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Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Introduction to the sidewinder.

Aug 28, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the Siberian tiger. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the Siberian tiger's life, comparing the tiger to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 28, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Aug 28, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Aug 28, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 28, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 28, 2015
World War II heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War II heroes

Read the true stories of a few of World War II's heroes and see how they used courage and determination to save their troops and others.

Aug 28, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Aug 28, 2015
Transformers - the art of prime by Sorenson, Jim, author.

Transformers - the art of prime

TELEVISION. This title helps you explore the rich world of Transformers Prime! Loaded with character animation models, concept art, interviews with the creators and more, Transformers: The Art of Prime provides and unprecedented look behind the scenes of bringing the TF Prime universe to television audiences. Jim Sorenson (Transformers The Ark, Transformers AllSpark Almanac) brings this deep, vivid world into focus!. Ages 7+

Aug 28, 2015
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Aug 28, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Aug 28, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Aug 28, 2015
Islands - inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Islands - inside out

An island is a habitat for land-living organisms as well as creatures that visit from their ocean homes. Peel back the corners of the island to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from lizards and birds to possums and bats.

Aug 28, 2015
Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova by Snyder, Laurel, author.

Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova

The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night ...One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is

Aug 28, 2015
Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen by Mayrock, Aija author

Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen

Aug 28, 2015
Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun by Raymer, Dottie, author.

Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun

Explains what to expect when one is left home alone and how to respond when the unexpected happens, with activities to help learn about one's home, neighborhood, and capabilities.

Aug 28, 2015
Somewhere there is still a sun by Gruenbaum, Michael, author.

Somewhere there is still a sun

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

Aug 28, 2015
Snowshoe hare by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Snowshoe hare

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of snowshoe hares"--

Aug 28, 2015
Skunks smell bad by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Skunks smell bad

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Aug 28, 2015
Siberian husky by Johnson, Jinny.

Siberian husky

"Describes the characteristics of the Siberian Husky and how to care for it"--

Aug 28, 2015