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Cats of the wild by Coupe, Robert, author.

Cats of the wild

Presents information about wild cats, describing their physical features, habitats, predatory behavior, and the threats they face from humans and changing environments.

Mar 26, 2015
The art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Examines the creative aspects of writing song lyrics and melodies, discusses the history of pop music, and provides information about the music business.

Mar 26, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Provides miscellaneous and humorous examples of alliteration, with key words illustrated in color.

Mar 26, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Traces the life of the Impressionist painter and analyzes some of his paintings.

Mar 26, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Mar 26, 2015
Air travel - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Air travel - science, technology, engineering

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

Mar 26, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 26, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Mar 26, 2015
Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Mar 26, 2015
Brown bears by Riggs, Kate, author.

Brown bears

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor"--

Mar 26, 2015
Butterflies and moths by Farndon, John, author.

Butterflies and moths

Mar 26, 2015
Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Mar 26, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Mar 26, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Mar 26, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 26, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Schroeder, Alan, author.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize informat ion about his life and accomplishments.

Mar 26, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Mar 26, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil, author.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood gained recognition with roles as the flawed hero in westerns and police movies such as A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. Then he turned to directing with films such as Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. Read the story of the man who has worn many Hollywood hats in this title in the Great Filmmakers series.

Mar 26, 2015
Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh, author.

Cesar Chavez

Mar 26, 2015
Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital by Bolden, Tonya, author.

Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital

"Tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"--

Mar 26, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Mar 26, 2015
Cartooning for kids by Artell, Mike.

Cartooning for kids

A step-by-step guide for drawing animals and people, covering alligators, bears, skunks, smiling faces, angry faces, hairstyles, movement, and more.

Mar 26, 2015
Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Mar 26, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Mar 26, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 26, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Mar 26, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Mar 26, 2015
Apps - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh, author.

Apps - from concept to consumer

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

Mar 26, 2015
Animation - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh.

Animation - from concept to consumer

Readers will trace the history of animation from its earliest roots to its most recent successes and beyond. They will also learn about the different types of artists, engineers, and filmmakers who have made this incredible blend of art and technology possible throughout the decades.

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping to detect diseases by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Animals helping to detect diseases

"Learn how animals can be trained to detect diseases in humans."--

Mar 26, 2015
Arctic tundra by Labrecque, Ellen.

Arctic tundra

Introduces the Arctic tundra, explains why it remains largely unexplored, and discusses its seasons, the plants, animals, and people that live there, the aurora borealis, Arctic exploration, and related topics.

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping to keep the peace by Orr, Tamra, author.

Animals helping to keep the peace

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in law enforcement and military positions."--

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping at work by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping at work

"Learn how animals can be trained to assist people with a variety of different jobs."--

Mar 26, 2015
Animal Mouths by Holland, Mary

Animal Mouths

Mar 26, 2015
Bug hunter by Burnie, David, author.

Bug hunter

Describes what is involved in studying bugs and presents projects and activities for collecting and observing them.

Mar 26, 2015
Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images by Bright, Michael, author.

Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images

Examines the lifestyles and physical characteristics of bears and pandas, how they survive, and where they live, from the Arctic tundra and mountain slopes to scrub deserts and tropical forests.

Mar 26, 2015
Baby animals by Austen, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Charlotte), author.

Baby animals

"It is time to learn about animal babies."--

Mar 26, 2015
Chef by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Chef

Presents general information about different types of chefs and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a chef.

Mar 26, 2015
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace by Colson, Mary, author.

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace

Mar 26, 2015
Cattle in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Cattle in American history

Looks at the history of cattle in the United States, discussing the animals' introduction into the country, uses in early America and in the West, and role in the dairy industry.

Mar 26, 2015
A children's guide to Arctic birds by Pelletier, Mia, author.

A children's guide to Arctic birds

Mar 26, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Mar 26, 2015
A Chicken Followed Me Home! - Questions and Answers About a Familiar Fowl by Page, Robin

A Chicken Followed Me Home! - Questions and Answers About a Familiar Fowl

Mar 26, 2015
Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world by Leedy, Loreen, author, illustrator.

Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world

Imagine if plants had superhero qualities. According to Spike E. Prickles, a TV personality who happens to be a cactus, plants have plenty of awesome abilities, and his houseplant fans agree. From protecting themselves from forest fires and voracious leaf-eating insects to surviving in hostile environments that are numbingly cold or stiflingly hot, Spike highlights the impressive range of adaptations plants have developed.

Mar 26, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E., author.

Civil War

"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Mar 26, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John, author.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 26, 2015
Biking by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Biking

"Explore biking, an exciting outdoor activity, including biking gear, where to bike, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 26, 2015
Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook by Yee, Paul, author.

Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook

Mar 26, 2015
Comfort dogs by Lunis, Natalie.

Comfort dogs

Explains what a comfort dog is, when they are typically used, and the kind of training a dog must go through to become a comfort dog.

Mar 26, 2015
Birdology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of birds by Russo, Monica.

Birdology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of birds

Provides thirty activities that encourage bird watching and observation in parks, zoos, farms, and backyards, and includes discussions on migration, nesting, food, territories, and wildlife preservation.

Mar 26, 2015
Beavers in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Beavers in American history

Mar 26, 2015
Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington by Colson, Mary, author.

Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington

Mar 26, 2015
Capybaras by Schafer, Susan, author.

Capybaras

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of capybaras.

Mar 26, 2015
The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

Mar 26, 2015
Bigfoot is missing! by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Bigfoot is missing!

A poetry collection about cryptozoological creatures (the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, etc.) from around the world, written so as to allow the design of the book to disguise the fact that the collection is poetry--

Mar 26, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

Discusses the type of work and research zoologists perform as well as various branches of zoology, including wildlife and marine zoology, entomology, and ichthyology.

Mar 26, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

Discusses the type of work and research meteorologists perform as well as the tools they use and different branches of meteorology.

Mar 26, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.

China

"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Mar 26, 2015
Birds - flying high by McFadzean, Lesley.

Birds - flying high

Introduces birds, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, migratory behavior, and ways in which human activity has endangered them.

Mar 26, 2015
Bison in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Bison in American history

Bison, also known as American Buffalo, may be North America's largest indigenous land animal, but that doesn't mean they're invincible. In this volume, students will learn all about bison, why they were overhunted, the conservationist efforts that saved them from disappearing forever, and how all of this shaped history.

Mar 26, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 26, 2015
Bizarre world by

Bizarre world

"Open up to find some truly staggering stories. Read about the world beneath Europe's largest glacier, the ugly face contest, and the man who was stuck inside a frozen car for two months!"--back cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

"Introduces Claude Monet as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the techniques he used to create such masterpieces as Impression, Sunrise and his many studies of light, color, and shadow--

Mar 26, 2015
Canoeing by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Canoeing

"Explore canoeing, an exciting outdoor activity, including how to canoe, where to paddle, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 26, 2015
Bats by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981-

Bats

Presents a miscellany of facts about bats.

Mar 26, 2015
Camping by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Camping

"Explore camping, an exciting outdoor activity, including camping gear, where to stay, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping at home by Raatma, Lucia, author.

Animals helping at home

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people with household tasks."--

Mar 26, 2015
Animals helping after disasters by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Animals helping after disasters

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people after disasters."--

Mar 26, 2015
All the world's a stage by Davidson, Rebecca Piatt.

All the world's a stage

An introduction to some of the characters and plays of William Shakespeare, written in the style of "The House That Jack Built."

Mar 26, 2015
Bow hunting by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Bow hunting

Mar 26, 2015
Blue jays by Mara, Wil, author.

Blue jays

Search the woods and desserts for beautiful Blue Jays. While on safari, learn how to identify and observe these birds and discover their interesting behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 26, 2015
Any room for me?. by Koopmans, Loek.

Any room for me?.

A woodcutter drops his mitten in the forest one day and it becomes a warm house for a mouse. Then, one by one, a few other animals want to move in too!--cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Cardinals by Mara, Wil, author.

Cardinals

Mar 26, 2015
Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it by Burns, Loree Griffin, author.

Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it

This book about the tree-killing Asian longhorned beetle reveals how the help of everyday people, their neighborhoods, teams of beetle-sniffing dogs, and a nationwide effort from bug scientists to tree doctors are working to eradicate this invasive pest.

Mar 26, 2015
The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas by Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas

"Learn about Vivien Thomas and the clamp he invented to help stop bleeding in a very small space"--

Mar 26, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

Mar 26, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that played in Charlotte from 1988 to 2002 and its replacement, the Bobcats, which took the name Hornets in 2014.

Mar 26, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.

Camels

"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

Mar 26, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bullet trains, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World by Webb, Mick

The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World

Mar 26, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate

Beavers

Mar 26, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Mar 26, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Mar 26, 2015
12 Mammals Back from the Brink by Furstinger, Nancy

12 Mammals Back from the Brink

Mar 26, 2015
Hockey superstars - past, present, and future by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Hockey superstars - past, present, and future

Profiles the accomplishments of the some of the National Hockey League's greatest players, coaches, and teams, including Gordie Howe, Maurice Richard, Steven Stamkos, Wayne Gretsky, Hayley Wickenheiser, Mario Lemieux, and Bobby Orr.

Mar 26, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

Mar 26, 2015
Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Collard, Sneed B., Jr.

Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

Mar 26, 2015
Egg - nature's perfect package by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Egg - nature's perfect package

"Explore how a simple, often colorful, sometimes surprisingly shaped package, reveals nature's life cycle, unusual animal defensive strategies, parenting behavior, evolution, and more, in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book" --

Mar 26, 2015
Koalas by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Koalas

Mar 26, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

"Humans aren't the only ones on earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates or places to raise their young. But it's not just the incredible distances these creatures travel, it's the way they do it that makes us slow down and think."--publisher's website.

