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The pledge of allegiance - story of one indivisible nation by Kozleski, Lisa, author.

The pledge of allegiance - story of one indivisible nation

Relates the history of how the Pledge of Allegiance came to be written and how it became an important part of American life.

Jan 21, 2015
Lincoln Memorial - shrine to an American hero by Marcovitz, Hal.

Lincoln Memorial - shrine to an American hero

Traces the history of the Lincoln Memorial, including how it was developed and constructed, people associated with it, and its importance as a symbol of freedom and equality for all Americans.

Jan 21, 2015
The Liberty Bell - let freedom ring by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

The Liberty Bell - let freedom ring

Traces the history of the Liberty Bell, including information about the use of bells in colonial America, statistics about this particular bell, legends surrounding it, and its importance as an American symbol.

Jan 21, 2015
The Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness by Ferry, Joseph, author.

The Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness

Discusses the creation of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as the life of the man it honors and his importance in American history.

Jan 21, 2015
Bald eagle - the story of our national bird by Marcovitz, Hal.

Bald eagle - the story of our national bird

Provides information about the American Bald Eagle, including its use as a symbol both before and after it became part of the Great Seal of the United States.

Jan 21, 2015
Writer to writer - from think to ink by Levine, Gail Carson.

Writer to writer - from think to ink

"In this lively nonfiction book for young readers, bestselling author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing"--

Jan 21, 2015
China - land of the emperor's Great Wall by Osborne, Mary Pope.

China - land of the emperor's Great Wall

A companion book to "Day of the Dragon King" presents facts about the real dragon king, the construction of the Great Wall of China, and the traditions associated with Chinese New Year.

Jan 21, 2015
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Jan 22, 2015
Rachel Carson - environmental pioneer by Hile, Lori, author.

Rachel Carson - environmental pioneer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Rachel Carson, and her work to uncover the dangers of pesticides. It covers Carson's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work on the environment movement."--

Jan 22, 2015
Players & the game around the world by Hill, Z. B.

Players & the game around the world

Looks at the impact of basketball in the United States and around the world, profiling some of the international stars of the game.

Jan 22, 2015
Plan a sleepover party by Watson, Stephanie, 1969-

Plan a sleepover party

Describes how to plan and host a sleepover party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.

Jan 22, 2015
Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations

"Explores various extreme fish adaptations throughout the world, including wrasses, anglerfish, and grunions"--

Jan 22, 2015
Modeling clay creations by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author, illustrator.

Modeling clay creations

"Complete fun craft projects using modeling clay"--

Jan 22, 2015
A math journey through the human body by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the human body

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 22, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Traces the history of the Star Spangled Banner, from a lawyer's poem written during the War of 1812, through its official recognition as the national anthem in 1931, to its ongoing inspiration today.

Jan 22, 2015
Shopping trip math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Shopping trip math

"The kids in this book are all doing some shopping. And all of them need math to plan and complete their purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

Jan 22, 2015
Sea star by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Sea star

"Discover facts about sea stars, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 22, 2015
Sea anemone by Didier, Dominique A. author.

Sea anemone

"Discover facts about sea anemones, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 22, 2015
Rock 'n' roll - voice of America by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Rock 'n' roll - voice of America

Traces the evolution of rock music, from Les Paul in the 1950s through the Beatles and Beach Boys to MTV and Live-Aid concerts.

Jan 22, 2015
The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Explores the convergence of cultural, historical, and economic factors that made the 1920s one of history's most pivotal eras, inviting readers to contemplate the influences ranging from jazz music and Prohibition to racial intolerance and the stock market crash.

Jan 22, 2015