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Egypt by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Egypt

Dec 10, 2014
Escalators by Hicks, Kelli

Escalators

Dec 16, 2014
Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step by Barnard, Nick.

Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step

"Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged girls and boys who want to learn how aviation works. Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged

Dec 10, 2014
France by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

France

Describes the history, geography, population, wildlife, climate, economy, and culture of France.

Dec 16, 2014
Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food by Kurlansky, Mark.

Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food

"This biography--perfect for middle-grade readers--tells the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry, and is adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, incl

Dec 14, 2014
Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food by Kurlansky, Mark.

Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food

"This biography--perfect for middle-grade readers--tells the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry, and is adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, inclu

Dec 16, 2014
Full speed ahead! - how fast things go by Cruschiform, author, illustrator.

Full speed ahead! - how fast things go

Animals and objects are grouped together by their speed, from slowest to fastest, including such things as elephants, hares, tanks, biplanes, and tennis balls.

Dec 16, 2014
Germany by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Germany

Introduces Germany, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 16, 2014
Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal

Examines ghost culture and myths, discussing what a ghost may appear as, the places they are reported to appear, people who claim to connect with ghosts, and paranormal hoaxes.

Dec 16, 2014
Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

" A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Dec 16, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.

Gorillas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to gorillas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining physical features as their strong jaws"--

Dec 16, 2014
Grasslands inside out by Bow, James.

Grasslands inside out

Discusses the landscape and climate of grasslands and savannas, explores the types of grasslands found around the world, describes the plant and animal life, and explains the factors currently threatening grassland ecosystems.

Dec 16, 2014
Greece by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Greece

Introduces Greece, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 16, 2014
Green Bay Packers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Green Bay Packers

"An elementary look at the Green Bay Packers professional football team, including its formation in 1919, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 16, 2014
Guts & glory - the American Civil War by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the American Civil War

An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

Dec 16, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

Introduces the idea of a learning disability and how children with one still have their own strong points, and are still able to learn, but in a different way.

Dec 16, 2014
Hunt with the fireflies by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Hunt with the fireflies

Dec 10, 2014
I cry by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I cry

"Offers answers to questions about those salty tears. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Dec 10, 2014
I see rainbows by Beaton, Kathryn.

I see rainbows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. I See Rainbows offers answers to their most compelling questions about rainbows. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge.Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 16, 2014
I'm allergic to pets by Nelson, Maria, author.

I'm allergic to pets

Provides information on pet allergies, discussing causes, symptoms, treatments, and how to prevent allergic reactions.

Dec 16, 2014