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13 art movements children should know by Finger, Brad, author.

13 art movements children should know

Introduces readers to major movements in art history, from Romanesque to pop art, and includes visual spreads, detailed descriptions, and a timeline that places key artworks in their historical contexts.

Aug 31, 2016
51 things to make with cardboard tubes by Hayes, Fiona, 1970- author.

51 things to make with cardboard tubes

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crafts made with cardboard tubes, including such items as jungle animals, flowers, and birdhouses.

Aug 31, 2016
A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by McAllister, Angela/ Corr, Christopher (ILT)

A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World

Aug 31, 2016
Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer by Stanley, Diane, author.

Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer

"A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron." --

Aug 30, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Africa

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Africa. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
All kinds of families by Simon, Norma, author.

All kinds of families

"Multicultural and multigenerational people demonstrate what it means to be a family and how all families offer each other support and love"--

Aug 31, 2016
Allosaurus by Raatma, Lucia.

Allosaurus

Presents information about allosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

Amelia Earhart

Aug 31, 2016
Ancient & epic tales from around the world / From Around the World by Forest, Heather.

Ancient & epic tales from around the world / From Around the World

Collects famous tales from folklore around the world, including such epics as "Beowulf," "Gilgamesh," and the "Odyssey."

Aug 31, 2016
Animal architects by Nassar, Daniel, author.

Animal architects

Presents an introduction to animals that build their homes, including chimpanzees, beavers, termites, spiders, and stork, including information about their habitats, behaviors, diet, and enemies.

Aug 31, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 31, 2016
Ankylosaurus by Raatma, Lucia.

Ankylosaurus

Presents simple information about ankylosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Ansty Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature by Jenson-Elliott, Cynthia L, author.

Ansty Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature

Aug 31, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Antarctica. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Ants by Gregory, Josh, author.

Ants

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

Aug 31, 2016
Apatosaurus by Raatma, Lucia.

Apatosaurus

Presents information about apatosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles

"In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would not let anything keep them from spreading the word about equal voting rights for women. Braving blizzard

Aug 31, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Asia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Astronaut by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Astronaut

An introduction to the dangerous job of an astronaut, including its history, required education, necessary skills, training, and current salary range.

Aug 31, 2016
Astronomers by Greve, Tom, author.

Astronomers

Explores the field of astronomy, discussing what astronomers do, providing a brief history of the science, and highlighting notable scientists.

Aug 31, 2016
Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration by Gifford, Clive, author.

Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration

"Uncover the amazing story of astronomy from telescopes in space to outstanding observatories. Learn about the latest space probes, how rockets lift off, and what it's like living in the weightlessness of space. And find out about the remarkable astronauts who have spacewalked their way into history."--

Aug 31, 2016
Athletic trainer by Bell, Samantha.

Athletic trainer

Explains the educational requirements, duties, workplace, salary, and employment opportunities of athletic trainers.

Aug 31, 2016
Australia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Australia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Australia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Avalanches by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Avalanches

"Learn all about avalanches, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Aug 31, 2016
Awesome America / Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the History, People, and Culture by Steinmetz, Katy, author.

Awesome America / Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the History, People, and Culture

Presents facts and trivia on the history and culture of the United States, including the geography, the presidents, prominent Americans, arts and music, and technological innovations.

Aug 31, 2016
Badgers after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

Badgers after dark

"Describes the behavior and habitat of badgers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Battleships by Riggs, Kate, author.

Battleships

"A kindergarten-level introduction to battleships, covering their captains, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their decks"--

Aug 31, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun.

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 31, 2016
Bears by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Bears

"Get ready for a walk on the wild side in this image-packed book all about bears! kids will learn about different kinds of bears, where they live, and what they do. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the animal lovers of today and scientists of tomorrow!"--

Aug 31, 2016
Beauty & the beast by Craft, Mahlon F., author.

Beauty & the beast

In a glorious castle set deep in a mysterious forest, the tale of a father's fate-filled promise and a daughter's courage unfolds. This story, themed on Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont's version first published in France in 1756, is filled with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail.

Aug 25, 2016
Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathmetician, and astronomer by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- author.

Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathmetician, and astronomer

Chronicles the life of the African American scientist who taught himself complex mathematics and astonomy, spoke out against slavery, and corresponded with President Thomas Jefferson.

Aug 31, 2016
Bible lands by Tubb, Jonathan N., author.

Bible lands

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Aug 31, 2016
Big fantastic Earth by Green, Jen, author.

Big fantastic Earth

Have you ever wondered how the incredible landscapes around the world were formed? Learn about some of the most spectacular places on earth and how natural forces have shaped them. Also, find out what types of animals live in these landscapes and what humans are doing to protect them--

Aug 31, 2016
Big game fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Big game fishing

Offers information on big game fishing and different big game fish, including the sailfish, mako shark, and dorado.

Aug 31, 2016
Bigfoot by Kallio, Jamie, author.

Bigfoot

Shares information about the mysterious creature, including reported sightings, possible habitats, and scientific explanations.

Aug 31, 2016
Bioengineering in the real world by Marquardt, Meg, author.

Bioengineering in the real world

Introduces bioengineering, discussing the history of the field, careers, and what the future of bioengineering looks like.

Aug 31, 2016
Black widow spiders by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Black widow spiders

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces black widow spiders to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 31, 2016
Blast back! - the American Revolution by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the American Revolution

Presents information on the American Revolution, from how the war started to the pivotal persons, battles, and places during the war, and provides little known facts and trivia on daily life in colonial America.

Aug 31, 2016
Blast back! - the Civil War by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the Civil War

Provides information about the Civil War, from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South.

Aug 31, 2016
Blizzards by Meister, Cari.

Blizzards

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind blizzards, including where and why blizzards happen and how to stay safe when the snow starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2016
Boo! haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author.

Boo! haiku

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

Aug 31, 2016
Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo by Dahl, Roald.

Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo

Collects two of Roald Dahl's most personal stories; Boy and Going Solo.

Aug 31, 2016
Brachiosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author.

Brachiosaurus

"Learn about dinosaur known as Brachiosaurus, from what it ate to how it lived."--

Aug 31, 2016
Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie"--

Aug 31, 2016
Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure by Holland, Ilona, author.

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure

Aug 31, 2016
California wildfires survival stories by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

California wildfires survival stories

Shares stories of survival, rescue, and assistance from the Southern California wildfires of 2007.

