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100 most awesome things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 most awesome things on the planet

Presents information about amazing things which are grouped into categories such as "awesome human creations" and "awesome natural wonders."

Jul 10, 2014
100 most disgusting things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 most disgusting things on the planet

Presents facts about disgusting things, organized into such categories as animals, food, and the human body.

Jul 10, 2014
100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet. by Claybourne, Anna

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet.

Jul 10, 2014
100 scariest things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 scariest things on the planet

Presents information about scary things and events, both real and imaginary, including alien encounters, deadly creatures, and real-life monsters.

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About Asteroids and Comets by Chiger, Arielle

20 Fun Facts About Asteroids and Comets

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About Galaxies by Sabatino, Michael

20 Fun Facts About Galaxies

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About Gas Giants by Chiger, Arielle

20 Fun Facts About Gas Giants

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About Rocky Planets by Niver, Heather Moore

20 Fun Facts About Rocky Planets

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About Stars by Rajczak, Kristen

20 Fun Facts About Stars

Jul 10, 2014
20 Fun Facts About the Moon by Nagelhout, Ryan

20 Fun Facts About the Moon

Jul 10, 2014
A smart girl's guide - money - how to make it, save it, and spend it by Holyoke, Nancy, author.

A smart girl's guide - money - how to make it, save it, and spend it

A practical reference for young girls helps them identify personal spending styles while outlining strategies for earning money, saving funds, and making smart shopping choices as recommended through the advice of other girls.

Jul 10, 2014
A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends! by Williams, Julie.

A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends!

"Starting middle school can be scary. But knowing what to expect will make you feel more confident. Packed with tips and fun quizzes, here's the inside scoop on topics like classes, lockers, homework, and getting involved in after-school activities. Get help deciding the best way to introduce yourself to those new classmates. Plus, you'll read letters from other girls who were just as worried about starting middle school, and advice from girls who have already been there"--

Jul 10, 2014
Across the Midwest by Backer, Miles.

Across the Midwest

Describes the landmarks and geography of the midwestern United States : Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, illinois, Michigan, and Indiana.

Jul 10, 2014
All cats have Asperger Syndrome by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

All cats have Asperger Syndrome

Pictures of cats in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with Asperger's syndrome are similar to those of cats. This work takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS. Color photographs bring to life the familiar characteristics of independent cats such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating

Jul 10, 2014
All dogs have ADHD by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

All dogs have ADHD

Pictures of dogs in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are similar to those of dogs.

Jul 10, 2014
American mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-

American mythology

Discusses various American myths, with background information describing the history, geography, religious beliefs, and values of the culture that created the mythology.

Jul 9, 2014
Animal groupings by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Animal groupings

Diagrams and photographs show how animals are classified into groups, such as warm-blooded mammals, feathered birds, and insects.

Jul 4, 2014
Animal Trainer by Trueit, Trudi Strain

Animal Trainer

Jul 10, 2014
Anna & Solomon by Snyder, Elaine, author.

Anna & Solomon

Based on the story of the author's grandparents' migration to the United States from late-nineteenth-century Russia, shares how Solomon moved to the U.S. first, where he worked to save money for Anna to join him.

Jul 7, 2014
Anna & Solomon by Snyder, Elaine, author.

Anna & Solomon

Based on the story of the author's grandparents' migration to the United States from late-nineteenth-century Russia, shares how Solomon moved to the U.S. first, where he worked to save money for Anna to join him.

Jul 10, 2014
Ashley Bryan's puppets by Bryan, Ashley, author.

Ashley Bryan's puppets

Introduces puppets created out of found objects by describing each with a poem.

Jul 10, 2014
Asian children's favorite stories by

Asian children's favorite stories

"A treasury of folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, The Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia."--P. [1] of cover.

Jul 10, 2014
Astrology and Astronomy by Stefoff, Rebecca

Astrology and Astronomy

Jul 10, 2014
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 7, 2014
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 10, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

"Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus!"--Amazon.com.

Jul 10, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

Children show how to stay safe and avoid danger, including watching out for cars, avoiding strangers, and being safe on the school bus.

Jul 7, 2014
Bear by Magloff, Lisa.

Bear

Colorful photographs and lively text introduce the life cycle of bears.

Jul 10, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Jul 10, 2014
Beauty for ashes - the spiritual transformation of a modern Greek community by Lloyd-Moffett, Stephen R. (Stephen Robinson)

Beauty for ashes - the spiritual transformation of a modern Greek community

Jul 10, 2014
Big book of how. by

Big book of how.

Provides answers to a diverse collection of over five hundred commonly asked questions, covering such areas as animals, buildings, transportation, food, the human body, and going green.

Jul 10, 2014
Big book of what? by Nichols, Catherine.

Big book of what?

Provides answers to a diverse collection of over eight hundred commonly asked factual questions, covering such areas as animals, space, the human body, food, survival, mysteries, and inventions.

Jul 10, 2014
Big book of where by Falken, Linda, author.

Big book of where

Provides answers to a diverse collection of commonly asked geographical questions, presenting over eight hundred facts and figures that cover the entire globe and beyond.

Jul 10, 2014
Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous

Packed with hundreds of new brain busting questions with easy to understand answers that made the first Big Book of Why a best seller. The book is divided by subject area, humans, animals, environment/nature, technology and space, and written in an upbeat manner, each answer is accompanied by either a photo or an illustration to show the reasons why.

Jul 10, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple by Mapua, Jeff.

Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple

Jul 10, 2014
Birds - a guide to familiar birds of North America by Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-1994.

Birds - a guide to familiar birds of North America

An illustrated guide to the identification of 129 common birds in the United States and southern Canada, describing their physical characteristics and habitats. Includes a table listing migration dates and nesting and feeding habits.

Jul 9, 2014
Body basics by Coupe, Robert.

Body basics

Presents an overview of the human body, discusses how the parts and systems work, and includes information on growth and aging.

Jul 10, 2014
Bounce back! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Bounce back!

Jul 10, 2014
Children's world atlas by

Children's world atlas

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place.

Jul 10, 2014
Children's world atlas by Baker, Kathleen (CON)/ Adams, Simon/ Atkinson, Mary/ Phillips, Sarah/ Woodward, John

Children's world atlas

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place.

Jul 7, 2014
Choose good food! - my eating tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Choose good food! - my eating tips

A picky eater learns about healthy food choices, visits the supermarket, and prepares a delicious snack.

Jul 10, 2014
Choose good food! - my eating tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Choose good food! - my eating tips

A picky eater learns about healthy food choices, visits the supermarket, and prepares a delicious snack.

Jul 7, 2014
Chukfi Rabbit's big, bad bellyache - a trickster tale by Rodgers, Greg.

Chukfi Rabbit's big, bad bellyache - a trickster tale

"Silly kids, tricks are for rabbits! Chukfi Rabbit, that is. The laziest-and hungriest-trickster rabbit there is! Deep in Choctaw Country Chukfi Rabbit is figuring out some way to avoid work at all costs. When Bear, Turtle, Fox, and Beaver agree on an everybody-work-together day to build Ms. Possum a new house, Chukfi Rabbit says he's too busy to help. Until he hears there will be a feast to eat after the work is done: cornbread biscuits, grape dumplings, tanchi labona (a delicious Choctaw corn

Jul 10, 2014
Cody Simpson - Welcome to Paradise - My Journey. by Simpson, Cody.

Cody Simpson - Welcome to Paradise - My Journey.

A look into the life of singing sensation Cody Simpson. Follow Cody as he goes from singing cover songs in his bedroom to opening sold-out concerts for Justin Bieber. This book is perfect for pop music fans and for Cody's Angels.

Jul 10, 2014
Collins Children's World Atlas by Collins Uk (COR)

Collins Children's World Atlas

Jul 10, 2014
Crafting with tissue paper by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Crafting with tissue paper

"Learn how to create a variety of fun craft projects using tissue paper"--

Jul 10, 2014
D-Day by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-

D-Day

Presents the events leading up to and during the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944.

Jul 10, 2014
Diggers by Alinas, Marv, author.

Diggers

Buckets, booms, and backhoes are just a few of the cool parts on these interesting machines. Learn more about diggers of all sizes inside! -- Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Dinosaur jokes by

Dinosaur jokes

How do dinosaurs pay their bills? With Tyrannosaurus checks! What should you do if a dinosaur sneezes? Why, get out of the way, of course! These are just two of the dinosaur jokes that will have you laughing and rolling on the floor until your stomach is, well, saurus. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Dinosaurs! by

Dinosaurs!

Jul 10, 2014
Dirty air by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Dirty air

Learn how people make air dirty, why it is dangerous, and what can be done to make the air cleaner.

Jul 9, 2014
Discover ancient Egypt by Bramwell, Neil D., 1932-

Discover ancient Egypt

"Learn about the art and cultural contributions, family life, religions and people of ancient Egypt"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Discover Ancient Greece by O'Connell, Kim A.

Discover Ancient Greece

"Learn about the art and cultural contributions, family life, religions and people of ancient Greece"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Discovering the Asante kingdom by Cohen, Robert Z.

Discovering the Asante kingdom

Jul 10, 2014
Discovering the empire of Ghana by Cohen, Robert Z., author.

Discovering the empire of Ghana

Jul 10, 2014
Discovering the Empire of Mali by Wolny, Philip.

Discovering the Empire of Mali

Jul 10, 2014
Discovering the kingdom of Benin by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Discovering the kingdom of Benin

Jul 10, 2014
Discovering the Songhay Empire by La Bella, Laura, author.

Discovering the Songhay Empire

Jul 10, 2014
Discovery science encyclopedia by

Discovery science encyclopedia

Jul 10, 2014
Do plants really eat insects? - questions and answers about the science of plants by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Do plants really eat insects? - questions and answers about the science of plants

"Answers common questions young readers have about plants"--

Jul 10, 2014
Do plants really eat insects? by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Do plants really eat insects?