Mar 26, 2015
How do plants make and spread their seeds? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make and spread their seeds?

Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

Mar 26, 2015
Crows by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Crows

Learn how to identify and observe crows while discovering their interesting behaviors, life cycle, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 26, 2015
Costume designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Costume designer

Presents general information about different types of costume designers and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a designer.

Mar 26, 2015
Deep-sea exploration - science, technology, and engineering by Mara, Wil, author.

Deep-sea exploration - science, technology, and engineering

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

Mar 26, 2015
Draft horses - horses that work by Spiotta-DiMare, Loren.

Draft horses - horses that work

"Opens with a true story about a man and his draft horses and follows with the history of draft horses, what breeds are used, the training involved, what the horses do on the job, and what happens to draft horses when they retire"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Leaflets Three, Let It Be! - The Story of Poison Ivy by Sanchez, Anita/ Brickman, Robin (ILT)

Leaflets Three, Let It Be! - The Story of Poison Ivy

Mar 26, 2015
The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

Introduces the Korean war through first-hand accounts, discussing the initial causes of the conflict, daily lives of Communist and American soldiers, battle tactics, and reactions to the war at home.

Mar 26, 2015
The kids' guide to sports design and engineering by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

The kids' guide to sports design and engineering

Explores how sports have evovled due to advancements in design and engineering, including playing fields, balls, sports shoes, and sports clothing.

Mar 26, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence by Morreale, Marie.

Jennifer Lawrence

Chronicles the life, work, and popularity of Jennifer Lawrence, an American actress known for her roles in such hit movies as "X-Men" and "Hunger games".

Mar 26, 2015
Jamaica by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Jamaica

Provides information about Jamaica, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
It's electric! Currents by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

It's electric! Currents

Explains how electric currents are generated as electrons move from one atom to another, how some materials are good conductors of electricity, and how electric currents travel to devices on electric circuits.

Mar 26, 2015
Ireland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-

Ireland

Provides information about Ireland, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Mar 26, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

""How can you not love a children's author who sees so clearly from her reader's point of view?"-Julie Bowen, actress, Modern Family"This book provides, through honest language and evocative imagery, a uniquely realistic view of how children experience divorce. While neither softening or white-washing this difficult topic, Higginbotham offers an ultimately comforting message to parents and children experiencing separation and divorce."-Lisa Spiegel, LMHC, Soho Parenting, NYCKids are told, "it's

Mar 26, 2015
Just for today by John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963.

Just for today

Mar 26, 2015
Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation by Hall, Brianna.

Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation

Discusses the causes of and effects of the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed American history.

Mar 26, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Mar 26, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Mar 26, 2015
Great Dane by Johnson, Jinny.

Great Dane

"Describes the characteristics of the Great Dane and how to care for it"--

Mar 26, 2015
From sugar beet to sugar by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sugar beet to sugar

"How do sugar beets become sugar? Follow each step--from planting sugar beets to sprinkling sugar on your cereal--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals

Mar 26, 2015
Finders keepers? - a true story in India by Arnett, Robert.

Finders keepers? - a true story in India

The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our

Mar 26, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

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

Mar 26, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Mar 26, 2015
Elephant seal by Owings, Lisa.

Elephant seal

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

Mar 26, 2015
The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration by Krumm, Brian.

The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Mar 26, 2015
Everything birds of prey by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything birds of prey

Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors' lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.

Mar 26, 2015
Everything insects by Gleason, Carrie, 1973- author.

Everything insects

"AHHH! INSECTS! Cockroaches, ants, dragonflies, and beetles. Wings, pincers, mandibles, and antennae. Whether insects fill you with dread or wide-eyed wonder, there's no denying that these bitty critters are some of the most fascinating and diverse creatures on Earth. Ready to skitter into the incredible world of creepy-crawlers? it's time to learn everything about insects,"--page [4] of cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Mar 26, 2015
I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are by Heos, Bridget, author.

I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are

"Fly is fed up with everyone studying butterflies. After all, flies go through metamorphosis too--and they are so much cooler! They flap their wings 200 times a second, compared to a butterfly's measly five to twelve times. Their babies--maggots--are much cuter than caterpillars (obviously). And when they eat solid food, they even throw up on it to turn it into a liquid. Who wouldn't want to study an insect like that? Both funny and informative, this earnest (and highly partisan) narrator provid

Mar 26, 2015
Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the

Mar 26, 2015
John Muir wrestles a waterfall by Danneberg, Julie, 1958- author.

John Muir wrestles a waterfall

Tells the story of when naturalist John Muir explored a waterfall in Yosemite Valley, California.

Mar 26, 2015
Largemouth bass by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Largemouth bass

Describes the largemouth bass, including anatomy, habitat, and life cycle, and explains how fishers reel them in.

Mar 26, 2015
L. Frank Baum by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

L. Frank Baum

Offers information on the author's life, including his childhood, his many career changes, and his lasting connection to the Land of Oz.

Mar 26, 2015
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Strudwick, Leslie, 1970- author.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A biography of American author Laura Ingalls Wilder, who is best known for her "Little House" books, plus a chapter of creative writing tips.

Mar 26, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Mar 26, 2015
Hawks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Hawks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hawks, the birds of prey found worldwide. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how the sun is carried by hawks"--

Mar 26, 2015
Flesh flies by Berne, Emma Carlson, author

Flesh flies

Mar 26, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Leonardo da Vinci

"Introduces the reader to the artist Leonardo da Vinci"--

Mar 26, 2015
I see things differently - a first look at autism by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I see things differently - a first look at autism

Psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas puts her gentle, yet straightforward approach to work in this new picture book aimed at helping children understand what autism is and how it affects someone who has it.

Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to basketball by Campbell, Forest G.

An insider's guide to basketball

Mar 26, 2015
From sea to salt by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sea to salt

"How does seawater turn into crystals of salt? Follow each step--from filling ponds with seawater to sprinkling salt on your popcorn--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Fossils by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Fossils

An introduction to fossils that discusses how they form, where they are found, different types, what can be learned from them, and related topics.

Mar 26, 2015
The life of a medieval knight by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The life of a medieval knight

Describes the life of medieval knights, including information on their equipment and armor, battle tactics, methods of training, and social customs.

Mar 26, 2015
Lebanon by Owings, Lisa

Lebanon

Mar 26, 2015
Living in Mars by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Living in Mars

Speculates on what it would be like to travel to Mars and form a settlement there, including how to deal with Mars' atmosphere, how scientists create Mars simulations on Earth, and how food would be grown on Mars.

Mar 26, 2015
Lifeguard dogs by Lunis, Natalie, author.

Lifeguard dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that work side-by-side with human lifeguards to help swimmers and boaters in trouble."--

Mar 26, 2015
Diwali by Pettiford, Rebecca.

Diwali

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the Hindu holiday of Diwali and the things people do to celebrate"--

Mar 26, 2015
Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey by Saucier, C. A. P., 1954- author.

Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey

Mar 26, 2015
From bulb to tulip by Owings, Lisa.

From bulb to tulip

Mar 26, 2015
From goat to cheese by Owings, Lisa, author.

From goat to cheese

"How does goat milk turn into delicious cheese? Follow each step--from milking a goat to eating goat cheese--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Look out for bugs! by Prokopowicz, Jen, author, illustrator.

Look out for bugs!

"Readers are encouraged to find the insects among the panoramic pages and then learn more in insect windows. The book encourages young readers to study detailed natural habitats made out of mixed media and find creatures hidden in crevices, nooks, and creeks. Habitats include the arid desert, the backyard, the creek, the forest, the meadow, and the marsh. For older kids the artwork in this book will astound and amuse and surprise. Unusual insects such as the caddis fly appear along with some oth

Mar 26, 2015
History of the great lakes by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski.

History of the great lakes

Readers follow the history of the Great Lakes, including early battles to settle and control the region, significant events, and maps of historical landmarks, major rivers, states, and landforms.

Mar 26, 2015
Horses in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Horses in American history

Discusses the use of horses in American history, including their roles in transportation, war, and leisure activities.

Mar 26, 2015
Just joking - animal riddles by Lewis, J. Patrick, author.

Just joking - animal riddles

Presents a treasury of animal-themed jokes and riddles.

Mar 26, 2015
Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Mar 26, 2015
Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Mar 26, 2015
Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Learn about the basics of fiber arts while creating cool stuff. The Cool Embroidery for Kids title teaches the first steps of how to embroider. Activities will help kids use what they learned to make a pretty picture frame, an awesome erasable note, a cool bookmark and more. Custom how-to photos and easy step-by-step instructions make crafting a blast.

Mar 26, 2015
In the new world - a family in two centuries by Raidt, Gerda, author.

In the new world - a family in two centuries

The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1850.

Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to baseball by Stanley, Glen F.

An insider's guide to baseball

Introduces the sport of baseball, discussing the history, rules and regulation, and preactice ideas for players.

Mar 26, 2015
Diplodocus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Diplodocus

"Introduces young readers to Diplodocus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, and life cycle"--

Mar 26, 2015
Dinosaurs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Dinosaurs from head to tail

Mar 26, 2015
Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Phan, Sandy.

Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw a toucan, an Amazon river dolphin, a howler monkey, and other rainforest and jungle animals."--Page 4 of cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Look where we live! - a first book of community building by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator.

Look where we live! - a first book of community building

Mar 26, 2015
Gold by Edwards, Ron, 1947-

Gold

Discusses the history, mining, and uses for gold.

Mar 26, 2015
How do animals help plants reproduce? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do animals help plants reproduce?

Examines the closely linked relationships at work in the pollination process, from the flowers that make the food to the bees and other animals who carry the pollen.