Aug 31, 2016
Canada by Markovics, Adam, author.

Canada

Aug 31, 2016
Canadian taiga by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Canadian taiga

"Explore the taiga of Canada and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Aug 31, 2016
Cat in the Night by Dunphy, Madeleine/ Brunet, Joshua S. (ILT)

Cat in the Night

Aug 30, 2016
Character encyclopedia by Korté, Steven.

Character encyclopedia

This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles, stats, and history about DC Super-Pets and their owners, both heroes and villains.

Aug 31, 2016
Chimpanzee by Bell, Samantha, author.

Chimpanzee

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

Aug 31, 2016
Cicada by Shoulders, Michael, author.

Cicada

Aug 31, 2016
Civil engineers! by Glenn, John, 1968- author.

Civil engineers!

Presents information about what it takes to be a civil engineer, including education, equipment, and real life stories.

Aug 31, 2016
Coelophysis by Gregory, Josh, author.

Coelophysis

"Learn about the dinosaur known as Coelophysis, from what it ate to how it lived."--

Aug 31, 2016
Colonial cooking by Dosier, Susan, author.

Colonial cooking

"Discusses the everyday life, family roles, cooking methods, most important foods, and celebrations of the colonial period in American history. Includes recipes and sidebars"--

Aug 31, 2016
Composting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Composting

Describes how to create a compost pile, presenting information on how composting works, layering in a compost bin, and the role of micro-organisms in breaking down organic matter.

Aug 31, 2016
Compsognathus by Zeiger, Jennifer.

Compsognathus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines what is known about the Compsognathus dinosaur.

Aug 31, 2016
Computer networks by Gifford, Clive, author.

Computer networks

"Computer Networks looks at how computer technology has changed the way we work, communicate, learn, and have fun. The World Wide Web, search engines, email, and social media have all become part of our everyday lives. The bright and engaging design helps guide readers along, and easy-to-understand text explains websites and webpages, search engines, and email systems. Online security is a key area of focus, and advice is included on staying safe online. "Stretch Yourself" features give practica

Aug 31, 2016
Cool cat projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Cool cat projects

"Are you crazy about cats?! Then this book is for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your furry friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your cat. For example, you can find out how to photograph him or her at their best angle! Or throw them a party! Make the delicious kitty treat "recipes" inside and follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a rug, cat clock and puzzle feeder. Read this and you will have the hap

Aug 31, 2016
Coral reefs by Earle, Sylvia A., 1935-

Coral reefs

A brief introduction to coral reefs, including where they are found, how they grow, what lives in them, their importance, and efforts being made to protect and restore them.

Aug 31, 2016
Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth by Aguilar, David A., author.

Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth

"A lively exploration of seven cosmic catastrophes that could hit Earth and any of the other 20 billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy."--

Aug 31, 2016
Counting money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Counting money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to counting money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia

Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style" -- provided by publisher.

Aug 30, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S., author.

Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behindThe Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won't regret booking!"--

Aug 31, 2016
Daytime visions - an alphabet by Isol, author, illustrator.

Daytime visions - an alphabet

Collage illustrations introduce the letters of the alphabet.

Aug 31, 2016
Designer dog projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Designer dog projects

Offers instructions for creating dog-themed crafts, including toys, bandannas, treats, and other objects for dogs, as well as party favors, cupcakes decorated as different breeds of dog, and gifts for dog lovers.

Aug 31, 2016
Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes by Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.

Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes

"This book answers children's questions on the ecology of freshwater lakes, breaking down the science, plants, fish and animals, and geography of life underwater."--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a badger? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet a badger?

"A boy goes to a prairie to look for a badger in the wild and observes how they hunt"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a camel? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet a camel?

"A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a hippopotamus? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet a hippopotamus?

"A boy travels to Africa, observes hippopotamuses in the wild, and learns how dangerous they can be when defending their herds"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a lion? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a lion?

"A child goes on a safari in Africa and observes lions hunting and lions' behavior in their pride"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a moose? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a moose?

"A child goes on an adventure in a national park, learns how to track moose in the wild, and learns not to bother a baby moose with its mother"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a shark? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a shark?

"A child learns about several shark species and then goes on a cage diving adventure to meet a great white shark"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet a wolf? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet a wolf?

"A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf pack's behavior in the wild"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet an elephant? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet an elephant?

"A child learns about domesticated elephants and then goes on a trip to Sri Lanka to view Asian elephants in the wild"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet an orca? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet an orca?

"A girl goes to the coast of Norway to view killer whales in the ocean and observes their behavior in pods"--

Aug 31, 2016
Do you really want to meet an owl? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to meet an owl?

"After learning about several species of an owl, a boy goes to the wilderness nearby to observe owls' behavior in the wild"--

Aug 31, 2016
Droughts by Meister, Cari, author.

Droughts

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind droughts, including where and why droughts happen and how to conserve water. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Aug 31, 2016
Duck hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Duck hunting

Presents facts about duck hunting, including the different species of duck, where they typically migrate, and hunting techniques.

Aug 31, 2016
Earthquakes by Meister, Cari, author.

Earthquakes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind earthquakes, including where and why earthquakes happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to shake. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Aug 31, 2016
Eastern chipmunks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

Eastern chipmunks

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Eastern Chipmunks. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Easy Christian crafts. Preschool/Kindergarten by Standke, Linda.

Easy Christian crafts. Preschool/Kindergarten

"Learn about God's love through scripture and Bible story craft projects"--Cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Ecuador by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Ecuador

Aug 31, 2016
Edith Wilson by Wells, PeggySue, author.

Edith Wilson

Covers the life of Edith Bolling Galt, the widow of a Washington jeweler who became the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson, describing her girlhood in Virginia and her activities when she took charge after the president became ill.

Aug 31, 2016
Electronics for kids - play with simple circuits and experiment with electricity! by Nydal Dahl, Øyvind, author.

Electronics for kids - play with simple circuits and experiment with electricity!

"Demystifies electricity and teaches how to build electronics projects. Covers how circuits, voltage, and current work. Each part of the book focuses on different fundamental electronics concepts with hands-on projects"--

Aug 31, 2016
Emily Grace and the What-Ifs - a story for children about nighttime fears by Gehring, Lisa B., author.

