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The Gulf War by Yasuda, Anita, author.

The Gulf War

Presents an overview of the Gulf War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Feb 12, 2016
Drone operator by Wood, Alix.

Drone operator

Learn about drone operators and where they are working.

Feb 12, 2016
Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Introduces Great Smoky Mountains National Park, describing its birds and other animals, its forest of 130 tree species, its waterfalls, and extensive hiking trails.

Feb 12, 2016
Great Britain by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Great Britain

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Great Britain.

Feb 12, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Grand Canyon National Park

Introduces Grand Canyon National Park, presenting information on its formation, history, plant and animal life, and the recreational activities that are available in the area.

Feb 12, 2016
Gardening by Turnbull, Stephanie


Feb 12, 2016
To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space by Van Vleet, Carmella, author.

To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space

Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Feb 12, 2016
Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, adaptor.

Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

A retelling of the Grimm fairy tale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.

Feb 12, 2016
Math on the move by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Math on the move

Discusses the use of map when traveling, from choosing the the best route and type of transit, to calculating time, figuring out time zones, planning expenses and more.

Feb 12, 2016
Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil

"Although considered by some to be pests, moles are highly beneficial animals, very strong and remarkable in many ways. This picture book presents the fictional, yet scientifically accurate story of a mole. Back material presents educational activities for children and background information for parents and teachers"--

Feb 12, 2016
Medical illustrator by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Medical illustrator

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a medical illustrator. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Feb 12, 2016
Arctic fox by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Arctic fox

"Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about Artic foxes and how their bodies are adapted to the extreme cold, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Oceans by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.


Can you imagine living and working under the sea? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories deep at the bottom of the ocean. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up an ocean lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from how they b

Feb 12, 2016
Rain forest food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Rain forest food chains

"This book explores the rich food chains and webs that exist in a rain forest habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Feb 12, 2016
Place Value by Adler, David A./ Miller, Edward (ILT)

Place Value

Feb 12, 2016
Phonograph by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.


Feb 12, 2016
Patterns in the snow by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the snow

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using a winter landscape."--

Feb 12, 2016
Patterns in the city by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the city

"In this book, young readers will be exposed to patterns using the city as an guide."--

Feb 12, 2016
Old English sheepdogs by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Old English sheepdogs

Feb 12, 2016
Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables by Daley, Lashon/ Henriquez, Emile (ILT)

Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Feb 12, 2016