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Cub Scout Webelos handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Webelos handbook

The Webelos Handbook includes the adventures boys must complete to earn the Webelos and Arrow of Light badges. Webelos Scouts will complete five required adventures, and they will choose two of the 18 shared elective adventures in the handbook. Scouts working toward the Arrow of Light rank will complete four required adventures and three elective adventures.

Jul 27, 2016
Cub Scout Bear handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Bear handbook

Jul 27, 2016
Boy scout handbook. by Boy Scouts of America, author.

Boy scout handbook.

Explains the advantages, responsibilities and membership requirements of scouting and provides the requirements and possible projects for earning skill awards and merit badges.

Jul 27, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Beauty & the beast by Craft, Mahlon F., author.

Beauty & the beast

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

Jul 27, 2016
Below your belt - how to be queen of your pelvic region by Lavender, Missy, author.

Below your belt - how to be queen of your pelvic region

When was the last time anyone talked to you about going to the bathroom? Probably not since you were potty trained! Did you know there are secret muscles inside of you that help you do great in sports and stand taller and prouder? Have you ever wanted to stay home or not do your favorite activities because you had your period? This book can address these questions and teach you a whole lot more about a very special part of you, your pelvic region.

Jul 27, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

Fly Guy buzzes around as a tour guide to the White House, supplying facts about the American presidents and the White House's history.

Jul 27, 2016
Fish by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author.

Fish

"An introduction for young readers on the basics of how to care for pet fish. Bright photos and clear, simple text lay the foundation for children to take greater responsibility and a more active role in their pets' lives. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fun-facts section, a list of needs and dangers to the pet, and sources for further research"--Publisher description.

Jul 27, 2016
Fingerprint vehicles by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint vehicles

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

Jul 27, 2016
Extreme cave diving by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme cave diving

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

Jul 27, 2016
Europe by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Europe

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Emergency rescue by Gersh, Camilla, author.

Emergency rescue

What's your emergency? From flashing lights and blaring sirens to K-9 units and EMTs, emergency services have vital roles in saving lives. Find out what it takes to respond to an emergency in Emergency Rescue. Learn police officers' secret radio code, look at a firefighter's daily schedule, and hear what emergency dispatchers say on the phone. Make sure you are prepared for an emergency and that you know who to call! Emergency Rescue shows how hard emergency responders, police officers, and fire

Jul 27, 2016
Eastern chipmunks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

Eastern chipmunks

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

Jul 27, 2016
Drawing awesome sea creatures by Toll, Damien, author.

Drawing awesome sea creatures

"Readers learn to draw a varity of sea creatures with the help of detailed, step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, including full-color examples of each finished drawing. As readers draw, they learn about art as well as science. Fascinating facts about animal life cycles, diets, and habitats are presented before readers start drawing each animal."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Drawing awesome people at work by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome people at work

Step-by-step instructions with helpful illustrations guide aspiringartists as they learn to draw people in a variety of occupations.

Jul 27, 2016
Did King Arthur exist? by Hunter, Nick, author.

Did King Arthur exist?

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Colonial cooking by Dosier, Susan, author.

Colonial cooking

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

Jul 27, 2016
Cold War spies by Goodman, Michael E.

Cold War spies

"A historical account of espionage during the Cold War, including famous spies such as Aldrich Ames, covert missions, and technologies that influenced the course of the conflict"--

Jul 27, 2016
Coding projects in Scratch - a step-by-step visual guide to coding your own animations, games, simulations, and more! by Woodcock, Jon, author.

Coding projects in Scratch - a step-by-step visual guide to coding your own animations, games, simulations, and more!

You can learn to create mind-bending illusions, crazy animations, and interactive artworks with this collection of Scratch projects! Woodcock shows you simple steps to becoming an expert coder, and helps you improve your coding skills so you can share games online.

Jul 27, 2016
Cleveland Cavaliers by Moussavi, Sam

Cleveland Cavaliers

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers by Corrigan, Kathleen, author.

Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers

Introduces different groups of Canadian Aboriginal people from First Nations to the Metis. Meet pre-Confederation explorers form France and England, and even the Vikings.

Jul 27, 2016
Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America by Jarrow, Gail, author.

Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America

In March 1900, San Francisco's health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world's deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? Bubonic Panic tells the true story of America's first plague epidemic--the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague's secrets. Once again, acclaimed author and scientific exp

Jul 27, 2016
Bridges by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Bridges

"How can we get from one place to another when something blocks our way? It might be a rushing river. Or it might be a huge cavern or a deep ravine. The answer to that question is to build a bridge. Learn about the different types of bridges, the civilizations and people who engineered and risked their lives to construct them, and the advances in bridge building that have made them safe and effective ways to keep us moving!" --cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Bonobos by Hansen, Grace, author.

Bonobos

Introduces bonobos, including where they live, what they eat, and their behavior.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Extreme tightrope by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme tightrope

Jul 27, 2016
Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

"On a bright spring morning, a newborn baby animal is about to begin a big adventure. He was born just an hour ago, but on long, wobbly legs, he unsteadily tries to stand. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature that is soon trotting after his large, gentle mother is a moose calf, and one day he will be

Jul 27, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

"For centuries, falling water has been used in parts of the world to create energy to run grinding stones at mills and irrigation systems for crops. This interesting book shows how the use of this "clean" form of energy, called hydroelectricity, is being expanded to help us build a more sustainable future. Discover how other forms of water-based energy, such as energy from ocean waves and tides, are being harnessed and used to help create electricity to power our homes, offices, and factories."-

Jul 27, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

"Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history--and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controve

Jul 27, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate by Hansen, Grace, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate

Presents information about the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, including her childhood, education, and career.

Jul 27, 2016
Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects by Enz, Tammy, author.

Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects

"Illustrated instructions for experiments pertaining to changes on Earth, including plate tectonics, erosion, the greenhouse effect, and glaciers"--

Jul 27, 2016
Do you really want to meet a kangaroo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a kangaroo?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia to view kangaroos in the wild and learns how dangerous they can be when fighting over mates"--

Jul 27, 2016
Crazy totally awesome facts. by

Crazy totally awesome facts.

"Packed with 1,250 fascinating facts about nature, science, animals, technology, and more, and filled with amazing photographs, this amazing book will captivate kids interested in the sciences and social studies and who are curious about the world they live in."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Jul 27, 2016
Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

"Food Safety Basics helps readers trace the history of food safety, 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 27, 2016
Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

When animals or plants invade a new habitat, they can upset the delicate balance of the ecosystem. Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Jul 27, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems

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

Jul 27, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

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

Jul 27, 2016
Big wave surfing by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Big wave surfing

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Behind the wheel of an Indy car by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of an Indy car

Jul 27, 2016
Behind the wheel of a chopper by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of a chopper

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel of a chopper and experience the pride of riding a customized motorcycle."--Publisher's website.

Jul 27, 2016
Beginner's United States atlas. by

Beginner's United States atlas.

Jul 27, 2016
Battleships by Riggs, Kate, author.

Battleships

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

Jul 27, 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!

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Badgers after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

Badgers after dark

"Describes the behavior and habitat of badgers"--

Jul 27, 2016
Australia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Australia

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

Jul 27, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

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

Jul 27, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose

Antarctica

Jul 27, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Chronicles the life and career of the award-winning actress.

Jul 27, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author.

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

An introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling. Today's system of international maritime signal flags was developed in the 19th century, and is still used for communication between ships, or between ship and shore. Each flag, boldly colored for visual distinction at sea, stands for a letter as well as a phrase relevant to seafaring. The resulting code is both beautiful and functional, inviting readers to cod

Jul 27, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose.

Africa

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

Jul 27, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world. by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world.

"Packed full of step-by-step projects, this is the perfect book for crafty kids eager yo reuse, recycle, and do their bit for the environment. With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to create new objects from scrap materials, make their homes more eco-friendly, and turn even the smallest outdoor space into a wildlife haven." --cover.

Jul 27, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults by Miller, Rachel/ Homer, Holly/ Harrington, Jamie

The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults

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

Jul 27, 2016
Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen

Jul 27, 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

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about numerous roles of women during the war, including as spies, army nurses, factory workers, and pilots.

Jul 27, 2016
Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the men who used the Navajo language to create a successful, top-secret code that was never cracked by enemy forces.

