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Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino! by Todd, Sylvia, author.

Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino!

In this super fun book, Sylvia teaches you to understand Arduino microcontroller programming by inventing an adjustable strobe and two digital musical instruments you can play! Along the way, you'll learn a lot about electronics, coding, science, and engineering.

Jul 28, 2015
Tanks by Morey, Allan.

Tanks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the parts of tanks that help keep the crew safe when they go into battle"--

Jul 28, 2015
Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart by Heatley, Michael, author.

Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart

Chronicles the life, work, and popularity of the American country and pop singer known for her versatile performances and such songs as "Shake it off."

Jul 28, 2015
Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds

National Geographic Kids and Temple Run have teamed up to bring you real-life facts and information about how the ancients lived. This book is jam-packed with amazing places, fun facts, glittering treasures, cool animals, history's mysteries, and more from over 10 ancient cultures! Also includes stories of real-life adventure and discoveries by National Geographic explorers.

Jul 28, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

Jul 28, 2015
The 12 most amazing American battles by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American battles

Includes facts on U.S. battlefield history including the American Revolution, the Texas Revolution, the Plains Wars, the American Civil War, and World War II.

Jul 28, 2015
The 12 most amazing American inventions by Rowell, Rebecca.

The 12 most amazing American inventions

Includes facts on the top 12 inventions of America, from the lightbulb to basketball and blue jeans to the personal computer.

Jul 28, 2015
The Amazon by Jackson, Tom, 1953- author.

The Amazon

Introduces the Amazon River and the rain forest that surrounds it, describing their physical characteristics and the plants and animals that live there, and discusses its people, their history, economic and social conditions, and other details.

Jul 24, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Jul 28, 2015
The call of the osprey by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

The call of the osprey

"A stunning addition to the Scientists in the Field series that explores mercury pollution found in the rivers and streams of Western Montana that might cause harm to humans--and the extinction of the entire osprey species."--

Jul 28, 2015
The explosive story of fireworks! by Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author.

The explosive story of fireworks!

"In this book readers will learn all about how fireworks were invented in China over 2,000 years ago, how Queen Elizabeth I created a special honor for the person who created the best fireworks, and much more!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-sun, author.

The flying birds

Explains basic multiplication concepts through the story of an old carpenter who is inspired to build birdhouses and uses math to help him make decisions throughout the building process.

Jul 28, 2015
The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad

Describes the various types of work people did on railroads, and gives examples of some of the work songs they sang, particularly gandy dancers, the crews that worked on the tracks, many of whom were African Americans.

Jul 28, 2015
The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli/ Tallardy, Laura (ILT)

The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Jul 28, 2015
The greatest hockey records by Doeden, Matt.

The greatest hockey records

"Short stories and tables of statistics describe the history and greatest records of the National Hockey League"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jul 25, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs

Journeying back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Ms. Frizzle's class learns all about these creatures, including their life cycle, diet, physical characteristics, behaviors, and extinction.

Jul 28, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents insects by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents insects

Introduces facts about insects, including the life cycle of butterflies, how crickets communicate, and how ants work together in a community.

Jul 28, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents polar animals by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

The Magic School Bus presents polar animals

Mrs. Frizzle introduces some of the amazing animals who inhabit the Arctic and Antarctic regions, and explains how they have adapted to their icy homes.

Jul 28, 2015
The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales by Hua Long, illustrator.

The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales

An illustrated collection of twelve well-known myths, legends and fables from China and East Asia adapted for younger readers.

Jul 28, 2015