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Miŕo's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miŕo's magic animals

Presents a story of Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, who shares his childhood memories of his special friend--a world-famous artist by the name of Joan Mir´o.

Jul 29, 2016
The highest and the lowest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The highest and the lowest

"Learn all about the highest and lowest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 29, 2016
Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans! by Barnham, Kay, author.

Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans!

Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

Jul 29, 2016
Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society by Freshman, Wendy, author.

Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society

"The past comes alive through craft projects celebrating Minnesota's history and people. Imagine soldiers on the Civil War battlefield as you assemble a "housewife" sewing kit like those made by wives and mothers. Re-create the drama of a midwestern tornado when you build an automaton that actually spins, and celebrate the invention of water-skiing with a boat and skier that really glide. These projects and more generate hours of fun, not to mention useful pieces you'll want to share with your f

Jul 29, 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.

Jul 29, 2016
How to be good at math by Clarke, Peter, 1966- author.

How to be good at math

Offers illustrated, step-by-step explanations of mathematical concepts needed for ages seven to eleven, and grades two to five.

Jul 29, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Jul 29, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 29, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita.

Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger

Jul 29, 2016
Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT)

Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

Jul 29, 2016
Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures

Jul 29, 2016
Miss Colfax's light by Bissonette, Aimée M., author.

Miss Colfax's light

"In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 29, 2016
Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book by Milton, Stephanie

Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book

Jul 29, 2016
Minecraft by Green, Sara

Minecraft

Jul 29, 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.

Jul 29, 2016
Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Grove, Tim, 1967- author.

Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne

"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--

Jul 29, 2016
Gorillas by Hansen, Grace, author.

Gorillas

Learn about gorillas and the amazing ways they protect each other in the wild. Readers will also learn about where gorillas live, what they eat, etc. This title pairs simple text with vibrant photographs.--

Jul 29, 2016
Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more! by Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000.

Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more!

Offers information about the comic strip and every member of the Peanuts Gang, including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy.

Jul 29, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 29, 2016
The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards by Markle, Sandra, author.

The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards

"Amur leopards are the rarest big cats in the world. But thanks to scientists' new, innovative efforts to study them and breed a reserve population, these majestic cats have a chance to come back."--

Jul 29, 2016