Emily Grace and the What-Ifs - a story for children about nighttime fears

Emily Grace runs into her room for bedtime, quickly drawing up her covers out of fear, soon wondering What if a big rhinoceros ... or What if I wake up tomorrow a princess ... or What if my eyebrows fall off ... In the end, Emily wonders What if I close my eyes now and go to sleep?"--

Aug 31, 2016
Europe by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Europe

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Europe. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
European Burmese cats by Conley, Kate A., 1977- author.

European Burmese cats

Introduces European Burmese cats, discussing how they were originally bred, and presents information about their physical features, temperament, behavior, and required care.

Aug 31, 2016
Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Rothman, Lily, author.

Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

Aug 31, 2016
Explore forces and motion! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Explore forces and motion!

Introduces physics concepts to young readers and offers instructions for related science projects.

Aug 31, 2016
Explore with John Franklin by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.).

Explore with John Franklin

Details the explorer's famous voyage to the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage, exploring the lands he and his crew visited, the ways travelers attempted to survive in the north, and the search for them after they disappeared.

Aug 31, 2016
Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities by

Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities

"Join the world-famous Exploratorium on a curious and tasty expedition through your kitchen, where you'll learn to flash-freeze ice cream with way-cool dry ice, create dyes with your favorite fruits and veggies, see your food glow in the dark, whip up oobleck, and more!" -- page 4 of cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World

Aug 30, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn.

Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Aug 30, 2016
Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures

Create engaging art activities with your children - at home or in the classroom. Packed with fun step-by-step instructions, this book teaches you how to make 30 classic fictional foes including trolls, pirates, warlocks, and skeletons with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own fantasy world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their finger on the fun of art. Use the characters to spice up you art journals and doodles. Creativi

Aug 31, 2016
First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story by Fleischman, Paul, author.

First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story

"In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"--

Aug 30, 2016
First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by Hill, David, author.

First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure

Recounts the life and accomplishments of Sir Edmund Hillary, from his childhood as a shy boy in New Zealand to his expedition to the top of Mt. Everest, making him one of the most famous mountaineers in history.

Aug 30, 2016
Floods by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Floods

Introduces floods, discussing what can cause them, the damage they can inflict, and how to survive during one.

Aug 31, 2016
Flowers by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Flowers

Describes how to grow a flower garden, including information on how to choose flowers, when to plant, composting, and using mulch.

Aug 31, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about where the President lives.

Aug 31, 2016
Forensics - cool women who investigate by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Forensics - cool women who investigate

Provides information about the field of forensic science and profiles some women who are succeeding in the profession.

Aug 31, 2016
Freedom Summer, 1964 by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Freedom Summer, 1964

Examines the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, which asked both black and white volunteers to travel throughout Mississippi, registering black Mississippians to vote, establishing "Freedom Schools" for black children, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Aug 31, 2016
Frightlopedia - An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies by Winterbottom, Julie/ Bozek, Rachel (CON)/ Tambellini, Stefano (ILT)

Frightlopedia - An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies

Aug 31, 2016
Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers, author.

Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Connecting Gandhi's ideas and his life's work to contemporary issues this useful resource for parents and teachers makes Gandhi relevant for kids today. Packed with historic images, the book includes informative sidebars, a time line, a glossary, and a resource section, along with 21 activities that illuminate Gandhi's life, environment, and ideas. Kids can make a traditional Indian lamp called a diya, create a henna hand design, practice anti-consumerism or vegetarianism for a day, and much mo

Aug 31, 2016
Geography by Gutman, Dan, author.

Geography

"Did you know that Antarctica's largest land animal is an insect? Did you know that the smallest country in the world is only 0.2 square miles?! Learn more weird-but-true geography facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman's bestselling My Weird School series. This all-new series of nonfiction books features hundreds of hysterical facts, plus lots of photos and illustrations."--Amazon.com.

Aug 31, 2016
Geronimo by Hunt, Santana, author.

Geronimo

"Geronimo earned his place in the pantheon of Native American heroes by standing up for his people, even in the face of punishment. Though he never regained his tribe's lands from the US government, he is remembered by many Apache for his leadership and courage. Readers learn about Geronimo's fight for Apache territory as well as his early life in the present-day American Southwest. Historical images of him and early Native American reservations enhance an important social studies topic"--Provid

Aug 31, 2016
Ghosts by Richard, Orlin, author.

Ghosts

Presents conjectures on the existence of the ghosts, including historical sightings, famous spirits, and researchers' investigations.

Aug 31, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

A new reader about cuddly, adorable pandas: what do they eat? What are their habitats like? What does it mean when we say pandas are an endangered species? Includes full color photographs and easy-to-read text.

Aug 31, 2016
Giant squid by Fleming, Candace, author.

Giant squid

"A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid"--

Aug 30, 2016
Great Barrier Reef by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Great Barrier Reef

"Explore the Great Barrier Reef and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Aug 31, 2016
Grizzly bears by Trueit, Trudi Strain, author.

Grizzly bears

"Presents information about the grizzly bears of North America, their habitats, and their amazing size and strength."--

Aug 31, 2016
Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents by Burns, Ken, 1953- author.

Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents

"A treasury of American Presidents by historian Ken Burns"--

Aug 31, 2016
Guess who, haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author.

Guess who, haiku

A collection of haiku, each of which describes an animal and asks a question that rhymes with the answer on the following page.

Aug 31, 2016
Guinness world records 2017. by

Guinness world records 2017.

Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls, and killer plants. And of course all your favorite record categories are updated, such as the world's new tallest dog! Plus, want to be a record-breaker? There are exciting challenges you can try at home.

Aug 31, 2016
Handy horse projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Handy horse projects

Offers instructions for creating horse-themed crafts, including healthy treats for horses, as well as party favors, rosette cupcakes, and gifts for horse lovers.

Aug 31, 2016
Harvesting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Harvesting

Describes how to harvest home-grown plants, presenting information on cutting flowers in bloom, picking fruit that is ripe, and curing gathered vegetables.

Aug 31, 2016
Haunted Hollywood by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.).

Haunted Hollywood

Explores some of the ghosts that haunt Hollywood, including the ghost of Rudolph Valentino haunting his old home, the ghost of a movie projectionist haunting the Vogue Theatre, and Lon Chaney's ghost haunting Universal Studios.

Aug 31, 2016
Hershey's by Green, Sara, 1964-

Hershey's

"Engaging images accompany information about Hershey's. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 31, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hippopotamuses

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

Aug 31, 2016
Honduras by Zwiren, Shira, author.

