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Kid presidents - true tales of childhood from America's presidents by Stabler, David, author.

Kid presidents - true tales of childhood from America's presidents

Presents twenty stories featuring the United States presidents when they were children, including William Taft's dance lessons, Lyndon Johnson's classroom pranks, and Gerald Ford's struggles with dyslexia.

Nov 1, 2014
Microwave Ovens by Reed, Cristie

Microwave Ovens

Nov 1, 2014
Mexico by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Mexico

Introduces Mexico, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 1, 2014
Lonely Planet Kids How to Be a Space Explorer - Your Out-of-This-World Adventure by Brake, Mark

Lonely Planet Kids How to Be a Space Explorer - Your Out-of-This-World Adventure

Nov 1, 2014
The legend of sleeping bear by Wargin, Kathy-jo.

The legend of sleeping bear

In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming across Lake Michigan.

Nov 1, 2014
More or less and a vampire's guess by Brinker, Spencer, author.

More or less and a vampire's guess

"In this book, young readers learn to identify quantities with a Vampire guide."--

Nov 1, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Nov 1, 2014
Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Nov 1, 2014
Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide]

Nov 1, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Nov 1, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Nov 1, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to have common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Nov 1, 2014
Modern houses - who built that? - an introduction to modern houses and their architects by Cornille, Didier, 1951- author.

Modern houses - who built that? - an introduction to modern houses and their architects

Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Nov 1, 2014
Edgy equations - [one-variable equations] by Arias, Lisa.

Edgy equations - [one-variable equations]

Nov 1, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Nov 1, 2014
Humpback whale by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whale

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 1, 2014
Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic by Gaiman, Neil.

Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic

Two abandoned children come upon a gingerbread cottage inhabited by a cruel witch who wants to eat them.

Nov 1, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Nov 1, 2014
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Nov 1, 2014
Airplanes by Hicks, Kelli

Airplanes

Nov 1, 2014