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The city in colonial America by Colligan, L. H.

The city in colonial America

Examines the role of cities and the lives of those within them during the colonial era of American history.

Feb 28, 2015
The countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George.

The countryside in colonial America

Presents a history of settlement during the colonial period, describing what life was like in the early colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth, the relationship of the settlers with Indian tribes who lived in the region, and the skills the colonists needed to survive.

Feb 28, 2015
The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects by Janeczko, Paul B./ Raschka, Christopher (ILT)

The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects

Feb 27, 2015
The dinner that cooked itself by Hsyu, J. C. author.

The dinner that cooked itself

In this retelling of an ancient Chinese folk tale, a hard-working young bachelor is rewarded for his kindness.

Feb 28, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Feb 28, 2015
The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a

Chronicles, through her own reminiscences, letters, speeches, and stories, the experiences of the Yankton Indian woman whose life spanned the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century.

Feb 28, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the Founding Fathers describes the heated exchanges that shaped the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, sharing fact-filled profiles of such historic icons as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.

Feb 23, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Feb 28, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Feb 28, 2015
The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic

"From one old woman's prayer a young girl was brought to faith, a missionary was sent to Africa, and then a church was born from among the people of The Central African Republic. Margaret Nicholl Laird and other missionaries from the west came with the message of Jesus Christ - but it was the men and women saved from cannibalism, the young boys who herded goats and carted water, who took the Good News to the villages and homesteads of Africa. And the Good News must go out!" -- back cover.

Feb 28, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Feb 28, 2015
The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Feb 28, 2015
The innings and outs of baseball by Brown, Jordan, author.

The innings and outs of baseball

Did you know that every time you watch a baseball game, you are watching some great examples of physics in action? Why exactly does the amount of spin on a pitch determine how far a ball can be hit? And what's the scientific reason that using pine tar on the bat makes it easier to grip? Learn all about the science behind America's favorite pastime in this fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

Feb 28, 2015
The land of the dinosaurs by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

The land of the dinosaurs

Which dinosaur had a neck as long as a bus? What fearsome beast had more than 100 teeth? Delve into the deadly world of the dinosaurs and find out the answers to these questions and more in this story of Earth's biggest-ever animals. Full of astounding facts and colourful illustrations, Simon Abbott's book brings the dinos back to life and tells young readers everything they need to know about how these mighty beasts lived and died.

Feb 28, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Feb 28, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Feb 27, 2015
The little butterfly by Shahan, Sherry.

The little butterfly

Presents a detailed look at each stage of the butterfly's life cycle.

Feb 28, 2015
The little girl's little book of art by Dixon, Kathryn, author.

The little girl's little book of art

"Inside are paintings by thirty of the most talented and reknowned artists the world has produced. Beginning with Leonardo da Vinci and ending with Paul Klee, the paintings in this book have been specially selected to appeal to a little girl. Your little girl can explore the pages of this book and see artworks with colors, subjects and scenes that she can relate to and enjoy. Every painting has the potential to engage her imagination, spark her curiosity, and encourage her to want to learn to kn

Feb 28, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest

Ms. Frizzle introduces some of the animals who inhabit the rain forests plus explains how they have adapted to their ecosystem.

Feb 28, 2015
The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers by Rosen, Michael/ White, Lee Anthony (ILT)

The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers

Feb 27, 2015