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Totally wacky facts about the human body by Meister, Cari, author. Totally wacky facts about the human body

"Presents more than 100 facts about the human body in a unique layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Sep 28, 2016
Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator

"In this title, unwrap the life of talented Dominos Pizza innovator Tom Monaghan! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in a Michigan orphanage and foster care. Students can follow Monaghans success story from college dropout to US Marine Corps to successful pizza chain businessman. Monaghans family and retirement years are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including his influence on pizza delivery standard

Sep 28, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Sep 28, 2016
Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Jewelry tips & tricks

"Make your own fashionable jewelry from bracelets to necklaces to earrings. Learn what basic tools and materials you'll need, and find out how you can turn even the most ordinary objects into stunning accessories. Then get to work making jewelry that matches your style, whether you're looking for casual or elegant. With the right tips and tricks, you'll be sporting brilliant bling in no time!"--Publisher's website.

Sep 28, 2016
Killer whales - built for the hunt by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author. Killer whales - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of killer whales"--

Sep 28, 2016
Plateosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author. Plateosaurus

"Learn all about the dinosaur known as Plateosaurus, from where it lived to what it ate."--

Sep 28, 2016
Peru by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Peru

Sep 28, 2016
Nez Perce by Bodden, Valerie. Nez Perce

"A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Nez Perce, including Chief Joseph and conflicts such as the Battle of the Big Hole"--

Sep 28, 2016
My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses by Romulo, Liana. My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses

A series of rhymes and verses in English that introduce Philippine words and culture to preschool children, featuring one word for each letter of the alphabet.

Sep 28, 2016
Mo'ne Davis by DiPrimio, Pete, author. Mo'ne Davis

"Mo'ne Davis did what most people thought couldn't be done. She dominated like no girl had done before, showing that girls could beat boys at their own Little League baseball game. At 13 years old, during a spectacular month in August 2014, Mo'ne became the most famous baseball player in the nation. She threw fastballs to rival the form of major league pitches. She showed maturity and poise beyond her years, And perhaps the most amazing thing is, baseball is probably not her best sport. Yo

Sep 28, 2016
First light, first life by Fleischman, Paul, author. First light, first life

"In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"--

Sep 28, 2016
How to cook in 10 easy lessons by Sweetser, Wendy, author. How to cook in 10 easy lessons

Provides illustrated instruction, safety tips and simple recipes to make learning to cook easy and fun.

Sep 28, 2016
How do animals help make soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. How do animals help make soil?

"In this book readers will learn how animals help make soil."--

Sep 28, 2016
Inclusive play - practical strategies for children from birth to eight by Casey, Theresa. Inclusive play - practical strategies for children from birth to eight

Sep 28, 2016
Mary Todd Lincoln by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author. Mary Todd Lincoln

"Born of privilege and raised amoung the nation's political elite, Mary Todd was a highly intelligent and outspoken young woman with a love for hoop skirts and a disgust for slavery. Her passion for politics would set the stage for her to meet young Abraham Lincoln, who would one day become President of the United States, and she his driving force. On a fateful night in April 1865, she would endure the unthinkable, and her life would be changed forever"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 28, 2016
The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Ford, Gilbert, author, illustrator. The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation

"With magnificent dioramic illustrations, Gilbert Ford captures the joy, creativity, and determination behind the invention of an iconic, one-of-a-kind toy: the Slinky! One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk...and so did Richard's imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous. With the help of his wife, Betty, Richard took this ordinary spring and turned it into a plaything. But it wasn't just any

Sep 28, 2016
Marine biologists by Koontz, Robin Michal, author. Marine biologists

Sep 28, 2016
Mammoth and mastodon by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Mammoth and mastodon

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as mammoths and mastodons, from how they lived to how they are related to today's elephants."--

Sep 28, 2016
Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the leatherback sea turtle. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the turtle's life, comparing it to a similar reptile and to a very different reptile"--

Sep 28, 2016
Ants by Gregory, Josh, author. Ants

"This book details the life and habits of ants."--

Sep 28, 2016