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Boston Marathon by Petersen, Justin, author.

Boston Marathon

Outlines the history of the Boston Marathon and discusses clothing and equipment, the course, the rules, qualifying to run, notable marathoners, records, the influence of the fans along the route, and other details.

Aug 28, 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."--

Aug 27, 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!

Aug 28, 2015
Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities by Ancona, George, author.

Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities

Describes how children can help their communities in different ways, from tending a community garden and training service dogs to volunteering to help people with disabilities and mentoring younger students.

Aug 26, 2015
Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities by Ancona, George, author.

Can we help? - kids volunteering to help their communities

Describes how children can help their communities in different ways, from tending a community garden and training service dogs to volunteering to help people with disabilities and mentoring younger students.

Aug 28, 2015
Can you survive a global blackout? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt.

Can you survive a global blackout? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"Readers find their own paths as they navigate through a world with no electricity"--

Aug 28, 2015
Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt, author.

Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving a virus outbreak"--

Aug 28, 2015
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Wacholtz, Anthony.

Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"Allows readers to choose their own paths as they navigate through the zombie apocalypse"--

Aug 28, 2015
Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving an alien invasion"--

Aug 28, 2015
Can you whoo too? by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Can you whoo too?

"In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say. Why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This book is a unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun."--

Aug 28, 2015
Can you whoo too? by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Can you whoo too?

"In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say. Why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This book is a unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun."--

Aug 27, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

"Follows the function of cells, how they're made, and the English scientist, Robert Hooke, who discovered them by examining a piece of cork."--

Aug 28, 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.

Aug 27, 2015
Chickens aren't the only ones by Heller, Ruth, 1924-, author.

Chickens aren't the only ones

A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals.

Aug 28, 2015
Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn.

Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--

Aug 26, 2015
Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn.

Chickens don't fly - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--

Aug 28, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Aug 28, 2015
Climbing Everest by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Climbing Everest

Aug 28, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David, author.

Creating horror comics

"Readers explore the genre of horror comics as they learn the techniques used to make their drawings go from good to ghoulish. They follow step-by-step instructions to create a variety of horror characters, such as a terrifying swamp zombie."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth by Barman, Adrienne, artist.

Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth

"Welcome to this collection of best-loved animals from all over the world, chosen for their special talents and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbors', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures, and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours."--

Aug 28, 2015