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The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Aug 27, 2015
Nut-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Nut-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a nut-free diet"--

Aug 27, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the platypus. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the platypus's life, comparing the platypus to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 27, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to pronghorn. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 27, 2015
Can you whoo too? by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Can you whoo too?

"In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say. Why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This book is a unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun."--

Aug 27, 2015
The colors of Israel by Raz, Rachel, author, photographer.

The colors of Israel

Aug 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about zombies"--

Aug 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about werewolves"--

Aug 27, 2015
Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin

A course for 10-13 year old students providing an introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain - Follows on from Starting out in Latin.

Aug 27, 2015
Minimus - starting out in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus - starting out in Latin

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Aug 27, 2015
Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

"Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love o

Aug 27, 2015
Reindeer by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Reindeer

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of reindeer"--

Aug 27, 2015
Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of roadrunners"--

Aug 27, 2015
Dia De Los Muertos by Thong, Roseanne Greenfield/ Ballesteros, Carles (ILT)

Dia De Los Muertos

Aug 27, 2015
Sail Away by Hughes, Langston/ Bryan, Ashley (ILT)

Sail Away

Aug 27, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956-

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

"Discover how the black and white citizens of one Alabama city chose peace over violence in the struggle to end segregation"--

Aug 27, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the Siberian tiger. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the Siberian tiger's life, comparing the tiger to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 27, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of sidewinders.

Aug 27, 2015
Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice

"In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Aug 27, 2015
Stella - the dog with the big heart by Feldman, Thea, author.

Stella - the dog with the big heart

"Stella is a real dog. She is a special dog with an important job. Stella is a therapy dog and she creates happiness wherever she goes. That makes her a hero to many people. Read her story to find out more about Stella and what makes her a hero dog."--

Aug 27, 2015