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So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more! by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

So, you want to be a coder? - the ultimate guide to a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more!

"So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry of working with computer code. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are writing code now! Plus, activities, a glossary, and resources put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!"--

Jun 27, 2016
Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about gardening indoors, discussing how to choose the right tools, start plants from seeds, and follow safety rules, with instructions for creating a plant container and setting up a mini desert garden.

Jun 27, 2016
Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Jun 27, 2016
Take a closer look at. Oil by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Oil

Oil and gas make up nearly half of all the energy we use, but these fuels are being used up. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and fossil fuels? Learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce and replace these fossil fuels. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Jun 27, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle S. 1951-, author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

Jun 27, 2016
The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder

Provides a brief history of the ancient Egyptian civilization and discusses the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Jun 27, 2016
Time for kids, almanac 2017 by

Time for kids, almanac 2017

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Jun 27, 2016
I love dad by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love dad

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their fathers.

Jun 27, 2016
Lionel Messi by Morreale, Marie.

Lionel Messi

As the biggest star in the world's most popular sport, Lionel "Leo" Messi is an international celebrity. But in many ways, he's just a regular guy. Readers will learn about Leo's favorite foods and pastimes and find out how he likes to spend time with his family. They will also learn how he got his start as a soccer player and how he became an international superstar.

Jun 27, 2016
Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems by Lin, Grace, author.

Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems

Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.

Jun 27, 2016
Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author.

Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts

"Dive into the wonderful and creative world of fiber arts and crafts with this easy-to-follow activity book packed with over 70 projects across a variety of fiber arts including knitting, felting, knotting and braiding, spinning, weaving, crocheting, and dyeing. Clear instructions and illustrations guide you in creating these cute, useful crafts. Learn to: felt a handy bag, braid a small rug, weave a colorful tapestry, knit comfy slippers, crochet an eye-catching belt, make and use natural dyes,

Jun 27, 2016
Trot, pony! by Evans, Shira, author.

Trot, pony!

Introduces wild ponies, including how they live together, where they can be found, and what they eat.

Jun 27, 2016
A tower of giraffes - animals in groups by Wright, Anna, 1984-

A tower of giraffes - animals in groups

Provides the group names for a variety of animals, including a parcel of penguins, a troop of monkeys, and a romp of otters.

Jun 27, 2016
Tornadoes by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Tornadoes

"Learn all about tornadoes, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Jun 27, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

The Underground Railroad

"In the 1800s, the Underground Railroad was a system of secret routes and safe places to hide for Black slaves trying to escape to freedom. This powerful book examines historical evidence, such as slave auction posters, engravings, photographs, and first-person interviews, that either supported slavery or called for its abolition."--

Jun 27, 2016
Volcanic eruptions by Squire, Ann, author.

Volcanic eruptions

Jun 27, 2016
United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events by

United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events

Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and

Jun 27, 2016
Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics. by

Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics.

Jun 27, 2016
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Jun 27, 2016
Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts. by

Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts.

Jun 27, 2016