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Scholastic year in sports 2015 by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Scholastic year in sports 2015

"From the football field to the baseball diamond ... from the soccer pitch to the hockey rink, this book takes you everywhere in the world of sports. Relive the drama and excitement of the wins, losses, records, and more!"--

Dec 21, 2014
Writer to writer - from think to ink by Levine, Gail Carson.

Writer to writer - from think to ink

"In this lively nonfiction book for young readers, bestselling author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing"--

Dec 22, 2014
China - land of the emperor's Great Wall by Osborne, Mary Pope.

China - land of the emperor's Great Wall

A companion book to "Day of the Dragon King" presents facts about the real dragon king, the construction of the Great Wall of China, and the traditions associated with Chinese New Year.

Dec 22, 2014
Castle by Platt, Richard.

Castle

Describes medieval castles and what life was like for the knights who lived in them.

Dec 23, 2014
Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures by Carstairs, Sue, 1961-, author.

Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures

Turtles are among the most beloved but endangered animals on the planet. Freshwater, marine and land turtles all face the same threats.

Dec 26, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

A sneak peek into the remarkable world of the tail less amphibians. Some frogs blend into the green of their ponds, and live an unremarkable existence. But some are strange looking, having adapted to a special environment. This colorful and informative book reveals a rare and close-up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these creatures largely hidden from our view. Weird Frogs features: Beautiful photographs that show the frogs up close--really close and informative captions

Dec 27, 2014
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Dec 27, 2014
Castle by Biesty, Stephen.

Castle

Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

Dec 27, 2014
Endangered animals of Africa by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Africa

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Africa, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 27, 2014
Endangered animals of Asia by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Asia

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Asia, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 27, 2014
Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before

Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, and mosasaurus.

Dec 27, 2014
Animal robots by Shores, Erika L., 1976- author.

Animal robots

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe eight different robots that mimic animals and the work these robots do."--

Dec 27, 2014
5-minute fairy tales. by Disney Enterprises, Inc. (COR)

5-minute fairy tales.

Collects such fairy tales as "The Prince and the Pauper," "The Princess and the Pea," "Rapunzel," and "Chicken Little," featuring Disney characters.

Dec 27, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Dec 27, 2014
Inch by inch - the garden song by Mallett, David.

Inch by inch - the garden song

Inch by inch, row by row, a child grows a garden with the help of the rain and the earth. Based on a popular folksong.

Dec 27, 2014
The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school by Borgenicht, David/ Winters, Ben H./ Epstein, Robin/ Gonzales, Chuck (ILT)

The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school

Dec 27, 2014
Batman - the world of the Dark Knight by Wallace, Daniel, 1970-

Batman - the world of the Dark Knight

A fan's reference to Batman's entire career profiles his most significant adventures, allies, romances, and enemies while documenting how his character has evolved throughout the decades.

Dec 27, 2014
Behind the scenes at a newscast by Paddington, Whit.

Behind the scenes at a newscast

Explains what goes on behind-the-scenes of a newscast, including the importance of news producers, assignment editors, reporters, and camera crews.

Dec 27, 2014
Canada by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Canada

Dec 27, 2014
Who was Julius Caesar? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Julius Caesar?

Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

Dec 27, 2014