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The raven and the loon by Qitsualik, Rachel A., 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

When Raven and Loon decide to change their plain white coats by adding some color, a series of mishaps leaves them with the forms and colors they have today.

Jul 10, 2014
Rally car racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Rally car racing - tearing it up

"Learn about the history, courses, competition rules, and the celebrity drivers connected to rally car racing."--

Jul 10, 2014
Prairie habitats by Miller, Mirella S., author.

Prairie habitats

Jul 10, 2014
The Hoover Dam by Gabriel, Luke S., author.

The Hoover Dam

Describes the history of the Hoover Dam, why and how it was built, and how it works.

Jul 10, 2014
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Russell-Brown, Katheryn/ Morrison, Frank (ILT)

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

Jul 10, 2014
Malala Yousafzai and the girls of Pakistan by Aretha, David.

Malala Yousafzai and the girls of Pakistan

When fifteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai spoke out against the Taliban's policy of forbidding education for girls, an attempt was made on her life. This is her story, which also includes information on other hardships faced by young women in Pakistan.

Jul 10, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 10, 2014
Intuition - the sixth sense by Reade, Clara, author.

Intuition - the sixth sense

Jul 10, 2014
Learning ladders, set 2 by

Learning ladders, set 2

Jul 10, 2014
Poisoned rivers and lakes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967-

Poisoned rivers and lakes

"Poisoned Rivers and Lakes introduces young readers to the issues of river and lake pollution due to the dumping of garbage, chemicals, and other things into our planet's waterways. It also gives students plenty of ideas for ways that they can be part of the campaign to help keep our rivers and lakes clean and safe for the future."--

Jul 10, 2014
Hands-on! - art projects by Lacey, Sue, author.

Hands-on! - art projects

Dive into learning with this hands-on book that explores art. Includes easy-to-make projects and colorful illustrations, educators will love these books as classroom supplements, and parents will love having them to challenge and engage children's minds at home.

Jul 10, 2014
Poison dart frogs by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Poison dart frogs

"Invites readers to travel to South America and learn about the poison dart frog's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense."--

Jul 10, 2014
Pilots by Minden, Cecilia.

Pilots

Describes what the job of an airline pilot entails, including information on the equipment they use, the uniforms they wear, and the training they need.

Jul 10, 2014
Monster trucks - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Monster trucks - tearing it up

Do you know what it's like to drive a truck that is as big as an elephant? Despite their giant size, monster trucks can pull off soaring jumps, flips, and other epic stunts. These trucks compete head-to-head to reveal the fastest and the most agile of them all. Events such as the Monster Jam World Finals keep the crowds on the edges of their seats. Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, mechanics, rules, and the trailblazing drivers connected to monster trucks.

Jul 10, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Robots

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Jul 10, 2014
Polluted oceans by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967-

Polluted oceans

"Polluted Oceans introduces young readers to the issues of pollution due to the dumping of garbage, chemicals, and other things into our planet's seas. It also gives students plenty of ideas for ways that they can be part of the campaign to help keep our oceans clean and safe for the future."--

Jul 10, 2014
Owls - birds of the night by Sollinger, Emily, author.

Owls - birds of the night

Teaches readers about owls, from the smallest, which can be tinier than an avocado, to the largest, which can have a wingspan of five feet.

Jul 10, 2014
My skin is bumpy and slimy by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

My skin is bumpy and slimy

"In this book, young readers will learn about fire salamanders."--

Jul 10, 2014
Rock crawling - tearing it up by Hoblin, Paul.

Rock crawling - tearing it up

Describes rock crawling, presenting information on its history, rules and regulations, different types of courses, classes of vehicles, and famous rock-crawling drivers.

Jul 10, 2014
Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events by Jones, Jen.

Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events

"Ideas, inspirations, and tips on how to plan the perfect party"--

Jul 10, 2014