Honduras

Aug 31, 2016
Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

"Meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down"--

Aug 31, 2016
Horses by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Horses

Introduces horses, and describes their appearance, the sounds they make, what they eat, and how they pass their time on a farm.

Aug 31, 2016
How deep is the ocean? by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

How deep is the ocean?

Answers questions about the ocean, from its shallow waters to its deepest and most mysterious parts.

Aug 31, 2016
How do animals help make soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

How do animals help make soil?

"In this book readers will learn how animals help make soil."--

Aug 31, 2016
How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes by Smith, Kelly (Children's author), author.

How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes

"What's inside a volcano? Where is the Ring of Fire? How many different ways can a volcano blow its top? Are there volcanoes on other planets?"--

Aug 31, 2016
How to build a car by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a car

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small motorcar together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a car works and how it is constructed.

Aug 31, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia.

How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Aug 31, 2016
How to build a motorcycle by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a motorcycle

How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of the engine, clutch, brakes, distributors, as well as many other parts of the motorcycle. Through hard wo

Aug 31, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a plane by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a plane

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small plane together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a plane flies and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of a plane, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the plane flying.

Aug 31, 2016
How to check out a book by StJohn, Amanda, 1982-

How to check out a book

Opal and Stew go to the public library where Opal shows Stew how to check out a library book.

Aug 31, 2016
How to cook in 10 easy lessons by Sweetser, Wendy, author.

How to cook in 10 easy lessons

Offers an introduction to cooking in ten lessons that each introduce a different kitchen skill, from using knives to mixing, folding, and kneading dough, and provides simple recipes that make use of each skill.

Aug 31, 2016
How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons by Blofield, Robert, author.

How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons

Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, light a set, and edit a film.

Aug 31, 2016
How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by McKenna, James (James E.), author.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000

"From the creators of the nationally syndicated public television shows Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a comprehensive first guidebook to earning, saving, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it's the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations that make difficult concept easy to understand-all

Aug 31, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hummingbirds

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

Aug 31, 2016
Hurricanes by Meister, Cari, author.

Hurricanes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind hurricanes, including where and why hurricanes happen and how to stay safe when the wind starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Aug 31, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 31, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 30, 2016
I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Levy, Debbie/ Baddeley, Elizabeth (ILT)

I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Aug 30, 2016
Ichthyosaur by Gregory, Josh.

Ichthyosaur

"Learn all about the life of the Ichthyosaur"--

Aug 31, 2016
If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature by Martel, Sara, 1965- author.

If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature

"This illustrated picturebook explores the many ways in which birds, lizards, sloths, insects, wombats, and other animals use poop--their own or that of other animals. Brief, illustrated sidebars offer additional natural history details about the animals pictured, and the book's backmatter includes a glossary, ranges and Latin names of all the animals in the book, and an appendix exploring possible uses for human poop--including jet fuel."--

Aug 31, 2016
Iguanodon by Raatma, Lucia.

Iguanodon

Presents information about iguanodon, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

"...an informative and entertaining look at the good and the bad (and possibly a few ugly) microscopic organisms that live in you and on you."--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

Aug 29, 2016
Is sand a rock? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Is sand a rock?

"In this book, readers will learn about sand and how it is made."--

Aug 31, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Aug 31, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Aug 30, 2016
Jennie Jenkins by Feierabend, John Martin, author of adaptation.

Jennie Jenkins

"'Jennie Jenkins' is a well-known American folk song, sumptuously illustrated"--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

Jewelry tips & tricks

Provides information on how to craft fashionable jewelry, including step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and a personalized hairpin.

Aug 31, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

A biography of the California Angels pitcher who has only one hand.

Aug 31, 2016
John Henry - an American legend by Keats, Ezra Jack.

John Henry - an American legend

Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand.

Aug 31, 2016
John Henry - steel-drivin' man by De Leeuw, Adèle, 1899-1988.

John Henry - steel-drivin' man

In giant steps, hero John Henry strides across railroad-building America, and his mighty hammer beats out a loved folk tale.

Aug 31, 2016
Katydid by Shoulders, Michael, author.

Katydid

"Bugs and insects have always fascinated children. Creepy Crawly Critters introduces young readers to a wide variety of critters, including katydids, they might find in their backyards. Readers can discover physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and more."--

Aug 31, 2016
Kellogg's by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Kellogg's

"Engaging images accompany information about the Kellogg Company. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 31, 2016
Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends by Stabler, David.

Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends

Aug 31, 2016
Killer whales - built for the hunt by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Killer whales - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of killer whales"--

Aug 31, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy R.

Kiteboarding

Aug 31, 2016
Knights and castles by Matthews, Rupert, author.

Knights and castles

Investigate the defenses and life in the greatest medieval castles and the chivalrous and heroic actions of best-known knights.

Aug 31, 2016
Landslides by Meister, Cari, author.

Landslides

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind landslides, including where and why landslides happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to give way. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Aug 31, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose

Laos

Aug 29, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Laos

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Laos"--

Aug 31, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author.

Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Aug 31, 2016
Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids by Elliott, Rob

Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids

Aug 28, 2016
Lazy crafternoon by Fields, Stella, author.

Lazy crafternoon

"Spend a lazy crafternoon with your friends. From pretty school supplies to colorful tech accessories to perfect party decor, Lazy Crafternoon guides tween crafters through simple steps to create amazing projects."--

Aug 31, 2016
Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the leatherback sea turtle. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the turtle's life, comparing it to a similar reptile and to a very different reptile"--

Aug 31, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author.

Lemurs

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

Aug 31, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita, author.

Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger

Aug 31, 2016
Librarians by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Librarians

Little readers will learn all about what librarians do, where they work, and why they are important in our communities. Very simple text combined with correlating and colorful images will both inform and strengthen reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Aug 31, 2016
Libya by Hunter, Nick.

Libya

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Libya.

Aug 31, 2016
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee by Jones, Grace

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

Aug 30, 2016
Life in a coral reef by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a coral reef

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a coral reef. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life in a desert by Schuetz, Kari, author.

Life in a desert

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a desert. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life in a forest by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a forest

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to forests. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life in a tropical rain forest by Schuetz, Kari, author.

Life in a tropical rain forest

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a tropical rain forest. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life in a tundra by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a tundra

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a tundra. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life in a wetland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a wetland

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a wetland. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Life on a mountain by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Life on a mountain

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life on a mountain. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Light and its effects by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Light and its effects

"Light can travel faster than anything else in the universe. It makes it possible for you to wear a different colored shirt every day. But what exactly is light and where does it come from? One thing is for sure, light makes our world a brighter place."--

Aug 31, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings.