Jul 27, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the perspectives of American and Japanese leaders, scientists, U.S. Army officials, and Japanese citizens.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Earth by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Earth

Jul 27, 2016
Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm

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

Jul 27, 2016
Dolphins by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Dolphins

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of dolphins.

Jul 27, 2016
Counting by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Counting

Uses print and braille to teach young readers to count.

Jul 27, 2016
Baboons by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Baboons

Jul 27, 2016
Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Jul 27, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Jul 27, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 27, 2016
Black Widow Spiders by Borgert-spaniol, Megan

Black Widow Spiders

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Cub Scout Tiger handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Tiger handbook

This book is for Tigers and their adult partners. It tells about the Tiger program, gives information about dens, leaders, uniforms, and advancement, and includes ideas for planning a den program. The handbook guides Tigers through the six required adventures and 13 elective adventures that make up the Tiger program, and it helps them track their progress through the requirements for earning the Tiger rank.

Jul 27, 2016
Extreme hunters by Llewellyn, Claire.

Extreme hunters

Profiles some of the world's most dangerous natural predators, including hyenas, piranhas, and grizzly bears.

Jul 27, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Jul 27, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Jul 27, 2016
Fingerprint animals by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint animals

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

Jul 27, 2016
Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Jul 27, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures!

Shares true stories of cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave undersea adventures with sharks.

Jul 27, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad.

13 bridges children should know

This book introduces children to 13 important bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe.

Jul 27, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Jul 27, 2016
Danny and the blue cloud - coping with childhood depression by Foley, James M., 1947-

Danny and the blue cloud - coping with childhood depression

"Danny the bear has a blue cloud of depression hanging over his head; he gets help with his blue cloud from Barnaby the rabbit"--

Jul 27, 2016
Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo?

"A child goes on an African safari and observes the behavior of Cape buffalo in the wild as they defend their herd"--

Jul 27, 2016
Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games

"Kids can make their own fun with Cool Board Games! This title has everything needed to create one-of-a-kind board games. Readers will create Mini Magnetic Battleship, The Game of Your Life, Giant Outdoor Checkers and more! Step-by-step photos, materials lists, and extra tips and tricks get kids started"--Publisher's website.

Jul 27, 2016
BMX freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX freestyle

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

Jul 27, 2016
Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro. by Sodaro, Craig.

Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro.

"Discusses hot rods, including their history, how they are built and customized, as well as how hot rod owners enjoy their cars with shows and races"--

Jul 27, 2016
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying

Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Jul 27, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

"Learn all about nature's most incredible predators, from how different species hunt to what animals they prey upon"--

Jul 27, 2016
Cub Scout Wolf handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Wolf handbook

The Wolf Handbook includes the adventures boys must complete to earn the Wold badge. Wolf Scouts will complete siz required adventures and they will choose one of the 13 elective adventures in the handbook. Together with their den they can take a hike, do a community project, grow a garden, dig for dinosaurs, start a collection, or try solving secret codes. They can also learn about some of the many other awards Cub Scouts can earn.

Jul 27, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 27, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Wild baby animals by Lock, Deborah, author.

Wild baby animals

Skip, splash, sniff and cuddle with the cutest animals in the rough with Wild Baby Animals. Venture out into the world of monkeys, squirrels, bears, foxes and more and as they play, learn, and explore in their natural habitats.

Jul 27, 2016
Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Tips on writing and performing plays.

Jul 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

A biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady during her husband's Bill Clinton's administration, New York Senator, Secretary of State during Barack Obama's administration, and candidate for the Presidency of the United States in 2016.

Jul 27, 2016
Investigating animal life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Investigating animal life cycles

"Insects, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and mammals make up the six main animal groups. But did you know that each of these groups has a different life cycle? Or that each group has specific stages of growth? This fascinating book investigates the life cycle of each animal group."--

Jul 27, 2016
Odysseus by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Odysseus

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

Jul 27, 2016
North America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

North America

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

Jul 27, 2016
National Geographic Angry Birds movie - Red's big adventure by Barcus, Christy Ullrich, author.

National Geographic 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 27, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks and are constantly being created, destroyed, and created again? Colorful illustrations show how the rock cycle works.

Jul 27, 2016
Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

Turn old fleece into something new and exciting with Hacking Fashion: Fleece. Students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving.

