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The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jun 29, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jun 29, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jun 29, 2016
The most amazing sports moments of all time by Williams, Doug (Sportswriter), author.

The most amazing sports moments of all time

This title explores the incredible moments in in the world of sports, from Jackie Robinson's debut to Brandi Chastain's World Cup winner, that will be etched in our memories forever. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jun 29, 2016
The most dominant dynasties of all time by Trusdell, Brian, author.

The most dominant dynasties of all time

Describes some of the teams who have managed to create special winning streaks, including the Yankees, the Celtics, and the Bulls.

Jun 29, 2016
The science of a spiral by Yomtov, Nelson.

The science of a spiral

Jun 29, 2016
The three little pigs by Ross, Dev.

The three little pigs

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.

Jun 24, 2016
The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder

Provides a brief history of the ancient Egyptian civilization and discusses the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Jun 29, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

The Underground Railroad

"In the 1800s, the Underground Railroad was a system of secret routes and safe places to hide for Black slaves trying to escape to freedom. This powerful book examines historical evidence, such as slave auction posters, engravings, photographs, and first-person interviews, that either supported slavery or called for its abolition."--

Jun 29, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jun 29, 2016
Time for kids, almanac 2017 by

Time for kids, almanac 2017

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Jun 29, 2016
Tornadoes by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Tornadoes

"Learn all about tornadoes, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Jun 29, 2016
Trot, pony! by Evans, Shira, author.

Trot, pony!

Introduces wild ponies, including how they live together, where they can be found, and what they eat.

Jun 29, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 29, 2016
U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold! by Alexander, Heather, 1967-

U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold!

"Ranked number one in the world by FIFA after their 2015 World Cup win, the US Women's national soccer team has a long history of firsts. Get to know the team that was the first women's team to have a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in New York in this exciting book"--Publisher.

Jun 29, 2016
United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events by

United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events

Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and

Jun 29, 2016
Volcanic eruptions by Squire, Ann, author.

Volcanic eruptions

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics. by

Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics.

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts. by

Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts.

Jun 29, 2016