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What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jul 1, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jul 1, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jul 1, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jul 1, 2016
School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master

Offers advice, tips, and practice to help girls improve in their math skills, as well as guidance on doing homework and taking tests.

Jul 1, 2016
Predators collection - readers that grow with you. by

Predators collection - readers that grow with you.

Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with "National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection." Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure t

Jul 1, 2016
Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven by Moore, Kaitlin, author.

Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven

Traces the experiences of Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug and her efforts alongside her Magnificent Seven teammates to secure their first gold medal for America, describing the surprises and competition that challenged their efforts. --Publisher

Jul 1, 2016
Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing by Eastman, Charles A., 1858-1939.

Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing

Jul 1, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jul 1, 2016
A tiny beak and spiky feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A tiny beak and spiky feathers

Provides information on what life is like for a baby cockatiel, including where he lives, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 1, 2016
Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up by Swanson, Jennifer.

Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up

Provides a look at sports and nanotechnology, and discusses how this science, which manipulates objects at the atomic level, is being used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and other sporting equipment.

Jul 1, 2016
A timeline of presidential elections by Krasner, Barbara, author.

A timeline of presidential elections

"Offers a chronological look at U.S. presidential elections utilizing an info graphic approach"--

Jul 1, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State by

So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State

Jul 1, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with settlers and farmers by Stuckey, Rachel, author.

Go West with settlers and farmers

Follows the lives of early settlers as they followed the trails of the American West, noting key events and geographical locations along the way.

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers

Describes the experiences of people who helped to settle the American West as prospectors, miners, and loggers, noting key events and places along the way.

Jul 1, 2016
Miró's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miró's magic animals

Presents a story of Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, who shares his childhood memories of his special friend--a world-famous artist by the name of Joan Miro´.

Jul 1, 2016
Miss Colfax's light by Bissonette, Aimée M, author.

Miss Colfax's light

"In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Go West with cowboys and ranchers by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Go West with cowboys and ranchers

Jul 1, 2016
Mongolia by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Mongolia

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Mongolia"--

Jul 1, 2016