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Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.

Portugal

"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photograp

Jun 25, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Denmark by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Denmark

"Denmark is a country that has existed since the age of the Vikings. It has a vibrant history, a unique way of life, and deeply rooted beliefs. Today, Denmark helps make up an area called Scandinavia. It is a proud country with unique traditions and customs, and its own language. This book explores Denmark and all it has to offer." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Deer by Webster, Christine.

Deer

A simple introduction to different varieties of deer.

Jun 25, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

Ecuador

"Situated in South America very close to the Equator, Ecuador is a country known for its vibrant culture and ecotourism. This book discusses the history of Ecuador, what its people and cities are like, and examines how it became the country it is today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

Shares information about search and rescue operations, including its history, the necessary training, and facts about search and rescue workers.

Jun 26, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 26, 2016
Diggers at work by Addison, D. R.

Diggers at work

Photographs and simple text introduce early readers to the parts and functions of diggers.

Jun 26, 2016
Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators

"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."--

Jun 26, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 26, 2016
Seeing by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Seeing

"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how seeing works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of sight"--

Jul 1, 2016
The science of a spiral by Yomtov, Nelson.

The science of a spiral

Jul 1, 2016
School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student

Offers guidance for students to help them do well in school, with tips, tricks, and advice on such topics as organization, studying, paying attention, taking tests, doing projects, and solving problems.

Jul 1, 2016
Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth by Krieger, Emily, author.

Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth

Offers suspicious stories, fishy facts, and dubious lists, encouraging readers to determine which facts are true and which are false.

Jul 1, 2016
Rainbow by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.

Rainbow

"What is that colorful arc in the sky? It is a rainbow. Rainbows are always pretty to look at, but where do they come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rainbows ..."--

Jul 1, 2016
Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics by Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.

Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics

Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!

Jul 1, 2016
Processed foods by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Processed foods

"Processed Foods helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2016
Play, kitty! by Evans, Shira, author.

Play, kitty!

Learn about the behavior of kittens in this pre-reader.

Jul 1, 2016
Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you. by

Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you.

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfie

Jul 1, 2016
Nature attacks! by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Nature attacks!

From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.

Jul 1, 2016
National geographic kids almanac 2017. by

National geographic kids almanac 2017.

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

Jul 1, 2016
Spinning wind and water - hurricanes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Spinning wind and water - hurricanes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hurricanes, learning how they are formed and how they are named"--

Jul 1, 2016
Spiders and Other Deadly Animals by Buckley, Jim

Spiders and Other Deadly Animals

Jul 1, 2016
Spending money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Spending money

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

Jul 1, 2016
South American cloud forest by Franchino, Vicky, author.

South American cloud forest

"Explore the cloud forests of South America 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."--

Jul 1, 2016
Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect by Straus, Susan Farber.

Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect

"The narration follows a child who has experienced neglect and deals with associated feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps kids prepare for a change in their family and meeting with a therapist"--

Jul 1, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Jul 1, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

Jul 1, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 1, 2016
Skateboarding street style by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Skateboarding street style

"Engaging images accompany information about skateboarding street style. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 1, 2016
Sing with me! / Action Songs Every Child Should Know by Stoop, Naoko, author, illustrator.

Sing with me! / Action Songs Every Child Should Know

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 1, 2016
Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia by Harvey, Derek, author.

Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia

Profiles more than two hundred sharks and fierce fish that call the ocean home, sharing details on the ocean habitats, body sizes, and tails of marine animals that range from barracudas to great whites.

Jul 1, 2016
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Nolan, Janet/ Gonzalez, Thomas (ILT)

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Jul 1, 2016
Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 1, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Provides information on sinkholes, including how they form, natural and human causes, and how to predict and prevent them.

Jul 1, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Jul 1, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon.

Jul 1, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Introduces the extreme sport of roller derby, discussing its history, rules, equipment and clothing, safety precautions, and team camaraderie.

Jul 1, 2016
I am not a dinosaur! by Lach, William, 1968- author.

I am not a dinosaur!

Meet some amazing prehistoric creatures that weren't dinosaurs.

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint bugs by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint bugs

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of bugs"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jul 1, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by Penguin Young Readers (COR)

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 1, 2016
Surviving Middle School - Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster, and Unmasking the Real You by Reynolds, Luke

Surviving Middle School - Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster, and Unmasking the Real You

Jul 1, 2016
Super powers in nature by Larson, Kirsten W, author.

Super powers in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals with amazing speed, strength, and senses. Explains how these adaptations benefit them as defenses against predators or as ways to find and capture prey"--

Jul 1, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jul 1, 2016
Types of money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Types of money

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

Jul 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton - the life of a leader by Corey, Shana, author.

Hillary Clinton - the life of a leader

Details the life and career of the First Lady-turned-presidential candidate, from her youth in Chicago to her time as Secretary of State.

Jul 1, 2016
Highway patrol officers by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Highway patrol officers

Jul 1, 2016
Guinness World Records. Fun with food by Webster, Christy, author.

