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Illinois - the Prairie State by Price-Groff, Claire, author.

Illinois - the Prairie State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Illinois.

May 21, 2015
In Mary's garden by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

In Mary's garden

"While the rest of her classmates were making pastries in cooking classes, Mary Nohl was making art--anything she fancied out of anything she could find. Inspiration struck Mary even when she wasn't looking for it. Mary used common objects to make uncommon art. And one day, her garden was a gallery"--Amazon.com.

May 27, 2015
Indianapolis 500 by Scarpati, Kevin, author.

Indianapolis 500

Looks into the history and rules of the five-hundred-mile car race in addition to the people who have played a part in it.

May 27, 2015
Investigating zombies and the living dead by Kamberg, Mary-Lane, 1948-

Investigating zombies and the living dead

Discusses the history and popularity of zombie lore.

May 27, 2015
iPod and electronics visionary Tony Fadell by Suen, Anastasia.

iPod and electronics visionary Tony Fadell

Do you spend hours tinkering with projects? Do you also love listening to and collecting music? So did inventor Tony Fadell. He combined two of his passions to create the iPod, the world's most popular music player. Even as a child, Fadell was curious about how things worked. He invented a new processor for his computer and sold it to Apple when he was still a teenager! Years later, Apple reached out to Fadell to create an iPod prototype, and he helped lead the team that revolutionized portable

May 27, 2015
Ireland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-

Ireland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Ireland.

May 23, 2015
Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy by Icinori (Publishing studio)

Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy

Equipped with a needle and a rice bowl, Issun Bo^shi, an inch-tall boy, leaves home for the city and finds work as the companion to a nobleman's daughter, whom he uses his wits to save from a gigantic ogre.

May 27, 2015
It came from Ohio! - my life as a writer by Stine, R. L., author.

It came from Ohio! - my life as a writer

A portrait of the author of the Goosebumps series, shares insight into his childhood, education, and literary inspirations, with answers to frequently asked questions about his life, books, and writing style.

May 27, 2015
Italy by Winter, Jane Kohen, 1959-

Italy

May 24, 2015
Jamaica by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Jamaica

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Jamaica.

May 21, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2015
John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter by Braun, Eric, 1971-

John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter

May 21, 2015
Julia Child - an extraordinary life in words and pictures by Hagar, Erin, author.

Julia Child - an extraordinary life in words and pictures

May 27, 2015
Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage by Temple, Teri. author.

Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Juno, known as the protector and special counselor of the Roman state and queen of the gods.

May 27, 2015
Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms by Temple, Teri. author.

Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms

Tells the different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Jupiter, and discusses his war against the Titans, his rule over the gods, the children he begat, and his deeds and adventures.

May 27, 2015
Kofi Kingston by Scheff, Matt, author.

Kofi Kingston

Chronicles the life and career of the popular wrestler from Ghana.

May 27, 2015
Learn to draw Disney's Frozen by

Learn to draw Disney's Frozen

May 27, 2015
Lego by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Lego

"Engaging images accompany information about Lego. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

May 27, 2015
Life story of a salamander by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a salamander

"This book tells the life story of a salamander, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a larva to a fully grown adult salamander"--

May 27, 2015
Little League World Series by Johnson, Sean, author.

Little League World Series

"Come take a stroll with us onto the perfectly manicured fields in Williamsport just before the first pitch of the Little League World Series"--Back cover.

May 27, 2015