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Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

May 26, 2015
How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect

"What should you do if you see someone bullying another person at school? Is it better to just stay out of it? Or what should you do when your best friend says she won't play with you if you talk to someone she doesn't like? It's really tricky to handle situations like these. But if you show respect for others, it gets easier. This book offers examples of several tough problems and shows what you might do in each situation. See how a little respect can go a long way!"--

May 26, 2015
George Washington Carver by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

George Washington Carver

When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientistand how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.

May 26, 2015
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

May 26, 2015
Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

"Readers will learn about the origin of the holiday in Europe and how it was brought to the United States. Also discussed are the characteristics of groundhogs, as well as the famous groundhogs Punxsutawney Phil and Canada's Wiarton Willie."--

May 26, 2015
Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game by Jorgensen, Katrina, author.

Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game

"A fun cookbook with recipes aimed to prepare student athletes for a game, as well as provide nutritious options during and after the game"--

May 26, 2015
Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri. author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

May 26, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri. author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 26, 2015
Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals by Temple, Teri. author.

Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Diana, and discusses her abilities as goddess of the hunt and some of the punishments she gave to those who offended her.

May 26, 2015
Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages

Welcome to Cool Art! This fact-tastic book is packed with reasons why art is cooler than you'd ever imagine. Learn why the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows, which artist liked to throw artichokes around, and how to paint like Monet. Discover exactly how strange the Surrealists were, how Duchamp made art out of plumbing, and how art can truly change your life. From Caravaggio to Banksy, the Renaissance to Minimalism, explore the ideas, meaning and techniques behind the world's masterpieces, with a hefty

May 26, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 26, 2015
Drawing wild animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing wild animals

"Gives readers easy instructions on how to draw different wild animals"--

May 26, 2015
DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary. by

DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary.

May 26, 2015
Anne Frank - her life by Hoefnagel, Marian, 1950- author.

Anne Frank - her life

Traces the life of the Jewish girl who lived in hiding with seven others in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam and recorded her experience in a diary discovered after her death.

May 26, 2015
Bicycle basics - let it roll! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bicycle basics - let it roll!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of bicycling"--

May 26, 2015
Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-

Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World

Gives instructions for preparing foods, making clothes, and creating other items used by European settlers in America, thereby providing a description of the daily life of these colonists.

May 26, 2015
Budgeting, spending and saving by Kemper, Bitsy.

Budgeting, spending and saving

A guide on how to save and spend money in accordance with responsible budgeting.

May 26, 2015
Fit girl - yoga for fitness and flexibility by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Fit girl - yoga for fitness and flexibility

"Presents various yoga poses designed to improve fitness and flexibility"--

May 26, 2015
How come? - every kid's science questions explained by Wollard, Kathy, author.

How come? - every kid's science questions explained

Why don't we fall off the spinning Earth? How do fireflies glow? Why is the sky blue? Fact-filled and whimsically illustrated throughout, this volume answers more than 175 questions about the world we live in.

May 26, 2015
Endangered and extinct fish by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct fish

"Cape seahorses and speartooth sharks are two examples of endangered fish. Few of them exist in the wild. Other fish have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

May 26, 2015