Mar 26, 2015
Eyewitness space exploration by Stott, Carole, author.

Eyewitness space exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Mar 26, 2015
Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights by Howell, Sara.

Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights

Did you know that American laws protect all people who live in America, even people who are not citizens? This book describes in clear language the rights that citizens and non-citizens have. Learn about different ways that people become citizens, how citizenship works, and how immigration plays a role in our society today.

Mar 26, 2015
Hummingbirds by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Hummingbirds

The world of nature awaits you right in your own backyard. Search for fast-flying Hummingbirds. While on safari, learn how to identify and observe these birds and discover their interesting behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 26, 2015
How do plants make their own food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make their own food?

Explains how plants receive nutrients and what happens when they are not fulfilled, discusses how they contribute to the environment, and describes how they fit into the cycle of life on Earth.

Mar 26, 2015
Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog? by Green, Jen, author.

Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog?

"This fun book about dog shows teaches the core curriculum topic of inheritance."--

Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to football by Pelt, Don Van.

An insider's guide to football

Football is America's most popular sport, with the Super Bowl nearly a national holiday. This accessible guide will appeal to young fans of all knowledge and experience levels. First, it covers football's origins and the rules and equipment of its early era. Today's game is described in detail, including rules and objectives, the playing field and equipment, and game officials and their roles. Readers glean tips on fundamentals for the offensive and defensive lines, such as tackling, catching, a

Mar 26, 2015
The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects by

The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects

Mar 26, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

Introduces wind energy, including where it comes from, how it is collected, and how it can be converted into electrical energy.

Mar 26, 2015
A Field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A Field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Mar 26, 2015
The Countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George, author.

The Countryside in colonial America

Colonial America was largely rural. Learn the dangers and delights of daily life in the countryside during the founding of the United States.

Mar 26, 2015
I see a pattern here by Goldstone, Bruce, author.

I see a pattern here

"Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes! With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns--and gives you some fun ideas for making your own"--

Mar 26, 2015
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball by Bryant, Howard, 1968- author.

Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball

Presents a history of America's pastime that discusses many of its most notable players, teams, rivalries, and moments, from Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier to the home run race between Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire.

Mar 26, 2015
Flowers are calling by Gray, Rita, author.

Flowers are calling

Rhyming text explores the wonders of natural cooperation between flowers and the animals and insects of the forest.

Mar 26, 2015
A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures

"Describes the features and characteristics of wicked and mischievous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Mar 26, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Mar 26, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Life is Like the Wind introduces the concept of death to young readers by likening life to the ever-moving wind. When the wind is present, things move and fly and flutter about. When the wind goes away, things become very still. From there, the authors explore the feelings we have when a loved one's life goes away, how we cope with missing them, and how we can celebrate their memory. It also introduces the various things people believe happens to a life that has moved on. Endearing illustrations

Mar 26, 2015
Killer plants and other green gunk by Claybourne, Anna.

Killer plants and other green gunk

Mar 26, 2015
Economics through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Economics through infographics

The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about economics.

Mar 26, 2015
Earth's cycles by Dakers, Diane, author.

Earth's cycles

"This fascinating book explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earth's magnetic poles and the planet's rotation on an axis. Informative text, vivid photographs, and detailed diagrams help explain patterns such as day and night, the four seasons, the lunar cycle, the rise and fall of tides, and weather cycles"--

Mar 26, 2015
Early people by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

Early people

From the earliest human-like apes to the use of stone-age tools, from the discovery of fire to the dawn of agriculture and civilization, this book explores how the earliest people lived.

Mar 26, 2015
Kid President's guide to being awesome by Montague, Brad, author.

Kid President's guide to being awesome

In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President--ten-year-old Robby Novak-- pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyonce!), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer.

Mar 26, 2015
Is this normal? - more girls' questions, answered by the editors of The care & keeping of you by

Is this normal? - more girls' questions, answered by the editors of The care & keeping of you

"This book answers girls' letters about everything from pimples to periods, plus gives tips for how to ask your parents questions of your own."--Back cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Cool stuff to collect by Turnbull, Stephanie.

Cool stuff to collect

Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to softball by Baker, Jayne.

An insider's guide to softball

Mar 26, 2015
Green crafts - become an earth-friendly craft star, step by easy step! by Friday, Megan.

Green crafts - become an earth-friendly craft star, step by easy step!

Sixteen green-themed crafts ideas that involve decorating household items with environmental slogans or icons. Some of the projects suggest ways of recycling used objects, while others have crafters use new materials to make reusable items. Side notes explain how each craft helps protect the environment.

Mar 26, 2015
Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!) by Cook, Deanna F., 1965-

Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!)

Mar 26, 2015
LEGO Ninjago, Masters of Spinjitzu. Chronicles of Ninjago - an official handbook by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

LEGO Ninjago, Masters of Spinjitzu. Chronicles of Ninjago - an official handbook

"This handbook is the must-have, comprehensive guide to the newest LEGO(R) Ninjago heroes, villains, weapons, and vehicles! Kids will discover everything they need to know about Cyrus Borg, Pixal, the Overlord, and the Nindroids, plus all the latest info about Cole, Jay, Kai, Zane, and Lloyd. The book also includes a special sneak peek at season five of the TV show. It's everything kids need to master the world of Spinjitzu."--Publisher's description.

Mar 26, 2015
Growing up Pedro by Tavares, Matt, author, illustrator.

Growing up Pedro

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Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to soccer by Cooperson, Jeremy.

An insider's guide to soccer

Whatever you know the sport as--soccer, f©ðtbol, football, or association football--it is the world's most popular team sport. And the World Cup, played every four years, is the world's most popular sporting event. But that's on the global stage. As everyone who plays or watches soccer knows, sometimes the real action and excitement can be found on the local field or pitch. This concise guide is a useful tool for those interested in playing (or just learning about) the game--including its earlie

Mar 26, 2015
Littlest Pet shop. The ultimate handbook. Volume 4 by Brooke, Samantha.

Littlest Pet shop. The ultimate handbook. Volume 4

"Features 8o new pets not found in the first three handbooks..."

Mar 26, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers

Discusses the history of microcontrollers and shares a selection of projects that use littleBits and Arduino to demonstrate their inner workings and capabilities.

Mar 26, 2015
Handmade crafts by children for children by Rodríguez, Guadalupe, author.

Handmade crafts by children for children

Mar 26, 2015
Kit-kit-kittens by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Kit-kit-kittens

"Kids will love reading all about kittens in this fact-and-photo-filled book that captures all the charm of these adorable animals. This new nonfiction reader will teach kids how to take good care of their own kitten."--

Mar 26, 2015
Dreams of freedom. by

Dreams of freedom.

"This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to that not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home and the freedom to be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children."--

Mar 26, 2015
First-generation Americans by Howell, Sara, author.

First-generation Americans

Explains what it means to be a naturalized citizen and discusses immigrant neighborhoods, earning a living, learning a new language, cultural differences, and children born to immigrant parents and immigrants who arrived as young children.

Mar 26, 2015
Freshwater fishing by Pendergast, George, author.

Freshwater fishing

Provides information on freshwater fishing, including the places where people fish, the equipment they use, preparing and setting the rig, reeling in a fish, using drags, and catch-and-release methods.

Mar 26, 2015
Friends - making them & keeping them by Criswell, Patti Kelley, author.

Friends - making them & keeping them

""Friends" is designed to help you learn how to make new friends, and make the most of the friendships you already have. It's full of quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by real girls like you"--

Mar 26, 2015
Fun and festive winter crafts - snow globes, groundhog puppets, and fairy masks by McGee, Randel.

Fun and festive winter crafts - snow globes, groundhog puppets, and fairy masks

"Includes the scientific explanation behind the winter season, a related myth, and step-by-step instructions on how to make eight winter-themed crafts out of various materials"--

Mar 26, 2015
Georgia O'Keeffe by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Georgia O'Keeffe

"Introduces the reader to the artist Georgia O'Keeffe"--

Mar 26, 2015
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Schnell, Lisa Kahn, author.

High tide for horseshoe crabs

Mar 26, 2015
An insider's guide to volleyball by McIntyre, Abigael.

An insider's guide to volleyball

Introduces the sport of volleyball, discussing the history, rules and regulations, and practice ideas for players.

Mar 26, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

"Explore hunting, an exciting outdoor activity, including hunting gear, where to hunt, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 26, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Mar 26, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

"Explore hiking, an exciting outdoor activity, including hiking gear, where to hike, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 26, 2015
A haunted capital by Lunis, Natalie.

A haunted capital

"Places that are filled with history are also thought to be filled with ghosts. If that is true, then Washington, D.C.--a city that dates back to the earliest days of the United States of America--is surely one of the most haunted cities in the country. Within this book, you will visit eleven of the most haunted spots in America's capital and come across some of its most famous ghosts."--Back cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 2 by

Fun facts and silly stories 2

This is the second fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Mar 26, 2015
Crazy pets and cute animals by

Crazy pets and cute animals

This title is filled with hilarious facts and wacky pictures of animals and pets from around the world. This newest children's title is a fantastic mix of the unbelievably zany and cute and cuddly and is sure to educate and entertain both reluctant readers and young explorers in a humorous style.

Mar 26, 2015
Drawing by Calver, Paul, author.

Drawing

Introduces the art of drawing and outlines simple drawing projects using felt-tipped pens, colored pencils, crayons, and chalks.

Mar 26, 2015
Do you know Komodo dragons? by Bergeron, Alain M., 1957-

Do you know Komodo dragons?

Facts about Komodo dragons, presented in graphic novel format.

Mar 26, 2015
Flamingos by Riggs, Kate, author.

