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Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know by Roesler, Jill

Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know

May 3, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Provides an overview of the science of soap and discusses how it has revolutionized history by keeping people and their surroundings clean and healthy.

Apr 28, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Soaps and detergents are among the great benefits of modern life. They help to keep us comfortable and save us from smelling unpleasant, but above all, they help to protect us from the germs that cause infectious diseases. Learn how soap works, how it is made, and how much harder life would be if we really did have to live without it.

May 3, 2016
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch by Senior, Kathryn.

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England.

May 3, 2016
You never heard of Casey Stengel?! by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

You never heard of Casey Stengel?!

Looks at the life and career of Casey Stengel, from his days as a player on the Brooklyn Dodgers to his string of pennants and World Series wins as manager of the New York Yankees.

May 3, 2016
You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

May 3, 2016
Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo by Becker, Helaine.

Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo

Introduces the different types of food zoo animals eat, with recipes from zoos around the world, including predator popsicles, digger's delight, and presto pesto sauce.

May 3, 2016
Wormholes by Perritano, John, author.

Wormholes

Are there white holes in space? Who said space and time are the same? Why do wormholes exist? How fast does light travel? What if you could time travel?

May 3, 2016
Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books by Martin, William P. (William Patrick)

Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books

Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books is the first comprehensive best book guide to wordless picture books (and nearly wordless picture books). It is an indispensable resource for parents and teachers who love graphic storytelling or who recognize the value of these exceptional books in working with different types of students, particularly preschool, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special needs, and creative writers. Every age group will benefi

May 3, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour, author.

Wildfires

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.

May 3, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour

Wildfires

Apr 28, 2016
Wild predators by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild predators

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of predator animals and how they hunt for prey.

May 3, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

May 3, 2016
Who was Joan of Arc? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Joan of Arc?

Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

May 3, 2016
Who is Elton John? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who is Elton John?

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll.

May 3, 2016
Where is the Parthenon? by Edwards, Roberta, author.

Where is the Parthenon?

"Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the Acropolis, one directly hit the Parthenon. Much of the sculpture was destroyed, three hundred people died, and t

May 3, 2016
What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity by Huebner, Dawn.

What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity

"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome negativity, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids by Greenspon, Thomas S., 1942-

What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids

A guide to help you decide what your goal is and if it is worth it.

May 3, 2016
What makes you you? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes you you?

"What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life--DNA! Amazing 3D-style illustrations and diagrams help explain what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into bite-sized chunks, this fascinating book explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern-day genetic research--and what's in store for the future!"--

May 3, 2016
What happens when a loved one dies? - our first talk about death by Roberts, Jillian, 1971- author.

What happens when a loved one dies? - our first talk about death

Whether children are experiencing grief and loss for the first time or simply curious, it can be difficult to know how to talk to them about death. Using questions posed in a child's voice and answers that start simply and become more in-depth, this book allows adults to guide the conversation to a natural and reassuring conclusion. Additional questions at the back of the book allow for further discussion. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts designed the Just Enough series to empower parents/

May 3, 2016
What does sunlight do? by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

What does sunlight do?

May 3, 2016
What are the Summer Olympics? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

What are the Summer Olympics?

Find out all about the Summer Olympics in this informative book.

May 3, 2016
Weather math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Weather math

"Introducing the different ways in which we apply mathematics to weather."--

May 3, 2016
Walruses by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Walruses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks"--

May 3, 2016
V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet by Gagliano, Eugene M.

V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet

The plant world is explored from A to Z, with a poem to introduce each topic, and an expository text that provides details.

May 3, 2016
Unsolved! by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Unsolved!

"Some mysteries remain unsolved for hundreds of years, defying attempts by scientists and researchers to solve them. This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more!"--

May 3, 2016
Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families by Glenn, Joshua, 1967- author.

Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families

Encourages young readers to explore the world around them through seventy activities that kids can do on their own or with their families, including games and crafts.

May 3, 2016
Tree matters by Bai, Gangu, artist.

Tree matters

The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing up with trees. Her tales range from food, work and festivals to illness and childbirth. Her ecological

May 3, 2016
Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica by Burnham, Cathleen, author.

Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica

Welcome to an inspiring real-life story of a group of kids who get involved in efforts to protect endangered sea turtles that next on their island, helping the eggs to hatch safely and the baby turtles to survive.

May 3, 2016
This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Harris, Michelle, author.

This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

May 3, 2016
The world's oddest inventions by Higgins, Nadia, author.

