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How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between by Resler, Tamara J., author. How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between

"Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do,"--

Jan 12, 2017
How do Formula One race cars work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do Formula One race cars work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at formula one race cars, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they zoom around the track at blinding speeds"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
How do big rigs work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do big rigs work?

Big rigs have powerful engines and lots of wheels. Discover how they work, what they're used for, and more fun facts!

Jan 12, 2017
The hello atlas by Handicott, Ben, author. The hello atlas

Explore the languages of the world in this colorful atlas, which presents basic words and phrases from more than 100 different languages.

Jan 12, 2017
Hatching chicks in room 6 by Arnold, Caroline, author, photographer. Hatching chicks in room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.

Jan 12, 2017
Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!. by Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!.

All the red-carpet records from your most liked movies, music, social media, TV shows, books and beyond.

Jan 12, 2017
Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more!

"Snot, spit, and slime may sound gross, but there's a lot science in these icky fluids. Mucus and saliva help animals eat, breathe, build, communicate, and defend themselves from predators and their environments. From spitting cobras and snot otters to slime stars and snotties, explore the world of animal snot, spit, and slime with hundreds of cool examples, incredible photos, and real science!"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more by Hansen, Dustin, author. Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more

"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--

Jan 12, 2017
Fruits by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Fruits

"Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own delicious fruit."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish by Levesque, Haude, author. Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish

In Fish Tricks, learn how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other, and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.

Jan 12, 2017
Farm by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Farm

"Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text take emergent readers on a trip to a farm and introduces them to the livestock raised and crops grown there. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Jan 12, 2017
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide

Jan 12, 2017
Extreme parkour by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Extreme parkour

Provides an introduction to parkour--freerunning describing some of the basic moves including rolling, jumping and mounting.

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Stanley and Livingstone by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Stanley and Livingstone

"This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanl

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Marquette and Jolliet by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Marquette and Jolliet

"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author. Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

"This fascinating book follows the travels of the Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado on his quest to find the fabled Cities of Gold in what is now the Southwestern United States. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the Spaniards sent Coronado into the Southwest, deadly clashes with the Pueblo peoples, the first European sighting

Jan 12, 2017
Everything predators by Hoena, B. A., author. Everything predators

Presents general information about different types of predators, looking at what they are, some of their methods of hunting, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.

Jan 12, 2017
Esquivel! - space-age sound artist by Wood, Susan, 1965- Esquivel! - space-age sound artist

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge music popular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of listeners.

Jan 12, 2017
England by Finn, Allan, author. England

Jan 12, 2017
Energy engineering and powering the future by Nixon, Jonathan, 1986- author. Energy engineering and powering the future

"As cities and populations grow, we need more and more energy to run and heat our homes and to power transportation. Readers will learn how energy engineers help make sure that our energy demands are met in a number of different ways. They discover new ways to convert natural resources into affordable and environmentally friendly forms of energy; they build and operate power stations for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy; they manage electrical power networks; they also monitor ho

Jan 12, 2017

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