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Public library by Meister, Cari, author.

Public library

May 1, 2016
See what a seal can do by Butterworth, Christine, author.

See what a seal can do

A lyrical portrait of seal characteristics and life explains how seals appear to be slow and sleepy creatures on land but are powerful, graceful and dynamic animals under the water who cleverly outmaneuver predators and skillfully catch fishy dinners.

May 1, 2016
Recording and promoting your music by Anniss, Matt, author.

Recording and promoting your music

"This is a vibrant and engaging book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band. This book looks at recording, releasing, and promoting your music, including how it all works in the digital age."--Provided by publisher.

May 1, 2016
The secrets of Mars by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Mars

"Discusses the planet Mars, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mars, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 1, 2016
Sand tiger sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Sand tiger sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of sand tiger sharks.

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby lion by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby lion

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby elephant by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby elephant

Presents facts about young elephants, including their size, how they grow, and their feeding habits.

May 1, 2016
I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals, including Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, a woolly mammoth, and a saber-toothed cat.

May 1, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd

Inside the Daytona 500

May 1, 2016
Inventing the skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Inventing the skateboard

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the skateboard's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

May 1, 2016
Growing your money by Kemper, Bitsy.

Growing your money

Making your money grow over time is easier than you might think. Investing is a great skill to learn. The sooner you start investing, the more money you can make. But what kinds of investments are there? Which ones are risky, and which ones are safer? Read this book to learn how smart investors can grow their money.

May 1, 2016
King Kong - and other monstrous apes by Way, Jennifer, author.

King Kong - and other monstrous apes

May 1, 2016
The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book by Carbone, Courtney.

The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book

"Even Angry Birds get the giggles. Red, Chuck, Bomb, and the rest of Bird Island--including the pigs--share hundreds of their favorite jokes and riddles in this wacky collection!"--Page 4 of cover.

May 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

May 1, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

May 1, 2016
100 things to know before you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author.

100 things to know before you grow up

Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

May 1, 2016