The world's oddest inventions

"Describes some of the oddest, strangest, and most bizarre inventions from around the world"--

May 3, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

Apr 28, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

May 3, 2016
The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang by Gifford, Clive, author.

The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang

"Travel back in time to the big bang, and learn about the formation of the universe. Explore the baffling world of black holes, and find out how scientists are searching for alien life. Discover the strangest sights of the universe, from quirky quasars to clouds that smell like raspberries."--

May 3, 2016
The U.S. Constitution by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution

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

May 3, 2016
The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources

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

Apr 28, 2016
The three little pigs by Bryan, Ed, illustrator.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs leave home to make their way in the world. The first little pig builds a house made of straw. The second little pig builds a house made of sticks. And the third little pig builds a house made of bricks. But it's not long before the Big Bad Wolf turns up.

May 3, 2016
The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-

The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings

May 3, 2016
The slowest book ever by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

The slowest book ever

Discover surprising facts about anything and everything slow.

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Venus by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Venus

"Discusses the planet Venus, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Venus, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Uranus by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Uranus

"Discusses the planet Uranus, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Uranus, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Saturn by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Saturn

"Discusses the planet Saturn, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Saturn, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Neptune by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Neptune

"Discusses the planet Neptune, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Neptune, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Mars by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Mars

"Discusses the planet Mars, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mars, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Jupiter by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Jupiter

"Discusses the planet Jupiter, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Jupiter, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Earth by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Earth

"Discusses Earth as a part of the solar system, including ancient astronomers' research that changed the way Earth was understood, explorations outside of Earth's atmosphere, and the possibility of sending humans to other planets"--

May 3, 2016
The secret subway by Corey, Shana.

The secret subway

"In 1870, Alfred Ely Beach invents New York's first underground train"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind track and field by Amstutz, Lisa J.

The science behind track and field

"Discusses science of track and field events using biology and physics"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports by Lanser, Amanda, author.

The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports

"Discusses science of swimming using biology and physics"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports

"Discusses the science of soccer, volleyball, cycling and other popular sports using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind gymnastics by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author.

The science behind gymnastics

"Discusses the science of gymnastics, using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 3, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

May 3, 2016
The Pueblo by Bedry, Christa, author.

The Pueblo

May 3, 2016
The legend of Dracula by Sabatino, Michael, author.

The legend of Dracula

May 3, 2016
The Korean War by Streissguth, Thomas, 1958- author.

The Korean War

Presents an overview of the Korean War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

May 3, 2016
The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

May 3, 2016
The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world by Pimm, Nancy Roe, author.

The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world

"In this biography for middle-grade readers, Nancy Roe Pimm tells the story of Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world. In her trusty Cessna, The Spirit of Columbus-also known as Charlie-she traveled from Columbus, Ohio, on an eastward route that totaled nearly twenty-three thousand miles and took almost a month. Overcoming wind, ice, mechanical problems, and maybe even sabotage, Mock persevered. Mock caught the aviation bug at seven years old, when she rode in a Fo

May 3, 2016
The hole story of the doughnut by Miller, Pat, 1951 May 28- author.

The hole story of the doughnut

"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the donut!"--

May 3, 2016
The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure by Paul, Caroline, author.

The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure

"Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall

May 3, 2016
The darkest and the brightest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The darkest and the brightest

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

May 3, 2016
The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds by Murrie, Matthew, author.

The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds

"From the creators of the What If ...? Conference comes a quirky book that encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than eighty wild, absurd, and thought provoking questions. What if a book didn't just tell you how to think or what to know, but rather encouraged you to think for yourself? What if there was a book that focused on asking questions instead of just answering them. The Book of What If ...? does just that! What if you lived on a floating city? Wh

May 3, 2016
The Angry birds movie official guidebook by Cerasi, Christopher.

The Angry birds movie official guidebook

May 3, 2016
The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book by Carbone, Courtney.

The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book

"Even Angry Birds get the giggles. Red, Chuck, Bomb, and the rest of Bird Island--including the pigs--share hundreds of their favorite jokes and riddles in this wacky collection!"--Page 4 of cover.

May 3, 2016
That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain by Holleben, Jan von, 1977- author.

That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain

Answers children's questions about the brain, exploring how it develops, what the brain is made of, and how it works.

May 3, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle, 1951- author.

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

May 3, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

Apr 28, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

May 3, 2016
Take a closer look at. Plastic by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, but some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives and learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce biodegradable, Earth-friendly plastic substitutes. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

May 3, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948-

Syria

May 3, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

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

May 3, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

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

Apr 28, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

May 3, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

May 3, 2016
Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles

Presents information about all sorts of trains and automobiles, from formula one and hybrid cars to electric trains and high speed maglevs.

