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Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Antarctica. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 23, 2016
Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles

"In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would not let anything keep them from spreading the word about equal voting rights for women. Braving blizzard

Aug 23, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Asia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 23, 2016
Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration by Gifford, Clive, author.

Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration

"Uncover the amazing story of astronomy from telescopes in space to outstanding observatories. Learn about the latest space probes, how rockets lift off, and what it's like living in the weightlessness of space. And find out about the remarkable astronauts who have spacewalked their way into history."--

Aug 23, 2016
Australia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Australia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Australia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 23, 2016
Avalanches by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Avalanches

"Learn all about avalanches, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Aug 23, 2016
Badgers after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

Badgers after dark

"Describes the behavior and habitat of badgers"--

Aug 23, 2016
Battleships by Riggs, Kate, author.

Battleships

"A kindergarten-level introduction to battleships, covering their captains, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their decks"--

Aug 23, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun.

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 23, 2016
Beauty & the beast by Craft, Mahlon F., author.

Beauty & the beast

In a glorious castle set deep in a mysterious forest, the tale of a father's fate-filled promise and a daughter's courage unfolds. This story, themed on Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's version first published in France in 1756, is filled with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail.

Aug 23, 2016
Bible lands by Tubb, Jonathan N., author.

Bible lands

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Aug 23, 2016
Big fantastic Earth by Green, Jen, author.

Big fantastic Earth

Have you ever wondered how the incredible landscapes around the world were formed? Learn about some of the most spectacular places on earth and how natural forces have shaped them. Also, find out what types of animals live in these landscapes and what humans are doing to protect them--

Aug 23, 2016
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying

Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Aug 19, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Aug 20, 2016
Black widow spiders by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Black widow spiders

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

Aug 23, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Aug 20, 2016
Blast back! - the American Revolution by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the American Revolution

Presents information on the American Revolution, from how the war started to the pivotal persons, battles, and places during the war, and provides little known facts and trivia on daily life in colonial America.

Aug 23, 2016
Blast back! - the Civil War by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the Civil War

Provides information about the Civil War, from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South.

Aug 23, 2016
Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro. by Sodaro, Craig.

Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro.

"Discusses hot rods, including their history, how they are built and customized, as well as how hot rod owners enjoy their cars with shows and races"--

Aug 19, 2016
BMX freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about BMX freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Aug 19, 2016