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Where is Stonehenge? by Kelley, True, author. Where is Stonehenge?

"Where is Stonehenge? That's an easy question to answer. It sits on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. But what is the meaning of these strange circles of stones? Was Stonehenge a religious site to honor the dead? Or a sacred place of healing? Or perhaps an astrological calendar? These are much harder questions to answer. However, in an engaging and easy-to-read account, True Kelley puts forth all theories--past as well as current ones--about Stonehenge and the people who four thousand yea

Nov 30, 2016
Where is the Great Barrier Reef? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. Where is the Great Barrier Reef?

"In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef--big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects of climate change but this fascinating book shows this spectacular part of our planet." --

Nov 30, 2016
Who is Stevie Wonder? by Gigliotti, Jim, author. Who is Stevie Wonder?

"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"

Dec 2, 2016
Who were the Three Stooges? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who were the Three Stooges?

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of physical comedy and their willingness to do anything for a laugh. They remained popular over the years des

Dec 4, 2016
Wildlife photographer by Somervill, Barbara A, author. Wildlife photographer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a wildlife photographer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Nov 30, 2016
Women who changed the world - 50 amazing Americans by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Women who changed the world - 50 amazing Americans

In Women Who Changed the World, you'll meet fifty of the most influential and inspirational American women who had a lasting impact on our nation and the world. Starting with some of America's "Founding Mothers" like Pocahontas and Abigail Adams, and continuing up to the present day with game changers like Hillary Clinton, Oprah, and Misty Copeland, the book features a unique and diverse cast from all walks of life. With a mix of photographs and quirky illustrations, Women Who Changed the World

Nov 30, 2016
Wonderful winter by Goldstone, Bruce, author. Wonderful winter

"A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of facts about winter."--

Dec 2, 2016
Yokuts by Lajiness, Katie, author. Yokuts

Dec 2, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without bees! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. You wouldn't want to live without bees!

"Describes what life would be like without bees."--

Dec 2, 2016