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What's great about Utah? by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

What's great about Utah?

Jul 24, 2015
Shailene Woodley by Sjonger, Rebecca.

Shailene Woodley

Jul 24, 2015
Sacajawea by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Sacajawea

"Sacajawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history. She traveled over four thousand miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Two hundred years later, we still can see how her unique journey demonstrated the strength and value of women"--

Jul 24, 2015
Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story

"A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Jul 24, 2015
Pinstripe pride - the inside story of the New York Yankees by Appel, Martin.

Pinstripe pride - the inside story of the New York Yankees

"Get the complete story of the Yankees, from Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter--with twenty-seven World Championships in between--in this middle grade adaptation of "Pinstripe Empire," a celebrated adult nonfiction tome from author and former Yankees PR director ..."--

Jul 24, 2015
Pulling back the curtain on magic by Higginson, Sheila Sweeny, 1966- author.

Pulling back the curtain on magic

"Did you know that every time a magician uses sleight of hand, he is secretly tracking your eye movements at the same time? How does a magician make a dove appear out of thin air? Amaze your friends with the secrets you learn in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2015
Prehistoric predators by Switek, Brian, author.

Prehistoric predators

Jul 24, 2015
The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes by Ruddell, Deborah, author.

The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes

"Take a bite out of the calendar with this ... collection of ... seasonal poems, each one an ode to a favorite food"--Amazon.com.

Jul 24, 2015
A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jul 24, 2015
Zebra sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Zebra sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of zebra sharks.

Jul 24, 2015
You'll love puggles by Edison, Erin, author.

You'll love puggles

Simple text and full-color photographs describe the characteristics and care of a puggle, a cross between a pug and a beagle.

Jul 24, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 24, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 24, 2015
Dolley Madison by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Dolley Madison

"Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!"--

Jul 24, 2015
Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide

Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, whose five key emotions--Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust--try to lead the girl through her life.

Jul 24, 2015
Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt! by Tomecek, Steve, author.

Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt!

"Come and explore the world under your feet with the Dirtmeister and friends! Part graphic novel, part fun guidebook, this very cool, rocky journey introduces both eager and reluctant readers to the basic geologic processes that shape our Earth. Clear and concise explanations of the various geologic processes reveal the comprehensive science behind each fascinating topic. Fun facts and simple DIY experiments reinforce the concepts while short biographies of important scientists inspire future ge

Jul 24, 2015
Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth

In Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth, young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic ice bubbles, and migratory patterns. Kids explore the history of human impact from the Industrial Revolution to our modern-day technology, as well as the innovations underway around the world to address global climate change.

Jul 24, 2015
Calm girl - yoga for stress relief by Rissman, Rebecca.

Calm girl - yoga for stress relief

"Presents various yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to promote stress relief and a calm state of mind"--

Jul 24, 2015
Beauty and the beast by

Beauty and the beast

Retelling of the classic fairy tale about a girl whose great capacity to love releases a prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Jul 24, 2015
Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan by Zullo, Allan, author.

Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan

Ten stories of American heroes who have risked their lives for their country while fighting in the Afghan War.

Jul 24, 2015