Guinness World Records. Fun with food

From the tallest cake ever made to the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches eaten in a minute, these Guinness World Records will make you hungry for greatness!

Jul 1, 2016
Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Activities makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a marvelous mini kite or bury a time capsule. Create a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Craft a sun-printed scarf or paint a pair of rocks. Make a terra-cotta wind chime or a beaded garden stake. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Parks & Trails makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a magnificent walking stick or play a game of hiking bingo. Create a no-hands water holder or a bike helmet mohawk. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Daredevil by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Daredevil

"This title introduces readers to the job of daredevil. A short history of the profession is included, as are famous daredevils such as Evel Knievel and Harry Houdini. Job duties of various daredevil jobs are covered such as tightrope and wing walkers, climbers, and motorcycle and automobile stuntmen. Equipment needed to do the job right is discussed, as are the education and training needed to become a daredevil. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Aligned to Commo

Jul 1, 2016
Deer hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Deer hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest white-tailed deer and mule deer, known for their keen senses.

Jul 1, 2016
Dirt bikes by Scheff, Matt, author.

Dirt bikes

"This title offers readers cool facts about dirt bikes, including what they're made of, what they can do, and how they are used. The title also includes a photo diagram, glossary, and an additional resources section"--Publisher's description.

Jul 1, 2016
Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Zweig, Eric, 1963- author.

Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump!

Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers everything about the world's favorite team and individual sports.

Jul 1, 2016
Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths by Singer, Marilyn, author.

Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths

"What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view! Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch,

Jul 1, 2016
Eating organic by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Eating organic

"Eating Organic helps readers trace the history of organic eating, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

Explains what a drone aircraft is and the different ways they can be used.

Jul 1, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

A biography of Dolley Madison, considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. Even before her husband James Madison took office, Dolley served as White House hostess for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, and was known for her personality and style. She helped convince the nation to rebuilt its capitol in Washington after the War of 1812, and defined the role of First Lady for those who followed.

Jul 1, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jul 1, 2016
The sun and the moon by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author.

The sun and the moon

Jul 1, 2016
Giant trucks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Giant trucks

"Learn all about the world's biggest, toughest trucks, from how they were invented to what jobs they are used to perform today."--

Jul 1, 2016
Genetically modified food by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Genetically modified food

"Genetically Modified Food helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2016
From head to tail - all about horse care by Bratton, Donna Bowman, author.

From head to tail - all about horse care

"Photos and text introduce readers to horse care, including general information about how to maintain a horse, habitat, diet, and grooming needs and equipment"--

Jul 1, 2016
Freaky fish by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Freaky fish

"Introduces the reader to freaky fish."--

Jul 1, 2016
Fly fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- illustrations.

Fly fishing

"This title introduces readers to Fly Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of rods, reels, and line that are needed to fly fish. Different types of flies are introduced, as is fly-fishing equipment such as waders, boots, floats, tubes and boats. Sought-after game fish such as trout, steelhead, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and bass are examined including how to locate them and which fly tackle works best with each fish's weight and habits. Safety equipment such as flotation devices and wading

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures

"Take a hands-on approach to art with Fingerprint Princesses and Fairies! 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 fairytale characters including nymphs, fairies, princesses, butterflies, and angels with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own enchanting world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint characters by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint characters

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of characters"--

Jul 1, 2016
Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.

Falcons

"A look at falcons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Jul 1, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jul 1, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Cranes

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

Jul 1, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--

Jul 1, 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 behind The 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!"--

Jul 1, 2016
Crocodiles by Meister, Cari, author.

Crocodiles

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of crocodiles. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating seasons by Richard, Orlin, author.

Investigating seasons

"Eye-catching photos, informative captions, and succinct yet engaging text introduce young readers to the cycle of the seasons."--

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating animal life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Investigating animal life cycles

Explains the different stages of animal life cycles and presents such examples as the frog, iguana, grasshopper, swan, and chimpanzee.

Jul 1, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour

Insects

Jul 1, 2016
Ibn al-Haytham / The Man Who Discovered How We See by Romero, Libby, author.

Ibn al-Haytham / The Man Who Discovered How We See

Jul 1, 2016
How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw orcs, goblins, hags, and several other wicked fantasy creatures"--

Jul 1, 2016
How to be good at math by Clarke, Peter, 1966- author.

How to be good at math

Offers illustrated, step-by-step explanations of mathematical concepts needed for ages seven to eleven, and grades two to five.

Jul 1, 2016
How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution? by Wang, Andrea, author.

How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution?

"This title delves into different issues pertaining to fossil fuel pollution and its causes, effects, and how we can proactively deal with it to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place"--

Jul 1, 2016
The hottest and the coldest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The hottest and the coldest

"Learn all about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations"--

Jul 1, 2016
Horned lizards by Meister, Cari, author.

Horned lizards

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of horned lizards. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion by Bolte, Mari, author.

Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion

"Step-by-step instructions, tips, and full-color photographs will help teens and tweens create personalized presents"--

Jul 1, 2016
The Holocaust by Peppas, Lynn.

