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Unearthing igneous rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing igneous rocks

Sep 13, 2014
Veterinarians by Minden, Cecilia.

Veterinarians

This book features colorful pictures and easy-to-read text that allow young readers a glimpse at the demanding but rewarding world of animal doctors.

Sep 13, 2014
The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Sep 13, 2014
Zebras by Riggs, Kate, author.

Zebras

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur"--

Sep 13, 2014
Trains can float - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Trains can float - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 13, 2014
I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause: She was shot point-blank while r

Sep 13, 2014
Mr. Cornell's dream boxes by Winter, Jeanette.

Mr. Cornell's dream boxes

"Joseph Cornell loved to draw and paint and collect things. With these drawings and paintings and collected treasures, he made marvelous shadowboxes--wonderlands covered in glass. And who did he most like to share them with? Children, of course.

Sep 13, 2014
20 fun facts about stars by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

20 fun facts about stars

Sep 13, 2014
Junk drawer physics - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

Junk drawer physics - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing

Sep 13, 2014
Alexander, the Great by Bankston, John, 1974-

Alexander, the Great

Presents the life of the Greek conqueror, describing his early education as a warrior, his conquests throughout the Persian empire, and his influence on the ancient world of his time.

Sep 13, 2014
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert.

Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge. Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. I

Sep 13, 2014
Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story by Raven, Margot Theis.

Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story

"A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Sep 13, 2014
Homer by Gagne, Tammy.

Homer

A biography of the Greek poet Homer who wrote the epic poems, The Iliad and the The Odyssey.

Sep 13, 2014
Football's greatest running backs by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Football's greatest running backs

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro running backs"--

Sep 13, 2014
Football's greatest receivers by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Football's greatest receivers

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro receivers"--

Sep 13, 2014
Football's greatest quarterbacks by Doeden, Matt.

Football's greatest quarterbacks

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro quarterbacks"--

Sep 13, 2014
Football's greatest defenders by Doeden, Matt.

Football's greatest defenders

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro defenders"--

Sep 13, 2014
Discover Ancient Rome by Kops, Deborah.

Discover Ancient Rome

"Learn about the art and cultural contributions, family life, religions and people of ancient Rome"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 13, 2014
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation by Schwartz, Heather E., author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation

"Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Sep 13, 2014
Smart Girl's Guide- Friendship Troubles by Criswell, Patti Kelley

Smart Girl's Guide- Friendship Troubles

Sep 14, 2014