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Life during the Revolutionary War by Hinman, Bonnie, author.

Life during the Revolutionary War

"What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history."--

Aug 4, 2015
Life during the industrial revolution by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Life during the industrial revolution

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families in the Industrial Revolution? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

Aug 4, 2015
King Thrushbeard by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

King Thrushbeard

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

Aug 4, 2015
Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom by Marcovitz, Hal.

Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom

Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

Aug 4, 2015
Impressionism - 13 artists children should know by Heine, Florian, author.

Impressionism - 13 artists children should know

"Who were the Impressionists? Why did they become so famous? What do you need to know about their pictures, their way of painting and what made them so exceptional? In this book, you will get to know the most important Impressionists and their masterpieces. Easy-to-understand explanations and stimulating ideas will introduce you to these painters and their times." --cover p. 4.

Aug 4, 2015
How to read a story by Messner, Kate, author.

How to read a story

"A picture book celebration of the act of exploring--and sharing--a book"--

Aug 4, 2015
Hornbill by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Hornbill

"Introduces facts about hornbills, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Aug 4, 2015
Minecraft essential handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft essential handbook

Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to find resources, make a shelter, create tools, and defend against monsters.

Aug 4, 2015
Minimus - starting out in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus - starting out in Latin

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Aug 4, 2015
Minecraft modding for kids for dummies by Guthals, Sarah, author.

Minecraft modding for kids for dummies

Presents nine projects to teach children the basics of enhancing Minecraft games with modifications, including earning modding badges, building and protecting structures, and designing a multiplayer minigame.

Aug 4, 2015
Life during World War II by Lanier, Wendy, 1963- author.

Life during World War II

"What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history." --

Aug 4, 2015
Life during the Civil War by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957- author.

Life during the Civil War

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living through the Civil War? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

Aug 4, 2015
Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China by Benge, Geoff

Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China

Aug 4, 2015
Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

"Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love o

Aug 4, 2015
Harry Potter Und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter Und der Stein der Weisen

Aug 4, 2015
Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.

Aug 4, 2015
Emergency Vehicles by Green, Rod/ Biesty, Stephen (ILT)

Emergency Vehicles

Aug 4, 2015
Dogs by Furstinger, Nancy.

Dogs

"Learn more about dogs, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Aug 4, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

"Introduces Leonardo da Vinci as one of the greatest painters of the Renaissance by exploring the techniques he used to create masterpieces such as Last Supper and the Mona Lisa"--

Aug 4, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Aug 4, 2015