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

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

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

Aug 20, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

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

Aug 17, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Aug 20, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

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

Aug 19, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

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

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

Aug 19, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

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

Aug 19, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

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

Aug 17, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

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

Aug 19, 2016
A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by McAllister, Angela/ Corr, Christopher (ILT)

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

Aug 23, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Aug 17, 2016
Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer by Stanley, Diane, author.

Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer

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

Aug 23, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Africa

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

Aug 23, 2016
Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

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

Aug 18, 2016
All kinds of families by Simon, Norma, author.

All kinds of families

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

Aug 23, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

Amelia Earhart

Aug 23, 2016
Animal architects by Nassar, Daniel, author.

Animal architects

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

Aug 23, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

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

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 23, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Aug 19, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

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

Aug 23, 2016
Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles by Rockliff, Mara, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

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

Aug 23, 2016
Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration by Gifford, Clive, author.

Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration

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

Aug 23, 2016
Australia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Australia

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

Aug 23, 2016
Avalanches by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Avalanches

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

Aug 23, 2016
Badgers after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

Badgers after dark

"Describes the behavior and habitat of badgers"--

Aug 23, 2016
Battleships by Riggs, Kate, author.

Battleships

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

Aug 23, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun.

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 23, 2016
Beauty & the beast by Craft, Mahlon F., author.

Beauty & the beast

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

Aug 23, 2016
Bible lands by Tubb, Jonathan N., author.

Bible lands

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

Aug 23, 2016
Big fantastic Earth by Green, Jen, author.

Big fantastic Earth

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

Aug 23, 2016
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

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

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

Aug 19, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

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

Aug 20, 2016
Black widow spiders by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Black widow spiders

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

Aug 23, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

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

Aug 20, 2016
Blast back! - the American Revolution by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the American Revolution

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

Aug 23, 2016
Blast back! - the Civil War by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the Civil War

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

Aug 23, 2016
Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro. by Sodaro, Craig.

Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro.

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

Aug 19, 2016
BMX freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX freestyle

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

Aug 19, 2016
Boy scout handbook. by Boy Scouts of America, author.

Boy scout handbook.

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

Aug 17, 2016
Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo by Dahl, Roald.

Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo

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

Aug 23, 2016
Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo

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

Aug 23, 2016
Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure by Holland, Ilona, author.

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure

Aug 23, 2016
Can I eat that? by Stein, Joshua David, author.

Can I eat that?

"This humorous, stylized and entirely unexpected set of food facts will engage both good eaters and resisters alike. With questions both practical ('Can you eat a sea urchin?') and playful ('Do eggs grow on eggplants?'), this read-aloud text offers young children facts to share and the subtle encouragement to taste something new!"--

Aug 23, 2016
Canada by Markovics, Adam, author.

Canada

Aug 23, 2016
Cat in the Night by Dunphy, Madeleine/ Brunet, Joshua S. (ILT)

Cat in the Night

Aug 23, 2016
Character encyclopedia by Korté, Steven.

Character encyclopedia

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

Aug 23, 2016
Colonial cooking by Dosier, Susan, author.

Colonial cooking

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

Aug 23, 2016
Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games

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

Aug 19, 2016
Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth by Aguilar, David A., author.

Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth

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

Aug 23, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

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

Aug 18, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Cranes

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

Aug 23, 2016
Crazy totally awesome facts. by

Crazy totally awesome facts.

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

Aug 19, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia

Creation

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

Aug 23, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S., author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Cub Scout Bear handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Bear handbook

Aug 17, 2016
Cub Scout Tiger handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Tiger handbook

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

Aug 17, 2016
Cub Scout Webelos handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Webelos handbook

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

Aug 17, 2016
Cub Scout Wolf handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Wolf handbook

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

Aug 17, 2016
Danny and the blue cloud - coping with childhood depression by Foley, James M., 1947-

Danny and the blue cloud - coping with childhood depression

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

Aug 19, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

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

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

Aug 20, 2016
Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes by Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo?

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

Aug 18, 2016
Do you really want to meet a kangaroo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a kangaroo?

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

Aug 19, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Aug 23, 2016
Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects by Enz, Tammy, author.

Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects

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

Aug 19, 2016
Eastern chipmunks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

Eastern chipmunks

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

Aug 23, 2016
Easy Christian Crafts by Standke, Linda

Easy Christian Crafts

Aug 17, 2016
Easy Christian crafts. Preschool/Kindergarten by Standke, Linda.

