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The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

"Hunger is the number-one health problem in the world. In this informative volume, readers will learn the causes of hunger, who is affected and where, what solutions are available, and how changes can be made to combat this pernicious problem. 'Look to the Past' boxes highlight key events and people throughout the history of hunger. 'Science Solutions' boxes offer thought-provoking options about how science might provide life-changing answers to some of the most difficult problems faced in feedi

Mar 5, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Mar 5, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

While a few degrees' rise in the average temperature of Earth's surface may not sound like a catastrophe, the race against climate change is truly a race for survival. At stake are the futures of billions of the planet's inhabitants, including people, animals, and plants. This book examines the causes and consequences of climate change, such as extreme weather and rising sea levels.

Mar 5, 2015
The rock cycle by Hirsch, Rebecca E. author.

The rock cycle

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with The Rock Cycle. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study the rock cycle, and how the rock cycle relates to the reader's daily life"--

Mar 5, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Mar 5, 2015
The spirit of the sea by Hainnu, Rebecca, author.

The spirit of the sea

Mar 5, 2015
The survival guide for making and being friends by Crist, James J.

The survival guide for making and being friends

"Friendships make us happier and healthier. Friends improve our self-esteem and help us live longer--it's true! Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, "what would you do?" scenarios, voluminous examples, quiz

Mar 5, 2015
The three wise men - a Christmas story by Koopmans, Loek, author.

The three wise men - a Christmas story

"Long, long ago, a very special star appeared in the night sky. It shone more brightly than all the other stars. Three wise men called Melchior, Caspar and Balthasar gazed at the star in wonder. They had never seen anything like it before..." -- page [4] of cover.

Feb 27, 2015
The thrills and chills of amusement parks by Brown, Jordan, author.

The thrills and chills of amusement parks

An introduction to the science that powers favorite amusement park rides reveals why a rollercoaster does not need an engine and how bumper cars can move without gasoline.

Mar 5, 2015
The U.S. Navy in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Navy in World War II

Discusses various details about the United States Navy's involvement during World War II.

Mar 5, 2015
The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets by Kandel, Tiger, author.

The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets

Offers tips, tricks, and techniques for making animal sock puppets, from an elephant and a monkey to a bat and a lion.

Mar 5, 2015
The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts by Murray, Robb, author.

The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts

Provides a history of the Washington Monument, including why it was built, facts about its construction, and popular misconceptions about the structure.

Mar 5, 2015
The White House - the home of the U.S. President by Marcovitz, Hal.

The White House - the home of the U.S. President

The history of the White House, including the story of its construction, interesting and important facts and statistics, and its importance as an American symbol.

Mar 5, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Mar 5, 2015
This or that? - the wacky book of choices to reveal the hidden you by Boyer, Crispin, author.

This or that? - the wacky book of choices to reveal the hidden you

Presents simple quizzes combined with informative facts and psychological insights for assisting middle school children to discover their personality traits and possible career paths.

Mar 5, 2015
This or that? 2 - more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Mortimer, J. R., author.

This or that? 2 - more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

A second book of choices invites young people to discover ideal career paths, the species of animal most compatible with one's personality, and the activities that would most stimulate personal potential.

Mar 5, 2015
This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon by Plain, Nancy.

This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon

Mar 5, 2015
Thomas Edison - world-changing inventor by Krieg, Katherine.

Thomas Edison - world-changing inventor

Chronicles the life and career of the genius inventor, from his time inventing for Western Union to his creation of the lightbulb and phonograph.

Mar 5, 2015
Toad weather by Markle, Sandra, author.

Toad weather

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Feb 27, 2015
Toad weather by Markle, Sandra, author.

Toad weather

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Mar 5, 2015