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Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them by Govier, Katherine, 1948- author.

Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them

Nov 27, 2014
Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic by Gaiman, Neil.

Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic

Two abandoned children come upon a gingerbread cottage inhabited by a cruel witch who wants to eat them.

Nov 26, 2014
Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you by Schutten, Jan Paul, 1970- author.

Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you

"Would you like to know the future? And, will it be what we think it will be, or will today's predictions be laughably wrong? In Hello from 2030, middle graders get a peek at what's coming just around the corner. In the year 2030, today's kids will be grappling with issues adults are just starting to address now. No, not flying cars: real world conundrums like, what will 8 billion people eat? How can humans produce less trash? Which cool technologies will be used to figure all this out? And, how

Nov 23, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Nov 21, 2014
Hop, bunny! - explore the forest by Neuman, Susan B., author.

Hop, bunny! - explore the forest

Hop Bunny! uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers. The cuteness, humor, and fun information make this new reading experience a treat.

Nov 23, 2014
How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure by Brake, Mark, author.

How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure

Nov 27, 2014
Humpback whale by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whale

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 21, 2014
Hunt with the fireflies by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Hunt with the fireflies

Nov 27, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
I cry by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I cry

"Offers answers to questions about those salty tears. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 27, 2014
In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Landmann, Bimba, author, illustrator.

In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

As a child, Antoine dreamed of flying. His dream was realized when he became a pilot, first serving France during World War I, then working as an international mail courier. As he wrote letters to his family describing the foreign countries he visited, he soon discovered that writing contained its own sense of adventure. His stories showed a childlike fascination with the world, culminating with The Little Prince, one of the best-selling books ever published.

Nov 27, 2014
India by Murray, Julie, 1969-

India

Introduces India, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, religion, and culture.

Nov 27, 2014
Indianapolis Colts by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Indianapolis Colts

"An elementary look at the Indianapolis Colts professional football team, including its formation in Baltimore in 1953, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2014
Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise by Muntz, Kendra.

Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise

Nov 21, 2014
Ireland by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Ireland

Introduces Ireland, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 27, 2014
Israel by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Israel

Introduces Israel, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 27, 2014
It can't be true!. by

It can't be true!.

"[This book] brings ... unbelievable facts ... to life with the help of 200 jaw-dropping visual comparisons across a wide range of subjects from outer space to the human body"--Front jacket flap.

Nov 27, 2014
It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health by Harris, Robie H.

It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health

Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

Nov 21, 2014
Italy by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Italy

An introduction to the history, geography, and life of Italy.

Nov 27, 2014
Japan by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Japan

Nov 27, 2014