Aug 30, 2016
Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare by Barretta, Gene, author.

Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare

A dual portrait of two of America's most popular presidents describes the different ways they grew up, their respective political approaches, the historical events they helped shape, and the things they shared in common.

Aug 31, 2016
Living In ... China by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... China

Ni? Hao! My name is Jin, and I{u2019}m a kid just like you living in China. China is a country filled with ancient wonders, high-tech cities, and lots of people{u2014}more than any other country on Earth! Have you ever wondered what China is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 31, 2016
Living In ... Mexico by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... Mexico

¡Hola! My name is Rosa, and I'm a kid just like you, living in Mexico. Mexico is a country filled with beautiful art, incredible ancient ruins, and gorgeous beaches, rainforests, and deserts! Have you ever wondered what Mexico is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 31, 2016
Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Winn, Whee, author.

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids

"Here's a collection of knock-knock jokes that is both hilarious and wholesome. This collection provides fun for the whole family and includes bonus Q& A jokes and riddles too." --

Aug 31, 2016
Madagascar by Frazel, Ellen.

Madagascar

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Madagascar"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2016
Magic and illusions by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

Magic and illusions

Discusses popular magic tricks and how they are done, including sawing someone in half, levitation, escapes, and making the Statue of Liberty disappear, and examines miracles and other situations that seem magical.

Aug 31, 2016
Magic tree house incredible fact book by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Magic tree house incredible fact book

"A nonfiction companion to the Magic Tree House series."--

Aug 30, 2016
Maiasaura by Zeiger, Jennifer.

Maiasaura

"Learn about the incredible dinosaur known as Maiasaura."--

Aug 31, 2016
Mammoth and mastodon by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Mammoth and mastodon

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as mammoths and mastodons, from how they lived to how they are related to today's elephants."--

Aug 31, 2016
Marine biologists by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Marine biologists

Discusses what a marine biologist does, explains what a keystone species is, and highlights the contributions of Aristotle, Captain James Cook, and Charles Darwin to the field.

Aug 31, 2016
Mary Todd Lincoln by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Provides an introduction to first lady Mary Todd Lincoln, presenting her childhood, education, and personal achievements.

Aug 31, 2016
Meerkats by Gish, Melissa, author.

Meerkats

"A look at meerkats, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tails, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their stable status in the world today"--

Aug 31, 2016
Mexico by Senker, Cath

Mexico

Aug 31, 2016
Michael Foreman - A life in pictures by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Michael Foreman - A life in pictures

Michael Foreman's work can be found on countless bookshelves across the world and has had a profound impact on illustration. This long-awaited retrospective traces his life as an artist and master storyteller for the first time, through a mix of entertaining anecdotes and stunning images. The range and depth of his work is matched by the extraordinary variety of his experiences. From his much-loved, award-winning wartime tales War Boy and War Game to his many collaborations with his friends Terr

Aug 31, 2016
Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and suggestions for further readings add value, while 21 hands-on activities help young readers identify with the artist and his work. Kids will make homemade paint, apply the cross-hatc

Aug 31, 2016
Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets

This Official Minecraft book contains collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ingenious inventions. On the home front, you'll learn what kind of base best suits your needs, what to stock in your arsenal and how to protect your base with imaginitive defensive features. Out in the field you'll learn how to s

Aug 31, 2016
Minecraft by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Minecraft

"Engaging images accompany information about Minecraft. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 31, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Aug 30, 2016
Mo'ne Davis by DiPrimio, Pete, author.

Mo'ne Davis

Describes the life and athletic exploits of the first female pitcher to pitch a shut-out game in the Little League World Series.

Aug 31, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 29, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961-, author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 31, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Aug 31, 2016
My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses by Romulo, Liana.

My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses

Aug 31, 2016
My first soccer game by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first soccer game

"Simple text and photographs help young readers learn all about playing soccer in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read. It's the first day of soccer practice, and it's going to be great! In this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, beginning readers will learn that soccer players wear cleats, do warm ups, and try to kick the ball into the goal. Score! The best part about soccer is being on a team and making new friends. Young readers getting ready to hit the field will love seeing phot

Aug 31, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 31, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 30, 2016
Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Collects sixty-seven informational charts exploring habitats, food chains, animal anatomy, and other facets of the natural world.

Aug 31, 2016
Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President by Capozzi, Suzy, author.

Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President

"This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2016
Nez Perce by Bodden, Valerie

Nez Perce

Aug 31, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara

Nickelodeon

Aug 29, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Nickelodeon

"Engaging images accompany information about Nickelodeon. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 31, 2016
Nigeria by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author.

Nigeria

Aug 31, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

Aug 31, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

Introduces Nigeria, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Aug 29, 2016
North America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

North America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to North America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression by Stevens, Liza, author.

Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression

Celeste thinks she is the happiest dog in the world. But when she notices something different about her human, Rupert, she wonders if things will ever be the same again. With a little help from her neighbours, Lily and Henry, Celeste soon realises she has nothing to fear.

Aug 31, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 31, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 29, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Octopuses one to ten

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--

Aug 30, 2016
Odysseus by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Odysseus

"The mythical character the ancient Greeks called Odysseus and the Romans called Ulysses is a true hero for the ages. The tale of his adventures has been retold countless times over the centuries. Yet it remains as exciting as it was when the Greek storyteller Homer first recited it close to three thousand years ago. In the great epic the Iliad, Odysseus is one of the Greek kings who attack the famous city of Troy. After winning the Trojan War, Odysseus and his soldiers encounter a terrible stor

Aug 31, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Aug 31, 2016
Out and about - a first book of poems by Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Out and about - a first book of poems

A selection of seasonal verses explores the elements and activities of the changing seasons, from snowflakes to sandcastles.

Aug 31, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 29, 2016
Over in the meadow by Feierabend, John Martin.

Over in the meadow

Over in the meadow...there lives a wonderful array of animals and their young. This traditional folksong probably originated in the United Kingdom in the sixteenth century. In the Ozarks in 1882, Katherine Floyd Dana (under the pen name Olive A. Wadsworth) wrote down the words, and Mabel Wood Hill notated the music to be preserved for generations to sing.

Aug 31, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author.

Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Aug 31, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary by Rennie, Susan/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)/ Dahl, Roald/ Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Aug 28, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Aug 25, 2016
Peru by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Peru

Aug 31, 2016
Plateosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author.

Plateosaurus

"Learn all about the dinosaur known as Plateosaurus, from where it lived to what it ate."--

Aug 31, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author.

Poland

Aug 31, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Aug 31, 2016
Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences by

Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences

Aug 31, 2016
Pterosaur by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Pterosaur

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as Pterosaurs, from where they lived to how they hunted for food."--

Aug 31, 2016
Puerto Ricans in America by Taus-Bolstad, Stacy.

Puerto Ricans in America

Examines the history of Puerto Rican immigration to the United States mainland, discussing why Puerto Ricans come, what their lives are like after they arrive, where they settle, and customs they bring from home.

Aug 31, 2016
Rabbits by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rabbits

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

Aug 31, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

"Discusses raccoons, their behavior, and their environment"--

Aug 31, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author.

Red pandas

"This book details the life and habits of red pandas."--

Aug 31, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Rev up your writing in informational texts

A guide to writing informational texts presents information about the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas.

Aug 31, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

Aug 30, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 31, 2016
Robot scientist by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966- author.

Robot scientist

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robot scientist. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 31, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Readers take a turn around the track and discover that, from hard hits to fast breaks, the action in roller derby is nonstop.

Aug 31, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 31, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna

"On the savannah, animals--including leopards, impalas, eagles, hares and hippos--use locomotion to capture prey and escape predators"--

Aug 31, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

From A to Z, Ireland is presented in poetry, prose, and illustrations. Topics include Blarney Stone, Finn McCool, fairy rings, and shamrocks.

Aug 31, 2016
Saber-toothed cat by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Saber-toothed cat

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as saber-toothed cats, from what they ate to how they are related to today's cats."--

Aug 31, 2016
Sahara Desert by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Sahara Desert

"Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Aug 31, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower.

Aug 31, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Sharks - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Sharks - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of sharks"--

Aug 31, 2016
Simple solutions with Rachael Ray by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Simple solutions with Rachael Ray

Details the life of the talk show host and celebrity cook, including her childhood, her early career, and her success as a brand.

Aug 31, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 30, 2016
Skydiving by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Skydiving

Introduces skydiving, discussing the history of the sport and the equipment used by skydivers.

Aug 31, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 31, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued

Aug 31, 2016
Sloth bears by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Sloth bears

"Presents information about sloth bears, their habitats in the grasslands of India, and their unusual way of eating."--

Aug 31, 2016
Sloths by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Sloths

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces sloths to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 31, 2016
Sloths by Gish, Melissa, author.

Sloths

"A look at sloths, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their growing popularity in the world today"--

Aug 31, 2016
Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint by Lindeen, Mary, author.

Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint

"Smart Online Communication: Protecting Your Digital Footprint, from the trusted Searchlight Books brand, will teach readers about passwords and protecting their personal information online."--

Aug 31, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

Shares the true story of how a baby fox and German shepherd became the best of friends, spending their days together wandering the woods, playing with a ball, and exploring a frozen lake.

Aug 31, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

"A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today"--

Aug 31, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 30, 2016
Sound engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Sound engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sound engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 31, 2016
Sound waves and communication by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Sound waves and communication

"Beep, beep, beep! Whirrrr. From loud and annoying to peaceful and relaxing, sounds are an ever-present part of life. Sound not only helps us send messages to one another, but also tells us about our world."--

Aug 31, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to South America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2016
Southern Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Southern Ocean

Presents information about the Antarctic Ocean, describing its geography, weather, resources, islands, and the animals who live in its waters.

Aug 31, 2016
Space travel by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Space travel

Offers basic information about space travel, looking at what it is, ways it can be achieved, its history, several vehicles and objects that have been sent into space, and the outlook for the future of space travel.

Aug 31, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

Read about rockets and spacecraft that have zoomed into space! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Blastoff! Discover the manned and unmanned missions, and find out about space travel planned for the future.

Aug 31, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 31, 2016
Spirit-raising cheers and chants by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Spirit-raising cheers and chants

Provides facts and information about the types of cheers and chants that cheerleaders perform, as well as tips on how to execute them effectively.

Aug 31, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

Splat! traces art history through its key turning points and helps to map important art movements from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art. At the beginning, a spread explores how early peoples represented animals and everyday life. Then brief sections explore the stories of particular artists who helped to make important artistic innovations, including Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock

Aug 31, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

A treasury of sports facts includes entries about the NFL touchdown thrown by a quarterback to himself, the only sport ever played on the moon, and the metal that is really used to make Olympic gold medals.

Aug 31, 2016
Starting your own business by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Starting your own business

Disccusses how readers can start their own business, how to write a business plan, find investors, and market the product.

Aug 31, 2016
Stegosaurus by Raatma, Lucia.

Stegosaurus

Presents information about stegosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author.

Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Aug 31, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 30, 2016
Symbiosis - how different animals relate by Kalman, Bobbie, author.

Symbiosis - how different animals relate

"This fascinating book, illustrated with colorful photographs, makes the topic of symbiosis easy and fun. It looks at the positive, negative, and neutral effects that result when different kinds of animals interact with each other. Symbiotic relationships highlighted include birds and fish that clean parasites off other animals, bacteria that help keep animals and people healthy, mosquitoes that pass diseases such as malaria, predators that hunt prey, and scavengers that help clean the earth. Ot

Aug 31, 2016
T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet by Bajaj, Varsha.

T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet

Presents the natural resources, history, and culture of India, using the letters of the alphabet.

Aug 31, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments by Miller, Rachel (Blogger), author, photographer.

The 101 coolest simple science experiments

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.--

Aug 31, 2016
The Bermuda triangle by Richard, Orlin, author.

The Bermuda triangle

Presents conjectures on the existence of the Bermuda Triangle, from famous disappearances and unexplained events to legends, lore, and theories about what really happened.

Aug 31, 2016
The book of playground songs and rhymes by Feierabend, John Martin, compiler.

The book of playground songs and rhymes

Here is a great collection of songs and rhymes that invite beat motions from students in the mid to late elementary grades. For generations, neighborhood kids would gather to skip rope, bounce balls, play hand clapping games or choose one another to be the first "it" in a game with a counting-out rhyme. The songs and rhymes in this book and the community made by playing these games are a great foundation for music learning. By sharing these songs and rhymes with students during music class, toda

Aug 31, 2016
The brave women and children of the American Revolution by Micklos, John.

