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The littlest giant - the story of Vamana by Greene, Joshua, 1950- author.

The littlest giant - the story of Vamana

Retells a myth found in the Bhagavata Purana in which Vamana, one of the avatars of Vishnu, teaches King Bali a lesson about greed.

Apr 18, 2014
The Louisiana Purchase by Lynette, Rachel.

The Louisiana Purchase

Provides details about the Louisiana Purchase.

Apr 16, 2014
The Moon by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

The Moon

Introduces the Moon, discussing its phases, composition, surface, eclipses, and role in Earth's tides.

Apr 18, 2014
The official DC super hero cookbook / 50+ Simple, Tasty Recipes by Mead, Matthew, author.

The official DC super hero cookbook / 50+ Simple, Tasty Recipes

Presents more than fifty recipes for snacks, meals, drinks, and desserts inspired by the superheroes of DC Comics, including Kryptonite Krunch granola, Green Arrow kebobs, and Plastic Man pudding.

Apr 14, 2014
The official DC super hero cookbook by Mead, Matthew, author.

The official DC super hero cookbook

Presents more than fifty recipes for snacks, meals, drinks, and desserts inspired by the superheroes of DC Comics, including Kryptonite Krunch granola, Green Arrow kebobs, and Plastic Man pudding.

Apr 18, 2014
The Pilot and the Little Prince - The Life of Antoine De Saint-exupřy by Ss̕, Peter

The Pilot and the Little Prince - The Life of Antoine De Saint-exupřy

Apr 18, 2014
The postwar era - 1945-early 1970s by Krieg, Katherine, author.

The postwar era - 1945-early 1970s

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States during the years following World War II, providing details on the struggle against Communism, the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, and Watergate.

Apr 18, 2014
The rise of industry - 1870-1900 by Van Zee, Amy, author.

The rise of industry - 1870-1900

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States during the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing details on the growth of industry and of organized labor, immigration, and the Spanish-American War.

Apr 18, 2014
The rockabilly goats Gruff by Crosby, Jeff.

The rockabilly goats Gruff

Three billy goats outwit a troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to Nanny Mary's Shimmy Shack.

Apr 18, 2014
The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond by Dillon, Patrick, 1962-, author.

The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond

We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings--and the re

Apr 18, 2014
The sun by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author.

The sun

Presents information about the sun, discussing its physical characteristics, orbit, natural satellites, and the technology used to study it.

Apr 18, 2014
The transcontinental railroad by Lynette, Rachel.

The transcontinental railroad

Describes the building of the transcontinental railroad.

Apr 18, 2014
The Underground Railroad by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

The Underground Railroad

Examines the workings of the Underground Railroad from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
The United States today - 1968-present by Krieg, Katherine, author.

The United States today - 1968-present

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, providing details on the Reagan years, the millennium, September 11, and the recession.

Apr 18, 2014
The War of 1812 by Van Zee, Amy.

The War of 1812

Examines the War of 1812 from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza! by Long, Ethan.

The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza!

Teaches readers basic geometric concepts through the antics of the Wing Wing brothers, including relative position, simple shapes, and partitioning rectangles.

Apr 18, 2014
The year comes round - Haiku through the seasons by Farrar, Sid.

The year comes round - Haiku through the seasons

Presents haiku poetry about nature and the seasons.

Apr 18, 2014
Therapy dogs by Roberts, Walter, Jr., 1956-

Therapy dogs

Looks at how dogs are chosen to become therapy dogs, the training they go through, and the type of work they do.

Apr 18, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello by Chew, Elizabeth V., 1963-

Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello

In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more.

Apr 18, 2014
Thomas Paine's Common sense by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Thomas Paine's Common sense

Apr 18, 2014