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Marlin by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Marlin

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of marlin.

Apr 25, 2015
Mars - god of war by Temple, Teri, author.

Mars - god of war

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Mars, and discusses his abilities and bloodthirsty temperament and some of his warlike deeds.

Apr 26, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. by Gregory, Josh, author.

Martin Luther King Jr.

"As one of the most influential leaders of the American civil rights movement in the 1950s and 60s, Martin Luther King, Jr., is a towering figure in U.S. history. Readers will explore King's life, from his boyhood in Atlanta to his triumphant successes in breaking down the barriers of racism and segregation. They will also find out how King was influenced by peaceful leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and how his words and accomplishments are celebrated today."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 25, 2015
Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep

Introduces the megalodon, a prehistoric shark that was up to sixty feet long, and describes how scientists learned about this animal through fossils found around the world.

Apr 26, 2015
Mesmerized - how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Mesmerized - how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France

Discover how Benjamin Franklin's scientific method challenged a certain Dr. Mesmer's mysterious powers in a whimsical look at a true moment in history.

Apr 26, 2015
Michelle Obama by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author.

Michelle Obama

As the first African American first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has had a big role to fill. Readers will follow Obamas journey from her childhood in Chicago to her work as a lawyer and her achievements in the White House. They will also learn how she helped with her husbands political career and helped him win presidential elections in 2008 and 2012.

Apr 23, 2015
Milwaukee Bucks by Skogen, J. M., author.

Milwaukee Bucks

"Hit the Midwest highways and you will soon stop On the Hardwood with the Milwaukee Bucks. One-time champions behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson, the young Bucks are looking to build upon their past glory and hang another banner from the rafters. In this officially licensed NBA title, you will learn why teams will soon 'Fear the Deer' again, and about the young man from Greece, who is simply known as 'The Greek Freak'"--Back cover.

Apr 25, 2015
Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts by Temple, Teri, author.

Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Minerva, and discusses the favor that she showed to several great heroes and some of her great deeds.

Apr 26, 2015
Monster fish by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Monster fish

Describes several fish with unique characteristics such as incredible size, fierce appearance, or dangerous behavior, including the Goliath tigerfish, giant catfish, stingrays, and anglerfish.

Apr 24, 2015
More Baby's First Signs by Votry, Kim

More Baby's First Signs

Apr 26, 2015
Motorcycles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Motorcycles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to motorcycles, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their engines"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 26, 2015
My family tree and me by Petričić, Dušan, author, illustrator.

My family tree and me

"This one-of-a-kind picture book provides a beautifully simple introduction to the concept of family ancestry. It uses two stories in one to explore a small boy's family tree: the boy tells the family story of his father's side starting from the front of the book, and that of his mother's side starting from the back of the book. Four previous generations are introduced for each, from his great-great-grandparents to his parents. The grand finale in the center of the book reveals the boy's entire

Apr 26, 2015
NASCAR racing by Long, Dustin, author.

NASCAR racing

Apr 25, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice, author.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonviol

Apr 26, 2015
Nelson Mandela by Rose, Simon, 1961- author.

Nelson Mandela

Apr 23, 2015
Neptune - god of the sea and earthquakes by Temple, Teri, author.

Neptune - god of the sea and earthquakes

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Neptune, and discusses his abilities as the god of freshwater and the sea and his reputation for having a violent temper.

Apr 26, 2015
New Jersey - the Garden State by King, David C., author.

New Jersey - the Garden State

Apr 26, 2015
Noah's ark - from Genesis, chapters 6-9 by Falken, Linda.

Noah's ark - from Genesis, chapters 6-9

Apr 26, 2015
Not-so-silly questions about your body - the ultimate girls' body book by Larimore, Walter L.

Not-so-silly questions about your body - the ultimate girls' body book

Offers information to girls entering puberty on things they should know about their changing bodies, including menstruation, modesty, and sex.

Apr 26, 2015
Octopuses! - strange and wonderful by Pringle, Laurence, 1935- author.

Octopuses! - strange and wonderful

An introduction to the characteristics and habits of the octopus.

Apr 26, 2015