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Vietnam by Seah, Audrey, 1958- author.

Vietnam

Explores the geography, history, culture and beliefs of Vietnam and its people.

May 21, 2015
Virginia - The Old Dominion State by Sullivan, Laura L.

Virginia - The Old Dominion State

May 21, 2015
Vladimir Putin - Russian leader by Sylvan, Lu, author.

Vladimir Putin - Russian leader

Details the life and career of the Russian leader, discussing his childhood, how he got started in politics, and his handling of crises.

May 28, 2015
Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees by Prévot, Franck, 1968-

Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

May 24, 2015
Washington - the Evergreen State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Washington - the Evergreen State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Washington.

May 21, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda, author.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

May 28, 2015
What If a Stranger Approaches You? by Guard, Anara

What If a Stranger Approaches You?

May 28, 2015
What was D-Day? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

What was D-Day?

"In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, an armada of 7,000 ships carrying 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. Up until then the Allied forces had suffered serious defeats, yet D-Day, as the invasion was called, spelled the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany and the Third Reich. Readers will dive into the heart of the action and discover how it was planned and carried out and how it overwhelmed the Germans who had been tricked into thinking the attack would

May 28, 2015
What's great about Washington, DC? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Washington, DC?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Washington, DC, including the National Museum of Natural History, Cherry Blossom Festival, and the White House.

May 28, 2015
When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981- author.

When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable

The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

May 28, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa. by Naidoo, Beverley.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa.

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

May 28, 2015
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

May 28, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Jacques Cousteau?

Examines the life and accomplishments of the oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.

May 28, 2015
Who was Winston Churchill? by Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Who was Winston Churchill?

Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

May 28, 2015
Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals by Johnson, Jinny, 1949-

Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals

Presents the main groups within the animal kingdom -- mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates -- and reveals the similarities and differences between the animals within each group.

May 28, 2015
Women inventors by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Women inventors

Profiles such famous women inventors as Margaret Knight, Stephanie Kwolek, and Patsy Sherman.

May 28, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woodpeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

May 28, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

May 21, 2015
YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim by Wooster, Patricia.

YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

Discusses the creators of Youtube, including how they met, their early ideas for the website, and what they are currently doing with their lives.

May 28, 2015
Zlatan by Illugi Jökulsson.

Zlatan

"A complete profile of Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Includes information about his childhood, a record of his famous goals, his successes and disappointments with Barcelona, his family and a discussion of his future as a living legend"--

May 28, 2015