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The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Jul 28, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Jul 28, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results--not at all what the two birds expected--led to Raven and Loon acquiring their

Jul 28, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.

Jul 28, 2014
Knock-knock jokes by

Knock-knock jokes

Alex Plain later. Mikey won't fit in this lock. Zizi when you know how. What do Alex, Mikey, and Zizi have in common? They're all the answers to knock-knock jokes! Find out who else is there in this book with jokes from A to Z. --Publisher's description.

Jul 28, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 28, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 28, 2014
Giant squid and octopuses by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Giant squid and octopuses

Jul 28, 2014
Frederick Douglass - in his own words by Shea, Nicole, 1976-

Frederick Douglass - in his own words

Jul 28, 2014
Explosives expert by Wood, Alix.

Explosives expert

Jul 28, 2014
Erosion and weathering by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Erosion and weathering

Jul 28, 2014
Earth's rock cycle by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Earth's rock cycle

Jul 28, 2014
Discovering the Songhay Empire by La Bella, Laura, author.

Discovering the Songhay Empire

Jul 28, 2014
Discovering the kingdom of Benin by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Discovering the kingdom of Benin

Jul 28, 2014
Discovering the Empire of Mali by Wolny, Philip.

Discovering the Empire of Mali

Jul 28, 2014
Discovering the empire of Ghana by Cohen, Robert Z., author.

Discovering the empire of Ghana

Jul 28, 2014
Discovering the Asante kingdom by Cohen, Robert Z.

Discovering the Asante kingdom

Jul 28, 2014
D-Day by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-

D-Day

Presents the events leading up to and during the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944.

Jul 28, 2014
Fire trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Fire trucks

How do you steer a fire truck? Are all fire trucks alike? Get the basics on these very important rescue machines! --Publisher's description.

Jul 28, 2014
Cultural traditions in Egypt by Peppas, Lynn.

Cultural traditions in Egypt

Examines the holidays and festivals of Egypt, including Mawlid, Coptic Christmas, and Abu Simbel Sun Festival.

Jul 28, 2014