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Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of basic bicycle maintenance"--

Jul 25, 2014
A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends! by Williams, Julie (Julie A.), author.

A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends!

"Starting middle school can be scary. But knowing what to expect will make you feel more confident. Packed with tips and fun quizzes, here's the inside scoop on topics like classes, lockers, homework, and getting involved in after-school activities. Get help deciding the best way to introduce yourself to those new classmates. Plus, you'll read letters from other girls who were just as worried about starting middle school, and advice from girls who have already been there"--

Jul 25, 2014
Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--

Jul 25, 2014
Student atlas, world [2013] by

Student atlas, world [2013]

Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.

Jul 25, 2014
The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs

"Discusses the Freedom Rides, an important event in the Civil Rights Movement, including the riders who risked their lives, the violence the riders faced, and the successful integration of interstate buses and terminals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

"The words of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introducted to children thorugh the magical beings from legends and clasic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers."--P. [4] of cover.

Jul 25, 2014
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Jul 25, 2014
Walt Disney - drawn from imagination by Scollon, Bill, author.

Walt Disney - drawn from imagination

A portrait of the iconic "man behind the mouse" traces his humble early years on a Missouri farm, World War I service, and early ambitions that prompted the creations of Mickey Mouse and other major characters and films.

Jul 25, 2014
Tiny creatures - the world of microbes by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.

Tiny creatures - the world of microbes

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do.

Jul 25, 2014
States and capitals / United We Stand! by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

States and capitals / United We Stand!

A comprehensive guide to the fifty U.S. states includes fun facts about each state, including their mottos, state birds, flags, and state flowers.

Jul 25, 2014
Things I like. by

Things I like.

"Introduction to common hobbies and character development using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Jul 25, 2014
Television reporters by Cupp, Dave, author.

Television reporters

Television reporters are some of the most recognizable faces and personalities in our community. We tune in to hear about everything from local weather to major world events. This title helps children learn more about the fast-paced career of TV journalism and gives them a glimpse of the amazing work reporters do even when the camera isn't rolling. --Publisher's description.

Jul 25, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Mars. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Mars.

"An introduction to Mars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about its features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Ultimate bug-opedia - the most complete bug reference ever - more than 400 amazing color photos throughout the book! by Murawski, Darlyne, author.

Ultimate bug-opedia - the most complete bug reference ever - more than 400 amazing color photos throughout the book!

An introduction to the hidden worlds of popular insects profiles their habits, habitats, and diets while providing thematic spreads that share additional historical and geographical fun facts.

Jul 25, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Jul 25, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Mercury and Venus. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Mercury and Venus.

"An introduction to Mercury and Venus for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2014
Tyrannosaurus! by Feldman, Thea, author.

Tyrannosaurus!

Discusses the size, behaviors, physical characteristics, and habitat of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Jul 25, 2014
U.S. Navy by the numbers by Leavitt, Amie Jane.

U.S. Navy by the numbers

Did you know that an aircraft carrier is as long as a 75 story building is tall? That a Navy Seal can swim 500 yards in 8 minutes? Or that a submarine offers only 15 square feet of living space for each member of its crew? Discover these and more amazing high impact stats and numbers that define the U.S. Navy."--

Jul 25, 2014