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Shyness by Orr, Tamra, author. Shyness

Introduces readers to shyness through the story of a mother and her child running into a neighbor at the grocery store.

Jan 14, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 14, 2017
A horse's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author. A horse's view of the world

"From a horse's point of view, tells about horse senses, providing insight into horse behavior and abilities"--

Jan 14, 2017
Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure by Chandler, Matt, author. Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure

"You Choose adventure that takes place at Alcatraz Island"--

Jan 14, 2017
Your stomach by Fittleworth, George, author. Your stomach

Describes the stomach and the digestive system and explains how the human body processes food to get nutrients.

Jan 13, 2017
Your muscles by Fittleworth, George, author. Your muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscles, and offers information on exercise, injuries, and maintaining healthy muscles.

Jan 13, 2017
Your lungs by Fittleworth, George, author. Your lungs

Presents an introduction to the lungs and the respiratory system, offering information on lung structure, function, and maintaining lung health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your heart by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your heart

Presents an introduction to the human heart, discussing its structure, function, and importance, and offering information on maintaining heart health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your brain by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your brain

Describes the functions of the human brain and central nervous system, identifies the different parts of the brain, and describes its importance in controlling the body.

Jan 13, 2017
Your bones by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your bones

Presents a introduction to the body's skeletal system, describing how bones fit together to support the body and give it shape, discussing bone structure and function, and offering suggestions for maintaining bone health.

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- You wouldn't want to live without money!

Traces the history of money and moneylending, looks at some of the items that have been used as currency over time, and explains how today's banking industry came into being.

Jan 13, 2017
Wood duck by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Wood duck

Jan 13, 2017
What's great about Ohio? by Bailer, Darice. What's great about Ohio?

Jan 13, 2017
What makes a magnet? by Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002. What makes a magnet?

"How does a magnet work? Why does a magnet pick up a paper clip but not a leaf or a penny? How can the whole world be a magnet? Read and find out more about how magnets work! Franklyn M. Branley's classic text is seamlessly updated by NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honoree Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano in this reissue. New edition includes a find-out-more section with glossary and step-by-step instructions on how to make your own magnet and find magnetic technology in the world around you! This is a Leve

Jan 13, 2017
Unofficial Minecraft lab for kids - family-friendly projects for exploring and teaching math, science, history, and culture through creative building by Miller, John, author. Unofficial Minecraft lab for kids - family-friendly projects for exploring and teaching math, science, history, and culture through creative building

"Includes a variety of creative exercises that explore the game's aspects and use them to teach fun, educational lessons. Begin the book by brushing up on some common Minecraft language and examining each of the four game modes: survival, creative, adventure, and spectator. Then, use this knowledge to venture off onto the six different quests that encourage child and adult participation. These "gamified" labs will allow your child to earn stickers and badges as rewards as they complete quests. Y

Jan 13, 2017
The U.S. Constitution - discover how democracy works by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. The U.S. Constitution - discover how democracy works

Explains how and why such documents as the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights still have an important impact on our country today.

Jan 13, 2017
The U.S. Constitution by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. The U.S. Constitution

"Learn how the U.S. Constitution established the American government and what this document means for modern Americans."--Publisher's website.

Jan 13, 2017
Tugboats by Meister, Cari. Tugboats

Explains what a tugboat is, how they work, and why they are so important.

Jan 13, 2017
Temple Grandin - pioneer for animal rights and autism awareness by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Temple Grandin - pioneer for animal rights and autism awareness

"American Temple Grandin is a renowned scientist, champion for animal rights, and an advocate for people with autism. This book highlights the achievements of this inspirational woman who lives with high-functioning autism. Grandin overcame language and social challenges to become one of the world's most influential minds in animal welfare and in autism education, exposing the incredible, and sometimes unacknowledged, potential of people who have special needs. Primary sources, sidebars, and dis

Jan 13, 2017
Taking action to improve schools by Lawson, Sabina, author. Taking action to improve schools

Profiles individuals involved in improving access to education, school policies, cultural and gender issues, and school safety, including resistance to testing, overcrowding, homelessness, equality in sports, and wheelchair accessibility.

Jan 13, 2017
Strange fruit - Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song by Golio, Gary, author. Strange fruit - Billie Holiday and the power of a protest song

Jan 13, 2017
Stone Age by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Stone Age

Jan 13, 2017
Steppin' out - playful rhymes for toddler times by Oliver, Lin, author. Steppin' out - playful rhymes for toddler times

"A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world"--

Jan 13, 2017
Star Wars- Rogue One - the ultimate visual guide by Hidalgo, Pablo, author. Star Wars- Rogue One - the ultimate visual guide

"This exciting reference format accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars" movie: Rogue One. This beautifully detailed title features in-depth character profiles, plus 5 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, this book is packed with essential information--and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie."--Amazon.

Jan 13, 2017
Space dictionary for kids - the everything guide for kids who love space by Anderson, Amy (Amy Larissa), 1993- Space dictionary for kids - the everything guide for kids who love space

Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop on an astronomy timeline to learn the story of how primitive ancient beliefs evolved over centuries to become a high-technology science. Crack up over the humorous sidebars that expand on the topic of space with

Jan 13, 2017
A Song About Myself by Raschka, Christopher A Song About Myself

Jan 13, 2017
Soldier song - a true story of the Civil War by Levy, Debbie, author. Soldier song - a true story of the Civil War

Jan 13, 2017
Social lives of pigs by Riley, Elliot, author. Social lives of pigs

Describes how pigs interact and express themselves.

Jan 13, 2017
Social lives of gorillas by Wilson, Rachel, 1977- author. Social lives of gorillas

WILDLIFE (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). A look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of gorillas. Ages 7+

Jan 13, 2017
Skateboards by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Skateboards

Jan 13, 2017
Shyness by Orr, Tamra, author. Shyness

Introduces readers to shyness through the story of a mother and her child running into a neighbor at the grocery store.

Jan 13, 2017
Sharks by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Sharks

Jan 13, 2017
Self-driving car by Currie, Stephen, 1960- author. Self-driving car

"Describes the invention and development of Self Driving Cars. Explores trials and tribulations along with the technological advances seen today. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
Secrets of the national parks - weird and wonderful facts about America's natural wonders by Weintraub, Eileen, author. Secrets of the national parks - weird and wonderful facts about America's natural wonders

A guide to some of America's most significant national parks reveals lesser-known points of interest and trivia about such sites as the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Denali.

