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Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions

Offers facts about octopuses and the way they live, including what they eat, how they use the suckers on their tentacles, and where they can be found.

May 17, 2015
Command Blocks - The Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks That Other Guides Won't Teach You by Miller, Megan

Command Blocks - The Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks That Other Guides Won't Teach You

May 17, 2015
Build Your Own Lego Knights Realm - The Big Unofficial Lego Builder's Book by Klang, Joachim/ Bischoff, Tim/ Honvehlmann, Philipp/ Uhlmann, Lutz

Build Your Own Lego Knights Realm - The Big Unofficial Lego Builder's Book

May 17, 2015
Book of elements - air & earth by Hutchinson, Barry, author.

Book of elements - air & earth

Flynn and Hugo, characters from the video games from the Skylanders universe, are featured in a handbook that focuses on the air and earth elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters.

May 17, 2015
Bicycle basics - let it roll! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bicycle basics - let it roll!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of bicycling"--

May 17, 2015
Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about friendships in a question-answer format"--

May 17, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965- author.

The best MLB outfielders of all time

Looks at some of the best outfielders in baseball history, including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Aaron, Rickie Henderson, and Ichiro Suzuki.

May 17, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex, author.

The best MLB infielders of all time

Looks at some of the best infielders in baseball history, including Honus Wagner, Jackie Robinson, Ozzie Smith, and Derek Jeter.

May 17, 2015
Aviation firefighters by White, Nancy, 1942-

Aviation firefighters

Details the men and women who fight fires on aircraft or in airports, looking at their responsibilities and gear.

May 17, 2015
Animal Sanctuaries by Hicks, Kelli

Animal Sanctuaries

May 17, 2015
Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal by Suen, Anastasia.

Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal

Discusses the life of the gaming pioneer, including her childhood love of video games, her early work with alternate reality games, and why she believes that games can solve real-world problems.

May 17, 2015
125 Cute Animals - Meet the Cutest Critters on the Planet, Including Animals You Never Knew Existed, and Some So Ugly They're Cute by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

125 Cute Animals - Meet the Cutest Critters on the Planet, Including Animals You Never Knew Existed, and Some So Ugly They're Cute

May 17, 2015
125 Cool Inventions by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

125 Cool Inventions

May 17, 2015
Sleep, Bear! by Alinsky, Shelby

Sleep, Bear!

May 18, 2015
Ruby Bridges by Ribke, Simone T.

Ruby Bridges

Introduces the life and legacy of the first African-American student to attend an all-white school in Louisiana.

May 18, 2015
Rosa Parks by Mara, Wil.

Rosa Parks

A short biography of the famous civil rights figure and her work.

May 18, 2015
Pocahontas by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Pocahontas

Introduces the life and legacy of the American Indian girl, whose help was instrumental in the survival of the early English settlers at Jamestown.

May 18, 2015
Miniature mammals by Kuskowski, Alex.

Miniature mammals

Presents examples of miniature mammals, including the Fennec fox and pygmy hedgehog which are found in Africa and the Pudu´ which is found in South America.

May 18, 2015
Milton Hershey by Ribke, Simone T.

Milton Hershey

Introduces the life and legacy of the entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder of Hershey Foods, who built a town around his factory with unique housing for his workers and a school for disadvantaged students.

May 18, 2015
Mae Jemison by Shepherd, Jodie.

Mae Jemison

Introduces the life and legacy of the astronaut, who was the first African American woman to travel into space.

May 18, 2015