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Patient zero - solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

Patient zero - solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics

Follows the work of the men and women who solved the mystery of seven killer epidemics, including yellow fever, typhoid, and ebola.

Jul 30, 2015
Patterns in the jungle by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Patterns in the jungle

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using jungle landscape as a guide."--

Jul 25, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix.

Paul Gauguin

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Paul Gauguin, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Jul 30, 2015
Pinstripe pride - the inside story of the New York Yankees by Appel, Martin.

Pinstripe pride - the inside story of the New York Yankees

"Get the complete story of the Yankees, from Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter--with twenty-seven World Championships in between--in this middle grade adaptation of "Pinstripe Empire," a celebrated adult nonfiction tome from author and former Yankees PR director ..."--

Jul 24, 2015
Plants and animals of the Great Lakes by LaPlante, Walter, author.

Plants and animals of the Great Lakes

Jul 30, 2015
Pokémon deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Pokémon deluxe essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokémon.

Shares facts on over seven hundred Poke´mon and includes information on the new Kalos characters and the Mega Evolved Poke´mon.

Jul 30, 2015
Polio by Grayson-Jones, Timothy.

Polio

Traces the history of polio, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Jul 30, 2015
Praying mantises by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Praying mantises

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how praying mantises defend themselves from predators and hunt other bugs for food. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 30, 2015
Prefixes and suffixes by Murray, Kara, author.

Prefixes and suffixes

Prefixes and suffixes are the building blocks of more complex words that young readers begin to encounter as they move up in grade level. This age-appropriate text teaches readers how to recognize words and decipher unfamiliar ones, an essential word analysis skill. Students will learn how to build complex words using prefixes and suffixes, and will delight seeing how their vocabulary grows with each newly created word. Helpful language charts, a quiz question on each spread, engaging visuals, a

Jul 30, 2015
Prehistoric predators by Switek, Brian, author.

Prehistoric predators

Jul 24, 2015
Pugs by Barnes, Nico.

Pugs

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of pugs.

Jul 30, 2015
Pulling back the curtain on magic by Higginson, Sheila Sweeny, 1966- author.

Pulling back the curtain on magic

"Did you know that every time a magician uses sleight of hand, he is secretly tracking your eye movements at the same time? How does a magician make a dove appear out of thin air? Amaze your friends with the secrets you learn in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2015
Python for Kids for Dummies by Scott, Brendan

Python for Kids for Dummies

Jul 30, 2015
Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story

"A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Jul 24, 2015
Rabbits by Meister, Cari, author.

Rabbits

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet rabbit"--

Jul 30, 2015
Racehorses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Racehorses

Discusses various types of racing horses, styles of riding, events, dress and grooming, and equipment.

Jul 30, 2015
Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Jul 30, 2015
Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866 by Goble, Paul.

Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866

Describes the defeat of the Civil War veteran Captain Fetterman against the Lakota chief Red Cloud in 1866 and the peace truce which gave the Lakota Indians control over the Bozeman Trail in Wyoming, as told through the eyes of a fictional character, Brave Eagle.

Jul 25, 2015
Red pandas by Marsh, Laura F., author.

Red pandas

Provides information about red pandas, including their diet, life cycle, physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitat.

Jul 30, 2015
Redstone Handbook - An Official Mojang Book by Farwell, Nick

Redstone Handbook - An Official Mojang Book

Jul 27, 2015