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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 23, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil.

Steven Spielberg

Sep 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2014
Look and Find Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by

Look and Find Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Sep 23, 2014
Childtimes- a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise

Childtimes- a three-generation memoir

Sep 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2014