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Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide]

Nov 23, 2014
Edgy equations - [one-variable equations] by Arias, Lisa.

Edgy equations - [one-variable equations]

Nov 23, 2014
With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Nov 23, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Nov 23, 2014
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Nov 23, 2014
Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups by Etingoff, Kim, author.

Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups

Nov 23, 2014
Funky fractions - [multiply and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Funky fractions - [multiply and divide]

Nov 23, 2014
Galactic geometry by Arias, Lisa.

Galactic geometry

Nov 23, 2014
Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic by Gaiman, Neil.

Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic

Two abandoned children come upon a gingerbread cottage inhabited by a cruel witch who wants to eat them.

Nov 26, 2014
Atlantis by Karst, Ken.

Atlantis

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding Atlantis, from historical accounts to popular mythic qualities to hard facts"--

Nov 27, 2014
Animals that make me say ouch! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ouch!

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say OUCH! Discover talon strength in birds of prey, sharp claws in lions and pumas, chewing mouthparts in insects, venom in snakes, and toxins in frogs. More? You want more? How about skunks that eat bees, stinging cells in jellyfish, meerkats that eat scorpions, caterpillars with spines, badgers and bears that bite, and

Nov 27, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - president and philosopher by Meacham, Jon.

Thomas Jefferson - president and philosopher

"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--

Nov 27, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

A roof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels((Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home. Take Shelter explores the way people live all over the world and beyond--from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from an underground house in Las Vegas to the International Space Station. Every

Nov 27, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

This book is a short social history of trees around the world and reveals the bond between trees and ourselves.

Nov 27, 2014
Bigfoot by Karst, Ken., author.

Bigfoot

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the creature known as Bigfoot, from reported sightings to hoaxes to hard facts"--

Nov 27, 2014
Baltimore Ravens by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Baltimore Ravens

"An elementary look at the Baltimore Ravens professional football team, including its formation in 1996, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2014
Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Miles, Lisa, author.

Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet.

Nov 27, 2014
Your digestive system - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your digestive system - understand it with numbers

Nov 27, 2014
Wind by Cox-Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Nov 27, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 27, 2014