The brave women and children of the American Revolution

"Learn how the women and children kept life going, spied, and fought in the Revolutionary War"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2016
The children's interactive story of art by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author.

The children's interactive story of art

A fascinating introduction to the world's most famous art and artists. This comprehensive guide provides a first look at art for young readers, and focuses on the collection of paintings housed in The National Gallery, London. The book sets itself apart from the competition as it also includes a free app that allows you to create your own virtual gallery at home.

Aug 31, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Aug 31, 2016
The dreaded ogress of the tundra by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author.

The dreaded ogress of the tundra

A group of children must outsmart a terrible ogress who loves nothing more than to snatch them away and eat them.

Aug 31, 2016
The Election of 1860 - a nation divides on the eve of war by Gunderson, Jessica, author.

The Election of 1860 - a nation divides on the eve of war

"Tells the story of the election of 1860 and the immediate and lasting effects it had on a nation on the brink of Civil War"--

Aug 31, 2016
The frog and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The frog and the mouse

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a persistent frog courts his lady love, a mouse.

Aug 31, 2016
The great pyramid of Giza by Stanborough, Rebecca, author.

The great pyramid of Giza

"This title explores and explains how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built. The pyramid's construction is described in terms of the engineering process"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2016
The help yourself cookbook for kids. 60+ easy plant-based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the Earth by Roth, Ruby, author.

The help yourself cookbook for kids. 60+ easy plant-based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the Earth

"Experts tell us the best way to teach kids healthy eating habits is to involve them in the process. This irresistible cookbook presents 60 appealing recipes kids will beg to make themselves, in fun and charming illustrations they will love. Bursting with color, humor, cute animal characters, and cool facts (did you know your brain actually shrinks when you're dehydrated? Drink water, quick!), Help Yourself empowers children to take charge of their own nutrition -- for now and for life!"--

Aug 31, 2016
The Holocaust - The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival by Steele, Philip

The Holocaust - The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival

Aug 30, 2016
The Hunter's Promise - An Abenaki Tale by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

The Hunter's Promise - An Abenaki Tale

Retells an Abenaki folktale about a hunter who finds a magical wife in the forest, but when he returns to his village the chief's daughter wants him to marry her.

Aug 31, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

Retellings of eleven tales about real and mythical animals gathered from various storytelling traditions around the globe.

Aug 25, 2016
The Magic School Bus blows its top - a book about volcanoes by Herman, Gail, 1959-

The Magic School Bus blows its top - a book about volcanoes

Join the class as they learn about volcanoes. It's an explosive field trip you won't want to miss!

Aug 31, 2016
The magic school bus explores the senses by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus explores the senses

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the senses by traveling on the magic school bus in and out of an eye, ear, mouth, nose, and other parts of both human and animal bodies.

Aug 31, 2016
The magic school bus inside a hurricane by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus inside a hurricane

The magic school bus changes into a hot-air balloon and then an airplane as Ms. Frizzle takes her class on a field trip into the eye of a hurricane for a lesson in meteorology.

Aug 31, 2016
The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Ford, Gilbert.

The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation

Aug 30, 2016
The Music in George's Head - George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue by Slade, Suzanne/ Innerst, Stacy (ILT)

The Music in George's Head - George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue

Aug 30, 2016
The mystery of Area 51 by Krasner, Barbara, author.

The mystery of Area 51

Explores the mysteries that surround Area 51, discussing the strange sightings, links to the government, and possible answers.

Aug 31, 2016
The nutrient cycle by Greathouse, Lisa E, author.

The nutrient cycle

"Living things depend on a few invisible but essential nutrients to survive. These nutrients each have their own purpose. But they are also interconnected in the nutrient cycle"--

Aug 31, 2016
The other day I met a bear by Feierabend, John Martin, author.

The other day I met a bear

"The beloved echo song "The Other Day I Met a Bear" is beautifully rendered in this illustrated picture book. A favorite camping song for generations, this whimsical work is paired with a history and notation of the song as well as a link to a free download of two audio versions of the song - one with singing and an instrumental. Serving as a preservation of the heritage of great folk music, this book is true treasure for the whole family to enjoy time and again"--

Aug 31, 2016
The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me by Marks, Alan, 1957- author, illustrator.

The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me

An illustrated collection of traditional and classic nursery rhymes.

Aug 31, 2016
The science of a flip turn by Orr, Tamra.

The science of a flip turn

Discusses the history and science behind the flip turn in swimming, looking at the people credited with inventing it, the physical forces involved in it, and some of the difficulties in learning the technique.

Aug 31, 2016
The science of computers by Gifford, Clive, author.

The science of computers

"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "St

Aug 31, 2016
The star-spangled banner by Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.), author.

The star-spangled banner

Tells the story behind the original nineteenth-century national treasure that inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem, while sharing insights into how the Smithsonian cares for the flag.

Aug 31, 2016
The Statue of Liberty by Orr, Tamra, author.

The Statue of Liberty

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Statue of Liberty"--

Aug 31, 2016
The stone thrower by Richardson, Jael Ealey, 1980- author.

The stone thrower

Describes the childhood of Chuck Ealey, who dreamed of becoming a football quarterback despite the prejudices he faced as an African American.

Aug 31, 2016
The tailor and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The tailor and the mouse

A storybook inspired by the children's folk song follows the adventures of an absentminded tailor who tries a harebrained method of curing his trusty but ailing mouse companion, in a whimsical tale that is complemented by historical notes and a complete set of lyrics for the song.

Aug 31, 2016
The toad by Gravel, Elise, author.

The toad

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Humorous text and funny illustrations will leave young readers croaking for more.

Aug 31, 2016
The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn author.

The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. flag"--

Aug 31, 2016
The universe by Doudna, Kelly, 1963- author.

The universe

Offers basic information about the universe, looking at what it is, how it was formed, and several of the astronomical objects that it contains.

Aug 31, 2016
The Way Things Work Now by MacAulay, David

The Way Things Work Now

Aug 30, 2016
Theoretical physicist Brian Greene by Doeden, Matt, author.

Theoretical physicist Brian Greene

"Brian Greene's father taught him to look at the world in different ways. Years later, he started helping others understand the universe from new perspectives. Learn how Brian became a physics expert and bestselling author."--

Aug 31, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 28, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 31, 2016
There's a hole in the bucket! by Feierabend, John Martin, adapter.