Jan 13, 2017
Secrets of our nation's capital - weird and wonderful facts about Washington, DC by Lee, Susan Schader, author. Secrets of our nation's capital - weird and wonderful facts about Washington, DC

A treasury of facts and trivia about Washington, D.C. includes entries about the Capitol basement's ghost cat, the one-eared bust of President Lincoln, and the famous memorials at the National Mall.

Jan 13, 2017
The secret project by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. The secret project

"The world's greatest scientists gather in a secret town in the desert to develop the atomic bomb."--

Jan 13, 2017
School of dragons - greatest inventions by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author. School of dragons - greatest inventions

"The DreamWorks Dragons introduce young readers to the greatest inventions of all time, including transportation, clocks, communication, and more."--

Jan 13, 2017
Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Profiles the Supreme Court justice, covering her childhood, education, personal style, and time on the Supreme Court.

Jan 13, 2017
Roots by Hansen, Grace, author. Roots

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing roots and explaining their anatomy and how they help plants and soil. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about roots even simpler!"--

Jan 13, 2017
Rocks, Minerals and Gems by Farndon, John Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Jan 13, 2017
Robotics engineering and our automated world by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Robotics engineering and our automated world

"Robots are machines that follow a decision-making process when performing tasks. They are playing an increasing role in manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, mining, and aerospace, as well as in our everyday lives. Readers will learn how robotics engineers find new ways for robots to do work that would be dangerous, time-consuming, dull, or impossible for humans to perform. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering design process,

Jan 13, 2017
Rally car racing by Bowman, Chris, 1990- Rally car racing

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

Jan 13, 2017
Pueblo by Lajiness, Katie, author. Pueblo

Jan 13, 2017
Pope Francis by Morreale, Marie, author. Pope Francis

Describes the life and achievements of Pope Francis, born Jorge Bergoglia in Argentina, now the first Latin American pope.

Jan 13, 2017
Polar bear babies by Ring, Susan, author. Polar bear babies

Repetitive, rhythmic text and sweet, accessible artwork introduce polar bears to young readers and explain how cubs practice their fishing, swimming and running skills to survive in their Arctic environment.

Jan 13, 2017
Pirates by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Pirates

Jan 13, 2017
Pararescue jumpers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Pararescue jumpers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Air Force's pararescue jumpers.

Jan 13, 2017
The Panama Canal by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- author. The Panama Canal

"This title explores and explains how the Panama Canal was built. The canal's construction is described in terms of the engineering process"--

Jan 13, 2017
One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep by One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep

Book of bedtime poetry.

Jan 13, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 13, 2017
Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure by Gunderson, Jessica, author. Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure

"Takes readers on a self-guided tour of the mythical war between the Olympian and Titan gods with each choice affecting the outcome of the story"--

Jan 13, 2017
Night sky by Schneider, Howard, author. Night sky

Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.

Jan 13, 2017
Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family by Ellis, Gerry, author. Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family

After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surrounding bush. As the babies become closer and more like a real family, they need a leader, someone they can trust. Can Natumi grow into this role? Join the herd to find out what happen

Jan 13, 2017
Muskrat by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Muskrat

Jan 13, 2017
Mistakes that worked - the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be by Jones, Charlotte Foltz, author. Mistakes that worked - the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be

"Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this

Jan 13, 2017
Martin Luther - "Here I stand..." by Elschner, Géraldine, author. Martin Luther - "Here I stand..."

"This handsome picture book biography of Martin Luther begins by clearly establishing the setting (1483, in the German Town of Eisleben) and then recounting the major events in Luther's life. Readers learn of his decision to become a monk and later a priest and a professor of theology; his opposition to several practices of the church, such as the selling of indulgences, or forgiveness of sins in exchange for money; and his nailing of the 95 theses enumerating his complaints to the door of the A

Jan 13, 2017
Living with wolves - true stories of adventures with animals by Dutcher, Jim, 1943- author, photographer. Living with wolves - true stories of adventures with animals

Jan 13, 2017
Life in motion - an unlikely ballerina by Copeland, Misty, author. Life in motion - an unlikely ballerina

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Life in Motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break ste

Jan 13, 2017
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. secret world of the ninja by Hester, Beth Landis, author. LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. secret world of the ninja

An introduction to the LEGO Ninjago heroes includes coverage of their enemies, battles, weapons, vehicles, dragons, and training regimens.

Jan 13, 2017
LEGO Nexo Knights. The book of knights by March, Julia, author. LEGO Nexo Knights. The book of knights

"Calling all Knights in Training! Prepare to enter the futuristic kingdom of Knighton. Join the heroic knights--Clay, Macy, Lance, Aaron, and Axl--as they battle armies of fiery monsters. See NEXO Powers in action and discover awesome vehicles and weapons."--Back cover.

Jan 13, 2017
The Lego Batman Movie - The Making of the Movie by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) The Lego Batman Movie - The Making of the Movie

Jan 13, 2017
LEGO Batman movie - the essential guide by March, Julia, author. LEGO Batman movie - the essential guide

Profiles the heroes and villains of the LEGO movie and explores the film's settings through location spreads.

Jan 13, 2017
The LEGO animation book - make your own LEGO movies! by Pagano, David, author. The LEGO animation book - make your own LEGO movies!

"A guide to stop-motion LEGO animation, with instructions and exercises covering all the steps in the filmmaking process. Includes equipment suggestions, sound and lighting tips, animation and special effects techniques, storyboarding exercises, tricks for designing sets, and acting methods for minifigs"--

Jan 13, 2017
Learn to draw Disney Moana by Learn to draw Disney Moana

Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing characters from the movie Moana, including Moana, Maui, and other favorite characters.

Jan 13, 2017
Ladies of liberty - the women who shaped our nation by Roberts, Cokie, author. Ladies of liberty - the women who shaped our nation

Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Theodosia Burr, and Sacajawea.

Jan 13, 2017
Krupp digging machine by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Krupp digging machine

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world's largest excavators, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Krupp Digging Machine"--

Jan 13, 2017
Keith Haring - the boy who just kept drawing by Haring, Kay, author. Keith Haring - the boy who just kept drawing

Jan 13, 2017
It's Hanukkah! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Hanukkah!

Jan 13, 2017
Isaac the Alchemist - Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd by Losure, Mary Isaac the Alchemist - Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd

Jan 13, 2017
International Space Station - an interactive space exploration adventure by Lassieur, Allison, author. International Space Station - an interactive space exploration adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the International Space Station. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Jan 13, 2017
Incredible human body by Smith, Miranda (Children's nonfiction author), author. Incredible human body

"This photographic information book features facts about the human body. Children can read about the bones that make up a skeleton, what organs - like the heart and lungs - do, and how DNA makes us all unique. Kids can also discover facts about body processes, like respiration, digestion, and circulation"--

Jan 13, 2017
If you were me and lived in ... Australia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world. by Roman, Carole P., author. If you were me and lived in ... Australia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world.

