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The college football championship - the fight for the top spot by Doeden, Matt. The college football championship - the fight for the top spot

"Doeden takes readers on a journey from the disorganized games of the early years to the most recent playoffs to determine the best college team in the nation. Along the way, discover some of the most incredible moments, games, blunders, and statistics in the history of college football championships"--Amazon.com.

Jan 23, 2017
A change of heart by Walsh, Alice, 1958- author. A change of heart

A young African American and the son of sharecroppers, Lanier Phillips escapes the violence, racism and segregation of his Georgia home by joining the navy during the Second World War. But tragedy strikes the USS Truxtun one February night off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier is the lone black survivor of the terrible shipwreck. When he arrives onshore, the community's kindness and humanity bring him back to health and change his outlook on life. He went on to march for black r

Jan 23, 2017
The book of wildly spectacular sports science by Connolly, Sean, 1956- author. The book of wildly spectacular sports science

"Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities--and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How does a black belt karate chop her way through a stack of bricks? Use Popsicle sticks to understand why it's possible and learn the role played by Newton's second law of motion. Does

Jan 23, 2017
Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.

Jan 23, 2017
Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs by Medway, Jim, author. Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs

Provides information on different types of dogs, including working dogs, sporting dogs, and toy dogs.

Jan 23, 2017
Bicycles by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Bicycles

"Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process. Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got hisfirst job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the air force, Aaron realized his true passion was on land: making these beautiful machines. This book

Jan 23, 2017
Being your best at cheerleading by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at cheerleading

Jan 23, 2017
Being your best at baseball by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at baseball

Looks at the history of baseball, explaining different positions on a team, the way a field is arranged, and the rules of the game.

Jan 23, 2017
Becoming a jellyfish by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a jellyfish

Describes the life cycle of the jellyfish.

Jan 23, 2017
Becoming a grasshopper by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a grasshopper

Introduction to the life cycle and characteristics of grasshoppers.

Jan 23, 2017
Becoming a frog by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a frog

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a frog, from the egg to the adult frog with fully developed lungs and full-grown legs.

Jan 23, 2017
Becoming a dragonfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a dragonfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a dragonfly, from the egg to the adult dragonfly that emerges from the nymph state and adapts to life on land.

Jan 23, 2017
Becoming a butterfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a butterfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, from the egg to the emergence of the adult butterfly.

Jan 23, 2017
Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights by Peters, Elisa, author. Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights

Explains what auroras are, including how they form and where they are found.

Jan 23, 2017
Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities by Nichols, Michelle. Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities

Introduces readers to the basics of space in lessons that can be done with everyday items from around your house.

Jan 23, 2017
Astronomy in the real world by Hamen, Susan E., author. Astronomy in the real world

Take a look into the fascinating world of astronomy, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.

Jan 23, 2017
Astronaut Mae Jemison by Lassieur, Allison, author. Astronaut Mae Jemison

Jan 23, 2017
Artificial eyes by Sheen, Barbara, author. Artificial eyes

"Describes the invention and development of Artificial Eyes. Explores trials and tribulations along with the technological advances seen today. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading"--

Jan 23, 2017
Antonov An-225 Mriya by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Antonov An-225 Mriya

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of the world's largest cargo plane, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Antonov An-225"--

Jan 23, 2017
Anger by Orr, Tamra, author. Anger

Introduces readers to the emotion of anger, looking into what it is, when it happens, why it can happen and how to handle it.

Jan 23, 2017

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