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Electronics for kids - play with simple circuits and experiment with electricity! by Nydal Dahl, Øyvind, author.

Electronics for kids - play with simple circuits and experiment with electricity!

"Demystifies electricity and teaches how to build electronics projects. Covers how circuits, voltage, and current work. Each part of the book focuses on different fundamental electronics concepts with hands-on projects"--

Aug 25, 2016
Emily Grace and the What-Ifs - a story for children about nighttime fears by Gehring, Lisa B., author.

Emily Grace and the What-Ifs - a story for children about nighttime fears

Emily Grace runs into her room for bedtime, quickly drawing up her covers out of fear, soon wondering What if a big rhinoceros ... or What if I wake up tomorrow a princess ... or What if my eyebrows fall off ... In the end, Emily wonders What if I close my eyes now and go to sleep?"--

Aug 25, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

"Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history--and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controve

Aug 19, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

"For centuries, falling water has been used in parts of the world to create energy to run grinding stones at mills and irrigation systems for crops. This interesting book shows how the use of this "clean" form of energy, called hydroelectricity, is being expanded to help us build a more sustainable future. Discover how other forms of water-based energy, such as energy from ocean waves and tides, are being harnessed and used to help create electricity to power our homes, offices, and factories."-

Aug 19, 2016
Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

"On a bright spring morning, a newborn baby animal is about to begin a big adventure. He was born just an hour ago, but on long, wobbly legs, he unsteadily tries to stand. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature that is soon trotting after his large, gentle mother is a moose calf, and one day he will be

Aug 19, 2016
Europe by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Europe

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Europe. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 25, 2016
Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Rothman, Lily, author.

Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

Aug 25, 2016
Explore forces and motion! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Explore forces and motion!

Introduces physics concepts to young readers and offers instructions for related science projects.

Aug 25, 2016
Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities by

Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities

"Join the world-famous Exploratorium on a curious and tasty expedition through your kitchen, where you'll learn to flash-freeze ice cream with way-cool dry ice, create dyes with your favorite fruits and veggies, see your food glow in the dark, whip up oobleck, and more!" -- page 4 of cover.

Aug 25, 2016
Extreme tightrope by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme tightrope

Aug 19, 2016
Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World

Aug 25, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn.

Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Aug 25, 2016
Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures

Create engaging art activities with your children - at home or in the classroom. Packed with fun step-by-step instructions, this book teaches you how to make 30 classic fictional foes including trolls, pirates, warlocks, and skeletons with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own fantasy world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their finger on the fun of art. Use the characters to spice up you art journals and doodles. Creativi

Aug 25, 2016
First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story by Fleischman, Paul, author.

First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story

"In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"--

Aug 25, 2016
First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by Hill, David, author.

First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure

Recounts the life and accomplishments of Sir Edmund Hillary, from his childhood as a shy boy in New Zealand to his expedition to the top of Mt. Everest, making him one of the most famous mountaineers in history.

Aug 25, 2016
Florida wetlands by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Florida wetlands

"Explore the wetlands of Florida and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Aug 19, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about where the President lives.

Aug 25, 2016
Forensics - cool women who investigate by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Forensics - cool women who investigate

Provides information about the field of forensic science and profiles some women who are succeeding in the profession.

Aug 25, 2016
Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers, author.

Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Connecting Gandhi's ideas and his life's work to contemporary issues this useful resource for parents and teachers makes Gandhi relevant for kids today. Packed with historic images, the book includes informative sidebars, a time line, a glossary, and a resource section, along with 21 activities that illuminate Gandhi's life, environment, and ideas. Kids can make a traditional Indian lamp called a diya, create a henna hand design, practice anti-consumerism or vegetarianism for a day, and much mo

Aug 25, 2016
Geography by Gutman, Dan, author.

Geography

"Did you know that Antarctica's largest land animal is an insect? Did you know that the smallest country in the world is only 0.2 square miles?! Learn more weird-but-true geography facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman's bestselling My Weird School series. This all-new series of nonfiction books features hundreds of hysterical facts, plus lots of photos and illustrations."--Amazon.com.

Aug 25, 2016