See what life would be like if you lived in Australia. Australian words with a pronunciation guide is included.

Jan 13, 2017
If you were a kid on the Oregon Trail by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid on the Oregon Trail

"As Josephine Jenkins sets off on the Oregon Trail with her mother and younger brothers to reunite with her father out West, she realizes that her beloved diary has gone missing. Meanwhile, her fellow traveler Stephen Byrd is sad to be leaving his friends behind as his family makes the move to Oregon. Follow Josephine and Stephen along the trail as they camp in the wilderness, look out over incredible landscapes, and prepare for their new lives in the West."--

Jan 13, 2017
If you were a kid during the Civil War by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid during the Civil War

Uses a story about two friends whose parents support opposite sides to introduce information about the Civil War and everyday life at that time.

Jan 13, 2017
If you were a kid during the civil rights movement by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author. If you were a kid during the civil rights movement

Jan 13, 2017
Icebreakers by Meister, Cari, author. Icebreakers

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the function and features of icebreakers. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jan 13, 2017
How to write your best story ever! by Edge, Christopher, author. How to write your best story ever!

Presents instructions for writing fictional stories, including tips on creating characters, crafting plot ideas, and utilizing imagination.

Jan 13, 2017
How the legislative branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the legislative branch works

Discusses the legislative branch of the United States government, including what it is, its history, and its responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How the judicial branch works by Krueger, Naomi J., author. How the judicial branch works

Discusses the judicial branch of the United States government, including what it is, its history, and its responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How the executive branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the executive branch works

An introduction to the executive branch of the United States government discusses its history, members, and responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How LEDs work by Roland, James, author. How LEDs work

"This book will explain how light-emitting diodes (LEDs) work and what products they are used in, as well as comparing LEDs with traditional incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs."--

Jan 13, 2017
How elections work by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- author. How elections work

Explores the United States election process, discussing who can vote, the process, and national elections.

Jan 13, 2017
How do tanks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do tanks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at tanks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and what makes them the toughest all-terrain vehicles on the planet"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
How do fire trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do fire trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at fire trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they help firefighters battle blazes to keep people and property safe"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
A horse's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author. A horse's view of the world

"From a horse's point of view, tells about horse senses, providing insight into horse behavior and abilities"--

Jan 13, 2017
Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space by Lee Shetterly, Margot, author. Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

Jan 13, 2017
Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure by Fajardo, Anika, author. Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Hercules and his 12 labors in You Choose format"--

Jan 13, 2017
Guarding supermax prisons by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. Guarding supermax prisons

See what goes into safely securing and guarding some of the world's most violent criminals in supermax prisons.

Jan 13, 2017
The great number rumble - a story of math in surprising places by Lee, Cora, author. The great number rumble - a story of math in surprising places

"Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in Jeremy|s town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important, but fun. Running parallel to the fictional narrative are informative sidebars that discuss the weird, puzzling, and amusing aspects of mathematics. Some topics covered are math in nature, art, music, magic and tricks, crime solving, and sports"--Publisher's description.

Jan 13, 2017
Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution by Tweet, Jonathan, author. Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution

"Inquisitive young readers will delight in wiggling, chomping, squeaking, and hooting their way through our evolutionary family tree in this charming tale that answers one of life's biggest questions: where do we come from?"--

Jan 13, 2017
Grand Canyon by Chin, Jason, 1978- author. Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--

Jan 13, 2017
Girls play rugby by Jones, Emma, 1985- author. Girls play rugby

Examines the sport of rugby and how women all around the world engage in this rough game.

Jan 13, 2017
From raindrop to tap by Bright, Michael, author. From raindrop to tap

Describes the water cycle, following the journey of a raindrop from source to resource, and exploring how water is used in the home and in industry and why it is important to conserve water.

Jan 13, 2017
Frogs matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Frogs matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through frogs? This title takes readers to our freshwater sources to see how pollution is disrupting the reproduction and lives of frogs, how humans are to blame, and what we can do to fix it"--Publisher's website.

Jan 13, 2017
Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history

Jan 13, 2017
Find the constellations by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977. Find the constellations

This second edition of Find the Constellation contains star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky with planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.

Jan 13, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 13, 2017
Explore with Hernando de Soto by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Explore with Hernando de Soto

Presents a biography of the Spanish explorer who became the first European to reach the Mississippi River.

Jan 13, 2017
Everything reptiles by Hoena, B. A., author. Everything reptiles

Presents general information about different types of reptiles, looking at what they are, how they are classified, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.

Jan 13, 2017
Emily Dickinson - poetry for kids by Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, author. Emily Dickinson - poetry for kids

An illustrated introduction to the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Jan 13, 2017
The Eiffel Tower by Roberts, Russell, author. The Eiffel Tower

Jan 13, 2017
Eat your greens, reds, yellows, and purples by Eat your greens, reds, yellows, and purples

With 25 delicious and simple vegetarian recipes, this healthy cookbook makes fruits and vegetables fun and delicious while teaching kids the benefits of eating healthy. Teach your kids how carrots help their vision while baking carrot and orange muffins or why peppers boost their immune system while making a red pepper hummus. Written in a tone that focuses on why colorful fruit and vegetables are good, this book is for parents looking for a way to get their children excited about fruit, vegeta

Jan 13, 2017
Dropping in on... Chicago by Staton, Hilarie N., author. Dropping in on... Chicago

Chicago is an amazing place full of fascinating history and invention. Drop in on the Windy City to learn all about its past and present from the time the city burned to the ground to the amazing way it was built back up to the bustling metropolis it is today. Find places to play in the parks or listen to concerts, view fireworks, or check yourself out in The Bean!

Jan 13, 2017
DK Children's illustrated encyclopedia by DK Children's illustrated encyclopedia

A highly illustrated one-volume encyclopedia containing entries ranging from Abolitionist movement to Zoos.

Jan 13, 2017
Dinosaur dictionary for kids - the everything guide for kids who love dinosaurs by Korpella, Bob, author. Dinosaur dictionary for kids - the everything guide for kids who love dinosaurs

"Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived, "Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids" is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the age of dinosaurs. Explore the Mesozoic era. Learn about dinosaurs that lived on land, those that swam the waters, and species that patrolled the skies. Find out about dinosaur extinction, how scientists date fossils, and what it takes to become a paleontologist. "Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids" will be there when it's ti

Jan 13, 2017
Diggers by Meister, Cari, author. Diggers

Explains what a digger is, how they work, and why they are important.

