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The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Jan 22, 2015
Rachel Carson - environmental pioneer by Hile, Lori, author.

Rachel Carson - environmental pioneer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Rachel Carson, and her work to uncover the dangers of pesticides. It covers Carson's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work on the environment movement."--

Jan 22, 2015
Players & the game around the world by Hill, Z. B.

Players & the game around the world

Looks at the impact of basketball in the United States and around the world, profiling some of the international stars of the game.

Jan 22, 2015
Plan a sleepover party by Watson, Stephanie, 1969-

Plan a sleepover party

Describes how to plan and host a sleepover party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.

Jan 22, 2015
Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations

"Explores various extreme fish adaptations throughout the world, including wrasses, anglerfish, and grunions"--

Jan 22, 2015
Modeling clay creations by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author, illustrator.

Modeling clay creations

"Complete fun craft projects using modeling clay"--

Jan 22, 2015
A math journey through the human body by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the human body

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 22, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Traces the history of the Star Spangled Banner, from a lawyer's poem written during the War of 1812, through its official recognition as the national anthem in 1931, to its ongoing inspiration today.

Jan 22, 2015
Shopping trip math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Shopping trip math

"The kids in this book are all doing some shopping. And all of them need math to plan and complete their purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

Jan 22, 2015
Sea star by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Sea star

"Discover facts about sea stars, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 22, 2015
Sea anemone by Didier, Dominique A. author.

Sea anemone

"Discover facts about sea anemones, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 22, 2015
Rock 'n' roll - voice of America by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Rock 'n' roll - voice of America

Traces the evolution of rock music, from Les Paul in the 1950s through the Beatles and Beach Boys to MTV and Live-Aid concerts.

Jan 22, 2015
The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Explores the convergence of cultural, historical, and economic factors that made the 1920s one of history's most pivotal eras, inviting readers to contemplate the influences ranging from jazz music and Prohibition to racial intolerance and the stock market crash.

Jan 22, 2015
Wild Reptiles - Snakes, Crocodiles, Lizards, and Turtles! by Kratt, Martin/ Kratt, Chris

Wild Reptiles - Snakes, Crocodiles, Lizards, and Turtles!

Jan 22, 2015
Who was Marie Curie? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Marie Curie?

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soonmarried, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a

Jan 22, 2015
Sacagawea by Jazynka, Kitson

Sacagawea

Jan 22, 2015
Power Up! by March, Julia

Power Up!

Jan 22, 2015
Meteors by Stewart, Melissa

Meteors

Jan 22, 2015
Lost on a mountain by Goldish, Meish, author.

Lost on a mountain

"In this book, readers will learn about stories of being stranded on mountains."--

Jan 22, 2015
A math journey through space by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through space

"Fun pictograms and infographics about space make learning about math topics such as angles, decimals, and probability easy and fun. In this book, readers are in control of a space mission through the Solar System and use their mathematical skills to navigate past comets, dodge asteroids, and land on the surface of Mars! Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 22, 2015