May 3, 2016
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--

May 3, 2016
Soccer by Morey, Allan.

Soccer

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of soccer and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of soccer field and photo glossary"--

May 3, 2016
Smithsonian readers - Read with me! Pre-level 1 by

Smithsonian readers - Read with me! Pre-level 1

May 3, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

May 3, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

Shares tips on becoming a smart shopper, discussing the difference between a want and a need.

Apr 28, 2016
Skunks by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Skunks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks"--

May 3, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

May 3, 2016
See what a seal can do by Butterworth, Christine, author.

See what a seal can do

A lyrical portrait of seal characteristics and life explains how seals appear to be slow and sleepy creatures on land but are powerful, graceful and dynamic animals under the water who cleverly outmaneuver predators and skillfully catch fishy dinners.

May 3, 2016
See how they work & look inside fire trucks by

See how they work & look inside fire trucks

May 3, 2016
See how they work & look inside farm equipment by

See how they work & look inside farm equipment

Dive into farm equipment to see all the incredible things machines can do, from plowing the earth to harvesting crops, and learn just how cool farm machines are.

May 3, 2016
See how they work & look inside big rigs by

See how they work & look inside big rigs

Presents some of the different types of trucks that are designed for transporting goods, construction, traveling off the road, entertainment, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

May 3, 2016
Scorching supercars by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Scorching supercars

"Discusses supercars, including what defines a supercar, models that made their mark on the supercar world, and how manufacturers continue to bring speed and performance to the next level for these exclusive sports cars"--

May 3, 2016
Save money by Reina, Mary.

Save money

"Simple text and colorful photos describe the benefits to saving money and ways to save"--

May 3, 2016
Sand tiger sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Sand tiger sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of sand tiger sharks.

May 3, 2016
Salamander dance by FitzSimmons, David, author.

Salamander dance

Follow the annual life cycle of spotted salamanders.

May 3, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

May 3, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
Rocky Mountain National Park by Frisch, Nate.

Rocky Mountain National Park

"An exploration of Rocky Mountain National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the towering summit of Longs Peak"--

May 3, 2016
Roald Dahl by Leaf, Christina.

Roald Dahl

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce readers to Roald Dahl. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

May 3, 2016
Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars by Zuckerman, Gregory, author.

Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars

"Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages"--

May 3, 2016
Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects

Discusses solar, wind, biofuel, hydro, and geothermal energy sources.

May 3, 2016
Remarkable reptiles by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Remarkable reptiles

"Introduces the reader to remarkable reptiles."--

May 3, 2016
Recording and promoting your music by Anniss, Matt, author.

Recording and promoting your music

"This is a vibrant and engaging book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band. This book looks at recording, releasing, and promoting your music, including how it all works in the digital age."--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
Public library by Meister, Cari, author.

Public library

May 3, 2016
Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands by Roth, Susan L., author, illustrator.

Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands

"Cumulative text based on an old folksong alternating with additional scientific information explores the role of prairie dogs, a keystone species in North America's grasslands, and conservation efforts to restore the balance of plants and animals of the Janos, Mexico, prairie dog complex. Backmatter includes timeline, photographs, music, prairie dog facts, glossary, and authors' sources"--

May 3, 2016
Practice good hygiene! by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Practice good hygiene!

Discusses hygiene explaining what it is and why it is good to practice.

May 3, 2016
Powerful muscle cars by Blackford, Cheryl.

Powerful muscle cars

"Discusses American muscle cars, including their history, how they are restored and customized, the most popular models, and how muscle car owners enjoy their cars with shows and races today"--

May 3, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay.

Portugal

May 3, 2016
Police officer by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Police officer

Examines the duties, challenges, and rewards of the occupation, including the basic routine of a police officer's day, the equipment they use, different types of police officers, and some of the occupation's risks.

May 3, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

May 3, 2016
Penguin's way by Johnston, Johanna, author.

Penguin's way

'All over the snow plain the penguins begin to sing. The eggs are beginning to arrive.' This is the story of the emperor penguins that live far away on the edge of a secret sea. During summer they are content with fishing, swimming and playing in the icy waters. But when the season changes, they must travel to the snowy lands around the South Pole. How will they and the newly hatched penguin chicks survive the icy winter? This is a delightful introduction to the natural world of the penguin, tol

May 3, 2016
Peeking underground by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking underground

"Illustrates the layers below Earth's surface, from crust to core, and the plants and animals that live within"--

May 3, 2016
Peeking under the hood by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the hood

"Colorful paint and shiny metal wheels. Growling engines and flashing lights. This is what a car looks like from the outside. But what parts lie inside? Let's pop the hood and take a peek!"--Page [4] of cover.