Jul 27, 2016
The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure by Temple, Bob.

The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the people and events of the Golden Age of Piracy. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a pirate, a navy sailor, and a merchant ship crewmember"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

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

Jul 27, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Heliskiing

"You want intense? How about dropping from a helicopter onto a fresh field of powder, then skiing down a mountain? Heliskiers go where there are no trails, but there is a lot of danger and excitement. Find out where people go heliskiing, how they avoid deadly avalanches, and which skiing superstars are the best in the world." -- cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

"Water is essential to life on our planet. Water is constantly moving between Earth's surface, the air, and the ground. But did you know that water cannot be created or destroyed? Or that water is not only a liquid but also a solid and a gas? See the water cycle in action in this fascinating book"--

Jul 27, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

"Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery"--

Jul 27, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Francisco Goya by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Francisco Goya

Jul 27, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour, author.

Insects

"Readers will learn all about insects-- life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more!"--Amazon website.

Jul 27, 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

Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
The Holocaust by Peppas, Lynn.

The Holocaust

"The Holocaust was the deliberate extermination of Jews and other people deemed undesirable by Germany's Nazi party during World War II. This thoughtful book examines evidence from the early 1900s of racism, intolerance, and nationalism in Germany that historians believe led up to this genocide and ethnic cleansing. Readers will learn how prejudice and circumstances at the time of an event can influence people's interpretation of evidence and how that perspective can change over time. They will

Jul 27, 2016
Hair care tips & tricks by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Hair care tips & tricks

"Discover the healthy habits that will help your hair look its best. Figure out which styling products and tools are right for you. Find out about the cuts and styles that work well for your hair type and face shape. And learn how to pulloff fun and fancy hairstyles-plus how to make your own hair accessories. With the right tips and tricks, your hair will be sure to turn heads!"--Back cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Golden State Warriors by Moussavi, Sam

Golden State Warriors

Jul 27, 2016
Gluten-free and other special diets by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Gluten-free and other special diets

"Issues surrounding food in the modern world are found throughout today's headlines. What does it mean to eat a gluten-free or organic diet? Are all processed foods bad for you? How do you keep your food safe in the kitchen? Food Matters answers all of these questions and more. Learn about food history and controversies, and find fun recipes and activities to try yourself"--

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 27, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 27, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

"Introduces the reader to earthworms and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 27, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Jul 27, 2016
Gorillas by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954-

Gorillas

Describes gorillas including their different types, their habitat, food, how they communicate, their babies, and the dangers facing them.

Jul 27, 2016
Wild animals of the north by Braun, Dieter, (illustrator) author, illustrator.

Wild animals of the north

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
A tiny beak and spiky feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A tiny beak and spiky feathers

"Cozy in his nest, a tiny chick waits for his parents to arrive with food. With his tiny pink beak and sparse, spiky feathers, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature huddled alongside his brothers and sisters is a cockatiel chick, and one day he will be a sleek, colorful, super-fast flyer--just like his

Jul 27, 2016
Surviving middle school - navigating the halls, riding the social roller coaster, and unmasking the real you by Reynolds, Luke, 1980- author.

Surviving middle school - navigating the halls, riding the social roller coaster, and unmasking the real you

Introduces Luke Reynolds, who has the insider facts on the most proficient method to make companions, deal with bullies, and have a magnificent time in the middle school.

Jul 27, 2016
Spiders and other deadly animals by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Spiders and other deadly animals

Learn about the animals that can kill us through life-threatening true stories! Filled with amazing photography and clear text, "Spiders and Other Deadly Animals" is a fascinating look at the world's scariest animals.

Jul 27, 2016
Light and its effects by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Light and its effects

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

Jul 27, 2016
Life on a Mountain by Waxman, Laura Hamilton

Life on a Mountain

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Wetland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton

Life in a Wetland

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Tundra by Schuetz, Kari

Life in a Tundra

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Tropical Rain Forest by Schuetz, Kari

Life in a Tropical Rain Forest

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Forest by Waxman, Laura Hamilton

Life in a Forest

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Desert by Schuetz, Kari

Life in a Desert

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a Coral Reef by Schuetz, Kari

Life in a Coral Reef

Jul 27, 2016
Let's sew - Learn to sew with 12 easy projects by

Let's sew - Learn to sew with 12 easy projects

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

Jul 27, 2016
Lazy crafternoon by Fields, Stella, author.

