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Monster fish by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Monster fish

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

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

Milwaukee Bucks

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

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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

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

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

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

The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs

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

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

The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure

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

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

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

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

Mar 26, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

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

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

Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines

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

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

Polar scientist

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

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

Hockey superstars - past, present, and future

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

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

Draft horses - horses that work

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

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

The kids' guide to sports design and engineering

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

Mar 26, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence by Morreale, Marie.

Jennifer Lawrence

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

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

It's electric! Currents

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

Mar 26, 2015
Elephant seal by Owings, Lisa.

Elephant seal

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

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

Largemouth bass

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

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

L. Frank Baum

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

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

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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

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

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

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

Mar 26, 2015