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Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights by Peters, Elisa, author. Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights

"Auroras -- the dancing lights that most often grace the night skies of the North and South Poles -- look like magnificent kaleidoscopes of light and color to the naked eye. This absorbing volume breaks down this breathtaking phenomenon, using it to introduce elementary readers to the basics of magnetism and atmospheric science. The narrative carefully explains how the Earth's poles and atmosphere affect solar wind and describes how similar dazzling displays are visible on other planets. Vivid i

Feb 27, 2017
Baby on board - how animals carry their young by Berkes, Marianne Collins, author. Baby on board - how animals carry their young

"Rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young, including 'Tucked in pouches. Gripped in teeth. Propped on backs--or underneath.'"--

Feb 28, 2017
Baby on board - how animals carry their young by Berkes, Marianne Collins. Baby on board - how animals carry their young

"Rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young, including 'Tucked in pouches. Gripped in teeth. Propped on backs--or underneath'"--

Feb 27, 2017
Be a young entrepreneur / Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz by Sutherland, Adam, author. Be a young entrepreneur / Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz

Provides guidance for children looking to start their own businesses, offering advice on how to find and keep customers, generate effective marketing, and develop ideas.

Feb 27, 2017
Becoming Bach by Leonard, Thomas, 1955- Becoming Bach

Feb 27, 2017
Becoming Bach by Leonard, Thomas, 1955- Becoming Bach

Highlights the life and achievements of the eighteenth-century German composer and musician, and examines the development of his most important compositions.

Feb 28, 2017
Being your best at football by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Being your best at football

Yomtov explains the rules and history of football, and provides a few tips for improving your skills at the game.

Feb 27, 2017
Bicycles by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Bicycles

"Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process. Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got his first job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the air force, Aaron realized his true passion was on land: making these beautiful machines. This book

Feb 23, 2017
Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs by Medway, Jim, author, illustrator. Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs

Provides information on different types of dogs, including working dogs, sporting dogs, and toy dogs.

Feb 27, 2017
Black bears by Gagne, Tammy, author. Black bears

"Presents information about black bears living in North America, their habitats, and their sharp senses."--

Feb 27, 2017
Boo! Haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! Haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Feb 27, 2017
Botanicum by Willis, Kathy/ Scott, Katie (ILT) Botanicum

Feb 27, 2017
Bravo! / Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Engle, Margarita, author. Bravo! / Poems About Amazing Hispanics

"Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2017
Bridges - an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers by Cornille, Didier, 1951- author, illustrator. Bridges - an introduction to ten great bridges and their designers

"In Who Built That? Bridges, illustrator Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the world's first cast-iron bridge (The Iron Bridge) to the longest pre-stressed concrete bridge in the southern hemisphere (The Rio-Niteroi Bridge) to the tallest bridge in the world (the Millau Viduct). Introducing each engineer or architect, the main concepts of their work, as well as some of their most important projects in charming drawings and accessible text, Bridges is a

Feb 27, 2017
Carli Lloyd by Fishman, Jon M. Carli Lloyd

Soccer hero Carli Lloyd knows how to score goals when her team needs them the most. She is one of the top players on the United States Women's National Team (USWNT). At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Carli scored the winning goal to give the USWNT the gold medal. Then, in 2012, she scored the gold medal game-winner again at the Olympic Games in London, England. In 2015, Carli scored three goals in the World Cup championship game to help her team take the title. Read all about her jour

Feb 27, 2017
Caroline's comets - a true story by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator. Caroline's comets - a true story

"Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist."--

Feb 22, 2017
Chimpanzees by Friesen, Helen Lepp, 1961- Chimpanzees

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

Feb 27, 2017
Circles by Adler, David A., author. Circles

"The characteristics of circles as well as how to find the radius, diameter, circumference, and area of a circle are explained and illustrated in this geometry picture book"--

Feb 27, 2017
Cleared for takeoff - the ultimate book of flight by White, Rowland, author. Cleared for takeoff - the ultimate book of flight

All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this compendium on flight. Packed with stories of heroic and innovative pioneers, profiles of remarkable planes from Spitfires to space shuttles, and how-to instructions for making everything from origami helicopters to bottle rockets -- all accompanied by sensational photographs, illustrations, and diagrams

Feb 27, 2017
Coding, bugs, and fixes by Lyons, Heather (Heather K.), author. Coding, bugs, and fixes

"Learn coding basics in this kid-friendly, easy-to-follow book. It covers algorithms, loops, bugs, and fixes using real-world examples and fun illustrations. Online and offline activities also boost learning and skills."--

Feb 27, 2017

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