May 3, 2016
Peculiar plants. by Mason Crest (COR)

Peculiar plants.

Explores the role plants play in the environment, offers facts about unusual flowers and trees, and discusses how they protect themselves.

Apr 28, 2016
Peculiar plants. by

Peculiar plants.

Explores the role plants play in the environment, offers facts about unusual flowers and trees, and discusses how they protect themselves.

May 3, 2016
Paws of courage - true tales of heroic dogs that protect and serve by Furstinger, Nancy, author.

Paws of courage - true tales of heroic dogs that protect and serve

Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with stunning photos and inspiring tales of bravery, friendship, heroism, and devotion.

May 3, 2016
Parade float designer - odd jobs by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Parade float designer - odd jobs

May 3, 2016
Paleontologists by Greve, Tom, author.

Paleontologists

May 3, 2016
Our Father by Oberthür, Rainer, 1961- author.

Our Father

"Our Father explores the meaning behind each line of the Lord's Prayer"--

May 3, 2016
Otters love to play by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Otters love to play

"Ka-splash! "Head to the river, where a frolicsome bunch of otters plays all year round in a nonfiction story sprinkled with facts and loaded with fun.

May 3, 2016
Origami monsters by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami monsters

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper monsters, including a ghost, vampire, and cyclops eye.

May 3, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Netherlands

May 3, 2016
My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book by Brown, Michelle Haney.

My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book

A is for ari. A teeny weeny ant crawls with teeny weeny legs on the bamboo plant. Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn in our multicultural society, and this book introduces it in a playful and gentle way. Organized in a familiar ABC structure, everyday words and expressions as well as words that have special significance in Japanese culture offer even very young children an enticing glimpse into Japanese daily life. This delightfully illustrated preschool book shows each word

May 3, 2016
My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture by Hibbs, Linda, author.

My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture

A fun and playful introduction to Indonesian language and culture for young children. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already know in English are joined by words specific to Indonesia, giving kids a glimpse into Indonesian life and culture. Everyday expressions - like "Apa kabar?" which means "How are you?" - give kids a chance to communicat

May 3, 2016
My book of birds by Valério, Geraldo, 1970- author.

My book of birds

May 3, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Morocco

May 3, 2016
Moose by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Moose

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

May 3, 2016
Monsters and other mythical creatures by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

Monsters and other mythical creatures

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of mythical animals, including a werewolf, vampire, zombie, centaur, and dragon.

May 3, 2016
Money math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Money math

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

May 3, 2016
Miguel Cabrera - MVP and triple crown winner by Flynn, Brendan, 1968-

Miguel Cabrera - MVP and triple crown winner

The life and career of baseball player Miguel Cabrera.

May 3, 2016
Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals by Furstinger, Nancy.

Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals

Presents the life of the animal activist, describing his work in nineteenth-century New York to bring attention to the cruel treatment of animals, the intial opposition that he faced from the public, and his founding of the ASPCA in 1866.

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby zebra by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby zebra

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby ostrich by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Meet a baby ostrich

Presents facts about young ostriches, including what they eat, how they grow, and where they live.

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby lion by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby lion

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby lemur by Bell, Samantha, author.

Meet a baby lemur

"Did you know that baby lemurs can climb at three weeks old? Or that a baby lemur uses its tail to find other lemurs? Learn fascinating facts like these in this selection from Lightning Bolt Books"--

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby hippo by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby hippo

May 3, 2016
Meet a baby elephant by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby elephant

Presents facts about young elephants, including their size, how they grow, and their feeding habits.

May 3, 2016
Masterpieces up close by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author.

Masterpieces up close

Taking young readers on a journey through some of the world's most famous artwork, this collection features full-color reproductions of more than 20 masterpieces. Informative text teaches readers why these paintings have intrigued and endured for centuries.

May 3, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate! by McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate!

"Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

May 3, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love robotics by Bow, James, author.

Maker projects for kids who love robotics

"In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let readers put their skills to use as they build amazing robotic creations."--

May 3, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love music by Sjonger, Rebecca.

Maker projects for kids who love music

May 3, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

May 3, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

Presents the history of animation while readers also discover what inspired the world's greatest animators and their works.

