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Wonderful winter by Goldstone, Bruce, author. Wonderful winter

"A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of facts about winter."--

Dec 2, 2016
Who is Stevie Wonder? by Gigliotti, Jim, author. Who is Stevie Wonder?

"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"--Amazon.com.

Dec 2, 2016
Where did they go? - a spotting book by Bornoff, Emily, 1976- illustrator. Where did they go? - a spotting book

Where has the polar bear gone? Where did the sloth go? Can you find them? In this spotting book from printmaker and illustrator Emily Bornoff, search for endangered animals in jungles, in deserts, and on the ice.

Dec 2, 2016
What was the San Francisco Earthquake? by Hoobler, Dorothy, author. What was the San Francisco Earthquake?

"In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Not only was there major damage from the quake itself but broken gas lines sparked a fire that ravaged the city for days. More than 500 city blocks were destroyed and over 200,0

Dec 2, 2016
Wampanoag by Lajiness, Katie, author. Wampanoag

Dec 2, 2016
W.E.B. Du Bois by Wittrock, Jeni, author. W.E.B. Du Bois

"Simple text and photographs present the life of W.E.B. Du Bois, a scholar and civil rights activist"--

Dec 2, 2016
Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever by Wilsdon, Christina, author. Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever

"From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it affects our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams are found throughout this book, along with conservation tips, weird-but-true facts, and a mini ocean atlas. Challenges to the health of our oce

Dec 2, 2016
Ultimate mapping guide for kids by Miles, Justin, author. Ultimate mapping guide for kids

Provides expert guidance on reading maps and using them to navigate in the outdoors, and shares tips for drawing maps, with explanations of cartographic terminology.

Dec 2, 2016
The ultimate guide to the dragons by Testa, Maggie, author. The ultimate guide to the dragons

This DreamWorks Dragons guide provides information about ten species of dragons. including Terrible Terror, Seashocker and Bewilderbeast.

Dec 2, 2016
Stadiums and coliseums by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Stadiums and coliseums

"Have you ever watched a live professional football game or rocked out to your favorite band in concert? You probably watched these events in a stadium. Stadiums are some of the biggest public structures in the world, with some seating up to 150,000 people. Learn about modern stadiums as well as early Greek and Roman stadiums and coliseums that took massive manpower and engineering techniques that were unique to their time. You won't be disappointedby all the information you will learn in this b

Dec 2, 2016
Shoshone by Lajiness, Katie, author. Shoshone

Dec 2, 2016
Reptiles & amphibians by Howell, Catherine Herbert, author. Reptiles & amphibians

Provides a guide to reptiles and amphibians found in North America, including information on the animal's size, habitat, and behavior, identification tips, and jokes.

Dec 2, 2016
Relaxation and yoga by Son, John, author. Relaxation and yoga

"Learn how yoga can improve your health and make you feel more relaxed."--

Dec 2, 2016
Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Steptoe, Javaka, 1971- author, illustrator. Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't alwa

Dec 2, 2016
Poop detectives - working dogs in the field by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Poop detectives - working dogs in the field

Describes the job scat-detection dogs do, what makes a good scat-detection dog, and the places they work.

Dec 2, 2016
Now you see them, now you don't - poems about creatures that hide by Harrison, David L., author. Now you see them, now you don't - poems about creatures that hide

"Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--

Dec 2, 2016
My first book of Hindi words - an ABC rhyming book of Hindi language and Indian culture by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. My first book of Hindi words - an ABC rhyming book of Hindi language and Indian culture

Organized as an ABC rhyming book, My First Book of Hindi Words incorporates common Hindi words into charming English-language rhymes, beginning with: "A is for akash. A sky so blue where little birds fly and big planes, too," and on through "Z is for zukhaam. Achoo! I sneeze. I must have a cold. Mama, hug me please!" Full-color pictures illustrate each word and allow even very young readers to make their first foray into India's official language. A glossary at the end makes it easy for readers-

Dec 2, 2016
Miwok by Lajiness, Katie, author. Miwok

Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Miwok, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.

Dec 2, 2016
Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning by Rosenfeld, Malke. Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning

Dec 2, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love photography by Spence, Kelly, author. Maker projects for kids who love photography

"From high-powered cameras to smartphones, photography is a popular and accessible interest of many individuals today. This title helps young photographers explore the history of this important art, and the pioneers who innovated and created some of the world's most notable cameras and photos. Readers will learn about lenses, filters, composition, and lighting. They will also be encouraged to create their own photography projects using different styles and mediums, and changing their photos into

Dec 2, 2016

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