Flamingos

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of flamingos, the long-legged wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how flamingos came to live at salt lakes"--

Mar 26, 2015
Creepy islands by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.).

Creepy islands

Introduces twelve of the creepiest islands from around the world, including the Isle of Wight, Ilha de Queimada Grande, and Hart Island.

Mar 26, 2015
Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages

Presents fifty facts about the history, principles, and techniques of art and about noted artists from Leonardo and Caravaggio to such contemporary figures as Ai Weiwei and Damien Hirst.

Mar 26, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Mar 26, 2015
Deep-Sea Fishing by Pendergast, George

Deep-Sea Fishing

Mar 26, 2015
Curious Critters - Marine by Fitzsimmons, David

Curious Critters - Marine

Mar 26, 2015
Curious critters by Ripley's Believe It or Not (COR)

Curious critters

Looks at some of the most astonishing animals, from translucent glass frogs to humpback whales.

Mar 26, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese.

How do I use a library?

Introduces libraries, describing what they are, how they work, and how they can be used.

Mar 26, 2015
Hungary by Owings, Lisa

Hungary

Mar 26, 2015
Illinois - the prairie state by Price-Groff, Claire.

Illinois - the prairie state

Offers information on the state, including its history, its ten key cities, and how the state government works.

Mar 26, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 3 by

Fun facts and silly stories 3

This is the third fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Mar 26, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Mar 26, 2015
Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus? by Landau, Elaine, author.

Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus?

"Readers decide if they would sail with Christopher Columbus, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Edgar Degas

"Introduces Edgar Degas as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the multiple techniques he used to create oil paintings, pastel drawings, and sculptures --

Mar 26, 2015
Hare and Tortoise race across Israel by Gehl, Laura, author.

Hare and Tortoise race across Israel

Two good friends, Hare and Tortoise, race from Tel Aviv to the Dead Sea, enjoying the unique culture and geography of Israel along the way.

Mar 26, 2015
Delaware - the first state by King, David C.

Delaware - the first state

Offers information on the state, including its history, its ten key cities, and how the state government works.

Mar 26, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

"Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book [is intended to] help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident"--Amazon.com.

Mar 26, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour

Frogs

Mar 26, 2015
First Flight Around the World - The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Grove, Tim/ National Air and Space Museum (COR)

First Flight Around the World - The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race

Mar 26, 2015
Enormous Smallness - A Story of E. E. Cummings by Di Giacomo, Kris (ILT)/ Burgess, Matthew

Enormous Smallness - A Story of E. E. Cummings

Mar 26, 2015
Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times by Holyoke, Nancy.

Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times

Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Mar 26, 2015
Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight

Childhood obesity is explored in a way that encourages positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers.

Mar 26, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs

Discusses the history of electronic devices and shares a selection of electronics projects that use LEDs and sensors.

Mar 26, 2015
Sturgeon by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Sturgeon

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of sturgeon.

Mar 26, 2015
Super baseball infographics by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Super baseball infographics

"Key facts and fun details about the game of baseball come alive through infographics. The 'data art' provides opportunities for readers to visually take in information about the sport through charts, maps, and illustrations"--Amazon.com.

Mar 26, 2015
Rosa Parks by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Rosa Parks

Traces the life of the woman best known for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus, looking at her early life, how she became involved with civil rights issues, and what she did after the bus boycott ended.

Mar 26, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

Mar 26, 2015
Trombone Shorty by Andrews, Troy, author.

Trombone Shorty

A Grammy-nominated headliner for the New Orleans Jazz Fest describes his childhood in Treme´ and how he came to be a bandleader by age six.

Mar 26, 2015
Sweep up the sun by Frost, Helen, 1949-

Sweep up the sun

"Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spare poem inspires readers to open their wings and soar"--Publisher's website.

Mar 26, 2015
Shakespeare by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Shakespeare

Explore the life of history's most famous playwright--from his Elizabethan world to the stories that inspired him

Mar 26, 2015
Tricky Vic - the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.

Tricky Vic - the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower

In the early 1900s, Robert Miller, a.k.a. "Count Victor Lustig," moved to Paris hoping to be an artist. A "con" artist, that is. He used his ingenious scams on unsuspecting marks all over the world, from the Czech Republic, to Atlantic ocean liners, and across America. Tricky Vic pulled off his most daring con in 1925, when he managed to "sell" the Eiffel Tower to one of the city's most successful scrap metal dealers! Six weeks later, he tried to sell the Eiffel Tower all over again. Vic was nev

Mar 26, 2015
Sea bones by Barner, Bob, author.

Sea bones

"Did you know that Jellies (not Jelly Fish--because they aren't actually fish) have no bones and no brains? Or that the largest animal on Earth is the blue whale? Join author-illustrator Bob Barner as he makes waves with this lush picture book about the sea featuring his signature rhyming text and colorful illustrations. Filled with incredible fishy facts about vertebrates, invertebrates, endoskeletons, and exoskeletons, and an underwater informational chart, Sea Bones will make young readers wa

Mar 26, 2015
Mules in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Mules in American history

Discusses the history of mules as draft animals in America, including their role on the frontier, in the military, and for pleasure riding.

Mar 26, 2015
U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery by Otfinoski, Steven.

U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Army servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 26, 2015
Texas - the Lone Star State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author

Texas - the Lone Star State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Texas.

Mar 26, 2015
The Underground Railroad - would you help them escape? by Landau, Elaine.

The Underground Railroad - would you help them escape?

"Discover the risks and rewards of the underground railroad. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Slimy science and awesome experiments / Amazing Tests and Tricks! by Martineau, Susan, author.

Slimy science and awesome experiments / Amazing Tests and Tricks!

Contains step-by-step instructions for performing simple experiments using everyday, household objects which test the senses of smell, sight, touch, and taste.

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Afghanistan today by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Understanding Afghanistan today

Introduces Afghanistan, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 26, 2015
Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson by Gourley, Robbin.

Talkin' guitar - a story of the young Doc Watson

"Arthel "Doc" Watson (1923–2012) was a Grammy-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter, high in the pantheon of bluegrass and country music greats. This picture book tells the story of a country boy, born blind, who found music in the sounds around him and learned to play that music on his guitar. Minimal text and breathtaking illustrations pay tribute to Doc's early determination, imagination, and musicianship."--

Mar 26, 2015
Something sure smells around here - Limericks by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Something sure smells around here - Limericks

Mar 26, 2015
Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe

"In this retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe, a girl promises a crocodile he can come to a party in exchange for a favor, but since crocodiles aren't allowed in the village, she doesn't expect she'll have to keep the promise"--

Mar 26, 2015
Pandas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Pandas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to pandas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining features as their black-and-white fur"--

Mar 26, 2015
Neon aliens ate my homework - and other poems by Cannon, Nick, 1980- author.

Neon aliens ate my homework - and other poems

"With humor and heart, Nick Cannon--entertainer extraordinaire--has created a truly modern poetry collection. Join Cannon as he rhymes his way through a world filled with fantastical robots and dinosaurs, mean lunch ladies, terrifying babysitters, and a vegetarian who's had one too many bowls of beans. Also included are tributes to his family members, several children he's met on his travels, poet Shel Silverstein, and hip-hop icons,"--page [4] of cover.

Mar 26, 2015
The Maine coon's haiku - and other poems for cat lovers by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author.

The Maine coon's haiku - and other poems for cat lovers

In evocative haiku, Michael J. Rosen depicts twenty different breeds of cats--whether mischievous or mysterious, comical or commanding.

Mar 26, 2015
Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides information about Sweden, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
Super basketball infographics by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Super basketball infographics

Mar 26, 2015
Toronto Raptors by Skogen, J. M, author.

Toronto Raptors

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that began playing in the Canadian capital in 1995.

Mar 26, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution.

Mar 26, 2015
Thud! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with forces and motion by Weakland, Mark, author.

Thud! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with forces and motion

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with forces and motion"--Provided by publisher."--

Mar 26, 2015
Secrets of Machu Picchu - lost city of the Incas by Garbe, Suzanne.

Secrets of Machu Picchu - lost city of the Incas

"Describes the archeological wonder of Machu Picchu, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Mar 26, 2015
Up in the garden and down in the dirt by Messner, Kate, author.

Up in the garden and down in the dirt

"Up in the garden, the world is full of green--leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. In this exuberant book, discover the wonder and activity that lie hidden between the stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt."--

Mar 26, 2015
Universe by Kerrod, Robin.

Universe

Discusses the history of astronomy, including the discovery of the planets, sun, stars, and distant galaxies, and details human exploration of the universe.

Mar 26, 2015
The United States in World War I - America's entry ensures victory by Gould, Jane H.

The United States in World War I - America's entry ensures victory

Follows the path of American doughboys during World War I, discussing why the U.S. joined the war effort in 1917 and the battles they fought in.

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Turkey today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Turkey today

Discusses Turkish history and culture, including Turkish cuisine, Turkish holidays, and city life compared with country life in Turkey.

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Lebanon today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Lebanon today

Describes the geography, history, culture, and social life of the nation of Lebanon.

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Israel today by Silverman, Elisa.

Understanding Israel today

Introduces Israel, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Iraq today by Blesch, Will.

Understanding Iraq today

Introduces Iraq, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 26, 2015
The March on Washington - a primary source exploration of the pivotal protest by Schwartz, Heather E.

The March on Washington - a primary source exploration of the pivotal protest

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the March on Washington during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Mar 26, 2015
Pokémon - essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 640 Pokémon. by

Pokémon - essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 640 Pokémon.

Get all the details you need about over 640 Poke´mon characters, find out how each evolved and which region they hail from. Then you can master almost any Poke´mon training challenge.

Mar 26, 2015
The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism by George, Enzo.