"Answers common questions young readers have about plants"--

Jul 7, 2014
Does it really rain frogs? - questions and answers about planet Earth by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Does it really rain frogs? - questions and answers about planet Earth

"Answers common questions young readers have about weather, space, and other phenomena of planet Earth"--

Jul 10, 2014
Does it really rain frogs? / Questions and Answers About Planet Earth by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Does it really rain frogs? / Questions and Answers About Planet Earth

"Answers common questions young readers have about weather, space, and other phenomena of planet Earth"--

Jul 7, 2014
Down by the barn by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

Down by the barn

Adapts a familiar children's song with a barnyard theme and pairs verses with illustrations of a puppy tractor driver who picks up his farm animal friends early in the morning.

Jul 7, 2014
Down by the barn by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

Down by the barn

Ride with the tractor driver around the farm to pick up all of the animals.

Jul 10, 2014
Dozer's run - a true story of a dog and his race by Levy, Debbie.

Dozer's run - a true story of a dog and his race

Jul 9, 2014
Dragons by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Dragons

"Dragons introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Jul 9, 2014
Dump trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia.

Dump trucks

What do dump trucks carry? How do they dump their loads? Who drives dump trucks? Learn all about these awesome trucks in this book. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Dump trucks by Osier, Dan, author.

Dump trucks

Jul 10, 2014
Earth's rock cycle by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Earth's rock cycle

Jul 10, 2014
Earthquakes - on shaky ground by McFadzean, Lesley.

Earthquakes - on shaky ground

Jul 10, 2014
Electricians by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Electricians

Electricity is a crucial part of our day-to-day life, but working with it can be a dangerous job. This title allows children to meet the professionals who help control the comforts and necessities provided by electricity.

Jul 10, 2014
Electrifying eco-race cars by Sandler, Michael, 1965-

Electrifying eco-race cars

Describes racecars that are earth-friendly.

Jul 10, 2014
Elephant twins by Sobol, Richard, author, photographer.

Elephant twins

"Exposing children to a diverse range of literary and informational texts, the Core Concepts program helps develop important literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet many of the Common Core State Standards. Gold Light and Gold Ray are the only known pair of elephant twins in the world! Photojournalist Richard Sobol has masterfully captured the twins' playfulness, as he shows the twins feeding, bathing, napping, and learning with their trainer Pai. Elephant Twins transports readers to Ban

Jul 10, 2014
Elephants by Gagne, Tammy.

Elephants

"Learn more about elephants, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Jul 9, 2014
Ellis Island by Temple, Bob, author.

Ellis Island

Describes the history of the Ellis Island immigration center and its restoration as a national treasure.

Jul 10, 2014
Endangered and extinct birds by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct birds

"Northern rockhopper penguins and colorful pufflegs are two examples of endangered birds. Few of them exist in the wild. Other birds have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 10, 2014
Endangered and extinct mammals by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct mammals

"Asian elephants and Mexican long-nosed bats are two examples of endangered mammals. Few of them exist in the wild. Other mammals have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 10, 2014
Endangered and extinct reptiles by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct reptiles

"Short-nosed sea snakes and blue iguanas are two examples of endangered reptiles. Few of them exist in the wild. Other reptiles have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 10, 2014
Endangered animals of the world by

Endangered animals of the world

Jul 10, 2014
Erosion and weathering by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Erosion and weathering

Jul 10, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 10, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 7, 2014
Explore gravity! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore gravity!

Explains the concept of gravity and suggests activities for understanding how gravity works on everyday objects.

Jul 10, 2014
Explore the solar system by

Explore the solar system

Jul 10, 2014
Explosives expert by Wood, Alix.

Explosives expert

Jul 10, 2014
Extreme planet - exploring the most extreme stuff on earth! by DuBois, Michael (Michael Philip)

Extreme planet - exploring the most extreme stuff on earth!

A gathering of odd and interesting facts about our planet.

Jul 9, 2014
Extreme weather by Close, Edward.

Extreme weather

Jul 10, 2014
Fall by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Fall

Introduces the season to young readers, including when it occurs, seasonal weather, and the changing colors of leaves.

Jul 10, 2014
Feeding Time at the Zoo Step into Reading Book by Shahan, Sherry/ Shahan, Sherry (ILT)

Feeding Time at the Zoo Step into Reading Book

Jul 10, 2014
Fire trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Fire trucks

How do you steer a fire truck? Are all fire trucks alike? Get the basics on these very important rescue machines! --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Firefighter's tools by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Firefighter's tools

Jul 10, 2014
Firefighters by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Firefighters

A look at fire fighters and what they do.

Jul 10, 2014
Flood by Greenlaw, M. Jean.

Flood

"In this book, young readers will learn about floods"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Flowers by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Flowers

"Flowers carry out a vital job for all flowering plants, they enable plants to reproduce. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of flowers, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do this job. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the parts of a flowering plant, the parts of a flower, how different flowers are pollinated, how seeds are made, how flowers become fruit, how flowers vary, and our

Jul 9, 2014
Fly, butterfly by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Fly, butterfly

"Did you know that every year hundreds of thousands of monarch butterflies migrate 2,500 miles to Mexico for the winter? It takes four generations of butterflies to make the trip, and only the fourth generation lives longer than three weeks. Find out allof this and more in this new book on butterflies!"--

Jul 7, 2014
Fly, butterfly by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Fly, butterfly

"Did you know that every year hundreds of thousands of monarch butterflies migrate 2,500 miles to Mexico for the winter? It takes four generations of butterflies to make the trip, and only the fourth generation lives longer than three weeks. Find out all of this and more in this new book on butterflies!"--

Jul 10, 2014
Forest habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Forest habitats

Discusses the ecology of forests, including the different types of forests in the world, some of the plants and animals found in these forests, and threats to the forest.

Jul 10, 2014
Forklifts by Osier, Dan, author.

Forklifts

Provides details about forklifts, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Jul 10, 2014
Frederick Douglass - in his own words by Shea, Nicole, 1976-

Frederick Douglass - in his own words

Jul 10, 2014
Friends in the wild by Flounders, Anne, author.

Friends in the wild

Did you know that the grass, trees, and dirt are the habitats or natural homes for insects, birds, and other animals? Learn why biodiversity is important, how the natural homes of various animals are being threatened, and what you can do to preserve and protect our natural environment. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Friendship bracelets - 35 gorgeous projects to make and give by Hopping, Lucy, author.

Friendship bracelets - 35 gorgeous projects to make and give

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for thirty-five braiding projects, including bracelets, cuffs, and headbands.

Jul 10, 2014
From leather to basketball shoes by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From leather to basketball shoes

Jul 10, 2014
From plastic to soccer ball by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From plastic to soccer ball

Jul 10, 2014
From steel to bicycle by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From steel to bicycle

Jul 10, 2014
From wood to baseball bat by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From wood to baseball bat

Jul 10, 2014
Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table by Byers, Ann.

Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table

"Readers explore how something good for your health can also make people ill, including how growers, processors, shippers, and sellers keep fruit and vegetables safe or not ... Readers also learn about steps they can take to know where the food they eat comes from, how to support locally grown fruit and vegetables, how to read labels, and how to safely handle their produce once it is in their home."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied by Ford, Gabrielle.

Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied

Relates the author's personal experiences with bullying, describing how she was harassed as a child because of her degenerative muscle disease and eventually appeared with her similarly disabled dog, Izzy, on Animal Planet before launching a public speaking career.

Jul 7, 2014
Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied by Ford, Gabrielle.

Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied

Relates the author's personal experiences with bullying, describing how she was harassed as a child because of her degenerative muscle disease and eventually appeared with her similarly disabled dog, Izzy, on Animal Planet before launching a public speaking career.

Jul 10, 2014
Garbage trucks by Alinas, Marv, author.

Garbage trucks

Introduces garbage trucks, describing what they do and their various parts.

Jul 10, 2014
Gardening with young children by Starbuck, Sara, 1955-

Gardening with young children

"Packed with colorful photographs and updated to address many childhood issues and gardening trends that have erupted in recent years, it reflects the growing concerns for children's nature deficit and the obesity epidemic, and it provides a wider variety of gardening projects, like vertical, green roof, and container gardens for limited-space or urban areas. It also contains gardening activities for children of all ages--including experiences for infants and toddlers, because even the youngest

Jul 10, 2014
Genetics by Petersen, Christine, author.

Genetics

"Explores the development of genetics and the many uses it provides us with, such as how they are inherited from parent to child, help solve crimes, and identify disease-causing genes."--

Jul 9, 2014
George Balanchine by Seibert, Brian.

George Balanchine

Born of Russian parentage, George Balanchine learned ballet at the Imperial Theater Ballet School, brought his training to the United States and created a legacy that lives on today.

Jul 10, 2014
George Washington by Gilpin, Caroline Crosson, author.

George Washington

Learn all about George Washington, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the historians of tomorrow!

Jul 9, 2014
George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country by Kostyal, K. M., 1951-

George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country

A modernized adaptation of more than one hundred maxims according to which the first president conducted his life shares insight into Washington's beliefs and the historical events of his time.

Jul 10, 2014
George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country by Kostyal, K. M., 1951- author.

George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country

A modernized adaptation of more than one hundred maxims according to which the first president conducted his life shares insight into Washington's beliefs and the historical events of his time.

Jul 7, 2014
Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun! by Honovich, Nancy, author.

Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun!

Offers outdoor games and activities for each season to encourage children to spend more time outdoors, with including fun facts, craft projects, and identifying plants, animals, constellations, and clouds.