Jan 13, 2017
The Declaration of Independence by Meinking, Mary, author. The Declaration of Independence

Examines the factors that led to the Declaration of Independence and the conditions that resulted from it.

Jan 13, 2017
Crop circles by O'Keefe, Emily, author. Crop circles

Readers will learn about the strange designs found in farm fields with explanations of possible alien connections, hoaxes, and famous crop circle sites.

Jan 13, 2017
Create your own podcast by Anniss, Matt, author. Create your own podcast

"Practical tips on how to make your own podcast, from planning and preparing to actually recording, editing, and posting your work"--

Jan 13, 2017
The college football championship - the fight for the top spot by Doeden, Matt. The college football championship - the fight for the top spot

"Doeden takes readers on a journey from the disorganized games of the early years to the most recent playoffs to determine the best college team in the nation. Along the way, discover some of the most incredible moments, games, blunders, and statistics in the history of college football championships"--Amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2017
The Bill of Rights by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. The Bill of Rights

Explains how the American Constitution is amended and examines the first ten amendments and the freedoms they provide.

Jan 13, 2017
Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs by Medway, Jim, author. Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs

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

Jan 13, 2017
Bicycles by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Bicycles

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

Jan 13, 2017
Being your best at cheerleading by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at cheerleading

Jan 13, 2017
Being your best at baseball by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at baseball

Looks at the history of baseball, explaining different positions on a team, the way a field is arranged, and the rules of the game.

Jan 13, 2017
Becoming a grasshopper by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a grasshopper

Introduction to the life cycle and characteristics of grasshoppers.

Jan 13, 2017
Becoming a dragonfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a dragonfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a dragonfly, from the egg to the adult dragonfly that emerges from the nymph state and adapts to life on land.

Jan 13, 2017
Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights by Peters, Elisa, author. Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights

Explains what auroras are, including how they form and where they are found.

Jan 13, 2017
Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities by Nichols, Michelle. Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities

Introduces readers to the basics of space in lessons that can be done with everyday items from around your house.

Jan 13, 2017
Astronomy in the real world by Hamen, Susan E., author. Astronomy in the real world

Take a look into the fascinating world of astronomy, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Jan 13, 2017
Artificial eyes by Sheen, Barbara, author. Artificial eyes

"Describes the invention and development of Artificial Eyes. Explores trials and tribulations along with the technological advances seen today. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading"--

Jan 13, 2017
Antonov An-225 Mriya by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Antonov An-225 Mriya

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of the world's largest cargo plane, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Antonov An-225"--

Jan 13, 2017
Anger by Orr, Tamra, author. Anger

Introduces readers to the emotion of anger, looking into what it is, when it happens, why it can happen and how to handle it.

Jan 13, 2017
Ancient Egypt by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Ancient Egypt

Jan 13, 2017
Ambulances by Meister, Cari, author. Ambulances

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the function and features of ambulances. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jan 13, 2017
Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure by Chandler, Matt, author. Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure

"You Choose adventure that takes place at Alcatraz Island"--

Jan 13, 2017
50 things you should know about space by Prinja, Raman, 1961- author. 50 things you should know about space

Everything you need to know about space is condensed into 50 bite-sized chunks. --Publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
3D printing - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author. 3D printing - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of 3D printing and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Jan 13, 2017
12 incredible facts about the first moon landing by Smibert, Angie, author. 12 incredible facts about the first moon landing

Describes the United States' first moon landing, providing information on both international and domestic events leading up to the launch of Apollo 11 in 1969, such as the launch of Sputnik and the failure of Apollo 1.

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without trees! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author. You wouldn't want to live without trees!

"Trees are among nature's most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. Read all about their unbelievably long life spans and how they can live in the most extreme conditions, from baking deserts to icy wastelands. You'll also find out how they provide us with fuel, food shelter -- and even the oxygen that we breathe!,"--back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without nurses! by Macdonald, Fiona, author. You wouldn't want to live without nurses!

"For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. Although they don't get the glory, nurses are just as important as doctors. Read all about the eventful history of nursing and marvel at how nurses today take care of us in the hospital or at home, comfort relatives, cheer us up when we have to stay in bed, and help us make a complete recovery,"--back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without math! by Rooney, Anne, author. You wouldn't want to live without math!

"Describes what life would be like without math."--

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without glass! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author. You wouldn't want to live without glass!

"Describes what life would be like without glass."--

Jan 12, 2017
Yo-kai watch essential handbook. by Yo-kai watch essential handbook.

Shares facts on over two hundred Yo-kai and includes information on tribes, medals, fusions, and evolutions.

Jan 12, 2017
World War II spies by Goodman, Michael E. World War II spies

A historical account of espionage during World War II, including famous spies such as Eddie Chapman, covert missions, and technologies that influenced the course of the conflict.

Jan 12, 2017
The Winchester Mystery House - a chilling interactive adventure by Doeden, Matt, author. The Winchester Mystery House - a chilling interactive adventure

"A You Choose adventure that takes place inside the Winchester Mystery House"--

Jan 12, 2017
Wilma Rudolph - track and field champion by Morganelli, Adrianna, 1979- Wilma Rudolph - track and field champion

When doctors told her parents that she may never walk again, no one could have imagined that Wilma Rudolph would grow up to become the worlds fastest woman. This awe-inspiring book shows how, with grace, perseverance, and dedication, young Wilma used her inner strength to overcome physical disabilities caused by polio to win three gold medals for the USA in track and field at the 1960 Olympics. A sports superstar and an icon worldwide, her legacy continues to inspire youth and African-American c

Jan 12, 2017
Wildfires by Black, Vanessa, author. Wildfires

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs help early fluent readers understand how wildfires start and spread, the damage they can do, and how to stay safe in one. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jan 12, 2017
Whose poop is that? by Lunde, Darrin P., author. Whose poop is that?

Provides seven examples of animal poop and asks young readers to identify the animal it came from using visual clues.

Jan 12, 2017
Who was Jacqueline Kennedy? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Who was Jacqueline Kennedy?

Jan 12, 2017
Vanished - true tales of mysterious disappearances by MacLeod, Elizabeth, author. Vanished - true tales of mysterious disappearances

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Jan 12, 2017
Under water ; Under earth by Mizielińska, Aleksandra, author. Under water ; Under earth

Hundreds of fascinating facts are waiting to be unearthed in this book from Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski, the creative duo behind 'Maps'. Dive below the surface, and find out what happens under the earth and under the water. From early submarines and deep-sea life, to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels - you will never look at the world in the same way again!

