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101 hidden animals by Berger, Melvin, author.

101 hidden animals

Describes the many ways animals hide and defend themselves from their prey.

Feb 27, 2015
12 Mammals Back from the Brink by Furstinger, Nancy

12 Mammals Back from the Brink

Feb 27, 2015
28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world by Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969- author.

28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world

Feb 27, 2015
300 step-by-step cooking & gardening projects for kids - the ultimate book for budding gardeners and super chefs with amazing things to grow and cook yourself, shown in over 2300 photographs by McDougall, Nancy (Food writer)

300 step-by-step cooking & gardening projects for kids - the ultimate book for budding gardeners and super chefs with amazing things to grow and cook yourself, shown in over 2300 photographs

Offers over 300 fun and creative projects to get children involved both in the kitchen and the garden, featuring full lists of ingredients and equipment needed as well as difficulty ratings and time estimates.

Feb 27, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Feb 27, 2015
A brush full of colour - the world of Ted Harrison by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952-, author.

A brush full of colour - the world of Ted Harrison

Feb 27, 2015
A Chicken Followed Me Home! - Questions and Answers About a Familiar Fowl by Page, Robin

A Chicken Followed Me Home! - Questions and Answers About a Familiar Fowl

Feb 27, 2015
A children's guide to Arctic birds by Pelletier, Mia, author.

A children's guide to Arctic birds

Introduces the major characteristics of birds, and describes twelve types that spend at least part of the year in the Arctic, including their habitat, appearance, calls, and habits.

Feb 27, 2015
A math journey through space by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through space

"Fun pictograms and infographics about space make learning about math topics such as angles, decimals, and probability easy and fun. In this book, readers are in control of a space mission through the Solar System and use their mathematical skills to navigate past comets, dodge asteroids, and land on the surface of Mars! Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Feb 21, 2015
A math journey through the human body by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the human body

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Feb 21, 2015
Aardvarks by Gregory, Josh, author.

Aardvarks

"This book details the life and habits of aardvarks."--

Feb 27, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A-Z by Schroeder, Alan.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A-Z

Provides an alphabetical tour of the sixteenth president's life, career, wit, and wisdom.

Feb 27, 2015
Acting - stage & screen by Hill, Z. B.

Acting - stage & screen

Presents information about occupations in acting; describes the history and creative aspects of acting in theater, film and on television; and offers guidance on pursuing acting opportunities and launching a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Feb 27, 2015
African savanna by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

African savanna

A brief introduction to the life and diverse creatures of African savannah. Vocabulary of this text is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple.

Feb 27, 2015
Air Force One by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Air Force One

Feb 27, 2015
Air Force One by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Air Force One

Introduces the presidential airplane known as Air Force One, recounting the history of presidential aircraft and describing its physical features and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Feb 23, 2015
Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington by Colson, Mary

Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington

Feb 27, 2015
Alexander Graham Bell by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Alexander Graham Bell

Presents the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell, examining how he invented the telephone and his work with the deaf.

Feb 21, 2015
All about China - stories, songs, crafts and more for kids by Branscombe, Allison, author.

All about China - stories, songs, crafts and more for kids

Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. --Publisher's description.

Feb 27, 2015
Alligators by Hansen, Grace, author.

Alligators

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

Feb 27, 2015
Alphabetics - an aesthetically awesome alliterated alphabet anthology by Concepcion, Patrick, author.

Alphabetics - an aesthetically awesome alliterated alphabet anthology

Feb 21, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to baseball by Stanley, Glen F.

An insider's guide to baseball

Introduces the sport of baseball, discussing the history, rules and regulation, and preactice ideas for players.

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to basketball by Campbell, Forest G.

An insider's guide to basketball

Introduces the sport of basketball, discussing the history, rules and regulations, and practice ideas for players.

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to football by Pelt, Don Van.

An insider's guide to football

Presents a brief history of football, looks at the game's rules and strategies, and discusses how people can become involved in the sport recreationally.

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to soccer by Cooperson, Jeremy.

An insider's guide to soccer

Introduces the sport of soccer, discussing the history, rules and regulations, and practice ideas for players.

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to softball by Baker, Jayne.

An insider's guide to softball

Presents a brief history of softball, looks at the game's rules and strategies, and discusses how people can become involved in the sport recreationally.

Feb 27, 2015
An insider's guide to volleyball by McIntyre, Abigael.

An insider's guide to volleyball

Introduces the sport of volleyball, discussing the history, rules and regulations, and practice ideas for players.

Feb 27, 2015
Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

"Discover facts about anglerfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Feb 27, 2015
Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

"Discover facts about anglerfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Feb 23, 2015
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day or night, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Feb 27, 2015
Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals by Levine, Shar, 1953-

Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals

How in the world do you classify the more than one million species in the animal kingdom? This fact-packed book divides animals into the major phyla, including chordates, arthropods, and mollusks; the major classes, such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and insects; and by critical features, such as cell structure and the need to feed. Fascinating case histories examine the discovery of new mammal species, the need to conserve endangered species, and using natural predators to cont

Feb 27, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Feb 27, 2015
Apple by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Apple

Feb 27, 2015
Argentina by Blashfield, Jean F., author.

Argentina

Feb 27, 2015
Astronauts by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Astronauts

Feb 27, 2015
Baby Animals by Austen, Elizabeth

Baby Animals

Feb 27, 2015
Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well

Explains how to stay protected from germs, guard against getting sick, and avoid passing germs to others.

Feb 27, 2015
Barn swallows by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Barn swallows

"In this book, young readers will learn about barn swallows and their winter habits."--

Feb 27, 2015
Basking sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Basking sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of the basking sharks.

Feb 27, 2015
Bears hibernate by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Bears hibernate

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Feb 27, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate

Beavers

Feb 27, 2015
Beavers in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Beavers in American history

Looks at the beaver in American history, describing how the hunt for beavers was an important factor in the early westward expansion of the country, as European countries and Native Americans competed for control of the fur trade.

Feb 27, 2015
Big cats by Klevansky, Rhonda, author.

Big cats

Feb 25, 2015
Big machines build! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines build!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at building and construction machines including giant drills, excavators, cranes, and bulldozers. Find out which building machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Feb 27, 2015
Big machines drive! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines drive!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines you can drive including monster trucks, tractors, and giant motorbikes. Find out which driving machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Feb 27, 2015
Big machines float! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines float!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can float including cruise ships, hovercraft, and ice-breakers. Find out which floating machine is the mightiest of them all!--

Feb 27, 2015
Big machines fly! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines fly!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can fly including super jumbo jets, rockets, and space shuttles. Find out which flying machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Feb 27, 2015
Big machines rescue! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines rescue!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that come to our rescue including fire engines, lifeboats, and helicopters. Find out which rescue machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Feb 27, 2015
Big machines ride rails! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines ride rails!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines on rails including bullet trains, railway snowploughs, and the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster. Find out which machine on rails is the mightiest of them all!"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Big red kangaroo by Saxby, Claire, author.

Big red kangaroo

Fact-filled story of red kangaroos in the wilds of Australia.

Feb 27, 2015
Biking by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Biking

Offers a general introduction to biking, looking at what it is, where people ride bikes, the different types of riding, the different parts of a bike, and biking safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Binoculars by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Binoculars

Feb 27, 2015
Birds - flying high by McFadzean, Lesley, author.

Birds - flying high

Introduces birds, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, migratory behavior, and ways in which human activity has endangered them.

Feb 27, 2015
Bison in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Bison in American history

Looks at the bison in American history, describing how they were hunted by Native Americans and American hunters for their meat and hides, leading to their near extinction in the 1890s, until conservation measures were introduced by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Feb 27, 2015
Blue jays by Mara, Wil.

Blue jays

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blue jays.

Feb 27, 2015
Bluetooth by Reed, Cristie, author.

Bluetooth

Feb 27, 2015
Bow hunting by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Bow hunting

Discusses hunting using a bow, describing the different types of bows, equipment, and parts of each bow.

Feb 27, 2015
Branches of the military by Callery, Sean, author.

Branches of the military

Feb 27, 2015
Brilliant birds by Feldman, Thea.

Brilliant birds

Provides simple information about different birds. Text consists of short and simple sentences, high-interest information, easy vocabulary with a high degree of phonic regularity and lots of repetition.

Feb 27, 2015
Brown Bears by Riggs, Kate

Brown Bears

Feb 27, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

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

Feb 27, 2015
Butterflies by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Butterflies

Describes the characteristics of butterflies, including their colors, how they ward off predators, their food habits, and how caterpillars become butterflies.

Feb 27, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Offers infomation on the life of the man who invented Pepsi, including his life as a pharmacist, why he originally invented Pepsi, and how the original Pepsi Company ended in bankruptcy.

