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Shyness by Orr, Tamra, author. Shyness

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 14, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964-, author. You wouldn't want to live without money!

Money allows people to exchange goods and services. How would you buy things without money? A simple timeline provides an easily understood history of money.

Jan 19, 2017
Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art by Hodge, Susie, 1960-, author. Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art

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

Jan 19, 2017
Who was Charlie Chaplin? by Demuth, Patricia, author. Who was Charlie Chaplin?

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

Jan 19, 2017
What's the big deal about first ladies? by Shamir, Ruby, author. What's the big deal about first ladies?

Discusses what made each first lady unique and describes their role, ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential husbands.

Jan 19, 2017
West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers by Gagne, Tammy, author. West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers

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

Jan 19, 2017
Weird butterflies & moths by Orenstein, Ronald I. (Ronald Isaac), 1946- author. Weird butterflies & moths

Looks at some of the most rare and interesting species of butterflies and moths from all over the world.

Jan 19, 2017
The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war by Burgan, Michael, author. The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war

Jan 19, 2017
Underneath my bed - list poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author. Underneath my bed - list poems

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

Jan 19, 2017
U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline

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

Jan 19, 2017
Tugboats by Meister, Cari. Tugboats

Jan 19, 2017
Taxes at work by Mara, Wil, author. Taxes at work

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action to improve schools by Lawson, Sabina, author. Taking action to improve schools

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

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action to help the environment by Braun, Eric, 1971- Taking action to help the environment

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

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action for civil and political rights by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Taking action for civil and political rights

Profiles individuals involved in such issues as representative government, equal rights, worker's rights, and freedom of information, including activists in Hong Kong, Black Lives Matter leaders, and Edward Snowden. --Publisher

Jan 19, 2017
Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers by Biskup, Agnieszka, author. Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers

Jan 19, 2017
The stars - a new way to see them by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author. The stars - a new way to see them

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

Jan 19, 2017

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