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Henry Ford for kids - his life and ideas - with 21 activities by Reis, Ronald A., author.

Henry Ford for kids - his life and ideas - with 21 activities

Introduces the automotive, engineering, and labor innovator, discussing both his finer points and his flaws and also providing 21 hands-on activities to encourage young people to apply engineering and production ideas and learn more about the era.

Feb 14, 2016
Heroes of Hurricane Katrina by Zullo, Allan, author.

Heroes of Hurricane Katrina

Ten stories of the people who risked their lives to save others during Hurricane Katrina.

Feb 14, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can

A portrait of the former first lady, secretary of state, and presidential candidate includes coverage of her childhood in Illinois, rise to political prominence, struggles with personal setbacks, and achievements as a senator and beyond.

Feb 14, 2016
How to live like a Viking warrior by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-, author

How to live like a Viking warrior

Feb 14, 2016
Hummingbirds by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.


Looks at the habitats, life cycles, physical characteristics, diets, and defenses of hummingbirds.

Feb 14, 2016
Hungary by Bjorklund, Ruth.


Feb 14, 2016
Hyenas - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Hyenas - built for the hunt

"Describes the features, behaviors, and adaptations that make hyenas skilled predators"--

Feb 14, 2016
Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything by Brown, Calef.

Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything

"This is the first longer-format, middle-grade collection from #1 New York Times-bestselling author-illustrator Calef Brown. Moving away from the picture book format offers Calef the opportunity to tackle a variety of themes and poetry styles as well as reach a slightly older audience along the lines of Doug Florian and Shel Silverstein. The book is chock-full of Calef's zany black-and-white artwork and features his wonderfully inventive characters and worlds--from the "completely nonviolent and

Feb 14, 2016
I am Martin Luther King, Jr. by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--

Feb 14, 2016
I Have Pinkeye by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Pinkeye

Feb 14, 2016
I Have Strep Throat by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Strep Throat

Feb 14, 2016
India by Markovics, Joyce L.


"Colorful. Busy. Beautiful. Welcome to India! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 14, 2016
Indian Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Indian Ocean

Back cover.

Feb 14, 2016
Insect pollinators by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Insect pollinators

Readers will learn how bees, butterflies, ants, and other insects assist in pollination.

Feb 14, 2016
Iran by Rajendra, Vijeya, 1936-


Feb 14, 2016
Italian food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Italian food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Italian culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as pasta, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 14, 2016
Itty Bitty Guppies by Lumpy, Alex

Itty Bitty Guppies

Feb 14, 2016
J is for jazz by Ingalls, Ann.

J is for jazz

"J is for Jazz is a riotous romp through the alphabet featuring the history and living creativity of this special music!"--

Feb 14, 2016
Jack and the beanstalk by Alperin, Mara, author.

Jack and the beanstalk

"When Jack climbs up an enormous beanstalk, he discovers a giant's castle high up in the clouds. But the giant like to eat little boys ... How will Jack ever escape?"--p. [4] of cover. My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, this simple re-telling of a classic fairy tales makes a perfect bedtime read for three to six year olds.

Feb 14, 2016
Jane Goodall by Shepherd, Jodie, author

Jane Goodall

A biography of Jane Goodall, the most respected primatologists in the world, who worked every day to make the world a better place. Her many discoveries changed the way we look at, and treat, chimpanzees.

Feb 14, 2016