Feb 27, 2015
Calico cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Calico cats

Describes the unique physical characteristics of calico cats, and relates interesting facts associated with these cats, including how they got their name and the most common gender.

Feb 23, 2015
Calico cats by Dash, Meredith.

Calico cats

Learn all about calico cats through easy-to-read, simple text and color.

Feb 27, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.

Camels

"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

Feb 27, 2015
Camels by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Camels

"This book details the life and habits of camels."--

Feb 27, 2015
Campground by Balcom, Katherine, author.

Campground

Feb 27, 2015
Camping by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Camping

Offers a general introduction to camping, looking at what camping is, where people go camping, camping equipment, proper camping dress, and camping safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Canada by Pang, Guek-Cheng, 1950- author.

Canada

Explores the geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture of Canada.

Feb 27, 2015
Candy experiments 2 by Leavitt, Loralee.

Candy experiments 2

"Following the success of the first Candy Experiments, this all-new collection presents more ways to destroy store-bought candy and learn some science in the process. Candy Experiments 2 delivers fun science facts from the perspective of a real mom in the kitchen doing crazy things with brand-name store-bought candy. Marshmallows, cotton candy, Pixy Stix, Jawbreakers, Pop Rocks, gummi candy, chocolate, and even soda provide good excuses to get destructive in the kitchen. Do Peeps dissolve when y

Feb 27, 2015
Candy experiments by Leavitt, Loralee.

Candy experiments

Fun, colourful, and surprising, Candy Experiments will have kids happily pouring their sweets down the drain and learning basic science along the way.

Feb 27, 2015
Canoeing by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Canoeing

Offers a general introduction to canoeing, looking at its history, the different types of canoeing, canoe equipment, and safety gear.

Feb 27, 2015
Cardinals by Mara, Wil.

Cardinals

Shares information on cardinals, including where they live, how they live, and their breeding cycle.

Feb 27, 2015
Carrie Underwood by Brown, Risa W., author.

Carrie Underwood

Feb 27, 2015
Cartooning for kids by Artell, Mike.

Cartooning for kids

A step-by-step guide for drawing animals and people, such as alligators, bears, skunks, smiling faces, angry faces, hairstyles, movement, and captions.

Feb 27, 2015
Cartooning for kids by Artell, Mike.

Cartooning for kids

A step-by-step guide for drawing animals and people, such as alligators, bears, skunks, smiling faces, angry faces, hairstyles, movement, and captions.

Feb 27, 2015
Cats by Meister, Cari, author.

Cats

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet cat"--

Feb 27, 2015
Cats of the wild by Coupe, Robert, author.

Cats of the wild

Presents information about wild cats, describing their physical features, habitats, predatory behavior, and the threats they face from humans and changing environments.

Feb 27, 2015
Cattle in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Cattle in American history

Looks at the history of cattle in the United States, discussing the animals' introduction into the country, uses in early America and in the West, and role in the dairy industry.

Feb 27, 2015
Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Feb 27, 2015
Changing Weather by Wilder, Nellie

Changing Weather

Feb 27, 2015
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace by Colson, Mary

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace

Feb 27, 2015
Chef by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Chef

Presents general information about different types of chefs and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a chef.

Feb 27, 2015
Chicago Bears by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Chicago Bears

"An elementary look at the Chicago Bears professional football team, including its formation in 1920, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Feb 27, 2015
Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook by Yee, Paul, author.

Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook

Feb 27, 2015
Chronicles of Ninjago - an official guidebook by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Chronicles of Ninjago - an official guidebook

Describes the heroes and villains of the world of Ninjago, provides a timeline of Ninjago's past, and reveals the secrets of spinjitzu.

Feb 27, 2015
Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Claude Monet, describing his painting style and the lasting influence of the French artist.

Feb 27, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil.

Clint Eastwood

Chronciles the life and career of the award-winning actor and director.

Feb 27, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Chronicles the life and times of the fried chicken magnate, from his first jobs in farming and the railroad to his success in the fast food market.

Feb 27, 2015
Comedy & comedians by Hill, Z. B.

Comedy & comedians

Presents information about occupations in the comedy industry, describes the history and creative aspects of comedy, profiles famous comedians, and offers guidance on how to generate income and create a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Feb 27, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

Feb 27, 2015
Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!) by Cook, Deanna F., 1965-

Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!)

Feb 27, 2015
Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for embroidery projects, including a t-shirt, bookmark, and picture frame.

Feb 27, 2015
Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for knitting projects, including mitts, scarf, and bag.

Feb 27, 2015
Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Feb 27, 2015
Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for punch needle embroidery projects, including a journal, pillow, and cup cozy.

Feb 27, 2015
Cool stuff to bake by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Cool stuff to bake

Feb 27, 2015
Cool stuff to collect by Turnbull, Stephanie.

Cool stuff to collect

Feb 27, 2015
Cool stuff to grow by Turnbull, Stephanie.

Cool stuff to grow

Feb 27, 2015
Cool stuff to make with paper by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Cool stuff to make with paper

Feb 27, 2015
Costume designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Costume designer

Presents general information about different types of costume designers and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a designer.

Feb 27, 2015
Cougar by Tomljanovic, Tatiana.

Cougar

Introduces readers to the physical characteristics, natural habitats, history, and folklore of cougars.

Feb 27, 2015
Cougar by Tomljanovic, Tatiana.

Cougar

Introduces cougars, describing their physical features, behavior, life cycle, habitat, and their status as an endangered species.

Feb 23, 2015
Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines

"Provides gripping accounts of Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Feb 27, 2015
Crazy for science with Carmelo the Science Fellow by Piazza, Carmelo.

Crazy for science with Carmelo the Science Fellow

Feb 27, 2015
Creatures of the night by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Creatures of the night

Feb 27, 2015
Crows by Otfinoski, Steven.

Crows

A basic introduction to crows discusses their habitat, behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses, with information on how to identify and observe these birds.

Feb 27, 2015
Crystals by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Crystals

Provides a definition of crystals and describes the six basic categories of crystalline shapes, along with a discussion of how crystals grow, how they break up, and their many everyday uses.

Feb 27, 2015
Cuttlefish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Cuttlefish

"Discover facts about cuttlefish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Feb 27, 2015
Dairy-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dairy-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a dairy-free diet"--

Feb 27, 2015
Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag by Meister, Cari, author.

Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag

Davy Crockett battles Snag, a fierce gator, from destroying steamers along the Mississipi River.

Feb 27, 2015
Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015 by Dobrow, Larry, author.

Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015

Feb 27, 2015
Desert food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Desert food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a desert habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Feb 27, 2015
Diabetes-aware diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Diabetes-aware diets

Offers information on diabetes-aware diets, discussing why they are important, and who may be partaking of one.

Feb 27, 2015
Did Christopher Columbus really discover America? - and other question, about... the New World by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

Did Christopher Columbus really discover America? - and other question, about... the New World

"Why did Columbus want to reach the New World, and was he the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean? What was life like on one of his ships? What did America look like before Columbus arrived? How did Columbus treat the native people? The engaging story of Columbus's voyage and the effect his arrival had on the native people will fascinate kids" --

Feb 27, 2015
Dinosaurs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Dinosaurs from head to tail

Feb 27, 2015
Diplodocus by Lee, Sally, author.

Diplodocus

"Introduces young readers to Diplodocus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, and life cycle"--

Feb 27, 2015
Dirty rats by Lunde, Darrin P., author.

Dirty rats

Introduces readers to different types of rats, especially the diverse array of species that play an important role in natural ecosystems and those studied in labs by scientists.

Feb 27, 2015
Disability is natural - revolutionary common sense for raising successful children with disabilities by Snow, Kathie.

Disability is natural - revolutionary common sense for raising successful children with disabilities

Feb 27, 2015
Diwali by Pettiford, Rebecca.

Diwali

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the Hindu holiday of Diwali and the things people do to celebrate"--

Feb 27, 2015
Dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Dogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet dog"--

Feb 27, 2015
Dogs by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Dogs

"Simple text and colorful images Introduce young readers to information about dogs"--

Feb 27, 2015
Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight

Childhood obesity is explored in a way that encourages positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers.

Feb 27, 2015
Don't call me fat! - a first look at being overweight by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

Don't call me fat! - a first look at being overweight

Offers advice to children on how to deal with their weight, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding being overweight, fitness, and a healthy diet.

Feb 26, 2015
Dragonflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dragonflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how dragonflies fly and hunt for food. Includes picture glossary."--

Feb 27, 2015
Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times by Holyoke, Nancy.

Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times

Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Feb 27, 2015
Draw-a-saurus - everything you need to know to draw your favorite dinosaurs by Silvani, James.