Jan 12, 2017
U.S. Navy Seal missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Navy Seal missions - a timeline

"Introduces readers to major special operation missions of the US Navy SEALs in a timeline format"--

Jan 12, 2017
U.S. Army Ranger missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Army Ranger missions - a timeline

"Introduces readers to major special operation missions of the US Army Rangers in a timeline format"--

Jan 12, 2017
U.S. Army Green Beret missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Army Green Beret missions - a timeline

"Introduces readers to major special operation missions of the US Special Forces Green Berets in a timeline format"--

Jan 12, 2017
Touchdown! - the history of football by Kovacs, Vic. Touchdown! - the history of football

Jan 12, 2017
Totally wacky facts about the human mind by Meister, Cari, author. Totally wacky facts about the human mind

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

Jan 12, 2017
Totally wacky facts about land animals by Meister, Cari, author. Totally wacky facts about land animals

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

Jan 12, 2017
Totally wacky facts about exploring space by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Totally wacky facts about exploring space

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

Jan 12, 2017
Those that cause fear by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author. Those that cause fear

"From Mahahaa, a fearsom creature that tickles people to death, to the palraijuq, a reptilian creature said to have six legs and the body of a snake, this book introduces kids to all the creepy, spooky, and downright scary creatures told about in Inuit traditional myths."--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Tell me why the wind blows by Orr, Tamra. Tell me why the wind blows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Wind Blows offers answers to their most compelling questions about wind. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Jan 12, 2017
Teasing isn't funny - what to do about emotional bullying by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- Teasing isn't funny - what to do about emotional bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what emotional bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Jan 12, 2017
Swimming with sharks - the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Lang, Heather, author. Swimming with sharks - the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark

"The true story about the girl who grew up to be the 'Shark Lady' and became one of the most inspiring scientists in the world"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Stories from the Bible - 17 treasured tales from the world's greatest book by Bostrom, Kathleen Long, author. Stories from the Bible - 17 treasured tales from the world's greatest book

An illustrated introduction to the Bible, retelling 17 beloved stories from the Old and the New Testaments for young children.

Jan 12, 2017
Smart online searching - doing digital research by Lindeen, Mary, author. Smart online searching - doing digital research

Jan 12, 2017
Shakespeare retold by Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924, author. Shakespeare retold

This illustrated volume features seven classic plays by William Shakespeare, retold by E. Nesbit. Shakespeare Retold contains a selection of Shakespeare's tragedies and comedies, including Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as a historical timeline, a list of suggested reading materials, and a short biography of the bard himself.

Jan 12, 2017
Seeking freedom - causes and effects of the flight of the Nez Perce by Schwartz, Heather E. Seeking freedom - causes and effects of the flight of the Nez Perce

"Explains the flight of the Nez Perce, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Jan 12, 2017
The search for Olinguito - discovering a new species by Markle, Sandra, author. The search for Olinguito - discovering a new species

"Learn about the olinguito, one of the most recently discovered mammal species, the discovery thereof, and the "cloud forests" in which they live."--

Jan 12, 2017
The science of an avalanche by Hand, Carol, 1945- author. The science of an avalanche

"Discusses the science behind avalanches and their effects."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures by Challoner, Jack, author. Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures

This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock c

Jan 12, 2017
Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth by Bang, Molly, author. Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist on our planet. But human beings are interfering in this natural cycle, unbalancing the amount of fresh water available."--

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in opinion pieces by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Rev up your writing in opinion pieces

A guide to teaching elementary-level students to write an opinion piece.

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in fictional stories by Pearson, Yvonne, author. Rev up your writing in fictional stories

"Presents an overview of fictional stories, including the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas. Original examples illustrate how the writing genre works, and tips are provided to encourage young writers' creativity. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and introductions to both the author and illustrator" --

Jan 12, 2017
The Queen Mary - a chilling interactive adventure by Doeden, Matt, author. The Queen Mary - a chilling interactive adventure

"A You Choose adventure that takes place aboard the haunted ship, the Queen Mary"--

Jan 12, 2017
A primary source history of the Gold Rush by Micklos, John, author. A primary source history of the Gold Rush

Inspire students with amazing stories from the California Gold Rush. With the use of personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources, the events of this fascinating time in history come to life.

Jan 12, 2017
The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life by Alexander, Kwame, author. The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"--

Jan 12, 2017
Planting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Planting

Readers learn how to begin a garden, including how to choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop.

Jan 12, 2017
Our very own dog by McCardie, Amanda, author. Our very own dog

Sophie is a boisterous and lovable Jack Russell, brought home from a rescue centre. The book follows her delightful adventures: join Sophie and her new family as she learns how to respond how to orders such as "sit" and "stay", is taken for walks in the park where she encounters other dogs and accidentally wins a dog show! The smaller caption text gives readers information about feeding and grooming your dog, different dog breeds, communication and training, and how dogs respond to human voices.

Jan 12, 2017
Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency by Bausum, Ann, author. Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing

Jan 12, 2017
On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights by Kulling, Monica, author. On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights

Though eight-year-old Aidan and his friend Gussie want to go to school, like many other children in 1903, they work twelve hours, six days a week, at a cotton mill in Pennsylvania instead. So when the millworkers decide to go on strike, the two friends join the picket line. Maybe now life will change for them. But when a famous labor reformer named Mother Jones comes to hear of the millworkers demands, she tells them they need to do more than just strike. Troubled by all she had seen, Mother Jon

Jan 12, 2017
Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon by Hubbard, Ben, 1973- author. Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon

"Join Neil Armstrong on his journey to the moon! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, from his early life to his first trip aboard an American spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at the time. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Jan 12, 2017
Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II by Baker, Brynn, author. Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II

"Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Jan 12, 2017
Muhammad Ali - a champion is born by Barretta, Gene, author. Muhammad Ali - a champion is born

Presents a biography of the legendary boxing champion that traces the childhood event that inspired his career and the achievements that became his enduring legacy.

