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Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides information about Sweden, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
Sweep up the sun by Frost, Helen, 1949-

Sweep up the sun

"Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spare poem inspires readers to open their wings and soar"--Publisher's website.

Mar 26, 2015
Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Deans, Karen.

Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones opened a special place for orphans named Piney Woods Country Life School. Then, he started a school band that was just for girls and called it Sweethearts. The music the gilrs played was called swing.

Mar 26, 2015
Taking flight - my story by Van Meter, Vicki.

Taking flight - my story

The autobiography of the young girl who learned to fly at age 10 and 2 years later piloted a plane across the Atlantic.

Mar 22, 2015
Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson by Gourley, Robbin.

Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson

"Arthel "Doc" Watson (1923–2012) was a Grammy-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter, high in the pantheon of bluegrass and country music greats. This picture book tells the story of a country boy, born blind, who found music in the sounds around him and learned to play that music on his guitar. Minimal text and breathtaking illustrations pay tribute to Doc's early determination, imagination, and musicianship."--

Mar 26, 2015
Television - from concept to consumer by Otfinoski, Steven.

Television - from concept to consumer

Whether you like to watch live broadcasts of your local sports teams, discuss the results of the latest reality shows with your friends, or stream shows on your laptop, you probably have a wide range of TV shows that you like to watch. Readers will find out how these shows are created and broadcast into millions of homes around the world. They will also learn about the history of television, explore a variety of different careers within the television industry, and take a look at some of the mos

Mar 26, 2015
Texas - the Lone Star State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author

Texas - the Lone Star State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Texas.

Mar 26, 2015
The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas by Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas

"Learn about Vivien Thomas and the clamp he invented to help stop bleeding in a very small space"--

Mar 26, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Mar 26, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Mar 26, 2015
The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge/ Casteel, Tom (ILT)

The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence

Mar 24, 2015
The art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Examines the creative aspects of writing song lyrics and melodies, discusses the history of pop music, and provides information about the music business.

Mar 26, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 26, 2015
The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

Mar 26, 2015
The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World by Webb, Mick

The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World

Mar 26, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 26, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 26, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 25, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 26, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John, author.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 26, 2015