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The Bermuda Triangle by Whiting, Jim, 1943-

The Bermuda Triangle

Examines the disappearance of five United States Navy torpedo bombers, known as Flight 19, led by Lieutenant Charles Taylor, on December 5, 1945, in the Bermuda Triangle.

Feb 11, 2016
Anacondas by Gregory, Josh, author.


"This book details the life and habits of anacondas"--

Feb 11, 2016
Asthma by Squire, Ann.


Experts estimate that more than 235 million people around the world suffer from the respiratory condition known as asthma. Readers will get an in-depth look at this common illness as they learn how it attacks the airways of those who suffer from it, making it difficult to breathe. They will also learn about the many possible triggers of asthma attacks, find out how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and much more.

Feb 11, 2016
Asteroids by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A young scientist's guide to rocky asteroids, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Feb 11, 2016
Australia's Cane toads - overrun! by Collard, Sneed B., author.

Australia's Cane toads - overrun!

"Before 1935, there were no cane toads in Australia. Today, they are a huge presence in the country. In fact, scientists estimate that there are 83 toads for every person there! The big amphibians--which can weigh close to three pounds--show up on highways, in watering holes meant for cattle, and in people's yards in town. Because they ooze a powerful poison when attacked, they kill many wild animals as well as pets each year. In Australia's Cane Toads: Overrun, students will learn all about the

Feb 11, 2016
American food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

American food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and American culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as grills, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 11, 2016
Carmelo Anthony by Jackson, Aurelia.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is one of the biggest stars in the NBA. A six-time NBA All-Star, Carmelos time in the league has been a dream-come-true. From playing with the Knicks in Madison Square Garden to playing on the U.S. Olympic team, Carmelo has proven that he's at the top of the basketball world.

Feb 11, 2016
The best auto racers of all time by Wilner, Barry.

The best auto racers of all time

Introduces you to Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, Shirley Muldowney, and more of the all-time greatest drivers in auto racing. Complete with action-packed stories of their most memorable moments, spotlight stats, information boxes, a glossary, additional resources and more.

Feb 11, 2016
Baseball's best - all-time greats by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Baseball's best - all-time greats

Profiles star players throughout the history of baseball, highlighting great teams and discussing how to become a superstar.

Feb 11, 2016
Asteroid hunters by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Asteroid hunters

Introduces the world of the scientists who track asteroids, explaining how they use high-powered telescopes and super computers to watch for dangers from space, with firsthand accounts of life as an asteroid hunter and behind-the-scenes photos.

Feb 11, 2016
Andrew Luck by Scheff, Matt, author.

Andrew Luck

Feb 11, 2016
Cincinnati Reds by Gitlin, Marty.

Cincinnati Reds

Feb 11, 2016
China by Markovics, Joyce L.


Huge. Colorful. Ancient. Welcome to China! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 11, 2016
Chicago Blackhawks by Butler, Erin, author.

Chicago Blackhawks

Introduces readers to the Chicago Blackhawks - one of the six original hockey teams in the National Hockey League.

Feb 11, 2016
Armadillos by Baxter, Bethany


Feb 11, 2016
Chinese food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Chinese food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Chinese culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as woks, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 11, 2016
Birds by Meister, Cari, author.


"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet bird and tells about a few types of birds that make good pets"--

Feb 11, 2016
Avalanches by Merrick, Patrick, author.


Looks at avalanches, examining their causes and their results.

Feb 11, 2016
Brazilian foods & culture by Ferro, Jennifer, 1968-

Brazilian foods & culture

Discusses some of the foods enjoyed in Brazil and describes special foods that are part of such specific celebrations as Carnival, Iemanja´, and Saint John's Day. Includes recipes.

Feb 11, 2016
Awesome military robots by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Awesome military robots

Provides information on robots used by military forces examining how they have changed over the years, what role they play, and how they are used.

Feb 11, 2016