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Who was Jules Verne? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jules Verne?

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literatu

Jul 1, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

Provides information on what life is like for a baby orangutan, including where she and her mother live, what they eat, and when the baby will be old enough to live on her own.

Jul 1, 2016
Top 10 - oddities by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - oddities

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Oddities. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance compre

Jul 1, 2016
Tiny paws and big black eyes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny paws and big black eyes

Provides information on what life is like for a giant panda baby, including where she lives, what she eats, and how her body changes as she gets older.

Jul 1, 2016
Top 10 - biters by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - biters

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Biters. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehe

Jul 1, 2016
Tools of combat by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author.

Tools of combat

Profiles some of the most deadly weapons in history, including the katana, war hammer, pike, and battleaxe.

Jul 1, 2016
Together Forever - True Stories of Amazing Animal Friendships! by Quattlebaum, Mary

Together Forever - True Stories of Amazing Animal Friendships!

Jul 1, 2016
Tsunamis by Squire, Ann, author.

Tsunamis

"Learn all about the violent waves known as tsunamis, from how they are formed to how they can affect people around the world"--

Jul 1, 2016
Tunnels by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Tunnels

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the world's most amazing tunnels while explaining the engineering behind their creation. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jul 1, 2016
Urban planner by Yomtov, Nelson.

Urban planner

Discusses what an urban planner does, including studying the physical, social, and economic conditions of a city.

Jul 1, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

United Arab Emirates

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of the United Arab Emirates"--

Jul 1, 2016
It's Ramadan, Curious George by Khan, Hena, author.

It's Ramadan, Curious George

George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to daonate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's favorite monkey in the playful book of rhymes.

Jul 1, 2016
Warships by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Warships

"Learn all about warships, from how they have influenced history to how the technology behind them has improved over time."--

Jul 1, 2016
Weather clues in the sky - clouds by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Weather clues in the sky - clouds

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore clouds, learning about different cloud types and how they form"--

Jul 1, 2016
The wettest and the driest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The wettest and the driest

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

Jul 1, 2016
What is Cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Cubism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Cubist art and is encouraged to identify shapes and consider points of view"--

Jul 1, 2016
What is Gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Gothic art?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Gothic art and is encouraged to identify emotions and consider the stories told"--

Jul 1, 2016
What is Impressionism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Impressionism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Impressionist art and is encouraged to identify light and shadow and consider feelings evoked"--

Jul 1, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jul 1, 2016