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The world almanac and book of facts 2015. by

The world almanac and book of facts 2015.

Dec 22, 2014
The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school by Borgenicht, David/ Winters, Ben H./ Epstein, Robin/ Gonzales, Chuck (ILT)

The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school

Dec 22, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 16, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 22, 2014
True or false? by Mills, Andrea, author.

True or false?

An encyclopedic compendium of facts, images, and infographics brings familiar topics to life and helps readers discover fun-filled trivia and statistics in a range of subjects, from science and history to culture and the natural world.

Dec 22, 2014
Way Down Below Deep by Day, Nancy Raines/ Sheldon, David (ILT)

Way Down Below Deep

Dec 22, 2014
Weird birds by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird birds

Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function-- in evolution or every day. This colorful book exposes more than 50 strange birds, preening, stretching, and showing their strange bodily adaptations. Beautiful photographs that show the birds in sharp, clear detail and informative captions that provide fascinating details about the lives of these intriguing creatures.

Dec 22, 2014
Weird birds by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird birds

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the bird family, including the Bulwer's pheasant, red bird-of-paradise, chestnut-eared aracari, hornbill, and tawny frogmouth.

Dec 16, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

A sneak peek into the remarkable world of the tail less amphibians. Some frogs blend into the green of their ponds, and live an unremarkable existence. But some are strange looking, having adapted to a special environment. This colorful and informative book reveals a rare and close-up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these creatures largely hidden from our view. Weird Frogs features: Beautiful photographs that show the frogs up close--really close and informative captions

Dec 22, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Swamps, bogs, marshes, and estuaries--wetlands come in a variety of forms and are vital for many organisms around the world. From herons and algae to alligators and jaguars, find out what lives in the wetlands. Learn how these wetlands organisms operate in their delicate ecosystems. Discover, too, where in the world wetlands are found and what you can do to help protect these rich, diverse lands.

Dec 22, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Dec 16, 2014
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Introduces the role of school custodians and provides information on the wide variety of work they do.

Dec 22, 2014
What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? by St. George, Judith, 1931-

What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

Presents an account of the two-and-a-half-year expedition that yielded vast knowledge of the West, geographically and scientifically.

Dec 22, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 22, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 16, 2014
Who is Muhammad Ali? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Alfred Hitchcock?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Clara Barton? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Clara Barton?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

Who was Gandhi?

Details the life and accomplishments of the Indian nationalist, statesman, and symbol of peace.

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Genghis Khan? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Genghis Khan?

Describes the life and accomplishments of the Mongol ruler, from his childhood on the Asian steppes to his military conquests.

Dec 22, 2014