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Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT)

Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

Jul 25, 2016
Paul Gauguin by Venezia, Mike, author.

Paul Gauguin

Briefly describes the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist known for his paintings of the South Pacific.

Jul 25, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Jul 25, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 25, 2016
Extreme hunters by Llewellyn, Claire.

Extreme hunters

Profiles some of the world's most dangerous natural predators, including hyenas, piranhas, and grizzly bears.

Jul 25, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Jul 25, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 25, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

Presents the African American woman who, in refusing to obey a discriminatory rule about bus seating, set off both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a movement that changed the nation's laws.

Jul 25, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Jul 25, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Jul 25, 2016
Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures

Jul 25, 2016
Miss Colfax's light by Bissonette, Aimée M., author.

Miss Colfax's light

"In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 25, 2016
Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book by Milton, Stephanie

Minecraft - An Official Mojang Book

Jul 25, 2016
Minecraft by Green, Sara

Minecraft

Jul 25, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

UNICEF is part of the United Nations. It's an organization that creates programs to support the health, safety, and education of women and children around the world.

Jul 25, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Learn the science behind sinkholes.

Jul 25, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally

Jul 25, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

Presents some of the different types of vehicles that are designed for moving the earth, knocking down buildings, building roads and tunnels, mining, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Jul 25, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

"Have you seen your shadow today? It follows you around. Shadows can change shapes and sizes. What else has a shadow?"--

Jul 25, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill, author.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Jul 25, 2016