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Who was Rachel Carson? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Rachel Carson?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," inspired worldwide conservation movements.

Jan 30, 2015
Who was Isaac Newton? by Pascal, Janet B. author.

Who was Isaac Newton?

Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Jan 30, 2015
Who Was Genghis Khan? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who Was Genghis Khan?

Describes the life and accomplishments of the Mongol ruler, from his childhood on the Asian steppes to his military conquests.

Jan 30, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Examines the responsibility of a running back on the football field, covering stances, plays, and sportsmanship.

Jan 30, 2015
Toad weather by Markle, Sandra, author.

Toad weather

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Jan 30, 2015
Sustainable energy by Parker, Victoria.

Sustainable energy

Jan 30, 2015
Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History by Albee, Sarah/ Gunn, Timothy (FRW)

Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History

Jan 30, 2015
Why do we need water? by MacAulay, Kelley.

Why do we need water?

Discusses the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.

Jan 30, 2015
Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Walker, Sally M, author.

Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry fou

Jan 30, 2015
Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage

Presents information about the fight for women's suffrage in the United States in question and answer format.

Jan 30, 2015
Who was Julius Caesar? by Medina, Nico, 1982-

Who was Julius Caesar?

Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

Jan 30, 2015
Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body

"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."--

Jan 30, 2015
The Spider by Gravel, Elise

The Spider

Jan 30, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Jan 30, 2015
Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know

Offers aspiring skateboarders essential instructions about safety and skill-building, demonstrating through real-time action sequences a range of fundamental techniques for both flatground and vert surfaces.

Jan 30, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Jan 30, 2015
Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Jan 30, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

"This book details the life and habits of scorpions."--

Jan 30, 2015
Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids by Weinstein, Eric, author.

Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids

Introduces the Ruby programming language using an illustrated tale to teach programming skills, including how to use fundamental concepts like variables and arrays; control program flows with loops and conditionals; and save programs as scripts.

Jan 30, 2015
Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar by Schwartz, Heather E, author.

Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor and singer know for his role in the television series "Austin & Ally."

Jan 30, 2015