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Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Sylvia Earle, and her work to protect oceans and ocean life. It covers Earle's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work."--

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 2014
Take away the A by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970-

Take away the A

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.

Oct 24, 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

The story of British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and her exotic bohemian life.

Oct 24, 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"--

Oct 24, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil, author.

Steven Spielberg

Oct 24, 2014
Time for kids, almanac 2015 by

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.

Oct 24, 2014
Tony Hawk by Scheff, Matt, author.

Tony Hawk

A brief overview of the life and career of professional skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Oct 24, 2014
Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Yoo, Paula, author.

Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank

"A biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who from a young age was determined to make difference in the world and eventually revolutionized global antipoverty efforts by developing the innovative economic concept of micro-lending. Includes an afterword and author's sources"--

Oct 24, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Oct 24, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 2014
Train your brain to be a math genius by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-

Train your brain to be a math genius

In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 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.

Oct 24, 2014
Oriental shorthair cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Oriental shorthair cats

Oct 24, 2014