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

The deadliest creature in the world

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

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 23, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Aug 24, 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 24, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

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

Aug 26, 2016