Lazy crafternoon

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

Jul 27, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Lets get digging! Readers will delight in learning about a career as a landscaper, focusing on the different tools that help them create beautiful yards, gardens, and parks. The book will introduce them to tools such as pickaxes, spades, and different kinds of shovels, while explaining their function and importance. Theyll also learn what landscapers wear to keep themselves safe, such as gloves, goggles, and boots.

Jul 27, 2016
Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Winn, Whee, author.

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids

Provides over two hundred knock-knock jokes about names, holidays, foods, animals, and objects.

Jul 27, 2016
Looking Back - A Book of Memories by Lowry, Lois

Looking Back - A Book of Memories

Jul 27, 2016
My first book of Chinese calligraphy by He, Zhihong.

My first book of Chinese calligraphy

Presents an introduction to Chinese calligraphy, describing the strokes and radicals, basic tools, five styles, and the formation of characters, with an interactive CD-ROM which enables learners to play games and create practice pages.

Jul 27, 2016
Gladiators by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

Gladiators

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Tools of combat by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author.

Tools of combat

Jul 27, 2016
Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships! by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships!

True stories of animals and the people who love them.

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny paws and big black eyes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny paws and big black eyes

"In a warm, safe den, a tiny baby has just been born. Gently, the baby's mother cradles the little creature in her large paw. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The newborn baby has no fur and weighs just a few ounces. One day she will weigh up to 200 pounds (90 kg) and will have thick black and white fur--just like he

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

"High in the rain forest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mom. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mom's body, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hitching a ride is a baby orangutan, and one day she will swing through the trees on long, powerful arms--jus

Jul 27, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

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 27, 2016
The sun and the moon by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author.

The sun and the moon

Help readers understand the observations of the sun and the moon, and includes directions on the most proficient method to keep a perception log.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

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

Jul 27, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers by Paiva, Johannah Gilman (EDT)

See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

"Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do"--Back cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rat

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Petroleum engineer by Mara, Wil.

Petroleum engineer

Eaders will learn what it takes to succeed as a petroleum engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, movement.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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. --Publisher

Jul 27, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 27, 2016
P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet by Johnston, Tony, 1942-

P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet

"Using the alphabet, Mexico is introduced in this picture book using poetry and detailed expository text. A through Z topics include: adobe, Diego Rivera, Lady of Guadalupe, lava, prickly pear, and skeleton"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet by Whelan, Gloria, author.

K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet

Young readers are invited to travel to faraway Japan and explore its rich history, traditions, and role in today's world. Evocative artwork captures the spirit of each letter topic." --Publisher's description.

Jul 27, 2016
Great Wall of China by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Great Wall of China

"For thousands of years, the Great Wall of China has stretched across China's Northern provinces. It winds like a giant, sleeping dragon from the Pacific coast in the east to the Gobi Desert in the west. But it's not the only wall in China. Learn abou the buidling techniques used, the empires who constructed them, and what their pruposes were over the centuries in this informative book. Put your walking shoes on and get ready to explore all the interesting facts and wonders of the Great Wall of

Jul 27, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Jul 27, 2016
Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

Describes what Komodo dragons look like, where they live, and what they eat, with large color photographs, more facts, and glossary terms.

Jul 27, 2016
Life in a grassland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a grassland

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

Jul 27, 2016
Light makes a rainbow by Coan, Sharon, author.

Light makes a rainbow

"Light is very important. It helps us see. Sometimes, light makes a rainbow of different colors. Light is a kind of energy."--

Jul 27, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author.

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

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends!

Jul 27, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Jul 27, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

Maya Angelou

Jul 27, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Marie Curie, who discovered radium and realized its potential for treating cancer. She succeeded in her work in a time when science a

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 27, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first gymnastics class

It’s the first day of gymnastics class: What will it be like? Gymnasts wear leotards, stretch, do somersaults and cartwheels, and even walk on a balance beam!

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Miŕo's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miŕo'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 Mir´o.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
What a scientist sees by Rice, Dona, author.

What a scientist sees

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Motocross racing by Perritano, John, author.

