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Discover forensic science by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author. Discover forensic science

"How can you tell how a person died? Discover the theories and practices behind forensic science through the gripping text and engaging visuals in this book."--

Nov 27, 2016
Discover nanotechnology by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Discover nanotechnology

"Have you ever wondered what would happen if scientists could change or control atoms, the smallest building blocks of the universe? Examine the science of nanotechnology with simple language and striking visuals that reinforce understanding."--

Nov 27, 2016
Diwali - festival of lights by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. Diwali - festival of lights

Fireworks, food and family. Diwali reminds us that light will always prevail over darkness through the retelling of the legends of Rama, Krishna and Lakshmi in the biggest and brightest of all Indian festivals.

Dec 2, 2016
DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal! by Woodward, John, 1954- author. DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal!

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as invertebrates,fish, amphibians, reptiles,birds and mammals.

Dec 2, 2016
Electing leaders - a citizen's guide by Mara, Wil, author. Electing leaders - a citizen's guide

"In Electing Leaders, readers will learn about another side of the American government, both past and present. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included." -- Publisher's website.

Nov 27, 2016
Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Odysseus in You Choose format"--

Nov 30, 2016
Explore light and optics! by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore light and optics!

Imagine a world without light. What would it be like? Dark, cold, and lifeless! In Explore Light and Optics, readers find out why light is so important to our world. We use light to communicate. Because of light, there are natural phenomena such as rainbows and the auroras. And it's light that provides living things with the energy they need to exist. In this book, readers learn how light travels, how the eye works, and why we can see objects. They read about optical inventions that changed the

Nov 27, 2016
Extreme wildfire - smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire by Thiessen, Mark (Photographer), author, illustrator. Extreme wildfire - smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire

"From a searing expanse of flames in Russia to barreling blazes in California, no wildfire is too extreme for National Geographic photographer and wildland firefighter Mark Thiessen. Travel with Thiessen across the globe as he investigates dangerous infernos and works alongside courageous firefighting teams. Offering stunning photography, expert advice, and inside information on the most high-tech gear, the author turns up the heat to show you the incredible science behind the flames."

Dec 2, 2016
Facebook founder and Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg by Cornell, Kari A., author. Facebook founder and Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg

Have you ever shared a photo, played a game, or written a status update online? Learn how Mark Zuckerbergs love of programming helped him create the social networking site Facebook.

Dec 2, 2016
Fannie never flinched - one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights by Farrell, Mary Cronk, author. Fannie never flinched - one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights

Nov 27, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - character guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - character guide

"Meet Newt, Tina, Queenie, Jacob, and many more in this comprehensive character guide..."--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - magical movie handbook by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - magical movie handbook

"Featuring amazing photos and details from the film, this handbook highlights all of your favorite characters, locations, artifacts, spells, and magical moments from the movie!"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay by Rowling, J. K., author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay

While attending the Magical Congress of the United States of America in 1926, Newt Scamander is pursued by the wizarding authorities when dangerous beasts and their habitats escape from his magical briefcase.

Dec 2, 2016
Favorite cat breeds - Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Sphynx, and all the breeds in-between by Kaelberer, Angie Peterson, author. Favorite cat breeds - Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Sphynx, and all the breeds in-between

"Describes the unique appearance and traits of some the most popular cat breeds recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association and The International Cat Association, as well as some of the most unique and newest breeds"--

Nov 30, 2016
Fear by Orr, Tamra, author. Fear

Nov 30, 2016
Firefighters to the rescue around the world by Staniford, Linda, author. Firefighters to the rescue around the world

Describes the different types of vehicles that fire fighters need to do their job.

Nov 27, 2016
Flash the Donkey makes new friends by Ridge, Rachel Anne, author. Flash the Donkey makes new friends

"Hee-haw! A stray donkey with a penchant for inventions is taken in by a mismatched collection of barnyard friends."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2016
Football record breakers by Gray, Aaron Jonathan, author. Football record breakers

Tells the stories behind some of the most extraordinary feats in the sports world.

Nov 27, 2016
Fox Babies! by Farcountry Press (COR)/ Hinch, Steve (PHT) Fox Babies!

Nov 30, 2016
Genetics by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author. Genetics

"Learn all about the history of genetics research, from how scientists began studying genes to how their discoveries affect our lives today."--

Nov 27, 2016

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