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Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more!

"Snot, spit, and slime may sound gross, but there's a lot science in these icky fluids. Mucus and saliva help animals eat, breathe, build, communicate, and defend themselves from predators and their environments. From spitting cobras and snot otters to slime stars and snotties, explore the world of animal snot, spit, and slime with hundreds of cool examples, incredible photos, and real science!"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Girls play rugby by Jones, Emma, 1985- author. Girls play rugby

Examines the sport of rugby and how women all around the world engage in this rough game.

Jan 13, 2017
Grand Canyon by Chin, Jason, 1978- author. Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--

Jan 13, 2017
Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution by Tweet, Jonathan, author. Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution

"Inquisitive young readers will delight in wiggling, chomping, squeaking, and hooting their way through our evolutionary family tree in this charming tale that answers one of life's biggest questions: where do we come from?"--

Jan 13, 2017
Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope

"Discusses the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the iconic photo of three firemen raising a flag at Ground Zero that typified the strong American spirit"--

Jan 10, 2017
Guarding supermax prisons by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. Guarding supermax prisons

See what goes into safely securing and guarding some of the world's most violent criminals in supermax prisons.

Jan 13, 2017
Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!. by Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!.

All the red-carpet records from your most liked movies, music, social media, TV shows, books and beyond.

Jan 12, 2017
Guts & glory - World War II by Thompson, Ben, 1980- author. Guts & glory - World War II

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.

Jan 11, 2017
Hatching chicks in room 6 by Arnold, Caroline, author, photographer. Hatching chicks in room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.

Jan 12, 2017
Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure by Fajardo, Anika, author. Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Hercules and his 12 labors in You Choose format"--

Jan 13, 2017
Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space by Lee Shetterly, Margot, author. Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

Jan 13, 2017
How do big rigs work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do big rigs work?

Big rigs have powerful engines and lots of wheels. Discover how they work, what they're used for, and more fun facts!

Jan 12, 2017
How do fire trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do fire trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at fire trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they help firefighters battle blazes to keep people and property safe"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
How do Formula One race cars work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do Formula One race cars work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at formula one race cars, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they zoom around the track at blinding speeds"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
How do monster trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do monster trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at monster trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
How do tanks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do tanks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at tanks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and what makes them the toughest all-terrain vehicles on the planet"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
How do trains work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do trains work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at trains, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they tote thousands of tons of cargo down the tracks"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
How elections work by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- author. How elections work

Explores the United States election process, discussing who can vote, the process, and national elections.

Jan 13, 2017
How LEDs work by Roland, James, author. How LEDs work

"This book will explain how light-emitting diodes (LEDs) work and what products they are used in, as well as comparing LEDs with traditional incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs."--

Jan 13, 2017
How the executive branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the executive branch works

An introduction to the executive branch of the United States government discusses its history, members, and responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017

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