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The History of Money - From Bartering to Banking by Jenkins, Martin/ Kitamura, Satoshi (ILT)

The History of Money - From Bartering to Banking

Jul 26, 2014
The Hoover Dam by Gabriel, Luke S., author.

The Hoover Dam

Describes the history of the Hoover Dam, why and how it was built, and how it works.

Jul 26, 2014
The labors of Heracles by Ehrmann, Johanna, author.

The labors of Heracles

Jul 26, 2014
The legend of Saint Nicholas by Grün, Anselm, author.

The legend of Saint Nicholas

Jul 26, 2014
The Negro Leagues by Peters, Gregory N.

The Negro Leagues

"Describes the history of the Negro Leagues, the only option for African-American baseball players until the color barrier was broken in the late 1940s"--

Jul 26, 2014
The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness by Wallach, Marlene, author.

The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness

Counsels teens on how to both look and feel great, drawing on the expertise of a teen modeling agency president to offers nutrition and wellness information as well as beauty care tips, negotiation advice, and relaxation techniques.

Jul 25, 2014
The Pullman porter - an American journey by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The Pullman porter - an American journey

Jul 19, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 23, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 26, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results--not at all what the two birds expected--led to Raven and Loon acquiring their

Jul 26, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

Jul 26, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 26, 2014
The scoop on ice cream by Williams, Bonnie.

The scoop on ice cream

Jul 26, 2014
The six swans by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

The six swans

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Jul 26, 2014
The Statue of Liberty by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history and creation of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to be a symbol of the United States.

Jul 26, 2014
The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs

"Discusses the Freedom Rides, an important event in the Civil Rights Movement, including the riders who risked their lives, the violence the riders faced, and the successful integration of interstate buses and terminals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Jul 26, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Discusses the history of the United States Supreme Court, including its responsibilities, important decisions, and notable justices.

Jul 24, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. House of Representatives

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. House of Representatives"--

Jul 26, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 26, 2014