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The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 23, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Aug 23, 2014
Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Women's right to vote

Read about the struggle for women's voting rights in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 23, 2014
What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good by Harris, Robie/ Westcott, Nadine Bernard (ILT)

What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good

Aug 23, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Aug 23, 2014
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Nextcome homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Aug 23, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

"The words of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introducted to children thorugh the magical beings from legends and clasic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers."--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 23, 2014
So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design by Wooster, Patricia.

So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design

Aug 23, 2014
Sequoia by Johnston, Tony/ Minor, Wendell (ILT)

Sequoia

Aug 23, 2014
Viva Frida by Morales, Yuyi

Viva Frida

Aug 23, 2014
Sally Ride - life on a mission by Macy, Sue.

Sally Ride - life on a mission

"Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space--she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big. Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a

Aug 23, 2014
Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body by Birmingham, Maria/ Melnychuk, Monika (ILT)

Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body

Aug 23, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

Aug 23, 2014
Twenty-Two Cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Yoo, Paula/ Akib, Jamel (ILT)

Twenty-Two Cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank

Aug 23, 2014
Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder by McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a

Aug 23, 2014
On the Wing by Elliott, David/ Stadtlander, Becca (ILT)

On the Wing

Aug 23, 2014
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio

"The baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio's picture book biography"--

Aug 23, 2014
I am Rosa Parks by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Rosa Parks

Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

Aug 23, 2014
I am Jazz! by Herthel, Jessica.

I am Jazz!

Aug 23, 2014
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Davis, Kathryn, 1946-

Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Aug 23, 2014