May 3, 2016
M is for money - an economics alphabet by Shoulders, Debbie.

M is for money - an economics alphabet

Uses examples, scenarios, and rhymes to explain complex monetary ideas ranging from taxes to supply and demand.

May 3, 2016
Living in a sustainable way - green communities by Kopp, Megan.

Living in a sustainable way - green communities

May 3, 2016
Little Red by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator.

Little Red

On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.

May 3, 2016
Little Kids First big book of how by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Little Kids First big book of how

"How do refrigerators stay cold? How does water come out of the faucet? Answers to these questions and many more will help parents move beyond the stock answer "because" and give level-appropriate, fascinating, true answers. More than 300 photos bring a child's world to life while satisfying kids' curiosity and sense of fun. Questions in each chapter encourage interactivity, and parent tips extend the experience of the book."--

May 3, 2016
Let's garden - a step by step introduction by Lidström, Clara, 1986- author.

Let's garden - a step by step introduction

With colorful drawings and photographs, this book gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of gardening and planting projects.

May 3, 2016
Leopards by St. Pierre, Stephanie.

Leopards

Describes the physical characteristics, natural environment, and habits of leopards.

May 3, 2016
Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals by

Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals

May 3, 2016
Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen.

Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words

"As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s. Her works became instant classics of childrens literature and a valued teaching tool for comprehending the obstacles facing settlers in that time, including malaria outbreaks, droughts and blizzards, and conflicts with Native Americans. This absorbing biographical account interweaves Wilders own words, historical painti

May 3, 2016
Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Dell, Pamela.

Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

"Explains the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

May 3, 2016
Larry Page by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Larry Page

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

May 3, 2016
Kitchen math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Kitchen math

Math is everywhere in the kitchen! See what's cooking inside this book?and how we need math to finish the job! You'll need your math smarts to help measure ingredients, calculate cooking times, add and subtract fractions, double and halve recipes, convert cups to ounces and back again, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!

May 3, 2016
King Kong - and other monstrous apes by Way, Jennifer, author.

King Kong - and other monstrous apes

May 3, 2016
Inventing the skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Inventing the skateboard

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the skateboard's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

May 3, 2016
Inventing the Skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine

Inventing the Skateboard

Apr 28, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

Discusses key people, exciting finishes, and upsets involved in the NFL Championship game, sharing the perspective of various people involved the games, including a fan, player, halftime performer, and coach.

May 3, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the Olympics

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).

May 3, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd

Inside the Olympics

Apr 28, 2016
Inside the NBA finals by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the NBA finals

May 3, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd

Inside the Daytona 500

May 3, 2016
Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition] by Horowitz, Alexandra, author.

Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition]

"Do you want to know what dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you finally can. The answers will surprise and delight young readers as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."--

May 3, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

This adorable book looks at the bond between animal mothers and their offspring, from protective Mommy polar bears to playful orang-utans. Fascinating facts about parenthood in the animal kingdom will captivate young readers, for example did you know elephant calves are raised by their mothers and grandmothers? Cute photographs and easy-to-read text make this perfect for young readers. I Love Mom provides the perfect opportunity for parents and children to read together and explore the subject o

May 3, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their mothers.

Apr 28, 2016
I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals, including Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, a woolly mammoth, and a saber-toothed cat.

May 3, 2016
How to make a kite by Hord, Colleen, author.

How to make a kite

"Flying a kite on a windy day is something everyone loves to do. Learn how to construct your own in this book with easy to understand instructions and common hosuehold items that you can use to make your very own high-flying kite!,"--page [4] of cover.

May 3, 2016
How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw elves, dwarves, and several other magical fantasy creatures"--

May 3, 2016
How to be... a magician by Turnbull, Stephanie.

How to be... a magician

May 3, 2016
How to be... a chef by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

How to be... a chef

Brings you clear, step-by-step instructions, advice on working safely, tips on cooking methods and equipment, and ideas for further food adventures.

May 3, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Hippopotamuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water"--

May 3, 2016
Hermit crabs by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954-

Hermit crabs

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the hermit crab.

May 3, 2016
Harry Houdini - illusionist & stunt performer by Hansen, Grace, author.

Harry Houdini - illusionist & stunt performer

Large photographs accent brief text presenting information about Erik Weisz who became the famous magician Harry Houdini.

May 3, 2016
Half-truths and brazen lies - an honest look at lying by Vermond, Kira, author.

Half-truths and brazen lies - an honest look at lying

May 3, 2016
Hail Mary by Bus, Sabrina.

Hail Mary

An illustrated version of the Hail Mary.

