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Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

Introduces komodo dragons, discussing their physical features, predatory behavior, habitat, and life cycle.

Jul 20, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Text and photographs examine the history, faith, and culture of Judaism.

Jul 20, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of mandrills.

Jul 20, 2016
Trapped behind Nazi lines - the story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Trapped behind Nazi lines - the story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

Gives readers an up-close look at the harrowing story of the 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron's escape from behind Nazi lines after surviving a plane crash in enemy territory.

Jul 20, 2016
Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas

"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"--

Jul 20, 2016
Tanks at war by Peppas, Lynn, author.

Tanks at war

Looks at the history of tanks used in the military, ranging from the very first combat tanks of World War I, to some of the most modern designs in use today.

Jul 20, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

Provides information on what life is like for a baby iguana, including her birth, what she eats, and how her body changes as she gets older.

Jul 20, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim

Skateboarding

Jul 20, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Jul 20, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon

Shadows

Jul 20, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers / Big Rigs, Fire Trucks, Diggers, Farm Equipment by Flaherty, Michael (EDT)/ Tegg, Simon (ILT)/ Watton, Ross (ILT)

See how they work & look inside diggers / Big Rigs, Fire Trucks, Diggers, Farm Equipment

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 20, 2016
Say hello to Hb2sO by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to Hb2sO

"In this book, young readers will learn all the essential facts about water"--

Jul 20, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Chronicles the life and career of the NFL quarterback, from his childhood and his time as a minor league baseball player to his professional football accomplishments.

Jul 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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

Presents a history of the Civil War, providing such first-hand accounts as quotations, photographs, newspaper articles, and personal letters of soldiers and military officers.

Jul 20, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

Chronicles the events of the American Revolution through the lens of contemporary primary documents.

Jul 20, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Briefly recounts the French painter's development, along with other fellow artists, of a new type of painting known as Impressionism.

Jul 20, 2016
Paul Gauguin by Venezia, Mike, author.

Paul Gauguin

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

Jul 20, 2016
Patterns in the park by Clark Sawyer, J, author.

Patterns in the park

"In this book, readers learn to identify patterns using parks as a setting."--

Jul 20, 2016