Jul 7, 2014
Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun! by Honovich, Nancy, author.

Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun!

"This fun-filled guide inspires kids to get out of the house and explore the great outdoors where they can discover the wonder and amazement of the world around them, whether in their backyard, across the country, or around the world. Full of fun activities, kids will learn how to make backyard bird baths, explore their local state parks, participate in an outdoor community event, and much more. Activities for every season, spring, summer, winter, and fall will be included to keep kids engaged a

Jul 10, 2014
Getting from here to there by Flounders, Anne.

Getting from here to there

Learn about the different ways in which people move from one place to another, how transportation affects our air, land, and water, and how you can get there in a way that makes a positive difference for the Earth. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Ghosts of Alcatraz - and other hauntings of the West by Garbe, Suzanne.

Ghosts of Alcatraz - and other hauntings of the West

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the western United States"--

Jul 9, 2014
Ghosts of Gettysburg - and other hauntings of the East by Garbe, Suzanne.

Ghosts of Gettysburg - and other hauntings of the East

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the eastern United States"--

Jul 6, 2014
Giant squid and octopuses by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Giant squid and octopuses

Jul 10, 2014
Gifts from the enemy by Ludwig, Trudy, author.

Gifts from the enemy

Jul 10, 2014
Global warming by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Global warming

"In this book, young readers will learn about global warming"--

Jul 6, 2014
Goal! by Taylor, Sean, 1965-

Goal!

"Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. GOAL! celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world. Filled with fun facts and striking photos, this book is a poetic snapshot of soccer around the globe, available just in time for the 2014 World Cup!"--

Jul 9, 2014
Goatilocks and the three bears by Perl, Erica S.

Goatilocks and the three bears

In this version of the classic tale, a hungry goat pays a visit to the home of the three bears.

Jul 7, 2014
Goatilocks and the three bears by Perl, Erica S.

Goatilocks and the three bears

In this version of the classic tale, a hungry goat pays a visit to the home of the three bears.

Jul 10, 2014
Gold by Shea, Therese, author.

Gold

Gold's qualities as a metal is explored as well as the mining and refining process. Gold's many uses, including in medicine and space technology, is also examined.

Jul 10, 2014
Gravity-defying animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Gravity-defying animals

Jul 9, 2014
Gross-out jokes by

Gross-out jokes

Ew, gross! Skunks, spiders, and a giraffe with a runny nose--these are just a few of the disgusting topics that will have young readers bowled over in laughter. From riddles about creepy-crawlies to jokes about rotten eggs, this book makes kids chuckle even while they scrunch up their noses. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Hands-on! - art projects by Lacey, Sue, author.

Hands-on! - art projects

Dive into learning with this hands-on book that explores art. Includes easy-to-make projects and colorful illustrations, educators will love these books as classroom supplements, and parents will love having them to challenge and engage children's minds at home.

Jul 10, 2014
Hands-On! Art Projects by Hewitt, Sally/ Paiva, Johannah Gilman (EDT)

Hands-On! Art Projects

Jul 6, 2014
Handy health guide to colds and flu by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to colds and flu

"An overview about colds and the flu--how germs are spread, how to treat these diseases, and how to avoid becoming sick"--

Jul 10, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 10, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 10, 2014
Healthy trees, healthy planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Healthy trees, healthy planet

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us. Their biggest, most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Hearing by Dayton, Connor, author.

Hearing

Jul 9, 2014
Hillary Clinton by Burgan, Michael.

Hillary Clinton

"What makes Hillary Clinton extraordinary? Read this book to find out. This title explores her childhood in Chicago and her education up to her time studying law at Yale. We see her success in law and politics, first as a lawyer, then later as First Lady of the United States, and finally attaining political office on her own terms. Read about others' perspectives on her life, how her life is different to women in the past, and how she has broken boundaries as a lawyer, a First Lady, and a politi

Jul 9, 2014
Hotshots by Goldish, Meish.

Hotshots

Details the men and women who fight giant wildfires, a group typically known as "hotshots."

Jul 10, 2014
How can I help? - a book about caring by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

How can I help? - a book about caring

Provides information and advice on caring, including giving to someone in need, cheering up a friend, and spending more time with parents and grandparents.

Jul 7, 2014
How can I help? - a book about caring by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

How can I help? - a book about caring

What is the best way to cheer up a friend? How can you help if your mom or dad is grumpy? What can you do to make a classmate feel more included? You care about your family, friends, and maybe even people you don't know well. But sometimes it's hard to show your feelings. This book offers examples of what you can do for others. It shows how being helpful and caring can make you and everyone around you happy. See how a little caring can go a long way!

Jul 10, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 10, 2014
Howler monkeys by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Howler monkeys

Jul 9, 2014
Hurricane by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

Hurricane

"In this book, young readers will learn about hurricanes"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Hurricane Katrina - an interactive modern history adventure by Hoena, B. A.

Hurricane Katrina - an interactive modern history adventure

"Describes the people and events involved during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Jul 9, 2014
I am Cleopatra by Norwich, Grace, author.

I am Cleopatra

As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra.

Jul 10, 2014
I am Cleopatra by Norwich, Grace, author.

I am Cleopatra

Describes the reign of Cleopatra, from its illustrious beginning to its tragic end, and details how she has remained a popular figure in Western culture.

Jul 7, 2014
I before e (except after c) - easy, cool ways to remember facts by Randol, Susan.

I before e (except after c) - easy, cool ways to remember facts

HInts on how to remember things.

Jul 9, 2014
I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world by

I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world

Jul 10, 2014
I Know About! The Young People's Atlas of the World by Pipe, Jim (EDT)/ Sweet, Stephen (ILT)

I Know About! The Young People's Atlas of the World

Jul 7, 2014
I wish I had a pet by Rudy, Maggie.

I wish I had a pet

An introduction to the joys and responsibilities of pet ownership via the efforts of several mice who're trying to decide which animal might be right for them.

Jul 10, 2014
I wish I knew that geography - cool stuff you need to know by Doyle, James, 1972-

I wish I knew that geography - cool stuff you need to know

Filled with hundreds of facts about the earth's continents, countries, physical features, and more.

Jul 9, 2014
If - A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers by Smith, David J./ Adams, Steve (COR)

If - A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

Jul 10, 2014
In the forest by Andrews, Alexa.

In the forest

"In this easy reader, kids will have fun seeing photographs and reading about the animals that live in the forest, the plants that grow there, the rivers that flow through them and much more."

Jul 10, 2014
In the forest by Andrews, Alexa.

In the forest

Describes the plants and animals that live and grow in the forest.

Jul 6, 2014
Inside Asperger's looking out by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

Inside Asperger's looking out

With a few words the text on each page succinctly explains what it is like to have Asperger syndrome and the illustrations will engage and delight children, parents and those who have Asperger syndrome.

Jul 10, 2014
Intuition - the sixth sense by Reade, Clara, author.

Intuition - the sixth sense

Jul 10, 2014
Investigating a crime scene by Orr, Tamra, author.

Investigating a crime scene

"Use the scientific method to learn how crime scene investigators gather evidence to solve crimes."--

Jul 10, 2014
Investigating a crime scene by Orr, Tamra, author.

Investigating a crime scene

"Use the scientific method to learn how crime scene investigators gather evidence to solve crimes."--

Jul 7, 2014
Isaac Newton by Barnham, Kay, author.

Isaac Newton

"This book traces the life of Isaac Newton, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on gravity and light for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Newton's life."--

Jul 9, 2014
Islands by Labrecque, Ellen.

Islands

Jul 9, 2014
Jaguars by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Jaguars

"Invites readers to travel to South America and learn about the jaguar's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, and habitat."--

Jul 9, 2014
Jake's bones - [a full-color guide to animal bones from around the world ... and your own backyard!] by McGowan-Lowe, Jake.

Jake's bones - [a full-color guide to animal bones from around the world ... and your own backyard!]

Jul 10, 2014
Jake's bones by McGowan-Lowe, Jake, author.

Jake's bones

Presents information about animal bones and animal-bone collecting, featuring specimens from the young author's collection.

Jul 7, 2014
Jennifer Hudson - a biography of an American music idol by Micklos, John.

Jennifer Hudson - a biography of an American music idol

"Examines the life of Jennifer Hudson, including her childhood in Chicago, her rise to superstardom from American Idol contestant to Grammy and Academy Award winner, her family life, and her music and movie career"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips

A busy girl who feels stressed by her full schedule of school, soccer, piano lessons, homework, and chores learns from her parents ways to deal with her stress.

Jul 9, 2014
Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips

A busy girl who feels stressed by her full schedule of school, soccer, piano lessons, homework, and chores learns from her parents ways to deal with her stress.

Jul 7, 2014
Kid style. Boss backpacks for you! by Peterson, Megan Cooley, author.

Kid style. Boss backpacks for you!

"Full-color photographs and simple text provide easy ways to personalize a backpack"--

Jul 6, 2014
Kid style. Rockin' bedrooms for you! / by Megan Cooley Peterson ; consulting editor- Gail Saunders-Smith, PhD. by Peterson, Megan Cooley, author.

Kid style. Rockin' bedrooms for you! / by Megan Cooley Peterson ; consulting editor- Gail Saunders-Smith, PhD.

"Full-color photographs and simple text provide easy ways to personalize a child's bedroom"--

Jul 9, 2014
Knock-knock jokes by

Knock-knock jokes

Alex Plain later. Mikey won't fit in this lock. Zizi when you know how. What do Alex, Mikey, and Zizi have in common? They're all the answers to knock-knock jokes! Find out who else is there in this book with jokes from A to Z. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Labors of Heracles by Ehrmann, Johanna

Labors of Heracles

Jul 10, 2014
Learn to Draw Disney Minnie & Daisy Best Friends Forever - Fabulous Fashions by Disney Enterprises, Inc. (COR)

Learn to Draw Disney Minnie & Daisy Best Friends Forever - Fabulous Fashions

Jul 7, 2014
Learn to draw Disney Minnie & Daisy best friends forever - fabulous fashions. by

Learn to draw Disney Minnie & Daisy best friends forever - fabulous fashions.

