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How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author. How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America. The campaign to set up a museum honoring black citizens is nearly 100 years old; building the museum itelf and assembling its incredibly far-reaching collections is a modern story that involves all kinds

Sep 25, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author. Poland

Sep 25, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author. Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Sep 25, 2016
Women's suffrage by Peppas, Lynn. Women's suffrage

Sep 25, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia, illustrator. Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2016
The dreaded ogress of the tundra by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author. The dreaded ogress of the tundra

"This revised, expanded edition, originally published as Stories of the Amautalik, shares two spine-tingling tales of the dreaded ogress of the tundra, a creature that carries away unsuspecting children on her back! New illustrations in this edition ring the amautalik to life in even greater, creepier detail than the original. Revised text and additional content make this new edition a must-buy for young readers who are intrigued with the dark and dreaded beings of Inuit mythology!"--

Sep 25, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 25, 2016
A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world by McAllister, Angela. A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world

Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich resource brings together folktales from home and legends and myths from distand lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events, and international festivals throughout the year. Stories include: Father Frost, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Frog Prince, The Runaway Pancake, The Pot of Gold, The Gifts of the North Wind, and East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

Sep 25, 2016
What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand by Barber, Elke, author. What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand

Sep 25, 2016
Vietnam by Yasuda, Anita, author. Vietnam

Introduces Vietnam, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 25, 2016
Your money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945- Your money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Sep 25, 2016
Albus Dumbledore - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter by Scholastic Inc. (COR) Albus Dumbledore - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter

Sep 25, 2016
Adventures in lettering / 40 Exercises to Improve Your Lettering Skills by Warnaar, Dawn Nicole, author. Adventures in lettering / 40 Exercises to Improve Your Lettering Skills

Introduces the art of hand-lettering through mixed-media art projects, crafts, and personalized journals and t-shirts.

Sep 25, 2016
ADHD by Squire, Ann, author. ADHD

"Learn all about ADHD, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated"--

Sep 25, 2016
12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know by Olson, Sonja, author. 12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know

Shares information on unique dinosaurs, including the Parasaurolophus, Quetzalcoatlus, and Velociraptor.

Sep 25, 2016
Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer

Chronicles the life and career of the brilliant African American scientist and astronomer and his influence on the capital city's design, popular almanacs of the late eighteenth century, and even the fight for equality. --

Sep 25, 2016
Awesome America by Steinmetz, Katy, author. Awesome America

Discover what makes America unique in this comprehensive timeline and photographic overview of American history-pre-Columbus through the present-highlighting the milestone events and important people that have made America awesome. Perfect for both dip-in reference and longer-form reading, Awesome America is organized into thematic sections, each comprised of bite-sized articles, engaging factoid sidebars, colorful charts, graphics and interactive quizzes to help make learning about American his

Sep 25, 2016
Astronomers by Greve, Tom, author. Astronomers

This book is about astronomers who specialize in different areas that are related to space.

Sep 25, 2016
Apatosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Apatosaurus

Presents simple information about apatosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Sep 25, 2016
Ancient & epic tales from around the world by Forest, Heather, author. Ancient & epic tales from around the world

Collects famous tales from folklore around the world, including such epics as "Beowulf," "Gilgamesh," and the "Odyssey."

Sep 25, 2016