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The Navy's night before Christmas by Holland, Trish, author.

The Navy's night before Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Master Chief Claus visits an aircraft carrier and brings the sailors aboard presents from home.

Oct 22, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.

Oct 22, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

Traces the innovative efforts of the scientific community to transform ocean waves into a renewable source of electrical power.

Oct 16, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

The text of the famous Christmas poem is accompanied by pictures of a family as they might have appeared when the poem was written in 1822.

Oct 22, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Oct 22, 2014
The nutcracker by Balducci, Rita, author.

The nutcracker

Retells the classic tale of a nutcracker, given to young Clara as a Christmas present, that magically turns into a prince.

Oct 22, 2014
The Oklahoma City Thunder by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Oklahoma City Thunder

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Philadelphia 76ers by Stewart, Mark, 1690 July 7-

The Philadelphia 76ers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Philadelphia 76ers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The people of Hamelin agree to pay a hefty sum to a piper who promises to end the plague of rats infesting their town. But when they refuse to pay him after the job is completed, he takes a horrible revenge.

Oct 22, 2014
The prairie that nature built by Lorbiecki, Marybeth.

The prairie that nature built

"Nature on the prairie, including both wildlife and wildfire, is a rich and closely knit ecosystem, as reflected in the interlocking verses of this simple story. Endnotes present facts, activities, related games, and resources"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Red Cross by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The Red Cross

Oct 22, 2014
The Red Cross by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The Red Cross

Provides information about what services the Red Cross offers, including providing disaster relief, running blood drives, and supplying medicine and food to those in need.

Oct 21, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

Identifies three different types of rocks present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--and the processes by which these rocks form.

Oct 19, 2014
The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness? by Landau, Elaine.

The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness?

"Examine the major witchcraft trials in US history. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 22, 2014
The science of a bridge collapse by Bethea, Nikole Brooks, author.

The science of a bridge collapse

Oct 22, 2014
The science of a bridge collapse by Bethea, Nikole Brooks, author.

The science of a bridge collapse

Examines the science behind bridge collapses by explaining how bridges are designed and built, discussing historically relevant bridge collapses, and presenting information on how to prevent future collapses.

Oct 21, 2014
The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S. author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Oct 21, 2014
The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S., author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Oct 22, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Examines conditions around the world in the clothing industry, looking at the low pay and hazardous condition of the less economically developed nations who make clothing and discussing how shoppers in industrial nations can make more responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Oct 22, 2014