Jul 10, 2014
Learning ladders, set 1 by

Learning ladders, set 1

Jul 10, 2014
Learning ladders, set 2 by

Learning ladders, set 2

Jul 10, 2014
Leaves by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Leaves

"Leaves carry out a vital job for all flowering plants, they enable plants to make food. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of leaves, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do this job. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain what leaves are for, photosynthesis and how leaves work, the role they play in the movement of water around the plant, how shapes and styles of leaves vary, and why le

Jul 9, 2014
LEGO friends character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

LEGO friends character encyclopedia

A fan's reference to LEGO friends sets and mini-dolls profiles such favorites as Mia, Stephanie, and Andrea, revealing their likes and dislikes, cool outfits, pets, hobbies, vehicles, activities, and secrets.

Jul 10, 2014
Leopards by Throp, Claire, author.

Leopards

"Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on leopards! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about leopards, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these clever creatures."--

Jul 9, 2014
Letter carriers by Minden, Cecilia.

Letter carriers

Readers get a peek at this important profession and learn how the men and women who deliver the mail keep our community connected.

Jul 10, 2014
Lewis and Clark in their own words by Levy, Janey, author.

Lewis and Clark in their own words

Jul 10, 2014
Lily - A True Story of Courage & the Joplin Tornado by Mueller, Carolyn/ Hayes, Nick (ILT)

Lily  - A True Story of Courage & the Joplin Tornado

Jul 10, 2014
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Russell-Brown, Katheryn/ Morrison, Frank (ILT)

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Jul 10, 2014
Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star by Higgins, Nadia.

Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star

Jul 10, 2014
Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star by Higgins, Nadia.

Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor known for his roles in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief."

Jul 7, 2014
Look and find Disney frozen by

Look and find Disney frozen

"Come along with Anna, Elsa, and their friends on an icy adventure! Look for hidden objects in eight exciting Look and Find scenes inspired by the Disney Frozen film."--Back cover.

Jul 10, 2014
Loom magic creatures! - 25 awesome animals and mythical beings for a rainbow of critters by Thomas, Becky, author.

Loom magic creatures! - 25 awesome animals and mythical beings for a rainbow of critters

Provides twenty-five rubber band loom projects for creating such small toy creations as a superhero, robot, duck, Medusa, and crab.

Jul 10, 2014
Louis Pasteur by Hunter, Nick.

Louis Pasteur

Traces the life of Louis Pasteur, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on pasteurization and vaccination for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Pasteur's life. --Publishers description.

Jul 9, 2014
Making noise! - (making sounds) by Spilsbury, Louise.

Making noise! - (making sounds)

This book explains how sounds are made through a variety o f easy-to-understand examples and hands-on experiments.

Jul 10, 2014
Making noise! - (making sounds) by Spilsbury, Louise.

Making noise! - (making sounds)

Introduces sound and how it is made, explaining how sound waves travel through the air, and includes activities to help readers understand how to make sound.

Jul 7, 2014
Malala Yousafzai and the girls of Pakistan by Aretha, David.

Malala Yousafzai and the girls of Pakistan

When fifteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai spoke out against the Taliban's policy of forbidding education for girls, an attempt was made on her life. This is her story, which also includes information on other hardships faced by young women in Pakistan.

Jul 10, 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. - in his own words by Nagelhout, Ryan

Martin Luther King Jr. - in his own words

Jul 10, 2014
Mean 'n' messy monsters by Garbot, Dave, author, illustrator.

Mean 'n' messy monsters

"Mean 'n' Messy Monsters follows the introductory title in the Cartooning for Kids series, Crazy, Zany Cartoon Characters, expanding on its core concepts and teaching young artists to draw a range of fun and unique monsters in true cartooning style. Children will love learning how to reinterpret their favorite popular monsters in cartoon form, as well as design their own menacing characters, all with a colorful, silly touch. Featured sections cover characteristics, expressions, and gestures that

Jul 10, 2014
Mean 'n' messy monsters by Garbot, Dave, author, illustrator.

Mean 'n' messy monsters

Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing twenty-five scary and weird monsters, including a crazy creature with eight eyes and a Frankenstein wearing sneakers, and includes tips on getting started and the equipment needed for drawing.

Jul 7, 2014
Measuring time with a calendar by Bailer, Darice, author.

Measuring time with a calendar

"Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring time with a calendar."--

Jul 9, 2014
Measuring time with a clock by Reinke, Beth Bence, author.

Measuring time with a clock

"Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring time from an analog and digital clock using a.m. and p.m. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 6, 2014
Micronations - invent your own country and culture with 25 projects by Ceceri, Kathy

Micronations - invent your own country and culture with 25 projects

Takes readers through the process of creating imaginary realms with their own laws, history, culture, and currency, explaining how to create authentic-looking artifacts while inventing unique languages, food, holidays, and clothing.

Jul 10, 2014
Minerals by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Minerals

Explains what minerals are, how they are identified, and what they are made of.

Jul 10, 2014
Monster jokes by

Monster jokes

What's a monster's favorite soup? Scream of tomato, of course! What do demons eat for breakfast? Deviled eggs, silly! Any kid can tell you that these monster jokes are so funny it's downright scary. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Monster trucks - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Monster trucks - tearing it up

Do you know what it's like to drive a truck that is as big as an elephant? Despite their giant size, monster trucks can pull off soaring jumps, flips, and other epic stunts. These trucks compete head-to-head to reveal the fastest and the most agile of them all. Events such as the Monster Jam World Finals keep the crowds on the edges of their seats. Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, mechanics, rules, and the trailblazing drivers connected to monster trucks.

Jul 10, 2014
Monsters & legends - cyclops, krakens, mermaids and other imaginary creatures that really existed! by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

Monsters & legends - cyclops, krakens, mermaids and other imaginary creatures that really existed!

Explores the origins of legendary creatures, including mermaids, gremlins, witches, werewolves, and vampires.

Jul 10, 2014
Moray eels by Owen, Ruth 1967-

Moray eels

"Once a moray eel has clamped down on a fish, something terrifying happens...a second set of jaws lunges out of its throat and begins to devour its prey! Readers won't be able to turn away as they learn all about the moray eel, its adaptations and habitat, and the dangers it presents to scuba divers.

Jul 10, 2014
Move your body - my exercise tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Move your body - my exercise tips

Natalie's team isn't ready for the big race on Field Day, so Ms. Starr teaches them about exercise and stretching to help them prepare.

Jul 9, 2014
Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Winter, Jeanette.

Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes

Jul 10, 2014
Mud truck racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian.

Mud truck racing - tearing it up

Describes mud truck racing, presenting information on its history, the different types of mud racing vehicles, and racing clubs.

Jul 10, 2014
Muhammad Ali - boxing legend by Peters, Gregory N.

Muhammad Ali - boxing legend

"Describes the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, from birth to world champion"--

Jul 10, 2014
Muhammad Ali - boxing legend by Peters, Gregory N.

Muhammad Ali - boxing legend

"Describes the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, from birth to world champion"--

Jul 7, 2014
Mulan - a story in English and Chinese by Jian, Li (Art teacher)

Mulan - a story in English and Chinese

"There was once an extraordinary girl who was as beautiful as she was brave. She knew how to read and write and sew. She loved to ride horses and shoot her bow and arrows. But it was the love for her family and her father that made her into a great soldier."--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 6, 2014
Mustangs by Dell, Pamela, author.

Mustangs

This book gives a physical description of Mustang horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 9, 2014
My body is striped and leafy by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

My body is striped and leafy

"What has white stripes, sharp spines, a mouth shaped like a trumpet, and leaf-like body parts? If you guessed a leafy sea dragon, you're right!"--

Jul 9, 2014
My claws are large and curved by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

My claws are large and curved

An introduction to the komodo dragon.

Jul 6, 2014
My nose is long and fuzzy by Markovics, Joyce L.

My nose is long and fuzzy

Introduction to the giant anteater.

Jul 6, 2014
My skin is bumpy and slimy by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

My skin is bumpy and slimy

"In this book, young readers will learn about fire salamanders."--

Jul 10, 2014
Mythology - Oh My! Gods and Goddesses by Basher, Simon/ Budzik, Mary

Mythology - Oh My! Gods and Goddesses

Jul 10, 2014
National Geographic Kids Student Atlas of the World by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

National Geographic Kids Student Atlas of the World

Jul 7, 2014
National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas

Provides maps, facts, and photographs about countries and landforms around the world.

Jul 10, 2014
National Geographic student world atlas. by National Geographic Society (U.S.)

National Geographic student world atlas.

Examines the Earth's geologic history, climate, vegetation, population, food, economies, and mineral resources, and offers physical, political, and subject maps of each continent.

Jul 10, 2014
National Wildlife Federation's world of birds - a beginner's guide by

National Wildlife Federation's world of birds - a beginner's guide

Jul 10, 2014
Native American mythology by Pearce, Q. L. (Querida Lee)

Native American mythology

Introduces readers to the origins, cultural importance and impact of Native American mythology.

Jul 9, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

Jul 10, 2014
Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know by Evans, Lynette, 1965-

Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know

Presents the real, inside story of the United States of America and features fascinating tales about the Wild West, cockroach races, a massive canyon, and weddings in Vegas.

Jul 9, 2014
Octopuses by Kessler, Colleen.