Easy Christian crafts. Preschool/Kindergarten

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

Aug 23, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate by Hansen, Grace, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate

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

Aug 19, 2016
Electronics for kids - play with simple circuits and experiment with electricity! by Nydal Dahl, Øyvind, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Emily Grace and the What-Ifs - a story for children about nighttime fears by Gehring, Lisa B., author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

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

Aug 19, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

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

Aug 19, 2016
Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

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

Aug 19, 2016
Europe by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Europe

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

Aug 23, 2016
Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Rothman, Lily, author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Explore forces and motion! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Explore forces and motion!

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

Aug 23, 2016
Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities by

Exploring kitchen science - 30+ edible experiments & kitchen activities

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

Aug 23, 2016
Extreme hunters by Llewellyn, Claire.

Extreme hunters

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

Aug 18, 2016
Extreme tightrope by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme tightrope

Aug 19, 2016
Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World

Aug 23, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn.

Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Aug 23, 2016
Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint monsters and dragons and 100 other adventurous creatures

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

Aug 23, 2016
First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story by Fleischman, Paul, author.

First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story

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

Aug 23, 2016
First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by Hill, David, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Florida wetlands by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Florida wetlands

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

Aug 19, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

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

Aug 23, 2016
Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

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

Aug 18, 2016
Forensics - cool women who investigate by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Forensics - cool women who investigate

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

Aug 23, 2016
Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Geography by Gutman, Dan, author.

Geography

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

Aug 23, 2016
Geronimo by Hunt, Santana

Geronimo

Aug 17, 2016
Geronimo by Hunt, Santana, author.

Geronimo

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

Aug 23, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

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

Aug 23, 2016
Giant squid by Fleming, Candace, author.

Giant squid

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

Aug 23, 2016
Gladiators by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

Gladiators

Aug 19, 2016
Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents by Burns, Ken, 1953- author.

Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents

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

Aug 23, 2016
Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

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

Aug 19, 2016
Hansel & Gretel by Hobbie, Holly, author, illustrator.

Hansel & Gretel

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

Aug 18, 2016
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Thorne, Jack, author, creator.

Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two

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

Aug 21, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Heliskiing

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

Aug 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

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

Aug 21, 2016
Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
How deep is the ocean? by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

How deep is the ocean?

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

Aug 23, 2016
How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes by Smith, Kelly (Children's author), author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to build a car by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a car

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship by Lacey, Saskia/ Sodomka, Martin (ILT)

How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship

Aug 23, 2016
How to build a motorcycle by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a motorcycle

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to build a plane by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a plane

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to check out a book by StJohn, Amanda, 1982-

How to check out a book

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

Aug 23, 2016
How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by McKenna, James (James E.), author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 23, 2016
I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Levy, Debbie/ Baddeley, Elizabeth (ILT)

I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Aug 23, 2016
If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature by Martel, Sara, 1965- author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

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

Aug 19, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

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

Aug 19, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

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

Aug 23, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

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

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

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

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

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

Aug 19, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

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

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

Aug 20, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

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

Aug 23, 2016
Jennie Jenkins by Feierabend, John Martin, author of adaptation.

Jennie Jenkins

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

Aug 23, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

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

Aug 23, 2016
John Henry - an American legend by Keats, Ezra Jack.

John Henry - an American legend

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

Aug 23, 2016
John Henry - steel-drivin' man by De Leeuw, Adèle, 1899-1988.

John Henry - steel-drivin' man

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

Aug 23, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Aug 19, 2016
Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends by Stabler, David.

Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends

Aug 23, 2016
Knights and castles by Matthews, Rupert, author.

Knights and castles

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

Aug 23, 2016
Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

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

Aug 19, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose

Laos

Aug 23, 2016
Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids by Elliott, Rob

Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids

Aug 23, 2016
Lazy crafternoon by Fields, Stella, author.

Lazy crafternoon

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

Aug 23, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita, author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Librarians by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Librarians

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

Aug 23, 2016
Libya by Hunter, Nick.

Libya

Examines the nation of Libya, including its history, resources, people, and culture.

Aug 18, 2016
Libya by Hunter, Nick.

Libya

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee by Jones, Grace

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a coral reef by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a coral reef

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a desert by Schuetz, Kari, author.

Life in a desert

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a forest by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a forest

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a grassland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a grassland

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

Aug 19, 2016
Life in a tropical rain forest by Schuetz, Kari, author.

Life in a tropical rain forest

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a tundra by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a tundra

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life in a wetland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a wetland

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

Aug 23, 2016
Life on a mountain by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Life on a mountain

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

Aug 23, 2016
Light and its effects by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Light and its effects

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

Aug 23, 2016
Light makes a rainbow by Coan, Sharon, author.