May 3, 2016
Hacks for minecrafters- mods - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, 1963- author.

Hacks for minecrafters- mods - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"Minecraft was designed to allow other people to modify it. And while there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book is the first unofficial "hacker's" super-guide dedicated to adding mods (modifications) to your Minecraft game. Mods add content to the game to alter gameplay, changing the creative feel of the game or giving the players more options for how they interact within the Minecraft world. Mods can make your game run faster, they can add new mobs, mechanics, an

May 3, 2016
Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild! by Brill, Calista, author.

Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild!

Presents some of the wackiest world records held on file, including the world's heaviest mango, the fastest haircut, the smallest helicopter, the loudest bicycle horn, and the largest serving of mashed potatoes.

May 3, 2016
Guinness world records. Incredible animals! by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness world records. Incredible animals!

"From jaw-dropping skills to unique physical traits, every furry, feathered, scaly, smooth, and slimy creature in this book has defied the odds and silenced the neigh-sayers to become the biggest, fastest, and coolest animals, from the jungle to your own backyard. [This book presents] the stories behind the greatest records through full-color photos"--Amazon.com.

May 3, 2016
Guinness world records. Daring dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinness world records. Daring dogs

Contains world records about dogs.

May 3, 2016
Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest! by Webster, Christy.

Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest!

This book explores the biggest and smallest records on the planet, from huge hounds and dinky donkeys to supersized snacks and micromachines.

May 3, 2016
Guinness World Records - amazing body records! by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records - amazing body records!

Amazing Body Records! is the ultimate book on the most hair-raising, tongue-wagging, head-turning world records. Meet the world's hairiest family, the most tattooed man, the planet's loudest burper, and many more amazing people whose unique talents and physical attributes have earned them a Guinness World Records title. --Publisher

May 3, 2016
Growing your money by Kemper, Bitsy.

Growing your money

Making your money grow over time is easier than you might think. Investing is a great skill to learn. The sooner you start investing, the more money you can make. But what kinds of investments are there? Which ones are risky, and which ones are safer? Read this book to learn how smart investors can grow their money.

May 3, 2016
Grand Teton National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Grand Teton National Park

An exploration of Grand Teton National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the waterfall known as Hidden Falls.

May 3, 2016
Godzilla by Shea, Therese, author.

Godzilla

May 3, 2016
Go figure! by Ball, Johnny, author.

Go figure!

A collection of math activities that include brainteasers, magic tricks, and mind-reading games.

May 3, 2016
Glowworms by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen, author.

Glowworms

Describes the anatomy, diet, environment, and bioluminescence of glowworms.

May 3, 2016
Garden math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Garden math

May 3, 2016
Gabe - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s by Gill, Shelley.

Gabe  - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s

May 3, 2016
Full court press - basketball skills and drills by Stuckey, Rachel.

Full court press - basketball skills and drills

Discusses basketball basics, including ball handling, passing, rebounding, team positions, and sportsmanship.

May 3, 2016
Freaky science discoveries by Machajewski, Sarah, author.

Freaky science discoveries

"Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious wounds."--Publisher's website.

May 3, 2016
Fracking - fracturing rock to reach oil and gas underground by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Fracking - fracturing rock to reach oil and gas underground

May 3, 2016
For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart by Rusch, Elizabeth.

For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart

Biography of Maria Anna Mozart, sister of the famous composer.

May 3, 2016
Follow the moon home by Cousteau, Philippe, 1980- author.

Follow the moon home

"A book about loggerhead sea turtles, and a girl's attempts to help save their babies from man-made light."--

May 1, 2016
Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move

"Explore unusual animal locomotion through incredible art and fascinating facts from the Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page"--

May 3, 2016
Fly by Hartley, Karen, 1949-

Fly

A simple introduction to the physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, predators, habitat, and lifespan of flies.

May 3, 2016
Fitness math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Fitness math

May 3, 2016
Finding Dory Joke Book by RH Disney (COR)

Finding Dory Joke Book

May 3, 2016
Feral pigs - chomp, chomp! by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Feral pigs - chomp, chomp!

"Huge holes cover a cornfield. The corn plants in the field have been dug up and trampled, and much of the corn is half eaten. What caused this terrible damage? The answer is big, hairy, and running wild. Throughout the South and in much of the United States, feral pigs, many of which were once farm animals, are destroying crops, ruining property, and polluting streams and rivers with their waste. In Feral Pigs: Chomp, Chomp!, students will learn all about these animal invaders. The fascinating

May 3, 2016
Feathers, paws, fins, and claws - fairy-tale beasts by

Feathers, paws, fins, and claws - fairy-tale beasts

May 3, 2016
Fabulous frogs by Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author.