Octopuses

"Learn more about octopuses, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Jul 9, 2014
Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma in May of 2013."--

Jul 9, 2014
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to lif

Jul 10, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Provides information on eight of the most notorious criminals who were caught on the run, including John Dillinger, Adolf Eichmann, and Osama bin Laden.

Jul 7, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Jul 10, 2014
Owls - birds of the night by Sollinger, Emily, author.

Owls - birds of the night

Teaches readers about owls, from the smallest, which can be tinier than an avocado, to the largest, which can have a wingspan of five feet.

Jul 10, 2014
Panda by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Panda

Jul 10, 2014
Pandora tells all - not the curious kind by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Pandora tells all - not the curious kind

"Introduces the concept of point of view through Pandora's retelling of the classic Greek myth 'Pandora's Vase'"--

Jul 10, 2014
Penguin by Magloff, Lisa.

Penguin

Learn about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from the courtship rituals through the birth of the chicks. Watch Me Grow, a groundbreaking series from DK, brings readers ages 5 and up into the fascinating world of animal development. Close-up photographs give children an animal's eye-view of growing up, while simple, first-person text and fact boxes explain what is happening at each stage in the lives of animals. Watch Me Grow introduces beginner's to the cycle of life with gorgeous photog

Jul 10, 2014
People and places by

People and places

Jul 10, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Photosynthesis

Looks at photosynthesis, examining the way it converts sunlight into chemical energy for living things to use, and how the process works.

Jul 7, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Photosynthesis

"Explores how photosynthesis constantly powers the inner workings of our world."--

Jul 10, 2014
Physics - investigate the forces of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the forces of nature

Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.

Jul 10, 2014
Pigeon by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Pigeon

Jul 10, 2014
Pilots by Minden, Cecilia.

Pilots

Describes what the job of an airline pilot entails, including information on the equipment they use, the uniforms they wear, and the training they need.

Jul 10, 2014
Piranhas by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Piranhas

"Invites readers to travel to South America and learn about the piranha's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense."--

Jul 10, 2014
Planets by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Planets

Provides simple information about the planets of the solar system and beyond.

Jul 7, 2014
Planets by Tuchman, Gail.

Planets

Jul 10, 2014
Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events by Jones, Jen.

Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events

"Ideas, inspirations, and tips on how to plan the perfect party"--

Jul 10, 2014
Poison alert! - my tips to avoid danger zones at home by Bellisario, Gina, author.

Poison alert! - my tips to avoid danger zones at home

Matthew's little brother doesn't know about harmful substances. But Mighty Matthew does! He rescues his brother from household poisons. That means cleaners, medicines, and houseplants. He also points out poisons in the grass and garage. Matthew knows how to stay safe at home! --Amazon.com

Jul 10, 2014
Poison dart frogs by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Poison dart frogs

"Invites readers to travel to South America and learn about the poison dart frog's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense."--

Jul 10, 2014
Poisoned rivers and lakes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967-

Poisoned rivers and lakes

"Poisoned Rivers and Lakes introduces young readers to the issues of river and lake pollution due to the dumping of garbage, chemicals, and other things into our planet's waterways. It also gives students plenty of ideas for ways that they can be part of the campaign to help keep our rivers and lakes clean and safe for the future."--

Jul 10, 2014
Police officer's tools by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Police officer's tools

"Understanding each tool is made easy with simple definitions and in-use photos that will show kids how police communicate with a two-way radio, the difference between handcuffs and plasticuffs, different parts of a patrol car, and the special training required of a police dog."--

Jul 10, 2014
Police officer's tools by Hanson, Anders.

Police officer's tools

Examines the tools and gear that police officers use while capturing criminals.

Jul 7, 2014
Polluted oceans by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967-

Polluted oceans

"Polluted Oceans introduces young readers to the issues of pollution due to the dumping of garbage, chemicals, and other things into our planet's seas. It also gives students plenty of ideas for ways that they can be part of the campaign to help keep our oceans clean and safe for the future."--

Jul 10, 2014
Pope Francis - the people's pontiff by Machajewski, Sarah.

Pope Francis - the people's pontiff

Jul 10, 2014
Power for the planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Power for the planet

Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.

Jul 10, 2014
Prairie habitats by Miller, Mirella S., author.

Prairie habitats

Jul 10, 2014
Prehistoric life by Lindsay, William.

Prehistoric life

Jul 6, 2014
Professor cook's fruity desserts by Brash, Lorna.

Professor cook's fruity desserts

"A variety of recipies for desserts made with fruit. Each also has a science bit which explains how the dessert comes together"--

Jul 10, 2014
Przewalski's horses by Dell, Pamela, author.

Przewalski's horses

This book gives a physical description of Przewalski's horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 10, 2014
Pumas by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Pumas

"Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on pumas! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about pumas, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these clever creatures."--

Jul 10, 2014
Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step by Chapman, Giles, author.

Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step

Recreates the immediacy and excitement of being behind the wheel of race cars, describing the basic mechanics and providing driving tips for on-track and off-road racing.

Jul 10, 2014
Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story by Raven, Margot Theis.

Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story

"A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Jul 10, 2014
Rain forest habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Rain forest habitats

Jul 10, 2014
Rally car racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Rally car racing - tearing it up

Describes rally car racing, presenting information on its history, different types of rallies, rally racing vehicles, and famous drivers.

Jul 7, 2014
Rally car racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Rally car racing - tearing it up

"Learn about the history, courses, competition rules, and the celebrity drivers connected to rally car racing."--

Jul 10, 2014
Rat by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Rat

Jul 10, 2014
Rays by Gray, Susan Heinrichs.

Rays

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

Jul 10, 2014
Ready for addition by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for addition

"Learn about addition, partial sums, regrouping and place value"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Ready for subtraction by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for subtraction

Discusses estimating, regrouping, place value, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Ready for word problems and problem solving by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for word problems and problem solving

This book explains the steps of reading a problem, making a plan, solving the problem and checking your answer.

Jul 10, 2014
Reducing waste by Flounders, Anne, author.

Reducing waste

Where does all the garbage go and why is it important to cut back on waste? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Restaurant owners by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Restaurant owners

Restaurant owners have some big responsibilities--it's hard to keep customers happy and to make sure that each employee is treated fairly. Exciting photographs and informative text take kids behind the scenes of restaurant management and introduce them to the hard work involved in running a business. -- Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Robots

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Jul 10, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Robots

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Jul 7, 2014
Rock crawling - tearing it up by Hoblin, Paul.

Rock crawling - tearing it up

Describes rock crawling, presenting information on its history, rules and regulations, different types of courses, classes of vehicles, and famous rock-crawling drivers.

Jul 10, 2014
Roman myths - retold from the classic originals by Namm, Diane.

Roman myths - retold from the classic originals

An abridged collection of some of the best-loved Roman myths includes the stories "Romulus and Remus," "Cupid and Psyche," and "Oedipus and the Sphinx" and is complemented by a reference list and family tree of primary gods and goddesses.

Jul 10, 2014
Roman myths by Namm, Diane.

Roman myths

An abridged collection of some of the best-loved Roman myths includes the stories "Romulus and Remus," "Cupid and Psyche," and "Oedipus and the Sphinx" and is complemented by a reference list and family tree of primary gods and goddesses.

Jul 7, 2014
Ronald Reagan by Tucker, Rosalyn.

Ronald Reagan

"Simple text and photographs present a biography of president Ronald Reagan"--

Jul 6, 2014
Ronald Reagan by Tucker, Rosalyn.

Ronald Reagan

"Simple text and photographs present a biography of president Ronald Reagan"--

Jul 10, 2014
Run your own babysitting business by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own babysitting business

Jul 10, 2014
Run your own bake sale by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own bake sale

Jul 10, 2014
Run your own car wash by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own car wash

Jul 10, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 7, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 10, 2014
Sam Walton by Shores, Erika L., 1976-

Sam Walton

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart"--

Jul 10, 2014
Say no to bullying by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Say no to bullying

Bullying comes in many different forms, from name-calling, insults and threats to cyberbullying by mobile phone or online via social networks. If you feel unhappy or alone, and someone is doing something to hurt you physically or verbally, it's time to do something about it. Even if you yourself are not being bullied, we all need to know how to make a stand and say no to bullying.

Jul 9, 2014
School jokes by

School jokes

If you have poor penmanship, you'll never make straight A's! Normally serious subjects such as report cards and the principal's office are suddenly light-hearted and humorous in the context of this colorful collection of jokes. Students and teachers are sure to never look at school the same way again. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention

"Read about Jacques Cousteau's life and the invention of the Aqua-Lung"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Sea horses by Bell, Samantha, author.

Sea horses

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

Jul 10, 2014
Sea turtle scientist by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Sea turtle scientist

Dr. Kimberly Stetwart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her off

Jul 10, 2014
Sea turtles by Bell, Samantha, author.

Sea turtles

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

Jul 10, 2014
Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 7, 2014
Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 10, 2014
Search & rescue tools by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Search & rescue tools

"Understanding each tool is made easy with simple definitions and in-use photos that will show kids how a helicopter, rescue dog, stretcher and rescue boat works."--

Jul 10, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Jul 7, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Jul 10, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Jul 7, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie. author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Jul 10, 2014
Serena and Venus Williams - tennis stars by Peters, Gregory N.

Serena and Venus Williams - tennis stars

"Describes the lives of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams from birth to becoming champions"--

Jul 10, 2014
Shetland ponies by Dell, Pamela, author.

Shetland ponies

This book gives a physical description of Shetland ponies and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 10, 2014
Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds by Spilsbury, Louise.

Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds

Explains how sound moves through the air to allow humans and other animals to hear things, and includes activities to help readers experiment with sound.

Jul 7, 2014
Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds by Spilsbury, Louise.

Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds

Jul 10, 2014
Sight by Dayton, Connor, author.

Sight

Jul 10, 2014
Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of basic bicycle maintenance"--

Jul 10, 2014
Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of basic bicycle maintenance"--

Jul 7, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by Grosset & Dunlap (COR)

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Jul 10, 2014
Skylanders universe chronicles by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Skylanders universe chronicles

Step into the Skylanders universe and discover the epic tales of the Skylanders. Want to find out more about the Arkeyan Conquertron or how trolls fight? Skylanders Universe: The Skylanders Chronicles is the ultimate guide to Skylands, covering all three Skylanders games in unparalleled detail and telling you everything you ever wanted to know about the Skylanders universe. You'll meet the Skylanders' allies and enemies, discover ancient mysteries and learn amazing facts about your favourite her

Jul 10, 2014
Sloths by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Sloths

Jul 10, 2014
Sloths by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Sloths

Presents information about the sloths of South America, looking at their physical characteristics, how they move around, what they eat, how they behave, and how they raise their young.

Jul 7, 2014
Smoke jumpers by Goldish, Meish, author.

Smoke jumpers

"Learn firsthand how these tough brave firefighters use their strength, quick thinking, and expert skills to battle deadly blazes. In addition, readers will go behind the scenes to learn how smoke jumpers train for their job so that they are ready to spring into action at a moment's notice."--

Jul 10, 2014
Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--

Jul 7, 2014
Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--

Jul 10, 2014
Soccer's superstars - the best of the best by Bishop, Amanda.

Soccer's superstars - the best of the best

Jul 10, 2014
Soccer's superstars - the best of the best by Bishop, Amanda.

Soccer's superstars - the best of the best

Explains what it takes to be a great soccer player and profiles some of the best soccer players from around the world.

Jul 6, 2014
Spiders by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

Spiders

Explains many facts about spiders, including their physical characteristics, how they catch and kill their prey, how they spin webs, and how they produce their young.

Jul 10, 2014
Spring by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Spring

Learn about spring, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the spring.

Jul 10, 2014
Squirrel by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squirrel

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines squirrels and discusses where city squirrels live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key squirrel behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 10, 2014
Star wars, the clone wars character encyclopedia. by

Star wars, the clone wars character encyclopedia.

Presents character profiles for over two hundred heroes, villains, and droids in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars", and details their allegiances, talents, and homeworlds.

Jul 6, 2014
Stems and trunks by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Stems and trunks

"Stems carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants, they hold plants up and carry water and food around each plant. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of stems, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation between stems from blades of grass to tree trunks, how stems work, what happens inside a stem, how stems form, why ben

Jul 10, 2014
Stingrays by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Stingrays

"Some stingrays are small, and some have wingspans of over 20 feet. Some are gentle, passive hunters while others electrocute their prey to death. Those fascinated with the sea will be enthralled with the engaging facts and beautiful underwater photography found within this volume that captures the wonder of these elegant and deadly creatures."--

Jul 10, 2014
Student atlas world. by Dorling Kindersley Limited (COR)

Student atlas world.

Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world, including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.

Jul 7, 2014
Student atlas, world [2013] by

Student atlas, world [2013]

Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.

Jul 10, 2014
Summer by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Summer

Learn about summer, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the summer.

Jul 10, 2014
Summiting Everest - how a photograph celebrates teamwork at the top of the world by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Summiting Everest - how a photograph celebrates teamwork at the top of the world

The summit of Mount Everest-the highest place on Earth. Could it be conquered? Could a climber literally stand on top of the world? No one had ever reached the summit and returned alive. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay wanted to be the first. Not far from the top, before their final hours of climbing, team photographer Alfred Gregory snapped a picture of Hillary and Norgay, with the imposing Himalayas spread out behind them. It was the highest photograph anyone in human history had ever taken.

Jul 10, 2014
Sun, moon, and stars by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Sun, moon, and stars

A basic introduction to astronomy introduces readers to the sky above them and describes the characteristics of the moon, the sun, and the stars.

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple ice projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple ice projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Kids will use ice to create a colorful garland, a lovely lantern, ornaments and more."--

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple leaf projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple leaf projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Learn how to preserve leaves and use them to make leaf imprint coasters, place mats, note cards and more."--

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Young readers learn to make a variety of objects using pinecones.

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple pressed flower projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pressed flower projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple seashell projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple seashell projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Jul 10, 2014
Super simple twig projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple twig projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Kids will make a basket, a vase, a picture frame, and more."--

Jul 10, 2014
Surviving accidents and crashes by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving accidents and crashes

Jul 10, 2014
Surviving accidents and crashes by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving accidents and crashes

Provides survival tips for emergency situations, discusses different types of crashes and accidents, and shares the stories of survivors.

Jul 7, 2014
Surviving in cold places by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Surviving in cold places

Do you have what it takes to survive in some of the world's coldest places? Imagine yourself stranded on a frigid mountain with no shelter and nothing but snow and rocks in every direction. Or think about dangling by a few thin strips of leather over a black Antarctic chasm. In icy situations like these, only the smartest and luckiest live to tell the tales. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Jul 10, 2014
Surviving in the wilderness by Marciniak, Kristin.

Surviving in the wilderness

Would you eat a giant spider? Would you eat cooked spider eggs? What if you were starving to death? People stranded for long periods of time in the wilderness face questions like these. But sometimes no food to eat is the least of people's worries. How long could you survive in a barren landscape with no shelter and a fractured skull? See how these survivors did it. -- Publishers description from Amazon.com

Jul 10, 2014
Suzuki - built for speed by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Suzuki - built for speed

Jul 10, 2014
Swat team tools by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Swat team tools

"Understanding each tool is made easy with simple definitions and in-use photos that will show kids how an armored truck, night vision goggles, body armor and climbing gear work."--

Jul 10, 2014
Take a bath! - my tips for keeping clean by Bellisario, Gina, author.

Take a bath! - my tips for keeping clean

After making a muddy mess of himself playing mud monsters, Caleb cleans up with a soapy bath, makes sure to keep germs away from the dinner table, and brushes and flosses his teeth before bed. -Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Taste by Dayton, Connor, author.

Taste

Jul 10, 2014
Tasunka - a Lakota horse legend by Montileaux, Donald F., 1948-, author, illustrator.

Tasunka - a Lakota horse legend

Jul 9, 2014
Teachers by Minden, Cecilia.

Teachers

During the school year, we often spend more time with our teachers than anyone else. This book uses exciting photos and informative text to provide a comprehensive overview of the special people who help us learn.

Jul 10, 2014
Television reporters by Cupp, Dave, author.

Television reporters

Television reporters are some of the most recognizable faces and personalities in our community. We tune in to hear about everything from local weather to major world events. This title helps children learn more about the fast-paced career of TV journalism and gives them a glimpse of the amazing work reporters do even when the camera isn't rolling. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Terrific trains by Shealy, Dennis R., 1969- author.

Terrific trains

"Few travel by trains today, but kids regardless are fascinated by the freight train, passenger trains, the conductor, and even the caboose. Terrific Trains will mix both illustrations and photographs to bring the railroad to life!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Terrific trains by Shealy, Dennis R., 1969- author.

Terrific trains

"Few travel by trains today, but kids regardless are fascinated by the freight train, passenger trains, the conductor, and even the caboose. Terrific Trains will mix both illustrations and photographs to bring the railroad to life!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
Test pilot by Wood, Alix.

Test pilot

Jul 10, 2014
Thank you, God by Wigger, J. Bradley.

Thank you, God

Jul 10, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The attack on Fort Sumter

Examines the battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in April of 1861.

Jul 10, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Jul 10, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

Examines the battles of Lexington and Concord, the skirmishes that marked the beginning of the American Revolution.

Jul 10, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 10, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 7, 2014
The best of college basketball by Peters, Gregory N.

The best of college basketball

"Describes the NCAA College Basketball Tournament, including teams, players, and coaches"--

Jul 7, 2014
The best of college basketball by Peters, Gregory N.

The best of college basketball

"Describes the NCAA College Basketball Tournament, including teams, players, and coaches"--

Jul 10, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

As a child, Bart King discovered he could punch people into outer space. Sadly, he lost a lot of friends that way. Today, Bart is one of the world's most in-demand superhero experts. So if you're wondering if you have what it takes to be a superhero--of course you do! All you need is a burning desire to fight evildoers.

Jul 10, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

Explains what it takes to be a superhero, from creating a good battle cry and making a jetpack to hiring a sidekick and customizing a secret lair.

Jul 7, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 10, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 7, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah, author.

The changing environment

Introduces the Earth and its systems, discussing the environmental dangers caused by weather and people, how humans can make a positive difference, and the importance of the environment and conservation.

Jul 7, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah.

The changing environment

Jul 10, 2014
The children's classic poetry collection by

The children's classic poetry collection

Classic poems on different themes by such notable authors as Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and many others.

Jul 10, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
The Cuban Missile Crisis by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Examines the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the Cold War standoff in which the United States and the Soviet Union--and the world--narrowly escaped nuclear war.

Jul 10, 2014
The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people by Nagle, Jeanne, author.

The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people

Jul 10, 2014
The Four Elements and the Periodic Table by Stefoff, Rebecca

The Four Elements and the Periodic Table

Jul 10, 2014
The Hindenburg explosion- core events of a disaster in the air by Otfinoski, Steven.

The Hindenburg explosion- core events of a disaster in the air

"Explains the Hindenburg disaster, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Jul 9, 2014
The Hoover Dam by Gabriel, Luke S., author.

The Hoover Dam

Describes the history of the Hoover Dam, why and how it was built, and how it works.

Jul 10, 2014
The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee by Cinotto, Laurie.