The Holocaust

Presents facts about the Holocaust, covering such topics as Nazi propaganda, anti-Semitism, and modern instances of genocide.

Jul 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World by Harness, Cheryl

Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World

Jul 1, 2016
The highest and the lowest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The highest and the lowest

"Learn all about the highest and lowest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 1, 2016
Hair care tips & tricks by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Hair care tips & tricks

Provides information on maintaining healthy hair, including the best styles and cuts for different hair types and face shapes, with step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of hairstyles.

Jul 1, 2016
Great Wall of China by Mooney, Carla

Great Wall of China

Jul 1, 2016
Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans! by Barnham, Kay, author.

Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans!

Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

Jul 1, 2016
Gorillas by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author.

Gorillas

Introduces gorillas, including information about the taxonomic groups they belong to, the different species of gorilla, their behavior, habitat, diet, intelligence, and their outlook for the future.

Jul 1, 2016
Gorillas by Hansen, Grace, author.

Gorillas

Introduces gorillas, describing their physical characteristics and behavior, how they live together in bands, how they care for their young, and how some gorillas have learned to avoid the traps set by poachers.

Jul 1, 2016
Go Photo! - An Activity Book for Kids by Proujansky, Alice/ Prendergast, Maggie (ILT)

Go Photo! - An Activity Book for Kids

Jul 1, 2016
Gluten-free and other special diets by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Gluten-free and other special diets

Explains different types of special diets and the reasons why people choose them, from such diets as gluten free to combat food allergies and vegetarian and dairy-free selections to the paleo diet, reducing diets, and the dangers of fad diets.

Jul 1, 2016
Francisco Goya by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Francisco Goya

Examines the life and work of the Spanish artist, describing and giving examples of his art.

Jul 1, 2016
Florida wetlands by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Florida wetlands

"Explore the wetlands of Florida 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."--

Jul 1, 2016
Fish by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author.

Fish

Presents information on how to care for pet fish.

Jul 1, 2016
First nations and early explorers by Corrigan, Kathleen, author.

First nations and early explorers

Examines the various groups of people who called Canada home before European settlers arrived and looks at the pre-Confederation explorers who toured the land.

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint vehicles by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint vehicles

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of vehicles"--

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint animals by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint animals

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of animals"--

Jul 1, 2016
Fairy world by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Fairy world

Profiles fairies from ancient mythology, folktales, classical paintings, and international literature, and looks at their place in legend and folklore.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen

Introduces the Tuskegee Airmen, describing their role in World War II, how they were trained, and what happened when they came home.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II by Sherman, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II

Introduces the experiences of American women as they came to participate in World War II, describing the reasons why women were needed, war work in factories and offices, Army nurses and other personnel, female pilots, and women in the Navy.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Introduces the Navajo code talkers, describing their role in World War II, their training, and what they did after the war.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Introduces the bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American warplanes carrying atomic weapons, describing the events leading up to the raids, President Truman's decision to bomb, the end of the war, and the aftereffects.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to Japanese internment by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to Japanese internment

Describes the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, discussing the events that led to internment, what life in the camps was like, and what happened after people left them.

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme cave diving by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme cave diving

Introduces the daring sport of extreme cave diving, including information on equipment, skills, dangers, and famous cave divers.

Jul 1, 2016
Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide by Rothman, Lily

Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide

Jul 1, 2016
Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more by Amstutz, Lisa J, author.

Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more

"Provides readers with projects for fairy gardens and other magical gardens"--

Jul 1, 2016
Emergency by Gersh, Camilla

Emergency

Jul 1, 2016
Earth by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Earth

Presents facts about the Earth, including how big it is, what it is made of, how it is different from other planets, and how it is observed from the space station.

Jul 1, 2016
Drawing awesome sea creatures by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome sea creatures

Presents instructions for drawing such marine animals as sharks, dolphins, sea horses, crabs, and marlins.

Jul 1, 2016
Drawing awesome people at work by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome people at work

Provides instructions on drawing characters at work, including a musician, firefighter, and astronaut.

Jul 1, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Shares facts about mythical creatures Jack and Annie encountered in the "Night of the Ninth Dragon" Magic tree house adventure.

Jul 1, 2016
Dolphins by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Dolphins

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of dolphins.

Jul 1, 2016
Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes by Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.

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

Answers common questions about lakes, the animals and plants that live there, threats to their environment, and related topics.

Jul 1, 2016
Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii by Hopkinson, Deborah

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii

Jul 1, 2016
Did King Arthur really exist? by Hunter, Nick, author.

Did King Arthur really exist?

Investigates the legend of King Arthur, discussing the evidence, the myth's place in popular culture, and possible sites for Camelot.

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Explains what the three main types of rocks are and how the rock cycle works.

Jul 1, 2016
K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet by Whelan, Gloria/ Nolan, Jenny/ Han, Oki S.

K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
J.K. Rowling by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

J.K. Rowling

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to J.K. Rowling. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 2016
Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Grove, Tim, 1967- author.

Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne

"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--

Jul 1, 2016
Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more! by Shaw, Natalie, author.

Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more!

Offers information about the comic strip and every member of the Peanuts Gang, including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy.

Jul 1, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth/ Salaberria, Leire (ILT)

Maya Angelou

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 1, 2016
Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society by Freshman, Wendy, author.

Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society

"The past comes alive through craft projects celebrating Minnesota's history and people. Imagine soldiers on the Civil War battlefield as you assemble a "housewife" sewing kit like those made by wives and mothers. Re-create the drama of a midwestern tornado when you build an automaton that actually spins, and celebrate the invention of water-skiing with a boat and skier that really glide. These projects and more generate hours of fun, not to mention useful pieces you'll want to share with your f

Jul 1, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack/ Andraka, Jack (FRW)

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Presents over two dozen simple science activities using food, common household items, water, and the outdoors.

Jul 1, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 1, 2016
Let's sew. by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Let's sew.

Presents instructions for twelve projects that will teach readers sewing basics as they create bags, bottle carriers, bookmarks, and clips.

Jul 1, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita.

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

Jul 1, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Describes the work that landscape workers do, with an emphasis on the protective gear they wear, the tools they use, and their work environment.

Jul 1, 2016
Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT)

Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

Jul 1, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jul 1, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jul 1, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jul 1, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jul 1, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jul 1, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jul 1, 2016
School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master

Offers advice, tips, and practice to help girls improve in their math skills, as well as guidance on doing homework and taking tests.

Jul 1, 2016
Predators collection - readers that grow with you. by

Predators collection - readers that grow with you.

Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with "National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection." Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure t

Jul 1, 2016
Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven by Moore, Kaitlin, author.

Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven

Traces the experiences of Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug and her efforts alongside her Magnificent Seven teammates to secure their first gold medal for America, describing the surprises and competition that challenged their efforts. --Publisher

Jul 1, 2016
Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing by Eastman, Charles A., 1858-1939.

Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing

Jul 1, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jul 1, 2016
A tiny beak and spiky feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A tiny beak and spiky feathers

Provides information on what life is like for a baby cockatiel, including where he lives, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 1, 2016
Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up by Swanson, Jennifer.

Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up

Provides a look at sports and nanotechnology, and discusses how this science, which manipulates objects at the atomic level, is being used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and other sporting equipment.

Jul 1, 2016
A timeline of presidential elections by Krasner, Barbara, author.

A timeline of presidential elections

"Offers a chronological look at U.S. presidential elections utilizing an info graphic approach"--

Jul 1, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State by

So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State

Jul 1, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with settlers and farmers by Stuckey, Rachel, author.

Go West with settlers and farmers

Follows the lives of early settlers as they followed the trails of the American West, noting key events and geographical locations along the way.

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers

Describes the experiences of people who helped to settle the American West as prospectors, miners, and loggers, noting key events and places along the way.

Jul 1, 2016
Miró's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miró's magic animals

Presents a story of Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, who shares his childhood memories of his special friend--a world-famous artist by the name of Joan Miro´.

Jul 1, 2016
Miss Colfax's light by Bissonette, Aimée M, author.

Miss Colfax's light

"In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with cowboys and ranchers by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Go West with cowboys and ranchers

Jul 1, 2016
Mongolia by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Mongolia

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

Jul 1, 2016
Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions by Floca, Brian.

Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Describes the expeditions led by Roy Chapman Andrews for New York's American Museum of Natural History to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in an effort to uncover dinosaur fossils.

Jul 1, 2016
Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts. by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts.

Jul 1, 2016
Incredible insects by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Incredible insects

"Introduces the reader to incredible insects."--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under your skin by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking under your skin

"Illustrates the major systems of the human body and defines their roles"--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under the city by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the city

"Illustrates the major systems that lie beneath a city to help it function, including sewer, gas, electrical, and more"--

Jul 1, 2016
Planets by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Planets

Jul 1, 2016
Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures

A photographed treasury of did-you-know facts provides detailed information about all aspects of life for prosimians, monkey, and lemurs, including their anatomy, habitat, behavior, and relations with humans.

Jul 1, 2016
Petroleum engineer by Mara, Wil.

Petroleum engineer

Discusses what a petroleum engineer does, including their understanding of petroleum extraction and the schooling needed for a petroleum engineer position.

Jul 1, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Looks at the events leading up to the Civil Rights Act and the impact of this landmark piece of legislation.

Jul 1, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Jul 1, 2016
Panama by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Panama

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

Jul 1, 2016
P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet by Johnston, Tony/ Parra, John

P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill, author.

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.

Jul 1, 2016
The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code! by Bers, Marina Umaschi, author.

The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code!

"An introduction to coding for parents and kids. Includes 18 hands-on activities using ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). Teaches computational thinking, literacy, and math skills through animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games"--

Jul 1, 2016
National Geographic The angry birds movie - Red's big adventure by Barcus, Christy Ullrich, author.