Draw-a-saurus - everything you need to know to draw your favorite dinosaurs

Walt Disney and Dreamworks illustrator James Silvani encourages young artists to mix the latest dinosaur facts with their imaginations, using step-by-step lessons showing how to draw a variety of dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts.

Feb 27, 2015
Drawing by Calver, Paul.

Drawing

Introduces the art of drawing and outlines simple drawing projects using felt-tipped pens, colored pencils, crayons, and chalks.

Feb 27, 2015
Drawing monsters - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari., author.

Drawing monsters - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of spooky and silly monsters"--

Feb 27, 2015
Drawing pets - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari, author.

Drawing pets - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of pets"--

Feb 27, 2015
Drawing vehicles - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari, author.

Drawing vehicles - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of vehicles"--

Feb 27, 2015
Dreams of Freedom - In Words and Pictures by Amnesty International (COR)

Dreams of Freedom - In Words and Pictures

Feb 27, 2015
Eagle by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Eagle

Feb 27, 2015
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Degas, describing his painting style and the lasting influence of the French artist.

Feb 27, 2015
Egg - Nature's Perfect Package by Page, Robin/ Jenkins, Steve

Egg - Nature's Perfect Package

Feb 27, 2015
Egypt by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Egypt

Discusses the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of the Middle Eastern country that in ancient times had the most advanced civilization in the world.

Feb 27, 2015
Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King by Christensen, Bonnie.

Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King

Feb 27, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Berry, S. L., author.

Emily Dickinson

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Emily Dickinson, whose poetry is known for its emotional depth as well as its unconventional rhythms and structure"--

Feb 27, 2015
Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

The story of a West African youth who pursued an education, helped support his family, and became a record-setting cyclist in spite of a disability traces his ongoing achievements as an activist.

Feb 27, 2015
Enormous Smallness - A Story of E. E. Cummings by Di Giacomo, Kris (ILT)/ Burgess, Matthew

Enormous Smallness - A Story of E. E. Cummings

Feb 27, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Presents four experiments using plants that demonstrate how plants need and react to sunlight, air, water, and minerals.

Feb 27, 2015
Explore natural resources! - with 25 great projects by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Explore natural resources! - with 25 great projects

What are natural resources? And why is it important to prevent natural resources from being wasted? The 25 projects here inspire young readers ages 6-9 to have fun while learning why natural resources are important to all living things and how every child can take care of the earth's resources through reducing, reusing, and recycling. Kids will learn about national parks and early environmentalis, Earth celebrations, and the science behind renewable and nonrenewable resources.

Feb 27, 2015
Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey by Saucier, C. A. P., 1954-

Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey

Feb 27, 2015
Falcons by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Falcons

"This book details the life and habits of falcons."--

Feb 27, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Feb 27, 2015
Fighter jets by Morey, Allan, author.

Fighter jets

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes fighter jets and the parts that help them fly fast and hit targets in battle"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Collard, Sneed B., Jr.

Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

Feb 27, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Feb 27, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of animals

Presents information about animals ranging from vampire bats and tarsiers to oarfish and bumblebees.

Feb 27, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of animals by de la Bedoyere, Camilla (EDT)/ Whitfield, Philip, Dr. (EDT)

Firefly encyclopedia of animals

Presents information about animals ranging from vampire bats and tarsiers to oarfish and bumblebees.

Feb 23, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Palmer, Douglas, Dr.

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

Provides a look at the animals that lived in the ancient world, from early fish and amphibians to dinosaurs and mammals.

Feb 27, 2015
First Flight Around the World - The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Grove, Tim/ National Air and Space Museum (COR)

First Flight Around the World - The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race

Feb 27, 2015
First-generation Americans by Howell, Sara, author.

First-generation Americans

Explains what it means to be a naturalized citizen and discusses immigrant neighborhoods, earning a living, learning a new language, cultural differences, and children born to immigrant parents and immigrants who arrived as young children.

Feb 27, 2015
Fish by Meister, Cari, author.

Fish

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet fish and tells about a few types of fish that make good pets"--

Feb 27, 2015
Flamingos by Riggs, Kate

Flamingos

Feb 27, 2015
Flesh flies by Berne, Emma Carlson, author

Flesh flies

Examines the life of flesh flies, including their habitat, metamorphosis, and scavenging behavior.

Feb 27, 2015
Flowers Are Calling by Gray, Rita/ Pak, Kenard (ILT)

Flowers Are Calling

Feb 27, 2015
Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies - 28+ projects to create & share by Vodicka-Paredes, Lenka, 1972-

Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies - 28+ projects to create & share

Design your own fairies and accessories while learning to sew.

Feb 25, 2015
Fossils by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Fossils

Presents general information about fossils, explaining how they are formed, how they are extracted from the sites where they are discovered, and how scientists use them to gain an understanding of Earth's past.

Feb 27, 2015
Friends - making them & keeping them by Criswell, Patti Kelley.

Friends - making them & keeping them

""Friends" is designed to help you learn how to make new friends, and make the most of the friendships you already have. It's full of quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by real girls like you"--

Feb 27, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour

Frogs

Feb 27, 2015
From bulb to tulip by Owings, Lisa.

From bulb to tulip

Explains how through planting, watering, and waiting, bulbs sprout into tulips.

Feb 27, 2015
From goat to cheese by Owings, Lisa, author.

From goat to cheese

"How does goat milk turn into delicious cheese? Follow each step--from milking a goat to eating goat cheese--in this fascinating book!"--

Feb 27, 2015
From sea to salt by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sea to salt

"How does seawater turn into crystals of salt? Follow each step--from filling ponds with seawater to sprinkling salt on your popcorn--in this fascinating book!"--

Feb 27, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Explains how strawberries are picked, washed, and processed into jam.

Feb 27, 2015
From sugar beet to sugar by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sugar beet to sugar

"How do sugar beets become sugar? Follow each step--from planting sugar beets to sprinkling sugar on your cereal--in this fascinating book!"--

Feb 27, 2015
Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys by McGee, Randel, author.

Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys

Feb 27, 2015
Fun facts & silly stories 3 by Ripley's Believe It or Not (COR)

Fun facts & silly stories 3

Presents weird and miscellaneous facts, including information from around the world featuring extraordinary people, feats, events, creatures, places, and creations.

Feb 25, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 2. by Ripley's Believe It or Not

Fun facts and silly stories 2.

Presents surprising and strange facts about animals, the human body, and the Earth, including the number of languages in Papua New Guinea, the speed of a sneeze, and the world's largest "Where's Waldo?" gathering.

Feb 27, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 3 by

Fun facts and silly stories 3

This is the third fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Feb 27, 2015
Fun things to do with cardboard tubes by Ventura, Marne.

Fun things to do with cardboard tubes

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using cardboard tubes and common materials found around the house"--

Feb 27, 2015
Fun things to do with egg cartons by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with egg cartons

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities that reuse egg cartons and common materials found around the house"--

Feb 27, 2015
Fun things to do with paper plates and cups by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with paper plates and cups

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Feb 27, 2015
Gems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Gems

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study gems, and how gems relate to the reader's daily life.

Feb 27, 2015
Get into art - places by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - places

Introduces readers to works of art featuring "places" by such esteemed artists as Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai, Raoul Dufy, Wassily Kandinsky, L.S. Lowry, Abraham Ortelius, Stuart Davis, Rene Magritte and provides instruction for "place" centered art projects.

Feb 27, 2015
Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils

"In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Feb 27, 2015
Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

"A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Feb 22, 2015
Glow-in-the-dark creatures by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Glow-in-the-dark creatures

Feb 27, 2015
Gluten-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Gluten-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a gluten-free diet"--

Feb 27, 2015
Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

Introduces the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece, providing profiles on Zeus, Artemis, and Hera.

Feb 23, 2015
Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

Feb 27, 2015
Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America

Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed.

Feb 27, 2015
Grassland food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Grassland food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a grassland habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Feb 27, 2015
Great Apes - Discover the Exciting World of Chimps, Gorillas, Orangutans, Bonobos and More, With over 200 Pictures by Taylor, Barbara

Great Apes  - Discover the Exciting World of Chimps, Gorillas, Orangutans, Bonobos and More, With over 200 Pictures

Feb 27, 2015
Great Dane by Johnson, Jinny.

Great Dane

"Describes the characteristics of the Great Dane and how to care for it"--

Feb 27, 2015
Green Bay Packers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Green Bay Packers

"An elementary look at the Green Bay Packers professional football team, including its formation in 1919, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Growing new plants by Colby, Jennifer, 1971-

Growing new plants

Discusses what a plant needs to grow and how they reproduce.