Motocross racing

Jul 27, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

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

Jul 27, 2016
Motocross freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross freestyle

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

Jul 27, 2016
Patterns in the park by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the park

"In this book, readers learn to identify patterns using parks as a setting."--

Jul 27, 2016
The oldest and the newest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The oldest and the newest

"Learn all about the oldest and newest places on Earth and find out how the world has changed over time."--

Jul 27, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence., author.

Nutrition basics

"Nutrition Basics helps readers understand and trace the history of nutrition, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Mutants in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Mutants in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the types of mutations that can happen to animals and plants. Highlights how outside forces or random genetic mishaps can cause extra or missing limbs, color variations such as albinism, and other abnormalities"--

Jul 27, 2016
Say hello to H₂O by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to H₂O

"In this book, young readers will learn all the essential facts about water"--

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 sulfur 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 27, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Paul Gauguin by Venezia, Mike, author.

Paul Gauguin

Briefly describes the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist known for his paintings of the South Pacific.

Jul 27, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Jul 27, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

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

Jul 27, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 27, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

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

Jul 27, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 27, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

Presents the African American woman who, in refusing to obey a discriminatory rule about bus seating, set off both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a movement that changed the nation's laws.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Jul 27, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

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

Jul 27, 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 27, 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

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book by Milton, Stephanie

Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book

Jul 27, 2016
Minecraft by Green, Sara

Minecraft

Jul 27, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

UNICEF is part of the United Nations. It's an organization that creates programs to support the health, safety, and education of women and children around the world.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Learn the science behind sinkholes.

Jul 27, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally

Jul 27, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

Presents some of the different types of vehicles that are designed for moving the earth, knocking down buildings, building roads and tunnels, mining, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Jul 27, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

"Have you seen your shadow today? It follows you around. Shadows can change shapes and sizes. What else has a shadow?"--

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Unsolved archaeological mysteries by Capek, Michael, author.

Unsolved archaeological mysteries

"Describes mysterious and unsolved archaeological sites and artifacts from around the world"--

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

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

Jul 27, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Jul 27, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

Introduces the world's endangered giant pandas, and discusses what they eat, what their habitats are like, and the conservation measures being taken to protect the species.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Gibb, Sarah, illustrator.

Sleeping Beauty

"Princess Rosebud and her kingdom are cursed by a maleficent fairy to sleep for a hundred years before a prince can break the spell"--

Jul 27, 2016
Sea otters by

Sea otters

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Thorne, Jack, author, creator.

Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two

As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Simple text and illustrations describe the planets of the Earth's solar system.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Gorillas by Hansen, Grace, author.

Gorillas

Learn about gorillas and the amazing ways they protect each other in the wild. Readers will also learn about where gorillas live, what they eat, etc. This title pairs simple text with vibrant photographs.--

Jul 27, 2016
Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more! by Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000.

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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards by Markle, Sandra, author.

The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards

"Amur leopards are the rarest big cats in the world. But thanks to scientists' new, innovative efforts to study them and breed a reserve population, these majestic cats have a chance to come back."--

Jul 27, 2016
Hansel & Gretel by Hobbie, Holly, author, illustrator.

Hansel & Gretel

A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

"From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hatching from her egg is a baby iguana, and one day this tiny reptile will be 4 feet (1.2 m) long, with a powerful, muscular body--just like her mo

Jul 27, 2016
Tanks at war by Peppas, Lynn, author.

Tanks at war

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas

"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"--

Jul 27, 2016
Trapped behind Nazi lines - The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Trapped behind Nazi lines - The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

"Gives readers an up-close look at the harrowing story of the 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron's escape from behind Nazi Lines after surviving a plane crash in enemy territory"--

Jul 27, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 27, 2016
Weather by Mack, Lorrie, author.

Weather

Discusses the importance and causes of various kinds of weather, how it can change and be predicted, and how weather is different in different places.

Jul 27, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

"In this book, readers learn what makes up soil."--

Jul 27, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Presents an inside look at "the people's house"--The place where the U.S. President works and lives.

Jul 27, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

"In this book readers will learn why plants need soil."--

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

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

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

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

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Jul 27, 2016
The mermaid's gift by McAdam, Claudia Cangilla, author.

