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Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Tips on writing and performing plays.

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Jul 23, 2016
Wild animals of the north by Braun, Dieter, (illustrator) author, illustrator.

Wild animals of the north

Jul 23, 2016
Your guide to life on Earth by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to life on Earth

"What exactly is a living thing? What is it made of? Your Guide to Life on Earth starts with the very basics of life and provides bite-sized chunks of information to explain in an easy-to-understand way the science behind the mystery of life on Earth. Fantastic illustrations highlight the amazing facts of life as we know it, from bacteria to blue whales, from slime molds to sequoias, and everything in between."--

Jul 23, 2016
Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters

"Describes ancient history, medieval lore, and modern portrayals of zombies in today's popular culture"--

Jul 23, 2016
Your guide to the periodic table by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to the periodic table

"Your Guide to the Periodic Table is an easy-to-follow introduction to the elements that make up the periodic table of elements. Each element is linked to a science story or fascinating fact, from what makes sulfur smelly to what makes hydrogen explode, and everything in between. Packed with illustrations and explanatory diagrams, prepare to be amazed by the most wacky and informative look at the periodic table ever!--

Jul 23, 2016
What is romanticism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is romanticism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Romantic art and is encouraged to identify feelings and consider dreamlike subjects"--

Jul 23, 2016
William Shakespeare by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

William Shakespeare

Presents the life and career of the famous bard, covering his plays and lasting legacy.

Jul 23, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

"In this book, readers learn what makes up soil."--

Jul 23, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Presents an inside look at "the people's house"--The place where the U.S. President works and lives.

Jul 23, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

"In this book readers will learn why plants need soil."--

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

"Describes what life would be like without poop."--

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

"Describes what life would be like without sleep."--

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Jul 23, 2016
What is Realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Jul 23, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Jul 23, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 23, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

A biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady during her husband's Bill Clinton's administration, New York Senator, Secretary of State during Barack Obama's administration, and candidate for the Presidency of the United States in 2016.

Jul 23, 2016