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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-


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
In the waves by Stella, Lennon, author.

In the waves

A tale written to be sung to the tune of the debut original song by Lennon and Maisy finds the duo sharing a sunny day at the beach complete with boogie boards, homemade lemonade, and a sweet surprise ending.

May 18, 2015
Homing pigeons by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-

Homing pigeons

"In this book, young readers will learn about how homing pigeons are able to carry messages across great distances."--

May 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton by Shepherd, Jodie.

Hillary Clinton

Shares the life of the former secretary of state, including her childhood, her law career, and her charity work.

May 18, 2015
Helen Keller by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Helen Keller

Introduces the life and legacy of Helen Keller, the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college.

May 18, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 18, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by Mara, Wil.

Abraham Lincoln

Chronicles the life and political career of the sixteenth president.

May 18, 2015
In Mary's garden by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

In Mary's garden

Introduces Midwestern American artist Mary Nohl as a young girl who is just discovering her talent, and follows her as she transforms her home into a sculpture garden.

May 19, 2015
Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew by Krieger, Emily.

Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew

"This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day--also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!"--

May 19, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 19, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

May 20, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour, author.


Details the life cycles of frogs and toads while introducing different species that can be found around the world.

May 20, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

May 20, 2015
Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes! by Dahl, Michael, author.

Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes!

May 20, 2015