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Understanding Iran today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Iran today

Introduces Iran, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 25, 2015
Vincent Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Vincent Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Mar 25, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob, author.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Mar 25, 2015
A World War I timeline by Dell, Pamela, author.

A World War I timeline

"In timeline format, covers the chronology of major events of World War I"--

Mar 25, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Mar 25, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that began as the Rochester Royals, moved to several other cities, becoming the Kings in 1971, and finally arrived in Sacramento in 1985.

Mar 25, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 25, 2015
Killer plants and other green gunk by Claybourne, Anna.

Killer plants and other green gunk

Explores the science of plant attacks and defenses and the odd aspects of the way they find food and protect themselves, including imaginary plant monsters, poisons, stingers, stranglers, carnivorous plants, and slime.

Mar 25, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 25, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Offers information on the author's life, including her childhood, her work as a teacher, and her writing process.

Mar 25, 2015
U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery by Gunderson, Jessica.

U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 25, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

Explores the crew of the Titanic, discussing the different duties workers were in charge of and how their choices influenced the events that led to the ocean liner sinking.

Mar 25, 2015
Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Phan, Sandy.

Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw a toucan, an Amazon river dolphin, a howler monkey, and other rainforest and jungle animals."--Page 4 of cover.

Mar 25, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

Provides details on the search for the lost oceanliner, Titanic.

Mar 25, 2015
Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active

There are many ways to be active. Some ways are good for you and keep you healthy. Learn why it is important to be active and discover the fun in sweating for a healthy body.

Mar 25, 2015
Malala Yousafzai by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Malala Yousafzai

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Mar 25, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Mar 25, 2015
Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes by Donohue, Moira Rose, author.

Kangaroo to the rescue! - and more true stories of amazing animal heroes

Read about these amazing animal heroes, stories that will inspire pet owners, farm hands, anyone who has an infinity for animals and their unique behaviors.

Mar 25, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry, author.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Darker versions of traditional Mother Goose nursery rhymes using gnomes, goblins, zombies, and other mythical creatures.

Mar 25, 2015
Michelle Obama by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Michelle Obama

Traces the life of the United States' first African American first lady, describing her childhood, education, and family, as well as initiatives she's undertaken since Barack Obama was elected president.

Mar 25, 2015