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Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun. Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Sep 23, 2016
Volcanoes by Meister, Cari, author. Volcanoes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind volcanoes, including where and why volcanoes happen and how to stay safe when the mountain spews fire. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--

Sep 27, 2016
Inside the bones by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the bones

Explains how the human skeleton works, including compact bone, spongy bone, and bone marrow.

Sep 27, 2016
Dyslexia by Squire, Ann, author. Dyslexia

"Learn all about dyslexia, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated."--

Sep 28, 2016
Diego Rivera by Venezia, Mike. Diego Rivera

Introduces the life and work of the twentieth-century Mexican painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 28, 2016
Cuba by Gregory, Joy, author. Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 28, 2016
Colombia by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Colombia

Introduces Colombia, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 28, 2016
Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults by Ives, Rob, author. Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults

"Use up spare parts or forgotten items from the garage to build your own miniature siege engine! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 28, 2016
Germany by Corbett, Sean, author. Germany

Introduces Germany, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 28, 2016
Frida Kahlo by Venezia, Mike, author. Frida Kahlo

Discusses the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, including her childhood, her art, and her marriage to Diego Rivera.

Sep 28, 2016
United States by Murray, Julie, 1969- United States

Introduces the United States, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, occupations, and culture.

Sep 28, 2016
United Kingdom by Wiseman, Blaine, author. United Kingdom

Introduces United Kingdom, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 28, 2016
The science of race cars - studying forces and motion by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of race cars - studying forces and motion

Uses race cars to explain force and motion, including such concepts as inertia, aerodynamics, and centripetal force.

Sep 28, 2016
The science of music - discovering sound by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of music - discovering sound

Uses music to explain sound, including such concepts as waves, frequency, and amplitude.

Sep 28, 2016
Saving money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Saving money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to saving money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 28, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 28, 2016
Rays by Gish, Melissa, author. Rays

"A look at rays, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flat, flexible skeletons, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their wide range of hunting tactics in the world today"--

Sep 28, 2016
Quotation marks and apostrophes by Riggs, Kate, author. Quotation marks and apostrophes

"An illustrated guide to the punctuation marks known as quotation marks and apostrophes, including descriptions and examples of how to properly use them in quotes and in showing possession and contraction"--

Sep 28, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Play-Doh.

Sep 28, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Sep 28, 2016