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Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency by Bausum, Ann, author. Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing

Jan 12, 2017
On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights by Kulling, Monica, author. On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights

Though eight-year-old Aidan and his friend Gussie want to go to school, like many other children in 1903, they work twelve hours, six days a week, at a cotton mill in Pennsylvania instead. So when the millworkers decide to go on strike, the two friends join the picket line. Maybe now life will change for them. But when a famous labor reformer named Mother Jones comes to hear of the millworkers demands, she tells them they need to do more than just strike. Troubled by all she had seen, Mother Jon

Jan 12, 2017
Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon by Hubbard, Ben, 1973- author. Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon

"Join Neil Armstrong on his journey to the moon! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, from his early life to his first trip aboard an American spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at the time. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Jan 12, 2017
Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II by Baker, Brynn, author. Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II

"Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Jan 12, 2017
Muhammad Ali - a champion is born by Barretta, Gene, author. Muhammad Ali - a champion is born

Presents a biography of the legendary boxing champion that traces the childhood event that inspired his career and the achievements that became his enduring legacy.

Jan 12, 2017
Marine biology - cool women who dive by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. Marine biology - cool women who dive

"What's it like to work underwater? In MArine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9 through 12 explore marine biology and meet three women currently working in the science--Lauren Mullineaux, Ashanti Johnson, and Natalie Arnold. Readers also learn about women who have served as trailblazers in marine biology and ecology, and explore career opportunities in this fascinating field,"--page [4] of cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Making robots - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author. Making robots - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love graphic design by Bow, James, author. Maker projects for kids who love graphic design

"In this inspired title, readers will discover the elements graphic designers use, such as colors, shapes, fonts, and perspective, to convey their messages. Creative and engaging maker projects help readers use these same elements to create their own graphic design works."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love fashion by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love fashion

"In this highly visual title, readers will find out where fashion trends originate, learn about cutting-edge technologies such as digital prints and smart clothing, and discover how to use up-cycling to create original fashion statements. They will also learn about choosing patterns and textiles, and be instructed on how to do design techniques such as basic sewing, beading, and stenciling. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create works of fashion art."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors

"The great outdoors is the perfect "Maker" space for exploring possibilities for creativity, problem solving, and innovation. From designing devices to study the natural world to figuring out ways to find food or water outside, this refreshing title inspires readers to come up with Maker projects of their own in their back yards or communities. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce important innovators and their creations to inspire readers to be environmentally aware and involved in the natur

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces

Jan 12, 2017
Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of by Brown, Martin, 1959- author, illustrator. Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between.

Jan 12, 2017
LEGO Batman's guide to being cool by Dewin, Howard, author. LEGO Batman's guide to being cool

Jan 12, 2017
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball by Bryant, Howard, 1968- Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball

"From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America--yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the game like Steph Curry, LeBron, and Michael Jordan have transcended the sport to become cultural ico

Jan 12, 2017
The legacy of World War II by Seidlitz, Lauri, author. The legacy of World War II

Jan 12, 2017
Krysia - a Polish girl's stolen childhood during World War II by Mihulka, Krystyna, 1930- author. Krysia - a Polish girl's stolen childhood during World War II

Jan 12, 2017
Kiviuq and the mermaids by McDermott, Noel, author. Kiviuq and the mermaids

"Kiviuq, one of the greatest and most important characters in Inuit mythology, is said to have travelled over land and sea overcoming obstacles and successfully defeating fearsome foes. In Kiviuq and the Mermaids, young readers experience one of Kiviuq's most heart-pounding adventures: an encounter with a group of frightening mermaids. With only his qayaq to keep him out of their clutches, Kiviuq must think fast to defeat these angry creatures of the deep!"--

Jan 12, 2017
It's New Year's Day! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's New Year's Day!

Jan 12, 2017
It's Cinco de Mayo! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Cinco de Mayo!

Jan 12, 2017
Hurricane Katrina - survival stories by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- Hurricane Katrina - survival stories

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the devastating hurricane that struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2005. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Jan 12, 2017

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