The mermaid's gift

"Young Gianni fishes in the lagoon of Burano, Italy, to feed the starving people of the island. When a storm dumps him from his boat, a mermaid whips the water into a length of elegant lace and saves him. His fiance´e Nicoletta duplicates the lace pattern and sells it. The lace becomes the island's new industry"--

Jul 27, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Plants can't sit still

Jul 27, 2016
Manx cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Manx Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Jul 27, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

"Maine Coon Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Maine coon cats through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

"Jack Hanna offers 200 really delightful facts and anecdotes about wild animals. Illustrated with full color photos of amazing animals. Stories include animal friends, endangered animals, hilarious stories, surprising animal species, and crazy, unbelievable animal stories that will warm your heart. Plus a wealth of animal facts, lists, and information. Jack makes learning about animals fun"--Amazon.com.

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 27, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

This fact-and-photo-filled book features one of the cutest and most unique animals out there--the sloth! Did you know that sloths sleep up to twenty hours a day? Did you know they descend from their trees once a week to go to the bathroom? In this nonfiction reader, kids will learn all about this sleepy, slow-moving mammal.

Jul 27, 2016
Seven and a half tons of steel by Nolan, Janet.

Seven and a half tons of steel

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 27, 2016
Helicopters by Riggs, Kate, author.

Helicopters

"A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors"--

Jul 27, 2016
Vikings by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Vikings

Explores the civilization of the Vikings, discussing their epic voyages, festivals, and daily lives.

Jul 27, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 27, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Jul 27, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

This title explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate chicken before every game to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jul 27, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Jul 27, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

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

Jul 27, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

"Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person's life, often including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEM career."--

Jul 27, 2016
Poop is power! by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Poop is power!

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
Go photo! - an activity book for kids by Proujansky, Alice.

Go photo! - an activity book for kids

Jul 27, 2016
The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales

Shares stories from around the world about different animals, including "The Heavenly Elephant," "The Lion and the Unicorn," and "How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin."

Jul 26, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

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

Jul 26, 2016
Beauty and the Beast by Craft, Mahlon F./ Craft, Kinuko Y. (ILT)

Beauty and the Beast

Jul 26, 2016
Breaking through! - helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math by Mosatche, Harriet S., 1949- author.

Breaking through! - helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math

Jul 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

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

Jul 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World by Harness, Cheryl

Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World

Jul 22, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures!

Shares true stories of cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave undersea adventures with sharks.

Jul 21, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.

Jul 21, 2016
Jack Hanna's wild but true! - amazing animal facts you wouldn't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's wild but true! - amazing animal facts you wouldn't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

Shares over five hundred facts about animals from all across the globe, including jumping spiders, penguins, and kiwis.

Jul 21, 2016
Manx cats by Dash Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of manx cats.

Jul 21, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

Describes the characteristics and behavior of Maine coon cats.

Jul 21, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Jul 21, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

Provides information on what life is like for an ostrich baby, including his birth, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 21, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

"Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person's life, often including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEMcareer."--

Jul 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

Explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate only chicken as his pregame meal to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines.

Jul 21, 2016
Ocean animals collection by Marsh, Laura F, author.

Ocean animals collection

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Jul 21, 2016
Viking by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Viking

Explores the civilization of the Vikings, discussing their epic voyages, festivals, and daily lives.

Jul 21, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

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

Jul 21, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvelat the Milky Way."--

Jul 21, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Offers a basic introduction to astronomy, looking at stars, constellations, star maps, famous astronomers, telescopes, meteors, and comets.

Jul 21, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

Offers an illustrated introduction to some of the natural world's phenomena, including rocks, minerals, gemstones, and metals, along with fossils and shells, describing key features of each.

Jul 21, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A, author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 21, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Offers basic information about planets, looking at what they are, the solar system, each of the planets in it, and its dwarf planets.

Jul 21, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Presents information about how human activity may threaten different species of North American frogs, and outlines steps that people can take to provide an environment in which frogs can thrive.

Jul 21, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Jul 21, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

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

Jul 21, 2016
Unsolved archaeological mysteries by Capek, Michael, author.

Unsolved archaeological mysteries

"Describes mysterious and unsolved archaeological sites and artifacts from around the world"--

Jul 21, 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 21, 2016