Feb 23, 2015
Growing new plants by Colby, Jennifer, 1971-

Growing new plants

Feb 27, 2015
Growing Up Pedro - How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues by Tavares, Matt

Growing Up Pedro - How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues

Feb 27, 2015
Growing up with a bucket full of happiness - three rules for a happier life by McCloud, Carol.

Growing up with a bucket full of happiness - three rules for a happier life

Uses the metaphor of a bucket filled with good feelings to show how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.

Feb 27, 2015
Guess who's in the trees by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Guess who's in the trees

Describes the unique characteristics of eight animals that find shelter and food in trees and encourages the reader to guess which animal is hiding under the flap.

Feb 27, 2015
Guess who's in the trees by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Guess who's in the trees

Describes the unique characteristics of eight animals that find shelter and food in trees and encourages the reader to guess which animal is hiding under the flap.

Feb 23, 2015
Guinea pigs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinea pigs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet guinea pig"--

Feb 27, 2015
Hamsters by Meister, Cari, author.

Hamsters

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet hamster"--

Feb 27, 2015
Handmade crafts by children for children by Rodríguez, Guadalupe, author.

Handmade crafts by children for children

Feb 27, 2015
Hare and Tortoise race across Israel by Gehl, Laura.

Hare and Tortoise race across Israel

Two good friends, Hare and Tortoise, race from Tel Aviv to the Dead Sea, enjoying the unique culture and geography of Israel along the way.

Feb 27, 2015
Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids by McCloud, Carol. author

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

Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this book encourages positive behavior as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.

Feb 27, 2015
Hawks by Riggs, Kate

Hawks

Feb 27, 2015
Head lice by Gravel, Elise, author.

Head lice

Feb 27, 2015
Helping our veterans by Gagne, Tammy.

Helping our veterans

Feb 27, 2015
Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens

"In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective--

Feb 27, 2015
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Schnell, Lisa Kahn, author.

High tide for horseshoe crabs

Feb 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing

Provides information about 3-D printers while offering step-by-step instructions for three-dimensional printer projects, including a key chain and a jumping frog.

Feb 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs

Discusses the history of electronic devices and shares a selection of electronics projects that use LEDs and sensors.

Feb 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers

Discusses the history of microcontrollers and shares a selection of projects that use littleBits and Arduino to demonstrate their inner workings and capabilities.

Feb 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

Introduces the discipline of robotics, describing the history of making robots, how they function, and how to get interested in building robots.

Feb 27, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

Offers a general introduction to hiking, looking at what it is, where people hike, hiking equipment, and hiking safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Hippos Are Huge! by London, Jonathan/ Trueman, Matthew (ILT)

Hippos Are Huge!

Feb 27, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Feb 25, 2015
Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world by Moberg, Julia, author.

Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world

Offers rhyming entries on animals from throughout history that have achieved celebrity or historical significance, from Ramses II's lioness and Alexander the Great's war horse Bucephalus, to Paul the match-predicting octopus and Cairo the Navy SEAL dog.

Feb 27, 2015
History of the Great Lakes by Jankowski, Emily

History of the Great Lakes

Feb 27, 2015
Horses in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Horses in American history

Discusses the use of horses in American history, including their roles in transportation, war, and leisure activities.

Feb 27, 2015
How do animals help plants reproduce? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do animals help plants reproduce?

Examines the closely linked relationships at work in the pollination process, from the flowers that make the food to the bees and other animals who carry the pollen.

Feb 27, 2015
How do meat-eating plants catch their food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do meat-eating plants catch their food?

Explores the world of carnivorous plants, explaining how and why these plants trap insects and other prey.

Feb 27, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Feb 27, 2015
How do plants make and spread their seeds? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make and spread their seeds?

Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

Feb 27, 2015
How do plants make their own food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make their own food?

Explains how plants receive nutrients and what happens when they are not fulfilled, discusses how they contribute to the environment, and describes how they fit into the cycle of life on Earth.

Feb 27, 2015
How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language by Newman, Aline Alexander, author.

How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language

We know cats are beautiful, secretive, and independent... but even the most loyal cat owners are often baffled by their own pet's behavior. With veterinarian expert Dr. Gary Weitzman as guide, this fun book helps kids understand what cats are trying to communicate by their body language and behavior. So if you've ever wondered what Fluffy means when she's purring or moving her tail emphatically from left to right--this book is for you! It's full of insights, expert advice, and real-life cat scen

Feb 21, 2015
Hummingbirds by Otfinoski, Steven.

Hummingbirds

A basic introduction to hummingbirds discusses their habitat, behaviors, life cycle, and anatomy, with information on how to identify and observe these birds.

Feb 27, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

Offers a general introduction to hunting, looking at what it is, where people hunt, the different types of game animals, the different types of hunting, and safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Hunting with rifles by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with rifles

Feb 27, 2015
Hunting with shotguns by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with shotguns

Feb 27, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

Offers advice to children on how to deal with feelings of shyness, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding ways to gain self-confidence and interact with other people.

Feb 26, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

"Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book [is intended to] help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident"--Amazon.com.

Feb 27, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

"Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black baseball player on a major-league team, and his bravery helped lead the way to eq

Feb 25, 2015
I am patriotic by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-, author.

I am patriotic

Explains what it means to be patriotic from a young child's perspective.

Feb 27, 2015
I can't eat peanuts by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I can't eat peanuts

"Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Can't Eat Peanuts offers answers to their most compelling questions about allergies. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
I say Shehechiyanu by Rocklin, Joanne.

I say Shehechiyanu

"Learn about the many occasions in the Jewish year on which you can say "Shehechiyanu," a blessing for beginnings, first times, and happy arrivals"--Provided by the publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
I see a pattern here by Goldstone, Bruce.

I see a pattern here

"Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes! With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns--and gives you some fun ideas for making your own"--

Feb 27, 2015
I see things differently - a first look at autism by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I see things differently - a first look at autism

Offers advice to children on the main characteristics of autism, and addresses common worries and questions on what to expect from an autistic classmate and how to interact with people with the condition.

Feb 27, 2015
I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are by Heos, Bridget, author.

I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are

"Fly is fed up with everyone studying butterflies. After all, flies go through metamorphosis too--and they are so much cooler! They flap their wings 200 times a second, compared to a butterfly's measly five to twelve times. Their babies--maggots--are much cuter than caterpillars (obviously). And when they eat solid food, they even throw up on it to turn it into a liquid. Who wouldn't want to study an insect like that? Both funny and informative, this earnest (and highly partisan) narrator provid

Feb 27, 2015
If It Rains Pancakes - Haiku and Lantern Poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

If It Rains Pancakes - Haiku and Lantern Poems

Explains and demonstrates how to write two types of ancient Japanese poetry: haiku and lanterns.

Feb 27, 2015
Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights by Howell, Sara.

Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights

Explains the difference between immigrants and United States citizens, the two different ways to become a citizen, the rights only citizens have and the ones immigrants share, deportation, and rights under the criminal law.

Feb 27, 2015
Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures by Navarro, Paula, author.

Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures

Presents 16 simple experiments that can be performed with common objects found around the house. The book explores concepts like water density, oxidation, and more are explored using simple household materials. Each experiment includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions and a simple scientific explanation of what is happening during the experiment. Full-color illustrations on each page.

Feb 27, 2015
Indonesia by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Indonesia

Feb 27, 2015
Insects by McFadzean, Lesley., author.

Insects

Feb 27, 2015
Inside a Formula 1 car by MacArthur, Collin, author.

Inside a Formula 1 car

Feb 27, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Feb 27, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Feb 23, 2015
Interior designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Interior designer

Feb 27, 2015
Inventions that could have changed the world ... but didn't! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Inventions that could have changed the world ... but didn't!

Outlines the process of making and patenting inventions and presents innovations in such fields as transportation, appliances, child and pet care, and amusement that did not work, were too early or too late, or failed for other reasons.

Feb 27, 2015
Is this normal? - more girls' questions by Johnston, Darcie

Is this normal? - more girls' questions

Feb 27, 2015
Jamaica by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Jamaica

Feb 27, 2015
JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming by Morgan, Nick, author.

JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming

Feb 21, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
John Muir wrestles a waterfall by Danneberg, Julie, 1958-

John Muir wrestles a waterfall

Tells the story of how John Muir approached a waterfall in Yosemite one night, and the harrowing experience he had with it when he came close to experience it more fully, in a book with additional information about Muir's life.

Feb 27, 2015
Just for Today by John, Saint XXIII/ Landmann, Bimba (ILT)

Just for Today

Feb 27, 2015
Kalos region handbook - stats and facts on over 450 Pokémon!. by

Kalos region handbook - stats and facts on over 450 Pokémon!.

Features Poke´dex information on all the Poke´mon of the Kalos region, including partner Poke´mon Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie.

