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Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

"Explore hunting, an exciting outdoor activity, including hunting gear, where to hunt, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Apr 23, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

"Explore hiking, an exciting outdoor activity, including hiking gear, where to hike, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
A haunted capital by Lunis, Natalie.

A haunted capital

"Places that are filled with history are also thought to be filled with ghosts. If that is true, then Washington, D.C.--a city that dates back to the earliest days of the United States of America--is surely one of the most haunted cities in the country. Within this book, you will visit eleven of the most haunted spots in America's capital and come across some of its most famous ghosts."--Back cover.

Apr 23, 2015
SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

Describes Musk's work with a range of advanced technology companies, including PayPal, the space exploration company SpaceX, and the electric car company Tesla Motors, and discusses his plans for the future.

Apr 23, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by Candlewick Entertainment (COR)

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

A treasury of offbeat science projects simplifies the scientific method, provides essential safety information, shares tips for turning activities into science-fair entries, and is complemented by whimsical character commentary.

Apr 23, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

Apr 23, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

"Describes the experiences of the crew of the Titanic, including daily responsibilities as well as how they handled the sinking of the ship"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 23, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Apr 23, 2015
Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo by Fay, Gail.

Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo

"Describes the archeological wonder of Mesa Verde, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Apr 23, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

"Describes the discovery of the ship Titanic, including the people and equipment involved in the discovery as well as the artifacts recovered"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 23, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Apr 23, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 23, 2015
Understanding Iran today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Iran today

Understanding Iran Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Iran with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Apr 23, 2015
John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter by Braun, Eric, 1971-

John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter

Provides background on the life of the young adult author, discussing the experiences that informed his work, the YouTube channel he runs with his brother, and the literary and motion picture success of "The Fault in Our Stars."

Apr 23, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of crocodiles and alligators.

Apr 23, 2015
Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation by Hall, Brianna.

Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation

Discusses the causes of and effects of the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed American history.

Apr 23, 2015
Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh, author.

Cesar Chavez

Apr 23, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Apr 23, 2015
Economics through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Economics through infographics

The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about economics.

Apr 23, 2015