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Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths by Singer, Marilyn, author.

Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths

"What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view! Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch,

Jul 1, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

Ecuador

"Situated in South America very close to the Equator, Ecuador is a country known for its vibrant culture and ecotourism. This book discusses the history of Ecuador, what its people and cities are like, and examines how it became the country it is today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Emergency by Gersh, Camilla

Emergency

Jul 1, 2016
Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more by Amstutz, Lisa J, author.

Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more

"Provides readers with projects for fairy gardens and other magical gardens"--

Jul 1, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jul 1, 2016
Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Zweig, Eric, 1963- author.

Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump!

Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers everything about the world's favorite team and individual sports.

Jul 1, 2016
Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide by Rothman, Lily

Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme cave diving by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme cave diving

Introduces the daring sport of extreme cave diving, including information on equipment, skills, dangers, and famous cave divers.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to Japanese internment by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to Japanese internment

Describes the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, discussing the events that led to internment, what life in the camps was like, and what happened after people left them.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Introduces the bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American warplanes carrying atomic weapons, describing the events leading up to the raids, President Truman's decision to bomb, the end of the war, and the aftereffects.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Introduces the Navajo code talkers, describing their role in World War II, their training, and what they did after the war.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II by Sherman, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II

Introduces the experiences of American women as they came to participate in World War II, describing the reasons why women were needed, war work in factories and offices, Army nurses and other personnel, female pilots, and women in the Navy.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen

Introduces the Tuskegee Airmen, describing their role in World War II, how they were trained, and what happened when they came home.

Jul 1, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Fairy world by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Fairy world

Profiles fairies from ancient mythology, folktales, classical paintings, and international literature, and looks at their place in legend and folklore.

Jul 1, 2016
Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.

Falcons

"A look at falcons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint animals by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint animals

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of animals"--

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint bugs by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint bugs

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of bugs"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint characters by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint characters

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of characters"--

Jul 1, 2016