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High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers

Discusses the history of microcontrollers and shares a selection of projects that use littleBits and Arduino to demonstrate their inner workings and capabilities.

Mar 2, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers

Discusses the history of microcontrollers and shares a selection of projects that use littleBits and Arduino to demonstrate their inner workings and capabilities.

Mar 3, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

Introduces the discipline of robotics, describing the history of making robots, how they function, and how to get interested in building robots.

Mar 3, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

Offers a general introduction to hiking, looking at what it is, where people hike, hiking equipment, and hiking safety.

Mar 3, 2015
Hippos Are Huge! by London, Jonathan/ Trueman, Matthew (ILT)

Hippos Are Huge!

Feb 27, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Feb 25, 2015
Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world by Moberg, Julia, author.

Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world

Offers rhyming entries on animals from throughout history that have achieved celebrity or historical significance, from Ramses II's lioness and Alexander the Great's war horse Bucephalus, to Paul the match-predicting octopus and Cairo the Navy SEAL dog.

Mar 3, 2015
History of the Great Lakes by Jankowski, Emily

History of the Great Lakes

Mar 3, 2015
Horses in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Horses in American history

Discusses the use of horses in American history, including their roles in transportation, war, and leisure activities.

Mar 3, 2015
How do animals help plants reproduce? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do animals help plants reproduce?

Examines the closely linked relationships at work in the pollination process, from the flowers that make the food to the bees and other animals who carry the pollen.

Mar 3, 2015
How do meat-eating plants catch their food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do meat-eating plants catch their food?

Explores the world of carnivorous plants, explaining how and why these plants trap insects and other prey.

Mar 3, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Mar 3, 2015
How do plants make and spread their seeds? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make and spread their seeds?

Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

Mar 3, 2015
How do plants make their own food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make their own food?

Explains how plants receive nutrients and what happens when they are not fulfilled, discusses how they contribute to the environment, and describes how they fit into the cycle of life on Earth.

Mar 3, 2015
Hummingbirds by Otfinoski, Steven.

Hummingbirds

A basic introduction to hummingbirds discusses their habitat, behaviors, life cycle, and anatomy, with information on how to identify and observe these birds.

Mar 3, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

Offers a general introduction to hunting, looking at what it is, where people hunt, the different types of game animals, the different types of hunting, and safety.

Mar 3, 2015
Hunting with rifles by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with rifles

Mar 3, 2015
Hunting with shotguns by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with shotguns

Mar 3, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

Offers advice to children on how to deal with feelings of shyness, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding ways to gain self-confidence and interact with other people.

Feb 26, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

"Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book [is intended to] help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident"--Amazon.com.

Mar 3, 2015