The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism

Introduces the Vietnam War through first-hand accounts discussing the initial causes of the conflict and daily lives of Viet Cong and American soldiers, battle tactics, and reactions to the war at home.

Mar 26, 2015
Vietnam by Seah, Audrey, 1958- author.

Vietnam

Provides information about Vietnam, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
The South Carolina colony by Blashfield, Jean F.

The South Carolina colony

Relates the history of the Colony of South Carolina from the early Native Americans to the first settlers in 1526 to statehood in 1788.

Mar 26, 2015
Skylanders universe - the complete collection by Scott, Cavan, author.

Skylanders universe - the complete collection

"The all-new Skylanders Universe The Complete Collection includes heroes from all the popular video games, including the new Skylanders Trap Team. This complete collection includes character origins, battle cries, and personality traits for hundreds of Skylanders"--Back cover.

Mar 26, 2015
Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys by Adler, David A., author.

Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys

Kids use simple machines every day without realizing it. Teeth are wedges and so are knives, forks, and thumbtacks. Many toys such as slides, which are inclined planes, and seesaws, which are levers, are also simple machines. Two appealing kids and their comical cat introduce levers, wheels, pulleys, inclined planes, and more, and explain how they work. This lively introduction to physics will get kids excited about how simple machines simplify our lives.

Mar 26, 2015
Remarkable feats. by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Remarkable feats.

Collects unusual facts about human accomplishments, including man whose house is elaborately decorated with curiosities and record setters in various fields.

Mar 26, 2015
Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War by Wittman, Susan S.

Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War

"Discusses the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) after the American Civil War, including the rebuilding of the South and the establishment of laws protecting the rights of African-Americans"--

Mar 26, 2015
Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down by Adler, David A.

Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down

Sometimes prices go up and up and up. Then they suddenly crash. Why? In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this picture book explains the basic laws of supply and demand, using examples kids will understand, such as dueling lemonade stands on the same block. Terms such as "fixed costs" and "variable costs" are clearly explained, and a glossary as well as a helpful graphic summary are included.

Mar 26, 2015
The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit by Berne, Emma Carlson.

The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit

Discusses the life of the twenty-sixth president, including his childhood, his presidential reforms, and the formation of the Bull Moose Party.

Mar 26, 2015
The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation

Discusses the life of the first president, including his childhood, his presidency, and his fear of political parties.

Mar 26, 2015
The seasons by Serio, John N. (EDT)/ Crockett, Robert (ILT)

The seasons

Introduces poems by such authors as Shakespeare, E.E. Cummings, and Langston Hughes that are perfect for each season of the year.

Mar 26, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the ancient Egyptians

Mar 26, 2015
Roanoke Island - the town that vanished by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Roanoke Island - the town that vanished

Describes the abandoned colony of Roanoke, including its discovery, artifacts, colonists, and preservation.

Mar 26, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Rhode Island.

Mar 26, 2015
Rembrandt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Rembrandt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Rembrandt"--

Mar 26, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Mary Cassatt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Mary Cassatt"--

Mar 26, 2015
The Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kimmel, Allison Crotzer, author.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott

"The Montgomery Bus Boycott began when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. The campaign that followed was one of the most important protests against segregation in the United States. The boycotters stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the boycotters and the people who opposed them"--

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo on the go jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo on the go jokes

Mar 26, 2015
Rock & fossil hunter by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Rock & fossil hunter

Presents more than thirty learning activities involving rocks and fossils, including exercises about minerals, gems, crystals, and limestone.

Mar 26, 2015
Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest by Kostecki-shaw, Jenny Sue

Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest

Mar 26, 2015
The Vietnam War on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

The Vietnam War on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of the Vietnam War from the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--

Mar 26, 2015
Washington - the Evergreen State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Washington - the Evergreen State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Washington.

Mar 26, 2015
Virginia - the Old Dominion State by Sullivan, Laura L.

Virginia - the Old Dominion State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Virginia.

Mar 26, 2015
Marlin by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Marlin

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of marlin.

Mar 26, 2015
Maine - the pine tree state by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Maine - the pine tree state

Mar 26, 2015
The Louvre by Howse, Jennifer.

The Louvre

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, galleries, and treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, and educational programs.

Mar 26, 2015
Market maze by Munro, Roxie.

Market maze

Mar 26, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. by Gregory, Josh.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Presents the life of the preacher who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

Mar 26, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo's laugh-out-loud jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo's laugh-out-loud jokes!

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo monster jokes by Dahl, Michael, author.

Scooby-Doo monster jokes

Mar 26, 2015
Michelle Obama by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author.

Michelle Obama

As the first African American first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has had a big role to fill. Readers will follow Obamas journey from her childhood in Chicago to her work as a lawyer and her achievements in the White House. They will also learn how she helped with her husbands political career and helped him win presidential elections in 2008 and 2012.

Mar 26, 2015
Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations

"If you were a hungry coyote, would you brave a skunk's stinky spray for a meal, or would it leave a bad taste in your mouth? Many animals have survival techniques that offend the senses or strike fear in the hearts of predators. From deadly defences to revolting eating habits, this interesting book describes the disgusting and frightening survival techniques of animals. Get your hands dirty, too with some easy (and painless!) experiments."--

Mar 26, 2015
Malala Yousafzai by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Malala Yousafzai

"At the age of 11, Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog in support of education for girls in Pakistan. As the blog gained popularity and Yousafzai became famous, she faced opposition from religious extremists who were against womens right to education. Readers will discover how Yousafzai stood her ground against terrorist activists, even after being shot for her beliefs. They will also learn how Yousafzai achieved international recognition and how she continues to support the rights of women in

Mar 26, 2015
Motorcycles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Motorcycles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to motorcycles, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their engines"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Noah's Ark by Falken, Linda/ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.)

Noah's Ark

Mar 26, 2015
New Jersey - the garden state by King, David C.

New Jersey - the garden state

Offers information on the state, including its history, its ten key cities, and how the state government works.

Mar 26, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonvio

Mar 26, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Mar 26, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Mar 26, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Mar 26, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

School days around the world

Mar 26, 2015
Special effects technician by Mullins, Matt.

Special effects technician

Introduces what a special effects technician does, describes a typical day in the life of one, and discusses the education needed to work in the field.

Mar 26, 2015
My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure by McGehee, Claudia, 1963- author.

My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure

"Recounts the 1918-1919 winter spent on Alaska's Fox Island from the point of view of 9-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent II"--

Mar 26, 2015
Secrets of the terracotta army - tomb of an ancient Chinese emperor by Capek, Michael.

Secrets of the terracotta army - tomb of an ancient Chinese emperor

"Describes the archeological wonders of the Terracotta Army, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Mar 26, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Ruff's 44 Favorite Science Activities by Candlewick Press (COR)

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Ruff's 44 Favorite Science Activities

A treasury of offbeat science projects simplifies the scientific method, provides essential safety information, shares tips for turning activities into science-fair entries, and is complemented by whimsical character commentary.

Mar 26, 2015
Salamanders by Woodward, John, 1954-

Salamanders

Presents an introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior and habitat of salamanders.

Mar 26, 2015
Robotics - from concept to consumer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics - from concept to consumer

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

Mar 26, 2015
Robins by Mara, Wil, author.

Robins

The world of nature awaits you right in your own backyard. Search for Robins. While on safari, learn how to identify and observe these birds and discover their interesting behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 26, 2015
Volcano and Earthquake by Van Rose, Susanna, author.

Volcano and Earthquake

Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.

Mar 26, 2015
NASCAR racing by Long, Dustin, author.

NASCAR racing

Introduces NASCAR racing, describing the history, drivers, vehicles, and events of the sport.

Mar 26, 2015
Monster fish by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Monster fish

Describes several fish with unique characteristics such as incredible size, fierce appearance, or dangerous behavior, including the Goliath tigerfish, giant catfish, stingrays, and anglerfish.

Mar 26, 2015
Milwaukee Bucks by Skogen, J. M, author.

Milwaukee Bucks

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that has played in Milwaukee since 1968.

Mar 26, 2015
The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Gregory, Joy (Joy Marie).

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, galleries and treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, traveling exhibits, educational programs, and online community.

Mar 26, 2015
Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep

Introduces the megalodon, a prehistoric shark that was up to sixty feet long, and describes how scientists learned about this animal through fossils found around the world.

Mar 26, 2015
Sharks Have Six Senses by Waters, John F./ Barner, Bob (ILT)

Sharks Have Six Senses

Mar 26, 2015
Peekapoos by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Peekapoos

Mar 26, 2015
Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion by Gerry, Lisa.

Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion

A heartwarming collection of true stories explores themes of canine playfulness, friendship, heroism and loyalty and is complemented by uplifting National Geographic photography.

Mar 26, 2015
Undocumented immigrants by Howell, Sara.

Undocumented immigrants

Explains what it means to be an undocumented immigrant, and discusses the reasons for immigrating illegally, the often dangerous journey, immigrants' rights, their role in the economy, immigration law, deportation, and the route to citizenship.

Mar 26, 2015
Urban planner by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Urban planner

Mar 26, 2015
The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable by Watts, Bernadette, author.

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Mar 26, 2015
Pablo Picasso by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pablo Picasso

Briefly examines the life and work of the renowned twentieth-century artist, describing and giving examples from his various periods or styles.

Mar 26, 2015
Nelson Mandela by Rose, Simon, 1961- author.

Nelson Mandela

Mar 26, 2015
Race cars - science, technology, and engineering by Gregory, Josh, author.

Race cars - science, technology, and engineering

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

Mar 26, 2015
Refugees by Howell, Sara.

Refugees

Mar 26, 2015
Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Mar 26, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Mar 26, 2015
Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Deans, Karen.