National Geographic The angry birds movie - Red's big adventure

"This movie-tie in book will feature specially selected scenes from the movie's story world, which will move the reader through the narrative. In addition to the main story, the book will introduce readers to a variety of non-fiction elements that correspond to the movie's story world. This latest entry in the National Geographic Angry Birds series will take you on an amazing journey with Red, the leader of the Angry Birds flock, along with Matilda, Chuck, Bomb, Terence, and the mysterious Might

Jul 1, 2016
National Geographic Kids Beginner's United States Atlas by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

National Geographic Kids Beginner's United States Atlas

Jul 1, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-

My first gymnastics class

A team of preschool-aged athletes attend their first gymnastics class, where they put on leotards, stretch, do somersaults, turn cartwheels, and practice walking on a balance beam while learning basic gymnastics terms.

Jul 1, 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

Jul 1, 2016
Moons by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Moons

Offers basic information about moons, looking at what they are, theories about how they are formed, and several specific moons orbiting planets in the solar system.

Jul 1, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 1, 2016
Poop is power! by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Poop is power!

Examines the ways that solid and liquid animal waste can be used as an energy source.

Jul 1, 2016
The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero by McCormick, Patricia

The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero

Jul 1, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

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

Jul 1, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 1, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley

Pyramids of Egypt

Jul 1, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 1, 2016
Porcupines by Leaf, Christina.

Porcupines

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

Jul 1, 2016
It can't be true - a hailstone bigger than a tennis ball! - incredible tactile comparisons by

It can't be true - a hailstone bigger than a tennis ball! - incredible tactile comparisons

Presents a treasury of facts about subjects ranging from animals and the human body to architecture and out space.

Jul 1, 2016
John Brown and the armed resistance to slavery by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

John Brown and the armed resistance to slavery

Jul 1, 2016
Just joking - cats by Miller, Kelley, author.

Just joking - cats

"Hundreds of purr-fectly hilarious cat jokes and silly cat photos inside, plus meet ten of the world's funniest famous felines!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 1, 2016
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia by Sipi, Claire, author.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia

Go on the ultimate LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trademark) adventure with LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trade mark) Character Encyclopedia, completely updated and expanded to include the latest LEGO NINJAGO minifigures! And there's an exclusive and fully-armed minifigure so you can put your LEGO NINJAGO knowledge into practice. Meet every single LEGO NINJAGO character, including Kai ZX, the Ninja of Fire; learn about their weapons, the vehicles, the dragons and the exotic locations from the NINJAGO uni

Jul 1, 2016
Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still by Gray, Karlin.

Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still

A biography of the young Romanian gymnast describes some of the ways her energy got her into trouble as a child, how she became involved in gymnastics, and how practice and determination led her to become an Olympic champion.

Jul 1, 2016
The most dominant dynasties of all time by Trusdell, Brian, author.

The most dominant dynasties of all time

Describes some of the teams who have managed to create special winning streaks, including the Yankees, the Celtics, and the Bulls.

Jul 1, 2016
The most amazing sports moments of all time by Williams, Doug (Sportswriter), author.

The most amazing sports moments of all time

This title explores the incredible moments in in the world of sports, from Jackie Robinson's debut to Brandi Chastain's World Cup winner, that will be etched in our memories forever. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jul 1, 2016
Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them by Musgrave, Ruth, 1960- author.

Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them

This titles presents different types of sharks and the real-life challenges they face.

Jul 1, 2016
Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them

This book describes the physical characteristics and behavior of pandas, and discusses the challenges they face and what can be done to help them survive.

Jul 1, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington by Watson, Stephanie, author.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington

Jul 1, 2016
Mantis shrimp - master of punching by Plattner, Josh, author.

Mantis shrimp - master of punching

Jul 1, 2016
Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes by Jack, Albert.

Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes

Examines the truth behind the meanings of popular nursery rhymes, identifying characters like Mary Quite Contrary, Georgie Porgie and Jack and Jill, and explores the events that inspired them, from Viking raids to slave smuggling.

Jul 1, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

Introduces the numerous kinds of robots that exist today, describing how they work and the jobs they perform, while revealing the potential functions of robots of the future.

Jul 1, 2016
Really Rotten Truth About Composting by Mangor, Jodie

Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Jul 1, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 1, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hail, learning about when and how hail forms.--

Jul 1, 2016
Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue by Rizzo, Johnna, author.

Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue

Swim with sharks! Dive with dolphins! Stroll the beach with penguins! Young readers will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of action and beauty. We meet 30 favorite sea creatures and explore their watery homes: playful dolphins, mysterious sharks, graceful sea turtles, waddling penguins, and dozens of others. Kids will marvel at speedy swimmers on the hunt, and smile at cuddly scenes of animal families.

Jul 1, 2016
On the move - knowledge you can touch by

On the move - knowledge you can touch

Introduces different ways of getting to places, using braille as well as simple text and illustrations.

Jul 1, 2016
Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page. by

Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page.

Shares information on a range of topics, including space, nature, and sports, to provide readers with facts that range from how hurricanes form and where the vikings raided to Earth's biggest volcano and most poisonous mushroom.