Fabulous frogs

Looks at all kinds of frogs, from exotic species to the common greenish-brown specimens found in backyards, discussing their characteristics, life cycles, and habitats.

May 3, 2016
Engineering - cool women who design by May, Vicki V., author.

Engineering - cool women who design

What types of robots will the future bring? How do biomedical devices help patients? Have you ever wondered how 3-D glasses work? Meet three women who are working hard in the engineering field.

May 3, 2016
Ellis island by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981-

Ellis island

Looks at the history of Ellis Island and identifies its early roles as a Mohegan island, fisherman rest spot, famous immigration station, and today's museum.

May 3, 2016
Ella Fitzgerald - American jazz singer by Hansen, Grace, author.

Ella Fitzgerald - American jazz singer

"Ella Fitzgerald went from a poor girl living on the streets to the one of the greatest Jazz singers of her time and ours. This title will take readers through the grand life of Ella and show them that nothing can hold you back if you have a dream and determination. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs"--Publisher's website.

May 3, 2016
Elephant journey - the true story of three zoo elephants and their rescue from captivity by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

Elephant journey - the true story of three zoo elephants and their rescue from captivity

An illustrated true account of three ailing elephants' journey from a cold Canadian zoo to a sanctuary in California, where they were healed by the warmer climate and more suitable terrain. In 2013, people across North America were riveted by the story of Toka, Thika, and Iringa, the last three elephants at the zoo in Toronto, Ontario. Lonely for a larger herd, sick from the cold climate, and weak from standing for long days in a too-small concrete enclosure, the elephants desperately needed a c

May 3, 2016
Electronics for kids for dummies by Shamieh, Cathleen, author.

Electronics for kids for dummies

"Introduces kids to the basics of electronics. Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement. Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate. Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety "--Publisher's description.

May 3, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words by Shea, John M.

Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words

May 3, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt by Tatlock, Ann, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt

"From a shy and fearful child, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up to be not only First Lady of the United States, but one of the most influential woman in U.S. history. Hers is a remarkable story of doing the thing you think you cannot do in order to work for change and to better the lives of others. Come learn about Eleanor, who challenges everyone - no matter his or her talents or gifts - to live a useful and fulfilling life"--Page 4 of cover.

May 3, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

Ecuador

May 3, 2016
Earth's climate change - carbon dioxide overload by Bow, James, author.

Earth's climate change - carbon dioxide overload

"We live in an energy-rich age, in which we can turn on a light with the flick of a switch or drive anywhere by turning a key. But, our vehicles, factories, and power stations, which create the electricity needed to light and heat our buildings, pump carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere. Carbon dioxide overload from these human activities is making our planet hotter and hotter--and is causing the Earth's climate to change. Find out what scientists are doing to find sustainable new forms of ene

May 3, 2016
Earth Science by Harris, Tim (EDT)

Earth Science

May 3, 2016
Earning income by Kemper, Bitsy.

Earning income

"Most people earn income by working at jobs. However, jobs are not the only way to make money. People receive money as gifts, by selling something they make or own, and by investing. But did you know people don't get to keep all of the income they earn? From allowances and salaries to paying taxes, read this book to learn more about income. "Decision time" sidebars help you analyze real-life scenarios and evaluate the choices people have to make about earning money. Learn how people find jobs an

May 3, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

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

May 3, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

Provides an introduction to first lady Dolley Madison, presenting her childhood, education, and personal achievements.

May 3, 2016
Denmark by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Denmark

May 3, 2016
Death is stupid by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Death is stupid

Walks through the emotions and confusion it is common for young people to experience when someone dies, and describes some of the ways to celebrate love and life.

May 3, 2016
Dear Pope Francis by Francis, Pope, 1936- author, interviewee.

Dear Pope Francis

Children from around the world voice their concerns to Pope Francis in letters accompanied by colorful drawings.

May 3, 2016
Day and night by Evans, Shira, author.

Day and night

Describes how birds tweet and bees buzz in the daylight before entirely different creatures awaken and prowl after dark.

May 3, 2016
Dachshunds by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dachshunds

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

May 3, 2016
Crossing Niagara - the death-defying tightrope adventures of the Great Blondin by Tavares, Matt, author, illustrator.

