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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 27, 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 27, 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 art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Discusses the art and culture of writing in song.

Mar 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

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

Mar 24, 2015
The Countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George, author.

The Countryside in colonial America

Colonial America was largely rural. Learn the dangers and delights of daily life in the countryside during the founding of the United States.

Mar 27, 2015
The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects by

The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects

Mar 27, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Mar 21, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Mar 25, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Mar 22, 2015