Light makes a rainbow

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

Aug 19, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

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

Aug 23, 2016
Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare by Barretta, Gene, author.

Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare

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

Aug 23, 2016
Living In ... China by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... China

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

Aug 23, 2016
Living In ... Mexico by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... Mexico

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

Aug 23, 2016
Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Winn, Whee, author.

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids

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

Aug 23, 2016
Madagascar by Frazel, Ellen.

Madagascar

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

Aug 23, 2016
Magic tree house incredible fact book by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Magic tree house incredible fact book

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

Aug 23, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

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

Aug 20, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author.

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

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

Aug 19, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Aug 19, 2016
Manx cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Manx cats

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

Aug 20, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

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

Aug 19, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

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

Aug 20, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

Maya Angelou

Aug 19, 2016
Mexico by Senker, Cath

Mexico

Aug 23, 2016
Michael Foreman - A life in pictures by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Michael Foreman - A life in pictures

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

Aug 23, 2016
Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Grove, Tim, 1967- author.

Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne

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

Aug 17, 2016
Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets

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

Aug 23, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Motocross freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross freestyle

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

Aug 19, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

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

Aug 20, 2016
Motocross racing by Perritano, John, author.

Motocross racing

Aug 19, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Mutants in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Mutants in nature

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

Aug 19, 2016
My first soccer game by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first soccer game

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

Aug 23, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 23, 2016
Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

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

Aug 23, 2016
Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President by Capozzi, Suzy, author.

Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President

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

Aug 23, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara

Nickelodeon

Aug 23, 2016
Nigeria by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author.

Nigeria

Aug 23, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

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

Aug 23, 2016
North America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

North America

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

Aug 23, 2016
Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression by Stevens, Liza, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence., author.

Nutrition basics

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

Aug 19, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

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

Aug 20, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 23, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Octopuses one to ten

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

Aug 23, 2016
Odysseus by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Odysseus

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

Aug 23, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

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

Aug 23, 2016
Out and about - a first book of poems by Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Out and about - a first book of poems

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

Aug 23, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 23, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary by Rennie, Susan/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)/ Dahl, Roald/ Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Aug 23, 2016
Patterns in the park by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the park

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

Aug 19, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

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

Aug 23, 2016
Paul Gauguin by Venezia, Mike, author.

Paul Gauguin

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

Aug 19, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Aug 19, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

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

Aug 20, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Plants can't sit still

Aug 18, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

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

Aug 23, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

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

Aug 23, 2016
Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences by

Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences

Aug 23, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

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

Aug 23, 2016
Puerto Ricans in America by Taus-Bolstad, Stacy.

Puerto Ricans in America

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

Aug 23, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

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

Aug 23, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

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

Aug 17, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

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

Aug 20, 2016
Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families by Clarkson, Sarah.

Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families

From timeless classics to modern favorites, this is your guide to the best in children's literature for the Christian family.

Aug 23, 2016
Read for the Heart by Clarkson, Sarah

Read for the Heart

Aug 17, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

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

Aug 23, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 23, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

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

Aug 23, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

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

Aug 19, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

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

Aug 23, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Aug 19, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

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

Aug 23, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

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

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

Aug 19, 2016
Say hello to H₂O by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to H₂O

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

Aug 19, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
Sea otters by

Sea otters

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

Aug 18, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

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

Aug 19, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

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

Aug 23, 2016
Seven and a half tons of steel by Nolan, Janet.

Seven and a half tons of steel

Aug 17, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

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

Aug 19, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Aug 19, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 23, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

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

Aug 19, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

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

Aug 23, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Gibb, Sarah, illustrator.

Sleeping Beauty

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

Aug 18, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

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

Aug 23, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

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

Aug 17, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

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

Aug 23, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

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

Aug 23, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

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

Aug 23, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

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

Aug 23, 2016
South American cloud forest by Franchino, Vicky, author.

South American cloud forest

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

Aug 19, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

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

Aug 23, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 23, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

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

Aug 23, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

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

Aug 23, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

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

Aug 20, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

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

Aug 20, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 23, 2016
Symbiosis - how different animals relate by Kalman, Bobbie, author.

Symbiosis - how different animals relate

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

Aug 23, 2016
Tanks at war by Peppas, Lynn, author.

Tanks at war

Aug 19, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments by Miller, Rachel (Blogger), author, photographer.

The 101 coolest simple science experiments

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

Aug 23, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems

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

Aug 18, 2016
The book of playground songs and rhymes by Feierabend, John Martin, compiler.