Swing sisters - the story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones opened a special place for orphans named Piney Woods Country Life School. Then, he started a school band that was just for girls and called it Sweethearts. The music the gilrs played was called swing.

Mar 26, 2015
One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred.

Mar 26, 2015
Shadow Catcher - how Edward S. Curtis documented American Indian dignity and beauty by Burgan, Michael.

Shadow Catcher - how Edward S. Curtis documented American Indian dignity and beauty

"Chronicles the life of Edward S. Curtis and his 20-volume life's work, The North American Indian"--

Mar 26, 2015
Space exploration - science, technology, and engineering by Mara, Wil, author.

Space exploration - science, technology, and engineering

Mar 26, 2015
The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets by Kandel, Tiger.

The ultimate sock puppet book - clever tips, tricks, and techniques for creating imaginative sock puppets

Mar 26, 2015
Super football infographics by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Super football infographics

"Key facts and fun details about the game of football come alive through infographics. The 'data art' provides opportunities for readers to visually take in information about the sport through charts ... and illustrations"--Amazon.com.

Mar 26, 2015
Television - from concept to consumer by Otfinoski, Steven.

Television - from concept to consumer

Whether you like to watch live broadcasts of your local sports teams, discuss the results of the latest reality shows with your friends, or stream shows on your laptop, you probably have a wide range of TV shows that you like to watch. Readers will find out how these shows are created and broadcast into millions of homes around the world. They will also learn about the history of television, explore a variety of different careers within the television industry, and take a look at some of the mos

Mar 26, 2015
Tomato by Riggs, Kate.

Tomato

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs

"Examines the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, including the organizers of the protests, the movement's support from young people, the violence that occurred, and the integration of Birmingham"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure by Otfinoski, Steven.

The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the history of Juneteenth Day, including the Emancipation Proclamation, the post-Civil War South, and efforts to end racism"--

Mar 26, 2015
Squishy circuits by Fontichiaro, Kristin, author.

Squishy circuits

"Learn how to create electronic circuits using modeling dough."--

Mar 26, 2015
Splat! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with states of matter by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Splat! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with states of matter

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with states of matter"--Provided by publisher."--

Mar 26, 2015
Speedboats by Riggs, Kate, author.

Speedboats

"A kindergarten-level introduction to speedboats, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their v-shape"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
South Korea by DuBois, Jill, 1952-

South Korea

Provides information about South Korea, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
Somalia by Owings, Lisa

Somalia

Mar 26, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, various subdivisions, treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, traveling exhibits, educational programs, and online community.

Mar 26, 2015
Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines by Weakland, Mark, author.

Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with simple machines"--Provided by publisher."--

Mar 26, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

"Describes the experiences of the crew of the Titanic, including daily responsibilities as well as how they handled the sinking of the ship"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Toad weather by Markle, Sandra, author.

Toad weather

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Mar 26, 2015
Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World by Mulder, Michelle

Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World

Mar 26, 2015
Snakes by Firth, Rachel.

Snakes

This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

Mar 26, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Mar 26, 2015
Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo by Fay, Gail.

Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo

"Describes the archeological wonder of Mesa Verde, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Mar 26, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

"Describes the discovery of the ship Titanic, including the people and equipment involved in the discovery as well as the artifacts recovered"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Mar 26, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 26, 2015
Super hockey infographics by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Super hockey infographics

Mar 26, 2015
Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo animal jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo animal jokes

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Jordan today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Jordan today

Mar 26, 2015
This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon by Plain, Nancy, author.

This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon

Mar 26, 2015
US history through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

US history through infographics

"Wrapping your head around centuries of American history can make you dizzy. You need to know about the land (828,000 acres from the Louisiana Purchase alone), the people (from the earliest American Indian peoples to the immigrants of the last few centuries), and the high stakes (from a risky revolution to an international space race). How can all these dates and details make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better underst

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Saudi Arabia today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Saudi Arabia today

Mar 26, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Sport bikes by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Sport bikes

Mar 26, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery by Gunderson, Jessica.

U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Iran today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Iran today

Understanding Iran Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Iran with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Mar 26, 2015
Vincent van Gogh by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Vincent van Gogh

Briefly recounts the Dutch painter's life and work.

Mar 26, 2015
Video games - from concept to consumer by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966-

Video games - from concept to consumer

Looks at how people in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers are helping to build our future. Discover how people use STEM skills to solve problems and innovate throughout history.

Mar 26, 2015
Pennsylvania - the Keystone State by Hart, Joyce, 1954- author.

Pennsylvania - the Keystone State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Pennsylvania.

Mar 26, 2015
Pakistan by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Pakistan

Provides information about Pakistan, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 26, 2015
The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II

Provides information on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt guided Americans through the Great Depression and the horrors of World War II.

Mar 26, 2015
Polar scientist by Shuckburgh, Emily, author.

Polar scientist

"Find out what's involved in becoming a polar scientist from a top researcher in the field. You'll find out about the scientist's heroes, the equipment and skills she uses, and the challenges of conducting research and experiments in sub-zero temperatures!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Pirates by Lock, Deborah, author, editor.

Pirates

Presents a history of piracy throughout the world, and discusses characteristics of buccaneers, privateers, and corsairs, including descriptions of weapons and daily life.

Mar 26, 2015
Wolves - life in the wild by Green, Jen, author.

Wolves - life in the wild

Mar 26, 2015
Whales in American history by Graubart, Norman D., author.

Whales in American history

Mar 26, 2015
Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--

Mar 26, 2015
What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Mar 26, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Mar 26, 2015
What is magnetism? by Loria, Laura, author.

What is magnetism?

Explains what magnetism is, discusses the history of magnets, and offers experiments readers can do with magnets.

Mar 26, 2015
What are habitats & biomes? by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

What are habitats & biomes?

Describes the different types of biomes on Earth, from oceans and rivers to grasslands and scrublands.

Mar 26, 2015
What is a constellation? by Loria, Laura.

What is a constellation?

Explains what constellations are, why they were important to the ancient world, and what constellations can be seen during each season.

Mar 26, 2015
What's great about Indiana? by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

What's great about Indiana?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Indiana, including Santa Claus, Indiana, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Mar 26, 2015
Who is Wayne Gretzky? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Who is Wayne Gretzky?

Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography.

Mar 26, 2015
World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed by Hunter, Nick, author.

World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed

An introduction to World War I, mostly from a British perspective, covers the events that led to the war, trench warfare, major campaigns and battles, life on the home front, women and the war, and its effects on history and society.

Mar 26, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Mar 26, 2015
World War I - the cause for war by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

World War I - the cause for war

Discusses the political and social conditions that led to World War I, including the growth of nationalism, the competition for territories in the Balkans once under Ottoman control, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

Mar 26, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Mar 26, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Mar 26, 2015
Weird but true! Food - 300 bite-size facts about incredible edibles! by

Weird but true! Food - 300 bite-size facts about incredible edibles!

"A latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series serves up tons more zany fun, focused totally on the subject of food! Step up to the plate to get 100 percent new content, with 300 more of the amazing facts plus photos that kids just can't get enough of"--Publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa by Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

Mar 26, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woopeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Mar 26, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

Mar 26, 2015
When the wind blows by Clark, Stacy.

When the wind blows

Mar 26, 2015
Wild horses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Wild horses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of wild horses, animals that roam in bands. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how people began riding horses"--

Mar 26, 2015
What does a receiver do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a receiver do?

Mar 26, 2015
World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide by Walker, Robert, 1980-

World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide

Focuses on how major events in 1917, including Russia withdrawing from the war and American forces entering the battle, refreshed troops enough to give the Allies a winning advantage.

Mar 26, 2015
The yoga game by the sea by Beliveau, Kathy, 1962- author.

The yoga game by the sea

A collection of riddles encourages readers to guess the names of different yoga poses inspired by the seashore and marine animals, and illustrates how to replicate each pose.

Mar 26, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations!

Mar 26, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Mar 26, 2015
What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Mar 26, 2015
A World War I timeline by Dell, Pamela, author.

A World War I timeline

"In timeline format, covers the chronology of major events of World War I"--

Mar 26, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Mar 26, 2015
Where is Mount Rushmore? by Kelley, True.

Where is Mount Rushmore?

"It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by. Yet Mount Rushmore now draws almost three million visitors to the Black Hills every year. This is an ent

Mar 26, 2015
Where is the White House? by Stine, Megan.

Where is the White House?

Explores the history of the White House and includes facts about the families of the presidents who have lived there.

Mar 26, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

Mar 26, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Mar 25, 2015
Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

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

Mar 25, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Mar 25, 2015
Animals helping to detect diseases by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Animals helping to detect diseases

"Learn how animals can be trained to detect diseases in humans."--

Mar 25, 2015
Animals helping at home by Raatma, Lucia, author.

Animals helping at home

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people with household tasks."--

Mar 25, 2015
Animals helping after disasters by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Animals helping after disasters

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people after disasters."--

Mar 25, 2015
Air Force One by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Air Force One

Mar 25, 2015
Bizarre world by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Bizarre world

Looks at some of the most astonishing sights in the world, from the Yosemite firefall to an ugly face contest in Spain.

Mar 25, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of barracudas.

Mar 25, 2015
Early people by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

Early people

Describes the lives of early prehistoric peoples, describing their early migratory-based existence, the discovery of fire, the invention of tools, the domestication of animals, the creation of art, and the gradual transitions to agricultural settlements,and town life.

Mar 25, 2015
Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog? by Green, Jen, author.

Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog?

"This fun book about dog shows teaches the core curriculum topic of inheritance."--

Mar 25, 2015
Earth's cycles by Dakers, Diane, author.