The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee

Jul 9, 2014
The Johnstown Flood - core events of a deadly disaster by Richards, Marlee.

The Johnstown Flood - core events of a deadly disaster

"Explains the Johnstown Flood, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Jul 9, 2014
The lion and the mouse by Broom, Jenny, author.

The lion and the mouse

"How can a humble little mouse save a great and mighty lion? Find out in this fresh retelling of one of Aesop's most popular fables. Interactive artwork makes you the storyteller! Release the mouse from the lion's claws and free the lion from his net simply by turning the page."--P. [4] of cover.

Jul 9, 2014
The Negro Leagues by Peters, Gregory N.

The Negro Leagues

"Describes the history of the Negro Leagues, the only option for African-American baseball players until the color barrier was broken in the late 1940s"--

Jul 10, 2014
The Negro Leagues by Peters, Gregory N.

The Negro Leagues

"Describes the history of the Negro Leagues, the only option for African-American baseball players until the color barrier was broken in the late 1940s"--

Jul 7, 2014
The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness by Wallach, Marlene, author.

The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness

Counsels teens on how to both look and feel great, drawing on the expertise of a teen modeling agency president to offers nutrition and wellness information as well as beauty care tips, negotiation advice, and relaxation techniques.

Jul 10, 2014
The Pullman porter - an American journey by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The Pullman porter - an American journey

Jul 10, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik, Rachel A., 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

When Raven and Loon decide to change their plain white coats by adding some color, a series of mishaps leaves them with the forms and colors they have today.

Jul 10, 2014
The real wonders of the world by Butterfield, Moira, 1960- author.

The real wonders of the world

Presents a collection of odd facts, fun trivia, and interesting attractions around the world.

Jul 9, 2014
The river by Sanna, Alessandro, 1975- author, illustrator.

The river

"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--

Jul 7, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

"Describes the science concepts involved in several types of bicycle racing"--

Jul 7, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 10, 2014
The science of snowboarding by Hile, Lori, author.

The science of snowboarding

"Describes the science concepts involved in snowboarding"--

Jul 10, 2014
The soda bottle school - a true story about recycling, teamwork, and one crazy idea by Slade, Suzanne.

The soda bottle school - a true story about recycling, teamwork, and one crazy idea

Jul 10, 2014
The Statue of Liberty by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history and creation of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to be a symbol of the United States.

Jul 10, 2014
The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs

"Discusses the Freedom Rides, an important event in the Civil Rights Movement, including the riders who risked their lives, the violence the riders faced, and the successful integration of interstate buses and terminals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire - core events of an industrial disaster by Otfinoski, Steven.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire - core events of an industrial disaster

"Explains the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Jul 10, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. House of Representatives

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. House of Representatives"--

Jul 7, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. House of Representatives

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. House of Representatives"--

Jul 10, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 7, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 10, 2014
The U.S. Senate by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. Senate

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Senate"--

Jul 7, 2014
The U.S. Senate by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. Senate

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Senate"--

Jul 10, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court by Cane, Ella, author.

The U.S. Supreme Court

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Supreme Court"--

Jul 7, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court by Cane, Ella, author.

The U.S. Supreme Court

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Supreme Court"--

Jul 10, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Discusses the origins and history of the monument to George Washington that stands in Washington, DC.

Jul 10, 2014
The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals by Skerry, Brian, author.

The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals

Follows an underwater wildlife photographer on four real-life adventures as he photographs leatherback sea turtles, harp seals, a whale named Wilma, and some gray reef sharks.

Jul 10, 2014
The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals by Skerry, Brian, author.

The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals

Follows an underwater wildlife photographer on four real-life adventures as he photographs leatherback sea turtles, harp seals, a whale named Wilma, and some gray reef sharks.

Jul 6, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian) author.

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Jul 10, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Jul 10, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Jul 10, 2014
The worm by Gravel, Elise, author, illustrator.

The worm

Shares information on the earthworm with graphic illustrations and fact-filled text that traces its extensive history as well as its habitats, anatomy, and behaviors. In addition to the visual gags, the author includes basic facts about the creepers, such as their ability to sense light without eyes, the manner in which they get around, and the food they like to eat.

Jul 10, 2014
The year at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

The year at Maple Hill Farm

Describes the seasonal changes on a farm and surrounding countryside throughout the year.

Jul 6, 2014
Thomas Edison by Barnham, Kay, author.

Thomas Edison

"This book traces the life of Thomas Edison, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizeskey milestones and achievements of Edison's life."--

Jul 7, 2014
Thomas Edison by Barnham, Kay. author.

Thomas Edison

"This book traces the life of Thomas Edison, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Edison's life."--

Jul 10, 2014
Thomas Jefferson in his own words by Shea, John M., author.

Thomas Jefferson in his own words

Jul 10, 2014
Thoroughbreds by Dell, Pamela, author.

Thoroughbreds

This book gives a physical description of Thoroughbred horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 10, 2014
Time for kids super science book by Sandvold, Lynette Brent.

Time for kids super science book

A hands-on introduction to everyday concepts in the fields of earth, physical, and life science shares fifty easy-to-do experiments that use readily available materials and provides sidebars answering common science questions.

Jul 10, 2014
Titanium by Roza, Greg, author.

Titanium

Explains the characteristics of titanium, where it is found, how it is mined, and some of its uses, including ship hulls, durable tools, and pigments.

Jul 10, 2014
Tongue twisters by

Tongue twisters

How high would a housefly fly if a housefly would fly high? Don't worry, you don't need to answer that question. It's just one of the many tongue twisters you'll find in this book. But beware--you may need to exercise your tongue before opening the cover, because it will soon be tied in knots! --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
Tools and treasures of ancient Egypt by Doeden, Matt.

Tools and treasures of ancient Egypt

Have you ever heard of hieroglyphics? Do you know what a mummy is? All these things came from ancient Egypt. More than four thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians created tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Find out where the ancient Egyptians lived, what their lives were like, and what happened to them. Discover how they changed the world

Jul 10, 2014
Tools and treasures of ancient Rome by Doeden, Matt.

Tools and treasures of ancient Rome

Jul 10, 2014
Tornado by Rudolph, Jessica.

Tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about tornadoes"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Tornado by Rudolph, Jessica.

Tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about tornadoes"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
Toucans by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Toucans

Discusses the toucan's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense.

Jul 10, 2014
Touch by Dayton, Connor, author.

Touch

Jul 10, 2014
Tow trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Tow trucks

Introduces tow trucks, describing their function, parts, and how they work.

Jul 10, 2014
Tracking an epidemic by Orr, Tamra.

Tracking an epidemic

"The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during the spread of an epidemic."--

Jul 10, 2014
Tractor pulling - tearing it up by Hoblin, Paul.

Tractor pulling - tearing it up

"Learn about the history, mechanics, technology, and the famous drivers connected to tractor-pulling competitions."--

Jul 10, 2014
Tractors by Rogers, Hal, 1966-

Tractors

An indepth look at what tractors are and what they are used for.

Jul 10, 2014
Trains by Rogers, Hal, 1966-

Trains

Describes what trains are, how they are used, and different kinds.

Jul 10, 2014
Travelin' the Northeast by Backer, Miles, author.

Travelin' the Northeast

Describes the landmarks and geography of the northeastern United States.

Jul 10, 2014
Travels with Charlie. Down South by Backer, Miles, author.

Travels with Charlie. Down South

Jul 10, 2014
Treasure Hunter's Handbook - For Kids by Walsh, Liza Gardner

Treasure Hunter's Handbook - For Kids

Jul 10, 2014
Trees - a guide to familiar American trees by Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-1994.

Trees - a guide to familiar American trees

Pictures of 140 common trees, identifying their leaves, fruit, form, range, and uses.

Jul 6, 2014
Tsunami by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tsunami

"In this book, young readers will learn about tsunamis"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Tsunami by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tsunami

"In this book, young readers will learn about tsunamis"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
Tuesday tucks me in - the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog by Montalván, Luis Carlos.

Tuesday tucks me in - the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog

"Based on the New York Times bestseller, UNTIL TUESDAY, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalva´n overcome his combat-related wounds"--

Jul 7, 2014
Tuesday tucks me in - the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog by Montalván, Luis Carlos.

Tuesday tucks me in - the loyal bond between a soldier and his service dog

"Based on the New York Times bestseller, UNTIL TUESDAY, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of the amazing service dog who helps former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalva´n overcome his combat-related wounds"--

Jul 10, 2014
Turn it up! turn it down! - volume by Spilsbury, Louise.

Turn it up! turn it down! - volume

Introduces volume, explaining how sound waves work, and includes activities to help readers test the volume of sound.

Jul 7, 2014
Turn it up! turn it down! - volume by Spilsbury, Louise.

Turn it up! turn it down! - volume

Jul 10, 2014
Tyrannosaurus! by Feldman, Thea, author.

Tyrannosaurus!

Discusses the size, behaviors, physical characteristics, and habitat of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Jul 10, 2014
U.S. Army by the numbers by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

U.S. Army by the numbers

"Describes aspects of the U.S. Army using numbers, stats, and info graphics"--

Jul 7, 2014
U.S. Army by the numbers by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

U.S. Army by the numbers

"Describes aspects of the U.S. Army using numbers, stats, and info graphics"--

Jul 10, 2014
U.S. Navy by the numbers by Leavitt, Amie Jane.

U.S. Navy by the numbers

Uses statistics to discuss different aspects of the United States Navy, including how sailors are trained, life at sea, and naval weapons.

Jul 7, 2014
U.S. Navy by the numbers by Leavitt, Amie Jane.

