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Who was Woodrow Wilson? by Frith, Margaret, author.

Who was Woodrow Wilson?

Presents the life and presidential career of Woodrow Wilson, including his stance on World War I, his participation in the Treaty of Versailles, and his contributions to create the League of Nations.

Jul 1, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? by Anastasio, Dina, author.

Who was Steve Irwin?

Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Jul 1, 2015
Who was Mother Teresa? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Mother Teresa?

Presents the life of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known as Mother Teresa, who spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about Virginia? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Virginia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Jamestown settlement and Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg and Mount Vernon.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about Texas? by Lanser, Amanda.

What's great about Texas?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Houston Space Center and Austin to the Alamo and the state fair.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about Tennessee? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

What's great about Tennessee?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Bell Witch Cave and Dollywood to the Tennessee Aquarium and Lookout Mountain.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about Pennsylvania? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Pennsylvania?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Lancaster County and Gettysburg to the Pocono Mountains and Valley Forge.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about North Carolina? by Yasuda, Anita.

What's great about North Carolina?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Ocracoke Island and Tweetsie Railroad to the Biltmore Estate and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about New York? by Malaspina, Ann, 1957-

What's great about New York?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Broadway and the Statue of Liberty to the Erie Canal and Niagara Falls.

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about North Dakota? by Bailer, Darice, author.

What's great about North Dakota?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Union Trading Post to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Killdeer Mountain Roundup Rodeo.

Jul 1, 2015
Plants and animals of the Great Lakes by LaPlante, Walter, author.

Plants and animals of the Great Lakes

Explores the animal and plant life native to North America's Great Lakes region.

Jul 1, 2015
Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero

"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Scarlett, the stray cat that famously saved her kittens from a Brooklyn garage fire"--

Jul 1, 2015
Shailene Woodley by Sjonger, Rebecca.

Shailene Woodley

Jul 1, 2015
Sacajawea by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Sacajawea

"Sacajawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history. She traveled over four thousand miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Two hundred years later, we still can see how her unique journey demonstrated the strength and value of women"--

Jul 1, 2015
Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story

"A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Jul 1, 2015
What's great about Washington, DC? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Washington, DC?

Jul 1, 2015
Neymar - the new Pelé by Illugi Jökulsson, author.

Neymar - the new Pelé

"This book tells the story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the great players of the game, from his childhood days in Brazil to his signing by the legendary Spanish soccer club Barcelona for a record amount of money. One of the biggest names at the 2014 World Cup, Neymar, playing for Brazil, sustained a serious injury but healed quickly and is now back on the field, winning games for Barcelona. The book also traces the history of the Brazilian national team, the most successful organizat

Jul 1, 2015
Nudibranch by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Nudibranch

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

Jul 1, 2015
Moths by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Moths

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of moths and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 1, 2015
Mosquitoes by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Mosquitoes

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how mosquitoes find food and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 1, 2015