The book of playground songs and rhymes

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

Aug 23, 2016
The brave women and children of the American Revolution by Micklos, John.

The brave women and children of the American Revolution

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

Aug 23, 2016
The children's interactive story of art by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author.

The children's interactive story of art

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

Aug 23, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z.

The deadliest creature in the world

Aug 23, 2016
The Election of 1860 - a nation divides on the eve of war by Gunderson, Jessica, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
The frog and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The frog and the mouse

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

Aug 23, 2016
The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards by Markle, Sandra, author.

The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards

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

Aug 18, 2016
The help yourself cookbook for kids. 60+ easy plant-based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the Earth by Roth, Ruby, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
The Holocaust - The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival by Steele, Philip

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

Aug 23, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

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

Aug 23, 2016
The Magic School Bus blows its top - a book about volcanoes by Herman, Gail, 1959-

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
The magic school bus explores the senses by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus explores the senses

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

Aug 23, 2016
The magic school bus inside a hurricane by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus inside a hurricane

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

Aug 23, 2016
The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Ford, Gilbert.

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

Aug 23, 2016
The mermaid's gift by McAdam, Claudia Cangilla, author.

The mermaid's gift

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

Aug 18, 2016
The Music in George's Head - George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue by Slade, Suzanne/ Innerst, Stacy (ILT)

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

Aug 23, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

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

Aug 20, 2016
The oldest and the newest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The oldest and the newest

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

Aug 19, 2016
The other day I met a bear by Feierabend, John Martin, author.

The other day I met a bear

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

Aug 23, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

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

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

Aug 20, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Learn the science behind sinkholes.

Aug 19, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

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

Aug 17, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

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

Aug 17, 2016
The star-spangled banner by Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.), author.

The star-spangled banner

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

Aug 23, 2016
The Statue of Liberty by Orr, Tamra, author.

The Statue of Liberty

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

Aug 23, 2016
The stone thrower by Richardson, Jael Ealey, 1980- author.

The stone thrower

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

Aug 23, 2016
The tailor and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The tailor and the mouse

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

Aug 23, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Aug 17, 2016
The toad by Gravel, Elise, author.

The toad

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

Aug 23, 2016
The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn author.

The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources

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

Aug 23, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

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

Aug 19, 2016
The Way Things Work Now by MacAulay, David

The Way Things Work Now

Aug 23, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

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

Aug 19, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

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

Aug 23, 2016
There's a hole in the bucket! by Feierabend, John Martin, adapter.

There's a hole in the bucket!

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

Aug 23, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

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

Aug 23, 2016
Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas

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

Aug 19, 2016
Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world by Swaby, Rachel, author.

Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world

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

Aug 23, 2016
Trapped behind Nazi lines - The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

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

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

Aug 19, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

Examines the nation of Tunisia, including its history, resources, people, and culture.

Aug 18, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

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

Aug 23, 2016
Tunnels by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Tunnels

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

Aug 23, 2016
Ugly by Hoge, Robert, 1972- author.

Ugly

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

Aug 23, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

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

Aug 18, 2016
Unsolved archaeological mysteries by Capek, Michael, author.

Unsolved archaeological mysteries

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

Aug 20, 2016
Vikings by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Vikings

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

Aug 20, 2016
Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

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

Aug 23, 2016
Weather by Mack, Lorrie, author.

Weather

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

Aug 19, 2016
What a scientist sees by Rice, Dona, author.

What a scientist sees

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

Aug 23, 2016
What could it be? - exploring the imaginative world of shapes by Fawcett, Sally, author.

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

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

Aug 23, 2016
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author.

What Degas saw

Aug 23, 2016
What is cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is cubism?

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

Aug 23, 2016
What is gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is gothic art?

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

Aug 23, 2016
What is impressionism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is impressionism?

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

Aug 23, 2016
What is modernism? by Riggs, Kate, author.

What is modernism?

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

Aug 23, 2016
What is realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is realism?

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

Aug 23, 2016
What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling by Moser, Elise/ Ritchie, Scot (ILT)

What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling

Aug 23, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

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

Aug 19, 2016
Who is Hillary Clinton? by Alexander, Heather, 1967- author.

Who is Hillary Clinton?

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

Aug 23, 2016
Who was Milton Bradley? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who was Milton Bradley?

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

Aug 23, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

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

Aug 19, 2016
Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942- author.

Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer

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

Aug 23, 2016
Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author.

Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

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

Aug 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Aug 19, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

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

Aug 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

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

Aug 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

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

Aug 19, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

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

Aug 19, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Aug 19, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

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

Aug 23, 2016