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Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Sep 3, 2015
Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Cole, Joanna/ Bracken, Carolyn (ILT)/ Jackson, Tom (TRN)

Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 28, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Sep 3, 2015
Walt Disney - animator & founder by Hansen, Grace, author.

Walt Disney - animator & founder

Get a glimpse into the life of Walt Disney and his innovative contributions to animation and film.

Sep 3, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Sep 3, 2015
What was Hurricane Katrina? by Koontz, Robin Michal.

What was Hurricane Katrina?

Offers easy-to-read accounts of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico.

Sep 3, 2015
What you need to know about cancer by Forest, Chris, author.

What you need to know about cancer

"Introduces readers to cancer, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and the personal experience"--

Sep 3, 2015
When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis by Winchester, Simon, author.

When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis

"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--

Sep 3, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Who is Malala Yousafzai? by Brown, Dinah, author.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Sep 3, 2015
Who is Richard Branson? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who is Richard Branson?

Details the life and career of the trend-setting, thrill-seeking businessman famous for founding the Virgin Group.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Beatrix Potter? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Beatrix Potter?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for her Peter Rabbit stories.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Ben Franklin? by Fradin, Dennis B.

Who was Ben Franklin?

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

Chronicles the life and work of the famous nineteenth-century American author whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was J.R.R. Tolkien?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb's discovery, as well as myths and stories of mummy curses.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Highlights the life of the boy pharaoh, describes the process by which his body and his tomb were prepared for the afterlife, and describes the search and excavation of his tomb in 1922.

Sep 1, 2015
Who was Mother Teresa? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Mother Teresa?

Presents the life of an Albanian girl, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became known as Mother Teresa and spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? by Anastasio, Dina, author.

Who was Steve Irwin?

Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Sep 3, 2015