Feb 27, 2015
Kangaroo to the Rescue! - And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes by Donohue, Moira Rose

Kangaroo to the Rescue! - And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

Feb 23, 2015
Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes by Donohue, Moira Rose, author.

Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes

Read about these amazing animal heroes, stories that will inspire pet owners, farm hands, anyone who has an infinity for animals and their unique behaviors.

Feb 27, 2015
Kenya by Burgan, Michael, author.

Kenya

Feb 27, 2015
Landscape designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Landscape designer

Feb 27, 2015
Leaflets Three, Let It Be! - The Story of Poison Ivy by Sanchez, Anita/ Brickman, Robin (ILT)

Leaflets Three, Let It Be! - The Story of Poison Ivy

Feb 27, 2015
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball by Bryant, Howard, 1968-

Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball

Feb 27, 2015
Leontyne Price - voice of a century by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Leontyne Price - voice of a century

An introduction to the life and career of the African American opera singer.

Feb 27, 2015
Let's play! - poems about sports and games from around the world by

Let's play! - poems about sports and games from around the world

Collects thirty-seven poems celebrating such sports and games as football, baseball, judo, table tennis, netball, cycling, chess, and scrabble.

Feb 27, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Life is Like the Wind introduces the concept of death to young readers by likening life to the ever-moving wind. When the wind is present, things move and fly and flutter about. When the wind goes away, things become very still. From there, the authors explore the feelings we have when a loved one's life goes away, how we cope with missing them, and how we can celebrate their memory. It also introduces the various things people believe happens to a life that has moved on. Endearing illustrations

Feb 27, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Explores the concept of death, including what happens to life once it leaves the body and the different ways people deal with the death of loved ones.

Feb 25, 2015
Lion, tiger, and bear by Ritchey, Kate, author.

Lion, tiger, and bear

"In a small pen in Georgia, an American black bear named Baloo, a lion named Leo, and a Bengal tiger named Shere Kahn all live happily together. Every day they play with their toys, chase each other around, and eat cookies together. This lion, tiger, and bear (oh my!) are best friends. The three animals were rescued 12 years ago from drug dealers who had abused and neglected them and brought to live at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary. The trainers there tried to separate the trio, for fear that figh

Feb 21, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura, author.

Lions

An itroduction to lions covers where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate, and follows the animal's development from cub to adult.5050 Whar am I? -- Big cats -- Lion around --Super hunters -- Food fight -- 7 cool facts about lions --Cubs -- Lion talk -- What in the world?

Feb 25, 2015
Look out for bugs! by Prokopowicz, Jen, author, illustrator.

Look out for bugs!

"Readers are encouraged to find the insects among the panoramic pages and then learn more in insect windows. The book encourages young readers to study detailed natural habitats made out of mixed media and find creatures hidden in crevices, nooks, and creeks. Habitats include the arid desert, the backyard, the creek, the forest, the meadow, and the marsh. For older kids the artwork in this book will astound and amuse and surprise. Unusual insects such as the caddis fly appear along with some oth

Feb 27, 2015
Look where we live! - a first book of community building by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator.

Look where we live! - a first book of community building

Feb 27, 2015
Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest by Kostecki-shaw, Jenny Sue

Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest

Feb 27, 2015
Mahalia Jackson - walking with kings and queens by Nolan, Nina, author.

Mahalia Jackson - walking with kings and queens

A picture-book introduction to the gospel singer's life and career.

Feb 27, 2015
Making sock puppets by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author, illustrator.

Making sock puppets

"Learn how to create sock puppets and put on shows for your friends and family with these fun activities"--

Feb 27, 2015
Math fair blues by Kassirer, Sue.

Math fair blues

Seth and his rock band perform at the school math fair and are surprised to find they are one of the prize winners.

Feb 27, 2015
Meditation is an open sky - mindfulness for kids by Stewart, Whitney, 1959-

Meditation is an open sky - mindfulness for kids

"Feeling mindful is feeling good! You know when you're having a bad day, you have that wobbly feeling inside and nothing seems to go right? Find a quiet place, sit down, and meditate! In this daily companion, kids of any age will learn simple exercises to help manage stress and emotions, find focus, and face challenges. They'll discover how to feel safe when scared, relax when anxious, spread kindness, and calm anger when frustrated. Simple, secular, and mainstream, this mindfulness book is an e

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun

Presents an introduction to ancient Egypt and its civilization, and includes facts about pharoahs, the army, mummies, pyramids, the Egyptian gods, housing, everyday life, the Nile, and common occupations.

Feb 26, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the ancient Egyptians

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the ancient Greeks by Miles, Liz, author.

Meet the ancient Greeks

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the ancient Romans by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Meet the ancient Romans

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the incredible Romans by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the incredible Romans

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the Medievals by Miles, Liz, author.

Meet the Medievals

Feb 27, 2015
Meet the Vikings by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Meet the Vikings

Feb 27, 2015
Meteors by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Meteors

Describes what are meteorites, and where do they come from?

Feb 21, 2015
Migration - animals on the move by Einspruch, Andrew, author.

Migration - animals on the move

Feb 27, 2015
Minecraft hacks Classified - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Minecraft hacks Classified - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"Tips in this book are based on Minecraft 1.7.9, PC version"--Introduction.

Feb 27, 2015
Minecraft hacks Combat edition - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author

Minecraft hacks Combat edition - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

With Minecraft Hacks: Combat Edition, kids will learn how to defend their property and fight off hostile mobs and monsters like zombies, spiders, and skeletons! Other tips include: updated enchanting for armor, weapons, and more ; how to deal with new behaviors for hostile mobs ; the best ways to defeat new hostile mobs, such as killer bunnies, ocean-dwelling guardians, elder guardian mini-bosses, and the rare endermite ; Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on fighting all types of enemie

Feb 27, 2015
Minecraft hacks Master Builder - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Minecraft hacks Master Builder - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"With Minecraft hacks master builder, kids will learn how to build the coolest stuff, including an underwater house, a pirate ship, and a fortified castle! Other tips will help gamers: Find the best locations, choose their favorite style, learn how to get started with foundations and walls, become landscaping experts, learn how to decorate their living room, and much more! Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on planning all types of buildings and with over one hundred screenshots, Minecra

Feb 27, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry, author.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Darker versions of traditional Mother Goose nursery rhymes using gnomes, goblins, zombies, and other mythical creatures.

Feb 27, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Feb 23, 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.

Feb 27, 2015
Mules in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Mules in American history

Discusses the history of mules as draft animals in America, including their role on the frontier, in the military, and for pleasure riding.

Feb 27, 2015
My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth by Turner, Ann Warren, author.

My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth

A vibrantly illustrated story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, one of the most inspiring and important figures of the abolitionist and women's rights movements.

Feb 27, 2015
My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure by McGehee, Claudia, 1963-

My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure

"Recounts the 1918-1919 winter spent on Alaska's Fox Island from the point of view of 9-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent II"--

Feb 27, 2015
Mysterious messages - a history of codes and ciphers by Blackwood, Gary L.

Mysterious messages - a history of codes and ciphers

From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.

Feb 27, 2015
Narrative paragraphs by Purslow, Frances.

Narrative paragraphs

Explores the art of narrative writing via real life and folk heroes.

Feb 27, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice.

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 nonvio

Feb 27, 2015
Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems by Cannon, Nick, 1980- author.

Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of humorous poems by the actor and entertainer pays tribute to the poets and urban storytellers that have influenced his life and work.

Feb 27, 2015
Noah's Ark by Falken, Linda/ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.)

Noah's Ark

Feb 27, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Feb 27, 2015
Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT)

Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful

Feb 27, 2015
Oil rig roughneck by Horn, Geoffrey M.

Oil rig roughneck

An easy introduction to offshore oil rig jobs.

Feb 27, 2015
One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Feb 27, 2015
Osama bin Laden - a war against the West by Landau, Elaine.

Osama bin Laden - a war against the West

Presents biographical information about militant Islamic leader Osama bin Laden, including his role in international terrorism and the beliefs that fuel his actions.

Feb 27, 2015
Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

"Have you ever heard of people saving the bones of their ancestors? That's what happens in ossuaries and charnel houses. You might be wondering why people would do this, and there are several fascinating reasons you need to read to believe. Inside this creepy volume, readers will find amazing photographs of charnel houses and ossuaries, including the dark passages of the Paris catacombs and the ornately decorated Sedlec Ossuary. Photographs are paired with engaging passages, sidebars, and fact f

Feb 21, 2015
Otters by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Otters

"This book details the life and habits of otters."--

Feb 27, 2015
Over the Hills and Far Away - A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes by Hammill, Elizabeth (EDT)

Over the Hills and Far Away - A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

Feb 27, 2015
Pandas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Pandas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to pandas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining features as their black-and-white fur"--

Feb 27, 2015
Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe

"In this retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe, a girl promises a crocodile he can come to a party in exchange for a favor, but since crocodiles aren't allowed in the village, she doesn't expect she'll have to keep the promise"--

Feb 27, 2015
Peekapoos by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Peekapoos

Introduces the Peekapoo, a crossbreed of a Pekingese and a poodle, presenting information about its history, the main characteristics of the breed, and how to care for a Peekapoo.