Jul 1, 2016
A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun by Woodburn, Judith, 1959-

A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun

Offers advice for girls to deal with worrying and stress, letting them know that some worry is natural and giving them effective tips and techniques for taming fear and feeling more calm and confident.

Jul 1, 2016
Smelling by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Smelling

"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how smelling works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of smell"--

Jul 1, 2016
Star Wars character encyclopedia by Beecroft, Simon, author.

Star Wars character encyclopedia

"Go on a journey through the Star Wars galaxy, and learn all about its brave heroes and deadly villains. Meet a host of loathsome creatures, weird aliens, and loyal droids from the Star Wars saga"--Back cover.

Jul 1, 2016
Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design by Pshednovek, Ariela.

Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design

Jul 1, 2016
Space - planets, moons, stars, and more! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Space - planets, moons, stars, and more!

"An introduction to outer space"--

Jul 1, 2016
Space by Holland, Simon, author, editor.

Space

Describes the Earth, the moon, the sun, the planets of the solar system, and other outer space phenomena, and discusses equipment used to explore outer space.

Jul 1, 2016
Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs - games, puzzles, & activities for choosing, identifying, & sorting math! by Rosenfeld, Malke, author.

Socks are like pants, cats are like dogs - games, puzzles, & activities for choosing, identifying, & sorting math!

Jul 1, 2016
So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more! by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more!

"So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry of working with computer code. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are writing code now! Plus, activities, a glossary, and resources put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!"--

Jul 1, 2016
Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about gardening indoors, discussing how to choose the right tools, start plants from seeds, and follow safety rules, with instructions for creating a plant container and setting up a mini desert garden.

Jul 1, 2016
Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Jul 1, 2016
Take a closer look at. Oil by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Oil

Oil and gas make up nearly half of all the energy we use, but these fuels are being used up. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and fossil fuels? Learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce and replace these fossil fuels. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Jul 1, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle S. 1951-, author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

Jul 1, 2016
The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder

Provides a brief history of the ancient Egyptian civilization and discusses the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Jul 1, 2016
Time for kids, almanac 2017 by

Time for kids, almanac 2017

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Jul 1, 2016
I love dad by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love dad

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their fathers.

Jul 1, 2016
Lionel Messi by Morreale, Marie.

Lionel Messi

As the biggest star in the world's most popular sport, Lionel "Leo" Messi is an international celebrity. But in many ways, he's just a regular guy. Readers will learn about Leo's favorite foods and pastimes and find out how he likes to spend time with his family. They will also learn how he got his start as a soccer player and how he became an international superstar.

Jul 1, 2016
Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems by Lin, Grace, author.

Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems

Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.

Jul 1, 2016
Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author.

Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts

"Dive into the wonderful and creative world of fiber arts and crafts with this easy-to-follow activity book packed with over 70 projects across a variety of fiber arts including knitting, felting, knotting and braiding, spinning, weaving, crocheting, and dyeing. Clear instructions and illustrations guide you in creating these cute, useful crafts. Learn to: felt a handy bag, braid a small rug, weave a colorful tapestry, knit comfy slippers, crochet an eye-catching belt, make and use natural dyes,

Jul 1, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

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

Jul 1, 2016
Trot, pony! by Evans, Shira, author.

Trot, pony!

Introduces wild ponies, including how they live together, where they can be found, and what they eat.

Jul 1, 2016
A tower of giraffes - animals in groups by Wright, Anna, 1984-

A tower of giraffes - animals in groups

Provides the group names for a variety of animals, including a parcel of penguins, a troop of monkeys, and a romp of otters.

Jul 1, 2016
Tornadoes by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Tornadoes

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

Jul 1, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jul 1, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

The Underground Railroad

"In the 1800s, the Underground Railroad was a system of secret routes and safe places to hide for Black slaves trying to escape to freedom. This powerful book examines historical evidence, such as slave auction posters, engravings, photographs, and first-person interviews, that either supported slavery or called for its abolition."--

Jul 1, 2016
Volcanic eruptions by Squire, Ann, author.

Volcanic eruptions

Jul 1, 2016
United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events by

United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events

Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and

Jul 1, 2016
Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics. by

Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics.

Jul 1, 2016
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Jul 1, 2016
Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts. by

Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts.

Jul 1, 2016
U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold! by Alexander, Heather, 1967-

U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold!

"Ranked number one in the world by FIFA after their 2015 World Cup win, the US Women's national soccer team has a long history of firsts. Get to know the team that was the first women's team to have a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in New York in this exciting book"--Publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
What were the Twin Towers? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

What were the Twin Towers?

"Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September

Jul 1, 2016
Where is Alcatraz? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Alcatraz?

Jul 1, 2016
When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety by Buron, Kari Dunn, author, illustrator.

When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety

An illustrated children's book with tips on how to recognize and cope with anxiety. Expanded 2nd ed. includes teaching ideas for parents and educators and other professionals.--Publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Who was Alexander the Great? by Waterfield, Kathryn, author.

Who was Alexander the Great?

"Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series! When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many supporters, but they also earned him enemies. This easy-to-read biography offers a fascinating look at the

Jul 1, 2016
Who was Jules Verne? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jules Verne?

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literatu

Jul 1, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

Provides information on what life is like for a baby orangutan, including where she and her mother live, what they eat, and when the baby will be old enough to live on her own.

Jul 1, 2016
Top 10 - oddities by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - oddities

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Oddities. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance compre

Jul 1, 2016
Tiny paws and big black eyes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny paws and big black eyes

Provides information on what life is like for a giant panda baby, including where she lives, what she eats, and how her body changes as she gets older.

Jul 1, 2016
Top 10 - biters by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - biters

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Biters. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehe

Jul 1, 2016
Tools of combat by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author.

Tools of combat

Profiles some of the most deadly weapons in history, including the katana, war hammer, pike, and battleaxe.

Jul 1, 2016
Together Forever - True Stories of Amazing Animal Friendships! by Quattlebaum, Mary

Together Forever - True Stories of Amazing Animal Friendships!

Jul 1, 2016
Tsunamis by Squire, Ann, author.

Tsunamis

"Learn all about the violent waves known as tsunamis, from how they are formed to how they can affect people around the world"--

Jul 1, 2016
Tunnels by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Tunnels

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the world's most amazing tunnels while explaining the engineering behind their creation. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jul 1, 2016
Urban planner by Yomtov, Nelson.

Urban planner

Discusses what an urban planner does, including studying the physical, social, and economic conditions of a city.

Jul 1, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

United Arab Emirates

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

Jul 1, 2016
It's Ramadan, Curious George by Khan, Hena, author.

It's Ramadan, Curious George

George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to daonate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's favorite monkey in the playful book of rhymes.

Jul 1, 2016
Warships by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Warships

"Learn all about warships, from how they have influenced history to how the technology behind them has improved over time."--

Jul 1, 2016
Weather clues in the sky - clouds by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Weather clues in the sky - clouds

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore clouds, learning about different cloud types and how they form"--

Jul 1, 2016
The wettest and the driest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The wettest and the driest

"Learn all about the wettest and driest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jul 1, 2016
What is Modernism? by Riggs, Kate.

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"--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 2016
Your guide to life on Earth by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to life on Earth

"What exactly is a living thing? What is it made of? Your Guide to Life on Earth starts with the very basics of life and provides bite-sized chunks of information to explain in an easy-to-understand way the science behind the mystery of life on Earth. Fantastic illustrations highlight the amazing facts of life as we know it, from bacteria to blue whales, from slime molds to sequoias, and everything in between."--

Jul 1, 2016
Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Presents instructions for writing and staging comedic plays.

Jul 1, 2016
William Shakespeare by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

William Shakespeare

Presents the life and career of the famous bard, covering his plays and lasting legacy.

Jul 1, 2016
Wild baby animals by Lock, Deborah, author.

Wild baby animals

Presents facts about such baby animals as fox cubs, deer fawns, otter pups, giraffe calves, and ostrich chicks.

Jul 1, 2016
Wild Animals of the North by Braun, Dieter

Wild Animals of the North

Jul 1, 2016
Why is seawater salty? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why is seawater salty?

"So what makes seawater taste salty? Readers will discover how tiny particles of salt from rocks on land are carried into Earth's oceans by rivers, and washed into the sea by ocean waves."--

Jul 1, 2016
What is Romanticism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Romanticism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Romantic art and is encouraged to identify feelings and consider dreamlike subjects"--

Jul 1, 2016
Your guide to the periodic table by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to the periodic table

"Your Guide to the Periodic Table is an easy-to-follow introduction to the elements that make up the periodic table of elements. Each element is linked to a science story or fascinating fact, from what makes sulphur smelly to what makes hydrogen explode,and everything in between. Packed with illustrations and explanatory diagrams, prepare to be amazed by the most wacky and informative look at the periodic table ever!--

Jul 1, 2016
Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters

"Describes ancient history, medieval lore, and modern portrayals of zombies in today's popular culture"--

Jul 1, 2016
Big book of bugs by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator.

Big book of bugs

Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your

Jul 1, 2016
Bear hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Bear hunting

Learn the special skills and techniques used to be safe and responsible while tracking the elusive grizzly bear. --

Jul 1, 2016
Baseball then to wow! by Bechtel, Mark, author.

Baseball then to wow!

A look at the history of baseball shows the evolution of the sport from the sandlot to multi-million dollar stadiums, and examines such aspects of baseball as pitching, uniforms, gloves, umpires, and ballpark food.

Jul 1, 2016
B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet by Wilbur, Helen L., 1948-

B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet

"Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to explore the history of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, detailing famous structures, local lore, and notable moments in Great Lakes history"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys by Hagar, Erin.

Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into the most popular toy in history. With full-color illustrations and lively text, and chock-full of interesting facts, Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO; Toys is the perfect read for those with creative spirits and curious minds. This book is an independently authored and publish

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists! by Agresta, Jen, author.

Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists!

