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Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Jul 31, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Jul 31, 2015
Everything inventions by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything inventions

Explores thirteen inventions and six mysteries, as well as what the future might hold.

Jul 31, 2015
Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author.

Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals

Jul 31, 2015
Food chains by Surges, Carol S., author.

Food chains

"Delves into how food chains work and the delicate balance required to keep the food chain links connected when ecosystems are disrupted."--

Jul 31, 2015
The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad

Describes the various types of work people did on railroads, and gives examples of some of the work songs they sang, particularly gandy dancers, the crews that worked on the tracks, many of whom were African Americans.

Jul 31, 2015
Garbage galore by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Garbage galore

"In this book, young readers will learn why recycling is important, which materials can be reprocessed into new goods, and how improved design can make products easier to recycle."--

Jul 31, 2015
George Washington - the 1st president by Gregory, Josh.

George Washington - the 1st president

A biography of George Washington.

Jul 31, 2015
Helicopters by Confalone, Nick, author.

Helicopters

"Helicopters are amazing machines! They can take off and land vertically, hover over an area, and even fly forward, backward, and laterally. This new nonfiction 8x8 is full of fascinating facts and photographs of these flying giants"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 31, 2015
My legs are long and strong by Markovics, Joyce L.

My legs are long and strong

Introduction to the ostrich.

Jul 31, 2015
My fur is thick and spotted by Rudolph, Jessica.

My fur is thick and spotted

An introduction to the snow leopard.

Jul 31, 2015
My fangs are white and sharp by Rudolph, Jessica.

My fangs are white and sharp

Introduction to the vampire bat.

Jul 31, 2015
My eyes are big and red by Markovics, Joyce L.

My eyes are big and red

An introduction to the red-eyed tree frog.

Jul 31, 2015
Mountain food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Mountain food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a mountain habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Jul 31, 2015
Motocross by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Motocross

Learn about motocross motorcycles and motocross racing, including the history of the motocross racing, the equipment used and the different types of races and competitions.

Jul 31, 2015
Modern art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy by Pitamic, Maja.

Modern art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by artists from Monet to Banksy

"Modern Art Adventures" introduces young artists to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose to create their own works of art.

Jul 31, 2015
Metamorphic rocks by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Metamorphic rocks

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with Metamorphic Rocks. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study metamorphic rocks, and how metamorphic rocks relate to the reader's daily life"--

Jul 31, 2015
Marvelous money tricks by Barnhart, Norm.

Marvelous money tricks

"Step-by-step instructions and photos show how to do a variety of fun and entertaining tricks using money"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 31, 2015
Markus "Notch" Persson - creator of Minecraft by Orr, Tamra, author.

Markus "Notch" Persson - creator of Minecraft

Chronicles the life and career of the creater of Minecraft.

Jul 31, 2015
Marissa Mayer by Green, Sara, 1964-

Marissa Mayer

"Engaging images accompany information about Marissa Mayer. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Jul 31, 2015