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Police to the rescue around the world by Staniford, Linda, author. Police to the rescue around the world

Nov 27, 2016
Poop detectives - working dogs in the field by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Poop detectives - working dogs in the field

Describes the job scat-detection dogs do, what makes a good scat-detection dog, and the places they work.

Dec 2, 2016
Preaching to the chickens - the story of young John Lewis by Asim, Jabari, 1962- author. Preaching to the chickens - the story of young John Lewis

"Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content

Nov 27, 2016
Pushing isn't funny - what to do about physical bullying by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- Pushing isn't funny - what to do about physical bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what physical bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Nov 27, 2016
Rad women worldwide - artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history by Schatz, Kate, author. Rad women worldwide - artists and athletes, pirates and punks, and other revolutionaries who shaped history

"From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world. In Rad Women Worldwide, writer Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl tell fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success by pairing well researched and riveting biographies with powerful and expressive cut-paper portraits. Fe

Nov 27, 2016
Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Steptoe, Javaka, 1971- author, illustrator. Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't alwa

Dec 2, 2016
Relaxation and yoga by Son, John, author. Relaxation and yoga

"Learn how yoga can improve your health and make you feel more relaxed."--

Dec 2, 2016
Reptiles & amphibians by Howell, Catherine Herbert, author. Reptiles & amphibians

Provides a guide to reptiles and amphibians found in North America, including information on the animal's size, habitat, and behavior, identification tips, and jokes.

Dec 2, 2016
Robotics in the real world by Koontz, Robin Michal, author. Robotics in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of robotics, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Nov 30, 2016
Ruling the court - basketball's biggest wins by Winters, Jaime. Ruling the court - basketball's biggest wins

Nov 30, 2016
Save wisely by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Save wisely

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the benefits of saving money that is earned or received. Gives tips on saving for big and small purchases and how banks can help keep money safe"--

Nov 27, 2016
Science encyclopedia - atom smashing, food chemistry, animals, space, and more! by Science encyclopedia - atom smashing, food chemistry, animals, space, and more!

Nov 30, 2016
Shoshone by Lajiness, Katie, author. Shoshone

Dec 2, 2016
Significant battles of World War II by Cochrane, Kelly, author. Significant battles of World War II

Nov 27, 2016
Significant people of World War II by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. Significant people of World War II

Nov 27, 2016
Slugs by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Slugs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces slugs to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Nov 27, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state by Price, Nelson, author. So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state

A collection of fascinating topics and tidbits about the state of Indiana, many not found in standard textbooks. The information is culturally inclusive, and engaging and celebratory, while providing a lasting legacy for readers of all ages.

Nov 30, 2016
Social lives of elephants by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Social lives of elephants

Describes how elephants interact and express themselves.

Nov 27, 2016
Social lives of lions by Riley, Elliot, author. Social lives of lions

Describes how lions interact and express themselves.

Nov 30, 2016
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Argueta, Jorge, author. Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.

Nov 27, 2016

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