Feb 27, 2015
Pharrell Williams by Morreale, Marie, author.

Pharrell Williams

Feb 27, 2015
Pigmares - porcine poems of the silver screen by Cushman, Doug.

Pigmares - porcine poems of the silver screen

Presents a collection of illustrated poems in which pigs take on the starring roles in classic horror film adaptations.

Feb 27, 2015
Pirates ahoy! by Abbott, Simon, 1967- author, illustrator.

Pirates ahoy!

Take a look inside a captain's quarters, meet the dastardly crew and find out why they all loved to eat turtles in this warts-and-all version of pirate life according to Simon Abbott. Packed with fun facts and real-life historical figures, this lively book comes with its own list of pirate words and detailed spreads showing the ins and outs of life on the high seas. A must have for anyone wanting to explore the pirate world up close.

Feb 27, 2015
Pitter and Patter by Sullivan, Martha, author.

Pitter and Patter

"The water cycle becomes a down-to-earth reality when children follow Pitter on his overland journey from cloud to ocean, and Patter on her journey from cloud to ocean by way of an underground route. In the ocean they meet and join in a cloud once again. 'Explore More' endnotes provide additional explanations of water cycle principles"--

Feb 27, 2015
Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step! by Legendre, Philippe, author, illustrator.

Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step!

Provides instruction for drawing different forms of transportation, from helicoptors to seaplanes and monorails to tank truck.

Feb 27, 2015
Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures by Farndon, John, author.

Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures

Feb 25, 2015
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Herrera, Juan Felipe.

Portraits of Hispanic American heroes

"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those

Feb 27, 2015
Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge by Raczka, Bob, author.

Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge

"A book of poetry about the presidents written in clerihews"--

Feb 27, 2015
Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down by Adler, David A.

Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down

Uses simple language and illustrations to explain the laws of supply and demand and how these forces determine prices.

Feb 27, 2015
Promises for God's princesses by Cassel, Katrina L., 1962- author.

Promises for God's princesses

The book's 100 devotions tie in the Scriptures to help young girls apply them to their lives.

Feb 27, 2015
Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion by Gerry, Lisa, author.

Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion

Retells the stories of very special dogs, including pets, service dogs, and canine heroes, and their human companions, and provides information and advice on dogs, dog care, and working dogs.

Feb 27, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Feb 27, 2015
Rad American women A-Z / Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Schatz, Kate.

Rad American women A-Z / Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!

Feb 27, 2015
Raptor centers by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Raptor centers

"Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! Dedicated staff treats injured, sick, and orphaned animals. They return the birds to their native environment or find forever homes at education and raptor centers for those that can't survive in the wild. Follow along in this photographic journal as staff and volunteers come together to care for these remarkable birds."--

Feb 27, 2015
Rattlesnakes by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rattlesnakes

"This book details the life and habits of rattlesnakes."--

Feb 27, 2015
Refugees by Howell, Sara.

Refugees

Explains who refugees are and what life is like for them when they reach the United States, discussing their rights, the process of seeking and applying for asylum, and the path to citizenship.

Feb 27, 2015
Return of the White Book - True stories of God at work in Southeast Asia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

Return of the White Book - True stories of God at work in Southeast Asia

"When Adoniram Judson took the gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of Burma in 1813, he didn't know that high up in the hills lived a tribe of people whose ancient stories and songs served as continual reminders that one day the White Book that their ancestors had lost would be brought back to them. When the Hill Tribes of Southeast Asia saw the Bible - they recognised it for what it was 'The White Book' - the Word of God." -- back cover.

Feb 27, 2015
Robins by Mara, Wil.

Robins

A basic introduction to the American robin discusses their habitat, behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses, with information on how to identify and observe these birds.

Feb 27, 2015
Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F.

Rocks & minerals

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Feb 25, 2015
Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar by Schwartz, Heather E., author.

Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor and singer know for his role in the television series "Austin & Ally."

Feb 27, 2015
Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids by Weinstein, Eric, author

Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids

Feb 27, 2015
Sacagawea by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Sacagawea

"Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers" --

Feb 21, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

School days around the world

Feb 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo food jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo food jokes

Feb 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo on the go jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo on the go jokes

Feb 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! animal jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo! animal jokes!

Feb 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! monster jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo! monster jokes!

Presents a collection of monster jokes starring Scooby-Doo and the rest of Mystery Incorporated.

Feb 27, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

"This book details the life and habits of scorpions."--

Feb 27, 2015
Scrapes with snakes - true stories of adventures with animals by Barr, Brady, 1963- author.

Scrapes with snakes - true stories of adventures with animals

Information about and pictures of some of the biggest snakes ever found.

Feb 27, 2015
Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Feb 27, 2015
Searching for el Chupacabra by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Searching for el Chupacabra

With its claws and fangs and hunting for blood in the night, el Chupacabra is the stuff of nightmares. Many people insist that this mysterious Mexican monster is real, while others proclaim it a bedtime story. This intriguing volume uses a presentation of firsthand accounts and more to encourage well-rounded research and critical thinking skills.

Feb 27, 2015
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, artist.

Shackleton's journey

Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Feb 21, 2015
Sharks - predators of the ocean by Stephens, David, 1945-

Sharks - predators of the ocean

Feb 27, 2015
Sharks Have Six Senses by Waters, John F./ Barner, Bob (ILT)

Sharks Have Six Senses

Feb 27, 2015
Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know

Offers aspiring skateboarders essential instructions about safety and skill-building, demonstrating through real-time action sequences a range of fundamental techniques for both flatground and vert surfaces.

Feb 27, 2015
Slimy science and awesome experiments / Amazing Tests and Tricks! by Martineau, Susan, author.

Slimy science and awesome experiments / Amazing Tests and Tricks!

Contains step-by-step instructions for performing simple experiments using everyday, household objects which test the senses of smell, sight, touch, and taste.

Feb 27, 2015
Snake by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Snake

Feb 27, 2015
Something sure smells around here - limericks by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Something sure smells around here - limericks

Collects humorous limericks for children.

Feb 27, 2015
South Korea by Somervill, Barbara A., author.

South Korea

Feb 27, 2015
Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Provides an introduction to the observation and exploration of space and includes simple projects showing how rockets work, how to make artificial gravity, and how geostationary orbits work.

Feb 26, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Feb 26, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Feb 27, 2015
Spider by Gravel, Elise, author.

Spider

Feb 27, 2015
Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active

There are many ways to be active. Some ways are good for you and keep you healthy. Learn why it is important to be active and discover the fun in sweating for a healthy body.

Feb 27, 2015
Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active

Discusses the health benefits of exercising and suggests various forms of physical activity, including jumping rope, playing a sport, and riding a bike.

Feb 23, 2015
Super baseball infographics by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Super baseball infographics

Feb 27, 2015
Super basketball infographics by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Super basketball infographics

Feb 27, 2015
Super football infographics by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Super football infographics

Presents football statistics in graphic form, from highest paid players to most valuable franchises.

Feb 27, 2015
Super hockey infographics by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Super hockey infographics

Feb 27, 2015
Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail by Kravitz, Danny, 1970- author.

Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail

"Examines the Oregon Trail by discussing how and why it came to be and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation and the people who traveled it"--

Feb 27, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Feb 27, 2015
Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour by Besel, Jennifer M., author.

Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make no-bake desserts, including parfaits, frozen treats, and more"--

Feb 27, 2015
Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Deans, Karen.

Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Tells the story of the young African American orphans who went on to form an all-girls school band that gained renown around the world and helped to break the barriers of gender and race.

Feb 27, 2015
Taking flight - my story by Van Meter, Vicki.

Taking flight - my story

The autobiography of the young girl who learned to fly at age 10 and 2 years later piloted a plane across the Atlantic.

Feb 27, 2015
Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson by Gourley, Robbin.

Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson

Feb 27, 2015
Taylor Swift by Morreale, Marie.

Taylor Swift

Feb 27, 2015
Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist by Sepahban, Lois.

Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist

Chronicles the life and career of the animal scientist, from her work to helping others with autism to her lobbying for animal welfare.

Feb 27, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Feb 27, 2015
The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge/ Casteel, Tom (ILT)

The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence

Feb 27, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Feb 27, 2015
The Book of Jonah by Spier, Peter, 1927-

The Book of Jonah

Retells the Biblical story of the man who spent three days and three nights in the belly of a great fish. Includes historical material on Jonah's world.

