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Venus - goddess of love and beauty by Temple, Teri, author.

Venus - goddess of love and beauty

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Venus, and discusses how she became a metaphor for sexual love.

May 6, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

May 6, 2015
Plants vs. zombies - official guide to protecting your brains by Swatman, Simon, author.

Plants vs. zombies - official guide to protecting your brains

Crazy Dave combines his zombie-killing plant knowledge and eccentric wisdom with a government guide on what to do in case you are attacked by zombies.

May 6, 2015
Virginia - The Old Dominion State by Sullivan, Laura L.

Virginia - The Old Dominion State

May 6, 2015
Understanding Turkey today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Turkey today

May 6, 2015
Wild ideas by Kelsey, Elin, author.

Wild ideas

May 6, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

May 6, 2015
What is magnetism? by Loria, Laura, author.

What is magnetism?

May 6, 2015
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico/ Putra, Dede/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Jacques Cousteau?

May 6, 2015
Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? by Rau, Dana Meachen/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

May 6, 2015
Germany by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Germany

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Germany"--Provided by publisher.

May 6, 2015
France by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

France

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of France"--Provided by publisher.

May 6, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

May 6, 2015
Afghanistan by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, 1943-

Afghanistan

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher.

May 6, 2015
LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes by Lipkowitz, Daniel, author.

LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes

Experience Star Wars as you've never seen it before, with 100 classic scenes retold in LEGO bricks. From the Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, all the most iconic moments are here, along with your favorite characters in minifugure form.

May 6, 2015
Girls standing on lawns by

Girls standing on lawns

"Combining vintage photographs from MoMA's collection, original paintings by Kalman inspired by these photographs, and text by Handler, Girls standing on lawns puts on display the creators' shared fascination with anonymous snapshots and the rich lives, memories, and stories they evoke."--Page 4 of cover.

May 6, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 6, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

An innovative interactive puzzle book. Eye-catching photographs of toys, trinkets, and more present spot-the-difference puzzles that support early learning skills.

May 6, 2015
The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration by Krumm, Brian.

The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

May 6, 2015
The life of a medieval knight by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The life of a medieval knight

Describes the life of medieval knights, including information on their equipment and armor, battle tactics, methods of training, and social customs.

May 6, 2015