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My Arabic alphabet book - the language of the Quran. by My Arabic alphabet book - the language of the Quran.

Nov 29, 2016
Women who changed the world - 50 amazing Americans by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Women who changed the world - 50 amazing Americans

In Women Who Changed the World, you'll meet fifty of the most influential and inspirational American women who had a lasting impact on our nation and the world. Starting with some of America's "Founding Mothers" like Pocahontas and Abigail Adams, and continuing up to the present day with game changers like Hillary Clinton, Oprah, and Misty Copeland, the book features a unique and diverse cast from all walks of life. With a mix of photographs and quirky illustrations, Women Who Changed the World

Nov 30, 2016
Wildlife photographer by Somervill, Barbara A, author. Wildlife photographer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a wildlife photographer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Nov 30, 2016
Where is the Great Barrier Reef? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. Where is the Great Barrier Reef?

"In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef--big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects of climate change but this fascinating book shows this spectacular part of our planet." --

Nov 30, 2016
Where is Stonehenge? by Kelley, True, author. Where is Stonehenge?

"Where is Stonehenge? That's an easy question to answer. It sits on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. But what is the meaning of these strange circles of stones? Was Stonehenge a religious site to honor the dead? Or a sacred place of healing? Or perhaps an astrological calendar? These are much harder questions to answer. However, in an engaging and easy-to-read account, True Kelley puts forth all theories--past as well as current ones--about Stonehenge and the people who four thousand yea

Nov 30, 2016
Wampanoag by Stanley, Joseph, author. Wampanoag

Introduction the the Wampanoag Indians.

Nov 30, 2016
Toucans by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Toucans

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

Nov 30, 2016
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking by Cornell, Kari A., author. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking

"Stephen Hawking studies black holes, gravity, and the universe. He has written books for children and adults. Learn how Hawking's determination and love of math and science have made him a successful and well-known scientist."--

Nov 30, 2016
Sports jokes, riddles, and games by Rodger, Anne-Marie, author. Sports jokes, riddles, and games

What can you serve but never eat? A volleyball! When your team is down and out, sometimes the only thing you have is humor. Using sports jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, this riotous book helps readers learn how to understand the culture of humor and how to use it in their own writing.

Nov 30, 2016
Social lives of lions by Riley, Elliot, author. Social lives of lions

Describes how lions interact and express themselves.

Nov 30, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state by Price, Nelson, author. So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state

A collection of fascinating topics and tidbits about the state of Indiana, many not found in standard textbooks. The information is culturally inclusive, and engaging and celebratory, while providing a lasting legacy for readers of all ages.

Nov 30, 2016
Science encyclopedia - atom smashing, food chemistry, animals, space, and more! by Science encyclopedia - atom smashing, food chemistry, animals, space, and more!

Nov 30, 2016
Ruling the court - basketball's biggest wins by Winters, Jaime. Ruling the court - basketball's biggest wins

Nov 30, 2016
Robotics in the real world by Koontz, Robin Michal, author. Robotics in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of robotics, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Nov 30, 2016
A primary source history of the War of 1812 by Micklos, John, author. A primary source history of the War of 1812

What was it like to be part of the War of 1812? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Nov 30, 2016
North American river otter by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. North American river otter

Nov 30, 2016
My name is James Madison Hemings by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. My name is James Madison Hemings

Nov 30, 2016
Mars exploration rovers - an interactive space exploration adventure by Kortenkamp, Steve, author. Mars exploration rovers - an interactive space exploration adventure

"Explores various perspectives on exploration of Mars by rovers. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Nov 30, 2016
Les animaux - an introduction to commonly used French words and phrases about animal friends, with more than 425 lively photographs by Leroy-Bennett, Véronique, author. Les animaux - an introduction to commonly used French words and phrases about animal friends, with more than 425 lively photographs

Nov 30, 2016
Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece - an interactive mythological adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece in You Choose format"--

Nov 30, 2016

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