Feb 27, 2015
The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World by Webb, Mick

The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World

Feb 27, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind [Young readers edition] by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind [Young readers edition]

In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land.

Feb 27, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Feb 27, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

A tribute to the example of the Loving family describes how they were arrested in mid-twentieth-century Virginia for violating laws against interracial marriage and argued their case all the way to the Supreme Court, prompting a landmark civil rights triumph.

Feb 27, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 27, 2015
The city in colonial America by Colligan, L. H.

The city in colonial America

Examines the role of cities and the lives of those within them during the colonial era of American history.

Feb 27, 2015
The countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George.

The countryside in colonial America

Presents a history of settlement during the colonial period, describing what life was like in the early colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth, the relationship of the settlers with Indian tribes who lived in the region, and the skills the colonists needed to survive.

Feb 27, 2015
The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects by Janeczko, Paul B./ Raschka, Christopher (ILT)

The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects

Feb 27, 2015
The dinner that cooked itself by Hsyu, J. C. author.

The dinner that cooked itself

In this retelling of an ancient Chinese folk tale, a hard-working young bachelor is rewarded for his kindness.

Feb 27, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Feb 27, 2015
The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a

Chronicles, through her own reminiscences, letters, speeches, and stories, the experiences of the Yankton Indian woman whose life spanned the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century.

Feb 27, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the Founding Fathers describes the heated exchanges that shaped the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, sharing fact-filled profiles of such historic icons as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.

Feb 23, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Feb 27, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Feb 27, 2015
The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic

"From one old woman's prayer a young girl was brought to faith, a missionary was sent to Africa, and then a church was born from among the people of The Central African Republic. Margaret Nicholl Laird and other missionaries from the west came with the message of Jesus Christ - but it was the men and women saved from cannibalism, the young boys who herded goats and carted water, who took the Good News to the villages and homesteads of Africa. And the Good News must go out!" -- back cover.

Feb 27, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Feb 27, 2015
The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Feb 27, 2015
The innings and outs of baseball by Brown, Jordan, author.

The innings and outs of baseball

Did you know that every time you watch a baseball game, you are watching some great examples of physics in action? Why exactly does the amount of spin on a pitch determine how far a ball can be hit? And what's the scientific reason that using pine tar on the bat makes it easier to grip? Learn all about the science behind America's favorite pastime in this fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

Feb 27, 2015
The land of the dinosaurs by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

The land of the dinosaurs

Which dinosaur had a neck as long as a bus? What fearsome beast had more than 100 teeth? Delve into the deadly world of the dinosaurs and find out the answers to these questions and more in this story of Earth's biggest-ever animals. Full of astounding facts and colourful illustrations, Simon Abbott's book brings the dinos back to life and tells young readers everything they need to know about how these mighty beasts lived and died.

Feb 27, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Feb 27, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Feb 27, 2015
The little butterfly by Shahan, Sherry.

The little butterfly

Presents a detailed look at each stage of the butterfly's life cycle.

Feb 27, 2015
The little girl's little book of art by Dixon, Kathryn, author.

The little girl's little book of art

"Inside are paintings by thirty of the most talented and reknowned artists the world has produced. Beginning with Leonardo da Vinci and ending with Paul Klee, the paintings in this book have been specially selected to appeal to a little girl. Your little girl can explore the pages of this book and see artworks with colors, subjects and scenes that she can relate to and enjoy. Every painting has the potential to engage her imagination, spark her curiosity, and encourage her to want to learn to kn

Feb 27, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest

Ms. Frizzle introduces some of the animals who inhabit the rain forests plus explains how they have adapted to their ecosystem.

Feb 27, 2015
The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers by Rosen, Michael/ White, Lee Anthony (ILT)

The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers

Feb 27, 2015
The Montgomery Bus Boycott - a primary source exploration of the protest for equal treatment by Kimmel, Allison Crotzer.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott - a primary source exploration of the protest for equal treatment

"The Montgomery Bus Boycott began when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. The campaign that followed was one of the most important protests against segregation in the United States. The boycotters stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the boycotters and the people who opposed them"--

Feb 27, 2015
The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons by Cornell, Kari A.

The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons

Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space--many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window.

Feb 27, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Feb 27, 2015
The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - the complete first edition by

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - the complete first edition

"When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. For the very first time, The O

Feb 27, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Feb 27, 2015
The periodic table - elements with style by Dingle, Adrian, 1967-

The periodic table - elements with style

"Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! This book comes to the rescue by mixing science and art to create the most unique periodic table you've ever seen."--Publisher's web site.

Feb 21, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Describes the current issues with epidemics, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Feb 27, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

"Hunger is the number-one health problem in the world. In this informative volume, readers will learn the causes of hunger, who is affected and where, what solutions are available, and how changes can be made to combat this pernicious problem. 'Look to the Past' boxes highlight key events and people throughout the history of hunger. 'Science Solutions' boxes offer thought-provoking options about how science might provide life-changing answers to some of the most difficult problems faced in feedi

Feb 27, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Feb 27, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

While a few degrees' rise in the average temperature of Earth's surface may not sound like a catastrophe, the race against climate change is truly a race for survival. At stake are the futures of billions of the planet's inhabitants, including people, animals, and plants. This book examines the causes and consequences of climate change, such as extreme weather and rising sea levels.

Feb 27, 2015
The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Feb 21, 2015
The rock cycle by Hirsch, Rebecca E. author.

The rock cycle

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with The Rock Cycle. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study the rock cycle, and how the rock cycle relates to the reader's daily life"--

Feb 27, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Feb 27, 2015
The spirit of the sea by Hainnu, Rebecca, author.

The spirit of the sea

Feb 27, 2015
The survival guide for making and being friends by Crist, James J.

The survival guide for making and being friends

"Friendships make us happier and healthier. Friends improve our self-esteem and help us live longer--it's true! Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, "what would you do?" scenarios, voluminous examples, quiz

Feb 27, 2015
The three wise men - a Christmas story by Koopmans, Loek, author.

The three wise men - a Christmas story

"Long, long ago, a very special star appeared in the night sky. It shone more brightly than all the other stars. Three wise men called Melchior, Caspar and Balthasar gazed at the star in wonder. They had never seen anything like it before..." -- page [4] of cover.

Feb 27, 2015
The thrills and chills of amusement parks by Brown, Jordan, author.

The thrills and chills of amusement parks

An introduction to the science that powers favorite amusement park rides reveals why a rollercoaster does not need an engine and how bumper cars can move without gasoline.

Feb 27, 2015
The U.S. Navy in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Navy in World War II

Discusses various details about the United States Navy's involvement during World War II.

Feb 27, 2015
The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets by Kandel, Tiger, author.

The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets

Offers tips, tricks, and techniques for making animal sock puppets, from an elephant and a monkey to a bat and a lion.

Feb 27, 2015
The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts by Murray, Robb, author.

The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts

Provides a history of the Washington Monument, including why it was built, facts about its construction, and popular misconceptions about the structure.

Feb 27, 2015
The White House - the home of the U.S. President by Marcovitz, Hal.

The White House - the home of the U.S. President

The history of the White House, including the story of its construction, interesting and important facts and statistics, and its importance as an American symbol.

Feb 27, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J. author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Feb 23, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Feb 27, 2015
This or that? - the wacky book of choices to reveal the hidden you by Boyer, Crispin, author.

This or that? - the wacky book of choices to reveal the hidden you

Presents simple quizzes combined with informative facts and psychological insights for assisting middle school children to discover their personality traits and possible career paths.

Feb 27, 2015
This or that? 2 - more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Mortimer, J. R., author.

This or that? 2 - more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

A second book of choices invites young people to discover ideal career paths, the species of animal most compatible with one's personality, and the activities that would most stimulate personal potential.

Feb 27, 2015
This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon by Plain, Nancy.

This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon

Feb 27, 2015
Thomas Edison - world-changing inventor by Krieg, Katherine.

Thomas Edison - world-changing inventor

Chronicles the life and career of the genius inventor, from his time inventing for Western Union to his creation of the lightbulb and phonograph.

Feb 27, 2015
Toad weather by Markle, Sandra, author.

Toad weather

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Feb 27, 2015
Tomato by Riggs, Kate.

Tomato

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 27, 2015
Tomato by Riggs, Kate.

Tomato

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 26, 2015
Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World by Mulder, Michelle

Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World

Feb 27, 2015
Tricky Vic / The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Pizzoli, Greg.

Tricky Vic / The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower

Feb 27, 2015
Trombone Shorty by Andrews, Troy, author.

