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From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings by O'Kelley, Mattie Lou.

From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings

Twenty-eight paintings illustrate the author's childhood in rural Georgia.

May 30, 2016
Glowworms by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen, author.

Glowworms

"Glowworms are special kinds of beetles that make their own light. They do this through a cool chemical reaction that takes place in their bodies. Readers learn fascinating facts about these insects through informative text as well as engaging fact boxes. Science concepts such as life cycles are presented in fun ways as readers explore the lives of glowworms and see detailed photographs of these insects. What's the difference between a glowworm and a firefly? The answer is waiting for readers to

May 30, 2016
Hamlet by McKeown, Adam (Adam N.)

Hamlet

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about treachery and murder in the kingdom of Denmark. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions.

May 30, 2016
Handbook for Storytime Programs by Freeman, Judy

Handbook for Storytime Programs

May 26, 2016
Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller

An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

May 30, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

This adorable book looks at the bond between animal mothers and their offspring, from protective Mommy polar bears to playful orang-utans. Fascinating facts about parenthood in the animal kingdom will captivate young readers, for example did you know elephant calves are raised by their mothers and grandmothers? Cute photographs and easy-to-read text make this perfect for young readers. I Love Mom provides the perfect opportunity for parents and children to read together and explore the subject o

May 28, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Daytona 500

May 30, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the Olympics

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).

May 28, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

May 30, 2016
Inventing the skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Inventing the skateboard

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the skateboard's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

May 28, 2016
LEGO friends character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

LEGO friends character encyclopedia

A fan's reference to LEGO friends sets and mini-dolls profiles such favorites as Mia, Stephanie, and Andrea, revealing their likes and dislikes, cool outfits, pets, hobbies, vehicles, activities, and secrets.

May 30, 2016
Leopards by St. Pierre, Stephanie.

Leopards

Describes the physical characteristics, natural environment, and habits of leopards.

May 26, 2016
M is for money - an economics alphabet by Shoulders, Debbie, author.

M is for money - an economics alphabet

Uses examples, scenarios, and rhymes to explain complex monetary ideas ranging from taxes to supply and demand.

May 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

"In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world|s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation."--

May 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

May 30, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate! by McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate!

"Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day"--Provided by publisher.

May 26, 2016
Money math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Money math

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

May 30, 2016
Monsters and other mythical creatures by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

Monsters and other mythical creatures

May 30, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016