Crossing Niagara - the death-defying tightrope adventures of the Great Blondin

When the Great Blondin announced that he was going to walk from America to Canada across the Niagara River on a rope that was more than 1,100 feet long and just 3 inches wide, hanging 160 feet above the raging river, people came from everywhere. Some came to watch him cross. Some came to watch him fall. Some thought he wouldn't show up at all. But he did show up. And he did walk across the river. And then he did something else amazing. He crossed the river on that tightrope again and again, addi

May 3, 2016
Comets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Comets

"A young scientist's guide to orbiting comets, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

May 3, 2016
Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs - 47 Experiments to Do at Home by Goossens, Jesse/ Faas, Linde (ILT)

Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs - 47 Experiments to Do at Home

May 3, 2016
Center field - the history of baseball by Winters, Jaime.

Center field - the history of baseball

Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? Find the answers to these questions and more in this book chronicling the historic triumphs and challenges of the sport.

May 3, 2016
Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king by Hatkoff, Craig, author.

Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king

Describes Cecil the lion's rise to power at the Hwange National Park, from his struggles as a cub and alliance with rival Jericho to his untimely death that shocked the world.

May 3, 2016
Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry by Salas, Laura Purdie, author.

Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry

"Introduces and defines essential elements of writing poetry accompanied by compelling writing prompts for practicing new skills. Real-life author bios and excerpts enhance skills and understanding"--

May 3, 2016
Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? by Silverman, Buffy.

Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus?

"How can you tell apart a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? Did one have a longer tail? What did each dinosaur's feet look like? Find out these answers and more to become an expert on the differences between these supersized creatures."--

May 3, 2016
Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 3, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 3, 2016
Brave hearts by Goldish, Meish, author.

Brave hearts

"In this book, readers will read stories of how pet dogs have save their owner from a crisis."--

May 3, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 3, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Greece by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Greece

Introduces the history of ancient Greece, covering religions, politics, myths, and entertainment activities.

May 3, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Egypt by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Egypt

Presents a tour of what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt covering topics ranging from period work and entertainment to religion and medical care.

May 3, 2016
Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts) by Bankston, John, 1974-

Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts)

May 3, 2016
Big Bend National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Big Bend National Park

An exploration of Big Bend National Park, including how its desert canyons were formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the hiking route called Chimneys Trail.

May 3, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 3, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 3, 2016
Badlands National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Badlands National Park

An exploration of Badlands National Park, including how its carved landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the rock formation known as the Badlands Wall.

May 3, 2016
Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic

May 3, 2016
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 3, 2016
Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 3, 2016
Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure

May 3, 2016
Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure

A treasury of questions and answers featuring Rovio's popular Angry Bird characters encourages readers to seek the correct answers to big questions about things in the everyday world.

May 3, 2016
Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure! by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure!

"Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they travel back in time on a zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the wonderful world of dinosaurs as they are building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities"--

May 3, 2016
Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure

May 3, 2016
Angel sharks by Hansen, Grace.

Angel sharks

May 3, 2016
An insider's guide to field hockey by McIntyre, Abigael, author.

An insider's guide to field hockey

May 3, 2016
America's tea parties - not one but four! - Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia by Moss, Marissa.

America's tea parties - not one but four! - Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia

May 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

May 3, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

May 3, 2016
All ball - basketball's greatest players by Rivkin, Jennifer.

All ball - basketball's greatest players

Apr 28, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - Saving a Library from War by Bacher, Lindsay

Alia Muhammad Baker - Saving a Library from War

May 3, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

May 3, 2016
Abraham Lincoln by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Abraham Lincoln

May 3, 2016
A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet by Fredericks, Anthony D.

A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet

"Using the alphabet book format the rainforest is explored and explained. A poem explains each topic followed by detailed expository text. Topics include Brazil, epiphytes, gorillas, Kapok tree and nocturnal"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
A dog's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A dog's view of the world

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

May 3, 2016
A cat's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A cat's view of the world

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

May 3, 2016
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

May 3, 2016
50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories by Mitchell, Saundra, author.

50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories

"From Stevie Wonder to Emma Watson, and Pocahontas to Pablo Picasso, 50 amazing kids who shaped history! A collection of biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. Prodigies, proteges, and kids with huge ambition, these youngsters prove that fulfilling your dreams and making a difference in the world isn't just for grown-ups. Some of the most phenomenal musicians, inventors, athletes, authors, actors, and even world leaders achieved greatness during their child

May 3, 2016
12 children who changed the world by McCullum, Kenya, author.

12 children who changed the world

"Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world."--Amazon website.

May 3, 2016
100 things to know before you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author.

100 things to know before you grow up

Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

May 3, 2016