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Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author. Hummingbirds

"This book details the life and habits of hummingbirds."--

Sep 26, 2016
I dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark by Levy, Debbie, author. I dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark

Traces the achievements of the celebrated Supreme Court justice through the lens of her many famous acts of civil disagreement against inequality, unfair treatment, and human rights injustice.

Sep 26, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn, author. Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Sep 26, 2016
Ecuador by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Ecuador

Sep 26, 2016
Maurice Sendak by Bowman, Chris Maurice Sendak

Sep 26, 2016
Haunted Hollywood by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.) Haunted Hollywood

A look at haunted locations in Hollywood.

Sep 26, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author. Hippopotamuses

"This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses."--

Sep 26, 2016
Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies by Winterbottom, Julie, author. Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies

"Discover Borneo's Gomantong Cave, where literally millions of bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats coexist--in pitch darkness. Learn about mythical creatures like the Mongolian Death Worm--and scarily real ones like killer bees, which were accidentally created by scientists in the 1950s. Visit New Orleans's Beauregard-Keyes house, where Civil War soldiers are said to still clash in the front hall. Plus ghost stories from around the world, a cross-cultural study of vampires, and how to transform

Sep 26, 2016
Harvesting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Harvesting

Sep 26, 2016
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 26, 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 26, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia, illustrator. Creation

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

Sep 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch by Kowalski, Kathiann M., 1955- Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch

Takes a look at the judicial branch of the U.S. government.

Sep 26, 2016