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What are habitats & biomes? by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

What are habitats & biomes?

Describes the different types of biomes on Earth, from oceans and rivers to grasslands and scrublands.

May 20, 2015
Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school by Loewen, Nancy, 1964- author.

Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school

Provides answers to forty questions about school from homework and grades to classmates and extracurricular activities.

May 20, 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.

May 21, 2015
The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

A look at the Korean War through primary documents supplemented with facts and analysis to give the reader a comprehensive grasp of events.

May 21, 2015
Freshwater fishing by Pendergast, George.

Freshwater fishing

Freshwater fishing is a great way to cast a line when you're far away from the ocean. There are plenty of big fish to be found in lakes and rivers, and this exciting book will teach readers how to have a great time on the beautiful waterways where freshwater fish are found.

May 21, 2015
Jamaica by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Jamaica

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

May 21, 2015
Illinois - the Prairie State by Price-Groff, Claire, author.

Illinois - the Prairie State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Illinois.

May 21, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley

"Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar."--

May 21, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 21, 2015
Prehistoric mammals by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

Prehistoric mammals

"From woolly mammoths to saber-toothed cats, prehistoric mammals once roamed Earth. With beautiful and engaging illustrations, authentic photos, and accessible text, kids will learn all about these mighty mammals in this Level 2 reader" --

May 21, 2015
Pakistan by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Pakistan

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

May 21, 2015
New Jersey - the Garden State by King, David C., author.

New Jersey - the Garden State

May 21, 2015
Maine - the Pine Tree State by Hicks, Terry Allan, author.

Maine - the Pine Tree State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Maine.

May 21, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games by Krensky, Stephen, author.

The high score and lowdown on video games

Learn about the history of video games in this non-fiction level three reader. In this book readers will learn all about how video games came to be, from Pong to Pac-Man and everything in between!

May 21, 2015
SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

An introduction to the life and achievements of the founder of Tesla Motors describes his early achievements in computer programming, his creation of a tech empire, his electric cars designs and his ambition to create an alternative transportation system. --Publisher's description.

May 21, 2015
The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism by George, Enzo.

The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism

A collection of primary source documents, fact boxes, and photos and letters from participants form a comprehensive look at United States' role in the Vietnam War.

May 21, 2015
Vietnam by Seah, Audrey, 1958- author.

Vietnam

Explores the geography, history, culture and beliefs of Vietnam and its people.

May 21, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2015
Washington - the Evergreen State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Washington - the Evergreen State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Washington.

May 21, 2015
John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter by Braun, Eric, 1971-

John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter

May 21, 2015