Earth's cycles

"This fascinating book explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earth's magnetic poles and the planet's rotation on an axis. Informative text, vivid photographs, and detailed diagrams help explain patterns such as day and night, the four seasons, the lunar cycle, the rise and fall of tides, and weather cycles"--

Mar 25, 2015
Economics through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Economics through infographics

Uses infographics to explain economic concepts, including global markets, currency exchange, and e-cycling.

Mar 25, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E, author.

Civil War

Examines aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.

Mar 25, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of animals

Presents information about animals ranging from vampire bats and tarsiers to oarfish and bumblebees.

Mar 25, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Mar 25, 2015
Insects by McFadzean, Lesley., author.

Insects

Mar 25, 2015
Guess who's in the trees by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Guess who's in the trees

Describes the unique characteristics of eight animals that find shelter and food in trees and encourages the reader to guess which animal is hiding under the flap.

Mar 25, 2015
Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation by Hall, Brianna.

Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation

Discusses the causes of and effects of the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed American history.

Mar 25, 2015
Cougar by Tomljanovic, Tatiana.

Cougar

Introduces readers to the physical characteristics, natural habitats, history, and folklore of cougars.

Mar 25, 2015
Calico cats by Dash, Meredith.

Calico cats

Learn all about calico cats through easy-to-read, simple text and color.

Mar 25, 2015
Growing new plants by Colby, Jennifer, 1971-

Growing new plants

Mar 25, 2015
Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

Mar 25, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Mar 25, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 25, 2015
Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh.

Cesar Chavez

Presents the life of the Mexican American labor leader who helped achieve justice for migrant farm workers by creating a union and leading its members in a five-year strike.

Mar 25, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that began as the Rochester Royals, moved to several other cities, becoming the Kings in 1971, and finally arrived in Sacramento in 1985.

Mar 25, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 25, 2015
Killer plants and other green gunk by Claybourne, Anna.

Killer plants and other green gunk

Explores the science of plant attacks and defenses and the odd aspects of the way they find food and protect themselves, including imaginary plant monsters, poisons, stingers, stranglers, carnivorous plants, and slime.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Offers information on the author's life, including her childhood, her work as a teacher, and her writing process.

Mar 25, 2015
U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery by Gunderson, Jessica.

U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 25, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

Explores the crew of the Titanic, discussing the different duties workers were in charge of and how their choices influenced the events that led to the ocean liner sinking.

Mar 25, 2015
Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Phan, Sandy.

Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw a toucan, an Amazon river dolphin, a howler monkey, and other rainforest and jungle animals."--Page 4 of cover.

Mar 25, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

Provides details on the search for the lost oceanliner, Titanic.

Mar 25, 2015
Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active

There are many ways to be active. Some ways are good for you and keep you healthy. Learn why it is important to be active and discover the fun in sweating for a healthy body.

Mar 25, 2015
Malala Yousafzai by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Malala Yousafzai

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Mar 25, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Mar 25, 2015
Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes by Donohue, Moira Rose, author.

Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes

Read about these amazing animal heroes, stories that will inspire pet owners, farm hands, anyone who has an infinity for animals and their unique behaviors.

Mar 25, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry, author.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Darker versions of traditional Mother Goose nursery rhymes using gnomes, goblins, zombies, and other mythical creatures.

Mar 25, 2015
Michelle Obama by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Michelle Obama

Traces the life of the United States' first African American first lady, describing her childhood, education, and family, as well as initiatives she's undertaken since Barack Obama was elected president.

Mar 25, 2015
Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo by Fay, Gail.

Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo

"Describes the archeological wonder of Mesa Verde, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the civil rights march on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights march on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
Sport bikes by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Sport bikes

Describes motorcycles intended for high performance, and provides information on their types, structure, riding techniques, and racing.

Mar 25, 2015
Space exploration / Library Edition by Stott, Carole, author.

Space exploration / Library Edition

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Mar 25, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
Understanding Iran today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Iran today

Introduces Iran, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 25, 2015
Vincent Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Vincent Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Mar 25, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob, author.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Mar 25, 2015
A World War I timeline by Dell, Pamela, author.

A World War I timeline

"In timeline format, covers the chronology of major events of World War I"--

Mar 25, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Mar 25, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Chronicles the life and career of the Dodgers ace, from his childhood in Texas to his multiple Cy Young Awards.

Mar 24, 2015
Crazy Pets & Cute Animals by Ripley Entertainment, Inc. (COR)

Crazy Pets & Cute Animals

Mar 24, 2015
Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it by Burns, Loree Griffin.

Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it

Looks at the Asian long horned beetle, the threat the invasive insect poses to North American hardwood forests, and the dedicated efforts being made to destroy the beetles before they can damage vulnerable trees.

Mar 24, 2015
Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world by Leedy, Loreen, author, illustrator.

Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world

Describes some of the properties of plants, detailing how some plants make seeds and flowers, some require no soil to live, and some protect themselves from harmful pests, but explains how all plants turn sunlight and carbon dioxide into oxygen and energy.

Mar 24, 2015
Dreams of Freedom - In Words and Pictures by Amnesty International (COR)

Dreams of Freedom - In Words and Pictures

Mar 24, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 24, 2015
The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge/ Casteel, Tom (ILT)

The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence

Mar 24, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Introduces gospel music, from its origins in spiritual songs sung by slaves in the United States to the influence of blues and jazz on the style in the 1920s and 1930s and its growth in popularity in the 1950s and 1960s.

Mar 24, 2015
In the new world - a family in two centuries by Raidt, Gerda, author.

In the new world - a family in two centuries

A family of four emigrates from Germany to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, traveling by wagon train and settling on a Nebraska farm more than a century before their descendants investigate their roots and visit Germany.

Mar 24, 2015
Nelson Mandela by Rose, Simon, 1961- author.

Nelson Mandela

Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

Mar 24, 2015
A haunted capital by Lunis, Natalie.

A haunted capital

Introduces eleven of the most haunted spots in Washington, D.C., including the White House, the Cutts-Madison House, and the Octagon House.

Mar 24, 2015
Pablo Picasso by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pablo Picasso

Mar 24, 2015
Skylanders universe - the complete collection by Scott, Cavan, author.

Skylanders universe - the complete collection

Profiles the characters from the different versions of the "Skylanders" game, including "Spyro's Adventure," "Giants," "SWAP Force," and "Trap Team."

Mar 24, 2015
The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable by Watts, Bernadette, author, illustrator.

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Retells the story of the race between the tortoise and the hare.

Mar 24, 2015
Shakespeare by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Shakespeare

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

Mar 24, 2015
Volcano & earthquake by Van Rose, Susanna, author.

Volcano & earthquake

Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.

Mar 24, 2015
World War I - the cause for war by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

World War I - the cause for war

Discusses the political and social conditions that led to World War I, including the growth of nationalism, the competition for territories in the Balkans once under Ottoman control, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

Mar 24, 2015
Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys by Adler, David A.

Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys

Introduces such simple machines as wheels, levers, and pulleys, and describes how they work in more complex machinery and how they are used every day.

Mar 24, 2015
Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations

"If you were a hungry coyote, would you brave a skunk's stinky spray for a meal, or would it leave a bad taste in your mouth? Many animals have survival techniques that offend the senses or strike fear in the hearts of predators. From deadly defences to revolting eating habits, this interesting book describes the disgusting and frightening survival techniques of animals. Get your hands dirty, too with some easy (and painless!) experiments."--

Mar 24, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Mar 24, 2015
Acting - stage & screen by Hill, Z. B.

Acting - stage & screen

Presents information about occupations in acting; describes the history and creative aspects of acting in theater, film and on television; and offers guidance on pursuing acting opportunities and launching a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Mar 22, 2015
African savanna by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

African savanna

A brief introduction to the life and diverse creatures of African savannah. Vocabulary of this text is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple.

Mar 22, 2015
28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world by Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969- author.

28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world

Mar 22, 2015
Big machines build! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines build!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at building and construction machines including giant drills, excavators, cranes, and bulldozers. Find out which building machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 22, 2015
Big red kangaroo by Saxby, Claire, author.

Big red kangaroo

Fact-filled story of red kangaroos in the wilds of Australia.

Mar 22, 2015
Big machines rescue! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines rescue!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that come to our rescue including fire engines, lifeboats, and helicopters. Find out which rescue machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 22, 2015
Bluetooth by Reed, Cristie, author.

Bluetooth

Mar 22, 2015
Binoculars by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Binoculars

Mar 22, 2015
Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well

Explains how to stay protected from germs, guard against getting sick, and avoid passing germs to others.

Mar 22, 2015
Fighter jets by Morey, Allan, author.

Fighter jets

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes fighter jets and the parts that help them fly fast and hit targets in battle"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 22, 2015
Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines

"Provides gripping accounts of Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 22, 2015
Eagle by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Eagle

Mar 22, 2015
Drawing vehicles - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari, author.

Drawing vehicles - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of vehicles"--

Mar 22, 2015
Drawing pets - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari, author.

Drawing pets - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of pets"--

Mar 22, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Berry, S. L., author.

Emily Dickinson

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Emily Dickinson, whose poetry is known for its emotional depth as well as its unconventional rhythms and structure"--

Mar 22, 2015
Dairy-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dairy-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a dairy-free diet"--

Mar 22, 2015
Cuttlefish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Cuttlefish

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

Mar 22, 2015
Drawing monsters - a step-by-step sketchbook by Bolte, Mari., author.

Drawing monsters - a step-by-step sketchbook

"Step-by-step instructions and sketches show how to draw a variety of spooky and silly monsters"--

Mar 22, 2015
Diabetes-aware diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Diabetes-aware diets

Offers information on diabetes-aware diets, discussing why they are important, and who may be partaking of one.

