegies and the dingy and dangerous factories of the day to the creation of new forms of transportation and communication. By recounting this fascinating period in American hi

Sep 21, 2014
The kid's guide to exploring nature by Smith, Marilyn, 1959- author.

The kid's guide to exploring nature

Sep 21, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

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

Sep 21, 2014
The legend of Atlantis by Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

The legend of Atlantis

Describes the ancient legend about a beautiful and wealthy island city, its destruction by an angry god, and the continuing attempts by generations of explorers to find some trace of a real site.

Sep 21, 2014
The little mermaid and other fishy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author.

The little mermaid and other fishy tales

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

Sep 21, 2014
The Mayflower by Greenwood, Mark, 1958-

The Mayflower

Describes the transatlantic journey taken by the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, detailing their hardships until they reached their destination in the New World.

Sep 21, 2014
The moon shines down by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

The moon shines down

From the lost manuscripts of renowned children's author Brown, this bedtime story is based on the classic New England Sampler prayer, God Bless the Moon and God Bless Me. The poetic verse of the text shows a child praying for God's blessing on children in different parts of the world and themselves as the moon shines down on them all.

Sep 21, 2014
The Philippines by Oleksy, Walter G., 1930-

The Philippines

Sep 21, 2014
The pied piper of Hamelin by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author.

The pied piper of Hamelin

The Pied Piper pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children as well.

Sep 21, 2014
The prairie that nature built by Lorbiecki, Marybeth.

The prairie that nature built

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

Sep 21, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

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

Sep 21, 2014
The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness? by Landau, Elaine.

The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness?

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

Sep 21, 2014
The science of earthquakes by Anniss, Matt.

The science of earthquakes

Learn all about the science and the effects of earthquakes.

Sep 21, 2014
The secret soldier - the story of Deborah Sampson by McGovern, Ann.

The secret soldier - the story of Deborah Sampson

A brief biography of the woman who disguised herself as a man and joined the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Sep 21, 2014
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

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

Sep 21, 2014
The twelve dancing princesses by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

The twelve dancing princesses

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning.

Sep 17, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Introduces the U.S. Army of World War II, describing how soldiers were trained for combat, the kinds of jobs they had, and some of the challenges they faced.

Sep 21, 2014
The ultimate fairy guide by Meadows, Daisy, author.

The ultimate fairy guide

A fan's reference to the "Rainbow Magic" series profiles one hundred fifty favorite fairy characters, listing their best friends, hobbies, preferences, and unique powers.

Sep 21, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Sep 17, 2014
The weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The weapons of World War II

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

Sep 21, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Sep 17, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Sep 18, 2014
Time for kids almanac 2015. by Time Home Entertainment Inc. (COR)

Time for kids almanac 2015.

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

Sep 21, 2014
Tiny creatures - the world of microbes by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.

Tiny creatures - the world of microbes

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do.

Sep 21, 2014
To this day - for the bullied and beautiful by Koyczan, Shane.L., 1976- author.

To this day - for the bullied and beautiful

Sep 21, 2014
Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories by dePaola, Tomie

Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories

Sep 21, 2014
Tony Hawk by Scheff, Matt, author.

Tony Hawk

A biography of skateboarder Tony Hawk, details his childhood, professional history, and achievements.

Sep 21, 2014
Train your brain to be a math genius / Your Brilliant Brain and How to Train It by Goldsmith, Michael.

Train your brain to be a math genius / Your Brilliant Brain and How to Train It

Uses examples to demonstrate how everyday kids unwittingly use math skills, providing activities and puzzles as well as facts and profiles of math geniuses.

Sep 21, 2014
Turkey by Orr, Tamra.

Turkey

Sep 21, 2014
Ultimate Guide to Pro Hockey Teams 2014 by Frederick, Shane

Ultimate Guide to Pro Hockey Teams 2014

Sep 21, 2014
Underground habitats by Ringstad, Arnold.

Underground habitats

Explores underground habitats, including underground weather, special plants and animals, and current threats to underground habitats. --Publisher's description.

Sep 21, 2014
Understanding Palestine today by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Understanding Palestine today

Sep 21, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Sep 21, 2014
Utah by Kent, Deborah.

Utah

Sep 21, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

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

Sep 21, 2014
Vermont by Heinrichs, Ann.

Vermont

Sep 21, 2014
Viva Frida by Morales, Yuyi, author, illustrator.

Viva Frida

Sep 21, 2014
Washington by Stein, R. Conrad.

Washington

Sep 21, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Washington, D.C.

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

Sep 21, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Kent, Deborah.

Washington, D.C.

Sep 21, 2014
We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

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

Sep 21, 2014
Web Design with HTML5 by Van Lent, Colleen.

Web Design with HTML5

Provides information on how to create Web pages using HyperText Markup Language, covering such topics as the three main components of Web sites, common tags, page formatting, and publishing pages on the Internet.

Sep 21, 2014
West Virginia by Heinrichs, Ann.

West Virginia

Sep 21, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick.

West Virginia

Sep 21, 2014
Whales by Gish, Melissa.

Whales

"A look at whales, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their streamlined bodies, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

"Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Sep 21, 2014
Why do animals hibernate? by Ulinski, Michael.

Why do animals hibernate?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Why does the sun set? by Miller, Violet, 1982-

Why does the sun set?

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

Sep 21, 2014
Wild horses by Gish, Melissa, author.

Wild horses

"A scientific look at wild horses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their manes, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the swift equids in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Winter by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Winter

Learn about winter and how it affects animals and people.

Sep 21, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Sep 21, 2014
Wolverines by Gish, Melissa, author.

Wolverines

"A scientific look at wolverines, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and limited range of the hungry weasels in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
World War II by Isserman, Maurice.

World War II

Provides an account of World War I which erupted in 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, discusses the objectives and strategies of the combatants, examines the reasons the United States joined the fight, looks at key battles and leaders, and considers the significance of the conflict.

Sep 21, 2014
Wyoming by Petreycik, Rick.

Wyoming

Sep 21, 2014
Wyoming by Prentzas, G. S.

Wyoming

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics!

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

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without books! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without books!

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

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

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

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without clean water by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without clean water

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

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without electricity! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

You wouldn't want to live without electricity!

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

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without toilets! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without toilets!

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

Sep 21, 2014