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Handy health guide to colds and flu by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to colds and flu

"An overview about colds and the flu--how germs are spread, how to treat these diseases, and how to avoid becoming sick"--

Jul 22, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Jul 22, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 22, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 18, 2014
Healthy trees, healthy planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Healthy trees, healthy planet

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us. Their biggest, most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 17, 2014
Helen Keller in Her Own Words by Kennon, Caroline

Helen Keller in Her Own Words

Jul 22, 2014
Henry Ford in His Own Words by Nagelhout, Ryan

Henry Ford in His Own Words

Jul 22, 2014
Hotshots by Goldish, Meish.

Hotshots

Details the men and women who fight giant wildfires, a group typically known as "hotshots."

Jul 22, 2014
How can I help? - a book about caring by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

How can I help? - a book about caring

What is the best way to cheer up a friend? How can you help if your mom or dad is grumpy? What can you do to make a classmate feel more included? You care about your family, friends, and maybe even people you don't know well. But sometimes it's hard to show your feelings. This book offers examples of what you can do for others. It shows how being helpful and caring can make you and everyone around you happy. See how a little caring can go a long way!

Jul 22, 2014
How does WiFi work? by Anniss, Matt, author.

How does WiFi work?

Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.

Jul 22, 2014
How is my brain like a supercomputer? - and other questions about... the human body by Stewart, Melissa, author.

How is my brain like a supercomputer? - and other questions about... the human body

"Why do I have a belly button? What happens to the food I eat? Why am I different from everyone else on Earth? All children want to understand how their body works, and this lively illustrated book explains it all, from what DNA is to how their heart pumps blood"--

Jul 22, 2014
How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects

"In a simple, accessible question-and-answer format, this Good Question! book asks the questions and gives the answers about bugs and insects that young readers really want to know: what the difference is between bugs and insects, how they grow and live,how many bugs and insects there are, and so on. Filled with full-color illustrations showing what's being discussed. Includes list of recommended readings and websites to visit at the back."--

Jul 22, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 22, 2014
I am Cleopatra by Norwich, Grace, author.

I am Cleopatra

As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra.

Jul 22, 2014
I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause: She was shot point-blank while

Jul 22, 2014
I am Rosa Parks by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Rosa Parks

Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

Jul 22, 2014
I am the ocean by Marshak, Suzanna.

I am the ocean

A lyrical paean to the ocean, in which the ocean sings the song of itself and all it contains.

Jul 22, 2014
I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world by

I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world

Jul 22, 2014
I wish I had a pet by Rudy, Maggie.

I wish I had a pet

An introduction to the joys and responsibilities of pet ownership via the efforts of several mice who're trying to decide which animal might be right for them.

Jul 22, 2014
If - A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers by Smith, David J./ Adams, Steve (COR)

If - A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

Jul 22, 2014