Jan 12, 2017
Marine biology - cool women who dive by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. Marine biology - cool women who dive

"What's it like to work underwater? In MArine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9 through 12 explore marine biology and meet three women currently working in the science--Lauren Mullineaux, Ashanti Johnson, and Natalie Arnold. Readers also learn about women who have served as trailblazers in marine biology and ecology, and explore career opportunities in this fascinating field,"--page [4] of cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Making robots - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author. Making robots - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love graphic design by Bow, James, author. Maker projects for kids who love graphic design

"In this inspired title, readers will discover the elements graphic designers use, such as colors, shapes, fonts, and perspective, to convey their messages. Creative and engaging maker projects help readers use these same elements to create their own graphic design works."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love fashion by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love fashion

"In this highly visual title, readers will find out where fashion trends originate, learn about cutting-edge technologies such as digital prints and smart clothing, and discover how to use up-cycling to create original fashion statements. They will also learn about choosing patterns and textiles, and be instructed on how to do design techniques such as basic sewing, beading, and stenciling. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create works of fashion art."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors

"The great outdoors is the perfect "Maker" space for exploring possibilities for creativity, problem solving, and innovation. From designing devices to study the natural world to figuring out ways to find food or water outside, this refreshing title inspires readers to come up with Maker projects of their own in their back yards or communities. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce important innovators and their creations to inspire readers to be environmentally aware and involved in the natur

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces

Jan 12, 2017
Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of by Brown, Martin, 1959- author, illustrator. Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between.

Jan 12, 2017
LEGO Batman's guide to being cool by Dewin, Howard, author. LEGO Batman's guide to being cool

Jan 12, 2017
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball by Bryant, Howard, 1968- Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball

"From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America--yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the game like Steph Curry, LeBron, and Michael Jordan have transcended the sport to become cultural ico

Jan 12, 2017
The legacy of World War II by Seidlitz, Lauri, author. The legacy of World War II

Jan 12, 2017
Krysia - a Polish girl's stolen childhood during World War II by Mihulka, Krystyna, 1930- author. Krysia - a Polish girl's stolen childhood during World War II

Jan 12, 2017
Kiviuq and the mermaids by McDermott, Noel, author. Kiviuq and the mermaids

"Kiviuq, one of the greatest and most important characters in Inuit mythology, is said to have travelled over land and sea overcoming obstacles and successfully defeating fearsome foes. In Kiviuq and the Mermaids, young readers experience one of Kiviuq's most heart-pounding adventures: an encounter with a group of frightening mermaids. With only his qayaq to keep him out of their clutches, Kiviuq must think fast to defeat these angry creatures of the deep!"--

Jan 12, 2017
It's New Year's Day! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's New Year's Day!

Jan 12, 2017
It's Cinco de Mayo! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Cinco de Mayo!

Jan 12, 2017
Hurricane Katrina - survival stories by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- Hurricane Katrina - survival stories

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the devastating hurricane that struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2005. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Jan 12, 2017
How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between by Resler, Tamara J., author. How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between

"Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do,"--

Jan 12, 2017
How do Formula One race cars work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do Formula One race cars work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at formula one race cars, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they zoom around the track at blinding speeds"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
How do big rigs work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do big rigs work?

Big rigs have powerful engines and lots of wheels. Discover how they work, what they're used for, and more fun facts!

Jan 12, 2017
The hello atlas by Handicott, Ben, author. The hello atlas

Explore the languages of the world in this colorful atlas, which presents basic words and phrases from more than 100 different languages.

Jan 12, 2017
Hatching chicks in room 6 by Arnold, Caroline, author, photographer. Hatching chicks in room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.

Jan 12, 2017
Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!. by Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!.

All the red-carpet records from your most liked movies, music, social media, TV shows, books and beyond.

Jan 12, 2017
Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more!

"Snot, spit, and slime may sound gross, but there's a lot science in these icky fluids. Mucus and saliva help animals eat, breathe, build, communicate, and defend themselves from predators and their environments. From spitting cobras and snot otters to slime stars and snotties, explore the world of animal snot, spit, and slime with hundreds of cool examples, incredible photos, and real science!"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more by Hansen, Dustin, author. Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more

"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--

Jan 12, 2017
Fruits by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Fruits

"Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own delicious fruit."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish by Levesque, Haude, author. Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish

In Fish Tricks, learn how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other, and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.

Jan 12, 2017
Farm by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Farm

"Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text take emergent readers on a trip to a farm and introduces them to the livestock raised and crops grown there. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Jan 12, 2017
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide

Jan 12, 2017
Extreme parkour by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Extreme parkour

Provides an introduction to parkour--freerunning describing some of the basic moves including rolling, jumping and mounting.

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Stanley and Livingstone by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Stanley and Livingstone

"This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanl

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Marquette and Jolliet by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Marquette and Jolliet

"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author. Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

"This fascinating book follows the travels of the Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado on his quest to find the fabled Cities of Gold in what is now the Southwestern United States. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the Spaniards sent Coronado into the Southwest, deadly clashes with the Pueblo peoples, the first European sighting

Jan 12, 2017
Everything predators by Hoena, B. A., author. Everything predators

Presents general information about different types of predators, looking at what they are, some of their methods of hunting, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.

Jan 12, 2017
Esquivel! - space-age sound artist by Wood, Susan, 1965- Esquivel! - space-age sound artist

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge music popular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of listeners.

Jan 12, 2017
England by Finn, Allan, author. England

Jan 12, 2017
Energy engineering and powering the future by Nixon, Jonathan, 1986- author. Energy engineering and powering the future

"As cities and populations grow, we need more and more energy to run and heat our homes and to power transportation. Readers will learn how energy engineers help make sure that our energy demands are met in a number of different ways. They discover new ways to convert natural resources into affordable and environmentally friendly forms of energy; they build and operate power stations for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy; they manage electrical power networks; they also monitor ho

Jan 12, 2017
The end of the Cold War by Riggs, Kate, author. The end of the Cold War

"A historical account of the end of the Cold War, including the events that sparked conflict and led to peace, the competition for global ideological supremacy, and the lingering aftermath"--

Jan 12, 2017
Earning money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Earning money

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

Jan 12, 2017
Crime scene techs! by Sutinis, Beth. Crime scene techs!

Jan 12, 2017
Computer science in the real world by Idzikowski, Lisa, author. Computer science in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Jan 12, 2017
Combine harvester by Bell, Samantha, author. Combine harvester

Jan 12, 2017
A change of heart by Walsh, Alice, 1958- author. A change of heart

A young African American and the son of sharecroppers, Lanier Phillips escapes the violence, racism and segregation of his Georgia home by joining the navy during the Second World War. But tragedy strikes the USS Truxtun one February night off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier is the lone black survivor of the terrible shipwreck. When he arrives onshore, the community's kindness and humanity bring him back to health and change his outlook on life. He went on to march for black r

Jan 12, 2017
The book of wildly spectacular sports science by Connolly, Sean, 1956- author. The book of wildly spectacular sports science

"Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities--and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How does a black belt karate chop her way through a stack of bricks? Use Popsicle sticks to understand why it's possible and learn the role played by Newton's second law of motion. Does

Jan 12, 2017
Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a jellyfish by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a jellyfish

Describes the life cycle of the jellyfish.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a frog by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a frog

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a frog, from the egg to the adult frog with fully developed lungs and full-grown legs.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a butterfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a butterfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, from the egg to the emergence of the adult butterfly.

