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Making robots - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author. Making robots - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Jan 12, 2017
Malala Yousafzai by McAneney, Caitie. Malala Yousafzai

Shares the life of the Pakistani activist, including her relationship with her family, her life under Taliban rule, the Taliban attack that nearly killed her, and her work in education advocacy.

Jan 11, 2017
Marine biology - cool women who dive by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. Marine biology - cool women who dive

"What's it like to work underwater? In MArine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9 through 12 explore marine biology and meet three women currently working in the science--Lauren Mullineaux, Ashanti Johnson, and Natalie Arnold. Readers also learn about women who have served as trailblazers in marine biology and ecology, and explore career opportunities in this fascinating field,"--page [4] of cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Martin Luther - "Here I stand..." by Elschner, Géraldine, author. Martin Luther - "Here I stand..."

"This handsome picture book biography of Martin Luther begins by clearly establishing the setting (1483, in the German Town of Eisleben) and then recounting the major events in Luther's life. Readers learn of his decision to become a monk and later a priest and a professor of theology; his opposition to several practices of the church, such as the selling of indulgences, or forgiveness of sins in exchange for money; and his nailing of the 95 theses enumerating his complaints to the door of the A

Jan 13, 2017
Martin's dream day by Kelley, Kitty, author. Martin's dream day

Jan 11, 2017
Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet

Jan 11, 2017
Mistakes that worked - the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be by Jones, Charlotte Foltz, author. Mistakes that worked - the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be

"Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this

Jan 13, 2017
Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes by Cuxart, Bernadette, author. Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes

Provides instructions for making animals using three basic shapes, covering techniques, creating new colors, and adding finishing touches.

Jan 11, 2017
Muhammad Ali - a champion is born by Barretta, Gene, author. Muhammad Ali - a champion is born

Presents a biography of the legendary boxing champion that traces the childhood event that inspired his career and the achievements that became his enduring legacy.

Jan 12, 2017
Muskrat by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Muskrat

Jan 13, 2017
My first ballet class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first ballet class

Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.

Jan 11, 2017
My first karate class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first karate class

Jan 11, 2017
Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family by Ellis, Gerry, author. Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family

After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surrounding bush. As the babies become closer and more like a real family, they need a leader, someone they can trust. Can Natumi grow into this role? Join the herd to find out what happen

Jan 13, 2017
Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II by Baker, Brynn, author. Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II

"Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Jan 12, 2017
Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon by Hubbard, Ben, 1973- author. Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon

"Join Neil Armstrong on his journey to the moon! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, from his early life to his first trip aboard an American spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at the time. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Jan 12, 2017
Night sky by Schneider, Howard, author. Night sky

Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.

Jan 13, 2017
Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement by Dietzel-glair, Julie Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement

Jan 11, 2017
Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure by Gunderson, Jessica, author. Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure

"Takes readers on a self-guided tour of the mythical war between the Olympian and Titan gods with each choice affecting the outcome of the story"--

Jan 13, 2017
On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights by Kulling, Monica, author. On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights

Though eight-year-old Aidan and his friend Gussie want to go to school, like many other children in 1903, they work twelve hours, six days a week, at a cotton mill in Pennsylvania instead. So when the millworkers decide to go on strike, the two friends join the picket line. Maybe now life will change for them. But when a famous labor reformer named Mother Jones comes to hear of the millworkers demands, she tells them they need to do more than just strike. Troubled by all she had seen, Mother Jon

Jan 12, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 13, 2017

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