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Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert.

Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In

Jul 29, 2014
Electricians by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Electricians

Electricity is a crucial part of our day-to-day life, but working with it can be a dangerous job. This title allows children to meet the professionals who help control the comforts and necessities provided by electricity.

Jul 29, 2014
Electrifying eco-race cars by Sandler, Michael, 1965-

Electrifying eco-race cars

Describes racecars that are earth-friendly.

Jul 29, 2014
Elephant twins by Sobol, Richard, author, photographer.

Elephant twins

"Exposing children to a diverse range of literary and informational texts, the Core Concepts program helps develop important literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet many of the Common Core State Standards. Gold Light and Gold Ray are the only known pair of elephant twins in the world! Photojournalist Richard Sobol has masterfully captured the twins' playfulness, as he shows the twins feeding, bathing, napping, and learning with their trainer Pai. Elephant Twins transports readers to Ban

Jul 29, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words by Shea, Nicole

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words

Jul 29, 2014
Ellis Island by Temple, Bob, author.

Ellis Island

Describes the history of the Ellis Island immigration center and its restoration as a national treasure.

Jul 29, 2014
Endangered and extinct birds by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct birds

"Northern rockhopper penguins and colorful pufflegs are two examples of endangered birds. Few of them exist in the wild. Other birds have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 27, 2014
Endangered and extinct mammals by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct mammals

"Asian elephants and Mexican long-nosed bats are two examples of endangered mammals. Few of them exist in the wild. Other mammals have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 29, 2014
Endangered and extinct reptiles by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct reptiles

"Short-nosed sea snakes and blue iguanas are two examples of endangered reptiles. Few of them exist in the wild. Other reptiles have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 29, 2014
Endangered animals of the world by

Endangered animals of the world

Jul 29, 2014
Erosion and weathering by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Erosion and weathering

Jul 29, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 29, 2014
Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Jul 29, 2014
Explore gravity! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore gravity!

Explains the concept of gravity and suggests activities for understanding how gravity works on everyday objects.

Jul 29, 2014
Explorers by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Explorers

Presents the history of exploration, from explorers in ancient times to the discovery and exploration of Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, Antarctica, and outer space.

Jul 29, 2014
Explosives expert by Wood, Alix.

Explosives expert

Jul 29, 2014
Extreme weather by Close, Edward.

Extreme weather

Jul 29, 2014
Eye benders - the science of seeing and believing by Gifford, Clive, author.

Eye benders - the science of seeing and believing

Jul 23, 2014
Eye benders by Gifford, Clive.

Eye benders

Jul 29, 2014
Fall by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Fall

Introduces the season to young readers, including when it occurs, seasonal weather, and the changing colors of leaves.

Jul 29, 2014