Jan 12, 2017
Astronaut Mae Jemison by Lassieur, Allison, author. Astronaut Mae Jemison

Jan 12, 2017
50 things you should know about the Vietnam war by McNab, Chris, 1970- author. 50 things you should know about the Vietnam war

"Between the late 1950s and the early 1970s, the United States was drawn into the longest war in its history. Find out how this major conflict developed, learn about the main battles, and meet the key figures on both sides"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
12 incredible facts about the US Civil War by Grayson, Robert, 1951- author. 12 incredible facts about the US Civil War

Examines twelve key facts about the United States Civil War.

Jan 12, 2017
Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art by Hodge, Susie, 1960-, author. Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art

Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the the

Jan 11, 2017
Who was Charlie Chaplin? by Demuth, Patricia, author. Who was Charlie Chaplin?

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the best loved people in the United States until the McCarthy witch hunts drove Chaplin from his adopted country. This is a moving portrait of a multi-talented man -- actor, director, writer, even music composer -- and the complicated times he lived in." --

Jan 11, 2017
West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers by Gagne, Tammy, author. West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various terrier dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
The Usborne book of easy piano tunes by Hawthorn, Philip. The Usborne book of easy piano tunes

Jan 11, 2017
The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war by Burgan, Michael, author. The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war

Jan 11, 2017
Underneath my bed - list poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author. Underneath my bed - list poems

Explains how to compose a list poem and presents a collection of fifteen list poems on a variety of topics, including summer camp, the bus stop, a wish list, and the lost and found.

Jan 11, 2017
Ukraine by Vasilyeva, Anastasiya., author. Ukraine

Jan 11, 2017
U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline

"Introduces readers to major special operation missions of the US Marine Corps in a timeline format"--

Jan 11, 2017
A treasury of children's songs - forty favorites to sing and play by A treasury of children's songs - forty favorites to sing and play

An illustrated collection of forty traditional songs.

Jan 11, 2017
Taxes at work by Mara, Wil, author. Taxes at work

Jan 11, 2017
Taking action to help the environment by Braun, Eric, 1971- Taking action to help the environment

Profiles four environmentalists who are helping to save the world's wildlife, fighting for safe food, promoting clean energy, and battling against climate change. --Publisher

Jan 11, 2017
Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers by Biskup, Agnieszka, author. Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers

Jan 11, 2017
The stars - a new way to see them by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author. The stars - a new way to see them

A simple guide to the location and recognition of stars and constellations presents the constellations in shapes that correspond sensibly to their names.

Jan 11, 2017
Spaniels, retrievers, and other sporting dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Spaniels, retrievers, and other sporting dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various sporting dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Sometimes jokes aren't funny - what to do about hidden bullying by Doering, Amanda F., 1980- author. Sometimes jokes aren't funny - what to do about hidden bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what covert bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Jan 11, 2017
Shakespeare - investigate the bard's influence on today's world by Diehn, Andi, author. Shakespeare - investigate the bard's influence on today's world

Explores the language and themes of Shakespeare's plays and examines the playwright's reach in today's books, music, and movies.

Jan 11, 2017
Shackles from the deep - discovering the story of slavery on the seafloor by Cottman, Michael H., author. Shackles from the deep - discovering the story of slavery on the seafloor

Jan 11, 2017
Russia by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. Russia

Jan 11, 2017
Polar bears matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Polar bears matter

Describes how climate warming is affecting the habitat and hunting behavior of polar bears, threatening their search for food and chances for survival in the future.

Jan 11, 2017
The polar bear by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator. The polar bear

An introduction to the polar bear combines facts and illustrations that make their habits and characteristics easy to comprehend.

Jan 11, 2017
Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories

Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period.

Jan 11, 2017
Pakistan by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Pakistan

Jan 11, 2017
The owl and the pussy-cat by Lear, Edward, 1812-1888, author. The owl and the pussy-cat

On a sea voyage, the owl and the pussycat decide to marry as soon as they can find a ring.

Jan 11, 2017
Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement by Dietzel-glair, Julie Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement

Jan 11, 2017
The Negro Leagues / Celebrating Baseball's Unsung Heroes by Doeden, Matt, author. The Negro Leagues / Celebrating Baseball's Unsung Heroes

Jan 11, 2017
My first karate class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first karate class

Jan 11, 2017
My first ballet class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first ballet class

Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.

Jan 11, 2017
Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes by Cuxart, Bernadette, author. Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes

Provides instructions for making animals using three basic shapes, covering techniques, creating new colors, and adding finishing touches.

Jan 11, 2017
Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet

Jan 11, 2017
Martin's dream day by Kelley, Kitty, author. Martin's dream day

Jan 11, 2017
Malala Yousafzai by McAneney, Caitie. Malala Yousafzai

Shares the life of the Pakistani activist, including her relationship with her family, her life under Taliban rule, the Taliban attack that nearly killed her, and her work in education advocacy.

Jan 11, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love woodworking by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love woodworking

"This amazing title instructs young readers on how to shape wooden objects based on their own, unique ideas. Kids will explore this exciting and popular field by learning a few basic techniques of woodworking and what tools to use, which they can then experiment with in safe and accessible projects. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce kids to furniture makers and builders and to different styles in woodworking."--

Jan 11, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering

"This interesting title unfolds the art and science of paper engineering. Readers interested in crafting and designing patterns and structures will be inspired to create "Maker" projects using paper--a medium readily accessible to any classroom or library. Kids will learn about popular trends and possibilities in paper engineering, and how great engineers in many different fields often visualize and create their most amazing projects in paper models first. Readers are encouraged to experiment wi

Jan 11, 2017
Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher

"The first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison has broken barriers in science and medicine to become one of the most admired women worldwide. This fascinating book describes how Jemison refused to let anyone stand in the way of her dreams. She became a doctor and worked in the Peace Corps until NASA invited her to join the astronaut program. Today, she is an important advocate for science in education--especially for girls and women. Jemison also continues to push scientific r

Jan 11, 2017
Little kids first big book of birds by Hughes, Catherine D., author. Little kids first big book of birds

A fact-filled introduction to a variety of birds expands from backyard favorites to rainforest exotics.