Mar 22, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Mar 22, 2015
Gluten-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Gluten-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a gluten-free diet"--

Mar 22, 2015
Grassland food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Grassland food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a grassland habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Mar 22, 2015
Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys by McGee, Randel, author.

Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys

Mar 22, 2015
The innings and outs of baseball by Brown, Jordan, author.

The innings and outs of baseball

Did you know that every time you watch a baseball game, you are watching some great examples of physics in action? Why exactly does the amount of spin on a pitch determine how far a ball can be hit? And what's the scientific reason that using pine tar on the bat makes it easier to grip? Learn all about the science behind America's favorite pastime in this fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

Mar 22, 2015
Hunting with rifles by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with rifles

Mar 22, 2015
Hunting with shotguns by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with shotguns

Mar 22, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

"Hunger is the number-one health problem in the world. In this informative volume, readers will learn the causes of hunger, who is affected and where, what solutions are available, and how changes can be made to combat this pernicious problem. 'Look to the Past' boxes highlight key events and people throughout the history of hunger. 'Science Solutions' boxes offer thought-provoking options about how science might provide life-changing answers to some of the most difficult problems faced in feedi

Mar 22, 2015
Osama bin Laden - a war against the West by Landau, Elaine.

Osama bin Laden - a war against the West

Presents biographical information about militant Islamic leader Osama bin Laden, including his role in international terrorism and the beliefs that fuel his actions.

Mar 22, 2015
Migration - animals on the move by Einspruch, Andrew, author.

Migration - animals on the move

Mar 22, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

While a few degrees' rise in the average temperature of Earth's surface may not sound like a catastrophe, the race against climate change is truly a race for survival. At stake are the futures of billions of the planet's inhabitants, including people, animals, and plants. This book examines the causes and consequences of climate change, such as extreme weather and rising sea levels.

Mar 22, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Mar 22, 2015
Meet the Vikings by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Meet the Vikings

Mar 22, 2015
Meet the Medievals by Miles, Liz, author.

Meet the Medievals

Mar 22, 2015
Meet the ancient Romans by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Meet the ancient Romans

Mar 22, 2015
Meet the ancient Greeks by Miles, Liz, author.

Meet the ancient Greeks

Mar 22, 2015
Scooby-Doo food jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo food jokes

Mar 22, 2015
Taking flight - my story by Van Meter, Vicki.

Taking flight - my story

The autobiography of the young girl who learned to fly at age 10 and 2 years later piloted a plane across the Atlantic.

Mar 22, 2015
You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right

Have you ever heard, "Eat your vegetables?" Some of the orange ones are okay; even the yellow ones are fine. Give it a chance and discover why a variety of foods is good for building strong bodies and brains.

Mar 22, 2015
Alligators by Hansen, Grace, author.

Alligators

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of alligators.

Mar 21, 2015
Apple by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Apple

Mar 21, 2015
Astronauts by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Astronauts

Mar 21, 2015
Barn swallows by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Barn swallows

"In this book, young readers will learn about barn swallows and their winter habits."--

Mar 21, 2015
Basking sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Basking sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of the basking sharks.

Mar 21, 2015
Big machines drive! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines drive!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines you can drive including monster trucks, tractors, and giant motorbikes. Find out which driving machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 21, 2015
Big machines float! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines float!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can float including cruise ships, hovercraft, and ice-breakers. Find out which floating machine is the mightiest of them all!--

Mar 21, 2015
Big machines fly! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines fly!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can fly including super jumbo jets, rockets, and space shuttles. Find out which flying machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 21, 2015
Big machines ride rails! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines ride rails!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines on rails including bullet trains, railway snowploughs, and the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster. Find out which machine on rails is the mightiest of them all!"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 21, 2015
Brilliant birds by Feldman, Thea.

Brilliant birds

Provides simple information about different birds. Text consists of short and simple sentences, high-interest information, easy vocabulary with a high degree of phonic regularity and lots of repetition.

Mar 21, 2015
Campground by Balcom, Katherine, author.

Campground

Mar 21, 2015
Butterflies by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Butterflies

Describes the characteristics of butterflies, including their colors, how they ward off predators, their food habits, and how caterpillars become butterflies.

Mar 21, 2015
Candy experiments 2 by Leavitt, Loralee.

Candy experiments 2

"Following the success of the first Candy Experiments, this all-new collection presents more ways to destroy store-bought candy and learn some science in the process. Candy Experiments 2 delivers fun science facts from the perspective of a real mom in the kitchen doing crazy things with brand-name store-bought candy. Marshmallows, cotton candy, Pixy Stix, Jawbreakers, Pop Rocks, gummi candy, chocolate, and even soda provide good excuses to get destructive in the kitchen. Do Peeps dissolve when y

Mar 21, 2015
Comedy & comedians by Hill, Z. B.

Comedy & comedians

Presents information about occupations in the comedy industry, describes the history and creative aspects of comedy, profiles famous comedians, and offers guidance on how to generate income and create a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Mar 21, 2015
Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag by Meister, Cari, author.

Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag

Davy Crockett battles Snag, a fierce gator, from destroying steamers along the Mississipi River.

Mar 21, 2015
Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Mar 21, 2015
Dogs by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Dogs

"Simple text and colorful images Introduce young readers to information about dogs"--

Mar 21, 2015
Dirty rats by Lunde, Darrin P., author.

Dirty rats

Introduces readers to different types of rats, especially the diverse array of species that play an important role in natural ecosystems and those studied in labs by scientists.

Mar 21, 2015
Desert food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Desert food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a desert habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Mar 21, 2015
Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015 by Dobrow, Larry, author.

Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015

Mar 21, 2015
Inside a Formula 1 car by MacArthur, Collin, author.

Inside a Formula 1 car

Mar 21, 2015
I say Shehechiyanu by Rocklin, Joanne.

I say Shehechiyanu

"Learn about the many occasions in the Jewish year on which you can say "Shehechiyanu," a blessing for beginnings, first times, and happy arrivals"--Provided by the publisher.

Mar 21, 2015
The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Mar 21, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with paper plates and cups by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with paper plates and cups

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
Gems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Gems

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study gems, and how gems relate to the reader's daily life.

Mar 21, 2015
Get into art - places by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - places

Introduces readers to works of art featuring "places" by such esteemed artists as Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai, Raoul Dufy, Wassily Kandinsky, L.S. Lowry, Abraham Ortelius, Stuart Davis, Rene Magritte and provides instruction for "place" centered art projects.

Mar 21, 2015
Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils

"In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Mar 21, 2015
Guinea pigs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinea pigs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet guinea pig"--

Mar 21, 2015
Helping our veterans by Gagne, Tammy.

Helping our veterans

Mar 21, 2015
Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens

"In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective--

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with egg cartons by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with egg cartons

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities that reuse egg cartons and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with cardboard tubes by Ventura, Marne.

Fun things to do with cardboard tubes

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using cardboard tubes and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Mar 21, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest

Ms. Frizzle introduces some of the animals who inhabit the rain forests plus explains how they have adapted to their ecosystem.

Mar 21, 2015
Landscape designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Landscape designer

Mar 21, 2015
Interior designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Interior designer

Mar 21, 2015
The little butterfly by Shahan, Sherry.

The little butterfly

Presents a detailed look at each stage of the butterfly's life cycle.

Mar 21, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Mar 21, 2015
The thrills and chills of amusement parks by Brown, Jordan, author.

The thrills and chills of amusement parks

An introduction to the science that powers favorite amusement park rides reveals why a rollercoaster does not need an engine and how bumper cars can move without gasoline.

Mar 21, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Mar 21, 2015
The rock cycle by Hirsch, Rebecca E. author.

The rock cycle

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with The Rock Cycle. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study the rock cycle, and how the rock cycle relates to the reader's daily life"--

Mar 21, 2015
Scrapes with snakes - true stories of adventures with animals by Barr, Brady, 1963- author.

Scrapes with snakes - true stories of adventures with animals

Information about and pictures of some of the biggest snakes ever found.

Mar 21, 2015
Searching for el Chupacabra by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Searching for el Chupacabra

With its claws and fangs and hunting for blood in the night, el Chupacabra is the stuff of nightmares. Many people insist that this mysterious Mexican monster is real, while others proclaim it a bedtime story. This intriguing volume uses a presentation of firsthand accounts and more to encourage well-rounded research and critical thinking skills.

Mar 21, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Mar 21, 2015
Sharks - predators of the ocean by Stephens, David, 1945-

Sharks - predators of the ocean

Mar 21, 2015
Snake by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Snake

Mar 21, 2015
The spirit of the sea by Hainnu, Rebecca, author.

The spirit of the sea

Mar 21, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create th

Mar 21, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Mar 21, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

No one knew the boy they called "Jumping Badger" would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States. As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied on his military cunning and strong spirituality to drive forces out of his territory and ensure a future homeland for his people.

Mar 21, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without bacteria! by Canavan, Roger.

You wouldn't want to live without bacteria!

Though most of them are too small to be seen with the naked eye, bacteria are everywhere. They appeared on Earth more than 3 billion years before the first dinosaurs. Some bacteria cause deadly diseases, but many of them are helpful to us. They fertilize the soil by breaking down dead material, and they are an essential ingredient in many foods. Bacteria in our own bodies are a vital part of the digestive process.--from page 2 of cover.

Mar 21, 2015
Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals by Levine, Shar, 1953-

Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals

How in the world do you classify the more than one million species in the animal kingdom? This fact-packed book divides animals into the major phyla, including chordates, arthropods, and mollusks; the major classes, such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and insects; and by critical features, such as cell structure and the need to feed. Fascinating case histories examine the discovery of new mammal species, the need to conserve endangered species, and using natural predators to cont

Mar 20, 2015