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Haiti by NgCheong-Lum, Roseline, 1962- author.

Haiti

Feb 11, 2016
Harp seal by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Harp seal

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of harp seals"--

Feb 11, 2016
Harriet Tubman by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Harriet Tubman

Feb 11, 2016
Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president

Feb 11, 2016
Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids by McCloud, Carol.

Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids

The concept of bucket filling is an effective metaphor for encouraging kind and considerate behavior and for teaching the benefits of positive relationships.

Feb 11, 2016
Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things! by Coste, Marion, 1938- author.

Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things!

Discusses the native animals of Hawai'i and how they have developed unusual adaptations that help them survive.

Feb 11, 2016
Hazmat removal worker by Mara, Wil, author.

Hazmat removal worker

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a hazmat removal worker. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Feb 11, 2016
Hedgehog by Matzke, Ann H., author.

Hedgehog

"Hedgehogs are not your typical pet. These interesting and unusual nocturnal animals with bright eyes, sweet faces, and prickly backs require special care and hadling. Did you know that hedgehogs are one of the oldest, most primitive animals to roam the Earth since the time of dinosaurs? Lean more about these cute, quirky little pets and see if a hedgehog is the right pet for you!"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 11, 2016
Helicopters by Riggs, Kate, author.

Helicopters

"A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors"--

Feb 11, 2016
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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton - some girls are born to lead by Markel, Michelle, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - some girls are born to lead

Feb 6, 2016
Hot pink - the life & fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli by Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Hot pink - the life & fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli

Presents the life and accomplishments of the fashion designer, from her early life of poverty, to her successes in the Paris fashion world, her collaboration with well-known artists of her day, and the influence of her innovative designs on later fashion.

Feb 4, 2016
How to live like a Viking warrior by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-, author

How to live like a Viking warrior

Feb 11, 2016
Hummingbirds by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.

Hummingbirds

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

Feb 11, 2016
Hungary by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Hungary

Feb 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2016