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Wood frogs by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Wood frogs

"In this book, young readers learn about wood frogs and their hibernation patterns"--

Jun 25, 2015
What your second grader needs to know - fundamentals of a good second-grade education (revised edition) by Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928-

What your second grader needs to know - fundamentals of a good second-grade education (revised edition)

"A revised and updated version of What Your First Grader Needs to Know, Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education, with readings and activities in Literature, Mathematics, History, science, and the arts"--

Jun 25, 2015
U.S. women's team - soccer champions! by Illugi Jökulsson.

U.S. women's team - soccer champions!

Presents a history of women's soccer in the United States and profiles some of the sport's most famous players.

Jun 25, 2015
Superstars of history - the good, the bad, and the brainy by Basher, Simon, author, illustrator.

Superstars of history - the good, the bad, and the brainy

Provides details on the lives of some the best, worst, and most intelligent figures throughout history from Alexander the Great to Mansa Musa and Napoleon Bonaparte to Marie Curie.

Jun 25, 2015
Major League Baseball by Rausch, David.

Major League Baseball

"Engaging images accompany information about Major League Baseball. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jun 25, 2015
Knight by Gravett, Christopher, 1951- author.

Knight

Examines the life of medieval knights, with color photographs depicting the weapons, clothing, armor, art, and artifacts of the period.

Jun 25, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jun 25, 2015
Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero

"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Scarlett, the stray cat that famously saved her kittens from a Brooklyn garage fire"--

Jun 25, 2015
Explore Honey Bees! by Blobaum, Cindy/ Stone, Bryan (ILT)

Explore Honey Bees!

Jun 25, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

Protecting his chicks according to the instincts of all emu fathers, an emu in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in an illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jun 25, 2015
Diving dolphin by Wallace, Karen, author..

Diving dolphin

Presents the life of a young dolphin as he interacts with other dolphins, leaps and flips out of the water, hunts for fish to eat, and hides from killer whales.

Jun 25, 2015
Are you what you eat? by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Are you what you eat?

Introduces nutrition, discussing how foods can affect energy, how the digestive system works, and why the human body needs nutrition.

Jun 25, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jun 25, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jun 25, 2015
Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866 by Goble, Paul, author, illustrator.

Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866

Describes the defeat of the Civil War veteran Captain Fetterman against the Lakota chief Red Cloud in 1866 and the peace truce which gave the Lakota Indians control over the Bozeman Trail in Wyoming, as told through the eyes of a fictional character, Brave Eagle.

Jun 25, 2015
Patterns in the jungle by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Patterns in the jungle

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using jungle landscape as a guide."--

Jun 25, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jun 26, 2015
Neymar - the new Pelé by Illugi Jökulsson.

Neymar - the new Pelé

"Recounts the story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the best soccer players in the world, from his childhood days in Brazil to his success on the FC Barcelona team, along with a history of the Brazilian national team"--

Jun 26, 2015
Maya Angelou - a biography of an award-winning poet and civil rights activist by Agins, Donna Brown.

Maya Angelou - a biography of an award-winning poet and civil rights activist

"Read about Maya Angelou's life: her upbringing, travels, civil rights work, and her writings"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2015
Mo'ne Davis - remember my name - my story from first pitch to game changer by Davis, Mo'ne, author.

Mo'ne Davis - remember my name - my story from first pitch to game changer

The first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series describes her life and athletic exploits.

Jun 26, 2015