Trombone Shorty

A Grammy-nominated headliner for the New Orleans Jazz Fest describes his childhood in Treme´ and how he came to be a bandleader by age six.

Feb 27, 2015
Tsunamis and other natural disasters - a nonfiction companion to High tide in Hawaii by Osborne, Mary Pope.

Tsunamis and other natural disasters - a nonfiction companion to High tide in Hawaii

Designed for younger readers, this is an informative, fact-filled guide to all kinds of natural disasters.

Feb 27, 2015
Tucker signing strategies for reading by Tucker, Bethanie H.

Tucker signing strategies for reading

Feb 27, 2015
U.S. government through infographics by Higgins, Nadia.

U.S. government through infographics

Discusses how the U.S. government stacks up to governments around the world, how its systems and laws change over time, and who holds the power today. Features charts, maps, and illustrations of key concepts in American government.

Feb 27, 2015
Ukraine by Kent, Deborah, author.

Ukraine

Feb 27, 2015
Understanding Jordan today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Jordan today

Introduces Jordan, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Feb 27, 2015
Understanding Saudi Arabia today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Saudi Arabia today

Introduces Saudi Arabia, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Feb 27, 2015
Undocumented immigrants by Howell, Sara.

Undocumented immigrants

Explains what it means to be an undocumented immigrant, and discusses the reasons for immigrating illegally, the often dangerous journey, immigrants' rights, their role in the economy, immigration law, deportation, and the route to citizenship.

Feb 27, 2015
Urban Planner by Mason, Helen

Urban Planner

Feb 27, 2015
Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading by Webber, Rebecca.

Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading

An ultimate handbook for cheerleaders draws on the knowledge of Varsity experts to share information on topics ranging from preparing for tryouts and anticipating judge expectations to styling tips and cheerleading traditions.

Feb 27, 2015
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war by Ferry, Joseph.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war

Tells the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with background information about the causes and effects of the war in Vietnam, the development and creation of the Memorial, and the impact of the monument on veterans and others.

Feb 27, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

Feb 27, 2015
We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics

"Did you know that hundreds of years ago, the sun orbited Earth? Actually, this isn't true, but people thought it was! Discover other missteps and odd theories in physics and astronomy."--

Feb 27, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

Feb 27, 2015
Welcome to the family by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Welcome to the family

Introduces different types of households and discusses families with children, adoption, foster parents, same-sex parents, and fertility treatments.

Feb 25, 2015
Whales in American history by Graubart, Norman D. author.

Whales in American history

Looks at the whale in American history, describing how whaling became an important industry in the nineteenth century, supplying oil and baleen for household items and manufacturers and only declining with the invention of electricity and plastic.

Feb 27, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob, author.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Feb 27, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Feb 23, 2015
What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about the U.S. Constitution by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author.

What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about the U.S. Constitution

"What is a Constitution? What was there in America before the Constitution? How can the Constitution be changed? What is the Bill of Rights? How was the Constitution written? All of these and other 'must-know' questions about U.S. Constitution are answered in What Are the Three Branches of Government? And Other Questions about the U.S. Constitution. The engaging stories of America's foundation will keep kids reading even if they don't have to write a book report"--

Feb 27, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Explains the functions of roots, stems, leaves, and flowers in the plant processes of photosynthesis and reproduction.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967- author.

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Examines the responsibility of a quarterback on the football field, covering passes, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a receiver do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a receiver do?

Examines the position of receiver, discussing key skills, tactics, strategy, and top players.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Examines the responsibility of a running back on the football field, covering stances, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
When the wind blows by Clark, Stacy.

When the wind blows

Feb 27, 2015
Where is Mount Rushmore? by Kelley, True.

Where is Mount Rushmore?

Feb 27, 2015
Where is the Grand Canyon? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

Where is the Grand Canyon?

Presents an introduction to the Grand Canyon, including how it formed, its end-to-end exploration in the late 1860s, the early native people who lived there, and its varied wildlife.

Feb 27, 2015
Where is the Great Wall? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Where is the Great Wall?

Through the story of the Great Wall of China, from the start of its construction over two thousand years ago to being a World Heritage site today, retells the history of China, including its dynasties, culture, and Communist government.

Feb 27, 2015
Where is the White House? by Stine, Megan.

Where is the White House?

Explores the history of the White House and includes facts about the families of the presidents who have lived there.

Feb 27, 2015
Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad

This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how "stationmasters" sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.

Feb 27, 2015
Who is Gloria Steinem? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who is Gloria Steinem?

Presents the life of the prominent feminist, highlighting her career and influence as a writer, political activist, and co-founder of "Ms." magazine.

Feb 27, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa by Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

Feb 27, 2015
Who is Stan Lee? by Edgers, Geoff, author.

Who is Stan Lee?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Stanley Lieber, comic book author, publisher of Marvel Comics, and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four.

Feb 27, 2015
Who is Wayne Gretzky? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Who is Wayne Gretzky?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Canadian hockey player, from his youth in Brantford, Ontario to his Stanley Cup championships.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Andy Warhol? by Anderson, Kirsten, 1969- author.

Who was Andy Warhol?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the printmaker who overcame poverty and illness to become the founder of the Pop Art movement.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create th

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Charles Dickens? by Pollack, Pam.

Who was Charles Dickens?

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Galileo? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Who was Galileo?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Italian scientist, including his family life, years as a university teacher, world-changing ideas about the solar system, and imprisonment for heresy.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Gandhi?

An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

Feb 21, 2015
Who was Henry Ford? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Henry Ford?

Born on a small farm in rural Michigan, Henry Ford's humble beginnings were no match for his ambition. Ford quickly created a manufacturing dynasty, bringing affordable cars to the masses and forever changing America and the American workplace. "Who Was Henry Ford?" details his meteoric rise, and explains how the genius behind the assembly line and the Model T shaped modern American industry.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970- author.

Who was Jesus?

Presents the life of the founder and central figure of Christianity, including his humble birth in a manger, his baptism by John the Baptist, and how he gathered his twelve disciples.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Marie Curie? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Marie Curie?

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a

Feb 21, 2015
Who Was Robert Ripley? by Anderson, Kirsten/ Foley, Tim (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Robert Ripley?

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

No one knew the boy they called "Jumping Badger" would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States. As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied on his military cunning and strong spirituality to drive forces out of his territory and ensure a future homeland for his people.

Feb 27, 2015
Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? - and other questions about... women's suffrage by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? - and other questions about... women's suffrage

From the first women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York, to the enactment of the 19th Amendment, this lively chronicle introduces Anthony and the American suffragist movement.

Feb 27, 2015
Why do we need water? by MacAulay, Kelley.

Why do we need water?

Discusses the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.

Feb 27, 2015
Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history by Albee, Sarah, author.

Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history

Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, poli

Feb 27, 2015
Wild Horses by Riggs, Kate

Wild Horses

Feb 27, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Feb 27, 2015
Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles!

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of reptiles and what they can do.

Feb 21, 2015
Wildlife photographer by Thomas, William, 1947-

Wildlife photographer

Provides information on wildlife photographers, discussing the hard work and dangers involved.

Feb 27, 2015
Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Walker, Sally M., author.

Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry fou

Feb 27, 2015
With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia

"Why would a crippled old man wait by the side of the road every day for twenty years? Why would a slave and a witch doctor walk for three days to find a man called Jesus? Why would a lame man purposely walk to a tribe where he knew he could be killed? Sixteen captivating episodes from one Christian mission in Ethiopia show the power of God in the midst of darkness. Find out about the invisible evangelist, the two girls who prayed and other astonishing stories. This is a book that will make you

Feb 27, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woopeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

Feb 27, 2015
World geography through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

World geography through infographics

Feb 27, 2015
You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right

Have you ever heard, "Eat your vegetables?" Some of the orange ones are okay; even the yellow ones are fine. Give it a chance and discover why a variety of foods is good for building strong bodies and brains.

Feb 27, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without bacteria! by Canavan, Roger.

You wouldn't want to live without bacteria!

Though most of them are too small to be seen with the naked eye, bacteria are everywhere. They appeared on Earth more than 3 billion years before the first dinosaurs. Some bacteria cause deadly diseases, but many of them are helpful to us. They fertilize the soil by breaking down dead material, and they are an essential ingredient in many foods. Bacteria in our own bodies are a vital part of the digestive process.--from page 2 of cover.

Feb 27, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists! by MacDonald, Fiona

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists!

Feb 27, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Extreme Weather! by Canavan, Roger

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Extreme Weather!

Feb 27, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire! by Woolf, Alex

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire!

Feb 27, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects! by Rooney, Anne

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects!

Feb 27, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vaccinations!

Feb 27, 2015
Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body

"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."--

Feb 27, 2015