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Just joking 6 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell, author.

Just joking 6 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more!

Presents a variety of jokes and facts, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, and traditional question and answer jokes.

Nov 21, 2014
Kid presidents - true tales of childhood from America's presidents - stories by Stabler, David, author.

Kid presidents - true tales of childhood from America's presidents - stories

Nov 27, 2014
Langston Hughes by Berry, S. L., author.

Langston Hughes

"An exploration of the life and work of 20th-century American writer Langston Hughes, whose poetry is known for its accounts of the African American experience and its call to racial equality"--

Nov 27, 2014
Leaves change color by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Leaves change color

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the changing seasons. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 27, 2014
LeBron James by Morreale, Marie.

LeBron James

Nov 27, 2014
Lend a Hand - Poems About Giving by Frank, John, author.

Lend a Hand - Poems About Giving

"A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--

Nov 20, 2014
Lifesize rainforest by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Lifesize rainforest

Nov 21, 2014
Lifetimes - a beautiful way to explain death to children by Mellonie, Bryan.

Lifetimes - a beautiful way to explain death to children

Explains life and death for all living things with illustrations about plants, animals and people.

Nov 27, 2014
Loch Ness monster by Karst, Ken, author.

Loch Ness monster

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Loch Ness Monster, from legendary sightings to exploratory sonar use to hard facts"--

Nov 21, 2014
Magical mathematical properties by Arias, Lisa, author.

Magical mathematical properties

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the properties of mathematical operations, including the associative property, the distributive property, and the commutative properties of multiplication and addition.

Nov 21, 2014
Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan ; Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan by Winter, Jeanette, author.

Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan ; Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan

Nov 27, 2014
Manta ray by McDowell, Pamela, author.

Manta ray

"Did you know manta rays cannot stop swimming? Manta ray skeletons are made entirely of cartilage, which bends easily so the manta ray can flap and curl its pectoral fins. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Manta Rays, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 21, 2014
Marvelous measurement by Arias, Lisa, author.

Marvelous measurement

Rhyming text provides an introduction to measurement systems, and sample problems show how to convert from one measurement to another.

Nov 21, 2014
Matisse's garden by Friedman, Samantha, author.

Matisse's garden

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

Mexico

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

Nov 27, 2014
Microwave ovens by Reed, Cristie, author.

Microwave ovens

Did you know the microwave oven was actually invented by mistake? That mistake led to the technology that has made cooking faster, more convenient, and more popular than conventional cooking. This book addresses the differences between a standard oven and a microwave oven. So, pop in a snack, set the timer, and in a few seconds you'll be ready to enjoy! This book will allow students to plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in t

Nov 27, 2014
Minecraft construction handbook by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Nov 27, 2014
Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused elephants to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.

Nov 27, 2014
Mission- polar bear rescue - all about polar bears and how to save them by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Mission- polar bear rescue - all about polar bears and how to save them

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.

Nov 27, 2014
Modern houses - who built that? - an introduction to modern houses and their architects by Cornille, Didier, 1951- author.

Modern houses - who built that? - an introduction to modern houses and their architects

Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Nov 20, 2014