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Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan by Zullo, Allan, author.

Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan

Ten stories of American heroes who have risked their lives for their country while fighting in the Afghan War.

Jul 24, 2015
Beastly verse by

Beastly verse

"This is an anthology of 16 animal poems for children, illustrated by the graphic artist JooHee Yoon. The authors range from Lewis Carroll to D. H. Lawrence to Anonymous"--

Jul 30, 2015
Beauty and the beast by

Beauty and the beast

Retelling of the classic fairy tale about a girl whose great capacity to love releases a prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Jul 24, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jul 30, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs

Uncover the most dangerous and fascinating dinosaurs. Learn about the biggest, fastest, and most deadly dinos. Discover their amazing relatives in the sky and the sea.

Jul 30, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures by Schoeller, Jen, author.

Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures

Jul 30, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of space by Schoeller, Jen.

Biggest, baddest book of space

Provides information on outer space, including the planets in the black holes, the Milky Way, and the planets in the solar system.

Jul 30, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about the weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V., author.

Boy, were we wrong about the weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Jul 30, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V, author.

Boy, were we wrong about weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Jul 28, 2015
Calm girl - yoga for stress relief by Rissman, Rebecca.

Calm girl - yoga for stress relief

"Presents various yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to promote stress relief and a calm state of mind"--

Jul 24, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

Provides information and advice on being responsible, including doing homework, remembering commitments, and not littering.

Jul 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

What should you do if you accidentally break a vase? Should you tell an adult or pretend it wasn't you? Or what should you do if you see your friend throw a piece of trash on the ground? It's not always fun or easy to do the right thing. But when you take responsibility, you earn respect from others. This book offers examples of situations you might face at home or at school. It shows how you can make good decisions in each case. See how responsibility can go a long way!

Jul 30, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

Offers an introduction to cells and their study, looking at their discovery, what they contain, the different kinds of cells, and how they function.

Jul 30, 2015
Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013, author.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Jul 30, 2015
Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Jul 28, 2015
Chemical engineering and chain reactions by Snedden, Robert.

Chemical engineering and chain reactions

Examines how chemical engineers combine the science of chemistry with the engineering design process to develop products used in daily life such as cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines.

Jul 30, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jul 25, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 25, 2015
Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero by Collier, Peter, author.

Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero

"What turns an ordinary person into a hero? What happens in the blink of an eye on a battlefield (or in any dangerous situation) to bring out true courage? The men and women who have been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation know the answers to these questions deep in their hearts"--Amazon.com.

Jul 23, 2015
Cicadas by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Cicadas

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the life cycle of cicadas. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 30, 2015