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Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Aug 18, 2014
Augustus Caesar by Gagne, Tammy.

Augustus Caesar

Chronicles the life and political career of Julius Caesar's nephew, and Rome's first emperor, Augustus Caesar.

Aug 18, 2014
Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life?

"When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title."--

Aug 18, 2014
The end of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The end of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Aug 18, 2014
Explore Solids and Liquids! by Reilly, Kathleen M./ Stone, Bryan (ILT)

Explore Solids and Liquids!

Aug 18, 2014
When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses by Johnson, Rebecca L.

When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses

Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.

Aug 20, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Aug 20, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Aug 20, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

Explains how the orbit and tilt of the Earth cause the seasons to change.

Aug 20, 2014
Who were the Wright Brothers? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who were the Wright Brothers?

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Aug 20, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 20, 2014
Unearthing igneous rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing igneous rocks

Aug 20, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Aug 20, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan

Washington, D.C.

Aug 20, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Aug 20, 2014
Vultures eat rotting corpses! by Coleman, Miriam, author.

Vultures eat rotting corpses!

Looks at interesting facts about the vulture and included information about where they live, what they eat, and their life cycle.

Aug 20, 2014
Unearthing metamorphic rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing metamorphic rocks

Looks at how metamorphic rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Aug 20, 2014
Titanium by Roza, Greg

Titanium

Aug 20, 2014
Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Women's right to vote

Read about the struggle for women's voting rights in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 20, 2014