Introduces the top eight examples of specific subjects, from wicked water slides and perilous predators to remarkable ruins and weirdest wonders.

Jul 1, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.

Atvs

Offers an introduction to all-terrain vehicles, looking at their history, their design, and the uses people put them to.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals that make me say ewww! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ewww!

Shares facts about some of the animal kingdom's most disgusting habits, from blood-sweating mammals and nose-picking primates to blood-squirting reptiles and scavenging fish.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals - knowledge you can touch by

Animals - knowledge you can touch

Discover the amazing world of animals with DK Braille Animal. Designed especially for the young braille reader, this tactile reference book features over 30 pages of entries on a fascinating selection of creatures, from bears and big cats to birds and bugs. Go on the hunt with predators and their prey, and even journey inside the body to learn about skeletons and organs. Every entry is written in both braille and large print to allow all readers the opportunity to discover fascinating facts abou

Jul 1, 2016
Amazing mammals by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Amazing mammals

"Introduces the reader to amazing animals."--

Jul 1, 2016
125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!. by

125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!.

Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world--a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Jul 1, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 1, 2016
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Black Tuesday and the Great Depression

Jul 1, 2016
Birds of prey by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Birds of prey

This book helps you learn about eagles, owls, falcons, hawks and other powerful predators of the air, in 190 exciting pictures. You can find out about every aspect of these amazing creatures - their keen eyesight, how hawks hunt their prey, how vultures make ingenious use of tools, and much more. It features stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Focus features take a closer look at individual species or a key element of their lives - marvel at the soaring

Jul 1, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 1, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

23 ways to be an eco hero

Provides both simple and challenging step-by-step craft projects that are focused on environmental responsibility.

Jul 1, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad, author.

13 bridges children should know

Provides information about thirteen famous bridges, including the Charles Bridge in Prague, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, and the Tower Bridge in London.

Jul 1, 2016
Bridges by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Bridges

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

Jul 1, 2016
The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jul 1, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jul 1, 2016
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of animal-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Jul 1, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Describes the life, film career, and humanitarian efforts of the Academy Award-winning actress who is also a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador and a movie director.

Jul 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 1, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author, illustrator.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes

Presents an A to Z reference to nautical codes that looks at how signal flags, the phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and semaphore are used to communicate between ships and from ship to shore.

Jul 1, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 1, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Explores the African savanna ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Explores the Antarctic tundra ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Baboons by Roumanis, Alexis.

Baboons

An introduction to baboons describes their habitat, physical characteristics, eating habits, and life cycle, and explores the history and legends associated with these primates.

Jul 1, 2016
Big air skateboarding by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Big air skateboarding

"Engaging images accompany information about Big Air Skateboarding. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 1, 2016
Behind the wheel of an Indy car by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of an Indy car

Presents facts about Indy cars, and discusses their role in racing sports.

Jul 1, 2016
Behind the wheel of a chopper by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of a chopper

Presents facts about chopper motorcycles, and discusses how they work, the parts they have, and how they are customized.

Jul 1, 2016
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Tonge, Neil, author.

Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages!

Examines the history of crime and punishment, covering such topics as corrections in ancient China, Greece, and Rome, among the Aztecs, in the Middle Ages, and in more recent times, and discusses the punishment of schoolchildren.

Jul 1, 2016
Bangladesh by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Bangladesh

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

Jul 1, 2016
Black Widow Spiders by Borgert-spaniol, Megan

Black Widow Spiders

Jul 1, 2016
Big Wave Surfing by Bailey, Diane

Big Wave Surfing

Jul 1, 2016
Bridges by Mattern, Joanne

Bridges

Jul 1, 2016
Bonobos by Hansen, Grace, author.

Bonobos

Presents general information about bonobos, looking at their characteristics and behavior, especially focusing on their peaceful, sharing natures.

Jul 1, 2016
Chameleons by Meister, Cari, author.

Chameleons

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of chameleons. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Cold War spies by Goodman, Michael E.

Cold War spies

A historical account of espionage during the Cold War describes famous spies, covert missions, and technologies that influenced the course of the conflict.

Jul 1, 2016
Coding Projects in Scratch by Woodcock, Jon

Coding Projects in Scratch

Jul 1, 2016
Animal atlas by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Animal atlas

Animal Planet's definitive atlas of animal life takes readers on a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport to adventure! Meet fierce snow leopards in the Tibetan mountains, giant helicopter damselflies in the rain forests of Central America, majestic eagles in the temperate forests of North America, and hundreds more fascinating creatures. What is a habitat? How is the North Pole's animal life different from the South Pole's? How and why do animals adapt to their environment? Is a

Jul 1, 2016
Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors

Cool Maps & Geocaching makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Create your own secret cache or write in an adventure journal. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids!

Jul 1, 2016
Big book of science things to make and do by Gilpin, Rebecca.

Big book of science things to make and do

"Here are over fifty fantastically fun projects that use easy-to-find everyday materials. Make things that fly, fling, spin, swim, whoosh, zoom and ooze, and discover the surprising science behind them"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Jul 1, 2016