There's a hole in the bucket!

An illustrated text of the children's folk song in which a repair is impossible because it requires the item needing repair.

Aug 31, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Aug 31, 2016
Tigers - built for the hunt by Vogel, Julia, author.

Tigers - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of tigers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator

Details the life and career of the pizza entrepreneur, from his childhood in Michigan to his success in the restaurant business.

Aug 31, 2016
Totally wacky facts about planets and stars by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

Totally wacky facts about planets and stars

"Presents at more than 100 facts about planets and stars in a unique layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Totally wacky facts about sea animals by Meister, Cari, author.

Totally wacky facts about sea animals

"Presents more than 100 facts about sea animals in a layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Totally wacky facts about the human body by Meister, Cari, author.

Totally wacky facts about the human body

"Presents more than 100 facts about the human body in a unique layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world by Swaby, Rachel, author.

Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world

"A collection of profiles of some of history's most fascinating female scientists."--

Aug 30, 2016
Triceratops by Zeiger, Jennifer.

Triceratops

"Learn about the habits of the dinosaur known as Triceratops, from its habits and lifestyle to its diet and the way it raised its young"--

Aug 31, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Tunisia.

Aug 31, 2016
Tunnels by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Tunnels

"Thousands of years ago, ancient engineers came up with a way to cross obstacles that prevented people getting from one place to another. They built a passageway under the ground called a tunnel. A tunnel sounds simple. After all, it is just a tube built through dirt or stone. But building a tunnel is one of the hardest challenges an engineer can face. This scientific text highlights the origin of the first tunnels, the greatest tunnel builders, the evolution and advancement of tunnels that are

Aug 31, 2016
Tyrannosaurus rex by Raatma, Lucia.

Tyrannosaurus rex

Presents information about the tyrannosaurus rex, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
UFOs by O'Keefe, Emily, author.

UFOs

Presents conjectures on the existence of UFOs, including famous past sightings, recent reports, and researchers' theories.

Aug 31, 2016
Ugly by Hoge, Robert, 1972- author.

Ugly

"Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy, successful life. This is the true story of how he embraced his circumstances and never let his "ugly" stop him from focusing on what truly mattered."--

Aug 30, 2016
Urban biologist Danielle Lee by Cornell, Kari, author.

Urban biologist Danielle Lee

"As a child, Danielle Lee loved looking at plants and animals. Learn how Lee's love of biology and rap and hip-hop music led her to become an urban scientist, teacher, and popular blogger."--

Aug 31, 2016
Vegetables by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Vegetables

Describes how to grow a vegetable garden, including information on root vegetables and leafy vegetables, composting, harvesting, and planting in raised beds.

Aug 31, 2016
Velociraptor by Raatma, Lucia.

Velociraptor

Presents information about velociraptors, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Volcanoes by Meister, Cari, author.

Volcanoes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind volcanoes, including where and why volcanoes happen and how to stay safe when the mountain spews fire. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--

Aug 31, 2016
Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities

Aug 31, 2016
Werewolves by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author.

Werewolves

"Blending real-life history and evidence with age-old myths, this book invites young readers to think critically about werewolf legends and how they influence society. Text describes the characteristics of werewolves, highlights historical accounts around the world, and offers examples from books, television, and film. Table of contents, fun facts, critical thinking questions, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an

Aug 31, 2016
What a scientist sees by Rice, Dona, author.

What a scientist sees

"How does it work? What does it do? What happens if ...? Scientists ask many great questions. Many of these questions lead to more questions. Start by noticing the things around you, and let your curiosity take over!"--

Aug 31, 2016
What could it be? - exploring the imaginative world of shapes by Fawcett, Sally, author.

What could it be? - exploring the imaginative world of shapes

This concept book for kids is all about unleashing creativity, thinking outside the square and opening the mind to possibility! Part picture book, part artistic inspiration, What Could It Be? is an interactive adventure for pre-primary and primary school-aged children organised into paired double-page spreads. The first spread in each pair introduces a basic geometric shape (square, circle, triangle, etc.) and then opens the door for creative thinking by posing the question, 'What else could it

Aug 31, 2016
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author.

What Degas saw

Aug 31, 2016
What is cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is cubism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Cubist art and is encouraged to identify shapes and consider points of view"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is gothic art?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Gothic art and is encouraged to identify emotions and consider the stories told"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is impressionism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is impressionism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Impressionist art and is encouraged to identify light and shadow and consider feelings evoked"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is modernism? by Riggs, Kate, author.

What is modernism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Modern art and is encouraged to identify images and consider different meanings"--

Aug 31, 2016
What is realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Aug 25, 2016
What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling by Moser, Elise/ Ritchie, Scot (ILT)

What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling

Aug 30, 2016
What's so fresh about fresh water? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's so fresh about fresh water?

"In this book, young readers will learn about fresh water, and how it differs from salt water."--

Aug 31, 2016
Who is Hillary Clinton? by Alexander, Heather, 1967- author.

Who is Hillary Clinton?

Introduces the former first lady, senator and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate for president.

Aug 31, 2016
Who was Milton Bradley? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who was Milton Bradley?

"Meet the man behind the board games: Milton Bradley. Born in Maine in 1836, Milton Bradley moved with his family to the working-class city of Lowell, Massachusetts, at age 11. His early life consisted of several highs and lows, from graduating high school and attending Harvard to getting laid off and losing his first wife. These experiences gave Bradley the idea for his first board game: The Checkered Game of Life. He produced and sold Life across the country and it quickly became a national se

Aug 31, 2016
Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942- author.

Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer

"A chapter book biography of Willa Cather, an American novelist"--

Aug 30, 2016
Witches by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author.

Witches

Introduces witches, describing the stories that have been told about them throughout history, the different types of witches, and their role in popular culture.

Aug 31, 2016
Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author.

Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual.

Aug 31, 2016
Women's suffrage by Peppas, Lynn.

Women's suffrage

Presents facts about the womens suffrage movement, covering the fight for the right to vote, from its origin in the abolition and temperance movements, through the split after the Civil War, to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.

Aug 31, 2016
Worms by Murray, Laura K., 1989-

Worms

"A kindergarten-level introduction to worms, covering their growth process, behaviors, the ground they call home, and such defining features as their bands"--

Aug 31, 2016
Your money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Your money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Aug 31, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

Introduces Zimbabwe, describing its history, politics, religion, economy, culture, and most important cities.

Aug 28, 2016