Jan 11, 2017
Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force by Bray, Adam, author. Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force

Source other than Library of Congress.

Jan 11, 2017
Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies by Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies

Learn to draw all of your favorite characters from classic Disney movies! Featured drawing subjects include Alice, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, Mowgli, Baloo, Kaa, Shere Khan, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Yen Sid, Cruella De Vil, Pongo, Peter Pan, the Darling Children, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, Tod, Copper, Bambi, Thumper, Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket, Geppetto, Lady, Tramp, Thomas O'Malley, Duchess, Marie, Dumbo, and Timothy Q. Mouse. Tips a

Jan 11, 2017
The Laura Ingalls Wilder songbook - favorite songs from the Little house books by The Laura Ingalls Wilder songbook - favorite songs from the Little house books

Sixty-two songs and hymns characterize the nineteenth century American pioneer.

Jan 11, 2017
A kids' guide to America's first ladies by Krull, Kathleen, author. A kids' guide to America's first ladies

Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.

Jan 11, 2017
Iran by Markovics, Joyce L, author. Iran

Jan 11, 2017
If you were a kid in the thirteen colonies by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid in the thirteen colonies

Uses a story about two neighbors, an English girl and a Dutch boy, to introduce information about everyday life in the American colonies for prosperous longtime settlers and poorer new immigrants.

Jan 11, 2017
If you were a kid during the American Revolution by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid during the American Revolution

Uses a story about two Boston cousins whose fathers are about to be arrested by British soldiers to introduce information about the American Revolution and everyday life at that time.

Jan 11, 2017
Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various working dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
How do trains work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do trains work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at trains, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they tote thousands of tons of cargo down the tracks"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
How do monster trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do monster trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at monster trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
Guts & glory - World War II by Thompson, Ben, 1980- author. Guts & glory - World War II

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.

Jan 11, 2017
The gift of the unicorn and other animal helper tales for storytellers, educators, and librarians by Keding, Dan, author. The gift of the unicorn and other animal helper tales for storytellers, educators, and librarians

Jan 11, 2017
Germany by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Germany

Jan 11, 2017
The further adventures of the owl and the pussy-cat by Donaldson, Julia, author. The further adventures of the owl and the pussy-cat

"The Owl and the pussy-cat sailed away in a beautiful blue balloon. They took some jam, and a honey-roast ham, which they ate with their runcible spoon."--Back cover.

Jan 11, 2017
Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various hound dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Fly Guy presents - weather by Arnold, Tedd, author. Fly Guy presents - weather

"Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Jan 11, 2017
The fire station by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. The fire station

"The fire station is an important place in our communities. Kids will learn about why fire stations are needed, who works there, and what kinds of things happen there. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--

Jan 11, 2017
Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /. by Reilly, Kathleen M. Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /.

Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.

Jan 11, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 11, 2017
Explore predators and prey! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author. Explore predators and prey!

Jan 11, 2017
Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Jan 11, 2017
England by Finn, Allan, author. England

Jan 11, 2017
Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers' Edition by Vance, Ashlee Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers' Edition

Jan 11, 2017
Does the yeti exist? by Hunter, Nick, author. Does the yeti exist?

Jan 11, 2017
Discover cryobiology by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Discover cryobiology

"Discover how scientists are using extremely low temperatures to save lives. Explore the theories behind cryobiology in this high-interest book that uses simple language and striking photos to engage even the most reluctant readers"--

Jan 11, 2017
Democracy at work by Mara, Wil, author. Democracy at work

Depicts how democracy works for American citizens focusing on the checks and balances between the executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial branch of the government.

Jan 11, 2017
D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980, editor, illustrator. D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales

Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass.

Jan 11, 2017
Creatures close up by Martin, Philippe, 1954- photographer. Creatures close up

This stunning book looks at nature using a revolutionary method of extreme close-up photography. --Publisher

Jan 11, 2017
Cottonmouth by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Cottonmouth

Explores the eating habits, physical features, habitat, and life cycle of cottonmouths.

Jan 11, 2017
Concrete mixers by Meister, Cari, author. Concrete mixers

Explains what a concrete mixer is and why they are important.

Jan 11, 2017
Collies, Corgis, and other herding dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Collies, Corgis, and other herding dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various herding dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids by Huey, Lois Miner, author. Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids

Jan 11, 2017
Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, and other toy dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, and other toy dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various toy dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Chameleons by Bodden, Valerie, author. Chameleons

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of chameleons, the color-changing reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why chameleons shake while they walk"--

Jan 11, 2017
Can you hear it? by Lach, William. Can you hear it?

Presents an introduction to music and musical instruments, through the matching of excerpts of classical music with art works selected from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jan 11, 2017
Bulldogs, Poodles, Dalmatians, and other non-sporting dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Bulldogs, Poodles, Dalmatians, and other non-sporting dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various non-sporting dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Bugs, bees, and other buzzy creatures. by Bugs, bees, and other buzzy creatures.

Find out about amazing ants, dazzling dragonflies, and brilliant beetles. Then get crafty and make a bug, decorate a butterfly, or even bake delicious honey cookies.--

Jan 11, 2017
Brazil by Markovics, Joyce L, author. Brazil

Jan 11, 2017
Blue jays by Amstutz, Lisa J. Blue jays

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce blue jays"--

Jan 11, 2017
Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends by Kostyal, K. M., 1951- author. Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends

Jan 11, 2017
Being your best at soccer by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at soccer

Jan 11, 2017
Bees matter by Wassall, Erika, author. Bees matter

"This title takes readers through our warming world where bee habitats are dwindling. Learn why humans are the cause of dropping bee populations and what we can do to help them bounce back"--Publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
Army Rangers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Army Rangers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Army Rangers.

Jan 11, 2017
Animals by Mills, Andrea, author. Animals

Introduces animals, describing the physical characteristics and behavior of different animal groups, including how they hunt, defend themselves, and attract a mate.--

Jan 11, 2017
Ambulances to the rescue around the world by Staniford, Linda. Ambulances to the rescue around the world

"How do the emergency services in different countries of the world rescue people? How do they travel and what equipment do they use? This book looks at the work of ambulance services around the world, including how they take sick and injured people to hospitals and how they care for patients during transport" --

Jan 11, 2017
Abraham by Keating, Francis Anthony, 1944- Abraham

Jan 11, 2017