U.S. Navy by the numbers

Did you know that an aircraft carrier is as long as a 75 story building is tall? That a Navy Seal can swim 500 yards in 8 minutes? Or that a submarine offers only 15 square feet of living space for each member of its crew? Discover these and more amazing high impact stats and numbers that define the U.S. Navy."--

Jul 10, 2014
Ultimate bug-opedia - the most complete bug reference ever - more than 400 amazing color photos throughout the book! by Murawski, Darlyne, author.

Ultimate bug-opedia - the most complete bug reference ever - more than 400 amazing color photos throughout the book!

An introduction to the hidden worlds of popular insects profiles their habits, habitats, and diets while providing thematic spreads that share additional historical and geographical fun facts.

Jul 10, 2014
Ultimate bugopedia - the most complete bug reference ever by Murawski, Darlyne, author.

Ultimate bugopedia - the most complete bug reference ever

An introduction to the hidden worlds of popular insects profiles their habits, habitats, and diets while providing thematic spreads that share additional historical and geographical fun facts.

Jul 7, 2014
Ultimate globetrotting world atlas by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

Ultimate globetrotting world atlas

Provides maps, facts, and photographs about countries and landforms around the world.

Jul 7, 2014
Underground habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Underground habitats

Discusses the ecology under the ground, including what is contained in dirt, what organisms can be found underground, and threats to underground habitats.

Jul 10, 2014
Understanding insects by Orr, Tamra, author.

Understanding insects

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how insects can transmit diseases."--

Jul 7, 2014
Understanding insects by Orr, Tamra, author.

Understanding insects

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how insects can transmit diseases."--

Jul 10, 2014
Unearthing fossils by Orr, Tamra, author.

Unearthing fossils

"Use the Next Generation Science Standards to identify the fossils of an ancient mammoth."--

Jul 7, 2014
Unearthing fossils by Orr, Tamra, author.

Unearthing fossils

"Use the Next Generation Science Standards to identify the fossils of an ancient mammoth."--

Jul 10, 2014
Unearthing igneous rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing igneous rocks

Looks at how igneous rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Jul 10, 2014
Unearthing metamorphic rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing metamorphic rocks

Looks at how metamorphic rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Jul 10, 2014
Unearthing sedimentary rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing sedimentary rocks

Looks at how sedimentary rocks form, identifies different types, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Jul 10, 2014
Unicorns by Atwood, Megan.

Unicorns

Presents the lore and mythology of unicorns, discussing beliefs about their origins, special powers, and behavior in the legends of different eras and regions.

Jul 7, 2014
Unicorns by Atwood, Megan.

Unicorns

"Unicorns introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Jul 10, 2014
Valleys by Labrecque, Ellen.

Valleys

Introduces valleys, decribing where they are found, how they are formed, their different types, the plants and animals that live in them, and how they will be effected by global warming.

Jul 7, 2014
Valleys by Labrecque, Ellen.

Valleys

Introduces valleys, decribing where they are found, how they are formed, their different types, the plants and animals that live in them, and how they will be effected by global warming.

Jul 10, 2014
Veterinarians by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Veterinarians

Describes the duties, job training, uniforms, work environment, and salary of veterinarians.

Jul 10, 2014
Vikings by Steele, Philip, 1948- author.

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including where they came from, the gods they worshipped, and how they lived.

Jul 7, 2014
Vikings by Steele, Philip, 1948- author.

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including where they came from, the gods they worshipped, and how they lived.

Jul 10, 2014
Vultures eat rotting corpses! by Coleman, Miriam, author.

Vultures eat rotting corpses!

Looks at interesting facts about the vulture and included information about where they live, what they eat, and their life cycle.

Jul 10, 2014
Wallace "Famous" Amos by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-

Wallace "Famous" Amos

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Wallace Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies"--

Jul 10, 2014
Wallace "Famous" Amos by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-

Wallace "Famous" Amos

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Wallace Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies"--

Jul 7, 2014
Walt Disney - drawn from imagination by Scollon, Bill, author.

Walt Disney - drawn from imagination

A portrait of the iconic "man behind the mouse" traces his humble early years on a Missouri farm, World War I service, and early ambitions that prompted the creations of Mickey Mouse and other major characters and films.

Jul 10, 2014
Walt Disney - Drawn from Imagination by Scollon, Bill/ Brown, Adrienne (ILT)

Walt Disney - Drawn from Imagination

Jul 7, 2014
Way out West by Backer, Miles, author.

Way out West

Young readers are asked to find places of interest on maps of the Western states. Features a dog named Charlie.

Jul 10, 2014
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe.

A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.

Jul 10, 2014
Welcome to paradise - my journey - 100% official by Simpson, Cody, 1997-

Welcome to paradise - my journey - 100% official

A look into the life of singing sensation Cody Simpson. Follow Cody as he goes from singing cover songs in his bedroom to opening sold-out concerts for Justin Bieber. This book is perfect for pop music fans and for Cody's Angels.

Jul 7, 2014
Werewolves by Morey, Allan.

Werewolves

"Werewolves introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Jul 10, 2014
Werewolves by Morey, Allan.

Werewolves

Discusses where and why werewolf legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today.

Jul 7, 2014
Whale shark by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Whale shark

Introduces whale sharks, describing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and longevity.

Jul 7, 2014
Whale shark by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Whale shark

Introduces whale sharks, describing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and longevity.

Jul 10, 2014
What blossoms in spring? by Gleisner, Jenna Lee.

What blossoms in spring?

Jul 10, 2014
What blossoms in spring? by Gleisner, Jenna Lee.

What blossoms in spring?

Looks at the flowers that blossom in spring, including tulips, water lilies, poppies, and dandelions.

Jul 7, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.

Jul 10, 2014
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan, author.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Jul 10, 2014
What makes you hiccup? by Canavan, Thomas.

What makes you hiccup?

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Jul 10, 2014
What's it like to live here? - farm by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

What's it like to live here? - farm

Describes a child's life on a farm, highlighting such typical activities as traveling a great distance to school, doing chores, and raising animals.

Jul 7, 2014
What's it like to live here? Farm by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

What's it like to live here? Farm

Young readers will be introduced to the types of housing, the landscape, and the experiences and opportunities representative of living on a farm.

Jul 10, 2014
What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos by Krull, Kathleen.

What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos

Jul 10, 2014
When is it my turn? - a book about fairness by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

When is it my turn? - a book about fairness

Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair! But if you learn the principles of fairness and try to stick to them, tricky situations like these can feel a little easier. This book offers examples of several difficult problems and examines how to deal with them fairly. See how a little fairness can go a long way!

Jul 10, 2014
When is it my turn? - a book about fairness by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

When is it my turn? - a book about fairness

Provides information and advice on being fair, including taking turns, sharing, and speaking up when someone else is being unfair.

Jul 7, 2014
Who is George Lucas? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who is George Lucas?

Jul 10, 2014
Who was Bruce Lee? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Bruce Lee?

Jul 10, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 10, 2014
Who was Theodore Roosevelt? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

He was only 42 years old when he was sworn in as President of the United States in 1901, making him the youngest president ever. But did you know that he was also the first sitting president to win the Nobel Peace Prize? The first to ride in a car? The first to fly in an airplane? Theodore Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, hunter, explorer, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician. Find out more about The Bull Moose, the Progressive, the R

Jul 10, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Jul 10, 2014
Who were the Beatles? by Edgers, Geoff.

Who were the Beatles?

"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space

"Answers common questions young readers have about Space"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Why are black holes black? / Questions and Answers About Space by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Why are black holes black? / Questions and Answers About Space

"Answers common questions young readers have about Space"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency by Spilsbury, Louise.

Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency

Uses everyday examples and activities to introduce key concepts about sound.

Jul 7, 2014
Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency by Spilsbury, Louise.

Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency

Jul 10, 2014
Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials

"Answers common questions young readers have about a variety of materials"--

Jul 10, 2014
Why do ice cubes float? by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Why do ice cubes float?

"Answers common questions young readers have about a variety of materials"--

Jul 7, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas.

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Jul 10, 2014
Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know by Gould, Francesca, author.

Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know

Describes a variety of gross trivia facts about food, jobs, history, animals, and the human body.

Jul 10, 2014
Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer by Bishop, Amanda.

Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer

Describes the rules of World and Euro Cup soccer tournaments, details pivotal moments in the game, and explains how to get involved in a soccer team.

Jul 10, 2014
Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer by Bishop, Amanda.

Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer

Describes the rules of World and Euro Cup soccer tournaments, details pivotal moments in the game, and explains how to get involved in a soccer team.

Jul 6, 2014
Winter by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Winter

Introduces the weather, sights, and activities associated with winter.

Jul 10, 2014
Wonders of the world by Jackson, Tom, 1953-

Wonders of the world

Highlights the seven wonders of the ancient world and explains the feats of engineering behind constructing each wonder.

Jul 10, 2014
Yamaha - sport racing legend by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Yamaha - sport racing legend

Chronicles the history of the Japanese corporation; profiles different types of models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses motocross racing.

Jul 10, 2014
Zoobots - wild robots inspired by real animals by Becker, Helaine, author.

Zoobots - wild robots inspired by real animals

A showcase of robots inspired by animals shares detailed reports on machines that look and behave like such creatures as geckos, jellyfish, bats, and pill bugs.

Jul 7, 2014
Zoobots - wild robots inspired by real animals by Becker, Helaine, author.

Zoobots - wild robots inspired by real animals

Profiles imagined robots that are based on real animals including bats, jellyfish, snakes, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Zoom in on bees by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on bees

"Provides information for readers about a bee's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Zoom in on butterflies by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on butterflies

"Provides information for readers about a butterfly's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Zoom in on grasshoppers by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on grasshoppers

"Provides information for readers about a grasshopper's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Zoom in on ladybugs by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on ladybugs

"Provides information for readers about a ladybug's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014